Current Research Assistants
LOCATION: Howard Hall 103A
The primary emphasis of the Social Influence Lab is investigating social factors that affect expressions of generosity, particularly with respect to tipping and other forms of gratuity. Other research is exploring how appeals to self-expansion can enhance persuasion attempts. The Lab provides undergraduates with hands-on opportunities to conduct experiments and other research studies leading to publications and conference presentations.
Zakariya is currently a junior majoring in Psychology with minors in General Management and Leadership Communication. He is interested in Psychology’s role in influencing and improving corporate settings. He wishes to pursue a Master's degree in Industrial Psychology and continue into the field. He is a member of the honors school, the psychology club, and Psi Chi.