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Publications

2021

Simon-Dack, S.L., Perrone-McGovern, K.M., Marmarosh, C.L., Matsen, J.* (2021).  The Role of Attachment Security in Error Self-Monitoring: Is a Social Component Necessary?  Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 168.

2019

Berger, R. H., Diaz A., Valiente, C., Eisenberg, N., Spinrad, T. L., Doanne Sampey, L., Thompson, M., Hernandez, M. M., Johns, S. K., & Southworth, J. (2019). The association between home chaos and academic achievement: The moderating role of sleep. Journal of Family Psychology, 33(8), 975-981. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000535 

Kraus, B.*, Cadle C.*, & Simon-Dack, S. L. (2019). EEG Alpha Activity isModerated by the Serial Order Effect During Divergent Thinking. Biological Psychology, 145, 84-95.

Van Hoven, J.*, Perrone-McGovern, K., Simon-Dack, S., & Nicholas, D. (in press). Attachment anxiety, stranger support, and attentional bias for relational negativity in response to pain among women. The Journal of Rehabilitation.

2018

Berger, R. H., Diaz, A., Valiente, C., Eisenberg, N., Spinrad, T. L., Thompson, M. S., …Southworth, J. (2018).  Sleep duration moderates the association between children’s temperament and academic achievement.  Early Education & Development, 29(5), 624-640. 

Diaz, A.Blankenship, T. L., & bell, M. A. (2018).  Episodic memory in middle childhood: Age, brain electrical activity, and self-reported attention.  Cognitive Development, 47, 6370:  doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2018.03.003 

Hernandez, M. M., Eisenberg, N., Valiente, C., Spinrad, T. L., Berger, R. H., VanSchyndel, S. K., Silva, K. M., Diaz, A., Thompson, M. S., Gal, D. E., & Southworth, J. (2018). Bidirectional associations between emotions and school adjustment. Journal of personality, 86(5), 853-867. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12361 

Hernandez, M. M., Eisenberg, N., Valiente, C., Spinrad, T. L., VanSchyndel, S. K., Berger, R. H., Silva, K. M., Diaz, A., Gal, D. E., Thompson, M. S., & Southworth, J. (2018).  Self-regulation and academic achievement across the early elementary school grades: Examining longitudinal and bidirectional associations.  Early Education and Development.  Advance online publication:  doi:  10.1080/10409289.2018.1496722 

Hernandez, M. M., Eisenberg, N., Valiente, C., Spinrad, T. L., Berger, R. H., VanSchyndel, S. K., Silva, K. M., Diaz, A., Southworth, J., & Thompson, M. S., (2018).  Emotions in school and psychological maladjustment from kindergarten to first grade.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 176, 101-112. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2018.07.010. 

Holtgraves, T. & Kraus, B.* (2018). Processing scalar implicatures in conversational contexts: An ERP study. Journal of Neurolinguistics46, 93-108.

Smith, S.*, Ritchey, K., Allen, A.**, Wittman, S.*, Ward, R.​*, & Simon-Dack, S. (in preparation). A spectral analysis examining the cognitive and electrophysiological construction of generalization inferences during reading. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.

Simon-Dack, S., Kraus, B.*, Walter, Z.*, Smith, S.*, & Cadle, C.* (2018). Underlying neural alpha frequency patterns associated with intra-hemispheric inhibition during an interhemipsheric transfer task. Biological Psychology136, 39-45.

Ward, R.*, Smith, S.*, Kraus, B.*, Allen, A.**, Moses, M.*, & Simon-Dack, S. (2018). Alpha band frequency differences between low and high trait anxious individuals. NeuroReport, 29, 79-83.

2017

Diaz, A., Berger, R., Valiente, C., Tao, C., Eisenberg, N., VanSchyndel, S., Spinrad, T. L., Doane, L. D., Thompson, M. S., Silva, K. M., & Southworth, J. (2017).  Children’s sleep and academic achievement: The moderating role of effortful control.  International Journal of Behavioral Development.  41, 275-284.  doi: 10.1177/0165025416635284 

Diaz, A., Eisenberg, N., Valiente, C., VanSchyndel, S., Spinrad, T. L., Berger, R., Hernandez, M. M., Silva, K. M., & Southworth, J. (2017).  Relations of Positive and Negative Expressivity and Effortful Control to Kindergarteners’ Student-Teacher Relationship, Academic Engagement, and Externalizing Problems at School.  Journal of Research in Personality, 16, 3-14.  doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2015.11.002. 

Hernandez, M. M., Eisenberg, N., Valiente, C., Diaz, A., VanSchyndel, S. K., Berger, R. H., Terrell, N., Silva, K. M., Spinrad, T. L., & Southworth, J. (2017).  Concurrent and longitudinal associations of peers’ acceptance with emotions and effortful control in kindergarten.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41, 30-40.  doi:10.1177/0165025415608519 

Hernandez, M. M. Eisenberg, N., Valiente, C., Spinrad, T. L., VanSchyndel, S. K., Diaz, A., Silva, K. M., Berger, R. H., & Southworth, J. (2017).  Observed emotions as predictors of quality of kindergarteners’ social relationships.  Social Development.  26, 21-30.  doi: 10.1111/sode.12179 

Perrone-McGovern, K., Simon-Dack, S., Esche, A.*, Thomas, C.*, Beduna, K.*, Rider, K.*, Spurling, A.*, Matsen, J.* (2017). The influence of emotional intelligence and perfectionism on error-related negativity: An event related potential study. Personality and Individual Differences, 111, 65–70.

​2016

Hernandez, M. M., Eisenberg, N., Valiente, C., VanSchyndel, S. K., Spinrad, T. L., Silva, K. M., Berger, R. H., Diaz, A.Terrell, N., Thompson, M. & Southworth, J. (2016).  Emotional expression in school context, social relationships, and academic adjustment in Kindergarten.  Emotion, 16, 553-566.  doi: 10.1037/emo0000147 

Smith, C. L., Diaz, A.Day, K. L., & Bell, M. A. (2016).  Infant frontal electroencephalogram asymmetry and negative emotional reactivity as predictors of toddlerhood effortful control.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 142, 262-273. 

2015

Diaz, A., & Eisenberg, N. (2015).  The Process of emotion regulation is different from individual differences in emotion regulation: Conceptual arguments and a focus on individual differences.  Psychological Inquiry, 26, 37-47.  doi.org/10.1080/1047840X.2015.959094 ​​

Simon-Dack, S., Holtgraves, T., Hernandez, K.*, & Thomas, C.* (2015). Resting EEG and behavioural correlates of interhemispheric transfer times. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain, and Cognition, 20, 618-638.

Hernandez, K.*, Woodall, K.*, & Simon-Dack, S. (2015). Left hemispheric contributions to temporal perception: A resting EEG study. NeuroReport, 26, 163-166.

2013

Simon-Dack, S., Holtgraves, T., Marsh, L.*, & Fogle, K.* (2013). Resting electroencephalography correlates of pseudoneglect: An individual differences approach. NeuroReport, 24, 827-830.

 

Presentations

2021

Britton, K.*, Grzywana, J.*, Caballero, A.*, Ahmed, A.*, Simon-Dack, S.L. The Neurophysiological Impact of Sleep and Alcohol on Interhemispheric Transfer.  Poster to be presented at the annual Midwestern Psychological Association (April, 2021), Digital Conference.

Cole, E., Woodling, C., Doerner, A., Epperly, A., Jackson, C., Dahlinghaus, E., Diaz A. (2021, April 22-24). Psychological Distress is Predicted by Emotion Suppression, Sleep Duration, and Dysfunctional Attitudes Toward Sleep [Poster Presentation]. 93rd Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Conference, Chicago, IL. 

Doerner, A., Woodling, C. M., Cole, E., Epperly A., Dahlinghaus, E., Diaz, A. (2021, April 15-May 1). The Influence of Perseverance and Procrastination on Strategic Approaches to Learning. [Poster Presentation]. Ball State University 26th Annual Student Symposium, Virtual Conference. 

Woodling, C., Cole, E., Epperly A., Doerner, A. Dahlinghaus, E., Diaz, A. (2021, May 26-27). Are “grittier” students more strategic learners: The role of procrastination in grit and approaches to learning. [Poster Presentation]. 33rd Association for Psychological Science (APS) Convention, Virtual Conference. 

2020

Ritchey, K., Simon-Dack, S.L., Smith, S.*, Johnson, S.*, Wittman, S.*, Jackson, C.*, & Grzywana, J.A.* The relation between text comprehension and interhemispheric transfer tasks.  Poster presented at the annual Association for Psychological Science convention (2020), Chicago, Ill.  Virtually presented due to COVID-19.

2019

Perrone-McGovern, K.P., Simon-Dack, S.L., Marmarosh, C., Matsen, J.*  (2019, October). The effect of attachment style on Error-Related Negativity neural waveforms: is a social component necessary?  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Neuroscience, Chicago, Il.

Ritchey, R., Simon-Dack, S., Smith, S., Jackson, C., Robinson, C.  (2019, July).  Is a Lobster an Insect?: An Electrophysiological Investigation of Generalizations Inferred from Expository Text.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, New York City, NY.

2018

Simon-Dack, S.L., Kraus, B., Walter, Z., Cadle, C., Smith, S. (2018, May).  The role of alpha-band frequency activity during performance of a visual-motoric interhemispheric transfer task.  Poster presented at the Visual Sciences Society Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg, FL.

Smith, S., Ritchey, K., Allen, A., Wittman, S., Halbert, T., Robinson, C., Morales, T., Jackson, C., Conner, C., Myers, A., Riels, K., Tatum, A., Robbins, M., & Simon-Dack, S. L. (2018, April). The role of attentional control during global text comprehension. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association’s Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Gundlach, J., & Simon-Dack, S. (2018, April). “Why do I ruminate?”: An investigation of working memory updating. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Riels, K., Allen, A., Robbins, M., Gundlach, J., Smith, S., Tatum, A., & Simon-Dack, S. (2018, April). A reliability analysis of the shortened Ruminative Response Scale (RRS). Poster presentation to be presented and the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

2016

Davis, A. S., Simon-Dack, S.L., Fogle, K.L., & Lemann, E.R. (2016, April).  QEEG Beta and Gamma Activation Associated with Inhibition. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Las Vegas, NV.

Fogle, K. L. & Simon-Dack, S. L. (2016, April).  Cognitive Flexibility, Interhemispheric Transfer, and QEEG in Female Athletes.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Las Vegas, NV.

Cadle, C., Kraus, B. T., Walter, Z., Eagan, S., Moses, M., Kanazeh, T., & Simon-Dack, S. (2016, May). Residual neural activation patterns demonstrate processing asymmetries during a novel adaptation of the Poffenberger Paradigm. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Kraus, B. T., Cadle, C., Roviso, N., Ward, R., Walter, Z., Rohaly, T., Sheets, J., Price, D., & Simon-Dack, S. (2016, May). EEG Alpha Band Power and Creative Task Ideation. Poster submitted to the Association for Psychological Science National Conference, Chicago,IL.

Cromas, C. S., Roviso, N. R., Eagan, S. R., Dahab, R. M., Hernandez, K. O., & Simon-Dack, S. L. (2016, May). Subclinical measures of cognitive disinhibition are uncorrelated with temporal sensitivity. Poster at the Association for Psychological Science in Chicago, IL.

Roviso, N., Hurm, K., Dille, M., Cromas, C., Eagan, S., and Simon-Dack, S. (2016, May) Interhemispheric transfer in a non-institutionalized sample of individuals endorsing psychopathic personality traits. Poster at  the Association for Psychological Science in Chicago, IL.

2015

Perrrone-McGovern, K., Simon-Dack, S.L., Esche, A., Thomas, C., Smith, K., Rider, K., & Spurling, A. (2015, October).  The Influence of Emotional Intelligence and Perfectionism on Error-Related Negativity: An Event Related Potential Study.  Poster at the Society for Social Neuroscience Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill.

Simon-Dack, S.L.  (2015, May).  Neural and Behavioral Markers of Inter- and Intra-hemispheric Communication. Poster at the Visual Sciences Society Conference in St. Petersburg, Fl.

Thomas, C., Tagler, M., Furniss, B., Matsen, J., Spurling, A., & Simon-Dack, S.L. (2015, May). Neural Evidence Supporting The Role of a Defensive Motivation In The Congeniality Bias: An Event-Related Potential Study.  Poster at the Association of Psychological Science Conference in New York, NY.

Woodall, K., Holtgraves, T., Kraus, B., Linser, B., Austin, A., Robins, C., Cromas, C., Roviso, N., Simon-Dack, S.L. (2015, May). Right-Hemispheric Excitation in Individuals Endorsing Unusual Perceptual Experiences. Poster at the Association of Psychological Science Conference in New York, NY.

Hernandez, K., Thomas, C., Woodall, K., Spurling, A., Matsen, J., Simon-Dack, S. (2015, March). Hammering down the perfect amount of inhibition for time perception accuracy. Poster at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference in San Francisco, CA.

2014

Hernandez, K., Woodall, K., Thomas, C., & Simon-Dack, S. (2014, May). Temporal processing and interhemispheric transfer time. Poster at the Association of Psychological Science National Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Simon-Dack, S.L., Hernandez, K., Woodall, K., Thomas, C., Andrick, G., Bailey, Z., Daly, H., Helminger, H., Shirley, K., Stettler, B., Holtgraves, T.  (2014, April). Right-hemispheric processes, interhemispheric transfer, and pseudoneglect: A quantitative EEG study.  Poster at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual conference in, Boston, MA.

2013

Neuroscience Society annual conference in Boston, MA. Simon-Dack, S.L., Marsh, L., Fogle, K., Hernandez, K. (2013, May). Resting EEG correlates of differential interhemispheric transfer.  Poster at the annual convention for the Association of Psychological Science, Washington DC.

2012

Marsh, L., Fogle, K., Simon-Dack, S., Davis, A., Lemann, E., Parkison, P., & Holtgraves, T. (2012, May). An exploratory study of line perception performance and resting alpha power asymmetries. Poster at the Association for Psychological Science Conference, Chicago, IL.