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Paul E. Haerich, PhD, MS

Paul E. Haerich, PhD, MS

Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Email phaerich@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-8707
Fax 909-558-0171

Department of Psychology
Loma Linda University, Central Building, Annex 155
11130 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA  92350

Psychophysiology of Emotion and Human NeuroCognition Laboratory

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, Psychology - University of Florida, 1989
  • MS, Psychology - University of Florida, 1988

Areas of Specialization

  • Cognitive psychology
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Attention and affect
  • Information processing and emotion
  • Ionizing radiation effects on CNS function

Professional Memberships and Licenses

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society
  • Psychonomic Society
  • Society for Psychophysiological Research

Recent Publications

  • Haerich, P., Eggers, C., & Pecaut, M. J. (2012). Impact of proton and gamma head-only irradiation on startle and prepulse inhibition behavior in mice. Radiation Research,177(4), 685-692. doi: 10.1667/RR2712.1.
  • Llamas, V. & Haerich, P. (2011). Varying attentional demands in the Image-Based Affective Parity Task. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 16, 185.

Recent Presentations

  • Terzyan, S. & Haerich, P. (2014, January). Global versus Local attention produced by emotionally evocative photographs and film clips.  Paper accepted for presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, WA.
  • Llamas, V. C., Luu, S., & Haerich, P. (2014, January).  The role of attention in processing emotion in alexithymia..  Paper accepted for presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Seattle, WA.
  • Martínez, A. E., Terzyan, S., Hinkle, A., Rosenblatt, D., & Haerich, P. (2013, August).  Effects of  temporal pressure on episodic memory. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Luu, S., Llamas, V. C., & Haerich, P. (2013, August).  The relationship between alexithymia and psychopathy among a subclinical sample. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Llamas, V. C., Luu, S., & Haerich, P. (2013, January).  Image-based affective parity task: Examining psychopathic traits and attention.  Paper presented at the 41st annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Waikoloa, HI.
  • DaSilva, B. & Haerich, P. (2012, November). Attentional capture with emotional images in a matching task. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Llamas, V. & Haerich, P. (2011, November). Varying attentional demands in the Image-Based Affective Parity Task. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.