D Vaughn Becker

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexually selective cognition: beauty captures the mind of the beholder
    Jon K Maner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1270, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1107-20. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Concentrating on beauty: sexual selection and sociospatial memory
    D Vaughn Becker
    Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Department of Applied Psychology, Mesa 85212, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1643-52. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Selfish goals serve more fundamental social and biological goals
    D Vaughn Becker
    Cognitive Science and Engineering Unit, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85201 http www public asu edu loids
    Behav Brain Sci 37:137-8. 2014
  4. pmc The vividness of happiness in dynamic facial displays of emotion
    D Vaughn Becker
    Cognitive Science and Engineering, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e26551. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Perception and recognition memory of words and werds: two-way mirror effects
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Psychology, Box 871104, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Mem Cognit 34:1495-511. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The confounded nature of angry men and happy women
    D Vaughn Becker
    Applied Psychology Program, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:179-90. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Lingering effects of inattention on the recognition of novel forms
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Applied Psychology, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Memory 17:687-94. 2009
  8. pmc Signal detection on the battlefield: priming self-protection vs. revenge-mindedness differentially modulates the detection of enemies and allies
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23929. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The face in the crowd effect unconfounded: happy faces, not angry faces, are more efficiently detected in single- and multiple-target visual search tasks
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, AZ, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:637-59. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint They all look the same to me (unless they're angry): from out-group homogeneity to out-group heterogeneity
    Joshua M Ackerman
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:836-40. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexually selective cognition: beauty captures the mind of the beholder
    Jon K Maner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1270, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1107-20. 2003
    ..Results suggest that different mating-related motives may guide the selective processing of attractive men and women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Concentrating on beauty: sexual selection and sociospatial memory
    D Vaughn Becker
    Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Department of Applied Psychology, Mesa 85212, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:1643-52. 2005
    ..Analysis of matching errors suggested that, compared to other targets, attractive women were less confusable with one another. Results are discussed in terms of the different functions that attractiveness serves for men and women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Selfish goals serve more fundamental social and biological goals
    D Vaughn Becker
    Cognitive Science and Engineering Unit, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85201 http www public asu edu loids
    Behav Brain Sci 37:137-8. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc The vividness of happiness in dynamic facial displays of emotion
    D Vaughn Becker
    Cognitive Science and Engineering, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e26551. 2012
    ..Indeed, a survey of past research on the visual search for emotional expressions finds better support for a happiness detection advantage, and the explanation may lie in the coevolution of the signal and the receiver...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perception and recognition memory of words and werds: two-way mirror effects
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Psychology, Box 871104, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Mem Cognit 34:1495-511. 2006
    ..The results are also consistent with a recent lexical decision model, REM-LD, that emphasizes memory retrieval and top-down matching processes in lexical decision...
  6. ncbi request reprint The confounded nature of angry men and happy women
    D Vaughn Becker
    Applied Psychology Program, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:179-90. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Lingering effects of inattention on the recognition of novel forms
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Applied Psychology, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Memory 17:687-94. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Signal detection on the battlefield: priming self-protection vs. revenge-mindedness differentially modulates the detection of enemies and allies
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23929. 2011
    ..These methods demonstrate the importance of considering how signal detection tasks that occur in motivationally-charged environments depart from results obtained in conventionally motivationally-inert laboratory settings...
  9. doi request reprint The face in the crowd effect unconfounded: happy faces, not angry faces, are more efficiently detected in single- and multiple-target visual search tasks
    D Vaughn Becker
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, AZ, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:637-59. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint They all look the same to me (unless they're angry): from out-group homogeneity to out-group heterogeneity
    Joshua M Ackerman
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:836-40. 2006
    ..Indeed, when participants' cognitive processing capacity was constrained, recognition accuracy was greater for angry Black faces than for angry White faces, demonstrating an out-group heterogeneity bias...
  11. doi request reprint Self-protective biases in group categorization: threat cues shape the psychological boundary between "us" and "them"
    Saul L Miller
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:62-77. 2010
    ..outgroup. Findings support a threat-based framework for intergroup psychology...
  12. doi request reprint Infection breeds reticence: the effects of disease salience on self-perceptions of personality and behavioral avoidance tendencies
    Chad R Mortensen
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85282 1004, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:440-7. 2010
    ..Together, these findings reveal functional changes in perception and behavior that would serve to promote avoidance of potentially infectious individuals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Functional projection: how fundamental social motives can bias interpersonal perception
    Jon K Maner
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:63-78. 2005
    ..Additionally, participants with chronic self-protective and mate-search goals exhibited similar biases. Findings are consistent with a functionalist, motivation-based account of interpersonal perception...
  14. ncbi request reprint A reproductive threat-based model of evolved sex differences in jealousy
    Brad J Sagarin
    Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, USA
    Evol Psychol 10:487-503. 2012
    ....