Psychiatry
Global

Psychiatry Experts

Dr. Laura Thompson

Professor
Psychology
New Mexico State University
Mexico

Biography

Education & Training Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education Berlin, Germany Postdoctoral Fellow, 1987-1989 University of California, Santa Cruz Program in Experimental Psychology Ph.D. in Psychology,1987 Professional Experience 2002: Professor of Psychology, New Mexico State University. 1995-2002: Associate Professor Psychology, New Mexico State University. 1989-1995: Assistant Professor of Psychology, New Mexico State University. 2005-2006: Biosciences Subcluster Leader (Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences; 22 faculty) 2001-present: Member of review panels for the NIA. 1999-present: Member of 3 NIH review panels for the MBRS-SCORE program. 1996-present: Member of 3 NSF review panels to evaluate Major Research Instrumentation Grants for research in Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE/EIA). 1997: Minority dissertation proposal reviewer for the NIA. 2006: Year-long ADVANCE program leadership program participant. 1991-present: Research mentor to over 25 minority undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in psychology through nationally-funded programs (MBRS-RISE; American Indian Bridge Program; McNair Program). 1 987-1989: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education, Berlin. Conducted laboratory research on adult age differences in acquiring skilled memory.

Research Interest

Cognitive/Developmental Psychology

Publications

  • Bond, G., Malloy, D. M., Thompson, L. A., Arias, E., & Nunn, S. (2004). Post-probe decision making in a prison context. Communication Monographs, 71, 269-285.

  • Bond, G., Malloy, D. M., Arias, E., Nunn, S., & Thompson, L. A. (2005). Lie-biased decision making in a prison context. Communication Reports, 18, 9-19.

  • Bond, G., Thompson, L. A., & Malloy, D. M. (2005). Lifespan changes in prison inmates’ social networks. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 61, 161-178.

  • Thompson, L. A., Garcia, E., & Malloy, D. M. (2007). Reliance on visible speech cues during multi-modal language processing: Individual and age differences. Experimental Aging Research, 33 (4).

  • Thompson, L. A., & Trevathan, W. (in press). Cortisol reactivity, maternal sensitivity, and learning in 3-month-old infants. Infant Behavior and Development.

Global Experts from Mexico

Global Experts in Subject