Faculty Profile for Dr. Rebecca Gwynne Deason

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Dr. Rebecca Gwynne Deason
Associate Professor — Psychology
UAC 242
phone: (512) 245-6796

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Deason, R. G., Strong, J. V., Tat, M. J., Simmons-Stern, N. R., & Budson, A. E. (2019). Explicit and implicit memory for music in healthy older adults and patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 41, 158–169. https://doi.org/10.1080/13803395.2018.1510904
  • Stern, M. J., Finch, A., Haskard-Zolnierek, K. B., Howard, K., & Deason, R. G. (2022). Cognitive Decline in Mid-Life: Changes in Memory and Cognition Related to Hypothyroidism. Journal of Health Psychology.
  • Grigsby, T. J., Howard, J. T., Haskard Zolnierek, K. B., Deason, R. G., & Howard, K. J. (2021). Correlates of pandemic-related increases in sleep aid and anti-anxiety medication use. Journal of Substance Use, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1080/14659891.2021. 1892221
  • Howard, K. J., Grigsby, T. J., Haskard Zolnierek, K. B., Deason, R. G., & Howard, J. T. (2021). Pandemic-related work status is associated with increases in substance use. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 36(3), 250–257. https://doi.org/DOI: 10.1080/15555240.2021.1941067
  • Haskard-Zolnierek, K. B., Wilson, C., Pruin, J., Deason, R. G., & Howard, K. J. (2021). The relationship between brain fog and medication adherence for individuals with hypothyroidism. Cinical Nursing Research. https://doi.org/doi.org/10.1177/10547738211038127

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Grant and Proposal Writing Certificate, College of Liberal Arts. November 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Golden Apple Award, College of Liberal Arts. August 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award, Texas State University. August 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honor Society. April 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Achievement Award for Excellence, College of Liberal Arts. August 2018

Selected Grants

  • Deason, Rebecca Gwynne (Principal), Westerberg, Carmen E (Co-Principal). The contribution of sleep to music-related memory enhancements, Texas State Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $15582. (Submitted: October 13, 2021). Grant.
  • Deason, Rebecca G (Principal). How does music enhance memory? Electrophysiological correlates of musical mnemonics in young adults and healthy older adults, Research Enhancement Program, Institutional (Higher Ed), $8000. (Submitted: December 1, 2015). Grant.
  • Deason, Rebecca (Principal). New flexible learning in patients with Alzheimer's disease, VA VISN 1 Early Career Development Award, VA New England, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $170512. (Submitted: 2012). Grant.
  • Deason, Rebecca (Principal). New flexible learning in patients with Alzheimer's disease, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center Pilot Award, Institutional (Higher Ed), $25000. (Submitted: 2011). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Participant
Job Candidate Events
November 2021-December 2021
Member
Alliance of Researchers in Aging
January 2021-December 2021
Participant
Personnel Committee Meeting
January 2021-December 2021
Chair
Student Awards Committee, Psychology Department, Texas State University
January 2021-December 2021
Co-organizer/Co-Chair
Research Brown Bag Series, Psychology Department, Texas State University
January 2021-December 2021