Julia Meyers-Manor

Assistant Professor of Psychology

[email protected]
920-748-8171
Office: Todd Wehr B16

  • Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Presentations

Basic Information

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • B.A., Macalester College

Awards & Honors

Grants Awarded:

  • Association of Professional Dog Trainers Research Grant, 2016
  • Educating Sustainability Ambassador Student Summer Research Grant, Macalester
    College, 2016
  • Educating Sustainability Ambassador Curriculum Development Grant, Macalester
    College, 2015

Honors and Awards:

  • Nu Pho Psi Neuroscience Honor's Society, Macalester College
  • CARE Award through American Psychological Association, 2009
  • Center for Cognitive Science Poster Winner, University of Minnesota, 2009
  • Vertically Integrated Research Team Experience Summer Fellowship, University of
    Minnesota, 2008
  • Sigma Xi Science Honor Society, University of Minnesota
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Macalester College
  • Psi Chi Honor Society, Macalester College

Publications

  • Palmer, D., Parmenter, M., Meyers-Manor, J.E., & Wiertelak, E.P. Enriching the Brain: How Differing Levels and Short-term Environmental Enrichment Reverse Spatial Memory Deficits of the Cholinergic System. In Preparation.
  • Iyer, E., Yee, D., Meyers-Manor, J.E., & Wiertelak E.P. Alternative Medicines in Pain Relief: The Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Shan Zhu Yu (Cornus Officianalis ). In Preparation.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E., Wiertelak, E.P. The Role of Learning Courses in Neuroscience Education. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, In Preparation.
  • Craig, L., Meyers-Manor, J.E., Anders, K.A., Sutterlin, S., & Miller, H. (2016). Heart Rate Variability and Canine Aggression. Applied Animal Behavior Sciences. In Review following Invited Revision.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2016). Book Review: Learning and Behavior: A Contemporary Synthesis
    (2nd Edition). The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education,15 (1), R3.
  • Overmier, J.B., Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2015). Alerts for Assessing Biological Constraints on Behavior. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 28. uclapsych_ijcp_25933. Retrieved from: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/8tk8h8c4
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E., Overmier, J.B., Hatfield, D.W., & Croswell, J. (2014). Not so bird
    brained:Pigeons show what-where-when memory as both time of day and how long ago. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 40(2), 225-240. DOI: 10.1037/xan0000016
  • Stellmack, M. A., Konheim-Kalkstein, Y. L., Manor, J. E., Massey, A. R., and Schmitz, J. A. P. (2009). An assessment of reliability and validity of a rubric for grading APA-style introductions. Teaching of Psychology, 36, 102-107.
  • Holden, J. M., Meyers-Manor, J. E., Overmier, J.B., Gahtan, E., Sweeney, W., & Miller, H. (2008). Lipopolysaccharide-induced immune activation impairs attention but has little effect on short-term working memory, Behavioral Brain Research, 194, 138-145.
  • Meyers-Manor, J. E. (2005). Book Review: The Genesis of Animal Play: Testing the Limits by Gordon Burghardt. American Journal of Human Biology, 17(6), 824-826.
  • Abramson, C. I, Kandolf, A., Sheridan, A., Donohue, D., Bozic, J., Meyers, J. E., & Benbassat, D. (2004) Development of an ethanol model using social insects: III. Preferences for ethanol solutions. Psychological Reports. 94(1), 227-239.

Professional/Scholarly Affiliations

  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Faculty for Undergradaute Neuroscience
  • Comparative Cognition Society

Presentations

  • Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2017-October) Change of Heart: Examining Heart Rate Variability in the Treatment of Aggression in Richmond, VA.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2017-October) Lending a Helping Paw: Empathy Towards Owners in Therapy and Non-Therapy Dog. Poster at Association of Professional Dog Trainers in Richmond, VA.
  • Laske, A., Qu, J., Meyers-Manor, J.E., Wiertelak, E.P. (2016-November) A within-subjects operant model to examine strength theory and ego depletion in rats: effects of glucose administration. Poster at Society for Neuroscience Main Session in San Diego, CA.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E., Parmenter, M.L., & Wiertelak, E.P. (2016- November) Central cholinergic function: impact of limited environmental enrichment on spatial learning and memory deficits in the rat. Poster at Society for Neuroscience Main Session in San Diego, CA.
  • Wiertelak, E.P., Fergus, S., & Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2016- November) Environmental enrichment may produce central effects in modulating the impact of high-fat diet induced anxiety in a rat model of obesity. Poster at Society for Neuroscience Main Session in San Diego, CA.
  • Sanford, E., Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2016- April). The Bystander Effect in Rats. Poster at Comparative Cognition Conference in Melbourne, FL.
  • Anders, K.A., Craig, L., Meyers-Manor, J.E., Sutterlin, S., Miller, H. (2015). Heart rate variability and aggression in companion dogs. Poster at Association of Professional Dog Training in Dallas, TX.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E., Botten, M., Chu, W., & Wiertelak, E.P. (2015). Heart rate variability in dogs: Toward a valid behavioral model of empathy in companion animals. Poster at Society for Neuroscience Main Session in Chicago, IL.
  • Craig, L., Meyers-Manor, J.E., Anders, K.A., Sutterlin, S., Miller, H., & Wiertelak, E.P. (2015). Heart rate variability and aggression in companion dogs. Poster at Society for Neuroscience Main Session in Chicago, IL.
  • Palmer, D., Wiertelak, E.P., & Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2015). The Effects of Different Levels of Environmental Enrichment on Reversing Cholinergic Deficits in Rats. Poster at Society for Neuroscience Main Session in Chicago, IL.
  • Wiertelak, E.P., Nguyen, N., Meyers-Manor, J.E., & Salcin, K. (2015). A novel animal model of nociception: Examinations of opiate modulation of behavior in zebrafish exposed to dilute acetic acid. Poster at Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E., Campbell, B.A., Mathews, N.D., Chu, W., Sanford, E., & Wiertelak, E.P. (2015). Lending a helping paw: The role of gender and stress levels on pro-social and empathy behaviors in rats. Poster at Comparative Cognition Conference in Melbourne, FL.
  • Campbell, B.A., Meyers-Manor, J.E., Mathews, N.D., & Wiertelak, E.P. (2014) Lending a Helping Paw: GABAergic mechanisms in empathy and pro-social behaviors in rats. Poster at Society for Neuroscience Main Session and Faculty Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Sessions in Washington, D.C.
  • Currie, A. Gaidis, E.J., Manor, J.E., & Wiertelak, E. (2013) Toward a novel model of
    pain in zebrafish: Identification of behavioral responses on exposure to water containing acetic acid. Poster at Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session in Society for Neuroscience Meeting in San Diego, CA.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E. (2009). Remember When: The Search for Episodic-like Memory. Talk presented at the American Psychological Association in Toronto, ON.
  • Meyers-Manor J. E., & Overmier, J.B. (2009). Remember When: The Search for Episodic-like Memory in Pigeons. Poster presented at the Comparative Cognition Conference in Melbourne, FL and at Center for Cognitive Sciences Research Day in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Stellmack, M. A., Konheim-Kalkstein, Y. L., and Manor, J. E. (2007). Does analyzing poor writing examples improve students' own writing?, Presented at the 19th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.
  • Meyers-Manor, J.E., & Overmier, J.B. (2006) Saturday Night Fever: The Effects of ‘Illness’ on Attention. Poster presented at the Pavlovian Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • “Contextual Factors Associated With Children’s Recall of a Fictional Story” Poster presented by Dr. JenniferWenner at the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005.
  • “The Development of a Social Insect Model of Alcoholism III; The Response of Honeybees to Imported and Domestic Spirits,” Poster presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, New Orleans, Lousiana, 2003.