Recent Publications

Publications Co-Authored by Reed College Students and Current Faculty Within the Last Ten Years

(Students' names appear in bold type.)

In Press

Pitts, M., Lutsyshyna, A.L., & Hillyard, S. (in press). The relationship between attention and consciousness: An expanded taxonomy and implications for "no report" paradigms. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.


Abtahi, S., Howell, E., & Currie, P.J. (2018). Accumbal ghrelin and glucagon-like peptide 1 signaling in alcohol reward in female rats. NeuroReport, 29, 1046-1053.

Alexander, J. & Anderson, K.G. (2018). Alcohol related problems, motivation to quit, and drink refusal self-efficacy in an adolescent alcohol intervention setting. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 42s1, 181a.

Baumgartner, H., Graulty, C., Hillyard, S., & Pitts, M. (2018). Does spatial attention modulate the earliest component of the visual evoked potential? Cognitive Neuroscience, 9:1-2, 4-19.

Baumgartner, H., Graulty, C., Hillyard, S., & Pitts, M. (2018). Does spatial attention modulate the C1 component? The jury continues to deliberate. Cognitive Neuroscience, 9:1-2, 34-37.

Graulty, C., Papaioannou, O., Bauer, P., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2018). Hearing Shapes: Event-related potentials reveal the time course of auditory-visual sensory substitution. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 30:4, 498-513.

Hiura, L., Tan, L., & Hackenberg, T. D. (2018).  To free or not to free: Social reinforcement effects in the social-release paradigm with rats.  Behavioural Processes, 152, 37-46.


Abtahi, S., Mirza, A., Howell, E., & Currie, P.J. (2017). Ghrelin enhances food intake and carbohydrate oxidation in a nitric oxide dependent manner. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 250, 9-14.

Anderson, K.G., Garcia, T.A., & Dash, G.F. (2017). Drinking motives and willingness to drink alcohol in peer drinking contexts. Emerging Adulthood, 5(1), 16 -26.

Currie, P.J., Zallar, L.J., Garling, E.E., & Cepko, L.C.S. (2017). Cocaine, ghrelin and the mesolimbic system. In V.R. Preedy (ed.), The Neuroscience of Cocaine: Mechanisms and Treatment, Academic Press: London, (pp. 279-286).

Jackson-Nielsen, M., Cohen, M., & Pitts, M. (2017). Perception of ensemble statistics requires attention. Consciousness & Cognition, 48, 149-160.

Morales, I., Currie, P.J., Hackenberg, T.D., & Pastor, R. (2017). Opioidergic and dopaminergic modulation of cost/benefit decision-making in Long Evans rats. Physiology and Behavior, 179, 442-450.

Oleson, K.C., & Hovakimyan, K. (2017). Reflections on developing the Student Consultants for Teaching and Learning Program at Reed College. International Journal for Students as Partners, 1(1), 1–8.

Schelonka, K., Graulty, C., Canseco-Gonzalez, E., & Pitts, M. (2017). ERP signatures of conscious and unconscious word and letter perception in an inattentional blindness paradigm. Consciousness & Cognition, 54, 56-71.

Vasselli, J.R., Pi-Sunyer, F.X., Wall, D.G., John, C.S., Chapman, C.D., & Currie, P.J. (2017). Central effects of insulin detemir on feeding, body weight and metabolism in rats. American Journal of Physiology, 313, E613-E621.

Westgate, E. C., Wormington, S. V., Oleson, K. C., & Lindgren, K. P. (2017). Productive procrastination: Academic procrastination style predicts academic and alcohol outcomes. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 47(3), 124–135.

Zallar, L.J., Baumgartner, H.M., Garling, E.E., Abtahi, S., Pastor, R., & Currie, P.J. (2017). Ghrelinergic signaling and ethanol reward. In R.R. Watson & S. Zibadi (Eds.), Addictive Substances and Neurological Disease, Elsevier: London, (pp. 113-125).


Abtahi, S., VanderJagt, H.L., & Currie, P.J. (2016). The glucagon-like peptide-1 analog exendin-4 antagonizes the effect of acyl ghrelin on the respiratory exchange ratio, NeuroReport, 27, 992-996.

Anderson, K.G. & Briggs, K.E.L. (2016).  Self-regulation and decision making. In S.A. Brown & R. Zucker (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Anderson, K.G., Garcia, T.A., & Dash, G.F. (2016). Drinking motives and willingness to drink alcohol in peer drinking contexts. Emerging Adulthood. DOI: 10.1177/2167696816636503.

Brockway, E.T., Davis, K.R., Selva, J.A., Wauson, S.E.R., & Currie, P.J. (2016). Impact of [D-Lys3]-GHRP-6 and feeding status on hypothalamic ghrelin-induced stress activation. Peptides, 79, 95-102.

Corpus, J.H., Wormington, S.V. & Haimovitz, K. (2016). Creating rich portraits: A mixed methods approach to understanding profiles of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations. The Elementary School Journal, 116, 365-390.

Grimaldi, E.M., Ladd, B.O., & Anderson, K.G. (2016). Drinking, abstinence, and academic motives: Relationships among multiple motivational domains and alcohol use in college students. Addictive Behaviors, 55, 1-4.

Morales, I., Font, L., Currie, P.J., & Pastor, R. (2016). Involvement of opioid signaling in food preference and effort-related decision making: Studies in laboratory animals. In B. Studer & S. Knecht (Eds.), Progress in Brain Research, Motivation: Theory, Neurobiology and Applications, Elsevier: London, (pp. 159-187).

Wormington, S.V., Anderson, K.G., Schneider, A., Tomlinson, K.L., & Brown, S.A. (2016).  Peer victimization and adolescent adjustment: Does school belonging matter? Journal of School Violence, 15(1), 1-21.


Anderson, K.G., Sitney, M. & White, H.R. (2015). Marijuana motivations across adolescence: Impacts on use and consequences. Substance Use & Misuse, 50(3), 292-301.

Brackenbury, L.M., Ladd, B.O., & Anderson, K.G. (2015). Marijuana use/cessation expectancies and marijuana use in college students. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, doi: 10.3109/00952990.2015.1105242.

Dash, G.F. & Anderson, K.G. (2015). Marijuana use, motives, and change intentions in adolescents. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 47(2), 100 - 106.

Open Science Collaboration (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(621). (individual contribution: Lewis, M. & Pitts, M.

Shafto, J. & Pitts, M. (2015). Neural signatures of conscious face perception in an inattentional blindness paradigm. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(31), 10940-10948.

Wauson, S.E.R., Sarkodie, K., Schuette, L.M., & Currie, P.J. (2015). Median raphe 5-HT1A receptor activation alters the effects of ghrelin on appetite and performance in the elevated plus maze. Journal of Psychopharmacology 29, 836-844.

Yiu, L., Pitts, M., & Canseco-Gonzalez, E. (2015). Electrophysiological assessment of time course of bilingual visual word recognition: Early access to language membership. Neuropsychologia, 75, 349-367.


Anderson, K.G., Brackenbury, L., Quackenbush, M., Buras, M., Brown, S.A., & Price, J. (2014). A-SIDE: Alcohol and marijuana use simulation for teens. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75(6), 953-957.

Anderson, K.G. & Dash, G. (2014). Motives and drinking in simulated contexts. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38s1, 40a.

Cepko, L.C.S., Selva, J.A., Merfeld, E.B., Fimmel, A.I., Goldberg, S.A., & Currie, P.J. (2014). Ghrelin alters the stimulatory effect of cocaine on ethanol intake following mesolimbic or systemic administration. Neuropharmacology, 85, 224-231.

Chavez, A., Dash, G., Corpus, J.H., & Anderson, K.G. (2014). Academic motives, emotions, and high school drinking. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38s1, 188a.

Cook, A.R., Dash, G., & Anderson, K.G. (2014). School connectedness and abstinence motives: Impacts on alcohol use in public and private high schools. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38s1, 188a.

Corpus, J.H., & Wormington, S.V. (2014). Profiles of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations in elementary school: A longitudinal analysis. The Journal of Experimental Education, 82, 480-501.

Currie, P.J., Schuette, L.M., Wauson, S.E.R., Voss, W.N., & Angeles, M.J. (2014). Activation of urocortin 1 and ghrelin signaling in the basolateral amygdala induces anxiogenesis. NeuroReport, 25, 60-64.

Davidson, G. & Pitts, M. (2014). Auditory event-related potentials associated with perceptual reversals of bistable pitch motion. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:572, 1-10.

Fimmel, A.I., Dono, L.M., Yee, M.N., & Currie, P.J. (2014). Exogenous urocortin 1 alters the respiratory exchange ratio after administration into the lateral septum. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 4, 99-104.

Kafka, A.F., Heinz, D.A., Flemming, T.M., & Currie, P.J. (2014). Effect of chronic DL-amphetamine exposure on brain volume, anxiogenic, locomotor, and social behaviors in male SD rats. Journal of Brain and Behavioral Science, 4, 375-383.

Lewis, C.R., Callis, M.E., & Anderson, K.G. (2014). The Collegiate-Simulated Intoxication Digital Elicitation (C-SIDE) and current alcohol use and motives. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38s1, 188a.

Pitts, M. Metzler, S., & Hillyard, S. (2014). Isolating neural correlates of conscious perception from neural correlates of reporting one's perception. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1078, 1-16.

Pitts, M., Padwal, J., Fennelly, D., Martinez, A., & Hillyard, S. (2014). Gamma band activity and the P3 reflect post-perceptual processes, not visual awareness. NeuroImage, 101, 337-350.

Porter, D., Moss, A. & Reisberg, D. (2014). The impact of the appearance-change instruction on identification accuracy for same-race and cross-race identifications. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28, 151-160.

Robinson, J.M., Ladd, B.O., & Anderson, K.G. (2014).  When you see it, let it be: Urgency, mindfulness and adolescent substance use. Addictive Behaviors, 39, 1038-1041.

Ryskin, R.A., Brown-Schmidt, S., Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Yiu, L.K., & Nguyen, E.T. (2014). Visuospatial perspective-taking in conversation and the role of bilingual experience. Journal of Memory and Language, 74, pp. 46-76.

Tan, L., Sosa, F., Talbot, E., Berg, D., Eversz, D., & Hackenberg, T.D. (2014).  Effects of predictability and competition on group and individual choice in a free-ranging foraging environment.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 101, 288-302.


Anderson, K.G., Briggs, K.M., & White, H.R. (2013).  Motives to drink or not to drink: Longitudinal relations among personality, motives and alcohol use across adolescence and early adulthood. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37(5), 860-867.

Anderson, K.G., Duncan, K., Buras, M., Packard, C., & Kennedy, C. (2013). C-SIDE: Longitudinal outcomes from a drinking simulation for college students. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74(1), 94-103.

Berg, D.A. & Corpus, J.H. (2013). Enthusiastic students: A study of motivation in two alternatives to mandatory instruction. Other Education, 2, 42-66.

McClintic-Gilbert, M.S., Corpus, J. H., Wormington, S.V., & Haimovitz, K. (2013). The relationships among middle school students’ motivational orientations, learning strategies, and academic achievement. Middle Grades Research Journal, 8, 1-12.

Schuette, L.M., Gray, C.C. & Currie, P.J. (2013). Microinjection of ghrelin into the ventral tegmental area potentiates cocaine-induced conditioned place preference. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 3, 576-580.

Wormington, S.V., Anderson, K.G., Tomlinson, K., & Brown, S.A. (2013). Alcohol and other drug use in middle school: Impact of gender, victimization and supportive social relationships. Journal of Early Adolescence, 33(5), 609-633.


Casey, C. M., Wormington, S. V., & Oleson, K. C. (2012). Promoting comfort and confidence with conducting research through a pluralistic ignorance project. Teaching of Psychology, 39, 293-296.

Chapman, C.D., Dono, L.M., French, M.C., Weinberg, Z.Y., Schuette, L.M., & Currie, P.J., (2012). Paraventricular nucleus anandamide signaling alters eating and substrate oxidation. NeuroReport, 23, 425-429.

Corpus, J.H., Haimovitz, K., & Wormington, S.V. (2012).  Understanding intrinsic and extrinsic motivation: Age differences and meaningful correlates. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. New York: Springer

Currie, P.J., Khelemsky, R., Rigsbee, E.M., Dono, L.M., Coiro, C.D., Chapman, C.D., Hinchcliff, K. (2012). Ghrelin is an orexigenic peptide with anxiogenic activity in discrete regions of the hypothalamus, Behavioural Brain Research, 226, 96-105

Dono, L.M. & Currie, P.J. (2012). The cannabinoid receptor CB1 inverse agonist AM251 potentiates the anxiogenic activity of urocortin I in the basolateral amygdala. Neuropharmacology, 62, 192-199.

Jensen, G., Miller, C. & Neuringer, A. (2012). Truly random operant responding: Results and reasons. In T.R. Zentall & E.A.Wasserman (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition (pp. 652-673). Oxford University Press.

John, C.S. & Currie, P.J. (2012). N-arachidonoyl-serotonin in the basolateral amygdala increases anxiolytic behavior in the elevated plus maze. Behavioural Brain Research, 233, 382-388.

Kurbanov, D.B., Currie, P.J., Simonson, D.C., Borsook, D., & Elman, I. (2012). Effects of naltrexone on food intake and weight gain in olanzapine-treated rats. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 26, 1244-1251.

Neuringer, A. & Jensen G. (2012). Operant variability. In G. J. Madden (Ed.) APA Handbook of Behavior Analysis, Volume 1: Methods and Principles (pp 513-546). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Neuringer, A. & Jensen, G. (2012). The predictably unpredictable operant. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, 7, 55-84. doi: 10.3819/ccbr.2012.70004.

Weiss, A., & Neuringer, A. (2012). Reinforced variability enhances object exploration in shy and bold rats.  Physiology & Behavior, 107, 451-457.

Wormington, S.V., Corpus, J.H., & Anderson, K.G. (2012). A person-centered investigation of academic motivation and its correlates in high school. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, 429-438.


Anderson, K.G., Grunwald, I., Bekman, N.M., Brown, S.A, & Grant. A. (2011). To drink or not to drink: Motives and expectancies for use and nonuse in adolescence. Addictive Behaviors, 10, 972-979.

Anderson, K.G., Tomlinson, K.L., Robinson, J.M., & Brown, S.A. (2011). Friends or foes: social anxiety, peer affiliation, and drinking in middle school. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72(1), 61-69.

Anderson, K.G., Wormington, S.V. & Brown, S.A. (2011). Predictors of youth drinking: Should we consider the impact of cognitions associated with not drinking? Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(6), 275a.

Currie, P.J., Coiro, C.D., Duenas, R., Guss, J.L., Mirza, A., & Tal, N. (2011). Urocortin I inhibits the effects of ghrelin and neuropeptide Y on feeding and energy substrate utilization, Brain Research, 1385, 127-134.

Currie, P.J., Mirza, A., Dono, L.M., John, C.S., & Wall, D.G. (2011). Anorexigenic action of nitric oxide synthase inhibition in the raphe nucleus. NeuroReport, 22, 696-699.

Duncan, K., Wormington, S. & Anderson, K.G. (2011). C-SIDE: An audio simulation of high-risk collegiate drinking contexts. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(6), 227a.

Haimovitz, K., & Corpus, J.H. (2011). Effects of person versus process praise on student motivation: Stability and change in emerging adulthood. Educational Psychology, 31, 595-609.

Haimovitz, K., Wormington, S.V., & Corpus, J.H. (2011). Dangerous mindsets: How beliefs about intelligence predict motivational change. Learning and Individual Differences, 21, 747-752.

Hilarides, B. & Oleson, K.C. (2011). Coming Out. In M. Zeiss Stange, C. K. Oyster, & J. G. Golson (Eds.) The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Jacoby, S.M. & Currie, P.J. (2011). SKF 83566 attenuates the effects of ghrelin on performance in the object location memory task. Neuroscience Letters, 504, 316-320.

Oleson, K.C. & Horsley, W. (2011). Human Rights Campaign (HRC). In M. Zeiss Stange, C.K. Oyster, & J.G. Golson (Eds.) The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Oleson, K.C. & Ziegler, S. (2011) White House Council on Women and Girls. In M. Zeiss Stange, C.K. Oyster, & J.G. Golson (Eds.) The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Quackenbush, M. & Anderson, K.G. (2011). Attentional bias to alcohol and marijuana cues: Eye tracking and adolescent decision making. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(6), 225a.

Robboy, J.M. & Anderson, K.G. (2011). Intergenerational child abuse and coping. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(17), 3536-3541.

Weinberg, Z.Y., Nicholson, M.L. & Currie, P.J. (2011). 6-Hydroxydopamine lesions of the ventral tegmental area suppress ghrelin’s ability to elicit food-reinforced behavior. Neuroscience Letters, 499, 70-73.

Wormington, S.V., Anderson, K.G., & Corpus, J.H. (2011). The role of academic motivation in high school students’ current and lifetime alcohol consumption: Adopting a self-determination theory perspective. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72(6), 965-74.

Wormington, S.V., Anderson, K.G. & Brown, S.A. (2011). The role of school-related social interactions in middle school students’ alcohol use. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(6), 167a.


Buras, M. & Anderson, K.G. (2010, Spring). Hazardous drinking in elder women could go unnoticed. Women’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Issues- Oregon.

Canseco-Gonzalez, E., Brick, C., Brehm, L., Brown-Schmidt, S., Fischer, K., & Wagner, K. (2010). Carpet or Cárcel: The effect of age of acquisition and language mode on bilingual lexical access. Language and Cognitive Processes, 25, 5, pp. 669-705.

Currie, P.J., John, C.S. Nicholson, M.L., Chapman, C.D., Loera, K.E. (2010). Hypothalamic paraventricular 5-hydroxytryptamine inhibits the effects of ghrelin on eating and energy substrate utilization. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 97, 152-155.

Files, J.S., Casey, C.M., & Oleson, K.C. (2010). Intergroup bias in children: Development and persistence. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 671 – 678.

Hayenga, A.O., & Corpus, J.H. (2010). Profiles of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations: A person-centered approach to motivation and achievement in middle school. Motivation and Emotion, 34, 371-383.

Neuringer, A. & Jensen, G. (2010). Operant variability and voluntary action. Psychological Review, 117, 972-993.

Oleson, K.C. & Steckler, M.T. (2010). The phenotypic expressions of self-doubt about ability in academic contexts: Strategies of self-handicapping and subjective overachievement. In R. M. Arkin, K.C. Oleson, & P. J. Carroll (Eds.) Handbook of The Uncertain Self. New York: Taylor and Francis.

Robboy, J.M. & Anderson, K.G. (2010, Spring). Intergenerational child abuse and coping. Women’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Issues- Oregon.


Bezemer, D., Horsley, W., & Oleson, K.C. (2009). Human Rights Campaign (HRC). In J. O’Brien (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Gender and Society (p. 446). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Cooper, C.A., & Corpus, J.H. (2009). Learners’ developing knowledge of strategies for regulating motivation. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 525-536.

Corpus, J.H., McClintic-Gilbert, M.S., & Hayenga, A.O. (2009). Within-year changes in children’s intrinsic and extrinsic motivational orientations: Contextual predictors and academic outcomes. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 34, 154-166.

Hilarides B., Ziegler, S., & Oleson, K.C. (2009.) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. In J. O’Brien (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Gender and Society (pp. 590 -591.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Jensen, G. & Neuringer, A. (2009). Barycentric extension of generalized matching. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 92, 139-159.


Jensen, G. & Neuringer, A. (2008). Choice as a function of reinforcer “hold”: From probability learning to concurrent reinforcement. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 437-460.

Rothstein, J.B., Jensen, G. & Neuringer, A. (2008). Human choice among five alternatives when reinforcers decay. Behavioural Processes, 78, 231-239.


Brockmyer, B.I. & Oleson, K.C. (2007). Applied Social Psychology. In R. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds). Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. (pp. 45-47). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Neuringer, A., Jensen, G. & Piff, P. (2007). Stochastic matching and the voluntary nature of choice. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 88, 1-28.

Steckler, M.T. & Oleson, K.C. (2007). Discounting, in attribution. In R. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds). Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. (p. 252). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


Corpus, J.H., Ogle, C.M., & Love-Geiger, K. E. (2006). The effects of social-comparison versus mastery praise on children’s intrinsic motivation. Motivation and Emotion, 30, 335-345.

Lesko, A.C., & Corpus, J.H. (2006). Discounting the difficult: How high math-identified women respond to stereotype threat. Sex Roles, 54, 113-125.

Wagner, K. & Neuringer, A. (2006). Operant variability when reinforcement is delayed. Learning & Behavior, 34, 111-123.