Molly Armstrong (she/her) is a first-year master’s student in the Clinical Psychology and Quantitative Psychology programs at Ball State University. At Ball State, Molly is a graduate assistant in the Personality and Psychopathology (P2) Lab under the supervision of Dr. Tayla Lee. Molly is studying externalizing behaviors in youth, including the assessment of these behaviors. She aims to approach her future work from a developmental psychopathology perspective. In line with her interests, Molly completed her Honors Thesis examining psychopathy and rule-breaking in college students and presented it at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference in 2023. Currently, Molly is working on a project examining the detection of response styles in youth.

In the P2 Lab, Molly serves as a Graduate Assistant and lab manager under the supervision of Dr. Lee. Her primary responsibilities are training and supervising the undergraduate lab assistants as they code medical records for longitudinal, community-partnered projects serving youth involved with the juvenile justice system.

In her spare time, Molly likes to listen to podcasts, watch comedy shows, and read a good book while drinking a cup of hot tea.