Publications


Peer Reviewed Publications

Reynolds, W., Grites T. J., Morfit, J., Berg, M. E., (2015). Evolution of the Stockton Critical Thinking Institute. In Bers, T., Chun, M., Daly, W. T., Harrington, C., Tobolowski, B, F., & Associates, Foundations for Critical Thinking (pp.151-157). Columbia SC: National Resource Center, University of South Carolina.


Arantes, J., Berg, M. E., Lawlor, D., & Grace, R. C. (2013). Offenders have higher delay‐discounting rates than non‐offenders after controlling for differences in drug and alcohol abuse. Legal And Criminological Psychology, 18(2), 240-253.

Arantes, J., Berg, M. E., & Wearden, J. H. (2013). Females’ duration estimates of briefly-viewed male, but not female, photographs depend on attractiveness. Evolutionary Psychology, 11(1), 104-119.

Smith, J. D., Berg, M. E., Cook, R. G., Murphy, M. S., Crossley, M. J., Boomer, J., & ... Grace, R. C. (2012). Implicit and explicit categorization: A tale of four species. Neuroscience And Biobehavioral Reviews, 36(10), 2355-2369. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.09.003

Grace, R. C., Arantes, J., & Berg, M. E. (2012). Resistance to change varies inversely with reinforcement context. Behavioural Processes, 90(3), 343-349. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2012.03.015

Arantes, J., & Berg, M. E. (2012). Kinship recognition by unrelated observers depends on implicit and explicit cognition. Evolutionary Psychology, 10(2), 210-224. doi:10.1177/147470491201000204

Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C. (2011). Categorization of multidimensional stimuli by pigeons. Journal Of The Experimental Analysis Of Behavior, 95(3), 305-326. doi:10.1901/jeab.2010.94-305

Smith, J. D., Ashby, F. G., Berg, M. E., Murphy, M. S., Spiering, B., Cook, R. G., & Grace, R. C. (2011). Pigeons’ categorization may be exclusively nonanalytic. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18(2), 414-421. doi:10.3758/s13423-010-0047-8

Arantes, J., Berg, M. E. (2009), Intermodal transfer from a visual to an auditory discrimination using an errorless learning procedure. Behavioral Processes, 81, 303-308

Grace, R. C., Berg, M. E., Kyonka, Elizabeth G. E. (2006). Choice and timing in concurrent chains:  Effects of initial-link duration.  Behavioral Processes, 71, 2-3,  188-200

Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C. (2006). Initial-link duration and acquisition of preference in concurrent chains.  Learning & Behavior, 34, 1,  50-60

Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C. (2004).  Independence of Terminal-Link Entry Rate and Immediacy in Concurrent Chains.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 82,3,  235-251


Berg, M. E., & Harrington, C. (2002).  A Versatile System for Human Operant Research.  National Social Science Perspectives Journal, 21,3, 10-12

Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C. (2007) Psychology Research Design and Statistics Laboratory Manual 1-103

Presentations

Talks

Berg, M. E., Hood, C., Lee, J., (2011 November). Developing a Critical Thinking Culture across the Curriculum.  Faculty Resource Network National Symposium.  San Juan, Puerto Rico


Berg, M. E., (2011, October). Categorization of Multidimensional Stimuli, Invited paper presentation at The Doctoral Program in Learning Processes and Behavior Analysis Colloquium, Queens College CUNY, New York


Berg, M.E., (2010, March). Producing Short, Meaningful, and Engaging Videos.


Berg, M.E., (2010, March).  Powerful Lectures, Self Grading Exams and Dynamic Gradebooks, Using Cloud Computing.  Invited presentation at the NJEDge.Net 11th Annual Faculty Best Practices Showcase, Seton Hall University, New Jersey.


Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C.  (2007, May).  Visual Categorization in Pigeons: Comparing Rule-Based, Information Integration, and Associative Models.  International Paper Session, invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis.  San Diego, California


Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C.  (2005, May).  Effects of Initial-Link Duration on Molecular Measures of Initial- and Terminal-Link Performance.  International Paper Session, invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis.  Chicago, Illinois


Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C. (2004, May).  Effects of Initial-Link duration on acquisition of preference in concurrent chains.  Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the New Zealand Association for Behavior Analysis, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand


Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C. (2004, May).  Effects of Initial-Link duration on acquisition of preference in concurrent chains.  International paper session, invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis.  Boston, Massachusetts


Berg, M. E., & Grace, R.  (2003, August).  Independence of Terminal-Link Entry Rate and Immediacy Ratio in Concurrent Chains.  Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the New Zealand Behavior Analysis Group, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.


Berg, M. E., & Miller, H. L.  (2003, May).  Beyond Points and Money: Symposium on the Use of Consumable-type Reinforcers in Choice Research with Humans, Qualitatively Different Reinforcers in Human Choice: Money vs. Access to Video. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, California.


Berg, M. E.,  (2002,  July).  A Versatile System for Human Operant Research.  Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the National Social Science Association,   Las Vegas, Nevada.


Posters

Berg, M. E., Lawlor S., Lohrey, M., (2011 May)  Performance comparisons between single and multiple dimension categorization tasks in human subjects. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior, Denver, Colorado


Berg, M. E., Fox, E., Grace, R. C. (2010 May). Categorization of dimensionally-separable Gabor stimuli in a single dimension relevant task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavior Analysis, San Antonia, Texas


Zawacki, K. E., & Berg, M. E. (2009 May). Background Music: Noise or Melody? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, California


Berg, M. E., Blankley, J.,McDonald, K., Waggoner, H., Ward, R. (2009 May). Do We Ever Really Grow Up? Gender Specific Toys and Adult Preference. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, California 


Berg, M. E., & Grace, R. C.  (2007, May).  Human Performance in Category Learning Tasks.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior,  San Diego, California


Berg, M. E., & Miller, H. L.  (2003,  May).  Dwell time analysis of human concurrent VI VI schedule behavior.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior,   San Francisco, California.


Berg, M. E., & Harrington, C.  (2003, May).  Video Reinforcement for Human Subjects.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, California.



Awards


  • Stockton Research Experience for Undergraduates Award, 2012
  • R&PD Advising Award, 2012
  • Stockton Academic Support for Distributed Education Grant, 2012
  • Chapter Conference Grant, International Honor Society in Psychology (Psi Chi), 2011
  • Stockton Academic Support for Distributed Education Grant, 2011
  • Stockton Research Experience for Undergraduates Award, 2011
  • Stockton Research Experience for Undergraduates Award, 2010
  • Stockton Academic Support for Distributed Education Grant, 2011
  • Chapter Conference Grant, International Honor Society in Psychology (Psi Chi), 2010
  • SABA Student Presenter Grant, Association for Behavior Analysis, 2005
  • SABA Student Presenter Grant, Association for Behavior Analysis, 2004
  • International Student Doctoral Scholarship, University of Canterbury, 2004-2007
  • Excellence in Psychology, American Psychological Association, 1994