Brian T. Detweiler-Bedell

 

                                                                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

Education

 

Yale University

Ph.D. in Social Psychology. Yale University, May 2002.

      Dissertation: Mood and judgments of performance: Self-focus moderates the influence of mood on judgments of performance. Advised by Peter Salovey, Ph.D.

M.Phil. in Social Psychology. Yale University, May 2000.

Theme Essay: Coping intelligently: Emotional intelligence and the coping process. Advised by Peter Salovey, Ph.D.

M.S. in Social Psychology. Yale University, February 1998.

Thesis: The framing of health messages and the prevention-detection distinction: A difference in barriers? Advised by Peter Salovey, Ph.D.

 

Stanford University

M.A. in Psychology. Stanford University, June 1995.

Thesis: Existential concern, confrontation, and skepticism: Personality variables reflecting human approaches to the humanly unanswerable. Advised by David Rosenhan, Ph.D.

B.A. in Psychology. Stanford University, June 1994.

      Advised by Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D.

      Departmental Honors and University Distinction.

      Phi Beta Kappa.

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

William A. Kessen Teaching Award. Yale University, Department of Psychology, 2000.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. 1995-1998.

University Fellowship. Yale University, 1995-1998 and 2000-2001.

Commencement Speaker. Stanford University, Department of Psychology, 1994.

Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology.

 

 

Publications

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B., & Salovey, P. (2002). A second-generation psychology of emotion. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 45-48.

 

Wegener, D. T., Petty, R. E., Detweiler-Bedell, B. T., & Jarvis, W. B. G. (2001). Implications of attitude change theories for numerical anchoring: Anchor plausibility and the limits of anchor effectiveness. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 37, 62-69.

 

Salovey, P., Bedell, B.T., Detweiler, J.B., & Mayer, J.D. (2000). Current directions in emotional intelligence research. In Lewis, M., & Haviland, J.M. (Eds.), Handbook of Emotions (2nd edition; pp. 504-520). New York: Guilford Press.

 

Salovey, P., Detweiler, J.B., Steward, W., & Bedell, B.T. (2000). Affect and health-relevant cognition. In J. Forgas (Ed.), The Handbook of Affect and Social Cognition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Detweiler, J.B., Bedell, B.T., Salovey, P., Pronin, E., & Rothman, A.J. (1999). Message framing and sunscreen use: Gain-framed messages motivate beach-goers. Health Psychology, 18, 189-196.

 

Rothman, A.J., Martino, S.C., Bedell, B.T., Detweiler, J.B., & Salovey, P. (1999). The systematic influence of gain- and loss-framed messages on people’s interest in and use of different types of health behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 1355-1369.

 

Salovey, P., Bedell, B.T., Detweiler, J.B., & Mayer, J.D. (1999). Coping intelligently: Emotional intelligence and the coping process. In Snyder, C.R. (Ed.), Coping: The psychology of what works (pp. 141-164). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Salovey, P., Bedell, B.T., & Detweiler, J.B. (1998). Are the effects of message framing on health behaviors mediated by anticipated affect? Proceedings of the 10th Conference of the International Society for Research and Emotions, 10, 62a-62e.

 

 

Presentations at Professional Meetings

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B. T., & Salovey, P. (2003, February). Mood, self-focused attention, and perceived success. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Detweiler-Bedell, J., Boehm, J., Detweiler-Bedell, B., Goforth, A., Ullmann, T. (2003, February).  Disclosure of trauma leads to greater association between the self and the traumatic event. Paper to be presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Blankenship, K. L., Wegener, D. T., Detweiler-Bedell, B. T., & Petty, R. E. (2002, February). Attitude change theories and numerical anchoring: Knowledge and anchor extremity. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Savannah, GA.

 

Bedell, B.T., Detweiler, J.B., Salovey, P., & Shin, M. (1999, April). Non-explicit discord and emotional intelligence in conflict negotiation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Salovey, P., Bedell, B., & Detweiler, J. (1998, October). Are the effects of message framing on health behaviors mediated by anticipated affect? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Lexington, KY.

 

Salovey, P., Bedell, B., & Detweiler, J. (1998, August). Are the effects of message framing on health behaviors mediated by anticipated affect? Paper presented at the 10th Conference of the International Society for Research on Emotions, Wuerzburg, Germany.

 

McCarthy, D., Salovey, P., Banaji, M.R., Bedell, B.T., Carpenter, S.J., Park, J., & Truax, K. (1998, May). The importance of elective group membership to undergraduate self-esteem. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

 

Truax, K., Banaji, M.R., Salovey, P., Bedell, B., Carpenter, S., McCarthy, D., & Park, J. (1998, May). The role of joining groups in psychological adaptation. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

 

Wegener, D. T., Petty, R. E., & Bedell, B. (1997, October). Traditional anchoring effects as minimal forms of persuasion. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Toronto, Canada.

 

Salovey, P., Detweiler, J.B., & Bedell, B.T. (1997, June). The framing of health messages. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Iowa State Health Cognition Group, Salem, MA.

 

Bedell, B., Detweiler, J.B., & Salovey, P. (1997, May). The role of affect in health message framing. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

 

Detweiler, J.B., Bedell, B., Salovey, P., Pronin, E., Lemm, K.M., Zullo, J.M., & Rothman, A.J. (1997, May). Message framing and sunscreen use: Gain-framed messages motivate beach-goers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

 

Wegener, D. T., Bedell, B., Petty, R. E., & Jarvis, W. B. G. (1997, May). Perceptions of anchor plausibility as a mediator of knowledge effects on anchoring. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Pronin, E., Salovey, P., Detweiler, J., Bedell, B., Lemm, K., Zullo, J., & Rothman, A.J. (1997, April). Gain versus loss framing in promoting sunscreen use among beach-goers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Seattle, WA.

 

 
Work In Progress

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B., Detweiler-Bedell, J., Dewart, D., & Wegener, D. T. (Underway). The influence of numerical anchors on range estimates.

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B., Detweiler-Bedell, J., & Lapôtre, A. (Underway). Emotional intelligence and cooperation.

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B., Detweiler-Bedell, J., & Murray, C. (Underway). Mood and cognitive dissonance.

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B., Detweiler-Bedell, J., & Reynolds, A. (Underway). The role of anticipatory affect in decision-making.

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B., & Salovey, P. (Underway). Mood and judgments of performance. 

 

Detweiler-Bedell, B., Detweiler-Bedell, J., Shin, M. S., & Salovey, P. (Underway). Non-explicit discord and emotional intelligence in conflict negotiation. 

 

Detweiler-Bedell, J., Detweiler-Bedell, B., & Boehm, J. (Underway). Mechanisms for enhancing the impact of emotional disclosure.

 

Detweiler-Bedell, J., Detweiler-Bedell, B., Lizotte, B. N., & Salovey, P. (Underway). The role of self-regulatory focus in promoting self-protective behaviors.

 

Eisinger, R., Fox. S., & Detweiler-Bedell, B. (Underway). Confronting moral transgressions.

 

Pizarro, D. A., Detweiler-Bedell, B., and Clark, G. (Underway). Disgust and perceptions of morality.

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

Lewis and Clark College

 

Social Psychology. Fall 2001, Spring 2002, and Fall 2002.

Statistics I. Fall 2001, Spring 2002, and Fall 2002.

Psychology Methodology. Spring 2002.

Inventing America. Fall 2002.

 

Yale University

 

Instructor, Introduction to Social Psychology. Summer program, Summer 1998.

Instructor, The Intelligent Emotions. Association of Yale Alumni online courses, Spring and Fall 2000.

Instructor, Data Analysis: Quantitative Variables. Graduate core course, Fall 1998.

 

Teaching Fellow, Introduction to Psychology. Fall 1999.

Teaching Fellow, Cellular Basis of Behavior. Spring 1999.

Teaching Fellow, Data Analysis: Quantitative Variables. Fall 1997.

Teaching Fellow and Section Leader, Introduction to Statistical Methods. Fall 1996.

Teaching Fellow, Social Psychology. Spring 1996.

 

Stanford University

 

Course Coordinator, Introduction to Psychology. Fall, Winter, and Spring 1994-1995.

Teaching Assistant and Section Leader, Psychology of Mind Control. Spring 1995.

Teaching Assistant and Section Leader, Gangs and Violence. Spring 1994.

Teaching Assistant and Section Leader, Introduction to Psychology. Winter 1994.

Peer Academic Advisor. 1994-1995.

 

Invited Lectures

 

Coffee Essentials.

      For Psychology Summer Workshops. Yale University, Department of Psychology, Summer 2000.

SAS Programming Language: Advanced PROCS.

      For Psychology Summer Workshops. Yale University, Department of Psychology, Summer 1999.

Advanced Statistics (Lecture Series).

      For Data Analysis: Quantitative Variables. Yale University, Department of Psychology, Fall 1997.

Marketing Research Survey Data and Expectancy-Value Models.

      For Consumer Behavior. Yale University, School of Management, Fall 1997.

Correlation and Regression.

      For Introduction to Statistical Methods. Yale University, Department of Psychology, Fall 1996.

Person Perception and Schemata.

      For Social Psychology. Yale University, Department of Psychology, Spring 1996.

 

Teaching Development

 

Teaching Undergraduate Psychology. Yale University, Fall 1998.

Graduate psychology seminar dedicated to learning about and refining teaching skills. Taught by Peter Salovey, Ph.D.

Working at Teaching. Yale University, Fall 1996.

Social sciences seminar dedicated to discussing and refining teaching strategies. Led by advanced doctoral students in the social sciences.

 Effective Teaching. Stanford University, Fall 1994.

Graduate psychology seminar dedicated to learning about and refining teaching skills. Taught by David Rosenhan, Ph.D., and Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D.

 

 

Teaching Interests

 

General Psychology

Introductory Psychology

Statistics (All levels)

Research Methods

 

Social Psychology

Introduction to Social Psychology

Judgment and Decision-Making

Psychology of Emotion

Theories of Motivation

Psychology of Influence

 

Additional Courses

Psychology and Philosophy

Psychology of Religion

History of Psychology

William James

Applied Social Psychology

Applications of Social Psychology

Organizational Behavior

Influence, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution

Leadership and Group Dynamics

Goal-Setting and Job Performance

Consumer Behavior

Marketing Research

Business Statistics

 

Ability to Teach

Psychology of the Self

Theories of Personality

Social Cognition

Interpersonal Relationships

Psychology of Gender

Stereotyping and Prejudice

           

 
Membership in Professional Organizations

 

American Psychological Association.

American Psychological Association, Division 8, Social Psychology.

American Psychological Society.

Yale Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy.

 

 

Professional Service

 

Selection Committee Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Lewis and Clark College, present.

Member, Department of Philosophy Faculty Search Committee. Lewis and Clark College, present.

Member, Institutional Review Board. Lewis and Clark College, 2001-present.

Member, Social Sciences Quantitative Taskforce. Lewis and Clark College, 2001-present.

Speaker, Honors Convocation. Lewis and Clark College, May 2002.

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychological Review. 1997.

President, Psi Chi, Stanford University Chapter. 1994-1995.

President, Stanford University Psychology Association. 1993-1994.

Treasurer, Stanford University Psychology Association. 1992-1993.

 

 

Lewis & Clark College Academic Community

 

Stereotyping and Discrimination Training for Workshop Facilitators and Residence Life Staff. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration & Celebration, Lewis and Clark College, December-January 2003.

World Issues Series Panel Proposal, Topic: Iraq. With Rebecca Copenhaver and Elliot Young. Lewis and Clark College, December 2002.

Invited Speaker, Philosophy Department Extravaganza. Talk Entitled, What is Beauty?: The Pretty and the Beautiful. Lewis and Clark College, November 2002.

Invited Guest, Pamplin Society Annual Induction of New Fellows. Lewis and Clark College, October 2001.

 

 

Consulting Experience

           

Pirical Research, New Haven, CT, 1999-2001.

Marketing Research Consultant; Owner

Description: Pirical is a marketing research and management firm specializing in research design, implementation, analysis, and reporting. Pirical is able to oversee all aspects of the research process, offering small to medium-sized organizations a complete research solution. Recent projects include:

 

Software Associates International, Inc., Mt. Arlington, NJ, 1999–2001.        

Consulting Analyst, SAI Analytics

           

J.T. Wack & Co., New Haven, CT, 1997–2000.     

Marketing Research Analyst