Associate Professor Tom Denson

Associate Professor Tom Denson

Associate Professor Tom Denson

Associate Professor

B.A. Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997
M.A. Research Psychology, California State University, Long Beach, 2002
M.A. Social Psychology, University of Southern California, 2004
Ph.D. Social Psychology, University of Southern California, 2007

Contact details

Phone: (02) 9385 1305
Email: Associate Professor Tom Denson
Fax: (02) 9385 3641

Office: Mathews, Room 1304

Research Summary

Research Areas: The causes and consequences of anger and aggression in humans; Aggressive personality; Biological correlates of anger and angry rumination; Intergroup aggression; Psychological determinants of physiological responses to stress.

Teaching

PSYC1001 & GENS9001

Publications

 

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Recent Research Grants:

  • (2012-2014) Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA). Anger and aggression in psychological time and space. $375,000. Denson, T.F.
  • (2012-2014) Australian Research Council Discovery Project, Self-control processes underlying reactive aggression. $397,998. Denson, T.F.
  • (2010-2013) Australian Research Council Linkage Project in collaboration with AAMI. Psychological factors that lead to risky, aggressive, and impaired driving. $360,000. Denson, TF, Zadro, L, & Moulds, ML.
  • (2010-2012) National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant. Alcohol, angry rumination, and aggression: The role of acute impairment of executive functioning. $328,750. Denson, TF.
  • (2009-2011) Australian Research Council Discovery Project. Regulating anger: Cognitive reappraisal, emotional suppression, and post-event rumination. $170,000. Denson, TF, Grisham, JR, & Moulds, M.
  • (2009-2011) Australian Research Council Discovery Project. Social psychological, personality, and neural processes underlying anger, aggression, and health. $297,000. Denson, TF.

Current Research Students

PhD Students
Timothy P. Schofield
Khandis Blake
Jesse Hancock
 
Honours Students
Emma Doolan
 
Masters Students
Anoushka Somasunderam
 
Research Assistants
Miriam Capper
Kate Blundell
 

Personal Links

Personal Homepage: http://www.psychexperiment.net/denson/index