LEGAL/TRAUMA RESEARCH CENTER

 

 

 

We conduct research on aggression, trauma, memory, 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

   Deception

   Relational victimization

 

Co-directors:

Rachel Gentry, Ph.D. counseling psychology

Kerri Pickel, Ph.D. cognitive psychology

Department of Psychological Science, Ball State University

 

In the lab now:

Kayla Alves, M.A. cognitive & social processes

Danielle Sneyd, B.S. psychology

Ryan Strimple, M.A. cognitive & social processes

Assistants: Sarah Behm, Kinsey Bryant-Lees, Rae Engle, Laura Kooiman, Sam Lawson, Michele Owen

 

Collaborators:

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

Heather Bauer, M.A. clinical psychology (University of Southern Indiana)

Meghan Johnson, M.A. clinical psychology (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Brittney Klauser Moore, M.A. clinical psychology (Ball State University)

Teresa Kulig, M.A. clinical psychology (University of Cincinnati)

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

 

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