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Faculty Research

Name Year Research/Publications/Presentations
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2018 Baruah, J., & Paulus, P. B. (in press). In Carol A. Mullen (Ed.), Collaborative Creativity and Team Innovation in Education. Springer series: Creativity Under Duress in Education? Resistive Theories, Practices, and Actions.
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2018 B., Baruah, J. In Carlos Nunes Silva (Ed.), Enhancing Creativity in E-Planning: Recommendations from a Collaborative Creativity Perspective. Hershey IGI, Global: New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning.
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2018 Baruah , J., Paulus, P. B., Kohn, N., & Horton, E. (2018). INGROUP Conference, " The refinement of ideas after selection: Does order of feasibility and originality focus matter? Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, Bethesda, Maryland.
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2018 Baruah, J., & Paulus, P. B., (2018) Southwestern Psychological Association Convention, "A workshop on facilitating brainstorming and decision-making in groups," Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Houston, Texas
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2016 P.B. Paulus. The role of time and category relatedness in electronic brainstorming. To appear in Small Group Research(revision submitted)
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2016 Brainstorming in small EBS groups: Effects of focus on broad versus narrow domain in creativity. Paper to be presented at INGroup conference, Helsinki, Finland.
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2016 C. Hale. Innovation in EBS groups: Effects of group size on idea generation and selection. Paper to be presented at SWPA conference, Dallas, TX.
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2015 P.B. Paulus. How time and homogeneity of assigned categories affect creativity in small electronic brainstorming groups. Paper presented at INGroup conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
Jonali Baruah, Ph.D. 2015 K. Rieber, V. LeBreton, C. Hale, and L. Walker. Brainstorming in Small EBS Groups: Effects of Domain Knowledge over time on Group Ideation process. paper presented at the convention of Southwestern Psychological Association, Wichita KS
Jamie Borchardt, Ph.D. 2015 Alcohol energy drinks and impulsivity amongst college-aged students: A quantitative study
Jamie Borchardt, Ph.D. 2015 Alcohol energy drinks and impulsivity amongst college-aged students: A qualitative study
Jamie Borchardt, Ph.D. 2015 Psychology course redesign: When less is more
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2018 Brown, T. W., Botello, C. M., & Harris Bozer, A. L. (April 2018). Investigating chronic pain as an in-group using the Prisoner’s Dilemma. Modern Psychological Studies, 23(2), 1-19.
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2018 Salcido, C. A., Harris Bozer, A. L., McNabb, C. T. & Fuchs, P. N. (May 2018). Assessing the aversive nature of pain with an operant approach/avoidance paradigm. Physiology and Behavior, 189, 59-63.
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2018 Jump in the millennial teaching time machine: Bring your data, brains, and hover boards. 15th Annual Excellence in Teaching Conference. Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Tx.
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2017 Borchardt, J. N. & Harris Bozer, A. L. (December 2017). Psychology course redesign: An interactive approach to learning in a micro-flipped classroom. Smart Learning Environments, 4(10), 1-9. doi: 10.1186/s40561-017-0049-3
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2017 Harris Bozer, A. L., Uhelski, M., & Li, A. (February 2017). Extrapolating meaning from local field potential recordings. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, 16(1), 107-126. doi: 10.3233/JIN-170011
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2017 Hartman, A. K., Borchardt, J. N. & Harris Bozer, A. L. (January 2017). Making primary literature come alive in the classroom. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, Spring 2017, 15(2): R24-R28.
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2017 Harris Bozer, A. L., Brown, T. W., Hartman, A.K., & Bland, C. (August 2017). EEG activity during approach-avoidance in chronic pain sufferers. Texas Pain Research Consortium, Galveston, Tx.
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2017 Harris Bozer, This is your brain on pain: Invasive and non-invasive electrophysiology. Psychological Sciences Day, Stephenville, Tx. 
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2017 Harris Bozer, A. L., Hartman, A. K., Bland, C., & Brown, T. (April 2017). Behavioral and electrophysiological profile of chronic pain sufferers during approach-avoidance decision-making. Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Tx.
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2017 Harris Bozer, A. L., Borchardt, J. N., & Hartman, A. K. (February 2017). Incorporating primary literature into the undergraduate classroom using the modified C.R.E.A.T.E. tool. 14th Annual Excellence in Teaching Conference. Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Tx.
Amber Harris Bozer, Ph.D. 2015 Local Field Potential Signatures in the Anterior Cingulate and Primary Somatosensory Cortices During Pain Processing, (UT Arlington).
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2017 Eichas, K., Montgomery, M. J., Meca, A., & Kurtines, W. M. Empowering marginalized youth: A self-transformative intervention for promoting positive youth development. Child Development, 88, 1115-1124. doi:10.1111/cdev.12866
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2016 Hultin, H., Ferrer-Wreder, Eichas, K., L., Karlberg, M., Grosin, L., & Galanti, M. R. Psychometric properties of an instrument to measure social and pedagogical school climate among teachers (PESOC). Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. doi:10.1080/00313831.2016.1258661
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2015 Ferrer-Wreder, L., Sundell, K., Eichas, K., & Habbi, M. An empirical test of a diffusion framework for school-based prevention: The 21 Swedish junior high school study. Journal of Community Psychology, 43, 811-831. doi:10.1002/jcop.21709
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2017 Eichas, K., Montgomery, M., Meca, A., & Kurtines, W. Empowering marginalized youth: A self-transformative intervention for promoting positive youth development. In A. Oshri (Chair), Early Life Stress and Positive Youth Development in a Global Context. Presented at the 2017 biennial conference meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2017 Eninger, L., Ferrer-Wreder, L., Eichas, K., Westling, M. A., Smedler, A., Olsson, T., Sedem, M., Hau, H. G., Herkner, B., & Domitrovich, C. Culture and young children’s social emotional competence: Findings and implications for the cultural adaptation of interventions. In R. Dimitrova & F. Motti-Stefanidi (Chairs), Positive Adaptation of Children and Adolescents with Different Cultural Backgrounds in a Global Perspective. Presented at the 2017 biennial conference meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2017 Ferrer-Wreder, L., Eichas, K., Lorente, C. C., Dimitrova, R., & Galanti, M. R. Exploring identity synthesis, gender, and adjustment in the KUPOL study: Initial findings. Presented at the 24th annual conference meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2017 Montgomery, M., DeMille, S., & Eichas, K. Ego strength development in a wilderness therapy intervention for struggling adolescents. Presented at the 24th annual conference meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2016 Eichas, K. & Chen, P. Y. (2016). Identity horizons, student engagement, and academic achievement among adult college students. Presented at the 23rd annual conference meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, Baltimore, MD.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2016 Chen, P. Y., Eichas, K., Donovan, M., & LaStrape, A. Identity-supportive relationships in a school-based AmeriCorps program: Does autonomy support matter in middle school? Presented at the 23rd annual conference meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, Baltimore, MD.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2016 Montgomery, M., DeMille, S., & Eichas, K. Ego strength change in youth in a wilderness therapy program. Presented at the 23rd annual conference meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, Baltimore, MD.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2016 Eichas, K., Chen, P. Y., & Brookshear, A. Identity resources, study processes, and academic achievement: A study of adult college students. Presented at the 20th biennial conference meeting of the Society for Research in Human Development, Denver, CO.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2016 Hanson, K., Kelley, C., Gaytan, V., Delgado, I., Tannous, A., Monson, B., Burch, A., & Eichas, K. Promoting self-construction: Results from a positive adult development intervention. Presented at the 20th biennial conference meeting of the Society for Research in Human Development, Denver, CO.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2016 DeMille, S., Montgomery, M. & Eichas, K. Do boys and girls respond to intervention differently? The impact of gender in an outdoor behavioral healthcare program. Presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2015 Eichas, K., Meca, A., & Whiteley, J. Promoting positive identity: The Making Career and Education Choices Workshop. Presented at the 22nd annual conference meeting of the Society for Research on Identity Formation, Bellingham, Washington.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2015 Eichas, K., Dennard, C., Stickley, Z. & Meca, A. Promoting positive adult development: Results from an identity-focused program for adult students. Presented at the 9th biennial conference meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Austin, TX.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2015 Stickley, Z., Dennard, C., Kelley, C., & Eichas, K., Identity distress in adult college students: A factor analysis of the Identity Distress Survey. Presented at the 9th biennial conference meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Austin, TX.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2015 DeMille, S., Montgomery, M. & Eichas, K. Do boys and girls respond to intervention differently? The impact of gender in an outdoor behavioral healthcare program. Presented at the 9th biennial conference meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Austin, TX.
Kyle Eichas, Ph.D. 2015 DeMille, S., Montgomery, M., & Eichas, K. The impact of gender on the treatment process in an outdoor behavioral healthcare program. Presented at the 2015 annual conference of the Wilderness Therapy Symposium, Park City, UT.
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2018 Faulkenberry, T. J., Cruise, A., & Shaki, S. (in press). Task instructions modulate unit-decade binding in two-digit number representation. To appear in Psychological Research doi: 10.1007/s00426-018-1057-9
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2018 Faulkenberry, T. J., Witte, M., & Hartmann, M. (2018). Tracking the continuous dynamics of numerical processing: A brief review and editorial. Journal of Numerical Cognition, 4, 271-285. 5964/jnc.v4i2.179
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2018 Faulkenberry, T. J. (2018). Computing Bayes factors to measure evidence from experiments: An extension of the BIC approximation. Biometrical Letters, 55, 31-43. doi: 2478/bile-2018-0003
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2018 Faulkenberry, T. J. (2018). A simple method for teaching Bayesian hypothesis testing in the brain and behavioral sciences. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 16, A126-A130.
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2017 Faulkenberry, T. J. (2017). A single-boundary accumulator model of response times in an arithmetic verification task. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:1225. doi: 3389/fpsyg.2017.01225/
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2017 Faulkenberry, T. J., Cruise, A., & Shaki, S. (2017). Reversing the manual digit bias in two-digit number comparison. Experimental Psychology, 64, 191-204. doi: 1027/1618-3169/a000365
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2017 Sobel, K. V., Puri, A. M., Faulkenberry, T. J., & Dague, T. D. (2017). Visual search for conjunctions of physical and numerical size shows that they are processed independently. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 43, 444-453. doi: 1037/xhp0000323
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2015 A. Cruise, D. Lavro, and S. Shaki (in press). Response trajectories capture the continuous dynamics of the size congruity effect. To appear in Acta Psychologica.
Thomas Faulkenberry, Ph.D. 2015 S.A. Montgomery, S.N. Tennes. Response trajectories reveal the temporal dynamics of fraction representations. Acta Psychologica, 159, 100-107.
Jennifer Gibson-Dias, Ph.D. 2017 Carlson, C. A., Dias, J. L., Weatherford, D. R., & Carlson, M.A. (2017). An investigation of the weapon focus effect and the confidence-accuracy relationship for eyewitness identification. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition,6, 82-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2016.04.001
Kim Rynearson, Ph.D. 2018 Deviney, D., Heller, N. A., & Rynearson, K. (2018). Behavioral inclination and value orientation of volunteer community leaders. Proceedings of the Society of Business, Industry and Economics.
Kim Rynearson, Ph.D. 2018 Rynearson, K., Mills, L. H., Deviney, D., Vrba, T., & Ball, E. (2017). Impact of behavioral styles on student interest in study abroad. Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, 10, 1-13.
Kim Rynearson, Ph.D. 2018 Deviney, D., Heller, N. A., & Rynearson, K. Behavioral inclination and value orientation of volunteer community leaders. Presented at the Society of Business, Industry, and Economics (Sandestin, FL).
Kim Rynearson, Ph.D. 2016 Deviney, D., Abernathy, T., & Rynearson, K. Study abroad: Impact of personality characteristics. Presented at the Society of Business, Industry, and Economics (Sandestin, FL).
Kim Rynearson, Ph.D. 2016 Kerr, M. S., & Rynearson, K. The evolution of online teaching and learning: Ten years of best practices. Presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association Conference (Plano, TX).  
Kim Rynearson, Ph.D. 2015 Minckler, T., Rynearson, K., Wand, A., Coulston, S., & Broderick, A. The academic Chisholm Trail: New endeavors in higher education on the old cattle drive. Presented at the Society for College and University Planning (Fort Worth, TX).
Kim Rynearson, Ph.D. 2015 Rynearson, K., Coulston, S., & Broderick, A. Don’t put the cart before the horse: How to successfully perform a town-gown charrette. Presented at the International Town Gown Association (Washington, DC).

Student Research

Name Year Research
S. Poston, D. Dixon, B. Smith, C. Bundy 2018 Baruah, J. "Personality traits and performance in brainstorming and idea evaluation," Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Houston, Texas.
B. Isaacs, B. Jimeson, S. Lowry, S. Wilson 2018 Baruah, J., & Labansat, H.. Southwestern Psychological Association Convention, "Enhancing the quality of idea selection through structured focus," Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Houston, Texas
A. Austin 2017 Baruah, J., SWPA Convention 2017, "The Role of Focus in Brainstorming: How Refinement of Ideas Enhance Creativity?" Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio.
Callie Bland 2017 Brown, Tracy W. (Presenter & Author), Harris-Bozer, Amber LeeAnn (Coordinator/Organizer), Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, ""Inhibition of power-banded EEG brain activity in chronic pain sufferers during an approach-avoidance decision-making"," Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio, Tx.
Cristian Botello 2018 Botello, C., Castaneda, J., Brown, T., & Harris Bozer, A. L. (April 2018). Investigating chronic pain as an in-group using the Prisoner’s Dilemma. Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Houston, Tx.
Cristian Botello 2017 Botello, C., Castaneda, J., Brown, T., & Harris Bozer, A. L. (October 2017). Investigating chronic pain as an in-group using the Prisoner’s Dilemma. College of Education TSU Research Appreciation Week, Stephenville, Tx.
Kristen Bowman 2017 Faulkenberry, Thomas, Southwestern Psychological Association, "Testing competing models of two-digit number representation: Decomposed versus holistic processing," San Antonio, TX. 
Tracy Brown 2018 Bottello, C., Castaneda, J., Brown, T., & Harris Bozer, A. L. (April 2018). Investigating chronic pain as an in-group using the Prisoner’s Dilemma. Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Houston, Tx.
Tracy Brown 2018 Brown, T. W., Botello, C. M., Harris Bozer, A. L. (2018). Investigating chronic pain as an in-group using the prisoner’s dilemma. Modern Psychological Studies, 23(2).
Tracy Brown 2018 Brown, T., Hartman, A.K., Bland, C., & Harris Bozer, A.L. (April 2018). Chronic Pain Sufferers Demonstrate Less Pain Avoidance and Widespread Brain Activity Inhibition in the Alpha Frequency. Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Houston, Tx.
Tracy Brown 2017 Bottello, C. M., Castaneda, J. C., Brown, T. W., & Harris Bozer, A. L. (October 2017). Investigating Chronic Pain as an In-Group Using the Prisoner’s Dilemma. College of Education Research Week Event, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Tx.
Tracy Brown 2017 Harris Bozer, A. L., Bland, C., & Brown, T. (April 2017). Behavioral and electrophysiological profile of chronic pain sufferers during approach-avoidance decision-making. Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Tx
Tracy Brown 2017 Harris Bozer, A.L., Brown, T. W., Hartman, A. K., & Bland, C. B. (August 2017). EEG activity during approach-avoidance in chronic pain sufferers. Texas Pain Research Consortium, Galveston, Tx.
Tracy Brown 2017 Brown, T. W., Hartman, A. K., Bland, C. B., & Harris Bozer, A. L. (November 2017). Chronic pain sufferers demonstrate less pain avoidance and widespread brain activity inhibition in the alpha frequency. 14th Annual Texas A&M University System Pathways Student Research Symposium, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Tx
Tracy Brown 2017 Brown, T. W., Hartman, A. K., Bland, C. B., & Harris Bozer, A. L. (October 2017). Chronic pain sufferers demonstrate less pain avoidance and widespread brain activity inhibition in the alpha frequency. College of Education Research Week Event, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Tx.
Tracy Brown 2017 Bland, Callie B. (Author Only), Harris-Bozer, Amber LeeAnn (Coordinator/Organizer), Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, ""Responses and latency to respond of chronic pain sufferers in an approach-avoidance decision-making task"," Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio, Tx.
Tracy Brown 2017 Hartman, Abby K. (Author Only), Bland, Callie B. (Author Only), Harris-Bozer, Amber LeeAnn (Coordinator/Organizer), Psychological Sciences Student Research Symposium, ""Responses and latency to respond of chronic pain sufferers in an approach-avoidance decision-making task"," Stephenville, Tx. 
Karen Carlucci 2017 Wesley, Nemenz (Presenter & Author), Stephanie, Robertson (Presenter & Author), Strategies in Mental Health, "Improving the Emotional Wellness, Resiliency and Success of Students through the Power of Conversations with Virtual Humans," NASPS, Austin, TX.
Lilianne Eninger 2017 Ferrer-Wreder, Laura (Presenter & Author), Eichas, Kyle R. (Presenter & Author), Westling, Mara Allodi (Author Only), Smedler, Ann-Charlotte (Author Only), Olsson, Tina (Author Only), Sedem, Mina (Author Only), Hau, Hanna Ginner (Author Only), Herkner, Birgitta (Author Only), Domitrovich, Celene (Author Only), 2017 biennial conference meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, "Culture and young children's social emotional competence: Findings and implications for the cultural adaptation of interventions," Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. 
Marilyn Montgomery 2017 DeMille, Steven (Author Only), Eichas, Kyle R. (Author Only), 24th annual conference meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, "Ego strength development in a wilderness therapy intervention for struggling adolescents," International Society for Research on Identity, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Jessica Nejman 2017 Faulkenberry, Thomas, Southwestern Psychological Association, "Implicit priming reveals both holistic and decomposed processing in fraction comparison," San Antonio, TX.
Skylar Redlin 2017 Eid, Anissa (Presenter & Author), Southwestern Psychological Association, "Alcohol, energy drinks and personality among college-aged students: A qualitative interview approach," San Antonio, Texas.
Julia Wood 2017 Faulkenberry, Thomas, Southwestern Psychological Association, "The dynamics of operator preview effects in mental arithmetic," San Antonio, TX.
Laura Ferrer-Wreder 2017 Eichas, Kyle R. (Author Only), Lorente, Carolyn Cass (Author Only), Domitrova, Radosveta (Author Only), Galanti, Maria Rosaria (Author Only), 24th annual conference meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, "Exploring identity synthesis, gender, and adjustment in the KUPOL study: Initial findings," International Society for Research on Identity, Groningen, the Netherlands.