Activist, March 2012

Joshua Pritikin's Home Page at University of Virginia

I started graduate school at University of Virginia fall 2011. My area of concentration is quantitative psychology. My advisors are Steven Boker and Karen Schmidt.

I encourage you to visit my political activism page.

Substantiative Research Interests

Complete mental silence

Current Research

I am currently working on a mental silence disposition scale (5 min). I would like to thank the following sites for listing my survey:



Pritikin, J. N., & Schmidt, K. (2013). A self-report measure for familiarity with mental silence. In W. v. Moer, D. A. Çelik, & J. L. Hochheimer (Eds.), Spirituality in the 21st Century: Journeys beyond Entrenched Boundaries (pp. 23-31), Oxford, United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press. PDF

Pritikin, J. N. (2007). We ought to characterize dyadic prospects. International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction: Doctoral Consortium, Lisbon, Portugal. PDF

Teaching Experience

Lab Teaching Assistant


Department Presentations


Awards and Honors

2008-2009 Osher Reentry scholarship $4500

My Schedule



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Office hours:

Mobile: USA +1 434-218-2280, India +91 88881 63224


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Skype ID: jpritikin and joshua.pritikin