Research Interests

Teaching Interests
Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
Student Outcomes

Professional Affliations & Activities
DOOM Lab Students
MSU, 2017-2019 Addie Wikowsky TBD
MSU, 2017-2019 William Padfield TBD
MSU, 2016-2018 Nick Maxwell Models of memory and judgment
MSU, 2015-2017 Katherine Miller The Mediating Effects of Cortisol on Memory and Judgments of Learning
MSU, 2015-2017 Rebecca Knoph Language Learning and Metacognition: An Interventions to Improve Language Classrooms
MSU, 2014-2016 Jahnavi Delmonico Politics, Personality, and Sensitivity to Change
MSU, 2013-2015 Marshall Beauchamp IRT Analyses of Body Dissatisfaction in Men
MSU, 2013-2015 Kayla Jordan Linguistic Markers of Writing about War
MSU, 2012-2014 Marilee Teasley When Music Goes Up in Flames: The Impact of Academic Advising on the Perceived Burnout of Music Majors
MSU, 2011-2013 Kathrene Valentine Alternatives: A Comparison of Parametric, Nonparametric, and Observation Oriented Modeling techniques
Master's Theses Supervised:
MSU, 2017 Michael Mizer TBD
MSU, 2017 Rachel Swadley Returning to abusive relationships: Related and predictive factors
MSU, 2017 Kirby Williams TBD
MSU, 2017 Jordan Henslee Body image and bodybuilding: the impact commitment to bodybuilding has on body image disturband among competitive bodybuilders
MSU, 2017 John Scofield Desirability Heuristics: A replication and extension of Hill and Bus (2008) experiment 1
MSU, 2017 Jessica Willis The effects of motivation and goal setting on response latency and mental effort
MSU, 2017 Emily Klug TBD
MSU, 2017 Shannon Hayden Contemplative practices and test anxiety
MSU, 2016 Jamie Smith Evaluating the effectiveness of an ecological intervention targeting body checking behaviors
MSU, 2016 Samantha Hunter Message framing and source factors: Peers' impact on exercise intentions
MSU, 2016 Benjamin Graves Methods of measuring visual scanning of puright and inverted ecological measures
MSU, 2016 Amy Bauman Exploration of factors in established scales regarding attitudes toward sex offenders
MSU, 2016 Elizabeth Gelhaus Student athletes and factors that determine their social support circle
MSU, 2015 My Vu Climbing the taxonomy ladder with help from the keyword method
MSU, 2015 Kristyn Angsten Evaluating severity differences of depression and anxiety in self- report and clinician-rated measures
MSU, 2015 Brooke Bennett Examination of the effects of media consumption on mood and body dissatisfaction using ecological momentary assessment
MSU, 2015 Vanessa Jones Barriers to Mental Healthcare across age groups
MSU, 2015 Alexandra Jauregui-Dusseau Differences in Pain Resolution post-ACLR Comparing Patellar Tendon and Hamstring Autografts
MSU, 2015 Amy Smith Knowledge and attitudes of certified athletic trainers toward providing care for athletes with cerebral palsy
MSU, 2015 Jillian Burroughs Reliability testing for the interprofessional collaborative practice assessment for athletic training
MSU, 2014 Carrie Melia Scanning Patterns and the Role of Recognition Memory for Novel and Primed Faces
MSU, 2014 Emily Stefano Examination of the Effects of Repeated Body Checking on Body Image Dissatisfaction and Negative Affect Using Ecological Momentary
MSU, 2014 Cory Derringer Adaptive Memory: Is Recall Affected by Sex-Specific Jealousy Cues?
MSU, 2014 Yuichi Sasaki The Functional Relationship Between Sacroiliac Joint and Occipito-Atlanto-Axial-Joint Complex: Pilot Study
MSU, 2013 Eileen Quinn Characterizing Emotional Eaters: Towards a Comprehensive Model of Emotional Eating.
MSU, 2013 David Houghton Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Smoking Cessation in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: A Pilot Study.
MSU, 2013 Morgan Maxwell Face-Name Mnemonics: The Effects of Abstract and Concrete Keywords on Recall.
MSU, 2013 Lisa Cota The Effect of Personality in Escaping Detection During a Mock Crime Scenario.
MSU, 2013 Kaydee Kent Developmental Trends in Spelling Acquisition
MSU, 2012 Brandon Sanford Measuring Values: Assessing the Properties of Current Tools.
MSU, 2012 Amber Cichon Effects of Perceived Communication and Health Beliefs on Anticipated Treatment Adherence in a University Health Center.
MSU, 2012 TJ Bartowski Effects of College Pre-Entry Expectations on Student Attrition
University of Mississippi, 2010 Lindsay Trent The MOD: A Measure of Disseminability
University of Mississippi, 2009 Stephen Adair Social Processing on Adaptive Memory

Graduate Assistants
2016-2017 Hannah Myers
2015-2016 Rebecca Allinder
2013-2015 My Vu
2012-2013 Michael Carr
2011-2012 Amanda Wernili
2010-2011 Jessica Holmes
Each graduate student listed above also presented their thesis research (or other lab related research) at the local Graduate Interdisplinary Forum under my supervision. You can learn more about those projects by going to the presentations page of my CV to see the posters or publications to see the papers.