Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Davis, W. E., & Hicks, J. A. (2016). Judgments of meaning in life, religious beliefs, and the experience of cognitive (dis)fluency. Journal of Personality, 84, 291-305. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12159 

Davis, W. E., Kelley, N. J., Kim, J., Tang, D., & Hicks, J. A. (2016) Motivating the academic mind: High-level construal of academic goals enhances goal meaningfulness, motivation, and self-concordance. Motivation and Emotion, 40, 193-202. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-015-9522-x

Ebersole, C. R., Atherton, O. E., Belanger, A. L., Skulborstad, H. M., Allen, J. M., Banks, J. B., . . . Davis, W. E., . . . Nosek, B. A. (2016). Many labs 3: Evaluating participant pool quality across the academic semester via replication. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 67, 68-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2015.10.012

Darbor, K. E., Lench, H. C., Davis, W. E., & Hicks, J. A. (2016). Experiencing versus contemplating: Language use during descriptions of awe and wonder. Cognition and Emotion, 30, 1188-1196. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2015.1042836

Davis, W. E., Hicks, J. A., Schlegel, R. J., Smith, C. M., & Vess, M. (2015). Authenticity and self-esteem across temporal horizons. Journal of Positive Psychology, 10, 116-126. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2014.910830

Seto, E., Hicks, J. A., Davis, W. E., & Smallman, R. (2015). Free will, counterfactual reflection, and the meaningfulness of life events. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 243-250. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550614559603

Bench, S., Schlegel, R. J., Davis, W. E., & Vess, M. (2015). Thinking about change in the self and others: The role of self-discovery metaphors and the true self. Social Cognition, 33, 169-185. https://doi.org/10.1521/soco.2015.33.3.2

Hicks, J. A., Fields, S., Davis, W. E., & Gable, P. A. (2015). Heavy drinking, impulsivity and attentional narrowing following alcohol cue exposure. Psychopharmacology, 232, 2773-2779. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-015-3912-3

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., . . . Davis, W. E., . . . Nosek, B. A. (2014). Investigating variation in replicability: A “many labs” replication project. Social Psychology, 45, 142-152. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-9335/a000178

Davis, W. E., & Hicks, J. A. (2013). Maintaining hope at the 11th hour: Authenticity buffers the effect of limited time perspective on hope. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 1634-1646. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167213500150

Schlegel, R. J., Hicks, J. A., Davis, W. E., Smith, C., & Hirsch, K. (2013). The dynamic interplay between perceived true self-knowledge and decision satisfaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 542-558. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0031183

Hicks, J. A., Friedman, R. F., Gable, P., & Davis, W. E. (2012). Interactive effects of approach motivational intensity and alcohol cues on the scope of perceptual attention. Addiction, 107, 1074-1080. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03781.x

Hicks, J. A, Trent, J., Davis, W. E., & King, L. A. (2012). Positive affect, meaning in life, & future time perspective: An application of socioemotional selectivity theory. Psychology and Aging, 27, 181-189. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0023965

Davis, W. E., Juhl, J., & Routledge, C. (2011). Death and design: The terror management function of teleological beliefs. Motivation and Emotion, 35, 98-104. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11031-010-9193-6

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., . . . Davis, W. E., . . . Nosek, B. A. (2014). Theory building through replication: Response to commentaries on the “Many Labs” replication project. Social Psychology, 45, 307-310. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-9335/a000202

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, S., Bernstein, M. J., . . . Davis, W. E., . . . Nosek, B. A. (2014). Data from investigating variation in replicability: A “many labs” replication project. The Journal of Open Psychology Data, 2, e4. https://doi.org/10.5334/jopd.ad

Kim, J., Seto, E., Davis, W. E., & Hicks, J. A. (2014). Positive and existential psychological approaches to the experience of meaning in life. In A. Batthyany & P. Russo-Netzer (Eds.), Meaning in Positive and Existential Psychology. New York: Springer Press. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-0308-5_13

Davis, W. E. & Hicks, J. A. (2013). Judgments of meaning in life following an existential crisis. In Hicks, J. A. & Routledge C. (Eds.), The experience of meaning in life: Classical perspectives, emerging themes, and controversies. (pp. 163-174) New York: Springer Press. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6527-6_13