Research Overview

Interests

Psycholinguistics and memory: Semantic memory, associative memory, priming of memory types, normed databases, linguistic variables, memory maps, judgments of memory, language statistics, working memory, individual differences.

Statistics: Alternatives to null hypothesis testing, effect sizes and confidence intervals, multigroup confirmatory factor analysis, item response theory, Bayesian inference statistics, hierarchical linear modeling, exploratory factor analysis, statistical reporting

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Experience

  • The DOOM Lab (2010-Current)
    • Missouri State University, Department of Psychology
    • Principle Investigator
  • Positive Psychology - Clinical Disaster Research Center (2009-Current)
    • University of Mississippi, Department of Psychology
    • Researcher
  • Geospatial Sciences Collaborative Team (2009-2011)
    • University of Mississippi, Depts of Psychology, Computer Science, Health Exercise Science, and Geospatial Sciences
    • Researcher
  • Psycholinguistics Lab (2008-2010)
    • University of Mississippi, Department of Psychology
    • Principle Investigator
  • Memory and Judgments Laboratory for Dr. William Maki (2006 -2008)
    • Texas Tech University, Department of Psychology
    • Graduate Researcher
  • Memory and Aging Laboratory Dr. M. Kathryn Bleckley (2004-2006)
    • Texas Tech University, Department of Psychology
    • Graduate Coordinator and Researcher
  • Cognition and Perception Laboratory Dr. Takashi Yamauchi (2003)
    • Texas A&M University, Department of Psychology
    • Undergraduate Research Assistant

Skill Set

  • Programming knowledge: HTML, CSS, Perl, C++, PHP, MSSQL, MYSQL, Python, R, Shiny
  • Software: SPSS (including syntax), Excel (macros/functions), AMOS, LISREL, RStudio, MPlus, Inquisit, Qualtrics, Observation Oriented Modeling (OOM), JASP/Jamovi