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Francis Richard Ferraro
Prof. Francis Richard Ferraro

Department of Psychology

University of North Dakota, USA

Professor


Email: f_ferraro@und.nodak.edu


Qualifications

1989 Ph.D., Experimental/Cognitive Psychology, University of Kansas, USA

1986 M.A., Experimental/Cognitive Psychology, University of Kansas, USA

1982 B.A., Psychology, State University of New York (SUNY) at Potsdam, USA


Publications (Selected)

  1. Ferraro, F. R. & Trottier-Wolter, K. (2010). Lack of normative data as an obstacle to neuropsychological assessment. In D. L. Streiner & S. Sidani (Eds.), When research studies go off the rails: Solutions and prevention strategies (pp. 304-308). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.
  2. Ferraro, F. R., & Trottier, K. (2010). Gender and MMSE performance In Native American elderly. Psychology Journal, 7, 41-44.
  3. Moericke, R., Ferraro, F. R., & Muehlenkamp, J. (2009). Body image figure performance in sorority women. In A. M. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in psychology research, Vol. 57 (pp. 1-8). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publications, Inc.
  4. Austin, D., Ferraro, F. R., Kerzman, R., Petros, T., & Weatherly, J. (2009). Factors that influence subjective time: Gender, type of person, and time of day. In A. M. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in psychology research, Vo. 57 (pp. 119-134). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publications, Inc.
  5. Ferraro, F. R., Gourneau, M., Clow, K., Erikson, S., & Anderson, L. (2009). Aging, impulse control, executive functioning, and gambling. Psychology Journal, 6, 7-9.
  6. Christopherson, K., & Ferraro, F. R. (2009). Lexical decision paradigms do not differentiate between fearful and non fearful individuals. Current Psychology, 28, 115-123.
  7. Christopherson, K., & Ferraro, F. R. (2009). Primed lexical decision task in fearful and nonfearful individuals. Journal of Psychology, 143, 267-278.
  8. Ferraro, F. R. & Hoversten, K. (2009). And now for something completely relevant. Review of Mental Processing in the Human Brain. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 31, 511-512.
  9. Schultz, C., Carlson, A., Mahlum, A., & Ferraro, F. R. (2009). The impact of exercise dependence on mood in athletes and non-athletes. Psychology Journal, 6, 70-77.
  10. Schultz, C., Mugge, J., & Ferraro, F. R. (2009). Review of Brain, behavior, and learning in language and reading disorders. Psychological Record, 59, 515-516.
  11. Ferraro, F. R. (2009) Application of classic human information processing models to unmanned aircraft systems. Psychology Journal, 6, 100-105.
  12. Ottati, A., & Ferraro, F. R. (2009). Combat-related PTSD treatment:Indications for exercise therapy. Psychology Journal, 6, 184-196.
  13. Ferraro, F. R. (2008). This is your brain – This is your brain on adolescence. Review of Adolescent psychopathology and the Developing brain: Integrating brain and prevention science. PsychCRITIQUES - Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 53, Release 2, Article 4.
  14. 14. Schultz, C., Finstad, A., & Ferraro, F. R. (2008). A review of C. Hoare (2006). Handbook of adult development and learning. Psychological Record, 58, 325-326.
  15. Ferraro, F. R. (2008). Satisfying general education goals in an undergraduate psychology class. Psychology Journal, 5, 2-4.
  16. Hoverson, F., & Ferraro, F. R. (2008). Self-rated health and Mini Mental State performance in older adults. Psychology Journal, 5, 70-72.
  17. Stelton, S., & Ferraro, F. R. (2008). The effect of anxiety on the cognitive functioning in non-clinical schizotypal individuals. Current Psychology, 27, 16-28.
  18. Krysanski, V., & Ferraro, F. R. (2008). A review of controlled psychotherapy treatment trials for binge eating disorder. Psychological Reports, 102, 339-368.
  19. Korell, K., Marino, J., & Ferraro, F. R. (2008). Review of J. Morton (2004). Understanding developmental disorders: A causal modelling approach. Psychological Record, 58, 327-328.
  20. Ferraro, F. R. (2008). A look at second language learning – Look carefully! Review of Memory, psychology and second language learning. PsychCRITIQUES - Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 53, Release 19, Article 4.
  21. Ferraro, F. R. (2008). It takes learning, baby! Review of How children learn to learn language. PsychCRITIQUES - Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 53, Release 23, Article 10.
  22. Lokken, K. L., Worthy, S. L., Ferraro, F. R., & Attmann, J. (2008). Bulimic symptoms and body dissatisfaction in college women: More affected by climate or race? Journal of Psychology, 142, 386-394.
  23. Marino, J., & Ferraro, F. R. (2008). Reading rate and word unitization. Psychology Journal, 5, 140-147.
  24. Bennett, C., Petros, T. V., Johnson, M., & Ferraro, F. R. (2008). Individual differences in the influence of time of day on executive functions. American Journal of Psychology, 121, 349-361.
  25. Ferraro, F. R., Muehlenkamp, J., Paintner, A., Wasson, K., Hager, T., & Hoverson, F. (2008). Aging, body Image, and body shape. Journal of General Psychology, 135, 379-392.
  26. Ferraro, F. R. (2008). Introduction to Special Issue of Aging and Eating Disorders. Journal of General Psychology, 135, 340-342.
  27. Ferraro, F. R. (2008). A secure attachment is in the (science) bag). Review of The attachment connection: Parenting a secure and confident child using the science of attachment theory. PsychCRITIQUES - Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 53, Release 42, Article 4.
  28. Ferraro, F. R., Gourneau, M., Clow, K., Erikson, S., & Anderson, L. (2008). Impulse control, executive functioning, and gambling in college students. Psychology Journal, 5, 212-214.
  29. Jorissen, A., Ferraro, F. R., & Sandau, N. (2008). The effects of thinness promoting reality TV shows on being at-risk for an eating disorder. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 13, 164-167.
  30. Weatherly, J., Marino, J., Ferraro, F. R., & Slagle, B. (2008). Temporal discounting predicts how people gamble on a slot machine. Analysis of Gambling Behavior, 2, 135-141.