Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Michael Woloszyn

Michael Woloszyn

Michael Woloszyn

Name: Dr. Michael Woloszyn
Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 250-377-6148
Email: mwoloszyn@tru.ca

Research Interests

My overarching interest the last decade pertains to the psychological effects of modern media and technology use on the individual.

Publications

(and presentations)

Corno, D, & Woloszyn, M. (2015). Abstracts of the 2015 CSBBCS Annual Meeting: The effects of income, looks, intelligence, and devotion on short-term dating preferences in an online setting. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69(4), 327-376.

Rivette, T., & Woloszyn, M.R. (2014). The effect of list versus story context on false recognition in the DRM paradigm. 33rd meeting of the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science, May 2-3, Banff, Alberta.

Thiemer, S., & Woloszyn, M.R. (2014). False memory for actions performed, imagined, or witnessed: Evidence against a mirror neuron account. 33rd meeting of the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science, May 2-3, Banff, Alberta.

McAuley, A., & Woloszyn, M.R. (2013). The effect of pre-task visualization on task performance. 32nd meeting of the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science, May 3-4, Banff, Alberta.

Barrett, L., & Woloszyn, M.R. (2012). The differential effects of single and repeated testing procedures in the DRM paradigm. 31st meeting of the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science, May 4-5, Banff, AB.

Woodland, A., & Woloszyn, M.R. (2012). Manipulating DRM false recall by varying item-specific versus relational processing in a paired-associate task. 31st meeting of the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science, May 4-5, Banff, AB.

Woloszyn, M.R., & Ewert, L. (2012). Memory for facial expression is influenced by the background music playing during study. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 8, 226-233.

Woloszyn, M.R., & Kempster, B.D.R. (2011). Assessing the reliability and validity of commonly-used measures of aggression. 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 26-29, Washington, D.C.

Desrosiers, D., & Woloszyn, M.R. (2011). Evidence against a mirror neuron explanation of false memory for actions. 30th meeting of the Banff Annual Seminar in Cognitive Science, April 30-May 1, Banff, AB.

Woloszyn, M.R. (2010). The short- and longer-term effects of video game difficulty and violent content on player aggression levels. 22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, May 27-30, Boston Mass.

Woloszyn, M. (2010). Contrasting Three Popular Explanations for the Muller-Lyer Illusion. Current Research in Psychology, 1(2), 102-107.

Woloszyn, M.(2009). The Effect of Video Game Difficulty and Violence Levels on Aggression. Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, May 22-25

Nicholson, R., & Woloszyn, M. (2008). The Impact of Outcome Groupings and Agent Type on the Tendency to Commit Either Gambler's or Hot Hand Fallacy. 80th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, May 1-3, Chicago, Ill.

Woloszyn, M.R., Gubler, P., & Schurch, S. (2008). Incidental false recognition in English-first and English-second language speakers. Abstract in Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62(4), 300.

Lawrie, P, & Woloszyn, M.R. (2007) False Face Recognition. 86th Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, May 16-18, Vancouver, B.C.

Legare, A., & Woloszyn, M. (2007). The effect of a story context on false recognition in the DRM-paradigm.
Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, May 3, Vancouver BC.

Employment History

2004 present: Assistant Professor, TRU
2001-2004: Visiting Professor, NMHU

Courses Taught

Biological and Mathematical Models of Learning
Cognition
Emotion and Motivation
History of Psychology
Intro Psych
Music Perception
Principles of Conditioning
Research Methods
Statistics
Sensation & Perception

Professional Affiliations

Member, Canadian Society for Brain Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences
Member, Society for Skeptical Enquiry
Editorial Board for Current Research in Psychology
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