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Evaluating the longitudinal risk of social vigilance on atherosclerosis: study protocol for the North Texas Heart Study
This article proposes a longitudinal measurement burst design to examine psychosocial determinants of subclinical atherosclerosis.
Fearful Faces do Not Lead to Faster Attentional Deployment in Individuals with Elevated Psychopathic Traits
This article discusses a gaze-cueing experiment in which the predictivity of a gaze-cue was manipulated to assess the degree to which individuals with elevated psychopathic traits can use contextual information.
Virtual Reality for Research in Social Neuroscience
This article discusses the potential of virtual reality for enhancing ecological validity while maintaining experimental control in social neuroscience research.
Social Reward Questionaire--Adolescent Version and its association with callous-unemotional traits
This article describes a study in which the adult Social Reward Questionnaire is adapted for use with adolescents.
DSM Nosology Changes in Neuropsychological Diagnoses through the Years: A Look at ADHD and Mild Neurocognitive Disorder
This article discusses the evolution of modern neuropsychology as a field and the concomitant changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Cognitive impairment among World Trade Center responders: Long-term implications of re-experiencing the 9/11 terrorist attacks
This article examines the association between World Trade Center (WTC)-related post-traumatic stress disorder and cognitive impairment in WTC responders.
Blood-Based Biomarkers: A blood screening test for Alzheimer's disease
This article describes the first-ever multiethnic referent sample that spans community-based and clinic-based populations for implementation of an Alzheimer's disease blood screen.
Are Smoking Cessation Treatments Associated with Suicidality Risk? An Overview
This article explores the relationship between smoking cessation interventions and suicidality and explore common treatments, their associated risks, and effectiveness in promoting smoking reduction and abstinence.
Minimization of Childhood Maltreatment Is Common and Consequential: Results from a Large, Multinational Sample Using the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire
This article discusses a study to investigate 3 aspects of minimization, as defined by the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire's (CTQ) Minimization-Denial (MD) scale: 1) its prevalence; 2) its latent structure; and finally 3) whether minimization moderates the CTQ's discriminative validity in terms of distinguishing between psychiatric patients and community volunteers.
Virtual Reality for Enhanced Ecological Validity and Experimental Control in the Clinical, Affective and Social Neurosciences
This article highlights the potential of virtual reality environments for enhanced ecological validity in the clinical, affective, and social neurosciences.
Evaluating player task engagement and arousal using electroencephalography
This paper from the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conference, AHFE 2015 conference proceedings coordinate task engagement data with arousal-valence data for application to expressive transformations to video game play in real time by tuning different performance parameters in an Engagement-Arousal rule system.
Perceptions About the Role of Race in the Job Acquisition Process: At the Nexus of Attributional Ambiguity and Aversive Racism in Technology and Engineering Education
This article explores the role of race in the negative job acquisition outcomes of African American graduates of a federally funded multi-institution doctoral training program.
The construct of psychopathy in a Chilean prison population
This article tests the four-factor model of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist - Revised empirical construct of psychopathy in a Chilean prison population by using instruments that supply different types of data.
Inverted Social Reward: Associations between Psychopathic Traits and Self-Report and Experimental Measures of Social Reward
This article describes two studies of individuals with high levels of psychopathic traits. Study 1 explores what aspects of social reward are associated with psychopathic traits, and Study 2 administers these measures to a new group of participants along with two experimental tasks investigating monetary and social reward value.
Arsenic exposure, AS3MT polymorphism, and neuropsychological functioning among rural dwelling adults and elders: a cross-sectional study
This article aims to examine the link between low-level arsenic exposure and cognitive functioning, and the potential role of a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP A35991G, rs10748835) of the AS3MT gene in modifying this link.
Caring for Yourself as a Caregiver
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. In this presentation, Bert Hayslip, Regents Professor in the Department of Psychology, will discuss caregiving for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.
Fear of Developing Dementia
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The presenter discusses his research into the fear of dementia.
Collaborative Filtering for Brain-Computer Interaction Using Transfer Learning and Active Class Selection
Article discussing collaborative filtering for brain-computer interaction using transfer learning and active class selection.
The impact of GPX1 on the association of groundwater selenium and depression: a project FRONTIER study
Article on the impact of GPX1 on the association of groundwater selenium and depression.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): What is it and what causes it?
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home. The author has a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) on innovative approaches to understanding and treating PTSD. In this presentation, the author discusses PTSD and other responses to trauma and stress.
Welcome Home: Reintegration of Veterans and Families
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home and discusses the reintegration of veterans and families. The author directs the Family Attachment Lab and is conducting the Student Veteran Research Project. In this presentation, she discusses the family relationships of veterans after deployment.
Psychophysiology to Assess Impact of Varying Levels of Simulation Fidelity in a Threat Environment
This article examines participant experience by examining psychophysiological responses of participants to their surroundings.
The assumption of a reliable instrument and other pitfalls to avoid when considering the reliability of data
This article helps researchers avoid common pitfalls associated with reliability including incorrectly assuming that measurement error always attenuates observed score correlations, different sources of measurement error originate from the same source, and reliability is a function of instrumentation.
Current Behavioral and Psychosocial Interventions for HIV/AIDS
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on AIDS. This presentation discusses recent directions in psychosocial research on HIV/AIDS in the United States.
UNT Wellness Initiative
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out, the Symposium on Well-Being. In this presentation, the author discusses the importance of quality of life to achieve happiness and wellness.
The Integration of Emotions in Memories: Cognitive-Emotional Distinctiveness and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Article on the integration of emotions in memories and cognitive-emotional distinctiveness and posttraumatic stress disorder.
People who Expect to Enter Psychotherapy are Prone to Believing that They Have Forgotten Memories of Childhood Trauma and Abuse
Article discussing people who expect to enter psychotherapy being prone to believing that they have forgotten memories of childhood trauma and abuse.
Autobiographical Memories for Very Negative Events: The Effects of Thinking about and Rating Memories
Article on autobiographical memories for very negative events and the effects of thinking about and rating memories.
Memory in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Properties of voluntary and involuntary, traumatic and non-traumatic autobiographical memories in people with and without PTSD symptoms
Article on memory in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the properties of voluntary and involuntary, traumatic and non-traumatic autobiographical memories in people with and without PTSD symptoms.
Memory and Coping with Stress: The Relationship Between Cognitive-Emotional Distinctiveness, Memory Valence, and Distress
Article on memory and coping with stress and the relationship between cognitive-emotional distinctiveness, memory valence, and distress.
The Economic impact of ME/CFS: Individual and societal costs
This article discusses the economic impact of Myalgic Encephalopathy and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by examining the direct and indirect costs to the individual and to society.
Extension of the Behavioral Model of Healthcare Utilization with Ethnically Diverse, Low-Income Women
Article on the extension of the behavioral model of healthcare utilization with ethnically diverse, low-income women.