Donal Carlston

Degree: Ph.D. Illinois, 1977

Research Interests:

I am interested in the cognitive generation and representation of information about people, especially as affected by implicit and explicit associative or inferential processes.

Recent Publications:

Wells, B.M., Skowronski, J. J., Crawford, M. T., Scherer, C. R., & Carlston, D. E. (2011). Inference making and linking both require thinking: Spontaneous trait inference and spontaneous trait transference both rely on working memory capacity.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1116-1126. 

Rim, S., Min, K. E., Uleman, J. S., Chartrand, T. L. & Carlston, D.E. (2013).  Seeing others through rose-colored glasses:  An affiliation goal and positivity bias in implicit trait impressions.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology49, 1204-1209.

Carlston, D.E. (2013).  On the nature of social cognition:  My defining moment.  In D. E. Carlston (Ed.)  The Handbook of Social Cognition.  (pp. 3-15).  Oxford University Press.

Hamilton, D. L. & Carlston, D.E. (2013).  The emergence of social cognition.   In D. E. Carlston (Ed.)  The Handbook of Social Cognition.  (pp. 16-32).  Oxford University Press.

Carlston, D.E. & Schneid, E. D. (2013).  Trends in social cognition research.  In D. E. Carlston (Ed.)  The Handbook of Social Cognition.  (pp. 894-916). Oxford University Press.

Carlston, D.E. (Ed.) (2013).  The Handbook of Social Cognition.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Schneid, E. D., Crawford, M. T., Skowronski, J. J. Irwin, L. M. & Carlston, D. E. (2015).  Thinking about other people:  Spontaneous trait inferences and spontaneous evaluations.  Social Psychology. 46(1), 24-35.

Schneid, E. D., Carlston, D. E., & Skowronski, J.J. (2015).  Spontaneous evaluative inferences and their relationship to spontaneous trait inferences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 108(5), 681-696.

Carlston, D. E., McCall, T. C., McCarty. M. K., & Tay, L. (2015). On being judged by the company you keep: When associates behaviors lead to misremembering, discounting and transference. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 173-182.

Schneid, E. D., Crawford, M. T., Skowronski, J. J. Irwin, L. M. & Carlston, D. E. (2015). Thinking about other people:  Spontaneous trait inferences and spontaneous evaluations.  Social Psychology, 46, 24-35.

Schneid, E. D., Carlston, D. E., &  Skowronski, (2015) . Spontaneous evaluative inferences and their relationship to spontaneous trait inferences.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 681-696.

Carlston, D. E. & Schneid, E.D. (2015). When literatures collide: Synergies between stereotyping and impression formation. In J. Sherman & S. Stroessner (Eds.) Social Perception from Individuals to Groups. (pp. 93-124). New York: Psychology Press.

Donal Carlston

Professor Emeritus, Social Psychology

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
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West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
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E-mail: carlston@psych.purdue.edu
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