About the Author
Cecile Marczinski, Assistant Professor at Northern Kentucky University, earned her Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from McMaster University (Canada) in 2001.? Her research interests address questions about how failures of behavioral control lead to risky and addictive behaviors. She investigates the determinants and the consequences of drug and alcohol use by measuring the cognitive, behavioral and subjective effects of acute doses of commonly used drugs, such as alcohol and caffeine, in human volunteers.
Her recent published work has focused on issues such as binge drinking in college students and the effects of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.? Her teaching portfolio includes courses in cognitive psychology, research methods and psychopharmacology.? She mentors undergraduate students who are interested in conducting research in the areas of cognition, self-control and addiction.