Psychology

Recent Presentations

Published Abstracts and Talks Co-Presented by Reed Psychology Students and Current Faculty Within the Last Five Years at Professional Meetings and Conferences

(Students' names appear in bold type. Presentations are listed in chronological order.)

2017

Alexander, J. & Anderson, K.G. (2017). Associations between drink refusal self efficacy, self-esteem, and drinking reduction efforts in a brief alcohol prevention program for adolescents. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 41s1, 237a.

Anderson, K.G., Lewis, C.R., Larsen, H., Samelink, E., & Wiers, R.W. (2017). Drinking motives, willingness to drink, and alcohol consumption: Cross-cultural comparisons using simulated situations. In H. Larsen & K.G. Anderson (Co-Chairs), Associations between cognitive-motivational processes and alcohol outcomes in macro-contexts and micro-contexts. International Conference for Psychological Science. Vienna, Austria.

MacCalman, M., Marsico, N. & Anderson, K.G. (2017). Adolescents’ use- and abstention-related cognitions in a prevention context: associations with change intentions. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 41s1, 172a.

Marsico, N., MacCalman, M., & Anderson, K.G. (2017). Underage marijuana and alcohol use in recreational legal states: situational contexts of use. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 41s1, 241a.

Vinton, E., & Oleson, K. C. (January, 2017). Safety and discomfort in the classroom: Naïve realism and productive discomfort in higher education. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

2016

Chesley, O.Graulty, C., Canseco-Gonzalez, E., & Pitts, M. (2016). Synesthetic grapheme-color associations are processed early in time and can guide attention during visual search. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, CA.

Dash, G., Garcia, T., & Anderson, K.G. (2016). Therapeutic alliance and participant satisfaction in a high school-based group alcohol intervention program. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40s1, 64a. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Garcia, T.A., Bacio, G.A., Taylor, A.L., Appelbaum, M., Hansson, J., & Anderson, K.G. (2016). Examining group process, satisfaction, and change talk in a voluntary intervention program for adolescents. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40s1, 93a. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Garcia, T.A., Dash, G., & Anderson, K.G. (2016). Drinking motives and willingness to drink alcohol in peer drinking contexts. In K.G. Anderson (Chair), From lab to intervention: situational influences on substance use decision making. Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Graulty, C., Chesley, O., Canseco-Gonzalez, & Pitts, M. (2016). The timing of synesthetic color processing and its influence on attention during visual search. Twenty first Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning (CSAIL), Hood River, OR.

Huang, J., Porkar-Aghdam, S., Miller, L.B., Schweitzer, E., Vanderhooft, L., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2016).  No sense of stranger danger: Rats preferentially respond for unfamiliar rats compared to familiar rats.  Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago.

Kenchel, J., Reisberg, D. & Dodson, C.S. (2016). “In your own words, how certain are you?” Post-identification feedback powerfully distorts verbal expressions of witness confidence. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Maita-Keppeler, T., Chavez, A.E., & Corpus, J.H. (2016, April).  A Self-Determination Theory approach to understanding motivational profiles: Links to academic emotions and substance use.  In L. Linnenbrink-Garcia & S. V. Wormington (Chairs), Person-centered research:  A methodological answer to motivation theory’s most critical questions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. 

Miller, L.B., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2016). The impact of exchange fixed-ratio requirements on token accumulation in a self-control paradigm. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago.

Moctezuma, C.B., Currie, P.J., & Hackenberg T.D. (2016). Central amygdala endocannabinoid neurotransmission alters emotional memory processes in female rats. Oregon Academy of Science, 74th Annual Meeting, Forest Grove, OR, 27 February.

Morris, B.C., & Corpus, J.H. (2016, April). Preschool children’s learning and motivation in game-based learning contexts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. 

Pitts, M. & Baumgartner, H. (2016). Does spatial attention modulate afferent activity in primary visual cortex? Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), November 12-16, San Diego, CA.

Pitts, M., Cohen, M., & Jackson-Nielsen, M. (2016). Inattentional blindness to color ensemble statistics. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), St. Pete Beach, FL.

Pitts, M., Davidson, G., & Bauer, P. (2016). Isolating neural signatures of conscious perception with perceptually bistable stimuli. Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning (CSAIL), Hood River, OR.

Porkar-Aghdam, S., Franceschini, A.T., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2016). Token economies in pigeons: Analyzing economic demand and indifference curves. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago.

Scarpetta, M., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2016) Neural correlates of auditory attention in an exogenous orienting task. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), San Diego, CA. 

Scarpetta, M., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2016). Neural correlates of auditory attention in an exogenous orienting task. Twenty first Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning (CSAIL), Hood River, OR.

Schweitzer, E., Renn, S. P., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2016). Effects of oxytocin on social reinforcement in rats: A dose-response analysis. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago.

Taylor, A.L., Garcia, T.A., Sheskier, M., Sutherland, N., & Anderson, K.G. (2016). Ethnic and racial variations in adolescents peer drinking norms. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40s1, 110a. Presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Troxell Whitman, Z., & Oleson, K. C. (October, 2016). Disability disclosure: Strategy for academic and interpersonal success among American college students. Poster presented at the 7th ICEEPSY The International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology, Rhodes, Greece.

Troxell Whitman, Z., & Oleson, K. C. (September, 2016). Motivated disclosure patterns: Disability identity management in the higher education environment. Paper presented at the 2016 International Disability Studies Conference, Lancaster, UK.

Vanderhooft, L., Neuringer, A., Franceschini, A.T., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2016). Resource exploitation in a modified public-goods game with rats. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago.

Wagar, M., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2016). Companionship or solitude? Rats’ preferences for social or non-social alternatives. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago.

2015

Bauer, P. & Pitts, M. (July, 2015). Electrophysiological correlates of individual percepts arising from the bistable face-vase figure. Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, FR.

Brockway, E.T., Selva, J.A., Moctezuma, C.B., & Currie, P.J. (2015). Mesotelencephalic and systemic ghrelin signaling in operant responding for food. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Denver, CO, 7-11 July.

Brockway, E.T., Selva, J.A., Zallar, L.J., Garling, E.E., Baumgartner, H.M., Sheskier, M.B., Morales, I., Pastor, R., & Currie, P.J. (2015). Differential effects of ghrelin on alcohol intake in C57BL/6J mice and Sprague Dawley rats. Program No.258.16. 2015 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online. [Presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, 17-21 October].

Evans, O.J., Currie, P.J. Pastor, R. (2015). Sex and age differences in alcohol drinking behavior in socialized vs. isolated C57BL/6J mice. Presented at the 24th annual meeting of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2-7 June.

Garcia, T.A., Ladd, B.O., Appelbaum, M., Sheskier, M., Anderson, K.G. (2015). Associations between change talk during a simulation task and self- report alcohol & marijuana expectancies.
 Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40s1, 93a. Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Garling, E.E., Zallar, L.J., Baumgartner, H.M., & Currie, P.J. (2015). Brain-cannula mapping investigations of acyl ghrelin in metabolic, limbic, and reward signaling. Presented at the 24th annual Murdock College Science Research Program, Vancouver, WA, 4-5 November.

Graulty, C., Papaioannou, O., Bauer, P., Stephens, M., Sheiman, J., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (March, 2015). Hearing shapes: ERPs reveal changes in perceptual processing as a result of sensory substitution training. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), San Francisco, CA.

Graulty, C., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (July, 2015). Color processing in grapheme-color synesthetes: An attentional blink ERP study. Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, FR.

Graulty, C., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2015) Neuronal dynamics of grapheme-color synesthesia. Presented at the Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning (CSAIL), Hood River, OR.

Hiura, L.C., Tan, L., & Hackenberg, T. D. (2015).  Food or good company? Choice between edible and social reinforcement in rats. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, San Antonio.

Huang, J., Tan, L., Vanderhooft, L., Lauffer, M., Hiura, L., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2015). The phantom rat: Separating social and non-social behavior in a reciprocity task with rats. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, San Antonio.

Jackson-Nielsen, M. & Pitts, M. (July, 2015). Conscious perception of color and size ensemble statistics requires attention. Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Paris, FR.

Lauffer, M., Tan, L., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2015). Developing an animal model of the Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART). Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, San Antonio.

Macrae, F. & Pitts, M. (March, 2015). Does inducing belief in free will alter brain correlates of preconscious motor preparation?: A replication study. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), San Francisco, CA.

Morales, I., Brockway, E.T., Selva, J.A., Zallar, L.J., Currie, P.J. Hackenberg, T.D., Pastor, R. (2015). Involvement of opioid signaling in food preference and effort-related decision making in rats. Presented at the 24th annual meeting of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2-7 June

Morales, I., Currie, P.J., Hackenberg, T.D., Pastor, R. (2015). Differential involvement of dopamine and opioid signaling in food preference and effort-related decision-making in rats. Program No.538.04. 2015 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online. [Presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, 17-21 October].

Morris, B., Appelby, E., Shadrach, L., Troxell-Whitman, Z., & Corpus, J. H. (2015, February). Gender dynamics in parent-to-child and child-to-parent attention-seeking behaviors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science, Psychology section, Portland, OR.

Moshontz, H. & Oleson, K.C. (February, 2015). Using injunctive and descriptive norm cues to promote energy saving. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Papaioannou, O., Strand, J., Graulty, C., Ortego, K. & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (March, 2015). Multistage audiovisual speech processing modulating the mismatch negativity. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), San Francisco, CA.

Pitts, M., Metzler, S., & Hillyard, S. (March, 2015). Isolating neural correlates of conscious perception from neural correlates of reporting one's perception: A 2x2 manipulation of visual awareness and task-relevance. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), San Francisco, CA

Schelonka, K., Canseco-Gonzalez, E., & Pitts, M. (March, 2015). Preconscious, conscious, and post-perceptual processing of visual word forms in an inattentional blindness paradigm. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), San Francisco, CA.

Swanson, S.A. & Oleson, K.C. (February, 2015). An achievement goal theory for sex education. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Vanderhooft, L., Tan, L., Huang, J., Lauffer, M., Hiura, L., & Hackenberg, T. D. (2015). How valuable is social reinforcement?  An economic analysis of demand for social reinforcement. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, San Antonio.

Zallar, L.J., Garling, E.E., Baumgartner, H.M., Brockway, E.T., Selva, J.A. & Currie, P.J. (2015). Hypothalamic ghrelin administration elicits stress activation in addition to circadian-dependent effects on appetite and energy substrate oxidation. Presented at the annual meeting of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience/Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, 19 October.

2014

Anderson, K.G. & Dash, G. (2014). Motives and drinking in simulated contexts. Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. Bellevue, Washington.

Brockway, E.T., Moctezuma, C.B., Agan, E.C., Selva, J.A., & Currie, P.J. (2014). An investigation of the role of central ghrelin on appetite, metabolism, and stress activation. Presented at the annual meeting of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience/Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, 17 November.

Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Graulty, C., Papaioannou, O., Bauer, P., & Pitts, M. (2014). Studying the time course of sensory substitution mechanisms. Paper presented at the Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning (CSAIL) Annual Meeting, July, Hood River, OR.

Chavez, A., Dash, G., Corpus, J. H., & Anderson, K. G. (June, 2014). Academic motives, emotions, and high school drinking.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Bellevue, WA.

Cook, A.R., Dash, G., & Anderson, K.G. (2014). School connectedness and abstinence motives: Impacts on alcohol use in public and private high schools. Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. Bellevue, Washington.

Dash, G.F. & Anderson, K.G. (2014). Marijuana use, motives, and change intentions in adolescents. Poster presented at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Graulty, C., Papaioannou, O., Bauer P., Pitts, M., Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2014). Electrophysiological dynamics of auditory-visual sensory substitution. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society, 14th Annual Meeting, May 16-21, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Hackenberg, T. D., Tan, L., & Hiura, L. (2014). Working with and for each other: Toward an experimental analysis of social behavior. Invited address, Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst.

Hildebrand-Chupp, R.H., & Oleson, K.C. (June, 2014). Disorder or identity? Clinicians' diagnostic decision-making regarding potentially asexual clients. Paper presented at the 10th Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Portland, OR.

Hiura, L. C., Tan, L., & Hackenberg, T. D. (2014). How hard is a rat willing to work to release a trapped rat?  Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago.

Lewis, C.R., Callis, M.E., & Anderson, K.G. (2014). The Collegiate-Simulated Intoxication Digital Elicitation (C-SIDE) and current alcohol use and motives. Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism Annual Meeting. Bellevue, Washington.

Moctezuma, C.B., Agan, E.C., Brockway, E.T., Selva, J.A., & Currie, P.J. (2014). Systemic and brain ghrelin signaling in ethanol reward and anxiogenesis. Presented at the annual meeting of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience/Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, 17 November.

Pitts, M., Shafto, J., & Schelonka, K. (2014). Inattentional blindness for shapes, faces, and words: ERP correlates of attention & awareness. Paper presented at the Cognitive Science Association for Interdisciplinary Learning (CSAIL) Annual Meeting, July, Hood River, OR.

Selva, J.A., Brockway, E.T, Cepko, L.C.S., Merfeld, E.M., Moctezuma, C.B., Agan, E.C., & Currie, P.J. (2014). Inhibitory action of 5-hydroxytryptaminergic (5-HT) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) signaling on ghrelin-stimulated appetitive behavior. Program No.179.15. 2014 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online. [Presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, 15-19 November].

Sitney, M., & Corpus, J. H. (2014, April). Promoting healthy eating behavior through approach and avoidance goals. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Wormington, S.V., & Westgate, E.C. & Oleson, K.C. (February, 2014). Academically productive procrastination: Links to unique motivations and academic consequences. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. Austin, TX.

2013

Davidson, G. & Pitts, M. (2013). Neural signatures of perceptual transitions for a novel bistable auditory stimulus. Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) Annual Meeting, July, San Diego, CA.

Fimmel, A.I., Heichman, S.L., Cepko, L.C.S., Selva, J.A., Merfeld, E.M., Goldberg, S.A., & Currie, P.J. (2013). Low dose ghrelin potentiates psychostimulant-induced ethanol intake. Program No.775.10. 2013 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience. Online. [Presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, 9-13 November].

Graulty, C., Papaioannou, O., Bauer, P., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2013). Electrophysiological Dynamics of Auditory-Visual Sensory Substitution. 22nd Annual Murdoch College Science Research Program. November 7, Vancouver, WA.

Lewis, M. & Pitts, M. (2013). An open science electrophysiology study of anxiety and error monitoring. Paper presented at the Oregon Academy of Sciences (OAS) Annual Meeting, March, Salem, OR.

Lewis, M. & Pitts, M. (2013). On the practice of replicating an electrophysiological study with the Center for Open Science. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting, Nov, San Diego, CA.

McMahon, J. M. & Oleson, K. C. (January, 2013). Mortality salience and the university worldview: Exploring the terror management benefits of an intrinsic orientation. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Merfeld, E.B., Cepko, L.C.S., Selva, J.A., Metlzer, S.A., & Currie, P.J. (2013). Glucagon-like peptide 1 analogue, exendin-4, antagonizes the rewarding effect of ventral tegmental ghrelin on operant responding for food. Presented at the annual meeting of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience/Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, 11 November.

Padwal, J., Pitts, M., Fennelly, D., Martinez, A., & Hillyard, S. (2013). Contour integration: Stimulus and task-based modulations of ERPs and gamma oscillations. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neurosciences Society (CNS) Annual Meeting, April, San Francisco, CA.

Ramezani, K., Terdal, F., Pepper, N. & Anderson, K.G. (2013). Twitter: A window on alcohol use. In J. Copeland & E.R. Pedersen (Chairs), “Tweetment” in the 21st Century. College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. San Diego, California.

Schelonka, K., Graulty, C., Canseco-Gonzalez, E., & Pitts, M. (2013). Event-related potentials elicited by sine-wave speech stimuli before and after speech recognition training. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neurosciences Society (CNS) Annual Meeting, April, San Francisco, CA.

Shafto, J. & Pitts, M. (2013). Neural signatures of conscious face perception: The N170 is absent during inattentional blindness. Paper presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) Annual Meeting, July, San Diego, CA.

Shafto, J. & Pitts, M. (2013). Visual processing of faces during inattentional blindness. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting, Nov, San Diego, CA.

Silbert, K.D., Flemming, T.M., & Currie, P.J. (2013). Ghrelin antagonizes the anxiogenic effects of the 5-HT1A agonist 8-OH-DPAT in the ventral amygdala. Presented at the annual meeting of the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience/Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, 11 November.

Sitney, M., Anderson, K.G., & White. H.R. (2013). A longitudinal study of marijuana use motives across emerging adulthood. College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. San Diego, California.

Wise, A.A.P., & Oleson, K.C. (January, 2013). The contribution of belongingness uncertainty, self-doubt, and perceived effort expenditure to domain identification and persistence of women in STEM fields. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Westgate, E.C., Wormington, S.V., Oleson, K.C., & Lindgren, K.P. (January, 2013). Better late than never? The relationship between adaptive and maladaptive procrastination styles, alcohol use, and academic performance. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Wormington, S.V., Westgate, E.C., & Oleson, K.C. (January, 2013). How do college students approach difficult academic tasks? A qualitative investigation. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Yiu, L., Krisnabai-Gitanjali, K., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2013). An electrophysiological study on the time course of bilingual word recognition. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neurosciences Society (CNS) Annual Meeting, April, San Francisco, CA.