PAUL JOSEPH SILVIA

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of trait curiosity: evidence for interest and deprivation curiosity dimensions
    Jordan A Litman
    Department of Psychology, Center for Research in Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33620 8200, USA
    J Pers Assess 86:318-28. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Planned missing-data designs in experience-sampling research: Monte Carlo simulations of efficient designs for assessing within-person constructs
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Behav Res Methods 46:41-54. 2014
  3. pmc Trait self-focused attention increases sensitivity to nonconscious primes: evidence from effort-related cardiovascular reactivity
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:143-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Gritty people try harder: grit and effort-related cardiac autonomic activity during an active coping challenge
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:200-5. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Aesthetic meanings and aesthetic emotions: how historical and intentional knowledge expand aesthetic experience
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 36:157-8. 2013
  6. pmc Mirrors, masks, and motivation: implicit and explicit self-focused attention influence effort-related cardiovascular reactivity
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27402 6170, USA
    Biol Psychol 90:192-201. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Aberrant asociality: how individual differences in social anhedonia illuminate the need to belong
    Paul J Silvia
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    J Pers 79:1315-32. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint What is interesting? Exploring the appraisal structure of interest
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Emotion 5:89-102. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A self-novelty manipulation of self-focused attention for internet and laboratory experiments
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6170, USA
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 36:325-30. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-awareness, self-evaluation, and creativity
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27402 6170, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1009-17. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of trait curiosity: evidence for interest and deprivation curiosity dimensions
    Jordan A Litman
    Department of Psychology, Center for Research in Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33620 8200, USA
    J Pers Assess 86:318-28. 2006
    ..The results of this study indicated that I and D curiosity are related but differentiated curiosity dimensions, providing evidence for the validity of the I/D model...
  2. doi request reprint Planned missing-data designs in experience-sampling research: Monte Carlo simulations of efficient designs for assessing within-person constructs
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Behav Res Methods 46:41-54. 2014
    ..With realistic sample sizes, even designs with extensive missingness performed well, so these methods are promising additions to an experience-sampler's toolbox. ..
  3. pmc Trait self-focused attention increases sensitivity to nonconscious primes: evidence from effort-related cardiovascular reactivity
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:143-8. 2013
    ..These findings thus expand the evidence for motivational intensity theory's analysis of implicit processes...
  4. doi request reprint Gritty people try harder: grit and effort-related cardiac autonomic activity during an active coping challenge
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 88:200-5. 2013
    ..Taken together, the findings illuminate autonomic processes associated with how "gritty" people pursue goals, and they suggest that more attention should be paid to the facets' distinct effects...
  5. doi request reprint Aesthetic meanings and aesthetic emotions: how historical and intentional knowledge expand aesthetic experience
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 36:157-8. 2013
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  6. pmc Mirrors, masks, and motivation: implicit and explicit self-focused attention influence effort-related cardiovascular reactivity
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27402 6170, USA
    Biol Psychol 90:192-201. 2012
    ..The discussion explores the value of integrating motivational intensity theory with self-awareness theory and considers the emerging interest in implicit aspects of effort regulation...
  7. doi request reprint Aberrant asociality: how individual differences in social anhedonia illuminate the need to belong
    Paul J Silvia
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
    J Pers 79:1315-32. 2011
    ..Just as satisfied relatedness needs promote flourishing, dysfunctional social needs promote psychopathology...
  8. ncbi request reprint What is interesting? Exploring the appraisal structure of interest
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Emotion 5:89-102. 2005
    ..The appraisal perspective offers a powerful way of construing the causes of interest...
  9. ncbi request reprint A self-novelty manipulation of self-focused attention for internet and laboratory experiments
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402 6170, USA
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 36:325-30. 2004
    ..The self-novelty manipulation appears promising for self-awareness research conducted outside of conventional laboratory contexts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-awareness, self-evaluation, and creativity
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27402 6170, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1009-17. 2004
    ..When people felt able to improve, self-evaluation did not affect creativity. Connections between self-motives, creativity, and defensiveness are discussed...
  11. pmc Masked first name priming increases effort-related cardiovascular reactivity
    Paul J Silvia
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro NC 27402 6170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 80:210-6. 2011
    ..Implications for self-awareness research and for the emerging interest in priming effects on effort are considered...
  12. pmc Trait self-focused attention, task difficulty, and effort-related cardiovascular reactivity
    Paul J Silvia
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 79:335-40. 2011
    ..The findings thus support the motivational intensity approach to effort and its interpretation of self-focus's role in effort mobilization...
  13. pmc The dimensional structure of the Wisconsin Schizotypy Scales: factor identification and construct validity
    Thomas R Kwapil
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:444-57. 2008
    ..The findings support the construct validity of a multidimensional model of schizotypy and the use of psychometric inventories to assess these dimensions...
  14. ncbi request reprint When the need to belong goes wrong: the expression of social anhedonia and social anxiety in daily life
    Leslie H Brown
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:778-82. 2007
    ..Thus, deviations in the need to belong affect social functioning differently depending on whether this need is absent or thwarted...
  15. ncbi request reprint For whom the mind wanders, and when: an experience-sampling study of working memory and executive control in daily life
    Michael J Kane
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:614-21. 2007
    ..The results were therefore consistent with theories of WMC emphasizing the role of executive attention and control processes in determining individual differences and their cognitive consequences...
  16. ncbi request reprint The expression of adult ADHD symptoms in daily life: an application of experience sampling methodology
    Laura E Knouse
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    J Atten Disord 11:652-63. 2008
    ..The impact of subjective appraisals on their experiences is also examined...
  17. ncbi request reprint Self-awareness and the emotional consequences of self-discrepancies
    Ann G Phillips
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Greensboro, 27402 6170, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:703-13. 2005
    ..These effects were general-ideal and ought discrepancies affected emotions because of their substantial shared variance, not their unique variance. Implications for theories of self-discrepancies and emotions are considered...
  18. doi request reprint The expression of bipolar spectrum psychopathology in daily life
    Thomas R Kwapil
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States
    J Affect Disord 130:166-70. 2011
    ..Bipolar psychopathology has traditionally been defined by categorical diagnoses. However, these disorders may simply reflect the extremes of a broader spectrum of clinical and subclinical bipolar psychopathology...
  19. ncbi request reprint Must interesting things be pleasant? A test of competing appraisal structures
    Samuel A Turner
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
    Emotion 6:670-4. 2006
    ..The results thus strongly suggest that interesting things needn't be pleasant. Implications for in vivo (versus retrospective) tests of competing appraisal predictions are considered...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-awareness, probability of improvement, and the self-serving bias
    Thomas Shelley Duval
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089 1061, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:49-61. 2002
    ..b) failure is attributed internally when people can improve, (c) failure is attributed externally when people cannot improve, and (d) these attributions affect state self-esteem. Implications for the self-serving bias are discussed...

Research Grants1

  1. Self-Focused Attention and Nonconscious Self-Evaluation
    PAUL SILVIA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Examining the cognitive processes that give rise to automatic self-evaluation will enhance psychology's understanding of how to prevent, treat, and regulate maladaptive and self-defeating patterns of thought. ..