About Amanda J. Burger, Ph.D.
Honors and Awards
- Summer Dissertation Fellowship, Wayne State University - 2009
- Student Dissertation Grant, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - 2008
- General Psychology
- Health Psychology
- History & Systems of Psychology
- Qualitative Research
- Testing & Measurement
Evaluating Outcomes And Response Profiles Of A Psychological Treatment For People With Chronic Pain Wayne State University Dissertations (2010)
Chronic pain is a leading cause of suffering, disability, and high health care costs. Traditional treatment approaches such as medical or cognitive-behavioral interventions have produced variable and often limited results. Research has suggested that increased ...
Refereed Journal Articles (7)
Coping Constructs Related to College Students with Chronic Pain Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research (2011)
This phenomenological, qualitative research study involved in-depth interviews with 22 participants enrolled in a private Midwestern university. Each participant reported living with a respective chronic pain syndrome while also being a full-time student. Our semi-structured, ...
Affective Responses of Students Who Witness Classroom Cheating Educational Research Quarterly (2009)
For this study, 82 general psychology students (51 females, 31 males) witnessed a peer cheating while completing a test. Following the incident, we tape recorded semi-structured interviews with each student who saw the cheating event ...
The Relationship Between Eating Disorder Behavior and Myers-Briggs Personality Type Journal of Psychological Type (2008)
This study examined the relationship between eating disorder behavior, identified by the Eating Disorder Inventory-2, and personality types, as measured by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) instrument, among a sample of female college students. No ...
Evaluating the Concurrent Validity of Three Web-based IQ Tests and the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS) Eastern Education Journal (2008)
In a double-blind study, 60 General Psychology students, selected in low, average, and high ACT ranges, were administered the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS). On a separate occasion, the students also completed web-based internet IQ ...
Assessing Alexithymia in Medical Settings: Implications for Understanding and Treating Health Problems Journal of Personality Assessment (2007)
The construct of alexithymia encompasses the characteristics of difficulty identifying feelings, difficulty describing feelings, externally oriented thinking, and a limited imaginal capacity. These characteristics are thought to reflect deficits in the cognitive processing and regulation ...
Cognitive Responses of Students Who Witness Classroom Cheating Journal of Instructional Psychology (2007)
We arranged for 82 General Psychology students (51 females, 31 males) to observe peers in a course cheating situation. Individual, in-depth, qualitative interviews following the experiment we were conducting, using rigorous coding and grounded theory ...