Psychology

 

Dr. Vann Scott


Professor
SC 205
912.344.2601
Vann.Scott@armstrong.edu
http://psych.armstrong.edu/faculty/Scott/



Academic Vita

  • Ph.D. in Psychology, North Carolina State University
  • M.A. in Psychology, Georgia Southern University
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of North Carolina

Research

Presentations:
Martin, C., Hessinger, S., Schwartz, S., Coleman, D., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2010, January). Engaging MSP Participants through K-16 Learning Communities: Implementation and Research. Paper presented at the Math Science Partnership Learning Network Conference, Washington, DC.

Wolfe, W. L., Scott, V. B., Jr., Zink, D. & Stevens, A. (2009, November). To reflect or distract?: A comparison of self-distanced, self-immersed, and distraction strategies for processing anger-eliciting memories. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York City, NY.

Scott, V. B., Jr., & Skutch, J. M. (2009, May). Predictors of psychological reactions to the financial crisis of 2008. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Scott, V. B., Jr., & Farrell, S. K. (2009, May). Students show reduction in materialistic values following simple living course. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Scott, V. B., Jr., & Robinson, T. I. (2009, May). Teaching applied social psychology: Harvesting ideas from case study examples. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute, San Francisco, CA.

Reddy, L. A., Newman, E., Pedigo, T. K., Scott, V. B., Jr., & Fumari, G. (2008, August). Concurrent validity of the Pediatric ADHD Screener in ADHD children. Poster session presented at the 116th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Scott, V. B., Jr., & Farrell, S. K. (2008, May). Frugality and religion as predictors of subjective well-being. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Hinton, K.N., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2008, May). Beyond the laboratory: Reflections on expanding undergraduate research and learning opportunities. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute, Chicago, IL.

Hessinger, S., Walker, V., Scott, V. B., Jr., Lariscy, M., Gay, A., & Gerido, L. (2008, February). Classroom impact of Southeast PRISM p-16 learning communities. Eighth Science in Savannah Symposium, Savannah, GA.

Hessinger, S., Walker, V., Scott, V. B., Jr., & Lariscy, M. (2008, February). Generating teacher-driven science and math professional development: Outcomes of a professional development mini-grant program. Eighth Science in Savannah Symposium, Savannah, GA.

Pedigo, T. K., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2008, February). A new look at evidenced based approaches in ADHD assessment. Mini-skills course presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Pedigo, T. K., Scott, V. B., Jr., & Hughes, S. J. (2007, June). Implementing evidence-based practices in the assessment of ADHD. American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Denver, CO.

Skutch, J. M., & Scott, V. B., Jr., (2007, May). Mood awareness and mood regulation as predictors of subjective well-being. Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Scott, V. B., Jr., & Skutch, J. M., (2007, May). The Positive and Negative Affect Schedule as a proxy measure of depression. Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Skutch, J. M., Scott, V. B., Jr., Hinton, K. N., & Matthews, A. G. (2007, May). Relationship between depression and music preference. Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Scott, V. B., Jr., & Long, L.O. (2007, May). Facilitation of inquiry-based learning in an upper-division measurement course. Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute, Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Long, L.O., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2007, May). Development of a nonspecific course attitude measure for educational research purposes. Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute, Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

VonWaldner, K. L., & Scott, V. B., Jr., (2006, May). Effects of self-awareness and self-consciousness on stereotyped behavior. Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Scott, V. B., Jr. (2006, May). Rubric creation as professional development. Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Scott, V. B., Jr. (2005, Summer). Creating and implementing educator action research. First Annual Teaching and Learning Conference hosted by the Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics (PRISM), Savannah, GA.

Hessinger, S. & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2005, Summer). Southeast Region Higher Education Institute: Connecting the PRISM Institute with campus teaching and learning forums. Presentation to the National Science Foundation Critical Site Visit Team during the Critical Site Visit for the Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) grant, Marietta, GA.

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

Scott, V. B., Jr., VonWaldner, K. L., & Craven, B. (2005, May). Validation of the Pediatric Attention Disorder Diagnostic Screener. American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, CA.

VonWaldner, K. L. & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2005, May). Rumination, self-esteem, and contingencies of self-worth as predictors of academic success. American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Roberts, J. E. & Scott, V. B., Jr. (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.

Salas, D., Rodriguez, K., Kurrass, J., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2005, April). Type C Behavior Scale: Development and validation. Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Salas, D., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2005, April). Expressive writing as an intervention for emotional non-expressiveness. Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Scott, V. B., Jr., VonWaldner, K. L., & McCutcheon, L. E., (2005, April). Relationship between attitudes toward one's favorite celebrity and intelligence. Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

VonWaldner, K. L., & Scott, V. B., Jr., (2005, April). Contingencies of self-worth and academic success. Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Pedigo, T. K., Scott, V. B., Jr., & Savage-Pedigo, D. R. (2005). Pediatric Attention Disorders Diagnostic System: Clinical utility and psychometric acceptability. American Academy of Pediatrics 21st Century Symposium: Incorporating Mental Health Screening in Primary Care Settings. Washington, DC.

Cardell, A. M., Wong, J., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2004, May). Development of a measure of defensive pessimism in academic situations. American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Scott, V. B., Jr., Cardell, A. M., & VonWaldner, K. L. (2004, May). Cross-validation of the Anti-Muslim Prejudice Scale. American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Scott, V. B., Jr. & 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, American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

VonWaldner, K. L., Cardell, A. M., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2004, May). Eliciting affective reactions through classical conditioning. 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.

Cardell, A. M., VonWaldner, K. L., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2004, April). Can attitudes be classically conditioned? Carolinas Psychology Conference, Raleigh, NC.

VonWaldner, K. L., Cardell, A. M., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2004, April). Validation of the Anti-Muslim Prejudice Scale. Carolinas Psychology Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Cardell, A. M. & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2004, March). Eliciting affective reactions through classical conditioning. Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Scott, V. B., Jr., Kraft, J. R. & Taylor, S. A. (2003, May). Impact of empirically derived prerequisites for a psychological research course. Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute, American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Konwinski, S. J., Scott, V. B., Jr., & Robare, R. (2003, May). Expressive writing moderates relationship between mood awareness and athletic performance. American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Scott, V. B., Jr., Konwinski, S. J., & Tolley, R. (2003, May). Stereotype threat and hostile environment influence nonverbal decoding performance in males. American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Scott, V. B., Jr. & Kraft, J. R. (2002, May). Choosing prerequisites: An empirical example. Second Annual President's Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA.

Scott, V. B., Jr. (2002, March). Psychological factors related to athletic performance in collegiate tennis players. Southeastern Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Publications:
Reddy, L. A., Fumari, G., Pedigo, T. K., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2008). Practice forum: Pediatric Attention Disorders Diagnostic Screener for children at-risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The School Psychologist, 62, 93 — 98.

Pedigo, T. K., Pedigo, K. L., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2008). Pediatric ADHD Screener: An evidenced based assessment system for screening attention and executive disorders. Clinical and users guide (2nd ed.). Okeechobee, FL: Targeted Testing, Inc.

Pedigo, T. K., Pedigo, K. L., & Scott, V. B., Jr. (2007). Pediatric ADHD Screener: An evidenced based assessment system for screening attention and executive disorders. Clinical and users guide. Okeechobee, FL: Targeted Testing, Inc.

Scott, Jr., V. B. & Cardell, A. M. (2006). Hostile environments and stereotype threats lead to derogation of others: A case for self-image enhancement? In D. Chadee (Ed.), Current directions in social psychology (pp. 85 — 100). Jamaica: University of
West Indies Press

McCutcheon, L. E., Aruguete, M., Scott, V. B., Jr., Parker, J., & Calicchia, J. (2006). The development and validation of an indirect measure of celebrity stalking. North American Journal of Psychology, 8, p. 503-516.

McCutcheon, L. E., Scott, V. B., Jr., Aruguete, M., & Parker, J. (2006). Exploring the link between attachment and the inclination to obsess about or stalk celebrities. North American Journal of Psychology, 8, p. 289-300.

McCutcheon, L.E., Aruguete, M., Scott, V. B., Jr., & VonWaldner, K. L. (2004). Preference for solitude and attitude toward one's favorite celebrity. North American Journal of Psychology, 6, 499-506.

Scott, V. B., Jr., Robare, R. D., Raines, D. B., Konwinski, S. J. M., Chanin, J. A. , & Tolley, R. S. (2003). Emotive writing moderates the relationship between mood awareness and athletic performance in collegiate tennis players. North American Journal
of Psychology, 5, 311-324.

Scott, V. B., Jr., Stiles, K. B., Raines, D. B., & Koth, A. W. (2002). Mood, rumination, and mood awareness in the athletic performance of collegiate tennis players. North American Journal of Psychology, 4, 457-468.