Our undergraduate research assistants are an important part of our lab. Below is a list of the current undergraduate students who are a part of our lab.
Giovanna Alves is a senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Crime,Law and Deviance. She is head research assistant at the Technology and Aging lab. Currently, she is working on the relationship between criminal television shows and viewers’ forensic knowledge for her Honors in the Major research. She is also currently exploring differences in social presence in lonely adults and examining effects on different break types on cognitive performance.
Amanda Megan Swiger, B.S. obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. She is currently researching and assisting on projects in TAL including VR and cognitive restoration via immersion and social robotics, and she plans on getting a master’s degree in video game design and production.
Jeremy Bramwell is an undergraduate senior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Cognitive Sciences. He is preparing to graduate from the University of Central Florida in spring of 2019 and is looking forward to attending graduate school for Cognitive Neuroscience thereafter. Jeremy is currently working on the usability of smart assistant devices in the Technology and Aging Lab.
Jonathan Lynch is a senior majoring in Industrial/Organizational psychology. After graduation he plans to pursue a Ph.D in Industrial/Organizational psychology with a focus in counterproductive work behaviors and job burnout.
Charlotte Payne is a senior majoring in Psychology. She is interested in research related to cognitive and neuropsychology. After graduation, she plans on attending graduate school.
Adam Broomfield is a senior majoring in psychology and minoring in business. He is currently researching and assisting with projects related to social presence as well as loneliness. He is looking forward to attending graduate school for counseling and eventually having his own business.
Holly Winters is a senior majoring in psychology and earning a certificate in criminal profiling. She is currently researching and assisting with projects related to loneliness and social robotics. She is looking forward to attending graduate school for mental health counseling.
Luciana Jones is a sophomore majoring in health sciences and minoring in psychology. She is currently researching and assisting with projects related to social presence as well as loneliness. She is looking forward to attending graduate school for osteopathic medicine in pursuit of becoming a Pediatric Dermatologist.