Faculty Profile

Thomas Parsons

Title
Professor
Department
Learning Technologies
College
College of Information

    

Education

PD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 2006.
Major: Clinical Neuropsychology
Degree Specialization: Deep Brain Stimulation
PhD, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology (APA Accredited), 2004.
Major: Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Emphasis)
MA, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2001.
Major: Philosophy of Religion/Theology
MA, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology (APA Accredited), 2000.
Major: Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology Emphasis)

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2022 SPOT
LTEC 5300.021, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2022 SPOT
LTEC 6900.001, Special Problems in Learning Technologies, Summer 10W 2022
LTEC 5310.020, Human Computer Interaction, Spring 2022 SPOT
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2021 SPOT
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2021 SPOT
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2021 SPOT
LTEC 5300.026, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2021 SPOT
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2020 SPOT
LTEC 5300.026, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2020 SPOT
LTEC 5300.080, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2020 SPOT
LTEC 5580.020, Readings Seminar in Learning Technologies, Fall 8W2 2020 SPOT
LTEC 5580.080, Readings Seminar in Learning Technologies, Fall 8W2 2020 SPOT
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
LTEC 5300.026, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
LTEC 5300.080, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2020 SPOT
LTEC 6260.030, Creating Technology based Learning Environments, Spring 2020
LTEC 6260.040, Creating Technology based Learning Environments, Spring 2020
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2020
LTEC 5300.080, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2020
LTEC 5310.020, Human Computer Interaction, Fall 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5310.026, Human Computer Interaction, Fall 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5300.026, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5300.080, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5300.080, Learning and Cognition, Summer 10W 2019 SPOT
HNRS 4951.701, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2019
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5300.026, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2019
LTEC 5300.080, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2019 SPOT
LTEC 5300.086, Learning and Cognition, Spring 8W1 2019
PSYC 3996.701, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2018
LTEC 5300.020, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2018 SPOT
LTEC 5300.080, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2018 SPOT
LTEC 5300.086, Learning and Cognition, Fall 8W1 2018 SPOT
LTEC 6900.709, Special Problems in Learning Technologies, Fall 2018
PSYC 6200.002, Advanced Topics Seminar in Psychology, Spring 2018 SPOT
PSYC 4640.001, Psychophysiology, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSYC 6030.001, Biological Bases of Behavior, Fall 2017 SPOT
PSYC 6610.714, Independent Research, Fall 2017
PSYC 5900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PSYC 6900.714, Special Problems, Spring 2017
PSYC 6030.001, Biological Bases of Behavior, Fall 2016 SPOT
PSYC 3996.701, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2016
PSYC 4900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PSYC 5900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PSYC 4900.714, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2016
PSYC 6200.001, Advanced Topics Seminar in Psychology, Spring 2016 SPOT
PSYC 6200.002, Advanced Topics Seminar in Psychology, Fall 2015 SPOT
PSYC 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
PSYC 6900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PSYC 6200.001, Advanced Topics Seminar in Psychology, Spring 2015
PSYC 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
PSYC 4800.001, Introduction to Perception and Cognition, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSYC 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
PSYC 6200.002, Advanced Topics Seminar in Psychology, Summer 5W1 2014
PSYC 3996.001, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2014
PSYC 4800.001, Introduction to Perception and Cognition, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PSYC 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
PSYC 6830.703, Practicum, Spring 2014
PSYC 4951.714, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Fall 2013
PSYC 4800.001, Introduction to Perception and Cognition, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSYC 6820.703, Practicum, Fall 2013
PSYC 6820.701, Practicum, Summer 10W 2013
PSYC 4800.001, Introduction to Perception and Cognition, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PSYC 6830.703, Practicum, Spring 2013
PSYC 6820.703, Practicum, Fall 2012

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Parsons, T. (2019). Adapting measures of the therapeutic alliance for measuring rapport n neuropsychological testing. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 33(4), 709-710.
Parsons, T. (2019). Inhibition of overlearned verbal responses and quantity of speech among age cohorts. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 33, .
Parsons, T. (2019). Sustained attention, impulsivity, and tangentiality of speech among young adults and older adults. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 33, .
Parsons, T. (2019). Verbal speed and set-shifting in relation to quantity and tangentiality of speech among age cohorts. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 33(4), 685-686.
Parsons, T. D. (2018). The Impact of Virtual Reality on Executive Functioning Training and Association with Neurorehabilitation Outcomes. Proceedings of the 4th Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury.
Parsons, T. D., Barnett, M., McMahan, T. (2016). Impact of Distractors on Executive Control in Older Adults: Construct-Driven and Function-Led Approaches to Neuropsychological Assessment. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine. 14, 71-77.
Wilkerson, A., Taylor, D. J., Parsons, T. D., Dietch, J., Roane, B. M. (2015). Sleep disturbance and Neuropsychological performance from late pregnancy to early postpartum. Sleep. 38, A1164.
Sullivan, E., Dumas, B., Sligar, K. B., Parsons, T. D. (2015). The Effect of Distractions on Geriatric and College-Aged Samples Within a Virtual Apartment Stroop Task. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 20, 84.
Parsons, T. D., Barnett, M., Dumas, B. (2015). Virtual Multiple Errands Test for "Ecologically Valid" Assessment of Cohort Memory Effects. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 30, .
Parsons, T. D. (2014). The Virtual Reality Classroom: a Novel Assessment of Attention in Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
Parsons, T. D. (2014). Validation of a Digital Blood Draw as a Novel and Noninvasive In-vivo Exposure to Blood Donation..
Parsons, T. D. (2014). Virtual Environment-Based Computerized Neuropsychological Assessment Devices.
Parsons, T. D. (2014). Virtual Reality Environments for Ecologically Valid Neuropsychological Assessment.
Parsons, T. D. (2014). Virtual Reality Stroop Task for investigating the Dual Competition Framework Theory.
Parsons, T. D. (2013). Combining Select Neuropsychological Assessment With Blood-Based Biomarkers to detect Mild Alzheimer's disease: Proof of Concept for Molecular Neuropsychology.
Parsons, T. D. (2013). Enhancing Neurocognitive Assessment Using Immersive Virtual Reality.
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Customized Cognitive State Recognition Using Minimal User-Specific Data..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Implementation of a High Fidelity Physiological Model in a Virtual Patient..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Navigating through virtual Iraq: effects of threat and cognitive workload on behavioral performance and psychophysiology..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). STRIVE: Stress Resilience in Virtual Environments.
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Comparison of Standardized and Virtual Environment Versions of the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Evaluation of a Visual Serial Addition Task in a Virtual Environment..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). M.I.N.D. Social Attention VR & Computational Methods Team..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Military Relevant Adaptive Virtual Environments for Assessment and Training..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Neuroscience and Simulation Interface for Adaptive Assessment in Serious Games..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Acoustic Feature Analysis in Speech Emotion Primitives Estimation..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Attentional functioning in children following mild closed head injury: The importance of prospective sampling..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Factors Affecting Trainees' Interactions with Justina, a Virtual Trauma Patient..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Intelligent Virtual Patients for Clinical Training..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). SimCoach: An Intelligent Virtual Human System for Providing Healthcare Information and Support..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Speech Emotion Estimation in 3D Space..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Virtual Patients for Virtual Sick Call Medical Training..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). A Virtual Iraq System for the Treatment of Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality Conference.
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Applied Psychophysiology and Neuropsychological Assessment using Virtual Environments..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Clinical Results from a Virtual Iraq PTSD Exposure Therapy Application..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Development and clinical results from the virtual IRAQ exposure therapy application for PTSD..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Development of a Neuropsychological Battery using Virtual Environments..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Evaluation of Novice and Expert Interactions with a Virtual Patient..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). High and Low Immersion in Virtual Reality: A Psychophysiological Assessment..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Psychophysiological Affects of High and Low Levels of Immersion in an Iraqi Virtual Environment on West Point Cadets and Civilian Controls..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Psychophysiological Correlates of Immersive Tendencies in Virtual Environments..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). The Birth of Intelligent Virtual Humans in Clinical Virtual Reality..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). A Virtual Adolescent Patient with PTSD for Training Psychiatrists..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Assessment of Executive Functioning Using Virtual Reality: Virtual Environment Grocery Store..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Impact of Stimulus Intensity and Complexity upon Attentional Processing within a Virtual Environment..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Neuropsychological Assessment using the Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Sex differences in spatial cognition within a virtual environment: Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test (VRCPAT)..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Virtual Human Patients for Training of Clinical Interview and Communication Skills..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Virtual Humans for Assisted Health Care..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Virtual Iraq: Initial Results from a VRET Application for Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Virtual Patients for Future Leaders..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). VR Exposure Therapy Results with Active Duty Iraq War Combatants..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). 360-Degree Panoramic Video Virtual Reality System for Affective Arousal..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). A Meta-Analysis of Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). A Virtual Human Agent for Training Novice Therapist Clinical Interviewing Skills..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Attention Performance in Children with Autism in a Virtual Reality Classroom..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Efficacy of Virtual Reality for Pediatric Cerebral Palsy..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). StarTour: A Low Cost Webcam Tracking System for Home-Based VR Motor Tele-Rehabilitation..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Iraq: Initial Data from a VR PTSD Exposure Therapy Application..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Reality Aided Motor Training for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation: System Design, Clinical Test, Methodology for Evaluation..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test: Initial Validation for Assessment of Memory Functioning..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual reality enhanced upper extremity motor training for post-stroke rehabilitation: Task design, clinical experiment and visualization on performance and progress.
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Reality Upper Extremity Motor Training for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual reality visuospatial and wayfinding assessment for mild dementia of the Alzheimer's type..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Reality Visuospatial and Wayfinding Assessment of Healthy Adults and Adults with Mild Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). A Virtual Reality Therapy Application for OEF/OIF Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Assessing reliable change in "return to play" status for persons with sports related concussion..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Cognitive function and adherence in individuals receiving antiretroviral therapy: How you think changes what you do..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Cognitive Function and Adherence in Individuals Receiving ART: How You Think Changes What You Do..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Cognitive Sequelae of Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's disease: A Meta-Analytic Review..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV-Infected Subjects on HAART: Prevalence and Associations..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Reliable neurocognitive change scores in older adults with Parkinson's disease..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Use of Reliable Change Indices on Computerized Neuropsychological Test Scores after Concussion..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). User-Centered Design Driven Development of a VR Therapy Application for Iraq War Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Antiretroviral CNS Penetration and Neurocognitive Outcomes..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Differential Diagnosis of Dementia..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Gender Differences using Neuropsychological Measures and a Crossed-Uncrossed Differences (CUD) Task in a Virtual Environment..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Investigating Neurological and Neuropsychological Functioning in International settings. ACTG 5199 The International Neurological Study: Methods and Instruments..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Neuropsychological Functioning in HCV/HIV-co-infected Subjects..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Prevalence and Incidence of Neurocognitive Impairment in users of HAART..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Quality of Life improves with Neuropsychological Functioning on HAART..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Timed Gait Test: Normative Data and Preliminary Clinical Validity..
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Assessing behavior change following stroke: an application of the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale..
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Do MMPI-2 "Conversion V" profiles impact poor performance on the Victoria Symptom Validity Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Improved verbal memory associated with hypothyroid treatment..
Parsons, T. D. (2004). MMPI-2 Obvious-Subtle difference scores predict failure on the Victoria Symptom Validity Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Neurocognitive Outcomes in HAART Success and Failure..
Parsons, T. D. (2003). Cognition and Mood in Users and Nonusers of Estrogen Replacement Therapy..
Parsons, T. D. (2003). Gender Differences and Cross-Uncrossed Differences in a Virtual Environment..
Parsons, T. D. (2003). Neuropsychological efficacy of hypothyroid treatment..
Parsons, T. D. (2003). Verbal Memory Deficits associated with Untreated Hypothyroidism..
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Aging and Cognitive Decline in Women using Estrogen Replacement Therapy: Comparison of Backpropagation and Regression Models..
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Classification and case definitions of headache and non-headache cohorts in a molecular composition study..
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Comparison of Backpropagation and Regression for Estimation of Processing speed..
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Elemental analyses of cerebrospinal fluid, blood plasma and urine from headache and non-headache cohorts,.
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Gender Differences and Cognition Among Older Adults..
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Neurocognitive performance and molecular phenotype of migraineurs and controls..
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Psychological and Molecular Phenotypes of Interictal Migraineurs.
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Sex Differences in Mental Rotation and Spatial Rotation in a Virtual Environment..
Parsons, T. D. (2001). Aging and Cognition: A Test of the Common Cause Hypothesis..
Parsons, T. D. (1999). Insulin-Like Growth Factor, Cognition and Mood in Post-Menopausal Women..
Book
Parsons, T. D., Lin, L., Cockerham, D. P., (2019). Mind, brain, and technology: How people learn with emerging technologies. Springer.
Parsons, T. D. (2019). Parsons, T.D. (2019). Ethical Challenges in Digital Psychology and Cyberpsychology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.. Cambridge University Press.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). Cyberpsychology and the Brain: The Interaction of Neuroscience and Affective Computing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press..
Parsons, T. D., Kane, R. (2017). The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology.. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Parsons, T. D. (2016). Clinical Neuropsychology and Technology: What's New and How We Can Use It.. New York: Springer Press.
Book Chapter
Parsons, T. (2019). A Virtual Classroom for Ecologically Valid Assessment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Virtual Reality Technologies for Health and Clinical Applications: Psychological and Neurocognitive Interventions.
Parsons, T. D. (2019). Neuroethics in Educational Technology: Keeping the Brain in Mind When Developing Framework. Mind, Brain, and Technology: How People Learn in the Age of New Technologies. 195-210.
Lin, L., Parsons, T. D., Cockerham, D. P. (2019). Rethinking learning in the rapid developments of neuroscience, learning technologies, and learning sciences.. Mind, brain, and technology: How people learn with emerging technologies.. 3-16. Springer.
Parsons, T. (2019). Technological developments in assessment. Handbook of Psychological Assessment 4th Edition.
Parsons, T. (2019). Technologically Enhanced Neuropsychological Assessments: Review and Update. Neuropsychology: A Review of Science and Practice. Volume 3.
Parsons, T., Duffield, T., McMahan, T., Diaz-Orueta, U. (2019). Virtual School Environments for Neuropsychological Assessment and Training.
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Technologically Enhanced Neuropsychological Assessments. Neuropsychology: Science and Practice. 3, 59-92.
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Virtual School Environments for Neuropsychological Assessment and Training. Mind, Brain, and Technology: How People Learn in the Age of New Technologies. 123-160.
Mai, B., Peak, D. A., Prybutok, V. R., Parsons, T. D. (2017). bridging aesthetics and positivism in IS visual systems design with neuroscience: a pluralistic research framework and typology. Information Systems and Neuroscience: Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2016. 123-131. Springer International Publishing.
Mai, B., Parsons, T. D., Prybutok, V. R., Namuduri, K. (2017). Neuroscience foundations for human decision making in information security: a general framework and experiment design. Information Systems and Neuroscience: Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2016. 91-98. Springer International Publishing.
Parsons, T. D., McMahan, T., Melugin, P. R., Barnett, M. (2017). Virtual Environment Grocery Store. Oxford University Press.
Parsons, T., McMahan, T., Melugin, P., Barnett, M. (2017). Virtual Environment Grocery Store. The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology.
Parsons, T. D. (2015).
Parsons, T. D. (2015). Ecological Validity in Virtual Reality-Based Neuropsychological Assessment.
Parsons, T. D. (2015). Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Anxiety and Specific Phobias.
Parsons, T. D. (2015). Virtual Standardized Patients for Assessing the Competencies of Psychologists.
Parsons, T. D. (2014). Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy as Treatment for Pain-Related Fear and Disability in Chronic Pain..
Parsons, T. D. (2014). Virtual Teacher and Classroom for Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Using Virtual Reality for Clinical Assessment and Intervention. In L'Abate, L. & Palmer, D. (eds.) Handbook of Technology in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neurology: Theory, Research, and Practice.
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Virtual Simulations and the Second Life Metaverse: Paradigm Shift in Neuropsychological Assessment. In V. Zagalo, T. Morgado. & A. Boa-Ventura (Eds.), Virtual Worlds, Second Life and Metaverse Platforms: New Communication and Identity Paradigms.
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Affect-sensitive Virtual Standardized Patient Interface System. In D. Surry, T. Stefurak, & R. Gray (Eds.), Technology Integration in Higher Education: Social and Organizational Aspects.
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Embodied Conversational Virtual Human Patients. In C. Perez-Marin, & I. Pascual-Nieto (Eds.), Conversational Agents and Natural Language Interaction: Techniques and Effective Practices.
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Neurocognitive and Psychophysiological Interfaces for Adaptive Virtual Environments. In C. Röcker, T. & M. Ziefle (Eds.), Human Centered Design of E-Health Technologies.
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Neuropsychological Assessment using Virtual Environments: Enhanced Assessment Technology for Improved Ecological Validity. In S. Brahnam & L.C. Jain, (Eds.), Advanced Computational Intelligence Paradigms in Healthcare: Virtual Reality in Psychotherapy, Rehabilitation, and Assessment.
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Sodium amytal testing and language. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics.
Book Review
Parsons, T. D. (2013). A Supplementary Text for Courses on Statitistical Methods in Neuropsychology.
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Cyberpsychology: Emphasizing the Human in Human-Computer Interaction..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Mental Mechanisms: A Reductionist and Emergentist Rapprochement..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Essential Topics in the Philosophical and Scientific Study of Consciousness..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). The Impact of Mobile Phones and Other In-Car Technology on Driving..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Affective and Social Aspects of Cognition: Implications for a Possible Future Cognitive Science..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Beyond Scientism: Emphasizing the Role of Personal Experience in Scientific Research..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Noncommutative Geometry for Peaceful Coexistence between Science and Theology..
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Paradigm Shift in Social Science Research: A Significance Testing and Effect Size Estimation Rapprochement?.
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Which Self? Whose Morality?.
Conference Proceeding
McMahan, T., Duff, T., Parsons, T. (2021). Virtual Environment Grocery Store (VEGS) for assessing memory in persons with epilepsy: A Comparative Study on the Predictive Ability of the Support Vector Machine, K-Nearest Neighbours, and Naïve Bayes.
Parsons, T. D. (2019). Cognitive Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Virtual Environments. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine. 167, .
Peak, D., Prybutok, V., Mai, B., Parsons, T. D. Bridging Aesthetics and Positivism in IS Visual Systems Design with Neuroscience: A Pluralistic Research Framework and Typology. Gmunden: NeuroIS 2016 : Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2016.
Taylor, J., Parsons, T. D., Parberry, I. (2015). Comparing Player Attention on Procedurally Generated vs. Hand Crafted Sokoban Levels with an Auditory Stroop Test. Society for the Advancement of the Science of Digital Games. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games. 8pp.
McMahan, T., Parberry, I., Parsons, T. D. (2015). Evaluating Electroencephalography Engagement Indices During Video Game Play. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games. 8pp.
McMahan, T., Parberry, I., Parsons, T. (2015). Evaluating Electroencephalography Engagement Indices during Video Game Play.
McMahan, T., Parberry, I., Parsons, T. (2015). Evaluating Player Task Engagement and Arousal using Electroencephalography.
McMahan, T., Parberry, I., Parsons, T. D. (2015). Evaluating Player Task Engagement and Arousal Using Electroencephalography. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Affective and Pleasurable Design. 1616-1623. Elsevier. http://larc.unt.edu/ian/pubs/AHFE2015ProceedingsEvaluatingMcMahan.pdf
Parsons, T. D. (2002). Proteome analysis of cerebrospinal fluid from headache and non-headache cohorts.
Journal Article
Parsons, T. (2021). A Virtual Kitchen Protocol to Measure Everyday Memory Functioning. Brain Sciences.
Parsons, T. (2021). Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on cognitive and affective outcomes using virtual stimuli: a systematic review. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.
Parsons, T. (2021). Ethics and Educational Technologies.. Educational Technology Research and Development.
Parsons, T. (2021). Measuring Rapport in Neuropsychological Assessment: The Barnett Rapport Questionnaire. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult.
Cleary, A., Neisser, J., McMahan, T., Parsons,, Alwaki, A., Okada, N., Vosoughi, A., Khedler, A., Drane, D., Pederson, N. (2021). Subjective Distinguishability of Seizure and Non-seizure Déjà Vu: A Case Report, Brief Literature Review, and Research Prospects. https://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S152550502100634X
Parsons, T. (2021). Test-Retest Reliability and Practice Effects of the Virtual Environment Grocery Stores (VEGS) in Younger and Older Adults. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.
McMahan, T., Parsons, T. (2021). Adaptive Virtual Environments using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine.
McMahan, T., Duffield, T., Parsons, T. (2021). Feasibility Study to Identify Machine Learning Predictors for a Virtual School Environment: Virtual Reality Stroop Task.
Parsons, T., McMahan, T., Barnett, M. (2020). Assessment of cognitive and functional performance using a Virtual Environment Grocery Store with environmental distractors.. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine.
Parsons, T. (2020). Combining select blood-based biomarkers with neuropsychological assessment to detect mild cognitive impairment among Mexican Americans. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
Parsons, T. (2020). Extended Reality for the Clinical, Affective, and Social Neurosciences.
Parsons, T. D. (2020). Paradigm Shift Toward Digital Neuropsychology and High-Dimensional Neuropsychological Assessments. Journal of Medical Internet Research. (22), 1-14.
Parsons, T. (2020). Use of Virtual Reality Cognitive Training to Improve Executive and Complex Attentional Functions: Can Virtual Reality Performance Predict Neurorehabilitation Outcomes. NeuroRehabilitation.
Parsons, T. D. (2019). A comparison of virtual reality classroom CPTs to traditional CPTs in delineating ADHD: A meta-analysis. 29, 338-356.
Parsons, T. (2019). An ecological measure to screen executive functioning in MS: the Picture Interpretation Test (PIT) 360°.. Scientific Reports. 9, .
Parsons, T. (2019). Measuring Rapport in Neuropsychological Assessment: The Barnett Rapport Questionnaire. Applied Neuropsychology: Child.
Parsons, T. D. (2019). National Institutes of Health initiatives for advancing scientific developments in Clinical Neuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 33, 246-270.
Parsons, T. D. (2019). Virtual Apartment-Based Stroop for Assessing Distractor Inhibition in Healthy Aging. Applied Neuropsychology: Child. 26, 144-154.
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Neuropsychological assessment of age differences in memory performance using a Virtual Environment Grocery Store with environmental distractors.. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine.
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Practice Parameters Facilitating Adoption of Advanced Technologies for Enhancing Neuropsychological Assessment Paradigms. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. 32(1), 16-41. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13854046.2017.1337932
Parsons,, McMahan, T., Kane, R. (2018). Practice Parameters Facilitating Adoption of Advanced Technologies for Enhancing Neuropsychological Assessment Paradigms. The Clinical Neuropsychologist.
Parsons, T. D. (2018). The Impact of Rapport on Neuropsychological Test Performance. Applied Neuropsychology: Child. 25(3`), 258-265. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23279095.2017.1293671
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Virtual Apartment-Based Stroop for Assessing Distractor Inhibition in Healthy Aging. Applied Neuropsychology: Child. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23279095.2017.1373281
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Virtual Environments for Assessment of Social Exclusion in Autism: a Systematic Review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 5(4), 408–421. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40489-018-0149-1
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Virtual Reality as an Assessment Modality with Pediatric ASD Populations: A Systematic Review. Child Neuropsychology. 24(8), 1129-1136. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09297049.2017.1375473
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Virtual Apartment Stroop Task: Comparison with Computerized and Traditional Stroop Tasks. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 309, 35-40. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165027018302590?via%3Dihub
Lin, L., Parsons, T. D. (2018). Ecologically Valid Assessments of Attention and Learning Engagement in Media Multitaskers. TechTrends. 62(5), 518-524. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0311-8
Parsons, T. D. (2018). Interactions between Threat and Executive Control in a Virtual Reality Stroop Task. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing. 9(1), 66-75. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7473917
Parsons, T., McMahan, T. (2017). An Initial Validation of the Virtual Environment Grocery Store. Journal of Neuroscience Methods.
T., Schermerhorn, P., McMahan, T., Asbee, J., Russo, N. (2017). An initial validation of virtual human administered neuropsychological assessments.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). Application of Virtual Environments in a Multi-Disciplinary Day Neurorehabilitation Program to Improve Executive Functioning Using the Stroop Task. NeuroRehabilitation. 41, 721-734.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). Application of virtual environments in a multi-disciplinary day neurorehabilitation programme. Brain Injury. 31, 918-919.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). Attention and Social Cognition in Virtual Reality: The effect of engagement mode and character eye-gaze. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine. 15, 82-87.
Uncapher, M., Lin, L., Rossen, L., Kirkorian, H., Baron, N., Bailey, K., Cantor, J., Strayer, D., Anderson, D., Parsons, T., Wagner, A. (2017). Media multitasking is associated with cognitive, psychological, neural, and learning differences. Pediatrics. s62-66.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). Picture Interpretation Test (PIT) 360°: An Innovative Evaluation Test for Executive Impairments in Parkinson’s Disease. Scientific Reports. 7, 1-10.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). Virtual Environments in Social Neuroscience. Other.
Parsons, T., Riva, G., Parsons, S., Mantovani, F., Newbutt, N., Lin, L., Venturini, E., Hall, T. (2017). Virtual reality in pediatric psychology: Benefits, challenges, and future directions. Other. 86-92.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). An initial validation of virtual human administered neuropsychological assessments. Other.
Parsons, T. D. (2017). An Initial Validation of the Virtual Environment Grocery Store. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 291(1), 13-19. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165027017302704?via%3Dihub
Parsons, T. D. (2017). The potential of function-led virtual environments for ecologically valid measures of executive function in experimental and clinical neuropsychology. Other. 27, .
Parsons, T. D. (2017). Validity of a Newly Developed Measure of Memory: Feasibility Study of the Virtual Environment Grocery Store. 59(4), 1227-1235. https://content.iospress.com/articles/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/jad170295
Venturini, E., Riva, P., Serpetti, F., Romero Lauro, L., Pallavicini, F., Mantovani, F., Cloutier, R., McMahan, T., Stonecipher, K., Parsons, T. D. (2016). A comparison of 3D versus 2D virtual environments on the feelings of social exclusion, inclusion and over-inclusion.
Parsons, T. D. (2016). A comparison of 3D versus 2D virtual environments on the feelings of social exclusion, inclusion and over-inclusion.. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine. 14, 89-94.
Parsons, T. D. (2016). Bimodal Virtual Reality Stroop for Assessing Distractor Inhibition in Autism Spectrum Disorders.. 46(4), 1255-1267.
Parsons, T. D. (2016). Brain-computer interface for individuals after inpatient spinal cord injury.. Rehabilitation Psychology. 61(4), 435-441.
Parsons, T., Barnett, M., McMahan, T. (2016). Impact of Distractors on Executive Control in Older Adults: Construct-Driven and Function-Led Approaches to Neuropsychological Assessment.
Parsons, T. D. (2016). Impact of Distractors on Executive Control in Older Adults: Construct-Driven and Function-Led Approaches to Neuropsychological Assessment.. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine. 14(1), 71-77.
Parsons, T. D. (2016). Virtual Reality for Psychological Assessment in Clinical Practice. P. Practice Innovations. 1(3), 197-217.
Parsons, T. D. (2015). Assessment of Personality and Absorption for Mediated Environments in a College Sample.. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. ``18, 752-756.
Parsons, T. D., Barnett, M., Melugin, P. R. (2015). Assessment of Personality for Mediated Environments in a College Sample. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 18, 752-756.
Parsons, T. D. Brain-Computer Interface Targeting Non-Motor Functions after Spinal Cord Injury. Spinal Cord. 53, S25-S26.
Parsons, T. D. (2015). Modality Specific Assessment of Video Game Player's Experience Using the Emotiv. 7(1), 1-6. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/entertainment-computing/
McMahan, T., Parberry, I., Parsons, T. (2015). Modality Specific Assessment of Video Game Player's Experience Using the Emotiv.
Parsons, T. D. (2015). Virtual Reality for Enhanced Ecological Validity and Experimental Control in the Clinical, Affective, and Social Neurosciences. 1, 1-19.
Parsons, T. D. (2014). An Initial Validation of the Virtual Reality Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test in a College Sample.
Parsons, T. D. (2014). Beyond Distraction: Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy as Treatment for Pain-Related Fear and Disability in Chronic Pain.
Parsons, T. D. (2013). A New Generation of Intelligent Virtual Patients for Clinical Training..
Parsons, T. D. (2013). Collaborative Filtering for Brain-Computer Interaction Using Transfer Learning and Active Class Selection.
Parsons, T. D. (2013). Predicting Navigation Performance with Psychophysiological Responses to Threat in a Virtual Environment.
Parsons, T. D. (2013). Validity of the Virtual Reality Stroop Task (VRST) in active duty military.
Parsons, T. D. (2013). Virtual Reality Stroop Task for Assessment of Supervisory Attentional Processing.
Parsons, T. D. (2013). Visuospatial processing and learning effects in virtual reality based mental rotation and navigational tasks..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Adaptive Virtual Environments for Neuropsychological Assessment in Serious Games..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Psychophysiology to Assess Impact of Varying Levels of Simulation Fidelity in a Threat Environment..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Stress Resilience In Virtual Environments (STRIVE): A Pre-Deployment VR System for Training Combat Relevant Emotional Coping Skills and Assessing Stress Response..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Validity of the Virtual Reality Stroop Task (VRST) in Active Duty Military..
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Virtual Patients as Novel Teaching Tools in Psychiatry.
Parsons, T. D. (2012). Virtual Reality Paced Serial Assessment Tests for Neuropsychological Assessment of a Military Cohort.
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Active Learning for Arousal Classification..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). An Intelligent Virtual Human System for Providing Healthcare Information and Support..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Inductive Transfer Learning for Handling Individual Differences in Affective Computing..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Intelligent Virtual Patients for Training Clinical Skills..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). SimCoach: An intelligent virtual human system..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Virtual Reality Goes to War: A Brief Review of the Future of Military Behavioral Healthcare..
Parsons, T. D. (2011). Virtual Reality Stroop Task for Neurocognitive Assessment..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Better than the real thing: Eliciting fear with moving and static computer-generated stimuli..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Optimal Arousal Identification and Classification for Affective Computing: Virtual Reality Stroop Task..
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Virtual Reality Assessment of Cognitive Functions: A Promising Tool to Improve Ecological Validity..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). A Comparative Analysis between Experts and Novices Interacting with a Virtual Patient with PTSD..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). A Virtual Human Agent for Assessing Bias in Novice Therapists..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Affective Virtual Reality Exposure: Psychophysiological Support for Increased Elicitation of Negative Emotions in High and Low Fear Subjects..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Application of Reliable Change Indices to Computerized Neuropsychological Measures of Concussion..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Assessment of Psychophysiological Differences of West Point Cadets and Civilian Controls Immersed within a Virtual Environment..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Considerations for Designing Response Quantification Procedures in Non-traditional Psychophysiological Applications..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Evaluation of Novice and Expert Interpersonal Interaction Skills with a Virtual Patient..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Human Computer Interaction in Virtual Standardized Patient Systems..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Neurocognitive and Psychophysiological Analysis of Human Performance within Virtual Reality Environments..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Neurocognitive Workload Assessment using the Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Optimizing Clinical Training for the Treatment of PTSD using Virtual Patients,.
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Virtual Reality in Pediatric Rehabilitation: A Review..
Parsons, T. D. (2009). Virtual Reality Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Exposure Therapy Results with Active Duty Iraq War Combatants..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). A Virtual Environment for Assessment of Neurocognitive Functioning: Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Affective Outcomes of Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Anxiety and Specific Phobias: A Meta-Analysis..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Evaluation of Justina: A Virtual Patient with PTSD..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Initial Validation of a Virtual Environment for Assessment of Memory Functioning: Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Neuropsychological Assessment of Attentional Processing using Virtual Reality..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Objective Structured Clinical Interview Training using a Virtual Human Patient..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Virtual Iraq: Initial Results from a VRET Application for Combat-Related PTSD..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Virtual Iraq: VR PTSD Exposure Therapy with Active Duty Iraq War Combatants..
Parsons, T. D. (2008). Virtual Justina: A PTSD Virtual Patient for Clinical Classroom Training..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). A controlled clinical comparison of attention performance in children with ADHD in a virtual reality classroom compared to standard neuropsychological methods..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). A Virtual Human Agent for Training Novice Therapist Clinical Interviewing Skills..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Assessing health-related quality of life in NeuroAIDS: some psychometric properties of the Neurological Quality of Life Questionnaire (NeuroQOL)..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Evaluation Approach for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation via Virtual Reality Aided Motor Training..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Fluency in HIV-1 Disease: A Meta-Analytic Review..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Immersiveness and Physiological Arousal within Panoramic Video-based Virtual Reality..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Initial Case Reports from a VR Exposure Therapy Application for Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Motor Based Assessment of Neurocognitive Functioning in Resource-Limited International Settings..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Pattern of neuropsychological performance among HIV positive patients in Uganda..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). The Cognitive Effects of Short-term Use of Raloxifene: A Randomized Clinical Trial..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). The prevalence and incidence of neurocognitive impairment in the HAART era..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Validation of the Cognitive Assessment of Later Life Status (CALLS) Instrument: A Computerized Telephonic Screen..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Verbal Memory Retrieval Deficits Associated with Untreated Hypothyroidism..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Iraq: Initial Case Reports from a VR Exposure Therapy Application for Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Patients for Clinical Therapist Skills Training..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). Virtual Reality Cognitive Performance Assessment Test..
Parsons, T. D. (2007). VR Enhanced Upper Extremity Motor Training for Post-Stroke Rehabilitation: Task Design, Clinical Experiment and Visualization on Performance and Progress..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). A Meta-Analysis of the Cognitive Sequelae of Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's Disease.
Parsons, T. D. (2006). A Virtual Reality Scenario for All Seasons: The Virtual Classroom..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Better Quality of Life with Neuropsychological Improvement on HAART..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). DHEA Supplementation and Cognition in Postmenopausal Women.
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Ethics, Alterity, and Psychotherapy: A Levinasian Perspective..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Memory Improvement with Treatment of Hypothyroidism..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Neurocognitive Differential Diagnosis of Dementing Diseases: Alzheimer's Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, and Major Depressive Disorder..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Neurocognitive functioning and HAART in HIV and hepatitis C co-infection.
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Statistical power of studies examining the cognitive effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). The Fake bad scale for the MMPI-2: Is it a good, bad, or fake symptom validity measure..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Thoughts of Death and Suicidal Ideation in Nonpsychiatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Seropositive Individuals..
Parsons, T. D. (2006). Timed Gait Test: Normative Data for the Assessment of the AIDS Dementia Complex..
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa.
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Gender differences and cognition among older adults.
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Strategies for coping with memory loss in patients with HIV/AIDS.
Parsons, T. D. (2005). Threats to the Livelihood of the Forensic Neuropsychological Practice: Avoiding Ethical Misconduct.
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Backpropagation and Regression: Comparative Utility for Neuropsychologists.
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Integration Discourse: Modern and Postmodern..
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Pregnancy History and Cognition During and After Pregnancy.
Parsons, T. D. (2004). Sex Differences in Mental Rotation and Virtual Reality Spatial Rotation.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Parsons, T. D. (2010). Virtual Environments for Clinical Psychologists..

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Parsons, T., "iANAM: The Ability to “Visualize” Headache, Sleep Disturbance, and mTBI," Sponsored by Department of Defense, Federal, $249964 Funded. (March 1, 2021February 28, 2023).
Parsons, T. (Co-Principal), "Virtual Reality-Based Assessment of Functional Capacities in Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementia," Sponsored by Department of Defense, Federal, $278974 Funded. (September 1, 2019August 31, 2022).
Parsons, T. D. (Co-Principal), "Virtual Reality-Based Assessment of Functional Capacities in Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementia," Sponsored by Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Federal, $329600 Funded. (20192021).
Parsons, T. D. (Co-Principal), "An Avatar-based Neuropsychological Battery Administrator," Sponsored by Department of Defense: RDECOM, Federal, $999888 Funded. (20152018).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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