Fredda Blanchard-Fields

Summary

Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age differences in emotion-regulation strategies in handling everyday problems
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P261-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Everyday problem solving across the adult life span: influence of domain specificity and cognitive appraisal
    F Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 12:684-93. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in the relationship between aging and the correspondence bias
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Psychology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P362-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Flexible and adaptive socio-emotional problem solving in adult development and aging
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 27:539-50. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Age differences in everyday problem-solving effectiveness: older adults select more effective strategies for interpersonal problems
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P61-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Age differences in the correspondence bias: when a plausible explanation matters
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P259-67. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Age differences in blame attributions: the role of relationship outcome ambiguity and personal identification
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Psychology, Atlanta, GA, 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P19-26. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Beyond a stereotyped view of older adults' traditional family values
    F Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:483-96. 2001
  9. doi request reprint The experience of anger and sadness in everyday problems impacts age differences in emotion regulation
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1547-56. 2008
  10. pmc Violate my beliefs? Then you're to blame! Belief content as an explanation for causal attribution biases
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:324-37. 2012

Research Grants

  1. EVERYDAY PROBLEM SOLVING IN A SOCIAL CONTEXT AND AGING
    Fredda Blanchard Fields; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Age differences in emotion-regulation strategies in handling everyday problems
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P261-9. 2004
    ..These effects were driven by the high emotional salience condition...
  2. ncbi request reprint Everyday problem solving across the adult life span: influence of domain specificity and cognitive appraisal
    F Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 12:684-93. 1997
    ..The importance of distinguishing between social and instrumental problem solving and of examining the cognitive appraisal of a problem situation are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cultural differences in the relationship between aging and the correspondence bias
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Psychology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P362-5. 2007
    ..We discuss our findings from a life-span developmental perspective as well as from an acculturation perspective...
  4. doi request reprint Flexible and adaptive socio-emotional problem solving in adult development and aging
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 27:539-50. 2009
    ..In this article, I highlight the importance of the functional dynamics or the ability to effectively adapt to the demands and opportunities that individuals are confronted with on an everyday basis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Age differences in everyday problem-solving effectiveness: older adults select more effective strategies for interpersonal problems
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P61-4. 2007
    ..Overall, older adults were also more effective than young adults when solving everyday problems, in particular for interpersonal problems...
  6. ncbi request reprint Age differences in the correspondence bias: when a plausible explanation matters
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P259-67. 2005
    ..However, when the situational constraints reflected plausible motives for the target's essay writing behavior, the age differences between young and older adults were eliminated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age differences in blame attributions: the role of relationship outcome ambiguity and personal identification
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Psychology, Atlanta, GA, 30332 0170, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P19-26. 2005
    ..At low levels of ROA, personal identification was the more robust predictor of blaming tendencies. In vignettes high in ROA, salvaging a relationship may take precedence over self-concerns, especially for older adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Beyond a stereotyped view of older adults' traditional family values
    F Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:483-96. 2001
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  9. doi request reprint The experience of anger and sadness in everyday problems impacts age differences in emotion regulation
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1547-56. 2008
    ..This suggests that at least part of the reason why older adults use fewer proactive emotion-regulation strategies is their decreased experience of anger. Results are discussed in the context of lifespan theories of emotional development...
  10. pmc Violate my beliefs? Then you're to blame! Belief content as an explanation for causal attribution biases
    Fredda Blanchard-Fields
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:324-37. 2012
    ..Personal identification with the characters had additional, independent effects on attributions. Findings are discussed from the theoretical perspective of a belief-based explanation of social judgment biases...
  11. pmc Beliefs about behavior account for age differences in the correspondence bias
    Jennifer Tehan Stanley
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:169-76. 2011
    ..The current study examined whether these age differences are a function of the degree to which an individual subscribes to a lay theory of attitude-behavior consistency...
  12. doi request reprint Emotion regulation in interpersonal problems: the role of cognitive-emotional complexity, emotion regulation goals, and expressivity
    Abby Heckman Coats
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:39-51. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Goals and everyday problem solving: examining the link between age-related goals and problem-solving strategy use
    Christiane A Hoppmann
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:401-23. 2008
    ..Findings speak to the importance of considering goals in investigations of age-related differences in everyday problem solving...
  14. ncbi request reprint The differential effects of mood on age differences in the correspondence bias
    Andrew Mienaltowski
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30322 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:589-600. 2005
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of how positive and negative moods operate differently in motivating young and older adults' attributional judgments...
  15. doi request reprint Challenges older adults face in detecting deceit: the role of emotion recognition
    Jennifer Tehan Stanley
    Department of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:24-32. 2008
    ..There were 3 presentation conditions: visual, audio, or audiovisual. In older adults, reduced emotion recognition was related to poor deceit detection in the visual condition for crime interviews only...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effects of age-stereotype priming on the memory performance of older adults
    Renee Stein
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology, 274 5th Street, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    Exp Aging Res 28:169-81. 2002
    ..There were no significant effects of priming positive or negative age stereotypes on the memory performance of young adults...
  17. pmc Age-related differences in event-related potentials for early visual processing of emotional faces
    Matthew R Hilimire
    Psychology Department, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, 23187 VA, USA, Department of Psychology and Center for the Study of Lifespan Development, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 42101 KY, USA, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332 GA, USA, and School of Psychology, University of Auckland, 1142 Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:969-76. 2014
    ..These findings provide additional evidence that the age-related positivity effect in emotion processing can be traced to automatic processes that are evident very early in the processing of emotional facial expressions. ..

Research Grants1

  1. EVERYDAY PROBLEM SOLVING IN A SOCIAL CONTEXT AND AGING
    Fredda Blanchard Fields; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, what are benefits and costs of this goal focus? We will use converging methods to assess emotion regulation strategy use as well as psychological and physiological emotional reactivity. ..