Tyson Platt, Ph.D.

 
Title:
Associate Professor
 
Education:
Ph. D. Psychology, Auburn University 
M. S. Psychology, Auburn University Montgomery
B. S. Psychology, Alabama State University
 
Courses Taught at ASU:
PSY 365: Learning & Behavior
PSY 355: Sensation & Perception
PSY 374: Biological Bases of Behavior
PSY 453: Research Methods
 
Research Interests:
 
Publications: 
Platt, J. E., & Platt, T. L. (2013). Library anxiety among undergraduates enrolled in a research methods in psychology course.  Behavioral and Social Science Librarian, 32(4), 240-251.
Platt, T. L. (2013). Methodological vs. radical behaviorism.  In The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: San Francisco, CA.  IN PRESS
Platt, J. E., & Platt, T. L. (2013).  Library anxiety among undergraduates in psychology (full manuscript).  Conference proceedings of CUS Research Program at the Annual Alabama Library Association Convention.
Platt, T. L., Terrell, P. & Walton C. (2011).  Using fading to enhance perception of compression in novice listeners (full manuscript).  Conference proceedings of the 2010 Hawaii International Conference on Education.
Platt, T. L., Zachar, P, Ray, G. E., Underhill, A. T., & LoBello, S. G. (2007).  Does Wechsler Intelligence Scale administration and scoring proficiency improve during assessment training?  Psychological Report, 100, 547-555.
Escobar, M., Arcediano, F., Platt, T. L., & Miller, R. R. (2004).  Interference and time: A brief review and an integration.  Reviews in the Neurosciences.  15, 415-438.
 
Presentations:
Platt, J. E., & Platt, T. L. (2013). Library anxiety among undergraduates in psychology. 2013 Alabama Library Association Conference, Montgomery, AL, April 2013.
Platt, J. E., & Platt, T. L. (2013). Library anxiety among psychology undergraduates. 2013 Annual Research Symposium at Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL, March 2013.
Hudson, T., Burt, A., Hawkins, M., & Platt, T. L. (2012).  Perceptions of psychology instructors: Understanding the needs of desires of students.  10th Annual Troy University Psychology Conference, Troy, AL, April 2012.
Lewis, N., McComb, T., Robinson, J., & Platt, T. L. (2012). Expertise, empathy & effective communication: What do psychology students want? 10th Annual Troy University Psychology Conference, Troy, AL, April 2012.
Platt, T. L., & Terrell, P. (2012).  A proposed automated system for enhancing auditory perception. Alabama State University 2012 Research and Creative Activity Symposium, Montgomery, AL, March 2012.
Robinson, J., Cook, T., McCray, A., & Platt, T. L. (2012).  Psychology undergraduates’ perceptions of psychology instructors:  Educational values, learning outcomes & enjoyment.  Alabama State University 2012 Research and Creative Activity Symposium, Montgomery, AL, March 2012.
Platt, J. E., & Platt, T. L. (2012). Library anxiety among undergraduates in psychology. Alabama State University 2012 Research and Creative Activity Symposium, Montgomery, AL, March 2012.
Bimbo J., Walton, C., Conner, C., Williams, T., Brown, B., Robinson, J., Gaston-Brown, N., Pickett, C. & Platt, T. P. (2011). Fading and auditory perception: Using principles of learning to improve critical listening skills in recording technology undergraduates.  9th Annual Troy University Psychology Conference, Troy, AL, April 2011.
Balam, E. & Platt, T. L. (2011).  Does gender matter in self-regulation and motivation of college students? Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2011.
Platt, T. L., Terrell, P. & Walton C. (2011).  Using fading to enhance perception of compression in novice listeners. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2011.
Platt, T. L. (2010).  On auditory cues during experimentation. Alabama State University 2010 Joint Annual Research & Creative Activity & Nano-Bio Symposium.  
Walton, C., Bimbo, J., Conner, C., Brown, B., Platt, T. L. & Terrell, P. (2010).  The effects of feedback on perception of digital audio compression in a critical listening task.  Alabama State University 2010 Joint Annual Research & Creative Activity & Nano-Bio Symposium.
Cooper, C. & Platt, T. (2008).  Recognition and recall of emotional and non-emotional words. Troy University Research Conference.
Chapman, R., Brooks, S., Carmichael, S, Platt, T. (2008).  Perception of ethnicity by children in an ethnically-homogenous environment.  Troy University Research Conference.
Harper, M., Walton, C., Sander, A., Carmichael, S., Platt, T. & Balam, E.  (2008).  Motivation and self-regulation in college undergraduate students. Troy University Research Conference.
Balam, E. & Platt, T. (2008).  An examination of motivation and learning strategies at an H.B.C.U. Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Hilton Head, SC, February 2008.
Rahn, E., Platt, T., and Escobar, M. (2006). Inhibition of delay in Pavlovian appetitive conditioning: Summation test. Poster presented at the Annual Honors Scholars Symposium, Auburn University, AL, April 2005.  
Rahn, E., Platt, T., & Escobar, M. (2005).  Inhibition of delay in Pavlovian conditioning: The summation test.  International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL, 2005.  
Rahn, E., Platt, T., Wilhelmsen, S., & Escobar, M (2004).  Summation and retardation tests of inhibition of delay in an appetitive Pavlovian conditioning preparation. Tenth Annual Graduate Research Festival, Auburn University, 2004.
Platt, T. L., Schuster, J., Arcediano, F., & Escobar, M. (2004).  First- and second-order comparator effects in human causality judgments.  International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL, 2004.  
Rahn, E. J., Platt, T. L., Wilhelmsen, S., & Escobar, M. (2003).  Inhibition of delay in Pavlovian appetitive conditioning.  Psychology Department 9th Annual Graduate Research Festival, Auburn University, 2003.
Platt, T. L., Escobar, M., & Miller, R. R. (2003).  Dissociation of the effects of interpolating a retention interval versus instructions between preexposure and conditioning in a human unmasked latent inhibition paradigm.  International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL, 2003.
Platt, T. L. (2002).  Wechsler scale administration and scoring errors. Auburn University Graduate Research Forum, Auburn University, 2002.
 
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