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Dr. Robert Batsell, Jr.

Professor Bob Batsell

Department of Psychology
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Office: Olds-Upton, Rm. 403B
Phone: (269)-337-7032
FAX: (269)-337-7030
E-Mail: rbatsell@kzoo.edu

Education:

BA, Southern Methodist University

MS, PhD, Texas Christian University - Experimental Psychology

Representative Publications:

Batsell, W. R., Jr., & Paschall, G. Y. (in press). Mechanisms of compound conditioning in flavor-aversion conditioning. In S. Reilly & T. R. Schachtman (Eds.). Conditioned taste aversion: Behavioral and neural processes. Oxford University Press.

Batsell, W. R., Jr. (in press). Basic learning processes: Taste-aversion learning. In W. F. Bustkist & Davis (Eds). Handbook of psychology in the 21st century. Sage Publications.

Batsell, W. R., Jr. (2006). Acquisition, extinction, and renewal of classical
conditioning: Updating Cogan and Cogan (1984). Teaching of Psychology.

Schnelker, J., & Batsell, W. R. Jr. (2006). Within-compound associations are not sufficient to produce taste-mediated odor potentiation. Behavioural Processes, 73, 142-148.

Batsell, W. R., Jr. (2005). Can Bart or Homer learn? Edited by Alan S.
Brown. D’oh: The Psychology of the Simpsons, (pp. 135-146). Benbella Books, Dallas, TX.

Trost, C. A., & Batsell, W. R., Jr. (2004). Taste + odor interactions in
compound aversion conditioning. Learning & Behavior, 32, 440-453.

Batsell, W. R., Jr., Trost, C. A., Cochran, S. R., Blankenship, A. G., & Batson, J. D. (2003). Effects of postconditioning inflation on odor + taste compound conditioning. Learning & Behavior, 31, 173-184.

Batsell, W. R., Jr., & Blankenship, A. G. (2003). Beyond potentiation: Synergistic conditioning in flavor-aversion learning. Brain & Mind, 3, 383-408.

Batsell, W. R., Jr. (2003). Recent advances in learning about odors. Edited by S. F. Davis, The Handbook of Research Methods in Experimental Psychology, (pp. 299-322). Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA.

Batsell, W. R., Jr., Brown, A. S., Ansfield, M. A., & Paschall, G. Y. (2002). “You WILL eat all of that!”: A retrospective analysis of forced consumption episodes. Appetite, 38, 211-219.

Batsell, W. R., Jr., Paschall, G. Y., Gleason, D. I., & Batson, J. D. (2001). Taste preconditioning augments odor-aversion learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 27, 30-47.

Batsell, W. R. Jr. (2000). Augmentation: Synergistic conditioning in taste-aversion learning. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 9, 164-168.

Batson, J.D., & Batsell, W. R. Jr. (2000). Augmentation, not blocking, in an A+/AX+ flavor-conditioning procedure. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 7, 466-471.

Batsell, W. R., Jr. & Batson, J.D. (1999). Augmentation of taste conditioning by a preconditioned odor. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 25, 374-388.

Batsell, W. R. Jr., & Brown, A. S. (1998). Human flavor-aversion learning: A comparison of traditional aversions and cognitive aversions. Learning and Motivation, 29, 383-396.

Best, M. R., & Batsell, W. R. Jr. (1998). A classroom demonstration of taste-aversion learning. Teaching of Psychology, 25, 116-118.

Teaching Interests:

PSYC 101 - General Psychology
PSYC 390 - Experimental Methods - Syllabus Spring 2007
PSYC 420 - Learning - Syllabus Winter 2009
PSYC 420 - Learning - Syllabus Winter 2010
PSYC 425 - Physiological Psychology with Lab
PSYC 425 - Physiological Psychology with Lab - Syllabus Fall 2008
PSYC 425 - Physiological Psychology - Syllabus Fall 2009
PSYC 425 -  Physiological Psychology - Syllabus Fall 2010
PSYC 420 - Learning - Syllabus Winter 2011
PSYC 425 - Physiological Psychology - Syllabus Fall 2011
PSYC 420 - Learning - Syllabus Winter 2012
PSYC 225 – Consciousness and Dreams – Syllabus Winter 2012
PSYC 425 - Physiological Psychology - Syllabus Fall 2012
PSYC 420 - Learning - Syllabus Winter 2013
PSYC 425 - Physiological Psychology - Syllabus Fall 2014

 

Personal Interests:

Bob Batsell Family 

Bob, Evan, and Lisa