About Desiree Kozlowski
Desiree Kozlowski Bachelor of Psychology (Hons1), PhD; SCU University Medallist; APA Scholarship Recipient; Vice Chancellor's Citation for Excellence in Student Engagement.
I am very interested in hedonic pleasure and pleasurable emotions, especially their relationship with human health, resilience, and flourishing.
My research also includes work on gender perception as an aspect of social perception more broadly and on social prescriptions of masculinity and femininity.
Coffs harbour Education Campus
Coffs harbour NSW
Phone:(+61 2)6659 3655 - NSW
Journal articles (5)
The disconnect between observers’ male and masculine judgments from sparse gait cues conveying gender: perceiving precarious manhood Gender Issues (2016)
Although universal definitions are by no means agreed upon, the terms sex—male and female—and gender—femininity and/or masculinity—are semantically dissociable. The aim with the current study was to explore whether and to what extent they may ...
Dusted community: piloting a virtual peer-to-peer support community for people with an asbestos-related diagnosis and their families The Journal of Psychosocial Oncology (2014)
Individuals with an asbestos-related diagnosis and their carers face burdens including debilitating and life-limiting physical symptoms and medico-legal stressors. Feelings of social isolation are common. Increasing social connectedness can lead to increased feelings of personal ...
Beyond sensation: current thinking on sensory pleasure Current trends in experimental and applied psychology (2012)
Pleasure is something most of us value very highly. However, although we may spend considerable time and energy engineering opportunities to experience pleasure, we may not give much thought to its essential nature. Recent advances ...
Gender bending: auditory cues affect visual judgements of gender in biological motion displays Experimental Brain Research (2009)
The movement of an organism typically provides an observer with information in more than one sensory modality. The integration of information modalities reduces the likelihood that the observer will be confronted with a scene that ...