The Language and Social Interaction Lab is in its sixth year at Texas Tech. See below for current and past lab members and affiliates.
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, '11
Originally from rural Northeast Kansas. Main research interests include quantitative text analysis, fiction, language coordination, and linguistic influences on mental and physical health. Outside of research, she enjoys interacting with her several cats and dogs, reading fiction, gardening, and hiking.
Roberto De La Rosa
BS, University of Arizona, '16
Third-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
Third-year PhD student originally from South Florida. Current research interests: Personality, Data Science, Face Analysis, Machine Perception, and Person-Job fit.
BA, Green Mountain College, '16
Fifth-year PhD student.
BA, University of the Incarnate Word, '13
Fifth-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
Sixth-year PhD student. Current research interests: linguistic indicators of depression, gender (stereotypes), close relationships, as well as the perception (and construction) of fictional narratives.
BA, University of Arizona, '13
Alum. Interests: person perception, gender, discourse markers, reported speech, deixis, simulation, dynamical systems.
First-year undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Biology while on the pre-medicine track. Current research interests include language style matching, behavior modifications within marginalized groups, social chameleon-like behavior, gender, and the stigma associated with psychological disorders and its effects.
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