Dr. Joseph Mikels

Laboratory Manager
Madeline Nievera

Graduate Students
Alyssa Minton
Helena Swanson
Nathan Young

Undergraduate Students
Tess Hasan
Chauncey Irwin
Risha Vaughn
Hannah Walder


Alyssa R. Minton, M.S.

Emotion and Cognition Laboratory, Graduate Student

Contact Information

Department of Psychology
2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Byrne 612
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 325-7405


M.S., Psychological Science, Western Kentucky University, 2019
B.A., Psychology, minor Sociology, Indiana University Northwest, 2016

Major Areas of Interest

  • Changes in emotional processes across the life span
  • Age differences in emotion recognition abilities
  • Age differences in emotional regulation abilities in response to stress
  • Influence of emotional context on emotion recognition skills