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Department of Psychological Science

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



Recent Presentations

*denotes student co-authors

Omerza, M.*, Runyan, R.*, Ament, P., Fuller, A.*, Simon, D.*, Rodieck, T.*, Flint, I.*, Hockman, T.*(2017, May). Development of a questionnaire to assess violent video game playing preferences. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA., USA.

 

Ament, P., Runyan, A.*, Omerza, M.*, Rodieck, T.*, Fuller, A.*, Simon, D.*, & Flint, I.* (2017, May). Differential anterior EEG brain activity while viewing violent or neutral video clips. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA., USA.

 

Omerza, M.*, Runyan, A.*, Rodieck, T.*, Fuller, A.*, Simon, D.*, Flint, I.* & Ament, P. (2017), March). EEG: Frontal cortical asymmetry and violent video game preferences. Presented at the 37th Great Plains Student Psychology Convention, Hays, KS.

 

Simon, D.*, Omerza, M.*, Runyan, A.*, Rodieck, T.*, Fuller, A.*, Flint, I. *, & Ament, P. (2017, March). Internal reliability of the video game preference questionnaire (VGPQ). Poster presented at the 37th Great Plains Student Psychology Convention, Hays, KS.

 

Rodieck, T.*, Runyan, A.*, Omerza, M.*, Simon, D.*, Fuller, A.*, Flint, I.* , Hockman, T.*, & Ament, P. (2017). Development of the video game preference (VGP) instrument to assess types of video games played by college students. Poster presented at the 37th Great Plains Student Psychology Convention, Hays, KS.

 

Bunting, G.*, Schmiegelow, M.*, Johnson, M., Jablonski, J., Runyan, R.*, Omerza, M.*, & Ament, P. (2017, March). Collaborative learning experience effort between art and psychology students. Poster presented at the 37th Great Plains Student Psychology Convention, Hays, KS.

 

Runyan, A.*, Omerza, M.*, Rodieck, T.*, Fuller, A.*,  Simon, D.*, Flint, I.*, & Ament, P. (2017, March). EEG: Frontal pole asymmetry and video game addiction. Poster presented at the 37th Great Plains Student Psychology Convention, Hays, KS.

 

Flint, I. *& Ament, P. (2016, May). Increased right frontal lobe activation is associated with less perseveration. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

Ament, P.A., Drake, A.*, Bowerman, S.*, Sanders, K*., & Lundervold, D.A. (2015, May). Decreased prevalence of violent video game playing is related to authoritarian parenting style. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY, USA.

 

Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A., Neumann, L.*, & Holt, P. (2015, May). Multibehavior-multimethod assessment of gait and balance: The effect of essential tremor. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY, USA.

 

Holt, P., Lundervold, D.A., Neumann, L*., & Ament, P.A. (2015, May). Reliability and validity of the Saint Luke's Social Anxiety Scale. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY, USA.

 

Ament, P, Lundervold, D., Holt, P., Compton, M.*, & Neumann, L.*(2014, December).Prototype abstraction memory for abstract geometric patterns remains intact in essential tremor patients. ePoster presented at the 10thInternational Congress on Non-Motor Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders, Nice, France.

 

Lundervold, L., Ament, P., & Holt, P. (2014, December). Tremor disability predicts subjective distress and social anxiety among essential tremor patients. ePoster presented at the 10thInternational Congress on Non-Motor Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders, Nice, France.

 

Hunt, L*., Lundervold, D., Ament, P., & Holt, P. (2014, December).Qualitative and quantitative analysis of anxiety provoking situations among patients with essential tremor. ePoster presented at the 10thInternational Congress on Non-Motor Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders, Nice, France.

 

Ament, P.A., Compton, M.T.*, Lundervold, D.A., Thomson, C.M.*, Miller, R.E.*, Gardner, M.J.*, Goodwin, A.C.*, & Bowerman, S.E.* (2014, May). Relationship of PAI clinical scale scores and binocular visual convergence deficits. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. USA.

 

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 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. USA.

 

Holt, P.S., Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A., & Compton, M.T.*  (2014, May). Frontal Assessment Battery in geriatric primary care: Comparison of cognitively intact, MCI-A, and Alzheimer’s disease. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. USA.

 

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 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. USA.

 

Flint, I.R.*, Ament, P.A., Compton, M.T.*, Leahy, H.N.*, Bucy, E.N.*, & Lundervold, D.A. (2013, May). Baseline EEG anterior asymmetry as related to recency memory. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington DC, USA.

 

Thomson, C.M.*, Ament, P.A., Lundervold, D.A., Compton, M.T.*, Miller, R.E.*, & Lyng, M.K.* (2013, May). Near-point lateral posture vision deficits and social withdrawal. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington DC, USA.

 

Lettow, L.A.*, Hites, L.S.*, Lundervold, D.A., & Ament, P.A. (2012, May). States of arousal and relaxation: Empirical analysis of dimensions of relaxation. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, USA.

 

Flint, I.R.*, Ament, P.A., Lundervold, D.A, Vitug, M.T*., Prokop, K.E.*, Compton, M.T.*, Tryon, J.C.*, Pottorff, S.X.*, Leahy, H.N.*, & Conrad, R.A.* (2012, May). Left frontal lobe activation correlates with perseveration. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association of Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

Ament, P.A., Lundervold, D.A., Holt, P.S., & Lasiter, J. (2011, June). Examining relationships among measures of tremor severity, disability and social anxiety in Essential Tremor (ET): A search for clinically relevant instruments. Presented at the 15th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Toronto, ON, Canada, June 5-9, 2011.

 

Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A., Holt, P.S., & Good, E. (2011, June). Is Essential Tremor a Risk Factor for Depression and Social Anxiety Disorder? Presented at the 15th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

Lundervold, D.A., Ament, P.A., Holt, P.S., & Good, E. (2011, June). Re-examination of the Tremor Disability Scale-Revised (TREDS-R): Case Control Comparison. Presented at the 15th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Toronto, ON, Canada. Selected for Guided Poster Tour Presentation.