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Laurie Hunter

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Laurie Hunter

Senior Lecturer
Co-Director of the Center for Effective Teaching

Forbes Hall 2073
(757) 594-8088
laurie.hunter@cnu.edu

Education

  • Ph D in Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • MA in Psychology, University of Alabama at Huntsville
  • BA in Psychology, University of Alabama at Huntsville

Teaching

Developmental Psychology, Emotion, Motivation, Research methodology, Psychology lab courses

Research

Dr. Hunter’s research involves to different areas of cognitive and perceptual aspects of face processing. Currently, my research lab is using an eye-tracking methodology to explore which parts of the face people use to process faces or emotions.

Biography

Dr. Hunter studied psychology at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, obtained her B.A, and M.A. She obtained her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1996. She began her IHE teaching at Francis Marion University from 1996-2005. She became a part-time Faculty member at CNU in 2010, a full-time lecturer in 2012 and Senior Lecturer in 2019

  • CNU Annual Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Christopher Newport University. (2018)
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2019). Facial features and recognition memory: Eye-movement study on the encoding and retrieval of unfamiliar faces in children and adults. Infant and Child Development. Volume, e2148. Issue, e2148. Pages, 9.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2018). Effects of competence and achievement on college student perception of test anxiety. Journal of Modern Education Review. Pages, 274-281.
  • Samantha Leigh, Isabelle Clough, Ayesha Ferozpuri, Laralin Roland, Laurie Hunter, Association for Psychological Science, "Areas of interest and age of face impact fixation duration when processing emotional expressions," San Francisco CA. (2018)
  • Isabelle Clough, Samantha Leigh, Ayesha Ferozpuri, Laralin Roland, Laurie Hunter, Association for Psychological Science, "Psychopathy in a nonclinical population increases eye contact gaze patterns," San Francisco CA. (2018)
  • Laurie Hunter, Student Motivation workshop, "Engaging students in the classroom: Lessons from motivation theory," Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA. (2018)
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