Psychology Department

Summary of Faculty Activities Reports

July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003

 

I.                    Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.                  Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

III.                Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

IV.                External Grants Received

 

 

I.      Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

PSYCHOLOGY

 

Best, Deborah L.

 

(with Shafiro, M.V. & Himelein, M.J.) “Ukranian and U.S. American Females: Differences in Individualism/collectivism and Gender Attitudes.” Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 34 (2003): 297-303.

 

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

 

(with Hutchison, K.E., McGeary, J., Wooden, A., & Ito, T.)  “Startle Magnitude and Prepulse Inhibition: Effects of Alcohol and Attention.”  Psychopharmacology.

 

July 5, 2002:  “Placebo Effects and Psychophysiological Evidence.”  Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

 

September 29, 2002: “Placebos and Health.”  Neuroscience Doctoral Program, Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

 

 

Buchanan, Christy M.

 

(with Whiteman, S.D.)  “Mothers’ and Children’s Expectation for Adolescence: The Impact of Perceptions of an Older Sibling’s Experience.”  Journal of Family Psychology 16 (2002):  157-171.

 

“Mothers’ Generalized Beliefs About Adolescents: Links to Expectations for a Specific Child.”  Journal of Early Adolescence 23 (2003):  29-50.

 

 

Dagenbach, Dale

 

(with Kubat-Silman, A.)  “The Principle of Inhibition.”  In R.H. Kluwe, G. Luter, & F. Rosler (Eds.), Principles of Human Learning and Memory.  Basel, SW: Birkhaeuser Publishing Ltd., 2002.

 

(with Kubat-Silman, A.K., & Absher, J.R.)  “Patterns of Verbal, Spatial and Object Working Memory After Thalamic Lesions.”  Brain and Cognition 50 (2002):  178-193.

 

 

Fleeson, William W.

 

(with Malanos, A., & Achille, N.)  “An Intra-individual Process Approach to the Relationship Between Extraversion and Positive Affect: Is Acting Extraverted as Good as Being Extraverted?”  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 83 (2002): 1409-1422.

 


Jennings, Janine M.

 

(with Darwin, A.)  “Efficacy Beliefs, Everyday Behavior, and Memory Performance Among Older Elderly Adults.”  Educational Gerontology 29 (2003):  71-91.

 

 

Leary, Mark R.

 

(with Gallagher, B., Fors, E.H., Buttermore, N., Baldwin, E., Lane, K.K., & Mills, A.)  “The Invalidity of Personal Claims About Self-ESteem.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (2003): 623-636.

 

(with McDonald, G., & Saltzman, J.L.)  “Social Approval and Trait Self-Esteem.”  Journal of Research in Personality 37 (2003): 23-40.

 

(with Tangney, J.P.)  “The Self as an Organizing Construct in the Behavioral Sciences.”  In M.R. Leary & J.P. Tangney (Eds.), Handbook of Self and Identity.  New York: Guilford Press, 2003.

 

(with MacDonald, G.)  “Individual Differences in Self-Esteem: A Review and Theoretical integration.”  In M.R. Leary & J.P. Tangney (Eds.), Handbook of Self and Identity.  New York: Guilford Press, 2003.

 

“Interpersonal Aspects of Optimal Self-Esteem and the Authentic Self.”  Psychological Inquiry 14 (2003): 52-54.

 

(with Kowalski, R.M., Smith, L., & Phillips, S.)  “Teasing, Rejection, and Violence: Case Studies of the School Shootings.”  Aggressive Behavior 29 (2003): 202-214.

 

(with Brown, J.L., Sheffield, D., & Robinson, M.E.)  “Social Support and Experimental Pain.”  Psychosomatic Medicine 65 (2003): 276-283.

 

 

McElroy, G. Todd

 

(with Seta, J.J., & Seta, C.E.)  “Strategies for Reducing the Stress of Negative Life Experiences: An Averaging/Summation Analysis.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 28 (2002):  1574-1585.

 

(with Seta, J.J., & Seta, C.E.)  “Attributional Biases in the Service of Stereotype Maintenance: A Schema-Maintenance Through Compensation Analysis.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 29 (2003):  151-163.

 

 

Mesquita, Batja

 

“Emotions as Dynamic Cultural Phenomenon.”  In R. Davidson, H. Goldsmith, & K. R. Scherer (Eds.), The Handbook of the Affective Sciences.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

 

Schirillo, James A.

 

(with Haiston, W.D., Vaughan, J.W., Wallace, M.T., Stein, B.E., & Norris, J.L.)  “Visual Localization Ability Influences Cross-Modal Bias.”  The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15 (2002): 20-29.

 

 

Seta, Catherine E.

 

(with Seta, J.J. & McElroy, T.)  “Strategies for Reducing the Stress of Negative Life Experinces: An Averaging/Summation Analysis.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 28 (2002): 1574-1585.

 

(with Seta, J.J., & McElroy, T.)  “Attributional Biases in the Service of Stereotype Maintenance: A Schema-Maintenance Through Compensation Analysis.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 28 (2003): 151-163.

 

 

Stone, Eric R.

 

(with Yates, A.J., & Caruthers, A.S.)  “Risk Taking in Decision Making for Others Versus the Self.”  Journal of Applied Social Psychology 32 (2002): 1797-1824.

 

(with Sieck, W.R., Bull, B.E., Yates, J.F., Parks, S.C., & Rush, C.J.)  “Foreground:Background Salience: Explaining the Effects of Graphical Displays on Risk Avoidance.”  Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 90 (2003):  19-36.

 


II.         Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings (I)

 

PSYCHOLOGY

 

Beck, Robert C.

 

Poster:  (with Coleman, L.T., & Funderburk, B.N.)  “Temporal Discounting and Personality Variables.”  North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC, 22 February 2003.

 

 

Best, Deborah L.

 

Presidential Address:  “Robbers Cave Revisited: Lessons for Cross-Cultural Psychology.”  XVI Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Yohyakarta, Indonesia, July 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Sethi, R., & Foster, D.J.)  “Masculinity/femininity and Gender Role Ideology of Ukranian University Students.”  XVI Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Yohyakarta, Indonesia, July 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Foster, D.J.)  “Exploring Social Withdrawal in Ethnically Diverse Classrooms.”  Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Charleston, SC, February 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Thomas, J.J.)  “Adolescent Self-esteem and Friendship.”  Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Yadley, L.J., & Davis, S.W.)  “Self-esteem of Parents and Children in Low-income Families.”  Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

 

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

 

Workshop:  “Data Acquisition and Analysis.”  Society for Psychophysiological Research, Washington, DC, 2 October 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Burnett, T.T.)  “Reliability of Startle Responding Across Days.”  Society for Psychophysiological Research, Washington, DC, October 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Carello, E.A., Hill, B.D., Hiott, F.B., Kardel, P., Mann, L., Ralston, T.E., White, M.P., & Flaten, M.A.)  “Interaction of Abstinence and User History on Caffeine and Placebo Effects.”  Society for Psychophysiological Research, Washington, DC, October 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Mussat-Whitlow, B.J., Elden, A., & Flaten, M.A.)  “How to Quantify Prepulse Inhibition of Startle.”  Society for Psychophysiological Research, Washington, DC, October 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Hill, B.D.)  “Startle Inhibition by Vibrotactile Prepulses: Support for Transient System Involvement in PPI.”  Society for Psychophysiological Research, Washington, DC, October 2002.

 


Buchanan, Christy M.

 

Invited Presentation:  “Beliefs About Adolescence and Adolescents.”  Festschrift for Carol Midgley, Ann Arbor, MI, November 2002.

 

Invited Talk:  “Parenting the 21st Century Adolescent.”  St. Petersburg Theological Seminary, St. Petersburg, FL, April 2003.

 

Poster:  (with McDonald, R.)  “Parenting Style as Related to Early Adolescent Adjustment and Parental Discipline: Ethnicity as a Moderator.”  Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Jackson-Newsom, J.)  “Assessing Parenting Practices: Multiple Methods and Multiple Reporters.”  Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Jackson-Newsom, J.)  “Gender and Sibling Differences in the Correlates of Risky Behavior.”  Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

 

 

Dagenbach, Dale

 

Paper:  (with Duquette, P.J.)  “The Development of Backward Inhibition in Elementary School Children.”  North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC, February 2003.

 

Paper:  (with Hambrick, G., & Jonides, J.)  “Garner and Stroop Interference in Cognitive Aging.” North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC  February 2003.

 

Paper:  (with Menzer, D.)  “Effects of Variations in Response Mappings on Backward Inhibition.” Object Perception and Memory (OPAM), Kansas City, KS, November 2002.

 

 

Edwards, C. Drew

 

Paper:  “Handling Difficult Behavior in LD/ADHD Children.”  North Carolina Learning Disability Association, Pinehurst, NC, 7 February 2003.

 

 

Fleeson, William W.

 

Invited Hot Topic Talk:  “A New Approach to Personality, Post Person-Situation Debate.”  American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA, June 2003.

 

Presentation:  “A Density-Distributions Approach to Personality: The Warp and the Woof of the Five.”  University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, March 2003.

 

Presentation:  “Moving Personality Forward: Integrating the Process and the Structure Approaches.”  Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, March 2003.

 

Fleeson, William W., cont.

 

Presentation:  “Trait-Manifesting Behavior and Some First Steps Past the Person-Situation Debate.”  Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, October 2002.

 

Presentation:  “Some First Steps Past Person-Situation Debate.”  University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, October 2002.

 

 

Jennings, Janine M.

 

Poster:  (with Blank, M., Campbell, T., Breland, A., & Eissenberg, T.) “Does Caffeine Influence Nicotine’s Effects?”  Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, New Orleans, LA, February 2003.

 

 

Leary, Mark R.

 

Paper:  “Emotional Reactions in Relationships: The Role of Perceived Relational Value.”  International Conference on Personal Relationships, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2002.

 

Paper:  “When Did the Self Evolve?  Tracing the Natural History of Three Self Modules.”  International Society for Self and Identity, Los Angeles, CA, 2003.

 

Paper:  (with MacDonald, G.)  “Emotional Reactions to Interpersonal Rejection: Why Do Hurt Feelings Hurt?”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, 2002.

 

 

Mesquita, Batja

 

Presidential Symposium:  “Does Emotion Comprise a Coherent, Unified Category for Research?” International Society for Research on Emotion, Cuenca, Spain, July 2002.

 

Paper:  “Culture and Emotion: Models of Agency and Relationship as Sources of Cultural Variation in Emotion.”  Psychology Department, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, September 2002.

 

Paper:  (with Leu, J., Masuda, T., & Ellsworth, P.)  “What Causes the ‘Inscrutable Japanese’? Culture and Emotion in Japanese and European-Americans.”  Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2003.

 

Paper:  (with Ellsworth, P.)  “Convenors of the Symposium ‘Cultural Differences in Emotions’: Theoretical Approaches.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, February 2003.

 

Paper:  (with Leu, J., Masuda, T., Ellsworth, P., & Karasawa, M.)  “What’s Good?  What’s Bad?  Emotion Perception and Evaluation Across Cultures.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, February 2003.

Mesquita, Batja, cont.

 

Paper:  (with Masuda, T., Leu, J., Ellsworth, P., & Veerdonk, E.)  “The Perception of Emotional Expressions.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, February 2003.

 

 

Richman, Charles L.

 

Paper or Poster:  “Heterosexism: Gender Differences.”  Congress on Women’s Health and Gender-Based Medicine, Hilton Head, SC, June 2003.

 

Paper or Poster:  (with Kenton, L., Gaggar, N., & Helfst, C.)  “Why We Intervene, When We Intervene: The Isms.”  Congress on Women’s Health and Gender-Based Medicine, Hilton Head, SC, June 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Linster, M.L., Sims, C.M., & Wilkes, R.)  “Attitudes Toward the Police: It’s All Relative.”  American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA, May 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Jenkins, F.L.)  “Interracial Dating: Openness of White Women vs. White Men.”  American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA, May 2003.

 

 

Roper, Karen L.

 

Paper:  (with Huntley, B.M.)  “‘Around the Clock’ Pigeon Autoshaping.”  Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2003.

 

Paper:  (with Masland, C.)  “Wheel-running Under Different Conditions of Effort: Extinction Effects.”  International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL, March 2003.

 

 

Schirillo, James A.

 

Invited Workshop:  (with Rudd, M.E.)  “Do Current Models of Color Perception Neglect Phenomenology?”  Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Memphis, TN, 30 May 2003.

 

Paper:  (with Heckman, G., & Barra, T.)  “A Chromatic Test of Shadow Compatibility and Equal Cone Excitation Ratios.”  Visual Sciences Society, Sarasota, FL, 11 May 2003.

 

Paper:  (with van den Berg, M., & Diamond, M.)  “Illuminant Complexity Influences Grouping by Proximity.”  North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC, 22 February 2003.

 

Paper:  (with Hairston, W.D., Wallace, M.T., & Stein, B.E.)  “Cross-modal Bias Depends on Stimulus Set Context.  Society for Neuroscience, Orlando, FL, 3-7 November, 2002.

 


Seta, Catherine E.

 

Paper:  “Similarity or Superiority: Assessing Meta-contrast and Social Hierarchy Analyses of Social Identity.”  Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Augusta, GA, 26 October 2002.

 

Poster:  (with Groce, K.)  “Augmented Bias as a Function of Awareness of Outgroups’ Opinions: The Dynamics of Intergroup Status and Reciprocal Feedback.”  Society of Personality and Social Psychologist, Los Angeles, CA, 8 February 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Haire, A., & Seta, J.)  “When the Addition of Positive Events Can Reduce Positive Affect: Predictions From the Averaging/Summation Model.”  Society of Personality and Social Psychologists, Los Angeles, CA, 8 February 2003.

 

 

Stone, Eric R.

 

Poster:  (with Allgaier, L.M.)  “The Influence of Cultural Values on Decision Making for Others Versus for Oneself.”  Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Kansas City, MO, November, 2002.

 

Poster:  (with Wray, L.D.)  “The Effects of Self-esteem and Anxiety on Decision Making for Self Versus Others in Relationships.”  Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Kansas City, MO, November, 2002.

 

Poster:  (with Youmans, R.J.)  “Reconsidering Cognitive Information Feedback.”  Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Kansas City, MO, November 2002.

 

 

Wayne, Julie H.

 

Symposium:  (with Randel, E.)  “Individual and Work Antecedents and Consequences of Work-Family Facilitation.”  In L. Hammer’s (Chair), Work-Family Facilitation: An Expansion of the Work-Family Paradigm.”  Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL, April 2003.

 

Poster:  (with Stevens, J.)  “Family Friendliness: The Role of Work-Family Policy, Culture, and Identity on Job Seekers’ Attraction to Organizations.”  Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL, April 2003.

 

 


III.        Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies (L, M, N)

 

PSYCHOLOGY

 

Best, Deborah L.

 

Associate Editor, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

Consulting Editor, Journal of Gender, Culture, and Health

President, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (2000-2002)

Past-President, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (2002-2004)

 

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

 

Grant reviewer:  Australian Research Council (4 days)

Grant reviewer:  National Institutes of Health (4 days)

Consultant:  Brain, Resource Company, Sydney, Australia (6 days)

Consultant:  Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (4 days)

Consultant:  MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (2 days)

Consultant:  MRS Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England (2 days)

First Opponent for a Dissertation Evaluation at the Department of Psychology, University of

        Tromso, Norway (7 days)

 

 

Buchanan, Christy M.

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Research on Adolescence

Program Co-Chair:  Society of Research on Adolescence, 2004 meeting

Consultant:  YMCA of Winston-Salem – Outside Evaluator for Hispanic Achievers Program (6-10 hours/month)

 

 

Dagenbach, Dale

 

Consulting Editor:  Perception and Psychophysics

Grant Panel:  Cognition and Student Learning (Office of Educational Research) (5 days)

 

 

Fleeson, William W.

 

Consulting Editor, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: PPID

Consulting Editor, Journal of Personality

 


Leary, Mark R.

 

Editor, Self and Identity

Editorial Review Board:

            Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

            Journal of Personality

            Emotion

 

 

Mesquita, Batja

Treasurer, Executive Committee, Emotion Research Group

Chair, Program Committee, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (for APA 2004

Conference)

 

 

Richman, Charles L.

        Consultant, Winston-Salem Urban League (40 hours)

        Consultant, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce – Other Voices (10 hours)

 

 

Roper, Karen L.

 

Editorial Review Board:

        Journal of Learning and Behavior

 

Regional Representative:  Midwestern Psychological Association

Associate Member:  The Psychonomic Society

Founding Member:  Comparative Cognition Society

 

 

Seta, Catherine E.

 

Consulting Editor:  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

 

 


IV.        External Grants Received (J)

 

PSYCHOLOGY

 

Best, Deborah L.

 

$125,000                           “Digital Bridge Initiative with Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County.” AOL Time Warner Foundation

 

 

Richman, Charles L.

 

$20,000                             “Religious Commitment/Orientation, Culture, and Heterosexism.”  Lady Davis Foundation