3 students and Dr.John Lefebvre

Student Publications and Presentations

Recent Student Publications 

Pontes, T. N. R., Scott, E. J., Cameron, K., Cart, J. & Reid, A. K. (in press). Resurgence of rule-based variability patterns. Learning & Behavior. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Reid, A. K., Folks, N., & Hardy, J. (2014). On the dynamics of stimulus control during guided skill learning in nonhumans. Behavioural Processes, 104, 72-83. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Reid, A. K., DeMarco, G., Smith, K., Fort, T., & Cousins, E. (2013). The influences of guiding cues on motor skill autonomy in rats. Learning & Behavior, 41, 455-463.  (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Reid, A. K, Rapport, H., & Le, T-A. (2013).Why don't guiding cues always guide in behavior chains? Learning & Behavior, 41, 402-413. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid) 

Pittman, D.W., McGinnis, M.R., Richardson, L.M., Miller, E.J., Alimohamed, M.L., & Baird, J.P. (2012). Multiple processes underlie benzodiazepine-mediated increases in the consumption of accepted and avoided stimuli. Chemical Senses, 1-14. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Pittman)

Pittman, D.W., Parker, J., Getz, B.R., Jackson, C.M., Le, T.P., Riggs, S.R., Shay, J.M.  (2011). Cost-free and sustainable incentive increases healthy eating decisions during elementary school lunch.  International Journal of Obesity, 1-4. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Pittman)

McClain, M. C. & Lefebvre, J. C. (2011). The relationship between student engaged learning and mental health outcomes. Global Education Journal, 2011(2), 1-20. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Lefebvre)

Reid, A. K., Nill, C. A., & Getz, B. R. (2010). Changes in stimulus control during guided skill learning in rats. Behavioural Processes, 84, 511-515. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Pittman, D. W., Smith, K. R., Crawley, M. E., Corbin, C. H., Hansen, D. R., Watson, K. J., & Gilbertson, T. A. (2008). Orosensory detection of fatty acids by obesity-prone and obesity-resistant rats: Strain and sex differences. Chemical Senses, 33(5), 449-460. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Pittman)

Reid, A. K., Dixon, R. A., & Gray, S. (2008). Variation and selection in response structures. In N. Innis (Ed.). Reflections on Adaptive Behavior: Essays in Honor of J. E. R. Staddon (pp. 51-85). MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.  (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Pittman, D. W., Crawley, M. E., Corbin, C. H. & Smith, K. R. (2007). Chorda tympani nerve transection impairs the gustatory detection of free fatty acids in male and female rats. Brain Research, 1151, 74-83. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Pittman)

Bachá-Méndez, G., Reid, A. K., & Mendoza-Soylovna, A. (2007). Resurgence of integrated behavioral units. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 87, 5-24. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Bachá-Méndez, G., & Reid, A. K. (2006). Acquisition of simple response patterns. Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis, 32, 155-177. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Pittman, D. W., Labban, C. E., Anderson, A. A., & O'Connor, H. E. (2006). Linoleic and oleic acids alter the licking responses to sweet, salt, sour, and bitter tastants in rats. Chemical Senses, 31, 835-843. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Pittman)

McCormack, D. N., Clyburn, V. L., & Pittman, D. W. (2006). Detection of free fatty acids following a conditioned taste aversion in rats. Physiology & Behavior, 87, 582-594. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Pittman)

Reid, R. A., & Reid, A. K. (2005). Route finding by rats in an open arena. Behavioural Processes, 68, 51-67. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Reid, A. K., Chadwick, C. Z., Dunham, M. & Miller, A. (2001). The development of functional response units: The role of demarcating stimuli. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 76, 303-320.  (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

Gamble, F. C., Wayne, H. A., & Reid, A. K. (under revision). The misinformation effect in simulated affidavits. Legal and Criminological Psychology. (Faculty advisor: Dr. Reid)

2012 Student Presentations   

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Conference 

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Faculty Advisor 

Hannah Rapport, Kimberlee lockwood, & Alexandra Zeldenrust 8th Annual Upstate Research Symposium Fatty acids enhance the perceived taste intensity of non-nutritive sweeteners, Saccharin, & Sucralose in male and female rats Dr. Pittman

Hannah Rapport & Thien-An Le

Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior

Why don't guiding cues always guide? Feature-positive bias in behavior chains 

Dr. Reid

Thien-An Le South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Measuring cue competition during guided skill learning in rats Dr. Reid

2011 Student Presentations 

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Phillip Neill, Michael Schecter, & Isaac Rankin 33rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences Benzodiazepines selectively increase brief-access licking for gustatory stimuli independent of influences on motivational state Dr. Pittman

Hannah Rapport & Thien-An Le

Association for Behavior Analysis International 

What makes some cues more effective than others during skill learning? 

Dr. Reid

Hannah Rapport & Thien-An Le 7th Annual Upstate Research Symposium What stimulus factors influence guided skill learning in rats? Dr. Reid

2010 Student Presentations 

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Quedenfeld, H.B., & Chelsea Nill 

32nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences 

Preference of the fatty acids linoleate and oleate during long-term 2-bottle tests. 

Dr. Pittman

 Hannah Rapport & Thien-An Le 

Southeastern Association for Behavior Analysis

Guided skill learning in rats is governed by simultaneous feature-positive bias 

Dr. Reid 

Mary Catherine McLain

Cognitive Aging Conference

Age, interference, and working memory: The effect of item similarity on focus switching 

Dr. Bopp

2009 Student Presentations 

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Conference 

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Brittney Getz & Chelsea Nill

Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior

Internalization of stimulus control during skill learning: When can the coach leave? 

Dr. Reid

Smith, K.R. 

31stAnnual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences 

Sweet stimuli elicit differential responses in the chorda tympani nerve of obesity-resistant rats compared to obesity-prone rats. 

Dr. Pittman

McGinnis, M.M., Richardson, L.M., Miller, E.P., Baird, J.P.

31st Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences

GABA-A receptor activation influences consumption of appetitive and aversive tastants

 Dr. Pittman 

Blair Burke, Annie Harbison, Valerie Tyndall, & Candace Williams 

American Psychological Association

ADHD assessment and treatment practices among local primary care physicians 

Dr. Nowatka

2008 Student Presentations   

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Hannah Dinnen & Ivy Farr

International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste
 

Behavioral evidence of benzodiazepine-induced alterations of the gustatory evaluation of accepted and aversive taste stimuli

Dr. Pittman

Gustavo Bachá

1st International Seminar on Behavior and Applications

Integration of behavioral units: A demonstration of resurgence

Dr. Reid

Gustavo Bachá & Ixel Alonso

1st International Seminar on Behavior and Applications

The study of response sequences

Dr. Reid

Leigh Anne Campbell, Crystal Burnette, TJ Bradford

Cognitive Aging Conference

Memories can’t wait: Age-related working memory capacity decrease is tied (mostly) to retention, not encoding

Dr. Bopp

2007 Student Presentations 

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Kimberly Smith, Meaghan Crawley, Cameron Corbin

Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Fatty acid taste in obesity-prone and –resistant rats: Strain and sex differences

Dr. Pittman

Kimberly Smith

South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

Conditioned Taste Aversion Threshold of Free Fatty Acids in Obese-Prone and Obese-Resistant Rats

Dr. Pittman

2006 Student Presentations 

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Conference 

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Kimberly Collins Association for Behavior Analysis International The roles of discriminative stimuli within response sequences Dr. Reid
Ashley Adamson, Mallory Bramlett, Sarah Evans, Lauren Gasque, Ryn Lister

Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Brief stimulus presentations permit gustatory detection of linoleic acid but not oleic acid in rats

Dr. Pittman

Gustavo Bachá Association for Behavior Analysis International Acquisition of simple patterns of responses Dr. Reid
Gustavo Bachá Association for Behavior Analysis International Resurgence of complex behavioral units Dr. Reid

2005 Student Presentations  

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Jeffrey D. Labban

American Pain Society

Interaction of fear, anxiety, and anger in retrospective pain in a non-clinical sample.

Dr. Lefebvre

Caroline Labban, Abby Anderson, Hayley O'Connor

Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Oleic and linoleic acid alters licking responses to sweet, sour, and salt tastants in rats

Dr. Pittman

Leah Harris, Lauren Murchison, Sara Shields, Jennifer Wallace

Association for Chemoreception Sciences

The role of the chorda tympani nerve in the detection of free fatty acids in rats.

Dr. Pittman

Kara Vogelpohl, Rebecca Catoe, Klaire Kiehne, Jeff Labban

Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior

Resistance to change within response sequences cued by successively and simultaneously presented discriminative stimuli.

Dr. Reid

Caroline Labban

South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

Modulation of taste intensity by a free fatty acid, oleic acid, in rats: Can dietary fat influence the intensity of other tastes?

Dr. Pittman

2004 Student Presentations 

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Conference 

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Matthew B. Kendrick

Joint Meeting of the American and Canadian Pain Societies

Experimental manipulation of pain catastrophizing.

Dr. Lefebvre

Virginia Clyburn

Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Gustatory detection of oleic acid and stimulus generalization to linoleic acid in rats.

Dr. Pittman 

2003 Student Presentations 

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Rebecca Dixon & Stephen Gray

Reflections on Adaptive Behavior -- Duke University

Variation and selection in response structures

Dr. Reid

Danielle McCormack

South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities

Detection of a free fatty acid (Linoleic acid) by the taste system

Dr. Pittman

Danielle McCormack, Rebecca Catoe, & Klaire Kiehne

South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities

In search of behavioral momentum within successive chains

Dr. Reid

Joanne Ramsey & Sara Wise

Southeastern Psychological Association

Effects of expected popularity and outcome dependency on impression formation

Dr. McAninch

Danielle McCormack, Petra Herzog,  & Krysta Webster

Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Gustatory detection of a free fatty acid, Linoleic acid, by rats

Dr. Pittman

Petra Herzog, Danielle McCormack, & Krysta Webster

Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Linoleic acid alters licking responses to sweet, sour, and salt tastants in rats

Dr. Pittman

2002 Student Presentations 

Student 

Conference 

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Faculty Advisor 

Matthew Blake Kendrick

Southern Academic Pain Symposium

The effects of a video manipulation on changes in state-catastrophizing

Dr. Lefebvre

Virginia Clyburn

Southern Academic Pain Symposium

The development and psychometric properties of a short-form of the Coping Strategies Questionnaire

Dr. Lefebvre

William H. Rhodes

South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities

Personality and the college experience: The relationship of personality type to academic success, housing and participation in extracurricular activities on campus

Dr. Lefebvre

William H. Rhodes

Carolinas Psychology Conference

Personality and the college experience: The relationship of personality type to academic success, housing and participation in extracurricular activities on campus

 Dr. Lefebvre

2001 Student Presentations 

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Reta K. Corbett & William H. Rhodes

American Psychological Association

Impression formation in children with and without ADHD

Dr.  McAninch

Sara Arnette, Meredith Brogdon, Blythe Farish,
Shae Goss, 
Kelley Henry, Lauren Waddell, William H. Rhodes, & Reta Corbett

American Psychological Association

Popularity as a category in forming impressions

Dr. McAninch

2000 Student Presentations 

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Jenny Sullivan South Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities Visual displays necessary for illusory biases in judged eye level Dr. Scott
Jenny Sullivan National Conference on Undergraduate Research Visual displays necessary for illusory biases in judged eye level Dr. Scott

1999 Student Presentations 

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Susan Kelly and Corey Weaver

Association for Behavior Analysis International

The roles of discriminative stimuli within response sequences

Dr. Reid

Michelle Rayborn, Heather Bratt, and Louise Buchholz

Association for Behavior Analysis International

Behavioral momentum within response sequences

Dr. Reid

Heather Bratt & Louise Buchholz

International Conference on Comparative Cognition

Source of response strength in response sequences

Dr. Reid

Heather Bratt

Independent Colleges & Universities of South Carolina

Source of response strength in response sequences

Dr. Reid

Susan Kelly

Independent Colleges & Universities of South Carolina

The roles of discriminative stimuli within response sequences

Dr. Reid

Cindi Hill

Independent Colleges & Universities of South Carolina

Measurements of threshold for biases in judged eye level due to pitched visual environments. Part I.

Dr. Scott

Yeorghoulla Diacou, Julie Vickers  &  Cindi Hill

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Measurements of threshold for biases in judged eye level due to pitched visual environments. Part II

Dr. Scott

1998 Student Presentations 

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Conference 

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Faculty Advisor 

Stephen Gray

Association for Behavior Analysis International

Variability in learned response sequences in rats

Dr. Reid

Cynthia Chadwick

Association for Behavior Analysis International

The development of functional response units in free-operant schedules

Dr. Reid

Mary J. Carmichael

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Effect of surface tactile properties on tremor in human lever presses

Dr. Scott

Cyndi R. Hill

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Judgments of eye level in pitched visual environments

Dr. Scott

Cyndi R. Hill

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Measurement of threshold biases in judged eye level due to pitched environments

Dr. Scott

1997 Student Presentations 

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Conference 

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Kathryn Wilson

Psychonomics Society

Does the scalar property depend upon the behavioral unit?

Dr. Reid

Cynthia Chadwick

Independent Colleges & Universities of South Carolina

The development of functional response units in free-operant schedules

Dr. Reid

Stephen Gray

Independent Colleges & Universities of South Carolina

Variability in learned response sequences in rats

Dr. Reid

Jenne Westberry; Melissa Zettler; Travis Brewington

Independent Colleges & Universities of South Carolina

Carboxyhemoglobin levels produced by ip injections and inhalation

Dr. Scott

Jenne Westberry; Melissa Zettler; Travis Brewington

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Carboxyhemoglobin levels produced by ip injections and inhalation

Dr. Scott