Research interests include personality, interpersonal perception, accuracy, personality coherence, quantitative methods.
Dr. Biesanz’s secondary research area is Social/Personality.
Human, L. J., & Biesanz, J. C. (2013). Targeting the good target: An integrative review of the characteristics and consequences of being accurately perceived. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17, 248-272. doi: 10.1177/1088868313495593
Human, L. J., Biesanz, J. C., Parisotto, K., L., & Dunn, E. W. (2012). Your best self reveals your true self: Positive self-presentation leads to more accurate personality impressions. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3 , 23-30. doi: 10.1177/1948550611407689
Biesanz, J. C., Human, L. J., Paquin, A.-C., Chan, M., Parisotto, K. L., Sarracino, J., & Gillis, R. L. (2011). Do we know when our impressions of others are valid? Evidence for realistic accuracy awareness in first impressions of personality. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 452-459. doi: 10.1177/1948550610397211
Biesanz, J. C. (2010). The social accuracy model of interpersonal perception: Assessing individual differences in perceptive and expressive accuracy. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 45, 853-885. doi: 10.1080/00273171.2010.519262
Biesanz, J. C., & Human, L. J. (2010). The cost of forming more accurate impressions: Accuracy-Motivated perceivers see the personality of others more distinctively but less normatively than perceivers without an explicit goal. Psychological Science, 21, 589–594. doi: 10.1177/0956797610364121
Biesanz, J. C., Falk, C., & Savalei, V. (2010). Assessing mediational models: Testing and interval estimation for indirect effects. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 45, 661-701. doi: 10.1080/00273171.2010.498292
- Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology Cattell Early Career Research Award (2006)