W. Kyle Hamilton

W. Kyle Hamilton
University of California, Merced | UCM · Department of Psychology

BA

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September 2016 - May 2017
U.S. Department of State
Position
  • Designer
Description
  • Created surveys and analyzed data on the educational initiatives related to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms in Washington DC. Supported the work of the Senior Advisor for Education, Marketing and Out-reach of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms
June 2014 - present
University of California, Merced
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Setup cluster computing systems on Amazon Web Services for graduate student simulation projects. Organized a distributed computer system to cost effectively run computationally intensive models.
April 2011 - present
University of California, Merced
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Analyzed data for ongoing health related studies. Collected and organized data for graduate student projects. Led workshops covering R and Amazon Mechanical Turk.
Education
August 2015 - March 2021
University of California, Merced
Field of study
  • Psychological Sciences
August 2010 - March 2012
University of California, Merced
Field of study
  • Psychology
January 2008 - April 2010
Reedley College
Field of study
  • Social Science

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Publications (18)
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Rigorous evidence is vital in all disciplines to ensure efficient, appropriate, and fit-for-purpose decision-making with minimised risk of unintended harm. To date, however, disciplines have been slow to share evidence synthesis frameworks, best practices, and tools amongst one another. Recent progress in collaborative digital and programmatic fram...
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Rigorous evidence is vital in all disciplines to ensure efficient, appropriate, and fit-for-purpose decision-making with minimised risk of unintended harm. To date, however, disciplines have been slow to share evidence synthesis frameworks, best practices, and tools amongst one another. Recent progress in collaborative digital and programmatic fram...
Article
Background: In August 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a set of 13 new graphic warnings for cigarette packaging and advertisements. Purpose: We evaluated these warnings relative to text-only equivalents for their ability to educate the public regarding harms of smoking and influence outcomes associated with quitting. Methods...
Article
Widespread messages use metaphoric language and imagery to prompt recipients to interpret health-related concepts in terms of dissimilar, familiar concepts (e.g., “fight the war on cancer”). When do these messages work? According to conceptual metaphor theory, thinking metaphorically involves looking past concepts' superficial differences to identi...
Article
This phase II trial evaluated psychosocial and health outcomes of an intervention designed to improve emotion regulation skills in adults suffering from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The study utilized a pretest-posttest design in which 92 adults enrolled in the community-based program completed pretest measures, attended either a faith-bas...
Technical Report
Module for the Jamovi statistical software system. It allows users to run a meta-analysis.
Poster
Exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences Increases the Occurrence of Anxious and Avoidant Attachment Styles.
Technical Report
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lavaan.shiny: Latent Variable Analysis with Shiny Interactive user interface to provide an easy way for people who are learning how to work with the lavaan package and/or are not comfortable with the R command line system. Includes example data for testing out a few example analysis. Currently has options for latent growth curve models, confirmato...
Technical Report
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Description Interactive shiny application for running a meta-analysis, provides support for both random effects and fixed effects models with the 'metafor' package. Additional support is included for calculating effect sizes plus support for single case designs, graphical output, and detecting publication bias.
Technical Report
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Interactive shiny application for running classical test theory (item analysis)
Technical Report
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Interactive shiny application for running a meta-analysis, provides support for both random effects and fixed effects models with the 'metafor' package. Additional support is included for calculating effect sizes plus support for single case designs, graphical output, and detecting publication bias.
Article
Positive Discipline is a type of parenting program based on the work of Alfred Adler and Rudolph Dreikurs and designed to teach important life skills in a manner that is respectful and encouraging. It is based on the best-selling books by Dr. Jane Nelsen and coauthors Lynn Lott, Cheryl Erwin, and others. These books and Positive Discipline parentin...
Technical Report
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Access to the Digital Universe Data set API pulls data on exoplants, stars, and galaxies.
Conference Paper
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lavaan.shiny is an R package which connects the lavaan package with a Shiny interface. It's meant to be used as a teaching tool for people who are new to R.
I was hoping that people could try it out and give me some feedback on what they like and dislike about it, things that can be improved or changed, and features that people would find helpful.
Currently you can get lavaan.shiny though
GitHub (Development Release): https://github.com/kylehamilton/lavaan.shiny/

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