A selection of conference presentations and lectures given by faculty in the College of the Pacific - Department of Psychology at University of the Pacific.

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Submissions from 2018

Parent reactions to negative emotions and toddler shyness as interacting correlates of internalizing behaviors and social competence in toddlerhood, Delaney Callen and Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

The role of inhibitory control in shy toddlers’ adjustment, Jocelyn Camargo and Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

Parental warmth helps shy toddlers to be bold, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

Promoting shy toddlers’ physiological regulation during low- and moderately-threatening social contexts, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

Relations among parental emotion modeling, cultural orientations, and child adjustment in toddlerhood, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

Boys don’t cry? Gender differences in emotion portrayals within storybooks, Malina Her, Geena Moreno, Katie Perez, Jillian Yelinek, and Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

Cognitive Health: Attention and Aging, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Maximizing the impact of cognitive interventions, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Myths and Reality of Memory and Aging (And What You Can Do!), Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Brief memory strategy training that enhances beliefs promotes near transfer, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes and Robin Lea West

Brief strategy training enhances targeted memory and beliefs and promotes near transfer, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes and Robin Lea West

Submissions from 2017

Emotion socialization of shy boys and girls, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady and Malina Her

Emotion socialization through storybooks and prosocial behavior in shy children, Malina Her, W. Moreno, and Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

Preschool teacher’s role in the emotion coaching of children, Yeliek Jillian, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, and C. Mahnke

Mechanisms of racial disparities in cognitive aging: Use of causal mediation in neuropsychology research, S. Levy, T. G. Hill-Jarrett, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, I. Shpister, J. Weuve, J. Marden, L. B. Zahdone, and J. J. Manly

B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior: History, implications, and applications, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of behavioral research on physical activity with young children, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of behavioral research on physical activity with young children, Matthew P. Normand

Psychology in crisis: Why size actually does matter, Matthew P. Normand

Personal beliefs and reactions to age and memory threat in everyday materials, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes and Robin Lea West

Submissions from 2016

Does providing young children the opportunity to choose an activity result in more physical activity, V. Boga and Matthew P. Normand

The effects of text messages on daily step counts, E. Cardoza, A. Cruz-Khalili, and Matthew P. Normand

The effects of peer-directed attention on the physical activity of young children, S. Gauert and Matthew P. Normand

A replication of B. F. Skinner’s verbal summator, S. Gauert, S. Pangburn, and Matthew P. Normand

Emotion displays in storybooks within American culture, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Malina Her, Geena Moreno, Katie Perez, and Jillian Yelinek

The influence of peer presence on physical activity exhibited by young children, C. P. Livingston, Matthew P. Normand, and I. Kristjansdottir

B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior: History, controversy, implications, and applications, Matthew P. Normand

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Contemporary developments in behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

Nature via nurture: You were born to be made, Matthew P. Normand

The language of science, Matthew P. Normand

Future perspective and healthy lifestyle choices in adulthood, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Memory training works!, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Submissions from 2015

The Relation between Child Temperament and Mothers' Response to Children's Emotions: The Role of Child Age and Child Gender, Hilary Renee Bougher, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Amy Elizabeth Root, and Stephanie Clarke

Own-age bias in face-name associations: Evidence from memory and visual attention in younger and older adults, K. E. Dillon, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, Robin Lea West, and Natalie C. Ebner

Maternal emotion explanations facilitate child executive function: Moderation by temperamental shyness and effortful control, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Sarah Kahle, and Paul David Hastings

B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior: Misunderstandings and misconceptions, Matthew P. Normand

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: Behavior analysis of physical activity for health and fitness, Matthew P. Normand

Let’s get fit with behavior analysis: An introduction to health research in behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

Nature or nurture? Either way it’s your parents’ fault, Matthew P. Normand

A survey of functional behavior assessment methods used by behavior analysts in practice, Anthony Oliver, Leigh Pratt, and Matthew P. Normand

A survey of functional behavior assessment methods used by behavior analysts in practice, Anthony Oliver, Leigh Pratt, and Matthew P. Normand

Knowledge beats stereotypes: Predictors of aging attitudes and enhancement of beliefs through education, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes and Robin Lea West

Aging and stereotyping effects on face-name memory, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, Robin Lea West, and Natalie C. Ebner

A comparative analysis of physical activity interventions for young children, Heather Zerger and Matthew P. Normand

A comparative analysis of physical activity interventions for young children, Heather Zerger, Matthew P. Normand, V. Boga, A. R. Patel, and C. P. Livingston

Submissions from 2014

Maternal and child temperamental correlates of maternal satisfaction, self-efficacy, and interest in the parenting role, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady and Katherine Karraker

Behavioral assessment of physical activity preferences of young children, Byron Miller, Matthew P. Normand, Heather Zerger, and Tracy A. Larson

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of behavioral research on physical activity in young children, Matthew P. Normand

Science, pseudoscience, and skepticism in autism and applied behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand

Strategies to assess and develop verbal behavior in children, Matthew P. Normand

The functional analysis of behavior: History, applications, and implications, Matthew P. Normand

Toward a functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in children, Matthew P. Normand

Exploring alternative career paths in behavior analysis, Matthew P. Normand, Kimberly Crossland, and Keith D. Allen

Improving your everyday memory!, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Visual attention and aging: Effects of feedback on face-name memory, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, Natalie C. Ebner, and Robin Lea West

Aging and self-stereotyping effects on face-name memory, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, Robin Lea West, and Natalie C. Ebner

The role of self-efficacy in goal-related and intervention-based memory change, Robin Lea West, K. A. Smith, and Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Train the trainer: Memory training for seniors, Robin Lea West and Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Submissions from 2013

Instead of preaching to the choir, publish outside of the box, Patrick C. Friman, Matthew P. Normand, Derek D. Reed, Henry D. Schlinger, and Stuart A. Vyse

Inhibited children become competent peers: Parents’ emotional language contributes to prosocial behaviors, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Rafael Vera Cruz Carvalho, and Paul David Hastings

Parental and parasympathetic regulation of play and the development of preschoolers’ sociability: Pathways to becoming a good peer., Jessica Stoltzfus Grady and Paul David Hastings

Maternal emotion socialization predicts improvement on an affective inhibitory control task, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Katherine Karraker, Jonas Miller, and Paul David Hastings

Does maternal warmth and encouragement of independence increase shy toddlers’ approach behaviors around new peers?, Sarah Kahle, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Jonas Miller, and Paul David Hastings

Free-living validation of the New Lifestyles® Nl-2000® pedometer and Fitbit® accelerometer with preschool-age children, Tracy A. Larson, Byron Miller, Allison J. Morley, L. A. Galbraith, and Matthew P. Normand

Structured validation of the New Lifestyles® Nl-2000® pedometer and Fitbit® accelerometer with preschool-age children, Tracy A. Larson, Byron Miller, Allison J. Morley, L. A. Galbraith, and Matthew P. Normand

A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Byron Miller

A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Byron Miller

Considerations for descriptive analyses of physical activity, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Considerations for descriptive analyses of physical activity, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Efficient and practical procedures for measuring and assessing child behavior in the home, Matthew P. Normand

Get moving: A programmatic line of physical activity research in young children, Matthew P. Normand

Recent developments in the behavioral assessment of physical activity, Matthew P. Normand

Submissions from 2012

Parasympathetic regulation of cardiac arousal and parental overcontrol predict boys’ behaviors with peers in preschool, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady and Paul David Hastings

Does maternal warmth and encouragement of independence increase shy toddlers’ approach behaviors around new peers?, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Katherine Karraker, and Darcey N. Powell

Maternal parenting sense of competence as a mediator of the relation between child shyness and approach behaviors in toddlerhood, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Katherine Karraker, and Darcey N. Powell

A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children, Tracy A. Larson, Matthew P. Normand, Allison J. Morley, and Byron Miller

Preliminary validation of the Fitbit® fitness tracking device, Byron Miller, Tracy A. Larson, and Matthew P. Normand

The effects of a web-based fitness monitoring system on physical activity in overweight and obese adults, Byron Miller, Matthew P. Normand, and Rutvi Patel

A comparison of descriptive and experimental analyses of physical activity in preschool children, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Descriptive and experimental analyses of variables maintaining moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in preschool children, Allison J. Morley, Matthew P. Normand, and Tracy A. Larson

Behavior analysis and obesity: Battling the bulge, Matthew P. Normand

Breeding ground: Pseudoscience, voodoo science, and junk science in autism research and treatment, Matthew P. Normand

Movement as medicine: Behavior analysis for health and fitness, Matthew P. Normand

Strategies to assess and develop verbal behavior in children with autism, Matthew P. Normand

Increasing physical activity in overweight and obese adults using the Fitbit® fitness tracking device, Matthew P. Normand, Byron Miller, and Rutvi Patel

The effects of structured activities on physical activity in children, P. F. Quan, Anthony Oliver, and Matthew P. Normand

The importance of innovative research in behavior analysis, Kenneth Silverman, Matthew P. Normand, Ran VanHouten, and Timothy R. Vollmer

Social memory and aging: Lifespan theory, memory strategies and social cognition and aging, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Social memory and aging: Lifespan theory, memory strategies and social cognition and aging, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Antecedents and consequences of social and emotional evaluations., Carla M. Strickland-Hughes and Natalie C. Ebner

Facial attractiveness and recognition of faces: Effects of age and gender, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, M. K. Johnson, and Natalie C. Ebner

Effects of attractiveness and distinctiveness on attention and memory for faces, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, J. Leudicke, M. K. Johnson, and Natalie C. Ebner

Goals and memory aging: Anchored self-set goals for list, name, and story recall, Robin Lea West, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, and Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

Submissions from 2011

The effect of maternal warmth and encouragement on shy toddlers’ responses in a novel social setting, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady and Katherine Karraker