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Psychology

V. K. Kumar

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Psychology

Wayne Hall
125 West Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383


Undergraduate Office: 5th Floor Room 502
Phone: 610-436-2945
Undergraduate Email: psych@wcupa.edu


Graduate Office: 5th Floor Room 506
Phone: 610-436-2532
Graduate Email: BFitzgerald@wcupa.edu

V. K. Kumar

V. K. Kumar
  • Professor of Psychology
  • M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Office Phone: 610-436-2348
  • Office Room Number: Wayne 5th Floor Room 517
  • Preferred Means of Contact: Phone, Email, in person
  • Email V. K. Kumar

Office Hours Fall 2018

Dr. Kumar is on a Leave of Absence for Fall 2018

Courses Typically Taught

  • Learning and Memory
  • Psychometrics
  • Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Brief Description of Research Interests

Aspects of Hypnosis, Aspects of creativity.

Representative Publications

  • Kumar, V. K., & Farley, F. (2009). Structural aspects of three hypnotizability scales: Smallest space analysis. International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, 57, 343-365.
  • Kumar, V. K., & Ryan, Rita. (2009). On measuring forgiveness: Implications from smallest space analysis. Current Psychology, 28, 32-44.
  • Pekala, R. J., Kumar, V. K., Maurer, Sr. R. L., Elliott-Carter, E., Moon, E., & Mullen. (2009) Positive Affect, Negative Affect, and Negative Effects during a Phenomenological Hypnotic Assessment within a Substance Abuse Population. International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, 57,64-93.
  • Fuchs, G. L., Kumar, V. K., &, Porter, J. (2007). Emotional Creativity, Alexithymia, and Styles of Creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 19(2-3), 233-246.
  • Kumar, V. K., Kemmler, D., & Holman, R. (1997). The Creativity Styles Questionnaire-Revised. Creativity Research Journal, 10, 51-58.

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