Robert Stutz

Robert M. Stutz , Ph.D.

Professor

Edwards Center

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Professional Summary

Robert Stutz is interested in psychological and vocational assessment, especially the psychometric predictors of vocational success in disabled persons. His teaching interests include topics related to the biological bases of behavior. Courses include: Broken Brains, Introduction to Psychobiology, Abnormal Psychology.

Education

Ph.D.: Wayne State University Detroit, MIchigan, 1966 (Psychology)

Research and Practice Interests

Psychological & vocational assessment.  Psychometric predictors of vocational success in disabled persons.

Positions and Work Experience

09-1966 -08-1971 Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Cincinnati,

09-1971 -08-1975 Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Cincinnati,

09-1975 - Professor of Psychology, University of Cincinnati,

09-1979 -08-1981 Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati,

09-1981 -08-1999 Head, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati,

09-1984 -06-2010 Director, Behavioral Neuropsychology Clinic, University of Cincinnati,

Research Support

1964 -1966 Wayne State University United States Public Health Fellow Type:Fellowship

1967 -1968 National Institutes of Mental Health Perceptual properties of rewarding brain stimulation 4,200 Type:Grant

Investigators:R. J. Senter 1968 -1969 National Institutes of Mental Health Studies of habituation to alcohol 47,455 Type:Grant

1968 -1971 National Science Foundation Analysis of the stimulus properties of rewarding brain stimulation 26,900 Type:Grant

1971 -1973 National Science Foundation The self deprivation phenomenon: An investigation into the mechanisms of intracranial reinforcement 29,200 Type:Grant

Investigators:E. Murray and R. J. Senter 1974 Cincinnati Police Department and the Police Foundation (Washington, DC) An application of the flexible employee evaluation and learning system 17,800 Type:Grant

1974 -1975 University of Cincinnati Research Council Maladaptive behavior mediated by reinforcing stimulation of the brain 4,100 Type:Grant

Investigators:P. Karoly 1976 -1977 University of Cincinnati Research Council The interaction effects of drugs and behavior therapy: Clarifying the learning mechanisms in implosive techniques 4,000 Type:Grant

1977 -1978 Biomedical Research Program, National Institutes of Health An animal model of morphine induced euphoria 2,900 Type:Grant

1978 -1980 University of Cincinnati Research Council Rewarding stimulation of the brain and reinforcement by drugs 4,850 Type:Grant

1981 -1982 Biomedical/Behavioral Research Project Grants (NIH and University Research Council) Neural mechanisms of reinforcement and drug abuse investigated via intracranial stimulation 15,163 Type:Grant

Investigators:J. S. Warm 1982 University of Cincinnati Computer automation of an Undergraduate Laboratory in Experimental Psychology, Ohio Instructional Grant 14,700 Type:Grant

1983 Jewish Family Service, Cincinnati, Ohio Community-based alcohol treatment program 5,400 Type:Grant

1984 Jewish Family Service, Cincinnati, Ohio Establish a training program in drug abuse prevention 5,600 Type:Grant

1984 Office of the Provost, University of Cincinnati Construction of an electronic classroom for the teaching of statistics 22,000 Type:Grant

1985 Jewish Family Service, Cincinnati, Ohio Training program for drug abuse prevention in teenagers 4,800 Type:Grant

1984 Ohio Board of Regents Instructional computers in psychology 13,200 Type:Grant

Ohio Board of Regents Instructional equipment for Experimental Psychology 9,450 Type:Grant

Investigators:Mary P. Meyer 2001 Partnership for the Future, Cincinnati Public Schools Vocational Planning for High School Freshman 15,850 Type:Grant

2002 Blue Ash Board of Education Vocational Intervention in a Suburban School System

Grant: #03.1180 Investigators:Harvey, M. 08-2002 -05-2004 Office of Program Evaluation and Research (OPER), Ohio Department of Mental Health (ODMH) Work History and Career Patterns of Recipients of Public Sector Mental Health Services 5,000 Type:Grant

Grant: #05.1208 Investigators:Harvey, M. 12-2004 -07-01-2005 Office of Program Evaluation and Research (OPER), Ohio Department of Mental Health (ODMH) Mental Health Service Provider Knowledge, Attitudes and Competencies Regarding Recovery From Serious Mental Illness 5,000 Type:Grant

Grant: #05.1208 Investigators:Stutz, Robert 12-07-2004 -06-30-2007 Ohio Department of Mental Health Mental Health Service Provider Knowledge, Attitudes and Competencies Regarding Recovery from Mental Illness Role:PI $5,000.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

Abbreviated Publications

Book

W. N. Dember & J. J. Jenkins (1971). Exploring Behavior and Experience: Readings in General Psychology. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Book Chapter

A. Maroli (1978). Stimulus Properties of Drugs: Ten Years of Progress. In Colpaert, F. C. and Rosecrans, J. A. (Eds.), Central Mechanisms of Reward and the Narcotic Cue (pp. 517-534). NY: Elsevier.

R.E. Butcher & R. R. Rossi (1988). Psychobiology: From Neuron to Behavior. In Hoyenga, K.B. & Hoyenga, K.T. (Eds.), Stimulus Properties of Reinforcing Brain Shock (pp. 445-446). Pacific Grove, California: Brooks/Cole.

Megan Harvey (2007). New Research in Mental Health. In Roth, Dee & Lutz, Wilma J. (Eds.), Mental Health Service Provider Knowledge, Attitudes, & Competencies Regarding Recovery From Serious Mental Illness (pp. 271-281). Ohio Department of Mental Health.

Peer Reviewed Publications

I. Lewin & K. W. Rocklin (1965). Generality of "drive decay" as an exploratory concept. Psychonomic Science, 2, 127-128.

Frank, R A, & Stutz, R M (1984). Self-deprivation: a review. Psychological bulletin, 96(2), 384-93.

D. Asdourian (1965). Positively reinforcing brain shock as a CS in the acquisition and extinction of a shuttle box avoidance response. Psychonomic Science, 3, 191-192.

Tsang, W K, & Stutz, R M (1984). Subject control as a determinant of the reinforcing properties of intracranial stimulation. Physiology & behavior, 32(5), 795-802.

D. Asdourian & K. W. Rocklin (1966). The effects of thalamic and limbic system lesions on self stimulation. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 61, 468-472.

Frank, R A, King, T C, Preshaw, R L, & Stutz, R M (1984). The role of brain stimulation priming effects in self-deprivation. Behavioral and neural biology, 40(2), 186-94.

(1968). Stimulus generalization within the limbic system. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 65, 79-82.

Frank, R A, Hastings, L, & Stutz, R M (1984). Self-deprivation: a test of the reward hypothesis. Physiology & behavior, 32(1), 139-41.

K. W. Rocklin (1968). Cingulate and fornix lesions: Effects on two types of reversal learning. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 65, 520-523.

Frank, R A, Preshaw, R L, Stutz, R M, & Valenstein, E S (1982). Lateral hypothalamic stimulation: stimulus-bound eating and self-deprivation. Physiology & behavior, 29(1), 17-21.

R. E. Butcher (1969). Discriminability of rewarding subcortical brain shock. Physiology and Behavior, 4, 885-887.

Frank, R A, & Stutz, R M (1982). Behavioral changes induced by basolateral amygdala self-stimulation. Physiology & behavior, 28(4), 661-5.

C. L. Richman, P. Juels, & P. Peckinpaugh (1969). Olfactory cues and spontaneous alternation behavior. Psychonomic Science, 15, 23-24.

Preshaw, R L, Zenick, H, & Stutz, R M (1982). Effects of parenteral morphine and oral methadone on self-stimulation in the rat. Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 16(1), 81-5.

R. E. Butcher & R. R. Rossi (1969). Stimulus properties of reinforcing brain shock. Science, 163, 1081-1082.

Frank, R A, Pritchard, W S, & Stutz, R M (1981). Food versus intracranial self-stimulation: failure of limited-access self-depriving rats to self-deprive in a continuous access paradigm. Behavioral and neural biology, 33(4), 503-8.

R. R. Rossi & T. G. Roth (1970). Memory loss following post-trail electrical stimulation of the hippocampus. Psychonomic Science, 18, 159-160.

Frank, R A, & Stutz, R M (1981). Pattern of rewarding stimulation affects the development of conditioned taste preferences. Physiology & behavior, 26(5), 815-23.

R. R. Rossi & A. M. Bowring (1971). Competition between food and rewarding brain shock. Physiology and Behavior, 7, 753-757.

Stutz, R M, Maroli, A N, Tsang, W K, & Harvan, P A (1980). Facilitation of self-stimulation in rats by methadone. Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 13(6), 919-24.

R. E. Butcher & H. K. Berry (1971). Behavioral abnormalities in rats with neonatal jaundice. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 75, 755-759.

Stutz, R M, Hastings, L, Rossi, R R, & Maroli, A N (1978). Intensity generalization with positively reinforcing intracranial stimulation. Physiology & behavior, 21(4), 531-5.

R. R. Rossi & R. L. Brunner (1971). FS ESB interaction rejected: A reply to Schwartzbaum and Gustafson. Psychonomic Science, 23, 16.

Maroli, A N, Tsang, W K, & Stutz, R M (1978). Morphine and self-stimulation: evidence for action on a common neural substrate. Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 8(2), 119-23.

K. Kazmaier, R. E. Butcher & R. J. Senter (1973). Rearing conditions and ethanol consumption in rats. Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 34, 520-524.

Stutz, R M, Rossi, R R, Hastings, L, & Brunner, R L (1974). Discriminability of intracranial stimuli: the role of anatomical connectedness. Physiology & behavior, 12(1), 69-73.

L. Hastings (1973). The effect of alpha and beta adrenergic antagonists on the self stimulation phenomenon. Life Sciences, 13, 1253-1259.

Kazmaier, K, Butcher, R E, Senter, R J, & Stutz, R M (1973). Rearing conditions and ethanol consumption by rats. Quarterly journal of studies on alcohol, 34(2), 520-4.

R. R. Rossi, L. Hastings, & R. L. Brunner (1974). Discriminability of intracranial stimuli: The role of anatomical connectedness. Physiology and Behavior, 12, 69-73.

Stutz, R M, Rossi, R R, & Bowring, A M (1971). Competition between food and rewarding brain shock. Physiology & behavior, 7(5), 753-7.

J. S. Warm & W. A. Woods (1974). Temporal perception in obese and normal weight subjects: A test of the stimulus binding hypothesis. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 3, 23-24.

Butcher, R E, Stutz, R M, & Berry, H K (1971). Behavioral abnormalities in rats with neonatal jaundice. American journal of mental deficiency, 75(6), 755-9.

J. S. Warm & P. A. Vassolo (1975). Intermodal transfer of skill in temporal bisection. Perception and Psychophysics, 4, 281-286.

Stutz, R M, Butcher, R E, & Rossi, R (1969). Stimulus properties of reinforcing brain shock. Science (New York, N.Y.), 163(871), 1081-2.

A. N. Maroli & W. K. Tsang (1978). Morphine and self stimulation: Evidence for action on a common neural substrate. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 8, 119-123.

Stutz, R M, & Rocklin, K W (1968). Cingulate and fornix lesions: effects on two types of reversal learning. Journal of comparative and physiological psychology, 65(3), 520-3.

R. R. Rossi (1978). The self deprivation phenomenon: Competition between appetitive rewards and electrical stimulation of the brain. Physiological Psychology, 6, 204-208.

Stutz, R M (1968). Stimulus generalization within the limbic system. Journal of comparative and physiological psychology, 65(1), 79-82.

L. Hastings, R. R. Rossi & A. N. Maroli (1978). Intensity generalization within the positive reinforcement system. Physiology and Behavior, 21, 531-535.

Asdourian, D, Stutz, R M, & Rocklin, K W (1966). Effects of thalamic and limbic system lesions on self-stimulation. Journal of comparative and physiological psychology, 61(3), 468-72.

W. E. Whitehead, B. Blackwell, & A. Robinson (1978). Flooding treatment of phobias: Does diazepam increase effectiveness. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 9, 219-225.

A. Maroli (1978). Central mechanisms of reward and the narcotic cue. Psychopharmacology, 58, 10.

A. Maroli, W. K. Tsang, & P. A. Harvan (1980). Facilitation of self stimulation in rats by methadone. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 13, 919-924.

R. A. Frank (1981). Pattern of rewarding stimulation affects the development of conditioned taste preferences. Physiology and Behavior, 26, 815-823.

R. L. Preshaw & H. Zenick (1982). Effects of parenteral morphine, oral methadone, and their combination on self stimulation in the rat. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 16, 81-85.

R. A. Frank (1982). Behavioral changes induced by basolateral amygdala self stimulation. Physiology and Behavior, 28, 661-665.

R. A. Frank & W. Pritchard (1981). Food versus intracranial self stimulation: Failure of limited across self depriving rats to self deprive in a continuous access paradigm. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 33, 503-508.

R. A. Frank & R. L. Preshaw (1982). The effect of train duration of rewarding stimulation on food self deprivation. Physiological Psychology, 10, 158-162.

R. A. Frank, R. L. Preshaw, & E. S. Valenstein (1982). Lateral hypothalamic stimulation: Stimulus Bound eating and self deprivation. Physiology and Behavior, 29, 17-21.

R. A. Frank & L. Hastings (1984). Self deprivation: A test of the reward hypothesis. Physiology and Behavior, 32, 139-142.

R. A. Frank, T. C. King, & R. L. Preshaw (1984). The role of brain stimulation priming effects in self deprivation. Behavioral and Neural Biology, 40, 186-194.

W. K. Tsang (1984). Subject control as a determinant of the reinforcing properties of intracranial stimulation. Physiology and Behavior, 32, 795-802.

R. A. Frank (1984). Self deprivation: A review. Psychological Bulletin, 96, 384-393.

Reinerman, Lauren E.; Matthews, Gerald; Warm, Joel S.; Langheim, Lisa K.; Parsons, Kelley; Proctor, Christina A.; Siraj, Tazeen; Tripp, Lloyd D.; Stutz, Robert M.  (2006) Cerebral blood flow velocity and task engagement as predictors of vigilance performance, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 1254-1258.

Iobst, E.A., Ritchey, P.N., Nabors, L.A., Stutz, R.M., Ghee, K., & Smith, D.T (2009). Children's acceptance of a peer who is overweight: Relations among gender, age and blame for weight status,  International Journal of Obesity, 33,  736-742.  

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(03-09-1970. ) The use of intracranial stimulation to map functional systems of the brain .Department of Biological Sciences Colloquium, University of Cincinnati.

(12-19-1973. ) Evidence for a generalized reinforcement system in the brain .Department of Psychiatry Colloquium, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.

(10-25-1975. ) Behavioral vs. psychometric assessment in vocational rehabilitation .Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Regional Meeting, Portsmith, Ohio.

(11-14-1976. ) Social skills training in vocational rehabilitation settings .Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Regional Meeting, Portsmith, Ohio.

(07-1978. ) Central mechanisms of reward and the narcotic cue .1st International Symposium on Drugs as Discriminative Stimuli, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Beerse, Belgium.

(05-16-1979. ) Improvement of psychological services for disabled clients .Second Annual Meeting of Field Psychological Consultants, Rehabilitation Services Commission, Columbus, Ohio.

(01-23-1981. ) Implications of DSM III for psychological services in vocational rehabilitation settings .Rehabilitation Services Commission,

(03-23-1982. ) Mechanisms of actions of psychoactive drugs .Jewish Family Service,

(03-30-1982. ) Drug abuse treatment programs: The effective interventions .Jewish Family Service,

(05-1982. ) Perceptual properties of reinforcing brain stimulation .Symposium on Analysis and Measurement of the Biological Correlates of Reward, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(01-08-1984. ) Learning disabilities and vocational limitations .Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation,

(03-29-1984. ) Stress: How to cope with it .Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, Regional Meeting, Portsmith, Ohio.

(07-1984. ) Current topics in vocational rehabilitation: Learning disabilities, behavioral contracting, individualized job development .Workshop for Retarded Citizens,

(04-19-1985. ) Reward Centers in the brain: Implications for substance abuse .Colloquium, Department of Psychology, Northern Kentucky University.

(04-19-1985. ) Future trends in graduate education in Psychology .Keynote address, Psi Chi Initiation, Northern Kentucky University.

(11-22-1985. ) Improving the graduate application process .Graduate Recruitment Workshop, Divisions of Graduate Studies and Public Affairs, University of Cincinnati.

(12-04-1985. ) Future trends for Ohio's disabled .Annual meeting of the Workshop for Retarded Citizens,

(02-24-1986. ) Development of a psychological consultation service within an academic department .Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology, Clearwater, Florida.

(12-16-1986. ) Psychological disorders: The hidden disabilities .Annual Meeting, Workshops for Retarded Citizens,

(01-30-1987. ) Intelligent intelligence testing .Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, Columbus, Ohio.

(07-11-1987. ) Professional, political, and ethical issues in the diagnosis of mental disorders .Jewish Family Services,

(09-14-1987. ) Stress in social service workers .Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Portsmith, Ohio.

(04-1988. ) Abnormal behavior in animals: What can we learn from humans? .Twentieth Annual Conference on Laboratory Animal Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(08-09-1989. ) Emotional components of learning disabilities in adults .Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(04-03-1991. ) Neuropsychological evaluation of disabled adults .Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Hamilton, Ohio.

(07-08-1993. ) Rehabilitation of persons with personality disorders .Rehabilitation Services Commission, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(09-29-1993. ) Psychoactive drugs: Side effects and interactions .Jewish Family Service, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(05-19-2004. ) Understanding and Using Assessment Tools .Southwestern Ohio Rehabilitation Association, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(12-20-2005. ) Neuropsychological Assessment in Vocational Settings .Rehabilitation Services Commission, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(01-13-2006. ) Neuropsychological Assessment in Vocational Settings .Rehabilitation Services Commission, Cincinnati, Ohio.

(04-26-2006. ) Neuropsychological Assessment in Vocational Settings Part 2- Are You Comfortable Yet? .Rehabilitation Services Commission, Xenia, Ohio.

(10-20-2006. ) Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Vocational Settings .Rehabilitation Services Commission, Dayton, Ohio.

(02-09-2007. ) Potential impact of learning disabilities on academic performance in a nursing program .Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Stutz, Robert M. (01-26-2010. ) Breaking Through Career Roadblocks. Children & Adults With Attention Deficit Disorder .Children & Adults With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Mason, Ohio. Level:Local

Stutz, Robert M. (10-10-2010. ) Incorporating Psychological Data & Behavioral Observations into Functional Capacities Evaluations .WorkAbility Wellness Network, Functional Capacity Application Seminar, West Chester, Ohio. Level:National

Paper Presentations

(1968. ) Competition between hunger and self stimulation in rats: The "self starvation" effect .St. Louis, Missouri.

J. S. Warm and P. A. Vassolo (04-1969. ) Intermodal transfer of skill in temporal bisection .Miami Beach, Florida.

R. R. Rossi, L. Hastings and R. L. Brunner (1971. ) Anatomical connectedness between two rewarding loci as a determinant of perceptual similarity .Athens, Georgia.

R. L. Brunner (1973. ) The effect of alpha and beta adrenergic antagonists on the self stimulation phenomenon .Knoxville, Tennessee.

L. Rafales, L. Hastings, and D. Micco (1973. ) Mechanisms mediating preference for signaled vs. unsignaled intracranial reinforcement .Knoxville, Tennessee.

L. Rafales (1974. ) A dopaminergic substrate of self stimulation .New Orleans, Louisiana.

W. E. Whitehead, A. Robinson, and B. Blackwell (04-1977. ) Flooding treatment of phobias: Does diazepam increase effectiveness? .Chicago, Illinois.

L. Hastings, A. N. Maroli, and R. R. Rossi (03-1978. ) Intensity generalization with positively reinforcing intracranial stimulus .Orlando, Florida.

W. K. Tsang (11-1979. ) Reward value of non contingent brain stimulation .Phoenix, Arizona.

R. A. Frank and W. S. Pritchard (04-1981. ) Failure of limited access self depriving rats to self deprive in a continuous access paradigm .Louisville, Kentucky.

R. A. Frank and R. L. Preshaw (10-1981. ) Train length of rewarding stimulation affects food intake during food/rewarding brain stimulation competition .Los Angeles, California.

T. C. King, R. A. Frank, and R. L. Preshaw (1983. ) Self deprivation: The role of the arousing aspects of brain stimulation .Atlanta, Georgia.

R. A. Frank and T. C. King (11-1983. ) Brain stimulation reward thresholds: Does the operant make a difference? .San Diego, California.

H. Herman, K.S. Lucic, J.A. Harrigan, & R.E. Pawlicki (08-1989. ) Anxiety reduction in adults undergoing dental treatment .New Orleans, Louisiana.

Wells, C., Meyer, M., & Stutz, R.P. (02-2003. ) Predictors of intellectual ability in disability applicants .Honolulu, HI.

Harvey, M. (10-2006. ) Mental Health Providers and Recovery from Serious Mental Illness: Is Recovery Training Necessary? .Columbus, OH.

Harvey, M., Restrepo, J., Steffen, J., & Borkin, J. (2006. ) The Complex Picture of Employment for Consumers of Mental Health Services: Beyond "Employed" or "Unemployed" .Columbus, OH.

Harvey, M. (2006. ) Recovery from Serious Mental Illness: An Exploration of Mental Health Service Providers' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Competencies Regarding Recovery .Columbus, OH.

Lauren E. Reinerman, Gerald Matthews, Joel S. Warm, Lisa K. Langheim, Kelley Parsons, Christina A. Proctor, Tazeen Siraj, & Lloyd D. Tripp (10-2006. ) Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Task Engagement as Predictors of Vigilance Performance .San Francisco, California.

Service

(Psychology Soace Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Behavioral Neuropsychology Clinic Director Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

(Clinical Faculty ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

(Graduate Admissions Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

(Neuropsychology Program Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

(Facilities Planning Committee (Ex-Officio) ) Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

(Sociology Headship Search Committee (A&S) ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:College

Keywords

Psychological Assessment Vocational Assessment Psychological Disability Vocational Disability Vocational Rehabilitation

Courses Taught

15-PSYC-326 BROKEN BRAINS Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-270 PSYCHOBIOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-251 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-936 PRACTICUM NEUROPSY Level:Graduate

Faculty Development Activities

Acquired 30 clock hours of professional CEUs related to license renewal. All courses relevant to clinical supervision, ethics, and/or topics in courses I teach., Type:Continuing Education Program