May 21, 2012
Psychology faculty, students publish and present
The department of psychology has been active recently with an assortment of publications and presentations.
Satoris Culbertson, associate professor of psychology; Clive Fullagar, professor of psychology; and Maura Mills, alumnus, were published in the latest volume of the Journal of Happiness Studies. The group's publication was "Conceptualizing and measuring engagement: An analysis of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale."
Mark Barnett, professor of psychology; Tammy Sonnentag and Taylor Wadian, both doctoral students in psychology; and Marcella Nichols, junior iin psychology, presented the paper "Children's evaluations of a typical and stigmatized storybook character: Evidence for (de)stigmatization-by-association," at the Midwest Social Development Consortium's May annual meeting in Lincoln, Neb.
Lester Loschky, associate professor of psychology; Adam Larson, doctoral student in psychology; Sanjay Rebello, associate professor of physics; and Adrian Madsen, doctoral student in physics, were published in the journal Physical Review Special Topics – Physical Education Research in May. The group's publication was "Differences in visual attention between those who correctly and incorrectly answer physics problems." The National Science Foundation funded their research.