Student Publications (last 5 years)

Legault, L., Bird, S., Powers, S.E., Sherman, A., Schay, A., Hou, D., & Janoyan, K. (2020).  Impact of a motivational intervention and interactive feedback on electricity and water consumption: A smart housing field experiment. Environment and Behavior, 52(6), 666-692. DOI: 10.1177/0013916518811433.   

Wilke, A., Bedell, V., Lydick, J., Treat, J., Dawley, T., Pedersen, S., & Langen, T. (2018). Spatial dependency in local resource distributions. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 12, 163–172.

Gibbons, A., Iyer-Eimerbrink, P. A., & Knack, J. M. (2017).  Aggressiveness, assessment of. In B. J. Carducci & Christopher S. Nave (Vol Ed & Editor-in-Chief), The Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences: Vol. II.  Measurement and Assessment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Legault, L., Ray, K., Hudgins, A., Pelosi, M., & Shannon, W. (2017). Assisted vs. asserted autonomy satisfaction: Their unique associations with wellbeing, integration of experience, and conflict negotiation. Motivation and Emotion, 41, 1-21.

Legault, L., Weinstein, N., Mitchell, J., Inzlicht, M., Pyke, K., & Upal, A. (2017). Owning up to negative ingroup traits: How personal autonomy promotes the integration of group identity. Journal of Personality, 5, 687-701.

Pasquariello, K.Z., Wormwood, A., & Knack, J.M. (2017). Anger and hostility, assessment of. In B. J. Carducci & Christopher S. Nave (Vol Ed & Editor-in-Chief), The Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences: Vol. II.  Measurement and Assessment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Wormwood, A. R., Gibbons, A., & Knack, J. M. (2017). Depression and social anxiety mediate the association between peer victimization and cognitive processing styles. Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology at UCLA, 4, 102-113.

Bird, B. M., Carré, J. M., Knack, J. M., & Arnocky, S. (2016). Threatening men’s mate value influences aggression towards an intrasexual rival: The moderating role of narcissism. American Journal of Psychology129, 169-183.

Gaissmaier, W., Wilke, A., Scheibehenne, B., McCanney, P., & Barrett, H. C. (2016). Betting on illusionary patterns: Probability matching in habitual gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32, 143–156

Sherman, A. K., Bird, S., Powers, S., Rowe, A., & Legault, L. (2016). Motivational orientation explains the link between political ideology and pro-environmental behavior. Ecopsychology8, 239-249.

Sherman, A. K., Minich, S. H., Langen, T. A., Skufca, J. D., & Wilke, A. (2016). Are college students’ assessments of threat shaped by the dangers of their childhood environment? Journal of Interpersonal Violence31, 2006–2025.

Knack, J. M., Young, R. & Smith, N. A. (2016). Child abuse and bullying. In V. Weekes-Shackelford, T. Shackelford, & V. Weekes-Shackelford. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer International Publishing.

Knack, J. M., Iyer-Eimerbrink, P. A., & Young, R. (2016). Anonymity of cyberbullying. In V. Weekes-Shackelford, T. Shackelford, & V. Weekes-Shackelford. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer International Publishing.

Student Conference Presentations (last 5 years)

Humiston, S., Mielke, A., Legault, L. (2021, February). Mindfulness and Prejudice: Does Being More Aware of Bias Predict Less Bias? Paper to be presented at the 22nd Society for Personality and Social Psychology Virtual Convention.

Jawo, M., Hamilton, B., Adams, J., Bohl, D., Faber, B., & Knack, J.M. (accepted). Understanding and assessing mental health in EMS/EMT providers during COVID 19. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, virtual conference. 

Bowen, H., O'Brien, K., & Petley, L. (April, 2020). Exploring sources of cognitive conflict in an auditory flanker task. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Chmielowiec, H., Short, S., Adams, J.R., Blackburn, A., Liu, Y., Long, K., Jawo, M., Wettengel, K., Lucid, T., Keleher, J., & Knack, J.M. (April, 2020). Beyond the highlight reel: Examining the relationship between self-disclosure and depression on Finsta versus Instagram. Poster presented at the annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Jawo, M., Wettengel, K., Adams, J.R., Long, K., Lucid, T., Fete, Z., Barden, M., & Knack, J.M (April 2020). Developing and testing social media posts that vary in degree of depression conveyed. Poster presented at the annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Jawo, M., Wettengel, K., Fete, Z., Adams, J., Long, K., Lucid, T., Barden, M., & Knack, J.M. (April, 2020; accepted but conference cancelled due to COVID-19). Developing and testing Tweets that vary in degree of depression conveyed. Poster accepted to the annual CSTEP conference at Sagamore, Lake George, NY.

Lucid V., T., Keleher, J., Blackburn, A., Jawo, M., Liu, Y., Long, K., Wettengel, K., Chmielowiec, H., Short, S., Adams, J.R., & Knack, J.M. (April 2020). To sleep or to post: Examining how time of posts on social media influence perceived depression. Poster presented at the annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Jawo, M., Wettengel, K., Fete, Z., Adams, J.R., Long, K., Lucid, T., Barden, M.A., & Knack, J.M. (February, 2020). Developing and testing social media posts that vary in degree of depression conveyed. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Rook. S.M., Knack, J.M., & Iyer-Eimerbrink, P.A. (February, 2020). “Feel the burn or make America great again:” Differences in moral development based on candidate support. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Chicoine, N., Porga, M., Hall, B., Moran, S., Mays, K., Meyer, S., Lee,   A., & Wilke, A. (November, 2019). Using virtual reality to study human foraging behavior. Poster presented at the 60th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Akula, S., Barker, M., Colbert, K., Morgan, A., Barden, M. & Knack, J.M. (February, 2019). Detecting depression from mock social media posts: Effect of post creator’s age on expressing concern and offering help. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.

Barker, M., Colbert, K., Akula, S., Barden, M., Iyer-Eimerbrink, P.A., & Knack, J.M. (February, 2019). Forming impressions from mock social media profiles: Influence of profile content, mental health, and empathy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.

Clovis, E.V., Jawa, M., & Knack, J.M. (August, 2019). How do people respond on Twitter to celebrity suicides? Poster presented at the annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Jawa, M., Clovis, E.V., & Knack, J.M. (July, 2019). How do people respond on Twitter to celebrity suicides? Poster presented at the annual University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference, Niagara Falls, NY.

Akula, S., Barker, M., Colbert, K., Morgan, A., Barden, M. & Knack, J.M. (April, 2019). Detecting depression from mock social media posts: Effect of post creator’s age on expressing concern and offering help. Poster presented at the annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Colbert, K., Barker, J., Levy, R., & Knack, J.M. (April, 2019). Social media chatter following celebrity suicides: Impressions college students form from subsequent posts. Poster presented at the annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Vaccaro, R., Barker, M., Colbert, K., Wettengel, K., & Knack, J.M. (April, 2019). Cues that may affect depression detection on social media. Poster presented at the annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Barker, M. & Knack, J. M. (July, 2018). Forming impressions from mock social media profiles: Influence of profile content and individual difference variables. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Barker, M. & Knack, J. M. (July, 2018). Creating and pilot testing mock social media profiles: College student detect varying levels of depression. Poster presented at Clarkson Craze, Potsdam, NY.

Chicoine, N., & Wilke, A. (July, 2018). Exploring humans’ perception of randomness with two spatial distribution statistics. Poster presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES), Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Colbert, K., Barker, M., & Knack, J. M. (July, 2018). Celebrity suicide: Media coverage, reactions, and impact on students’ willingness to help and learn about mental illness. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Conner, E., Porga, M., Vidot, J., & Dowman R. (July, 2018). Attentional control mediated by lateral prefrontal cortex is not affected by threats to the body (somatic threats). Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), 21st Annual Summer Meeting, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Hall, B., Dawley, T., & Wilke, A. (July, 2018). Spatial adaptations for cognitive search: A literature study. Poster presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES), Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Wilke, A., Dawley, T., Pedersen, S., & Langen, T. A. (July, 2018). Spatial dependency in local resource distributions. Paper presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES), Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Barker, M., Avery, S., Johnson, B., Colbert, D., Kon, J., Spaziani, G., Iyer-Eimerbrink, P. A., & Knack, J. M. (April, 2018). To help or not to help? Detecting depression on mock profiles and forming impressions of electronic interaction partners. Poster presented at the CSTEP Statewide Student Conference, Bolton Landing, NY.

Dawley, T., & Wilke, A. (April, 2018). Spatial dependency in developed and natural resource domains. Paper presented at the 2nd Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Potsdam, USA.

Wolf, K., & Dowman, R. (April, 2018). Possible role of the locus coeruleus phasic response in threat detection and reorienting. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual Research and Project Showcase, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Avery, S., Kon, J., Spaziani, G., Colbert, D., Johnson, B., Barker, M., Iyer-Eimerbrink, P. A., & Knack, J. M. (March, 2018). Creating and pilot testing mock social media profiles: College student detect varying levels of depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Barker, M., Avery, S., Johnson, B., Colbert, D., Kon, J., Spaziani, G., Iyer-Eimerbrink, P. A., & Knack, J. M. (March, 2018). To help or not to help? Detecting depression on mock profiles and forming impressions of electronic interaction partners. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Barker, M., Johnson, B., & Knack, J. M. (October, 2017). Electronic interactions: Detecting indicators of depression on social media profiles. Poster presented at the Florida International University McNair Scholars Research Conference, Miami, FL.

Legault, L., Bird, S., Powers, S. E., Sherman, A. K., & Schay, A. E. S. (October, 2017). Impact of a motivational intervention and real-time feedback on electricity and water consumption: A smart campus field experiment. Paper presented at the Behavior, Energy, & Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Wilke, A., Dawley, T., & Lydick, J. (September, 2017). Spatial dependency in local resource distributions. Paper presented at the 20th annual meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Potsdam, Germany.

Barker, M., Johnson, B., & Knack, J. M. (July, 2017). Electronic interactions: Detecting indicators of depression on social media profiles. Poster presented at 20th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Barker, M., Johnson, B., & Knack, J. M. (July, 2017). Electronic interactions: Detecting indicators of depression on social media profiles. Poster presented at Clarkson Craze, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Pienkos, E. & Paranamana, N. (May, 2017). Finding one’s voices: A phenomenological analysis of hallucinatory experiences. Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology Annual Conference, New York, NY.

Johnson, W., Young, R. A., Spaziani, G., & Knack, J. M. (April, 2017). Electronic interactions: College students detect depression through social media profiles. Paper presented at the 1st annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Wolf, K., Benson, J., Vidot, J., & Dowman, R. (April, 2017). Mechanisms for detecting and reorienting attention towards pain. 1st Annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Young, R.A., Spaziani, G., Johnson, W., & Knack, J.M. (April, 2017). Electronic interactions: College students detect depression through social media profiles. Poster presented at the 1st annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Coffin, Z., Helfgott, A., & Legault, L. (March, 2017). A social and motivational model of psychopathy. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Hartwell, M., & Legault, L. (March, 2017). Dynamics of sociostructural beliefs: How identity management shapes intergroup perception. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Raymond, C., Jurchak, K., & Legault, L. (March, 2017). The role of humility in race bias. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Young, R.A., Spaziani, G., & Knack, J.M. (March, 2017). Electronic interactions: College students detect depression through social media profiles. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Sherman, A. K., Legault, L., Bird, S., Powers, S. E., & Schay, A. (January, 2017). Impact of a motivational intervention & real-time feedback on resource consumption: A smart campus field experiment. Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s Sustainability Pre-Conference, San Antonio. TX.

Bedell, V., Lydick, J., Treat, J., Dawley, T., & Wilke, A. (November, 2016). Spatial dependency in local resource distributions. Poster presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, USA.

Dowman, R., Liszczynsyj, N., Ebert, J., & Wolf, K. (November, 2016). Evidence the attentional bias towards somatic threats involves threat detectors in the dorsal posterior insula. 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Wilke, A., Sherman, A., Curdt, B., Monday, S., Fitzgerald, C., & Kruger, D. J. (July, 2016). An evolutionary domain-specific risk scale. Paper presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES), Vancouver, Canada.

Helfgott, A., Weinstein, N., & Legault, L. (June, 2016). Owning up to negative group traits: Personal autonomy promotes the integration of group identity. Poster presented at the 6th International Self- Determination Theory Conference, Victoria, British Columbia.

Legault, L., Hudgins, A., & Ray, K. (June, 2016). Assisted vs. asserted autonomy satisfaction: Two unique pathways to wellbeing and adaptive coping. Symposium presented at the 6th International Self- Determination Theory Conference, Victoria, British Columbia.

Knack, J. M. & Pasquariello, K. Z. (May, 2016). Anticipated daily stress and perceived social stress affect salivary cortisol levels. Presented at the annual meeting of Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois.

Bedell, V., Lydick, J., Treat, J. & Wilke, A. (April, 2016). Spatial dependency in local resource distributions. Poster presented at the 18th Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE), Potsdam, USA.

Chase, A. & Knack, J. M. (April, 2016). Anticipated daily stress and perceived social stress affects the cortisol awakening response. Poster presented at 18th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Ebert, J., Wolf, K., Liszczynskyj, N., & Dowman, R. (April, 2016). Mechanisms underlying attentional bias towards pain. Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), 18th Annual Spring Meeting, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Helfgott, A., & Legault, L. (April, 2016) The Socio-Motivational Antecedents and Self-Regulatory Consequences of Psychopathy. Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), 18th Annual Spring Meeting, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Jurchak, K., & Legault, L. (April, 2016) The Role of Humility in Reducing Implicit Race Bias. Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), 18th Annual Spring Meeting, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

McTamaney, K., Cuddeback, D., Sharlow, B., Williams, S., Loiacano, A., Hannan, M., & Knack, J.M. (April, 2016). Single versus multiple social stressors differentially effects blood glucose levels and self-regulation. Poster presented at 18th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Knack, J. M., McTamaney, K.A., Cuddeback, D., Sharlow, B., Williams, S., Loiacano, A., & Hannan, M. (January, 2016). Single versus multiple social stressors differentially affects blood glucose levels and self-regulation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Gibbons, A., Knack, J.M., & Legault, L. (January, 2016). Lacking versus wanting social support: Their unique roles in mediating the link between peer victimization and health. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.