DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

JULY 1, 1999-JUNE 30, 2000


 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Beck, Robert C.

 

Motivation: Theories and Principles 4e.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice-Hall, 2000.

 

 

Best, Deborah L.

 

�he Ruth H. Munroe Memorial Symposium: A Synopsis.” In W.J. Lonner, D.L. Dinnel, D.K. Forgays, & S.A. Hayes (Eds.), Merging Past, Present, and Future in Cross-Cultural Psychology.  Lisse, Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger, 1999.

 

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

 

(with Schirillo, James) "Biological Neuroscience Is Only as Radical as the Evolution of Mind." Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1999): 831.

 

(with Flaten, Magne A.) "Caffeine-associated stimuli elicit conditioned responses: An experimental model of the placebo effect." Psychopharmacology 145 (1999): 105-112.

 

(with Swerdlow, N.R., Geyer, M.A., & Hartman, P.L.) "Effects of discrete acoustic prestimuli on perceived intensity and behavioral responses to startling acoustic and tactile stimuli." Psychobiology 27 (1999): 547-556.

 

(with Melkonyan, D., & Gordon, E.) "Numerical Fourier transform spectroscopy of EMG half-waves: Framentary-decomposition-based approach to nonstationary signal analysis. Biological Cybernetics 81 (1999): 457-467.

 

4 October 1999:  "Applications of the Startle Reflex as a Measure of Central Nervous System Activity."  Presented to The Institute for Health and Work Physiology, Swiss National Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

12 October 1999: "Startle Modulation in the Study of Emotion and Attention." Presented to the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland.

 

18 September 1999: "The Placebo Effect." Presented to the Triad Area Skeptics Club, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

21 September 1999: "The Physiology of Demand." Presented to Econ 150: Introduction to Economics class.

 

3 November 1999: "Drug Use and Crime." Presented to Soc 154: Sociology of Deviant Behavior class.

 


Buchanan, Christy M.

 

�he Impact of Divorce on Adjustment During Adolescence.”  In R.D. Taylor & M. Weng (Eds.), Resilience Across Contexts:  Family, Work, Culture, and Community.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000.

 

 

Dagenbach, Dale

 

(with Grant, Julia D.) "Further Considerations Regarding Inhibitory Processes, Working Memory, and Cognitive Aging." American Journal of Psychology 113 (2000): 69-94.

 

(with Etnier, J.L., Johnston, R.A., Pollard, R.J., Rejeski, W.J., & Berry, M.) "The Relationships Among Pulmonary Function, Aerobic Fitness, and Cognitive Functioning in Older COPD Patients." Chest 116 (1999): 954-960.

 

 

Fleeson, William W.

 

(with Smith, J., Geiselmann, B., Settersten, R.A., Jr., & Kunzmann, U.) �ources of Well-being in Very Old Age.”  In P.B. Baltes & K.U. Mayer (Eds.), The Berlin Aging Study: Aging from 70 to 100.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

 

 

Leary, Mark R.

 

(with Martin, K.A.)  �ould You Drink After a Stranger?  The Influence of Self-Presentational Motives on Willingness to Take a Health Risk.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 25 (1999):  1092-1100.

 

(with Cottrell, Catherine A.)  �volution of the Self, The Need to Belong, and Life in a Delayed-Return Environment.”  Psychological Inquiry 7 (1999):  230-233.

 

�ffect, Cognition, and the Social Emotions.”  In J.P. Forgas (Ed.), Feeling and Thinking: The Role of Affect in Social Cognition.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

(with Baumeister, Roy F.)  �he Nature and Function of Self-Esteem:  Sociometer Theory.”  In M. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology.  San Deigo, CA: Academic Press.

 

Mesquita, Batja

 

(with Frijda, N.H.) �eliefs Through Emotions.”  In N. H. Frijda, A.S.R. Manstead, & S. Bem (Eds.), Emotions and Beliefs: How Emotions Influence Thought.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

 


Mesquita, Batja, cont.

 

(with Tiedens, L., & Ellsworth, P.)  �entimental Stereotypes: Emotional Expectations for High- and Low-Status Group Members.”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 26 (2000): 560-574.

 

 

Pezzo, Mark V.

 

Paper:  (with Hunt, S., Parks, S., & Musisca, ?.) "Hindsight and Need for Closure." Personality and Social Psychology Society, Nashville, TN, 22 February 2000.

 

 

Richman, Charles L.

 

(with Godfrey, E., & Withers, T.) �eliability and Validity of a New Scale to Measure Prejudice: The GRISMS.”  Current Psychology 19 (2000):  1-19.

 

�on� Cancel My Reservations About Mental Travel.”  Current Psychology of Cognition (2000): 85-89.

 

Paper:  �hat Do You Think Caused Your Heterosexuality?”  A & T State University, Greensboro, NC, 3 December 1999.

 

Paper:  �lack Feminist movement – 3 Eras.”  Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC, 16 April 2000.

 

Paper:  �ystemic Racism as a Promoter and Maintainer of Violence.”  AHEC Conference on Violence, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, March 2000.

 

 

Roper, Karen L.

 

(with Zentall, T.Z.) �bserving Response Choices in Pigeons.”  Learning and Motivation 30 (1999): 201-220.

 

 

Schirillo, James A.

 

(with Shevell, S.)  �ole of Perceptual Organization in Chromatic Induction.”  The Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 17  (2000): 244-254.

 

(with Blumenthal, Terry) �iological Neuroscience is Only as Radical as the Evolution of Mind.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1999): 831.  In:  A Commentary on I. Gold & D. Stoljar� A Neuron Doctrine in the Philosophy of Science 22 (1999): 809-869.

 


Schirillo, James A., cont.

 

�olor memory Penetrates Early Vision.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1999): 393.  In A Commentary on Z. Pylyshyn� Is Vision Continuous With Cognition?  The Case for Cognitive Impenetrability of Visual Perception 22 (1999): 341-423.

 

(with Melfi, Tom)  �he Anatomical Loci of T-Junction Mechanisms.”  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science Suppl. 41 (2000): 38.

 

�ast Discrimination Enhance perceptual Learning.”  Investigative Opthalmology and Visual Science Suppl. 41 (2000): 47.

 

(with Reeves, A.)  "Color Naming of M-Cone Incremental Flashes."  Visual Research (in press).

 

 

Seta, Catherine E.

 

(with Paulus, P., & Baron, R.)  Effective Human Relations.  Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

 

(with Seta, J.J., & Donaldson, S.)  �elf-Relevance as a Moderator of Self-Enhancement and Self-Verification.”  Journal of Research in Personality 33 (1999):  442-462.

 

 

Stone, Eric R.

 

Poster:  (with Beisswanger, Amy H. and Hupp, Julie M.) �isk Taking in Relationships: Deciding for Oneself Versus for a Friend.” Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Los Angeles, CA, 21 November 1999.

 

 

Wayne, Julie H.

 

(with Dean, K., Mack, D., & Thomas, K.)  �n Examination of Happiness, Racism, and Demographics on Judgments of Guilt.”  Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

 


II. Papers and Presentations

 

Beck, Robert C.

 

Poster:  (with Attwood, Karen Z.) �emporal Discounting as a Function of Mood and Personality.”  Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, 1 April 2000.

 

Poster:  (with Attwood, Karen Z. & Watts, A.)  �ersonality Differences in Discounting of Delayed Rewards.”  North Carolina Cognition Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, 4 February 2000.

 

 

Best, Deborah L.

 

Poster:  (with Van Pelt, Jill) �ontinuing the Search for Inter-Task Consistency: A Possible New Approach to an Old Question.”  Cognitive Development Society, Chapel Hill, NC, 8-9 October 1999.

 

Symposium:  (with Arrowood, Keisha N.) �he Hidden Culture in Empirical Cultural Research.”  In R. Weigl (Chair), The Masked Culture of the Cross-Culturalist.  Society for Cross-Cultural Research, New Orleans, LA, 23-27 February 2000.

 

Poster:  (with Van Pelt, Jill) �hildren� Spontaneous Use of Memory Strategies: Examining Task-to-Task Consistency and Individual Differences.”  Conference on Human Development, Memphis, TN, 14-16 April 2000.

 

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

 

Paper:  (with Hutchison, K.E., Bryan, A.D., & McGeary, J.) "Personality Traits Influence the Effects of Alcohol and Attention on the Startle Response and Prepulse Inhibition." Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, 31 March 2000.

 

Paper:  "Individual Differences in Startle Modulation by Directed Attention." Society for Psychophysiological Research meetings, Granada, Spain, 8 October 1999.

 

Paper: (with Gambill, James, Burnett, Traverse, Schultheiss, Nathan, Scalf, Heather, and Flaten, Magne A.) "Absence of Placebo Responses in the Absence of Caffeine-Related Conditioning History." Society for Psychophysiological Research meetings, Granada, Spain, 9 October 1999.

 

Paper: (with Hutchison, K.E., Ito, T., McGeary, J., & Wooden, A.) "Quantification of Attentional Effects on Prepulse Inhibition: Methodological Considerations." Society for Psychophysiological Research methods, Granada, Spain, 8 October 1999.

 

 


Buchanan, Christy M.

 

Paper:  �oping for the Best but Expecting the Worst?: Expectations for Adolescence Among Parents and Children.”  Department of Psychology Colloquium Series, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 13 October 1999.

 

Invited Address:  �he Impact of Interparental Conflict on Adolescent Children:  Considerations of Family Systems and Family Structure.”  Couples in Conflict Conference of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2 November 1999.

 

Invited Paper:  �mpact of Divorce on Adolescents.”  Colloquium Series of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, 9 December 1999.

 

Poster:  (With Whiteman, Shawn D.)  �hildren� and Parents’ Perceptions of Parental Efficacy During Adolescence.”  Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL, 30 March 2000.

 

 

Dagenbach, Dale

 

Paper: (with Kubat, Alycia & Absher, J.R.) "Evidence for Working Memory Impairments Following Thalamic Lesions." North Carolina Cognition Group, Winston-Salem, NC, 5 February 2000.

 

Poster: (with Dombeck, Carrie M.) "Priming of the Priming of the Prime and Other Explorations of When Repetition Priming Eliminates Semantic Priming." North Carolina Cognition Group, Winston-Salem, NC, 5 February 2000.

 

Poster: (with Kubat, Alycia & Absher, J.R.) "Patterns of Impaired Verbal, Object, and Spatial Working Memory After Thalamic Lesions." Psychonomic Society, Los Angeles, CA, 19 November 1999.

 

 

Edwards, C. Drew

 

Keynote Speaker:  �reating a Brighter Day for LD/ADHD Children.”  Learning Disabilities Association of North Carolina, Winston-Salem, NC, 5 and 6 November 1999.

 

Paper:  �actors that Produce a Healthy Child: Authoritative Parenting.”  Youth Violence Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, 22 and 23 February 2000.

 

Workshop Presentation:  �ffective Prevention and Early Intervention into Childhood Behavior Problems.”  4th Annual Conference on Treatment of Aggressive Youth, Charlotte, NC, 9 and 10 March 2000.

 

Paper:  �chool Avoidance and the Anxious Adolescent.”  NC Hospital Teachers Association, Winston-Salem, NC  4 and 5 May 2000.

Fleeson, William W.

 

Poster:  (with Staudt, Christine)  �he Importance of Trust in Our Daily Interactions.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Nashville, TN, 4 February 2000.

 

Poster:  (with West, Steve D. & Seta, Catherine E.)  �he Importance of Multiple Stressors:  Examining the Averaging-Summation Model of Stressor Integration in a Naturalistic Setting.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Nashville, TN, 5 February 2000.

 

Paper:  �hort-term Intra-individual Variability and the Nature of Personality Traits.”   Colloquium Series of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, 3 November 1999.

 

Paper:  �owards an Integration of Personality Dispositions and Processes:  The Centrality of Change.”  Colloquium Series of the Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 5 November 1999.

 

Paper:  �ersonality Traits as Density Distributions:  Theoretical Description, Empirical Tests, and Clinical Relevance.”  Colloquium Series of the Free University, Berlin, Germany, 10 November 1999.

 

Symposium:  (with Green, D.)  �he Within-Person Relationship Between Extraversion and Positive Affect.”  In D.K. Mroczek & W. Fleeson (Chairs), �aily Experience of Affect – New Research Directions.”  American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, 21 August 1999.

 

Symposium:  (with Mroczek, D.K.)  �aily Experience of Affect – New Research Directions.”  American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, 21 August 1999.

 

 

Leary, Mark R.

 

Paper:  �he Social and Psychological Importance of Self-Esteem.”  American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, 8 August 1999.

 

Paper:  �he Impostor Phenomenon:  Self-Perceptions and Interpersonal Strategies.”  Self Preconference of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, St. Louis, MO, 14 October 1999.

 

Paper:  �urt Feelings:  The Neglected Emotion.”  Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Richmond, VA, 7 November 1999.

 

Poster:  (with Cottrell, Catherine A.)  �cceptance Versus Dominance:  Testing Two Theories of Self-Esteem.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Nashville, TN, 4 February 2000.

 

Paper:  � Reconceptualization of Interpersonal Rejection.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Nashville, TN, 5 February 2000.

 

Paper:  �he Self as a Source of Relational Problems.”  NINH Conference on Self-Concept, Self-Regulation, and Psychological Vulnerability, Bethesda, MD, 18 June 2000.

Mesquita, Batja

 

Paper:  �motions as Signals of Agency or Adaptation.”  Emotion Research Group, Miami Beach, FL, 6 May 2000.

 

Paper:  �he Cultural Constitution of Emotions.”  Social Psychology Colloquium Series, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2 May 2000.

 

Paper:  �motions of Cultural Products.”  Graduate Program for Culture and Cognition, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 31 March 2000.

 

Paper:  (with Karasawa, M. & Arrowood, Keisha N.) �he Structure of Everyday Appraisals in Different Cultures.”  Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Nashville, TN, 5 February 2000.

 

Paper:  �hen What You Feel Influences When You Feel and How You Feel.”  Colloquium Series of the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California at Irvine, 31 January 2000.

 

Paper:  (with Karasawa, M.)  �he Different Meanings of Pleasant.”  Asian Association of Social Psychology, Taipei, Taiwan, 5 August 1999.

 

Symposium:  �ulture and Wellbeing.”  Asian Association of Social Psychology, Taipei, Taiwan, 6 August 1999.

 

 

Richman, Charles L.

 

Paper:  �ognitive Basis of Racism.”  Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, 30 March 2000.

 

 

Schirillo, James A.

 

Poster:  (with Melfi, Tom)  �he Role of Spatial Grouping on Induction.”  North Carolina Cognition Group, Winston-Salem, 5 February 2000.

 

Paper:  (with Melfi, Tom)  �he Role of Perceptual Junctions in Checkerboard Displays.”  Inter-Society Color Council� 2nd Panchromatic Conference, Savannah, 21 February 2000.

 

Keynote Speaker:  �rticulation of Achromatic Scenes.”  European Conference on Visual Perception, Trieste, Italy, 24 August 1999.

 

Paper:  �he Importance of Color in Language and Culture.”  Inter-Society Color Council, Baltimore, MD, 2 October 1999.

 

Paper:  �pparent Illumination Depends on Spatial Grouping.”  Neurobiology Laboratory, Durham, NC, 14 March 2000.

 

Schirillo, James A., cont.

 

Paper:  �imultaneous Contrast in Three Dimensional Images.”  Inter-Society Color Council� 2nd Panchromatic Conference, Savannah, 21 February 2000.

 

Presentation:  (with Wildrick, Neal)  � Gender Difference in Perceptual Learning.”  North Carolina Cognition Group, Winston-Salem, 5 February 2000.

 

 

Seta, Catherine E.

 

Paper:  (with Seta, J.)  �erceptual Lends.”  Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Richmond, VA, 7 November 1999.

 

Poster:  (with West, Steve, & Fleeson, William W.)  �he Importance of Multiple Stressors:  Examining the Averaging-Summation Model of Stressor Integration in a Naturalistic Setting.”  Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Nashville, TN, 5 February 2000.

 

 

Stone, Eric R.

 

Consulting Editor, Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Applied

 

 

Wayne, Julie H.

 

Paper:  (with Mollica, K.)  Work-Family Conflict of Physicians-in-Training and Their Spouses/Partners: A Qualitative Multi-Level Study.”  In L.T. Eby (Chair), �xamining Work and Family Research Through a Methodological Lens.”  15th Annual Meeting of the Society of I/O Psychology, New Orleans, LA, 14 April 2000.

 


III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

 

Best, Deborah L.

 

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Associate Editor

 

Journal of Gender, Culture, and Health, Consulting Editor

 

Chair, Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

 

President-Elect, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology

 

External Reviewer, University of Texas at San Antonio, Psychology Graduate Program

 

APA Preparing Future Faculty Committee

 

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

 

Nominations Committee, Society for Psychophysiological Research

 

Consultant for Dr. Kent Hutchison, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder (3 days)

 

Consultant for Dr. Paul Cinciripini, M.D., Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (2 days)

 

Consultant for Department of Defense Polygraph Research Institute (2 days)

 

 

Buchanan, Christy M.

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Research on Adolescence

 

Various United Way Agencies (Association for Better Child Development, Fellowship Home, Special Children� School, The Children� Center), 8-10 hours a month

 

 

Edwards, C. Drew

 

Provide clinical child psychological services full-time through KidPsych Child Behavior Center in Clemmons

 

 

Fleeson, William W.

 

Consulting Editor, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

 

Leary, Mark R.

 

Editor, Self and Identity

 

Editorial board, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

 

Editorial board, Journal of Personality

 

Editorial board, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology

 

Editorial board, Contemporary Social Psychology

 

International Society for Self and Identity, Chair of the Steering Committee

 

Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Chair of the Publications Committee

 

 

Roper, Karen L.

 

Regional Representative, Midwestern Psychological Association

 

Associate Member, The Psychonomic Society

 

 

Schirillo, James A.

 

Consultant for InGen Corporation, 234 Montgomery Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA  94104  (10 hours/month)

 

 

Seta, Catherine E.

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

 

 

Sloan, William W.

 

Serendipity House – 1-2 hours per week

 

 

Stone, Eric R.

 

Member – JDM Student Poster award committee

 


IV. External Grants Receive

 

 

Blumenthal, Terry D.

 

Topic:

Reducing noxious stimulus perception by presenting prepulses

Agency:

Imperception, Inc.

$ Requested:

$20,000

$ Funded:

$25,000

 

 

Richman, Charles L.

 

Topic:

Strategic Approaches to Community Safety Initiative

Agency:

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

$ Requested:

$250,000

$ Funded:

$250,000

 

 

Topic:

State of North Carolina – Evaluating Youthful Offenders Day Reporting Center Experiences

Agency:

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

$ Requested:

$158,000

$ Funded:

$158,000

 

Topic:

Safe School/Healthy Students

Agency:

National Institute of Justice, Department of Education, and National Institute of Health

$ Requested:

$2,323,003

$ Funded:

$2,046,800

 


Richman, Charles L., cont.

 

Topic:

United Way Evaluation of Agencies

Agency:

United Way

$ Requested:

$12,000

$ Funded:

$12,000

 

 

Roper, Karen L.

 

Topic:

Behavioral Correlates of Central Nervous System Sprouting

Agency:

National Science Foundation

$ Requested:

$6,500.00

$ Funded:

$6,500.00