Conor McLennan, professor and chair in the Department of Psychology, and one of his former students, Maura Krestar, recently had an article published. Their paper, entitled “Responses to Semantically Neutral Words in Varying Emotional Intonations” was published in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/abs/10.1044/2018_JSLHR-H-17-0428
The research reported in their paper represents portions of Maura Krestar’s dissertation-related research. Dr. Krestar, the first author on this paper, earned her Ph.D. in Adult Development and Aging from CSU’s Department of Psychology. Dr. Krestar is now an Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Texas A&M Kingsville.