GAP Archive




Aug 25:  Amit Singh, Department of Marketing, OSU, Attitudinal ambivalence: Commitment to purchasing a product about which one feel’s conflicted.
Sept 1:  Laura Wallace, Source bias and trustworthiness:  Distinct influences on source credibility, attributions for position-taking, and persuasion.
Sept 8:  Kip Williams, Jeff Jackson, Steve Nida, Steve Harkins, Ren Sloan, and John Pryor, The OSU social psychology program: Then and now.
Sept 15: Daniel Rovenpor, The impact of emotion and locus of control on self-validation effects.
Sept 22:   Laura Wagner, Developmental psychology program, Ohio State University, Biasing social attitudes on speakers’ dialects.
Sept. 29: Geoff Durso, I like the way you think:  Assuming ‘good reasons’ in the similarity-attraction effect.
Oct 6:  Jake Teeny, Are opposers sorer losers?  Valence framing on expectations for and reactions to election outcomes.
Oct 13:  [No meeting, SESP]
Oct 20:  Nancy Xu, The need to evaluate subscales:  Implications for transmission and reception sets.
Oct 27:  Kathleen Patton, Influences of attitudinal ambivalence on attitude clarity.
Nov 3:  Luke Hinsenkamp, Effect of position extremity on depth of processing and persuasion.
Nov 10: [No meeting, Veteran’s Day Holiday]
Nov 17:   Asael Sklar, Selection for awareness [a practice job talk].
Nov 24:  [No meeting, Thanksgiving holiday]
Dec 1:  Anna Paley, Department of Marketing, Ohio State University, The role of perceived financial constraints on word of mouth.
Jan 12:  Nick O’Dell; Decision making beliefs dissertation proposal; Jake Teeny; Matching self-generated messages to affective versus cognitive attitudes.
Jan 19: Zachary Niese, Pre-existing goal commitment changes how people interpret experiences of effort.
Jan 26:  David Lee, To whom do you go for what support?  The role of social distance in support seeking.
Feb 2:  Taylor Ballinger, When different people see different bias differently.
Feb 9:  Josh Clarkson, Department of Marketing, University of Cincinnati, When expectations backfire:  How argument order expectancies influence advertising efficacy.
Feb 16:  Aviva Philipp-Mueller, Subjective vs. structural moral bases of attitudes.
Feb 23:  [No Meeting, Grad Recruitment Day]
Mar 2:  [No meeting, SPSP]
Mar 9:  Asael Sklar, Self-control, construal level, and the feeling of choice.
Mar 16:  [No meeting, OSU Spring break]
Mar 23:  Shelby Boggs, Valence asymmetry, disgust sensitivity, and dangerous world beliefs.
Mar 30:  Jaroth Lanzolotta, Understanding argument quality as a function of desirability and likelihood; Joe Siev,  Impact of number of alternative choices on information seeking.
Apr 6:  MPA Practice Talks, Luke Hinsenkamp, Jacob Teeny, Nancy Xu
Apr 13:  [No meeting, MPA]
Apr 20:  Farewells from departing GAP members: (Geoff Durso, Kathleen Patton)


Aug 26:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Matching person and situation:  Responses toward violence and anti-violence interventions.
Sept 2:  Gabriela Tonietto, Fisher College of Business, The hidden costs of scheduling:  Temporal structure reduces task enjoyment and contracts time.
Sept 9:  Joe Goodman, Fisher College of Business, Giving happiness:  Why we give material gifts when experiences make us happier.
Sept 16: Jake Teeny, How goals underlying a persuasion attempt can differentially impact processes of self-persuasion.
Sept 23:   Selin Malkoc, Fisher College of Business, The material-experiential asymmetry in intertemporal preferences:  Why material items lead to lower discounting.
Sept. 30: [No meeting, SESP]
Oct 7:  Geoff Durso, Ambivalent person perception between and within distinct social environments.
Oct 14:  [No meeting, OSU break]
Oct 21:  Taku Togawa, Department of Marketing, Chiba University of Commerce (Japan), Effects of package pictures on consumers’ evaluations:  The moderating role of psychological distance and self-view.
Oct 28:  Kathleen Patton, The effect of attitudinal ambivalence on attitude clarity.
Nov 4:  Elise Bui, New directions in evaluative conditioning.
Nov 11: [No meeting, Veteran’s Day Holiday]
Nov 18:   Paul Stillman, The function of construal in self-regulation.
Nov 25:  [No meeting, Thanksgiving holiday]
Dec 2:  Asael Sklar, The effect of construal level on implicit and explicit goals.
Jan 13: Daniel Zane, Department of Marketing, OSU, The meaning of distraction: How metacognitive inferences from distraction affect brand attitudes.
Jan 20:  [No meeting, SPSP]
Jan 27:  Paolo Riva, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy), The many faces of social exclusion.
Feb 3: Brad Bushman, School of Communication, OSU, Aggression and violence around the world:  A model of climate, aggression, and self-control in humans (CLASH).
Feb 10:  [No Meeting, Grad Recruitment]
Feb 17:  Jane Klinger, Hitting the target but missing the point.
Feb 24:  Luke Hinsenkamp, Bursting the bubble:  Attempting persuasion across the political aisle.
Mar 3: SPSP/SANS posters (Taylor Ballinger, Rob Chavez, Allison Londeree, Pete Zunick)
Mar 10: Nancy Xu, Differential impact of need to evaluate-expressing versus learning on information transmission and reception.
Mar 17:  [No meeting, OSU Spring break]
Mar 24:  Agnes Buvar, Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), Advertising or not:  Influencing factors and consequences.
Mar 31:   Aviva Philipp-Muller, The bases for moral bases; and Mark Susmann, The influence of attitudes and ambivalence on numerical anchoring effects.
Apr 7:  Farewells from departing GAP members: (Jeremy Gretton, Pete Zunick, Micah Goldfarb)
Apr 14:  MPA practice talks:  (David Lee, Jake Teeny, Kathleen Patton, Luke Hinsenkamp)
Apr 21:  [No meeting, MPA]


Sept 4:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Self-affirmation and dissonance.
Sept 11: Duane Wegener, The use of null hypothesis significance testing.
Sept 18: Maria Stavraki, Universidad a Distancia de Madrid (Spain), Complex emotions validation thoughts:  An appraisal perspective.
Sept 25:   [No meeting, SESP]
Oct 2:  Asael Sklar, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Israel), Unconscious arithmetic.
Oct 9:  Elise Bui, Evaluative conditioning.
Oct 16:  [No meeting, OSU break]
Oct 23:  Geoff Durso, Bivariate vs. bipolar measures of attitudes.
Oct 30:  Jeremy Gretton, Breadth and bias correction.
Nov 6:  Andy Luttrell, Perceived intervention efficacy and the preference for single vs. multi country conflicts.
Nov 13:  Laura Wallace, Bias:  A conceptually distinct, but understudied dimension of source credibility.
Nov 20:  Jacob Teeny, Positive and negative word of mouth for hedonic and utilitarian attitude objects.
Nov 27:  [Thanksgiving holiday]
Dec 4:  Maureen Craig, How gendered facial features and racial categories influence persuasion in gendered topics.
Jan 15: Vanessa Sawicki, Ohio State University – Marion, Motives and means to strengthen weak attitudes.
Jan 22:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Treating thoughts about people as material objects.
Jan 29:  [No meeting, SPSP]
Feb 5:   [No Meeting – Grad Recruitment]
Feb 12:  Nick O’Dell, Decision making capability beliefs.
Feb 19:  Baldwin Way, Acetaminophen and aggression.
Feb 26:  Andy Geers, University of Toledo, Placebo effects:  An ELM analysis.
Mar 4: Kathleen Patton, Attitudinal ambivalence as a moderator of similarity-attraction effects.
Mar 11:  SPSP Poster presentations (Pete Zunick, Ashley Brown, Jake Teeny, Kathleen Patton, Ian Roberts)
Mar 18: [No meeting, OSU break]
Mar 25:  Luke Hinsenkamp, (Un)Certainty, threat, and extremity.
Apr 1:   Shuqi Li, Fairness judgment and decision during social exchanges:  The role of numeracy, communal orientation and exchange orientation.
Apr 8:  Nancy Xu, Differential impact of need to evaluate-expresssing versus learning on self-generated versus other generated persuasion.
Apr 22:  Goodbyes from departing GAP members: (Steven Bengal, Maureen Craig, and Andy Luttrell).


Sept 5:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Translating social psychological wisdom into self-help interventions:  Deliberative versus incidental strategies of self-improvement.
Sept 12:  Maureen Craig, Ohio State University, Cross category coalitions:  Reducing bias across identity dimensions in intra-minority intergroup relations.
Sept 19:  Jennifer Belding, Ohio State University, Self-control, attitudes, and persuasion.
Sept 26:  Dylan Wagner, Ohio State University, The neural basis of self-regulation failure.
Oct 3:  [No meeting]
Oct 10:  Abby Evans, Ohio State University, Multiple roles for observed non-verbal cues.
Oct 17:  Brad Bushman, Department of Communication, Ohio State University, (1) Blood, Gore, and video games:  Effects of violent content on players; (2) Aggression often starts when self-control stops.
Oct 24:  Jeremy Gretton, Ohio State University, Manipulating theories of bias.
Oct 31:  [No meeting]
Nov 7:  Andy Luttrell, Ohio State University, Perceived bases of certainty and resistance to persuasion.
Nov 14:  Geoff Durso, Ohio State University, The role of expectancies in the feeling of ambivalence.
Nov 21:  Steven Bengal, Ohio State University, An attitudes approach to numerical anchoring.
Nov 28:  [Thanksgiving holiday]
Dec 5:  Jennifer Belding, Ohio State University, Confidence in goals as a determinant of behavior.
Jan 16:  Jessica Carnevale, Ohio State University, Construal level knowledge and self-control conflicts.
Jan 23:  Hyojin Lee, Department of Marketing, Ohio State University, The effects of color versus black and white on construal level.
Jan 30:  Elise Bui, Ohio State University, Diet and health:  An attitude conditioning appraoch.
Feb 6:   [No Meeting – Grad Recruitment]
Feb 13:  James Dimmock, School of Sport Science, Exercise, and Health, University of Western Australia, The health related conseqeunces of autonomy:  A self-determination approach.
Feb 20:  David Santos, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain),The interaction of trait aggressiveness and playing violent video games on self validation.
Feb 27:  [No Meeting – SPSP]
Mar 6:  Laura Wallace, Ohio State University, Understanding the antecedents and consequences of perceived bias.
Mar 13:  Jacob Teeny, Ohio State University, Affective and cognitive bases of attitudes as determinants of prompted and spontaneous advocacy.
Mar 20:  [No Meeting – Spring Break]
Mar 27:  Kathleen Patton, Ohio State University, TBA
Apr 3:   Lucas Hinsenkamp, Ohio State University, Threat and certainty as determinants of attitude extremity.
Apr 10:  Nicole Dusthimer and Alex Keaveney, Ohio State University, TBA
Apr 24:  Goodbyes from departing GAP members:
May 1:  [No Meeting – MPA]


Aug 23:  Sarah Clear, Sports and Recreation Management, University of Western Australia (Australia), Inoculation theory:  Investigating mechanisms, decay and application to health behavior.
Aug 30:  Ismael Gallardo, Psychology, Universidad de Talca (Chile), Dissonance and self-affirmation:  A self-validation approach.
Sept 6: Ian Krajbich, Psychology and Economics, Ohio State University, Thinking fast and slow:  Confounds in the evidence for intuitive social decisions.
Sept 13:  Serra Celebi, Communication, Yasar University (Turkey), Social communication apprehension and the use of social network sites.
Sept 20:  Andy Luttrell, Psychology, Ohio State University, The role of ambivalence and certainty in attitude stability.
Sept 27:  [No Meeting – SESP]
Oct 4:  Eddie Brummelman, Psychology, Utrecht University (the Netherlands), My child redeems my broken dreams:  On parents transferring their unfilled ambitions onto their child.
Oct 11:  Jamie Barden, Psychology, Howard University, Race matching and racial identity in elaboration and consumer behavior.
Oct 18: Lisa Jaremka, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, Ohio State University, Threats to belonging:  Consequences for immune and endocrine function.
Oct 25:  Geoff Durso; Kyle Ratner; Psychology, Ohio State University, Tylenol and social behavior.
Nov 1:  Duane Wegener, Psychology, Ohio State University, Research best practices in social psychology.
Nov 8:  Robert W. Smith, Department of Marketing, Ohio State University, All together now: How perceptions of entitatvity guide judgments and behavior.
Nov 15:  Kyle Ratner, Ohio State University, (Practice job talk).
Nov 22:  Lifeng Yang, Department of Marketing, University of Mississippi, Does benchmarking competitive features of the competing brand make your brand better?  An examination of the moderating role of brand commitment.
Nov 29:  [No Meeting – Thanksgiving]
Jan 10: Jeremy Gretton, Ohio State University, Multiple roles for attitudes in predicting behavior.
Jan 17:  Steven Bengal, Ohio State University, Numerical anchoring:  An attitudes perspective.
Jan 24:  Jenn Belding, Ohio State University, Embodied external objects and persuasion:  A self-validation approach.
Jan 31:  Geoff Durso, Ohio State University, From power to inaction:  When power leads to paralysis.
Feb 7:   [No Meeting – Grad Recruitment]
Feb 14:  [No Meeting – SPSP]
Feb 21:  Nick Wright, Ohio State University, Dimensions of the need to evaluate scale.
Feb 28:  Elise Bui, Ohio State University, Evaluative conditioning and generalization.
Mar 7:  Paul Stillman, Ohio State University, Proactive versus reactive self-regulation.
Mar 14:  [No Meeting – Spring Break]
Mar 21:  Matt Rocklage, Ohio State University, On the utility of attitude emotionality.
Mar 28:  Brad Okdie and Jim Wirth, Ohio State University-Newark, Having a strong attitude in the wrong group:  Examining motivations for ostracizing.
Apr 4:   Jake Teeny, Ohio State University, Exploring the antecedents of proselytism; Laura Wallace, Ohio State University, Using argument quality to determine of a source is biased.
Apr 11:  Luke Hinsenkamp, Ohio State University, Patterns of mixed valence information during attitude formation:  Implications for ambivalence; Kathleen Patton, Ohio State University, Revisiting post-decisional attitude change in the free choice paradigm.
Apr 25:  Goodbyes from departing GAP members:  Kyle Ratner, Nick Wright, Alison Young, Serra Celebi


Aug 31:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), The role of criticism in self-validation processes.
Sept 7:  Brian Ahearn, Influence people (blog), The science of influence applied to the business world.
Sept 14: Chip Eveland, Dept. of Communications, Ohio State University, Accuracy in the perceptions of the opinions of others.
Sept 21:  Jennifer Belding, Dept. of Psychology, Ohio State University, Elaboration and self-control.
Sept 28:  Duane Wegener, Dept. of Psychology, Ohio State University, Attitude strength and the motivational impact of weak attitudes.
Oct 5:  Osei Appiah, Dept. of Communications, Ohio State University, Not your average peeping Tom:  Cultural voyeruism and moving beyond racial prejudice through outgroup neutrality and favorability.
Oct 12:  Eva Pietri, Dept. of Psychology, Ohio State University, Individual differences in the valence weighting bias.
Oct 19:  Amelia Aldao, Dept. of Psychology (clinical area), Ohio State University, Emotion regulation, motivation, and psychopathology.
Oct 26:  [No Meeting – SESP]
Nov 2:  Patrick Carroll, Dept. of Psychology, Ohio State University-Lima, Self-revision:  From past and present to future selves and back again.
Nov 9:  Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, Dept. of Psychology, Ohio State University-Marion, The value of attitude certainty.
Nov 16:  Robyn Wilson, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University, Using psychology to solve complex environmental problems:  Applications for land management and wildlife conservation.
Nov 23:  [No Meeting – Thanksgiving]
Nov 30: Vanessa Sawicki, Dept. of Psychology, Ohio State University, The motivational strength of weak attitudes.
Jan 11: Pablo Briñol, Psychology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Violence and self-validation.
Jan 18:  [No Meeting – SPSP]
Jan 25:  Kristen Dunfield, Psychology, Ohio State University,Risky business:  Examining the role of partner choice in children’s social interactions.
Feb 1:  Mary Steffel, Marketing, University of Cincinnati,Double standards in the use of enhancing products by self and others.
Feb 8:   [No Meeting – Grad Recruitment]
Feb 15:  Jeremy Gretton, Psychology, Ohio State University, Knowledge complexity and attitude-behavior consistency…..It’s complicated.
Feb 22:  Andy Luttrell, Psychology, Ohio State University, Willingness to intervene in one- versus two-country conflicts.
Mar 1:   Steven Bengal, Psychology, Ohio State University, Anchoring and range formation.
Mar 8:  Geoff Durso, Psychology, Ohio State University, Feeling more or less conflicted about ambivalent information:  The role of expectations.
Mar 15:  [No Meeting – Spring Break]
Mar 22: Alison Young, Psychology, Ohio State University, The effects of political attitudes on the visual representation of a specific, unambiguous target.
Mar 29:  Elise Bui, Psychology, Ohio State University, Implicit misattribution explanation for evaluative conditioning with spiders.
Apr 5:   Nick Wright, Psychology, Ohio State University, Matching messages to individual differences in need to evaluate.
Apr 12:  Matt Rocklage, Psychology, Ohio State University, Evaluative language studies:  Separating affect from cognition.
Apr 26:  Goodbyes from departing GAP members.


Sept 30:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain),Ease of thought expression.
Oct 7:  Bradley Okdie, Ohio State University-Newark,Understanding the elusive vividness effect: A meta-analysis on vividness and persuasion.
Oct 14:   [NO LAB – SESP]
Oct 21:   Brad Bushman, Ohio State University, Department of Commuinications, If the media bleeds, then memory for the ad recedes.
Oct 28:  Chris Loersch, University of Colorado, On being social:  Group processes in the formation of alcohol-related attitudes and human musicality.
Nov 4:    Vanessa Sawicki, Ohio State University,A metacognitive look at close relationships.
Nov 11:  [NO LAB – Veteran’s Day Holiday]
Nov 18:  Ben Wagner, Ohio State University, Disgust and social judgment:  A self-validation approach.
Nov 25:  [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 2:  India Johnson, Ohio State University, Implicit ambivalence and prejudice as a determinant of information processing.
Jan 13:   Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Paranoia:  A self-validation analysis.
Jan 20:  Ingrid Haas, Ohio State University, Uncertainty and social cognition:  The moderating role of threat.
Jan 27:  [NO LAB – SPSP]
Feb 3:    Steven Bengall, Ohio State University, Testing anchoring and extremity:  An attitudinal perspective.
Feb 10:  Andy Luttrell, Ohio State University, Resisting persuasion with unfounded confidence.
Feb 17:   [NO LAB – SCP]
Feb 24:   Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, Ohio State University, Value from certainty:  The effects of attitude certainty on willingness to pay.
Mar 9:  Xiaoyan Deng, Department of Marketing, Ohio State University, How portrait versus landscape visual field orientation affects information processing.
Mar 30:   Tabitha Kirkland, Ohio State University, Toward a comprehensive understanding of happiness.
Apr 6:    Jennifer Belding, Ohio State University, Reducing defensive processing: High construal levels increase receptiveness to changeable negative information.
Apr 13:  Dominik Mischkowski, Ohio State University, Social exclusion and working memory capacity.
Apr 20:  Tamera Schneider, Wright State University, Implicit attitudes and health communication.
Apr 27:   MPA PRACTICE TALKS: The Role of Elaboration in Self-Control Conflicts, JENNIFER N. BELDING; Effects of Elaboration/Cognitive Load on Anchoring to Extreme Values, STEVEN BENGAL; The Elephant in the Room: Race and Information Processin, INDIA JOHNSON; Willingness to Intervene in Conflict: An Intra-group vs. Inter-group Distinction, ANDREW L LUTTRELL; Value from Certainty: The Effects of Attitude Certainty on Willingness to Pay, BRITTANY SHOOTS-REINHARD
May 4:   [NO LAB – MPA]
May 11:  Geoff Durso, Ohio State University, Reducing the discomfort of implicit ambivalence
May 18:  Jeremy Gretton, Ohio State University, Cross domain information consistency enhances attitude-intention relations
May 25:   [NO LAB – EASP]
June 1:    Nick Wright, Ohio State University, Matching messages to individual differences in need to evaluate.


Oct 1:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Power and social behavior.
Oct 8:  [NO LAB – SESP]
Oct 15:   [NO LAB – OSU New Methods in Political Psychology Conference]
Oct 22:   Vanessa Sawicki, Ohio State University, Motivational Factors in Selective Exposure to Information:  A new look.
Oct 29:  Phil Mazzocco, Ohio State University-Mansfield, Working towards a model of narrative persuasion.
Nov 5:  Ellen Peters, Ohio State University, Informed choice versus the construction of preferences.
Nov 12:  Rebecca Walker Naylor, Dept. of Marketing, Ohio State University, Persuasion by ambiguous others.
Nov 19:  Andrew Geers, University of Toledo, Predicting Goal Persistence: Optimism as a behavior propellant.
Nov 26:  [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 2:  [NO LAB]  The scheduled presentation, Rachel Smith, Qualtrics Labs Inc., Using Qualtrics for Web based surveys and experiments, is postponed until January 21.
Jan 7:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Impact of the origin of one’s thoughts on attitudes.
Jan 14:  Ben Wagner, Ohio State University, Anger:  A self-validation perspective.
Jan 21:  Rachel Smith, Qualtrics Labs Inc., Using Qualtrics for Web based surveys and experiments.
Jan 28:  [NO LAB – SPSP]
Feb 4:   Jo Sasota, Ohio State University, Interdependent self-construals influence decision-making when others are affected.
Feb 11:  Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, Ohio State University, Personality certainty:  Increasing the predictive utility of personality scales.
Feb 18:   Jessica Rea, Ohio State University, TBA
Feb 25:   Alison Young, Ohio State University, Attitude accessibility and categorization.
Mar 11:  Matt Braslow, Ohio State University, Threat and uncertainty in self-handicapping and overachievement.
Apr 1:   Eva Pietri, Ohio State University, Reducing the negativity bias in Beanfest.
Apr 8:    Matthew Rocklage, Ohio State University, Weighing positive versus negative as an initial default response.
Apr 15:  Tabitha Kirkland, Ohio State University, Is there something wrong with happiness?
Apr 22:  Jennifer Belding, Ohio State University, The embodiment of external objects:  A self-validation perspective.
1.  Priming through Embodiment: External Objects Influence Attitude Extremity and Strength – JENNIFER N. BELDING, The Ohio State University; PABLO BRINOL, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; RICHARD E. PETTY, The Ohio State University
2.  Racial Implicit Ambivalence and Information Processing – INDIA JOHNSON & RICHARD E. PETTY, The Ohio State University; PABLO BRIÑOL, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
3.  Personality Certainty: Improving the Predictive Utility of Personality Scales – BRITTANY SHOOTS-REINHARD & RICHARD PETTY, The Ohio State University; KEN DEMARREE, Texas Tech University; DEREK RUCKER, Northwestern University
4. The Accuracy and Utility of Brief-Exposure Judgments of Group-Level Characteristics- PAUL STILLMAN, Ohio State University; THOMAS GILOVICH, Cornell University; KENTARO FUJITA, Ohio State University
May 6:   [NO LAB – MPA]
May 13:  India Johnson, Ohio State University, The role of meaningful negation in reducing implcit racial prejudice.
May 20:   Chris Jones, Ohio State University, Attitude formation and change from approaching and avoiding subliminally presented objects.
May 27:   Steven Bengall, Ohio State University, Anchoring and ranges:  Examining selective accessibility.
June 3:    Andy Luttrell, Ohio State University, Chronic and situational need for closure:  A research proposal.


Oct 2:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), The role of threat in self-validation effects.
Oct 9:  Nathan Arbuckle, Ohio State University, Social identity and motivation.
Oct 16:  [NO LAB – SESP]
Oct 23:  Phil Mazzocco, Ohio State University- Mansfield , Racial colorblindness:  Benevolent and malevolent varieties.
Oct 30:  Michael McCaslin, Ohio State University, Revisiting self-persuasion:  A new look at a classic paradigm.
Nov 6:  Eugene Borgida, University of Minnesota, [PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW SERIES TALK; Explicit and implicit gender bias in arbitration decision making]
Nov 13:  [NO LAB]
Nov 20:  John Casterline, Department of Sociology, Ohio State University, Attitude-behavior discrepancy in demographic research in low-income countries:  Highly influential, poorly understood.
Nov 27 :  [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 4 : Louisa Egan, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, How research with monkeys and children can inform social psychological theory:  The case of cognitive dissonance.
Jan 8:  Derek Rucker, Northwestern University, Confidence and message scrutiny:  The role of abstraction
Jan 15:   Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Mindfulness and diffusion therapy:  A self-validation approach.
Jan 22:  Rob Holland, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Control in motion:  The regulatory function of approach and avoidance orientations.
Jan 29:  [NO LAB – SPSP]
Feb 5:    Benjamin Wagner, Ohio State University, Anger and judgment.
Feb 12:  [NO LAB]
Feb 19:  India Johnson, Ohio State University, Implicit racial ambivalence as a determinant of message scrutiny.
Feb 26:  Patrick Carroll, Ohio State University- Lima, The long road from possible to core self-revision.
Mar 12:  Eugene Borgida, University of Minnesota, [PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW SERIES TALK] Explicit and implicit gender bias in arbitration decision making.
Apr 2:   Samantha Mowrer, Ohio State University, The influence of regulatory focus on reward processing.
Apr 9:  Brandon Kopp, Ohio State University, A non-elaborative path to attitude certainty:  Attitude certainty via actual and perceived accessibility.
Apr 16:  Michael Saks, Arizona State University, [PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW SERIES TALK] Social psychological experiments on the rule of law.
(1) Self-persuasion revisited: Investigating the impact of confidence in role-playing; MICHAEL J. MCCASLIN, Ohio State University; PABLO BRIÑOL, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; RICHARD E. PETTY, Ohio State University
(2) Meaningful negation as a tool to modify automatic racial attitudes INDIA R. JOHNSON, BRANDON KOPP & RICHARD PETTY, The Ohio State University
(3) The impact of threat and uncertainty on political ideology INGRID R. JOHNSEN & WILLIAM A. CUNNINGHAM, Ohio State University
Apr 30:   [NO LAB – MPA]
May 7:   Adam Hasinski, Ohio State University, Exploring evaluative biases in decision making with reinforcement learning models.
May 14:  Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, Ohio State University, Personality certainty:  Increasing the predictive utility of personality scales
May 21:  Ingrid Johnsen, Ohio State University, The impact of threat and uncertainty on political ideology.
May 28:   Jennifer Belding, Ohio State University, Embodying external objects influences attitudes.
June 4:
10:30 – Mike McCaslin and Brandon Kopp, Ohio State University, Final remarks
11:00 – Norman Li, University of Texas and Singapore Management University, The budget allocation method:  Separating psychological necessities from luxuries


Oct 3:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Minority influence: A self-validation analysis.
Oct 10:  [NO LAB]
Oct 17:  Ramadhar Singh, National University of Singapore, The attitude similarity-attraction relationship revisited: On the importance of trust.
Oct 24:  [NO LAB – SESP]
Oct 31:  Kimberly Rios Morrison, Dept of Communication, OSU, Identity and (Non-)conformity.
Nov 7:  Dominic Packer, OSU, Avoiding groupthink: Factors affecting opinion expression by strongly identified group members.
Nov 14:  Joseph Priester, University of Southern California, CANCELLED DUE TO SPEAKER ILLNESS
Nov 21:  Karen McGregor, OSU, The impact of construal levels on attitude strength.
Nov 28 :  [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 5 : Geoff Kaufman, OSU, Identification with fictional characters and its impact on readers’ self-concepts and behavior.
Jan 9:  Michelle See, National University of Singapore, Self-construal and post decision spread.
Jan 16:   David Roskos-Ewoldson, Dept of Communication, OSU, Implict and explicit racial attitudes.
Jan 23:  Anna Han, Ohio State University, The IAT: What does it measure?
Jan 30:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Emotional validation: The role of confidence and valence.
Feb 6:    [NO LAB – SPSP]
Feb 13:  [NO LAB – SCP]
Feb 20:  Randy Shedloski, Ohio State University, For better or for worse: The iimpact of other people’s evaluations on our entertainment. experience.
Feb 27:  James Dimmock, University of Western Australia, Regulatory focus and automaticity: A research program in the context of the goal of exercise.
Mar 13:  Benjamin Wagner, Ohio State University, The role of disgust in thought validation.
Apr 3: [NO LAB]
Apr 10:  Robert J. (BJ) Rydell, Indiana University, Negation and attitude formation:  Salience of negation tags and cognitive resources.
Apr 17:  [NO LAB]
1. Reducing the IAT’s Susceptibility to Category Redefinition, H. ANNA HAN, Ohio State University; RUSSELL H. FAZIO, Ohio State University.
2. Source Confusability in Evaluative Conditioning and Type of Unconditioning Stimulus, CHRISTOPHER R. JONES, Ohio State University; RUSSELL H. FAZIO, Ohio State University; MICHAEL A. OLSON, University of Tennessee
3. The Role of Doubt in Self-Persuasion: A New Look at a Classic Paradigm, MICHAEL J. MCCASLIN, Ohio State University; PABLO BRIÑOL, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; RICHARD E. PETTY, Ohio State University.
4. Recalibrating the Negativity Bias, EVAVA S. PIETRI, Ohio State University; RUSSELL FAZIO, Ohio State University.
May 1:   [NO LAB – MPA]
May 8:   Ingrid Johnsen, Ohio State University, The impact of threat and uncertainty on political ideology.
May 15:  Brandon Kopp, Ohio State University, How does attitude accessibility produce attitude strength?  A meta-cognitive perspective.
May 22:  Mike McCaslin, Ohio State University, Explicit and implicit intergroup bias in the minimal group paradigm.
May 29:  (1) India Johnson, Ohio State University, Meaningful negation and the reduction of automatic racial attitudes. (2) Chris Loersch, Ohio State University, Final reflections.


Sept 21:  Jay Van Bavel, Ohio State University, The primacy of the ingroup: Neueral substrates and evaluative implications of novel group membership.
Sept 28:   [NO LAB]
Oct 5:    Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), The role of confidence in understanding the self.
Oct 12:   [NO LAB – SESP]
Oct 19:   David Klein, Elections Research and Operations Specialist, Office of the Ohio Secretary of State, EVEREST:  Persuasion in the elaboration likelihood death zone.
Oct 26:  [NO LAB – ACR]
Nov 2:   Ken DeMarree, Ohio State University, Understanding prime to behavior effects:  The active self account.
Nov 9:  David Dunning, Cornell University, So what good is self-knowledge?
Nov 16:  Aaron Wichman, Ohio State University, Defensive reactions to uncertainty threats.
Nov 23:  [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Jan 4 :    Eric Shaeffer, Ohio State University, The effects of visual perspective in imagery on perception, motivation, and behavior.
Jan 11:   Michelle See, National University of Singapore, Motivation versus ability for information use as a function of meta- versus structural bases of attitudes.
Jan 18:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Self-persuasion.
Jan 25 :   [NO LAB]
Feb 1:   Anna Han, Ohio State University, Implicit attitudes.
Feb 8:  [NO LAB – SPSP]
Feb 15:   Ingrid Johnsen, Ohio State University, Political ideology and the influence of threat.
Feb 22 :   Mike McCaslin, Ohio State University, Attitude dissociation: Testing a strict dual systems account.
Mar 7:   Chris Loersch, Ohio State University, An attributional approach to priming.
March 28:  Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, Ohio State University, Certainty in contrast as a function of extent of thinking.
Apr 4:   Ben Wagner, Ohio State University, Embodiment and evaluation.
Apr 11:  Saul Kassin, Williams College, A social psychologist in the legal domain. 
Apr 18: Chris Jones, Ohio State University, Speech Phobia: An attitudes approach
McCaslin, M. J., Loersch, C., & Petty, R. E. Attitude dissociation: The interplay of associative and deliberatiave attitude processes.
DeMarree, K. G., & Loersch, C. Misattribution to the self as a mechanism of prime-to-behavior effects.
May 2:   [NO LAB – MPA]
May 9:   Eva Pietri, Ohio State University, Recalibrating the negativity bias
May 16:  Alison Pfent, Ohio State University, Changing oneself and then changing the world: Regulatory fit, identity change, and activism
May 23:  India Johnson, Ohio State University, Correction for stereotypes: Is negation possible?
May 30:  Ken DeMarree, Ohio State University, Individual differences in self-validation proceses


Sept 29:  [NO LAB – ACR]
Oct 6:    Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Explicit and implicit beliefs about persuasion and resistance to change
Oct 13:   [NO LAB – SESP]
Oct 20:   [NO LAB – ANES]
Oct 27:   Phil Mazzocco, Ohio State University, Mansfield, A disparities-focused model of racial policy attitudes
Nov 3:   Ken DeMarree, Ohio State University, On the independence of self-strength indicators:  Self-esteem accessibility, certainty, and resistance to change.
Nov 10:  [NO LAB – Veteran’s Day Holiday]
Nov 17:  Angel Gomez, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (Spain), The “darker side” of recategorization:  Effects of the common ingroup identity model
Nov 24:  [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 1:  Wil Cunningham, Ohio State University, Social neuroscience and attitudes
Jan 12:   Ken DeMarree, Ohio State University
Part I:  Self-esteem accessibility as attitude strength:  On the durability and impactfulness of accessible self-views [practice SPSP talk]
Part II:  Structural consistency of the self attitude and resistance to self-evaluative conditioning
Jan 19 :    Natalie Shook, Ohio State University,  Attitude formation and maintenance through exploration and associative learning.
Jan 26 :   [NO LAB – SPSP]
Feb 2:   Olesya Govorun, Burke Market Research, Marketing research and social psychology
Feb 9:  Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Meta cognition and emotion
Feb 16:   Michelle See, Ohio State University, Structural and meta-bases of attitudes:  New directions
Feb 23 :  Ken Fujita, Ohio State University, Psychological distance, mental construals, and attitude change
Mar 9 :  Mike McCaslin , Ohio State University, Explicit and implicit measures of ingroupo and outgroup nias
March 30:   [NO LAB]
Apr 6:   Anna Han, Ohio State University, The IAT: Malleability of attitudes or malleability of attitude measures?
Apr 13 :  Brandon Kopp, Ohio State University, Can people negate their beliefs?
Apr 20 :  Natalie Shook, Ohio State University, Understanding prejudice:  Impact of automatic attitudes on roommate satisfaction
Apr 27 :   MPA Practice talks
Ken DeMarree, Structrural consistency of the self and resistance to change
Mike McCaslin, Investigating intergroup bias in the minimal group paradigm
Michelle See, Meta-bases, structural bases, and information interest
May 4:   [NO LAB – MPA]May 11:  Ben Wagner, Ohio State University, Attitudes and morality:  Does morality convey attitude strength?
May 18 : Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, Ohio State University, An attitude strength perspective on assimilation and contrast effects
May 25:  Chris Jones, Ohio State University, Evaluative conditioning:  An implicit misattribution approach
Jun 1 : Steve Livingston, Ohio State University, Using simulated ostracism to reduce prejudice toward members of stigmatized groups


Sept 23:   Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Power and persuasion:  A multiple roles analysis.
Sept 30:   [NO LAB – ACR]
Oct 7:      [NO LAB – SESP]
Oct 14:     John Updegraff, Kent State University, Understanding how tailored health communications work.
Oct 21:    Kristi Costabile, Ohio State University, The power of narratives:  How stories influence our understanding of the social world.
Oct 28:     Zakary L. Tormala, Indiana University, The context of persuasion.
Nov 4:      Ken DeMarree, Ohio State University, Self-validation by individual differences in self-certainty.
Nov 11:    [NO LAB – Veteran’s Day Holiday]
Nov 18:    Joe Roberts, Ohio State University, Exploring the effects of perceived economic inequality.
Nov 25:    [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 2:      Phil Mazzocco, Ohio State University, Key determinants of Whites’ racial policy attitudes.
Jan 13:    Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Attitude change:  Embodiment and evolution
Jan 20:     Isaac Lipkus, Duke University Medical Center, Ambivalence and health behaviors:  The good, the bad, the unknown
Jan 27:     [NO LAB – SPSP]
Feb 3:       Kathleen McGraw, Dept. of Political Science, OSU, Personifying the nation-state:  Implications for attitude formation
Feb 10:     Kristi Costabile, Ohio State University, Is seeing believing:  The role of imagery and transportation in narrative persuasion
Feb 17:     [NO LAB]
Feb 24:     Roland Deutsch, Universität Würzburg and Ohio State University, Attitude formation through simulated social interaction
Mar 3:       [NO LAB – Grad Recruitment Day]
Mar 10:     Chris Jones, Ohio State University, Eye gaze as a predictor of evaluative conditioning
Mar 31:      Jamie Barden, Howard University, Seeing a hypocrite or not depends on the eye of the beholder.
Apr 7:        [NO LAB]
Apr 14:      Greg Maio, University of Cardiff,  Mental properties of social values.  [Room 35 PSYCH BLDG]
Apr.  21:     Michelle See, Ohio State University, Affective-cognitive orientation.
Apr 28:       MPA Practice talks
(1) Ken Demarree, Biased information processing and self-esteem accessibility.
(2) Anna Han, Shifting interpretation of the IAT as a function of conversation norms.
(3) Michelle See,  Meta-bases, structural bases, and persuasion.
(4)  Natalie Shook,  Negativity biases in attitude formation and emotional disorders
May 5:   [NO LAB – MPA]
May 12: Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick, Dept. of Communication, Ohio State University, Selective exposure:  Using media messages to regulate moods and awareness
May 19:
(1)  Brittany Shoots-Reinhard,  Ohio State University, Personality certainty:  Increasing the predictive utility of personality scales.
(2)  Benjamin Wagner, Ohio State University, Moral values and attitude certainty
May 26:   Brandon Kopp, Ohio State University, Creating a false context:  Challenging the Spinozan model



Sept 26:   Pablo Briñol, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Fluency and judgment:  A meta-cognitive perspective.
Oct 10:     Helma van den Berg, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands),  The influence of affective versus cognitive focus on attitude formation.
Oct 17:     Dolores Albarracín, University of Florida, Survival of attitude judgments:  A test of a model of attitude activation and comparison.
Oct 24:     Michael Olson, Ohio State University, Simultaneous classical conditioning:  A misattribution appraoch.
Oct 31:     Derek Rucker, Ohio State University, When resistance is futile (A practice job talk)
Nov 14:    George Bizer, Eastern Illinois University, The effects of valence framing on attitude resistance.
Nov 21:    Jamie Barden, Ohio State University, Impact of gender matching on hypocrisy judgments.



Sept 25:  Christian Wheeler (Tyronne revisited)
Sept. 29:  Pablo Briñol
Oct 2:      Jamie Barden & Will Maddox
Oct 6:      Christian Wheeler (1st practice job talk)
Oct 13:    Bendik Samuelsen
Oct 27:    Zak Tormala
Nov 3:     Derek Rucker
Nov. 10:   [NO LAB. APA awards comm]
Nov. 13    Ray Montemayor
Nov. 17:   Lisa Evans
Nov. 24:   [NO LAB – Thanksgiving]  
Dec. 1:     [NO LABU. FL.]
Dec. 8:     Pablo Briñol


Sep 24:    Derek Rucker
Oct 1:      [no lab]
Oct 8:      Pablo Briñol
Oct 15:   [no lab – SESP]
Oct 22:    Discussion of Francis paper
Oct 30:   [NO LAB – colloquium]
Nov 6:    Christian Wheeler
Nov 13:   Zak Tormala.
Nov 20:  George Bizer
Nov 27:   [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 4:     Jamie Barden
Mar 31:   George Bizer
Apr 7:      Joe Priester
Apr 21:   Allyson Ankerbrand (Holbrook)
Apr 28:   MPA Practice – 1
May 5:     MPA Practice – 2
May 12:  Jamie Barden
May 19:   Jeff Larsen
May 26:   Christian Wheeler & Zak Tormala
June 2:    Richard Shakarchi & Derek Rucker


Oct 2:      Dave DeSteno
Oct 9:      Allyson Holbrook
Oct. 16:   Monique Fleming
Oct 23     [no lab – SESP]
Oct 30:      Lisa Evans/Melanie Green
Nov. 6:    Zak Tormala
Nov. 13:  Christian Wheeler
Nov. 20:   George Bizer
Nov 27:    [no lab – Thanksgiving]
Dec. 4:    Lisa Evans [final remarks]
Jan 8:      Monique Fleming
Jan 15:    Dave DeSteno
Jan 29:    Christian Wheeler
Feb 5:      Discussion of job candidate search
Feb 12:    Alllyson Holbrook
Feb. 19:   No Lab
Feb. 26:   No Lab
Mar 5:      Derek Rucker
Mar 12:    George Bizer
Apr 2:      Jeff Larsen
Apr 9:     [no lab – OPA]
Apr 16:    MPA Practice talks
Apr 23:    [no lab –  U. Missouri]
Apr  30:   [no lab – MPA]
May 7:     Christian Wheeler
May 14:    Zak Tormala
May 21:   Derek Rucker
May 28:   Dave DeSteno
Jun 4:      Monique Fleming


Oct 3:    Christian Wheeler
Oct 10:  Joint meeting with SCRG
Oct 17:  Monique Fleming [practice job talk]
Oct 24:  [no lab – SESP]
Oct 31:   Lisa Evans/Melanie Green
Nov 7      [NO LAB – Veteran’s Day Holiday]
Nov 14:  David DeSteno
Nov 21:  George Bizer.
Nov 28:  [NO LAB – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec 5:     Blair Jarvis
Jan 9:    George Bizer/Christian Wheeler
Jan 16:  GAP webpage discussion
Jan 23:  Lisa Evans
Jan 30:  Tony Hermann/Christian Wheeler
Feb 6:    Jennifer Garst
Feb 13:   Lisa Evans/Melanie Green/Blair Jarvis
Feb 20:   [NO LAB – Grad Recruitment Day]
Feb 27:   Zak Tormala
Mar 6:     Allyson Holbrook
Mar 13:   Blair Jarvis
Apr 3:     Dave DeSteno
April 10: No Lab
Apr 17:   No Lab
Apr 24:   Fishbein Colloquium 10-11:30; MPA practice 3:30-5
May 1:    No Lab, MPA
May 8:    Tony Hermann
May 15:  APS Practice (Bizer, Wheeler, Fleming)
May 22:   No Lab (APS)
May 29:   Zak Tormala
June 5:    Blair Jarvis
June 12: Media Lab Contest  


Oct 4 & 11:  Monique Fleming
Oct 18:  No Lab, SESP
Oct 25:  David DeSteno
Nov 1:   George Bizer
Nov 6:   joint lab with SCRG
Nov 15:  Lisa Evans
Nov 22:  Chris Hawkins
Nov 29:  No Lab
Dec 6:    Blair Jarvis



Sept 23:  Blair Jarvis
Sept 30:  Alan Strathman
Oct 7:     Arnold Bakker
Oct 21:   Monique Fleming & Paul White
Nov 4:     John Downing
Nov 18:   Lee Fabrigar
Dec 2:     Amy Harasty
Jan 13:    Monique Fleming
Jan 20:    Jeff Feinstein
Jan 27:    Paul White
Feb 3:     Chris Hawkins
Feb 10:    Lisa Evans
Feb. 24:   John Skelly
Mar 3:      Blair Jarvis
Mar 10:    Lee Fabrigar