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Michael S. Franklin, PhD

Michael S. Franklin

Curriculum Vitae

 

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9660

franklin@psych.ucsb.edu

 

 

Education

 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

PhD, Psychology: Cognition and Perception, April, 2008

Advisors: John Jonides, Edward E. Smith

 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
MS, Psychology, August, 2003

Advisor: Joseph Dien

 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
BS, Psychology and Zoology, May 1999

 

Academic Positions

 

Assistant Project Scientist, University of California Santa Barbara, 2011-Present

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California Santa Barbara, 2008-2011
META (
Memory Emotion Thought Awareness) Laboratory
Advisor: Jonathan Schooler

 

Research Assistant, Princeton University, 2002

Engineering Anomalies Research Laboratory

Sponsor: Robert Jahn

 

Research Assistant, Stanford University, 1999-2000

Psychology Department, Sleep and Dream Laboratory

Sponsor: Stephen LaBerge

 

Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin, 1998-1999

Psychiatiry Department, Sleep Laboratory

Sponsor: Ruth Benca

 

Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin, 1997-1998

Wisconsin Regional Primate Center

Sponsor: Hideo Uno

 

Teaching Experience

 

University of Michigan

Cognitive Psychology; Brain, Learning, and Memory Laboratory; Psychology and Consciousness

 

Tulane University

Brain and Behavior; Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

 

Publications

Berman, M.G., Franklin, M.S., Franklin, T.G., Gonzalez, R.  (submitted).  Dissociating preference from recognition in the Mere Exposure Effect.

Franklin, M.S., Mooneyham, B., Baird, B., &  Schooler, J. (submitted). Thinking one thing, saying another: The behavioral correlates of mind-wandering while reading aloud. 

Franklin, M.S., Mrazek, M.D, Broadway, J.M., &  Schooler, J. (in press). Disentangling Decoupling: Comment on Smallwood (2012). Psychological Bulletin.

Mrazek, M. D., Broadway, J. M., Phillips, D. T., Franklin, M. S., Mooneyham, B. W., &

Schooler, J. W. (in press). Mindfulness: An antidote for wandering minds. In Handbook of Mindfulness. Lange, E. (Ed.)

Mrazek, M. D., Franklin, M. S., Phillips, D. T., Baird, B., Schooler, J. W. (in press)

Mindfulness training improves WMC & GRE performance while reducing mind-wandering. Psychological Science.

Mooneyham, B.W., Franklin, M.S., Mrazek, M. D., Schooler, J. W. (in press)

             Modernizing science: Comments on Nosek & Bar-Anan (2012).      

             Psychological Inquiry.

Baird, B., Smallwood, J., Mrazek, M. D., Kam, J. W. Y., Franklin, M. S., &           

             Schooler, J. W. (2012). Inspired by Distraction: Mind-Wandering Facilitates              Creative Incubation. Psychological Science.doi:10.1177/0956797612446024

Mrazek, M. D., Smallwood, J., Franklin, M. S., Chin, J. M., Baird, B., & Schooler, J.

             W. (2012). The Role of Mind-Wandering in Measurements of General        

             Aptitude. Journal of experimental psychology. General. doi:10.1037/                       a0027968

Smallwood, J., Brown, K. S., Baird, B., Mrazek, M. D., Franklin, M. S., & Schooler,

             J. W. (2012). Insulation for daydreams: a role for tonic norepinephrine in the              facilitation of internally guided thought. PloS one, 7(4), e33706. PDF

Franklin, M.S., Smallwood, J., Schooler, J. (2011). Catching the mind in flight: Using behavioral indices to predict mind-wandering on-line while reading.  Psychological Bulletin & Review. 18 (5), 992-997. PDF

Smallwood, J., Brown, K., Tipper, C., Giesbrecht, B., Franklin, M.S., Mrazek, M., Carlson, J.M., Schooler, J. (2011). The mind’s eye: Pupillometric evidence for the decoupling of attention from perceptual input during offline thought. PLoSONE. 6(3): e18298. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018298. PDF

Dien, J., Michelson, C.A., Franklin, M.S. (2010). Separating the Visual Sentence N400 Effect from the P400 Sequential Expectancy Effect: Cognitive and Neuroanatomical Implications. Brain Research, 1355: 126-140. PDF

Franklin, M.S., Jonides, J. (2009). Order and magnitude share a common representation in parietal cortex Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 21 (11), 2114-2120. PDF

Franklin, M.S., Jonides, J., Smith, E.E., (2009).  The processing of order information for numbers and months. Memory and Cognition. 37 (5), 644-654. PDF

Dien, J., Franklin, M.S., Michelson, C.A., Lemen, L.C., Adams, C. L., and Kiehl, K.A. (2008). ERP/fMRI Characterization of the Language Formulation Area: Implications for Dyslexia. Brain Research. 1229:179-192. PDF

Franklin, M.S., Rattray, K., Moore, K.S., Moher, J., Yip, C.Y., & Jonides, J. (2008).  The Effects of Musical Training on Verbal Memory.  Psychology of Music. 36(3), 353-365. PDF

Zyphur, M. J., Kaplan, S. A., Islam, G., Barsky, A. P., & Franklin, M. S. (2008). Conducting multilevel analyses in medical education. Advances in health sciences education: theory and practice, 13(5), 571–582.PDF

Franklin, M.S., Dien, J., Neely, J.H., Huber, E., and Waterson, L.D. (2007) Semantic Priming Modulates the N400, N300, and N400RP. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 1053-1068. PDF

Franklin, M.S., Smith, E.E., Jonides, J. (2007). Distance effects in memory for sequences:  Evidence for estimation and scanning processes. Memory, 15(1), 104-116. PDF

Dien, J., Franklin., M.S., May, C. (2006). Is “Blank” a suitable neutral prime for event-related potential experiments? Brain and Language, 97:91-101. PDF

Izawa, C, Hayden, R.G.,Franklin, M.S. (2005). Newly Uncovered Psychophysiological Processes and Study-Test-Rest (S-T-R) Presentation Program Effects for Optimal Learning: Empirical and Theoretical Investigations.  In: Human learning and memory: Advances in theory and application: The 4th Tsukuba International Conference on Memory. Izawa, Chizuko; Ohta, Nobuo; Mahwah, NJ, US: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2005. pp. 27-59.

Franklin, M. S. and Zyphur, M. J. (2005). The role of dreams in the evolution of the human mind. Evolutionary Psychology, 3:59-78. PDF

Wager, T., Sylvester, C.Y., Lacey, S., Nee, D., Franklin, M.S., Jonides, J. (2005) Common and unique components in resolving response conflict revealed by fMRI.  Neuroimage. 27(2):323-40. PDF

Franklin M.S., Kraemer G.W., Shelton S.E., Baker E, Kalin N.H., Uno H. (2000). Gender differences in brain volume and size of corpus callosum and amygdala of rhesus monkey measured from MRI images. Brain Research, 852(2), 263-7. PDF

 

Conference Posters/ Presentations

 

Franklin, M. S. (2011). Using retrocausal practice effects to predict on-line roulette              spins. A talk presented at Society for Experimental Social Psychology,

             Washington, D.C., October, 2011.

Franklin, M. S. & Schooler, J. W.  (2011). Using retrocausal practice effects to

             predict random binary events in an applied setting. A talk presented at

             Towards a Science of Consciousness, Stockholm, Sweden, May, 2011.

Mrazek, M. D., Smallwood, J., Franklin, M. S., Baird, B., Chin, J. M., & Schooler, J.              W. (2011) The role of mind-wandering in measurements of general aptitude.              23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science,              Washington D.C., May, 2011.

Franklin, M.S., Smallwood, J., Schooler, J., (2010). Behavioral indices of mind-wandering while reading.  A Talk presented at Towards the Science of Consciousness, Tuscon, AZ.

Mrazek, M., Smallwood, J., Franklin, M.S., Schooler, J. (2010). Brief meditation reduces mind-wandering.  A Talk presented at Towards the Science of Consciousness, Tuscon, AZ.

Baird, B., Smallwood, J., Franklin, M.S., Schooler, J. (2010) Where does the mind wander?  A quantitative exploration of the content of stimulus independent thought. A Poster presented at Towards the Science of Consciousness, Tuscon, AZ.

Smallwood, J., Franklin, M.S., Schooler, J. (2009). The Decoupled Mind. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco.

Berman, M.G., Gonzalez, R., Franklin, M.S., (November, 2007).  Exploring the Supraliminal Mere Exposure Effect.  A poster presented at the meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Long Beach, CA.

Dien, J., Franklin, M.S., Michelson, C.A., Lemen, L.C., Adams, C.L., and Kiehl, K.A. (November, 2006). ERP/fMRI characterization of the language formulation area: Implications for dyslexia. Poster presented at the meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Houston, Texas

Franklin, M.S., Jonides, J., Smith, E.E.  (November, 2006).  Distance effects in a task with numbers and months.  A poster presented at the meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Houston, TX.

Dien, J., Franklin, M.S., Michelson, C.A., Lemen, L.C., Adams, C.L., and Kiehl, K.A. (June, 2006). Localizing the N400 semantic cloze effect: Parametric ERP and fMRI analysis. Poster presented at the meeting of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy.

Franklin, M.S., Smith, E.E, Jonides, J., Grossman, M., Ananti, S. (April, 2005).  A comparison of frontal patients and controls on a sequencing task.  Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York.

Franklin, M.S., Smith, E.E, Jonides, J. (November, 2004).  Distance effects in a sequencing task.  A poster presented at the meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dien, J., Franklin, M.S., and May, C. (November, 2004). Will the true N400 please stand up? Talk presented at the meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dien, J., Franklin, M.S., Michelson, C.A., Lemen, L.C., Kiehl, K.A., Adams, C.L., and Waterson, L.D. (October, 2004). A combined ERP and fMRI examination of lateralized processing of semantic expectancy and meaningfulness. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Wager , T., Sylvester, C.Y., Lacey, S., Nee, D., Franklin , M., Jonides, J. (2004) Common and unique components in resolving response conflict revealed by fMRI. presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping.

C.A. Michelson, M.S. Franklin, J. Dien (2003). Parametric Analysis of the Recognition Potential and Meaning Recognition Potential.  Presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research.

Dien, J., Franklin, M. S., Michelson, C. A., Lemen, L. C., Adams, C. L., Watterson, L. D (2004).   Combined ERP and fMRI examination of lateralized processing of semantic expectancy and meaningfulness.  Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Franklin, M., Malone, K., Dien, J., and Neely, J. (April, 2003). An analysis of the N400 in backward and forward associative priming. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, New York.

Izawa, C., Hayden, R., Franklin, M (2003).   The All-or-none (A-O-N) vs. Incremental Learning Controversy:  New Findings.  Talk given at Psychonomic Society Meeting.

May, C., Franklin, M.S, & Dien, J. (April, 2002). Disentangling the N400. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, California.

Franklin, M.S., Dien, J., & Neely, J. (April, 2002). Event-related potential analysis of expectancy processes in semantic priming. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, California.

Izawa, C., Hayden, R., Franklin, M.S., Katkin, E. (2001) Neuro-Scientific Measures of Study (S) and Test (T) Presentation Program Effects.  Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society Meeting, November 2001.

Franklin, M. S. and Dien, J. (2001). Event-related potential analysis of automatic versus controlled semantic priming. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, March 2001.

Uno, H., Franklin, M.S, Shelton, S., Kraemer, G., Kalin, N. (1997). Gender differences in brain volume and size of corpus callosum and amygdala of rhesus monkey measured from MRI images. Neuroscience Abst., 23: 863.

 

 

Peer Review

 

Article Reviewer: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, BMC Neuroscience, Brain Research, Consciousness and Cognition, Cortex, Evolutionary Psychology, Neuroimage, Neuropsychologia, PLoSONE, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Psychological Science, Psychology Of Music

 

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Michael S. Franklin, PhD