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Larry Bates, Ph.D.

Professor
Psychology

EDUCATION
Ph.D.     1998     Psychology     Auburn University
M.S.      1995     Psychology     Auburn University
B.A.      1992     Psychology     University of North Alabama

PRIMARY METHODOLOGY
Quantitative (ANOVAs, ANCOVAs, MANOVAs, MANCOVAs)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

TitleReligion and the Visual Dot Probe Task.
Collaborators
Dr. Richard Hudiburg, Alex Priester.
Brief Project Description
Two-Part Experiment which examines attentional bias of the fear response.
Seeking Research Assistants:
No
Seeking Participants:
Yes


Title
:  Preliminary Investigation of Fandom Engagement, Religion, and Sexism.
Collaborators:  Sarah Schiavone (principal investigator), Larry Bates (faculty advisor), Richard Hudiburg (faculty advisor), Parker Chambliss (research assistant), Alyson Bergner (research assistant).
Brief Project Description: Development of Fandom Engagement Scale to examine degree of engagement in various fandoms (e.g. ComicCon, DragonCon, etc.) and how that might relate to religious outlooks and sexism.
Seeking Research Assistants:  No
Seeking Participants:  No


Title
:  Violence and Religion at Bluegrass Festival Performances.

Collaborators:  Larry Bates (principle investigator), Richard Hudiburg (co-investigator), Sarah Schiavone (Head-RA), Laci Willis (RA).
Brief Project Description:  Examination of the lyrics used at bluegrass festivals that include themes of violence or religion.
Seeking Research Assistants: Yes
Seeking Participants: No


Title
:  Violence and Religion on Bluegrass Radio.

Collaborators:  Larry Bates (principle investigator), Richard Hudiburg (co-investigator), Haley Hubbert (Head-RA), Alexandra Priester (RA).
Brief Project Description:  Examination of the lyrics played over bluegrass radio stations that include themes of violence or religion.
Seeking Research Assistants: Yes
Seeking Participants: No