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richard-mcnallyRichard J. McNally
Professor and Director of Clinical Training
McNally Laboratory studies anxiety disorders (e.g., social anxiety disorder), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), complicated grief, and depression. A major emphasis is elucidating cognitive biases constitutive of these syndromes, and testing methods for reducing these biases, thereby fostering symptom reduction. Hence, much of our work falls under the rubric of experimental psychopathology as it aims to illuminate the mechanisms driving the etiology and maintenance of emotional disorders. By clicking on the Research link above, you can read about recent and ongoing projects in our lab.

Contact Information

Department of Psychology
Harvard University
1230 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2044

Telephone: (617) 495-3853
Fax: (617) 495-3728
E-mail: rjm@wjh.harvard.edu

Research Assistant / Volunteer

For those interested in working as a research assistant on lab projects, Harvard undergraduates should simply enroll/shop Psychology 2410r. Other volunteers may apply by contacting Professor McNally directly. Current lab projects involve social anxiety, attention bias modification training, depression, and complicated grief.

 

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