Professor Amanda Almond, Ph.D. Health/Social Psychology Research Lab

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Professor Amanda Almond, Ph.D. Health/Social Psychology Research Lab
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School / Office
Arts & Sciences
Department
Social Science
Category
Faculty, Research, Student
Project Description

In the psychology research lab, student(s) work with Professor Almond on all aspects of the social science research process. New/On-going research includes: scale validation for self-care behaviors of women enrolled in graduate programs; the effects of microaggression on self-compassion, health promotion, and professional empowerment; and racial identity and attributions of race in the processing of disease-risk messages targeting Black Americans.

The student’s role(s) will include: recruitment of subjects for research, identification of psychology programs for soliciting participants, entering data, entering surveys into Qualtrics, data collection and organization, literature searches, annotated bibliographies, and writing literature reviews. Research skills required included CITI certification training for ethical conduct in human subjects research.

Skills: library literacy, writing, constructing bibliography, Excel, and Qualtrics (which I will train). Values: ethical access to journal articles, ethical research practices, and inclusion of diverse viewpoints in psychological research. Knowledge: Health psychology content and theory, social psychology and person perception theory, biopsychosocial model, and gender/race studies.

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