About Us

The LaCrosse Laboratory was form in 2019, when Dr. Amber LaCrosse joined the Psychological Sciences Department as an Assistant Professor.

Amber LaCrosse, Ph.D.

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2014 Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience, Arizona State University

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2010 M.S. in Psychological Science, Northern Michigan University

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2008 B.S. in Psychological Science, Northern Michigan University  

Dr. LaCrosse is an Assistant Professor in the Psychological Science Department at Northern Michigan University. Her previous research experience includes a postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Florida studying cocaine addiction, and a second postdoctoral fellowship studying brain cancer at Aurora Research Institute in Milwaukee, WI. Before joining the Department of Psychological Science, Amber directed the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center at NMU. Her current research is focused on the impact of brain cancer and treatment on cognitive function and quality of life. 

She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Psychological Sciences, including:

Away from teaching and research, she enjoys swimming and hiking in the summer and snowboarding in the winter.