Research Psychologist


My current research agenda revolves around an individual’s perception of self, and his / her surroundings.  Essentially, I explore how our thoughts impact performance and decisions in our daily lives.  Topics in my research include aspects of academic self-concept,self-esteem, anxiety, weight status, time pressure, and bilingualism.  Published work includes the following articles:

Honored to serve as adviser to Jonathan Sweet, now Dr. Sweet.

As a secondary interest has been the exploration of various factors of risk-taking.

The process of learning has also been of interest.  The following articles explore pure discovery learning and the physiology of the learning process.

Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Road 

Boca Raton, FL. 33431

Recent Published Work:

Curriculum Vitae:

The important thing is to not stop questioning.  Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

 Albert Einstein