October 2018


Brainerd, C. J. (2018). The emotional ambiguity hypothesis: A large-scale test.  Psychological Science, 29, 1706–1715.

Casasanto, D., & de Bruin, A. (2019). Metaphors we learn by: Directed motor action improves word learning. Cognition. 182, 177-183.   http://casasanto.com/papers/Casasanto&deBruin_Cognition_2019.pdf

Pitt, B., & Casasanto, D. (2018). Spatializing emotion: No evidence for a domain-general magnitude system. Cognitive Science. 42, 2150–2180. 

Gong, X., Seaman, K., Fung, H., Löckenhoff, C.E., Lang, F. (2018). Development and validation of a social motivation questionnaire. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gny121

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Teaching and assessing gifted students in STEM disciplines through the augmented theory of successful intelligence. High Ability Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13598139.2018.1528847.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (2018).  The emerging role of intelligence in the world of the future (e-book). Basel, Switzerland: MDPI.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  The triarchic  theory of successful intelligence.  In D. P. Flanagan & E. M. McDonough (Eds.), Contemporary intellectual assessment (4th ed., pp. 174-194).  New York: Guilford.


Pitt, B. & Casasanto, D. (2018). Spatializing time and numbers: How culture shapes cognitive universals. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Rome, IT.

Gijssels, T., Pitt, B., Bottini, R., Battal, C., Collignon, O. & Casasanto, D. (2018). Modality matters: Spacetime mappings differ in vision and audition. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Rome, IT.

Yap, D., Brookshire, G. & Casasanto, D. (2018). Beat gestures encode spatial semantics. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Rome, IT. 

September 2018


Costa, P.T., McCrae, R.R., & Löckenhoff, C.E. (2018). Personality across the life-span. Annual Review of Psychology, 70. doi: 10.1146/annurev-psych-010418-103244

Sternberg, R. J. (2018). Collaborations in psychology: What works, what doesn’t: Review of Collaboration in Psychological Science: Behind the Sciences, Edited by Richard L. Zweigenhaft & Eugene Borgida. American Journal of Psychology, 131, 252-256.

Burnes, D., Lachs, M.S., & Pillemer, K. (2018). Addressing the measurement challenge in elder abuse interventions: Need for a severity framework. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. [ePub before print] doi:10.1080/08946566.2018.1510354

Reyna, V. F., Helm, R. K., Weldon, R. B., Shah, P. D., Turpin, A. G., & Govindgari, S. (2018).  Brain activation covaries with reported criminal behaviors when making risky choices: A fuzzy-trace theory approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(7), 1094-1109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000434

Broniatowski, D. A., Klein, E. Y., May, L., Martinez, E. M., Ware, C., & Reyna, V. F. (2018). Patients’ and clinicians’ perceptions of antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory infections in the acute care setting. Medical Decision Making, 38(5), 547-561. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X18770664

Cozmuta, R., Wilhelms, E. A., Cornell, D., Nolte, J., Reyna, V. F., & Fraenkel, L. (2018). The influence of explanatory images on risk perceptions and treatment preference. Arthritis Care & Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23517

Helm, R. K., Reyna, V. F., Franz, A. A., & Novick, R. Z. (2018). Too young to plead? Risk, rationality, and plea bargaining’s innocence problem in adolescents. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 24(2), 180-191. http://doi.org/10.1037/law0000156

Helm, R. K., Reyna, V. F., Franz, A. A., Novick, R. Z., Dincin, S., & Cort, A. E. (2018). Limitations on the ability to negotiate justice: Attorney perspectives on guilt, innocence, and legal advice in the current plea system. Psychology, Crime and Law, 9, 915-934. https://doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2018.1457672

Löckenhoff, C. E., Rutt, J. L., Samanez-Larkin G. R., Gallagher, C., O’Donoghue, T., & Reyna, V. F. (2018). Age effects in sequence-construction for a continuous cognitive task: Similar sequence trends but fewer switch-points. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gby090

Brainerd, C. J., Reyna, V. F., & Holliday, R. E.  (2018).   Developmental reversals in false memory: Development is complementary, not compensatory.  Developmental Psychology, 54, 1773-1784.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Why real-world problems go unresolved and what we can do about it: Inferences from a limited-resource model of successful intelligence.  Journal of Intelligence, (3), 44; https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence6030044

Sternberg, R. J. (2019).  Creativity is not enough: The WICS model of leadership.  In B. Mainemelis & Epitropaki, O., & Kark, R. (Eds.), Creative leadership: Contexts and prospects. New York: Routledge.

Brainerd, C. J., & Reyna, V. F. (2018).  Replication, registration, and scientific creativity.  Perspective on Psychological Science, 13, 428-432.

Sternberg, R. J.  (2018). Wisdom, foolishness, and toxicity in human development. Research in Human Development, DOI: 10.1080/15427609.2018.1491216

Yip, A.P.W., & Löckenhoff, C. E. (2018). Cultural Differences in “Saving the Best for Last”. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. doi:10.1177/0022022118793535


Corinna Löckenhoff, Tony Burrow, and Francois Guimbretiere launched the online archive of their Cornell Race and Empathy Project. https://www.raceandempathy.com/ 

August 2018


Sternberg, R. J. (2018). FLOTSAM: A new model for the development and transmission of hate.  Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, DOI 10.1002/jts5.25.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Sternberg, Robert J.  In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_438-1. New York:  Springer. 

Sternberg R. J.  (2018). Intelligence in humans. In Reference module in neuroscience and biobehavioral psychology. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Löckenhoff, C.E., Rutt, J.L., Gallagher, C., Samanez-Larkin G.R., O’Donoghue, T., & Reyna, V. (2018). Age effects in sequence construction for a continuous cognitive task: Similar sequence trends but fewer switch-points. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. doi:10.1093/geronb/gby090

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  What can psychological science contribute in the 21st century?  In H. Takooshian, U. P. Gielen, F. L. Denmark, &  A. M. O'Roark (Eds.), Resources for international psychology: 75 years of the International Council of Psychologists (pp. 311-313) . New York: ICP.

Wang, Q., Hou, Y., Koh, J. B. K., Song, Q., & Yang, Y. (2018). Culturally motivated remembering: The moderating role of culture for the relation of episodic memory to well-being. Clinical Psychological Science. doi.org/10.1177/2167702618784012

Wang, Q., Peterson, C., Khuu, A., Reid, C. P., Maxwell, K. L., & Vincent, J. M. (2018) Looking at the past through a telescope: Adults postdated their earliest childhood memories. Memory. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2017.1414268

Stone, C. B., & Wang, Q. (2018). From conversations to digital communication: The mnemonic consequences of consuming and sharing information via social media. Topics in Cognitive Science. doi: 10.1111/tops.12369 

Wang, Q., & Song, Q. (2018). He says, she says: Mothers and children remembering the same events. Child Development. doi:10.1111/cdev.12927

Gijssels, T., Ivry, R.B., & Casasanto, D. (2018). tDCS to premotor cotex changes action verb understanding: Complementary effects of inhibitory and excitatory stimulation. Scientific Reports 8(1), 11452. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29600-6. https://rdcu.be/3JUD 

Kelly M. Trevino, K. M., Canin, B., Healy, C., Moran, C., Trochim, W. M., Martin, P., Pillemer, K., Sirey, J. A., and Reid, M. C. (2018). Bridging the gap between aging research and practice: A new strategy for enhancing the consensus workshop model. Journal of Applied Gerontology. [epub before print] https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464818791433


Sternberg, R. J. (2018, August 3).  Save the World! We don't just need smarter or even more creative kids--we need wiser ones too.  Keynote address at International Creativity Conference, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon.

Corinna Loeckenhoff gave an invited talk, for the Koengener Association, Stuttgart (Germany). Title: Zeitwahrnehmung im Alter. (Time Perception in Old Age)

Yap, D. & Casasanto, D. (2018). Beat gestures encode spatial semantics. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, WI. 

Yap, D. & Casasanto, D. (2018). English speakers gesture laterally for time regardless of the input modality. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, WI. 

Pitt, B., Scales, K., & Casasanto, D. (2018). Time and numbers on the fingers: Dissociating the mental timeline and mental number line. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, WI. 

Casasanto, D., Singh, A., & Wang, Q. (2018). The Geography of Sport: Evidence for the Domain-Specificity of Cultural Mindsets. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, WI. 

Rosen, R., Staum Casasanto, L., Singh, A., & Casasanto, D. (2018). Black dialect activates violent stereotypes. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, WI. 

Sternberg, R. J. (2018) Creative giftedness is not just what creativity tests test: Implications of a triangular theory of creativity for understanding creative giftedness.  Roeper Review, 40(3), 158-165. DOI: 10.1080/02783193.2018.1467248.

July 2018


Savin-Williams, R.C. & Cohen, K.M. (online). Prevalence, mental health, and heterogeneity of bisexual men. Current Sexual Health Reports.

Suitor, J. J., Gilligan, M., Rurka, M., Peng, S., Meyer, J., & Pillemer, K. (2018). Accuracy of adult children’s perceptions of mothers’ caregiver preferences. The Gerontologist. [epub before print] doi.org/10.1093/geront/gny064

Wethington, E., Eccleston, C., Gay, G., Gooberman-Hill, R., Schofield, P., Bacon, E., Dombrowski, W., Jamison, R., Rothman, M., Meador, L., Kenien, C., Pillemer, K., Löckenhoff, C., Reid, MC. (2018, epub ahead of print). Establishing a Research Agenda on Mobile Health Technologies and Later-Life Pain Using an Evidence-Based Consensus Workshop Approach. Journal of Pain June 30, S1526-5900(18)30321-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.06.006.


Savin-Williams, R.C. gave a keynote address, “Perspectives on Men’s Sexuality,” at the symposium, Fluidity and Non-Exclusivity: Explorations of Sexual and Romantic Desire, The University of Roehampton, London, July 13, 2018.

June 2018


Burnes, D., Breckman, R., Henderson, C. R., Lachs, M. S., Pillemer, K. (2018). Utilization of formal support services for elder abuse: Do informal supporters make a difference? The Gerontologist. [Epub before print] https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gny074

Reyna, V. F. (2018). Neurobiological models of risky decision-making and adolescent substance use. Current Addiction Reports. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40429-018-0193-z

Reyna, V. F. (2018). When irrational biases are smart: A fuzzy-trace theory of complex decision making. Journal of Intelligence, 6(2), 29. doi: 10.3390/jintelligence6020029

Sternberg, R. J., & Hayes, N. (2018).  The road to writing a textbook. Teaching of Psychology, 45, 278-283. https://doi.org/10.1177/0098628318782665

Sternberg, R. J. (2018). Evaluating merit among scientists.  Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmac.2018.03.003

Trevino, K. M., Healy, C., Martin, P., Canin, B., Pillemer, K., Sirey, J. A., & Reid, M. C. (2018). Improving implementation of psychological interventions to older adult patients with cancer: Convening older adults, caregivers, providers, researchers. Journal of Geriatric Oncology. [Epub before print]. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2018.04.007

Cianciolo, A. T., & Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Practical intelligence and tacit knowledge: An ecological view of expertise.  In K. A. Ericsson, R. Hoffman, A. Kozbelt, & M. Williams (Eds.), Cambridge handbook on expertise and expert performance (2nd ed.., pp. 770-792)New York: Cambridge University Press.

May 2018   


Evans, G.W., Otto, S., & Kaiser, F.G. (2018). Childhood origins of young adult environmental behavior. Psychological Science, 29, 679-687.

Niknejad, B., Bolier, R., Henderson, C., Delgado, D., Kozlov, E., Löckenhoff, C.E. & Reid, M.C. (2018). The efficacy of psychological interventions for chronic pain in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA: Internal Medicine. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0756

Fu Y., Selcuk E., Moore SR., Depue, RA. Touch-induced face conditioning is mediated by genetic variation in opioid but not oxytocin receptors. Nature Scientific Reports, in press appearing online in June 2018

April 2018


Sternberg, R. J., & Hagen, E. S. (2018). Wisdom. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Sage encyclopedia of lifespan human development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).The triangle of creativity. In R. J. Sternberg & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The nature of human creativity (pp. 318-334). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (2018). Afterword: The big questions in the field of creativity—now and tomorrow. In R. J. Sternberg & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The nature of human creativity (pp. 374-380). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (Eds.) (2018).The nature of human creativity. New York: Cambridge University Press.


Todorovic, K., Rumschik, D. M., Toglia, M. P., Berman, G. L., Glober, C. & Lovaas, A. (2018, March).  C hecking the list! Recommended procedures for mistaken identification cases. Poster presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society meeting, Memphis, TN.

Robinson, E. M., Bateh, A. M., Bayer, S. G., McColman, K., Pittman, A. E., Farris, E. A., & Toglia, M. P. (2018. March). Perceived credibility of older adult eyewitness testimony. Poster presented at the annual Southeastern Psychological Association meeting, Charleston, SC.

March 2018


Brainerd, C. J.; Reyna, V. F. (2018). Complementarity in false memory illusions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147, 305-327.

Riffin, C., Pillemer, K., Reid, M. C., Tung, J., Lӧckenhoff, C. E. (2018). Decision support for joint replacement: Implications for decisional conflict and willingness to undergo surgery. Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 73, 387–398, doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbw023

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Triarchic theory of intelligence.  In B. B. Frey (Ed.), Sage encyclopedia of educational research, measurement, and evaluation (pp. 1721-1723).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. DOI:

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  What’s wrong with creativity testing?  Journal of Creative Behavior, DOI: 10.1002/jocb.237.

Brookshire, G. & Casasanto, D. (2018). Approach motivation in human cerebral cortex. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017-0141

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (2018).  Societal forces that ERODE creativity. Teachers College Record, http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=22093.

Brookshire, G. & Casasanto, D. (2018). Approach motivation in human cerebral cortex. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017-0141

Sternberg, R. J., & Kaufman, J. C. (2018).  Societal forces that ERODE creativity. Teachers College Record, http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=22093.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  The scientific work we love: A duplex theory of scientific impact and Its application to the top-cited articles in the first 30 years of APS journals. Perspectives on Psychological Science, doi.org/10.1177/1745691617752690.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Which articles make a difference? Introduction to the special 30th APS anniversary issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science. doi/10.1177/1745691617708632.


Brookshire, G. & Casasanto, D. (2018). Cortex can entrain to predictable sequences even in the absence of periodicity. Poster presented at the 25th annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, MA. 

Lucero, C., Brookshire, G., Quirk, C., Goldin-Meadow, S., Vogel, E., & Casasanto, D. (2018). Unconscious number discrimination in the human visual system. Poster presented at the 25th annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, MA. 

Brookshire, G. & Casasanto, D.  (2018). Cortical phase-locking to predictable temporal sequences in the absence of periodicity. Poster presented at the 31st annual CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, Davis, CA. 

Yap, D. F., Brookshire, G., & Casasanto, D. (2018). Beat gestures encode spatial semantics. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, California. 

Gijssels, T., Ivry, R. B., & Casasanto, D. (2018). tDCS to Premotor Cortex Changes Action Verb Understanding. Poster presented at 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA.


Corinna Loeckenhoff is the winner of this year’s Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society/Human Ecology Alumni Association Advising Award.

February 2018


Karl Pillemer & Megan Gilligan. (2018). Translating basic research on the aging family to caregiving intervention: The case of within-family differences, Innovation in Aging, 2, [epub before print] doi:10.1093/geroni/igx035

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Speculations on the role of successful intelligence in solving contemporary world problems.  Journal of Intelligence, 6(1), http://www.mdpi.com/2079-3200/6/1/4/html. doi: 10.3390/jintelligence6010004.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  A triangular theory of creativity.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 12, 50-67.

Guest Lectures

Ong, A. D. (2018). Four Puzzles of Happiness. Guest lecturer, Auburn Correctional Facility, February 13, 2018

January 2018


Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.) (2018).  The nature of human intelligence.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  Successful intelligence in theory, research, and practice.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), The nature of human intelligence (pp. 308-321).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2018).  21 ideas: A 42-year search to understand the nature of giftedness. Roeper Review, 40, 7-20. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/rBfKGCrAhAyzxKgwHQGU/full.

Editorial Board

Corinna Loeckenhoff joined the editorial board of Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences.

December 2017


Fuller-Rowell, T.E., Curtis, D.S., Klebanov, P.K., Brooks-Gunn, J.  & Evans, G.W. (2017). Racial disparities in the blood pressure trajectories of preterm children: The role of family and neighborhood socioeconomic status. American Journal of Epidemiology, 18, 888-897.

Dich, N., Doan, S. & Evans, G.W. (2017). In risky environments, emotional children have more behavioral problems, but lower allostatic load. Health Psychology, 36, 468-476.

Duval, E., Garfinkel, S., Swain, J.E., Evans, G.W., Blackburn, E., Angstadt,M., Sripada, C., & Liberzon, I. (2017). Childhood poverty is associated with altered hippocampal function and visuospatial memory in adulthood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 39-44.

Rollings, K.A., Wells, N.M., Evans, G.W., Bednarz, A., & Yang, Y. (2017).  Housing and neighborhood physical quality: Children’s mental health and learned helplessness. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 50, 17-23.

Collado, S., Evans, G.W. & Sorrel, M.A. (2017). The role of parents and best friends in children’s pro-environmentalism:  Differences according to age and gender. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 54, 27-37.

Cassells, R., & Evans, G.W. (2017). Ethnic variation in poverty and parenting stress. In K. Deater-Deckard & R. Panneton (Eds.), Parental stress and early child development. (pp. 15-46). Cham, Switzerland.

Löckenhoff, C.E. (2017). Aging and decision-making: A conceptual framework for future research. Gerontology. doi: 10.1159/000485247

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Introduction to follow-up symposium on “Am I Famous Yet?” Judging scholarly merit in psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, https://doi/full/10.1177/1745691617711967.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Afterword: In the matter of judging scholarly merit.  Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, https://doi/full/10.1177/1745691617720729.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Whence creativity?  Journal of Creative Behavior, 51, 289-292.  DOI: 10.1002/jocb.199.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  A straight-A model of the creative process and its relation to intelligence.  Journal of Creative Behavior, DOI 10.1002/jocb.223.

Wang  Wang, Q. (2017). Putting culture in the middle in judging scholarly merit. Perspectives on Psychological Science. doi: 10.1177/1745691617724240

Klemfuss, J. Z., & Wang, Q. (2017). Narrative skills, gender, culture, and children’s long-term memory accuracy of a staged event. Journal of Cognition and Development. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2017.1392308


Toglia, M. P., Rumschik, D. M., Todorovic, K., Berman, G. L., & Glober, C.  Breaking the code: Analyses of mistaken identification cases in the Innocence Project. Poster presented at Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 2017.

November 2017


Sternberg, R. J. (2017). Further implications in analyzing contempt in modern society.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X16000868.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Measuring creativity: A 40+ year retrospective. Journal of Creative Behavior, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jocb.218.

Sternberg, R. J., Sternberg, K., & Todhunter, R. J. E. (2017). Measuring reasoning about teaching for graduate admissions in psychology and related disciplines.  Journal of Intelligence, www.mdpi.com/2079-3200/5/4/34/pdf.

Savin-Williams, R. C. (2017). Mostly straight: Sexual fluidity among men. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017). The fork in the road. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X17000279.


Brainerd, C. J., & Reyna, V. F.  Developmental reversals in false memory and reasoning illusions.  Paper presented as part of the symposium, “When Man Bites Dog: What do Developmental Reversals Tell Us About Cognitive Development, Aging, and the Brain?” Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, November, 2017.

Brainerd, C. J., Reyna, V. F., & Nakamura, K.  Complementarity in False Memory Illusions. Paper presented at Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, November, 2017.

Bookbinder, S. H., & Brainerd, C. J.  Negative arousing moods reduce false recognition.  Poster presented at Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, November, 2017.

Nakamura, K., & Brainerd, C. J.  Is familiarity really a fast process? A model-based approach to the relative speed of retrieval processes.  Poster presented at Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, November, 2017.


Elaine Wethington planned and presided over the annual PRYDE Conference on Media Literacy and Citizen Development among Youth and Emerging Adults, in Ann Arbor, Michigan on November 9 – 11.

October 2017


Kushnir, T. & Koenig, M. (2017).  What I don't know won't hurt you: The relation between professed ignorance and later knowledge claims. Developmental Psychology. 53(5), 826-835. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dev0000294

Chernyak, N. & Kushnir, T. (2017) The influence of understanding and having choice on children's prosocial behavior. Current Opinion in Psychology. Volume 20, 107-110. doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.07.043

Zhao, A. & Kushnir, T. (2017). Young Children Consider Individual Authority and Collective Agreement When Deciding Who Can Change Rules. Special Issue: Early Development of the Normative Mind, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 165, 101-116. doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2017.04.004

Chernyak, N., Trieu, B. & Kushnir, T. (2017). Preschoolers' selfish sharing is reduced by prior experience with proportional generosity. Open Mind. doi:10.1162/OPMI_a_00004

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Four kinds of expertise.  In D. Z. Hambrick, G. Campitelli, & B. N Macnamara, The science of expertise: Behavioral, neural, and genetic approaches to complex skill.  New York: Psychology Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Types of generalization: Introduction to the special section of Perspectives on Psychological Science on cultural psychology.  Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 757-761.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Some lessons from a symposium on cultural psychological science.  Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 911-921.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017). I agree—well, mostly!  Roeper Review,  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02783193.2017.1362619?scroll=top&needAccess=true

Hayes, N., & Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  How should textbook authorship count in evaluating academic merit, or should it?  Academe, https://www.aaup.org/article/how-should-textbook-authorship-count-evaluating-scholarly-merit-or-should-it-count-all#.WdtFCYZryb8.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017). Context-sensitive cognitive and educational testing.  Educational Psychology Review, https://link.springer.com/epdf/10.1007/s10648-017-9428-0?author_access_token=bch98EFhZ7I5AJyhfXHQtfe4RwlQNchNByi7wbcMAY6y1D_C23VQfo9sc6IumKWacZmRFLCRMY_SpBaRggY-g166E_kAkjjQc1DyMZ2FspL7v3YuneLsVIXotQK7rlRhHqqmIfjV8X0TCqXYTawusQ%3D%3D.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-017-9428-0.

Conference Presentations

Heck, I. Kushnir, T., & Kinzler, K. (2017, October). Building Bias: Children use statistical social information to reason about social preferences. Paper presented at the 10th biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. Portland, OR.

Zhao, A., Shtulman,A. & Kushnir, T.(2017, October). Differentiating immoral actions from impossible actions: Preschoolers’ beliefs about choosing to perform deviant actions. Poster presented at the 10th biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. Portland, OR.

Zhao, A., Zhao, X., Gweon, H. & Kushnir, T.(2017, October). Leaving Choice for Others: Children’s Understanding of Social Mindfulness. Poster presented at the 10th biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. Portland, OR.

Wente, A., Kushnir, T., Segovia, D, Fernández Flecha, M., & Gopnik, A. (2017, October). The Relationship Between Self-Control Abilities and Beliefs About Self-Control. Poster presented at the 10th biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. Portland, OR.

Kushnir, T. (2017, September). An implicit “theory of evidence” guides children’s social learning. Paper presented at the inaugural meeting of the Cultural Evolution Society. Jena, Germany.

June 2017


Sin, N. L., Ong, A. D., Stawski, R. S., & Almeida, D. M. (2017). Daily positive events and diurnal cortisol rhythms: Examination of between-person differences and within-person variation. Psychoneuroendocrinology. [epub before print]

Wethington, Elaine. "Race, Ethnicity, Stress Processes and the Life Course: Advances and Gaps to Address." Lives of Color: Conference on Race, Ethnicity, and the Life Course, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, June 13, 2017.

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May 2017


Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Why is it so hard for academics to write textbooks?  Psychology Teaching Review, 23(1), 79-84.

Phillips, Erica G., Mary Charlson, Martin T. Wells, Ginger Winston, Rosio Ramos, Carol M. Devine, Elaine Wethington, Janey Peterson, and Brian Wansink. 2017. "Innovative Approaches to Weight Loss in a High Risk Population: The Small Changes and Lasting Effects (SCALE) Trial." Obesity. Online first.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017, May 8).  A handbook of cognitive science writ small: Review of Oxford handbook of cognitive science (Susan Chipman, Ed.).  PsycCRITIQUES, 62(19), Article 2.

Ong, A. D., Zautra, A., & Finan, P. H. (2017). Inter- and intra-individual variation in emotional complexity: Methodological considerations and theoretical implications. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. [Special section, "Mixed Emotions: Theory, Method, and Applications"]. [epub before print]

Ong, A. D., Benson, L. Zautra, A., & Ram, N. (2017). Emodiversity and biomarkers of inflammation. Emotion. [epub before print]

Savin-Williams, R.C. "The Eyes Have It: Assessing Sexuality Through Technology and Self-Report." University of Indiana School of Informatics and Computing, April 17, 2017.

Savin-Williams, R.C. "Does Becoming Who I Am Mean I Should Come Out to My Parents? University of Indiana Culture Center, April 18, 2017.

Cohen, K. M., & Savin-Williams, R. C. (2017). Treating sexual problems in lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients. In Z. D. Peterson (Ed.), The Wiley handbook of sex therapy (pp. 269-290). Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell.

Löckenhoff, C. E., & *Rutt, J. L. (2017). Age Differences in Self-Continuity: Converging Evidence and Directions for Future Research. The Gerontologist, 57(3), 396-408. doi:10.1093/geront/gnx010 (Feature Article)

Chong, M., Bhushan, C., Joshi, A.A., Choi, S.Y., Haldar, J.P., Shattuck, D.W., Spreng, R.N. & Leahy, R.M. (2017). Individual parcellation of resting fMRI with a group functional connectivity prior. NeuroImage. 156, 87–100.

Xu, N., Spreng, R.N. & Doerschuk, P.C. (2017). Initial validation for the estimation of resting-state fMRI effective connectivity by a generalization of the correlation approach. Frontiers in Neuroscience, Brain Imaging Methods, 11, 271. 

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  An alternative interpretation of climate data: intelligence.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences.  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X16001102

Adams, Philip, Elizabeth L. Murname, Michael Effenbein, Elaine Wethington, and Geri Gay. 2017. "Supporting the Self-Management of Chronic Pain Conditions with Tailored Momentary Self-Assessments." Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing. Denver, CO, May 10.

April 2017


Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Intelligence and competence in theory and practice.  In A. J. Elliot, C. S. Dweck, & D. S. Yeager (Eds.), Competence and motivation: Theory and application (pp. 9-24).  New York: Guilford Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  1984 redux: A review of How Propaganda Works, by Jason Stanley.  PsycCRITIQUES, 62(15), Article 1.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0040799.

Laurita, A.C., Hazan, C. & Spreng, R.N. (2017). Dissociable patterns of brain activity for mentalizing about known others: A role for attachment. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsx040.

Laurita, A.C. & Spreng, R.N. (2017). The hippocampus and social cognition. In D.E. Hannula & M.C. Duff (Eds). Hippocampus from Cells to Systems: Structure, Connectivity, and Functional Contributions to Memory and Flexible Cognition. New York: Springer, pp. 537-538.

Sevinc, G., Gutvit, I.H & Spreng, R.N. (2017). Salience network engagement with the detection of morally laden information. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsx035.

Ferguson, M.A., Anderson, J.S. & Spreng, R.N. (2017). Fluid and flexible minds: Intelligence reflects synchrony in the brain's intrinsic network architecture. Network Neuroscience.  

Spreng, R.N., Cassidy, B.N., Darboh, B., DuPre, E., Lockrow, A.W., Setton, R. & Turner, G.R. (2017). Financial exploitation is associated with structural and functional brain differences in healthy older adults. The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glx051.

Sabir, M. G., Yull, D., Jones, J., & Pillemer, K. (2017). Personalized Generativity in the Work Pursuits of African Americans of the Great Migration. The International Journal of Reminiscence and Life Review, 4, 24-33.


Xin (Alice) Zhao chaired a symposium titled "Following Authorities, Goals, or Groups? New Perspectives on Children's Normative Reasoning and Behavior"  Society for Research in Child Development 2017 Biennial Meeting (SRCD 2017)

Zhao, X., Kang, C., Wente, A.O., Gopnik, A., Zhu,L., & Kushnir, T. The Relationship Between Inhibitory Control and Free Will Beliefs in 4-to 8-year-olds across Three Cultures. Poster presentation, Society for Research in Child Development 2017 Biennial Meeting (SRCD 2017)

Wu. C., Zhao, X., Kushnir, T. How U.S. and Chinese children talk about moral, conventional and personal choice. Poster presentation, Society for Research in Child Development 2017 Biennial Meeting (SRCD 2017)

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Creativity is a decision. Presentation to Evergreen School District and University of Washington, April 24, Seattle, Washington.

March 2017


Bookbinder, S. H., & Brainerd, C. J.  (2017). Emotionally negative pictures enhance gist memory.  Emotion, 17, 102-119.

Pillemer, K., and Filiberto, D. (2017). Mobilizing older people to address climate change. Public Policy and Aging Report, 27: 18-21. [Epub before print]  doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/ppar/prw030   

Burnes, D., Lachs, M.S., Burnette, D., & Pillemer, K. (2017). Varying appraisals of elder mistreatment among victims: Findings from a population-based study. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Social Sciences. {epub before print] doi:10.1093/geront/gnw257

February 2017


Brainerd, C. J., Nakamura, K., & Reyna, V. F.  (2017). Overdistribution illusions: Categorical judgments produce them, confidence ratings reduce them.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 20-40.

Breckman, R., Burnes, D., Ross, S., Marshall, P. C., Lachs, M. S., & Pillemer, K. (2017). When helping hurts: Non-abusing family, friends, and neighbors in the lives of elder mistreatment victims. The Gerontologist. [epub before print] doi:10.1093/geront/gnw257

Sternberg, R.J., & Kaufman, J.C.  (2017). Intelligence. In J. Stein (Ed.), Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology (pp. 1-9). New York: Elsevier


Chick, C. F., Jones-Rounds, J., Hill, A. B., Sokale, A. O., Markello, R. D., & Anderson, A. K. (2017, May). Interoceptive accuracy predicts discrimination of ambiguous facial expressions. In C. F. Chick and Sahib Khalsa (Chairs), Knowing how I feel: The role of interoception in emotion processing and regulation. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 19th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

January 2017


DuPre, E., Luh, W.-M. & Spreng, R.N. (2016). Multi-echo fMRI replication sample of autobiographical memory, prospection and theory of mind reasoning tasks. Scientific Data, 3, 160116.

Eckenrode, J., Campa, M., Morris, P.A., Henderson, C.R., Jr., Bolger, K.E., Kitzman, H., Olds, D.L. (2016). The prevention of child maltreatment through the Nurse Family Partnership Program: Mediating effects in a long-term follow-up study.  Child Maltreatment. Published online Dec. 29, 2016: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1077559516685185

Blume, M. and Lust, B. (with collaboration of founding members of Virtual Center for Language Acquisition). (2016). Research Methods in Language Acquisition:  Principles, Procedures and Practices.  Mouton deGruyter/American Psychological Association. Washington DC. (Contributions by C. Dye, C. Foley, Y. Kedar and Y-C Chien.)

Ong, A. D., & Burrow, A. L. (2017). Microaggressions and daily experience: Depicting life as it is lived. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 173-175.

Ong, A. D., Cerrada, C., Lee, R., & Williams, D. R. (in press). Heightened vigilance, racial microaggressions, and sleep disturbance in Asian Americans. Asian American Journal of Psychology. [Invited contribution to special section, "Moving Beyond the Model Minority"]

Ong, A. D., Williams, D. R., Ujuonu, N., & Gruenewald, T. (2017). Everyday unfair treatment and multisystem biological dysregulation in African American adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 23, 27-35. [Invited contribution to special section on "Culture and Biology Interplay"]. 

Ong, A. D., Burrow, A. L., & Cerrada, C. (2016). Seeing the other in the self: The impact of Barack Obama and cultural socialization on perceptions of self-other overlap among African Americans. Social Cognition, 34, 589-603. [Invited contribution to special section, "The Psychological Legacy of Barack Obama: The Impact of the First Black President of the United States, 2009- 2016, on Individuals' Social Cognition"].

Ong, A. D., & Patterson, A. (2016). Eudaimonia, aging, and health: A review of underlying mechanisms. In J. Vittersø (Ed.). Handbook of eudaimonic wellbeing (pp. 371-378). Springer.

Dixon, M.L., Andrews-Hanna, J.R., Spreng, R.N., Irving, Z.C. & Christoff, K. (2017). Anticorrelations between default and dorsal attention networks vary by default subsystem and across cognitive states. NeuroImage, 147, 632–649.

Sternberg, R. J., & Sternberg, K. (2017).  The Psychologist's Companion for Undergraduates. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Benson, L., Ram, N., Almeida, D., Zautra, A., & Ong, A. D. (2017). Fusing biodiversity metrics into investigations of daily life and healthy aging: Recommendations and illustrations with emodiversity. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. [Invited contribution to special section, "Methodological Innovations in Gerontology: Advances in Psychological Research"]. [Epub before print]

Teresi J., Burnes, D., Skowron, E. A., Dutton, M. A., Mosquesa, L., Lachs, M. S., & Pillemer, K.  (2017). State of the science on prevention of elder abuse and lessons learned from child abuse and domestic violence prevention: Toward a conceptual framework for research. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. (Epub before print] Doi: dx.doi.org/10.1080/08946566.2016.1240053 

Savin-Williams, R. C., Cash, B. M., McCormack, M., & Rieger, G. (2017). Gay, mostly gay, or bisexual leaning gay? An exploratory study distinguishing gay sexual orientations among young men. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46, 265-272. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0848-6

Watts, T. M., Holmes, L., Savin-Williams, R. C., & Rieger, G. (2017). Pupil dilation to explicit and non-explicit sexual stimuli. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46, 155–165. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0801-8

Rieger, G., Savin-Williams, R. C., Chivers, M. L., & Bailey, J. M. (2016). Sexual arousal and masculinity-femininity of women. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111, 265–283. doi:10.1037/pspp0000077.

Sternberg, R. J. (2017).  Creativity, intelligence, and culture.  In V. P. Glaveanu, Palgrave handbook of creativity and culture (pp. 77-99).  London: Palgrave.


Kang, C. and Lust, B. (11/14/16) Bilingual proficiency influences the relationship between code-switching and task-switching in 8-year-old English-Chinese Singaporean children. 41st Boston University Conference on Language Development.

Robert Sternberg
″Developing the Next Generation of Responsible Professionals: Wisdom and Ethics Trump Knowledge and IQ", National Institute for Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL
″Business Leadership and Creativity", Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, January 10, 2017
″Business Leadership and Wisdom", Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, January 10, 2017
″Academic Leadership and Creativity", Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile , January 11, 2017

Toglia, M. P., Schmuller, J., Korostenskaja, M., DeMeo, N. N., Wallace, B., & Castillo, E. M.  (2017, January). Lexical decision-primed false memories: Behavioral approaches and neurophysiological perspectives. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Applied Research on Memory and Cognition (SARMAC), Sydney, Australia.

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