Rather Potted’s Page

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Basic info and our specific interactions

  • My current CV
  • My cover letter (rough draft)
  • My research philosophy (rough draft)
  • My teaching philosophy (rough draft)
  • My service philosophy (rough draft)
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  • We’ve known each other ever since I started bugging you about obtaining equipment (e.g, XBox S-Video Cables and a DVD recorder) for my thesis Skill Gap around FA2009-SP2010
  • I took your Intro to Psychophysiology course in FA2010 and I partnered with Bridget to run a study on disgust and real v. fantasy violence
  • My final paper in the FA2010 class was on how realism and cooperation v. competition in games affects people’s arousal (via EDA) and valence (via PAR)
  • In the same class we also helped you edit your book
  • I was your research assistant during SP2012;
    • I cleaned data sets (HR and EDA)
    • Prepped data in excel for analysis
    • Designed and created the ICR website with you (pictures and all!)
    • link to your evaluation of me
    • You also put me as an conference author for audio habit for my RA work (SPR and AEJMC)
  • I bugged you again to buy Skyrim for the lab; You allowed me to setup a Steam account on all the laptops (a modern games lab!)
  • I watch Ms. Darcy from time to time  🙂
  • I AI’d T207 during the Summer of 2014 (graded; wrote test questions; helped moderate/develop group activities)
  • I guest lectured on the game industry’s structure, strategies, and trends for T207 (the one with the fun polling questions)

My research

  • I research the processing and effects of video game violence
  • I’m interested in the intersection between moral psychology and media processing and effects
  • I often try to use evolutionary and social psychology to inform my work
  • I currently have 2 publications (one open access)
  • I have 1 published abstract
  • I have 3 articles under review
  • I’ve had 9 conference papers accepted (w/one award; see below)
  • I’ve had 3 conference panels accepted
  • I’ve been a research assistant for 3 semesters at IU (1.5 years)

My teaching

  • Of the 10 semesters of being an AI, 5 of those had discussion sections (2.5 years)
  • I’ve also given 10 guest lectures during my time at IU

My service

  • I’ve reviewed for the Cyberpsych, Networking, and Behavior journal twice
  • I’ve reviewed for the Human Ethology Bulletin journal once
  • I’ve reviewed for three different conferences
  • I’ve been the GPSO rep for one year
  • I’ve served the department in the following roles: faculty rep, webmaster for the ICR, faculty search committee rep, I lead an AI training session two years, I’ve meet with potential grad students and faculty at lennies for the last 5 semesters


  • I won the COAS diss fellowship ($20K)
  • I earned a 4 year merit fellowship ($1K per annum)
  • I won 2nd place student paper for MC&S at AEJMC in 2014 ($75)
  • I won a COAS travel award ($250)

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