Primary research interests:

Risk-taking, decision-making under uncertainty, sports, statistical analysis, creativity, arts ecology.

Master’s Advisors:

Dr. Sandeep Mishra & Dr. Nick Carleton

Major funding:

  • Queen Elizabeth Jubilee II scholar (Fall 2016)
  • Tri-Council SSHRC funding (2015-2016)



Gonzales, J., Mishra, S., & Camp, R. (2016). For the win: risk‐sensitive decision‐making in teams. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. [LINK]

Carleton, R. N., Duranceau, S., Shulman, E. P., Zerff, M., Gonzales, J., & Mishra, S. (2016). Self-reported intolerance of uncertainty and behavioural decisions. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. [LINK]

Mishra, S., Gonzales, J. (2014). Sources of behavioral variability and the etiology of psychopathology. Psychological Inquiry[LINK]


Mishra, S., Watson, L., & Gonzales, J. (2016). Sex differences in allocating time and energy to hobbies and interests. Orally presented at the 8th Annual Rupert’s Land Consumer Behaviour Symposium, University of Saskatchewan, SK.

Gonzales, J., & Mishra, S. (2015). Clear goals, high need, can’t lose: Risk-sensitivity theory in two football populations. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Human Behavior and Evolution Society Conference, University of Missouri, MO.

Duranceau, S., Carleton, R. N., Zerff, M., Gonzalez, J., & Mishra, S. (2015). Behavioural responses to uncertainty: The relationship between intolerance of uncertainty and performance on three decision-making tasks. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, FL.

Mishra, S., Watson, L., & Gonzales, J. (2015). Sex Differences in Allocating Time and Energy to Hobbies and Interests. Orally presented at the 7th Annual Rupert’s Land Consumer Behaviour Symposium, University of Manitoba, MB. 

Gonzales, J., & Mishra, S. (2014). For the win: Risk-sensitivity theory in football decision-making. Orally presented at the 44th Annual Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium, University of Guelph, ON. 

Gonzales, J., & Mishra, S. (2014). For the win: Risk-sensitivity theory in football decision-making. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Southern Ontario Behavioral Decision Research Conference, University of Guelph, ON.

Gonzales, J., & Watson, L. (2013). Entitlement scale validation. Poster presented at the 74th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Quebec, QC.

Price, J., Gonzales, J., & Fitzgerald, R. J. (2012). Sex differences in memory for details of a crime. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Research Conference, University of Regina, SK.