Dr. Skeel joined the CMU faculty in 2000. Dr. Skeel coordinates The Neuropsychology Clinic at Central Michigan University. His clinical and research interests focus on neuropsychological assessment. His clinical efforts center on providing functional application of neuropsychological assessment. His research interests are focused on examining variables that affect the ecological validity of neuropsychological tests. Examples of specific projects being conducted in his lab include: the impact of anxiety on neuropsychological performance, identifying dissimulation on self-report measures of ADHD, and behavioral measurement of delayed gratification.
Publications & Presentations
Skeel, R., Maffett*, A., Feder*, A., Mitzkovitz*, C., & Lesica*, S. (In Press). Youth Concussion Management Practices Among Athletic Trainers: A Vignette Based Survey. Journal of Sports Rehabilitation.
Courrege*, S., Skeel, R.L., Feder*, A.H., & Boress*, K. (2019). The ADHD Symptom Infrequency Scale (ASIS): A novel measure designed to detect adult ADHD simulators. Psychological Assessment, 31, 851 - 860.
Senkova*, O., Otani, H., Skeel, R.L., & Babcock, R.L. (2018). Testing effect: A further examination of open-book and closed-book test formats. Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 1, 20 – 36.
Matyas*, J.J., Stewart, A.N., Goldsmith, A., Nan, Z., Skeel, R., Rossignol, J., & Dunbar, G.L. (2017). Effects of bone-marrow-derived MSC transplantation on functional recovery in a rat model of spinal cord injury: comparisons of transplant locations and cell concentrations. Cell Transplantation, 26, 1472 – 1482.
Lueke*, N., & Skeel, R. (2017). The effect of self-criticism on working memory in females following success and failure. Personality and Individual Differences, 111, 318 – 323.
Knoll*, A.R., Otani, H., Skeel, R.L., Van Horn, K.R. (2017). Learning style, judgments of learning, and learning of verbal and visual information. British Journal of Psychology, 108, 544 – 563.
Hatfield-Eldred*, M.R., Skeel, R.L., & Reilly, M.P. (2015). Is it random or impulsive responding? The effect of working memory load on decision-making. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 27, 27 – 36.
Pilarski*, C., Skeel, R.L., & Reilly, M. (2014). Acute effects of nicotine on risky choice among non-smokers. Psychological Record, 64, 151 - 159.
- The impact of anxiety on neuropsychological performance
- Identifying dissimulation on self-report measures of ADHD
- Behavioral measurement of delayed gratification