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									                                    David P. Yells, Ph.D.

a. Professional Preparation
Bellevue University           Psychology                    BA, 1987
University of Nebraska        Physiological Psychology      MA, 1990
University of Nebraska        Developmental Psychobiology   Ph.D., 1994
University of Nebraska        Psychiatry                    Post-Doctoral Fellow 1994-
                                                            1996

b. Appointments

2005-Present
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Behavioral Science
Utah Valley State College
Orem, UT

2001-2005
Assistant Professor and Chair
Department of Behavioral Science
Utah Valley State College
Orem, UT

1999- 2001
Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral Science
Utah Valley State College
Orem, UT

1998-1999
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Nebraska at Omaha

1990-1998
Instructor
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE




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1996-1999
Instructor
Iowa Western Community College
Council Bluffs, IA

1992-1999
Instructor
Buena Vista University
Council Bluffs, IA

c. Teaching Interests
General (Introductory Psychology), Physiological Psychology, Developmental Psychology,
Learning, Memory, and Cognition, Sensation and Perception, Psychopharmacology, Abnormal
Psychology, Experimental Psychology

d. Research Interests
Neurobiology of Sexual Behavior, Neurobiology of Psychopathology, Learning and Memory

e. Publications

Yells, D. P. (2006). Ethics in the Professions (editor).

Yells, D. P. (2006). Ethical concerns regarding pharmaceutical trials. In Ethics in the Professions.
        R. McDonald and D. Yells, eds.

Yells, D. P. (2003). Genetically modified organisms: Risks, benefits, and controversies. In
        Sustainability in Theory and Practice, D. Keller and A. Simon, eds.

Singh, J., Glover, S., Bitters, W., & Yells, D. P. (2003). Perceptions of Leadership in Utah
       County. Proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Yells, D. P. (2003). Test bank to accompany Nevid’s Psychology: Concepts and Applications.
        Houghton-Mifflin, Boston, MA.

Prendergast, M. A., Yells, D. P., Balogh, S. E., Paige, S. R., & Hendricks, S. E. (2002).
       Fluoxetine differentially suppresses sucrose solution consumption in free-fed and food-
       deprived rats-reversal by amantadine. Medical Science Monitor, 8.

Prendergast, M.A., Hendricks, S. E., Yells, D. P., Balogh, S. E., & Paige, S. R. (1996).
       Conditioned taste aversion induced by fluoxetine. Physiology and Behavior, 60,

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       311-315.

Yells, D. P., Prendergast, M. A., Hendricks, S. E., & Miller, M. E. (1995). Monoaminergic
        influences on temporal patterning of sexual behavior in male rats. Physiology and
        Behavior, 8, 847-852.

Yells, D. P., Prendergast, M. A., Hendricks, S. E., & Nakamura, M. (1994). Fluoxetine-induced
        inhibition of male rat copulatory behavior: Modification by lesions of the nucleus
        paragigantocellularis. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 49, 121-127.

Yells, D. P., Prendergast, M. A., & Hendricks, S. E. (1992). Lesions of the nucleus
        paragigantocellularis: Effects on mating behavior in male rats. Brain Research, 595,
        73-79.

Koskinen, I., Hendricks, S. E., Yells, D. P., Fitzpatrick, D., & Graber, B. (1991). Yohimbine
      and naloxone: Effects on sexual behavior. Physiology and Behavior, 50, 589-593.


f. Presentations

Yells, D. P., & Cannon, S. (2007). Further studies on retrieval-induced forgetting in episode
        memory. Presented at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference in Denver,
        CO.

Yells, D. P. (2007). Ethical Implications of Pharmaceutical Trials. Presented at Annual UVSC
        conference by the faculty. Orem, UT.

Yells, D. P. (2006). Review of Abstinence Only Education. Presented at Annual UVSC Ethics
        Awareness Week in Orem, Utah.

Yells, D. P., & Deffenbacher, K. A. (2006). Retrieval-induced forgetting and levels of processing
        during initial study phase. Presented at Psychonomic Society Meeting in Houston, TX.

Geddes, J. D., & Yells, D. P. (2006). Para-professional staff effectiveness and training: A review
      of research. Presented at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Meeting, Park City,
      Utah.

Yells, D. P., Campbell, T., & Dawley, K. (2006). Retrieval-induced forgetting in episodic
        memory for verbs. Presented at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Meeting,
        Park City, Utah.


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Yells, D. P., & Deffenbacher, K. A. (2005). Conditions influencing retrieval-induced forgetting
        in episodic memory. Presented at annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto,
        Canada.

Yells, D. P., & Deffenbacher, K. A. (2004). Retrieval-induced forgetting as a function of
        intermediate retrieval task. . Presented at annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society,
        Minneapolis, MN.

Dewsnup, K. , & Yells, D. P. (2004). Retrieval-induced forgetting with cued recall versus free
     recall. Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Meeting, Reno, NV.

Palmer, M., & Yells, D. P. (2004). Further studies on retrieval-induced forgetting in episodic
       memory. Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Meeting, Reno, NV.

Yells, D. P., & Deffenbacher, K. A. (2003). Retrieval-induced forgetting from episodic memory:
        Free recall versus recognition. Presented at annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society,
        Vancouver, Canada.

Yells, D. P. (2003). Pharmacotherapy of addiction. Presented to Utah State Substance Abuse
        Division

Yells, D. P. (2003). Genetically modified organisms: Promises and perils. Presented to annual
        UVSC Faculty Conference

Palmer, M., Koh, K.-R., & Yells, D. P. (2003). Further evidence for retrieval-induced forgetting
       in episodic memory. Presented at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference
       in Denver, CO.

Singh, J., Glover, S., Bitters, W., & Yells, D. P. (2003). Perceptions of Leadership in Utah
       County. Presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salt Lake
       City, UT.

Warren, E., & Yells, D. P. (2003). Effects of Level of Processing on Retrieval-Induced
      Forgetting. Presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salt Lake
      City, UT.

Yells, D. P., & Deffenbacher, K. A. (2002). Episodic Associations and Retrieval-Induced
        Forgetting. Presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Kansas City,


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Nichols, A. J. Yells, D. P. (2002). An examination of self-esteem development among
       adolescents enrolled at an emotional growth boarding school. Presented at the Rocky
       Mountain Psychological Association Conference in Park City, UT.

Fulton, J., Doty, K., & Yells, D. P. (2002). Levels of Processing and Retrieval-induced
        forgetting. Presented at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference in Park
        City, UT.

Yells, D. P. (2001). American cognitive psychology. Presented to annual UVSC Faculty
        Conference.

Yells, D. P. (2001). Animal models of psychopathology. Presented to UVSC Integrated Studies
        Forum for Faculty Research.

Yells, D. P. (2000). The neurobiology of schizophrenia. Presented at Utah Valley State College
        Faculty Conference

Yells, D. P. (1999). The neurobiology of sexual orientation: Is anatomy destiny? Paper
        presented at the Utah Valley State College Conference on Gender Issues

Rappaport, M. S., & Yells, D. P. (1996). Amantadine induces c-fos expression in the striatum.
      Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D. C.

Rappaport, M. S., Yells, D. P., Paige, S. R., & Hendricks, S. E. (1996) Amantadine disrupts
      prepulse inhibition in rats. American Psychiatric Association. New York, NY.

Nakamura, M., Yells, D. P., Jacques, D., Burke, W., Paige, S., & Hendricks, S. E. (1995).
     Fluoxetine affects monoamines in discrete brain regions. Society of Biological
     Psychiatry, Miami, FL.

Nakamura, M., Yells, D. P., Jacques, D., & Hendricks, S. E. (1994). Changes in dopamine
     concentrations in discrete brain regions as a consequency of sexual behavior and
     fluoxetine treatment in male rats. Society for Neuroscience, Miami, FL.

Yells, D. P., Hendricks, S. E., Prendergast, M. A., Wieseler, J., & Miller, M. (1994). Lesions of
        the nucleus paragigantocellularis diminish the effects of a DA antagonist but not a


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       5-HT1B agonist on male rat sexual behavior. Conference on Reproductive Behavior,
       Bethlehem, PA.




Hendricks, S. E., Yells, D. P., Balogh, S., Prendergast, M. A., Miller, M., Rosa-Molinar, E.,
       Jacques, D., Paige, S., & Fitzpatrick, D. (1993). Monoaminergic manipulations and
       sexual behavior: A human-rat comparative study. Conference on Reproductive Behavior,
       East Lansing, MI.

Yells, D. P., Hendricks, S. E., Miller, M. Prendergast, M. A., & Nakamura, M. (1993). Effects
        of amantadine on pharmacologically-induced suppression of male rat copulatory
        behavior. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D. C.

Prendergast, M.A., Hendricks, S. E., Yells, D. P., Paige, S. R., & Balogh, S. E. (1992). The
       effects of serotonergic agonism on consumption of rewarding and aversive substances.
       Second International Symposium on Serotonin from Cell Biology to Pharmacology and
       Therapeutics, Houston, TX.

Yells, D. P., Prendergast, M. A., Hendricks, S. E., Nakamura, M., Fitzpatrick, D., & Rosa-
        Molinar, E. (1992). Fluoxetine-induced inhibition of male rat sexual behavor: Possible
        role for the nucleus paragigantocellularis. Society for Neuroscience, Anaheim, CA.

Prendergast, M. A., Skaar, K., Hendricks, S. E., Yells, D. P., & Fitzpatrick, D. (1991).
       Inhibition of feeding by a non-specific 5-HT agonist, 5-HTP, and fluoxetine. Society for
       Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Yells, D. P., Hendricks, S. E, Graber B., & Fitzpatrick. D. (1989). Pharmacologic influences on
        sexual behavior in male rats. Society for Neuroscience, Phoenix, AZ.

Hsieh, D., Hendricks, S. E, Yells, D. P., & Graber B. (1989). Induction of anxiety-like
       behaviors in rats. Society for Neuroscience, Phoenix, AZ.

Koskinen, I., Hendricks, S. E., Graber, B., Yells, D. P., & Fitzpatrick, D. (1989). Alpha-2-
      adrenergic and opiate receptor block: Effects on male rat sexual behavior. Conference
      on Reproductive Behavior. Saratoga Springs, NY

g. Professional Memberships
       Rocky Mountain Psychological Association


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Society for Computers in Psychology
American Association of University Professors




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