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Millicent Weber

Doctoral Student, Applied Psychology

Millicent Weber

Hometown:

Manistique, Michigan

Undergraduate Institution and Degree:

Northern Michigan University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Management

Current Program/Degree Pursued:

Master’s and PhD program in Applied Psychology

Year of Matriculation:

2016

Awards Received:

Member of Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society

Research Interests:

Industrial/organizational psychology (specifically stigmas/stereotypes in the workplace, group dynamics, and health occupation/safety topics)

Presentations:

Weber, M. A., Morrow, K. A., Rizer, W. S., Kangas, K. J., & Carlson, J. M. (2014, November). Sustained, not habituated, activity in the human amygdala during threat-elicited attention. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington D.C.

Publications:

(Pending publication) Sustained, not habituated, activity in the human amygdala during a dot-probe task of attentional bias to fearful faces. Millicent A. Weber, Kelly A. Morrow, Will S. Rizer, Keara J. Kangas, & Joshua M. Carlson

Teaching Experience:

Teaching/Lab Assistant for 3 semesters at NMU

Future Career Plans:

Become an industrial/organizational psychologist and a consultant for businesses

What Attracted Me to SIU:

I really liked the faculty, close-knit feel of the psychology department, and the ARC (Applied Research Consultants) program.