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 Fred Danner

Professor of Educational Psychology

Dr. Fred Danner

Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
University of Kentucky
245 Dickey Hall
Lexington, KY 40506-0017

Phone: 859-257-7878
E-Mail: fred.danner@uky.edu


PhD, Developmental Psychology, University of Minnesota, 1974
B.A., Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1970

Research Interests

  • cognitive development
  • adolescence
  • motivation
  • health psychology
  • the effects of sleep deprivation on learning and behavior

Recent Publications

DiClemente, R., Sales, J., Danner, F., & Crosby, R. (in press).  Association between laboratory-confirmed STDs and young adults' self-reported abstinence:  Findings from a national proability sample.  Pediatrics.

Rostosky, S.S., Danner, F., & Riggle, E.D.B. (2010). Religiosity as a protective factor against heavy episodic drinking in heterosexual, bisexual, gay and lesbian young adults.  Journal of Homosexuality, 57 (8).

Riggle, E., Rostosky, S., & Danner, F.  (2009).  Sexual minority identity and eudaimonic well-being in the midlife in the United States survey.  Journal of Homosexuality, 56, 786-798.

Danner, F.  (2008).  A national longitudinal study of the association between hours of TV viewing and the trajectory of BMI growth among U.S. children.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34, 1-8.

Danner, F. & Phillips, B.  (2008).  Adolescent sleep, school start times, and teen motor vehicle crashes.  Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 4(6), 533-535.

Miller, K., Danner, F., & Staten, R.  (2008). Relationship of work hours to selected health behaviors and academic progress among a college student cohort. Journal of American College Health, 56(6), 675-679.

Anderman, E. & Danner, F.  (2008).  Achievement goals and academic cheating. International Review of Social Psychology, 21, 155-180.

Rostosky, S., Danner, F., & Riggle, E.  (2008).  Religiosity and alcohol use in sexual minority and heterosexual youth and young adults.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37(5), 552-563.

Crosby, R. & Danner, F.  (2008).  Adolescents’ sexually transmitted disease protective attitudes predict sexually transmitted disease acquisition in early adulthood. Journal of School Health, 78(6), 310-313.

Rostosky, S., Riggle, E., & Danner, F.  (2007). Is religiosity a protective factor against substance use in young adulthood?  Only if you're straight!  Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(5), 440-447.

Steuber, T., & Danner, F.  (2006).  Adolescent smoking and depression:  Which comes first?  Addictive Behaviors, 31(1), 133-136.

Ridner, S., Staten, R., & Danner, F. (2005).  Smoking and depression symptoms in a college population.  The Journal of School Nursing, 21(4), 229-235.