Jennifer Mailloux, Associate Professor of Psychology, earned a Ph.D. (2001) and M.A. (1998) in biopsychology from State University of New York at Stony Brook, after earning a B.A. (1995) in psychology and art history from Fairfield University (Connecticut). She has conducted research on sensation and perception at Yale University’s John B. Pierce Laboratory, as well as psychosomatics and psychophysics at Stony Brook. She has had articles published in the journals Psychosomatic Medicine and Personality and Individual Differences and has made numerous conference presentations at the Association for Psychological Science, the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, and the Virginia Psychological Association. Most recently, Dr. Mailloux presented “Influence of numeracy and need for cognition on a novel ratio bias task” at the Association for Psychological Science meeting and “Bring out your brains: The logistics and value of dissection in psychology courses” at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology conference.
Dr. Mailloux’s honors include the Professor’s Honorary Award from UMW, and the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Psychology Department Award for Excellence in Teaching, both from Stony Brook. She also has been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Virginia Psychological Association.