Faculty

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Ken Abrams Bio
Professor of Psychology
Off Campus: Fall 2022
Office: Olin Hall 133
Phone: 507 222 5024

Ken Abrams (B.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; LP, State of Minnesota) is the principal investigator in the laboratory. He teaches courses in psychopathology and statistics, and a seminar on science and pseudoscience in psychology. He also leads every other fall the Carleton Cross-Cultural Psychology in Prague off-campus studies program. Other research of his has examined the association of nicotine withdrawal and carbon-dioxide hypersensitivity (a risk factor for experiencing panic), treatments for pathological gambling, and the self-medication of social anxiety and panic disorder with alcohol. Beyond campus, he enjoys biking, cross-country skiing, playing board games with his daughters, and following international soccer. Go Sparta Praha!

Students

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Nariah-Belle U. Sims ’21
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Molly Smith ’21
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Emily N. Spain ’21
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Yiqing Yu ’21