Below you may find selected research articles from Psychology faculty in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.

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Submissions from 2017

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Increasing Valued Behaviors Precedes Reduction in Suffering: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial Using ACT, Andrew T. Gloster, Jens Klotsche, Joseph Ciarrochi, Georg Eifert, Rainer Sonntag, Hans-Ulrich Wittchen, and Jürgen Hoyer

Submissions from 2016

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Subjective Well-Being and Cardiometabolic Health: An 8-11 Year Study of Midlife Adults, Julia K. Boehm, Ying Chen, David R. Williams, Carol D. Ryff, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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Antenatal Glucocorticoid Treatment is Associated with Diurnal Cortisol Regulation in Term-Born Children, M. N. Edelmann, Curt A. Sandman, Laura M. Glynn, D. A. Wing, and Elyssia Poggi Davis

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Gestational Hormone Profiles Predict Human Maternal Behavior at 1-Year Postpartum, Laura M. Glynn, Elyssia Poggi Davis, Curt A. Sandman, and Wendy A. Goldberg

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Relationship of Optimism and Suicidal Ideation in Three Groups of Patients at Varying Levels of Suicide Risk, Jeff C. Huffman, Julia K. Boehm, Scott R. Beach, Eleanor E. Beale, Christina M. DuBois, and Brian C. Healy

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Male Psychological Adaptation to Unsuccessful Medically Assisted Reproduction Treatments: A Systematic Review, Mariana Veloso Martins, Miguel Basto-Pereira, Juliana Pedro, Brennan Peterson, Vasco Almeida, Lone Schmidt, and Maria Emília Costa

Submissions from 2015

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Unequally Distributed Psychological Assets: Are There Social Disparities in Optimism, Life Satisfaction, and Positive Affect?, Julia K. Boehm, Ying Chen, David R. Williams, Carol Ryff, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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The Prospective Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Diabetes, Julia K. Boehm, Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, Mika Kivimaki, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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Variability Modifies Life Satisfaction's Association With Mortality Risk In Older Adults, Julia K. Boehm, Ashley Winning, Suzanne Segerstrom, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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Intentions and Attitudes Towards Parenthood and Fertility Awareness Among Chinese University Students in Hong Kong: A Comparison with Western Samples, C. H. Y. Chan, T. H. Y. Chan, Brennan Peterson, C. Lampic, and M. Y. J. Tam

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Relationships Between Positive Psychological Constructs And Health Outcomes In Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review, Christina M. DuBois, Oriana Vesga Lopez, Eleanor E. Beale, Brian C. Healy, Julia K. Boehm, and Jeff C. Huffman

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Intra-Individual Consistency in Endocrine Profiles Across Successive Pregnancies, Molly Fox, Curt A. Sandman, Elyssia Poggi Davis, and Laura M. Glynn

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Height and Body Mass on the Mating Market: Associations With Number of Sex Partners and Extra-Pair Sex Among Heterosexual Men and Women Aged 18–65, David A. Frederick and Brooke N. Jenkins

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Effects of Competing News Media Frames of Weight on Antifat Stigma, Beliefs about Weight, and Support for Obesity-Related Public Policies, David Frederick, Abigail C. Saguy, Gaganjyot Sandhu, and Traci Mann

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Homophily, Close Friendship, and Life Satisfaction among Gay, Lesbian, Heterosexual, and Bisexual Men and Women, Brian Joseph Gillespie, David Frederick, Lexi Harari, and Christian Grov

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Optimism and Cardiovascular Health: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Rosalba Hernandez, Kiarri N. Kershaw, Juned Siddique, Julia K. Boehm, Laura D. Kubzansky, Ana Diez-Roux, Hongyang Ning, and Donald M. Lloyd-Jones

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Who Pays for Dates? Following Versus Challenging Gender Norms, Janet Lever, David Frederick, and Rosanna Hertz

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Life Balance – A Mindfulness-Based Mental Health Promotion Program: Conceptualization, Implementation, Compliance and User Satisfaction in a Field Setting, Lisa Lyssenko, Gerhard Müller, Nikolaus Kleindienst, Christian Schmal, Mathias Berger, Georg Eifert, Alexander Kölle, Siegmar Nesch, Jutta Ommer-Hohl, Michael Wenner, and Martin Bohus

Submissions from 2014

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Emotional Inertia: A Key to Understanding Psychotherapy Process and Outcome, Xavier Bornas, Miquel Noguera, David Pincus, and Gualberto Buela-Casal

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Why Real Leisure Really Matters: Incentive Effects on Real Effort in the Laboratory, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hérnan-Gonzalez, and Eric Schniter

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Longer Gestation Among Children Born Full Term Influences Cognitive and Motor Development, Emma V. Espel, Laura M. Glynn, Curt A. Sandman, and Elyssia Poggi Davis

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Stranger Danger: Parenthood and Child Presence Increase the Envisioned Bodily Formidability of Menacing Men, Daniel M.T. Fessler, Colin Holbrook, Jeremy S. Pollack, and Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook

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Factor Structure and Validity of the Body Parts Satisfaction Scale: Results from the 1972 Psychology Today Survey, David Frederick, Elaine Hatfield, George W. Bohrnstedt, and Ellen Berscheid

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Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook and Martie Haselton

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Pregnancy Anxiety and Prenatal Cortisol Trajectories, Heidi S. Kane, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Laura M. Glynn, Calvin J. Hobel, and Curt A. Sandman

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Dyadic Dynamics of Perceived Social Support in Couples Facing Infertility, M. V. Martins, Brennan Peterson, V. Almeida, J. Mesquita-Guimaraes, and E. M. Costa

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Are Severe Depressive Symptoms Associated with Infertility-Related Distress in Individuals and Their Partners?, Brennan Peterson, Camilla Sejbaek, Matthew Pirritano, and Lone Schmidt

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Reporting Risk, Producing Prejudice How News Reporting on Obesity Shapes Attitudes about Health Risk, Policy, and Prejudice, Abigail C. Saguy, David Frederick, and Kjerstin Gruys

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Older Adults’ Contributions to the Tsimane Forager-Farmer Economy, Eric Schniter

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14-18 Skill Ontogeny Among Tsimane Forager-Horticulturalists, Eric Schniter, Michael Gurven, Hillard Kaplan, Nathaniel Wilcox, and Paul Hooper

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14-07 Predictable and Predictive Emotions: Explaining Cheap Signals and Trust Re-Extension, Eric Schniter and Roman M. Sheremeta

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Predictable and Predictive Emotions: Explaining Cheap Signals and Trust Re-extension, Eric Schniter and Roman M. Sheremeta

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14-19 Sexism, Statements, and Audits, Eric Schniter and Timothy W. Shields

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Ageism, Honesty, and Trust, Eric Schniter and Timothy W. Shields

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Functional Disability and Social Conflict Increase Risk of Depression in Older Adulthood Among Bolivian Forager-Farmers, John Stieglitz, Eric Schniter, Christopher von Rueden, Hillard Kaplan, and Michael Gurven

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Regulatory Adaptations for Delivering Information: The Case of Confession, Daniel Sznycer, Eric Schniter, John Tooby, and Leda Cosmides

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Taking the Tension Out of Hypertension: A Prospective Study of Psychological Well-Being and Hypertension, Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, Julia K. Boehm, Mika Kivimaki, and Laura D. Kubzansky

Submissions from 2013

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Relation between Optimism and Lipids in Midlife, Julia K. Boehm, David R. Williams, Eric B. Rimm, Carol Ryff, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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The Association between Optimism and Serum Antioxidants in the Midlife in the United States Study, Julia K. Boehm, David R. Williams, Eric B. Rimm, Carol Ryff, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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13-22 Why Real Leisure Really Matters: Incentive Effects on Real Effort in the Laboratory, Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hérnan-Gonzalez, and Eric Schniter

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Human Milk Cortisol is Associated with Infant Temperament, Katherine R. Grey, Elyssia Poggi Davis, Curt A. Sandman, and Laura M. Glynn

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Does Breastfeeding Offer Protection Against Maternal Depressive Symptomatology? A Prospective Study from Pregnancy to 2 Years After Birth, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, Martie G. Haselton, Christine Dunkel Schetter, and Laura M. Glynn

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Placental Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Mediates the Association Between Prenatal Social Support and Postpartum Depression, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Chander Arora, and Calvin J. Hobel

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Toward an Integrated View of Psychophysiological Time: Comment on “Physiologic time: A Hypothesis” by West and West, David Pincus

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Is There a Viability-Vulnerability Tradeoff? Sex Differences in Fetal Programming, Curt A. Sandman, Laura M. Glynn, and Elyssia Poggi Davis

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13-24 Limitations to Signaling Trust with All or Nothing Investments, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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13-28 Conflicted Emotions Following Trust-based Interaction, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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13-16 Recalibrational Emotions and the Regulation of Trust-Based Behaviors, Eric Schniter and Timothy W. Shields

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Recalibrational Emotions and the Regulation of Trust-Based Behaviors, Eric Schniter and Timothy W. Shields

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Positive Health and Health Assets: Re-analysis of Longitudinal Datasets, Martin E. P. Seligman, Christopher Peterson, Arthur J. Barsky, Julia K. Boehm, Laura D. Kubzansky, Nansook Park, and Darwin Labarthe

Submissions from 2012

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Randomized Clinical Trial of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) versus Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Mixed Anxiety Disorders, Joanna Arch, Georg Eifert, Carolyn Davies, Jennifer C. Plumb Vilardaga, Raphael D. Rose, and Michael G. Craske

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Methodological Implications of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems Models for Whole Systems of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Iris R. Bell, Mary Koithan, and David Pincus

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Increasing Parity is Associated with Cumulative Effects on Memory, Laura M. Glynn

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12-20 Menu-Dependent Emotions and Self-Control, Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres and Eric Schniter

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Risk and the Evolution of Human Exchange, Hillard Kaplan, Eric Schniter, Vernon L. Smith, and Bart J. Wilson

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A Complex Systems Science Perspective for Whole Systems of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research, Mary Koithan, Iris R. Bell, Kathryn Niemeyer, and David Pincus

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Self-Organizing Biopsychosocial Dynamics and the Patient-Healer Relationship, David Pincus

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Prescient Human Fetuses Thrive, Curt A. Sandman, Elyssia Poggi Davis, and Laura M. Glynn

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The Role of Self‐Injury in the Organisation of Behaviour, Curt A. Sandman, Aaron S. Kemp, Christopher Mabini, David Pincus, and Magnus Magnusson

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12-19 Building and Rebuilding Trust with Promises and Apologies, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Daniel Sznycer

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12-26 Ageism & Cooperation, Eric Schniter, Timothy W. Shields, and John Dickhaut

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Social Norms, Discrete Choices, and False Dichotomies, Eric Schniter and Nathaniel Wilcox

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Perceived Partner Support in Pregnancy Predicts Lower Maternal and Infant Distress, Lynlee R. Tanner Stapleton, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Erika Westling, Christine Rini, Laura M. Glynn, Calvin J. Hobel, and Curt A. Sandman

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Kissing Descartes Good Bye, Harald Walach and David Pincus

Submissions from 2011

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A Prospective Study of Positive Psychological Well-Being and Coronary Heart Disease, Julia K. Boehm, Christopher Peterson, Mika Kivimaki, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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Heart Health When Life is Satisfying: Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study, Julia K. Boehm, Christopher Peterson, Mika Kivimaki, and Laura D. Kubzansky

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Prenatal Maternal Stress Programs Infant Stress Regulation, Elyssia Poggi Davis, Laura M. Glynn, Feizal Waffarn, and Curt A. Sandman

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Development of Fetal Movement Between 26 and 36 Weeks’ Gestation in Response to Vibroacoustic Stimulation, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, Laura M. Glynn, Amy L. Salisbury, Elyssia Poggi Davis, Carol Holliday, and Curt A. Sandman

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Body Image and Body Type Preferences in St. Kitts, Caribbean: A Cross- Cultural Comparison with U.S. Samples Regarding Attitudes Towards Muscularity, Body Fat, and Breast Size, Peter B. Gray and David Frederick

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Parental Precaution: Neurobiological Means and Adaptive Ends, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, Colin Holbrook, and Martie G. Haselton

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Maternal Defense: Breastfeeding Heightens Aggression by Reducing Stress, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Colin Holbrook, Sarah M. Coyne, and E. Thomas Lawson

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Unconscious Vigilance: Worldview Defense Without Adaptations for Terror, Coalition or Uncertainty Management, Colin Holbrook, Paulo Sousa, and Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook

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Development of a Positive Psychology Intervention for Patients with Acute Cardiovascular Disease, Jeff C. Huffman, Carol A. Mastromauro, Julia K. Boehm, Rita Seabrook, Gregory L. Fricchione, John W. Denninger, and Sonja Lyubomirsky

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Becoming Happier Takes Both a Will and a Proper Way: An Experimental Longitudinal Intervention to Boost Well-Being, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Rene Dickerhoof, Julia K. Boehm, and Kennon M. Sheldon

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Poor Sleep Quality is Associated with Preterm Births, Michele L. Okun, Christine Dunkel Schetter, and Laura M. Glynn

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David Grove's Metaphors for Healing, David Pincus and Anees A. Sheikh

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11-06 Trust, Reciprocity and Rules, Thomas A. Rietz, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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Prenatal Programming of Human Neurological Function, Curt A. Sandman, Elyssia Poggi Davis, Claudia Buss, and Laura M. Glynn

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11-12 Conflicted Minds: Recalibrational emotions following trust-based interaction, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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11-18 Restoring Damaged Trust with Promises, Atonement and Apology, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Daniel Sznycer

Submissions from 2010

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Communalism Predicts Prenatal Affect, Stress, and Physiology Better than Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status, Cleopatra M. Abdou, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Belinda Campos, Clayton J. Hilmert, Tyan Parker Dominguez, Calvin J. Hobel, Laura M. Glynn, and Curt A. Sandman

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Domestication Alone Does Not Lead to Inequality: Intergenerational Wealth Transmission among Horticulturalists, Michael Gurven, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Paul L. Hooper, Hillard Kaplan, Robert Quinlan, Rebecca Sear, Eric Schniter, Christopher von Rueden, Samuel Bowles, Tom Hertz, and Adrian Bell

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Prenatal Beta-Endorphin as an Early Predictor of Postpartum Depressive Symptoms in Euthymic Women, Ilona S. Yim, Laura M. Glynn, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Calvin J. Hobel, Aleksandra Chicz-DeMet, and Curt A. Sandman

Submissions from 2009

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Maturation of the Human Fetal Startle Response: Evidence for Sex-Specific Maturation of the Human Fetus, Claudia Buss, Elyssia Poggi Davis, Quetzal A. Class, Matt Gierczak, Carol Pattillo, Laura M. Glynn, and Curt A. Sandman

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Evidence for Menstrual Cycle Shifts in Women’s Preferences for Masculinity: A Response to Harris (in press) “Menstrual Cycle and Facial Preferences Reconsidered", Lisa DeBruine, Benedict C. Jones, David Frederick, Martie Haselton, Ian S. Penton-Voak, and David I. Perrett

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Adaptive rationality: An evolutionary perspective on cognitive bias, Martie Haselton, Gregory A. Bryant, Andreas Wilke, David Frederick, Andrew Galperin, Willem E. Frankenhuis, and Tyler Moore

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Intergenerational Wealth Transmission and the Dynamics of Inequality in Small-Scale Societies, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Samuel Bowles, Tom Hertz, Adrian Bell, Jan Beise, Greg Clark, Ila Fazzio, Michael Gurven, Kim Hill, Paul L. Hooper, William Irons, Hillard Kaplan, Donna Leonetti, Bobbi Low, Frank Marlowe, Richard McElreath, Suresh Naidu, David Nolan, Patrizio Piraino, Robert Quinlan, Eric Schniter, Rebecca Sear, Mary Shenk, Eric Alden Smith, Christopher von Reuden, and Polly Wiessner

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Elevated Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone in Human Pregnancy Increases the Risk of Postpartum Depressive Symptoms, Ilona S. Yim, Laura M. Glynn, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Calvin J. Hobel, Aleksandra Chicz-DeMet, and Curt A. Sandman

Submissions from 2008

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Familialism, Social Support, and Stress: Positive Implications for Pregnant Latinas, Belinda Campos, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Cleopatra M. Abdou, Calvin J. Hobel, Laura M. Glynn, and Curt A. Sandman

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Racial Differences in Birth Outcomes: The Role of General, Pregnancy, and Racism Stress, Tyan Parker Dominguez, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Laura M. Glynn, Calvin J. Hobel, and Curt A. Sandman

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Timing of Fetal Exposure to Stress Hormones: Effects on Newborn Physical and Neuromuscular Maturation, Lauren M. Ellman, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Calvin J. Hobel, Aleksandra Chicz-DeMet, Laura M. Glynn, and Curt A. Sandman

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Female Body Dissatisfaction and Perceptions of the Attractive Female Body in Ghana, the Ukraine, and the United States, David Frederick, Gordon B. Forbes, and Anna Berezovskaya

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Stress and Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: Racial Differences and Associations With Birthweight, Clayton J. Hilmert, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Tyan Parker Dominguez, Cleopatra M. Abdou, Calvin J. Hobel, Laura M. Glynn, and Curt A. Sandman

Submissions from 2006

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Coping Processes of Couples Experiencing Infertility, Brennan Peterson, Christopher R. Newton, Karen H. Rosen, and Robert S. Shulman

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Gender Differences in How Men and Women Referred with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Cope with Infertility Stress, Brennan Peterson, C. R. Newton, K. H. Rosen, and G. E. Skaggs

Submissions from 2005

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Nonlinear Dynamics and Interpersonal Correlates of Verbal Turn-Taking Patterns in a Group Therapy Session, David Pincus and Stephen J. Guastello