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Student Research Presentations

Students' research presentations, including MPA presentations, are listed below. Students also occasionally co-author papers with faculty. Our department's recent publications can be found here.

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2013 Presentations

Evansco, C., Lingelbach, E., Geggie, P., Suits, M., & Schneider, M. (May 2013). The effects of extroversion and gender on selection for groups. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Witzke, M., Schickel, M., Higgins, M., Dale, T., & Butler, S. (May 2013). Gender adherence to workplace desirability. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Lee, H., & Pinones, M. (May 2013). Memory and gender: can bilateral eye-movement affect recall? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Burchi, W., Eng, K., Robinson, A., & Thornton, R. (May 2013). Eyewitness memory: accuracy and confidence in the self and others. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Magary, M., Beurskens, M., & Young, S. (May 2013). The effects of facebook on body image and self-esteem. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hutchinson, M. (May 2013). The relation between past school connectedness and current collective self-esteem among college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Magary, M., Gerlach, J., Anderson, J. Angleton, K., & Lockhart, C. (May 2013). Who is afraid of death? Exploring age, gender differences, and religious doubts on fear of death. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bochte, K., Forehand, S., & James, K. (May 2013). The effects of reoccurring thoughts and two brief "interventions" on self-reported anxiety levels. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Gretak, A., & Hall, E. (May 2013). Frugality and compulsive buying as predictors of recognition of maladaptive buying in others. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Vortman, H., & Falk, J. (May 2013). Discordant prejudice of ingroups. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

James, K. (May 2013). Effect of task type on perceived group cohesion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Blackhurst, J. (May 2013). The effects of Adlerian parenting styles, perceived parental relationships, and parental marital status on young adults' attitudes towards long-term committed relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Murphy, L., Van Loo, A., Pahnke, R., Cobb, M., & Kanallakan, K. (May 2013). Self-esteem and personality: predictors of college adjustment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Nauman, S., Crum, K., Hundt, E., Rupprecht, T., & Sivels, K. (May 2013). Changing beliefs about happiness: the role of optimism and educational intervention. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Reed, H., Hitchcock, A., Pelt, N., Schrempp, A., & Vance, S. (May 2013). Do product endorsements work? Effects of source, geographic location, and media exposure on product appeal. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Fosberg, M. (May 2013). The relationship between social support and risky sexual behavior among young adult women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Tennison, J., Dominguez, W., Lynch, N., & Schickel, M. (May 2013). Predictors of belief in psychological myths. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hunter, B., Portz, K., Farmer, J., Pensoneau, D., & Prince, J. (May 2013). Wholesome or hussy: male perceptions of female attractiveness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hunter, B., Prince, J., Pensoneau, D., Portz, K., & Farmer, J. (May 2013). Does size matter? Perceptions of penises and breasts. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hunter, B., Pensoneau, D., Prince, J., Farmer, J., & Portz, K. (May 2013). Would you rather? Exploring perceptions of socially stigmatized groups. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hunter, B., Farmer, J., Portz, K., Prince, J., & Pensoneau, D. (May 2013). Reparative therapy making people "more" gay? Predictions from reactance theory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2012 Presentations

Bailey, S. F., Nadler, J. T., & Hannon, G. Y. (2012, August). Gender and Risk: Exploring Employees' Choices for Leading Precarious Organizations. Paper in J. T. Nadler (Chair) Bias in Organizational Decisions and Perceptions: Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture. Symposium presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA). Orlando, FL.

Blackhurst, J., Overton, A., Meeks, J. T., & Rosnick, C. B. (2012, May). Does sex matter? The moderating role of sex in the stress-cognition relationship. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Blackhurst, J., Overton, A., Meeks, J. T., & Rosnick, C. B. The Possible Moderating Role of Alpha Amylase and Cortisol on the Sex-Cognition Relationship. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Association for Psychological Sciences Convention, Chicago, IL, May, 2012.

Bono, S., Parrigon, S., Hawthorne, M., Ball, M. J., Brandmeyer, J., Jacoby, A., Swinford, Q, & Ferguson, E. D. (2012 ), "How do students and their parents report the parents' autocratic, democratic, and laissez faire leadership?" Paper presented at ILLOWA Undergraduate Research Conference in Eureka, IL.

Bradshaw, K., Hupp, S., Jewell, J., & Dudley, M. (2012, November). Social Distance and Child Sexual Abuse. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), National Harbor, MD.

Brooks, M., Ritter, J., & Robertson, K. Scars vs. tattoos: An investigation of elective and non-elective stigmas on interview ratings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Brooks, M., Groennert, A., Loring, K., & Ralph, J. (May 2012). Fighting fire with fire: Personality factors as a predictor of emotional reactivity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Chico, G., Crews, D., Doran, M., & Sasseen, A. (May 2012). Parental styles and neuroticism as related to fear of death in children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Dishman, L. & Bartels, L.K. (August 2012). Mentor sex and its effect on negative mentoring. Poster presented at American Psychological Association Meeting in Orlando, FL.

Fredette, R., & Nordstrom, C. Managing with Humor: Examining Employee Motivation, Productivity and Manager Likability. American Psychological Association Conference, (August 2012) Orlando, FL.

Hemrich, A., Pawlow, L., Segrist, D., & Pomerantz, A. (May 2012). The relationships between salon tanning, self-esteem and body-esteem. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Koch, L., Pyatt, J., & Pruemer, L. (May 2012). Weight and race discrimination in hiring decisions of women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Lesko, K., Miller, H., & Yancey, A. (May 2012). College students' reactions to receiving a failing grade: Mood and motivation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Massie, C., Mathis, S., & Smith, P. (May 2012). How does body esteem affect African American women's sexual decision making? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Masters, J., Pawlow, L., Pomerantz, A., & Segrist, D. (May 2012). Common risk factors for weight-related disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Monroe, G., Sauls, R., & Voegtle, M. (May 2012). Hair removal attitudes and practices in college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Morr, R., Murphy, L., Nadler, J., & Bailey, S. (May 2012). Gender and agency in employee performance appraisals: Memory bias. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Murphy, M., Cooper, T., & Doran, M. (May 2012). Impulsivity factors which predict compulsive buying. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Owens, S., & Hupp, S. (2012, November). Autism Interventions: Disseminating and Debunking in a Child Psychology Course. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), National Harbor, MD.

Pettibone, J., & Smith, A. (May 2012). The effect of social facilitation on anchoring in equation solving. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Reed, H., Smith, K., Morr, R. & Nadler, J. (May 2012). Automatic prescriptive stereotypes of men, women and career prestige. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Schmittel, M., McCobin, A., & Hupp, S. (2012, November). Oppositional Defiant Disorder Intervent Disseminating and Debunking in a Child Psychology Course. Poster presented at the 46th Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), National Harbor, MD.

Smith, J. A., Pomerantz, A. M., Pettibone, J. C., & Segrist, D. J. (2012, August). When does a professional relationship with a psychologist begin? An empirical investigation. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Smith, K., Reed, H., Hitchcock, A., & Nadler, J. (May 2012). Don't ask, don't tell II: Stereotype activation and language. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Todd, J., & Nordstrom, C. (2012, April). An examination of employee layoffs and organizational justice perceptions. Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

2011 Presentations

Arnold, K., Little, J., Luebben, S., Vizcarra, C. (May 2011) Do the Big Five Personality Traits Correlate with Disorders Beyond the Personality Disorders? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Cronin, L., Kirk, K., Shaw, J., Kennerly, S. (May 2011) The Emotional Power of Transformational Leaders: Creativity and Detail Focus. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Dawson, J., Pawlow, L., Brown, D., Pomerantz, A. (May 2011) Diet Types and Relationship to Preferred Treatment for Psychological Disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Fleifle, H., Sorger, R., Byndom, M., Ray, C. (May 2011) The Effects of Social Anxiety and the Level of Exercise on Body Image Among College Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, N. (May 2011) Power of Positive Thinking: Its Effects on Self Efficacy and Cognitive Ability. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Maynard, D.R., Smith, P.S., Meinz, E.J., Johnson, N.W., Brooks, M.J. (May 2011) Bowling Skill: Is it All Just Practice, or Do Cognitive Abilities Play A Role? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mcvey, B., Humke, A., Volling, N. (May 2011) The Relationship Between Contraceptive Compliance, Impulsivity, and Working Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mittelberg, A., Magnusen, D., Hutton, K., Banks, B. (May 2011) The Relationship Between Occupational Stress, Alcohol Consumption, and Episodic Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Rybak, W. (May 2011) Anxiety and Cognitive Performance Mediated by Intrusive Thoughts. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sashidharan, T., Pawlow, L., Pettibone, J. (May 2011) An Examination of Racial Bias in the Beck Depression Inventory-II. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Smith, K., Meyer, S., Nadler, J.T. (May 2011) Gender, Personality, and Sexism: Examining Implicit and Explicit Gender Bias. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Wall, J., Hemrich, A., Schmitt, J. (May 2011) Analyzing Weight, Health and Attractiveness: Is Tanner Better? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Willis, M. (May 2011) The Effect of Weight and Ethnicity on Potential Clients' Perception of Counselors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Will, K., Meyer, S., Nadler, J., T. (2011) Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Effects of Terminology on Public Opinion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Yemm, K.A., Vanburen, J., England, A.N., Ralph, J., Addis, B. (May 2011) Clearing the Confusion: Distinguishing Between Democratic and Laissez-Faire Parenting Styles. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Yemm, K., Vanburen, J., Letterly, R., Beal, B., Henry, R. (May 2011) Do I Look Happy To You? What Role Does a Person's Own Happiness and Emotion Recognition Ability Play in Perceiving Ambiguous Faces? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2010 Presentations

Bode, M., Page, G., Werner, R., Pawlow, L.A. (May 2010) Perceptions of Professors with Non-Traditional Facial Piercings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pettibone, J.C., Englert, B., Laughlin, A. (May 2010) Can a Decoy Influence Preference for Presidential Candidates? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Meyer, M. (May 2010) The Relationship Between Spirituality and Life Satisfaction Across the Lifespan. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Scheuchner, H., Hodgson, B., Smith, B., Straube, C. (May 2010) The Effect of Shock Videos on College Students Attitudes About Drinking and Driving. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Magnusen, D., Faulk, S. (May 2010) I Wish I was Born in September: Relative Age Effects in Post-Secondary Education. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kreke, E.J. (May 2010) Chew on This: The Effect of Gum Chewing on Performance in Mathematics and Reading Comprehension. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Valdes, E. (May 2010) Differences in the Processing Capacities of Anxious and Non Anxious College Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Manning, M. (May 2010) The Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Academic Procrastination in College Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sturm, A. (May 2010) Personality and Perceived Justice as Predictors of the Decision to Litigate. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Arlt, A., Rausch, K., Scott, R. (May 2010) The Relationship Between Personality, Life Events, and Perceived Stress. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bobrosky, C., Guntren, M., White, S., Crocks, T. (May 2010) The Relationship Between Perceived Parenting Styles and the Big Five Personality Traits of College Undergraduates. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Comstock, S. (May 2010) Social Influences and Individuals' Attribution of Blame to Male Victims in Acquaintance and Stranger Rape Situations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Shaw, J. (May 2010) Real-world Personality and Virtual-world Avatars: Correlations of Perceived Personality. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Creek, S., Fischer, J., Gibson, J. (May 2010) Now Hiring Smiling Faces: The Relationship Between Happiness and Emotional Labor Strategies. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hagler, A., Conrad, G., Hays, B., Merchant, J. (May 2010) Prayer and Meditation as a Helpful Mechanism to Reduce Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Shaw, J. (May 2010) Ethics in Therapeutic Relationships: The Influence of Therapist Age and Sex. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Keys, A., Ebert, H. (May 2010) The Effect of Stress on Cognitive Performance in College Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bradley, C., Faulk, S., McMahon, S., McClure, K., Sharos, R. (May 2010) Ability to Recognize Facial Expressions of Emotion: A Comparative Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Westendorf, K., Uttley, C., Mathias, T., Jerashen, R., Hayes, J. (May 2010) The Relationship Between Parental Structure and Anxiety Levels in Children Ages 6-12. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Schulz, L. (May 2010) Self-Other Agreement in Training Needs Assessment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Vanderpool, C. (May 2010) The Effects of Gender-Role Congruency on Salary Negotiation Outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Baumhardt, S., Cronin, L., Elhoffer, J., Kennerly, S., Mittelberg, A., Totra, M. (May 2010) The Effects of Gender and Weight on Job Placement Decisions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Urbanski, B., Wiesemeyer, C. (May 2010) When Do You Give Up?: The Influence of Negative Affect on Decision-Making Styles. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bailey, S. (May 2010) The Relationship Between Conscientiousness and Goal Commitment and Their Effect on Ethical Decision Making. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, N. (May 2010) Student Participation in Research: Time of Semester Effects. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Lysakowski, V., Fischer, J. (May 2010) Disney Princesses and Body Esteem: Investigating the Influence of Cartoon Media Images. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Guntren, M. (May 2010) Let's Not Toy Around: The Contribution of Toy Marketing to the Social Construction of Gender Stereotypes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2009 Presentations

Andrews, J. J., Beehr, T. A. (May 2009) Academic Stress: Factors Contributing to Stress and Test Anxiety Among College Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bailey, S., Haxton, S., Rosnick, C. B. (May 2009) Neuroticism as a Potential Moderator of the Intrusive Thinking-Cognition Relationship. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bray, S., Segrist, D. (May 2009) Parental Academic Pressure on Children: The Lasting Effects. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Creek, S. J., Fischer, J. C., Williams, R. L., Meinz, E. (May 2009) Influence of Family Atmosphere on Knowledge Acquisition in a College Course. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Cummiskey, B. D., Crompton, J. D., Meinz, E. (May 2009) Relationship Between Cardio-Respiratory Exercise and Fluid Abilities in Younger Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Cummiskey, B. D., Segrist, D. (May 2009) Gender and Selective Attention in Relation to Change Blindness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Daus, D. S., Barratt, C., Galvan, R., Trejo, B. (May, 2009) Facing Training: Emotion Recognition Training. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Doody, S., Segrist, D. (May 2009) Parental Marital Status and Success in Romantic Relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Heyen, C., Krause, W., Anderson, R., Pettibone, J. (May 2009) Irrelevant Attributes and Their Influence on Job Attractiveness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Jewell, J., Lawler, A., Kreke, E., Bloch, K., Harsy, J. (May, 2009) Efficacy of Relaxation Skills Therapy on Juveniles in Detention Setting. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Laughlin, A. M., Dudley, M. (May 2009) The Right Cop for the Crime: Does Gender Matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Masters, J., Dudley, M. (May 2009) Effects of Women in Male Directed Advertising on Male Body Image. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sax, L., Segrist, D. (May 2009) The Four Horsemen in Dating Relationships: Relationship Satisfaction and Attribution Error. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Shambro, A. M., Segrist, D. (May 2009) The Effect of Prescription Direct to Consumer Advertising on Health Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Shorter, B., Dudley, M. (May 2009) Sexual Strategies Theory and Internet Personal Advertisements: A Correlational Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Skoklo, M., Sweeney, N., McMurray, W., Pennock, M., Pettibone, J. (May 2009) Jumping on the Bandwagon: The Effects of Knowing Other's Preference and One's Familiarity with Other Group Members. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Smith, M. D., Segrist, D. (May 2009) The Effect of Parental Divorce on College Students' Sexual Satisfaction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Smith, J. A., Segrist, D. (May 2009) Realistic Nightmares and Bad Dreams: Their Effects on Waking Life and Associations with Neuroticism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Rahm, M., Lysakowski, V. J., Meinz, E. (May 2009) Examining the Relationship between Self-Efficacy and Academic Achievement in College Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Ruvolo, D., Norsic, J., Sprong, M., Willits, E., Rosnick. C. B. (May 2009) Social Anxiety: A Moderating Variable Between Daily Hassles and Working Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Theiss, J., Barnum, K., Elam, L., Whaley, M., Rosnick, C. B. (May 2009) Coping Style as a Potential Moderator Between Stress and Working Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Trejo, B., Daus, C. (May 2009) Cross-Cultural Differences in Coping Strategies among College Students in China, Spain and the United States. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Trejo, B., Daus, C. (May 2009) The Differences Between Manager and Non-Manger Susceptibility to Emotional Contagion During Mergers and Acquisitions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Valdés, E., Alwerdt, J., Rosnick, C. B. (May 2009) Intrusive Thinking as a Potential Moderating Factor between Control and Cognition. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Young, S., Smith, L., Harper, R., Franklin, A., Pettibone, J. C. (May 2009) Exploring Gender Differences in Risk Taking in a Social Domain. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Warden, J., Anderson, H., Ferguson, N., Meinz, E. (May 2009) Mastering the Art of Sudoku. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Zuber, S., Rausch, K., Rosnick, C. B. (May 2009) Induction of Intrusive Thinking: Is There an Effect on Cognitive Performance? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2008 Presentations

Bedwell, D. R., Berghoff, C. R., Fagin, C. C., Krause, W. D., Skelly, M. A. (May, 2008). Assessing Trait Aggression in Video Game Trained Participants. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Berghoff, C. R., Bedwell, D. R., JONES, D. (May, 2008). Responses to Descriptions of DSM Disorders and Normal Behavior. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Blumenshine, E., Fickinger, M., Crump, M., Blake, B. (May, 2008). The Effect of Articulatory Suppression on the Recall of Words and Images. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bretz, R., Ferguson, I., Marstall, J., Smith, M. (May, 2008). The Effect of Articulatory Suppression on Mental Rotation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Brodie, S., Pepin, N., Tintori, A., Wheeler, L. (May, 2008). Examining Differences in Reported Family Environment of Children in Single and Dual Career Families. Poster presented at the annual meeti

Beyers, S. (May, 2008). Math Anxiety and Math Self-Concept: The Effect of Gender. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.ng of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Chou, J., Scherer, A., Hamilton, M., & McCormick, A. (May, 2008). Perceptions of Gender and Alcoholic Beverage Type on Aggression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Chudoba, N., Martin, A., Berrocal, D., Jones, T. (May, 2008). Exploring a Dimensional Versus Categorical Model of Abnormality. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Fagan, A. L., Pawlow, L. A., Rose, P., Segrist, D. J. (May, 2008). Confrontation of Negative Attitudes and Stereotypical Responding Toward the Overweight. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Feltman, C., Feltman, R., Tarter, A., Dougerty, J. (May, 2008). Scripted and Reality Television Programs may be Categorized Separately Within Semantic Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hoenbery, C., Kibler, A., Oshinowo, M., Woiwode, B. (May, 2008). The Effect of Working Memory Span on Functional Fixedness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hughes, T., Mcquaid, S., Carmichael, T. (May, 2008). Sexual Behavior as a Function of Family Environment Variables. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Jewell, J. D., Tintori, A., Beyers, S., Lider, R., Pepin, N., McMurry, W., Wakefield, K. (May, 2008). Effectiveness of a Relaxation Skills Program in Detained Youth. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Litteken, E. R., Pawlow, L. A., Pomerantz, A., Segrist, D. (May, 2008). Childhood Physical Abuse in Relation to Adult Social Functioning and Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Nash, C. D. (May, 2008). Examining Ostensible Differences Between Major and Minor Depressive Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pellegrin, L. (May, 2008). Adolescent Weight and Activity Level as Contributing Factors to Adult Obesity, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Renner, J. A., Kreke, E. J., Johnsen, G. C., Wheeler, L., M., Skelly, M. A. (May, 2008). Text Underlining may not be Differentially Encoded in Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Shehadeh, S. M., Pawlow, L. A., Haas, C., ANDREW Pomerantz, A., Segrist, D. (May, 2008). Intervention for the Media's Negative Effect on Male Body Image. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Smith, S. T., Pawlow, L., Rose, P., Pomerantz, A. (May, 2008). The Effect of Race and Attire on the Diagnosis of Mental Illness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Snow, R., Phillips, J., Wesselman, W., Powers, T. (May, 2008). Effects of Color and Illumination on the Ability to Detect Symmetry. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sturm, A., Butler, D., Coburn, A., Holmes, T. (May, 2008). Perception of Family Functioning and Family Styles in Predicting Trust in a College Population, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sturm, A., Ratcliffe, J. (May, 2008). Influences on Memory for College Grades. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2007 Presentations

Berghoff, C. R., Skelly, M. A., Wheeler, L., & Renner, J. (May, 2007). First-Person Shooter Gamers Appear More Resistant to Change Blindness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Brown, M. (May, 2007). Behavioral Consequences of Self-Oppression for African-Americans: Relationship among African Self-Consciousness, Self-Responsibility, and Life Satisfaction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Burns, C., Galvin, K., Moore, A., Snead, M., & Strum, A. (May, 2007). Is it Really Just a Game? Problem Gabling, Poker Experience, Poker Skill, and Anxiety During Poker Play. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Cage, T. G., Pawlow, L., Daus, C. S., Segrist, D., & Thompson, S. (May, 2007). Emotional Intelligent College Students are Less Likely to Binge Drink. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Dawson, J., Fagin, C., Pellegrin, L., Pruett, L., & Wisser, J. (May, 2007). Diet's Relationship to Body Image and Reasons for Exercise. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Flores, P. S., Harsy, J., Skelly, M. A., Locasto, P. C., & Kilquist, P. (May, 2007). The Effect of Context and Exterior Letters on Reading Rates. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Gregory II, C., Pomerantz, A. M., Pettibone, J. C., & Segrist, D. J. (in press). The effect of psychologists' disclosure of personal religious background on prospective clients. Mental Health, Religion & Culture.

Gress, A. (May, 2007). Assertiveness and Hostile Attribution Bias in Undergraduates: Repercussions of Bullying. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hamann, D. M., Pawlow, L. A., & Segrist, D. J. (May, 2007). Abuse Treatment: Effects on Eating Disorder Symptomatology and Body Dissatisfaction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Jesse, S. (May, 2007). The Stigmatization of Schizophrenia: Does Gender Matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Jordan-Fleming, M. K., & Segrist, D. (May, 2007). Hard to Resist: Anxiety and Development Predict Pressure to Drink. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Harsy, J., & Koebele, M. (May, 2007). Drinking Behaviors: How Does That First Drink Relate? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Higgs, E., Henry, J., Kneiss, E., & Doerr, G. (May, 2007). The Godfather: The Effect of Paternal Parenting Styles on Religious Attitudes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, L., Blackwell, K., Marstall, V., & Kidd, M. (May, 2007). Religious Commitment and Religious Orientation: Do They Effect Stress Levels? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Moore, R. (May, 2007). Psychotherapists in the Movies: How do Unethical Actions Influence Public Attitudes towards Mental Health Practitioners?. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Myers, K., Solomon, E., & Daly, C. (May, 2007). Mood, Music, Risky Decisions, and Regret. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pautler, M., Hawkings, R., Ferguson, C., & Beasley, L. (May, 2007). Religious Commitment and Religious Orientation and Their Relationships With Extraversion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pawlow, L. A., & Capps, A. (May, 2007). The Relationship among Celebrity Worship, Body Image, and Eating Disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pawlow, L. A., Fedor, S., Rose, P., & Segrist, D. (May, 2007). Self-Objectification, Body Image, Self-Esteem and Reasons for Exercise in Men. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Peterson, R., Horn, L., Ruyle, B., & Beuchler, T. (May, 2007). Participants' Religious Commitment Based on Parental Influence and Intrinsic and Extrinsic Religious Orientation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Racz, C. (May, 2007). General Health Knowledge, Body Mass Index, and Future Parenting Behaviors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Skelly, M. A., Berghoff, C. R., Locasto, P. C., Nash, C., & Ruyle, B. (May, 2007). Releasing Proactive Interference by Highlighting Text. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Skelly, M. A., & Locasto, P. C. (May, 2007). Phonological Consistency Effects between Prime and Target in Eye-Tracking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Solomon, E. (May, 2007). Conservatism and Attitudes toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help: An Exploratory Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sullivan, B. S., Craft, J. M., & Falconer, J. W. (May, 2007). A Survey of Psychological Test Security in Academic Settings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Wakefield , K., Greenhorn, K., Emerson, E., & Denton, M. (May, 2007). Coping for a Better Life: A Study of Religiosity, Emotional Intelligence, and Stress Coping. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2006 Presentations

Casagrande, A. R. (May, 2006). Covering All The Bases: An Efficacy Study Of A Revised Planner . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Cottingham, D., & Viggiano, E. H. (May, 2006). Phonological Consistency Effects Between Prime Target In Eye-Tracking. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL

Craft, J. (May, 2006). Difficulty In Mood Repair: Contrast Effect And Temporal Explanations. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Crawford, A., Mosby, C. Roberts, N. & Woelfel, S. (May, 2006). Tip Of The Tongue: Does Cue Type And Stress Matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Daus, C. S. & Cage, T. (2006). Learning to Face Emotional Intelligence: Training and Workplace Applications . Invited chapter to appear in Cooper & Ashkanasy (Eds.), Research companion to emotion in organizations . Edward Elgar, Cheltenhan, UK.

Finn, S., Going, L., West, S. & Winston, B. (May, 2006). Cooking Expertise: Are You An Iron Chef Or A Chef Boyardee? Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Flores, P., Harsy, J., Kilquist, P., & Van Deven, L. (April, 2006). The Effect of Exterior Letters and Context on Rates of Reading. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Psi Chi Paper Presentation, Edwardsville, IL.

Gillings, A. K. (May, 2006). The Effect Of Interview Technique On Eyewitness Accuracy. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Gillings, A. K., Hawkins, C. B., Meyer, B. E. & Schneider, J. L. (May, 2006). Predictors Of Skill In Texas Hold 'Em. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Gullo, C., Thompson-Pratt, S., Witherow, T. & Brunsmann, E. (May, 2006). Experience, Motivation, And Divergent Thinking As Predictors Of Expertise And Creativity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hawkins, C. B. (April, 2006). The Role of Religiosity and Need for Cognition in the Acceptance of Evolution. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Psi Chi Paper Presentation, Edwardsville, IL.

Heavner, A. (April, 2006). Did Picasso Believe in Fate? A Look at the Relationship between Locus of Control and Creativity. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Psi Chi Paper Presentation, Edwardsville, IL.

Henderson, A., Sims, T. & Travers, J. (May, 2006). Models Vs. Makeovers: Is Reality Television Altering The Body Satisfaction Of College Women? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hubbard, C. (May, 2006). An Examination Of Burnout In Customer Call Center Employees. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Meinz, E.J., D'Amore-Krug, F., Gauen, B. L., Hart, C. L., Weir, G. R., Lanari, J. E., & Hurlbut, S. L. (2006). What Do We Call "Old" People? Changes in Age-Related Labels Across the 20th Century. Individual Differences Research, 4, 244-252.

Mette-Bory, N., Brown, G. & Mclaughlin, M. (May, 2006). Expertise In Spatial Motor Task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Murphy, J., Metcalf, L., Lengerman, M. & Jerrell, D. (May, 2006). Effect Of Patient Gender On The Level Of Perceived Mental Illness Of Gender-Neutralized Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Symptoms. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Murphy, J., Metcalf, L., Lengerman, M. & Jerrell, D. (May, 2006). Effect Of Patient Gender On The Level Of Perceived Mental Illness Of Gender-Neutralized Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Symptoms. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Poletti, A., Hutchison, D., Mitchell, A. Mudd, B., & Mueller, S. (May, 2006). Predictors Of Sports, Entertainment And Current Events Knowledge. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Ruppert, P. (May, 2006). Effects Of Intralist And Extralist Interference On Learning Of Verbally Presented Word Lists . Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Segrist, D. & Thompson, S. (May, 2006). Emotionally Intelligent College Students Are Less Likely To Binge Drink. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Shehadeh, S., Metcalf, L., Flanagan, S., Moss, L. & Kalz, K. (May, 2006). Social Eating Among College Women. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Solomon, E. (April, 2006). Conservative Values and Attitudes Toward Therapy: An Exploratory Study. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Psi Chi Paper Presentation, Edwardsville, IL.

Sullivan, B., Craft, J. M., & Falconer, J. W. (May, 2006). A Survey Of Psychological Test Security In Academic Settings. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Svec, B., Mccarthy, B. Suttles, D., Burton, H. & Severine, E. (May, 2006). The Impact Of Religiosity On The Perception Of Morality. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Thorton, M., Schumacher, A. (May, 2006). Alcohol And Drug Use Among College Students As Related To Their Place Of Residence. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Wendt, K. (April, 2006). The Academic Goals and Study Strategies of Materialistic College Students. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Psi Chi Paper Presentation, Edwardsville, IL.

2005 Presentations

Adams, P., Lox, C., Pawlow, L., Covington, N., Butki, B., & Gordon, P. (2005). Body Image Concerns and Cosmetic Surgery References in Female Intercollegiate Athletes and Non-Athletes . Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Bandy, S. (April, 2005). Family Caregiver Crisis: Perceived Levels of Support and Morbidity . Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Broadway, J. (April, 2005). External Memory Support and Working Memory Capacity in Problem Solving . Paper presented at the Psi Chi paper reading session, Edwardsville, IL.

Cage, T. & Daus, C. (August, 2005). Affective Events Theory and Job Characteristics Model: Independent and Interdependent Influences . Paper presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Cage, T., Pawlow, L., Daus, C., Rotzien, A. (May, 2005). Emotional Intelligence Holds Weight! Emotionally Intelligent Less Likely to Experience Eating Disorders . Poster presented at the 17th annual American Psychological Society Convention, Los Angeles, CA.

Daus, C., Cage, T., & Saul, K. (August, 2005). It's Appraisal Time! Do You Know What Your Mood Is: Rater Mood and Meta-Mood Effects on Performance Review Outcomes . Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology Association, Washington, DC.

Harrison, C. (2005, April). Breaking the Masculine Wall: Men and Body Image in Relation to Celebrity Worship . Poster presented at the 2005 College of Arts and Sciences Spring Colloquium Masculinity Symposium, Edwardsville, IL.

Harrison, C. (April, 2005). Breaking the Masculine Wall: The Relationship Between Celebrity Worship and Body Image . Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Hubbard, C. R. (April, 2005). An Examination of Burnout: Customer Call Center Employees. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Liszewski, E. (April, 2005). A Study on Interviewees' Perceptions: The Effects of Self-Enhancing and Self-Deprecating Statements as Well as Appearance of Those in Leadership Roles . Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Mcvay, E., Adams, S., Hupp, S., Pawlow, L., Jewell, J., Platt, A., & Dodd, S. (2005, November). Comparing Different Preventative Relaxation Techniques with Young Adults: Effectiveness, Satisfaction, and Adherence . Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) National Conference, Washington, DC.

Preusser, M. (April, 2005). Sexual Harassment Training: Man Versus Machine . Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Spraggs, A. G. (April, 2005). Need for Cognition and How it Relates to Political Ideology and the 2004 Presidential Election. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Zweigart, R. K., M. S. (April, 2005). T he Impact of Student Socioeconomic Status, School Socioeconomic Status, and Availability of Alternatives in the Decision to Retain . Paper presented at the 37th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

2004 Presentations

Adams, S. & Mcvay, E. (April, 2004). An Evaluation of Relaxation Techniques . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Allen, J., Fritchley, M., Middendorf, J. & Schilling, B. (April, 2004). The Effects of Perceived Time Constraints and Perceived Competition on Word Find Performance . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Allen, J., Harrison, C. & Meuser, M. (April, 2004). Breathing is Believing: The Role of Locus of Control and Type of Technique on Stress Reduction . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bauman, M., Cearley, B., Hart, C. & Latch, K. (April, 2004). You Are What You Read: Priming Effects on Stereotype-Relevant Performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bilyeu, M. A. (April, 2004). T he Effect of Gender and Humor on Recall . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Broadway, J. (April, 2004). Competency Modeling and Its Application as a Performance Management Tool: Linking Criteria to Organizational and Individual Strengths . Paper presented at the Psi Chi paper reading session, Edwardsville, IL.

Broadway, J. M. (April, 2004). Wm (Em): Interaction Between Working Memory Span and External Memory Access in Problem Solving . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Buchta, C., Meuser, M. & Hays, T. (April, 2004). The Power of Positive Thinking: The Effects of Self-Efficacy on Memory . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Cage, T. (April, 2004). An Evaluation of Emotional Intelligences as a Predictor of Retail Performance . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Daus, C., Cage, T., & Saul, K. (December, 2004). It's Appraisal Time! Do You Know What Your Mood Is: Rater Mood and Meta-Mood Effects on Performance Review Outcomes . Poster presented at the 4th annual poster conference of the Gateway Industrial Organizational Psychology, St. Louis, MO.

Durbin, T. (April, 2004). The Effects of Diverting Attention Form the DRM Lists on False Recall and Recognition . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Esker, S., Brower, S., Lemond, D. & Schmoeller, K. (April, 2004). Stars, Stripes and Swing Voters: The Role of Thought and Political Ideology in Voting Behavior . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Fedor, S. B. (April, 2004). Relationship Between Exercise Intensity and Frequency, Body Dissatisfaction, and Spa . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Feurer, M., Luchtefeld, A., Moehle, K. & Clark, M. (April, 2004). Are All Distractions Created Equal? The Effects of Social and Nonsocial Distractions and Public Self Consciousness on Recall . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Gill, T. N., Olroyd, L. K. & Johnson, P. W. (April, 2004). Race and Perceived Socioeconomic Status: An Analysis of Social Categorization on Assigned Attributes . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Granda, S. (April, 2004). Extraversion and Affect: Their Impact on Teacher Evaluation . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Hupp, S. D. A., Jewell, J., Acock-Domescik, A., Bilodeau, J., Downey, R., Boyd, K. (November, 2004). T he Effect of a Diagnostic Label on Adult Ratings of Child Behavior . Poster presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior therapy (AABT) National Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Jewell, J. D., Hupp, S. D. A., Luttrell, G., Oswald, L., Shevlin, C., & Downey, R. (November, 2004). Changing Drinking and Driving attitudes of College Students with Fatal Vision Goggles: Bad From Far, But Far From Bad . Poster presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior therapy (AABT) National Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Jones, D., Towler, J., Sahl, R. & Preuter, A. (April, 2004). When Being Firm is Not Effective: The Role of Race and Speaker Characteristics on Perceived Credibility . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kepka, A., Pokojski, R. & Koritz, R. (April, 2004). Attitude Adjustments: Examining the Effectiveness of Diversity Courses on College Students . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kruckeburg, A., Freely, A., Barrows, D. & Sanders, T. (April, 2004). The Effects of Competition and Reward on Performance and Performance-Based Self-Esteem . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Krueger, L. K., Johnson, P. W., Broadway, Jr, J. M. & Janes, W. E. (April, 2004). T he Effect of a Leader's Attitude on Group Performance: The Role of Collective . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Liszewski, E., Downs, B., Summers, S. & Washington, S. (April, 2004). Who Am I? The Role of Self-Esteem in Self-Deception . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Liszewski, E., Finkbiner, S., Sabo, K. & Naumann, L. (April, 2004). "Out of My League?": A Study on Conformity in Respect to Self-Esteem . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Macdonald, A., Gillings, A. K., Henry, A., Stege, K. J., Sullivan, S. & Zerkel, E. K. (April, 2004). Labels For Older Adults: How Generation, Exposure, and Ageism Affect Preferences and Connotations . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mccoy, A. M., Knabe, S., Rodgers, S. N. & Wash, T. L. (April, 2004). To Go Or Not To Go: The Effects of Peripheral Versus Central Route Persuasion on the Decision to Enter Iraq . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Meinz, E. J., D'amore-Krug, F., Gauen, B. L., Hart, C. L. & Weir, G. R. (April, 2004). What Should We Call "Older" People? Changes in Age Labels Across the 20th Century and the Effects of these Labels on Perceptions of Older Adults . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Meuser, M. A. (April, 2004). Gender Differences in Mimicking or Complementing Nonverbal Behaviors . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Olsen, J., Fedor, S., Salanik, R. & Wierciszewski, A. (April, 2004). Love Fell From the Family Tree: The Effects of Divorce and Martial Conflict on Children's Ability to Form Long-Term Relationships . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pennington, D., Hailemariam, S., Meier, K. & Witt, N. (April, 2004). Tough Guise Versus Tough Guys: Challenging Truisms Concerning Hyper-Masculine Ideology . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pokojski, R., Casagrande, A. & Higgs, E. (April, 2004). Hammer Time: The Role of Locus of Control in the Acquisition of Superstitious Behaviors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Roach, T. (April, 2004). Victim-Prone Personality Types. Poster presented at the 2004 Graduate Student Symposium, Edwardsville, IL.

Salanik, R., Ponder, N., Peterson, A. & Schubert, N. (April, 2004). Does the Need for Affiliation Lead to Differing Rationales for Cheating Behaviors Between Men and Women? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Steffens, B., Mills, J., Randolph, L. & Baumgartner, A. (April, 2004). The "Long Hair Effect": Gender Differences in Attractiveness Ratings of Females. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Sutton, K. (April, 2004). Morally Right? The Moral Beliefs of Right-Wing Authoritarians . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Weir, G. R. (April, 2004). What Do We, and Should We, Call "Older" People? Changes in Age-Related Labels and their Implications . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Zeitlin, D. (April, 2004). Contextual Preferences in Dating . Paper presented at the 36th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

2003 Presentations

Bandy, S. L., Kessler, B., Dickerman, M. & Hardbeck, D. (May, 2003). Status and Reciprocity Expectations . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Daus, C. S. & Harris, A. (2003). Emotional Intelligence and Transformational Leadership in Groups. Paper/Presentation of Symposium: Multilevel Perspectives on Emotions in Organizations . Accepted at the 18th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Downey , R, & Bilodeau, J. (April, 2003). T he Effects of Force-Choice Leading Questions on Eye Witness Accuracy . Paper presented at the 35th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Dunkel, S. A. (April, 2003). Understanding and Accommodating Employees with Psychiatric Disabilities . Paper presented at the 35th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Faber, R. (April, 2003). Executive Selection Committees and Candidate Past Behavior: Mulitvalence and Consensus as Factors in Determining Unacceptable Candidates . Paper presented at the 35th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Goodrich, E. B. (April, 2003). Optimistic Appraisal Resiliency and Task Performance . Paper presented at the 35th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Howard, H., Brenzek, A., Camacho, C. & Springer, L. (May, 2003). Going Along With the Crowd: The Role of Gender, Self-Esteem, and Group Composition . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Isom, M., Meckles, L., Nilges, C. & Teal-Popp, D. (May, 2003). Conscientiousness and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Jensen, A. M., Nelson, K. S., Reigelman-Taylor, K. & Straub, L. (May, 2003). A Diller a Dollar a Ten O'clock Scholar: The Effects of Social Desirability and Social Facilitation on Helping Behavior . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mccrea, R. (April, 2003). The Effects of Resume' Page Length and Format on Reviewer's Reactions . Paper presented at the 35th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Nichols, M. D. (May, 2003). Cat Got Your Tongue? The Effects of Self-Consciousness and Audience on Performance . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Nilges, C. (May, 2003). Adolescent Peer Relationships and Adult Adjustment: Does Popularity Matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Petrova, E. (April, 2003). Hypthesis-Testing Strategy Preferences. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Polaki, J. (April, 2003). Stereotypical Perceptions of Successful Managers and Individuals With Categorical Differences in Weight and Gender-A Comparative Study . Paper presented at the 35th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Roach, T., Pennington, D., Pierce, A. & Zweigart, R. (May, 2003). The Effects of Socioeconomic Status and Disorder Severity on attributions About Those With Mental Illnesses . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Rubin, R. S., Tardino, V. M., Daus, C. S., & Munz, D. C. (2003). A reconceptualization of the emotional labor construct: On the development of an integrated theory of emotional labor and perceived emotional load . In Ashkanasy, Hartel, & Zerbe (Eds). Emotions in the Workplace: Challenges .

2002 Presentations

Atwood, D., Durbin, T., Haberer, M., Haury, C. & Moallankamp, J. (April, 2002). The Effects of Self-Awareness on Performance Attributions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Baker, K. (April, 2002). Medication Use in Community Dwelling Elderly . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Bosworth, C., Clarkin, S., Lovelace, N., Riney, S. & Thomas, A. (May, 2002). Negating Negative Information. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Budwell, R. & Tadlock, C. (April, 2002). Time Pressure and Performance: The Specificity of Time Pressure on Performance . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Cladwell, C., Galster, B., Friedel, K. & Wright, J. (April, 2002). Attractiveness Trumps Race: The Effects of Candidate attractiveness and Race on Employment Selection Decision. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Craig, J. & Janes, W. E. (April, 2002). Memory Retrieval: Aural and Visual Stimuli Presentation . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Farrell, E., Goin, G., King, H. & Walker, A. (April, 2002). Recall Differences in Visual Memory . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Foiles, C., Hennemann, T. & Terry, L. (April, 2002). The Effects of Individual Vs. Group Testing and Promise of Reward on Motivation and Test-Taking Performance . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Grogan, H., Haynes, S., Newcomb, S., Waldron, N. & Walker, N. (May, 2002). Losing Before You Get Started: Can Competitive Performance be Affected by Locus of Control? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hagaman, J. A. (April, 2002). Working Memory, Negative Priming, and the Relationship With Implicit Memory . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Merrell, M., Kirkpatrick, W. & Yetter, J. (April, 2002). Effects of Task Difficulty and Reward on Performance and Motivation. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Miller, J., Daus, C. S., & Egbert, A. (October, 2002). Mood and Perceptions of Sexual Harassment. Can Mood Influence How an Individual Perceives Ambiguous Situations? Paper/poster presented at Gateway Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Nichols, M. D. & Roth, H. R. (May, 2002). Butterflies in Your Stomach? The Effect of State Anxiety and Audience on Performance . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Norman , M. & Caldwell, C. (April, 2002). The Effect of Blocking and Presentation Mode on Memory Recall Over Repeated Trials . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Price, A. & Meek, L. (April, 2002). Task Difficulty and Instruction Type on Task Performance . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Rahn, T. (April, 2002). Older Adults' Learning and Computer Performance . Paper presented at the 34th Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Rubin, R. S., Tardino, V. M., Daus, C. S., & Munz, D. C. (April, 2002). A Reconceptualization of the Emotional Labor Construct: On the Development of an Integrated Theory of Emotional Labor and Perceived Emotional Load . Paper presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, Toronto, Canada.

Stitch, E., Mcbride, S., Gooley, L. & Goodrich, E. (May, 2002). Now It's Personal: Examining A Shift Towards Distributive Justice. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2001 Presentations

Adotta, A., Birmingham, K., Gries, J. & Walker, S. (May, 2001). To Conform or Not to Conform: The Effect of Authority on the Beliefs of High and Low Self-Monitors . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Baugher, S. N., Bosworth, C. C., Gray, C. M., Heet, M. L. & Johnson, K. A. (May, 2001). The Interactive Effects of Attractiveness and Extroversion on Perceived Leadership Ability . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bozzardi, L. E., Doerr, N., Hoback, R. & Kersting, K. (May, 2001). Musical Mayhem: The Effects of Music Genre on Levels of Anger and Aggression . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bozzardi, L. E., Nichols, M. D., Plattner, E. M. & Roth, H. R. (May, 2001). Cyber Sects: The Effects of Online and Classroom Teaching Approaches on Performance . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Brooks, R. D., Guthrie, K. & Predmore, M. (May, 2001). To Tell or Not to Tell: The Role of Status and Gender in Exposing Embarrassing Situations . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bundren, S. (April, 2001). Investigating the Self-Efficacy and Spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous Members in Relation to Length of Abstinence . Paper presented at 33rd Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Burkley, M. (May, 2001). The Construction and Validation of a Measure of Idealism . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Daus, C. S., Gossett, R. L., Kingsbury, K. (August, 2001). It's OK To Cry . . . But Only if You're A Woman: Gender Differences in Evaluations Regarding Emotional Expression . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Washington, D.C.

Daus, C. S., Sanders, D., & Campbell, D. (2001). Consequences of Alternative Work Schedules . Reprinted in Organizational Psychology and Development , C. Cooper & I. Robertson (Eds.). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Denattais, B., Wright, A., Simonds, R. & Peebles, M. (May, 2001). Individual Differences in Serial Position Effects in Single and Dual Task Situations . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Gray, C. (April, 2001). Cultural Perceptions and Body Image: Are there Differences Between African-American and Caucasian Women? Paper presented at 33rd Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Heet, M. (April, 2001). Are Introverts and Extroverts More Distracted by the Television as an Auditory Distraction When Completing a Reading Task? Paper presented at 33rd Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Johnson, C. M., Slomin, K. M. & Smith, S. D. (May, 2001). Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining: Do Pessimistic Strategies Play a Role in Performance? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mckay, J. (April, 2001). Comparison of Religion-Accommodating Counseling and Standard Counseling . Paper presented at 33rd Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Richmond , B. A. (April, 2001). Imagination Inflation: An Examination of False Recollections . Paper presented at 33rd Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Von Gemmingen, M. J. (April, 2001). Investigating the Relationship Between Boredom Proness, Paranoia, and Self-Consciousness . Paper presented at 33rd Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.

Williams, T., Radisic, J., Dulaney, R. & Butler, A. (May, 2001). The Occurrence of the Chameleon Effect in an Academic Setting . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Woods, G. G. (April, 2001). Does Moral Outrage Affect Participants' Decisions About Retaliation After Being Harmed? Paper presented at 33rd Annual Psi Chi Paper Reading Session, Edwardsville, IL.