Monthly Archives: January 2017
For years, I hardly used pen or paper for anything in my work or personal life. Like many people, my workflow had involved doing everything on my electronic devices, including writing, note-taking, to-do lists, etc. But recently, I’ve found pen and paper useful in my research work. So what types of pen and paper am I currently using for various academic and research tasks?
As an Associate Professor of Psychology and Canada Research Chair in Social Perception and Cognition, I study how people perceive and extract trait and social information about each other and what they then do with that information. Sometimes these impressions are correct, but often they are not. Understanding the processes by which people gather and act on information about each other holds value for gaining a sense of how they think, behave, and build societies and cultures that exert influence on a larger scale.
My name is Dr. Michelle Martel, and I am a tenured associate professor of clinical psychology at the University of Kentucky and a licensed child and adolescent clinical psychologist who works part-time in private practice and consults at a local hospital adolescent in-patient unit. I live in Lexington, Kentucky. I like to stay busy with both research and clinical work which I see as mutually informative in their roles of helping people in an applied way. I have a busy schedule, given all of my different roles, so it is very important to me to be efficient.
For the past year and a half, I have served as a Professor of Clinical Psychology at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). I came to this position after having trained and worked at the Veterans Administration for over 18 years. Thus, I made a fairly non-traditional leap from VA/medical school setting to […]