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During the 2018-19 year, the department produced 192 "intellectual contributions," including journal articles, book chapters, books, and textbooks. Of these, 119 were journal articles. Of the publications, 54 included at least one student co-author. The faculty submitted $4.9M in proposals in 2018 and have exceeded that in 2019, with $6.6M in proposals. 

Featured Publications

Melanie Domenech Rodríguez

Dr. Melanie Domenech Rodríguez' Featured Publication

Amador Buenabad, N. G., Sánchez Ramos, R., Schwartz, S., Gutiérrez López, M. L., Díaz Juárez, A. D., Ortiz Gallegos, A. B., González Ortega, T. G., Vázquez Pérez, L., Medina-Mora Icaza, M. E., Domenech Rodríguez, M. M., & Villatoro Velázquez, J. A. (2019). Cluster Randomized Trial of a Multicomponent School-Based Program in Mexico to Prevent Behavioral Problems and Develop Social Skills in Children. Child & Youth Care Forum

Research Labs

Lab Name | Faculty Faculty Program Affiliation
Behavioral Ecomonics Lab Greg Madden Behavior Analysis
Timothy Shahan Lab Timothy Shahan Behavior Analysis
Amy Odum Lab Amy Odum Behavior Analysis
Mona Buhusi Lab Mona Buhusi Brain and Cognition & Neuroscience
Multisensory Cognition Lab Kerry Jordan Brain and Cognition
Warren Neuromodulation Lab Christopher Warren Brain and Cognition & Neuroscience
Military Social Science Lab Rebecca Blais Combined Clinical/Counseling
Sue Crowley Lab Sue Crowley Combined Clinical/Counseling
Youth Development, Context and Prevention Lab Rick Cruz Combined Clinical/Counseling
Culture and Mental Health Lab Melanie Domenech Rodriguez Combined Clinical/Counseling
Renee Galliher Lab Renee Galliher Combined Clinical/Counseling
ACT Research Group Michael Levin & Michael Twohig Combined Clinical/Counseling
Tohi Lab Melissa Tehee Combined Clinical/Counseling
Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Disorders Lab JoAnn Tschanz Combined Clinical/Counseling
The Self Regulated Learning Lab Greg Callan School Psychology
Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Lab Maryellen McClain Verdoes School Psychology
Tyler Renshaw Tyler Renshaw School Psychology
Latent Variable Analysis Lab Christian Geiser Quantitative Psychology
Lockhart Lab Ginger Lockhart Quantitative Psychology
Statistical Learning and Longitudinal Modeling Lab Sarfaraz Serang Quantitative Psychology
Catalin Buhusi Lab Catalin Buhusi Neuroscience
Factotum Lab Jennifer Grewe & Crissa Levin  Undergraduate

Recent Faculty Publications
(November 2019 - January 2020)

Abreu, R. L., Gonzalez, K. A., Rosario, C. C., Pulice-Farrow, L., & Rodríguez, M. M. D. (2019). “Latinos Have a Stronger Attachment to the Family”: Latinx Fathers’ Acceptance of Their Sexual Minority Children. Journal of GLBT Family Studies.

Amador Buenabad, N. G., Sánchez Ramos, R., Schwartz, S., Gutiérrez López, M. L., Díaz Juárez, A. D., Ortiz Gallegos, A. B., González Ortega, T. G., Vázquez Pérez, L., Medina-Mora Icaza, M. E., Domenech Rodríguez, M. M., & Villatoro Velázquez, J. A. (2019). Cluster Randomized Trial of a Multicomponent School-Based Program in Mexico to Prevent Behavioral Problems and Develop Social Skills in Children. Child and Youth Care Forum.

Barker, A., & Galliher, R. V. (2019). Young women’s sexual assault experiences: Exploring conservative socialisation experiences as an important contextual factor. Sex Education.

Blais, R. K., Livingston, W. S., & Fargo, J. D. (2020). Higher depression severity mediates the association of assault military sexual trauma and sexual function in partnered female service members/veterans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 261, 238–244.

Borrie, S. A., Barrett, T. S., Liss, J. M., & Berisha, V. (2020). Sync pending: Characterizing conversational entrainment in dysarthria using a multidimensional, clinically informed approach. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(1), 83–94.

Burns, G. L., Geiser, C., Servera, M., Becker, S. P., & Beauchaine, T. P. (2019). Application of the Bifactor S – 1 Model to Multisource Ratings of ADHD/ODD Symptoms: An Appropriate Bifactor Model for Symptom Ratings. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Chadwick, J. R., Weller, R. P., Barfuss, S. L., & Johnson, M. C. (2020). Improving Meter Testing Procedures. Journal - American Water Works Association, 112(1), 58–67.

Craig, A. R., Sweeney, M. M., & Shahan, T. A. (2019). Behavioral momentum and resistance to extinction across repeated extinction tests. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 112(3), 290–309.

Hellberg, S. N., Buchholz, J. L., Twohig, M. P., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2019). Not just thinking, but believing: Obsessive beliefs and domains of cognitive fusion in the prediction of OCD symptom dimensions. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Jacobucci, R., Serang, S., & Grimm, K. J. (2019). A Short Note on Interpretation in the Dual Change Score Model. Structural Equation Modeling, 26(6), 924–930.

Kahler, J., Papa, A., Epstein, E., & Levin, C. (2019). Attributions About Bereaved Spouses: Testing the Myths of Coping With Loss. Omega (United States).

Krafft, J., Ong, C. W., Cruz, R. A., Twohig, M. P., & Levin, M. E. (2020). An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Investigating the Function of Hoarding. Behavior Therapy.

Lansford, K. L., Borrie, S. A., & Barrett, T. S. (2019). Regularity matters: Unpredictable speech degradation inhibits adaptation to dysarthric speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(12), 4282–4290.

Levin, M. E., Krafft, J., Hicks, E. T., Pierce, B., & Twohig, M. P. (2020). A randomized dismantling trial of the open and engaged components of acceptance and commitment therapy in an online intervention for distressed college students. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 126.

Litson, K., Thornhill, C., Geiser, C., Burns, G. L., & Servera, M. (2019). Applying and Interpreting Mixture Distribution Latent State-Trait Models. Structural Equation Modeling, 26(6), 931–947.

Lubold, N., Borrie, S. A., Barrett, T. S., Willi, M., & Berisha, V. (2019). Do conversational partners entrain on articulatory precision? Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH, 2019-September, 1931–1935.

Matyi, J. M., Rattinger, G. B., Schwartz, S., Buhusi, M., & Tschanz, J. T. (2019). Lifetime estrogen exposure and cognition in late life: The Cache County Study. Menopause, 26(12), 1366–1374.

McClain, M. B., Harris, B., Haverkamp, C. R., Golson, M. E., & Schwartz, S. E. (2019). The ASKSP Revised (ASKSP-R) as a Measure of ASD Knowledge for Professional Populations. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Mechammil, M., Boghosian, S., & Cruz, R. A. (2019). Mental health attitudes among Middle Eastern/North African individuals in the United States. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 22(7), 724–737.

Montgomery, J. W., Gillam, R. B., Evans, J. L., Schwartz, S., & Fargo, J. D. (2019). A comparison of the storage-only deficit and joint mechanism deficit hypotheses of the verbal working memory storage capacity limitation of children with developmental language disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(10), 3808–3825.

Muñoz, K., Ong, C. W., Whicker, J., & Twohig, M. (2019). Promoting counseling skills in audiology clinical supervisors: Considerations for professional development. American Journal of Audiology, 28(4), 1052–1058.

Neal-Barnett, A., Woods, D. W., Espil, F. M., Davis, M., Alexander, J. R., Compton, S. N., Walther, M. R., Twohig, M. P., Saunders, S. M., Cahill, S. P., & Franklin, M. E. (2019). Acceptance-enhanced behavior therapy for trichotillomania: Randomized controlled trial rationale, method, and strategies for recruiting minority participants. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 83(4), 399–431.

Ong, C. W., Blakey, S. M., Smith, B. M., Morrison, K. L., Bluett, E. J., Abramowitz, J. S., & Twohig, M. P. (2020). Moderators and processes of change in traditional exposure and response prevention (ERP) versus acceptance and commitment therapy-informed ERP for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 24.

Parmenter, J. G., Galliher, R. V., & Maughan, A. D. A. (2020). LGBTQ+ emerging adults perceptions of discrimination and exclusion within the LGBTQ+ community. Psychology and Sexuality.

Petersen, J. M., Krafft, J., Twohig, M. P., & Levin, M. E. (2019). Evaluating the Open and Engaged Components of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in an Online Self-Guided Website: Results from a Pilot Trial. Behavior Modification.

Rubenstein, L. D., Callan, G. L., Speirs Neumeister, K., Ridgley, L. M., & Hernández Finch, M. (2020). How problem identification strategies influence creativity outcomes. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 60.

Rung, J. M., Frye, C. C. J., DeHart, W. B., & Odum, A. L. (2019). Evaluating the effect of delay spacing on delay discounting: Carry-over effects on steepness and the form of the discounting function. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 112(3), 254–272.

Rung, J. M., Peck, S., Hinnenkamp, J. E., Preston, E., & Madden, G. J. (2019). Changing Delay Discounting and Impulsive Choice: Implications for Addictions, Prevention, and Human Health. Perspectives on Behavior Science, 42(3), 397–417.

Shahan, T. A. (2020). Relapse: An introduction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 113(1), 8–14.

Shahan, T. A., Browning, K. O., & Nall, R. W. (2020). Resurgence as Choice in Context: Treatment duration and on/off alternative reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 113(1), 57–76.

Strait, J. E., Strait, G. G., McClain, M. B., Casillas, L., Streich, K., Harper, K., & Gomez, J. (2020). Classroom Mindfulness Education Effects on Meditation Frequency, Stress, and Self-Regulation. Teaching of Psychology.

Vázquez, A. L., Domenech Rodríguez, M. M., Barrett, T. S., Schwartz, S., Amador Buenabad, N. G., Bustos Gamiño, M. N., Gutiérrez López, M. L., & Villatoro Velázquez, J. A. (2020). Innovative Identification of Substance Use Predictors: Machine Learning in a National Sample of Mexican Children. Prevention Science, 21(2), 171–181.

Updated 2/13/2020