Sylvia Beyer, Ph.D.
- Gender differences in the accuracy of self-evaluations
- Causes of the underrepresentation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
- Gender stereotypes
This research is conducted in the Social Psychology Lab (Mol. 212). This lab has 10 computers for data collection. It also serves as a work room for Independent Study students.
Visit Dr. Beyer's home page at https://sites.google.com/site/sylviabeyeruwp/home
To download Dr. Beyer's publications and presentations visit http://www.researchgate.net and search for Sylvia Beyer
Edward Bowden, Ph.D.
- Connection between tendency to form false memories and tendency to solve problems with insight
- Whether binaural beats change brain wave patterns and whether these changes are correlated with changes in problem-solving style
- How problem-solving style and outcome influence a person’s willingness to take risks
Aaron Carlstrom, Ph.D., L.C.P.
- Vocational psychology within the broader area of counseling psychology, including the effect of gender, socioeconomic status and race/ethnicity on science interests, math and science interests, self-confidence, and goals of middle school students
- Work value priorities of young adults
- Influence of career decision-making course on both career-specific and general psychological factors of college students
Ann Friesema, Ph.D., L.C.P.C.
- Counselor Education & Supervision
- Qualitative research methods
- Domestic violence and mental health integrated care
- Trauma-informed practice
- Crisis and trauma counseling
- Relational-cultural theory in counseling practice and clinical supervision
Melissa Gregg, Ph.D.
- Psychological and neural mechanisms by which human listeners process auditory information, including its perception, recognition, and encoding into memory
- How listeners perceptually parse complex acoustic signals and recognize distinct sound sources, such as voices and phones ringing, despite difficult, noisy sensory input and limited perceptual and memory systems
- How closely auditory perceptual representations match the actual physical properties of the world
This research is conducted in the Auditory Perception and Cognition Lab in MOLN 315F. The lab contains 3 computers/headphones for running subjects, 2 computers for students to work on, sound editing/analysis software, SPSS, presentation by neurobehavioral systems (experiment presentation software), and Matlab for creating stimuli, sound-level meter, and software for analyzing ERPs.
Visit Dr. Gregg's home page at http://www.apclparkside.com
Michael Gurtman, Ph.D.
- Interpersonal models of personality and psychopathology, including applications of the circumplex structural model
- Assessment of personality and value priorities
- Agentic and communal values in personal narratives
- Interpersonal and gender factors related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (collaboration).
Meredith McGinley, Ph.D.
- Investigating the social, emotional, cognitive, and cultural predictors of helping behaviors in youth.
- Examining how chronic victimization in education and the workplace contributes to mental and physical well-being across the lifespan.
- Applying advanced statistical techniques to understand the multidimensionality and growth trajectories of prosocial behaviors and victimization.