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Psychological Sciences at MU

Laura Hatz, Predoc trainee

Clinical Psychology, 3rd year
Advisor: Denis McCarthy

Research area(s):

Broadly, I am interested in individual differences in expectancies and responses to alcohol and the effect of substance use and acute intoxication on impulsivity and decision making. My current research interests focus on the application of behavior economic methodologies to investigate individual differences in young adults’ use of decision making strategies in risky situations (e.g., risky sexual activity).

Wagner, A.K., Hatz, L.E., Scanlon, J.M., Niyonkuru, C., Miller, M.E., Ricker, J.H., Conley, Y., &. Ferrell, R.E. (2012). Influence of KIBRA rs17070145 genetic polymorphism on episodic memory capabilities in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 26(13-14), 1658-1669.

Hatz, L.E., Morris, D.H., Noguera, F., & McCarthy, D.M. (2015). Reward Sensitivity is Associated with High Arousal Effects of Alcohol. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting. San Antonio, Tx. Presenting Author

2009 Curators of the University of Missouri. DMCA and other copyright information. An equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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