Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Contemplative and ever-curious: Quiet by nature, often loud by
choice with a fondness for doing slightly stupid, taboo, and/or
I spend a lot of time thinking about the human mind and behavior,
but I always enjoy learning things, no matter the subject. As a
consequence, people with a passionate love of knowledge for a given
subject tend to attract my attention.
I'm also fond of the outdoors, with a particular fondness for
hiking and mountains. Really, anything that gives me a chance to
escape into nature.
What I’m doing with my life
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Having obtained a Master's in Social Psychology, I'm currently
enrolled in the Quantitative Psychology Ph.D. program at OSU, with
hopes of becoming a professor on one pipe-dream fulfilling day far
off into the future. I'm in my fourth year, and doing all those
wonderful teaching and researchy things that come as part and
parcel of the program.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
...something. Really, I don't mean to be a pain, but I've never
placed much stock in caring about that - I have work to do. Maybe
I'm just good at being a stubborn ass when it comes to my goals.
The first things people usually notice about me
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In terms of physical attributes (and so, the actual first. Speed of
light and all that) it'd be my height I imagine - statistically not
that tall, but sufficient to get attention. In terms of my
personality, I'm not so sure: Perhaps my friendly nature that is
oft-obscured by my thinking scowl?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Pretty fond of punk and ska in general, as well as a great deal of
alternative music. I sometimes listen to a bit of techno or
classical to get some kinds of work done. Most other kinds of music
depend on how much I'm drinking.
I typically read nonfiction, so it's hard to come up with a
favorite: it all gives me thought-fodder. Depends on the month's
In terms of fiction, when I rarely find the time for it I opt for
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
whatever books I'm reading at the time, and applying them to human
nature in general. I'm a research psychologist, after all.
More specifically, I spend a lot of time thinking about meaning.
Language, information, life - all fall under that heading, and I
like to think about how it relates to how the mind works, and what
Lately questions of causality have been on my mind, what with it
being completely and utterly impossible to prove.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
either working, or drinking and arguing with friends about science
and philosophy. Preferably the latter - the best conversations are
those fueled by a couple drinks and that are armed with good
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I can't tell if my sparse profile is a product of my limited desire
to spout off nonsense that lacks any real contextual meaning, or
because I'm - perhaps, and without my knowledge - boring. Hell if I
You should message me if
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you think meeting might be fun and worthwhile - why else?
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