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Karina-Mikayla Doan

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Graduate Student

Psychology

kb016011@ohio.edu


Year of Entry

Summer 2011

Program

Experimental Cognitive

Adviser

Dr. Ronaldo Vigo

Curriculum Vitae

Karina-Mikayla C. Doan
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
200 Porter Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: 740-593-1707
E-mail: kb016011@ohio.edu

Education

2011, B.A., Psychology and Mathematics, Westminster College, Psychology Thesis - An EEG and Emotion Appraisal Investigation of Anger Style and Agency, Mathematics Thesis - Blet: Classic, Backwards, and Straight
2015, M.S., Experimental Psychology, Ohio University, Thesis - Auditory Category Learning of Modal Concepts

Research Experience

Graduate Assistant to Dr. Ronaldo Vigo
Ohio University (July 2010 – present)

  • Collected and analyzed data for several experiments using MATLAB 7, Microsoft Excel, JMP, SigmaPlot, PAST, and SPSS software.
  • Trained undergraduate research assistants to conduct various experiments and analyze data within the lab.
  • Assisted in estimating model parameters using Excel.
  • Attended informal weekly five-hour seminars to give presentations, critique and review manuscripts, discuss ongoing work and related journal articles, and receive individual instruction on cognitive and modeling topics.

Undergraduate Assistant to Dr. Sandra Webster
Westminster College (Summer 2010 – Spring 2011)

  • Helped write the experiment in E-Prime, run participants, and code and analyze data
  • Assisted in estimating model parameters using Excel.

Teaching Experience

  • Spring 2016 Teaching Assistant, College Algebra, Ohio University
  • Fall 2015 Teaching Assistant, College Algebra, Ohio University
  • Spring 2015 Teaching Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Ohio University
  • Fall 2014 Teaching Assistant, Cognitive Psychology, Ohio University
  • Spring 2014 Teaching Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Ohio University
  • Fall 2013 Graduate Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Ohio University, Elizabeth Dyczewski
  • Spring 2013 Graduate Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Ohio University, Craig McCarthy
  • Fall 2012 Graduate Assistant, Elementary Statistical Reasoning, Ohio University, Craig McCarthy
  • Spring 2012 Graduate Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Ohio University, Christina Dardis
  • Winter 2012 Graduate Assistant, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Ohio University, Janna Chimeli
  • Fall 2011 Graduate Assistant, Research Methods in Psychology, Ohio University, Ellen Gordon
  • Fall 2010 – Spring 2011 Undergraduate Assistant, Research Design & Statistics, Westminster College, Dr. Sandra K. Webster

Publications

Barcus, K.C., Webster, S.K., & McMinn, J. (2011).  An EEG and Emotion Appraisal Investigation of Anger Style and Agency.  Proceedings of the National Conference On Undergraduate Research, 1178-1185.

Manuscripts In Preparation

Vigo, R. & Barcus, K.C. (In progress).  Are acoustical categories easier to learn than visual categories? Investigating the nature of auditory concepts

Vigo, R., Barcus, K.C., & Zhang, Y. (In progress).  Why Bach is greater than Mozart: An investigation on auditory goodness of pattern judgments.

Vigo, R., Barcus, K.C., Doan, C.A., & Pinegar, S. (In progress).  On the auditory and visual concept learning difficulty of the logical operators: Evidence for a unified conceptual system.

Presentations

Barcus, K.C., Vigo, R., & Zhao, L. (July 2015). Generalized invariance structure theory accounts for the 32[4] family ordering for both integral and separable dimensions.  Poster to be presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Psychology meeting. University of California Irvine, Newport Beach, CA.

Vigo, R., Halsey, P.A., Zeigler, D.E., Basawaraj, B., Doan, C.A., Barcus, K.M., Zhao, J., & Zhao, L. (April 2015).  An invariance-based foundation for Cognitive Science.  Poster presented at the 25th Anniversary of the Indiana University Cognitive Science Program meeting.  Indiana Memorial Union, Bloomington, IN.

Vigo, R., Basawaraj, B., Doan, C.A., Zeigler, D.E., Barcus, K.C., & Zhao, L. (May 2014). Theories of Informativeness: A Comprehensive Empirical Investigation. Accepted talk to be given at the Midwestern Cognitive Science meeting. Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

Vigo, R., Barcus, K.C., Zhang, Y., & Doan, C.A. (May 2013).  Are Acoustical Categories Easier to Learn than Visual Categories? Investigating the Nature of Auditory Concepts. Talk at the Midwestern Cognitive Science meeting. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Barcus, K.C., Vigo, R., Pinegar, S., Doan, C.A., & Basawaraj, B. (May 2013). Bourne Again. Poster presented at the Midwestern Cognitive Science meeting. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Barcus, K.C. & Vigo, R.  On auditory goodness of pattern judgments.  Every Area Talk.   Ohio University, Athens, OH.

Zhang, Y., Vigo, R., & Barcus, K.C. (October 2012).  What is a good musical pattern? On acoustic structure and goodness of pattern. Talk at the 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Kansas City, MO.

Barcus, K.C., Vigo, R., & Zhang, Y. (July 2012).  Auditory Goodness of Pattern Judgments. Talk at the annual meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology.  Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Zhang, Y., Vigo, R., & Barcus, K.C. (May 2012).  Why Bach is Greater than Mozart: An Investigation on Auditory Goodness of Pattern Judgments.  Poster presented at the Midwestern Cognitive Science meeting. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Zhang, Y., Vigo, R., & Barcus, K.C. (May 2012).  Why Bach is Greater than Mozart: An Investigation on Auditory Goodness of Pattern Judgments.  Poster presented at the Student Expo. Ohio University, Athens, OH.  Poster won 1st place.

Membership in Professional and Scholarly Organizations

Psi Chi –National Honors Society in Psychology
Kappa Mu Epsilon – National Honors Society in Mathematics

Awards

2012 Ohio University Student Expo, Joint 1st Place Award for Poster Presentation in Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences, $150
2015 Women of MathPsych Travel and Networking award, $700


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