Psychology

Undergraduate Student Publications

USM Psychology Department

Student Co-Author Publications and Presentations (2004-2011)

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Publications | Conference Presentations/Posters/Abstracts in Conference Proceedings

Publications:

McComish, H.,*Peura, C., & Richeson, N. (2010). Computer and internet engagement for older adults. Activity Director’s Quarterly for Alzheimer’s & Other Dementia Patients, 11 (4), 27-29.

Gayton, W.F., Steinroeder, W., Bonica, C. & Loignon, A.C. (2009). An investigation of home advantage in Davis Cup Hockey, In press, Perceptual & Motor Skills.

Rice, D.C., Reeve, E.A., Herlihy, A., Zoeller, R.T., Thompson, W.D., & Markowski, V.P. (2007). Developmental delays and locomotor activity in the C57BL6/J mouse following neonatal exposure to the fully-brominated PBDE, decabromodiphenyl ether. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 29: 511-520. 

 Loignon, A., Gayton, W.F., Brown, M., Steinroeder, W., & Johnson, C. (2007). An investigation of home disadvantage in professional ice hockey. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 104, 1262-1264.

Brown, S.W., & Merchant, S.M. (2007). Processing resources in timing and sequencing tasks. Preception & Psychophisics, 69 (3), 439-449.

Thompson, R. B., & Williams,D. (2006). Exploring diversity within "poverty:" The role of education and emotional well-being in mothers' metacognitive questions to children. Research in Human Development, 3, 191-209.

Thompson, R. B., & Arsenault, S., & Williams, D. (2006). The effects of preschool girls' and boys' help-seeking on adult evaluations of dyadic problem-solving. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 25, 146-166.

Andre, S.M. & Markowski, V.P. (2006). Learning deficits expressed as delayed extinction of a conditioned running response following perinatal exposure to vinclozolin. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 28: 482-488

Thornton, B., Audesse, R.J., Ryckman, R.M., & Burckle, M.J.  (2006). Playing dumb and knowing it all:  Two sides of an impression management coin.  Individual Differences Research, 4, 65-72.

Thornton, B., Haskell, H., and Libby, L.  (2006). A comparison of learning styles between gifted and non-gifted high school students.  Individual Differences Research, 4, 106-110.

Gupta, S., Thornton, B., Shabbir, J., & Singhal, S.  (2006). A comparison of multiplicative and additive optional randomized response technique models.  Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, 5, -239.

Colbert, N.K.W., Pelletier, N.C., Cote, J.M., Concannon, J.B., Jurdak, N.A., Minott, S.B. & Markowski, V.P. (2005). Perinatal exposure to low levels of the environmental antiandrogen vinclozolin alters sex-differentiated social play and sexual behaviors in the rat. Environmental Health Perspectives. 113: 700-707.

Thompson, R. B., & Williams, D. (2005). Socializing advanced thought:  Exploring the effects of poverty on mothers' metacognitive questions to their children. Southern Maine Review, 1, 274-287.

Thornton, B., Pickus, J., & Aldrich, M.  (2005). Ways of coping in relationship and achievement situations:  Further consideration of gender and gender-role typing.  Journal of Worry and Affective Experience, 1, 60-70.

Conference Presentations/Posters/Abstracts in Conference Proceedings

Peura, C., & Gayton, W. F. (2011). Individual Differences in Preferences for Positive Psychology Interventions. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington D.C.

Peura, C., & Thompson, R. B. (2011). Predictors and Outcomes of Metacognitive Language Use Between Parents and Children. Paper presented at the 9th annual Thinking Matters Conference, Portland, Me.

Peura, C., Loignon, A. C., Gayton, W. F. (2011). Prevention and Intervention Techniques for Exercise Dependence. Poster presented at the 9th annual Thinking Matters conference, Portland, Me.

Morneau, P., Vancel, S. W., Peura, C., & Gayton, W. F. (2011). An Investigation in Relationship Between Subjective Well-being and Attitude Towards Organ Tissue Donation. Poster presented at the 9th annual Thinking Matters conference, Portland, Me.

Thompson, R. B., Foster, B., & Peura, C. (2011). Socioeconomic Status and Parent-Child Relationships Predict Metacognitive Scaffolding Language to Preschoolers. Poster presented at the 2011 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Foster, B., Peura, C., & Thompson, R. B. (2011). The Effects of Low SES on Parents’ Scaffolding Questions to Preschoolers. Poster presented at the 2011 meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, Ma.

Leet, S.A., Hadley, J., & Vella, E.J. (2010, March). Film mood induction: Gender makes a difference. Poster presented at the 81st annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York City, NY.

Perry, S.M., Antworth, J., & Vella, E.J. (2010, March). Personality and music preference: The influence of openness to experience and extraversion. Poster presented at the 81st annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York City, NY. 

Brown, S. W., & Sohl, M. E. (2010, March).  Executive resources in timing, aging, and inhibitory control.  Paper presented at the New England Sequencing and Timing (NEST) 20th annual meeting, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT.

Peura, C., & Gayton, W. F. (2010). Gender Effects on Self-Efficacy Expectations & Outcome Expectancy Values Regarding Positive Psychology Interventions. Poster presented at the 2010 meeting of the Maine Psychological Association, Augusta, Me.

Peura, C., King, L., Thompson, M., & Gayton, W.F. (2010). An Investigation of Self-Efficacy Expectations & Outcome Expectancy Values Regarding Positive Psychology Interventions. Poster presented at the 8th annual Thinking Matters Conference, Portland, Me.

Brown, S.W., Collier, S.A., & Night, J.C. (2009, March). Timing and executive recourses: Dual-task interference patterns between temporal production and shifting, updating, and inhibition tasks. Paper presented at the New England Sequencing and Timing (NEST) 19th annual meeting, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT.

Lovley, A., Thornton, B., Ryckman, R.M., & Gold, J.A.  (2008, November).  Playing dumb and knowing it all:  Competitive orientation and impression management strategies.  Maine Psychological Association, Lewiston, ME.

Cothran, T., Germaine, L., Thompson, R. B. & Howell, S. (2008, November).  Gender in the zone of proximal development:  A microgenetic analysis of problem-solving reveals gender differences in collaborative language. Maine Psychological Association annual meeting.

Griffin, A, Bonica, C. Gayton, W. F. (2008, November) Further Validation of the Assessment of Depression Inventory. Maine Psychological Association Meeting, Lewiston, ME.

Perry, S. M., Ricker, A. K., Gayton, W.F. (2008, November). Home disadvantage in professional ice hockey. Maine Psychological Association Meeting. Lewiston, ME.

Bonica, C., Loignon, A. & Gayton, W. F (2008). Home disdvantage: does it occur in Davis Cup tennis? Thinking Matters Research Conference, Portland, ME.

Onos, K.D., Kenny, E.R., Rice, D.C., and Markowski, V.P. 2007 Long-term learning deficits following developmental exposure to the flame retardant decaBDE. Abstracts, Behavioral Toxicology Society, 26th Annual Meeting.

Maurice, J., Thornton, B., & Ellery, S.  (2007, May).  Function vs. object:  Images of men and women in advertisements.  Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Thornton, B., Ryckman, R.M., Spowart, M., Pickus, J., & Haskell, H.  (2007, May).  Hypercompetitiveness and the Type A behavior pattern:  Achievement Strivings vs. Impatience-Irritability.  Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Brown, S.W. & Rowden-Tibbetts, D.K. (2007, March). Effects of attentional demands and event structure on the psychophysical scaling of prospective and retrospective time judgments. Paper presented at the New England Sequencing and timing (NEXT) 17th annual meeting, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT.

Loignon, A. & Gayton, W. F. (2007). Exercise dependence & perfectionism. Thinking Matters Research Conference, Portland, ME.

Bastide, M., & Thompson, R. B. (2007). Using extrinsic reinforcement to increase student-teacher interactions in an L2 classroom. Paper presented to the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Sciences. Washington, DC.

McEwan, S., & Thornton, B.  (2006, Fall).  Effectiveness of community partners sponsored educational support groups.  Maine Psychological Association.

Cressey, M., Reeve, E., Rice, D., and Markowski, V.P. (2006). Behavioral impairments produced by developmental exposure to the flame retardant decaBDE. Abstracts, Behavioral Toxicology Society, 25th Annual Meeting.

Thompson, R. B. & Williams, D. (May, 2006). Building a predictive model for metacognitive language among low SES mother-child dyads. Poster paper presented to the Association for Psychological Sciences annual conference, New York, NY.

Williams, D. & Thompson, R. B. (April 2006). Gendered Lenses: The role of adult sex-role identity and child gender in the interpretation of help-seeking and collaborative speech. Poster paper presented to the Thinking Matters Research Conference, University of Southern Maine, Portland ME.

Brown, S.W. & Desrochers, C.J. (2006, March). Using time judgment skill training to counteract the interference effect in timing. Paper presented at the New England Sequencing and timing (NEST) 16th annual meeting, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT.

Loignon, A., Steinroeder, W, Brown, M., Johnson, C., & Gayton, W.F. (2006). Does It Matter Where The Game is Played? Thinking Matters Research Conference, Portland, ME.

Thornton, B., Anderson, L., & Jendryczko-Meserve, A.  (2005, June).  Comparative heat loss with 5-finger and 3-finger wetsuit gloves in cold water diving.  U.S. Navy Experimental Diving Unit, Panama City, FL.

Thompson, R. B., & Williams, D. (April, 2005). Metacognitive questions to children:  Exploring diversity within "low-SES" mother-child dyads.  Paper presented to the Society for Research in Child Development biennial conference, Atlanta, GA.

Thompson, R. B., & Williams, D. (April, 2005). Social Loafing and Social Compensation in Preschoolers: Further Exploration of the Role of Theory-of-Mind in Collaborative Effort. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development biennial conference, Atlanta, GA.

Thompson, R.B., Thornton, B., Williams, D., & Jendryczko-Meserve, A. (2005, April).  Social loafing and social comparison in preschoolers:  Further exploration of the role of theory-of-mind in collaborative effort.  Paper presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.

Concannon, J., Frankel, S., Jurdak, N., Reeve, E., and Markowski, V.P. (2005) Tissue disposition and developmental neurotoxicity of inorganic arsenic following gestational exposure to contaminated drinking water. Abstracts, Behavioral Toxicology Society, 24th Annual Meeting.

Brown, S.W. & Usher, S.R. (2005, March) Effects of concurrent timing on sequence versus similarity judgments. Paper presented at the New England Sequencing and timing (NEXT) 15th annual meeting, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

 Tizard, H.J., & Thornton, B.  (2005, March).  Vested Interest and “Not in my back yard” (NIMBY):  Evidence for an arousal-based motivational bias mediating oppositional behavior to proposed change.  Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Thompson, R. B., & Williams, D. (2004, May). Developmental patterns in elicitation of mental state reasoning in preschool children:  The effects of poverty and low education. Invited presentation to the Henry Murray Research Center, Harvard-Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Cambridge, MA.

Thornton, B., Howard, J., & Summerhayes, R.B.  (2004, May).  Social reaction, and not reasoned action, predicts risky behavior among commercial scuba divers.  Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Sydney, Australia.

Williams, D., & Thompson, R. B. (2004, April). Socializing advanced thought: Parental use of metacognitive questions to preschool children and the effects of class, age and gender. Paper presented to the USM Thinking Matters Annual Conference, Portland, ME

Brown, S.W. & Merchant, S.M. (2004, March) Timing, sequencing, and temporal processing resources. Paper presented at the New England Sequencing and timing (NEXT) 14th annual meeting, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Colbert, N., Concannon, J. and Markowski, V.P. (2004). Effects of low dose perinatal vinclozolin exposure on a battery of androgen-mediated behaviors. Abstracts, Maine Psychological Association 25th Annual Research Symposium.

Colbert, N., Concannon, J. and Markowski, V.P. (2004). Effects of low dose perinatal vinclozolin exposure on a battery of androgen-mediated behaviors. Abstracts, Society of Toxicology, 43rd Annual Meeting