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Robert Anderson

Professor

Office

808-791-5207
roanderson@argosy.edu

Education

  • B.A. Physics, Ohio State University, 1965.
  • Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1972.
  • Ph.D. Psychology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1986.

Biography

Dr. Anderson joined Argosy in 1994 and is a Full Professor. He holds a B.A. in physics from Ohio State, a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Hawaii. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University and at the University of Rochester Medical Center and a summer fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences. He received the ASPP Faculty Member of the Year Award from the Hawaii campus in 1998 and Significant Professional Contribution Award from the Hawaii Psychological Association in 2004. Previously he was an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a staff psychologist at Forsyth Memorial Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC, and a neuropsychologist at the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific in Honolulu, HI.

Expertise

  • Neuropsychology.
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.
  • Cognitive Psychology.
  • Transpersonal Psychology.

Selected Publications

  • Maxwell, G. & Anderson, R.M. (Eds.). (1975). Induction, probability, and confirmation. Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Volume VI. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Schumacher, J., & Anderson, R.M. (1979). In defense of mystical science. Philosophy East and West, 29, 73 - 90.
  • Anderson, R.M., & Leong, D.C.Q. (1983). The placement of experience in the brain. In S. Segalowitz (Ed.), Language functions and brain organization. New York: Academic Press.
  • Anderson, R.M., & Bremer, D.A. (1987). Sleep duration at home and sleepiness on the job in rotating twelve-hour shift workers. Human Factors, 29, 477-481.
  • Anderson R.M., & Leong, D.C.Q. (1989). A feeling in our bones. In M.L. Maxwell and C.W. Savage (Eds.), Science, mind, and psychology: Essays in honor of Grover Maxwell. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.
  • Anderson R.M., & Leong, D.C.Q. (1989). A feeling in our bones. In M.L. Maxwell and C.W. Savage (Eds.), Science, mind, and psychology: Essays in honor of Grover Maxwell. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.
  • Anderson, R.M. (1994). The practitioner's guide to clinical neuropsychology. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Tsushima, W.T., & Anderson, R.M. (1996). Mastering expert testimony: A courtroom handbook for mental health professionals. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Anderson, R.M., Needels, T.L., & Hall, H.V. (Eds.). (1998). Avoiding ethical misconduct in psychology specialty areas. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher.
  • Anderson. R.M., & Sheilds, H. (1998). Ethical issues in neuropsychological assessment. In R.M. Anderson, T.L. Needles, & H.V. Hall (Eds.). Avoiding ethical misconduct in psychology specialty areas. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association, Divisions 24 and 40.
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
  • Hawai'i Psychological Association.
  • International Neuropsychological Society.
  • American Philosophical Association.

Presentations

  • Tsushima, W.T., & Anderson, R.M. (1999). A primer on forensic psychology. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Hawai'i Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Lam, I., & Anderson, R.M. (2004). Development of a Cross-Cultural Neurocognitive Screening Test. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Anderson, R.M. (2005). Music and mind. In R.M. Anderson (Chair), Music, pets, yoga, and dance as adjunctive psychotherapies. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Hawai'i Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Anderson, R.M. (2009). Holofeeling: Experiencing the Infinite World Within Us. Poster presented at the first Science and Nonduality Conference, San Rafael, CA.
  • Anderson, R.M. (2009). The Future of Clinical Psychology: Near, Far, and Very Distant. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Hawai'i Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.