Michael D. Scur, BA
Michael Scur was the Project Manager for the "Helping Others" team from 2011-2013. Michael graduated with academic and departmental honors in Psychology in December 2010 from Cleveland State University. His research interests include cognitive correlates of nightmare frequency among trauma survivors with and without posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); the prevalence and co-occurrence of depression and PTSD across trauma type; Bayesian inferential techniques; the effect of cognitive biases, irrationality, and motivated reasoning on clinical decision making; and science education. Outside of work, Michael volunteers for the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center as a hotline advocate and advocate trainer, participates in the Parma CERT, enjoys vegetarian cuisine, and catches up on much needed sleep. Michael is now working as a research assistant in San Francisco, California.