Barry Dauphin

Barry Dauphin, PhD

Department: Psychology

Agencies/Organizations Which Have Funded Dr. Dauphin's Work: Health Resources and Services Administration

Keywords for Research Interests:

  • Cognition and Individual Differences Research Group Visual Information Processing, the Rorschach response process, personality influences on information processing (collaboration with Harold Greene, Ph.D., Cheryl Munday, Ph.D. and various students)
  • Development of scale for video game interest and involving experiences to research the relationship between various aspects of video-gaming experience with aspects of various experiences of consciousness, such as daydreaming, dreaming, psychological absorption, fantasy activity, etc. in addition to interest in other experiences that generally require intense involvement by the participant. (collaboration with doctoral students)
  • How therapists process the voice qualities of patients and its influence on formulation and intervention strategies. (collaboration with doctoral students).
  • Psychotherapy process research (collaboration with John Porcerelli, Ph.D.)
  • Beginning research into semantic differential and other ratings of Rorschach cards (collaboration with doctoral students)
  • Clinical Inference and Clinical Judgment in Beginning Level Psychologists; assessing "naïve" judgments, assessment after class instruction; assess changes in confidence level in judgments; research developed out of a class process teaching advanced Assessment students on research in clinical inference process (collaboration with doctoral students).
  • Therapist identification with theorists and its influence on clinical listening. collaboration with doctoral students.
  • Qualitative Interests: Psychoanalysis, myth and culture. The relationship between philosophy and psychoanalysis & psychology, such as philosophy of mind. The use of and underestimated importance of the case study for the development of knowledge about psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.  Understanding the core concepts of psychoanalytic psychology as it pertains to science, healthcare and the humanities. Issues pertaining to the boundaries and regulation of psychoanalysis and professional psychology, especially regarding prescription privileges, evidence based treatment and mandatory continuing education laws. Using psychoanalysis as a mean to understanding culture and societal trends.

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