Department of Psychology

Bryan Myers

faculty edu and contact info

Dr. Bryan Myers, Professor
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, Ohio University, Athens OH, 1998
M.A. in Experimental Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa Ont., Canada, 1991
B.A. in Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa Ont. Canada, 1989

Teaching Laboratory Building, Rm 3028
UNCW, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 962-3636 | curriculum vitae

My research interests are in Forensic Psychology and Industrial-Organizational Psychology. These include studies concerning jury decision making, detecting deception, capital sentencing, false memories, and leadership development and team performance.  

Recent Publications (*student coauthor)

*Kantor, R., Myers, B., *Meyer, K., *Barnes, B., Nunez, N., Wilkowski, B. (2022). Psychological Expert Testimony in the Capital Trial Penalty Phase: A Content Analysis of Trial Transcripts. Journal of Forensic Psychology: Research and Practice. 

Rogers, R., Sharf, A. J., Myers, B., Drogin, E. Y., & Williams, M. M. (2019). Capital juror questionnaires in death-penalty cases: A study of attitudes, denials, and deceptions. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 38, 12-31. Doi: 10.1002/bsi.2451.

Myers, B., Nunez, N., Wilkowski, B., Kehn, A., *Dunn, K. (2018). The heterogeneity of victim impact statements: A content analysis of capital trial sentencing penalty phase transcripts. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 24, 474-488.

Myers, B., *Johnson, S., & Nunez, N. (2018). Victim impact statements: 25 years post-Payne.  In M. Miller and B. Bornstein (Eds.), Advances in Psychology and Law (Vol 3), pp. 41-76. New York, NY: Springer.

Myers, B., *Johnson, S., *Shoemake, R., Myers, J. (2017). Perceptions of Recovered Memory Therapy: Hindsight bias effects on judgments of memory veracity and therapist competence and responsibility. Psychology of Consciousness: Research, Theory, and Practice, 4, 396-417. Doi: 10.1037/cns0000133.