Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Psychology Department faculty.


Submissions from 2019

Introduction and Historical Perspectives, Gerald Goldstein, Daniel N. Allen, and John DeLuca

Relación Entre El Comportamiento de Rechazo a la Escuela Y El Funcionamiento Social: Un Enfoque de análisis de CLúster, Carolina González, Cándido J. Inglés, Christopher A. Kearney, Ricardo Sanmartín, María Vicent, and José Manuel García-Fernández

Self-Reported Addiction to Pornography in a Nationally Representative Sample: The Roles of Use Habits, Religiousness, and Moral Incongruence, Joshua B. Grubbs, Shane W. Kraus, and Samuel L. Perry

Internet pornography use and sexual motivation: A systematic review and integration, Joshua B. Grubbs, Paul J. Write, Abby L. Braden, Joshua A. Wilt, and Shane W. Kraus

The Role of Distinct Facets of Perfectionism and Sociocultural Idealization of Thinness on Disordered Eating Symptoms, Jessica Habashy and Kristen M. Culbert


Measuring the Frequency of Inner-Experience Characteristics by Self-Report: The Nevada Inner Experience Questionnaire, Christopher L. Heavey, Stefanie A. Moynihan, Vincent P. Brouwers, Leiszle Lapping-Carr, Alek E. Krumm, Jason M. Kelsey, Dio K. Turner II, and Russell T. Hurlburt

Improving School Attendance by Enhancing Communication Among Stakeholders: Establishment of the International Network for School Attendance (INSA), David Heyne, Carolyn Gentle-Genitty, Malin Gren Landell, Glenn Melvin, Brian Chu, Marie Galle-Tessonneau, Kristin Gärtner Askeland, Carolina Gonzalvez, Trude Havik, Jo Magne Ingul, Daniel Bach Johnsen, Gil Keppens, Martin Knollmann, Aaron R. Lyon, Naoki Maeda, Volker Reissner, Floor Sauter, Wendy K. Silverman, Mikael Thastum, Bruce J. Tonge, and Christopher A. Kearney

Neural Correlates of Perceptual Switching While Listening to Bistable Auditory Streaming Stimuli, Nathan C. Higgins, David Frank Little, Breanne D. Yerkes, Karli M. Nave, Abin Kuruvilla-Mathew, M. Elhilai, and Joel S. Snyder


Adminstration of Micronized Caffeine Using a Novel Oral Delivery Film Results in Rapid Absorption and Electroencephalogram Suppression, Rochelle M. Hines, Matthew Khumnark, Ben Macphail, and Dustine J. Hines

Family Contributions to Sport Performance and Their Utility in Predicting Appropriate Referrals to Mental Health Optimization Programmes, Julia E. Hussey, Brad Donohue, Kimberly A. Barchard, and Daniel N. Allen

Change Deafness Can Be Reduced, but Not Eliminated, Using Brief Training Interventions, Vanessa C. Irsik and Joel S. Snyder

Sleep Duration Differentially Affects Brain Activation in Response to Food Images in Adolescents with Overweight/Obesity Compared to Adolescents with Normal Weight, Chad D. Jensen, Kara M. Duraccio, Kimberly A. Barnett, Kaylie A. Carbine, Kimberly S. Stevens, Nathan M. Muncy, and C. Brock Kirwan

Attention during Visual Preference Tasks: Relation to Caregiving and Face Recognition, Joshua Juvrud, Jennifer L. Rennels, Andrea J. Kayl, Gustaf Gredebäck, and Agneta Herlitz

Helping families of youth with school attendance problems: A practical guide for mental health and school-based professionals, Christopher A. Kearney

Trouble de Stress Post-Traumatique Chez L’enfant et Harcèlement, Christopher A. Kearney, S. Burke, M. Constantine, and M. Rede


Reconciling Contemporary Approaches to School Attendance and School Absenteeism: Toward Promotion and Nimble Response, Global Policy Review and Implementation, and Future Adaptability (Part 1), Christopher A. Kearney, Carolina Gonzalvez, Patricia A. Graczyk, and Mirae J. Fornander

Family Environment Variables as Predictors of School Absenteeism Severity at Multiple Levels: Ensemble and Classification and Regression Tree Analysis, Christopher Kearney and Mirae J. Fornander


Reconciling Contemporary Approaches to School Attendance and School Absenteeism: Toward Promotion and Nimble Response, Global Policy Review and Implementation, and Future Adaptability (Part 2), Christopher Kearney, Carolina Gonzálvez, Patricia A. Graczyk, and Mirae Fornander

Which Dimensions of Human Sexuality Are Related to Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder (CSBD)? Study Using a Multidimensional Sexuality Questionnaire on a Sample of Polish Males, Ewelina Kowalewska, Shane W. Kraus, Michał Lew-Starowicz, Katarzyna Gustavsson, and Mateusz Gola

Compulsive Sexual Behavior in HIV-Infected Men in a Community Based Sample, Russia, Shane Kraus, Egor M. Chumakov, and Natalia N. Petrova

Clinical Characteristics of Veterans with Gambling Disorders Seeking Pain Treatment, Shane Kraus, Silvia Ronzitti, Suzanne E. Decker, and Lisham Ashrafioun

Approach Bias for Erotic Stimuli in Heterosexual Male College Students Who Use Pornography, Shane Kraus, Skyler Sklenarik, Marc N. Potenza, Mateusz Gola, Ariel Kor, and Robert S. Astur

Awareness of Suicide Prevention Programs Among US Military Veterans, Shane Kraus, Jack Tsai, Meghan Snitkin, Louis Trevisan, and Robert H. Pietrzak

A Training Model for Addressing Microaggressions in Group Psychotherapy, Noelle L. Lefforge, Stephanie McLaughlin, Melissa Goates-Jones, and Claudia Mejia

Compulsive Sexual Behavior and Dysregulation of Emotion, Michał Lew-Starowicz, Karol Lewczuk, Iwona Nowakowska, Shane Kraus, and Mateusz Gola


Utilizing the Community-Based Research Approach to Examine Mental Health and Support Services Issues Related to HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder, Renato M. Liboro


Strategies Employed by Community-Based Service Providers to Address HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Challenges: A Qualitative Study, Renato M. Liboro, Sean B. Rourke, Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco, Andrew Easton, Daniel Pugh, Claudia Medina, Allan Rae, Paul A. Shuper, and Lori E. Ross

Stakeholder Perspectives on Ontario's Bill 13: A Macrosystem-level Intervention Supporting Gay-Straight Alliances and Other Initiatives Affirming LGBT Youth, Renato Liboro, Robb Travers, and Ketan Shankandass


A Systematic Review of Gambling-Related Findings From the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, Jasmine M.Y. Loo, Shane W. Kraus, and Marc N. Potenza

Role of Puberty and Ovarian Hormones in the Genetic Diathesis of Eating Disorders in Females, Ruofan Ma, Megan E. Mikhail, Natasha Fowler, Kristen M. Culbert, and Kelly L. Klump

The Moderating Effect of Mate-Value on the Relationship between Preceived Sex Ratio and Mating Strategies, Murray G. Millar, R. Shane Westfall, and Mandy Walsh


Psychopathology and Hypersexuality among Veterans with and without Histories of Alcohol‐use Disorders, Jonathan Moisson, Marc N. Potenza, Steven D. Shirk, Rani A. Hoff, Crystal L. Park, and Shane W. Kraus


Identification of a Core Amino Acid Motif within the α Subunit of GABAARs that Promotes Inhibitory Synaptogenesis and Resilience to Seizures, Anna J. Nathanson, Yihui Zhang, Joshua L. Smalley, Thomas A. Ollerhead, Miguel A. Rodriguez Santos, Peter M. Andrews, Heike J. Wobst, Yvonne E. Moore, Nicholas J. Brandon, Rochelle M. Hines, Paul A. Davies, and Stephen J. Moss

The Role of Memory Strength and Task Orientation in Memory Conformity, Colleen M. Parks and Amy J. McAuley

Formulation of a Measurement Model for the Boldness Construct of Psychopathy, Christopher J. Patrick, Mark D. Kramer, Uma Vaidyanathan, Stephen D. Benning, Brian M. Hicks, and Scott O. Lilienfeld

Gender Typicality of Faces Affects Children’s Categorization and Judgments of Women More than of Men, Jennifer L. Rennels and Stephanie A. Verba

Problem-Gambling Severity, Suicidality, and DSM-IV Axis I Psychiatric Disorders, Silvia Ronzitti, Shane W. Kraus, Rani A. Hoff, Massimo Clerici, and Marc N. Potenza

Divergences Among Three Higher-Order Self-Report Psychopathology Factors in Normal-Range Personality and Emotional Late Positive Potential Reactivity, Vincent Rozalski and Stephen D. Benning

Perceptions of Blame in Intimate Partner Violence: The Role of the Perpetrator’s Ability to Arouse Fear of Injury in the Victim, Brenda Russell, Shane W. Kraus, Kristine M. Chapleau, and Debra Oswald

Systematic Review of Risk and Protective Factors for Revictimization After Child Sexual Abuse, Arielle A.J. Scoglio, Shane W. Kraus, Jane Saczynski, Shehzad Jooma, and Beth E. molnar

It All Adds Up: Addressing the Roles of Cumulative Traumatic Experiences on Military Veterans, Arielle A. J. Scoglio, Steven D. Shirk, Carolyn Mazuree, Crystal L. Park, Beth E. Molnar, Rani A. Hoffe, and Shane W. Kraus

Network Analysis Reveals Which Negative Symptom Domains are Most Central in Schizophrenia vs Bipolar Disorder, Gregory Paul Stark, Farnaz Zamani Esfahlani, Brian Kirkpatrick, Daniel N. Allen, James M. Gold, Katherine Frost Visser, and Hiroki Sayama

Resilience in Women's Sexual Pain After Female Genital Cutting: Adaptation Across Time and Personal and Cultural Context, John A. Sturgeon and Shane W. Kraus

Associations between Self-Report and Physiological Measures of Emotional Reactions to Food among Women with Disordered Eating, Leah Suissa-Rocheleau, Stephen D. Benning, and Sarah E. Racine

Posting Sexually Explicit Images or Videos of Oneself Online is Associated with Impulsivity and Hypersexuality but Not Measures of Psychopathology in a Sample of US Veterans, Jack L. Turban, Steven D. Shirk, Marcus N. Potenza, Rani A. Hoff, and Shane W. Kraus

“I Would Like Us to Share a Name so That We Can Be Recognized in Society.” Marital Surname Preferences in Same-Sex Relationships, Carrie R. Underwood and Rachael D. Robnett

Statistical Learning of Unfamiliar Sounds as Trajectories Through a Perceptual Similarity Space, Felix Hao Wang, Elizabeth A. Hutton, and Jason D. Zevin

Spotting Dalmatians: Children’s Ability to Discover Subordinate-Level Word Meanings Cross-Situationally, Felix Hao Wang and John C. Truswell

Successfully Learning Non-Adjacent Dependencies in a Continuous Artificial Language Stream, Felix Hao Wang, Jason Zevin, and Toben H. Mintz

Being Suspicious of Suspicious Coincidences: The Case of Learning Subordinate Word Meanings, Hao Wang and John C. Trueswell

Effects of Self-Esteem Threat on Physical Attractiveness Stereotypes, R. Shane Westfall, Murray Millar, and Mandy Walsh

The Effects of Impact Statements on Jurors' Decisions and Perceptions of the Victim and Defendant, Matthew P. West, Breanna Boppre, Monica K. Miller, and Kimberly Barchard

Ethnicity, Eating Pathology, Drive for Muscularity, and Muscle Dysmorphia in College Men: A Descriptive Study, Emily K. White, Jan Mooney, and Cortney S. Warren


ACC Theta Improves Hippocampal Contextual Processing during Remote Recall, Ryan A. Wirt and James M. Hyman

Trait Emotional Experience in Individuals with Schizophrenia and Youth at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis, Claire I. Yee, Gregory P. Strauss, Daniel N. Allen, Claudia M. Haase, David Kimhy, and Vijay A. Mittal

Stimulus-based and Task-based Attention Modulate Auditory Stream Segregation Context Effects, Breanne D. Yerkes, David M. Weintraub, and Joel S. Snyder


Patterns of Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders Among Children and Adolesecents in Mississippi Medicaid, John Young, Sujith Ramachandran, Andrew J. Freeman, John P. Bentley, and Benjamin F. Banahan

Submissions from 2018

Cross-Cultural Validation of the 5-Factor Structure of Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia, Anthony O. Ahmed, Brian Kirkpatrick, Silvana Galderisi, Armida Mucci, Alessandro Rossi, Alessandro Bertolino, Paola Rocca, Mario Maj, Stefan Kaiser, Martin Bischof, Matthias N. Hartmann-Riemer, Matthias Kirschner, Karoline Schneider, Maria Paz Garcia-Portilla, Anna Mane, Miguel Bernardo, Emilio Fernandez-Egea, Cui Jiefeng, Yao Jing, Tan Shuping, James M. Gold, Daniel N. Allen, and Gregory P. Strauss

Eating Disorder Quality Of Life Scale (edqls) In Ethnically Diverse College Women: An Exploratory Factor Analysis, L M. Akoury, V Rozalski, K A. Barchard, and C S. Warren

Psychopathy in the Medical Emergency Department, Stephen D. Benning PhD, Stephany M. Molina MA, Emily A. Dowgwillo MS, Chistopher J. Patrick PhD, Karen F. Miller MPA, and Alan B. Storrow MD

The Postauricular Relfex Measures Positive Emotion, Not (Angry) Approach, Stephen Benning and Stephany Molina

Pristine Inner Experience While Silent Reading: It's Not Silent Speaking of the Text, Vincent P. Brouwers, Christopher L. Heavey, Leiszle R. Lapping-Carr, Stefanie Moynihan, Jason M. Kelsey, and Russell Hurlburt

Perinatal Testosterone Contributes To Mid-to-post Pubertal Sex Differences In Risk For Binge Eating In Male And Female Rats, K M. Culbert, E B. Sinclair, B A. Hildebrandt, K L. Klump, and C L. Sisk

Sex Steroid Hormones and Differential Risk for Eating Pathology: A Review of Genetic and Phenotypic Effects Across Development, Kristen M. Culbert, Cheryl L. Sisk, and Kelly L. Klump

On Investigating Self-talk: A Descriptive Experience Sampling Study Of Inner Experience During Golf Performance, Y L. Dickens, J V. Raalte, and R T. Hurlburt

Contribution of Illicit/Non-Prescribed Marijuana and Hard-Drug Use to Child-Abuse and Neglect Potential while Considering Social Desirability, Brad C. Donohue, Christopher P. Plant, Graig M. Chow, Kimberly N. Schubert, Kelsey Michael Bradshaw, Jessica Urgelles Cappellano, and Daniel N. Allen


Controlled Evaluation of an Optimization Approach to Mental Health and Sport Performance, Brad Donohue, Yulia Gavrilova, Marina Galante, Elena Gavrilova, Travis Loughran, Jesse Scott, Graig Chow, Christopher P. Plant, and Daniel N. Allen


Investigating Multiple Streams of Consciousness: Using Descriptive Experience Sampling to Explore Internally and Externally Directed Streams of Thought, Charles Fernyhough, Ben Alderson-Day, Russel T. Hurlburt, and Simone Kühn

Functional Profiles of School Refusal Behavior and their Relationship with Depression, Anxiety, and Stress, Carolina Gonzálvez, Christopher A. Kearney, Carlos E. Jiménez-Ayala, Ricardo Sanmartín, María Vicent, Cándido J. Inglés, and José M. García-Fernández

The Developmental Origins Of The Perception And Production Of Musical Rhythm, Erin Hannon, Jessica E. Nave-Blodgett, and Karli M. Nave


Developmental Seizures and Mortality Result from Reducing GABAA Receptor α2-subunit Interaction with Collybistin, Rochelle M. Hines, Hans Michael Maric, Dustin J. Hines, Amit Modgil, Patrizia Panzanelli, Yasuko Nakamura, Anna J. Nathanson, Alan Cross, Tarek Deeb, Nicholas J. Brandon, Paul Davies, Jean-Marc Fritschy, Hermann Schindelin, and Stephen J. Moss

Gerald “Jerry” Goldstein (1931–2017), Arthur M. Horton, Daniel Allen, and Antonio E. Puente

On Investigating Inner Experience: Contrasting Moore & Schwitzgebel and Brouwers Et Al, Russell T. Hurlburt


Convergent Roles of De Novo Mutations and Common Variants in Schizophrenia in Tissue-specific and Spatiotemporal Co-expression Network, Peilin Jia, Xiangning Chen, Ayman H. Fanous, and Zhongming Zhao


Inflammation as a Central Mechanism in Alzheimer's Disease, Jefferson W. Kinney, Shane M. Bemiller, Andrew S. Murtishaw, Amanda M. Leisgang, Arnold M. Salazar, and Bruce T. Lamb

Estrogen Moderates Genetic Influences on Binge Eating During Puberty: Disruption of Normative Processes?, Kelly L. Klump, Natasha Fowler, Laura Mayhall, Cheryl L. Sisk, Kristen M. Culbert, and Alexandra S. Burt


Justify Your Alpha, Daniel Lakens, Frederico G. Adolfi, Casper J. Albers, Farid Anvari, Matthew A. J. Apps, Shlomo E. Argamon, Thom Baguley, Raymond B. Becker, Stephen D. Benning, Daniel E. Bradford, Erin M. Buchanan, Aaron R. Caldwell, Ben Van Calster, Rickard Carlsson, Sau-Chin Chen, and Bryan Chung

Sexism, Campbell Leaper and Rachael D. Robnett


Racial Minority Immigrant Acculturation: Examining Filipino Settlement Experiences in Canada Utilizing a Community-Focused Acculturation Framework, Renato M. Liboro


Barriers to Addressing HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND): Community-Based Service Provider Perspectives, Renato M. Liboro, Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco, Sean B. Rourke, Andrew Easton, Claudia Medina, Daniel Pugh, Allan Rae, Lori E. Ross, and Paul A. Shuper


TSPO Regulation in Reactive Gliotic Diseases, Adam M. McNeela, Charles Bernick, Rochelle M. Hines, and Dustin J. Hines


The Influence of Mate Value on Women's Desire for Long and Short-term Mates: Implicit Responses, Murray Millar, R. Shane Westfall, and Aileen Lovitt

Factor Structure of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children—Fourth Edition Spanish in a Clinical Sample, Alicia Nuñez, Davor N. Zink, Kimberly A. Barchard, Liza E. San Miguel, and Daniel N. Allen


We Provided Psychological First Aid After the Las Vegas Shooting – Here’s What We Learned., Michelle Paul, Heather Dahl, John A. Nixon, and Noelle Lefforge

Relationship between General and Sport-Related Drinking Motives and Athlete Alcohol Use and Problems, Michelle Pitts, Graig M. Chow, and Brad Donohue

Relationship between General and Sport-Related Drinking Motives and Athlete Alcohol Use and Problems, Michelle Pitts, Graig M. Chow, and Brad Donohue

Effort Expenditure for Rewards Task Modified for Food: A Novel Behavioral Measure of Willingness to Work for Food, Sarah E. Racine PhD, Sarah A. Horvath MS, Sarah L. Brassard BA, and Stephen D. Benning

Implicit and Explicit Motivational Responses to High- and Low-calorie Food in Women with Disordered Eating, Sarah Racine, Léah Suissa-Rocheleau, and Stephen Benning

“It's Wrong to Exclude Girls From Something They Love.” Adolescents’ Attitudes About Sexism in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Rachael D. Robnett and Jennifer E. John


Research Mentoring and Scientist Identity: Insights from Undergraduates and their Mentors, Rachael D. Robnett, Paul A. Nelson, Eileen L. Zurbriggen, Faye J. Crosby, and Martin M. Chemers

The Form and Function of STEM Research Mentoring: A Mixed-Methods Analysis Focusing on Ethnically Diverse Undergraduates and Their Mentors, Rachael D. Robnett, Paul A. Nelson, Eileen L. Zurbriggen, Faye J. Crosby, and Martin M. Chemers


Common Ribs of Inhibitory Synaptic Dysfunction in the Umbrella of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Rachel Ali Rodriguez, Christina Joya, and Rochelle M. Hines


Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Among Male Adjudicated Adolescents: Psychosocial Concerns, Coping Responses, Diagnoses, and Functions, Jenna R. Silverman, Emma H. Ross, and Christopher A. Kearney

The Latent Structure of Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia, Gregory P. Strauss PhD, Alicia Nuñez MPH, Anthony O. Ahmed PhD, Kimberly A. Barchard, Eric Granholm PhD, Brian Kirkpatrick MD, James M. Gold PhD, and Daniel N. Allen

The Mediational Roles Of Gratitude And Perceived Support In Explaining The Relationship Between Mindfulness And Mood, R Swickert, E Bailey, J Hittner, A Spector, B Benson-Townsend, and N C. Silver

Change Detection in Complex Auditory Scenes is Predicted by Auditory Memory, Pitch Perception, and Years of Musical Training, Christina M. Vanden Bosch der Nederlanden, Che'Renee Zaragoza, Angie Rubio-Garcia, Evan Clarkson, and Joel S. Snyder

Sex Differences in Responses to Emotional and Sexual Infidelity in Dating Relationships, Mandy Walsh, Murray Millar, and R. Shane Westfall


The Influence of Physical Attractiveness on Belief in a Just World, R. Shane Westfall, Murray G. Millar, and Aileen Lovitt

Submissions from 2017


Neural Correlates of Speech Segregation Based on Formant Frequencies of Adjacent Vowels, C Alain, J S. Arsenault, L Garami, G M. Bidelman, and J S. Snyder


The Incremental Cost of Incompatible Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: A National Cohort Analysis, D Axelrod, K L. Lentine, M A. Schnitzler, X Luo, H Xiao, B J. Orandi, A Massie, J Garonzik Wang, M D. Stegall, S C. Jordan, J Oberholzer, T B. Dunn, L E. Ratner, S Kapur, R P. Pelletier, J P. Roberts, M L. Melcher, P Singh, D L. Sudan, M P. Posner, J M. El Amm, R Shapiro, M Cooper, G S. Lipkowitz, M A. Rees, C L. Marsh, B R. Sankari, D A. Gerber, P W. Nelson, J Wellen, A Bozorgzadeh, and Osama