College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Psychology
Dr. Michael Durnam’s formal training is in general experimental psychology with a focus on psychopharmacology. Dr. Durnam has taught for the last 25+ years at a number of colleges and universities in the western United States. At Walden University, he teaches the doctoral capstone and research methods courses. Dr. Durnam has served on about 15 doctoral student dissertation committees. Dr. Durnam’s current research interests focus on quality of life, primarily in aging. He has presented about 30 research studies at various national and international professional conferences.
PSYC 8238 - Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior
RSCH 8110 - Research Theory
BS, Montana State University
MA, Hollins University
PhD, University of Mississippi
Custer County Community Health Center,, Board Member - Miles City, MT United States
Regional Science Fair, Judge - Alamosa, CO United States
McGraw, K. O., Durm, M. W., Durnam, M. R. (1989). The relative salience of sex, race, age, and glasses in children's social perception. Journal of Genetic Psychology.
Durnam, M. R., Baker, K., Fox, M., Miller, K., Schmidt, J. (2008). Hypnotic suggestibility, distractibility, and working memory capacity.
Durnam, M. R. (1996). Comparison of motor effects of permethrin and xylene in mice.
Durnam, M. R., O'Neill, P. K., Kallman, M. J. (1987). Developmental effects of prenatal and postnatal exposure to chloral hydrate in mice.
Durnam, M. R. (2011). The effectiveness of teaching study strategies on exam performance in an introductory psychology course. .
Durnam, M. R. (2011). Individual versus group performance on practice quizzes in an introductory psychology course. Kamloops University.