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Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi

Recent Publications

*= student author, bold text = faculty member


Baczwaski, B. J., *Aiena, B. J., & Schulenberg, S. E.(in press). The Deepwater Horizon oil spill. In D. McElreath et al. (Eds.), Disasters that shaped emergency management. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

*Boppana, S., & Rodriguez, C. M. (2018). Mediators between parenting history and expected at-risk parenting: Role of conformity, coping, and attitudes. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 26, 3237-3245.

Buchanan, E. M., Foreman, R. E., Johnson, B. N., *Pavlacic, J. M., Swadley, R. L., & Schulenberg, S. E.(in press). Does the delivery matter? Examining randomization at the item level. Behaviormetrika. doi:10.1007/s41237-018-0055-y

Carpenter, J. K., Andrews, L. A., *Witcraft, S. M., Powers, M. B., Smits, J. A. J., & Hofmann, S. G. (2018). Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and related disorders: A meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials. Depression and Anxiety, 35, 502-514.

Dixon, L. J., Lee, A. A., Gratz, K. L., & Tull, M. T. (2018). Anxiety sensitivity and sleep disturbance: Investigating associations among patients with co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorders. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 53, 9-15.

Dixon, L. J., *Witcraft, S. M., McCowan, N. K., & Brodell, R. T. (2018). Stress and skin disorder quality of life: The moderating role of anxiety sensitivity social concerns. British Journal of Dermatology, 178, 951-957

Dixon, L. J., *Witcraft, S. M., & *Perry, M. M. (in press). How does anxiety affect adults with skin disease? Examining the indirect effect of anxiety symptoms on quality of life through anxiety sensitivity.Cognitive Therapy and Research.

*Greene, N.R., Smith, C.V., *Jewell, D.E., & Smitherman, T. A. (2018). A Diary Study of Basic Psychological Needs and Daily Headache Experience. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 58, 581 – 588.

Hooks, C. N., Lair, E. C., & Gross, A. M. (2018). Examining the Impact of Geosocial Networking on the Sex Behaviors of Men Who Have Sex with Men. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science, 1-8.

*Jacobson, E. H. K., Wilson, K. G., *Kurz, A. S., & Kellum, K. K. (2018). Examining Self-Compassion in Romantic Relationships. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 8, 69-73.

*Liberto, A. K., *Pavlacic, J. M., & Schulenberg, S. E.(in press). The Great Atlanta Fire of 1917. In D. McElreath et al. (Eds.), Disasters that shaped emergency management. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Maack, D.J. & Ebesutani, C. (2018). A Re-examination of the BIS/BAS scales: Evidence for BIS and BAS as Unidimensional scales.  International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 27, e1612.

*Pavlacic, J. M., Gawlik, E. A., & Schulenberg, S. E. (in press). The 1995 Chicago Heat Wave. In D. McElreath et al. (Eds.), Disasters that shaped emergency management. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Prins, N., & Kingdom, F. A. (2018). Applying the model-comparison approach to test specific research hypotheses in psychophysical research using the Palamedes toolbox. Frontiers in psychology9.

Reavis, R. D., Miller, S. E.,Grimes, J. A., & Fomukong, A. N. N. (2018). Effort as Person-
Focused Praise:“Hard Worker” Has Negative Effects for Adults After a Failure. The Journal of genetic psychology, 179(3), 117-122.

Sandoz, E. K., *Boullion, G. Q., & Rachal, D. O. (in press). Second and third wave behavior therapies. In R. A. Rehfeldt, J. Tarbox, M. Fryling, and L. Hayes (Eds.), Applied behavior analysis of language and cognition. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

*Tkachuck, M. A., Schulenberg, S. E., & Lair, E. C. (in press). Natural disaster preparedness in college students: Implications for institutions of higher learning. The Journal of American College Health.doi:10.1080/07448481.2018.1431897

Vrijsen, J. N., Dainer-Best, J., *Witcraft, S. M., Papini, S., Hertel, P., Beevers, C. G., Becker, E. S., & Smits, J. A. J. (2018). Effect of Cognitive Bias Modification-Memory on depressive symptoms and autobiographical memory bias: Two independent studies in high-ruminating and dysphoric samples. Cognition & Emotion.

Walters Pellegrino, A. B., *Davis, R. E., Houle, T. T., Turner, D. P., & Smitherman, T. A. (2018). Perceived triggers of primary headache disorders: A meta-analytic review. Cephalalgia, 38,1188-1198.

*Weber, M. C., Gawlik, E. A., & Schulenberg, S. E.(in press). Hurricane Sandy. In D. McElreath et al. (Eds.), Disasters that shaped emergency management. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

*Weber, M.C., Schulenberg, S.E., & Lair, E.C. (in press). University Employees’ Preparedness for Natural Hazards and Incidents of Mass Violence: An Application of the Extended Parallel Process Model. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.


Bowden, V., Smith, R. E., & Loft, S. (2017). Eye movements provide insights into the conscious use of context in prospective memory. Consciousness and Cognition, 52, 68-74.

*Davis-Martin, R. E., *Polk, A. N., & Smitherman, T. A. (2017). Alcohol use as a comorbidity and precipitant of primary headache: Review and meta-analysis. Current Pain and Headache Reports, 21:42.

*Hadden, B. W., Smith, C.V., *Osborne, T., & Webster, G. D. (2017). A new day, a new me: Daily event domain and valence interact in relation to daily big five personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 122-128.

Øverup, C.S., & Smith, C.V. (2017). Considering attachment and partner perceptions in the prediction of physical and emotional sexual satisfactionJournal of Sexual Medicine, 14,134.-143.

Rodrigues, D., Lopes, D., & Smith, C.V. (2017). Caught in a “bad romance”? Reconsidering the negative association between sociosexuality and relationship functioning. Journal of Sex Research, 54, 1118-1127.

Schulenberg, S. E. (2017). Embracing uncertainty as a means to discover meaning in life. In N. Tanase (Ed.), What is the meaning of life? A journey into the wisdom of life (pp. 766-767). Independently published.

Smith, C.V., Dowling, C.B., Swope, J., & *Hadden, B.W. (2017). Testing a brief interactive teaching demonstration to explain experimentation in psychology. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, 3, 208-219.

Smith, R. E. (2017). Prospective memory in context. In B. H. Ross (Ed.),  Psychology of Learning and Motivation (pp. 211-249). New York: Academic Press.

Webster, G.W., Smith, C.V., Brunell, A. B., Paddock, E.L., & Nezlek, J.B. (2017). Can Rosenberg’s (1965) Stability of Self Scale capture within-person self-esteem variability? Meta-analytic validity and test-retest reliability. Journal of Research in Personality, 69, 156-169.