Miranda L. Beltzer

LIFE Virginia

LIFE Fellow from 2017 to 2021, University of Virginia


Dissertation completed in September 2021

Examining Social Reinforcement Learning Biases in Social Anxiety

(Advisor: Bethany Teachman)

Selected Publications

Beltzer, M. L., Ameko, M. K., Daniel, K. E., Daros, A. R., Boukhechba, M., Barnes, L. E., & Teachman, B. A. (2022). Building an emotion regulation recommender algorithm for socially anxious individuals using contextual bandits. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61(S1), 51–72. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12282

Beltzer, M. L., Moulder, R. G., Starns, A. L., & Teachman, B. A. (2020). Explicit-implicit discrepancy in macro-level mental illness stigma is linked to prevalence and care. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 39(8), 675–707. https://doi.org/10.1521/jscp.2020.39.8.675

Beltzer, M. L., Adams, S., Beling, P. A., & Teachman, B. A. (2019). Social anxiety and dynamic social reinforcement learning in a volatile environment. Clinical Psychological Science, 7(6), 1372–1388. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702619858425

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