Postdoctoral Fellows

Monique Pfaltz .:. emailMonique graduated from the University of Basel and the University of Columbia- Missouri. She completed her PhD on ambulatory assessment of anxiety with novel technologies at the University of Basel. Her research focuses on risk factors for the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders, particularly of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Currently, Monique is conducting studies on the influence of working memory capacity on emotion regulation abilities. In her spare time, she enjoys doing yoga and cooking, as well as spending time with her family, especially her son Noé.
C.A. Meyersburg .:. emailC.A.’s research addresses correlates and consequences of people embracing culturally atypical beliefs, i.e., Why do some non-psychotic people believe highly unusual or improbable things? C.A. is fascinated by unusual memory experiences and related phenomena. Her current research regards memory, cognition, creativity, and personality of people reporting recovered memories from one or more past lives. Her research has been published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology (2009) and the Journal of Personality and Individual Differences (2011). You can hear her discuss some of her research on the Are We Alone/Big Picture Science radio program (link) C.A.’s non-research interests include traveling, playing cards, swing dancing, and enjoying time with her two pugs.