Dr. Brooke Thompson

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling
BA, University of North Carolina at Asheville
MS in Educational Psychology with emphasis in Sport Psychology, Florida State University
PhD in Educational Psychology with emphasis in Sport Psychology, Florida State University

Courses Taught

Experimental Psychology
Educational Psychology
Exercise and Sport Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Adolescent Psychology
General Psychology
Psychology of Women (Seminar)

Bio

Dr. Brooke Thompson is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Gardner-Webb University. She holds a doctorate in sport psychology and her primary areas of interest in sport psychology are focused on anxiety about discomfort/pain during athletic and exercise endeavors, as well as the experience and perception of pain in such endeavors. These interests have culminated into several publications and conference presentations. Brooke was a Division I track and field athlete, who competed in the long and triple jump, the heptathlon, and the 4 X 400 meter relay. She considers herself an avid runner and has participated in a marathon, as well as several half marathons and 5k races.