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Taylor Oliver

Faculty - Psychology, San Ramon Campus

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  • A.A. Social Science - Cosumnes River College
  • B.A. Psychology - University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. Experimental Psychology - California State University, Northridge
  • Ph.D. Experimental Psychology with an emphasis in Human Sexuality - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • PSYCH 101 - Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYCH 122 - Psychology of Modern Life
  • PSYCH 145 - Critical Thinking in Psychology
  • PSYCH 160 - Psychology of Women
  • PSYCH 215 - Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYCH 225- Social Psychology

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Oliver, T. L., Meana, M. & Snyder, J. (2016). Sex differences in concordance rates between auditory Event Related Potentials and subjective sexual arousal. Psychophysiology, 53, 1272-1281. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12661
  • Haboush-Deloye, A., Oliver, T. L., Parker, A., & Billings, H. N. (2015). Acculturative stress in suicidal youth. Journal of Community Psychology, 43, 611-618.
  • Laganà, L., Spellman, T. L., Wakefield, J., & Oliver, T. L. (2011). Ethnic minority status, depression, and cognitive failures in relation to marital adjustment among older women. Clinical Gerontologist, 34, 173-189.
  • Laganà, L., Oliver, T. L., Ainsworth, A., & Edwards, M. (2011). Enhancing computer self-efficacy and attitudes in multiethnic older adults: A randomized controlled study. Ageing and Society, 31, 911-933.

Book Chapters

  • Meana, M., Jones, S. C., & Oliver, T. L. (2015). Sexual dysfunctions. In. A. Tasman, J. A. Lieberman, M. B. First, J. Kay, & M. B. Riba (Eds.), Psychiatry (4th ed.). Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Meana, M., Oliver, T. L., & Jones, S. C. (2012). Assessment of sexual dysfunctions in Hispanic clients. In L. Benuto (Ed.), A guide to psychological assessment with Hispanics. New York: Springer.
  • Oliver, T. L., Laganà, L., Ainsworth, A., & Otten, M. (2012). A path analysis testing the relationship between sexual upbringing and sexual satisfaction in a U.S. Sample of Ethnically Diverse Women. In N. E. Peterson & W. Campbell (Eds.), Sexuality: Perspectives, Issues and Role in Society (183-198). New York: Nova Science Publishers.


  • American Psychological Association
Last Updated: 12/7/23