Cognition, Neuroscience, and Social Psychology

CNS Faculty

** These faculty members may be interested in admitting graduate students into their research groups for Fall 2024

Paul Atchley ** (Tampa campus): Attention and distraction; multitasking; technological influences on human cognition; attention and driving
Ruthann Atchley ** (Area Director) (Tampa campus): Cognitive neuroscience of language comprehension and emotion processing; Impact of short and long-term changes in mental health on cognition
Jennifer Bosson (Tampa campus): Self and identity, stereotypes, targets of stigma, gender, social roles
Judith Becker Bryant (Tampa campus): Language development, language socialization, gendered language
Anthony Coy ** (Sarasota-Manatee campus): Social psychology, dyadic relationships, environmental behaviors, person-pet interactions 
David Diamond (Tampa campus): Physiology of behavior, psychology of learning, neurobiology of memory, disturbance of brain and behavior by stress
Chad Dubé ** (Tampa campus): Recognition memory, alpha oscillations in attention and memory, Signal Detection Theory and ROC analysis, visual working memory, inductive and deductive reasoning.
Jamie Goldenberg (Tampa campus): Terror management theory, the body and sex, objectification of women, health applications
Cheryl Kirstein ** (Tampa campus): Behavioral neuroscience, neural substrate of addiction
Ken Malmberg ** (Tampa campus): Representations in memory, mathematical and computational modeling, aging and memory
Jay Michaels (Sarasota-Manatee campus): Social psychology, psychology of religion 
Jennifer O'Brien ** (St. Petersburg campus): Attention and reward processing, age-related cognitive decline and cognitive training
Tiina Ojanen ** (Tampa campus): Social development during middle childhood, adolescence, and college years
Max Owens ** (St. Petersburg campus): Cognition and neuroscience; depression, cognitive control, EEG, eye tracking
Mark Pezzo ** (St. Petersburg campus): Social psychology; judgment and decision making, sensemaking
Geoffrey Potts (Tampa campus): Executive systems and their involvement in personality and mental illness; Event-related potentials
Doug Rohrer (Tampa campus): Learning and memory
Wendy Rote ** (St. Petersburg campus): Developmental psychology; adolescent communication and relationships, parental control 
Christine Ruva ** (Sarasota-Manatee campus): Psychology and law, jury decision making 
Kristen Salomon ** (Tampa campus): Social health psychology, cardiovascular psychophysiology, stress and coping
Tom Sanocki ** (Tampa campus): Visual cognition and attention, object and scene perception, top-down processing, aesthetics
Sandra Schneider (Tampa campus): Judgment and decision making, framing, metacognition and task performance
Elizabeth Schotter ** (Tampa campus): Eye movements & cognition; Language processing; visual processing; reading
Toru Shimizu (Tampa campus): Comparative neuroscience, visual information processing, evolution of brain and cognition
Joe Vandello ** (Tampa campus): Social and cultural psychology, cultural influences on violence