N Christenfeld

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors, confounding, and the illusion of statistical control
    Nicholas J S Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:868-75. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint On the reliable assessment of cardiovascular recovery: an application of curve-fitting techniques
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:543-50. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Exposure to New York City as a risk factor for heart attack mortality
    N Christenfeld
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:740-3. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint What's in a name: mortality and the power of symbols
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego 92093 0109, USA
    J Psychosom Res 47:241-54. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Social support effects on cardiovascular reactivity: is a stranger as effective as a friend?
    N Christenfeld
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 59:388-98. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint Memory for pain and the delayed effects of distraction
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Health Psychol 16:327-30. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of a metronome on the filled pauses of fluent speakers
    N Christenfeld
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Speech Hear Res 39:1232-8. 1996
  8. ncbi request reprint The social construction of cardiovascular reactivity
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Ann Behav Med 20:317-25. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of medical and legal authorities on deaths facilitated by physicians
    D P Phillips
    Sociology Department, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0533, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:48-57. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Social support and cardiovascular reactivity
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Biomed Pharmacother 54:251-7. 2000

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors, confounding, and the illusion of statistical control
    Nicholas J S Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:868-75. 2004
    ..Statistical adjustment serves a useful function, but it cannot transform observational studies into natural experiments, and involves far more subjective judgment than many users realize...
  2. ncbi request reprint On the reliable assessment of cardiovascular recovery: an application of curve-fitting techniques
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychophysiology 37:543-50. 2000
    ..This approach, capturing the inherently dynamic process of cardiovascular recovery, may allow researchers to usefully add the assessment of recovery to paradigms exploring reactivity as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Exposure to New York City as a risk factor for heart attack mortality
    N Christenfeld
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:740-3. 1999
    ..We explored this possibility and also whether IHD is reduced among NYC residents dying away from the city...
  4. ncbi request reprint What's in a name: mortality and the power of symbols
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego 92093 0109, USA
    J Psychosom Res 47:241-54. 1999
    ..These findings cannot be explained by the effects of death cohort artifacts, gender, race, year of death, socioeconomic status, or parental neglect...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social support effects on cardiovascular reactivity: is a stranger as effective as a friend?
    N Christenfeld
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 59:388-98. 1997
    ..That is, is there any added reduction in physiological response if the person who is nodding and smiling supportively is also a friend?..
  6. ncbi request reprint Memory for pain and the delayed effects of distraction
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Health Psychol 16:327-30. 1997
    ..The participants who gave immediate ratings showed no effect of distraction, but for participants who waited 10 min before giving their ratings, high distraction led to reduced reports of pain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of a metronome on the filled pauses of fluent speakers
    N Christenfeld
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Speech Hear Res 39:1232-8. 1996
    ..It also lends support to the connection between stutters and filled pauses...
  8. ncbi request reprint The social construction of cardiovascular reactivity
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Ann Behav Med 20:317-25. 1998
    ..Instead, we argue, careful attention to psychological naturalism is essential, with the testing carefully matched to specific real-world phenomena of interest...
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of medical and legal authorities on deaths facilitated by physicians
    D P Phillips
    Sociology Department, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0533, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:48-57. 1999
    ..The involvement of physicians in this increase is supported by analysis of the Cruzan case. This showed a mortality peak of 57% for accident/coma patients following the court decision...
  10. ncbi request reprint Social support and cardiovascular reactivity
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Biomed Pharmacother 54:251-7. 2000
    ..One fruitful area for further work is the role of social support following stress, both in speeding the cardiovascular return to pre-stress levels, and in limiting rumination-induced cardiovascular responses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Can a machine tickle?
    C R Harris
    Department of Psychology 0109, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:504-10. 1999
    ..Self-reports of ticklishness were also virtually identical in the two conditions. Ticklish laughter evidently does not require that the stimulation be attributed to another person, as interpersonal accounts imply...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, alcohol, aphasia, and ums
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 70:451-60. 1996
    ..The second study found that Broca's aphasics, who produce simple speech but must deliberate over every word, produce many ums. Wernicke's aphasics may not talk well, but do not mind, and manage with few ums...