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Office Hours for:
Fall Semester 2014

Monday:
7:00am-8:00am and 12:30-1:30
Tuesday:
7:00am-8:00am
and by appointment


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Michael Amico

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office: BH-253
Phone: (203) 332-5163
Email: MAmico@hcc.commnet.edu

Education

B.S., Salem State College
M.A., Antioch New England Graduate School
M.A., University of Hartford
Ph.D., Capella University

Presentations

  • Amico, M. , & Jackson, S. (May, 2012). Initial Examination of the Influence of Thinking on Self-Control. Association for Psychological Science, 24th Annual Convention, Chicago Illinois.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (March, 2011). A Correlational Study Examining the Relationship Behavioral Disengagement and Depression in a Sample of College Students. Eastern Psychological Association Convention, Boston MA.
  • Jackson, S. & Amico, M. (May, 2011). Study of the Association Between Comedy and Assistance. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd AnnualConvention, Washington DC.
  • Jackson, S. & Amico, M. (May, 2011). An Initial Analysis of the Relationship Between Religion and Self-Distraction. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd Annual Convention, Washington DC.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (May, 2011). A Pilot Study of the Relationship Between Self-Acceptance and Affective Despair. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd Annual Convention, Washington DC.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (May, 2011).Initial Examination of the Association Between Acceptance and Substance Use in Young Adults. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd Annual Convention, Washington DC.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (August, 2011). Association Among Father--Child Relationship, Locus of Control, and Sensation-Seeking. American Psychological Association Convention, Washington DC.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (May, 2010). A Study of the Relationship Between Spirituality and Satisfaction With Life. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
  • Jackson, S. & Amico, M. (May, 2010). A Pilot Study of the Relationship of Satisfaction With Life and Interpersonal Relationships. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (May, 2010). An Exploratory Analysis of the Relationship Between Cognitive Failures and Interpersonal Relationships. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (May, 2008). The Effect of Social Support Over Weight Management Attempts. Association for Psychological Science 20th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (May, 2008). The Relationship of Social Support and Dieting Locus of Control. Association for Psychological Science 20th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (May, 2007). Initial Analysis of the Relationship Between Sensation-Seeking and Coping Strategies. Association for Psychological Science 19th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (October, 2006). An Investigation of the Relationship between Sensation-Seeking and Consideration of Future Consequences. New England Psychological Association, Manchester, NH.
  • Jackson, S. & Amico, M. (October, 2006). A Preliminary Investigation of the Validity of a Proposed Aggression Subscale for the Physical Activity Affect Scale. New England Psychological Association, Manchester, NH.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (March, 2006). An Exploration of the Relationship Between Sensation- Seeking and Affective Control. Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (October, 2005). Exploratory Analysis of the Relationship between State-Trait Anxiety and Sensation-Seeking. Connecticut Psychological Association, Hartford, CT.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (October, 2005). An Exploratory Analysis of the Relationship between Social Physique Anxiety and Sensation-Seeking. New England Psychological Association, Hamden, CT.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (March, 2005). An Exploratory Analysis of the Effects of Fathering and Locus of Control on Sensation-Seeking. Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • Amico, M. & Jackson, S. (October, 2004). An Exploratory Analysis of the Relationship Between Fathering, Locus of Control, and Sensation Seeking. Connecticut Psychological Association, Westbrook, CT.
  • Jackson, S., Hill, P., & Amico, M. (November, 2003). The relationship of social physique anxiety and exercise induced affect. Connecticut Psychological Association, Westbrook, CT.
  • Amico, M. (May, 1999). The relationship of type of high school attended and GPA on level of self-esteem. Salem State College Undergraduate Research Symposium, Salem, MA.

Professional Organization Memberships

  • Association for Psychological Science
  • New England Psychological Association

Professional Leadership Roles

  • New England Psychological Association Steering Committee '09-'12'

Symposiums and Workshops

  • Amico, M., McPherson, S., O'Neil, I., Ferrar, D., & Lazor, J. (March, 2011). Psi Beta: Building a Psychology Club from the Ground Up. Eastern Psychological Association Convention. Boston, MA.

  • Young, J., Musselman, R., Young, S. D., Amico, M., & Arpaio, M. M. (March, 2010). Two (or More) Heads are Better Than One: Best Practices for Collaboration. Eastern Psychological Association, Annual Convention, New York, NY.

  • Hollenback, S., Altman, W. S., Amico, M. C., Bittner, L., & Joy, D. (May, 2010). Integrating Research Methods in the Undergraduate Curriculum: Psi Beta Workshop. Establishing an Institutional Review Board and Getting Students Involved in Research. Association for Psychological Science, 22nd Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Paper Sessions

  • New England Psychological Association Conference; Fairfield University (October, 2011). Applications of Attribution Theory. Session Chair: Michael Amico, Ph.D.
  • New England Psychological Association Conference; Worcester Polytechnic Institute (October, 2012). Social Identities & Well-Being. Session Chair: Michael Amico, Ph.D.