Mindfulness, Psychological Threat and Physics Learning

Supervising Faculty: Dr. Timothy Nokes-Malach, Dr. Brian Galla

Contact: Dr. Timothy Nokes-Malach, Dr. Brian Galla

Area of Research: Learning sciences, mindfulness

Description of Research: This project investigates the effect of mindfulness training on perceived psychological threat in University of Pittsburgh classrooms.

Duties of Students: Recruitment, data collection, data analysis, attending lab meetings


  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 12 credits of Psychology (including current term)
  • STAT 0200/1000/1100- Statistics
  • PSY 0036 Research Methods Lecture
  • PSY 0037 Research Methods Lab

Terms offered: Fall, Spring

Number of Students: 1

Additional Information: Students must fill out this form to apply for the position: https://forms.gle/ywdwPD9Uzjt6J2Kj9