Portrait of Dale Berger
  • Email
    dale.berger@cgu.edu
  • Degrees
    PhD, Psychology, UCLA
    MA, Psychology, UCLA
    BS, Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Research Interests
    Research methodology, Educational technology

Dale Berger has interests in research methodology, educational technology, and social and legal control of alcohol-impaired driving. A project using internet technology in support of statistics teaching can be visited at http://wise.cgu.edu.

Berger teaches a range of advanced statistics courses and Psychology of Thinking. He was recipient of the Western Psychological Association (WPA) Outstanding Teaching Award (1997) and was WPA President from 2002 to 2003. He consults on applied research methods and data analysis, and he has directed research grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Justice.

Co-authored with Christopher S. Pentoney. “Confidence Intervals and the Within-the-Bar Bias.” The American Statistician 70, no. 2 (2016): 215-220. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00031305.2016.1141706

Co-authored with Yumi H. Huang, et al. “Age Differences in Experiential and Deliberative Processes in Unambiguous and Ambiguous Decision Making.” Psychology and Aging 30, no. 3 (2015): 675-687. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pag0000038

Co-authored with Michael Toma and Diane F. Halpern. “Cognitive Abilities of Elite Nationally Ranked SCRABBLE and Crossword Experts.” Applied Cognitive Psychology 28 (2014): 727–737. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acp.3059

Co-authored with Yumi H. Huang, et al. “Risky Choice in Younger Versus Older Adults: Affective Context Matters.” Judgment and Decision Making 8, no. 2 (2013): 179-187.

Co-authored with Andrew Lac. “Development and Validation of the Alcohol Myopia Scale.” Psychological Assessment 25, no. 3 (2013): 738-747. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032535

Co-authored with Andrew Lac, et al. “Attachment Theory and Theory of Planned Behavior: An Integrative Model Predicting Underage Drinking.” Developmental Psychology 49, no. 8 (2013): 1579-1590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0030728

Co-authored with Giovanni W. Sosa, et al. “Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Instruction in Statistics: A Meta-Analysis.” Review of Educational Research 81 (2011): 97-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.3102/0034654310378174

Psychology of Thinking