Stanley Aeschleman

Research Interests

  • Superstitious behaviors
  • The development of resource management tools for higher education
  • Experimental and applied behavior analysis, particularly the effects of noncontingent reinforcers


  • 1977 Ph.D., Learning-Physiological Psychology, University of Kentucky
  • 1973 M.A., Learning-Physiological Psychology, University of Kentucky
  • 1968 B.A., Psychology, Western Illinois University

Representative Publications

  • Aeschleman, S. R., Burwell, T.H., & Sharp, B.H. (2011). The position metric: An instructional resource management tool, Academic Leader, 27, 4-5.
  • Psujek, J. K., Martz, D. M., Curtin, L., Michael, K. D., & Aeschleman, S. R. (2004). Gender differences in the association among nicotine dependence, body image, depression, and anxiety within a college population. Addictive Behavior, 29, 375-380.
  • Aeschleman, S. R., Rosen, C. C, & Williams, M. R. (2003). The effect of noncontingent negative and positive reinforcement operations on the acquisition of superstitious behaviors. Behavioral Processes, 61, 37-45.
  • Aeschleman, S. R. (2003, January). Collaborative research as teaching. E-xcellence in Teaching (5). Retrieved from
  • Aeschleman, S. R., & Imes, C. (1999). Stress inoculation training for impulsive behaviors in adults with traumatic head injury. Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 17, 51-65.
Title: Professor Emeritus
Department: Department of Psychology

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