Veronica Kraft

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Graduate Student, Cognition & Neural Systems
Faculty Advisor: Jake Jacobs
Degree(s): 
  • B.S. Psychology, Sociology Minor, Keystone College (2017)
Office: 
Psychology 531
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Research Interests: psychoneuroendocrinology effects of stress on sexual behavior, risk-taking and impulsive behavior; life history theory; evolutionary psychology and evolutionary theory; evolutionary function of the limbic system; human mating strategies and preferences; human sexuality; stress and decision making; anxiety; ovulation cues; abnormal psychology; effects of glucocorticoids on retrieval of emotional memories

Selected Publications: 
Kraft V., Figueredo A.J. (2020) Local Sex Ratio. In: Shackelford T., Weekes-Shackelford V. (eds) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer, Cham
 
Kraft V., Jacobs W.J. (2019) Differential Reproductive Success. In: Shackelford T., Weekes-Shackelford V. (eds) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer, Cham
 
Kraft V. (2019) Fixed Action Patterns. In: Shackelford T., Weekes-Shackelford V. (eds) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer, Cham
 
Kraft, V. & Howell, S.R. (May, 2017). Similarity of the Big 5 Personality Traits of Individuals to those of their Partners and Best Friends. Presented at the 29th meeting of the Association of Psychological Science. Boston, MA. 
Courses Taught: 
  • PSY364 Human Sexuality
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