Austen McGuire

BA (2016) University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
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Broadly speaking, I am interested in understanding the effects of trauma exposure in children and adolescents. Within this area, I am interested in how trauma exposure is measured and what factors (biological, social and psychological) contribute to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  

Selected Publications

McGuire, A., & Steele, R. (2016). Impact of social networking sites on children of military families. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 19, 259–269.

McGuire, A., Gillath, O., & Vitevitch, M. (2016). Effects of mental resource availability on looming task performance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 107-113.

McGuire, A., Rafi, S., Manzardo, A., & Butler, M. (2016). Morphometric analysis of recognized genes for autism spectrum disorders and obesity in relationship to the distribution of protein-coding genes on human chromosomes. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17, 67.

Selected Presentations

McGuire, A., Gabreilli, J., Jackson, Y., Brown, S., Stone, K., & Cho, B. (2016, July). Positive Academic Outcomes for Youth Exposed to Maltreatment and Living in Foster Care. Talk presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
 
McGuire, A., Gillath, O., & Jackson, Y. (2016, April). The Utility of Attachment Priming as an Intervention among Youth with Traumatic Experiences. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Symposium for Undergraduate Psychology Engagement and Research, Lawrence, KS.
 
McGuire, A., & Buttorff, G. (2015, December). Effects of Framing on Gun Control Policy for Individuals with Mental Illness. Poster presented at the Annual Political Science Graduate Student Methodology Symposium, Lawrence, KS.
 
McGuire, A., Gillath, O., & Vitevitch, M. (2015, February). Cognitive load's effect on the looming bias. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Long Beach, CA.

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