Samantha John, B.A.

Sam in Colorado

Social Science Research Assistant


Period of Service


August 2008 - July 2010


Research Project

Behavioral Impulsivity Models: Alcohol and 5-HT Effects

After the NRLC

Samantha went on to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.



Comparing the detection of transdermal and breath alcohol concentrations during periods of alcohol consumption ranging from moderate drinking to binge drinking.

Dougherty DM, Charles NE, Acheson A, John S, Furr RM, Hill-Kapturczak N. (2012).

Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 20, 373-381.     PubMed


Comparing transdermal and breath alcohol concentration readings during periods of alcohol consumption from moderate to binge drinking

Dougherty, D.M., Cates, S.E., Charles, N.E., Acheson, A., John, S., Furr, R. M., Hill-Kapturczak, N. (2012, June).

Poster presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA


John Henry Effect
John, S. (2010). In. N. J. Salkind (Ed.),
Encyclopedia of Research Design (pp. 2:660-661). Sage Publications, Inc: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Alcohol expectancies, not what you'd expect
John, S. E., Richard, D. M., Mathias, C. W., Acheson, A., Dawes, M. A., Hill-Kapturczak, N., and Dougherty, D. M. (2010). 
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34(s2), 219A

Baseline plasma L-tryptophan levels are related to differences in aggressive responding following alcohol consumption.
John, S., Dougherty, D. M., Mathias, C. W., and Richard, D. M. (2009). 
Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Texas Research Society on Alcoholism.

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