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Yeager, D.S., Purdie-Vaughns, V., Garcia, J., Apfel, N., Brzustoski, P., Master, A., Hessert, W.T., Williams, M.E. & Cohen, G.L. (in press). Breaking the cycle of mistrust: Wise interventions to provide critical feedback across the racial divide. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
+ In the Washington Monthly
Yeager, D.S., Miu, A.*, Powers, J.*, & Dweck, C.S. (in press). Implicit theories of personality and attributions of hostile intent: A meta-analysis, an experiment, and a longitudinal intervention. Child Development. Online supplement.
+ Education Week
+ Stanford Report
+ SRCD Press Release
Trzesniewski, K., & Dweck, C.S. (in press).
An implicit theories of personality intervention reduces
adolescent aggression in response to victimization and exclusion. Child Development. Online supplement. (Article is "Online Open" and available to download for free without a subscription)
+ Received the 2010 Lagerspetz award by the International Society for Research on Aggression.
+ Stanford News Service
Yeager, D.S., Walton, G., & Cohen, G.L. (2013). Addressing achievement gaps with psychological interventions. Phi Delta Kappan, 94(5), 62-65.
Yeager, D.S. & Dweck, C.S. (2012). Mindsets that promote resilience: When students believe that personal characteristics can be developed. Educational Psychologist, 47, 1-13.
Yeager, D.S., Bundick, M.J. & Johnson, B.* (2012). The role of future work goal motives in adolescent identity development: A longitudinal mixed-methods investigation. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 37, 206-217.
Yeager, D.S. & Krosnick, J. (2012). Does mentioning “some people” and “other people” in an attitude question improve measurement quality? Public Opinion Quarterly, 76, 131-141.
Yeager, D.S., Krosnick, J., Chang, L-C., Javitz, H.,
Levendusky, M., Simpser, A. & Wang, R. (2011). Comparing the accuracy of
RDD telephone surveys and Internet surveys conducted with probability and
non-probability samples. Public Opinion
Quarterly, 75, 709-747. Online supplement.
+ ABC news.com coverage
Yeager, D.S. & Krosnick, J. (2011). Does mentioning “some people” and “other people” in a survey question increase the accuracy of adolescents’ self-reports? Developmental Psychology, 47, 1674-1679.
Yeager, D.S., Trzesniewski, K., Tirri, K., Nokelainen, P., & Dweck, C.S. (2011). Adolescents’ implicit theories predict desire for vengeance: Correlational and experimental evidence. Developmental Psychology, 47, 1090-1107.
& Walton, G. (2011). Social-psychological interventions in education:
They’re not magic. Review of Educational
Research, 81, 267-301.
+ Received the 2012 AERA Review of Research Award
+ Received the 2012 AERA Division E Outstanding Research Award
Yeager, D.S., Larson, S. B.*, Krosnick, J., &
Tompson, T. (2011). Measuring Americans’ issue priorities: A new version of the
most important problem question reveals more concern about global warming and
the environment. Public Opinion
Quarterly, 75, 125-138.
+ Editor’s Choice, Science (2011), 332, 151.
Yeager, D.S. & Krosnick, J. (2011). Re: Response to the Validity of Self-Reported Nicotine Product Use in the 2001–2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Medical Care, 49, 332.
& Krosnick, J. (2010). The validity of self-reported nicotine product use
in the 2001-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Medical Care, 48, 1128-1132.
+ Article rated a “must read” (8 out of 10) by the Faculty of 1000, placing it in the top 2% of published articles in biology and medicine.
Yeager, D.S. & Bundick, M.J. (2009). The role of purposeful work goals in promoting meaning in life and in schoolwork during adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Research, 24, 423-452.
Articles Under Review (working drafts available for comments)
Yeager, D.S., Johnson, R.*, Spitzer, B.*, Trzesniewski, K., & Dweck, C.S. (under review). The far-reaching effects of believing people can change: Implicit theories of personality shape stress, health and achievement during adolescence.
Yeager, D.S., Fong, C.J.*, Lee, H.Y.*, & Espelage, D. (under review). Declines in efficacy of anti-bullying programs among older adolescents: A developmental theory and a three-level meta-analysis. Invited submission for a special issue of Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.
Yeager, D.S., Henderson, M., Paunesku, D., Walton, G., Spitzer, B.,* D’, Mello, & Duckworth, A. (under review). It’s boring but it matters: A beyond-the-self purpose for learning raises level of construal and promotes academic self-regulation.
Yeager, D.S., Bryk, A., Hausman, H., Muhich, J., & Morales, L. (under review). Practical measurement.
Yeager, D.S., & Krosnick, J. (under review). Revisiting intuitive statistics: Do people appreciate sample size and representativeness when making generalizations about conceptual relations between variables?
Miu, A.* & Yeager, D.S. (under review). A brief implicit theories of personality intervention reduces adolescents’ clinically-significant depressive symptoms over nine months.
Lapsley, D., & Yeager, D.S., (in press). Moral character education. In W. M. Reynolds, G. E. Miller, & I. B. Weiner, (Eds.) Handbook of Psychology: Vol. 7. Educational Psychology, 2nd ed., NJ: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
Steger, M., Bundick, M., & Yeager, D.S. (2012). The development of meaning during adolescence. In R.J. Levesque (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Adolescence. New York, New York: Springer.
Yeager, D.S., & Miu, A.* (2011). Implicit theories of personality predict motivation to use prosocial coping strategies after bullying in high school. In E. Frydenberg, & G. Reevy, (Eds.) Personality, Stress and Coping: Implications for Education.
Bundick, M. J., Yeager, D. S., King, P. E., & Damon, W. (2010). Thriving across the lifespan. In Lerner, R. M., Lamb, M. E., Freund, A. M. & Overton, W. F. (Eds.), Handbook of life-span development, Vol. 1: Cognition, Biology and Methods (pp. 882-923). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Yeager, D.S., Paunesku, D., Walton, G., & Dweck, C.S. (2013). How can we instill productive mindsets at scale? A review of the evidence and an initial R&D agenda. A White Paper prepared for the White House meeting on “Excellence in Education: The Importance of Academic Mindsets.”
Bryk, A. Yeager, D.S., Hausman, H., Muhich, J., Grunow, A., LeMahieu, P., & Gomez, L. (2013). Improvement research carried out through networked communities:Accelerating learning about practices that support more productive student mindsets. A White Paper prepared for the White House meeting on “Excellence in Education: The Importance of Academic Mindsets.”
Yeager, D.S., & Krosnick, J. (2009). Were the benchmarks really wrong? Retrieved on December 17th, 2009 from http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenumbers/2009/12/survey-accuracy-revisiting-the-benchmarks-.html
Yeager, D.S., Krosnick, J., & Javitz, H. (2009). More on problems with opt-in Internet surveys. Retrieved on Oct 12th, 2009 from http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenumbers/2009/09/guest-blog-more-on-the-problems-with-optin-internet-surveys.html
Krosnick, J. A., Malka, A., & Yeager, D.S. (2009). State of the nation: Getting warmer. Boston Review, September/October: 6.
Manuscripts In Preparation
Yeager, D.S., Krosnick, J. A., Visser, P., & Holbrook, A. (in preparation). Social psychology outside the lab: Does what we know about college sophomores generalize to representative samples of American adults?