Department of Psychology faculty conduct innovative research in a wide range of fields. They make it a priority to collaborate with students on research and often involve them as co-authors of publications or co-presenters at conferences. To learn more, visit our faculty webpages or review selected publications below.

Selected Faculty Articles

Denise Ben-Porath

  • Ben-Porath, D. D. & Koons, C. R. (2005) Telephone coaching in dialectical behavior therapy: A decision-tree model for managing intersession contact with clients. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 12, 448-60.
  • Wisniewski, L., & Ben-Porath, D. D. (2005) Telephone skill-coaching with eating-disordered clients: Clinical guidelines using a DBT framework. European Eating Disorders Review, 13, 344-350.
  • Ben-Porath, D. D., Peterson, G. A., & Smee, J. (2004) Treatment of individuals with borderline personality disorder using dialectical behavior therapy in a community mental health setting: Clinical application and a preliminary investigation. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 11, 424-434.
  • Ben-Porath, D. D. (2004) Intercession telephone contact with individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder: Lessons from dialectical behavior therapy. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 11, 222-230.
  • Ben-Porath, D. D. (2004) Strategies for securing commitment to treatment from individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 34, 247-263.
  • Ben-Porath, D. D., Peterson, G, & Piskur, C. (2004) Effectiveness of and consumer satisfaction with an assertive community treatment program for the severely mentally ill: A 3-year follow-up, Psychological Services, 1, 40-47.
  • Ben-Porath, D. D. (2002) Stigmatization of individuals who receive psychotherapy: An interaction between help-seeking behavior and the presence of depression. Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology, 21,400-413.
  • Ben-Porath, D. D., & Taylor, S. P. (2002). The effects of Diazepam (Valium) and aggressive disposition on human aggression: An experimental investigation. Addictive Behaviors 27, 167-77.

Abdulrazaq A. Imam

  • Imam, A. A. (2006) Experimental control of nodality via equal presentations of conditional discriminations in different equivalence protocols under speed and non-speed conditions. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 85, 107-24.
  • Imam, A. A. (2003). Assessing transfer of response speed and nodality via conditional discriminations. Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin, 21, 1-7.
  • Imam, A. A. (2001). Speed contingencies, number of stimulus presentations, and the nodality effect in equivalence class formation. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 76, 265-288.
  • Widholm, J. J., Silberberg, A., Hursh, S. R., Imam, A. A., & Warren-Boulton, F. R. (2001). Stock optimizing in choice when a token deposit is the operant. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 76, 245-263.

Janet D. Larsen

  • Baddeley, A. D., & Larsen, J. D. (2007). The phonological loop unmasked? A comment on the evidence for a “perceptual-gestural” alternative, The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 497-504.
  • Baddeley, A. D., & Larsen, J. D. (2007). The phonological loop: Some answers and some questions. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 512-518.
  • Fritsch, T., Larsen, J. D. & Smyth, K. A. (2007). The role of adolescent IQ and gender in the use of cognitive support for remembering in aging. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 14, 394-416.
  • Fritsch, T., McClendon, McK. J., Smyth, K. A., Lerner, A. K, Friedland, R. P., & Larsen, J. D. (2007). Cognitive functioning in healthy aging: The role of reserve and lifestyle factors early in life. The Gerentologist, 47, 307-322.
  • Larsen, J. D., & Kozar, B. (2005). Evaluation of a computer administered alcohol education program for college students. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 49, 69-83.
  • Larsen, J. D., & Baddeley, A. D. (2003). Disruption of verbal STM by irrelevant speech, articulatory suppression, and manual tapping: Do they have a common source? The Quarterly Journal of Experemental Psychology, 56A, 1249-1268.
  • Baddeley, A. D., & Larsen, J. D. (2003). The disruption of STM: A response to our commentators. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 56A, 1301-1306.
  • Rainey, D. W., & Larsen, J. D. (2002). The effect of familiar melodies on initial learning and long term memory for unconnected text. Music Perception, 20, 173-186.
  • Larsen, J. D., Baddeley, A. D., & Andrade, J. (2000). Phonological similarity and the irrelevant speech effect: Implications for models of short-term memory. Memory, 8, 145-157.

Beth Martin

  • Martin, B. A., & Extejt. M. M. (2007). Disappearing gender differences in salary expectations of university seniors. In J. Keil (Ed.) Earn More, Move Up: A New Look at the Gender Pay Differential. St. Paul: Center for Economic Progress.
  • Martin, B. A., & Martin, J. H. (2005). Building a market-oriented organizational environment: An implementation framework for small organizations. Mid-American Journal of Business, 20 45-58.
  • Bowen, C-C., Martin, B. A., & Hunt, S. T. (2002). A comparison of ipsative and normative approaches for ability to control faking in personality questionnaires. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 10, 240-259.
  • Martin, B. A., Snell, A. F., & Callahan, C. M. (1999). An examination of individual differences in the relation of subjective goal difficulty to performance in a goal-setting model. Human Performance 12, 115-135.
  • Martin, J. H., Martin, B. A,, & Grbac, B. (1998). Employee involvement and market orientation in a transition economy: Importance, problems and a solution. Journal of Managerial Issue3, 10, 485-502.
  • Martin, B. A., & Martin, J. H. (1995). Compared perceived sex role orientations of the ideal male and female athlete to the ideal male and female person. Journal of Sport Behavior, 18, 286-301.

Helen Murphy

  • Wideman, C. H., Nadzam, G. R., & Murphy, H. M. (2005) Implications of an animal model of sugar addiction, withdrawal and relapse for human health. Nutritional Neuroscience, 8, 269-76.
  • Murphy, H. M., Wideman, C. H., & Nadzam, G. R. (2003) A laboratory animal model of human shift work. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science, 38, 316-28.
  • Murphy, H. M., Wideman, C. H., Aquila, L. A., & Nadzam, G. R. (2002) Telemetry provides new insights into entrainment of activity wheel circadian rhythms and the role of body temperature in the development of ulcers in the activity-stress paradigm. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science, 37, 228-241.
  • Murphy, H. M., Wideman, C. H., & Nadzam, G. R. (1998). The role of vasopressin in modulating circadian rhythm responses to phase shifts. Peptides, 19, 1191-1208.

David Rainey

  • Rainey, D. W., Larsen, J. (2002). The Effect of Familiar Melodies on Initial Learning and Long-term Memory for Unconnected Text. Music Perception, 20, 173-186.
  • Getz, G. E., & Rainey, D. W. (2001) Flexible short-term goals and basketball shooting performance. Journal of Sport Behavior 24, 31-41.
  • Rainey, D. W. (2000).Exploring about aggression. In L. T. Benjamin; D. S. Dunn, & W. B. Davidson Handbook of demonstrations and activities in the teaching of psychology, Vol. III: Personality, abnormal, clinical-counseling, and social (2nd ed.) (pp.237-246). Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ.
  • Rainey, D. W. (1999) Sources of stress, burnout, and intention to terminate among basketball referees. Journal of Sport Behavior, 44, 578-590.
  • Rainey, D. W., & Hardy, L. (1999). Assaults on Rugby Union referees: A three union survey. Journal of Sport Behavior, 22, 105-113.

Elizabeth V. Swenson

  • Swenson, E. V. (2006). “Do we have to learn all this stuff?” Review of Psychology Licensure and Certification: What Students Need to Know, Thomas J. Vaughn, (Ed.). PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 51. Online. Internet. http://psycinfo.apa.org/psyccritiques/display/?artid=2006350412.
  • Swenson, E.V. (2006) A Revised Ethics Code: What’s in It for Teachers? Ohio Psychologist, 53, 4-5.
  • Swenson, E.V. (2006). Challenging the legal system to stop impoverishing the lives of divorcing families. Review of Constructive divorce: Procedural justice and sociolegal reform. PsycCritiques-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 51, Article 1.
  • Swenson, E. (2006). Confidentiality and other ethical issues. In Your practicum in psychology: A guide for maximizing knowledge and competence. pp 61-79,Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Swenson, E. V. (2005) Prelude to the Future: A Career, a Life! PsycCRITIQUES, 50
  • Swenson, E.V. (2005) Scenes from a teaching Career. In T.A. Benson, C. Burke, A. Armstadter, R. Siney, V. Hevern, B. Beins, & W. Buskist (Eds.), The teaching of psychology in autobiography: Perspectives from exemplary psychology teachers (Chap. 45). Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
  • Swenson, E. V. (2004) From fundamental to uplifting: An analysis of psychological ethics across the discipline. . PsycCRITIQUES Wahington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Swenson, E. V. (1999) The insanity trial of Hamlet: A teaching activity. In Activities handbook for the teaching of psychology, Vol. 4. p.355-358 Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

John H. Yost

  • Oleson, K. C., Poehlmann, Km M., Yost, J. H., Lynch, M. E., & Arkin, R. M. (2000). Subjective overachievement: Individual differences in self-doubt and concern with performance. Journal of Personality, 68, 491-524.
  • Bailey, J. R., & Yost, J. H. (2000). Role theory: Foundations, extensions, and applications. In (E. F. Borgatta (Editor in Chief) and R. J. V. Montgomery (Managing Ed.) Encyclopedia of Sociology, Vol 4, 2nd ed. (pp. 2420-2425). New York: Macmillan.
  • Yost, J. H. (1996). Depression and the Correspondent inference bias: Evidence of more effortful cognitive processing. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 192-200.
  • Pierce, G. R., Henderson, C. A., Yost, J. H., & Loffredo, C. M. (1996). Cognitive interference and personality: Theoretical and methodological issues. In I. G. Sarason et al. (Eds.) Cognitive interference: Theories, methods, and findings. (pp.285-296). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum