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 Amanda  Kraha
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Amanda Kraha
Email  AmandaKraha@my.unt.edu    Amanda Kraha Amanda Kraha's Professional Webpage   Complete Curriculum VitaeComplete Curriculum Vitae   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Ph.D. Experimental Psychology University of North Texas 2013
B.A. Psychology & Sociology Arkansas Tech University 2007
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2011PSYC3100001Social Psychology225Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Cognitive Psychology
Research Design
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
All-Possible-Subsets for MANOVA and Factorial MANOVAs: Alternatives to the Weekend Project
Nimon, K., Zientek, L.R., & Kraha, A.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Tweet all about it: Public opinion, Twitter, and the 2012 Presidential Election.
Kraha, A.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Assessing drinking and driving attitudes and behavior: Factor structure of the Drinking and Driving Scale.
Kraha, A.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
In Preparation
Reliability generalization of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire: A meta-analytic view of reliability estimates.
Holland, D., Zientek, L.R., Nimon, K., Kraha, A., Johnson, U., Ponce, H., & Henson, R.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Why so negative? Positive flashbulb memories for a personal event.
Kraha, A., & Boals, A.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle  News
Do Parents Favor Thinner Kids?
The Today Show

Overweight kids face bias from own moms, dads: Study finds parents less willing to help buy car, pay tuition for obese offspring.

Do Parents Discriminate Against Their Own Chubby Children?

Scaling Mount Publication

toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2011-2012APAGS/ Psi Chi Junior Scientist FellowshipCognition, General
2010-2011Southwest Educational Research AssociationStatistics
2010-2012APAGS Basic Psychological Science GrantCognition, General
2008-2009APSSC RiSE-UP Research AwardGeneral
2008-2009APSSC Student Research AwardGeneral
toggle toggle Teaching
Instructor of Record
Research Methods Lab, Summer 2011
Social Psychology, Spring 2011
Quantitative Statistics Lab, Summer 2010

Teaching Assistant
General Psychology 1, Fall 2010
General Psychology 2, Fall 2008 and Spring 2009
History and Systems Psychology, Fall 2008

toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2012-2014American Psychological Association Graduate Students (APAGS)Member at Large, Research/ Academic FocusCommittee
2010-2012American Psychological Association Graduate Students (APAGS)Member, Science CommitteeCommittee
2010-2011Association for Psychological Science (APS)Campus Representative 
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