February 6, 2006


CURRICULUM VITA

John Joseph Skowronski

 


Personal

 

              Home Address:                                                                                           Date of Birth:              August 29, 1955

                                                                                                                                    Place of Birth:              Chicago, IL

              Home Phone:                                                                                               Lab Phone:                   (815) 752-7073

              Office Address: Department of Psychology                                          Citizenship:                   USA

                                           Northern Illinois University                                         E-mail:                            jskowron@niu.edu

                                           DeKalb, IL 60115-2892                                                  FAX #:                           (815) 753-8088

              Web Page:          http://www3.niu.edu/~tj0jjs1/index.html                    Office Phone:               (815) 753-7073   

 


Education

 

               Ph.D.                   December, 1984                University of Iowa                           Social Psychology

               M.A.                    December, 1980                University of Iowa                           Social Psychology

               B.A.                     May, 1977                         Augustana College (IL.)                  Psychology and Biology


   

Academic and Professional Experience

                             

              8/00-Present      Professor, Northern Illinois University

              9/98-6/00            Professor, The Ohio State University in residence at the Newark Campus

              9/92-8/98           Associate Professor, The Ohio State University in residence at the Newark Campus

8/94-5/95        Visiting Associate Professor, Purdue University

9/86-8/92        Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University in residence at the Newark Campus

8/85-5/86        Visiting Assistant Professor, Kansas State University

8/84-6/85        Instructor, University of Iowa

1/82-6/84        Assistant in Instruction, University of Iowa

8/80-6/81        Instructor, Augustana College

9/80-1/85        Instructor, Guided Correspondence Center for Continuing Education, University of Iowa

8/77-1/82        Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Iowa

8/75-5/77        Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Augustana College

8/74-5/75        Undergraduate Research Assistant, Augustana College



Academic and Professional Honors

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      International Affiliate, Centre for Research on Self and Identity, Dec. 2004 - Present

                Honorary Visiting Professor, Centre for Research in Self and Identity, Department of Psychology,

                            Southampton University, UK, Jan. 2001 - Dec. 31. 2004

<>                The Ohio State University Alumni Award For Distinguished Teaching, 1998  
                The Ohio State University at Newark Award for Scholarly Achievement, 1989, 1993, 1998
 <>             The Ohio State University at Newark Faculty Service Award, 1998
                Thomas J. Evans Teaching Excellence Award, 1991

Inducted into Sigma Xi, 1985

Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, 1977

B.A. received Magna Cum Laude, Augustana College, 1977



Professional Organizations

 

              American Psychological Association                                                        American Psychological Society

              Midwestern Psychological Association                                                     The Psychonomics Society

              Society for Personality and Social Psychology                                         Society for Experimental Social Psychology

              Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition                         International Society for Self and Identity


RESEARCH


Professional Books and Monographs  

 

Thompson, C.P., Skowronski, J.J., Larsen, S.F., & Betz, A.L. (1996). Autobiographical memory: Remembering what and remembering when. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.



Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

 

Heider, J.D., Scherer, C.R., Skowronski, J.J., Wood, S.E., Edlund, J.E., & Hartnett, J.L. (In Press). Trait expectancies and stereotype expectancies have the same effect on person memory. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

 

Ritchie, T. D., Skowronski, J. J., Wood, S. E., Walker, W. R., Vogl, R. J., & Gibbons, J. A. (In Press). Event self-importance, event rehearsal, and the fading affect bias in autobiographical memory. Self & Identity.

 

Ritchie, T.D., Skowronski, J.J., Walker, W.R., & Wood, S.E. (In Press). Comparing two perceived characteristics of autobiographical memory: Memory detail and accessibility. Memory.

 

Coutinho, S., Wiemer-Hastings, K., Skowronski, J.J., & Britt, M. A (2005). Metacognition, need for cognition and use of explanations during ongoing learning and problem solving. Learning and Individual Differences, 15, 321-337.

 

Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (2005) Linking versus thinking: Evidence for the different associative and attributional bases of spontaneous trait transference and spontaneous trait inference. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89, 884-898.

 

Monroe, M.R., Skowronski, J.J., MacDonald, W., & Wood, S.E. (2005) The mildly depressed experience more post-decisional regret than the non-depressed. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 24, 665-690.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (2005). In diversity there is strength: An autobiographical memory research sampler. Social Cognition, 23, 1-10.

 

Sedikides, C., Skowronski, J.J., & Gaertner, L. (2004). Self-enhancement and Self-protection motivation: From the laboratory to an evolutionary context. Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology, 2, 61-79.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (2004). Giving sight and voice to the blind mutes: An overview of theoretical ideas in autobiographical memory.  Social Cognition, 22, 451-459.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Walker, R.W. (2004). How describing autobiographical events can affect autobiographical memory. Social Cognition, 22, 555-590.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Gibbons, J.A., Vogl, R.J, & Walker, W.R. (2004). The effect of social disclosure on the affective intensity provoked by autobiographical memories. Self & Identity, 3, 285-309.

 

Walker, W.R., Skworonski, J.J.,Gibbons, J.A., Vogl, R.J., & Thompson, C.P. (2003). On the emotions accompanying autobiographical memory: Dysphoria disrupts the fading affect bias. Cognition and Emotion, 17, 703-724.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Walker, W.R., & Betz, A.L. (2003). Ordering our world: An examination of time in autobiographical memory. Memory, 11, 247-260

 

Walker, W.R., Skowronski, J.J., & Thompson, C.P. (2003). Life is good - and memory helps to keep it that way. Review of General Psychology, 7, 203-210.

 

Panek, P.E. Skowronski, J.J. & Wagner, E.E. (2002). Differences on the projective hand test among pain patients reporting three different pain experiences. Journal of Personality Assessment, 79, 235-242.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (2002). Honesty and intelligence judgments of individuals and groups: The effects of entitity-related behavior diagnosticity and implicit theories. Social Cognition, 20, 136-169.

 

Raymark, P. H., Skowronski, J. J., Bevard, L. A., & Hamann, S. A. (2001). Influence of recorder affect on the content of behavioral diaries and the recall of behaviors. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 15, 373-393.

 

Skowronski, J.J. & Lawrence, M.A. (2001). A comparative study of the gender attitudes of children and college students. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 25, 155-165.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Gannon, K. (2000). Raw Conditional Probabilities are a Flawed Index of Associative Strength: Evidence From a Single Expectancy Paradigm. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 22, 9-18.

 

Mae, L., Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (1999). Spontaneous trait transference to familiar communicators: Is a little knowledge a dangerous thing? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 77, 233-246.

 

Crawford, M.T., & Skowronski, J.J. (1998). When motivated thought leads to heightened bias: High Need for Cognition can enhance the impact of stereotypes on memory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24, 1075-1088.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Betz, A.L., Sedikides, C., & Crawford, M.T. (1998). Raw conditional probabilities are a flawed index of associative strength: Evidence from a multi-trait paradigm. European Journal of Social Psychology, 28, 437-456.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Carlston, D.E., Mae, L., & Crawford, M.T. (1998). Spontaneous trait transference: Communicators take on the qualities they describe in others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 837-848.

  

Skowronski, J. J. (1997). On the psychology of organ donation: Attitudinal and situational factors related to the willingness to be an organ donor. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 19, 427-456.

 

Betz, A.L., & Skowronski, J.J. (1997). Self-events and other-events: Temporal dating and event memory. Memory and Cognition, 25, 701-714.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Welbourne, J. (1997). Conditional probability may be a flawed measure of associative strength. Social Cognition, 15, 1-12.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J.J. (1997). The symbolic self in evolutionary context. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 1, 80-102.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Shook, J. (1997). Facilitation in repeated trait judgments: Implications for the structure of trait concepts. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 33, 21-46.

 

Betz, A.L., Skowronski, J.J., & Ostrom, T.M. (1996). Shared realities: Social influence and stimulus memory. Social Cognition, 14, 113-140.

 

Carlston, D.E., Skowronski, J.J., & Sparks, C. (1995). Savings in Relearning II: On the formation of behavior-based trait associations and inferences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69, 420-436.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J.J. (1995). On the sources of self-knowledge: The perceived primacy of self-reflection. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 14, 244-270.

 

Butler, R., Skowronski, J.J., Walker, W.R., & Shannon, L. (1995). Age and responses to the Love Attitudes Scale: Consistency in structure, differences in scores. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 40, 281-296.

 

Gannon, K.M., Skowronski, J.J., & Betz, A.L. (1994). Depressive diligence in social information processing: Implications for order effects in impressions and social memory. Social Cognition, 12, 262-280.

 

Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (1994). Savings in the relearning of trait information as evidence for spontaneous inference generation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 66, 840-856.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski., J. J. (1993). The self in impression formation: Trait centrality and social perception. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 29, 347-357.

 

Thompson, C.P., Skowronski, J.J., & Betz, A.L. (1993). The use of partial temporal information in dating personal events. Memory and Cognition, 21, 352-360.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Carlston, D.E., & Isham, J. (1993). Implicit versus explicit impression formation: The differing effects of overt labeling and covert priming on memory and impressions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 29, 17-41.

 

Staats, S., & Skowronski, J.J. (1992). Perceptions of self-affect: Now and in the future. Social Cognition, 10, 415-431.

 

Betz, A.D., Gannon, K., & Skowronski, J.J. (1992). The moment of tenure and the moment of Truth: When it pays to be aware of recency effects in impression formation. Social Cognition, 10, 397-413.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (1992). Caught in the act: When behaviors based on highly diagnostic behaviors are resistant to contradiction. European Journal of Social Psychology, 22, 435-452.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J. J. (1991). The law of cognitive structure activation. Psychological Inquiry, 2, 169-184.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J. J. (1991). The law of cognitive structure activation: Replies to commentaries. Psychological Inquiry, 2, 211-219.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Betz, A. L., Thompson, C. P., & Shannon, L. (1991). Social memory in everyday life: The recall of self-events and other-events. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 831-843.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Thompson, C.P. (1990). Reconstructing the dates of personal events: gender differences in accuracy. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 4, 371-381.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J. (1990). Towards reconciling personality and social psychology: A construct accessibility approach. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 5, 531-546.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (1989). Negativity and extremity biases in impression formation: A review of explanations. Psychological Bulletin, 105, 131-142.

 

Thompson, C.P., Skowronski, J.J., & Lee, D.J. (1988). Telescoping in dating naturally-occurring events. Memory and Cognition, 16, 461-468.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (1987). Social Judgment and Social Memory: The role of cue diagnosticity in negativity, positivity, and extremity Biases. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52, 689-699.

 

Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (1986). Trait memory and behavior memory: The effects of alternative pathways on impression judgment response times. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 50, 5-13.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (1982). The effects of previously experienced outcomes on the desire for choice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 43, 689-701.



Chapters in Edited Books

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Sedikides, C. (In Press). Temporal knowledge and autobiographical memory: An evolutionary perspective. In R. Dunbar & L. Barrett (Eds.), Oxford handbook of evolutionary psychology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Walker, W.R., & Edlund, J.E. (In Press). How do you feel about it now and when did it happen? Judgments of emotion and judgments of time in autobiographical memory. In L. J. Sanna & E.C. Chang (Eds.), Judgments over time: The interplay of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

 

Sedikides, C., Skowronski, J.J., & Dunbar, R.I.M. (In Press). When and Why Did the Human Self Evolve? In M. Schaller, J. A. Simpson, & D. T. Kenrick (Eds.), Evolution and social psychology. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Walker, W.R., & Betz, A.L. (2004). Who was I when that happened? The timekeeping self in autobiographical memory (pp. 183-206). In D.R. Beike, J.M. Lampinen and D.A. Behrend, The self and memory. New York, NY: Psychology Press.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J.J. (2003). Evolution of the Symbolic Self: Issues and Prospects. In M.R. Leary & J.P. Tangney (Eds.), Handbook of self and identity (pp. 594-609). New York: Guilford Press.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J.J. (2000). On the Evolutionary Functions of the Symbolic Self: The Emergence of Self-Evaluation Motives. In A. Tesser, R. Felson, & J. Suls (Eds.), Psychological perspectives on self and identity. (pp. 91-117). Washington, DC: APA Books.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Sedikides, C. (1999). Evolution of the symbolic self. In D. Rosen, R. Gardner, & M. Luebbert (Eds.), Evolution of the Psyche (pp. 78-94). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Betz, A.D., Thompson, C.P., & Larsen, S. (1995). Long-term performance in autobiographical event dating: Patterns of accuracy and error across a two-and-a-half year time span. In A.F. Healy & L.E. Bourne (Eds.), Learning and memory of knowledge and skills: Durability and specificity (pp. 206-233). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Ostrom, T.M., Skowronski, J.J., & Nowak, A. (1994). Attitudes: It's a wonderful concept. In P. Devine, D. Hamilton & T.M. Ostrom (Eds.), Social cognition: Its impact on social psychology (pp. 195-258). New York: Academic Press.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Betz, A.D., Thompson, C.P., Walker, W.R. & Shannon, L. (1994). The impact of differing memory domains on event-dating processes in self and proxy reports. In S. Sudman, & N. Schwarz, (Eds.), Autobiographical memory and the validity of retrospective reports (pp. 217-234). New York: Springer-Verlag.

 

Ostrom, T. M., Betz, A. L., & Skowronski, J. J. (1992). Cognitive representation of bipolar survey items In N. Schwarz & S. Sudman (Eds.), Order effects in social and psychological research (pp. 297-311). New York: Springer-Verlag.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (1990). Increasing the number of people who donate organs: Can persuasion work? In J. Shanteau & R.H. Harris (Eds.), Psychological research on organ donation (pp. 122-135). Washington, DC: APA.

 

Shanteau, J., & Skowronski, J.J. (1990). The decision to donate organs: An Information-Integration analysis. In J. Shanteau & R.H. Harris (Eds.), Psychological research on organ donation (pp. 59-67). Washington, DC: APA.



Published Proceedings, Conference Presentations and Editor-Reviewed Papers

 

Panek, P.E., Skowronski, J.J., Wagner, E.E., & Wagner, C.F. (2006). Interpersonal style and grastrointestinal disorder: An exploratory study. SIS Journal of Projective Psychology and Mental Health, 13, 17-24

 

Panek, P.E., Skowronski, J.J., & Wagner, E.E. (2002) The advisability of routinely computing percentages when comparing groups across projective test variables. SIS Journal of Projective Psychology and Mental Health, 9, 2-4.

 

Panek, P.E., Skowronski, J.J., & Wagner, E.E. (2000). The effects of age and gender on hand test responses of chronic pain patients. SIS Journal of Projective Psychology and Mental Health, 7, 109-117.

 

Raymark, P.H., Hamann, S., & Skowronski, J.J. (1997). Influence of affect on the recall of ratee job-related behaviors. In L.N. Dosier & J.B. Keys (Eds.), Academy of Management Proceedings (p. 713). Statesboro, GA: Georgia Southern University.

 

Thompson, C.P., Skowronski, J.J., & Lee, D.J. (1988). Reconstructing the date of a personal event. In M.M. Gruneberg, P.E. Morris, & N. Sykes (Eds.) Practical Aspects of Memory: Current Research and Issues, (pp. 241-246). New York: Academic Press.

 

McIntyre, P., Barnett, A., Harris, R., Shanteau, J., Skowronski, J., & Klassen, M. (1987). Psychological Factors Influencing Decisions to Donate Organs. In M. Wallendorf & P. Anderson (Eds.) Advances in Consumer Research, (Vol. 14, pp. 331-334). Provo, Utah: Association for Consumer Research.



Published Summaries, Reviews and Commentaries

 

Skowronski, J.J. (2006, Feb. 1). Social cognition for fun and profit [Review of Kardes, F.R., Herr, P.M., & Nantel, J. (Eds.), Applying Social Cognition to Consumer-Focused Strategy]. PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, XX (No. X), Article X.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (2002). Review of the book Intergroup relations in the states of the former Soviet Union. Nationalities Papers, 30, 513-514.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (1997). An integrative view of cognition. [Review of the book A functional theory of cognition]. Contemporary Psychology, 42, 977-978; also appears in (2004) PsycCRITIQUES.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (1995). Negativity Effects. In T. Manstead & M. Hewstone (Eds.), Blackwell Dictionary of Social Psychology (pp. 404-405). Oxford, UK: Blackwell.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Ostrom T.M. (1992). Cognition in social behavior: Articulating the unconscious. [Review of the book Unintended Thought]. Contemporary Psychology, 37, 29-30.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (1988). Software review: classical psychophysical methods. Micropsych Network, 3, 132-133.




Invited Featured Papers and Invited Symposium Papers at International, National and Regional Conferences

 

Skowronski, J.J. (January, 2006). How Linking Seems to Differ From Thinking: Explorations of Spontaneous Trait Inference and Spontaneous Trait Transference. Paper presented at a meeting of the Society for Social and Personality Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2005). The making of a person memory heretic. Paper presented at the 77th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (Sept., 2004). Taking Issue With the Role of Reconciliatory Processes in Person Memory and With the Differential Effect of Trait Expectancies and Stereotype Expectancies on Person Memory. Presented at the 6th European Social Cognition Network Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). Accentuate the Positive and Eliminate the Negative: Perceptions of the Intensity of Affect that Accompanies Autobiographical Memories Differentially Changes Over Time for Positive and Negative Events. Presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (April, 2004). “On The Feelings That Accompany Autobiographical Memories: Social Discourse Helps To “Accentuate the Positive and Eliminate the Negative." Presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2001). Spontaneous Trait Transference and Spontaneous Trait Inference: What's the Difference? Paper presented at the 73rd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (April, 2001). Putting the self together: commentaries and themes. Paper presented at a meeting of the British Psychological Society, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (July, 2000). Entitativity, perceived behavior informativeness, and negativity and positivity biases in trait impressions. Paper presented at the International Congress of Psychology meeting, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 2000). Entitativity, perceived behavior informativeness, and negativity and positivity biases in trait impressions. Paper presented at the 12th annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Miami, FL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. ( May, 1999). On the nature of associative and inferential processes in impression formation: Spontaneous trait transference and spontaneous trait inference. Presented at a conference on Language, Memory and Connectionism, Arnheim, The Netherlands.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 1997). On the impact of inappropriate information on social memory and social judgment: We use it, even when we can know that it might not be right. Presented at a conference on Social Cognition, Language and Connectionism, Arnheim, The Netherlands.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (July, 1996). The self as an organizing factor in autobiographical memory. Paper presented as a part of a symposium, Organization in Autobiographical Memory, at the Second International Conference on Memory, Abano Terme, Italy.

 

Betz, A.L., & Skowronski, J.J. (July, 1996). Shared reality: Attending to the recollections of others can distort an individual’s own memory for original stimulus information. Paper presented as part of a symposium on Shared Reality at a meeting of the American Psychological Society, San Francisco.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 1996). Spontaneous Trait Inference, Spontaneous Trait Association, and Spontaneous Trait Transference. Invited paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (October, 1995). What the heck is an STI anyway? Assessment of person-trait associations using a relearning paradigm. Invited paper presented at a joint meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology and the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Washington, DC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (August, 1992). Differing social cognitive consequences of overt labeling versus covert priming. Invited paper presented as part of a symposium, New Directions in Research on Assimilation and Contrast Effects in Social Judgment, at the 100th meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (July, 1992). Positivity and negativity effects in impressions and memory. Invited paper given as part of a symposium, Negativity and Positivity Effects in Cognition and Affect, at the 25th International Congress of Psychology, Brussels, Belgium.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (May, 1990). Behavioral priming effects in social memory. Invited paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.



Refereed Papers at International, National, and Regional Conferences

 

Ritchie, T. D., Skowronski, J. J. (2006). The Relationship between the Fading Affect Bias in Autobiographical Memory, Affectivity and Life Satisfaction. To be presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference. Palmer House. Chicago, IL.

 

Heider, J. D., & Skowronski, J. J. (2006, May). Implicit and explicit attitudes as predictors of conversational friendliness. Paper to be presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association’s annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Heider, J. D., & Skowronski, J. J. (2006, January). Implicit and explicit attitudes as predictors of both spontaneous and deliberative social behavior. Poster to be presented at the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, California.

 

Magliano, J.P., Skowronski, J., Britt, M.A, Guss, D., & Forsythe, C. (November 2005). What do you want? The role of event indexing in social inferences. Presented at Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, CA.

 

Neese, A. L., Crouch, J. L., Farc, M. M., Milner, J. S., & Skowronski, J. J. (July 2005). Encoding ambiguous child behaviors: Automatic information processing in high-risk for CPA parents. Poster presented at the Mid-Summer Research Conference, DeKalb, IL.

 

Farc, M., Crouch, J. L., Skowronski, J. J., & Milner, J. S. (July, 2005) Interpreting ambiguous child images: Automatic information processing in high-risk for CPA parents. . Poster presented at the Mid-Summer Research Conference, DeKalb, IL.

 

Neese, A. L., Crouch, J. L., Farc, M. M., Milner, J. S., & Skowronski, J. J. (April 2005). Encoding ambiguous child behaviors. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Boston, MA.

 

Heider, J.D., & Skowronski, J.J. (May 2005). Implicit and explicit attitudes as predictors of cooperative choice behavior. Paper presented at the 77th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Farc, M. M., Crouch, J. L., Skowronski, J. J., & Milner, J. S. (April 2005). Interpreting ambiguous child images: Automatic information processing in high-risk for CPA parents. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Boston, MA.

 

Crouch, J. L., Milner, J. S., Skowronski, J. J., Farc, M. M., Neese, A. L., & Harris, B. (April 2005). Automatic information processing in high-risk parents: Response monitoring. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Boston, MA.

 

Neese, A. L., Crouch, J. L., Farc, M. M., Milner, J. S., & Skowronski, J. J. (July 2005). Encoding ambiguous child behaviors: Automatic information processing in high-risk for CPA parents. Poster presented at the Mid-Summer Research Conference, DeKalb, IL.

 

Farc, M., Crouch, J. L., Skowronski, J. J., & Milner, J. S. (July, 2005) Interpreting ambiguous child images: Automatic information processing in high-risk for CPA parents. . Poster presented at the Mid-Summer Research Conference, DeKalb, IL.

 

Edlund, J., & Skowronski, J. (2005, January). Perpetrator Identification: Does Prejudice Matter? Poster session presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Valentiner, D. ,& Skworonski, J.J. (November, 2004). Self-verification and self-anxiety. Paper presented at the 38th annual meeting of the American Association of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA. 

 

Coutinho, S.A., Wiemer-Hastings, K., Britt, A., & Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). The Need for Cognition and Metacognition. Paper presented at the 76th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Heider, J.D., Scherer, C.R., & Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). Trait expectancies and stereotype expectancies have the same effect on person memory. Paper presented at the 76th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Ritchie, T.D. (May, 2004). Metamemory for Autobiographical Events: What Predicts Perceived Retrieval Ease of Autobiographical Events & The Amount of Detail Contained in the Memory? Paper presented at the 76th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Crawford, M., & Skowronski, J.J. (January, 2004). Comparing The Processes Underlying Spontaneous Trait Inference and Spontaneous Trait Transference: Thinking Is More Than Linking. Presented at the 5th meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin TX.

 

Walker, W.R.., Skowronski, J.J., Gibbons, J.A., & Vogl, R.J. (May, 2003). The Frequency of Different Rehearsal Types in Autobiographical Memory. Paper presented at the 75th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Walker, W.R.., Gibbons, J.A., & Vogl, R.J. (May, 2003). How You Rehearse Your Memories Can Affect Their Emotional Content. Paper presented at the 75th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Heider, J.D., Scherer, C.R., & J.J. Skowronski (May, 2003). Trait and Stereotype Expectancies Have the Same Effect on Person Memory. Paper presented at the 75th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (August, 2002). Priming and judgments about the self. Paper presented at the 110th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 2002). Ordering our world: An examination of time in autobiographical memory. Paper presented at the 14th annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, New Orleans, LA.

 

Scherer, C.R., Heider,J.D., & & Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2002). Trait versus stereotype expectancies in person memory. Paper presented at the 74th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2002). Does priming work in the same way for self-judgments as it does for judgments about others? Paper presented at the 74th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (April, 2002). Bye-bye miss American pie: How do you feel about what you remember? Paper presented at the 9th annual meeting of the Social Psychologists o f Chicago, Chicago, IL.

 

Panek, P.E., Skowronski, J.J., & Wagner, E.E. (July 2001). The advisability of routinely computing percentages when comparing groups across projective test variables. Paper presented at the VIIth Europan Congress of Psychology, London, UK.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 2001). Why we rehearse autobiographical event memories and the possible consequences of these rehearsals for those event memories. Paper presented at SARMAC IV, Kingston, ON, Canada.

 

Raymark, P.H., Skowronski, J.J., & Bevard, L. (June, 1999). Influence of Recorder Affect on the Content of Behavioral Diaries and the Recall of Behaviors. Presented at SARMAC III, Boulder, CO.

 

Lawrence, M.A., & Skowronski, J.J. (April, 1999) Comparing Implicit and Explicit Gender Attitudes by Gender and Age Group. Presented at the 71st meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 1997). Conditional probability is a flawed measure of associative strength. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Person Memory Interest Group: King City, Ontario, Canada.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Welbourne, J., & Sedikides, C. (May, 1997). Conditional probability may be a biased measure of associative strength. Paper presented at the 69th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association: Chicago, IL.

 

Mae, L., Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (May, 1997). Spontaneous trait transference and effects of prior knowledge. Paper presented at the 69th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association: Chicago, IL.

 

Crawford, M., & Skowronski, J.J. (May, 1997). Moderating effects of need for cognition on the impact of stereotypes on memory. Paper presented at the 69th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association: Chicago, IL.

 

Crawford, M.T. & Skowronski, J.J. (May, 1996). Stereotyping and need for cognition. Paper presented at the 68th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association: Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Carlston, D.E., Crawford, M.T., & Posthuma, L.M. (May, 1996). The hoist-on-your-own-petard phenomenon in person perception. Paper presented at the 68th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association: Chicago, IL.

 

Crawford, M., Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (June, 1995). More on the formation of spontaneous trait inferences and associations. Paper presented at a meeting of the American Psychological Society, New York, NY.

 

Betz, A. L., & Skowronski, J. J. (May, 1994). Affective biases and selective rehearsal in autobiographical memories for self-events and other-events. Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J. J., Betz, A. L., & Sedikides, C. (May, 1994). Heightening information complexity at encoding decreases organization in person memory. Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Betz, A. L., & Skowronski, J. J. (June, 1993). Temporal order judgments of personal life experiences in naturalistic settings. Paper presented at a meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

 

Gannon, K. M., Skowronski, J. J., & Betz, A. L. (June 1993). Depressives exhibit enhanced recency effects in impression formation. Paper presented at a meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J. J., Betz, A. L., & Sedikides, C. (June, 1993). The effects of incongruency in complex representations with multiple exposures. Paper presented at a meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

 

Betz, A. L., Ostrom, T.M., & Skowronski, J.J. (May, 1992). Memory comparison theory: Evidence for the social distortion of memory. Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Gannon, K. M., Betz, A. L., & Skowronski, J. J. (May, 1992). The effects of ordering diagnostic information in impression formation. Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Betz, A. L., Skowronski, J. J., & Thompson, C. P. (May, 1992). The use of partial temporal information in dating personal events. Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Thompson, C.P., Skowronski, J. J. & Betz, A. L. (December, 1991). The use of partial temporal information in dating personal events. Paper presented at a meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Francisco, CA.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Shook, J. (June, 1991). Prior trait judgments won't always facilitate subsequent trait judgments. Paper presented at a meeting of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

 

Staats, S., Partlo, C., and Skowronski, J.J. (May, 1991). Self-reported affect: now and in the future. Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Betz, A., Thompson, C.P., & Shannon, L. (May, 1991). Social Memory in Everyday Life: Cued Recall of Self and Other Events. Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J. J., Carlston, D. E., & Romine, N. (May, 1990). Stimulus characteristics, judgment time and recall in impression formation: Do difficult judgments produce better memories? Paper presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Carlston, D.E., & Isham, J. (May, 1989). The effects of labeling and priming on social judgment and social memory. Presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (April, 1988). The psychology of organ donation: Toward an understanding of why people do (and don't) donate organs. Presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Thompson, C.P., Skowronski, J.J., & Lee, D.J. (November, 1987). Telescoping in dating naturally occurring events. Presented at a meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 1987). Psychological factors influencing the decision to donate organs. Presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (May, 1985). Trait memory and behavior memory: The effects of alternative pathways on impression judgment response times. Presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (May, 1985). Explaining negativity and extremity biases in impression formation: A categorization-cue validity approach. Presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 1985). An application of "Natural Object" memory models to social judgment: The role of relative cue diagnosticity in negativity and extremity biases in impression formation. Presented at a meeting of Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas, Salina, KS.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 1985). Trait memory and behavior memory: Differential memory activation, implicit personality theory, and impression judgment response times. Presented at a meeting of Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas, Salina, KS.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (May, 1980). The effects of previously experienced outcomes on perceived control and the desire for choice. Presented at a meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, St. Louis, MO.



Presentations at Universities and Special-Topics Conferences

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 2005). On The Feelings That Accompany Autobiographical Memories: Social Discourse Helps To “Accentuate the Positive and Eliminate the Negative." Invited paper presented to the psychology department at the University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 2005). Construct activation and self-perception: Can priming alter interpretations of one’s own behavior? Invited talk presented to the social psychology area at the University of Miami, Oxford OH.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 2005). Self-Perceptions of Emotions that Accompany Recall of Autobiographical Events: The Fading Affect Bias: Mediators and Mechanisms. Invited talk presented to the department of psychology at the University of Miami, Oxford OH.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (September, 2005). How Remembering Life Events Makes You Feel: Social Discourse Helps to Accentuate The Positive and Eliminate the Negative. Paper presented at a meeting of Social Psychology Across the Midwest, Lincoln, NE.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 2005). What am I doing and will somebody stop me? A peripatetic researcher, some research problems, and some current conclusions. Paper presented at the 17th meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). Short Report: A Look at the Metamemory of Autobiographical Memory. Presented at the University of Nijmegen,, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). When Was I? Thoughts and Data Concerning Our Ability to Place Autobiographical Events In Time. Presented at the University of Nijmegen,, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). On The Feelings That Accompany Autobiographical Memories: Social Discourse Helps To “Accentuate the Positive and Eliminate the Negative." Presented at the University of Nijmegen,, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). Priming & Self-Judgments: Four Variations. Presented at the University of Nijmegen,, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (May, 2004). On The Feelings That Accompany Autobiographical Memories: Social Discourse Helps To “Accentuate the Positive and Eliminate the Negative." Featured Talk Presented at University of Northern Iowa College of Behavioral and Social Sciences 11th Annual Student Research Conference, Cedar Falls, IA.

 

Crouch, J. L., Milner, J. S., Skowronski, J. J., Farc, M. M., Neese, A., & Harris, B. (2004, March). Child Physical Abuse: Automatic Information Processes in High-Risk Parents Study 3: Response Selection in a Teaching Task. Presented at the annual meeting sponsored by the Administration of Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC.

 

Farc, M., Crouch, J., Neese, A., Skowronski, J.J., & Milner, J. (2004, March). Child Physical Abuse: Automatic Information Processes in High-Risk Parents Study 2: Interpreting Ambiguous Child Images. Presented at the annual meeting sponsored by the Administration of Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC.

 

Neese, A., Crouch, J., Farc, M., Milner, J., & Skowronski, J.J. (2004, March). Child Physical Abuse: Automatic Information Processes in High-Risk Parents Study 1: Encoding Ambiguous Child Behaviors. Presented at the annual meeting sponsored by the Administration of Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (February, 2004). Linking Versus Thinking: Insights Into How Trait Information Becomes Associated With Social Targets and Used To Make Trait Judgments About Them. Presented at the University of Chicago’s Social Psychology Brownbag Series, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 2003). Linking Versus Thinking: Insights Into How Trait Information Becomes Associated With Social Targets and Used To Make Trait Judgments About Them. Presented at WSSU Undergraduate Research Conference 3, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 2003). Linking Versus Thinking: Insights Into How Trait Information Becomes Associated With Social Targets and Used To Make Trait Judgments. Presented at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 2003). Were past Duck conferences really all that great? A fading affect bias perspective. Paper presented at the 15th meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 2002). On the memories provoked by autobiographical memories: The differential fading of affect associated with positive and negative autobiographical memories and the possible role of social discourse in this effect. Invited colloquium, Loyola University, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (January, 2002). Did Don Carlston Write That My Paper Needed Polish Before Or After I Received My Master's Degree? Event Order Judgments in Autobiographical and Social Memory. Invited colloquium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 2001). Entitativity, perceived behavior informativeness, and negativity and positivity biases in trait impressions. Paper presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (March, 2001). Linking versus thinking: Inference and association in trait attribution. Invited colloquium, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (March, 2001). Linking versus thinking: Inference and association in trait attribution. Invited colloquium, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 2000). “Which came first?” Some explorations of variables related to our ability to remember and reconstruct the order of occurrence of autobiographical events. Presented at a symposium on Memory and the Self, Fayetteville, AR.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (April, 2000). Why do we rehearse events from our own personal pasts and how do those recollections make us feel?: Evidence from retrospective memory studies. Invited colloquium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (June, 1999). Comparing the characteristics of spontaneous trait transference and spontaneous trait inference. Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (February, 1999). Comparing the characteristics of spontaneous trait transference and spontaneous trait inference. Invited Colloquium, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 1998). Spontaneous Trait Transference: Perceivers will unintentionally associate communicators with the traits implied by the communicators’ descriptions of others. Invited colloquium, Denison University, Granville, OH.

 

Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (June, 1998). Is Ken Starr perceived as more promiscuous because of his comments about the president and Monica? Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference at Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. , Carlston, D.E., & Mae, L. (April, 1998). Associative processes in impression formation. Invited colloquium, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (February, 1998). Do you remember when? Factors related to temporal judgment in autobiographical and social memory. Invited colloquium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

 

Skowronski, J.J., Carlston, D.E., Ho, C., & Crawford, M.T. (June, 1997). Initial inferences and the acquisition of evaluative information. Presented at meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Sedikides, C., & Skowronski, J.J. (September, 1996). Evolution of the symbolic self. Invited paper given at a conference on The Evolution of the Psyche, Texas Tech University, College Station, TX.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 1996). Stalking the spontaneous inference: Evidence from a relearning paradigm. Invited colloquium, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

Carlston, D.E., & Skowronski, J.J. (June, 1996). Spontaneous trait transference: The ascription of implied traits to those who talk about others. Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 1995). Say You, Say Me: The effect of describing behaviors on trait representations of the communicators. Invited colloquium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (June, 1995) . I can't remember if I cried when I heard about her widowed bride: Assessing self-reports of event memory. Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (November, 1994). Ostromic thoughts on a "cognitive" approach to the study of attitudes: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court? Invited colloquium, Ostrom Scholar-In-Residence Series, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (September, 1994). Externally imposed versus internally generated social categories: implications for social judgment and social memory. Invited colloquium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Skowronski, J. J., & Carlston, D. E. (June, 1994). More on assessing spontaneous trait generation using a savings paradigm. Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J. J., & Carlston, D. E. (June, 1993). Assessing spontaneous trait generation using a savings paradigm. Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (April, 1993). I can't remember if I cried when I heard about her widowed bride: Autobiographical temporal and event memory. Invited colloquium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (April, 1993). Assessing spontaneous trait generation using a savings paradigm. Invited colloquium, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

 

Skowronski, J.J., & Carlston, D.E. (June, 1992). Evidence for spontaneous trait generation using a savings task. Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (October, 1991). Repeated trait judgments and response times: implications for structure and process. Invited colloquium, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (July, 1991). Repeated trait judgments: factors affecting response facilitation. Presented at a meeting of the Social Cognition Conference, Duck, NC.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (March, 1991). Priming effects in social judgment: behavioral and conceptual causes. Presented as a part of the 1990-1991 Social Psychology Colloquium Series, The Ohio State University, Columbus.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 1990). Recalling and dating self-events and other events. Presented at the Conference on Autobiographical Memory and the Validity of Retrospective Reports, Allerton Park, IL.

 

Skowronski, J. J. (May, 1990). "Real World" social memory and social inference processes: Evidence from self and other diaries. Presented at the 9th Nags Head Conference on Social Cognition, Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 1989). The influence of priming and labeling on social memory and social inference. Invited colloquium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (June, 1989). Priming and social memory. Presented at the 8th Nags Head Conference on Social Cognition, Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (October, 1988). Increasing the number of people who agree to donate organs: Can Persuasion work? Presented at the APA-sponsored conference, Psychological Research on Organ Donation, Manhattan, KS.

 

Shanteau, J. & Skowronski, J.J. (October, 1988). The decision to donate organs: Is anyone unwilling? Presented at the APA sponsored conference, Psychological Research on Organ Donation, Manhattan, KS.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (November, 1986). The structure of trait categories and person judgments. Presented as a part of the 1986-1987 Social Psychology Colloquium Series, The Ohio State University, Columbus.

 

Skowronski, J.J. (April, 1986). Categorization, informativeness, and bias in social judgments. Invited colloquium, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.