JENNIFER K CROCKER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Contingencies of self-worth in college students: theory and measurement
    Jennifer Crocker
    Institute for Social Research, Research Center for Group Dynamics, and Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:894-908. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint When grades determine self-worth: consequences of contingent self-worth for male and female engineering and psychology majors
    Jennifer Crocker
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:507-16. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Do people need self-esteem? Comment on Pyszczynski et al. (2004)
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:469-72; discussion 483-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Contingencies of self-worth
    J Crocker
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA
    Psychol Rev 108:593-623. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The costly pursuit of self-esteem
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:392-414. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Level of self-esteem and contingencies of self-worth: unique effects on academic, social, and financial problems in college students
    Jennifer Crocker
    University of Michigan, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:701-12. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The pursuit of self-esteem: contingencies of self-worth and self-regulation
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Pers 74:1749-71. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Why does writing about important values reduce defensiveness? Self-affirmation and the role of positive other-directed feelings
    Jennifer Crocker
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:740-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Creating and undermining social support in communal relationships: the role of compassionate and self-image goals
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:555-75. 2008

Research Grants

  1. CONTINGENCIES OF SELF ESTEEM
    Jennifer Crocker; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. CONTINGENCIES OF SELF-ESTEEM
    Jennifer Crocker; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. CONTINGENCIES OF SELF ESTEEM
    Jennifer Crocker; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Contingencies of self-worth in college students: theory and measurement
    Jennifer Crocker
    Institute for Social Research, Research Center for Group Dynamics, and Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:894-908. 2003
    ..Contingencies of self-worth assessed prior to college predicted how students spent their time during their 1st year of college...
  2. ncbi request reprint When grades determine self-worth: consequences of contingent self-worth for male and female engineering and psychology majors
    Jennifer Crocker
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:507-16. 2003
    ..Bad grades led to greater drops in self-esteem but not more disidentification with the major for women in engineering. Instability of self-esteem predicted increases in depressive symptoms for students initially more depressed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Do people need self-esteem? Comment on Pyszczynski et al. (2004)
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:469-72; discussion 483-8. 2004
    ..All of these questions can be addressed with empirical research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Contingencies of self-worth
    J Crocker
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA
    Psychol Rev 108:593-623. 2001
    ..In addition, this perspective raises questions about how contingencies of self-worth are acquired and how they change, whether they are primarily a resource or a vulnerability, and whether some people have noncontingent self-esteem...
  5. ncbi request reprint The costly pursuit of self-esteem
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:392-414. 2004
    ..Cultural roots of the pursuit of self-esteem are considered. Finally, the alternatives to pursuing self-esteem, and ways of avoiding its costs, are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Level of self-esteem and contingencies of self-worth: unique effects on academic, social, and financial problems in college students
    Jennifer Crocker
    University of Michigan, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:701-12. 2003
    ..Low self-esteem, on the other hand, appears to uniquely contribute to later social difficulties...
  7. ncbi request reprint The pursuit of self-esteem: contingencies of self-worth and self-regulation
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Pers 74:1749-71. 2006
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  8. doi request reprint Why does writing about important values reduce defensiveness? Self-affirmation and the role of positive other-directed feelings
    Jennifer Crocker
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:740-7. 2008
    ..These studies, in concert with previous research, suggest that values affirmation reduces defensiveness via self-transcendence, rather than self-integrity (i.e., self-worth or self-images)...
  9. doi request reprint Creating and undermining social support in communal relationships: the role of compassionate and self-image goals
    Jennifer Crocker
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:555-75. 2008
    ....

Research Grants11

  1. CONTINGENCIES OF SELF ESTEEM
    Jennifer Crocker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. CONTINGENCIES OF SELF-ESTEEM
    Jennifer Crocker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3) Cultural differences in the direction as well as possibly the content of contingencies of SE can account for the relatively low average levels of SE in Asians and Asian-Americans. ..
  3. CONTINGENCIES OF SELF ESTEEM
    Jennifer Crocker; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A fourth study will examine daily fluctuations in the SE of gay and lesbian students as a function of their sexual contingencies of worth and whether they are attempting to conceal their orientation from others. ..