Astrinos Aris Karagiorgakis

Assistant Professor in Psychology, Psychology
Office Phone: 724-430-4253
Office Location: Eberly, 206M
Mailing Address:
2201 University Drive
Lemont Furnace, PA 15456

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Bio

Emigrated from Toronto, Canada, to earn Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Claremont Graduate University, CA, in 2010. Came to PSU, Fayette after spending 7 years as an Associate at Black Hills State University in South Dakota.

Research Interests
Although my research interests are quite varied, I am working on a number of projects that best capture my current interests. Since I started exploring the therapeutic benefits of coloring and drawing on stress, I have been attracted to the field of “art as therapy” to continue investigating its psychological and physiological benefits. Namely, what is it about art, and what part exactly is contributing to these purported benefits? This line of research has opened up a number of other opport