Faculty and Staff Directory

David M. Sargent

sargent Office: Mahar 465B
Phone: 315.312.3459
EMail: david.sargent@oswego.edu


Fall 2013 Class Schedule:
Course Number:  HDV 364-800
Course Title:  Motivation Learning Development
Day(s):  Tuesday & Thursday
Time:  12:45-2:05
Location:  Mahar 103

Course Number:  HDV 376-800
Course Title:  Sustainability & Human Behavior
Day(s):  Tuesday &  Thursday
Time:  9:35-10:05
Location:  Mahar 104

Course Number:  HDV 432-800 / 80L
Course Title:  Canine Companions
Lecture Day(s):  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
Lecture Time:  1:50-2:45
Lecture Location:  Mahar 107
Lab Day:  Wednesday
Lab Time:  3:00-5:00
Lab Location:  Mahar 8

Fall 2013 Office Hours:

Spring 2013 Class Schedule:
Course Number:  HDV 302-800/80L
Course Title:  Methods in Human Development
Lecture Day(s):  T Th
Lecture Time:  12:45-2:05
Lecture Location:  Mahar 119
Lab Day(s):  M
Lab Time:  12:40-1:35
Lab Location:  Mahar 210

Course Number:  HDV 376-800  (Team Taught with Dr. Rebecca Burch)
Course Title:  Sustainability & Human Behavior
Day(s):  T Th
Time:  9:35-10:55
Location:  Mahar 103

Course Number:  HDV 432-800/80L
Course Title:  Canine Companions 
Lecture Day(s):  MWF
Lecture Time:  1:50-2:45
Lecture Location:  Mahar 104
Lab Day(s):  W
Lab Time:  3:00-5:00
Lab Location:  Mahar 8

Spring 2013 Office Hours:
Day:    M, T & Th     Time:   11:15-12:15 

Research Interests:
David Sargent has primary interests in learning and motivation as it pertains to both human and non-human behaviors.  Research endeavors include basic and applied aspects of learning within the areas of complex schedules of reinforcement, computer models and simulations, human factors, and behavioral toxicology.  

Professional Information:
Ph.D.:(1985) Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Psychology
M.A.:  (1983) Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Psychology
B.A.:  (1980) Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO. Psychology

Professional Organizations:
Sigma Xi
ACM - Association for Computing Machinery
SCiP - Society for Computers in Psychology

Recent Papers and Publications:
Stewart, P., Pagano, J., Sargent, D., Darvill, T., Lonky, E., & Reihman, J. (1998). Effects of Great Lakes fish consumption on brain PCB pattern, concentration and progressive ratio performance.  Environmental Research.

Daly, H. B., Darvill, T., Lonky, E., Reihman, J., & Sargent, D. (1996). Behavioral effects of prenatal and adult exposure to toxic chemicals found in Lake Ontario fish: Two methodological approaches.  Toxicology and Industrial Health 12, 419-426.

Daly, H. B., Sargent, D. M., & Lunkenheimer, L. L. (1996) Behavioral Measures are Excellent Biomonitors of Toxic Chemicals - A Case History: Offspring of Laboratory Rats Fed Environmentally Contaminated Lake Ontario Salmon are More Reactive to Negative Events. In F. M. Butterorth (Ed.), Biomonitors and biomarkers as indicators of environmental change. New York: Plenum Press.

Sargent, D. M. & Deelman, T. (1995) Expansions on a Computerized Operant Laboratory: Considerations for Combining Teaching and Research. Behavioral Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 27, 125-128.