Experts: Psychology

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Jon Maner

Professor of Psychology

Maner is an expert on interplay between motivation, emotion, and social cognition in close relationships (e.g., romantic attraction and the maintenance of long-term relationships), social hierarchy (e.g., power and leadership, dominance and prestige), social affiliation and rejection, and self-protective processes (e.g., disgust, anxiety, and fear).

(850) 644-1615
maner@psy.fsu.edu
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Jim McNulty

Professor of Psychology

McNulty is an expert on how strong beliefs may change or remain stable over time mostly in the context of close relationships. His goals are to understand and define limits to social psych theories that suggest people possess effective techniques for maintaining their desired beliefs and to suggest directions for promoting the resilience of initially satisfying beliefs about close relationships.

(850) 645-0023
mcnulty@psy.fsu.edu
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Alex Meyer

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Meyer is an expert in neural biomarkers that show underlying etiopathogenesis of anxiety disorders across development and error-related brain activity using event-related potentials from childhood through adulthood to understand trajectories of risk for anxiety and discover treatment and prevention practices.

(850) 644-1969
meyer@psy.fsu.edu
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Ashby Plant

Professor of Psychology

Plant is an expert on the impact of the source of people’s motivation to respond without prejudice on their attitudes, affect, and behavior in prejudice-relevant situations. Other work examines factors that influence the quality of interracial interactions and the regulation and reduction of prejudice.

 

(850) 644-5533
plant@psy.fsu.edu
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Brad Schmidt

Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology and Director of Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic

Schmidt is an expert on prevention and treatment of anxiety pathology, investigation of bio-behavioral parameters that affect the generation and maintenance of anxiety pathology and the relationship between anxiety pathology and physical health.

(850) 644-1707
schmidt@psy.fsu.edu
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