Andrew Revell

Associate Professor

Psychology

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Education

1996Truman State UniversityB.S. in Psychology
1998Southern IL University at EdwardsvilleM.S. in Clinical-Adult Psychology
2004The Pennsylvania State UniversityPh.D in Human Development and Family Studies

Teaching

  • Psychology of Adulthood & Aging
  • Research Methods
  • Graduate Statistics
  • Cognitive Health and Changes with Age

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

A study of normative adult life transformations and crises within the context of cultural diversity and empowerment. Students will investigate culture, gender and ethnicity patterns. Topics include methodology; developmental theories of adulthood; physical and cognitive changes in adulthood; changing societal, familial, and occupational roles in adulthood; changes in personality and responses to stress in adult lives; and dying as the final stage of development.

Life course approach to disability. Emphasis will be placed on lifelong health and well-being, global impact of chronic health on society, rights and protections of the law, stigma, relationships, importance of advocacy, rehabilitation, and assistive technology. Students will have opportunities to explore topics through fieldwork and written assignments.

A study of normative adult life transformations and crises within the context of cultural diversity and empowerment. Students will investigate culture, gender and ethnicity patterns. Topics include methodology; developmental theories of adulthood; physical and cognitive changes in adulthood; changing societal, familial, and occupational roles in adulthood; changes in personality and responses to stress in adult lives; and dying as the final stage of development.

A study of normative adult life transformations and crises within the context of cultural diversity and empowerment. Students will investigate culture, gender and ethnicity patterns. Topics include methodology; developmental theories of adulthood; physical and cognitive changes in adulthood; changing societal, familial, and occupational roles in adulthood; changes in personality and responses to stress in adult lives; and dying as the final stage of development.

Fundamentals of research methodology in psychological research including literature review, hypothesis generation, design, measurement, statistical analysis, ethics and APA format writing style. Emphasis on the selected cognate content area of developmental psychology.

Fundamentals of research methodology in psychological research including literature review, hypothesis generation, design, measurement, statistical analysis, ethics and APA format writing style. Emphasis on the selected cognate content area of developmental psychology.

Research

Research Interests

  • Cognitive aging
  • Neuropsychology
  • Remediation of cognitive decline and potential gene-environment interactions
  • Measurement of normal versus pathological changes with age and mental health
  • Developmental characteristics in parenting and healthy development

Select publications

Hayden Kate, Reed Bruce, Chelune Gordon, Manly Jennifer, Tommet Doug, Pietrzak Robert, Yang Francis, Revell Andrew, Bennett David, Jones Rich (2011).
Cognitive Decline in the Elderly: An Analysis of Population Heterogeneity.
Age and Ageing, 40(6), 684-689.

Revell Andrew J., Caskie Grace I. L., Willis Sherry L., Schaie K. Warner (2009).
Factor structure and invariance of the Quality of Life in Alzheimers disease (QoL-AD) Scale.
Experimental Aging Research, 35, 250-267.

Schooler Carmi, Revell Andrew J., Timpano Kiara R., Wheaton Michael, Murphy Dennis L. (2008).
Predicting genetic loading from symptom patterns in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A latent variable.
Depression & Anxiety, 25, 680-688.

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