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Haverford College
Department of Psychology

Scholarly Conference Presentations Based on Thesis Projects

* Haverford senior thesis student

  • *Tan, J., Lilgendahl, J. P., *Bass, R., *Galef, N., & *Plowden, M. (2013, January). Does transformational processing of negative events cause self-growth? An experimental manipulation. In Jonathan Adler and Jack Bauer (Chairs), From crisis to catalyst: The narrative transformation of difficulty into self-development. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Dix, E., *Kim, K., *Ramos, L., *Vega, C., & Compton, R.J. (January 2013). Neural responses to potential racial bias: An expanded Weapons Identification Task. Presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting, New Orleans.
  • *Emery, L. F., *Field, J., *Williams, J., & Le, B. (2013, January). Abstraction makes the heart grow fonder: Construal level, closeness, and romantic relationship quality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Lilgendahl, J. P., Benet-Martinez, V., *Festa, L., *Levenson, C., *Rosenblum, R., & *Dix, E. (2012, January). “So now, I wonder, what am I?”: A narrative approach to bicultural identity integration. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • *Gilson, K., Lilgendahl, J. P., *Bishop, M., & Benet-Martinez, V. (2011, January). Age differences in bicultural identity integration: Quantitative and qualitative perspectives in a national sample. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
  • *Farrell, A. K., & Le, B. (2011, January). Expanding the identity: Self-expansion and identity formation in romantic relationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Antonio, Texas.
  • Le, B., *Farrell, A. K., & Lewandowski, G. W., Jr. (2011, January). Self-expansion and infidelity in romantic relationships: The mediating role of satisfaction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Antonio, Texas.
  • Crockett, E. E., Loving, T. J., Le, B., & *Korn, M. S. Why I miss thee: Relational interdependence mediates the association between participant sex and missing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Tampa, Florida, February 2009.
  • Le, B., Lewandowski, G. W., Jr., Mattingly, B. A., *Korn, M. S., & Evans, K. Self-expansion and closeness as predictors of infidelity in romantic relationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Tampa, Florida, February 2009.
  • Crockett, E. E., Loving, T. J., Le, B., & *Korn, M. S. I miss you, but I'm coping: Long distance relationship status affects reactions to partner absences. In A. J. Merolla (organizer), Long distance in close relationships: Exploring communication, coping, and mental health in geographically-separated relationships. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR), Providence, Rhode Island, July 2008.
  • *Amen, A., *Dodd, J., *Fineman, S.L., & Compton, R.J. Individual differences in cognitive control are associated with cortisol reactivity. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, October 2008.
  • Le, B., Crockett, E. E., *Korn, M. S., & Loving, T. J. Commitment and relationship maintenance during short-term geographic separations: The mediational role of missing a partner. Presented to the International Association for Relationship Research, Providence, July 2008.
  • Boltz, M., *Dyer, R., & *Miller, A. Are you lying to me? Using temporal cues for deception detection. Presented to the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, March 2008.
  • Le, B., *Korn, M. S., Loving, T. J., & Crockett, E. E. Commitment, relationship maintenance, and missing a romantic partner: A longitudinal investigation of short-term geographic separations. Presented to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, February 2008.
  • Lilgendahl, J. P., *Havassy, A., *Fox, M., *Karzon, L., *Scully, J., Benson, J., & Yasinski, C. Lay theories as sources of meaning-making within self-defining memories: The case of academic events. Presented to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, February 2008.
  • Sternberg, W.F., *Shafi, H., *Selsor, S., & Le, B. Associations among empathy, human social relationships, and pain experience. Presented to the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, November 2007.
  • *Carp, J., *Halenar, M., *Quandt, L.C., *Sklar, A., & Compton, R.J. Interpersonal similarity modulates observational error processing. Presented to the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Savannah, October 2007.
  • Boltz, M., *Vandersall, E., *Minaya, L., & *Musliner, K. Cross-modal influences on impression formation. Presented to the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March 2007.
  • Le, B., *Buniva, E., *Kozakewich, E., & Etcheverry, P. E. Social network supportive behaviors and commitment in long-distance romantic relationships. Presented to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, January 2007.
  • Le, B., Loving, T. J., *Feinberg, E. G., *Johnson, K. C., & Ing, J. The experience of geographic separation: Validating the prototype of missing a romantic partner. Presented to the International Association for Relationship Research, Rethymnon, Crete, July 2006.
  • Le, B., *Widick, P., *Purchia, E., *Spinelli, L. M., & *Koster, E. College commitment and associated outcomes: Perspectives from the Investment Model. Presented to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, January 2005.
  • *Widick, P., *Purchia, E., *Spinelli, L. M., *Koster, E., & Le, B. Inclusion and satisfaction with a college community: A self-expansion analysis. Presented to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, January 2005.
  • Le, B., Loving, T. J., *Fiorentino, R., *Quill, M., *Porricelli, L., & *Adams, S. "Wish you were here": A prototype analysis of missing a romantic partner. Presented to the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR), Madison, July 2004.
  • Sternberg, WF, *Ridgway, C., *Stout, M., *Takahaski, H., & *Steinemann, J. Untreated pain on day of birth permanently alters pain sensitivity in mice. Presented to the Society for Neuroscience, Orlando, November 2002.
  • Compton, R., *Fisher, L., *Koenig, L., *McKeown, R., & *Muñoz, K. Relationship between coping styles and hemispheric asymmetry. Presented to the International Neuropsychological Society, Toronto, February 2002.
  • Compton, R.J., & *Mintzer, D.A. Effects of worry and evaluation stress on interhemispheric interaction. Presented to the International Neuropsychological Society, Chicago, February 2001.
  • Sternberg, W.F., *Wellington, A., & *Lord, A. Perinatal stressors alter the magnitude of stress-induced analgesia in adult mice. Presented to the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, November 2000.
  • Sternberg, W.F., *Bokat, C., *Kass, L., *Alboyadjian, A., & Gracely, R. H. Sex-dependent effects of exercise and sedentary competition on pain report in human subjects. Presented to the Society for Neuroscience, Miami, November 1999.
  • Boltz, M., *Kupperman, C., & *Dunne, J. The influence of learning on remembered and expected duration judgments. Presented to the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, February l998.
  • Sternberg, W.F., *Bailin, D., *Grant, M., & Gracely, R.H. Competition alters the perception of noxious heat and cold in male and female athletes. Presented to the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, November 1997.
  • Sternberg, W.F., *Geneve, C., *Goldstein, D., & Mogil, J.S. Stress-related alterations in territorial aggression in mice selectively bred for high and low stress-induced analgesia. Presented to the Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, November 1996.
  • Boltz, M. & *Scott, T. Task predictability and judged duration accuracy. Presented to the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March 1996.
  • *Weiser, A., *Krakauer, I., *May, D., & Boltz, M. Effects of body weight schematicity on cognitive behavior. Presented to the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March 1996.
  • *Kupperman, C., *Harley, R., *Hennelly, S., *Cosetti, M., *Bailin, D., & Boltz, M. Effects of body weight schematicity on the size estimation of body images. Presented to the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March 1996.