March 6th, 2020

A huge round of applause to Emma Deihl for successfully defending her Plan B/thesis investigating blame and societal stigma facing gender diverse individuals. JOB WELL DONE!

Emma Defense

January 7th, 2020

Shout out to Dr. Thompson and her research team (Dallas Capesius and Danica Kulibert) on the publication of their article entitled “Understanding Infidelity Forgiveness: An Application of Implicit Theories of Relationships.”

November 2nd, 2019

Congratulations to Katie Haus on the publication of her Honors thesis entitled “An Examination of the Sexual Double Standard Pertaining to Masturbation and the Impact of Assumed Motives.” Click here to read her work.

September 24th, 2019

A well deserved congratulations to Carissa Harvey on the publication of her Masters thesis entitled “The “Sextual” Double Standard: An Experimental Examination of Variations in Judgments of Men and Women Who Engage in Computer-Mediated Sexual Communication.” Click here for the online paper!

May 9th, 2019

Round of applause to Dr. Thompson and her research team on their recent publication in the Journal of Nursing Measurement! Click here for the online paper!

April 23rd, 2019

Congratulations to Delaney Wilder for completing her University Honors requirements!

March 1st, 2019

Hip-hip-hooray to Emma Diehl for successfully defending her Plan B/thesis proposal! She plans to investigate societal stigma facing gender diverse individuals who have received an HIV diagnosis, the role of causal attributions when assigning blame, and the impact of perspective-taking to promote empathy and reduce blame. Way to kill it Emma!

January 7th, 2019

Huge shout out to Danica Kulibert on her first, first-authored publication in The Journal of Social Psychology. CONGRATS!

September 27th, 2018

Round of applause to Carissa Harvey who was presented with the Legacy scholarship this evening. This scholarship was developed to honor a psychology graduate student with an outstanding thesis. This was only presented to one student and is a HUGE accomplishment. Congrats Carissa, we are SO PROUD OF YOU!

August 20th, 2018

A huge congrats to Carissa Harvey who successfully defended her Plan B project/thesis in which she conducted an experimental examination of the endorsement of the sexual double standard among men and women who engage in computer-mediated sexual communication! WAY TO GO CARISSA!

May 14th, 2018

Interested to learn more about infidelity in relationships? Tune into Dr. Thompson’s radio interview! Click here.

May 5th, 2018

Heartfelt round of applause to undergraduate lab member, Katie Haus, for graduating with Honors from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a degree in Applied Science! Congrats Katie, we are so proud of you! Click here for the commencement program.

April 16th, 2018

Congrats to undergraduate researcher (Katie Haus) for accepting a position in Dr. Kristen Mark’s Sexual Health Promotion Lab at the University of Kentucky! During her time there, Katie will be be obtaining her M.S. degree in Health Promotion.

February 7th, 2018

Hip-hip-hooray for Dr. Thompson, Aaron Bagley, and Elle Moore for their recent publication in Psychology & Sexuality. Check on the article here.

January 6th, 2018

For those in the Duluth area,  be sure to check out Dr. Thompson’s Ted at Teatro talk at the Zeitgeist theater on Wednesday, January 17th.  For more information, click here.

November 15th, 2017

Congrats Dr. Thompson and her student collaborators (Jocelyn Hart, Sarah Stefaniak, and Carissa Harvey) for their recent publication in Sex Roles. Click here to check it out.

November 12th, 2017

Congrats to Ph.D. student (Danica Kulibert) and M.Sc. student (Elle Moore) for their fabulous oral presentations at this year’s meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.

October 23rd, 2017

Congrats to Dr. Thompson, her collaborator (Yvonne Anisimowicz), and Ph.D. student (Danica Kulibert) on their recent article reporting on motives for romantic kissing published in Sexual and Relationship Therapy. Check on the article here.

October 9th, 2017

Another great review of Dr. Thompson and Dr. Byers research on multi-person sexual activity. Read more here.

September 25th, 2017

Huge round of applause to M.A. student, Carissa Harvey, for successfully defending her thesis on the endorsement of a sexual double standard when evaluating hypothetical men and women involved in computer-mediated sexual communication! Can’t wait to hear the results!

August 18th, 2017

Two thumbs up to Dr. Thompson and her collaborator Dr. O’Sullivan for their recent article on infidelity judgments published in Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Click here to read all about it.

August 15th, 2017

Congratulations to Danica Kulibert and Dr. Thompson on their recent news regarding the acceptance of their kissing motives manuscript into the Journal of Sexual & Relationship Therapy!

July 11th, 2017

A huge congrats to Sarah Londo who successfully defended her thesis on the implicit endorsement of a sexual double standard today! The lab is so proud of you!

May 23rd, 2017

Congrats to all of the undergraduate students (Jocelyn Hart, Jeremiah Gruendemann, Paige Schreifels, Matthew Raymond, and Sarah Stefaniak)  and graduate students (Danica Kulibert, Aaron Bagley, Amy Schlueter, and Sarah Londo) on the graduation from UW Oshkosh today!

April 28th, 2017

A large round of applause to undergraduate student, Rebecca Tolfa, for her presentation and participation associated with Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C.! You made the entire research team very proud!

April 22nd, 2017

Congrats to all of the research team members for the amazing presentations at the annual meeting of the Midwest Psychological Association (in Chicago, IL) this week! Everyone did an outstanding job!

March 28th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Thompson and her UW Oshkosh colleagues for their recent article assessing concerns related interaction occurring between young adults and their grandparents diagnosed with dementia!

March 6th, 2017

Congratulations to graduate researcher, Danica Kulibert on her acceptance into a PhD program in Social Psychology at Tulane University! Can’t wait to see what wonderful things Danica accomplishes in her career!

February 15th, 2017

Congratulations to undergraduate researcher, Rebecca Tolfa, on her acceptance to present her research at the prestigious Posters on the Hill in Washington, DC in April! Her presentation relates to gender minority students’ self-reported experiences with discriminatory behaviors and sexual assault on our campus.

February 8th, 2017

Congratulations to graduate researchers Elle Moore and Danica Kulibert on their recently published article in the Journal of Relationship Research investigating the variables predicting motives for romantic kissing. As of today, the article is now available online – check it out here!

January 24th, 2017

A huge congratulations to several undergraduate researchers on their acceptance to present their research at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research in Memphis in April. Jocelyn Hart and Sarah Stefaniak will be presenting their work on the endorsement of a sexual double standard related to initiators of consensually nonmonogamous relationships. Rebecca Tolfa will be sharing her work on how personality influences judgments of infidelity. Paige Schreifels and Sarah Stefaniak will be summarizing their findings related to how adults’ attitudes toward consensual nonmonogamy vary according the five factor model of personality. Finally, Jeramiah Gruendemann will be presenting some of his applied research on the self-reported mental health concerns of region-specific U.S. international students utilizing university counseling services. Way to go all!