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Faculty Directory: Social & Personality Psychology

    Interests:
  • Theories of intelligence
  • Cognitive development
  • Children and the law
  • Children's testimonial competence

 
    Interests:
  • Accuracy and illusion in self- and social judgment
  • Motivated reasoning and self-deception
  • Behavior in economic games
  • Accuracy and error in eyewitness testimony

 
    Interests:
  • Automaticity
  • Social cognition
  • Automatic evaluation
  • Implicit mechanisms of goal pursuit
  • The role of affect in judgment and decision-making

 
    Interests:
  • Everyday judgment and decision making
  • Critical thinking and belief
  • Egocentrism
  • Optimism, pessimism, satisfaction, and regret
  • Behavioral economics

 
    Interests:
  • Work motivation
  • Job attitudes
  • Work performance
  • Worker participation in management
  • Employee stock ownership
  • Leadership
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Trade union effectiveness and leadership

 
    Interests:
  • Development and function of emotional bonds between adult sexual/romantic partners
  • Human mating from an attachment theory and evolutionary perspective

 
    Interests:

 
    Interests:
  • Moral judgment
  • Moral intuitions
  • Influence of emotional states on thinking and deciding
  • Influence of emotional states on thinking and deciding

 
    Interests:
  • Experimental social psychology, especially causal attribution and interpersonal influence
  • Evolutionary theory and social behavior

 
    Interests:
  • Sexual development among same-sex attracted adolescents and early adults
  • Positive adolescent development
  • Personality and social development during adolescence and young adulthood

 
    Interests:
  • The uses of narrative in clinical assessment
  • Adolescent psychopathology
  • Lifespan development
  • Connections between the creative and therapeutic processes
  • Psychodynamic approaches to literary texts

 
    Interests:
  • First Impressions