Emotion and Motivation Lab

Graduate Students

Shane Bench: I am originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. My research interests include emotion and emotion regulation, judgment and decision making, and altruism.

Kathleen Darbor: I went to undergrad at UofM before coming here to start my work on a PhD in Social Psychology.  I am interested in research on emotion, judgment and decision making, and self regulation, especially in regard to consumer behavior.

Logan Berg:

Research Assistants

Amanda Dick: I am a junior psychology major and women and gender studies minor from Beaumont, Texas. I am currently working on a research project that investigates how the media affects women and their desire to pursue leadership positions. I plan to graduate in May of 2015 and pursue a Ph.D. in social psychology.

Melody Moore: I am a junior psychology major from Austin, Texas. My interests include altruism, emotions, and decision making. I plan to graduate in May 2015 and pursue a Ph D in Social Psychology.

Samantha Foree: I am a senior psychology major from Austin, Texas and I plan to graduate in May 2014. I am currently exploring the opportunities that await me after graduation. I am interested in emotional influences on decision making and relationship dynamics.

Bianca Morales: Howdy! I’m a junior Psychology major from Del Rio, Tx. I am interested in studying how various emotions can influence judgement. I plan to graduate May 2015, in hopes to later pursue a Ph D in Educational Psychology.