Publications and Conference Presentations

Journal Publications  

McAllister, S.K.*, & Nichols, D.F. (2018). Monoamine Oxidase in the regulation of biopsychological factors: A literature review of the correlates of time perspective, sensation-seeking, boredom proneness, and affect. Modern Psychological Studies, 23(2), article 8. https://scholar.utc.edu/mps/vol23/iss2/8

Shields, S.M.*, Morse, C.E.*, & Nichols, D.F. (2017). Exploration of methodological and participant-related influences on the number of artifacts in ERP data. Impulse, 1-15. https://impulse.appstate.edu/sites/impulse.appstate.edu/files/Shields%20et%20al.2017.pdf

Shields, S.M.*, Morse, C.E.*, Arrington, P.*, & Nichols, D.F. (2017). Influence of smiling on initial reactions co-occurs with processing of facial attractiveness. American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 14(2), 65-79.

Shields, S.M.*, Morse, C.E.*, Applebaugh, E.D.*, Muntz, T.L.*, & Nichols, D.F. (2016). Are electrode caps worth the investment? An evaluation of EEG methods in undergraduate neuroscience lab courses and research. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 15(1), 29-37.

Grant, A.*, Benons, R.*, Johns, A.*, Hobson, M.*, Nichols, D. (2016). Foreign accent perception and processing with EEG. Impulse, 1-9. http://impulse.appstate.edu/sites/impulse.appstate.edu/files/Grant%20et%20al.pdf 

Capps, R.E.*, Van Buren, E.*, Kluge, B.*, Thompson, S.*, & Nichols, D.F. (2016). Effect of accent familiarity on language processing via alpha and beta brain wave activity. Impulse, 1

*indicates student authors

Conference Presentations

Furlow, L. C.*, Moughrabi, N. Y.*, & Osterman, L. L. (2018, March). Allocation of mate budgets as a function of environmental threat and life history strategy. Poster presented at the Evolutionary Psychology Preconference of the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.  

Dillon-Owens, C.,* Miller, M.*, Powell, L.*, Buchholz, C., Smith, A.*, & Poore, S.* (2018, March). Understanding moral decision making using self-driving cars. Poster presented at the nineteenth annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.  

Nichols, D., & McAllister, S.* (2018, March). Time perspective as a state-based measure. Poster presented at the nineteenth annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.  

Osterman, L. L, Carr, A. L.*, Matera, B. M.* & Gornick, L. J. (2018, March). Trait empathy moderates belief bias in emotionally-evocative reasoning tasks. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.  

Buchholz, C., Powell, L.*, Miller, M.*, Dillon-Owens, C.*, Poore, S.*, & Smith, A.* (2018, March). The moral dilemma of self-driving cars. Poster presented at the nineteenth annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.  

Busse, K.*, Powell, D. N., & Lawrence, R.* (2018, February). Perceptions of organizational climate and job satisfaction by employees within the United States and United Kingdom. Poster presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development annual conference, Richmond, VA.  

Busse, K.*, Powell, D. N., & Lawrence, R.* (2018, February). When work-life balance ideals do not match reality: The impact on UK and US employees' well-being. Poster presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development annual conference, Richmond, VA.  

Powell, D. N. & Bolton, S.* (2017, November). Parental knowledge and adjustment of mothers in a treatment facility. Poster presented at the National Council for Family Relations annual conference, Orlando, FL.  

Powell, D. N., Lawrence, R.*, & Karraker, K. (2017, November). Caring for toddlers: Parents' experiences, desires, and satisfaction. Poster presented at the National Council for Family Relations annual conference, Orlando, FL.  

Coflin, K.*, Kreuzburg, K.*, Powell, D. N., & Preston, V.* (2017, November). Associations between emerging D. N. Powell 5 adults' personality and their perceptions of children with clinical and developmental diagnoses. Poster presented at the biennial Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood conference, Washington, DC.  

Gaines, S.*, Zydel, M.*, Kracht, T.*, Powell, D. N. (2017, November). The influence of mastery experiences on self-efficacy for transitional and gradual roles. Poster presented at the biennial Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood conference, Washington, DC.  

Kirchoff, C.*, Preston, V.*, Powell, D. N., & Coflin K.* (2017, November). Emerging adults' perceptions of peers with chronic health conditions. Poster presented at the biennial Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood conference, Washington, DC.  

Busse, K.*, Powell, D. N., Yoke, C.*, Gaines, S.*, & Wuerthner, H.* (2017, April). Young adults' career self efficacy and attitudes regarding work-family issues. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.  

Conner, A.*, Kracht, T.*, Powell, D. N., Zydel, M.*, Lawrence, R.*, & Kreuzburg, K.* (2017, April). Time since parental divorce: Associations with attachment to parents and intentions for future marital and family roles. Poster presented at the biennial meeting for the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, TX.  

Gaines, S.*, Boothroyd, R., & Powell, D. N. (2017, April). Impact of adverse childhood experiences and future aspirations on the mental health status of adolescent girls in the welfare system. Poster presented at the biennial meeting for the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, TX.  

Gaines, S.*, Zydel, M.*, Kracht, T.*, Powell, D. N., & Di Felice, A.* (2017, April). Emerging adults' gender role self-efficacy and expectations for divisions of labor. Poster presented at the biennial meeting for the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, TX.  

Kreuzburg, K.*, Kirchoff, C.*, Powell, D. N., Bolton, S.*, & Conner, A.* (2017, April). Understanding emerging adults' perceptions of children with clinical and developmental diagnoses. Poster presented at the biennial meeting for the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, TX.  

Buchholz, C., Nguyen, D.*, Miller, M.*, Smith, A.*, Dillon-Owens, C.*, & Poore, S.* (2017, January). Examining the role of empathy in Trump supporters' desire to punish outgroup members. Poster presented at the eighteenth annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Osterman, L. L., & Perkinson, R. M.* (2017, January). The effect of simultaneous disease and economic threats and life history strategy on women's facial masculinity preferences. Poster presented at the Evolutionary Psychology Preconference at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.  

Conner, A.*, Yoke, C.*, Powell, D. N., Friedman, D., Armstrong, S., Gaines, S.*, Busse, K.*, & Di Felice, A.* (2016, April). Zentangle: Does it increase mindfulness and decrease stress? Paper presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research Conference, Asheville, NC.  

Pleban, T.*, Powell, D. N., Kreuzburg, K.*, & Kracht, T.* (2016, April). Perceptions of childhood development. Paper presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research Conference, Asheville, NC.  

Powell, D. N., Friedman, D., Yoke, C.*, Gaines, S.* & Conner, A.* (2016, April). Understanding adolescent mindfulness. Poster presented at SRA Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.  

Gaines, S.*, Powell, D. N., Conner, A.*, Busse, K.*, & Pleban, T.* (2016, April). Adolescents' expectations for their future goals. Poster presented at SRA Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.  

Osterman, L. L., Braford, M. B.*, Carr, A. L.*, & Peterson, A.* (2016, March). Does rejection affect self-reported social and parasocial engagement among narcissistic participants? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychology Association, New York, NY.  

Buchholz, C., Duggan, K.*, Beard, A.*, Miller, M.*, Nguyen, D.*, Peterson, V.*, Smith, R.*, & Smith, A.* (2016, March) An experimental examination of openness to experience, religiosity, sensation seeking, and the Auto Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR). Poster presented at the eighty seventh annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.  

Nguyen, D.*, Buchholz, C., Smith, R.*, Goodes, H.*, Flamburis, C.*, Hayzlett, A.*, Weirup, N.*, Peterson, V.*, & Duggan, K*. (2016, March). Examining the effects of a threatening rival on memory for evolutionarily relevant characteristics. Poster presented at the eighty seventh annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.  

Conner, A.*, Pleban, T.*, Gaines, S.*, Powell, D. N., Busse, K.*, & Kreuzburg, K.* (2016, March). Late adolescents' expectations for future marriage and parenting: does their parents' marital status matter? Poster presented at SRA Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.  

Gaines, S.*, Conner, A.*, Powell, D. N., Kreuzburg, K.*, Pleban, T.*, & Busse, K.* (2016, March). Late adolescents' anticipated parenting self-efficacy: What is it associated with? Poster presented at SRA Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.  

Peterson, V.*, Smith, R.*, Buchholz, C., Smith, A.*, Wood, L.*, Marten, H.*, Brice, D.*, Nguyen, D.*, & Miller, M.* (2016, March). Grandma likes me best: The influence of mate value and paternal uncertainty on grandparental investment. Poster presented at the eighty seventh annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.  

Powell, D. N., Freedman, G., & Friedman, D. (2016, January). Revitalizing zombified student groups. Participant Idea Exchange presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL.  

Osterman, L. L., Powell, C. M.*, Braford, M. B.*, & Carr, A. L.* (2016, January). Choosing "Friends" over friends: Parasocial choices following rejection. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.  

Buchholz, C., Fujimura, L.*, Smith, R.*, Duggan, K.*, Nguyen, D.*, & Peterson, V.* (2016, January). Examining the effects of agency, empathy, and mindfulness on prosocial behaviors. Poster presented at the seventeenth annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.  

Powell, D. N. (2016, January). Is more really better? Charting students' performance across multiple presentations. Poster presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL.

*indicates student authors