Welcome to the Gillath Lab website

Welcome to our lab page! Please use the links above to find out more about us and what we do, and feel free to contact us any time. If you are interested in working in the lab please email Antonio Soares De Almeida (asoares@ku.edu) or see the Opportunities page!

Recent News

Dr. Gillath and Parnia Haj-Mohamadi have released a new publication (see the Research section), this publication was cited in this Yahoo article! Check it out! 

Our own Katie Adams has recently published a guest blog on Sex & Psychology, ran by Dr. Justin Lehmille. You can find it here or on her bio under our people page! 

Congratulations to our recent graduates! Many of our lab members are going on to continue their research in the work force and graduate school all over the country and all over the world. Elianna, Elsey, Audrey, Olivia, Jennifer, Sunayna, and Lacey will mostly be graduating this semester (Sunayna graduated in December!). This semester has been a very strange semester to be studying social psychology, but we managed to still run some online studies with some of Dr. Gillath collegues such as Christopher Agnew and Tara Collins. Additonally, Elsey won the ACE award for her work with Dr. Gillath on a new security priming app! She also presented her research to a board of politcians in Topekea at the capital! This year one of our graduate students, Sabrina Gregersen, succesfully defended her thesis! Way to go Sabrina! 

A challenge that we faced this semester will this pandemic was measuring the impacts of the quaratine measures on relationships, many of our studies added new questionnaires to measure those impacts. 

New Papers from Dr. Gillath and colleagues!
See our publications section to view the two new papers published this year! One is regarding sharing food, and the other is about playing hard to get! 



Visit Dr. Gillath's blog.


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Preview some of our research below!


Dr. Gillath Giving a TEDxTalk on the Power of (Secure) Love


Short Animation Explaining Relational Disposability





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