Brandi A. Klein

Brandi A. Klein

Assistant Professor of Psychology


EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 2012

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Research Methods (with Laboratory)
  • Cognitive Psychology (with Laboratory)
  • Neuroscience (with Laboratory)
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS

  • Spatial Ability
  • Stigma Reduction
  • Cognitive Interference
  • Learning
  • Ethics of Pharmaceutical Industry

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Professional Memberships

  • The Psychonomic Society
  • Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Service

  • Chair, Institutional Review Board
  • Faculty advisor, Psychology Club
  • Faculty co-advisor, Psi Chi
  • Member, Academic Standards Committee

Conferences Attended

  • Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society
  • Eastern Psychological Association (EPA)
  • Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Psi Chi, The National Honor Society for Psychology
  • Psi Chi Regional Research Award (Eastern)

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Klein, B. A., & Henslee, A. M. (November, 2019). Factors related to the development of gaming addiction. Poster presentation at the New England Psychological Association Conference, Manchester, NH.

Pavao, S.*, & Klein, B. A. (April, 2019). Generational differences in interviewer perception and willingness to hire nervous job candidates. Poster presentation at the New Hampshire Psychological Association Academic Convention, Manchester, NH.

Sanchez, T.*, & Klein, B. A. (April, 2019). Potential for emotional callousness in gaming addicts. Poster presentation at the New Hampshire Psychological Association Academic Convention, Manchester, NH.

Gerlarneau, K.*, & Klein, B. A. (April, 2019). Differences in eyewitness memory recall between participants who experienced accurate, inaccurate or no distractions. Poster presentation at the New Hampshire Psychological Association Academic Convention, Manchester, NH.

Henslee, A. M., & Klein, B. A. (2017). Using brief guided imagery to reduce math anxiety and improve math performance: A pilot study. Journal of STEM Education, 18(4), 32-36.

Poor, G. M., Jaffee, S. D., Leventhal, L. M., Ringenberg, J. Klopfer, D. S., Zimmerman, G., & Klein, B. A. (2016). Applying the Norman 1986 user-centered model to post-WIMP UIs: Theoretical predictions and empirical outcomes. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 23, 30.1 30.33.

Klein, B. A., & Stancil-Bacon, R.* (November, 2016). Spatial abilities and environmental experiences of hunters and non-hunters. Poster presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Henslee, A., Klein, B. A., & Willmering, N.* (November, 2014). Exploring interventions to reduce math anxiety and increase math performance. Poster presentation at the 48th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Klein, B. A., Stancil-Bacon, R.*, Schnell, R.*, Abel, B.*, Verslues, J.*, & Awuah-Offei, K. (November, 2014). Optimal number of factors for choice experiments in mining community consultation. Poster presentation at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Klein, B. A. (November, 2013). Educating students about the importance of spatial ability in the STEM fields. Poster presentation at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, ON.

Jaffee, S. D., Leventhal, L. M., Donahue, T. J., Klein, B. A. (May, 2013). Perception of cube rotations: Shiffrar and Shepard (1991) revisited. Paper presentation at the 2013 Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Hippler, R., Klopfer, D., Leventhal, L., Poor, G. M., Klein, B., & Jaffee, S. (2011). More than speed? An empirical study of touchscreens and body awareness on an object manipulation task. Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Orlando, FL, 6762.

*Indicates student co-author