Weekly Research: Confidence

Today’s research roundup is on the psychology of confidence. In this day and age, we need confidence, but not overconfidence.  The articles  below explore the topic in a variety of fields. The articles are listed in order of publication, starting from the most recent. They are available on their respective journal or book  websites.

Higham, P., Blank, H., & Luna, K. (2017). Effects of post-warning specificity on memory performance and confidence in the eyewitness misinformation paradigm. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
Gulliver, A. (2017). Commentary: Mental Health in Sport (MHS): Improving the Early Intervention Knowledge and Confidence of Elite Sport Staff. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1209.
Peters, G. J. Y., & Crutzen, R. (2017). Confidence in constant progress: or how pragmatic nihilism encourages optimism through modesty. Health Psychology Review, 11(2), 140-144.
Schuldt, J. P., Chabris, C. F., Woolley, A. W., & Hackman, J. R. (2017). Confidence in dyadic decision making: The role of individual differences. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 30(2), 168-180.
Bickerstaff, S., Barragan, M., & Rucks-Ahidiana, Z. (2017). Experiences of Earned Success: Community College Students’ Shifts in College Confidence. Executive Editor, 29(3), 501-510.
Flowe, H. D., Colloff, M. F., Karoğlu, N., Zelek, K., Ryder, H., Humphries, J. E., & Takarangi, M. K. (2017). The Effects of Alcohol Intoxication on Accuracy and the Confidence–Accuracy Relationship in Photographic Simultaneous Line‐ups. Applied Cognitive Psychology.
Barry, C. T., Doucette, H., Loflin, D. C., Rivera-Hudson, N., & Herrington, L. L. (2017). “Let me take a selfie”: associations between self-photography, narcissism, and self-esteem. Psychology of popular media culture, 6(1), 48.
Massoni, S., & Roux, N. (2017). Optimal group decision: A matter of confidence calibration. Journal of Mathematical Psychology.
Smith, J. R., & Haslam, S. A. (Eds.). (2017). Social psychology: Revisiting the classic studies. Sage.
Gilbert, J. N. (2017). Sport psychology teaching approaches for high school coaches and their student-athletes. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 88(2), 52-58.
Nguyen, H., Johnson, A., Collins, C., & Parker, S. K. (2017). Confidence Matters: Self‐efficacy Moderates the Credit that Supervisors Give to Adaptive and Proactive Role Behaviours. British Journal of Management, 28(2), 315-330.
Jackson, J., Clark, A., Pearse, L., Miller, E. A., Stanfield, H., & Cunningham, C. J. (2017). Explaining Student Interest and Confidence in Providing Care for Older Adults: The Role of Demographics and Life Experiences. Journal of gerontological nursing, 43(3), 13-18.
Gensowski, M., Ludeke, S. G., John, O. P., & Andersen, S. C. (2017). The Development of Academic Under-Confidence-A National Assessment of Children and Adolescents.
Cash, D. K., & Lane, S. M. (2017). Context influences interpretation of eyewitness confidence statements. Law and human behavior, 41(2), 180.
Tracey, D., & Hanham, J. (2017). Applying positive psychology to illuminate the needs of adolescent males transitioning out of juvenile detention. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, 61(1), 64-79.
Yang, X., Wang, X., Zhang, L., & Weidman, J. C. (2017). Gender role conflict, professional role confidence, and intentional persistence in engineering students in China. Studies in Higher Education, 42(2), 248-263.
Ilias, M. R., & Esa, A. (2017). Children’s psychology development. Psychology, 6924-46925.
Philp, S., Barnett, C., D’Abrew, N., & White, K. (2017). Nurse confidence in gynaecological oncology practice and the evaluation of a professional development module. Contemporary nurse, 53(2), 203-216.
Riordan, M. A., & Trichtinger, L. A. (2017). Overconfidence at the Keyboard: Confidence and Accuracy in Interpreting Affect in E‐Mail Exchanges. Human Communication Research, 43(1), 1-24.
Carnegie, D. (2017). How to develop self-confidence and influence people by public speaking. Simon and Schuster.
Nicole, M. J., & Jose, P. E. (2017). “I can’t Take Hold of Some Kind of a Life”: The Role of Social Connectedness and Confidence in Engaging “Lost” Adolescents with Their Lives. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1-19.
George, R. S., & Nendick, M. (2017). psychology in the general aviation environment. Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics: Volume Five-Aerospace and Transportation Systems, 81.
Fleming, S. M., & Daw, N. D. (2017). Self-evaluation of decision-making: A general Bayesian framework for metacognitive computation. Psychological review, 124(1), 91.
Persson, T., Parker, C. F., & Widmalm, S. (2017). Social trust, impartial administration and public confidence in EU crisis management institutions. Public Administration, 95(1), 97-114.
Schaillée, H., Theeboom, M., & Van Cauwenberg, J. (2017). Peer-and coach-created motivational climates in youth sport: Implications for positive youth development of disadvantaged girls. Social Inclusion, 5(2).
Blaine, B. E., & Brenchley, K. J. M. (2017). Understanding the psychology of diversity. Sage Publications.
Bishara, A. J., & Hittner, J. B. (2017). Confidence intervals for correlations when data are not normal. Behavior research methods, 49(1), 294-309.
Stone, W. N. (2017). Self-psychology: Empathy and process. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 67(sup1), S164-S170.
Maguire, N., Grellier, B., & Clayton, K. (2017). The impact of CBT training and supervision on burnout, confidence and negative beliefs in a staff group working with homeless people. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
Black, S. (2017). Insights from Educational Psychology Part 2: Goals, Mindset, and Self-regulation.
Munoz, R. T., Brady, S., & Brown, V. (2017). The psychology of resilience: A model of the relationship of locus of control to hope among survivors of intimate partner violence. Traumatology, 23(1), 102.
Weinrib, A. Z., Azam, M. A., Birnie, K. A., Burns, L. C., Clarke, H., & Katz, J. (2017). The psychology of chronic post-surgical pain: new frontiers in risk factor identification, prevention and management. British Journal of Pain, 2049463717720636.
Murray, M. (2017). The pre-history of health psychology in the United Kingdom: From natural science and psychoanalysis to social science, social cognition and beyond. Journal of Health Psychology, 1359105317705879.
Macgowan, M. J., & Wong, S. E. (2017). Improving student confidence in using group work standards: A controlled replication. Research on Social Work Practice, 27(4), 434-440.
Foster, R. H., Olson-Dorff, D., Reiland, H. M., & Budzak-Garza, A. (2017). Commitment, confidence, and concerns: Assessing health care professionals’ child maltreatment reporting attitudes. Child Abuse & Neglect, 67, 54-63.
Braverman, J., Morrow, M., & Sternglanz, R. W. Individual Differences in Deception Judgments, Personality Judgments, and Meta-Accuracy.
Chalmers, R. P., Pek, J., & Liu, Y. (2017). Profile-likelihood Confidence Intervals in Item Response Theory Models. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 1-18.
Rao, N., & Kemper, K. J. (2017). Online training in specific meditation practices improves gratitude, well-being, self-compassion, and confidence in providing compassionate care among health professionals. Journal of evidence-based complementary & alternative medicine, 22(2), 237-241.
Johnson, J., & Wood, A. M. (2017). Integrating positive and clinical psychology: Viewing human functioning as continua from positive to negative can benefit clinical assessment, interventions and understandings of resilience. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41(3), 335-349.
van Landschoot, R., Portzky, G., & van Heeringen, K. (2017). Knowledge, Self-Confidence and Attitudes towards Suicidal Patients at Emergency and Psychiatric Departments: A Randomised Controlled Trial of the Effects of an Educational Poster Campaign. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(3), 304.
Hwong, Y. L., Oliver, C., Van Kranendonk, M., Sammut, C., & Seroussi, Y. (2017). What makes you tick? The psychology of social media engagement in space science communication. Computers in Human Behavior, 68, 480-492.
Saied, H. (2017). The Impact of Simulation on Pediatric Nursing Students’ Knowledge, Self-Efficacy, Satisfaction, and Confidence. Journal of Education and Practice, 8(11), 95-102.
Brymer, E., & Mackenzie, S. H. (2017). Psychology and the extreme sport experience. In Extreme sports medicine (pp. 3-13). Springer International Publishing.

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