Publications

Selected Articles and Book Chapters

Minear. M., Brasher, F., Brandt Guerrero, C., Moore, A., Sukeena, J., & Brasher, M. A simultaneous examination of two forms of working memory training: Evidence for specific transfer only. Memory & Cognition, In press.

Minear, M., Brasher, F., McCurdy, M., Lewis, J.,  & Younggren, A. (2013). Working memory, fluid intelligence and impulsiveness in heavy media multi-taskers. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, DOI 10.3758/s13423-013-0456-6.

Minear, M., & Shah, P. (2008). Training and transfer effects in task-switching. Memory & Cognition, 36, 1470-1483.

Minear, M. & Shah, P. (2006). Sources of working memory deficits in children and possibilities for remediation. In S.J. Pickering (Ed.) Working memory and Education. Elsevier Press 273-307.

Conference Presentations

Minear, M. (2016). Individual differences in approach-avoidance tendencies predict spatial anxiety and sense of direction. Poster presented at the iNAV conference, Bad Gastein, Austria.

Minear, M., Clements, N., McClure, K., Schaeffer, J., Mecham, D. & Radich, M. (2015). Spatial abilities, mathematical self-efficacy, anxiety and performance. Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Minear, M., Coane, J., Boland, S., Albat, M., Cooney, L. & Grendl, E.(2014). Retrieval Practice and Individual Differences. Poster presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Minear, M., Brasher, M., Moore, A., Price, M. & Sukeena, J. (2013).Attempting to Improve Attention through Executive Function Training.Poster presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Ontario.

Minear, M., Brasher, F., Brasher, M, Price, M. & Franks, K., (2013). Who watches the Daily Show? Optimism, cynicism and need for cognition in frequent viewers of political satire. Poster presented at the 2013 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Ellsworth, M., Fitzpatrick, K. Gott, E., Mamer, J., & Minear, M. (2013). The effects of mindfulness meditation on stress and coping in college students. Poster presented at the 2013 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Moore, A., Sukeena, J., & Minear, M. (2013). Personality and motivations for playing video games. Poster presented at the 2013 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Minear, M., Brasher, F., & Brandt Guerrero, C., (2012). Working memory training: Evidence for near, but not far transfer. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Minear, M., Nelson, J., Brandt Guerrero, C., Brasher, F, Aguas, L., Borchers, B., Gott, E., Leibman, J. Moore, A., Simpson, C., Sukeena, J., Swantek, C., Ward, N., & Williams L. (2012). Predictors of stress and academic outcomes in the first year of college. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois.

Sukeena, J., Moore, A., & Minear, M. (2012).The Mind of a Gamer: Is Personality Related to Gaming Preferences?Poster presented at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Convention, Reno, Nevada.

Minear, M. & Brandt Guerrero, C. (2012). An exploration of the relationships between need for cognition and impulsiveness and working memory capacity. Poster presented at the 2012 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, San Diego, California.

Minear, M.E. & Brasher, F. (2011). Attention, working memory and impulsiveness in high media multitaskers. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, Washington.

Brandt Guerrero, C., Minear, M. & Angleton, M. (2011). A New Measure of Self-Reported Tidiness: Does Tidiness Make You Happier? Poster presented at 23rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington D.C.

Minear, M., Milburn, C. J., Moore, C.A., & Nance, L.S. (2011). Differing forms of procrastination and relationships to impulsiveness, self-control and working memory.  Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington D.C.

Minear, M., & Thacker, M. (2011). Better task-switching performance in expert video game players: Superior preparation? Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 18th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Minear, M.E., Brasher, F., Lewis, J., McCurdy, M., & Younggren, A. (2010). Effects of media multitasking use on cognitive performance. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, Missouri.