Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi

Recent & Upcoming Conference Presentations

 

Chronological Order since May 2017
*= student author, bold text = faculty member

Prins, N. (2017, May). Identifying, avoiding and dealing with convergence failures in maximum-likelihood estimation of the psychometric function. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society. St Pete Beach, FL. See attached.

*Ehman, A.C., & Lair, E.C. (2017, May). Putting the “Me” in Blame: Self & Collective construal priming effects on sexual assault victim blaming. Poster presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, May 24-28, Boston M.A.

*Ehman, A.C., Simmons, J.L., Russell, K.M., Lehmann, V., & Klosky J.L. (2017, May). Predicting Risky Sexual Behavior Among Young Adult Females with and without a History of Childhood Cancer: Does Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Matter? Poster presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, May 24-28, Boston M.A.

Satodiya, R. M., Schulenberg, S. E., Amoroso, T., Southwick, S. M., & Pietrzak, R. H. (2017, May). Purpose in life and mental health of U.S. military veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychiatric Association, San Diego, CA.

Øverup, C.S., DiBello, A.M., & Smith, C.V. (2017, June). Who can’t get no satisfaction? Causality orientations predict experiences of sexual interactions. In B. W. Hadden (chair), Autonomous functioning in interdependent relationships: Relationship outcomes are enhanced when individuals are autonomously motivated or fulfilled. Symposium talk presented at International Association for Relationship Research 2017 Mini-Conference on Interdependence, Interactions and Relationships, Syracuse, NY.

Smith, R. E. (2017, June). Psychological Demands for Realizing Delayed Intentions. Invited talk presented for the “Mechanisms of Intention Workshop” organized by the Intention, Selection, and Agency Project at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

*Weber, M. C., *Pavlacic, J. M., Schulenberg, S. E., & Buchanan, E. M. (2017, July). Meaning, self-efficacy, and posttraumatic growth in university students: A study of tornado impact and survivor resilience. Poster presented at the 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology, The International Positive Psychology Association, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

*Weber, M. C., Pavlacic, J. M., Schulenberg, S. E., & Buchanan, E. M. (2017, July). Meaning, self-efficacy, and posttraumatic growth in university faculty and staff: A study of tornado impact and survivor resilience. Poster presented at the 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology, The International Positive Psychology Association, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

*Boullion, G. Q., Turner, K. A., Williamson, M. A., Schulenberg, S. E., & Steger, M. F. (2017, July). Resilience, meaning, and posttraumatic growth among survivors of the August 2016 Louisiana flooding. Poster presented at the 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology, The International Positive Psychology Association, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

*Weathers, L. N., Florez, I. A., & Schulenberg, S. E. (2017, July). A study of self-transcendence and psychological flexibility in a college student sample: The mediational role of meaning in life. Poster presented at the 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology, The International Positive Psychology Association, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

*Weber, M. C., Schulenberg, S. E., & Lair, E. C. (2017, August). Natural disasters, incidents of mass violence, and preparedness of university faculty and staff. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

*Polk, A., *Johnson, Y., & Smitherman, T. (2017, September). Comparing the Effects of Cognitive & Social Stress in Individuals with Headache. Paper presented at the Mississippi Psychological Association’s 68th Annual Convention; Biloxi, MS.

*Witcraft, S. M., & Dixon, L. J. (2017, September). Prescription drug use and trait characteristics of psychopathology in an undergraduate sample. In Boullion, G. Q. (Chair), The Age of Anxiety: Exploring and Assessing Anxiety and Its Problematic Health Correlates. Symposium accepted to the 68th annual meeting of the Mississippi Psychological Association, Biloxi, MS.

*Thomas, D. J., *Winters, R., *Vandenbrink, T., & Miller, S. E. (2007, October). Examining the influence of labels and task order on preschoolers’ executive function and theory of mind. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Portland, OR.

*Avila, B. M., & Miller, S. E. (2017, October). Creative minds: Creativity and it’s relations to cognitive flexibility and persistence. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Portland, OR.

*Vandenbrink, T. M., & Miller, S. E. (2017, October). Does executive function and language underlie the development of moral disgust Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Portland, OR.
*Liberto, A. K., Pimperl, J. W., Buchanan, E. M., Deal, W. P., & Schulenberg, S. E. (2017, November). Development of the Impact of Event Scale-8 (IES-8): A study in serious mental illness. Poster presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL.

*Snyder, G.K., Dowling, C.B., Smith, C.V., & Seabrook, A.L. (2017, November). Getting from mindsets to academic success in college: Looking for mediators and needing a new measure. Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

*Witcraft, S. M., Dixon, L. J., *Perry, M., Gratz, K. L., & Tull, M. T. (2017, November). Correlates of nonmedical use of prescription drugs among patients with co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorders. Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Dixon, L. J. & *Witcraft, S. M. (2017, November). Anxiety sensitivity and quality of life among adults with dermatological conditions. In L. Dixon (Chair), Recent advances in the study of anxiety sensitivity among individuals with medical conditions. Symposium presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Dixon, L. J., Viana, A. G., & Tull, M. T. (2017, November). The role of maternal emotion regulation in predicting infant temperament and mother-infant bonding. In K. Gratz (Chair), New Frontiers in research on emotion regulation in child development: Relations to clinically relevant outcomes from infancy through adolescence. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

*Mathias, V.D., *Jewell, D.E., & Smith, C.V. (2018, March). Protecting or rejecting the patriarchy?: Ambivalent sexism and Greek life. Poster to be presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

*Chandler, S.C., *Fuentes, J.D., & Smith, C.V. (2018, March). Doing it (or not) for the kids: Attachment and interpersonal goals in parents of college freshmen. Poster to be presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

*Fuentes, J.D., *Chandler, S.C., & Smith, C.V. (2018, March). Bad news (for mama and papa) bears: Parenting goals predict need satisfaction and need thwarting. Poster to be presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

*Jewell, D.E., *Mathias, V.D., & Smith, C.V. (2018, March). Who swipes right?: Gender and individual differences in evaluation of the male feminist. Poster to be presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

*Mathias, V.D., *Jewell, D.E., & Smith, C.V. (2018, March). Protecting or rejecting the patriarchy?: Ambivalent sexism and Greek life. Poster to be presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.