Author Archives: Jon Elhai

How I Started Using Pen and Paper in My Research Work

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?

I’m Nicholas Rule, Associate Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

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.

I’m Michelle Martel, Associate Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

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.

I’m Sandra Morissette, Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

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 […]

I’m Brent Roberts, Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

Brent Roberts’ Website Location: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Current Gig: Professor of Psychology; Chair of the Social Behavioral Science Research Initiative One word/phrase that describes your work style: No one expects the Spanish Inquisition—I have 1 word to describe my work style: Dogged persistence and curious irreverence.  Okay, I have 4 main words to […]

I’m Martin Sellbom, Associate Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

I am an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Otago, which is located in Dunedin, New Zealand. I am also an Associate Editor for the journals Psychological Assessment and Journal of Personality Disorders. In addition, I also operate a small consulting practice, which offers forensic psychological evaluations, psychometric and statistical consultation, and workshops in personality assessment and statistics.

I’m Kim Gratz, Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

I am Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Toledo. I also co-direct the Personality and Emotion Research and Treatment (PERT) Laboratory. My laboratory and treatment outcome research focuses on the role of emotion dysregulation in the pathogenesis and treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD), self-injury, and other risky behaviors (including suicidal behaviors, substance use, and risky sexual behaviors). In particular, my research focuses on understanding the nature and consequences of emotion dysregulation in these conditions (through the use of novel behavioral/experimental paradigms), and applying this understanding to the development of more effective treatments.

I’m Richard Heimberg, Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

    I am the Thaddeus L. Bolton Professor of Psychology at Temple University. I am also the founder and Director of the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, which is a center devoted to the study of the nature and treatment of anxiety disorders. I am probably best known for my efforts to develop and […]

I’m Daniel Kruger, Research Assistant Professor, and This is How I Work

My research ranges through applied and collaborative community health, social psychology, evolutionary psychology, and using evolutionary theory for understanding community, social, health, and demographic patterns. I recently completed my term as President of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society and am now the Membership Officer for the International Society for Human Ethology. Location: Mainly Ann Arbor, […]

I’m Mark Powers, Research Associate Professor of Psychology, and This is How I Work

I am the Director of Trauma Research at Baylor University Medical Center and a Research Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. I am broadly interested in the nature, causes, and treatment of anxiety and related disorders. I have a particular focus on identifying maintenance factors in posttraumatic stress disorder to […]