Research and Publications

The following represents a sampling of some of the recent publications that have come from work completed by faculty, both current and emeritus, from the Psychology Department.  More extensive information about the work of specific faculty members can be found on their individual websites.

A sampling of recently published books:

Nestor, P.G. &  Schutt, R.K.  (2012)  Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating human behavior.  Los Angeles:  Sage Publishing.

Antony, M.M & Roemer, L. (2011)  Behavior Therapy.  Washington DC:  American Psychological Association.

Golomb, C.  (2011)  The Creation of Imaginary Worlds: The role of art, magic and dreams in child development. London:  Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Orsillo, S.M &Roemer, L. (2011)  The Mindful Way Through Anxiety: Break free from chronic worry and reclaim your life.  New York:  Guilford Press.

Rhodes, J.E. & Boburg, S. (2009)  Becoming Manny:  Inside the life of baseball’s most enigmatic slugger.  New York:  Scribner.

Roemer, L. & Orsillo, S.M. (2009)  Mindfulness and Acceptance-based Behavioral Therapies in Practice.  New  York:  Guilford Press.

Zup, S (2009)  Sex, Hormones and Neurons:  The role of testosterone and Bcl-2 in fashioning a male vs female nervous system.  Saarbrucken BDM Verlag.

Tronick, E.  (2007)  The Neurobehavioral and Social-emotional Development of Infants and Children.  New York:  W.W. Norton & Co.

A Sampling of  Recent Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

Levitt, H. M., Puckett, J. A., Ippolito, M. R., & Horne, S. G. (In press). Sexual Minority Women's Gender Identity and Expression: Challenges and Supports. Journal of Lesbian Studies.

Ciaramitaro, V.M., Mitchell, J.F.,  Stoner, G.R., Reynolds, J.H., & Boynton, G.M. (2011) Object-based attention to one of two superimposed surfaces alters responses in human early visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology,  105(3): 1258-65.

Dawes, N.P. & Larson, R. E. (2011). Engaging adolescents in organized youth programs: An analysis of individual and contextual factors.  Developmental Psychology,  47, 259–269.

Schwartz, S., Rhodes, J., & Herrera, C. (2011). The impact of school-based mentoring on youth  with different relational profiles. Developmental Psychology, 47, 450-462.
Tronick, E., Beeghly, M. (2011). Meaning making and infant mental health. American Psychologist, 107-119. 

Blaser, E. & Kaldy, Z. (2010). Infants get five stars on iconic memory tests: A partial report test of 6-month-old infants' iconic memory capacity. Psychological Science, 21.

Carter, A.S, Wagmiller, R.J, Gray, S, McCarthy, K.J, Jorwitz, S.M. & Briggs-Gowan, M.J. (2010)  Prevalence of DSM-IV disorder in a representative, healthy birth cohort at school entry: Socio demographic risks and social adaptation.  Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 49. 686.

Nestor, P.G., Niznikiewicz, M. & McCarley, R.W. (2010) Distinct contribution of working memory and social comprehension failures in neuropsychological impairment in schizophrenia.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 198 206.

Park JH, Bonthius P, Tsai HW, Bekiranov S, Rissman EF (2010) Amyloid beta precursor protein regulates male sexual behavior. J Neurosci. 30(30):9967-72.

Eisenhower, A.S., Baker, B.L., & Blacher, J. (2009).  Children’s delayed development and behavior problems: Impact on mothers’ physical health across early childhood. Social Science and Medicine, 68, 8-9-99.

Suyemoto, K &Tawa, J. (2009)  Multiracial Asian Americans  In: Asian American Psychology: Current perspectives.  Tewari, N. & Alvarez, A.N. (Eds);  New York:  Routledge/Taylor &Francis Group. 381.