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Lauren S. Seifert

Lauren S. Seifert

Contact Information:
Founders Hall

Professor of Psychology; Chair, Human Research Committee/IRB


Ph.D.: Cognitive Experimental Psychology, 1994
    Doctoral minor: Psychobiology
    The Ohio State University
M.A.: Cognitive Experimental Psychology, 1990
    The Ohio State University
Honors B.A.:    Psychology, 1987
    University of Akron, Akron, OH


2006- present: Full Professor, Psychology, Malone University
2000-2006: Associate Professor, Psychology, Malone College
1999-2000: Assistant Professor, Psychology, Malone College
1997-1999: Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Akron
1994-1997: Assistant Professor, Psychology, Malone College
1994:  Faculty Lecturer, Psychology, Capital University
1994:  Faculty Lecturer, Psychology, The Ohio State University
1991-1994:  Instructor, Introductory Psychology, The Ohio State University

Recent Scholarly Work

Seifert, L.S. (in press). Tools for cognitive enrichment activities in Alzheimer's and dementia care. Activities Directors' Quarterly.

Seifert, L.S. (in press). Roses grow in a butterfly garden: Stories & cognitive activities for elder life and how they work. Cuyahoga Falls, OH: Clove Press.

Seifert, L.S. (in press). Division 10 of APA: The Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. In I.B. Weiner & W.E. Craghead (Eds.). The Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Seifert, L.S. (2009). Mainstreaming arts-based research: ABR's release from marginalization. PsycCRITIQUES, 54. (book review).

Seifert, L. S. (2007). Chasing dragonflies: Life and care in aging. Cuyahoga Falls, OH: Clove Press.

Seifert, L.S., Drennan, B.M., & Baker, M.K. (2006). Intergenerational pen-pals: Making connections through the arts and children's hearts. Activities Directors' Quarterly, 7,

Seifert, L.S., & Baker, M.K. (2004). An individualized approach to religious coping in Alzheimer's disease. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, 56, 181-188.

Seifert, L.S. (2002). Reconstructing memories through the arts. National Conference Proceedings: School of Visual Arts National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists. School of Visual Arts: New York.

Seifert, L.S., & Baker, M.K. (2002). Art and Alzheimer-type dementia: A longitudinal study. Clinical Gerontologist, 26, 3-15.

Seifert, L.S. (1997). Activating representations in permanent memory: Different benefits for pictures and words. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 23, 1106-1121.

Poe, M.K., & Seifert, L.S. (1997). Implicit and explicit tests: Evidence for dissociable motor skills in probable Alzheimer's dementia. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 85, 631-634.

Teaching Assignments

Coming Soon!

My life away from Malone University is very much like my life at Malone. The Lord has blessed me with a love of the work He has given me to do. I read. I write. I review manuscripts. I do research. Family and friends fuse with work to create the mosaic of my life.