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Awards in the Psychological Sciences

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty and students on their achievements from 2013 - 2015.*


2013-2015 Faculty Awards & Achievements

Grants:

Brausch, A. M. (2013). Development of non-suicidal self-injury, suicidality, and disordered eating in adolescents. Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($12,000 funded; Principal Investigator).

Brausch, A. M. (2015). Development of suicide and self-injury in adolescents. Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure, Investigator Development Award (KBRIN - IDeA). ($187,135 funded; Principal Investigator).

Crandall, J., Schafer, M., & Shake, M. (2013-2014).  Effects of a combination exercise and bingo game on functional fitness, adherence, retention, and cognition in older adults. Western Kentucky University College of Health and Human Services Faculty Research Scholarship Program. ($5,500 funded; Co-Researcher).

Crandall, K.J., & Shake, M.C. (2014).  Bingocize 3.0: A Unique Mobile Health Application for Maintaining or Improving Participants’ Health and Function.  Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation SBIR/STTR Phase Double Zero Grant Program. ($3,650 funded; Co-Principal Investigator).

Crandall, K. J., & Shake, M. C. (2014). Bingocize 3.0: A Unique Mobile Health Application for Maintaining or Improving Participants’ Health and Function.  Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation Kentucky Commercialization Fund (KCF). ($74,860 funded; Co-Principal Investigator).

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013). The development of emotion regulation within the parent-infant relationship: Intrinsic and extrinsic contributors. Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($26,820.64 funded; Principal Investigator).

Mienaltowski, A. (2011-2013). Readers matter: Common goals, core learning, and set standards for achievement. Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Improving Educator Quality (IEQ) grant. (Year 1: $150,000 funded; Year 2: $145,000 funded; Co-director).

Norman, T. (2013). A progressive plan for evaluating implementation and report educational impacts of GRREC's kid-FRIENDLy project. Green River Regional Educational Cooperative. ($2,166,000 funded; Team members: Norman, T., Zhang, J., Houchens, G., Miller, S., Schroeder, A. N., & Redifer, J. L.).

Schroeder, A. N. (2013). The development of contextualized measures of individual culture.Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($17,257 funded; Principal Investigator).

Schroeder, A. N., Mutter, S. A., & Redifer, J. (2015). REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) site: Advancing psychological research with technology. National Science Foundation. ($287,551 funded; Principal and Co-Investigator).

Shake, M. (2013). The effects of aging on mindless reading. Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($9,000 funded; Principal Investigator).

Shoenfelt, E. L. (2009-2013). National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technology Education Grant for Water Training Institute (WTI). (Evaluator).

Tiernan, B. N. (2013). The effects of Borderline Personality Disorder on proactive and reactive control. Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($15,168 funded; Principal Investigator).

Honors:

Brausch, A. M. (2015). WKU Ogden College of Science and Engineering Junior Faculty Research Award.

Shoenfelt, E. L. (2013). Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award (Lifetime Achievement Award for Teaching, Mentoring, & Advising).

Wichman, A. L. (2015). Membership in the Society for Experimental Social Psychology.

Peer-reviewed Articles:

Braungart-Rieker, J. M., Zentall, S. R., Lickenbrock, D. M., Ekas, N., & Oshio, T. (2014). Attachment in the making: Mother and father sensitivity and infants' responses during the still-face paradigm. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 125, 3-84. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2014.02.007

Brausch, A. M., & Boone, S. D.(2015, early view).  Frequency of non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents: Differences in suicide attempts and other risk behaviors.Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. doi:10.1111/sltb.12155

Brausch, A. M., & Decker, K. M. (2014). Self-esteem and social support as moderators of depression, body image, and disordered eating for suicidal ideation in adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 779-789. doi:10.1007/s10802-013-9822-0

Brausch, A. M., & Holaday, T. (in press). Suicide-related concerns as a mediator between physical abuse and self-injurious behaviors in young adults. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.

Crabtree, C. E., & Norman, J. F. (2014). Short-term visual deprivation, tactile acuity, and haptic solid shape discrimination. PLOS ONE, 9(11): e112828. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112828

Ekas, N. E., Lickenbrock, D. M., & Braungart-Rieker, J. M. (2013). Examining the developmental trajectories of emotion regulation across infancy: Does age and social context influence the temporal patterns? Infancy, 18, 729-754.

Giumetti, G. W., Hatfield, A. L., Scisco, J. L., Schroeder, A. N., Muth, E. R., & Kowalski, R. M. (2013). What a rude e-mail! Examining the differential effects of incivility versus support on mood, energy, engagement, and performance in an online context. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 297-309. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032851

Giumetti, G. W., Schroeder, A. N., & Switzer, F. (2015). Forced distribution rating systems: When does "rank and yank" lead to adverse impact? Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 180-193. doi:10.1037/a0037191

Hilimire, M. R., Mienaltowski, A., Parks, N. A., Blanchard-Fields, F., & Corballis, P. M. (in press, online first May 2013). Age differences in early frontocentral enhanced event-related positivity elicited by emotional faces. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Holaday, T., & Brausch, A. M. (2015). Suicidal imagery, history of suicidality, and acquired capability in young adults. Journal of Aggression, Conflict, and Peace Research, 7, 127-138. doi:10.1108/JACPR-10-2014-0146

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., Bocian, K., Brandt, M. J., Brooks, B., Brumbaugh, C. C., Cemalcilar, Z., Chandler, J., Cheong, W., Davis, W. E., Devos, T., Eisner, M., Frankowska, N., Furrow, D., Galliani, E. M., Hasselman, F., Hicks, J. A., Hovermale, J. F., Hunt, S. J., Huntsinger, J. R., IJzerman, H., John, M., Joy-Gaba, J. A., Kappes, H. B., Krueger, L. E., Kurtz, J., Levitan, C. A., Mallett, R., Morris, W. L., Nelson, A. J., Nier, J. A., Packard, G., Pilati, R., Rutchick, A. M., Schmidt, K., Skorinko, J. L., Smith, R., Steiner, T. G., Storbeck, J., Van Swol, L. M., Thompson, D., van't Veer, A., Vaughn, L. A., Vranka, M., Wichman, A. L., Woodzicka, J. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2013). Investigating variation in replicability: A "many labs" replication project. Social Psychology.

Kottke, J. L., Shoenfelt, E. L., & Stone, N. J. (2014). Educating Industrial-Organizational Psychologists: Lessons Learned from Master's Programs. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 28-32. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iops.12099

Kowalski, R. M., Giumetti, G. W., Schroeder, A. N., & Lattaner, M. (2014). Bullying in the digital age: A critical review and meta-analysis of cyberbullying research among youth. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 1073-1137. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0035618

Lickenbrock, D. M., & Braungart-Rieker, J. M. (2015). Examining infant attachment security with mothers and fathers: An ecological systems perspective. Infant Behavior and Development, 39, 173-187. doi:10.1016/j.infbeh.2015.03.003

Lickenbrock, D. M., Braungart-Rieker, J. M., Ekas, N. V., Zentall, S. R., Oshio, T., Planalp, E. M. (2013). Examining early temperament and attachment security with mothers and fathers as predictors of toddler compliance. Infant and Child Development, 22, 580-602.

Litwiller, B. J., & Brausch, A. M. (2013). Cyber bullying and physical bullying in adolescent suicide: The role of violent behavior and substance use. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42, 675-684. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10964-013-9925-5

Mienaltowski, A., Johnson, E. R., Wittman, R., Wilson, A.-T., Sturycz, C., & Norman, J. F. (2013). The visual discrimination of negative facial expressions by younger and older adults. Vision Research, 81, 12-17. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2013.01.006

Muehlenkamp, J. J., Brausch, A. M., Quigley, K., & Whitlock, J. L. (2013). Interpersonal features and functions of non-suicidal self-injury. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 43, 67-80.

Mutter, S.A., & Plumlee, L.F. (2014). The effects of age on associative and rule-based causal learning and generalization. Psychology and Aging, 29, 173-186.

Norman, J. F., Adkins, O. C., Norman, H. F., Cox, A. G., & Rogers, C. E. (2015). Aging and the visual perception of exocentric distance. Vision Research, 109, 52-58. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2015.02.007

Norman, J. F., Cheeseman, J. R., Baxter, M. W., Thomason, K. E., Adkins, O. C., & Rogers, C. E. (2014). Aging and visual length discrimination: Sequential dependencies, biases, and the effects of multiple implicit standards. Vision Research, 98, 89-98. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2014.03.011

Norman, J. F., Cheeseman, J. R., Pyles, J., Baxter, M. W., Thomason, K. E., & Calloway, A. B. (2013). The effect of age upon the perception of 3-D shape from motion. Vision Research, 93, 54-61. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2013.10.012

Norman, J. F., Kappers, A. M. L., Cheeseman, J. R., Ronning, C., Thomason, K. E., Baxter, M. W., Calloway, A. B., & Lamirande, D. N. (2013). Aging and curvature discrimination from static and dynamic touch. PLoS ONE, 8(7): e68577, 1-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0068577

O’Connor, S. S., Brausch, A. M., Ridge Anderson, A., & Jobes, D. (2014).  Applying the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) to suicidal adolescents. The International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 9, 53-58.

Planalp, E. M., Braungart-Rieker, J. M., & Lickenbrock, D. M., & Zentall, S. R. (2013).Trajectories of parenting during infancy: The role of infant temperament and marital adjustment for mothers and fathers. Infancy, 18, E16-E45. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/infa.12021

Rosopa, P. J., Schaffer, M., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Managing heteroscedasticity in general linear models. Psychological Methods, 18, 335-351. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032553

Rosopa, P. J., Schroeder, A. N., & Hulett, A. (2013). Helping yourself by helping others: An examination of personality perceptions. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 28, 147-163. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02683941311300676 

Shake, M. C. & Perschke, M. K. (2013). Investigating the effects of veridicality on age differences in verbal working memory. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 76, 215-225.

Shoenfelt, E. L., Kottke, J., & Stone, N. J. (2014). Industrial-organizational and human factors graduate program admissions: Information for undergraduate advisors. Teaching of Psychology.

Shoenfelt, E. L., Stone, N. J., & Kottke, J. (2013). Internships: An established mechanism for increasing employability. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 24-28. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iops.12004

West, R., Tiernan, B. N., Kieffaber, P., Bailey, K., & Anderson, S. (in press). The effects of age
on the neural correlates of feedback processing in a naturalistic gambling game. Psychophysiology.

Wichman, A. L., Brunner, R. P., & Weary, G. (2013). Uncertainty Threat and Inhibition of Compensatory Behaviors: A Goal Conflict Management Perspective. Self and Identity, (ahead-of-print), 1-19. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2013.775718

Books and Book Chapters:

Brausch, A. M., & Muehlenkamp, J. J. (2014). Experiences of the body. In L. Claes & J. Muehlenkamp (Eds). Non-suicidal Self-injury in Eating Disorders. New York: Springer Publishing. 

Brausch, A. M., & Muehlenkamp, J. J. (2013). Self-harm and suicide. In J. Rogers & D. Lester (Eds.) Understanding and Preventing Suicide. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Brownell, C. A., Lemerise, E. A., Pelphrey, K. A., & Roisman, G. I. (2015). Measuring socioemotional development. In R. Lerner (Series Ed.) & M. Lamb & C. Garcia Coll (Vol. Eds.), Handbook of child psychology and developmental science, (pp. 11-56), 7th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Carroll, P. J., Arkin, R. M., & Wichman, A. L. (2015). Handbook of Personal Security. New York: Psychology Press.

Horhota, M., Mienaltowski, A., & Chen, Y. (in press) Causal attributions in social situations across the adult lifespan. In P. Verhaeghen & C. Hertzog (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Emotion, Social Cognition, and Everyday Problem Solving during Adulthood. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kowalski, R. M., Schroeder, A. N., & Smith, C. (2013). Bystanders and their willingness to intervene in cyberbullying situations. In R. Hanewald (Ed.) From Cyber Bullying to Cyber Safety: Issues and Approaches in Educational Contexts. Nova Science Publishers: Hauppage, NY.

Lemerise, E. A., & Harper, B. D. (2014). Emotional competence and social relations. In L. Nucci (Series Ed), Contributions to Human Development, 26, K. Lagatutta (Vol. Ed.), Children and emotion: New insights into developmental affective science (pp. 57-66). Basel, Switzerland: Karger.

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013, invited contributor). Episodic memory. In F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders, (p. 1153). Springer, New York.

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013, invited contributor). Explicit memory. In F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders, (p. 1182). Springer, New York.

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013, invited contributor). Memory. In F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders, (pp.1826-1827). Springer, New York.

Technical Reports:

Biggs, C., Lecheler, J., Rowland, D., Sivek, N., Wheeler, P., Williams, C., & Schroeder, A. N. (2015, January). Supervisory skills training assessment development. Western Kentucky University Workforce Training Center.

Biggs, C., Lecheler, J., Palmer, L., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014, December). Development of an organization-wide training needs analysis. Daicel Safety Systems of America, LLC.

Foster, C., Henry, K., & Seidler, T., Sizemore, P., Kedenburg, G., Moore, D., Johnston-Fisher, J., Ruga, K., Osam, K., Kline, S., Mandelke, A., Westlin, J., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, May). Employee stress report. Western Kentucky University Department of Psychology, Bowling Green, KY.

Kircher, A., Sivek, N., Rowland, D., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014, December). Development of a training evaluation. First Security Bank of Owensboro.

Lecheler, J., Palmer, L., Wheeler, P., Biggs, C., Kircher, A., Sivek, N., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014, May). Development of a LEAD 100 dual credit course program evaluation. Western Kentucky University Leadership Studies, Bowling Green, KY.

Lile, C., Wheeler, P., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014, December). Bowling Green, KY community workforce training needs analysis. WKU Industrial-Organizational Psychology program.

Mandelke, A., Kline, S., Henry, K., Johnston-Fisher, J., Ruga, K., Westlin, J., Kedenburg, G., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Development of training content and evaluation criteria for a doctoral-level Workforce, Economic, & Community Development in Community Colleges course. Western Kentucky University Workforce Training Center, Bowling Green, KY.

Osam, K., Johnston-Fisher, J., Mandelke, A., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Development of a training evaluation for the Leadership Studies undergraduate and graduate programs. Western Kentucky University Leadership Studies, Bowling Green, KY.

Seidler, T., Ruga, K., Henry, K., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Results of a training needs analysis. Western Kentucky University Academic Advising and Retention Center, Bowling Green, KY.

Shoenfelt, E. L. (2013). Final report on the evaluation of the Water Training Institute, Western Kentucky University. Prepared as the evaluation component of National Science Foundation Advanced Technology Education Grant #0903286, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Shoenfelt, E. L., Foster, C., Kline, S. & Westlin, J. (2013). Western Kentucky University Department of Facilities Management Staff satisfaction report 2012. Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Sizemore, P., Kline, S., Moore, D., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, October). Workforce development plan. Green River District Health Department, Owensboro, KY.

Westlin, J., Kedenburg, G., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Development of training assessments and evaluation criteria for a leadership training course. Western Kentucky University Leadership Studies and Hardin County School System, Bowling Green & Elizabethtown, KY.

Williams, C., Patterson, T., Lengeman, K., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014, December). Development of a training needs assessment for First Security Bank: Retail positions. First Security Bank of Owensboro.

2013-2015 Student Honors & Achievements

Grants:

Adams, S., & Tiernan, B. N. (2013). An ERP investigation of the error related negativity in individuals with sensation-seeking personalities. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Barnes, L., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Personality analysis on Facebook: Examining the ability to "fake good" on social media profiles. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Burke, L., & Lemerise, E. A. (2015). Effect of emotion type and intensity on younger adult emotion recognition. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Day, R., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Social media and hiring practices. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,600 funded)

Ernst, J., & Lemerise, E. A. (2015). An analysis of the types of feedback provided by preschool teachers to children. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Gatti, A., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Core self-evaluations as a predictor of workplace incivility. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,600 funded)

Hickey, H., & Schroeder, A. N. (2015). Inequity and social media in employment. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded).

Lengeman, K., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). An examination of leader communication quality on subordinate performance outcomes. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Lewis, A., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). The impact of rater self-referencing and social norms on performance appraisals. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Martin, M., & Brausch, A. M. (2015). The relationships between intolerance to uncertainty, eating disorder behaviors, and non-suicidal self-injury: A mixed methods study. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($5,500 funded)

McCullough, G., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014). Emotional intelligence (EI): The influence of EI on leader emergence. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Perkins, N., & Brausch, A. M. (2015). The effect of masculinity and femininity on eating behavior. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Snyder, K, & Mienaltowski, A. (2013). Effects of emotion type and intensity on older adults' emotion recognition accuracy. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($2,600 funded)

Steen, A., Luttrell, M., & Mutter, S. A. (2013). The effect of reward motivation on item and associative memory. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($5,900, funded)

Honors:

Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients:

    • Olivia Adkins (2014-2015)
    • Taylor Blaetz (2014-2015)
    • Shannon Boone (2014-2015)
    • Jody Lecheler (2014-2015)

Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Psychology (I-O Concentration) Graduate Student Award (co-awardees):

    • Jody Lecheler (2015)
    • Jessica Johnston-Fisher (2014)
    • Tessa Seidler (2014)

Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Psychology (Psychological Science Concentration) Graduate Student Award:

    • Leah Shulley (2015)
    • Kerry Duck (2014)

Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Senior:

    • Mandi Martin (2015)
    • Olivia Adkins (2014)
    • Allison Steen (2014)

Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Junior:

    • Lauren Bailes (2015)
    • Natalie Perkins (2015)

Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Excellence in Research Award:

    • Brittany Groh (2015)
    • Mandi Martin (2015)
    • Michael Baxter (2014)
    • Kaitlyn Snyder (2014)

Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Service Award:

    • Kelsey Thomason (2014)

Department of Psychological Sciences Academic Achievement Honors (4.0 GPA when graduating):

    • Shelby Adams (2015)
    • Jamie Doctrow (2015)
    • Mandi Martin (2015)
    • Kaitlyn Snyder (2015)

Completed Honors Theses:

Rachel Archer (Chair: Dr. Aaron Wichman) - Mood and Experience: Effects of Ostracism on Diathesis Activation. (Spring 2014)

Charles Bolton (Chair: Dr. Reagan Brown) - Adjusting Multiple Correlations for Regression Overfitting and Indirect Range Restriction (Spring 2014)

Abigail Lewis (Chair: Dr. Amber Schroeder) - Self-referencing Effects of Social Networking on Judgments in an Employment Context (Spring 2014)

Grace McCullough (Chair: Dr. Amber Schroeder) - The Influence of Emotional Intelligence on Leadership Emergence and Leadership Styles (Spring 2015)

Kaitlyn Snyder (Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Lemerise) - Is Younger Really Better? Age Differences in Emotion Perception (Spring 2015)

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