Patricia CostelloEducation

Ph.D., University of Minnesota; B.A., University of St. Thomas

Research Interests 

Unconscious processing; decision making; visual perception; attention; sports; experimental awareness. Her other research interests and experience include decision making, emotion, human-longevity; family business; group decision making; autonomous work teams; job characteristics; Ph.D., B.A., University of Missouri–Kansas City.

Background

Dr. Costello studied psychology at the undergraduate level with an emphasis in behavioral neuroscience. She earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota, using fMRI (brain imaging) to study visual perception and attention in humans. Her current research investigates unconscious aspects of processing information (how we process information without explicit awareness). Her other research interests and experience include decision making, emotion, human-animal interaction, and human factors.