LAB MEMBERS

GRADUATE/POST-GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS:

                     
  T'kara Mullins, M.A. (Adjunct Instructor UWF)
  UWF Graduate Research Assistantship Recipient
  Outstanding Psychology Student Award 2015
  Junior & Senior Excellency Award 2014, 2015
  Best Undergraduate Poster- Student Scholar Symposium 2015

  
  
   Evan Harris (Applied Experimental Student)




UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS:

 
 Gabrielle Thomas




 Sonia Yanovsky
 Psychology Junior Excellence Award 2017
 Psychology B.S. Outstanding Student Award 2018




WHERE ARE LAB MEMBERS TODAY?
  • Brandon Garipay (Global HR Operations Associate at the Walt Disney Company)
  • Anasuya Gutierrez, MSW (Counselor at PACE Center for Girls)

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS:
  • Rainey, V. R., Flores, V., Silton, R. L., Gjorgieva, E., & *Speed, E. (under review). Language brokering and psychological adjustment in emerging adulthood: Exploring cultural values as moderators. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.
  • Arruda, J., *Wyatt, K., *Drinkwater, E., & Rainey, V. R. (in press). The double flash visual evoked potential P2: A reliability study. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. 
  • Rainey, V. R., Flores-Lamb, V., Gjorgieva, E., & *Speed, E. (March, 2017). Cultural protective   factors for the psychological health of language brokering children and adolescents. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Austin,    TX.  
  • *Wheatley, K., Rainey, V. R., & Blalock, L. (March, 2017). Effects of age and ADHD diagnosis on cognitive training. Poster presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • *Dirienzo, M., *Speed, E., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2016). Grit and conscientiousness as predictors of academic achievement in college. Poster presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Arruda, J., *Wyatt, K., *Drinkwater, E., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2016). The double flash visual evoked potential P2: A reliability study. Paper presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Mullins, T., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2017). Validation of a new child-friendly modified Stroop task using event-related potentials. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Summer Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • *Ramey, A., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2017). That’s not medically necessary: Insurance coverage of autism therapies. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Summer Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • Arruda, J., *Wyatt, K., *Drinkwater, E., Rainey, V. R. (April, 2016). The double flash visual evoked potential P2: A reliability study. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Summer Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • *Speed, E., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2016). Protective factors for language brokers' mental health. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Summer Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL. **1st place Undergraduate Psychology poster & 2nd place Undergraduate College of Health poster**
  • *Dirienzo, M., *Speed, E., *Moore, R., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2016). Predictors of success: The effects of personality factors and executive function on academic achievement in college students. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Summer Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • *Dirienzo, M., *Speed, E., & Rainey, V. R. (August, 2015). Predictors of success: The effects of grit on academic achievement in college students. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Summer Student Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • *Dirienzo, M., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2015). Introduction to OpenSesame: Overview and analysis of software and experimental capabilities. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Student Scholars Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • *Donovan, M., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2015). Spirituality and grit. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Student Scholars Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • *Speed, E., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2015). When teens translate: A literature review of language brokering in adolescents. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Student Scholars Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
  • *Sandino, M., & Rainey, V. R. (April, 2015). The Effectiveness of Art Therapy: A Review. Poster presented at the University of West Florida’s Student Scholars Symposium, Pensacola, FL.
LAB ALUMNI:
  • Scott Baker
  • Maylin DiRienzo (Psychology Department Undergraduate Excellence Award 2015; Summer Undergraduate Research Program Recipient 2015)
  • Tiana Kaestner
  • Rachel Moore
  • Emily Palmier
  • Melissa Sandino
  • Emily Speed (Best Undergraduate Psychology Poster- Student Scholar Symposium 2016; 2nd Place Undergraduate Psychology Poster College of Health- Student Scholar Symposium 2016)
  • Lindsey Telles
  • Kyle Weichman (Psychology Department Outstanding Graduate Student Award 2015; UWF Graduate Research Assistantship Recipient)