Assistant Professor, Psychology
Gurley Hall 307, Troy
Donald F. Graves, Assistant Professor, earned his B.S. at the State University of New York at Cortland, his M.S. at St. Bonaventure University, and his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at University at Albany, State University of New York. His research interests include visual perception, memory, and teaching pedagogy. He teaches a variety of courses including: Statistics with Computer Applications, Behavioral Research: Methods and Analysis, Learning, Cognition, and History and Systems in Psychology, among others. He enjoys motorcycling, snowmobiling, and the latest new gadget.
Neill, W. T., Hutchison, K. A., & Graves, D. F. (2002). Masking by object substitution: Dissociation of masking and cuing effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 28, 682-694.
Graves, D. F. (2007). Object priming: A test of the object substitution theory of common onset masking. UMI Dissertation Publishing, http://[email protected]
Graves, D. F. (2009). Masking. In D. Matsumoto (Ed.), Cambridge dictionary of psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Morse, G., & Graves, D. F. (2010). Internal validity. In American Counseling Association encyclopedia of counseling. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
Altarriba, J., & Graves, D. F. (2012). Semantic processing. Routledge encyclopedia of second language acquisition. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
Graves, D. F., & Altarriba, J. (2014). False memories in bilingual speakers. In R. R. Heredia, & J. Altarriba (Eds.), Foundations of bilingual memory (pp. 205-221). New York: Springer Science Business Media, LLC.
Morse, G., & Graves, D. F. (2015). A pilot study to assess students’ acquisition of scientific reasoning in an experimental psychology class. Pedagogy and the Human Sciences.
Selected Scholarly Presentations
Neill, W. T., Graves, D. F., & Hutchison, K. A. (2001, November). Masking by object substitution: Dissociation of cuing and masking effects. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans, LA.
Graves, D. F., Hutchison, K. A., & Neill, W. T. (2002, May). Masking by object substitution: Effects of spatial overlap. Poster presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.
Neill, W. T., Graves, D. F., Walker, P. B., Olheiser, E. L., & Berry, J. (2003, November). Attentional factors in object substitution masking. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Graves, D. F. (2003, May). The effects of context on false memory. Poster presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.
Graves, D. F. (2008, March). Taming math anxiety! Effective practices in the teaching of statistics. Paper presented at the 4th Annual SKILL Conference for Graduate Students in Teaching, Albany, NY.
Morse, G., Graves, D. F., Zabel, J., Smith, C., Belanger, E., Masse, Y., Applegarth, E., & Stafford, J. (2008, August). Learning, teaching, and assessing scientific reasoning in an experimental psychology class.Poster presented at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
Morse, G., Forest, N., Graves, D. F., Harlow, A., Cooney, J., Pierce, D., & Griffin, W., (2015, August). Pilot study to evaluate work habits associated with graduate dissertation and thesis completion. Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.