Michael Ross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint It feels like yesterday: self-esteem, valence of personal past experiences, and judgments of subjective distance
    Michael Ross
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:792-803. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Collaboration reduces the frequency of false memories in older and younger adults
    Michael Ross
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 23:85-92. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Evaluating the valence of remembered events: the importance of age and self-relevance
    Emily Schryer
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 27:237-42. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Are the memories of older adults positively biased?
    Myra Fernandes
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 23:297-306. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint More than words: reframing compliments from romantic partners fosters security in low self-esteem individuals
    Denise C Marigold
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:232-48. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory: self-esteem differences in the experience and anticipation of success
    Joanne V Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:764-80. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Why women apologize more than men: gender differences in thresholds for perceiving offensive behavior
    Karina Schumann
    University of Waterloo, Department of Psychology, 200 University Ave West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
    Psychol Sci 21:1649-55. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in affective forecasting: the role of focalism
    Kent C H Lam
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1296-309. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The value of remorse: how drivers' responses to police predict fines for speeding
    Martin V Day
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, N2L 3G1, ON, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 35:221-34. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Emotional expressivity in older and younger adults' descriptions of personal memories
    Emily Schryer
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 38:345-69. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint It feels like yesterday: self-esteem, valence of personal past experiences, and judgments of subjective distance
    Michael Ross
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:792-803. 2002
    ..Frequency of rehearsal and ease of recall of past episodes also predicted feelings of distance, but these variables did not account for the Self-Esteem x Valence interaction on subjective distancing of personal events...
  2. doi request reprint Collaboration reduces the frequency of false memories in older and younger adults
    Michael Ross
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 23:85-92. 2008
    ..The partners played an important role in helping rememberers discard false memories in older and younger couples. The results support the use of collaboration to reduce false recall in both younger and older adults...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluating the valence of remembered events: the importance of age and self-relevance
    Emily Schryer
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 27:237-42. 2012
    ..Finally, there was one effect for self relevance: Regardless of age, participants rated their own remembered events as more emotionally intense than those of a same aged peer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are the memories of older adults positively biased?
    Myra Fernandes
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Aging 23:297-306. 2008
    ..However, the false memory findings offer more consistent support for a positivity effect in older adults. During recall of all 3 types of material, older participants recalled more false positive than false negative memories...
  5. ncbi request reprint More than words: reframing compliments from romantic partners fosters security in low self-esteem individuals
    Denise C Marigold
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:232-48. 2007
    ..Thus, when prompted, LSEs can reframe affirmations from their partners to be as meaningful as HSEs generally believe them to be and, consequently, can feel just as secure and satisfied with their romantic relationships...
  6. ncbi request reprint Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory: self-esteem differences in the experience and anticipation of success
    Joanne V Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:764-80. 2005
    ..LSEs were more anxious than HSEs after succeeding, success improved HSEs' self-relevant thoughts but not LSEs', and LSEs focused more on success's negative aspects...
  7. doi request reprint Why women apologize more than men: gender differences in thresholds for perceiving offensive behavior
    Karina Schumann
    University of Waterloo, Department of Psychology, 200 University Ave West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
    Psychol Sci 21:1649-55. 2010
    ..As predicted, men rated the offenses as less severe than women did. These different ratings of severity predicted both judgments of whether an apology was deserved and actual apology behavior...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in affective forecasting: the role of focalism
    Kent C H Lam
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1296-309. 2005
    ..e., focalism). In Study 3, a thought focus manipulation revealed that defocused Euro-Canadians and East Asians made equally moderate affective forecasts...
  9. doi request reprint The value of remorse: how drivers' responses to police predict fines for speeding
    Martin V Day
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, N2L 3G1, ON, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 35:221-34. 2011
    ..Participants who reported statements of remorse, e.g., "I'm sorry," received lower fines for speeding. The relation of speeders' responses to ticket costs is discussed from legal and psychological perspectives...
  10. doi request reprint Emotional expressivity in older and younger adults' descriptions of personal memories
    Emily Schryer
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 38:345-69. 2012
    ..The authors propose that the language people use to describe personal memories provides an index of age differences in emotional self-regulation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural discrepancies in self-appraisals
    Michael Ross
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1175-88. 2005
    ..The two studies provide evidence that Canadians possess stronger self-enhancing motivations than do Japanese and enable a cross-cultural analysis of several social psychological theories of self-appraisal...
  12. doi request reprint In times of uncertainty: predicting the survival of long-distance relationships
    Jessica J Cameron
    Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Soc Psychol 147:581-606. 2007
    ..High NA in women was not differentially associated with relational stability on the basis of long-distance status. The authors discuss the psychological basis of this gender difference...
  13. ncbi request reprint Conceiving the past and future
    Ian R Newby-Clark
    University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:807-18. 2003
    ..In Study 4, the response latency difference was again replicated for future events and it was demonstrated that people are slower in both generating negative future events and judging those events as likely...
  14. doi request reprint Predicting confidence in flashbulb memories
    Martin V Day
    a Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Memory 22:232-42. 2014
    ..Participants' initial forecasts were more strongly related to participants' subsequent confidence than to the actual consistency of their memories. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Does the age-related positivity effect in autobiographical recall reflect differences in appraisal or memory?
    Emily Schryer
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 69:548-56. 2014
    ..Two studies examined the extent to which the age-related positivity effect in autobiographical recall is the result of age differences in appraisal and memory...
  16. ncbi request reprint How siblings resolve their conflicts: the importance of first offers, planning, and limited opposition
    Hildy Ross
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1 Canada
    Child Dev 77:1730-45. 2006
    ..Thus mutually beneficial conflict resolution required that children shift focus from debating past wrongs to developing plans to meet their unrealized goals in future interaction...
  17. ncbi request reprint The identity function of autobiographical memory: time is on our side
    Anne E Wilson
    Psychology Department, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5, Canada
    Memory 11:137-49. 2003
    ..We focus on how people's constructions of themselves through time serve the function of creating a coherent--and largely favourable--view of their present selves and circumstances...
  18. ncbi request reprint What we remember and what we tell: the effects of culture and self-priming on memory representations and narratives
    Qi Wang
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Memory 13:594-606. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in light of the interactive relation between memory representations and memory narratives and the role culture plays in remembering...
  19. ncbi request reprint Group identification and historical memory
    Baljinder Sahdra
    University of Waterloo, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:384-95. 2007
    ..They evaluate other explanations of the bias, including collective censorship of negative histories...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do placental sections accurately reflect umbilical cord nucleated red blood cell and white blood cell differential counts?
    Christina Bryant
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:105-8. 2006
    ..We determined if the levels of nRBCs and white blood cell (WBC) counts in fixed placental sections might serve as a proxy for cord blood values...
  21. ncbi request reprint Supportive social relationships and adolescent health risk behavior among secondary school students in El Salvador
    Andrew Springer
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas School of Public Health, 7000 Fannin Street, Suite UCT 2664, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1628-40. 2006
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