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Department of Psychology

Montana State University
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Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

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Location: 319 Traphagen Hall

Department Chair

Dr. Keith Hutchison

Dept Administrative Associate

Brenda Lewis

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Selected Recent Journal Articles

Please see individual faculty Web pages for details on in-press or in-preparation articles.

A. Michael Babcock

Bessen, R. A., Cameron J., Robinson C. J., Seelig, D. M., Watschke, C. P, Lowe, D., Shearin, H., Martinka, S., & Babcock, A. M. (2011). Transmission of chronic wasting disease identifies a prion strain causing cachexia and heart infection in hamsters. PLoS One.

Babcock, A.M., Standing, D., Bullshields, K., Spencer, K., Micevych, P.E., Poulsen, D.J. (2007). Over expression of hippocampal Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II improves spatial memory. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 85, 735-739.

Babcock, A.M., Wright, J., Bjerkness, D., Hartman, H. & Tall Bear, N. (2002). Effects of prior apparatus experience and novelty of testing environment on locomotor activity following MK-801. Physiology and Behavior, 77, 177-181.

Ralph M. Barnes

Barnes, R. M. & Church, R. A. (2012). Proponents of creationism but not proponents of evolution frame the origins debate in terms of proof. Science & Education. DOI 10.1007/s11191-012-9451-y  (it has been published on-line, but the ink-on-paper version hasn’t been published yet)

Barnes, R., M. & Church, R. A. (2011). The blind leading the blind:  How creationists edit themselves and their peers. Skeptic, 16(4), 36-41.

Barnes, R. M. & Johnston, H. M. (2010). The Role of Timing Deviations and Target Position Uncertainty on Temporal Attending in a Serial Auditory Pitch Discrimination Task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 341-355.

Richard A. Block

Block, R. A., & Gruber, R. P. (in press). Time perception, attention, and memory: A selective review. Acta Psychologica.

Gruber, R. P., & Block, R. A. (2013). The flow of time as a perceptual illusion. Journal of Mind and Behavior, 34, 91-100.

Hancock, P. A., & Block, R. A. (2012). The psychology of time: A view forward and backward. The American Journal of Psychology, 125, 267-274.

Rebecca J. Brooker

Brooker, R.J., & Buss, K.A. (in press). Toddler fearfulness is linked to individual differences in error-related negativity during preschool. Developmental Neuropsychology. NIHMSID: 505898.

Brooker, R.J., Neiderhiser, J.M., Ganiban, J.M., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., & Reiss, D. (in pess). Birth and adoptive parent anxiety symptoms moderate the link between infant attention control and internalizing problems in toddlerhood. Development & Psychopathology. NIHMSID: 476374.

Buss, K.A., Davis, E.L., Kiel, E.J., Brooker, R.J., Beekman, C.R., & Early, M.C. (2013). Dysregulated fear predicts social wariness and social anxiety symptoms during kindergarten. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 42(5), 603-616. PMCID: PMC3675171.

Ian M. Handley

Handley, I. M., & Goss, R. J. (2012). How mental simulations of the future and message-induced expectations influence purchasing goals. Psychology & Marketing, 29, 401-410.

Handley, I. M., & Runnion, B. M. (2011). Evidence that unconscious thinking influences persuasion based on argument quality. Social Cognition, 29, 668-682.

Albarracín, D., & Handley, I. M. (2011). The time for doing is not the time for change: Effects of general action and inaction goals on attitude accessibility and attitude change. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 983-998.

Keith A. Hutchison

Hutchison, K.A., Heap, S.J., Neely, J.H., & Thomas, M.A. (in press). Attentional control and asymmetric associative priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Hutchison, K. A., Balota, D. A., Neely, J. H., Cortese, M. J., Cohen-Shikora, E. R., Tse, C-S, Yap, M. J., Bengson, J. J., Niemeyer, D. & Buchanan, E. (2013). The semantic priming project. Behavior Research Methods, 45, 1099-1114.

Bugg, J. & Hutchison, K.A. (2013). Converging evidence for control of color-word Stroop interference at the item level. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39, 433-449.

Wesley C. Lynch

Lynch, W. C., Heil, D. P., Wagner, E., & Havens, M. P. (2007). Ethnic differences in BMI, weight concerns, and eating behaviors: Comparison of Native American, White, and Hispanic adolescents. Body Image, 4, 179-190.

Lynch, W. C., & Eppers-Reynolds, K. D. (2005) Children's Eating Attitudes Test: Revised factor structure of adolescent girls. Eating and weight Disorders, 10, 222-235.

Lynch, W. C., Eppers, K. D., & Sherrodd, J. R. (2004). Eating attitudes of Native American and White female adolescents: A comparison of BMI- and age-matched groups. Ethnicity & Health, 9, 253-266.

Michelle L. Meade

Huff, M.J., Davis, S.D., & Meade, M.L. (2013).  The effects of initial testing on false recall and false recognition in the social contagion of memory paradigm. Memory & Cognition, 41, 820-831.

Davis, S.D., & Meade, M.L. (2013).  Both young and older adults discount suggestions from older adults on a social memory test.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20, 760-765.

Meade, M.L. (2013). The importance of group process variables on collaborative memory. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 2, 120-121.

Colleen F. Moore

Amato, M. S., Moore, C. F., Magzamen, S., Imm, P., Havlena, J. A., Anderson, H. A., & Kanarek, M. S. (2012). Lead exposure and educational proficiency: moderate lead exposure and educational proficiency on end-of-grade tests. Annals of Epidemiology, 22, 738-744.

Drwecki, B. B., Moore, C. F., Ward, S. E. & Prkachin, K. M. (2011). Reducing racial disparities in pain treatment: The roleof empathy and perspective-taking. Pain, 152, 1001-1006.

Schneider, M. L., Moore, C. F., Barr, C. S., Larson, J. A., & Kraemer G. W. (2011). Moderate prenatal alcohol exposure and serotonin genotype interact to alter CNS serotonin function in rhesus monkey offspring. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35, 912-920.

Monica C. Skewes

Greenfield, B., Skewes, M. C., Dionne, R., Davis, B., Cwik, M., Venner, K., & Belcourt-Dittloff, A. (2013). Treatment for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Considering cultural adaptations. The Behavior Therapist, 36, 146-151.

Skewes, M. C., & Gonzalez, V.M. (2013). Attitudes toward harm reduction vs. abstinence-only approaches for college student alcohol misuse. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 72, 182-186.

Skewes, M. C., & DeCou, C. R., & Gonzalez, V. M. (2013). Energy drink use, problem drinking, and drinking motives in a diverse sample of Alaskan college students. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 72, 194-199.

Jessi L. Smith

Tragakis, M. A., & Smith, J. L. (2010). The telationship between social identity integration and psychological adjustment:  A focus on mainstream and marginalized cultural identities. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 10, 201-221.

Allen, J. & Smith, J. L. (in press). Walking down Castro Street: The influence of sexuality stereotypes on men’s experience of gender-role incongruence. Psychology of Men & Masculinity.

Smith, J. L., Hawkinson, K., & Paull, K. (in press). Spoiled milk: An experimental examination of bias against mothers who breastfeed. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Matthew Vess

Vess, M., Schlegel, R. J., Hicks, J. A., & Arndt, J. (in press). "True" self-conceptions influence affective responses to personal shortcomings. Journal of Personality.

Vess, M., Arndt, J., & Cox, C. R. (2012). Faith and nature: The effect of death-relevant cognitions on the relationship between religious fundamentalism and connectedness to nature. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 333-340.

Vail III, K. E., Juhl, J., Arndt, J., Vess, M., Routledge, C., & Rutjens, B. T. (2012). When death is good for life: Exploring the positive trajectories of terror management. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 16, 303-329.