LeAnne Epling, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

  • Office: Armington Learning Center, 436
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5018
  • E-mail: LeanneEpling@upike.edu

General Psychology
Lifespan Development
Statistics for the Social Sciences
Experimental Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Social Psychology
Psychology of Gender
Biological and Physiological Psychology
Sport Psychology
History and Systems of Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Psychology Internship
Directed Research in Psychology

Ph.D. in Applied Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 2006

M.S. in General/Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant Michigan 2004

B.S. Major Psychology with a minor in Human Development, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 2002

  1. Massner, C. K., Epling, L. F., Little, R., & Cade, N. (Accepted). The psychology of political communication in social media: Using social media to be global and autonomous. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Civic and Political Studies.
  2. Forquer, L. M., (2012). White noise and sleep. In Deidre Barrett & Patrick McNamara (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sleep and dreams: The evolution, function, nature, and mysteries of slumber (pp. 805-806). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.
  3. Forquer, L. M., Camden, A. E., Gabriau, K. M., & Johnson, C. M. (2008). Sleep patterns of college students at a public university. Journal of American College Health, 56, 563- 565.
  4. Forquer, L., Drury, S., Culver, T., Hutchens, S., Shuttlesworth, D., & Jones, R. (2008). Frequent testing and student performance. Delta Education Journal, 5, 42-45
  5. Forquer, L. M., & Johnson, C. M. (2007). Continuous white noise to reduce sleep latency and night wakings in college students. Sleep and Hypnosis, 9, 60-66.

Social media and self-esteem, improving sleep using white noise, political communication on social media, importance of quality mentoring for women.

Faculty advisor for Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, and the Psychology Club.