Faculty-Student Research Collaborations


Faculty-Student Research Collaborations


Students in BOLD (* = undergraduate student, ** = graduate student)


Huffman, A. H., Matthews, R. A., & Irving, L. H.** (in press). Family fairness and cohesion in marital dyads: Mediating processes between work-family conflict and couple psychological distress. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

Lininger, M., Wayment, H. A Huffman, A. H., Craig, D., & Irving, L. H.** (in press). An exploratory study on the culture of concussion reporting from the athletes’ perspective: The “C-Word.” Athletic Training & Sports Health Care Journal.

Demir, M., *Haynes, A., & Potts, S. (in press). My friends are my estate: Friendship experiences mediate the relationship between perceived responses to capitalization attempts and happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies.

Demir, M., *Haynes, A., Orthel-Clark, H., & Ozen, A. (in press).  Volunteer bias in research on friendship among emerging adults. Emerging Adulthood.

Wayment, H.A., West, T., & Craddock, E. (in press). Compassionate Values as a Resource

During the Transition to College: Quiet Ego, Compassionate Goals, and Self-Compassion. Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.

Alban M. W., & Pocknell, V. (2017). Cognitive factors affecting freeze-like behavior in humans. The Journal of General Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/00221309.2016.1276046

Birkett, M., Johnson, L., and Gelety, C. (2016) Investigation of sex differences in sIgA response to the Trier Social Stress Test. Stress & Health, Online pre publication doi: 10.1002/smi.2680.

Huffman, A. H., Craddock, E. B., Culbertson, S. S., & Klinefelter, Z.** (2016). Decision-making and exchange processes of dual-military couples: A review and suggested strategies for navigating multiple roles. Military Psychology. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/mil0000135

Brown, K. W., Goodman, R. J., Ryan, R. M., & Anālayo, Bh. (2016). Mindfulness enhances episodic memory performance: Evidence from a multimethod investigation.  PLoS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160280 

Arch, J. J., Brown, K. W., Goodman, R. J., Della Porta, M. D., Kiken, L. G., & Tillman, S. R. (2016).  Enjoying food without caloric cost: The impact of brief mindfulness on laboratory eating outcomes.  Behavior Research and Therapy.doi:10.1016/j.brat.2016.02.002 

Woodruff CC, Barbera DVon Oepen RGoodman A (2016). Beta Enhancement versus Suppression: First-Person versus Vicarious Emotional Experience? International Journal of Psychophysiology, 99, 18-23.

Yaggie, M., Stevens, L., Miller, S.Abbott, A., Woodruff, C., Getchis, M.Stevens, S., Sherlin, L, Keller, B., & Daiss, S. (2015). EEG coherence, memory vividness, and emotional valence effects of bilateral eye movements during unpleasant memory recall and subsequent free association: Implications for EMDR. Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, 9, 78-97.

Huffman, A. H., Irving, L. H.**, & Wayment, W. A. (2015). The quiet ego: Assuaging organizational concerns about mindfulness. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 661 – 667. DOI: 10.1017/iop.2015.96

Huffman, A. H., Culbertson, S. S., Wayment, H. A., & Irving, L.**  (2015). Resource replacement and psychological well-being during unemployment: The role of family support. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 89, 74-82.  10.1016/j.jvb.2015.04.011

Demir, M., Özen, A, & **Procsal, A. (2014). Friendship and happiness. In A.Michalos (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research (pp. 2359-2364).Springer.

Demir, M., & *Davidson, I. (2013). Toward a better understanding of the relationship between friendship and happiness: Perceived responses to capitalization attempts, feelings of mattering, and satisfaction of basic psychological needs in same-sex best friendships as predictors of happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14, 525-550.

Demir, M., Doğan, A., & *Procsal, A. (2013). I am so happy ‘cause my friend is happy for me: Capitalization, friendship, and happiness among U.S. and Turkish college students. Journal of Social Psychology, 153, 250-255.

Frevert, T.**, Culbertson, S. S., & Huffman, A. H. (2015). Recognizing Multiple Identities: The Importance of Gender and Race in Work-Family Research. In Maura Mil’s (Ed.), Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Huffman, A. H., Culbertson, S. S., & Barbour, J.** (2015). Gender Roles in a Masculine Occupation: Understanding how Men and Women in the Military Differentially Negotiate the Work-Family Interface. In Maura Mil’s (Ed.), Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.


Berman, A.B. & Stevens, L. (2015). EEG manifestations of nondual experiences in meditators. Consciousness and Cognition, 31, 1-11.

Huffman, A. H., Culbertson, S. S., Wayment, H. A., & Irving, L. (2015). Resource Replacement and Psychological Well-being During Unemployment: The Role of Family Support. Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Yaggie, M., Stevens, L., Miller, S., Abbott, A., Woodruff, C., Getchis, M., Stevens, S., Sherlin, L, Keller, B., & Daiss, S. (2015). EEG coherence, memory vividness, and emotional valence effects of bilateral eye movements during unpleasant memory recall and subsequent free association: Implications for EMDR. Journal of EMDR Practice and Research.

Piper, B., Gray, H., Corbett, S., Birkett, M., Raber, J. (2014). Executive function and mental health in adopted children with a history of recreational drug exposures. PLoS ONE, 9, 10, e110459. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110459 <http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110459>

Piper, B., Gray, H. M., Raber, J., Birkett, M. (2014). Reliability and validity of Brief Problem Monitor, an abbreviated form of the Child Behavior Checklist. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. 68,10, 759-767.

Huffman, A. H., & Frevert, T.** (2014). Three Jobs, Two Employees, and One Family: The Experiences of Dual-Career Couples. In Deborah Major & Robert Burke (Eds.) Handbook of Work-Life Integration of Professionals: Challenges and Opportunities. Surrey, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Huffman, A. H., Craddock, E.** &, Culbertson, S. S. (2014). Navigating Dual-Military Marriages: Using an Exchange Strategy to Balance Multiple Roles. In Kizzy M. Parks, Daniel P. McDonald, & Armando X. Estrada (Eds.) Handbook of Military Psychology. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor and Francis Group.

Huffman, A. H., Van Der Werff, B. R*, Henning, J. B., & Watrous-Rodriguez, K. (2014). When Do Recycling Attitudes Predict Recycling? An Investigation of Self-Reporting Versus Observed Behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 38, 262-270.

Keller, B.*, Stevens, L., Lui, C.*Murray, J.**, & Yaggie, M.** (2014).  The effects of bilateral eye movements on EEG coherence when recalling a pleasant memory.  Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, 8 

Sylaska, K. M.**, & Walters, A. S.  (2014). Testing the extent of the gender trap: College students’perceptions of and reactions to intimate partner violence. Sex Roles, 70, 134-145. 

Parkhurst*, D. K., Gelety*, C., Greenhalgh*, J., Birkett, M. (2014). Differences in affective decision-making between types of drinkers assessed by two versions of the Iowa gambling Task. PEBL Technical Report Series.

Wayment, H.A., Bauer, J. J., & Sylaska, K.** (2014). The Quiet Ego Scale: Measuring the Compassionate Self-Identity. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10902-014-9546-z.

Walters, A. S., & Valenzuela, I.* (2013).  Under the watchful eye: Masculinity among Latino men inthe wake of Arizona 1070.  In J. M. Aston & E. Vasquez (Eds.), Masculinity and femininity: Stereotypes and myths, psychology, and the role of culture (pp. 51-69). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Huffman, A. H., Whetten, J.**, & Huffman, W. H. (2013). Using technology in higher education: The influence of gender roles on technology self-efficacy. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 1779-1786.

Huffman, A. H., Culbertson, S. S., Henning, J., & Goh, A.* (2013). Work-Family Conflict across the Lifespan. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 28, 761-780.

Larson, N.C.**, Barger, S.D., & Sydeman, S.J. (2013). Type D personality is not associated with coronary heart disease risk in a North American sample of retirement-aged adults. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 20, 277-285. 

Walters, A. S., & Burger, B. D.* (2013).  “I love you, and I cheated”: Investigating disclosures of infidelity to primary partners.  Sexuality and Culture, 17, 20-49.   

Walters, A. S., & Rhema, K. K.*  (2013).  Avenue T.  Sex Education, 13, 336-348. 

Olson, K.,** Huffman, A. H., Leiva, P., & Culbertson, S. S (2013). Values and work-family conflict: examining Hispanic and non-Hispanic employees. Human Resource Management. 52, 741-769. 

Sharpe, D. I.**, Walters, A. S., & Goren, M. J.  (2013).  Effect of cheating experience on attitudes toward infidelity. Sexuality and Culture, 17, 643-658. 

Woodruff, C.C. & Klein, S.* (2013). Attentional distraction, mu suppression and empathic perspective-taking. Experimental Brain Research, 229, 507-215.

Craddock, E. B.**, Huffman, A. H., & Henning, J. B. (2012). Taming the dragon: How I-O psychologists can break barriers to "green" business. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5, 484-487. 

Lutes, L.D., Daiss, S.R., Barger, S.D., Read, M.**, Steinbaugh, E., & Winett, R.A. (2012). Small changes approach promotes initial and continued weight loss with a phone-based follow-up: Nine-month outcomes from ASPIRES II. American Journal of Health Promotion, 26, 235-238.

Walters, A. S., & Sylaska, K. M.*  (2012). Gender in motion. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 7, 89-109.

Birkett MA, & Shelton K.* (2011). Participating in an introductory neuroscience course decreases neuroscience anxiety. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 10, 1, A37-A43.

Woodruff, C.C., Daut, R.*, Brower, M.*, & Bragg, A.* (2011). EEG alpha- and beta-band correlates of perspective-taking and personal distress. Neuroreport, 22, 744-748.

Woodruff, C.C., Martin, .T, &  Bilyk, N.** (2011). Differences in self- and other-induced Mu suppression are correlated with empathic abilities. Brain Research, 1405, 69-76.

Steil, M.A.**Lorenzo, L.**, & Sydeman, S.J. (2010). Demographic variables are associated with knowledge, attitudes, and preventive behaviors related to environmental tobacco smoke. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 12, 674-678. 

Wayment, H.A., Barger, S.D., Tolle, L.W., & O’Mara, E.M.** (2010). Who gets blamed for a collective tragedy? The role of distress, identification with victims, and time. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 15, 481-497.

Woodruff, C.C. & Maaske, S.** (2010). Action execution engages human mirror neuron system more than action observation. NeuroReport, 21, 432-435.

Barger, S.D., Donoho, C.J.**, & Wayment, H.A. (2009). The relative contributions of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, health, and social relationships to life satisfaction in the United States. Quality of Life Research, 18, 179-189. 

Frazer, A.K.*, & Miller, M.D. (2009).  Double standards in sentence structure: Passive voice in narratives describing domestic violence. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 28, 62-71.

Huffman, A. H., Watrous-Rodriguez, K. M., Henning, J. B., & Berry, J.** (October, 2009). “Working” through environmental issues: The role of the I/O psychologist.  The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 47, 27 - 35. 

Donoho, C.J.**, Stalls, D.W.**, & Sydeman, S.J. (2008). Depression in phase II, III, and IV patients with coronary heart disease. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science, 40, 86-90. 

Garnaat, S.L.*, Gwinn, J.E.*, Riley, S.L.*, Winslow, L.A.*, Hansbourgh, M.C.*,Zielinski, A.L.*, Gorter, E.L.*, Blevins, J., Sydeman, S.J. (2008). Relationship between trait anxiety and health-related factors. Modern Psychological Studies, 8, 3-9. 

Barger, S.D., Burke, S.M.**,Limbert, M.J.* (2007). Do induced moods really influence health perceptions? Health Psychology, 26, 85-95.

Souter, M.A.**, & Miller, M.D.  (2007).  Do animal-assisted activities effectively treat depression? A meta-analysis. Anthrozoös, 20, 167-180.

Gorter, E. L.*, & Sydeman, S. J. (2005).   Ordinary People:  A Look at Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and Narcissistic Personality Disorder.  Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 10, 55-58.

Richardson, C. L.*, Guthrie, J. A.*, & Sydeman, S. J.  (2005).  Diagnostic Analysis of the Feature Film 28 Days.  Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 10, 49-51.

Miller, M.D., & Johnson, J.S.** (2004).  Phonological and lexical-semantic short-term memory and their relationship to sentence production in older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 11, 395-415.

Smith, B. A.* & Sydeman, S. J. (2004). Girl, Interrupted: A diagnostic evaluation of mental disorders. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 9, 120-122.

Gotwals, J.K.**, Dunn, J.G.H., & Wayment, H.A. (2003).  The relationships between adaptive perfectionism, maladaptive perfectionism, and self-esteem. Journal of Sport Behavior, 26, 17-38.

Wayment, H.A., & Cordova. A.** (2003). Mental models of attachment, social strain, and general distress following a collective loss: A structural equation modeling analysis.  Current Research in Social Psychology, 9, 18-31.

Gotwals, J.**, & Wayment, H.A. (2002).  Evaluation Strategies, Self Esteem, and Athletic Performance. Current Research in Social Psychology, 8, 84-100. 

Wayment, H.A., & Aronson, B.** (2002). Risky sexual behavior in American White college women: the role of sex-guilt and sexual abuse. Journal of Health Psychology. 7, 723-733.

Wayment, H.A., & Vierthaler, J.** (2002). Attachment style and bereavement reactions. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 7, 129-149.

Faculty-Student Grant Collaborations


Dylan Barbera: Event related potential correlates of self/other differences. HURA supervised by Dr. C. Chad Woodruff. (2014)

Shelby Burton: Student-professor rapport, perceived autonomy support, and course outcomes. HURA supervised by Dr. Meliksah Demir. (2014)

Taran DePaola: ERD analysis of mirror neuron data. HURA supervised by Dr. C. Chad Woodruff. (2014)

Kaylynne Gray: Developing positive transgender identity: A qualitative study of identity. HURA supervised by Dr. Andy Walters. (2014)

Josiah Timithee Huggins: Academic dishonesty and anonymity as moderated by ethnic identity and susceptibility to stereotype threat. HURA supervised by Dr. Nora Dunbar. (2014)

Victoria Pocknell: Priming a Behavioral Freeze Response in Humans. HURA supervised by Dr. Michael Alban. (2014)

Cassandra Marshall: Cross-cultural comparison of the predictors of problematic alcohol use in college students. HURA supervised by Dr. Nora Dunbar. (2013)

Mallie Morgan: Effects of attention on empathic response. HURA supervised by Dr. Chad Woodruff. (2013)

Ingrid Davidson & Ryan Bauer: Finding happiness in the little things: Comparing the effectiveness of cognitive and behavioral happiness interventions. HURA supervised by Dr. Meliksah Demir. (2013)

Sarah King and Erin Hanks: The role of displaying gratitude in promoting friendship quality. HURA supervised by Dr. Meliksah Demir. (2013)

Miranda Minasian, Anna McCabe & Lindsey Huber: Improving college freshman retention: Enhancing problem-solving skills. HURA supervised by Dr. Michael Rader. (2012)

David Shade: Studying abroad: the changes that college undergraduates experience in regards to cultural awareness and environmental sustainability. HURA supervised by Dr. Ann Huffman. (2012)

Manihi Kontnik: Exploring the relationship between creative thinking and music preferences. HURA supervised by Dr. Michael Rader. (2011)

Akiee Mayon: Understanding work-school balance: An examination of strategies for NAU success. HURA supervised by Dr. Ann Huffman. (2011)

Rachel Daut: Empathic ability as a measure of susceptibility to vicarious trauma. HURA supervised by Dr. Chad Woodruff. (2011)

Dundney, L.D., Dundas, M.R., & Clark, J.J., (2008). Active and Applied Learning in PSY 101: The Psychology of Sustainability and Sustainable Behavior. NAU Environmental Sustainability Project Award supervised by Dr. Heidi Wayment and Dr. Ann Huffman.

Jenson, A., & Youngcourt, S. S. (2006). Workplace Experiences: The effects of employee crossover on employee health.  Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychologist Small Grant supervised by Dr. Ann Huffman.