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.

Education

Ph.D., B.Sc.(Hons), McMaster University.

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
Consulting Editor for FWU Journal of Social Sciences
Editorial Board for Current Research in Psychology
Member, Council on Undergraduate Research
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