Social Psychology Graduate Students
Nicholas’s research primarily involves investigating various dynamics, experiences, emotions, and behaviors within romantic relationships. His current projects seek to investigate the romantic relationship-specific benefits of experiencing romantic nostalgia. His other research interests include (but are not limited to) visual/mental imagery, memory, personality and individual differences, and emotional understanding.
Katherine has a wide range of interests in personality and social psychology. She is currently working on studying the different uses of metaphors among individuals and how they can help or hinder with information processing. She also has interest in researching the military community.
Perla's primary research interest focuses on environmental attitudes and behaviors. More specifically, she is currently working on project to further identity what makes an individual engage or not engage in pro-environmental actions. Other research interests include: social identity, decision making, and personality.