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Work with Hunter Psychology Faculty

Learn more and fill out the Undergraduate Research Application through the Psychology Department website!

 

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Amber Alliger

Psychology

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Biopsychology, Behavioral Neuroscience

Christopher Braun

Psychology

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Biopsychology/ Behavioral Neuroscience

Sensory Psychology:
Sensory systems in animals, Neural substrates of vibration and sound detection, Sensory variation, Ecology, Evolution

Tracy Dennis

Psychology

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Biopsychology / Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Cognitive Psychology

Clinical and Developmental Psychology:
Emotion regulation, Developmental psychopathology, Affective neuroscience, Parenting and contextual influences

Sarit Golub

Psychology

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Social Psychology

Social, cognitive and emotional factors that influence health behavior, with special emphasis on the interaction between behavior and the formation and maintenance of individual identity

James Gordon

Psychology

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Biopsychology / Behavioral Neuroscience

Visual psychophysiology, Color vision, Pattern vision, Human visual development

Mark Hauber

Psychology

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Biopsychology / Behavioral Neuroscience

Animal behavior and conservation, Social recognition systems, Conservation, Neuroethology of sound and colour perception

Michael Hoyt

Psychology

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Stress & Coping, Cancer Survivorship, Psychoneuroimmunology, Emotion Regulation

Rebecca Farmer Huselid

Psychology

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Social Psychology

Social Psychology:
Effects of social identity on health and academic achievement, Effects of race, gender, and immigration on stress, psychological adjustment, substance use and abuse

Douglas Mennin

Psychology

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Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology:
Generalized anxiety disorder
Major depression
Emotion Regulation
Psychophysiology
Biobehavioral mechanisms of treatment

Joseph Lao

Psychology

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Developmental psychology, Parenting skills and epistemic standards

Regina Miranda

Psychology

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Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Psychology

Clinical Psychology:
Adolescent depression and suicide, Hopelessness, Depressive future-event schemas, the social-cognitive process of transference in depression

Jeffrey Parsons

Psychology

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Social Psychology and Developmental Psychology

Adolescent development, Risk taking, HIV/AIDS prevention, Health psychology, Gay/lesbian issues, Substance abuse, Sexual behavior

Thomas Preuss

Psychology

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Biopsychology / Behavioral Neuroscience

Neuroethology of escape behavior; Neural decision making, Neural plasticity, Sensorimotor integration of biological relevant visual and auditory inputs

Peter Serrano

Psychology

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Biopsychology / Behavioral Neuroscience

Long-Term Potentiation, Depression and Memory, Developmental Psychobiology and Learning Disorders, Neural Mechanisms of Stress, Fear and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Michael Siller

Psychology

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Developmental Psychology

Development of early social cognition and language, Parent-child communication, Children with autism

Tricia Striano

Psychology

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Cognitive Psychology and Developmental Psychology

Infant development, Autism, Social cognition

Ofer Tchernichovski

Psychology

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Biopsychology / Behavioral Neuroscience

Mechanisms of vocal learning

Virginia Valian

Psychology

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Cognitive Psychology and Developmental Psychology

First and second language acquisition, Sex differences in cognition and achievement, Gender equity

Mariann Weierich

Psychology

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Cognitive Neuroscience, Clinical Science; Neurobiological and behavioral mechanisms of stress and stress-related disorders

Jason Young

Psychology

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Social Psychology;  Evolutionary Psychology;  Decision-making about HIV risk;  Impact of Math Anxiety on Financial Behavior