Dr. Gayle Dow, Asst. Professor (Psychology)

Office: Forbes Hall, 2033
Phone: (757) 594-5914
Email: gayle.dow@cnu.edu

Teaching Areas:
Educational psychology, giftedness and creativity


Ph.D. Educational Psychology (Specialty in Learning & Cognition), Indiana University, Bloomington
M.A., Psychology, (Specialty in Cognitive & Perceptual Sciences), University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., Psychology (Specialty in Quantitative & Experimental), California State University, Fullerton
B.A., Psychology, California State University, Fullerton

Teaching Responsibilities:

Statistical Applications in Social Science Research, Research Methods in Psychological Science & Lab, Educational Psychology, Senior Seminar (Giftedness), Reading Acquisition & Development

Research Interests:
Creativity, malevolent creativity, giftedness, and higher order thinking

Recent Publications:
Lee, S, & Dow, G.T. (2011). Malevolent creativity: Does personality influence malicious divergent thinking? Creativity Research Journal.
Plucker, J.A., & Dow, G.T. (2010). Attitude change as the precursor to creativity enhancement, in J. Kaufman & R. Beghetto (Eds) Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom, (pp 362 -380). Cambridge University Press.
Rinberg, Y., Dow, G.T., Plucker, J.A. (2010). Creativity as a predictor of course effectiveness in a university setting in A.M Corrigan (Ed) Creativity: Fostering, Measuring and Contexts. Nova Publisher