Faculty Profile for Dr. Rebecca Gwynne Deason

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Dr. Rebecca Gwynne Deason
Associate Professor — Psychology
UAC 242
phone: (512) 245-6796

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Deason, R. G., Strong, J. V., Tat, M. J., Simmons-Stern, N. R., & Budson, A. E. (2019). Explicit and implicit memory for music in healthy older adults and patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 41, 158–169. https://doi.org/10.1080/13803395.2018.1510904
  • Cordaro, M. M., Grigsby, T. J., Howard, J. T., Deason, R. G., Haskard Zolnierek, K. B., & Howard, K. J. (2021). Pandemic-specific factors related to generalized anxiety disorder during the initial COVID-19 protocols in the United States. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.
  • Grigsby, T. J., Howard, J. T., Haskard Zolnierek, K. B., Deason, R. G., & Howard, K. J. (n.d.). Correlates of pandemic-related increases in sleep aid and anti-anxiety medication use. Journal of Substance Use.
  • Westerberg, C. E., Wofford, N., Menssor, S., Reininger, B. P., & Deason, R. G. (2020). Face category differentially influences face memories after a delay. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 32(7), 587–597.
  • Turk, K. T., Palumbo, R., Deason, R. G., El-Shaar, A., Gosselin, E., O’Connor, M. K., … Budson, A. (2020). False memories: The other side of forgetting. Journal of International Neuropsychological Society, 26(6), 545–556.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Grant and Proposal Writing Certificate, College of Liberal Arts. November 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Golden Apple Award, College of Liberal Arts. August 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award, Texas State University. August 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honor Society. April 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Achievement Award for Excellence, College of Liberal Arts. August 2018

Selected Grants

  • Deason, Rebecca G (Principal). How does music enhance memory? Electrophysiological correlates of musical mnemonics in young adults and healthy older adults, Research Enhancement Program, Institutional (Higher Ed), $8000. (Submitted: December 1, 2015). Grant.
  • Deason, Rebecca (Principal). New flexible learning in patients with Alzheimer's disease, VA VISN 1 Early Career Development Award, VA New England, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $170512. (Submitted: 2012). Grant.
  • Deason, Rebecca (Principal). New flexible learning in patients with Alzheimer's disease, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center Pilot Award, Institutional (Higher Ed), $25000. (Submitted: 2011). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Participant
Personnel Committee Meeting
January 2020-December 2020
Member
Alliance of Researchers in Aging
January 2020-December 2020
Chair
Student Awards Committee, Psychology Department, Texas State University
January 2020-December 2020
Co-organizer
Research Brown Bag Series, Psychology Department, Texas State University
January 2020-December 2020
Participant
Other Department/University Events
January 2020-December 2020