The Language and Social Interaction Lab is in its third year at Texas Tech. See below for current and past lab members and affiliates.
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, '11
Lab director. Originally from near Muscotah, KS. Main research interests include computerized text analysis, fiction, self-talk, HIV, behavioral manifestations of personality, close relationships, and language style matching.
Second-year graduate student.
BA, University of the Incarnate Word, '13
Second-year PhD student interested in language as an expression of personality and individual differences, political affiliation and ideology, social cognitive processes, the Dark Triad, and substance abuse behavior.
BA, Texas Tech, '16
Second-year PhD student. Also works with Dr. Davis. Interested in goal-directed neural representations, categorization and rule-formation, natural language use, bilingualism, cultural and linguistic frame-switching, gender, status and power perception, logic, philosophy of science, and virtue ethics. fMRI Grandmaster.
BA, American University, '13; MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University, '15
Third-year PhD student. My current research interests largely encompass the psychology of literature; however, I am also interested in examining gender, stereotypes, and face perception.
BA, University of Arizona, '13
Fourth-year PhD student. Interests: person perception, gender, discourse markers, reported speech, deixis, simulation, automation.
BA, Texas Tech, '18
Senior psychology and creative writing major. Interested in personality disorders, creativity and mental illness, and forensic psychology. Also interested in getting a PhD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, then a MFA in Creative Writing.
BA, Texas Tech, '18
Senior Undergraduate Student. Interested in social psychology and counseling.
BA, Texas Tech, '19
Sophomore Undergraduate Student. Interested in forensic psychology, personality psychology, and biopsychology. Also interested in pursuing clinical psychiatry in medical school.
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