Weylin Sternglanz, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at NSU's College of Psychology. He is a social psychologist whose principal research focus is in the field of interpersonal perception. Primarily, he studies deception detection and the ability to decode nonverbal cues to emotions. He has also conducted and published research on psychosocial antecedents of health-risk behaviors among adolescents, the ironic effects of attempted thought suppression on creativity, meta-accuracy in perceptions of emotions and personality traits, and implicit influences on perceptions of attractiveness. He is the faculty advisor for the NSU chapter of Psi Chi (the international honor society in psychology), and he is co-organizer of the NSU Undergraduate Film Festival. His primary teaching focus is in the areas of social psychology, interpersonal perception, and research methodology, though he has also taught courses in interpersonal communication, research practicum, and introductory psychology.