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

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Parents’ reactions to toddlers’ emotions: relations with toddler shyness and gender, Jessica 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

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Becoming prosocial peers: Temperamental shyness and mothers’ and fathers’ elaborative emotion language, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady and Paul D. Hastings

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Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Malina Her, Geena Moreno, Catherine Perez, and Jillian Yelinek

Improving the interview answers of a military veteran using behavioral skills training, C. Grossi and Corey S. Stocco

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Children’s anxious characteristics predict how their parents socialize emotions, Paul D. Hastings, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, and L. Barrieau

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

The effect of token reinforcement on moderate-to-vigorous physical activity exhibited by young children, Rutvi R. Patel, Carolynn S. Kohn, Matthew P. Normand, and Kelly L. Roughgarden

The effect of token reinforcement on moderate-to-vigorous physical activity exhibited by young children, Rutvi R. Patel, Carolynn S. Kohn, Matthew P. Normand, and Kelly L. Roughgarden

Understanding and treating lying, Corey S. Stocco

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

Improving College Students’ Interview Skills Using Staff-Implemented Behavioral Skills Training (BST) at a Career Center, Meagan Strickland, Corey Stocco, Vinthia Wiryananda Wirantana, and Carolynn S. Kohn

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Age differences in self-set goal effects for memory, Robin Lea West, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, and Kimberley A. Smith

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Thesis: The Implementation and Adoptability of Behavioral Skills Training in a Career Center, Vinthia Wiryananda Wirantana

The implementation and adoptability of behavioral skills training in a career center, Vinthia Wiryananda Wirantana, Corey S. Stocco, and Carolynn S. Kohn

Using Behavioral Skills Training to Train Career Resource Center Staff to Use BST to Teach Job Interview Skills to College Students, Vinthia Wiryananda Wirantana, Corey S. Stocco, and Carolynn S. Kohn

Submissions from 2017

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The Opportunity to Choose the Activity Context Does Not Increase Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity Exhibited by Preschool Children, Verena Boga and Matthew P. Normand

Using arbitrary reinforcers to treat the off-topic speech of an individual with autism, Kortney Katherine Classen and Corey S. Stocco

Using arbitrary reinforcers to treat the off-topic speech of an individual with autism, Kortney Katherine Classen and Corey S. Stocco

Is Our Tendency to Prefer Similar Others Innate? A Replication and Extension, Amir Cruz-Kahlili, Vinthia Wiryananda Wirantana, Molly Hankla, Rutvi R. Patel, and Carolynn S. Kohn

Is Our Tendency to Prefer Similar Others Innate? A Replication and Extension, Amir Cruz-Kahlili, Vinthia Wiryananda Wirantana, Molly Hankla, Rutvi R. Patel, and Carolynn S. Kohn

Importance of Replication and Experimental Analysis in Behavioral Science: Examination of Factors Affecting Infants Choices, Amir Cruz-Kahlili, Vinthia Wiryananda Wirantana, Manjot Sandhu, and Carolynn S. Kohn

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

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Mother and child temperament as interacting correlates of parenting sense of competence, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady and Katherine Karraker

Investigation of the 8 parameters of praise in popular parent training books, J. Halloran, A. Brown, and Scott A. Jensen

Motion activated in-home video recording feasibility study, J. Halloran and Scott A. Jensen

The Effects of Behavioral Skills Trainingand Peer Modeling on College Students' Pours, Molly Hankla, Meagan Strickland, and Carolynn S. Kohn

Poor Pouring Peers: Effects of Alcohol Training and Peer Modeling on College Students’ Pours, Molly Hankla, Meagan Strickland, Rutvi R. Patel, Danielle Cumming, Maria Arita, and Carolynn S. Kohn

Poor Pouring Peers: Effects of Alcohol Training and Peer Modeling on College Students’ Pours, Molly Hankla, Meagan Strickland, Rutvi R. Patel, Danielle Cumming, Maria Arita, and Carolynn S. Kohn

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

Multiple relationships and ethical behavior: It’s a fine line, Carolynn S. Kohn

The ethics of practice and the practice of ethics, Carolynn S. Kohn

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

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Stability of infants’ preference for prosocial others: Implications for research based on single-choice paradigms, Tyler Nighbor, Carolynn S. Kohn, Matthew P. Normand, and Henry Schlinger

Do Infants Make Moral Judgments? Investigating Other Probable Explanations, Tyler Nighbor, Carolynn S. Kohn, Matthew P. Normand, and Henry D. Schlinger

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

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Thesis: The Effect of Token Reinforcement on Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity Exhibited by Young Children, Rutvi R. Patel

Using rules to improve the honest reports of children in environments with conflicting reinforcement contingencies, Jessica A. Sauter, Ingrid Saavedra, and Corey S. Stocco

Using rules to improve the honest reports of children in environments with conflicting reinforcement contingencies, Jessica A. Sauter, Ingrid Saavedra, and Corey S. Stocco

Using rules to improve the honest reports of children in environments with conflicting reinforcement contingencies, Jessica A. Sauter, Ingrid Saavedra, and Corey S. Stocco

Application of the free-pour assessment to college student drinkers: Review and implications, Nicole R. Schultz, Carolynn S. Kohn, and Christopher J. Correia

A Systematic Review of the Free-Pour Assessment: Implications for Research, Assessment and Intervention, Nicole R. Schultz, Carolynn S. Kohn, Megan Schmerbauch, and Christopher J. Correia

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Improving the interview skills of college students using behavioral skills training, Corey S. Stocco, Rachel H. Thompson, John M. Hart, and Heidi Soriano

Memory: Training methods and benefits, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes and Robin Lea West

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

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"Show me your mad faces!": Preschool teachers’ emotion talk in the classroom, Jillian Yelinek and Jessica Stoltzfus Grady

Submissions from 2016

Preference for Similar Others: A Replication and Extension, Katrina Bettencourt, Amir Cruz-Kahlili, Molly Hankla, Audrey Campbell, and Carolynn S. Kohn

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

Assessment of Behavioral Knowledge of Spanish-Speaking Parents, A. Brown and Scott A. Jensen

Investigation of the 8 parameters of praise in popular parent training websites, A. Brown and Scott A. Jensen

The Effect of Product Characteristics on Recycling Behavior, Audrey Campbell, Molly Hankla, Amir Cruz-Kahlili, Katrina Bettencourt, and Carolynn S. Kohn

The Effect of Product Characteristics on Recycling Behavior, Audrey Campbell, Molly Hankla, Amir Cruz-Kahlili, Katrina Bettencourt, and Carolynn S. Kohn

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: The Effect of Product Characteristics on Recycling, Audrey M. Campbell

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

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Visual analysis ofwithin-subject data: A comparison within and across certification levels, Edgar Cardoza

Time-out for sibling aggression: An analysis of effective durations in a natural setting, S. Corralejo, A. D. Mitchell, and Scott A. Jensen

Obstacles and opportunities in observing parenting skills, S. Corralejo, A. D. Mitchell, L. Ward, A. Brown, and Scott A. Jensen

Thesis: Factors affecting infants' choices: An examination of infant choice stability and parent expectancy effects, Amir A. Cruz-Khalili

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Effects of the good behavior game on physical activity, Leslie A. Galbraith

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

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Effects of Behavioral Skills Training and Peer Modeling on College Students' Pours of Standard Servings of Beer, Molly E. Hankla

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: The effect of correct and incorrect video models on the acquisition of skills taught in behavioral parent training, Elizabeth A. Herrera

The effect of correct and incorrect video models on the acquisition of skills taught in behavioral parent training, E. Herrerra, Scott A. Jensen, and A. D. Mitchell

The effect of correct and incorrect video models on the acquisition of skills taught in behavioral parent training, E. Herrerra, Scott A. Jensen, and A. D. Mitchell

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Maternal emotion socialization and the development of inhibitory control in emotional contexts, Sarah Khahle, Jessica Stoltzfus Grady, Jonas G. Miller, Monica Lopez, and Paul D. Hastings

Good behavior, good ethics: The ethics of gifts and multiple roles, Carolynn S. Kohn

Ineffective and potentially harmful treatments for children and adolescents diagnosed with autism, Carolynn S. Kohn

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

Parents ability to generalize time-out implementation to other untrained situations, A. D. Mitchell and Scott A. Jensen

Suggestibility in preference in children, A. D. Mitchell, J. N. Vo, S. Corralejo, and Scott A. Jensen

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Behavioral Parent Training Time Out Technique and Parent’s Ability to Generalize the Implementation to other Untrained Situations, Ashley Dawn Mitchell

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

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Less Is More: Psychologists Can Learn More by Studying Fewer People, 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

Treatment of attention-maintained off-topic speech of individuals with autism during conversation, Jessica A. Sauter, Corey S. Stocco, and Rachel H. Thompson

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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted: Further analysis of delay discounting: Sequential effects on participant answers using the 27-item Monetary Choice Questionnaire, Merritt J. Schenk

Poor Correspondence Between Self-Report and Behavior: College Students' Definitions and Free-Pours of Standard Alcohol Servings, Nicole R. Schultz, Carolynn S. Kohn, Katrina Bettencourt, and Heather Dunn Carlton

Scientist as a sailor: The importance of scientific exploration and practice, Corey S. Stocco

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

Memory training works!, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes

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False feedback and beliefs influence name recall in younger and older adults, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, Robin Lea West, Kimberley A. Smith, and Natalie C. Ebner

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Future perspective and healthy lifestyle choices in adulthood, Aylin Tasdemir-Ozdes, Carla M. Strickland-Hughes, Natalie C. Ebner, and Natalie C. Ebner