Background and Publications

Education
 

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Master of Science, Experimental (Health) Psychology, Ohio University

Ph.D., Experimental (Health) Psychology, Ohio University

 

Publications
 

Borchardt, A. R. & Zoccola, P. M. (Accepted, March 2018). Recovery from stress: An experimental examination of focused attention meditation in novices. Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

Heffner, K. L., Devereux, P. G., Ng, H. M., Borchardt, A. R., & Quigley, K. S. (2013) Older adults' hemodynamic responses to an acute emotional stressor: Short Report, Experimental Aging Research: An International Journal Devoted to the Scientific Study of the Aging Process, 39:2,162-178, DOI: 10.1080/0361073X.2013.761547 (pdf)

Raffle, H., Ware, L. J., Borchardt, A. R., & Strickland, H. A. (2011). Factors that influence breastfeeding initiation and persistence in Ohio’s Appalachian region. Athens, OH: Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. (pdf)

Jenkins, J. R., & Borchardt, A. R. Risky sexual behavior and evidence for sperm competition in online fiction. Manuscript in preparation
 

Selected Presentations
 

Borchardt A. R. (2018). A pilot study of a novel expectancy effect manipulation in the context of meditation during recovery from stress. Submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Louisville, KY.

Latimer, S. K.*, Karren, C.*, & Borchardt A. R. (2018). A pilot study concerning the effects of meditation on arousal between different rumination levels. Submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Louisville, KY.

Ajetomobi, R.,* & Borchardt, A. R. (2017). The impact of pre-stressor videos on mood, stress responses, and performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Hagin, J.,* & Borchardt A. R. (2016). Influences of gender, intent to harm, and sexual orientation on perceptions of domestic violence within the collegiate community. Poster presented at Mercer University’s annual BEAR day, Macon, GA.

Stewart, A.,* & Borchardt A. R. (2015). The effects of self-efficacy and message framing on food decision-making. Poster presented at Mercer University’s annual BEAR day, Macon, GA.

Bishop, C.,* & Borchardt A. R. (2014). The effects of stress management on perceived and physiological reactions. Poster presented at Mercer University’s annual BEAR day, Macon, GA.

Agouridou, M.,* & Borchardt A. R. (2014). Visually impaired and sighted kids with musical training were compared on: Phonological awareness, auditory working memory and selective attention. Poster presented at Mercer University’s annual BEAR day, Macon, GA.

Borchardt, A. R. & Patterson, S. M. (2013). Meditation after a Stressor may Lead to Improved Physiological Recovery. Poster presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.

Borchardt, A. R., & Patterson, S. M. (2012). The effect of meditation on cortisol: A comparison of meditation techniques to a control group. Poster presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Borchardt, A. R., & Heffner, K. L. (2008). Social support and speech anxiety effects on physiological reactivity. Poster presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Baltimore, MD.

Borchardt, A. R., & Heffner, K. L. (2006). Social support effects on physiological reactivity during anticipation of social evaluation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Denver, CO.

 

*Indicates student co-author