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  • Research & Work

    • Students in the Department of Psychology collaborate with leading scholars and other graduate students in conducting research that is sensitive to historical issues and relevant to contemporary questions while also contributing to basic psychological theory.

      Recent Dissertations

      2020

      Cognitive, Social, and Developmental Psychology

      Muge Erol
      "Perception and Awe: How Awe Affects What We See"

      Alison Jane Martingano
      "Virtual Reality: A Computer-Generated Empathy Pill?"

      Clinton Robert Merck
      "Social Identity and Public Event Memory: The Role of Event-centrality in Event Memory Formation and Maintenance"

      Clinical Psychology

      Kelsey Joan Armusewicz 
      "The REARING Coding System (RCS): Development of a Competence Coding System for the Group Attachment Based Intervention (GABI)"

      Emily K. Breitkopf
      "Envisioning Others: A Study of Fetal Sex Determination and Compulsory Cisnormativity in the United States"

      Daniela Laura Cannizzaro
      "The Role of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders"

      Jeana Lee DeMairo
      "Assessing Factors Contributing to Treatment Retention for Mothers and Children Enrolled in Group Attachment-Based Intervention (GABI) and Evaluating Changes in Dyadic Relationship"

      Elizabeth Isaac Feinberg
      "Self-Objectification and Menstruation: The Role of Negative Attitudes and Emotions about Menstruation on the Experience of Physical Menstrual Symptoms"

      Rachel Ganz
      "Long-Term Effects of a Peer Play Psychotherapy Preschool Intervention"

      Amanda Ann Helmers
      "Coordinating with Self and Other: The Role of Interoception and Emotion Regulation in Mother-Infant Interactions Sarah Herzog A Multi-Method Examination of Altered Threat Responding in Adults with Childhood Polyvictimization"

      Vivian Josefina Khedari Rengifo
      "Out of Ivory Towers and into Refugee Camps: Providing Refugees with Accessible Resources on the Biological and Psychological Effects of Forced Migration"

      Elena C. Lord
      "Reflective Functioning in Clinical Supervision of the Group Attachment-Based Intervention"

      Madeleine Miller-Bottome
      "Negotiating a Secure Base: A Study of Attachment in the Rupture Repair Process"

      Nadia Nicole Nieves
      "I Wanna Rock with You: The Facilitative Effects of Interpersonal Synchrony and Interoceptive Awareness on Self-regulation Among Traumatized Individuals in Romantic Couples"

      Jacob Nyman
      "Strengths and Limitations of the Segmented Working Alliance Inventory-Observer form (S-WAI-O) for Identifying Ruptures and Repairs in the Therapeutic Alliance"

      Priyanka Shokeen
      "Explorations in Case Level Alliance Rupture and Repair Using Task Analysis: A Revised Model"

      Erin Stafford
      "I Want to Hold Your Hand: How Trauma Survivors Utilize Social Support to Mitigate Threat and Implications for Intervention"

      Jessica M. Usem
      "Maternal Adverse Childhood Experiences and Child Attachment: The Role of Secure Base Script Knowledge and Sociodemographic Risk"

      Lucy Carrell Wood
      "Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, and Emotional Distress in Journalists: The Role of Emotion Regulation and Exposure to Trauma"

      2019

      Cognitive, Social, and Developmental Psychology

      Alyson Emily Aladro
      "Preverbal Infants’ Expectations about Group Membership and Valenced Social Behaviors"

      Victoria P. S. Lindstone
      "Speech Production and the Language Neural Network: The Critical Role of White Matter as Evidenced by the Study of Early-Onset Multiple Sclerosis"

      Elisa Laura Monti
      "Assessment of Victim Vulnerability from Voice"

      Denise Poche-Jetter
      "Eat, Mate, Kill: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Intentional Attribution in Animacy Displays"

      Christopher Robert Seemann
      "Waiting to be Bored: A Case for Anticipatory Boredom with Physiological and Other Correlates"

      Clinical Psychology

      Çiçek Erdem
      "Attachment Patterns, Masculinity and Body Representations"

      Nicholas A. Fehertoi
      "Master of Your Domain? On the Relationship Between Trauma, the Body, and the Sense of Agency"

      Elizabeth Isaac Feinberg
      "Self-Objectification and Menstruation: The Role of Negative Attitudes and Emotions about Menstruation on the Experience of Physical Symptoms"

      Iryna Krotava
      "Psychological Factors Associated with Risk-Taking Behavior among Traders in the Financial Industry"

      Nancy C. Ng
      "Taoist Cognitive Group Therapy"

      Lory Jean Reyes
      "Just Relax: Effects of a Brief Meditation Induction on Dimensions of State Impulsivity"

      Camila María Rivera-Morales
      "The Interplay of Sociocultural Context, Parenting, and Intergenerational Maltreatment Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder"

      Gillian Shoshana Wilson
      "Boredom is Polarizing: The Effects of Boredom on Ideological Extremes"

      Autumn S. Winslow
      "Disentangling 'Those Times of the Month': Experiences Managing & Making Sense of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder"

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