Recent Representative Student Research

Below is a list of representative publications and presentations by our psychology students from 2009-2013. Student names are marked by an asterisk (*).

Bike, D. H., Norcross, J. C., & *Schatz, D. M. (2009). Processes and outcomes of psychotherapists’ personal therapy: Replication and extension 20 years later. Psychotherapy, 46, 19-31.

Norcross, J. C., Bike, D. H., & *Evans, K. L. (2009). The therapist’s therapist: A replication and extension 20 years later. Psychotherapy, 46, 32-41.

Norcross, J. C., *Ellis, J. L., & Sayette, M. A. (2009).  Getting in and getting money:  A comparative analysis of admission standards, acceptance rates, and financial assistance across the research-practice continuum in clinical psychology programs. Training and Education in Profession Psychology.

*Tropiano, H. L., Norcross, J. C., & Klonsky, E. D. (2009, March). The practice-research gap: Clinical scientists and independent practitioners speak. Poster presented at the 80th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Hynds, S., *Sminkey, M., *Kenefick, J., & Nolan, J.M. (2009, May). Why did the driver let the undergrad cross the street? Salient laws may undermine trust and informal social control for pro-social behaviors. Poster presented at the 2009 Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Burnham, B. R., *Suda, M. T., *Harris, A. M., & Delliturri, A. (2009, November). Working memory and contingent involuntary orienting. Poster presented at the 50th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

*Licata, M. L, *Gilpin, S., *Johnson, K. A., Baakman, J. A., Cannon, J.T., & Burnham, B.R. (2009, October). 2d:4d finger and width:height face ratios: Relationships with political orientation, signal detection, and perseverative responding. Poster presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

Norcross, J.C., Bike, D.H., & *Evans, K.L. (2009). The therapist’s therapist: A replication and extension 20 years later. Psychotherapy, 46, 32-41.

Hogan, T.P., & *Suda, M.T. (2010, March). A New Program for Studying Numerosity Estimation. Poster presented at annual meeting of Eastern Psychological Association, New York, New York.

*Kenefick, J., *Sminkey, M., *Hynds, S. & Nolan, J. M. (2010, March). Energy Experts Fail to Recognize the Power of Normative Messages. Poster presented at the 2010 Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, Brooklyn, NY.

Hogan, T. P. & *Zaboski, B. (2010, April). Everyman’s (Mis) interpretation of psychological research report. University of Scranton Psychology Conference, Scranton, PA.

Alford, B., *Berke, D., *Zaboski, B., & Delliturri, A. (2010, April). Scientific vs Non-Scientific Paradigms in Clinical Psychology. Symposium at University of Scranton Psychology Conference, Scranton, PA.

*Kasper, A., *Rozell, C. A., *Bianco, N. E., Delliturri, A., & Burnham, B. R (2010, May). Visual Hemifield Asymmetry in the Spatial Blink: Exogenous/Endogenous Attention Lateralization? Poster presented at the 22nd annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

*Guenther M., *Handy, J. & Nolan, J. M. (2010, May). Surprising Reactions to the Race IAT. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Boston, MA.

DiColli, A., *Hudzinski, K., Davis, A. & Nolan, J. M. (2010, May). Global Warming Message Framing Does Not Impact Willingness to Take Action Among a Sample of College Students. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Boston, MA.

Norcross, J.C., *Ellis, J.L., & Sayette, M.A. (2010). Getting in and getting money: A comparative analysis of admission standards, acceptance rates, and financial assistance across the research-practice continuum in clinical psychology programs. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 4(2), 99-104.

Norcross, J.C., *Evans, K.L., & *Ellis, J.L. (2010). The model does matter II: Admissions and training in APA-accredited counseling psychology programs. The Counseling Psychologist, 38(2), 257-268.

Norcross, J.C., Koocher, G.P., *Fala, N.C., & Wexler, H.K. (2010). What doesn’t work? Expert consensus on discredited treatments in the addictions. Journal of Addiction Medicine.

*Rozell, C. A., *Berke, D. M., Norcross, J. C., & Karpiak, C. P. (2010). Let me count the ways: Division 12 members rate the benefits of their organization. The Clinical Psychologist, 63(3), 7 – 10.

*Zaboski, B., & Hogan, T. P. (2010, March). Everyman’s (Mis) interpretation of psychological research reports.  Poster presented at meeting of Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, MA.

*Perry, T. R., *Zaboski, B., & Hogan, T. P. (2010, March). The tall-tale effect: Overestimation of group differences in interpreting research reports.  Poster presented at meeting of Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, MA.

Burnham, B. R., *Bianco, N. E., *Kasper, A., Delliturri, A.  Visual Hemifield Asymmetry in Spatial Cuing and Inhibition of Return.  Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, November 2010.

Cannon, J. T., Burnham, B. R., Pagnotti, M., & *Stratthaus, A. R.  Facial features associated with androgen exposure and symmetry correlate with SAT performance and political attitudes.  Poster presented at the 40h annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego.  November 2010.

*Berke, D. M., *Rozell, C. A., Hogan, T. P., Norcross, J. C., & Karpiak, C. P. (2011). What clinical psychologists know about evidence-based practice: Familiarity with online resources and research methods.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 329-339.

Kuhle, B. X., *Zolton, J. G., *Afriecq, S. A., *McColligan, K. M., *Solis, O. V., *Comerford, C. N., & *Suda, M. T. (2011, January). Do women and men differ in the way they interrogate unfaithful partners? Poster presented at the evolutionary psychology pre-conference and at the annual meeting of the Society for Social and Personality Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

*Bennett, C. E., *Handy, J. L., *Guenther, M. Z., Nolan, J. M. (2011, January). Indifference to race- IAT feedback among implicit racists. Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.  San Antonio, TX.

*Tobia, S., *Nolan, J. M., *Hudzinski, K. M., *Hession, J., *Naro, G., & *Robinson, K. E. (2011, March). Gain Frames Increase Support for Global Warming Related Policies. Poster presented at the 2011 Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, MA.

Nolan, J. M., *Robinson, K. E., *Hudzinski, K. M., *Tobia, S., *Hession, J., & *Naro, G. (2011, March). Exposure to Empirical Research on Normative Social Influence Increases Experts’ Confidence. Poster presented at the 2011 Convention of the Eastern PsychologicalAssociation. Cambridge, MA.

*Hession, J., *Naro, G., *Robinson, K. E., Nolan, J. M., *Hudzinski, K. M., & *Tobia, S. (2011, March). Formal Sanctioning Increases Cooperation in a Scenario Study.  Poster presented at the 2011 Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association. Cambridge, MA.

Hogan, T. P., & *Marino, K. A. (2011, April). USA versus High-Performing Countries in TIMSS 2007 Math: Digging Down in the Items. Paper presented at meeting of American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Burnham, B. R., *Rozell, C., *Kasper, A., *Bianco, N. E., & Delliturri, A.  The visual hemifield asymmetry in the spatial blink during singleton search and feature search. Brain & Cognition, April 2011

*Swetter, B., Karpiak, C. P., & Cannon, J. T. (2011). Separating the effects of shelter from additional cage enhancements for group-housed BALB/cJ mice. Neuroscience Letters, 495, 205-209.

*Zanis, C. & Karpiak, C. P. (2011, May). Parenting stress in rural-dwelling mothers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D. C.

*Berke, D. M., *Rozell, C. A., Hogan, T. P., Norcross, J. C., & Karpiak, C. P. (2011, August). What clinical psychologists know about evidence-based practice: Familiarity with online resources and research methods. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

*Rozell, C. A., *Berke, D. M., Norcross, J. C., & Karpiak, C. P. (2011, August). Clinical psychologists in the 2010s: Fifty year trends in division 12 membership. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Burnham, Bryan. R., *Harris, Anne Marie, *Suda, Matthew T. (September 2011). Relationship between working memory capacity and contingent involuntary orienting. Visual Cognition, 19 (8), 983-1002(20).

Nolan, J.M., *Hudzinski, K. M., *Robinson, K. E., *Hession, J., *Tobia, S., & *Naro, G. (2011, October). The effects of alpha and omega strategies in promoting proper tire maintenance. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology. Washington, D.C.

Nolan, J. M., *Kenefick, J., & Schultz, P. W. (2011). Normative Messages Promoting Energy Conservation will be Underestimated by Experts...Unless you Show them the Data. Social Influence, 6, 169-180.

*Bennett, C., Nolan, J. M., *Bianco, N., *Shah, K. (2012, January). Self-Verification Theory in Explicit Prejudice: A Personality Feedback Study. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Diego, CA.

Burnham, Bryan R., *Paster, Michelle A., *Pfund, Rory A. (March 2012). Moderating Influence of State-Trait Anxiety on the Attentional Blink. Poster presented at the annual Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Langan, Catherine G., *Sabia, Matthew T., Burnham , Bryan R. (March 2012). Memory Load and Control of Visual Attention. Poster presented at the annual Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Marino, K. A., & Hogan, T. P. (2012, March). Comparison of USA with international data for IRT parameters on TIMSS 2007 mathematics items. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Hogan, T. P., & *Alogna, V. (2012, March). Comparison of survey response rates for two methods of Internet contact. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Kiss, A., & Hogan, T. P. (2012, March).  Instructional sensitivity of constructed-response and selected-response items. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Facciponti, K., & Hogan, T. P. (2012, March). Comparison of R, R Commander, and PASW/SPSS for multiple regression. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Kloda, K., *Pepe, N., Karpiak, C. P., & Remick, M. C. (2012, March). Is communication a predictor of rapid response to intensive behavioral treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Hudzinski, K. M. & Nolan, J. M. (2012, March). Social influence and fleeting attraction: Generating compliance through conversational pausing. Poster presented at the 2012 Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

*Naro, G., *Hudzinski, K. M., *Tobia, S., *Hession, J., & Nolan, J. M. (2012, March). Testing the polarization hypothesis of decision-framing. Poster presented at the 2012 Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

*Shah, K., *Relvas, V., *Milewski, A., *Althouse, C.L., *Bianco, N., & Nolan, J. M. (2012, March). Documenting reactions to the IAT: Part II. Poster presented at the 2012 Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

*Tobia, S. E., *Hudzinski, K. M., *Naro, G., *Relvas, V., *Shah, K., *Milewski, A., *Althouse, A., & Nolan, J. M. (2012, March). Interpersonal Defense of the Environment Scale (IDOTES). Poster presented at the 2012 Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

*Shah, K. J., *Alogna, V. K., & Norcross, J. C. (2012, March). Self-help from the closet: Resources for GLB individuals and families. Poster presented at the 83rd annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Alogna, V. K., *Zaboski, B. A., & Norcross, J. C. (2012, March). Self-help resources for childhood psychopathology. Poster presented at the 83rd annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Alogna, V. K., & Norcross, J. C. (2012). As good as it gets: Top-rated self-help films. The Register Report.

*Shah, K. J., Sommer, R., & Norcross, J. C. (2012). From the other side of the couch: Self-help autobiographies. The Register Report, 38, 26-28.

*Zaboski, B. A., Norcross, J. C., & Santrock, J. W. (2012). There’s a book for that:  Top-rated self-help books. The Register Report, 38, 29-31.

*Zaboski, B. A., *Shah, K. J., & Norcross, J. C. (2012, May). As good as it gets: Self-help films for behavioral disorders. Poster presented at the 24th annual convention of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Kuhle, B. X., *Cooper, C. A., *Merkle, A. J., *Pepe, N. A., *Ribanovic, A., *Verdesco, A. L., & *Wettstein, T. L. (2012, June). The “birds and the bees” differ for boys and girls: Sex differences in the nature of parental sex talks. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Albuquerque, NM.

Hogan, T. P., *Indelicato, A. R., *Lyman, J. L., *McIntyre, K. A., *Mondelus, C. I., & *Stratigis, K. Y. (2013, March). Psychometric analysis of 3-option versus 5-option multiple-choice items. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

*Kiss, A. J., & Hogan, T. P. (2013, March). National differences in achievement-attitude relationships in TIMSS mathematics: Grade 8. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

*Pfund, R. A., *Rogan, J. D., Burnham, B. R., & Norcross, J. C. (2013, March). Are college professors present during their office hours? Poster presented at the 84th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

*Rogan, J. D., *Pfund, R. A., & Norcross, J. C. (2013, March). Psychologists practicing psychotherapy: Then and now. Poster presented at the 84th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Hogan, T. P., & *Kiss, A. J. (2013, April). National differences in achievement-attitude relationships in TIMSS mathematics: Grades 4 and 8. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*Pfund, R. A., Norcross, J. C., & Prochaska, J. O. (2013, May). Psychotherapy in 2022: A Delphi poll on its future. Poster presented at the 25th annual convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

Karpiak, C. P., & *Zaboski, B. A. (2013). Lifetime prevalence of mental disorders in the general population. In G. P. Koocher & J.C. Norcross (Eds.), Psychologists’ Desk Reference (3rd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.




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