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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Emily Stark, Ph.D.

Page address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/psych/emily_stark.html

Associate Professor

Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2007

Areas of Interest

  • Critical Thinking
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Decision Making; Framing Effect
  • Lie Detection
  • Emotions and Intuition

Selected Publications/Presentations

Stark, E. (in press). “Real life solutions to real life problems:” Collaborating with a non-profit foundation to engage honors students in applied research. Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council.

Stark, E., Lassiter, A., & Kuemper, A. (in press). A brief examination of predictors of e-learning success for novice and expert learners. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal.

Stark, E. (2012). Enhancing and assessing critical thinking in a research methods in psychology course. Teaching of Psychology, 39(2), 107-112.

Stark, E., Sachau, D., & Albertson, D. (2012). Producing a radio show about psychological science: The story of Psychological Frontiers. Teaching of Psychology, 39(1), 42-44.

Rothman, A.J., Stark, E., & Salovey, P. (2006). Using message framing to promote healthy behavior: A guide to best practices. Best Practices in the Behavioral Management of Chronic Diseases, Volume 3. (pp. 31-48). Institute for Disease Management: Los Altos, CA.

Courses Taught

  • Psyc101 Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Psyc201 Careers in Psychology
  • Psyc211 Research Methods and Design
  • Psyc289 Psychology and the Law
  • Psyc340 Social Psychology
  • Psyc409/509 History and Systems of Psychology
  • Psyc433/533 Child Psychology