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Dr. Amy Underwood Barton

Dr. Amy Underwood Barton

Email

Office

2335 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1264

Joined Northwest in 2019


Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Psychology, specialty in Cognition and Neuroscience; University of Missouri-Columbia (Columbia, MO)
  • M.A. Psychology, specialty in Cognition and Neuroscience; University of Missouri-Columbia (Columbia, MO)
  • B.A. Psychology; University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL)

Courses Taught

  • Biological Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Advanced Biological Psychology
  • Drugs, Brain and Behavior
  • Cognitive Psychology

Academic Interests

  • Visual Working Memory
  • Visual Perception
  • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Scholarly Activity

Selected Publications

  • Underwood, A. L., & Bauer, L. M. (2018). Challenges and solutions to integrating writing in the classroom: Perspectives from a graduate student instructor. In T. L. Kuther (Ed.), Integrating writing into the college classroom: Practical strategies for promoting student skills. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/
  • Hackley, S. A., Ren, X., Underwood, A., & Valle-Inclan, F. (2017) Prepulse inhibition and facilitation of the postauricular reflex, a vestigial remnant of pinna startle. Psychophysiology54(4), 566-577

Selected Presentations

  • Underwood, A., Valle-Inclan, F., Cowan, N., & Hackley, S. A. (2017). Does unconscious information take up space in visual working memory? Poster presentation at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference. Vienna, Austria
  • Underwood, A., Valle-Inclan, F., Cowan, N., & Hackley, S. A. (2016). Unconscious information processing in working memory. Poster presentation at the Psychonomics Society Conference. Boston, MA
  • Underwood, A., Valle-Inclan, F., & Hackley, S. A. (2015). Does the PAR habituate at all? An investigation of the fastest exteroceptive reflex. Poster presentation at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference. Seattle, WA
  • Underwood, A., Valle-Inclan, F., & Hackley, S. A. (2014). Cross-modal suppression of the postauricular reflex: Prepulse inhibition or orienting? Poster presentation at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference. Atlanta, GA 

Student Group Advisement

  • Co-advisor, Behavioral Sciences Association