Melissa Wilson, MA
Melissa (Missy) is a third-year graduate student in the social and personality psychology program at UCR. She graduated from Vanguard University in 2016 and worked as a research assistant at UC Irvine in the Loftus Lab and the Emotion Research Lab. Melissa is interested in rumination during waiting periods and stress-relieving interventions, as well as researching more effective ways for patients and physicians to communicate in order to improve the healthcare experience. When she's not working, you'll find Melissa hanging out with friends and family, taking short trips to new cities, and watching TV shows with her pug, Aldeux.