LEGAL/TRAUMA RESEARCH CENTER

 

 

 

What we do

We conduct research on issues related to aggression, violence, and the legal system:

   Bullying in high school, college, and graduate school

   Eyewitness memory (weapon focus, effects of divided attention)

   Jurorsí evaluations of retracted confessions

   Jurorsí use of inadmissible evidence

   Deception

   Relational victimization

 

Who we are

Co-directors:

Rachel Gentry, Ph.D. counseling psychology

Kerri Pickel, Ph.D. cognitive psychology

 

Chris Altman, M.A. cognitive & social processes (now at Florida International University)

Heather Bauer, M.A. clinical psychology

Brittney Klauser, M.A. clinical psychology

Teresa Kulig, M.A. clinical psychology (now at Indiana University)

Todd Warner, M.A. clinical psychology (now at the University of Virginia)

Meghan Johnson, B.A. psychology

 

Department of Psychological Science

Ball State University

 

 

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