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Mark Cloud

Dr. Mark Cloud

Robinson 303
570-484-2221

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • PSYC100 Introduction to Psychological Science
  • PSYC202 Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYC215 Foundations of Biopsychology
  • PSYC320 Evolutionary Psychology
  • PSYC412 Human Neuropsychology

Areas of Expertise

  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Physiological psychology

Education

  • Ph.D. (1984) Neuropsychology, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. (1982) Neuropsychology, The Ohio State University
  • B.S. (1979) Psychology, The Ohio State University

Courses Developed

  • PSYC215 Foundations of Biopsychology
  • PSYC320 Evolutionary Psychology
  • PSYC400 Advanced Topics Seminar

Programs Developed

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology

Professional Publications

Open Science Collaboration […Cloud, M. D. ….Kyc, M. M.] (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(6251). https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/447b3

Confer, J. C., and Cloud, M. D. (2011). Sex differences in response to imagining a partner's heterosexual or homosexual affair. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 129-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2010.09.007

Cloud, M. D., Kleinsorge, R. J., and Fetterman, E. W. (1989). Effects of variations of stimulus-response spatial contiguity on color discrimination learning in squirrel monkeys. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences, 63, 8-12.

Meyer, P. M., Meyer, D. R., and Cloud, M. D. (1986). Temporal neocortical injuries in rats impair attending but not complex visual processing. Behavioral Neuroscience, 100, 845-851. https://doi.org/10.1037//0735-7044.100.6.845

Meyer, D. R., Gurklis, J. A., and Cloud, M. D. (1985). An equipotential function of the cerebral cortex. Physiological Psychology, 13, 48-50. https://doi.org/10.3758/bf03326495

Cloud, M. D., Meyer, D. R., and Meyer, P. M. (1982). Inductions of recoveries from injuries to the cortex: Dissociation of equipotential and regionally specific mechanisms. Physiological Psychology, 10, 66-73. https://doi.org/10.3758/bf03327009

Professional Presentations

Helwig, S. T. and Cloud, M. D. (2017). Superfluous neuroscience information bias likely due to relative neuroscience admiration. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Williamson, J. A. and Cloud, M. D. (2016). Testing contemporary adult impressions about earning and losing manhood. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Cloud, M. D. and Kyc, M., M. (2015). The Stroop effect: Differentiating contingency from congruency effects. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Cloud, M. D. and De Jesus, S. M. (2013). A cross-cultural confirmation of sex difference of responses to imagining a partner’s heterosexual or homosexual affair. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Miami Beach, FL.

Cloud, M. D. and Gricoski, M. E. (2012). Sex differences in implicit and explicit attitudes toward a partner’s imagined heterosexual and homosexual affair. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Albuquerque, NM.

Cloud, M. D., Confer, J. C., & Cryar, C. A. (2009). Sex differences in conspicuous consumption following intersexual mating and intrasexual competition primes. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of California, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Confer, J. C., Cloud, M. D., & Patakyova, T. (2008). Moderators of sex differences in response to imagining a partner’s homosexual or heterosexual affair. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Albuquerque, NM.

Cloud, M. D. Ostock, C. Y., Rocco, R. J., and Mahoney, S. M., and (2008). Snake in the grass revisited: Moderating effects of stimulus features and task on attentional bias for threatening stimuli. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Evolutionary Psychological Society, Manchester, NH.

Mahoney, S. M., Ostock, C. Y., and Cloud, M. D. (2007). Snake in the grass revisited: Further tests of an evolved attentional bias for threatening stimuli. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Williamsburg, VA.

Cloud, M. D., Confer, J. C., and Patakyova, A. (2007). Sex differences in response to an imagined partner’s homosexual or heterosexual affair. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Williamsburg, VA.

Cloud, M. D., and Moore, A. (2006). Evidence for immediate illusions of truth. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Patakyova, T., Cloud, M. D., and Cloud, J. M. (2006). Gender differences in response to various types of homosexual or heterosexual affairs. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Cloud, M. D., Perez, A. N., Savoia, R., and Morder, B. S. (2005). An empirical assessment of the enneagram personality typing system. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Cloud, M. D., Hallock, S. Z., and Seavey, J. E. (2003). Gender differences in response to a dating or married partner’s homosexual or heterosexual affair. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD.

Graham, D. N., Cloud, M. D., and Fantaski, J. A. (2001). Establishing the veracity of the water V-maze: A new method for training rats visual discriminations. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Weber, K. L., Magee, J. A., and Cloud, M. D. (2000). Confusion over the source of high retrieval fluency leads to inaccurate metamemory judgments of factual items. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD.

Cloud, M. D., Fantaski, J. A., and Graham, D. N. (2000). The water V-maze: A new, student-friendly method for training rats visual discriminations. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL.

Magee, J. A., Weber, K. L., and Cloud, M. D. (1999). Retrieval fluency for factual items as a metamnemonic index of later cued recall. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Providence, RI.

Cloud, M. D. (1997). Enhance teaching and student learning with K.I.S.S. multimedia presentations. Poster presented at the 19th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL.

Hoffman, B., Sokolis, S., and Cloud, M. D. (1996). Effects of involvment level and awareness of time estimation on subjective time experience. Paper presented at the University of Scranton Psychology Conference.

Fitzpatrick, C., and Cloud, M. D. (1994). A test of state dependent memory via water-escape. Paper presented by C. Fitzpatrick at the Lock Haven University Arts and Science Research Conference.

Colantoni, B. L., and Cloud, M. D. (1993). Relative numerousness judgments by a squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensus boliviensus). Paper presented at the SUNY Undergraduate Psychology Conference.

Cloud, M. D. (1990). Enhancing teaching and learning with desktop presentation techniques. Technical demonstration presented at the Creating a Climate for Learning II Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Cloud, M. D., Theriot, J., and Rippey, H. (1989). The effects of variations of stimulus-response spatial contiguity on successive object discrimination learning in squirrel monkeys. Paper presented by at the Glassboro Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Glassboro, NJ.

Cloud, M. D., Kleinsorge, R. J., and Fetterman, E. W. (1988). The effects of variations of stimulus-response spatial contiguity on color discrimination learning in squirrel monkeys. Paper presented at the 4th Annual University of Scranton Psychology Conference, Scranton, PA.

Wright, D. C., Cloud, M. D., and Skala, K. D. (1988). State dependent retrieval and the serial lesion effect. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL.

Cloud, M. D., Kleinsorge, R. J., and Fetterman, E. W. (1988). The effects of variations of stimulus-response spatial contiguity on color discrimination learning in squirrel monkeys. Paper presented at the 4th Annual University of Scranton Psychology Conference, Scranton, PA.

Wright, D. C., Skala, K. D., and Cloud, M. D. (1987). Does "multiple encoding" produce the serial lesion effect? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

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