Western Kentucky University

Psychological Sciences

Selected Presentations

  • Mutter, S.A., Groves, C.T., & Cushman, K. L. (2012, April). Age differences in associative memory following feedback and observational learning. Presented at the 2012 Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Asriel, M.W., Mutter, S.A, Holder, J.M., & Groves, C.T. (2011, May). Aging and selective attention in causal learning. Presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.
  • Holder, J., Mutter, S., Asriel, M., & Groves, C.  (2010, November).  Aging and attention in associative learning.  Presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO.
  • Mutter, S., Asriel, M., & Holder, J. (2010, April).  Age differences in updating causal beliefs. Presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Johnson, B., & Mutter, S.  (2009, November).  Attentional uncertainty in the Stroop priming task.  Presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.
  • Mutter, S., Plumlee, L., Johnson, B., & Simmons, K.  (2008, November).  Elemental and configural associations in younger and older adults’ causal learning.  Presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.
  • Mutter, S., Plumlee, L., Johnson, B., & Simmons, K.  (2008, April).  Associative and rule-based processes in younger and older adults’ causal learning.  Presented at the 12th Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Mutter, S.A., Atchley, A.R., & Plumlee, L.F.  (2007, November).  Aging and updating causal beliefs.  Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.
  • Mutter, S., Atchley, A., Plumlee, L., Simmons, K.  (2007, May).  Aging and retrospective revaluation in causal judgment.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Mutter, S., Plumlee, L., Ortz, C. & Reeder, S.  (2006, November).  Aging and information use in contingency judgment.  Presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX.
  • Mutter, S., Plumlee, L., Ortz, C., & Reeder, S.  (2006, April).  Age differences in the integration of contingency information.  Presented at the 11th Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Mutter, S., Strain, L., & Plumlee, L. (2005, November).  Aging and the influence of belief and evidence in contingency judgment.  Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada.
  • Sammons, M. C. & Mutter, S. A. (2005, May). Event Timing Constraints and Response-Outcome Contingency Learning: Evidence for an Associative Memory Theory of Contingency Learning. Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Sammons, M. C., Strain, L. M., & Mutter, S. A. (2003). Aging, hypothesis testing, and the feature positive effect. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS), Bowling Green, KY.
  • Sammons, M. C., Mutter, S.A.  Plumlee, L. F., & Strain, L. M.  (2004, November).  The effect of event timing characteristics on causal contingency learning.  Presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Strain, L.M., Mutter, S.A., Plumlee, L.F., & Sammons, M.C.  (2004, May).  Aging and the effect of prior expectancies on contingency judgment. Presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Mutter, S., Haggbloom, S., Schirmer, A., Sammons, M., & Strain, L.  (2004, April).  Out of sight, out of mind:  Exploring age differences in the feature positive effect.  Presented at tbe 10th Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Mutter, S.A., Ross, S.L., Good, E.A., Schirmer, A.R., & Haggbloom, S.J.  (2004, May).  The role of attention in the feature positive effect.  Presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Mutter, S., & Plumlee, L.  (2004, April).  Age and contingency judgment:  The contribution of working memory and associative processes.  Presented at the 10th Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Schirmer, A., Yoder, R., Mutter, S., & Haggbloom, S.  (2003, May).  Out of sight, out of mind:  Aging and the feature positive effect.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Mutter, S.A., & Williams, T.W.  (2002, April).  Perception of causal relations in young and older adults:  Evidence from estimates of action-outcome contingency.  Presented at the 9th Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta GA.
  • Mutter, S.A., & Wiliams, T.W.  (2001, November).  Age differences in action-outcome contingency judgment.  Presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Orlando, FL.
  • Mutter, S.A., Patterson, E.M., & Naylor, J.D.  (2000, April).  Age and selective attention in the Stroop task:  A process dissociation analysis.  Presented at the 8th Cognitive Aging conference, Atlanta, GA.
 Last Modified 7/29/14