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ALVERO, ALICIA

BEELER, JEFF

BODNAR, RICHARD

BOROD, JOAN

BROWN, BRUCE

BRUMBAUGH, CLAUDIA

BRUMBERG, JOSHUA

FAN, JIN

FIENUP, DANIEL

FOLDI, NANCY

GOODWIN, RENEE

HALPERIN, JEFFREY

HEMMES, NANCY

JOHNSON, RAY

JONES, EMILY

LANSON, ROBERT

LI, ANDREA

NOMURA, YOKO

PYTTE, CAROLYN

RAMSEY, PHILLIP

RANALDI, ROBERT

SNEED, JOEL

STEWART, JENNIFER

STORBECK, JUSTIN

STURMEY, PETER

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NANCY HEMMES

Title Professor
Area Learning Processes
Ph.D. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1972
Office 299 Razran
E-mail nancy.hemmes@qc.cuny.edu
Office Phone 718-997-3561
   

Professional Activities:

    Assistant to Full Professor of Psychology (1972-present)
    Assistant Chair of Psychology (1976-present)
    Chair, Queens College Academic Senate (198-2002)
    Director, Queens College Summer Session (2003-present)
    Chair, Queens College IRB (2004-2007); First Vice Chair (2008-present)

    Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York Member, Doctoral Faculty in Psychology (1976-present)
    Program Head--Learning Processes Sub-Program in Psychology (1987-1988; 1992-1998)

    Licensed Psychologist, State of New York: License Number 005978
    Board Certified Behavior Analyst: Certificate Number 1-00-0020

Research Interests:

    Basic Research: Learning, conditioned reinforcement, visual and temporal perception
    Applied Research in Behavior Analysis relating to autism, eating behavior, and teaching

Selected Publications:

Basic Research

    Ryan, C. S., Hemmes, N. S., & Brown, B. L. (submitted). Effects of conditioning history on selective stimulus control by elements of compound discriminative stimuli. Submitted to Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, December, 2007.

    Brown, B.L., Hemmes, N.S., Demotes-Mainard, J., Daheron, L., & Henry, C. (submitted) Temporal Judgment as a Function of Clinical Mood State in Bipolar Disorder. Submited to Journal of Affective Disorders, March, 2008.

    Aum, S., Brown, B. L., & Hemmes, N. S. (2007). The Effect of Intruded Events on Peak Time: The Role of Reinforcement History during the Intruded Event. Behavioural Processes, 74 (2007) 187–197.

    Hemmes, N.S, Brown, B.L.,& Kladopoulos, C.N. (2004). The psychophysics of time perception with and without a concurrent nontemporal task. Perception & Psychophysics, 66, 328-41.

    Kladopoulos, C. N., Hemmes, N. S. & Brown, B. L. (2004). Prospective Timing under Dual-Task Paradigms: Attentional and Contextual-Change Mechanisms. Behavioural Processes, 67, 221-233.

    Aum, S., Brown, B.B., & Hemmes, N. S. (2004). The effects of concurrent task and gap events on peak time in the peak procedure. Behavioural Processes, 65, 43-56.

    Jakubow, J. J., Brown, B. L., & Hemmes, N. S. (2004). Cover cue duration relative to CS duration determined the cover stimulus effect. Psychological Record, 54, 293-317.

    Ryan, C. S., Hemmes, N. S., & Brown, B. L. (2003). The Effect of Chromaticity on Object Identification Using Renaming and Recognition. Psychological Record, 53, 467-486.

    Kladopoulos, C.N., Brown, B.L., Hemmes, N.S., and Cabeza de Vaca, S. (1998). The start-stop procedure: Reproduction of temporal intervals by human subjects. Perception & Psychophysics, 60, 438-450.

    Hemmes, N.S., Brown, B.L., Jakubow, J.J., & Cabeza de Vaca, S. (1997). Determinants of response recovery in extinction following response elimination. Learning and Motivation, 28, 542-557.

    Brown, B.L., Hemmes, N.S., & Cabeza de Vaca, S. (1997). Timing of the CS-US interval by pigeons in trace and delay autoshaping. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 50B, 40-53.

    Cabeza de Vaca, S., Brown, B.L., & Hemmes, N.S. (1994). Internal clock and memory processes in animal timing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 20, 184-198.

    Hemmes, N.S., Brown, B.L., & Cabeza de Vaca, S. (1994). Appetitive backward conditioning in pigeons. The Psychological Record, 44, 221-237.

    Newman, B., Hemmes, N.S., Buffington, D.M., & Andreopoulos, S. (1994). The effects of schedules of reinforcement on instruction following in human subjects with verbal and nonverbal stimuli. Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 12, 31-41.

    Brown, B.L., Hemmes, N.S., Cabeza de Vaca, S., & Pagano, C. (1993). Sign-and goal-tracking during delay and trace autoshaping in pigeons. Animal Learning and Behavior, 21, 360-368.

    Newman, B., O'Grady, M.A., Ryan, C.S., & Hemmes, N.S. (1993). Pavlovian conditioning of the human response to tickle: Temporal and delay conditioning. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 77, 779-785.

    Hassin-Herman, A., Hemmes, N. S., & Brown, B. L. (1992). Determinants of behavioral contrast: Pavlovian effects and anticipatory contrast. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 57, 159-175.

    Brown, B.L., Hemmes, N.S., & Cabeza de Vaca, S. (1992). Effects of intratrial stimulus change on fixed-interval performance: The roles of clock and memory processes. Animal Learning and Behavior, 20, 83-93.

    Newman, B., Buffington, D. M., & Hemmes, N. S. (1991). Maximization of reinforcement by two autistic students with accurate and inaccurate instructions. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 9, 41-48.

    Hemmes, N.S., Brown, B.L. & Cabeza de Vaca, S. (1990). Effects of trial duration on overall and momentary rates of maintained autoshaped keypecking: Choice and single stimulus trials. Animal Learning and Behavior, 18, 171-178.

Applied Research

    Ryan, C. S., Hemmes, N. S., Sturmey, P., Jacobs, J. D., & Grommet, E. K. (accepted for publication, February, 2007). Effects of a brief staff training procedure on instructors’ use of incidental teaching and students' frequency of initiation toward instructors. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    Ryan, C. S., & Hemmes, N. S. (2005). Effects of the contingency for homework submission on the probability of homework submission and on quiz performance in a college course. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 79-88.

    Ryan, C. S., & Hemmes, N. S. (2005). Post-training discrete-trial teaching performance by instructors of young children with autism in early intensive behavioral intervention. The Behavior Analyst Today, 6, 1-12.

    Vintere, P., Hemmes, N.S., Brown, B.L., & Poulson, C.L. (2004). Self-instructions in gross-motor skill acquisition for preschool dance classes. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 305-322.

    McDonald, M. E., & Hemmes, N. S. (2003). Increases in social initiation toward an adolescent with autism: Reciprocity effects. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 24, 453-465.

    Reinecke, D.R., Newman, B., Kurtz, A.L., Ryan, C.S., & Hemmes, N.S. (1997). Teaching deception skills in a game-play context to three autistic adolescents. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 27, 127-137.

    Newman, B., Buffington, D.M., Hemmes, N.S. (1996). Self-reinforcement used to increase the appropriate conversation of autistic teenagers. Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 31, 304-309.

    Newman, B., Buffington, D.M., Hemmes, N.S., & Rosen, D. (1996). Answering objections to self-management and related concepts. Behavior and Social Issues, 6, 85-95.

    Kaplan, H., Hemmes, N.S., Motz, P., & Rodriguez, H. (1996). Self-reinforcement and persons with developmental disabilities. The Psychological Record, 46, 161-178.

    Newman, B., Buffington, D.M., O'Grady, M.A., McDonald, M.E., Poulson, C.L., & Hemmes, N.S. (1995). Self-management of schedule-following in three teenagers with autism. Behavioral Disorders, 20, 195-201.

    Newman, B., Buffington, D.M., & Hemmes, N.S. (1995). The effects of schedules of reinforcement on instruction following. The Psychological Record, 45, 463-476.