Justin Mahalak

Degrees:  No degrees reported
Advisor:
 Kerry Marsh
Lab webpage:
Research Interests:
  • Attitudes and behavior
  • Factors in decision making, especially trust in institutions
  • Virtual reality technology
Research Synopsis: Justin is currently involved in NIH research using virtual reality technology to study the situational factors that contribute to HIV risk behaviors, with the additional goal of making the technology more accessible to social scientists. Justin is also researching how a person’s trust or distrust of societal institutions influence their attitudes toward vaccinations and climate change legislation.
Recent News: Not updated
Representative Publications:  Forthcoming