Dr. Jeremy Grabbe







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E-mail: jgrab001@plattsburgh.edu

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Ph.D. Applied Cognitive Aging Psychology - The University of Akron


M.A. Applied Cognitive Aging Psychology - The University of Akron


B.A. Psychology - The University of Akron


Research Interests:


Working Memory Plasticity and Aging, Attention and Dual-Task Performance, Olfaction, Fibromyalgia, and Human Factors/Human Engineering.



Recent Publications & Presentations:


Grabbe, J. W. (in press) Implications of experimental versus quasi-experimental designs. In The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management. Palgrave Press
Grabbe, J. W., Cioffi, T., Zauner, L. T., Driscoll, K. T., & Ford, S. T. (2013). Effects of competing lexical distracters in a visual search task. Current Research in Psychology 4 (2): 16-19,

  Grabbe, J. W. (2014) Effects of targets embedded within words in a visual search task. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 10, 1-8.
Grabbe, J. W., & Allen, P.A. (2013). Age-Related Sparing of Parafoveal Lexical Processing. Experimental Aging Research, 39, 419-444.

Grabbe, J. W., Mann-Saumier, M., Entrup, K., & Gooden-Malone, A. M. (2013). Effects of stimulus onset asynchrony on parafoveal presentation of homographs. Current Research in Psychology, 3, 40-42.

Grabbe, J. W., & Allen, P.A. (2012). Cross-Task Compatibility and Age-Related Dual-Task Performance. Experimental Aging Research, 38, 469-487.
Grabbe, J. W. (2011). Sudoku and working memory performance for older adults.
.Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 35, 241-254.



Grabbe, J., McCarthy, A., Brown, C., & Sabo, A.. (2010). Olfaction and Emotion Content Effects for Memory of Vignettes. Current Research in Psychology, 6, 53-60.




American Psychological Association Conference (2009) Toronto: Poster Session “Working Memory and Sudoku Performance Among Older Adults.”


Ruthruff, E., Allen P., Lien, M-C., Grabbe, J. (2008). Visual word recognition without central attention: Evidence for greater automaticity for
greater reading ability.
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 15, 337-343.



Allen, P., Wallace, B., Grabbe, J., McCarthy, A., and Bush, A. (2008). The early bird does not get the worm: Time-of-day effects on college
student’s basic cognitive processing.
The American Journal of Psychology, 121, 551-564.




Lien, M. C., Allen, P. A., Ruthruff, E., Grabbe, J., McCann, R. S., & Remington, R. W. (2006). Visual Word Recognition Without Central
Attention: Evidence for Greater Automaticity With Advancing Age. Psychology and Aging,
21, 431-447.

Allen, P. A., Smith, A. F., Lien, M. C., Grabbe, J. W., & Murphy, M. D. (2005). Evidence for an activation locus of the word frequency
effect in lexical decision.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31, 713-721.

Allen, P. A., Kaut, K. P., Lord, R. G., Hall, R. J., Bowie, T., & Grabbe, J. W. (2005). An emotional mediation theory of differential age
effects in episodic and semantic memory.
Experimental Aging Research, 31, 355-399

Allen, P. A., Smith, A. F., Groth, K. E., Pickle, J. L., Grabbe, J. W., & Madden, D. J. (2002). Differential age effects for case and
hue mixing in visual word recognition. Psychology & Aging,
17, 622-635.