Curriculum Vitae

David Matthew Cole

October 2019
Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience
Utah State University
7000 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-7000
Tel: +1 904 345 0104
dcole@observechange.org
https://observechange.org

EDUCATION

2021
Utah State University
Ph.D. Candidate in Neuroscience
Dissertation Adviser: David A. E. Bolton

2015
St. Cloud State University
M.S. in Applied Psychology: Behavior Analysis
Thesis Adviser: Benjamin N. Witts

2007
Washington University in St. Louis
B.A. in English Literature
Minors: Environmental Studies, Political Science

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Extramural
2019–2020
Research Training Fellowship, $2700, Society For Psychophysiological Research

2019
Unrestricted Travel Grant, $1207, Psi Chi

Intramural
2019–2020
Graduate Research and Creative Opportunities Grant, $1000, Student Involvement and Leadership Center/Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Utah State University

2017–2018
Graduate Student Research Award, $2953, College of Education & Human Services/Department of Psychology, Utah State University

Mentored
2019
Jessica Harrison, Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship, $500, Office of the Provost/Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, Utah State University

2018–2019
Mahmoud Mansour, Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunities Grant, $2000, Student Involvement and Leadership Center/Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Utah State University

AWARDS AND HONORS

Extramural
2019
Best Talk by a Trainee, $750, World Congress of the International Society of Posture & Gait Research, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

2019
Finalist, Psychological Science Video Festival, American Psychological Association Download article

2017
Student Video Award, $1000, Noba Psychology/The Diener Education Fund/Psi Chi Download article

2017
Distinguished Scholar, Cambridge Center for Behavior Studies



Intramural
2018
Graduate Student Travel Award, $800, Office of Research and Graduate Studies/Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, Utah State University

2017
Graduate Student Travel Award, $500, Office of Research and Graduate Studies/Department of Psychology, Utah State University

PUBLICATIONS AND MANUSCRIPTS

Peer-Reviewed Articles
Cole, D. M., Rung, J. M., & Madden, G. J. (2019). Assessing susceptibility of a temporal discounting task to faking. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75(10), 1959–1974. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22831 Download article

Rung, J. M., Cole, D. M., & Madden, G. (2018, April 30). Faking discounting rates [Data set]. Retrieved from https://osf.io/mnsxh

Bolton, D. A. E., Cole, D. M., Butler, B., Mansour, M., Schwartz, S., McDannald, D. W., and Rydalch, G. (2019). Motor preparation for compensatory reach-to-grasp responses when viewing a wall-mounted safety handle. Cortex, 117, 135–146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2019.03.001 Download article

Bolton, D. A. E., Cole, D. M., Butler, B., Mansour, M., Rydalch, G., McDannald, D. W., and Schwartz, S. (2019, February 5). Motor preparation for compensatory reach-to-grasp responses when viewing a wall-mounted safety handle [Data set]. Retrieved from https://osf.io/9z3nw/

Goode, C., Cole, D. M., & Bolton, D. A. E. (2019). Staying upright by shutting down? Evidence for global suppression of the motor system when recovering balance. Gait & Posture, 70, 260–263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.03.018 Download article

Cole, D. M., & Witts, B. N. (2015). Formative graphing with a Microsoft Excel 2013 template. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, 15(3–4), 171–186. https://doi.org/10.1037/bar0000021 Download article

Cole, D. M. (2017). Formative Grapher (Version 1.11) [Computer software]. https://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.18860.67208

Manuscripts in Review
Ruddy, K. L.*, Cole, D. M.*, Simon, C., & Bächinger, M. (2019). Neuronal response variability as a product of divisive normalization: Neurobiological implications at a macroscale level.

Other Publications
Steinhauff, D., Ellwanger, J. H., Lewinska, M., Sanganyado, E., Ji, Y., Karawdeniya, B. I., Bochatay, N., Moore, E. B., Coulibaly, A., Ibrahim, S., Jansen, D. S., James, J. I., Cole, D. M., Lipkin, A., Adamowicz, B. M., Cohen, C. M., Fatehi, S., Holmstrom, M. H., & Li, R. (2019). NextGen advises “Trying to Manage.” Science, 366(6461), 28–30. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaz5828

Current Projects
Cole, D. M., Barrett, T. S., Hancock, A., Steffensen, M., Gillam, R. B., & Bolton, D. A. E. (2020). Inhibitory hemodynamics of the frontal lobe during voluntary and compensatory stepping.

Cole, D. M., Bolton, D. A. E., Dakin, C. J., Peterson, D. S., Barrett, T. S., et al. (2020). Balance or brace: High-speed, high-risk decisions during loss of balance.

Cole, D. M., Mansour, M., Ruddy, K. L., Bolton, D. A. E., et al. (2020). A whole-body stop-signal task: An EEG study.

Bolton, D. A. E., Beethe, A. Z., Cole, D. M., Warner, J. et al. (2020). Motor preparation for compensatory reach-to-grasp responses when viewing a wall-mounted safety handle: Older adults.

Bolton, D. A. E., Beethe, A. Z., Cole, D. M., et al. (2020). Role of pre-SMA in conflict resolution of compensatory balance actions: A paired-pulse TMS study.

Ruddy, K. L., Enz, N., Schmidt, J., Alvarez, S., Gippert, M., Cole, D. M., & Whelan, R. (2020). Investigating the role of beta oscillations for motor inhibition using brain computer interface.

Smith, B. M., Cole, D. M., et al. (2020). Mindfulness: An EEG study.

Cole, D. M., et al. (2020). Permanence of temporal-discounting rates: A Bayesian meta-analysis.

Cole, D. M., et al. (2020). When to reverse: Evaluating experts in visual analysis of within-subject data against Bayesian probabilities.

Notes: Authorship for current projects is tentative. * Author contributions were equal.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Papers
Cole, D. M., Butler, B., Mansour, M., Schwartz, S., Bell, H., McDannald, D. W., Rydalch, G., and Bolton, D. A. E. (2019). An invisible hand: Automatic preparation for arresting a fall when viewing a handrail. Paper presented at the World Congress of the International Society of Posture & Gait Research, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Cole, D. M., Goode, C., & Bolton, D. A. E. (2019). Response inhibition during reactive balance. Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial International Convention of Psychological Science, Paris, France.

Cole, D. M., Goode, C., & Bolton, D. A. E. (2018). Staying upright by shutting down? Evidence for global suppression of the motor system when recovering balance. Paper presented at the Fall Colloquium of the Disabilities Disciplines, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Cole, D. M. (2018). Adding genetically modified mice to the armamentarium of behavior analysis. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA.

Cole, D. M., Rung, J. M., & Madden, G. J. (2017). Can temporal discounting be faked? Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.


Flyer for the 2018 Fall Colloquium of Utah State University's Disabilities Disciplines Doctoral Program
Posters
Cole, D. M. (2017). Reward type predicts temporal discounting in rats: A pilot study. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Utah Association for Behavior Analysis, Salt Lake, UT. https://inventingmeaning.com/ Download article

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Chairmanships
2019
Dissociating neural mechanisms of choice: Recent developments. Symposium chaired at the 3rd Biennial International Convention of Psychological Science, Paris, France.

2018
Alternative model organisms: Alcoholic bees, mutant mice, robotic zebrafish, and T-mazing octopi. Symposium chaired at the 44th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA.

Editorial
2019
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Psychology

2019
Judge, Student Research Symposium, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2016–2019
Reviewer, Student Research Grants and Awards, Association for Psychological Science

Research
2019–2020
Research Assistant, NIH R21 AG061688, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2019
Visiting Researcher, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Sponsors: Robert Whelan and Kathy L. Ruddy

2018
Research Assistant, Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2017
Research Assistant, NIH R15 NS090283, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Teaching
2018–2019
Instructor of Record, Utah State University, Logan, UT
PEP 4400: Evaluation in Physical Education (Research Methods and Statistics) Download article

2017–2018
Instructor of Record, Utah State University, Logan, UT
PSY 3460: Neuroscience I (Laboratory Course) Download article

2016–2017
Instructor of Record, Utah State University, Logan, UT
PSY 1400/1410: Analysis of Behavior: Basic Principles (Laboratory Course) Download article

2016
Guest Speaker, Utah State University, Logan, UT
PSY 2010: Orientation to Psychology as a Career and Profession

Mentorships
2019–
Matthew Steffensen, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Utah State University

2019
Jessica Harrison, Undergraduate Teaching Fellow, Utah State University

2018–2019
Mahmoud Mansour, Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunities Grant, Utah State University

2018
Jennifer Henry, PSY 4950: Undergraduate Apprenticeship, Utah State University

2018
Ericka Twinting, PSY 4950: Undergraduate Apprenticeship, Utah State University

2016
Jeni Christensen, PSY 4950: Undergraduate Apprenticeship, Utah State University

2016
Amand Hardiman, PSY 4950: Undergraduate Apprenticeship, Utah State University

Organizations and Committees
2019–2022
Treasurer, Four Corners Association for Behavior Analysis

2019–2021
Member, Committee to Promote Student Interests, Society for Psychophysiological Research

2017–
Campus Representative, Association for Psychological Science

2017–
Webmaster, Four Corners Association for Behavior Analysis View website

2014–2016
Student Director, Four Corners Association for Behavior Analysis

2012–
Interviewer, Washington University Alumni & Parents Admission Program

Industry
2012–2015
Clinical Director, ACI Learning Center, Colorado Springs, CO

2011–2012
Consultant, Behavior Management Consultants, Jacksonville, FL

2008–2010
Clinical Supervisor, Wellspring Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Professional Certifications
2015–
Board Certified Behavior Analyst, 15-2220-025875

2010–2015
Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, 0-10-3864

Laboratory Training
Humans: Electroencephalography (EEG) including Brain-Computer Interface (BCI); Electromyography (EMG); Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS); Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS); Participant Markets (e.g., Amazon Mechanical Turk)

Rodents: Colony Management and Breeding; Genotyping with Polymerase Chain Reaction and Electrophoresis; Brain Stereotaxic Injection and Intravenous Catheter Implantation; Classical and Operant Conditioning; Transcardial Perfusion and Brain Sectioning; Confocal Microscopy and Neuronal Tract Tracing

Programming Languages
HTML5 and CSS; MATLAB; MEDState Notation (Pascal frontend); R; Visual Basic for Applications

Secondary Languages
French, Level B2

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