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, behavioral manifestations of personality, close relationships, and language style matching.
Roberto De La Rosa
BS, University of Arizona, '16
Second-year student currently interested in personality and the manifestation of individual differences in social media behavior and language use as well the psychology of situations and big data/data science.
BA, Florida Atlantic University, '16
Office: BA 379B
Second-year PhD student originally from South Florida. Current research interests: Personality, Data Science, Face Analysis, Machine Perception, and Person-Job fit.
Third-year graduate student.
BA, University of the Incarnate Word, '13
Third-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, American University, '13; MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University, '15
Fourth-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
Fifth-year PhD student. Interests: person perception, gender, discourse markers, reported speech, deixis, simulation, dynamical systems.
BS in computer science and BA in psychology, Texas Tech, '19
Research Interests: computational linguistics, false memory, gender, evolutionary psychology, cognitive neuroscience
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, '19
Junior Undergraduate Student. Interested in forensic psychology, personality psychology, and biopsychology. Also interested in pursuing clinical psychiatry in medical school.
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