Recent Faculty Publications

Back row: Chris Boyatzis, Judy Grisel, Joel WadeAaron Mitchel and Peter Judge. Front row: Jennie StevensonAndrea Halpern and Reggie Gazes. Not pictured: Bill Flack and Kevin Myers.

Congratulations to these ten faculty members on their recent publications. In 2014-15, they published or had accepted for publication 26 journal articles and book chapters.

Representative publications are listed below.

  • Cook, K.V., Boyatzis, C.J., Kimball, C.N., & Leonard, K.C. (in press). Religiousness and spirituality among highly religious emerging adults. Journal of Psychology and Christianity.
  • Flack, W.F., Jr., Kimble, M.O., Campbell, B.E., Hopper, A.B., Peterca, O., & Heller, E.J. (in press). Sexual assault among female undergraduates during study abroad: A single campus survey study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. DOI: 10.1177/0886260514563833.
  • Gazes R. P., Lazareva, O.F., Bergene, C.N., Hampton, R.R. 2014. Effects of spatial training on transitive inference performance in humans and rhesus monkeys. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition. 40, 477-489. 
  • Grisel JE, Beasley JB, Bertram EC, Decker BE, Duan CA, Etuma M, Hand A, Locklear MN, Whitmire MP. Initial subjective reward: single-exposure conditioned place preference to alcohol in mice. Front Neurosci. 2014 Nov 4;8:345
  • Halpern, A. R. , Golden, H. L, Magdalinou , N., Witoonpanich, P. & Warren, J. D. (2015). Musical tasks targeting preserved and impaired functions in two dementias. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1337, 341-348.
  • Mitchel, A. D., Christiansen, M. H., & Weiss, D. J. (2014). Multimodal integration in statistical learning: evidence from the McGurk illusion. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 407.
  • Mogilski, J. K., Wade, T. J., & Welling, L. (2014). Prioritization of potential mates' history of sexual fidelity during a conjoint ranking task. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40(7), 884–897.
  • Myers,K.P. (2015) Why we eat what we eat. In N. Avena (Ed.) Hedonic Eating. Oxford University Press.
  • Pearson, B.L., Reeder, D., & Judge, P.G. 2015. Crowding increases salivary cortisol but not self-directed behavior in captive baboons. American Journal of Primatology, 77, 462-467.
  • Stevenson JR, Buirkle JM, Buckley LE, Young KA, Albertini KM, Bohidar AE. (2015). GHS-R1A antagonism reduces alcohol but not sucrose preference in prairie voles. Physiology and Behavior, Apr 2;147:23-29. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.04.001  

Colloquium Series

This series brings students, faculty, and the Bucknell community together to discuss research in progress and hear talks by visiting scientists. It is sponsored by the psychology department, Psi Chi, and the University Lectureship Committee (and sometimes others). All interested members of the community are welcome to attend. Light refreshments are served and a short reception after each talk offers the opportunity to chat with the speaker.

For questions or more information about the speakers or series, please contact Kevin Myers and/or Aaron Mitchel, coordinators of the Psychology Colloquium series.

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