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...In Recent Publications

  • Nalabandian, T. & Ireland, M.E. (2018). Genre-typical narrative arcs in films are less appealing to lay audiences and professional film critics. Behavior Research Methods. doi: 10.3758/s13428-018-1168-7
  • Alquist, J. A., Price, M.*, Hancock, D.*, Talley, A. E., & Cukrowicz, K. (2018). Exposure to Negative Stereotypes Impairs Older Adults' Self-Control.  Self & Identity. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15298868.2018.1437069
  • Alquist, J. L. & Baumeister, R.F. (in press). Foraging extends beyond food: Hoarding of mental energy and information seeking in response to uncertainty, Commentary on Anselme & Güntürkün. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
  • Alquist, J. L., Baumeister, R. F., McGregor, I., Core, T. J.*, Benjamin, I., & Tice, D. M. (2018). Personal conflict impairs performance on an unrelated self-control task: Lingering costs of uncertainty and conflict. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 74, 157-160.
  • Blanchard, B. E.*, Stevens, A. K.*, Acosta, I. S., Littlefield, A. K., Talley, A. E., and Brown, J. L. (In press). The Influence of Motives on Alcohol- and Sex-Related Behaviors among College Students. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
  • Core, T. J.*, Price, M. M.*, Alquist, J.L., Baumeister, R.F., & Tice, D.M. (in press). Life is uncertain, eat dessert first: Uncertainty causes controlled and unemotional eaters to eat more sweets. Appetite.
  • Cowgill, C.M., Halper, L. R., Rios, K., & Crane, P.* (under review). "Why So Few?" Ironic Backfire Effects of STEM Recruitment Interventions. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (GPIR).
  • Dahl, E.*, Niedbala, E. M.*, & Hohman, Z. P. (in press). Loving the groups that denies you first: Social identity effects of ostracism before inclusion. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. doi. 10.1177/0146167218784901
  • Dahl, E.*, Tagler, M. J., & Hohman, Z. P. (2018). Gambling and the reasoned action model: Predicting past behavior, intentions, and future behavior. Journal of Gambling Studies, 34, 101-118. doi: 10.1007/s10899-017-9702-6
  • Gaffney, A., Hackett, J. D., Rast, D. E. III, Hohman, Z. P., & Jaurique, A. (in press). The state of American protest: Shared anger and populism. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. doi: 10.1111/asap.12145
  • Gaffney, A. M., Sherburne, B., Hackett, J. D., Rast, D. E. III, & Hohman, Z. P. (in press). The transformative and informative nature of elections: Representation, schism, and exit. British Journal of Social Psychology.
  • Greenlee, E. T., Funke, G. J., & Rice, L. (in press). Evaluation of the team workload questionnaire (TWLQ) in a team choice task. Human Factors.
  • Hancock, D. W.* & Talley, A. E. (in press). The SIC Scale of Ageism: Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Measurement Invariance, and Revisions. Journal of Aging and Social Policy.
  • Hancock, D., Talley, A., Bohanek, J., Iserman, M., & Ireland, M. E. (2018). Sexual Orientation Self-Concept Ambiguity and Alcohol Use Disorder Symptomology: The Roles of Motivated Psychological Distancing and Drinking to Cope. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
  • Ireland, M. E. & Iserman, M.* (2018). Within and Between-Person Differences in Language Used Across Anxiety Support and Neutral Reddit Communities. In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology: From Keyboard to Clinic (pp. 182-193). doi: 10.18653/v1/W18-0620
  • Iserman, M.*, Ireland, M. E., Littlefield, A., Davis, T., & Maliepaard, S.* (2018). An Approach to the CLPsych 2018 Shared Task Using Top-Down Text Representation and Simple Bottom-Up Model Selection. In Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology: From Keyboard to Clinic (pp. 47-56). doi: 10.18653/v1/W18-0605
  • Niedbala, E. M.* & Hohman, Z. P. (in press). Retaliation against the outgroup: The role of self-uncertainty. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. doi: 10.1177/1368430218767027
  • Niedbala, E. M.*, Hohman, Z. P., & Elleby, J.** (in press). When I'm right you're wrong: Attitude correctness facilitates approach motivation toward opposing individuals. Social Influence. doi. 10.1080/15534510.2018.1491888
  • Niedbala, E. M.*, Hohman, Z. P., Harris, B. N., & Abide, A.** (2018). Taking one for the team: Physiological trajectories of painful intergroup retaliation. Physiology and Behavior, 194, 277-284. doi. 10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.06.011
  • Talley, A. E., Hughes, M. L.*, Wilsnack, S. C., & Hughes, T. L. (in press). Women's Self-Perceived Similarity to Their Mothers and Its Association with Patterns of Drinking Over 20 Years. Alcohol & Alcoholism.
  • Talley, A. E., Turner, B. C., Foster, A. M.*, Phillips, G. L. (in press). Early initiation and persistence in substance use among empirically-identified latent subgroups of sexual minority youth in adolescence. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

...In Conference Presentations

  • Dahl, E.* & Hohman, Z. P. (2018, April). I can think if it Helps Me Belong. Paper presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Crane, P.* (2018, April). Plugging the Pipeline: Program Evaluation Efforts to Enhance Retention of Young Women in STEM. Presentation given at the 34th Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women, Lubbock, TX.
  • Crane, P.* (2018, March). Fifty Shades of Conversation about Sexual Expression. Presentation given at the Big XII LGBTQIA & Allies Summit, Lubbock, TX.
  • Elleby, J.**, Niedbala, E. M.*, & Hohman, Z. P. (2018, March). When I'm Right You're Wrong: Attitude Correctness Facilitates Intergroup Anger and Negative Perceptions of Opposing Others. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Hurst, A.*, Price, M. M.*, Alquist, J.L. (2018, March) Women's mate guarding is different toward women with invested fathers versus non-invested fathers. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting 2018, Atlanta, GA.
  • Jasper-Morris, A.** & Talley, A. E. (2018, March). Get Out! Conditions that Promote Advice to Leave an Abusive Relationship. Poster presentation at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Jasper-Morris, A.** & Talley, A. E. (2018, February). Get Out! Evoking Ecosystem Motivations Results in Greater Intentions to Give a Friend Advice to Leave an Abusive Relationship. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
  • Jasper-Morris, A.** & Talley, A. E. (2018, June). Get Out! Evoking Ecosystem Motivations Results in Greater Intentions to Give a Friend Advice to Leave an Alcohol-involved Abusive Relationship. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.
  • Le, T. H.*, Talley, A. E., & Garcia, A.* (2018, May). Language use as a function of prioritizing the needs of other people. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.
  • Longway, C.** & Greenlee, L. (2018, April). The Role of Parental Occupation on Gender Role Traditionalism. Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.
  • Martinez, A.**, Penuliar, M.*, & Greenlee, L. (2018, April). Eye of the Beholder: Women's Perception of Strength Across Races. Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.
  • McMaster, J.**, Niedbala, E. M.*, & Hohman, Z. P. (2018, March). When disagreements turn ugly: The impact of attitude correctness and clarity. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.
  • Mitchell, S. M.*, Brown, S. L.*, Roush, J. F.*, Alquist, J. L., Bolaños, A. D.*, Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2018, April). Thwarted interpersonal needs and suicide ideation distress among psychiatric inpatients: The moderating effects of criminal associates. Poster presented the annual meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, Washington, D.C.
  • Niedbala, E. M.*, Hohman, Z. P., & Elleby, J.** (2018, April). Believing one's attitude is correct: Negative emotional and perceptual consequences. Paper presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Ouyang, Y., Rast, D. E. III, Hackett, J. D., & Hohman, Z. P. (2018, July). Attachments towards the American south: the role of southern identity and personal values. Poster presentation at the International Society of Political Psychology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Penuliar, M.*, Rice, L., & Zitek, E. (2018, March). Swipe Left: Dating Judgments and Decisions as a Function of Reaction Time, Race, and Masculinity. Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Conference, Charleston, SC.
  • Porras, A.**, Zavala, D.**, Niedbala, E. M.*, & Talley, A. E. (2018, March). Uncertainty and identification in politics. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference, Lubbock, TX.
  • Price, M. M.*, Alquist, J. L., Campbell, J. C.**, Tonnu, K.** & Flynn, T.** (2018, March). The reciprocal relationship between sleep and self-control. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting 2018, Atlanta, GA.
  • Rice, L. (2018, July). Team Dynamics: Assessing and Optimizing Team Performance. Invited Presentation for the Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Rice, L. & Greenlee, E.T. (2018, March). The Effect of Evaluator Masculinity on Dyadic Hiring Decisions. Symposia Presentation, Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Conference, Charleston, SC.
  • Sherburne, B., Kuljian, O.*, Camarena, J., Gaffney, A. M., & Hohman, Z. P. (2018, March). Effects of New Leadership on Schismatic Intentions. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Stinnett, A. J.* & Alquist, J. L. (2018, March). Go to your room… if you want: Aspects of parenting and free will beliefs. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Talley, A. E. (2018, June). Empirically Identified Sexual Minority Sub-groups: Risk of Persistent Alcohol, Marijuana, & Tobacco Use in Adolescence. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.

...In Awards and Honors

  • Phoenix Crane* received the Sandy River Memorial Endowment Award ($500).
  • Phoenix Crane* received the Darcy Reich Graduate Endowment Scholarship ($1000).

...In Media Coverage

LGBTQ...K?: Kink's Place in the Alphabet Soup of Queerness Mentions Phoenix Crane

Smitten Lab Studies Newlyweds and Dating Relationships Mentions Dr. Ireland

...In Colloquium Series'

"Uncertain Identity: Fertile Ground for Autocracy" with guest speaker, Dr. Michael Hogg

...In Recent Publications

  • Blanchard, B. E.*, Stevens, A. K.*, Littlefield, A. K., Talley, A. E., & Brown, J. L. (2017). Examining the link between nonmedical use of sedatives, tranquilizers, and pain relievers with dispositions toward impulsivity among college students. Addictive Behaviors, 69, 8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.01.003
  • Greenlee, E. T., Funke, G. J., & Rice, L. (2017). Evaluation of the team workload questionnaire (TWLQ) in a team choice task. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of HFES.
  • Hancock, D. W.*, Talley, A. E., Bohanek, J., Ireland, M. E., & Iserman, M.* (in press). Motivated Psychological Distancing Exacerbates the Association between Sexual Orientation Self-concept Ambiguity and Alcohol Misuse. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
  • Hand, S.**, Rice, L., & Greenlee, E.T. (2017). Exploring teachers' and students' gender role bias and students' confidence in STEM fields. Social Psychology of Education, 20(4), 929-945.
  • Hurst, A. C.*, & Alquist, J. L., Puts, D. A. (2017). Women's fertility status alters other women's jealousy and mate guarding. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 191-203. doi: 10.1177/0146167216678859
  • Iserman, M.*, & Ireland, M. E. (2017). A Dictionary-Based Comparison of Autobiographies by People and Murderous Monsters. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology, 74-84. url: aclweb.org/anthology/W17-3109
  • Rice, L. & Barth, J.M. (2017). A tale of two gender roles: The role of implicit and explicit gender role traditionalism and occupation stereotypes on hiring decisions. Gender Issues, 34, 86-102.
  • Skipper, C., Greenlee, L., Finch, J., & Marley, K. (2017). Emotional intelligence and undergraduate engineering students. The Engineering Project Organization Journal, 7(1), 70-82.
  • Stevens, A. K.*, Littlefield, A. K., Talley, A. E., & Brown, J. L. (2017). Do individuals higher in impulsivity drink more impulsively? A pilot study within a high risk sample of young adults. Addictive Behaviors, 65, 147-153. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.10.026
  • Talley, A. E. (in press). Close Ranks: Understanding the Relevance of Ethnicity- and Race-based Alcohol Disparities for Other Marginalized Subpopulations - A Commentary on Zemore et al. (2017). Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
  • Talley, A. E., Cook, M., & Schroy, C. A. (2017). Motivations and Experiences Related to Women's First Same-sex Sexual Encounters. Psychology and Sexuality. doi: 10.1080/19419899.2017.1316766
  • Veldhuis, C. B., Talley, A. E., Hancock, D. W.*, Wilsnack, S. C., & Hughes, T. L. (in press). To your health? Alcohol use, age, and perceived mental and physical health in a community sample of lesbian and bisexual women. LGBT Health.

...In Conference Presentations

  • Core, T. J.*, Alquist, J. L., Baumeister, R. F., Tice, D. M., Naveh, I., & McGregor, I. (2017). What you don't know can hurt you: Uncertainty impairs self-regulation. Poster at Society for Personality and Social Psychology 2017, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Harris, B., Weiser, D., Talley, A. & Karam, L. (2017, April). Waiting for the Punchline: Sexist Jokes, Dirty Ditties, & Managing the Work Environment. Workshop presentation at the 33rd Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women, Lubbock, TX.
  • Nalabandian, T.*, Iserman M.*, & Ireland, M. E. (2017, August). Language style matching in subclinically depressed and anxious participants' responses to social media-style posts. Poster presented at the Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology – Workshop of the 55th annual meeting for the Association for Computational Linguistics, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Nalabandian, T.*, Iserman, M.*, & Ireland, M. E. (2017, January). The sex of screenwriter: An examination of language patterns and ratings of films. Poster presented at the 18th annual meeting for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
  • Price, M.M.* & Alquist, J.L. (January, 2017). I forget my diet when I see cake: The role of working memory in goal activation. Poster awarded First Place in the student poster competition at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting 2017, San Antonio, TX.
  • Talley, A. E., Hancock, D. W.*, Sher, K. J. (January, 2017). An Experiment Studying the Impact of Sexual Self-Concept Ambiguity on Alcohol Consumption When Sexuality is Salient. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
  • Talley, A. E., Muehlenkamp, J. J., Hancock, D. W.*, & Bagge, C. L. (April, 2017). Suicidal Ideation and Lifetime Number of Suicide Attempts among Young Adults who Acknowledge Sexual Orientation Self-Concept Ambiguity. Symposium presentation at the 50th Annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

...In Awards and Honors

  • Dr. Alquist received a grant ($150,000) with Liad Uziel (Bar-Ilan University) from the Binational Science Foundation to research Desire for Self-Control.
  • David W. Hancock* – Awarded the Grants-In-Aid Award ($1000) to support his dissertation research from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).
  • Anthony M. Foster* – Awarded the Clara Mayo Grant ($500) to support his thesis research from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).
  • Dr. Sherman received a 2018 Sage Young Scholar Award.
  • Dr. Talley was named to flagship Research Society of Alcoholism Diversity Committee.
  • Dr. Talley was named an affiliate faculty member of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech.

...In Media Coverage

Researchers Create Clothing to Address Alzheimer's Patients' Needs Mentions David Hancock

...In Recent Publications

  • Brown, J. L., Talley, A. E., Littlefield, A. K., & Gause, N. K. (in press). Young Women's Alcohol Expectancies for Sexual Risk-Taking Mediate the Link between Sexual Enhancement Motives and Condomless Sex When Drinking. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 925-930. doi: 10.1007/s10865-016-9760-8
  • Everett, B., Talley, A. E., Hughes, T. L., Wilsnack, S., & Johnson, T. P. (2016). Sexual Identity Mobility and Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Analysis of Moderating Factors Among Sexual Minority Women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45, 1731-1744. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0755-x
  • Hohman, Z. P., *Dahl, E., & Grubbs, S. (2016). Social identity complexity and entitativity: The relationship between group characteristics and personal characteristics on group identification. Self & Identity, 15, 638-649. doi: 10.1080/15298868.2016.1185462
  • Hohman, Z. P., Crano, W. D., & *Niedbala, E. M. (2016). Attitude Ambivalence, Social Norms, and Behavioral Intentions: Developing Effective Antitobacco Persuasive Communications. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30, 209-219. doi: 10.1037/adb0000126
  • Ireland, M. E., Chen, Q., Schwartz, H. A., Ungar, L. H., & Albarracin, D. (2016). Action Tweets Linked to Reduced County-Level HIV Prevalence in the United States: Online Messages and Structural Determinants. AIDS and Behavior, 20(6), 1256-1264.
  • Nalabandian, T.*, Iserman, M.*, & Ireland, M. E. (2016, July). What makes a narrative (great)? In J. B. Herrmann (Chair), The power of digital text analysis. Symposium conducted at the 15th biennial meeting for the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature, Chicago, IL.
  • Parent, M., & Alquist, J. L. (2016). Born fat: The effect of changeability beliefs on health behaviors and physical health. Health Education and Behavior, 43, 337-346. doi: 10.1177/1090198115602266
  • Stevens, A. K., Littlefield, A. K., Blanchard, B. E., Talley, A. E., & Brown, J. L. (2016). Does drinking refusal self-efficacy mediate the impulsivity-problematic alcohol use relation? Addictive Behaviors, 53, 181-186.
  • Talley, A. E., Grimaldo, G., Wilsnack, S., Hughes, T., & Kristjanson, A. (2016). Childhood Victimization, Internalizing Symptoms and Substance Use among Women who Identify as Mostly Heterosexual. LGBT Health, 3, 266-274. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2015.0073
  • Talley, A. E., Gilbert, P., Mitchell, J., Goldbach, J. Marshall, B., & Kaysen, D. (2016). Addressing Gaps on Risk and Resilience Factors for Alcohol Use Outcomes in Sexual and Gender Minority Populations. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, 484-493. doi: 10.1111/dar.12387
  • Talley, A. E., Brown, S. L., Cukrowicz, K. & Bagge, C. L. (2016). Sexual self-concept ambiguity and the Interpersonal Risk for Suicide Theory. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 46, 127-140. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12176.
  • Talley, A. E., Aranda, F., Hughes, T. L., Everett, B., & Johnson, T. P. (2015). Longitudinal Associations among Discordant Sexual Orientation Dimensions and Hazardous Drinking in a Cohort of Sexual Minority Women. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 56, 225-245. doi:10.1177/0022146515582099

...In Conference Presentations

  • Core, T. J.*, Alquist, J. L., Baumeister, R. F., & Hohman, Z. P. (2016, January). The effect of religious certainty on health behaviors. Poster session presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting 2016, San Diego, CA.
  • Dabbakeh, N.*, Oldham, R., Niehuis, S., & Ireland, M. E. (2016, April). Language Style Matching in Separate Courtship Interviews Reflects Less Avoidance and Disengagement in Newlywed Couples. Poster session to be presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Council on Family Relations, Plano, TX.
  • Dabbakeh, N.* & Ireland, M. E. (2016, January). Cultural Differences and Linguistic Correlates of Personality Among Arabs and Americans. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Dahl, E.*, & Hohman, Z. P. (2016, January). Being pushed to the boundaries leads to increased risk. Poster session presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Dahl, E*., *Niedbala, E., & Hohman, Z. P. (2016, March). The Impact of Ostracism on an Individual's Fundamental Needs and Group Identification: Results from a Mixed Cyberball Paradigm. Poster session presented at 15th Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition, Lubbock, TX.
  • Hohman, Z. P., Dahl, E.*, Niedbala, E. M.* (2016, January). The benefits of being ignored: The effects of ostracism and inclusion on identification and fundamental needs. Poster session presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Hurst, A. C.*, & Alquist, J. L. (2016, January). Other Women's Fertility Status Predicts Women's Jealousy. Poster session presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting 2016, San Diego, CA.
  • Ireland, M. E. Schwartz, H. A., Ungar, L., & Albarracín, D. (2016, January). Poster session to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Iserman, M.* & Ireland, M. E. (2016, January). Gendered Language Styles: Person Perception and Language Style Matching with Stylistically Varied Texts. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Niedbala, E. M.*, & Hohman, Z. P. (2016, January). Group members' willingness to take risks to harm a threatening outgroup. Poster session presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Niedbala, E. M.*, & Hohman, Z. P. (2016, March). Rivals, risk-taking, and revenge: Group members' willingness to take personal risks to harm the enemy. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Texas Tech University Graduate Research Poster Competition, Lubbock, TX.
  • Price, M.M.*, Alquist, J.L., Hancock, D.W.*, Talley, A.E., & Cukrowicz, K. (2016, January). The effects of age-related stigma on self-control. Poster session presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting 2016, San Diego, CA.
  • Price, M.M.*, Alquist, J.L., Hancock, D.W.*, Talley, A.E., & Cukrowicz, K. (2016, March). The effects of age-related stigma on self-control. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition, Lubbock, TX.
  • Talley, A. E. (2016, June). Capturing the Spectrum: Improving Inclusion and Engagement in Alcohol and Drug Research and Programs across Diverse Communities. Health Disparities Satellite Session symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism Conference, New Orleans, LA.

...In Awards and Honors

  • Dr. Hohman named Influential Faculty Member by Phi Beta Kappa members.
  • *Hancock, D. (2016). Student Travel Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
  • *Hurst, A. (2016). SPSP Poster Award Finalist, Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

...In Media Coverage

...In Recent Publications

  • Alquist, J. L., Ainsworth, S., Baumeister, R. F., Daly, M., & Stillman, T. F. (2015). The makings of might-have-beens: Effects of belief about free will on counterfactual thinking. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 268-283.
  • Baumeister, R. F., Alquist, J. L., & Vohs, K. D. (2015). Illusions of learning: Irrelevant emotions inflate judgments of learning. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 28, 149-158.
  • Hohman, Z. P., & Hogg, M. A. (2015). Fearing the uncertain: Self-uncertainty plays a role in mortality salience. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 57, 31-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2014.11.007
  • Hohman, Z. P., & Hogg, M. A. (2015). Mortality salience, self-esteem, and defense of the group: Mediating role of ingroup identification. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 45, 80-89. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12277
  • Hohman, Z. P., Crano, W. D., & *Niedbala, E. M. (2015). Attitude Ambivalence, Social Norms, and Behavioral Intentions: Developing Effective Antitobacco Persuasive Communications. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1037/adb0000126
  • Ireland, M. E., Schwartz, H. A., Chen, Q., Ungar, L., & Albarracín, D. (2015). Future-Oriented Tweets Predict Lower County-Level HIV Prevalence in the United States. Health Psychology, 34, 1252-1260.
  • Ireland, M. E., Hepler, J., Li, H. & Albarracin, D. (2015). Neuroticism and attitudes toward action in 19 countries. Journal of Personality, 83, 243-250.
  • Parent, M., Talley, A.E., *Schwartz, E., & *Hancock, D. (2015). I Want Your Sex: The Role of Sexual Exploration in Fostering Positive Sexual Self-Concepts for Heterosexual and Sexual Minority Women. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2, 199-204. PMID: 26380352
  • Talley, A.E. & *Stevens, J. (2015) Sexual orientation self-concept ambiguity: Scale Adaptation and Validation. Assessment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1073191115617016
  • Talley, A.E., Aranda, F., Hughes, T.L., Everett, B., & Johnson, T.P. (2015). Longitudinal Associations among Discordant Sexual Orientation Dimensions and Hazardous Drinking in a Cohort of Sexual Minority Women. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. doi:10.1177/0022146515582099
  • Talley, A.E., *Brown, S. L., Cukrowicz, K. & Bagge, C. L. (2015). Sexual self-concept ambiguity and the Interpersonal Risk for Suicide Theory. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12176.

...In Conference Presentations

  • *Blanchard, B. E., Littlefield, A. K., Talley, A. E., Brown, J. L., & *Stevens, A. K. (2015, June). Delay Discounting and Problematic Alcohol Use. Poster presented at the meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX.
  • *Stevens, A. K., Littlefield, A. K., *Blanchard, B. E., Talley, A. E., & Brown, J. L., (2015, June). Impulsivity and the intention-behavior relation for emerging adult alcohol consumption. Poster to be presented at the meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX.
  • Talley, A. E. (2015, June, 2015). In the eye of the beholder: The role of perception in alcohol use and misuse processes in romantic relationships. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Talley, A. E. (2015, June). Uncovering Lola: Recent empirical research examining alcohol involvement among transgender individuals. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • *Bess, C., Brown, J.L., Talley, A.E., & Littlefield, A. (2015, April). Religious orientation and unprotected vaginal sex among young adult women. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine's Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • *Core, T. J., Alquist, J. L., Hohman, Z. P., & Baumeister, R. F. (2015, February). The effect of religious certainty on health intentions. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting 2015, Long Beach, California.
  • Hohman, Z. P., & Crano, W. D. (2015, February). When ambivalent look to the group: The relationship between attitude ambivalence, social norms, attitudes, and behavioral intentions. Poster presentation presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

...In Awards and Honors

Talley, A. E. (2015). New Faculty Award, Awarded by the Texas Tech Alumni Association.

...In Media Coverage

...In Recent Publications

  • Hohman, Z. P., Crano, W. D., Alvaro, E. A., & Siegel, J. T. (2014). Attitudinal ambivalence, friend norms, and adolescent drug use. Prevention Science, 15, 65-74. doi:10.1007/s11121-013-0368-8
  • Ireland, M. E. & Henderson, M. D. (2014). Language style matching, engagement, and impasse in egoistic negotiations. Negotiations and Conflict Management Research, 7, 1-16.
  • Littlefield, A. K. & Alquist, J. L. (2014). Greater clarity with consilience: Testing causal models across methodological approaches. European Journal of Personality, 28, 394-395.
  • Siegel, J.T. Crano, W. D., Alvaro, E.A. Lac, A., Hackett, J.D., Hohman, Z. P. (2014). Differentiating common predictors and outcomes of marijuana initiation: A retrospective longitudinal analysis. Substance Use and Misuse, 49, 30-40. doi:10.3109/10826084.2013.817427
  • Talley, A.E., Hughes, T., Aranda, F., Birkett, M., & Marshal, M. (2014). Exploring Alcohol-Use Behaviors Among Heterosexual and Sexual Minority Adolescents: Intersections With Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity. American Journal of Public Health, 104, 295-303. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301627

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