Gary   E.  Leka

Lecturer III  

Office: ELABN 367
Phone: (956) 665-2162
Email: gary.leka@utrgv.edu

Dr. Gary E. Leka





Selected Publications


  • Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, Darrin Rogers, and Yolanda Matus. "Contraction bias in memorial quantifying judgments: Does it come from a stable compressed memory representation or a dynamic adaptation process? ," The American Journal of Psychology 117, (2004): 573-564.

  • Jerwen Jou, R. Vedantam, D. Wilson, Gary Leka, and R. Islas. Memory span modulates serial position effects in comparative judgments with middle reference points. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 4, 1999: 109.

  • Gary Leka, R. Harris, and M. Tebbe. "Monolingual and bilingual memory for english and spanish metaphors and similes," Metaphor and Symbol 14, (1999): 1-16.

  • Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, T. Chapa, and D. Wilson. Learning and testing determine the memory representation of a transitivity relationship. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 3, 1998: 53.

  • Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, B. Espinoza, and T. Chapa. Reference points in linear-order structure determine the forms of serial position effects. Abstracts of the Psychonomic Society, 2, 1997: 63.



Selected Presentations


  • Jerwen Jou and Gary Leka. "Regression Towards the Mean in Magnitude Estimation: The Source of Bias in Alphabetic Distance Judgment," Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Miami, Florida (June 2000)

  • Jerwen Jou, R. Vedantam, D. Wilson, Gary Leka, and R. Islas. "Memory span modulates serial position effects in comparative judgments with middle reference points," Psychonomic Society‚Äôs Annual Meeting, Los Angeles (November 1999)

  • Gary Leka. "Acculturation of Mexican-American Males and Gender Role Conflict," 106th Annual American Psychological Association Convention , American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. (1998)

  • James Aldridge, Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, and B. Espinoza. "Analysis of articulatory suppression enhancement of alphabetic judgments," 44th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA (1998)

  • James Aldridge, Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, and B. Espinoza. "Analysis of articulatory suppression enhancement of alphabetic judgments," 44th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA (1998)

  • Jerwen Jou and Gary Leka. "Linear-Order Schema Theory Vs. Hierarchical Structure Theory In Memory Of Conjoined Series," Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Southwestern Psychological Association, (1998)

  • Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, T. Chapa, and D. Wilson. "Learning and testing determine the memory representation of a transitivity relationship," 39th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Dallas, Texas (November 1998)

  • James Aldridge, Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, and B. Espinoza. "Analysis of articulatory suppression enhancement of alphabetic judgments," Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association,, New Orleans, Lousiana (April 1998)

  • James Aldridge, Jerwen Jou, Gary Leka, and B. Espinoza. "Analysis of articulatory suppression enhancement of alphabetic judgments," Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association,, New Orleans, Lousiana (April 1998)

  • Gary Leka, Jerwen Jou, B. Espinoza, and T. Chapa. "Reference points in linear-order structure determine forms of the serial position effects," 38th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Inc., Psychonomic Society, Inc., (1997)

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PSYC 4314 01R - Psychopathology of Childhood:
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PSYC 3337 01R - Develp Psyc: Lifespan:
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