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Accomplishments by Beatrice M. de Oca

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Visual Preference Triggered by Mood Induction.." with N. Faccio-Leone, J. Goode, L. Hronek, A. Maldonado, C. Robles, and A. Jimenez. Poster delivered at Western Psychological Association Convention. Las Vegas, NV. Apr 30, 2015.

2014

Publications:

  • "Bullets Versus Burgers: Is it Threat or Relevance That Captures Attention?." with A. Black. American Journal of Psychology, 126(3), 287-300. Vol. 126 No. 3 September 2013. 287-300. (https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/amerjpsyc.126.3.0287?Search=yes&resultItemClick=true&searchText=bullets&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dbullets%26amp%3Bfilter%3Djid%253A10.2307%252Fj100066)

2012

Publications:

  • "Emotional Modulation of the Attentional Blink by Pleasant and Unpleasant Pictures." with M. Villa, M. Cervantes, and T. Welbourne. Journal of General Psychology. Vol. 139 No. 4 Sep 20, 2012. 289-314. (http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/vgen20/139/4)

2011

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Attentional blink modulation after a pleasant picture target." with N. Keshavarzian, C. Nixon, and L. Rivera. Poster delivered at Western Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA. April 2011.
  • "Attentional blink modulation after an unpleasant picture." with C. Haskell, M. Orman, and S. VanBuskirk. Poster delivered at Western Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA. April 2011.

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The influence of emotionally arousing pictures on reaction time and attention." with S. Fuentes, C. Ochoa, S. Patino, and Z. Pizano. Poster delivered at Association for Psychological Science. Boston, MA. 2010.
  • "Prosocial, Emotional and Physiological Reactions to Crying Individuals." with C. Brooks, E. Geringer, and T. Sanchez. Paper delivered at Western Psychological Association. Portland, OR, 2009.
  • "Attention: Reaction to dangerous and relevant stimuli.." with A. Black. Paper delivered at Western Psychological Association. Portland, OR, 2009.

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Emotional Displays of Others Motivate Helping and Influence Skin Conductance." with L. Barker, C. Brooks, S. Duncan, E. Geringer, C. Rosso, T. Sanchez, and A. Tashdjian. Poster delivered at Society for Psychophysiological Research. Austin, TX. Oct 3, 2008.
  • "Psyched Out and Anxious: Stereotype Threat in Psychology Majors." with A. Andrade, A. Busse, and A. Tashdjian. Poster delivered at Western Psychological Association. Irvine, CA. Apr 12, 2008.

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Reappraisal After Emotional Events: Psychophysiological Consequences." with S. Cruz, C. Glaser, A. Herrera, R. Matheson, A. McBride, M. O'Brien, and A. Sanchez. Poster delivered at Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC. May 26, 2007.
  • "Consequences of Emotion Masking After Receiving an Efficacy Message." with J. Naysmith and K. Strickland. Poster delivered at Western Psychological Association. Vancouver, B.C.. May 3, 2007.

Publications:

  • "Brief flight to a familiar enclosure in response to a conditional stimulus in rats.." with T. Minor and M. Fanselow. Journal of General Psychology. Vol. 134 No. 2 Apr 1, 2007. 153-172.

2006

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Suppression of emotion influences a problem solving task." with T. Miller, D. Plant, J. Hoffert, D. Jaimes, A. Julian, A. Ketel, and E. Odero. Paper delivered at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. New York, NY, May 2006.
  • "Emotional pictures and emotional suppression influence expectations on an angram solving task." with A. Julian, J. Hoffert, D. Jaimes, A. Ketel, T. Miller, E. Odero, and D. Plant. Paper delivered at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. New York, NY, May 2006.

2005

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Pleasant Pictures Elevate Skin Conductance in a Problem Solving Task." with A. Mackechnie, D. Mullally, D. Nicholas, and A. Victor-Hall. Paper delivered at American Psychological Society. Los Angeles, CA, May 27, 2005.
  • "Unpleasant Pictures Bias Evaluations of Task Difficulty." with S. Cuevas-Arias, S. Amiri, D. Flores, and K. Tumey. Paper delivered at American Psychological Society. Los Angeles, CA, May 26, 2005.

Publications:

  • "Amygdala and Periaqueductal Gray Lesions Only Partially Attenuate Unconditional Defensive Responses in Rats Exposed to a Cat." with M. Fanselow. Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science. Vol. 39 No. 4 December 2004. 318-333. (http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=18518246)

2004

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Perceptions of Female Leaders in Costa Rican, Mexican, and American Samples." Paper delivered at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV, 2003.