Meet the Lab Members
Dr. Eric J. Vanman, Associate Professor
Eric is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland Australia. After receiving his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Southern California in 1994, he was a post-doctoral fellow in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience at USC and then spent a year as a research scientist at Texas A&M University. He was then a lecturer at Emory University until his appointment as an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University in 2000. He left Georgia State in 2007 to come to UQ. His research interests include the social neuroscience of emotion and intergroup prejudice, and his studies have incorporated several kinds of psychophysiological and neuroimaging methods. He's an Associate Editor at Biological Psychology and Cognition and Emotion.
For his full CV, click here.
Joel Larwood, PhD Student
Joel studies the role of emotion in music enjoyment and emotion regulation.
Faye Nitschke, PhD Student
Faye studies the role of emotion in how people judge the testimony of violent crime victims.
James Casey, PhD Student
James is interested in how to reduce conflict between people who hold different political views.
Ruri is interested in compassion and how neurofeedback can be used to increase it.
Current Undergraduate Lab Members
Danielle Van Os
Samantha Lo Monaco (recent alum)
Current Honours Students
Eric is not supervising any honours students in 2019.
Dr. Billy Sung
Dr. Nerisa Dozo
Dr. David Cowan
Dr. Belinda Craig
Dr. Michael Philipp
Dr. Sashenka Milston
Dr. Beth O'Brien-McInally
Dr. Jenni Wallis
Zhuman (Mandy) Li
Pei Wen Tan
Samantha Lo Monaco