Research interests:
Emotion, nonverbal expression, self-conscious emotions (e.g., pride, shame), the self, self-esteem, narcissism, trends in psychological science.

Weidman, A. C., Cheng, J. T., & Tracy, J. L. (in press). The psychological structure of humility. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Weidman, A. C., Steckler, C. M., & Tracy, J. L. (in press). The jingle and jangle of emotion assessment: Imprecise measurement, casual scale usage, and conceptual fuzziness in emotion research. Emotion.

Weidman, A. C., Tracy, J. L., & Elliot, A. J. (2016). The benefits of following your pride: Authentic pride promotes achievement. Journal of Personality, 84, 607-622.

Cheng, J. T., Tracy, J. L., Ho, S., & Henrich, J. (2016). Listen, follow me: Dynamics vocal signals of dominance predict emergent social rank in humans. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 536-547.

Tracy, J. L., Klonsky, E. D., & Proudfit, G. H. (2014). How affective science can inform clinical science: An introduction to the Special Series on Emotions and Psychopathology.Clinical Psychological Science, 2, 371-384.

Tracy, J. L., & Robins, R. W. (2014). Conceptual and empirical strengths of the Authentic/ Hubristic Model of pride. Emotion, 14, 33-37.

Tracy, J. L. (2014). An evolutionary approach to understanding distinct emotions. Emotion Review, 6, 308-312. [target article].

Tracy, J. L., Shariff, A. F., Zhao, W., & Henrich, J. (2013). Cross-cultural evidence that the pride expression is a universal automatic status signal. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 163-180.

Randles, D., & Tracy, J. L. (2013). Shamed into taking a drink? Nonverbal displays of shame predict relapse and worsening health among recovering alcoholics. Clinical Psychological Science, 1, 149-155.

Cheng, J. T., Tracy, J. L., Foulsham, T., & Kingstone, A., & Henrich, J. (2013). Two ways to the top: Evidence that dominance and prestige are distinct yet viable avenues to social rank and influence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 103–125.

Shariff, A. F., & Tracy, J. L. (2011). What are emotion expressions for? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 395-399.

Tracy, J. L., & Matsumoto, D. (2008). The spontaneous display of pride and shame: Evidence for biologically innate nonverbal displays. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 11655-11660.

Tracy, J. L., & Robins, R. W. (2008). The nonverbal expression of pride: Evidence for cross-cultural recognition. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 516-530.

Tracy, J. L., & Robins, R. W. (2007). The psychological structure of pride: A tale of two facets. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 506-525.

Winter 2017

PSYC305A Personality Psychology - PERSONALITY PSYC Sections

Theory and research on individual differences in motivation, emotion, and social behaviour.

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