Daren H. Kaiser

CURRICULUM VITAE

January, 2012

 

Office Address:                      Department of Psychology

                                                380F Neff

                                                Indiana University Purdue University in Fort Wayne

                                                Fort Wayne, IN  46805

                                                e-mail: Kaiserd@ipfw.edu

 

Home Address:                       4810 Winterfield Run

                                                Fort Wayne, IN  46804

 

Telephone:                               (260) 481-6404 (office)

                                                (260) 481-6565 (Laboratory)

                                                (260) 432-7567 (home)

 

 

Education:

 

A.A.    (December, 1988)       Highland Community College, Freeport, Illinois

 

B. S.    (May, 1991)                Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

                                                Major: Psychology

 

M. A.   (March, 1994)             University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

                                                Experimental Psychology

 

Ph. D. (August, 2000)             University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

                                                Experimental Psychology

 

Faculty Positions:

 

Associate Professor: Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (2009 - Present)

 

Assistant Professor: Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (2003-2009)

 

Visiting Assistant Professor:  East Carolina University (1999-2003)

 

Professional Publications:

 

Book Chapter:

 

Zentall, T. R., Roper, K. L., Kaiser, D. H., & Sherburne, L. M. (1997) A critical analysis

of directed forgetting research in animals.  in J. M. Golding,  and C. Macleod  (Eds).

Interdisciplinary approaches to intentional forgetting. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

 

Journal Articles:

 

Kaiser D. H. (2009).  Fewer peak trials per session facilitate acquisition of peak responding

despite elimination of response rate differences. Behavioural Processes, 80(1), 12-19.

 

Kaiser D. H. (2008). The proportion of fixed interval trials to probe trials affects

acquisition of the peak procedure fixed interval timing task. Behavioural Processes, 77 (1),

100-108. DOI information: 10.1016/j.beproc.2007.06.009

 

Kaiser D. H. & Means L. (2006). Value transfer across odor stimuli using probability of

            reinforcement in the rat. Behavioural Processes, 73, 164-169.

 

Zentall, T. R. & Kaiser, D. H. (2005). Interval timing with gaps: Gap ambiguity as an

alternative to temporal decay. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal

Behavior Processes, 31, 484-486.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Zentall, T. R., & Neiman, E. (2002).  Timing in pigeons:  Effects of the

similarity between intertrial interval and gap in a timing signal.  Journal of

Experimental Psychology, Animal Behavior Processes, 28, 416-422.

 

Dorrance, B. R., Kaiser, D. H., & Zentall, T. R. (2000).  Event-duration discrimination by

pigeons:  The choose-short effect may result from retention-test novelty.  Animal Learning

 and Behavior, 28, 344-353.

 

Zentall, T. R., Kaiser, D.H., Clement, T. S., Weaver, J. E., & Campell, G., (2000).

Presence/absence-sample matching by pigeons: Divergent retention functions may result from

differential sample responding rather than from a single-code default coding strategy.  Journal of

 Experimental Psychology, Animal Behavior Processes, 26, 294-304.

 

Clement, T. S., Feltus, J., Kaiser, D. H., & Zentall, T. R. (2000).  Work ethic in pigeons:

Reward value is directly related to the effort or time required to obtain it.  Psychonomic Bulletin and

Review, 7, 100-106.

 

Dorrance, B .R., Kaiser, D.H., & Zentall, T. R. (1998).  Value transfer in a simultaneous

discrimination by pigeons: Value of the S+ is not specific to the simultaneous discrimination context. 

Animal Learning & Behavior, 26, 257-263.

 

Zentall, T. R., Clement, T. S., & Kaiser, D. H. (1998). Delayed matching in pigeons:

Apparent memory loss may be confounded with effects of increase in delay of reinforcement. Behavioural

 Processes, 43, 1-10.

 

Sherburne, L. M., Zentall, T. R., & Kaiser, D. H. (1998).  Timing in pigeons: The choose-

short effect may result from pigeons’ “confusion” between delay and intertrial

intervals.  Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 5, 516-522.

 

Kaiser, D.H., Zentall, T. R., & Galef, B. G. (1997). Can imitation in pigeons be explained

by local enhancement together with trial-and-error learning? Psychological Science, 8, 459-460.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Sherburne, L. M., Steirn, J. N., & Zentall, T. R. (1997).Perceptual learning

in pigeons: Decreased ability to discriminate samples mapped onto the same comparison in many-to-one

matching.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4, 378-381.

 

Kaiser, D. H.,  Sherburne, L. M., & Zentall, T. R. (1997).  Directed forgetting in pigeons resulting from the

          reallocation of  memory-maintaining processes on forget-cue trials. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review,

          4, 559-565.

 

Barron, S.,Hansen-Trench, L. S., Kaiser, D. H., & Segar, T. M. (1996).  Problem solving

following neonatal exposure to cocaine, ethanol, or cocaine/ethanol in combination in rats.  Pharmacology,

Biochemistry, and Behavior, 53, 197-203.

 

Barron, S., Hansen-Trench, L. S., & Kaiser, D. H. (1996).  Neonatal cocaine exposure

and activity rhythms in rats.  Behavioural Brain Research, 74, 167-174.

 

Barron, S., Kaiser, D.H., & Hansen, L.S. (1995).  Neonatal cocaine exposure,activity and

responsivity to cocaine in a rodent model.  Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 16, 401-409.

 

Roper, K .L., Kaiser, D. H., & Zentall, T. R. (1995).  True directed forgetting in pigeons

may occur only when alternative working memory is required on forget-cue trials.  Animal Learning

and Behavior, 23, 280-285.

 

First Author Presentations:

 

Kaiser, D. H. & Austin, A. (2008, May). Timing performance in rats is disrupted by increased

            attentional load. Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological

            Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H. (2008, May). Reinforcement following probe trials and acquisition of the peak

            procedure. Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological

            Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H. (2007, May). Acquisition of peak responding affected by proportion of probe trials.

Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H. (2007, March) Animal Timing.  Invited Presentation at Brain and Cognitive

Sciences seminar at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H. (2006, May) Similarity of Ambient Conditions During Intertrial Intervals and

Gaps Affect Peak Shifts in Rats.  Presented at Midwestern Psychological

Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Campbell, C., Magdich, V. & Wilkinson A. (2005, May) Work Ethic in the Rat?

Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H. (2004, May) Lesions of the hippocampus disrupt value transfer in rats.  Invited

Presentation at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H. (2003, November). The role of the hippocampus in associative learning. 

Presented to Sigma Xi at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne,

Indiana

 

Kaiser, D. H., Means, L. W., Trulli, N. M., Holmes, B. M. & Schopp, S. E. (2003, May). 

Value transfer across odor stimuli in rats.  Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association,

Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D.H., Campbell, G., &  Zentall, T. R. (1999, May).  Presence/absence coding in

pigeons. Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Zentall, T. R., and Sherburne, L.M (1997, May).  Directed forgetting in pigeons:

Reallocation of stimulus processing results in directed forgetting when potential

interference effects are controlled.  Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association,

Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Cook, B. R., Bevins, R. A., and Zentall, T. R. (1996, May). Conditioned taste

aversion in a distinct context results in an inverse relationship between place

preference and consumption. Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association,

Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Sherburne, L. M., & Zentall T. R. (1995, May).  Common coding in pigeons

using many-to-one matching: Discrimination between commonly coded samples

disrupts matching accuracy.  Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association,

Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Hansen, L. S., Spalmacin, K. A., & Barron, S. (1994, May).  The effect of

neonatal cocaine exposure on running wheel activity following a challenging dose

of cocaine in rats. Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Kaiser, D. H., Robinet, P. M., Bardo, M. T., & Barron, S. (1994, November).  The effects of

neonatal cocaine exposure on dopamine receptor binding and D2 mediated behavior.

Presented at the annual Neuroscience meeting, Miami, Florida.

 

Other Presentations:

March, D.  & Kaiser, D. H. Suboptimal choice behavior in rats? (2011, May)  Presented at Midwestern

            Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Austin A. R. & Kaiser D. H. (2008, March).  Timing performance in rats is disrupted by

an increased attentional load.  Presented at Tristate Animal Learning and Behavior Conference at

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

 

Trulli, N. M., Holmes, B. M., Schopp, S. E., Kaiser, D. H., and Means, L. W. (2002, October).  A

demonstration of value transfer in rats.  Presented at Sixth Annual Neuroscience

Research meeting at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

 

Walker, E. M., Means, L. W., McMillen, B. A., and Kaiser, D. H. (2001, April).  Effects of Zinc

and Tryptophan deficient diets on the motivation to obtain alcohol in the Myers

high ethanol preferring (mHEP) rat.  Presented at International Behavioral Neuroscience Society,

Cancun, Mexico.

 

Walker, E. M., Means, L. W., McMillen, B. A., and Kaiser, D. H. (2000, October)  Motivational

effects in high ethanol preferring (mHEP) rat to obtain alcohol based on zinc and

tryptophan deficient diets.  Presented at Fourth Annual Neuroscience Research meeting at

East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

 

Cook, B. R., Kaiser, D. H., and Zentall, T. R. (1997, May).  Value transfer from S+ to S- in a

simultaneous discrimination in pigeons: Further evidence.  Presented at Midwestern Psychological

Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Sherburne, L. M., Zentall, T. R., and Kaiser, D. H. (1996, May). Can confusion account for the

choose short effect?   Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Hansen-Trench, L. S., Kaiser, D. H., & Barron, S. (1995, May).  Neonatal cocaine exposure

and activity rhythms in rats.  Presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Barron, S., Hansen, L.S., & Kaiser, D. H. (1994, June). Developmental measures following

neonatal exposure to ethanol, cocaine, or ethanol/cocaine in rats.  Presented at

Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, Hawaii.

 

Barron, S., Kaiser, D. H., Harrod, S. B., & Hansen, L. S. (1994, June).  Problem solving

following neonatal exposure to ethanol, cocaine, or ethanol/cocaine in rats.  

Presented at the International Society for Biochemical Research on Alcoholism, Summer,

Gold Coast, Australia.

 

Hansen, L. S., Kaiser, D. H., Harrod, S., & Barron, S. (1994, May). Digging maze behavior in

rats following neonatal exposure to ethanol, cocaine, or ethanol/cocaine.  Presented at Midwestern

Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Hansen, L. S., Kaiser, D. H., Spalmacin, K., & Barron, S. (1993, March).  Motor performance

following neonatal exposure to, ethanol, cocaine, or ethanol and cocaine in rats.

Presented at Indiana-Purdue-Kentucky Conference on Animal Learning and Behavior at Indiana

University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

Barron, S., Hansen, L. S., Kaiser, D. H., Massey, K., & Stone, M. (1993, June).  Motor

performance following neonatal exposure to, ethanol, cocaine, or ethanol and cocaine in rats.

Presented as a poster at Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Barron, S., Kaiser, D. H., Spalmacin, K. A., & Hansen, L. S. (1992, October).  Activity and responsivity to

            cocaine following third trimester cocaine exposure in rats.  Presented at the annual Neuroscience meeting,

            Anaheim, California.  Abstract published in Society for NeuroscienceAbstracts 18:366.