DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FOR JULY 1, 1997 TO JUNE 30, 1998

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

  

Best, Deborah L.

(with Williams, John E.) "Masculinity and Femininity in the Self and Ideal Self Descriptions of University Students in 14 Countries."  In G. Hofstede (Ed.), Masculinity and femininity (pp. 106-116).  Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1998.

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

(with Schicatano, Edward. J.) "The Effects of Caffeine and Directed Attention on Acoustic Startle Habituation." Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior 59 (1998): 145-150.

(with Andrews, Siobhan E. and Flaten, Magne A.) "Effects of Caffeine and Caffeine-Associated Stimuli on the Human Startle Eyeblink Reflex."  Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior 59 (1998): 39-44.

(with Sarno, Anita J. and Boelhouwer, A. J. W.) "Modification of the Electrically-Elicited Eyeblink by Acoustic, Visual, and Vibrotactile Pulses."  Psychobiology 25 (1997): 253-265.

"Prepulse Inhibition Decreases as Startle Reactivity Habituates."  Psychophysiology 34 (1997): 446-450.

Colloquium: "Using the Startle Reflex to Probe Emotion, Attention, and Arousal."  School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, May 1998.

Colloquium: "The Startle Reflex as a Measure of Deficient Inhibition in Psychiatric Patients."  Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia, April 1998.

Colloquium: "Interactions Between Arousal, Attention, and Emotion."  Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, April 1998.

 

Leary, Mark R.

(with Bednarski, Richard, Hammon, D., and Duncan, Timothy T.) "Blowhards, snobs, and narcissists: Interpersonal Reactions to Excessive Egotism."  In R. M. Kowalski (Ed.) Aversive interpersonal behaviors (pp. 111-131).  New York: Plenum, 1997.

(with Nezlek, J. B., Kowalski, Robin M., Blevins, T., and Holgate, S.) "Personality Moderators of Reactions to Interpersonal Rejection: Depression and Trait Self-Esteem." Personality and Social Psychology Bulleitin 23 (1997): 1235-1244. 

(with Saltzman, Jenny L. and Georgeson, John C.) "Appearance Motivation, Obsessive-Compulsive Tendencies, and Excessive Suntanning in a Community Sample."  Journal of Health Psychology 2 (1997): 493-499.

(with Martin, Kathleen A., Rejeski, Walter J., McAuley, E., and Bane, S.) "Is the Social Physique Anxiety Scale Really Multidimensional?"  Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology 19 (1997) 359-367.

(with Haupt, Alison L., Strausser, Kristy S., and Chokel, Jason T.) "Calibrating the Sociometer: The Relationship Between Interpersonal Appraisals and State Self-Esteem." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 74 (1998): xxx-xxx.

(with Springer, Carrie, Negel, Laura, Ansell, Elizabeth, and Evans, Kelly) "The Causes, Phenomenology, and Consequences of Hurt Feelings."  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 74 (1998): xxx-xxx.

 

Mesquita, Batja

(with Frijda, N. H.) "The Analysis of Emotions: Dimensions of Variation."  In M. F. Mascolo and S. Griffin (Eds.), What develops in emotional development?  New York: Plenum Press (1998): 273-295.

 

O’Hara, Marie M.

"Beck Depression Inventory II: College Population Study." Psychology Reports (1998): xxx-xxx.

Colloquium: "Racism: American Style."  North Carolina A & T University, November 1996.

 

Richman, Charles L.

"Racism in the 1990s: Race-ing to the Year 2000."  In R. R. Hoffman, M. F. Sherrick, and J. S. Warm (Eds.), Viewing psychology as a whole.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association (1998): 399-414.

(with Scott Bovelsky, N. Kroovand, J. Vacca, and T. West) "Racism 102: The Classroom."  Journal of Black Psychology (1997): 378-387.

(with S. Lawler and Susan Richman) "The Validity of Using the SAT as a Criterion for Black and White Students’ Admission to College."  College Student Journal (1997): 507-513.

 

Schirillo, James A.

(with Shevell, S. K.) "An Account of Brightness Contrast in Complex Scenes Based on Inferred Illumination."  Perception 26 (1997): 507-518.

(with Bruno, N., and Bernardis, P.) "Lightness, Equivalent Backgrounds, and Anchoring."  Perception and Psychophysics 59 (1997): 643-654.

(with Reeves, A., and Wu, S.) "The Effect of Photon Noise on the Detection of White Flashes."  Vision Research 38 (1998): 691-703.

 

Seta, Catherine E.

(with Seta, John J. and Paulus, P. B.) Study Guide for Psychology, 5th ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon Publishers, 1998.

 

Shively, Carol A.

(with Kaplan, Jay R., Manuck, S. B., Fontenot, M. B., Muldoon, M. F., & Mann, J. J.) "The Cholesterol-Serotonin Hypothesis: Interrelationships Among Dietary Lipids, Central Serotonergic Activity..."  In M. Hillbrand and R. T. Spitz (Eds.), Lipids, health, and human behavior.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1997: 139.

(with Watson, S. L., Williams, J. K., and Adams, M. R.) "Social stress, reproductive hormones, and coronary heart disease risk in primates."  In K. Orth-Gomér, M. A. Chesney, and N. K. Wenger (Eds.), Women, stress, and heart disease. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998: 205-217.

(with Grant, K. A., Azarov, A., and Purdy, R. H.) "Discriminative Stimulus Effects of Ethanol and 3ahydroxy-5a-pregnan-20-one in Relation to Menstrual Cycle Phase in Cynomolgus Monkeys (Macaca fascicularis)." Psychopharmacology 130 (1997): 59-68.

(with Grant, K. A., Ehrenkaufer, R. L., Mach, R. H., and Nader, M. A) "Social Stress, Depression, and Brain Dopamine Levels in Female Cynomolgus Monkeys."  Annuals of the New York Academy of Science 807 (1997): 574-577.

(with Laber-Laird, K. and Anton, R. F.) "The Behavior and Physiology of Social Stress and Depression in Female Cynomolgus Monkeys."  Biological Psychiatry 41 (1997): 871-882.

(with Washburn, S. A., Lewis, C. E., Johnson, J. E., & Voytko, M. L.) "17a-Dihydroequilenin Increases Hippocampal Dendritic Spine Density of Ovariectomized Rats."  Brain Research 758 (1997): 241-244. 

(with Grant, K. A. et al.) "The Effect of Social Status on Striatal Dopamine D2 Receptor Binding Characteristics in Cynomolgus Monkeys Assessed With Positron Emission Tomography."  Synapse 29 (1998): 80-83.

"Social Stress and Disease Susceptibility in Female Monkeys."  Psychological Science Agenda 11 (1998): 6-7.

 

Stone, Eric R.

(with Yates, J. F., and Parker, A.) "Effects of Numerical and Graphical Displays of Professed Risk-taking Behavior." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 3 (1997): 243-256.

II. Papers and Presentations

 

Batten, Philip G.

Paper: "Child-Centered Custody Consultation."  North Carolina Psychological Association, Asheville, NC, May 3, 1998.

 

Best, Deborah L.

Symposium: "Recent Rends in Cross-Cultural Studies of Human Development."  In G. Jahoda (Chair), Basic approaches and trends in developmental psychology.  Cross-Cultural Perspective on Human Developmental Regional Regional Conference of the International Council of Psychologists, Padua, Italy, July 21-23, 1997.

Paper: (with Jackson, Leslie Ann) "The Role of the Witness and Suggestibility in Children’s Event Memory."  Human Development Conference, Mobile, AL, March 6, 1998.

Paper: (with Olsen, Kristen D.) "Factors Affecting Children’s Perceptions of Physically-Different Peers."  Human Development Conference, Mobile, AL, March 7, 1998.

Symposium: (with Szuchman, L. T. and McKeachie, W. J.) "Redefining Scholarship in Psychology."  Southeastern Psychological Association, Mobile, AL, March 28, 1998.

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

Paper: "The Effects of Emotion, Arousal, and Attention on Startle Responding in Normal and Clinical Populations." 18th European Winter Conference on Brain Research, Arc 2000, France, March 13, 1998.

Paper: (with Boelhouwer, A. J. W.) "Habituation Versus the Effect of a Social Encounter: A Discriminative Decrease of the Startle Blink in Humans." Society for Psychophysiological Research Meetings, Cape Cod, MA, October 17, 1997.

Paper: (with Bovelsky, M. Scott) "Effects of Directed Attention and Social Encounter on Startle Eyeblink Activity." Society for Psychophysiological Research Meetings, Cape Cod, MA, October 17, 1997.

Paper: (with Mussat-Whitlow, Becky J.) "Impact of Acoustic and Vibrotactile Prepulses on Acoustic and Electrical Blink Reflexes: Startle Inhibition and Task Accuracy Results." Society for Psychophysiological Research Meetings, Cape Cod, MA, October 17, 1997. 

Paper: (with Sarno, Anita and Boelhouwer, A. J. W.) "The Electrically-Elicited Eyeblink is Modified by the Alteration of Visual Stimulus Parameters."  Society for Psychophysiological Research Meetings, Cape Cod, MA, October 17, 1997.

 

Buchanan, Christy M.

Poster: "Parents’ Category-Based Beliefs about Adolescence: Links to Expectations for One’s Own Children."  Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA, February 1998.

Paper: (with Waizenhofer, Robin N.) "Patterns of Triadic Relationships After Divorce Among Late Adolescents."  In S. Walper (Chair), Parentification and triangulation in divorced families: Stressful dynamics and adolescent development.  Society for Research on Child Development, San Diego, CA, February 1998.

Invited Presentation: "The Impact of Divorce on Adjustment During Adolescence."  National Invitational Conference on Resilience Across Contexts: Family, Work, Culture, and Community, Philadelphia, PA, March 1998.

Poster: (with Robyn N. Waizenhofer) "Mothers’ and Father’s Provision of Community Social Capital and Adolescents’ Psychological Functioning."  Society for Research on Adolescence, San Diego, CA, February 1998.

 

Dagenbach, Dale

Paper: (with Hart, Lesley) "Distinguishing Parallel and Serial Processing: An Extension of the Visual Quality Diagnostic."  American Psychological Society, Washington, DC, May 22, 1998.

Paper: (with Pitzer, Keith) "Expectancy Effects Recreate Priming With Repetition Priming of the Prime."  Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 1, 1998.

Paper: (with McBrien, Christine) "The Contributions of Source Misattributions, Response Bias, and Acquiescence to Children’s False Memories."  North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC, March 7, 1998. 

Paper: (with Kubat, Alycia and Absher, J.) "A Possible Role of Thalamus in Human Working Memory."  North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC, March 7, 1998.

Paper: (with Pitzer, Keith) "On the Disappearance of Priming With Repeated Semantic Primes."  North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC, March 7, 1998.

Paper: (with Goolsby, Brian A., Neely, Catherine A., and Dudziak, K. M.) "Further Studies of Attention to Space and Objects With Endogenous Cuing."  Psychonomic Society, Philadelphia, PA, November 21, 1997.

 

Fleeson, William W.

Paper: "Judgments of One’s Own Social Responsibility: Major Findings."  Meetings of MacArthur Network on Successful Midlife Development, Asheville, NC, June 1998.

 

Leary, Mark R.

Paper: "Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Can Hurt Me Worse: Causes and Consequences of Hurt Feelings." Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Toronto, Canada, October 24, 1997.

Keynote Address: "Tales of the Self: A Myth, A Parable, and Acurse."  Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1, 1997.

Paper: "Affect, Cognition, and the Social Emotions."  Sydney Symposium on Social Psychology: Feeling and Thinking, Sydney, Australia, March 26, 1998.

Invited Address: "Making Sense of Self-Esteem."  American Psychological Society, Washington, DC, May 23, 1998.

Paper: "The Interpersonal Significance of Self-Esteem: Why Self-Esteem Moderates Relationship Behaviors."  International Conference on Personal Relationships, Saratoga Springs, NY, June 22, 1998.

 

Mesquita, Batja

Paper: "Cultural Differences in Emotions."  Southeastern Social Psychology Conference, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1, 1997.

Paper: "Obviousness: A Dimension of Cultural Variation." Emotion Research Group, Martha’s Vineyard, MA, April 16-18, 1998.

Paper: "Everyday Emotions in Different Cultures."  American Psychological Society, Washington, DC, May 21-24, 1998.

Richman, Charles L.

Paper: (with Angie Waldrop) "An Initial Study of Attributions Regarding Domestic Violence."  American Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA, October 1997.

Paper: (with Angie Waldrop) "Socio-economic Status and the Perception of Domestic Violence."  American Psychological Society, Washington, DC, May 22, 1998.

Paper: (with Tara Travia) "A Measure of Conservatism as a Multi-dimensional Construct and its Ability to Predict the ‘Isms.’"  American Psychological Society, May 23, 1998.

 

Schirillo, James A.

Paper: (with Settle, Julia C.) "Surround Articulation Affects Achromatic Brightness Judgments."  American Psychological Society, Washington, DC, May 23, 1998.

Paper: (with Shevell, S. K.) "Chromatic Induction and Apparent Illumination."  Association for Research in Vision and Opthalamology, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 10, 1998.

Paper: (with Kutz, Alexandra) "Laterality of Emotion in Portrait Perception."  North Carolina Cognition Group, Duke University, Durham, NC, March 7, 1998.

 

Seta, Catherine E.

Paper: "Reducing Prejudice Between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Groups."  Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1, 1997.

Paper: (with Somers, Tracy E. and Seta, John J.) "The Averaging-Summation Model: Implications for Self-Esteem." Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1, 1997.

Paper: (with Seta, John and Donaldson, S.) "High and Low Self-Esteem: Relevance and Enhancement."  Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Toronto, Canada, October 24, 1997.

Paper: (with Seta, John and Goodman, R. Casey) "Social Identity Orientation and the Generations of Compensatory Expectancies."  Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Toronto, Canada, October 24, 1997.

 

Shively, Carol A.

Paper: "Stress, Ovarian Function, and CHD in Primates." International Congress on Preventive Cardiology, Montreal, Canada, July 3, 1997.

Paper: "Social Stress, Depression, and Dopamine in Female Cynomolgus Monkeys."  International Psychoneuroendocrine Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July 28, 1997.

Workshop: "Environmental Influences and Neurobiological Correlates of Aggression in Monkey Social Groups." Hostility and Aggression, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, February 19, 1998.

Paper: "Psychosocial Influences on Disease Susceptibility in Female Primates."  Women’s Lifespan Health Seminar Series, Wake Forest University-Bowman Gray Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, April 6, 1998.

Paper: "Sex-specific Risk Factors for CHD in Females." Mt. Sinai Grand Rounds, New York, NY, May 19, 1998.

 

Solano, Cecilia H.

Paper: (with Poister, Chantal M.) "Perceptions and Emotional Reactions of Lonely People to Social Situations."  Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1, 1997.

Paper: (with Neff, Lisa) "Dwelling on Past Relationships: Thought Polarization and Romantic Dissolution."  Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 1, 1997.

 

Stone, Eric R.

Poster: (with Rush, Carolyn J.) "Risk Communication: The Effectiveness of Graphical Modes Depends on the Risk Magnitude."  Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Philadelphia, PA, November 1997.

Poster: (with Johnson, Natasha and Dodrill, Carrie L.) "Examining Depressive Realism by Use of General Knowledge Questions."  Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 1998.

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

  

Beck, Robert C.

Member, Southeastern Psychological Association Executive Committee.

 

Best, Deborah L.

Associate Editor, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Consulting Editor, Journal of Gender, Culture, and Health.

Co-Editor, Trends in Applied Cognition.

Chair, Association of Heads of Departments of Psychology.

Executive Committee Member, Secretary, Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology.

Member, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology Scientific Program Committee.

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

Member, Publication Board of Psychophysiology.

Member, Program Committee for the Society for Psychophysiological Research Meetings (1997).

Reviewer of manuscripts for Biological Psychology, Psychophysiology, Perception and Psychophysics, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Brain Research Interactive, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

Grant reviewer for Australian Research Council.

 

Buchanan, Christy M.

Member, Editorial Board of Journal for Research on Adolescence.

Dagenbach, Dale

Consulting Editor, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

Ad hoc Reviewer, Perception and Psychophysics, McGraw-Hill Publishers, American Journal of Psychology, National Science Foundation, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

 

Fleeson, William W.

Consultant, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota.

 

Leary, Mark R. 

Editorial Board, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Editorial Board, Journal of Personality.

Editorial Board, Contemporary Social Psychology.

Member, Publications Committee, Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

Chair, Steering Committee, International Society for Self and Identity.

Program Co-Chair, SESP Preconference on the Self.

 

Richman, Charles L.

Consultant, Chamber of Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.

Consultant, Department of Social Services.

Consultant, Wake Forest University Medical Center – Epilepsy Project.

 

Schirillo, James A.

Consultant, InGen Corporation.

 

Seta, Catherine E.

Consulting Editor, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Sloan, William W.

Consultant, Serendipity House.

Consultant, Downtown Middle School.

 

Stone, Eric R.

Consulting Editor, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

IV. External Grants Received

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

No definite dollar amount.  "Pre-Doctoral Training Grant in Neuroscience." National Institutes of Health.

$1,900.00.  "Direct and Conditional Effects of Caffeine and Tobacco." Science Research Fund.