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Jamie Hughes Research

Research, Presentations, and Awards

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Peer Reviewed Publications 

Madson, L., Zaikman, Y., & Hughes, J. S. (in press). Psychology teachers should try Team Based Learning: Evidence, concerns, and recommendations. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.

Hernandez, F., McPhetres, J., & Hughes, J. S. (2019). Adolescent’s perceptions of sexual relationships between students and teachers. The Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 28, 67-83.

McPhetres, J., Conway, P., Hughes, J., & Zuckerman, M. (2018). Reflecting on God’s will: Reflective processes contribute to deontological dilemma responses for religious people. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 79, 301-314.

Hughes, J. S. (2017). In a moral dilemma choose the one you love: Actions demonstrating impartiality compared to partiality are seen as less moral. British Journal of Social Psychology, 56, 561-577.

Hughes, J. S. (2017). When cooperation and compromise fail: Distrusting and denigrating the moral character of those who disagree. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, doi:10.1111/asap.12131

Carbajal, I. & Hughes, J. S., (2016). Student evaluations of instructor warmth and competence: Course difficulty matters more than character. Journal of Integrated Social Sciences, 6, 1-16.

Hughes, J. S., Creech, J. L., & Strosser, G. L. (2016). Attributions about morally unreliable characters: Relationship closeness affects moral judgment. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 38, 173-184.

Hughes, J. S., & McPhetres, J. (2016). The influence of psychosocial immaturity, age, and mental state beliefs on culpability judgments about juvenile offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, online first, doi: 10.1177/0093854816655377

McPhetres, J., & Hughes, J. S. (2016). Sentencing recommendations for juvenile offenders are insensitive to age and maturity information. Cogent Social Science, 2, 1194714. 

Resendez, J. R., & Hughes, J. S. (2016). Introducing the date and acquaintance rape avoidance scale. Violence and Victims, 31, 664-679.

Hughes, J. S. (2015). Support for the domain specificity of implicit beliefs about persons, intelligence, and morality. Personality and Individual Differences, 18, 195-203.

Hughes, J. S. & Trafimow. D. (2015). Mind attributions about moral actors: Intentionality is greater given coherent cues. British Journal of Social Psychology, 54, 220-235.

Hughes, J. S., Creech, J. L., Bell, H. F., & Kendall, C. (2014). Blame attributions about disloyalty. Current Research in Social Psychology, 22, 33-43.

Trafimow, D., & Hughes, J. S. (2012). Testing the death thought suppression and rebound hypothesis: Death thought accessibility following mortality salience decreases during a delay. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 622-629.

Hughes, J. S., Sandry, J., & Trafimow, D. (2012). Intentional inferences are not more likely than unintentional ones: Some evidence against the intentionality bias hypothesis. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 1-4.

Hughes, J. S., & Trafimow, D. (2011). Inferences about motive and character influence intentionality attributions about side effects. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 661-673.

Hughes, J. S., Gourley, M. K., Madson, L., & Le Blanc, K. (2011). Stress and coping activity: Reframing negative thoughts. Teaching of Psychology, 38, 36-39.

Rice, S., Trafimow, D., Hughes, J., & Hunt, G. (2011). Extending a courtesy stigma to a computer programmer and his work product, and his associates. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 7, 11-20.

Hughes, J. S., & Trafimow, D. (2010). Intentionality attributions about perfect and imperfect duty violations. Journal of Social Psychology, 150, 198-210.

Hughes, J. S., Rice, S., Trafimow, D., & Clayton, K. (2009). The automated cockpit: A comparison of attitudes toward human and automated pilots. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, 12, 428-439.

Wickens, C. D., Rice, S., Keller, D., Hutchins, S., Hughes, J., & Clayton, K. (2009). False alerts in the air traffic conflict alerting system: Is there a cry wolf effect? Human Factors, 52, 446-462.

Rice, S., Clayton, K., Trafimow, D., Keller, D., & Hughes, J. S. (2008). The effects of private and collective selfpriming on visual search: Taking advantage of organized contextual stimuli. British Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 467- 486.

Manuscripts Under Review

Hughes, J. S., & Harpster, R. D. (under review). Willingness to forgive a relationship partner decreases punishment recommendations.

Hughes, J. S., Harpster, R. D., & Gonzales, N. C. (under review). The government receives moral license to commit transgressions when compared to other entities.

Jonason, P. K., Hughes, J. S., & Navarrete, C. D. (under review). Men who are more and less intelligent are viewed as outgroup members to other men.

Strosser, G. L., Christiansen, M., White, L., Dix, K., Covington, A., & Hughes, J. S. (under review). Explaining political polarization through reactance to ideological values.

Refereed Proceedings

Wickens, C. D., Rice, S., Keller, D., Hughes, J., & Hutchins, S. (2009). Conflict alerts and false alerts in en route air traffic control: An empirical study of causes and consequences. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of the International Symposium on Aviation Psychology. Dayton, OH

Rice, S., Hughes, J., McCarley, J., & Keller, D. (2008). Automation dependency and performance gains under time pressure. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Clayton, K., Rice, S., & Hughes, J. (2008). The effects of automation saliency on UAV operator trust. Human Factors of UAVs.

Hughes, J., Dixon, S., Trafimow, D., & Wells, A. (2007). Consumer perception of the automated cockpit: Are we ready for commercial UAVs? Human Factors of UAVs.

Dixon, S., Trafimow, D., Hughes, J., & McCarley, S. (2007). Eliminating the speed-accuracy tradeoff with highly reliable automation. Human Factors of UAVs. Presentations and Workshops

Harpster, R. D., Gonzales, N. C., & Hughes, J. S. (2019, February). Government receives moral license to commit transgressions when compared to other entities. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in The Morality of Ghosts and Governments, Machines and Masses symposium, Portland, OR.

Zaikman, Y., Madson, L., & Hughes, J.S. (2017, October). Level-Up Your Students’ Skills With Team-Based Learning. Workshop presentation conducted at the Annual Conference on Teaching for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP), San Antonio, TX.

Hughes, J. S. (2016, April). Engaging Students in Research Methods and Statistics Courses: An Introduction to Team Based Learning. Workshop presentation conducted at the annual meeting for the Southwest Psychological Association (SWPA), Dallas, TX.

Latham, B., Serrano, A., & Hughes, J. S. (2016, April). Inferences About Moral and Immoral Behaviors Performed by the Self Versus Others. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting for the Southwest Psychological Association (SWPA), Dallas, TX.

McPhetres, J. & Hughes, J. S. (2015, October). Moral Decision Making in Theists and Non-Theists: Manipulations, Measurements, and Implications. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting for the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSRS). Newport Beach, CA.

Hughes, J. S. (2014, October). Judgments About Moral Agents. Invited talk at Illinois State University, Psychology Department, Normal, IL.

McPhetres, J. & Hughes, J. S. (2014, October). The Difficult of Disbelief: Religiosity and Confirmation Bias. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR), Indianapolis, IN.

McPhetres, J., & Hughes, J. S. (2014, April). Effect of Previous Experience on Beliefs About Mental Illness. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA), San Antonio, TX.

Madson, L., Gourley, M. K., Hughes, J. S., & Hackett, H. (2011, October). Transform Introduction to Psychology with Team Based Learning. Presentation conducted at the annual Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP) Best Practices Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Hughes, J. S., Reeder, G. D., Pryor, J. B., & Griswell, M. (2007, May). Issue Involvement and Attributions About Those With Similar and Dissimilar Opinions. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA), Chicago, IL.

Dixon, S., McCarley, J. S., Hughes, J., Trafimow, D., & Clayton, K. (2007, May). Heuristic Versus Analytical Decision-Making with Highly Reliable Automation. Presentation conducted at the CERI Human Factors Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Hughes, J. S., Reeder, G. D., & Pryor, J. B. (2006, May). The Effect of Issue Involvement on Attributions of Those With Similar and Dissimilar Opinions. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA), Chicago, IL.

Hughes, J. S., Wesselmann, E., Ball, A., Coey, C., Davidson, L., Herion, E., et al. (2005, May). Emotional Reactions to Perceived Stigma. Presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA), Chicago, IL.

Poster Presentations

Oakley, K., Harpster, R., & Hughes, J. S. (2019, April). Attributions about moral duties depend on the relationship between interaction partners. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA), Albuquerque, NM.

Harpster, R., & Hughes, J. S. (2019, April). Cognitive distortions increase willingness to forgive relationally close transgressors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA), Albuquerque, NM.

Guest, M., & Hughes, J. S. (2018, April). Examining one’s ability to thrive in a transgender and gender nonconforming sample. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA), Houston, TX.

Harpster, R.D., & Hughes, J. S. (2018, April). Willing to forgive moderates the relationship between relationship closeness and punishment recommendations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA), Houston, TX.

Hughes, J. S., & Gonzales, N. (2018, March). Moral credentials isolate some entities from moral reprobation following a serious transgression. Poster presented to the annual meeting of the Justice & Morality Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Atlanta, GA.

Hughes, J. S., & Moul, M. C. (2017, January). Meta-perception of the police: An investigation of the influence of meta-dehumanization on police cooperation and support. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Antonio, TX.

McPhetres, J., Conway, P., Hughes, J. S., & Zuckerman, M. (2017, January). Using process dissociation to understand moral judgments in religious and non-religious people. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Antonio, TX.

Serrano, A. M., Hughes, J. S., & Monroe, A. E. (2016, January). Mitigation Goals Produce Abstract Language. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Diego, CA.

Hughes, J. S., Carbajal, I., Kennedy, C., Creech, L. J., & Palma, K. (2015, May). Introducing the Teamwork Capacity Measure to Assess Student Acquisition of Teamwork Skills. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Creech, J. L., & Hughes, J.S. (2015, April). Morality Judgments About Duplicitous Characters. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA), Wichita, KS.

McPhetres, J., & Hughes, J. S. (2015, February). Juvenile Offenders are Judged to be Older When They Commit Worse Crimes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Long Beach, CA.

Creech, J. L., & Hughes, J. S. (2014, April). Victimization Fear or Rape Avoidance? Examining Rape Avoidance Behaviors in Both Sexes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA), San Antonio, TX.

Hughes, J. S., & Lysinger, J. (2014, March). Student Perceptions of Their Learning in a Team Based Learning Social Psychology Course. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Team Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC), Fort Worth, TX.

Creech, L., Bell, H., & Hughes, J. S. (2014, February). Moral Attributions About our Political Opponents: When Character Counts More Than the Behavior Performed. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Austin, TX.

Hughes, J. S., Coffman, C., & Bell, H. (2013, May). Attributions About Moral Duties and Norms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, D.C.

Hughes, J. S., Gourley, M. K., Dollinger, A., & Smith, K. (2012, January). Mind Attribution Helps Explain the Phenomenon of Gender Vanguards. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Diego, CA.

Wondra, J., Reeder, G. D., Pryor, J. B., Hughes, J. S. (2011, January). Liberals are Immoral and Conservatives are Irrational. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Antonio, TX.

Hughes, J. S., Painter, M., & Sedillo, A. (2010, January). Implicit Beliefs About Stability and Change: A Construct Validity Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Las Vegas, NV.

Hughes, J. S., & Trafimow, D. (2008, January). Attributions About Intentionality. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Albuquerque, NM.

Hughes, J. S., Nash, K., & Reeder, G. D. (2007, January). Motivated Judgments: Group Identity, Issue Involvement, and Attributions About Similar and Dissimilar Attitude Targets. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Nashville, TN.

Hughes, J. S., Wondra, J., Reeder, G. D., & Pryor, J. B. (2006, January). The Effect of Issue Involvement on Biased Attribution. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Palm Springs, CA.

Awards and Research Grants

Recipient of the 2019 University of Texas Permian Basin President’s Research Award granted to one scholar per year with a record of research productivity, $2,500 honorarium included

Nominated for the Piper Professor Award, an award granted for superior teaching at the college level. One faculty member is nominated from each Texas State college or university annually, 2018.

Recipient of the University of Texas System Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award, established to recognize faculty who demonstrate commitment and excellence in teaching and granted to twenty tenured professors from among nine UT system academic components, $25,000 honorarium included, 2017

Meta-Perceptions of the Police: An Investigation of the Influence of Meta-dehumanization on Police Cooperation and Support. $2000 research grant from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Small Grants Program, 2016

La Mancha Society Golden Windmill Award, University of Texas Permian Basin award to support early career research, $1500 honorarium included, 2015

Travel Award, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2015

The Development of an Assessment of Teamwork Capacity. $2000 research grant from Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2014.

Early Career Alumna Award, Illinois State University, Psychology Department, 2014
Travel Grant Award, Daemen College, 2011

Award for best article published in 2009. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Jerome Ely Article

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