David Chester

  • Class of 2016, now an Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Psychology

• PhD – Experimental Psychology – University of Kentucky - 2016

• MS – Experimental Psychology – University of Kentucky - 2013

• BA – Psychology – Warren Wilson College - 2008


Despite millennia of human advancement, many people cannot seem to shake the tendency to harm one another. My research seeks to understand the causes of such aggression. I focus on the neural and psychological mechanisms through which experiences such as exclusion and traits such as narcissism increase violence.

Selected Publications: 
For an updated publication list, see: http://davidchester.weebly.com/publications.html
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