Funded Grants

Large-Scale Survey of Psychedelic Users' Experiences with Psychedelics

Funding period: 12/2021 – 12/2023

Total: $20,000

Type: Huxley Health

Role: PI

Goals: To examine psychedelic users' patterns of use, experiences, and perceived effects of psychedelics.

Lost in the Weeds: Use of Multimodal Measures to Interrogate Daily Stress Rhythms of Cannabis Users

Funding period: 01/2022 – 07/2023

Total: $30,000

Type: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Program Faculty Pilot Grant

Role: PI

Goals: To examine the effects of chronic cannabis on the daily stress rhythms and determine whether alterations in these rhythms predict elevations in depressive symptoms in cannabis users.

Intersections Between Psychological & Physiological Stress & Cannabis Use in Reproductive-Aged Women

Funding period: 01/2022 – 07/2023

Total: $30,000

Type: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Program Faculty Pilot Grant

Role: Co-I

Goals: To assess relationships between psychological stress, cortisol, and reproductive health in women of reproductive age who use and do not use cannabis.

Effects of Chronic Cannabis Use on the Neuroendocrine Stress Response

Funding period: 07/2021 – 06/2023

Total: $100,000

Type: National Institutes of Drug Abuse (1 R03 DA051740-01-A1)

Role: Co-I

Goals: To examine the effects of chronic cannabis on the stress response using a translationally relevant rodent model of cannabis self-administration.

Acute and Chronic Effects of Cannabis on Cognition in Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Funding period: 12/2019 – 06/2022

Total: $4,000

Type: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Program Faculty Pilot Grant (137843)

Role: PI

Goals: This study focuses on examining the chronic and acute effects of cannabis on cognition in people with ADHD.

Acute and Chronic Effects of Cannabis on Cognition in Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Funding period: 11/2019 – 06/2021

Total: $25,000

Type: Dedicated Marijuana Account Faculty Pilot Grant (137450)

Role: PI

Goals: This study focuses on examining the chronic and acute effects of cannabis on cognition in people with ADHD.

Acute Effects of High Potency Cannabis on Everyday Life Cognition

Funding period: 07/2018 – 08/2022

Total: $25,800

Type: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Program Faculty Pilot Grant (133959)

Role: PI

Goals: This study was designed to examine the effects of high potency cannabis flower and cannabis concentrates on everyday life cognition.

Chronic Cannabis-Induced Alterations in Stress Reactivity

Funding period: 07/2019 – 12/2020

Total: $30,000

Type: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Program Faculty Pilot Grant (136020)

Role: Co-I

Goals: This study focuses on examining effects of chronic cannabis self-administration on the stress response.

Business Idea Creativity and Cannabis Use

Funding period: 05/2018 – 05/2019

Total: $5,000

Type: WSU Vancouver Research Mini-Grant

Role: Co-I

Goals: This study focused on examining differences in creative business ideation in cannabis users and non-users

Adopting Open Educational Resources for Psych 333

Funding period: 05/2018 – 08/2018

Total: $4,500

Type: WSU Affordable Learning Grant

Role: PI

Goals: This project involved editing and adopting an open textbook for my Abnormal Psychology course.

Adopting Open Educational Resources for Psych 105

Funding period: 05/2018 – 08/2018

Total: $4,500

Type: WSU Affordable Learning Grant

Role: Co-I

Goals: This project involved adopting an open textbook for the Department's Introductory Psychology course and studying the effects of that adoption.

Individual Differences in the Influence of Cannabis on Cognition

Funding period: 01/2015 – 06/2018

Total: $30,000

Type: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Program Faculty Pilot Grant (124744)

Role: PI

Goals: To examine potential moderators (e.g., adolescent onset, aging, sex) of the influence of chronic cannabis use on cognition.

Adopting Open Educational Resources for Psych 312

Funding period: 05/2017 – 08/2017

Total: $5,000

Type: WSU Affordable Learning Grant (funded by AOI)

Role: PI

Goals: This project involved creating a new edition of an open textbook for my Research Methods in Psychology course.

Strain and Sex Differences in the Perceived Efficacy of Medical Marijuana

Funding period: 01/2016 – 06/2017

Total: $14,275

Type: Dedicated Marijuana Account Faculty Pilot Grant (2938-0422)

Role: PI

Goals: This project focused on examining the efficacy of medical cannabis for various symptoms/conditions as well as strain and sex differences in those perceived effects.

The Influence of Chronic Cannabis Use on Stress Induced Cognitive Inflexibility

Funding period: 01/2016 – 06/2017

Total: $12,635

Type: Dedicated Marijuana Account Faculty Pilot Grant (2938-0425)

Role: Co-I

Goals: This project focused on examining the effects of chronic cannabis use on the stress response and cognition.

Did I Remember to Lock the Door? The Role of Memory Distrust in Checking Compulsions

Funding period: 03/2011 – 09/2012

Total: $9,528

Type: Concordia University Team Seed Grant (VS1109)

Role: PI

Goals: To determine whether experimentally manipulating confidence in prospective memory increases intrusive doubts and compulsions to check.