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Mark Rivardo Ph.D.

Professor, Psychological Science


  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University
  • B.S., Saint Vincent College
  • Courses

  • Capstone: Research Thesis I
  • Capstone: Research Thesis II
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychological Science
  • Seminar: Cognitive Psychology
  • Seminar: Collaborative Research on a Special Topic
  • Seminar: Myth-Busting in Psychological Science
  • Publications

    • Gojkovich, K.L., & Rivardo, M.G. (2021). Effects of diagnosis and response style on social distance and perceived dangerousness. North American Journal of Psychology. 23, 535-548. 
    • Seamans, R.N., Brinker, J.M., & Rivardo, M.G. (2021). Internet Addiction and Mental Health in the U.S. North American Journal of Psychology, 23(1), 47-64. 
    • Ray-Marino, J., Ward, K., & Rivardo, M.G. (2020). The effect of timing of change on change blindness and eyewitness identification. North American Journal of Psychology, 22, 383-396. 
    • Haefelin, N., Lange, N., Sweigert, B., Yonto, M., & Rivardo, M.G. (2020). Anxiety reduction in college students after brief interaction with a therapy dog or animatronic dog. North American Journal of Psychology, 22, 411-426. 
    • Gojkovich, K.L., Reitz, N.L., Monstrola, V.N., Campbell, M.M., & Rivardo, M.G. (2019). Effects of dress and speech style on credibility of co-witness and misinformation acceptance. North American Journal of Psychology, 21, 707-722. 
    • Radicic, J.S., & Rivardo, M.G. (2019). The relationships between meaning in life, spirituality, and depression. North American Journal of Psychology, 21, 525-540. 
    • McCutcheon, L. E., Aruguete, M. S., McKelvie, S., Jenkins, W., Williams, J., McCarley, N., Rivardo, M., & Shaughnesy, M. F. (2016). How questionable are predatory social science journals? North American Journal of Psychology, 18, 427-440. 
    • LaBuda, J. E., Rivardo, M. G., Fidazzo, A. M., & Smith, M. C. (2015). Individual differences in everyday helping situations: Attractiveness, Cost, and Gender. North American Journal of Psychology, 17, 591-606. 
    • Rivardo, M. G., Rutledge, A. T., Chelecki, C., Stayer, B. E., Quarles, M., & Kline, A. (2013). Collaborative recall of eyewitness event increases misinformation effect at 1 week. North American Journal of Psychology,15, 495-512. 
    • Rivardo, M. G., Brown, K. A., Rodgers, A. D., Maurer, S. V., Camaione, T. C., Minjock, R. M. & Gowen, G. M. (2011). Integrating inattentional blindness and eyewitness memory, North American Journal of Psychology, 13, 519-538. 
    • Rivardo, M. G., Rhodes, M. E., Camaione, T. C., & Legg, J. M. (2011). Stereotype threat leads to reduction in number of math problems women attempt. North American Journal of Psychology,13, 5-16
    • Karns, T. E., & Rivardo, M. G. (2010). Noticing of an unexpected event is affected by attentional set for expected action. North American Journal of Psychology, 12, 637-649. 
    • Rivardo, M. G., & Keelan, C. M. (2010). Body modifications, sexual activity, and religious practices. Psychological Reports, 106, 467-474. 
    • Blandino, D. M. & Rivardo, M. G., & Zbur, S. L. (2010). Spanish language training for law enforcement officers: study aid use, motivation, and need to use predict vocabulary retention. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 25, 43-48. doi: 10.1007/s11896-009-9051-1. 
    • Karns, T. E., Irvin, S. J., Suranic, S. L., & Rivardo, M. G. (2009). Collaborative recall reduces the effect of a misleading post event narrative. North American Journal of Psychology, 11, 17-28. 
    • Rivardo, M. G., Rhodes, M. E., & Klein, B. (2008). Lack of stereotype threat at a liberal arts college. College Student Journal, 42, 832-841. 
    • Rivardo, M. G., Pacella, M. L., & Klein, B. A. (2008). Simulated driving performance is worse with a passenger than a simulated cellular telephone converser. North American Journal of Psychology, 10, 265-276. 
    • Blandino, D. M. & Rivardo, M. G. (2006). The acquisition and retention of job-specific Spanish vocabulary by English-speaking law enforcement officers. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 21 (2), 68-82. 
    • Rivardo, M. (2001). Viewing perspective of configural representations of large-scale space (Doctoral Dissertation, Bowling Green State University, 2001). Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 61, 6731. 
    • Anderson, R. B., Garavan, H., Rivardo, M, & Chadwick, R. (1997). Inhibitory consequences of memory selection. Acta Psychologia, 96, 155-166. 
    • Anderson, R. B., Tweney, R. D., Rivardo, M., & Duncan, S. (1997). Need probability affects retention: A direct demonstration. Memory & Cognition, 25, 867-872.