Lawrence Patihis

Assistant Professor

Email: l.patihis@usm.edu

Professor Patihis will be accepting applications for a doctoral graduate student for Fall 2018 admissions

Curriculum Vitae

Cognition and Memory Lab

Research Interests

Memory: Memory of parents, memory of past emotions, memory of long term relationships, memory malleability, trauma and memory, dissociation, eyewitness memory, and long term episodic memory

Current Teaching

  • General Psychology (PSY110)
  • Cognitive Psychology (PSY 425; undergraduate lecture)

  • Cognitive Processes (PSY 725; graduate seminar)

  • Research Methods (PSY 361)

Recent Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Google Scholar Profile

2015 onwards:

Patihis, L., & Lynn, S. J. (2017). Psychometric comparison of Dissociative Experiences Scales II and C: A weak trauma-dissociation link. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31, 392- 402. (link to article)

Patihis, L., Frenda, S. J., & Loftus, E. F. (in press). False memory tasks do not reliably predict other false memories. Psychology of Consciousness.

Patihis, L., Cruz, C. S., & McNally, R. J. (in press). Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York, NY: Springer. (link to article)

Place, P. J., Ling, S., & Patihis, L. (in press). Full statistical mediation of the relationship between trauma and depressive symptoms. International Journal of Psychology. Article first published online: 12 May 2016. (link to article)

Patihis, L. (2016). Individual differences and correlates of highly superior autobiographical memory. Memory, 24, 961–978. (link to article)

Patihis, L., & Loftus, E. F. (2016). Crashing memory 2.0: False memories in adults for an upsetting childhood event. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 41–50. (link to article)

Patihis, L., & Younes Burton, H. J. (2015). False memories in therapy and hypnosis before 1980. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 2, 153–169. (link to article)

Patihis, L. (2015). Let's be skeptical about reconsolidation and emotion arousal in therapy: Commentary on Lane et al. (2015). Brain & Behavioral Sciences, 38, 38–38. (link to article)

Petersen, N., Patihis, L., & Nielsen, S. E. (2015). Decreased susceptibility to false memories from misinformation in hormonal contraception users. Memory, 23, 1029–1038. (link to article)

Before 2015:

Patihis, L., Lilienfeld, S. O., Ho, L. Y., & Loftus, E. F. (2014). Unconscious repressed memory is scientifically questionable. Psychological Science, 25, 1967–1968. (link to article)

Frenda, S. J., Patihis, L., Loftus, E. F., Lewis, H. C., & Fenn, K. M. (2014). Sleep deprivation and false memories of event details. Psychological Science, 25,1671–1684. (link to article)

Patihis, L., Ho, L. Y., Tingen, I. W., Lilienfeld, S. O., & Loftus, E. F. (2014). Are the “memory wars” over? A scientist-practitioner gap in beliefs about repressed memory. Psychological Science, 25, 519–530. (link to article)

Patihis, L., Frenda, S. J., LePort, A. K. R., Petersen, N., Nichols, R. M., Stark, C. E. L., McGaugh, J. L., & Loftus, E. F. (2013). False memories in highly superior autobiographical memory individuals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 110, 20947–20952. (link to article)

Book Chapters

Wylie, L. E., Patihis, L., McCuller, L. L., Davis, D., Brank, E. M., Loftus, E. F., & Bornstein, B. H. (in press). Misinformation effects in older versus younger adults: A meta-analysis and review. In M. P. Toglia, D. F. Ross, J. Pozzulo, & E. Pica (Eds) The Elderly Eyewitness in Court, UK: Taylor & Francis. (link to article)

Recent Selected Peer-Reviewed Conference Talks

Patihis, L. (2014, May). A scientist-practitioner gap in beliefs about repressed memory. In L. Patihis (Chair), New developments in science and pseudoscience in psychology. Symposium conducted at the Association of Psychological Science 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Patihis, L. (2013, May). Memory distortions in people with highly superior autobiographical memory. In E. F. Loftus (Chair)  Remaking memory: New advances in false memory research. Symposium conducted at the Association of Psychological Science 25th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Recent Selected Peer-Reviewed Conference Poster Presentations

Jackson, C., Cruz, C. S., Herrera, M., Fennell, R., Thomas, H., Strickland, J., Reeves, S., & Patihis, L. (2017, April). The distortion of memory of love. Poster session presented at the annual Undergraduate Symposium. University of Southern Mississippi, MS.

Diaz, J., Holston, L., Ward, C., Henley, T., Herrera, M., Cruz, C. S., & Patihis, L. (2017, March). Relationship between current success and memory of love of parents. Poster session presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association 64th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Patihis, L., Herrera, M. E., Huff, M. J., & Arnau, R. C. (2017, May). Development and psychometrics of the Memory of Love for Parents Questionnaire. Poster session presented at the Association for Psychological Science 29th Annual Convention, Boston, MA

Patihis, L., Jackson, C., Holston, L., Barrios, L., & Lynn, S. J. (2016, May). Psychometrics of Dissociation Scales and Their Relation to Trauma. Poster session presented at the Association of Psychological Science 28th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

Younes, H., Cloud, P., & Patihis, L. (2014, May). Possible evidence of false memories in psychotherapy before 1980. Poster session presented at the Association of Psychological Science 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Place, P. J., Cloud, P., & Patihis, L. (2014, May). Cumulative potential trauma exposure as a predictor of past negative time perspective. Poster session presented at the Association of Psychological Science 26th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Patihis, L., Frenda, S. J., & Loftus, E. F. (2012, May). Memory distortions: Individual differences and paradigm comparisons. Poster session presented at the Association of Psychological Science 24th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.