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Alisha

Meschkow

Ph.D.
MVR G251
Ithaca, New York
Human Development

Biography

I am a PhD student in Dr. Valerie Reyna's Laboratory for Rational Decision Making with a focus in Law, Psychology and Human Development. My research focuses on different cutting edge areas in psycholegal contexts such as sexual assault, plea bargaining, and juror decision-making. I am the current team leader for the Psychology and Law Team for Reyna Lab.

Helm, R. K., Reyna, V. F., Meschkow, A. S., Weldon, R. B. (November 2015). Separating representation, reflection, and emotional reaction: A fuzzy-trace theory approach to criminal adjudication. Poster presented at the 36th annual conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago, Illinois.  

Meschkow, A.S., Nolte, J., Garavito, D. M. N., Helm, R. K., Weldon, R. B., & Reyna, V. F. (2016). Risk taking across the lifespan. In M.H. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development.

Helm, R. K., Reyna, V. F., Meschkow, A., Ulczak, M., & Jenkins, A. (March 2017). Cognitive processing of evidence in jurors: Extending the story model. Paper presented at the 2017 American Psychology and Law Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington. 

Meschkow, A.S., Jenkins, A. J., Calderon, V. D., Reyna, V. F. (November 2017). A fuzzy-trace theory approach to juror decision-making about rape. Poster presented at the 36th annual conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Vancouver, Canada.  

Meschkow, A.S., Nolte, J., Tsemekhin, R., Reyna, V. F. (November 2017). It only takes once: Reasoned and gist predictors of birth-control intentions. Poster presented at the 36th annual conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Vancouver, Canada.  

 

I have been a teaching assistant for the following courses:

 

Fall 2018: HD 2830 - Research Methods in Human Development

Spring - Fall 2017: EDUC 2610 - Intergroup Dialogue

Fall 2016: HD 1150 - Human Development: Infancy and Childhood

Spring 2016: HD 2610 - Development of Social Behavior

Arizona State University, May 2014 - Psychology, B.S.