Joan ZookAssistant Professor of Psychology
Joan Zook has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1995.
Office Hours, Fall 2018
- Adolescent peer relationships, specifically the impact of friends and peer groups on academic motivation. I've recently begun examining how attitudes about money develop.
Ph.D. Developmental Psychology, Purdue University 1995
M.A. Developmental Psychology, Michigan State University 1991
B.A. Psychology, Gonzaga University, 1988
Recent Courses Taught
Adult Development and Aging
Psychology of Money
Advanced Research in Psychology - Intrinsic Motivation
Zook, J. M., & Russotti, J. (2013). Academic self-presentation strategies and popularity in middle school. Journal of Early Adolescence,33(6), 763-783.
Zook, J. M., & Herman, A. P. (2011). Course-specific intrinsic motivation: Effects of instructor support and global academic motivation. Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, 22(4), 83-103.
"Repinski, D. J., & Zook, J. M. (2005). Three measures of closeness in adolescents’ relationships with parents and friends: Variations and developmental significance. Personal Relationships, 12, 79-102."
PSYC 100: Introductory Psychology
An introduction to the scientific study of behavior and cognitive processes. Topics include the biological basis of behavior, perception, learning, memory, thinking, human development, emotion, psychological disorders and social psychology.
PSYC 217: Adult Development & Aging
An overview of the nature and course of adult development. Biological, psychological, and social aspects of adult development and aging are considered, as are the influences of society and culture.