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Publications & Presentations

  • Albritton, N. R., Gill, D. A., Henegan, C. A., LaFontaine, S. D., Holcom, C. J., & Troyer, J. A. (2013, March). The effect of prayer and meditation on helping others. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Psychological Society, Clayton State University.
  • Clements, J. A., Knutson, E. A., Troyer, J. A., LaFontaine, S. D., & Holcom, C. J. (2013, March). Perceived problem solving ability and level of consciousness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Psychological Society, Clayton State University.
  • Dessau, K., Hartman, S., Johnson, C., LaFontaine, S. D., Holcom, C. J., & Troyer, J. A. (2013, March). Self-efficacy for problem solving: Is reflection the key to success? Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Psychological Society, Clayton State University.
  • LaFontaine, S. D., Holcom, C. J., & Troyer, J. A. (2013, March). Does it pay to play? How sports and martial arts could raise level of consciousness. Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Psychological Society, Clayton State University.
  • LaFontaine, S. D., Holcom, C. J., Troyer, J. A., & Williams, J. O. (2013, March). Everybody was kung fu fighting! Martial art’s role in one’s level of openness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Psychological Society, Clayton State University.
  • Troyer, J. A., LaFontaine, S. D., & Holcom, C. J. (2013, February). Online learning: Are you conscious enough? Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Online Lifeline Instructional Technology and eLearning Conference, Valdosta State University.
  • Troyer, J.A., Tost, J., Yoshimura, M., LaFontaine, S., & Mabie, A. (2012). Teaching students how to meditate can improve level of consciousness and problem solving ability. Procedia-Social Behavioral Sciences; (13) International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology, Turkey, ISSN: 1877-0428.
  • Troyer, J. A. & Tost, J. (2012, April). Cultivating higher levels of consciousness through martial arts, meditation, spirituality, and yoga. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Center for Consciousness Studies’ Toward a Science of Consciousness, University of Arizona.
  • Troyer, J. A. (2012, April). Don’t drop it just because it’s HOT. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Center for Consciousness Studies’ Toward a Science of Consciousness, University of Arizona.
  • Tattler-Bergis, A. & Troyer, J. A. (2012, April). The synergistic paradigm. Presentation at the Valdosta State Undergraduate Research Symposium. Valdosta, GA.
  • LaFontaine, S., Mabie, A., Warner, C., Yoshimura, M., Troyer, J., & Tost, J. (2012, March). The effect of prayer and meditation on level of consciousness and problem solving. Paper session presented at the conference of the Georgia Psychological Society, Valdosta State University.
  • DeMello, A., White, M., Jenkins, D., Johnson, M., Troyer, J. A., & Tost, J. (2012, March). Meditation and problem solving. Poster session presented at the conference of the Georgia Psychological Society, Valdosta State University.
  • Fawcett, B, Holcom, C., Hunter, A., Troyer, J. A., & Tost, J. (2012, March). The effectiveness of prayer and meditation on reflection. Poster session presented at the conference of the Georgia Psychological Society, Valdosta State University.
  • Owens, R., Johnson, M., Dombrosky, N., Troyer, J.A., & Tost, J. (2012, March). Helping others and level of consciousness: A closer look at gender. Poster session presented at the conference of the Georgia Psychological Society, Valdosta State University.
  • Troyer, J.A. (2012). Can we measure the invisible? Creation and validation of the Troyer Level of Consciousness Inventory. In A. E. Cavanna, & A. Nani (Eds.) Consciousness: States, Mechanisms and Disorders. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Troyer, J.A. (2012). Profile and chapter contributions. In B. Eller & M. Tittle (Eds.), Educational Psychology for Effective Teaching (2nd ed.). Dubuqe, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing.
  • Troyer, J. A. (2011). Conceptual change instruction: A method for facilitating consciousness in problem solving activities. Procedia-Social Behavioral Sciences; (13) International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology, Turkey, ISSN: 1877-0428.
  • Troyer, J. A. (2011). The importance of level of consciousness and mindfulness training in predicting problem solving ability. International Education and Educational Psychology Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. ISSN:1986-3020.
  • Troyer, J. A. (2011). Levels of consciousness: Reframing our understanding of individual differences in learning. Procedia-Social Behavioral Sciences; (12) International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology, Cyprus, ISSN: 1877-0428.
  • Troyer, J. A. (2010). The effects and educational implications of mindfulness training on level of consciousness. International Education and Educational Psychology Conference., Kyrenia, Cyprus. ISSN:1986-3020
  • Troyer, J. A. (2010). Situation and self: The case of the wandering mind. University of Arizona, Center for Consciousness Studies, Toward a Science of Consciousness.
  • Troyer, J. A. (2009). Breaking the code of consciousness: A validation study for the Troyer Level of Consciousness Inventory. Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona & the Journal of Consciousness Studies, 6, 77.