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Thu, 06/27/2013 - 10:31am -- jxgwcs
Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York

(585) 475-6773

Spring 2155:

By appointment.


Research Interests: 
Psychology of Language, Cognition & Emotion, Emotion Word Representation Within & Across Languages, Hemispheric Specialization

Professor Sutton joined the Department of Psychology in the Fall of 2012.  She teaches a variety of courses including Introduction to Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Research Methods.  Her research focuses on the psychology of language, cognition and emotion, emotion word representation within and across languages, and hemispheric specialization.


Sutton, T. M., & Altarriba, J.  (2015).  Color associations to emotion and emotion-laden words: A collection of norms for stimulus construction and selection.  Behavior Research Methods, 47.

Sutton, T. M., & Altarriba, J.  (2011).  The automatic activation and perception of emotion in word processing:  Evidence from a modified dot probe paradigm.  Journal of Cognitive Psychology (formerly, European Journal of Cognitive Psychology), 23, 736-747.

Sutton, T. M., & Altarriba, J. (2008).  Representing emotion words in the mental lexicon: A new look at the emotional Stroop effect.  The Mental Lexicon, 3, 19-46.

Sutton, T. M., Altarriba, J., Gianico, J., &  Basnight-Brown, D. M. (2007).  The automatic access of emotion: An investigation of the emotional-Stroop effect in monolinguals and Spanish-English bilinguals.  Cognition & Emotion, 21, 1077-1090.

Altarriba, J., & Canary, T. M. (2004).  The influence of emotional arousal on affective priming in monolingual and bilingual speakers.  Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 25, 248-265.