Publications and creative works by faculty in the Department of Psychology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, are collected here.


Submissions from 2017


Racial Bias in Judgments of Physical Size and Formidability: From Size to Threat, John Paul Wilson, Kurt Hugenberg, and Nicholas O. Rule (2017)

Interactive Effects of Obvious and Ambiguous Social Categories On Perceptions of Leadership: When Double-Minority Status May Be Beneficial, John Paul Wilson, Jessica D. Remedios, and Nicholas O. Rule (2017)

Advances in Understanding the Detectability of Trustworthiness from the Face: Toward a Taxonomy of a Multifaceted Construct, John Paul Wilson and Nicholas O. Rule (2017)

Cognitive and Personality Characteristics of Masculinity and Femininity Predict Wayfinding Competence and Strategies of Men and Women, Jennifer Yang and Edward C. Merrill (2017)

Eat Your Veggies: A Chef-Prepared, Family Style School Lunch Increases Vegetable Liking and Consumption in Elementary School Students, Debra Zellner and Jennifer L. Cobuzzi (2017)

Ethnic Congruence of Music and Food Affects Food Selection But Not Liking, Debra Zellner, Tamaru Geller, Sarah Lyons, Alexandra Pyper, and Khadeeja Riaz (2017)

Submissions from 2016

A Dyadic Perspective On Speech Accommodation and Social Connection: Both Partners' Rejection Sensitivity Matters, Lauren Aguilar, Geraldine Downey, Robert Krauss, Jennifer Pardo, Sean Lane, and Niall Bolger (2016)

Telepsychological Services with Criminal Justice and Substance Abuse Clients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Ashley B. Batastini, Christopher King, Robert D. Morgan, and Brieann McDaniel (2016)

The Job Interview and Cognitive Performance: Does Structure Reduce Performance On Selection Batteries, and Can Explanation of Purpose Improve It?, Jennifer Bragger, Eugene J. Kutcher, Gaynell Schettino, Bridget Muzyczyn, Pamela Farago, and Emily Fritzky (2016)

Derived Relations Moderate the Association Between Changes in the Strength of Commitment Language and Cocaine Treatment Response, Kenneth M. Carpenter, Paul Amrhein, Krysten W. Bold, Kaitlyn Mishlen, Frances R. Levin, Wilfrid N. Raby, Suzette M. Evans, Richard W. Foltin, and Edward V. Nunes (2016)

An RCT to Treat Learning Impairment in Traumatic Brain Injury, Nancy D. Chiaravalloti, Joshua Sandry, Nancy B. Moore, and John Deluca (2016)

Effects of Serotonin in the Hippocampus: How SSRIs and Multimodal Antidepressants Might Regulate Pyramidal Cell Function, Elena Dale, Alan Pehrson, Theepica Jeyarajah, Yan Li, Steven C. Leiser, Gennady Smagin, Christina K. Olsen, and Connie Sanchez (2016)

Many Labs 3Evaluating Participant Pool Quality Across the Academic Semester Via Replication, Charles R. Ebersole, Olivia E. Atherton, Aimee L. Belanger, Hayley M. Skulborstad, Jill M. Allen, Jonathan B. Banks, Erica Baranski, Michael J. Bernstein, Diane B.V. Bonfiglio, Leanne Boucher, Elizabeth R. Brown, Nancy I. Budiman, Athena H. Cairo, Colin A. Capaldi, Christopher R. Chartier, Joanne M. Chung, David C. Cicero, Jennifer A. Coleman, John G. Conway, William E. Davis, Thierry Devos, Melody M. Fletcher, Komi German, Jon E. Grahe, Anthony D. Hermann, Joshua A. Hicks, Nathan Honeycutt, Brandon Humphrey, Matthew Janus, and David J. Johnson (2016)

Children's Anxious Reactions to An Invasive Medical Procedure: The Role of Medical and Non-Medical Fears, Jeremy K Fox, Leslie F. Halpern, Barbara C. Dangman, Karla M. Giramonti, and Barry A. Kogan (2016)

The State of Multiculturalism and Diversity in Undergraduate Psychology Training, Milton Fuentes and Casey R. Shannon (2016)

Before "Cuba libre" : the Making of Cuba's First President, Tomás Estrada Palma, Margarita García (2016)


Mapping Concentrations of Posttraumatic Stress and Depression Trajectories Following Hurricane Ike, Oliver Gruebner, Sarah R. Lowe, Melissa Tracy, Spruha Joshi, Magdalena Cerdá, Fran H. Norris, S V. Subramanian, and Sandro Galea (2016)

The Face of Humanity: Configural Face Processing Influences Ascriptions of Humanness, Kurt Hugenberg, Steven Young, Robert J. Rydell, Steven Almaraz, Kathleen A. Stanko, Pirita E. See, and John Paul Wilson (2016)

Cultivating Student Leadership in Professional Psychology, Lauren Kois, Christopher King, Casey LaDuke, and Alana Cook (2016)

Can School Counselors Deliver Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Social Anxiety Effectively? a Randomized Controlled Trial, Carrie Masia, Daniela Colognori, Chad Brice, Kathleen Herzig, Laura Mufson, Chelsea Lynch, Philip T. Reiss, Eva Petkova, Jeremy K Fox, Dominic C. Moceri, Julie Ryan, and Rachel G. Klein (2016)

Intervención Cognitivo-Conductual Comunitaria Versus Intervención Clínica En Jóvenes Adultos Españoles Con Fobia Social Generalizada, Pablo J. Olivares-Olivares, José Olivares, Diego Macià Anton, Araceli Macià, and Luis Montesinos (2016)

Catching the Drift: Carol a. Fowler On Phonetic Variation and Imitation, Jennifer Pardo (2016)

Task-and Treatment Length-Dependent Effects of Vortioxetine On Scopolamine-Induced Cognitive Dysfunction and Hippocampal Extracellular Acetylcholine in Rats, Alan Pehrson, Todd M. Hillhouse, Nasser Haddjeri, Renaud Rovera, Joseph H. Porter, Arne Mørk, Gennady Smagin, Dekun Song, David Budac, Manuel Cajina, and Connie Sanchez (2016)

Regional Distribution of Serotonergic Receptors: A Systems Neuroscience Perspective On the Downstream Effects of the Multimodal-Acting Antidepressant Vortioxetine On Excitatory and Inhibitory Neurotransmission, Alan Pehrson, Theepica Jeyarajah, and Connie Sanchez (2016)

Discriminative Stimulus Properties of 1.25 Mg/Kg Clozapine in Rats: Mediation by Serotonin 5-HT2 and Dopamine D4 Receptors, Adam J. Prus, Laura E. Wise, Alan Pehrson, Scott D. Philibin, Benny Bang-Andersen, Jørn Arnt, and Joseph H. Porter (2016)

The Contributions of Handedness and Working Memory to Episodic Memory, Aparna Sahu, Stephen D. Christman, and Ruth Propper (2016)

Individual Differences in Working Memory Capacity Predicts Responsiveness to Memory Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury, Joshua Sandry, Kathy S. Chiou, John DeLuca, and Nancy D. Chiaravalloti (2016)

General Mathematical Ability Predicts PASAT Performance in MS Patients: Implications for Clinical Interpretation and Cognitive Reserve, Joshua Sandry, Jessica Paxton, and James F. Sumowski (2016)

Mother–Daughter Relationship Quality and Body Image in Preadolescent Girls, Jane Ellen Smith, Sarah J. Erickson, Julia L. Austin, Jaime L. Winn, Denise N. Lash, and Paul Amrhein (2016)

Searching for the Neural Basis of Reserve Against Memory Decline: Intellectual Enrichment Linked to Larger Hippocampal Volume in Multiple Sclerosis, James F. Sumowski, M. A. Rocca, V. M. Leavitt, G. Riccitelli, Joshua Sandry, John Deluca, Giancarlo Comi, and Massimo Filippi (2016)

People Use Psychological Cues to Detect Physical Disease from Faces, Konstantin O. Tskhay, John Paul Wilson, and Nicholas O. Rule (2016)

The Increasing Impact of Socioeconomics and Race On Standardized Academic Test Scores Across Elementary, Middle, and High School, Gwyne W. White, Cesalie T. Stepney, Danielle Ryan Hatchimonji, Dominic C. Moceri, Arielle V. Linsky, Jazmin Reyes-Portillo, and Maurice J. Elias (2016)

Hypothetical Sentencing Decisions are Associated with Actual Capital Punishment Outcomes: The Role of Facial Trustworthiness, John Paul Wilson and Nicholas O. Rule (2016)

Just Dessert: Serving Fruit as a Separate "Dessert" Course Increases Vegetable Consumption in a School Lunch, Debra Zellner and Jennifer L. Cobuzzi (2016)

Submissions from 2015

Looks Like Chicken: Exploring the Law of Similarity in Evaluation of Foods of Animal Origin and their Vegan Substitutes, Shana Adise, Irina Gavdanovich, and Debra Zellner (2015)


Reputational concerns, not altruism, motivate restraint when gambling with other people’s money, Kodi B. Arfer, Michael T. Bixter, and Christian C. Luhmann (2015)

Effect of the Multimodal Acting Antidepressant Vortioxetine On Rat Hippocampal Plasticity and Recognition Memory, Cécile Bétry, Adeline Etiévant, Alan Pehrson, Connie Sánchez, and Nasser Haddjeri (2015)

A 5-HT3 Receptor Antagonist Potentiates the Behavioral, Neurochemical and Electrophysiological Actions of An SSRI Antidepressant, Cécile Bétry, David H. Overstreet, Nasser Haddjeri, Alan Pehrson, Christoffer Bundgaard, Connie Sanchez, and Arne Mørk (2015)


Happiness, political orientation, and religiosity, Michael T. Bixter (2015)


Evidence for Implicit Risk: Delay Facilitates the Processing of Uncertainty, Michael T. Bixter and Christian C. Luhmann (2015)

Social Anxiety and Mental Health Service Use Among Asian American High School Students, Chad Brice, Carrie Masia, Sumie Okazaki, Pei Wen Winnie Ma, Amanda Sanchez, Petra Esseling, and Chelsea Lynch (2015)

the Use of Ground Rules in Investigative Interviews with Children: A Synthesis and Call for Research, Sonja P. Brubacher, Debra Ann Poole, and Jason Dickinson (2015)

Cognitive Contributions to Differences in Learning After Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Kathy S. Chiou, Joshua Sandry, and Nancy D. Chiaravalloti (2015)

Transdiagnostic Behavior Therapy for Bullying-Related Anxiety and Depression: Initial Development and Pilot Study, Brian C. Chu, Lauren Hoffman, Alyssa Johns, Jazmin Reyes-Portillo, and Amy Hansford (2015)

Children's Performance On Ground Rules Questions: Implications for Forensic Interviewing, Jason Dickinson, Sonja P. Brubacher, and Debra A. Poole (2015)

The Emerging Standard of Competence in Immigration Removal Proceedings: A Review for Forensic Mental Health Professionals, Sarah Filone and Christopher King (2015)

Antes de "Cuba libre" : El Surgimiento del Primer Presidente, Tomás Estrada Palma, Margarita García (2015)

A Multilevel Framework for Recruiting and Supporting Graduate Students from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds in School Psychology Programs, Sally Grapin, Erica T. Lee, and Dounia Jaafar (2015)

Multidimensional Trait Emotional Intelligence and Aggressive Tendencies in Male Offenders of Domestic Violence, Anna E. Jaffe, Daniel Simonet, Robert P. Tett, Rachael M. Swopes, and Joanne L. Davis (2015)

Seeing a Meal is Not Eating It: Hedonic Context Effects Differ for Visually Presented and Actually Eaten Foods, Monica Jimenez, David Rodriguez, Nancy Greene, Debra Zellner, Armand V. Cardello, and Michael Nestrud (2015)

Support Beyond High School for Those with Mental Illness, Diana Joyce-Beaulieu and Sally Grapin (2015)

The Great is the Enemy of the Good: Hedonic Contrast in a Coursed Meal, Jacob Lahne and Debra Zellner (2015)

Twelve-Month-Old Infants’ Encoding of Goal and Source Paths in Agentive and Non-Agentive Motion Events, Laura Lakusta and Susan Carey (2015)

A Cultural Examination of the DSM-5Research and Clinical Implications for Cultural Minorities, Martin J. La Roche, Milton Fuentes, and Devon Hinton (2015)

Differentiated Effects of the Multimodal Antidepressant Vortioxetine On Sleep Architecture: Part 2, Pharmacological Interactions in Rodents Suggest a Role of Serotonin-3 Receptor Antagonism, Steven C. Leiser, Deborah Iglesias-Bregna, Ligia Westrich, Alan Pehrson, and Connie Sanchez (2015)

Serotonergic Regulation of Prefrontal Cortical Circuitries Involved in Cognitive Processing: A Review of Individual 5-HT Receptor Mechanisms and Concerted Effects of 5-HT Receptors Exemplified by the Multimodal Antidepressant Vortioxetine, Steven C. Leiser, Yan Li, Alan Pehrson, Elena Dale, Gennady Smagin, and Connie Sanchez (2015)

Reversal of Age-Associated Cognitive Deficits is Accompanied by Increased Plasticity-Related Gene Expression After Chronic Antidepressant Administration in Middle-Aged Mice, Yan Li, Aicha Abdourahman, Joseph A. Tamm, Alan Pehrson, Connie Sánchez, and Maria Gulinello (2015)

Efectos De La Competencia Del Terapeuta En El Tratamiento De Adolescentes Con Fobia Social Generalizada, Pablo J. Olivares-Olivares, Luis Montesinos, Ana I. Rosa-Alcázar, Diego Macià Anton, and Maravillas Amorós (2015)

Treatment of Cognitive Dysfunction in Major Depressive Disorder - a Review of the Preclinical Evidence for Efficacy of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors and the Multimodal-Acting Antidepressant Vortioxetine, Alan Pehrson, Steven C. Leiser, Maria Gulinello, Elena Dale, Yan Li, Jessica A. Waller, and Connie Sanchez (2015)

Altered Γ-Aminobutyric Acid Neurotransmission in Major Depressive Disorder: A Critical Review of the Supporting Evidence and the Influence of Serotonergic Antidepressants, Alan Pehrson and Connie Sanchez (2015)

Lateralized Differences in Tympanic Membrane Temperature, But Not Induced Mood, are Related to Episodic Memory, Ruth Propper, Taylor D. Barr, and Tad T. Brunyé (2015)

The Antidepressant Drugs Fluoxetine and Duloxetine Produce Anxiolytic-Like Effects in a Schedule-Induced Polydipsia Paradigm in Ratsenhancement of Fluoxetine's Effects by the Α2 Adrenoceptor Antagonist Yohimbine, Adam J. Prus, Sean M. Mooney-Leber, Michael D. Berquist, Alan Pehrson, Nicholas P. Porter, and Joseph H. Porter (2015)

Treatment for Comorbid Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Anxiety Disorders: A Pilot Study of a Flexible Health Sensitive Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program, Laura C. Reigada, Ashley R. Polokowski, Deborah J. Walder, Eva M. Szigethy, Keith J. Benkov, Jean Marie Bruzzese, and Carrie Masia (2015)

A Critical Review of Attentional Threat Bias and Its Role in the Treatment of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders, Amy Krain Roy, Tracy A. Dennis, and Carrie Masia (2015)

Working Memory Capacity Links Cognitive Reserve with Long-Term Memory in Moderate to Severe TBIA Translational Approach, Joshua Sandry, John Deluca, and Nancy Chiaravalloti (2015)

A Social-Cognitive Moderated Mediated Model of Psychological Safety and Empowerment, Daniel Simonet, Anupama Narayan, and Courtney A. Nelson Wierzbicki (2015)

Effectiveness of Skills for Academic and Social Success (SASS) with Portuguese Adolescents, Paula Vagos, Anabela Pereira, and Carrie Masia (2015)

Self-Report After Randomly Assigned Supervision Does Not Predict Ability to Practice Motivational Interviewing, R. Morgan Wain, Bryan A. Kutner, Jennifer L. Smith, Kenneth M. Carpenter, Mei Chen Hu, Paul Amrhein, and Edward V. Nunes (2015)

Facial Trustworthiness Predicts Extreme Criminal-Sentencing Outcomes, John Paul Wilson and Nicholas O. Rule (2015)

Age-Related Similarities in Contextual Cueing in the Presence of Unpredictive Distracters, Jennifer Yang and Edward C. Merrill (2015)

Response Cost to Repeated Displays—When Previous Distractors Become Targets, Jennifer Yang and Edward C. Merrill (2015)

The Impact of Signal-to-Noise Ratio On Contextual Cueing in Children and Adults, Jennifer Yang and Edward C. Merrill (2015)

We Don’t Always Mean What We Say: Attitudes Toward Statutory Exclusion of Juvenile Offenders from Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, Tina Zottoli, Tarika Daftary Kapur, and Patricia A. Zapf (2015)

Utility of the Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC) to Detect Insufficient Effort in Independent Medical Examinations and Civil Litigation Cases, Tina Zottoli, Steven Hoover, and William B. Barr (2015)

Submissions from 2014

Integration of Latino/a Cultural Values Into Palliative Health Care: A Culture Centered Model, Hector Y. Adames, Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, Milton Fuentes, Silvia P. Salas, and Jessica G. Perez-Chavez (2014)

Commitment Strength, Alcohol Dependence and Healthcall Participation: Effects On Drinking Reduction in HIV Patients, Efrat Aharonovich, Malka Stohl, James Ellis, Paul Amrhein, and Deborah Hasin (2014)

Explaining cyberloafing: The role of the theory of planned behavior, Kevin Askew, John E. Buckner, Meng U. Taing, Alex Ilie, and Jeremy A. Bauer (2014)


Shared losses reduce sensitivity to risk: A laboratory study of moral hazard, Michael T. Bixter and Christian C. Luhmann (2014)

Against the Deselection of the Stereotype Threat Agenda, Jennifer Bragger, Nancy L. Torres, and Eugene J. Kutcher (2014)


Hemispheric bases for emotion and memory, Tad T. Brunyé, Sarah R. Cavanagh, and Ruth E. Propper (2014)

Vortioxetine Dose-Dependently Reverses 5-HT Depletion-Induced Deficits in Spatial Working and Object Recognition Memorya Potential Role for 5-HT1A Receptor Agonism and 5-HT3 Receptor Antagonism, Kristian Gaarn du Jardin, Jesper Bornø Jensen, Connie Sanchez, and Alan Pehrson (2014)

Attractiveness Difference Magnitude Affected by Context, Range, and Categorization, Matthew Forsythe, Debra Zellner, Elizabeth Cogan, and Scott Parker (2014)

Interdisciplinary Connections and Academic Performance in Psychology - English Learning Communities, Jillian Grose-Fifer, Kimberly A. Helmer, and Tina Zottoli (2014)

Feedback Processing in Adolescence: An Event-Related Potential Study of Age and Gender Differences, Jillian Grose-Fifer, Renee Migliaccio, and Tina Zottoli (2014)

ERP Correlates of Malingered Executive Dysfunction, Steven Hoover, Tina Zottoli, and Jillian Grose-Fifer (2014)

Revisiting the Relationship Between Impression Management and Job Performance, Dan Ispas, Dragos Iliescu, Alexandra Ilie, Coralia Sulea, Kevin Askew, Josh T. Rohlfs, and Kelly Whalen (2014)

The Interaction of Escitalopram and R-Citalopram At the Human Serotonin Transporter Investigated in the Mouse, Jacob P.R. Jacobsen, Per Plenge, Benjamin D. Sachs, Alan Pehrson, Manuel Cajina, Yunzhi Du, Wendy Roberts, Meghan L. Rudder, Prachiti Dalvi, Taylor J. Robinson, Sharon P. O'Neill, King S. Khoo, Connie Sanchez Morillo, Xiaodong Zhang, and Marc G. Caron (2014)

Vortioxetine, But Not Escitalopram Or Duloxetine, Reverses Memory Impairment Induced by Central 5-HT Depletion in Ratsevidence for Direct 5-HT Receptor Modulation, Jesper Bornø Jensen, Kristian Gaarn du Jardin, Dekun Song, David Budac, Gennady Smagin, Connie Sanchez, and Alan Pehrson (2014)

Disputed Paraphilia Diagnoses and Legal Decision Making: A Case Law Survey of Paraphilia NOS, Non-consent, Christopher King, Lindsey E. Wylie, Eve M. Brank, and Kirk Heilbrun (2014)

Multimodal Antidepressant Vortioxetine Increases Frontal Cortical Oscillations Unlike Escitalopram and Duloxetine - a Quantitative EEG Study in Rats, Steven C. Leiser, Alan Pehrson, Philip J. Robichaud, and Connie Sanchez (2014)

Brexpiprazole I: In Vitro and in Vivo Characterization of a Novel Serotonin-Dopamine Activity Modulator, Kenji Maeda, Haruhiko Sugino, Hitomi Akazawa, Naoki Amada, Jun Shimada, Takashi Futamura, Hiroshi Yamashita, Nobuaki Ito, Robert D. McQuade, Arne Mørk, Alan Pehrson, Morten Hentzer, Vibeke Nielsen, Christoffer Bundgaard, Jørn Arnt, Tine Bryan Stensbøl, and Tetsuro Kikuchi (2014)

Types of Parental Involvement in CBT with Anxious Youth: A Preliminary Meta-Analysis, Katharina Manassis, Trevor Changgun Le, Kathryn Bennett, Xiu Yan Zhao, Sandra Mendlowitz, Stephanie Duda, Michael Saini, Pamela Wilansky, Susan Baer, Paula Barrett, Denise Bodden, Vanessa E. Cobham, Mark R. Dadds, Ellen Flannery-Schroeder, Golda Ginsburg, David Heyne, Jennifer L. Hudson, Philip C. Kendall, Juliette Liber, Carrie Masia, Maaike H. Nauta, Ronald M. Rapee, Wendy Silverman, Lynne Siqueland, Susan H. Spence, Elisabeth Utens, and Jeffrey J. Wood (2014)

The Acquisition of Contextual Cueing Effects by Persons with and Without Intellectual Disability, Edward C. Merrill, Frances A. Conners, Jennifer Yang, and Dana Weathington (2014)

Contribución De La Competencia Del Terapeuta En El Tratamiento De Adolescentes Con Fobia Social Generalizada, José Olivares, Pablo J. Olivares-Olivares, Ana I. Rosa-Alcázar, Luis Montesinos, and Diego Macià Anton (2014)

Implementation Science in School Mental Health: Key Constructs in a Developing Research Agenda, Julie Sarno Owens, Aaron R. Lyon, Nicole Evangelista Brandt, Carrie Masia, Erum Nadeem, Craig Spiel, and Mary Wagner (2014)

Serotonergic Modulation of Glutamate Neurotransmission as a Strategy for Treating Depression and Cognitive Dysfunction, Alan Pehrson and Connie Sanchez (2014)

When One is Ostracized, Others Loom: Social Rejection Makes Other People Appear Closer, Shane Pitts, John Paul Wilson, and Kurt Hugenberg (2014)

Comfort Drawing During Investigative Interviews: Evidence of the Safety of a Popular Practice, Debra Ann Poole and Jason Dickinson (2014)

Deficient Cognitive Control Fuels Children's Exuberant False Allegations, Debra Ann Poole, Jason Dickinson, Sonja P. Brubacher, Allison E. Liberty, and Amanda M. Kaake (2014)

Collaborating with Pediatric Gastroenterologists to Treat Co-Occurring Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Anxiety in Pediatric Medical Settings, Laura C. Reigada, Amanda McGovern, Megan E. Tudor, Deborah J. Walder, and Carrie Masia (2014)