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Awards & Achievements

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty and students on their achievements in 2013 and 2014.*


2013-2014 Faculty Awards & Achievements

Grants:

Brausch, A. M. (2013). Development of non-suicidal self-injury, suicidality, and disordered eating in adolescents.Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($12,000 funded; Principal Investigator)

Crandall, J., Schafer, M., & Shake, M. (2013-2014).  Effects of a combination exercise and bingo game on functional fitness, adherence, retention, and cognition in older adults. Western Kentucky University College of Health and Human Services Faculty Research Scholarship Program. ($5,500 funded; Co-Researcher).

Crandall, K.J., & Shake, M.C. (2014).  Bingocize 3.0: A Unique Mobile Health Application for Maintaining or Improving Participants’ Health and Function.  Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation SBIR/STTR Phase Double Zero Grant Program. ($3,650 funded; Co-Principal Investigator)

Crandall, K.J., & Shake, M.C. (2014). Bingocize 3.0: A Unique Mobile Health Application for Maintaining or Improving Participants’ Health and Function.  Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation Kentucky Commercialization Fund (KCF). ($74,860 funded; Co-Principal Investigator).

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013). The development of emotion regulation within the parent-infant relationship: Intrinsic and extrinsic contributors. Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($26,820.64 funded; Principal Investigator)

Mienaltowski, A. (2011-2013). Readers matter: Common goals, core learning, and set standards for achievement. Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Improving Educator Quality (IEQ) grant. (Year 1: $150,000 funded; Year 2: $145,000 funded; Co-director).

Norman, T. (2013). A progressive plan for evaluating implementation and report educational impacts of GRREC's kid-FRIENDLy project. Green River Regional Educational Cooperative. ($2,166,000 funded; Team members: Norman, T., Zhang, J., Houchens, G., Miller, S., Schroeder, A. N., & Redifer, J. L.)

Schroeder, A. N. (2013). The development of contextualized measures of individual culture.Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($17,257 funded; Principal Investigator).

Shake, M. (2013). The effects of aging on mindless reading. Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($9,000 funded; Principal Investigator).

Shoenfelt, E. L. (2009-2013). National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technology Education Grant for Water Training Institute (WTI). (Evaluator)

Tiernan, B. N. (2013). The effects of Borderline Personality Disorder on proactive and reactive control. Western Kentucky University Research and Creative Activities Program (RCAP) Internal Grant. ($15,168 funded; Principal Investigator).

Honors:

Shoenfelt, E. L. (2013). Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award (Lifetime Achievement Award for Teaching, Mentoring, & Advising)

Peer-reviewed Articles:

Braungart-Rieker, J. M., Zentall, S. R., Lickenbrock, D. M., Ekas, N., & Oshio, T. (in press). Attachment in the making: Mother and father sensitivity and infants' responses during the still-face paradigm. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.  

Brausch, A. M., & Decker, K. M. (2013, on-line). Self-esteem and social support as moderators of depression, body image, and disordered eating for suicidal ideation in adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10802-013-9822-0

Ekas, N. E., Lickenbrock, D. M., & Braungart-Rieker, J. M. (2013). Examining the developmental trajectories of emotion regulation across infancy: Does age and social context influence the temporal patterns? Infancy, 18, 729-754.

Giumetti, G. W., Hatfield, A. L., Scisco, J. L., Schroeder, A. N., Muth, E. R., & Kowalski, R. M. (2013). What a rude e-mail! Examining the differential effects of incivility versus support on mood, energy, engagement, and performance in an online context. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 297-309. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032851

Giumetti, G. W., Schroeder, A. N., & Switzer, F. (in press). Forced distribution rating systems: When does "rank and yank" lead to adverse impact? Journal of Applied Psychology.

Hilimire, M. R., Mienaltowski, A., Parks, N. A., Blanchard-Fields, F., & Corballis, P. M. (in press, online first May 2013). Age differences in early frontocentral enhanced event-related positivity elicited by emotional faces. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., Bocian, K., Brandt, M. J., Brooks, B., Brumbaugh, C. C., Cemalcilar, Z., Chandler, J., Cheong, W., Davis, W. E., Devos, T., Eisner, M., Frankowska, N., Furrow, D., Galliani, E. M., Hasselman, F., Hicks, J. A., Hovermale, J. F., Hunt, S. J., Huntsinger, J. R., IJzerman, H., John, M., Joy-Gaba, J. A., Kappes, H. B., Krueger, L. E., Kurtz, J., Levitan, C. A., Mallett, R., Morris, W. L., Nelson, A. J., Nier, J. A., Packard, G., Pilati, R., Rutchick, A. M., Schmidt, K., Skorinko, J. L., Smith, R., Steiner, T. G., Storbeck, J., Van Swol, L. M., Thompson, D., van't Veer, A., Vaughn, L. A., Vranka, M., Wichman, A. L., Woodzicka, J. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2013). Investigating variation in replicability: A "many labs" replication project. Social Psychology.

Kottke, J. L., Shoenfelt, E. L., & Stone, N. J. (2014). Educating Industrial-Organizational Psychologists: Lessons Learned from Master's Programs. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 28-32. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iops.12099

Kowalski, R. M., Giumetti, G. W., Schroeder, A. N., & Lattaner, M. (2014). Bullying in the digital age: A critical review and meta-analysis of cyberbullying research among youth. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 1073-1137. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0035618

Lickenbrock, D. M., Braungart-Rieker, J. M., Ekas, N. V., Zentall, S. R., Oshio, T., Planalp, E. M. (2013). Examining early temperament and attachment security with mothers and fathers as predictors of toddler compliance. Infant and Child Development, 22, 580-602.

Litwiller, B. J., & Brausch, A. M. (2013). Cyber bullying and physical bullying in adolescent suicide: The role of violent behavior and substance use. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42, 675-684. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10964-013-9925-5

Mienaltowski, A., Johnson, E. R., Wittman, R., Wilson, A.-T., Sturycz, C., & Norman, J. F. (2013). The visual discrimination of negative facial expressions by younger and older adults. Vision Research, 81, 12-17. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2013.01.006

Muehlenkamp, J. J., Brausch, A. M., Quigley, K., & Whitlock, J. L. (2013). Interpersonal features and functions of non-suicidal self-injury. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 43, 67-80.

Mutter, S.A., & Plumlee, L.F. (2014). The effects of age on associative and rule-based causal learning and generalization. Psychology and Aging, 29, 173-186.

Norman, J. F., Cheeseman, J. R., Baxter, M. W., Thomason, K. E., Adkins, O. C., & Rogers, C. E. (in press). Aging and visual length discrimination: Sequential dependencies, biases, and the effects of multiple implicit standards. Vision Research. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2014.03.011

Norman, J. F., Cheeseman, J. R., Pyles, J., Baxter, M. W., Thomason, K. E., & Calloway, A. B. (2013). The effect of age upon the perception of 3-D shape from motion. Vision Research, 93, 54-61. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2013.10.012

Norman, J. F., Kappers, A. M. L., Cheeseman, J. R., Ronning, C., Thomason, K. E., Baxter, M. W., Calloway, A. B., & Lamirande, D. N. (2013). Aging and curvature discrimination from static and dynamic touch. PLoS ONE, 8(7): e68577, 1-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0068577

Planalp, E. M., Braungart-Rieker, J. M., & Lickenbrock, D. M., & Zentall, S. R. (in press).Trajectories of parenting during infancy: The role of infant temperament and marital adjustment for mothers and fathers. Infancy. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/infa.12021

Rosopa, P. J., Schaffer, M., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Managing heteroscedasticity in general linear models. Psychological Methods, 18, 335-351. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032553

Rosopa, P. J., Schroeder, A. N., & Hulett, A. (2013). Helping yourself by helping others: An examination of personality perceptions. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 28, 147-163. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02683941311300676 

Shake, M. C. & Perschke, M. K. (2013). Investigating the effects of veridicality on age differences in verbal working memory. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 76, 215-225.

Shoenfelt, E. L., Kottke, J., & Stone, N. J. (2014). Industrial-organizational and human factors graduate program admissions: Information for undergraduate advisors. Teaching of Psychology.

Shoenfelt, E. L., Stone, N. J., & Kottke, J. (2013). Internships: An established mechanism for increasing employability. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 24-28. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iops.12004

West, R., Tiernan, B. N., Kieffaber, P., Bailey, K., & Anderson, S. (in press). The effects of age
on the neural correlates of feedback processing in a naturalistic gambling game. Psychophysiology.

Wichman, A. L., Brunner, R. P., & Weary, G. (2013). Uncertainty Threat and Inhibition of Compensatory Behaviors: A Goal Conflict Management Perspective. Self and Identity, (ahead-of-print), 1-19. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2013.775718

Books and Book Chapters:

Brausch, A. M., & Muehlenkamp, J. J. (2014). Experiences of the body. In L. Claes & J. Muehlenkamp (Eds). Non-suicidal Self-injury in Eating Disorders. New York: Springer Publishing. 

Brausch, A. M., & Muehlenkamp, J. J. (2013). Self-harm and suicide. In J. Rogers & D. Lester (Eds.) Understanding and Preventing Suicide. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Horhota, M., Mienaltowski, A., & Chen, Y. (in press) Causal attributions in social situations across the adult lifespan. In P. Verhaeghen & C. Hertzog (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Emotion, Social Cognition, and Everyday Problem Solving during Adulthood. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kowalski, R. M., Schroeder, A. N., & Smith, C. (2013). Bystanders and their willingness to intervene in cyberbullying situations. In R. Hanewald (Ed.) From Cyber Bullying to Cyber Safety: Issues and Approaches in Educational Contexts. Nova Science Publishers: Hauppage, NY.

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013, invited contributor). Episodic memory. In F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders, (p. 1153). Springer, New York.

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013, invited contributor). Explicit memory. In F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders, (p. 1182). Springer, New York.

Lickenbrock, D. M. (2013, invited contributor). Memory. In F.R. Volkmar (Ed). Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders, (pp.1826-1827). Springer, New York.

Technical Reports:

Foster, C., Henry, K., & Seidler, T., Sizemore, P., Kedenburg, G., Moore, D., Johnston-Fisher, J., Ruga, K., Osam, K., Kline, S., Mandelke, A., Westlin, J., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, May). Employee stress report. Western Kentucky University Department of Psychology, Bowling Green, KY.

Lecheler, J., Palmer, L., Wheeler, P., Biggs, C., Kircher, A., Sivek, N., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014, May). Development of a LEAD 100 dual credit course program evaluation. Western Kentucky University Leadership Studies, Bowling Green, KY.

Mandelke, A., Kline, S., Henry, K., Johnston-Fisher, J., Ruga, K., Westlin, J., Kedenburg, G., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Development of training content and evaluation criteria for a doctoral-level Workforce, Economic, & Community Development in Community Colleges course. Western Kentucky University Workforce Training Center, Bowling Green, KY.

Osam, K., Johnston-Fisher, J., Mandelke, A., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Development of a training evaluation for the Leadership Studies undergraduate and graduate programs. Western Kentucky University Leadership Studies, Bowling Green, KY.

Seidler, T., Ruga, K., Henry, K., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Results of a training needs analysis. Western Kentucky University Academic Advising and Retention Center, Bowling Green, KY.

Shoenfelt, E. L. (2013). Final report on the evaluation of the Water Training Institute, Western Kentucky University. Prepared as the evaluation component of National Science Foundation Advanced Technology Education Grant #0903286, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Shoenfelt, E. L., Foster, C., Kline, S. & Westlin, J. (2013). Western Kentucky University Department of Facilities Management Staff satisfaction report 2012. Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Sizemore, P., Kline, S., Moore, D., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, October). Workforce development plan. Green River District Health Department, Owensboro, KY.

Westlin, J., Kedenburg, G., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013, December). Development of training assessments and evaluation criteria for a leadership training course. Western Kentucky University Leadership Studies and Hardin County School System, Bowling Green & Elizabethtown, KY.

2013-2015 Student Honors & Achievements

Grants:

Adams, S., & Tiernan, B. N. (2013). An ERP investigation of the error related negativity in individuals with sensation-seeking personalities. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Barnes, L., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Personality analysis on Facebook: Examining the ability to "fake good" on social media profiles. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Day, R., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Social media and hiring practices. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,600 funded)

Gatti, A., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). Core self-evaluations as a predictor of workplace incivility. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,600 funded)

Hickey, H., & Schroeder, A. N. (2015). Inequity and social media in employment. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded).

Lengeman, K., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). An examination of leader communication quality on subordinate performance outcomes. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Lewis, A., & Schroeder, A. N. (2013). The impact of rater self-referencing and social norms on performance appraisals. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

McCullough, G., & Schroeder, A. N. (2014). Emotional intelligence (EI): The influence of EI on leader emergence. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($4,500 funded)

Snyder, K, & Mienaltowski, A. (2013). Effects of emotion type and intensity on older adults' emotion recognition accuracy. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($2,600 funded)

Steen, A., Luttrell, M., & Mutter, S. A. (2013). The effect of reward motivation on item and associative memory. WKU Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement (FUSE) Internal Grant. ($5,900, funded)

Honors:

2014-2015 Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients:

    • Olivia Adkins
    • Taylor Blaetz
    • Shannon Boone
    • Jody Lecheler

2014 Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Psychology (I-O Concentration) Graduate Student Award (co-awardees):

    • Jessica Johnston-Fisher
    • Tessa Seidler

2014 Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Psychology (Psychological Science Concentration) Graduate Student Award:

    • Kerry Duck

2014 Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Senior (co-awardees):

    • Olivia Adkins
    • Allison Steen

2014 Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Research Award (co-awardees):

    • Michael Baxter
    • Kaitlyn Snyder

2014 Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Service Award:

    • Kelsey Thomason

Completed Honors Theses:

Spring 2014:

Rachel Archer (Chair: Dr. Aaron Wichman) - Mood and Experience: Effects of Ostracism on Diathesis Activation.

Charles Bolton (Chair: Dr. Reagan Brown) - Adjusting Multiple Correlations for Regression Overfitting and Indirect Range Restriction

Abigail Lewis (Chair: Dr. Amber Schroeder) - Self-referencing Effects of Social Networking on Judgments in an Employment Context

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