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Dr. Andrea D. Clements

24: Andrea D. Clements, PhD – Psychology Professor and Researcher Finds her Passion and Calling

Dr. Andrea “Andi” D. Clements was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. When she was in junior high, her dad took a job at the University of Alabama which ultimately impacted her academic and professional life. Though she did very well on her ACT and received many offers to attend college elsewhere, she admits “it …

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Dr. Rhonda Goldman

22: Rhonda Goldman, PhD – Professor, Psychologist, and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) Expert

Dr. Rhonda Goldman has known from a young age that she has always wanted to become a psychologist. Her mother was a psychologist, so she admits she “kind of had a little bit of a bird’s eye view” of the field of psychology. Dr. Goldman is a professor in the Clinical Psychology Department at The …

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Dr. Sarah A. Raskin

19: Sarah A. Raskin, Ph.D. – Distinguished Professor who Blends Psychology and Neuroscience

In this podcast, Dr. Sarah Raskin uses her hippocampus to recall what ignited her interest in neuropsychology. She walks us down memory lane and explains why she chose Johns Hopkins University for her B.A. in Behavioral Biology and the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center for her Ph.D. in Neuropsychology. She also discusses …

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Dr Malissa A. Clark

18: Malissa A. Clark, Ph.D. – Well-known Researcher and Professor in the Growing Field of I/O Psychology Offers Practical Advice to Students

When Dr. Malissa Clark graduated from The University of Michigan with her B.A. in Organizational Studies, she wasn’t planning on attending graduate school, let alone knowing that she would eventually end up in the growing field of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology. In this podcast interview, Dr. Clark shares her unique academic and career journey while offering …

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Robert A. Bjork & Elizabeth L. Bjork, Ph.D.

16: Robert A. Bjork & Elizabeth L. Bjork, Ph.D. – Dynamic Duo and Pillars of Cognitive Research in Psychological Science

Drs. Elizabeth and Robert Bjork have enjoyed long, illustrious careers as cognitive researchers in psychology and have been with the UCLA Department of Psychology for over 45 years. They have received multiple awards and recognitions for their research, teaching, mentorship, and leadership within the field of psychology. To say they have had a profound impact …

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Erlanger "Earl" A. Turner, Ph.D., L.C.P.

11: Erlanger “Earl” A. Turner, Ph.D., L.C.P. – Putting his Passion into Practice as an Assistant Professor, Psychologist, Blogger, Podcaster, and Mental Health Advocate

Dr. Turner, a first-generation college student, is a Louisiana native (born and raised in Baton Rouge) who discovered his interest in psychology later in his undergraduate career while attending Louisiana State University (LSU). He originally had plans to become a pediatrician and go to medical school but after taking a child psychology course, he knew …

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Sebastien Helie, Ph.D.

10: Sebastien Hélie, Ph.D. – Award-Winning Associate Professor and Investigator Reveals his Academic Journey Coming to America

Dr. Sebastien Hélie is a French Canadian originally from Quebec. He grew up in a suburb of Montreal where he eventually received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Cognitive Psychology from the Universite de Montreal. During this time, he learned about computational psychology or mathematical psychology which sparked his interest …

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Tammi Walker, Ph.D., J.D.

8: Tammi Walker, Ph.D., J.D. – Using her Experience and Education to Challenge Commonly Held Beliefs that Influence Legal Decision-Making

In this podcast interview, Dr. Tammi Walker shares how, and why, she decided to get her law degree at Columbia Law School before traveling abroad to get her M.Sc. in Social and Cultural Psychology in London. She then returned to the U.S. to receive her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Virginia. Throughout our …

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Justin Douglas “Doug” McDonald, Ph.D., L.P.

7: Justin Douglas “Doug” McDonald, Ph.D., L.P. – UND Professor & Program Caters to Native American Students Interested in Clinical Psychology

In this podcast interview, Dr. Doug McDonald provides insight into why he stayed at the University of South Dakota for most of his academic career then explains how, and why, he selected clinical psychology as his field of study. He then shares how luck and hard work enabled him to serve as past regional president …

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Heather C. Lench Ph.D.

6: Heather C. Lench, Ph.D. – Surfing the Emerging Interdisciplinary Field of Affective Science to Better Understand Human Thought and Behavior

In this podcast interview, Dr. Heather Lench explains why she selected two graduate schools in the state of California for her master’s and doctorate degrees in psychology. While most of the reasons relate to the school, program, and scholars in her field of interest, she eventually reveals another reason for staying in “The Golden State.” …

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