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Department of Psychological Science

Lovinger 1111
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4185
twalker@ucmo.edu





Representative Research and Publications (with students in bold)

Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A., Fontanet, T., Garcia, A., & Kopp, R. (2014, May). States of Arousal and Relaxation (STAR) scale measures mindfulness. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Holt, P.S., Ament, P.A., Compton, M.T., & Lundervold, D.A. (2014, May). Frontal Assessment Battery in geriatric primary care: Comparison of cognitively intact, MCI-A and Alzheimer's Disease. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Ament, P.A., Bowerman, S.E., Compton, M.T., Gardner, M.J., Goodwin, A.C., Lundervold, D.A., Miller, R.E., & Thompson, C.M. (2014, May). Relationship of PAI clinical scale scores and binocular visual convergence deficits. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Compton, M.T., Ament, P.A., Gardner, M.J., & Lundervold, D.A. (2014, May). Over-convergence vision deficits are related to improved recognition of micro expressions of "surprise." Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A., Holt, P.S., & Hunt, L.S. (2013).  Comparison of younger and older adults’ acceptability of treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder co-occurring with Parkinson ’s Disease. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 8, 20-22.

Garcia, A., Lundervold, D.A., & Holt, P.S. (April, 2013). Validation of the Geriatric Anxiety Scale-Revised with an older adult primary care clinical sample. Anxiety and Depression Association of America Convention, La Jolla, CA.

Riff, M.,  Lundervold, D.A. & Kreiner, D. (April, 2013). Comparison of acceptability of treatments for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Does involvement with the military make a difference?  Anxiety and Depression Association of America Convention, La Jolla, CA.

Lundervold, D.A. & Holt, P.S. (April, 2013). Brief imaginal exposure of an older adult with mild cognitive impairment with amnesia and specific phobia. Anxiety and Depression Association of America Convention, La Jolla, CA.

Hunt, L.S., Courtiss, C., Kosanda, L., & Lundervold, D.A. & Holt, P.S. (May, 2012). Examination of the  reliability of a revised format version of the   Geriatric Anxiety Scale (GAS). Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL.

Lettow, L.A., Hites, L.S., Lundervold, D.A. & Ament, P.A.A. (May, 2012). Development and evaluation of the States of Arousal and  Relaxation (STAR) questionnaire. Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL.

Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A.A. & Holt, P.S. (June, 2011). Is essential tremor a risk factor for anxiety and depression? Poster presentation. Movement Disorders Society Congress, Toronto, Canada.

Ament, P.A.A., Lundervold, D.A., & Holt, P.S. (June, 2011). In search of clinically relevant measures of anxiety and tremor disability. Movement Disorders Society Congress, Toronto, Canada.

Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A.A. & Holt, P.S. & Good, E. (June, 2011). A reexamination of the tremor disability scale-revised: A case control comparison. Selected as a featured presentation in the Guided Walking Tour at the Movement Disorder Congress, Montreal, Canada.

Lundervold, D.A. & Niemier, T. (May, 2011). Effect of behavioral tutoring on student academic performance. Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Hites, L.S. & Lundervold, D.A. (May, 2011). Relation between direct observation of relaxed behavior and self-reported mindfulness and relaxation. Association for Behavior Analysis International,  Denver, CO.

Hobbs, C.N., Stern-Metz, E.R. & Lundervold, D.A. (November, 2010). Experimental analysis of Behavioral Relaxation Training on self-reported mindfulness and relaxation states. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.