Robert A Josephs
Affiliation: University of Texas
- The mismatch effect: when testosterone and status are at oddsRobert A Josephs
Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 90:999-1013. 2006..In Study 3, the authors demonstrate that testosterone is a better predictor of behavior than self-report measures of the need for dominance. Discussion focuses on the value of measuring hormones in personality and social psychology...
- Genetic and hormonal sensitivity to threat: testing a serotonin transporter genotype × testosterone interactionRobert A Josephs
Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78756, USA
Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:752-61. 2012..Short (S) allele carriers and individuals higher in testosterone levels show exaggerated stress responses, amygdala hyperactivity, and reduction of amygdala-prefrontal cortex coupling when exposed to threat...
- Testosterone, cognition, and social statusMatthew L Newman
Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Horm Behav 47:205-11. 2005..These data suggest that differences in cognitive performance stem from an interaction between testosterone and the social situation...
- The social endocrinology of dominance: basal testosterone predicts cortisol changes and behavior following victory and defeatPranjal H Mehta
Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 94:1078-93. 2008..These results provide novel evidence in humans that basal testosterone predicts cortisol reactivity and behavior following changes in social status. Implications for the social endocrinology of dominance are discussed...
- Testosterone change after losing predicts the decision to compete againPranjal H Mehta
Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712 0187, USA
Horm Behav 50:684-92. 2006..Our discussion focuses on the theoretical implications of these findings for the link between short-term T changes and status-related behaviors...
- Interspecies hormonal interactions between man and the domestic dog (Canis familiaris)Amanda C Jones
University of Texas at Austin, Department of Psychology, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712 0187, USA
Horm Behav 50:393-400. 2006..These results are discussed in light of T as a proxy for dominance motivation as well as T's relation to stress across the species boundary...
- Self-esteem maintenance processes: why low self-esteem may be resistant to changeRobert A Josephs
The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712 0187, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:920-33. 2003..Finally, when self-generated feedback was negative, participants low in self-esteem accepted it. The authors discuss how these findings shed light on the maintenance of low self-esteem...
- Status, testosterone, and human intellectual performance: stereotype threat as status concernRobert A Josephs
Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
Psychol Sci 14:158-63. 2003..The moderating effect of testosterone on performance suggests that a stereotype-relevant situation is capable of conferring either a loss or a gain of status on targets of the stereotype...
- Applying the attention-allocation model to the explanation of alcohol-related aggression: implications for preventionPeter R Giancola
Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0044, USA
Subst Use Misuse 44:1263-79. 2009..Finally, a number of practical suggestions are put forth regarding how the AAM can be applied to the prevention of intoxicated aggression...