Dr. Alyssa Counsell is the lab director for the Psychology and Statistics Education Research (PASER) Lab. She joined the Department of Psychology at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson) in 2018. Dr. Counsell is primarily interested in the scholarship of learning and teaching, especially as it pertains to statistics education. She studies topics such as statistics anxiety, attitudes toward statistics and statistical software, and statistics literacy. She also works to identify statistical challenges for applied researchers and explore ways to better emphasize research transparency and open science practices.