Claude Galette

Psychology Undergraduate at University of Rochester    | Class of 2016
    Currently applying to graduate programs. 

Specific Research interests:  
  • Neural correlates of Social Behavior. 
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Cognition
  • Cultural differences on neuronal behavior. 

    Recipient of Gilman Scholarship for work South Africa, awarded by U.S. Department of State. 
    • Link to UR Awards Page: HERE
    Recipient of Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Program U.S. Department of Education.
    • Link to McNair Page: HERE


Research Experience:         My Resume is Available : HERE

Research: Cross Cultural Development of Moral Reasoning, with Dr. Susan Malcolm-Smith
  • In South Africa a multitude of cultures live in close proximity. 
  • I analyzed children between the ages of 5-13 using a range of theory of mind evaluations. 
  • The remainder of tasks included measures of empathy and moral reasoning in in-group/out-group conditions, and correlates of altruistic behavior. 
Uncovering Representations of Ambiguous Words: Rajeev Raizada Lab
  • A study  investigating the differences in disambiguation of ambiguous words. 
  • Focusing on: homonyms, metaphoric polysemes, metanymic polysemes and irregular polysemes.  
  • Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at University of Rochester, NY

Social Stress Lab: Psychology Department at University of Rochester, NY
  • The research included monitoring cardiovascular responses and other physiological reactions to psychological stress.
  • Work with associates assisting in facilitating research; Set up and record experiments according to protocol, record findings, log data. 
 

Awards
  • McNair Scholar: Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program
  • Gilman Scholar: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State 
    • Go to UR Awards PageHERE 
  • Rotary International Scholar