Lab Members

Dr Eddie Clarke

I am an assistant lecturer at Monash University and the leader of the Lab’s Ideology and Motivated Reasoning stream. I am interested in the effects of political ideology and motivated reasoning on climate change mitigation policy support, vaccine hesitancy, and GMO food consumption avoidance.

For more details, see eddieclarke.com

Dr Anna Klas

I am a lecturer in Social Psychology in the School of Psychology at Deakin University and the leader of the Lab’s Group Processes and Persuasion stream. My primary interest is investigating how identity and group processes can improve health and environmental communication.

For more details, see annaklas.com

Dr Emily Kothe

Emily Kothe
Emily Kothe

I’m a lecturer in Health Psychology in the School of Psychology at Deakin University and the leader of the Lab’s Behaviour and Behaviour Change stream. My primary interest is in the application of social psychology models to the development and evaluation of persuasive messages.

For more details, see emilykothe.com

Dr Mathew Ling

Mathew Ling
Mathew Ling

I’m a lecturer in personality psychology and research methods at Deakin University and the leader of the Lab’s Psychometrics and Person-Context Dynamics stream. I am interested in understanding what makes people susceptible to misinformation, and how to address misinformation the biomedical domain.

For more details, see mathewling.online