Performance Research Laboratory (PeRL)

Undergraduate

Kendal Allen

Undergraduate Research Assistant

 

Amy Alvarado

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Psychology (In progress)
Minor: Diversity and Social Inequality  (In progress)
Minor: Leadership Studies (In progress)

 

 

Amy is a senior at the University of Central Florida studying Psychology in pursuit of a future in the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion and hopes to further research in workplace mental health, stress, motivation, leadership styles, and organizational development.

Nikki Anne Ballelos

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Biomedical Sciences (In progress)

 

Nikki Anne Ballelos is currently a sophomore (will be a junior in fall 2019) studying biomedical sciences to pursue a career in the medical field to become a doctor. Nikki Anne is interested in the performance of human attention and behavior in addition to the human body systems and hopes to attend medical school after graduation from UCF.

Chris Brooks

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Psychology (In progress)

 

Chris is a senior at UCF and has a broad range of interests in all things psychology. He enjoys exploring generational differences between millennials and baby boomers, smartphone applications for mental health, social justice, as well as advancing research for alternative treatment types for substance use disorders. He is currently exploring graduate school options while finishing his undergraduate degree.

Trevor Gamble

Undergraduate Research Assistant

 

Michaela Hagerty-Koller

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Psychology (In progress)

 

Michaela is a senior at UCF who intends pursue a Ph.D program in Clinical Psychology.  She plans to specialize in adolescent psychology, and further research on treatment plans for addiction and mood disorders in at-risk youth populations.

Lindsey Lane

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Psychology
Minor: Cognitive Science

 

 

Lindsey recently graduated from the University of Central Florida in May of 2018. She currently works at the Mental Health Association of Central Florida as a Reflections Program Director and plans to attend graduate school in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Her research interests include job satisfaction, organizational development and leadership/management.

Samantha McCune

Undergraduate Research Assistant

 

Grace Morton

Undergraduate Research Assistant

 

Rick (Andy) Schoppe

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Health Sciences, Pre-Clinical (In progress)

 

Rick (Andy) Schoppe is a Junior studying Health Sciences, Pre-Clinical with aspirations of becoming an oncologist. Andy is greatly interested in scientific research and hopes to actively participate in the field for the rest of his career.

Jacob Stephens

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Psychology (In progress)

 

Crishtine Sundar

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Psychology (In progress)
Minor: Human Services (In progress)
Certificate: Leadership Studies (In progress)

 

 

Living by the words of Sigmund Freud, “One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. A long way from my home, The Fiji Islands, I am a senior pursuing B.S. in Psychology, with a passion for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Johanna Rose Villadarez

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Biology- PreHealth Professional (In progress)
Minor: Music (In progress)
Minor: Medical Anthropology (In progress)

 

 

Johanna Rose is a sophomore at UCF pursing a B.S. in Biology, with intentions to attend medical school. Her current research interests include the role of charity work in the social economy of host communities and behavioral healthcare for the rural youth. She works with local schools, clinics, and nonprofits with a focus on educational opportunities for students with chronic conditions.

Harry Wolfe

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Psychology (In progress)
Minor: Cognitive Sciences (In progress)
Minor: Business Administration (In progress)
Certificate: Intelligence and National Security (In progress)

 

 

 

Harry Wolfe is a senior at UCF currently studying Psychology. Harry is interested in attention in high stress environments, as well as human performance in aviation. Harry wishes to attend a Ph.D. program.

Emily Woolhiser

Undergraduate Research Assistant
B.S. Biomedical Sciences (In progress)
Minor: History (In progress)

 

 

Emily is a senior at UCF currently completing a major in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in History. After graduation, she will be applying to medical school and working as a Dermatology medical assistant. Emily will still be participating in research and hopes to throughout her time in medical school and future career.