Psychology

Dr. Jonathan Roberts


Associate Professor
SC 221
912.344.2910
Jonathan.Roberts@armstrong.edu
http://psych.armstrong.edu/faculty/roberts/



Academic Vita

  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S. in Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Research Areas

  • Cognitive Development
  • Development of Cognitive Sex Differences
  • Spatial Ability
  • Verbal Ability
  • Computerized Tasks
  • Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology

Presentations:
Roberts, J.E. (2009, October). The Bumps, Bruises, and Benefits Associated with the Creation of an Honors Ambassadors Program. Presented at the National Collegiate Honors Conference, Washington, D.C.

Roberts, J.E., Kessler, M., & Daly, E. (2009, March). Recruiting and Retention: What can we do Before the First Semester Begins? Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council, St. Petersburg, FL.

Yoder, W., Greene, E., Moyer, M., & Roberts, J.E. (2009, February). Sex differences in facial affect discrimination and spatial transformation tasks. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Roberts, J.E. (2008, October). Honors Introduction to Psychology: Three Projects to Enhance the Honors Experience. Presented at the National Collegiate Honors Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Long, L.O., Webb, J.S., Roberts, J., Taylor, S.A. & Awong-Taylor, J. (2008, April). CfoI polymorphisms in a nicotinic receptor subunit gene (CHRNA4) and mental rotation task performance. Association of Southeastern Biologists, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Roberts, J.E., Daly, E., Coleman, J., Kessler, M., Stirewalt, B.J. (2008, March). Incorporation of class debates into an honors course. Southern Regional Honors Council, Birmingham, AL.

Foushee, R.D., Newman, L.C., Roberts, J.E., Young, K., McCartney. J.S. (2007, October) One size does not fit all: Comparing capstone experiences across universities. Beginnings & Endings: Best Practices for Introducing and Bringing Closure to the Undergraduate Psychology Major Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Long, L.O., Hinton, K.N., Breitenbach, S.O, Roberts, J.E. (2007, May). Relations among finger length ratios, mental rotation task performance, and self-perceived masculinity/femininity. Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Roberts, J.E., Kraft, J.R. (2007, May). Online text in introductory psychology course leads to an increase in "quitters." Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Roberts, J.E., Kraft, J.R. (2007, May). Ratemyprofessors.com: should we give it a chili pepper for accuracy? Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Roberts, J.E., Cortes, S. (2007, April). Honors administrative assistant: Student Liaison or Double Agent? Southern Regional Honors Council, Charlotte, NC.

Graham, L., Roberts, J.E. (2006, May). 2-dimensional vs. 3-dimensional maps: Sex interacts with ability to orient. American Psychological Society, New York, NY.

Roberts, J.E., Remler, N.L. (2006, April). Communication with students: Consolidation of an honors database. Southern Regional Honors Conference, Orlando, FL.

Roberts, J.E., Kraft, J.R. (2006, April). Online Text in Introductory Psychology Course Leads to an Increase in "Quitters". Sixth Annual President's Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA.

Holcombe, S.L., Roberts, J.E. (2005, May). Four-year-old girl's spatial visualization: the effects of sex typed preferences and art training. American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Roberts, J.E., Scott, V.B. (2005, May). Observations on the use of standardized test scores in program and curriculum assessment. Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute at the annual conference of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Scott, V.B., Roberts, J.E. (2005, April). Observations on the use of standardized test scores in program and curriculum assessment. Fifth Annual President' s Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA.

Jackson, M.E. & Roberts, J.E. (2005, April). Task difficulty, dimension of rotation, and mental rotation tasks: a replication. Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Roberts, J.E. & Lombardo, V. (2005, April). Correlations between lexical decision-making and verbal fluency task performance. Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Roberts, J.E. (2004, May). Water level task performance correlates with performance on difficult mental rotation tasks. American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Roush, D.N., Cardell, A.M., & Roberts, J.E. (2004, May). Sex differences in heart rate variability during mental rotation. American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Scott, V.B., & Roberts, J.E. (2004, May). Does (class) size really matter? Academic performance in large versus small classes. Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute at the annual conference of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Roberts, J. E. & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2004, April). Does (class) size really matter? Fourth Annual President's Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA.

Roberts, J.E., Williams, A.K. (2004, March) Correlations between water level and 2-D and 3-D mental rotation task performance. Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Harris, K.C., Roberts, J.E., Bethune, C.J. (2003, June). The effects of task order on computerized spatial tasks. American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Corcoran, A.M., Roberts, J.E. (2003, June). The effects of varied forms of practice on mental rotation task performance. American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Bethune, C.J., Roberts, J.E., Harris, K.C. (2003, March). Task difficulty, not dimension of rotation, elicits sex differences on mental rotation tasks. Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Fretwell, S., Roberts, J.E. (2003, March). An analysis of 2-D mental rotation complexity. Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Roberts, J.E. (2002, March). 2- and 3-dimensional mental rotation tasks lead to different parietal laterality for men and women. Southeastern Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Publications:
Roberts, J.E., & Bell, M.A. (2005). Reply to letter to the editor [Letter to the editor]. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 57, 153.

Roberts, J.E., & Bell, M.A. (2003). 2- and 3-dimensional mental rotation tasks lead to different parietal laterality for men and women. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 50, 235-246.

Roberts, J.E., & Bell, M.A. (2002). The effects of age and sex on mental rotation performance, verbal performance, and brain electrical activity. Developmental Psychobiology, 40, 391-407.