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Associate Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

About

Hello! My name is Nora Gayzur. I specialize in adult development and aging, specifically now memory and attention change with age and the biological processes underpinning those changes.

Education and Certifications

2002-2005 - B.S. in Psychology - University of Maryland - College Park (Cum Laude)

2005-2008 - M.S. in Psychology - North Dakota State University

2008-2013 - PhD in Psychology - North Dakota State University

Classes Taught

UCO Courses
PSY 1103 - General Psychology
PSY 2833 - Developmental Psychology
PSY 3833 - Experimental Psychology
PSY 4393 - Cognitive Psychology
PSY 4960 - Psychology of Human Sexual Behavior
PSY 5143 - Advanced Developmental Psychology
PSY 5633 - Cognitive Psychology

NDSU Courses
PSYC 350 - Research Methods I 

Honors and Awards

2017 - UCO Emergent Faculty Award for Professional Contributions

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Published Works
Gayzur, N. D., Langley, L. K., Kelland, C., Wyman, S., Saville, A. L, Ciernia, A. T., & Padmanabhan, G. (2014). Reflexive orienting in response to short- and long-duration gaze cues in young, young-old, and old-old adults, Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75(7), 1-13.

Langley, L. K., Gayzur, N. D., Saville, A. L., Morlock. S. L., & Bagne, A. G. (2011). Spatial distribution of attentional inhibition is not altered in healthy aging. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 766-783.

Langley, L. K., Saville, A. L., Gayzur, N. D., & Fuentes, L. J. (2008). Adult age differences in attention to semantic context. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 15, 657-686.

Conference Presentations
Gayzur, N. D., Limke-McLean, A., Bishop, K. C. (2018). Beating around the bush: Attitudes towards masturbation and pornography use. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Montreal, QB.

Bishop, K. C., Gayzur, N. D., & Limke-McLean, A. (2018). “Choking the chicken” because of “Choking” in bed? Links between masturbation motives and behaviors. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Montreal, QB.

Noah, V., & Gayzur, N. D. (2017). Predicting attitudes towards sexual education. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Atlanta, GA.

Gayzur, N. D., & Noah, V. (2017). Wait? There’s more? The impact of sexual education on sexual identity and sexual attitudes. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Atlanta, GA.

Gayzur, N. D., Limke-McLean, A., Scott, J. L., & Everson, A. T. (2017, January). The Golden Girls were right! Aging, pornography, and sexual identity. Poster session to be presented at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Limke-McLean, A., Gayzur, N. D., Everson, A. T., & Scott, J. L. (2017, January). NSFW: Pornography, attachment, sexual identity, and sexual activity. Poster session to be presented at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Everson, A. T., Limke, A., Scott, J. L., & Gayzur, N. D. (2016, May). Do you even know what you want? Attachment and sexual identity. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

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