Research Assistant Application

Relationship Science Laboratory

 Monmouth University

 

Location:

Edison Science Building

Room 19

Atlantic Herald "Students Research Love"

Research Assistants

Amanda Brannick

 

Amanda is a senior at Monmouth University with a strong interest in research. She is a psi chi member and APA, EPA and APS affiliated member. In this lab, Amanda’s research involves self-expansion applied to the work place. She will be presenting her research at the Eastern Psychological Association Research Conference in March 2014 and hopes to write up two studies for potential publication this spring on how self- expansion can make a boring job better. She has been involved in research throughout her entire undergraduate career and anticipates pursuing a future in analyzing clinical trials data. Amanda currently works in the data management department at a phase 1 clinical research facility. Outside of lab and work, she trains hunter/jumper horses, teaches horseback riding lessons and enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her animals. 

Lab Director

Veronica Ozog

 

Veronica is currently a senior and has been a part of the lab since the summer of 2012. She is an APA and EPA member and a Psi Chi member and holds an executive board position. She has worked on five studies, including her senior thesis, on topics such as: mere ownership and investment, embodied cognition, love, attraction, self-concept clarity, and self-knowledge. She presented research at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference in 2013, and will be presenting again this March 2014. She is currently applying to Clinical PhD and PsyD programs, in which she plans to continue her interest in research.

Raquel Warehime 

 

Raquel is in her second semester of junior year and will continue in the lab until she graduates in 2015. At the moment Raquel is working on the “Heat of Passion” project which examines how embodied experiences of temperature (manipulated through chewing types of fruit, mint, or cinnamon gum) influences perceptions of the current relationship, as well as their attraction towards others. She plans on continuing her education by getting a Ph.D. in psychology and using that to become a PTSD specialist or to rehabilitate juveniles. 

Erin Hughes

 

Erin is a sophomore and hopes to be in the lab until she graduates in the Spring of 2016. Her main interests of study include relationships and mental health. The current study she is working is how money affects people's perceptions of their intimate relationships. Erin hopes in the future to study how mental health issues relate to relationships with others. After earning her undergraduate degree in psychology, Erin plans on getting her PhD in either clinical or social psychology. 

Erin Hughes

 

Erin is a sophomore and hopes to be in the lab until she graduates in the Spring of 2016. Her main interests of study include relationships and mental health. The current study she is working is how money affects people's perceptions of their intimate relationships. Erin hopes in the future to study how mental health issues relate to relationships with others. After earning her undergraduate degree in psychology, Erin plans on getting her PhD in either clinical or social psychology. 

Brianna Goitiandia

Brianna is currently in her second semester of sophomore year, and wishes to be in the lab until she graduates in the spring of 2016. Her main interests of study are relationships and substance abuse. After earning her undergraduate degree in psychology, Brianna wishes to go to graduate school to study substance abuse or clinical psychology. is a sophomore and hopes to be in the lab until she graduates in the Spring of 2016. Her main interests of study are relationships and substance abuse. After earning her undergraduate degree in psychology, Brianna wishes to go to graduate school to study substance abuse or clinical psychology.