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Travis Crone

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office: N1074
(713) 221-8995


​Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of Arkansas, 2010.  

​PSY 1303: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 2302: Social Psychology
PSY 3320: Research Methods in Psychology
PSY 3399: Directed Studies in Psychology
PSY 4320: Psychology of Religion
PSY 4395: Special Projects in Psychology

​Dr. Crone is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at UHD. Dr. Crone received a Ph.D. in Psychology (Experimental Psychology with emphasis in Social and Cognitive Psychology) from the University of Arkansas in May 2010. He has active research agendas exploring:1) nonconscious effects of social goal primes on subsequent thoughts and behaviors, 2) the cognitive properties of goal completion 3) the way the social environment shapes an individual’s thoughts and feelings about the divine and other religious figures 4) the effects best practices in teaching have on student performance and attitudes Dr. Crone has extensive experience mentoring students in research methods as evidenced by student presentations at multiple national research conferences.

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors:

 Crone, T. S. (in press). The influence of affective priming on one’s perceived relationship with God. Journal of Psychology and Theology.

Crone. T. S. (2013). The effect of service-learning on attitudes in the Social Psychology classroom. Journal of Service-Learning in Higher Education, 2, 62-74.

Crone, T. S., & Portillo, M. (2013). Jigsaw variations and attitudes about learning and the self in cognitive psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 40, 246-251. doi: 10.1177/0098628313487451.

Crone, T. S. & Beike, D. R. (2012). Priming the nonconscious goal to self-actualize: Can even the highest order goals be primed nonconsciously? The Humanistic Psychologist, 40, 274-282. doi: 10.1080/08873267.2012.656781

Research Interest: Social cognition with an emphasis on goals, conscious and nonconscious; implentation intentions and how individuals perceive religious relationships.


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