In 2019, the USU Psychology Department produced 146 "intellectual contributions," including journal articles, book chapters, books, and textbooks. Of these, 138 were journal articles. Of the publications, 64 included at least one student co-author. The faculty submitted $12.3M in proposals in 2019 a record year for grant proposals in department history. In 2019, the faculty were awarded $3.8M in grants and contracts.
Previously Featured Publications
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.
Blais, R. K. (2019, epub ahead of print). Lower sexual satisfaction and function mediate the association of assault military sexual trauma and relationship satisfaction in partnered female service members/veterans. Family Process.
Gallistel, C. R., Craig, A. R., & Shahan, T. A. (2019). Contingency, contiguity, and causality in conditioning: Applying information theory and Weber’s Law to the assignment of credit problem. Psychological Review.
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 self-help program for distressed college students. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 126, 103557.
Recent Faculty Publications
(August - September 2020)
Borrie, S. A., Wynn, C. J., Berisha, V., Lubold, N., Willi, M. M., Coelho, C. A., & Barrett, T. S. (2020). Conversational coordination of articulation responds to context: A clinical test case with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(8), 2567–2577. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_JSLHR-20-00104
Bundock, K., Simonsmeier, V., Golson, M. E., Covington, B., & McClain, M. B. (2020). Promoting academic success. In Interprofessional Care Coordination for Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder: Translating Research into Practice. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46295-6_9
Burns, G. L., Geiser, C., Servera, M., Becker, S. P., & Beauchaine, T. P. (2020). Correction to: Promises and Pitfalls of Latent Variable Approaches to Understanding Psychopathology: Reply to Burke and Johnston, Eid, Junghänel and Colleagues, and Willoughby (Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, (2020), 48, 7, (917-922), 10.1007/s10802-020-00656-1). Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-020-00690-z
Darcy Mahoney, A., White, R. D., Velasquez, A., Barrett, T. S., Clark, R. H., & Ahmad, K. A. (2020). Impact of restrictions on parental presence in neonatal intensive care units related to coronavirus disease 2019. Journal of Perinatology, 40, 36–46. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-020-0753-7
DeHart, W. B., Friedel, J. E., Berry, M., Frye, C. C. J., Galizio, A., & Odum, A. L. (2020). Comparison of delay discounting of different outcomes in cigarette smokers, smokeless tobacco users, e-cigarette users, and non-tobacco users. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 114(2), 203–215. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.623
Blais, R., K. Zalta, A., & S. Livingston, W. (2020). Interpersonal Trauma and Sexual Function and Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Negative Affect Among Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520957693
Levin, M. E., Krafft, J., Seifert, S., & Lillis, J. (2020). Tracking Valued and Avoidant Functions with Health Behaviors: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Matrix Mobile App. Behavior Modification. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145445520913987
McClain, M. B., Haverkamp, C. R., Holt, J., Peacock, G. G., & Winter, S. (2020). Interprofessional education and training. In Interprofessional Care Coordination for Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder: Translating Research into Practice. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46295-6_24
McClain, M. B., Shahidullah, J. D., & Mezher, K. R. (2020a). Interprofessional care coordination for pediatric autism spectrum disorder: Translating research into practice. In Interprofessional Care Coordination for Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder: Translating Research into Practice. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46295-6
McClain, M. B., Shahidullah, J. D., & Mezher, K. R. (2020b). Introduction to interprofessional care coordination for pediatric autism spectrum disorder. In Interprofessional Care Coordination for Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder: Translating Research into Practice. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46295-6_1
Mezher, K. R., Shahidullah, J. D., & McClain, M. B. (2020). Conclusions and future directions in interprofessional care coordination for pediatric autism spectrum disorder. In Interprofessional Care Coordination for Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder: Translating Research into Practice. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46295-6_27
Ong, C. W., Pierce, B. G., Petersen, J. M., Barney, J. L., Fruge, J. E., Levin, M. E., & Twohig, M. P. (2020). A psychometric comparison of psychological inflexibility measures: Discriminant validity and item performance. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 18, 34–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2020.08.007
Ong, C. W., Terry, C. L., & Twohig, M. P. (2020). Comparing the Efficacy of Defusion, Self-as-Context, and Distraction Strategies for Getting Rid of Possessions. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 34(3), 242–260. https://doi.org/10.1891/JCPSY-D-20-00010
Parmenter, J. G., Galliher, R. V., Yaugher, A. C., & Maughan, A. D. A. (2020). Intersectionality and Identity Configurations: A Qualitative Study Exploring Sexual Identity Development Among Emerging Adults Within the United States. Emerging Adulthood. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167696820946597
Sanders, C. L., Rattinger, G. B., Deberard, M. S., Hammond, A. G., Wengreen, H., Kauwe, J. S. K., Buhusi, M., & Tschanz, J. T. (2020). Interaction Between Physical Activity and Genes Related to Neurotrophin Signaling in Late-Life Cognitive Performance: The Cache County Study. The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 75(9), 1633–1642. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glz200
Shahan, T. A., Browning, K. O., Nist, A. N., & Sutton, G. M. (2020). Resurgence and downshifts in alternative reinforcement rate. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 114(2), 163–178. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeab.625
Zhang, Z., Warren, C. M., Lei, Y., Xing, Q., & Li, H. (2020). Stimulus complexity and chunk tightness interact to impede perceptual restructuring during problem solving. Biological Psychology, 155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2020.107930