Graduate Student Accomplishments (2018-2019)

Awards

Ayasse, N.: The Abramsom Family Endowed Fellowship (2018-2019)

Bisson, A.: University Prize Intstructorship Award

Bisson, A.: Travel award to attend the Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) Workshop on 'Achieving and Sustaining Behavior Change in Older Adults'

Flores, V.: F31 DC015931-01A1- Pre-doctoral Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, (NIH-NIDCD ) 2017-2019

Lin, X.: Travel and Research Grant. Graduate Student Association

Ksander, J.: Glennis L. Adam Ph.D. '74 Endowed Fellowship

Mukadam, N.: Sallie Asche Travel Award for the Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference, Dallas, TX, January 2019

Simon, J.: Verna Regan Teaching Award in Psychology (2018-2019)

Wicks, J.: GSAS Travel Grant for APS conference

Zhang, W.: GSAS Travel Grant

Publications

Ayasse, N.D., & Wingfield, A. (2018). A tipping point in listening effort: effects of linguistic complexity and age-related hearing loss on sentence comprehension. Trends in Hearing, 22. doi: 10.1177/2331216518790907.

Ayasse, N.D., Johns, A.R., & Wingfield, A. (2018). Speech comprehension and cognition in adult aging. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190236557.013.368.

Ayasse, N.D., Lash, A., & Wingfield, A. (2017). Effort not speed characterizes comprehension of spoken sentences by older adults with mild hearing impairment. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8, 329. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00329.

Fiksdal, A., Hanlin L., Kuras Y., Gianferante D., Chen, X., Thoma M. & Rohleder N. (2019).  Associations between symptoms of depression and anxiety and cortisol responses to and recovery from acute stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology Vol. 102. 

Flores VL, Parmet T +, Mukherjee N, Nelson S, Katz DB & Levitan D. (2018). The role of the gustatory cortex in incidental experience-evoked enhancement of later taste learning. Learning & Memory. 25(11):587-600 PMID: 30322892. 

Hager, B. M., Yang, A. C., & Gutsell, J. N. (2018). Measuring Brain Complexity During Neural Motor Resonance. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12, 758. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00758. 

Ksander, J.C., Paige, L.E., Johndro, H.A. & Gutchess, A.H. (2018). Cultural specialization of visual cortex. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 

Ksander, J.C., Kark, S.M. & Madan, C.R. (2018). Breathe Easy EDA: A MATLAB Toolbox for Psychophysiology Data Management, Cleaning, and Analysis. F1000Research.

Penn, L.R., Ayasse, N.D., Wingfield, A., & Ghitza, O. (2018). The possible role of brain rhythms in perceiving fast speech: evidence from adult aging. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. doi: 10.1121/1.5054905. 

Robinson, S. A., Bisson, A. N., Hughes, M., Ebert, J., Lachman, M. E. (2018). Time for change: Using implementation intentions to promote physical activity in a randomised pilot trial. Psychology & Health. http://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2018.1539487. 

Talbot, C.E., Ksander, J.C., & Gutchess, A. (2018). Aging impairs disengagement from negative words in a dot probe task. Frontiers in Psychology - Cognition.

Publications under review/in press

Ayasse, N.D., Penn, L.R., & Wingfield, A. (in press). Variations within normal hearing acuity and speech comprehension: an exploratory study. The American Journal of Audiology. 

DiGirolamo, M. A., Simon, J. C., Hubley, K. M., Kopulsky, A.+, & Gutsell, J. N. (2019). Is Sharing Really Caring?: Clarifying the Relationship Between Sensorimotor Resonance and Empathy. Under review at NeuroPsychologia. 

Gutchess A., Mukadam N., Zhang W., Zhang X. (2019). Influence of Aging on Memory across Cultures, Oxford University Press Handbook of Cultural Neuroscience and Global Mental Health. Manuscript in Preparation. 

Gutsell, J. N., Simon, J. C., & Jiang, Y. (2019). Perspective-Taking and Motor Resonance. Under review at Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 

Lin, X. & Lachman, M. E. (to be submitted April, 2019) Social Network, Daily Stress, and Affect Across Adulthood: The Role of Communication Medium. Computers in Human Behavior. 

Simon, J. C. & Gutsell, J. N. (in press). Effects of Minimal Grouping on Implicit Prejudice, Infrahumanization, and Neural Processing Despite Orthogonal Social Categorizations. To appear in Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 

Sullivan Bisson, A. N., Robinson, S. A., Lachman, M. E. (revision under review). Walk to a Better Night of Sleep: Testing the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Sleep. Journal of Sleep Health. 

Zhang, W., Hong, I., Jackson, J., Tai, T., Goh, J., & Gutchess, A. (under review). Influence of culture and age on self-reference effect. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. 

Zhang, W., Johndro, H., Budson, E. A., & Gutchess, A. (under review). Influence of self-referential mode on memory for aMCI patients. Cognitive Neurospsychology.

Conference presentations

Akbulut, N., Breen, M., Lin, X., Saksono, H. & Parker, A. G. (2019, April). Towards Heuristics for Designing and Evaluating Mobile Health (mHealth) Interventions. Poster session presented at Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo, Boston, MA. 

Ayasse, N.D., & Wingfield, A. (2018). The effects of expectation and competition on the speed of speech comprehension in younger and older adults: an eye-tracking study. Poster presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Bowen, H.J., Ksander, J.C. & Kensinger, E.A. (March 2018). Remembering emotional stimuli re-instantiates valence coding voxel-patterns from visual and temporal cortex. Poster presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

DiGirolamo, M.A., Simon, J.C., Hubley, K. M., Kopulsky, A., Gutsell, J. N. (2019) Sensorimotor Resonance and Empathic traits. DiGirolamo, M.A. (chair). The Psychophysiology of Understanding Others in a Social Context: A Multi-Method Approach. Symposium presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR), Washington, DC.

DiGirolamo, M.A., Hubley, K., Kopulsky, A. & Gutsell, J.N. (2018, October). Is Sharing Really Caring?: Clarifying the relationship between Sensorimotor Resonance and Empathy. Poster session presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

DiGirolamo, M.A., Hubley, K., Kopulsky, A. & Gutsell, J.N. (2019, February). Is Sharing Really Caring?: Clarifying the relationship between Sensorimotor Resonance and Empathy. Poster session presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, Oregon. 

Feigelson, D., Rohrer, D., & Knight, R. (2019, April). A Factor-Analytic Exploration of the Structured Risk Assessment Need Framework. Poster presented at the 2019 Annual Joint Conference of MASOC and MATSA: Preventing Sexual Violence through Assessment, Treatment and Safe Management, Marlborough, MA.

Flores VL
& Katz DB. Incidental taste experience enhances learning and changes firing rate dynamics in gustatory cortex. Poster Presentation, SFN, San Diego CA 2018. 

Gutsell, J.N., Simon, J. C., & Liang, S. (2019, September). A Dyadic Approach to Study the Link between Sensorimotor Resonance and Face-to-Face Empathy. Research talk accepted for the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR), Washington, DC. 

Gutsell, J. N., Simon, J. C., DiGirolamo, M. A., Hager, B. M., Fassett-Carman, A., Styczynski, N., & Liang, S. (2019, February). A Dyadic Approach to Study the Link between Sensorimotor Resonance and Face-to-Face Empathy. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.

Hager, B., Yang, A.C., Gutsell, J. (2019, March). Measuring Brain Complexity During Motor Resonance. Accepted at 26th annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting. 

Hager, B., Yang, A.C., Gutsell, J. (2018, November). Measuring Brain Complexity During Neural Motor Resonance. Accepted at 48th annual Society for Neuroscience meeting. 

Knight, R.A., Longpré, N., & Rohrer, D. (April, 2019).The young sexual aggressor and the Agonistic Continuum. Oral Presentation, 2019 Annual Joint Conference of MASOC and MATSA: Preventing Sexual Violence through Assessment, Treatment and Safe Management, Marlborough, MA (invited talk).

Ksander, J.C., Katz, D.B. & Miller, P. (March 2018). Naturalistic decision-making dynamics in spiking neuron circuits. Poster presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, Massachusetts. 

Ksander, J.C., Gutchess., A.H, & Gutsell, J.N. (paper accepted for July, 2019). Cued memory recall improves decision-making. Poster to be presented at Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making, Montreal, Canada. 

Mukadam, N. S., Zhang, W., Budson, E. B., & Gutchess, A. (May 2018). Influence of narrative content on selfreferential memory. Poster presented at Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA. 

Mukadam N., Zhang W., Budson A.E., Gutchess A. (2019, June). The Effects of Language Usage on Self-Reference Memory, SARMAC, Cape Cod, MA. 

Mukadam N., Zhang W., Budson A.E., Gutchess A. (2019, January). The Effects of Language Usage on Self-Reference Memory, Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference, Dallas, TX. 

Rohrer, D., Krstic, S., Greenberg, N., Gutsell, J., & Knight, R. (2018, September). Examining the Covariation between Motor Resonance and Psychopathic Traits. Poster presented at the 2018 conference of Society for Research in Psychopathology, Indianapolis, IN.

Simon, J.C., Ksander, J.C., Gutchess., A.H, & Gutsell, J.N. (2018, May). Simultaneous Representation of Orthogonal Group Memberships. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, Brooklyn, NY.

Simon, J. C., Jiang, Y.+, & Gutsell, J.N. (2019, May). Perspective taking reduces group biases in neural motor resonance. Poster accepted at the annual convention of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, Miami, FL. 

Simon, J. C. & Gutsell, J. N. (2019, February). Current Demographic Estimates Don’t Affect Prejudice, But Changing Them Does. Poster presented at the annual Self & Identity pre-conference to the convention of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR. 

Simon, J. C., Zhou, A.+, & Gutsell, J. N. (2019, February). Interpersonal Induction of Dehumanization. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR. 

Simon, J. C. & Gutsell, J. N. (2018, August). The missing link: Do group biases in neural resonance produce awkward and ineffective cross-group interactions? Poster presented at the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Social and Affective Neuroscience, São Paulo, Brazil. 

Simon, J. C., Ksander, J. C., Gutchess., A. H, & Gutsell, J. N. (2018, May). Simultaneous Representation of Orthogonal Group Memberships. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, Brooklyn, NY. 

Sullivan Bisson, A. N. & Lachman, M. E. (2018). The Relationship Between Sleep and Adulthood Cognition: Examining Differences Between Sleep Duration and Quality. 2018 Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 14-18, Boston, MA. 

Talbot, C.E., Ksander, J.C. & Gutchess, A.H. (March 2018). Aging Impairs Disengagement from Negative
Words in a Dot Probe Task. Poster presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, Massachusetts. 

Wicks, J.J., von Steiger, J., & Snyder, H.R. (May, 2019). Does Social Support Have an Impact on the Relation Between Stress and Depression in Treatment-Seeking Students? Poster session presented at the 31st Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington, DC. 

Zhang, W., Hong, I., Jackson, J., Tai, T., Goh, J., & Gutchess, A. (March 2019). Self-reference effects across culture and age groups. Talk given at the Memory Messabout Meeting, Boston University, Boston, MA. 

Zhang, W., Johndro, H., Budson, E. A., & Gutchess, A. (May, 2018). Influence of Self-Referential Mode on Memory for aMCI Patients. Poster presented at Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA. 

Zhang, W., Johndro, H., Budson, E. A., & Gutchess, A. (November 2018). Influence of self-referential mode on memory for aMCI patients. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

Zhang, W., Johndro, H., Budson, E. A., & Gutchess, A. (January 2019). Influence of self-referential mode on memory for aMCI patients. Poster presented at Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference, Dallas, TX.