Psychology Graduate Student Research

Michael Collier, PhD student in Cognitive Psychology
Embodied cognition, social cognition, and moral psychology.

Elizabeth Kaltenbach, MA student in Engineering Psychology
Video games and prosocial behavior, Video games and changes in affect, Trust and HCI, and Human Factors.

Youngjin ‘Sung’ Kang, PhD student in Social Psychology
Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Culture & Psychology; Terror Management Theory; Psychology of Death; Overconfidence.

Summer Wood Lileck, MA student in Cognitive Psychology
Visual cognition/perception.

Jessica Madrid, MA student in Cognitive Psychology
Visual search; the interaction of visual search and memory; perceptual learning; object recognition.

Hunter Myuz, MA student in Social Psychology
Religiosity, Social Cognition, Prejudice, Morality, Philosophy of Religion, Heteronormativity, Bilingualism, and Executive Functioning with an interest in cross-cultural research.

Michael Pyle, PhD student in Social Psychology
Evolutionary approaches to self-regulation, human attraction and mating behaviors.

Arryn Robbins, PhD student in Cognitive Psychology
Visual attention and visual search, including categorical search and hybrid search; influences of stress on visual cognition; HPA Axis/neuroendocrinology.

Collin Scarince, PhD student in Cognitive Psychology
Visual attention/perception, human-computer interaction, computational modeling

Tamara Stimatze, PhD student in Social Psychology
Altruism/prosocial behavior; formation and organization of social group identities; sexual minorities.

Baoyu Wang, PhD student in Social Psychology
Cultural psychology, Political Psychology, Belief Polarization, Free Will, Psychology Research Methodology.

Tara Young, MA student in Social Psychology
I’m interested in research revolving around Sexual Health Decision Making, STIs, The Sexual Double Standard, and Mate Preferences.

Yuliana Zaikman, PhD student in Social Psychology
The sexual double standard, gender roles and the effects of media on perceptions, attitudes and behavior.

Jacqueline Zeiber, MA student in Social Psychology
Sexual Double Standard, Gender Stereotypes, Sexuality, and the Transition to Parenthood.