Detailed Information for Jessica Cook

Jessica R.  Cook 
 » Teaching Assistant
Office Location
Prothro-Yeager Hall 129 
Voice: (940) 397-4340

Contact Information

My Websites


My research interests include lie detection, intelligence gathering, giftedness, and evolutionary psychology. 

Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2013 1103  207  General Psychology    Prothro-Yeager Hall 102
Details Fall 2012 1103  105  General Psychology    O'Donohoe Hall 129

Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Concordia University Irvine B. A. in Behavioral Science 2011-5-13 0:0:0 
Midwestern State University M.A. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology 2013-12-14 0:0:0 

Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Midwestern State University  Graduate Research Assistant  2011-Sep  2012-Aug
 Midwestern State University  Teaching Assistant  2012-Aug  present

Research and Publications


Research Experience

Thesis Research- in progress

Midwestern State University

Dr. David Carlston

·      Currently in the data collection phase.

Sexual Aggression Research Lab- Jan 2012-present

Midwestern State University

Dr. Laura Spiller

·      Discussion of past literature involving sexual coercion, mate guarding, mate poaching, and reasons for having sex.

·      Analysis of data collected at the university involving the above topics.

Research Assistant to Nick Chesher- October 2010-May 2011

Concordia University Irvine

Dr. Roberto Flores de Apodaca

·      Assisted a doctoral candidate with his dissertation research conducted at Concordia.

·      Supervised computer lab where biofeedback training was conducted. 

Conference Presentations


Measuring College Women’s Perception of Competition for their Romantic Partner

Talk presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association conference

April 2012

            Oklahoma City, OK

            Supervised by Dr. Laura Spiller

Measuring College Women’s Perception of Competeion for their Romantic Partner.

            Poster presented at the 3rd annual meeting of the Scholarship Colloquium

            April 2012

            Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            Strug, A. M., Cook, J. R., Spiller, L. C., Davis, J.

Conference Leaders Today, Community Leaders Tomorrow

            Presented at the Omicron Delta Kappa National Convention

                       June 2010

            Houston, TX

            Supervised by Russ Cargo