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K-State Today

June 7, 2012



Psychology faculty and students make presentations

By Kristi Harper

Several department of psychology faculty and students presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior and the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, both in May in Seattle, Wash.

Presentations at the Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior include:

Andrew Marshall, doctoral student in psychology, and Kimberly Kirkpatrick, associate professor of psychology, "Modeling sequential choices in a risky choice task."

Marina Vildardo, nondegree-seeking student; Ben Katz, research assistant in biochemistry; and Kirkpatrick, "A rodent model for detection of oxygen based explosives and propellants."

Aaron Smith, senior in psychology; Tiffany Galtress, assistant research professor; and Kirkpatrick, "Predictors of impulsive choice behavior."

Gatlress and Kirkpatrick, "Timing, reward discrimination, and impulsive choice behavior."

Presentations at the 38th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International included:

Marshall and Kirkpatrick, "Analysis of interval timing in two discounting procedures."

Kirkpatrick; Tannis Sears, May 2011 bachelor's graduate in psycholgy; Lester Loschky, associate professor of psychology; and colleague, "Factors influencing scene gist categorization by pigeons."