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 2011

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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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“I Would Feel Uncomfortable if My Child’s Teacher were Gay”: Examining the Role of Symbolic Homophobia and Political Affiliation, Michael Moore and Amy C. Moors

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

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Exposure to Prenatal Psychobiological Stress Exerts Programming Influences on the Mother and Her Fetus, Curt A. Sandman, Elyssia P. Davis, Claudia Buss, and Laura M. Glynn

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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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Conflicted Minds: Recalibrational Emotions Following Trust-Based Interaction, Eric Schniter, Roman M. Sheremeta, and Timothy W. Shields

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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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Functionality, Parsimony, Discovery, Avoiding Hamartia: How Evolutionary Perspectives are Changing Psychology, Brooke N. Jenkins and Aaron T. Goetz

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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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Complex Unconstrained Three-Dimensional Hand Movement and Constant Equi-Affine Speed, Uri Maoz, Alain Berthoz, and Tamar Flash

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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

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Three-Dimensional Arm Movements at Constant Equi-Affine Speed, Frank E. Pollick, Uri Maoz, Amir A. Handzel, Peter J. Giblin, Guillermo Sapiro, and Tamar Flash

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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Noise and the Two-Thirds Power Law, Uri Maoz, Elon Portugaly, Tamar Flash, and Yair Weiss

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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