Research Presentations

2014 Research Presentations

Donnelly, M. P., Budd, D., *Comstock, D., *Adams, T., *Pastika, T., *Slawson, K., *McNutt, M., *Olinger, N. (2014, May). Football and Head Impact: To Play or Not to Play. Poster presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.


*Comstock, D., *Davis, B., *Olson, K., *Sulma, A., *Krause, P., *Domagala, L., Donnelly, M. P. W., Budd, D. (2014, May). Lies, Damned Lies, and the N200. Poster presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.


*Hardy, K., *Bjork, S., *Dehnke, C., *Warlow, M., *Oaks, A., *Rheingans, K., Donnelly, M. P. W., Budd, D. (2014, May). Cognitive Conflict: Viewing Images of High versus Low Fat Food. Poster presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.


Mensink, M. C., *Achtemeier, J., *Lysne, P. (2014, August). An exploration of electrodermal activity during comprehension of a seductive scientific text. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society of Text and Discourse, Chicago, IL.


2013 Research Presentations

Wood, S. E., Swanner, J. K., *Bollin, B., *Achtemeier, J., Donnelly, M. P. W.,* Noll, H. J., *Hagedorn, S., *Bruce, J. A., *Olson, H. J., *Adams, T. L. (2013, January). Don't tell anyone…: The influence of anticipatory cues on self-report and physiological responses to revelations of secret information.  Poster presented at the Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA. 


*Brodhagen, M. *Hardy K., *Bjork, S., *Sigel, S., *Lee, T., *Lueck, M., *Davis, B. (2013, April). Visually Evoked Potentials Sensitive to Perceived Fat Content of food Items  poster presented at Stout Research Day, Menomonie, Wisconsin. 


*Comstock, D., *Brodhagen, M., *Adams, T., *McNutt, M., *Pastika, T., *Slawson, K., and *Kucksdorf, R.  (2013, April). The Effect of Playing Sports on Cognitive Processing:  Auditory Oddball, poster presented at Stout Research Day, Menomonie, Wisconsin.


*Fisher, S., *Hartung, K., and *Zimmerman, C. (2013, April). The Effect of Playing Sports on Cognitive Processing: Memory Guided Saccades, poster presented at Stout Research Day, Menomonie, Wisconsin. 


*Noll, H. and *Bollin, B. (2013, April) Influence of Anticipatory Cues on Self-Report and Physiological Responses to Secrets poster presented at Stout Research Day, Menomonie, Wisconsin.


*Comstock, D., Budd, D., Hopp, J., Donnelly, M. P. W., *Brodhagen, M., *McNutt, M., *Hartung, K., *Fisher, S., (2013, October). To play or not to play: Long-term neurological changes associated with sports-related, non-concussive, repetitive head impacts received during adolescence. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Florence, Italy.


*Brodhagen, M., Budd, D., Donnelly, M. P. W., *Sigel, S., *Bjork, S., *Hardy, K., *Lee, T., & Davis, B., (2013, October). Perceived fat content of food, neural activity, and food choices. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiolocial Research, Florence, Italy.   


2012 Research Presentations  

Leaver, E. (2012, October) Funding, Accessibility, and Resources for Psychophysiological Research with Minority Students, presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, Louisiana.    


Wood, S. and Donnelly, M.P.W. (2012, October) Developing a Community of Faculty and Students at a Public PUI for Research in Psychophysiology and Cognitive Neuroscience, presented at 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, Louisiana.   


*Brodhagen, M., *Bjork, S., Donnelly, M., *Kucksdorf, R., & Budd, D. (2012, November) Visually Evoked Potentials Sensitive to Perceived Fat Content of Food Items, presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 


2011 Research Presentations

*Doty, R., *O'Leary, C. & *McDonald, D. (2011, April) EEG Prefrontal Activity During Video Game Reward Events. Paper presented at MidBrains Neuroscience Consortium 2011. St. Olaf, MN.


*Doty, R., *O'Leary, C. & *McDonald, D. (2011, April) EEG Prefrontal Activity During Video Game Reward Events. Poster presented at University of Wisconsin-Stout Research Day.  Menomonie, WI.


Donnelly, M., *Rice, B. L., *Valek, K. C., *Doty, R. L., *Huckaby, S. J., *Wiederholt, D. A., Anderson, J. C., *Rehlinger, A. S., & Moyer, C. A. (2011, May). Frontal EEG Asymmetry is Positively Altered by Very Brief Meditation Training. Poster to be presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.


Moyer, C. A., Donnelly, M. P. W., Anderson, J. C., *Valek, K. C., *Huckaby, S. J., *Wiederholt, D. A., *Doty, R. L., *Rehlinger, A. S., & *Rice, B. L. (2011). Frontal electroencephalographic asymmetry associated with positive emotion is produced by very brief meditation training. Psychological Science, 22, 1277-79. 


*Doty, R., *O'Leary, C. & *McDonald, D. (2011, September). EEG Prefrontal Activity During Video Game Reward Events. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research. Boston, MA.


*Doty, R., *O'Leary, C., Tafalla, R., Donnelly, M., & *McDonald, D.  (2011). EEG prefrontal activity during video game reward events. Abstract. Psychophysiology, 43, Supplement S1, 



2010 Research Presentations

*Westmark, D., *Rice, B., *Relliner, A. & *Wiederholt, D. (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Tafalla) (2010, April). Video Game Addiction and Time Perception. Paper presentation at National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), University of Montana-Missoula, Missoula Montana.


.*Xiong, K., *Westmark, D., *Nordstrom, A. & *Huckaby, S. (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Tafalla) (2010, April). Violent Video Games and Presence. Paper presentation at National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of Montana-Missoula, Missoula Montana.

Moyer, C. A. (2010, May). The Effects of Massage Therapy on Autonomic Nervous System Activity and Affect. Presentation given at Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Research Conference, Seattle, WA. 

*Westmark, D., *Rice, B., *Relliner, A. & *Wiederholt, D. (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Tafalla) (2010, May).Video Game Addiction and Time Perception. Poster session at Midbrains Neuroscience Consortium, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.


*Doty, R., *Westmark, D. & *Feia, E. (2010). Negative Emotional Associations and Memory Recall. Poster session presented at Midbrains Neuroscience Consortium, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.


*Doty, R., *Westmark, D. & *Feia, E. (2010). Negative Emotional Associations and Memory Recall. Poster session at University of Wisconsin-Stout Research Day. University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, WI.



2009 Research Presentations

*Xiong, K., *Westmark, D., *Nordstrom, A. & *Huckaby, S. (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Tafalla) (2009, April). Violent Video Games and Presence. Poster session at Posters in the Rotunda, Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison, Wisconsin.


Spagnoletti, A., Andersen, A., & Draheim, R. (2009, April). The Effects of Massage Therapy on Autonomic Nervous System Activity. Poster presented at the 23rd National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.


Moyer, C. A., Donnelly, M., Andersen, A., Spagnoletti, A., Annen, L., Simpson, A., et al. (2009, April). The Effects of Massage Therapy on Affect & Autonomic Nervous System Activity. Poster presented at 2009 University of Wisconsin-Stout Research Day.


*Andrew Nordstrom, *Sarah Huckaby, *Eric Mann, *Lauren Rock, and *Kue Xiong* (2009, April) (Faculty Advisor, Richard Tafalla) Implicit Attitudes and Violent Video Game Performance, presented at NCUR, UW-Lacrosse, Lacrosse Wisconsin.


*Justin Aoki, *Bianca Sweeney, *Kue Xiong, and *David Westmark (2009, April) (Faculty Advisors: Richard Tafalla & Michael Donnelly) presented Violent Video Games and Desensitization to Violence: An ERP Study, presented at NCUR, UW-Lacrosse, Lacrosse Wisconsin.


*Scott Jeffers, *Eric Mann, *Alexander Lehmicke, *Aaron Rehlinger, *Haley Scholze (2009, April) (Faculty Advisors: Desiree Budd & Michael Donnelly) Effects of Reappraisal on the Physiological Correlates of Emotional Responses to Negative Images, presented at NCUR, UW-Lacrosse, Lacrosse Wisconsin.


*Laura Harstad & *Eeva Kivisto (2009, May) (Faculty Advisors: Richard Tafalla & Michael Donnelly) The desensitization Effect of Passive Viewing vs. Active Interaction with Violent Video Game, presented at Presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.


*Blake Reitz & *Alex Lehmicke (Advisor, Michael Donnelly) (2009, May) Brain Activation in Response to Caricatures, presented at Midbrains, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota.


2008 Research Presentations

Grzelak, S., & Moyer, C. A. (2008, April). Massage Therapy for Anxiety: Is It Affected by Therapeutic Bond? Poster presented at 2008 University of Wisconsin-Stout Research Day.


Richard Tafalla, Sarah Wood, *Sarah Albers, *Stefani Irwin, & *Eric Mann (2008, May). Implicit Racial Stereotypes and Violent Video Game Performance. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.


Desiree Budd, *Sarah Grossman & Michael Donnelly (2008, May) The Imagery of False Memory, Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.


*Justin Aoki, *Jordan Wheeler, *Chad Johnson, & Peizhong Li (2008, May) The Presence of Racial Minorities Impairs People's Ability to Focus Attention, Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.


Tafalla, R., Budd, D., Donnelly, M., Parsons, A. (2008, June) C-NERVE (Cognitive Neuroscience and Research-Valued Experience), Presented at the CUR 2008 National Conference, Saint Joseph, Minnesota..


Sarah Wood, *Sarah Albers,* Miki Nomura, *Stefani Irwin, *Eric Mann, *Lauren Rock, & Richard Tafalla. (2008) Implicit Attitudes and Violent Video Game Performance, Presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society.


*Miki Nomura, *Sarah Albers, *Stefani Irwin, *Eric Mann, *Lauren Rock (2008, April) Racial Stereotypes and Violent Video Game Performance: Saints Row as a Measure of Implicit Attitudes, Presented at the 9th Annual UW Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity.


*Miki Nomura, *Stefani Irwin, *Eric Mann, *Sarah Albers, & *Lauren Rock (2008, April). Implicit Racial Stereotypes and Violent Video Game Performance, Presented at the University of Wisconsin – Stout Research Day.


*Grant Michelsen-Pierce, *Kue Xiong, *Jordan Wheeler, *Stefani Irwin & *Veronica Sweeney (2008, April) Effect of Reappraisal on the Physiological Correlates of Emotional Responses to Negative Images, Presented at UW-Stout Research Day, Menomonie Wisconsin..


*Grant Michelsen-Pierce (2008) Effect of Reappraisal on the Physiological Correlates of Emotional Responses to Negative Images, Presented at Posters on the Rotunda, Madison Wisconsin.


Sarah Wood, *Sarah Albers, **Miki Nomura, *Stefani Irwin, *Eric Mann, *Lauren Rock, Richard Tafalla, R. (2008, May). Implicit Attitudes and Violent Video Game Performance. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science's annual convention, Chicago, Illinois.


Poster Presentations 2007

*Justin Aoki, *Heidi Gajda, *Laura Harstad, *Chad Johnson, *Randy McCarthy, and *Lauren Rock (2007, April) (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Desiree Budd) Lasting Memories: Emotional Arousal and Memory for Specific Details, Presented at the 7th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity held on the UW-Stout campus, Menomonie, Wisconsin.


*Courtney Oelkers (2007, April) (Faculty Advisor Desiree Budd) Lasting Memories: Post-Event Stress and Memory for Emotional Pictures, Presented at the 7th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity held on the UW-Stout campus, Menomonie, Wisconsin.


*Sarah Grossman, *Chelsea Knoll (2007, April) (Faculty Advisor Desiree Budd) The Imagery of False Memory. Presented at the 7th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity held on the UW-Stout campus, Menomonie, Wisconsin.


*Cody Upcraft (2007, May) (Faculty Advisors Michael Donnelly and Desiree Budd) An ERP Examination of the Clark Kent Effect. Presented at MidBrains 2007, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota.


Peizhong Li, *Jordan Wheeler, *Grant Michelsen-Pierce, **Miki Nomura, *J. Gonzales, Sarah Wood, & K. Doll, (2007, May). I can't refuse to help you, but we can. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science's annual convention, Washington, D. C.



Poster Presentations 2006

Michael Donnelly, *Laura Brodhun, *Tim Grinwald, *Lance Rux, *Jessica Bukachek & Desiree Budd (2006) The Clark Kent Effect: Face recognition is affected by wearing of glasses. Presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.