Lab Schedule


 Sunday   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday


11:00 Brandon & Steve

11:00 Karol & Steve
12:00 Emily & Steve
1:00 Lab

Epskamp, Waldorp, Mõttus, & Borsboom

2:00 Laury & Steve


11:00 Brandon & Steve


11:00 Karol & Steve
12:00 Emily & Steve
No Lab Meeting
2:00 Laury & Steve



11:00 Brandon & Steve

Last Day Spring Quarter

No Lab Meeting






APS in Boston



APS in Boston

No Lab Meeting



APS in Boston

APS in Boston

Memorial Day

RFUMS Closed


Summer Quarter Starts

RFUMS Graduation Awards  - Lakeview Terrace at Navy Pier - 3:30 P.M. on Thursday, June 1, 2017

RFUMS Graduation - UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave; Chicago, IL 60607) - 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 2, 2017

Clinical Psychology Research Comprehensive Exam -  Friday, June 23, 2017

 Sunday   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday


APA in
Washington, D.C.

APA in
Washington, D.C.

APA in
Washington, D.C.

APA in
Washington, D.C.

RFUMS Inter-Session Break

RFUMS Inter-Session Break

RFUMS Inter-Session Break


RFUMS Inter-Session Break



RFUMS Inter-Session Break



BBQ at Steve's
Details to Follow

First Day of Fall Quarter


Tentative Lab Meeting 1:00






Tentative Lab Meeting 1:00







  • Fall, 2017 - Mixed Emotions
    • Cacioppo, J. T., Gardner, W. L., & Berntson, G. G. (1997). Beyond bipolar conceptualizations and measures: The case of attitudes and evaluative space. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 1(1), 3-25. (pdf)
    • Schimmack, U. (2001). Pleasure, displeasure, and mixed feelings: Are semantic opposites mutually exclusive? Cognition and Emotion, 15(1), 81-97. (pdf)
    • Larsen, J. T., McGraw, A. P., & Cacioppo, J. T. (2001). Can people feel happy and sad at the same time? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,  81(4). 684-696. (pdf)
    • Rafaeli, E. & Revelle, W. (2006). A premature consensus: Are happiness and sadness truly opposite affects? Motivation and Emotion. 30, 1-12. (pdf)
    • Rafaeli, E., Rogers,G. M., & Revelle, W. (2007). Affective synchrony: Individual differences in mixed emotions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 915-932. (pdf)
  • May, 2017
    • Epskamp, S. Waldorp, L. J., Mõttus, R., & Borsboom, D. (under review).  Discovering psychological dynamics: The Gaussian graphical model in cross-sectional and time-series data.  Multivariate Behavioral Research. (pdf)
  • March, 2017
    • Van Horn, M. L., Jaki, T., Masyn, K., Landesman Ramey, S., Smith, J. A., & Antaramian, S. (2009). Assessing differential effects: Applying regression mixture models to identify variations in the influence of family resources on academic achievement.  Developmental Psychology, 45(5), 1298–1313. doi:10.1037/a0016427. (pdf)
    • Kaplan, D. (2005).  Finite mixture dynamic regression modeling of panel data with implications for dynamic response analysis. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 30(2), 169-187. (pdf)
    • Pages from Chapter 7 of the Mplus Manual on Regression Mixture Modeling
    • Fried, E., I., & Cramer, A. O. J. (in press). Moving forward: challenges and directions for psychopathological network theory and methodology. Perspectives on Psychological Science. (pdf, R code)
    • Borsboom, D. (2017). A network theory of mental disorders. World Psychiatry, 16(1)5-13. (pdf)
  • September, 2016
    • Plunkett, S. W. (no date). Tips on poster presentations at professional conferences.  [Retrieved September 13, 2016 from:].  (pdf)
  • July, 2016
    • Nagin, D. S. (1999). Analyzing developmental trajectories: A semiparametric group-based approach. Psychological Methods, 5(2), 139-157. (pdf)
  • April, 2016
    • Maydeu-Olivares, A., & Coffman, D. L. (2006). Random intercept item factor analysis.  Psychological Methods, 11(4), 344-362. (pdf)
    • Borsboom,. D. Rhemtulla, M., Cramer, A. O. J., van der Maas, H. O. J., Scheffer, M., & Dolan, C. V. (in press). Kinds versus continua: a review of psychometric approaches to uncover the structure of psychiatric constructs. Psychological Medicine, XX, YY-ZZ. (pdf)
    • Masyn, K., Henderson, C. E., Greenbaum, P. E. (2010). Exploring the latent structures of psychological constructs in social development using the dimensional–categorical spectrum.  Social Development, 19(3), 470-493. (pdf)
  • March, 2016
    • Rimfeld, K., Kovas, Y., Dale, P. S., & Plomin, R. (in press). True grit and genetics: Predicting academic achievement from personality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. (pdf)
  • February, 2016
    • Parkinson, B., & Totterdell, P. (1999). Classifying affect-regulation strategies. Cognition & Emotion, 13(3), 277-303. (pdf)
  • January, 2016
    • Ahola , K., Hakanen, J., Perhoniemi, R., Mutanen, P. (2014). Relationship between burnout and depressive symptoms: A study using the person-centered approach. Burnout Research, 1, 29-37. (pdf)
    • Catanzaro, S. J., & Mearns, J. (1990). Measuring generalized expectancies for negative mood regulation: Initial scale development and implications. Journal of Personality Assessment, 54, 546-563. (pdf)
    • Gross, J.J. (1998). The emerging field of emotion regulation: An integrative review. Review of General Psychology, 2, 271-299. (pdf)
  • December, 2015
    • Ruscio, J., Ruscio, A. M., & Carney, L. M. Performing taxometric analysis to distinguish categorical and dimensional variables. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology,  2(2), 170-196. (pdf)
    • Ruscio, J., Walters, G. D., Marcus, D. K., & Kaczetow, W. (2010). Comparing the relative fit of categorical and dimensional latent variable models using consistency tests. Psychological Assessment, 22(1), 5-21. (pdf)
    • Trull, T.J., Solhan, M. B., Tragesser, S. L., Jahng, S., Wood, P. K., Piasecki, T. M., & Watson, D. (2008). Affective instability: Measuring a core feature of borderline personality disorder with ecological momentary assessment. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117(3), 647-661. (pdf)
  • November, 2015
    • No Articles
  • October, 2015
    • Franche, V., & Gaudrea, P. (in press - January, 2016). Integrating dispositional perfectionism and within-person variation of perfectionism across life domains into a multilevel extension of the 2 x 2 model of perfectionism. Personality and Individual Differences, 89, 55-59. (pdf)  
    • Hewitt, P. L., Flett, G. L., Turnbull-Donovan, W., & Mikail, S. F. (1991). The multidimensional perfectionism scale. Psychological Assessment, 3, 464-468. (pdf)
  • September, 2015
    • Callahan, J. L., Hogan, L. R., Klonoff, E. A., & Collins, F. L., Jr. (2014). Predicting match outcomes: Science, practice, and personality. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 8, 68-82. (pdf)
    • Frost, R. O., Marten, P. Lahart, C., & Rosenblate, R. (1990). The dimensions of perfectionism. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 14, 449-468. (pdf)
    • Gnilka, P. B., Ashby, J. S., & Noble, C. M. (2013). Adaptive and maladaptive perfectionism as mediators of adult attachment styles and depression, hopelessness, and life satisfaction. Journal of Counseling and Development, 91, 78-86. (pdf)
    • JASP
    • Preacher, K. J., Zhang, Z., & Zyphur, M. J. (in press). Multilevel structural equation models for assessing moderation within and across levels of analysis.Psychological Methods. (pdf(appendix)
    • Slaney, R. B., Rice, K. G., Mobley, M., Trippi, J., & Ashby, J. S. (2001). The revised almost perfect scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 34, 130-145. (pdf)
    • van de Schoot, R., Kaplan, D., Denissen, J., Asendorpf, J. B., Neyer, F. J., & van Aken, M. A. (2014). A gentle introduction to Bayesian analysis: Application to developmental research (pdf) (appendix)
    • West, S. G., Ryu, E., Kwok, O.-M., & Cham, H. (2011). Multilevel modeling: Current and future applications in personality research. Journal of Personality, 79, 2-49. (pdf
  • August, 2015
    • Baumeister, R. F., & Leary, M. R. (1997). Writing narrative literature reviews. Review of General Psychology, 1, 311-320. (pdf)
    • Bem, D. J. (1995). Writing a review article for Psychological Bulletin. Psychological Bulletin, 118(2), 172-177. (pdf) 
    • Bem, D. J. (2002). Writing the empirical journal article.  In J. M., Darley, M. P. Zanna, & H. L. Roediger III (Eds.), The compleat academic: A career guide. (pp. xx-yy). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (pdf)
    • Cronbach, L. J. (1957). The two disciplines of scientific psychology. American Psychologist, 12(11), 671-684. (pdf)
    • Davis, M. S. (1971). That’s interesting!: Towards a phenomenology of sociology and a sociology of phenomenology. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 1, 309–344. (pdf
    • Garrison, A. M., Kahn, J. H., Miller, S. A., & Sauer, E. M.  (2014). Emotional avoidance and rumination as mediators of the relation between adult attachment and emotional disclosure.  Personality and Individual Differences, 70, 239-245.  (pdf)
    • Nesselroade, J. R. (2010). On an emerging third discipline of scientific psychology. In P. C. M. Molenaar & K. M. Newell (Eds.), Individual pathways of change: Statistical models for analyzing learning and development. (pp. 209--218). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (pdf)
    • Preacher, K. J., Zyphur, M. J., & Zhang, Z. (2010). A general multilevel SEM framework for assessing multilevel mediationPsychological Methods15, 209-233. (pdf)
    • Rosenthal, R. (1995). Writing meta-analytic reviews. Psychological Bulletin, 118, 183-191. (pdf
  • July, 2015
    • Steve CHP Talk
    • Basto, M., & Pereira, J. M. (2012). An SPSS R-Menu for ordinal factor analysis. Journal of Statistical Software, 46(4), 1-29. (pdf
    • Barrett, L. F. (2006). Solving the emotion paradox: Categorization and the experience of emotion. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 10(1), 20-46. (pdf)
    • Barrett, L. F., & Barrett, D. (2015, July 5). Brain scientist: How Pixar's 'Inside Out' gets one thing deeply wrong. Retrieved from [].
    • Gendron, M., & Barrett, L. F. (2009). Reconstructing the past: A century of ideas about emotion in psychology. Emotion Review, 1(4), 316-339. (pdf).
    • Meehl, P. E. (1992). Factors and taxa, traits and types, differences of degree and differences in kind. Journal of Personality, 60, 117-174. (pdf)
    • Meehl, P. E. (1995). Bootstraps taxometrics: Solving the classification problem in psychopathology. American Psychologist, 50, 266-274. (pdf)
    • Meehl, P. E., & Yonce, L. J. (1994). Taxometric analysis: I. Detecting taxonicity with two quantitative indicators using means above and below a sliding cut (MAMBAC procedure). Psychological Reports, 74, 1059-1274. (pdf)
    • Meehl, P. E., & Yonce, L. J. (1996). Taxometric analysis: II. Detecting taxonicity using covariance of two quantitative indicators in successive intervals of a third indicator (MAXCOV procedure). Psychological Reports, 78, 1091-1227. (pdf)
    • Revelle, W. (2015). psych: Procedures for Personality and Psychological Research. R package version 1.5.1, 
    • Ruscio's Taxometrics Page
  • June, 2015
    • Cohen, J. (1992). A power primer. Psychological Bulletin, 112,  155-159. (pdf)
    • Steve UIC Talk
  • May 2015
    • Comensoli, A., & MacCann, C. (2015). Emotion appraisals predict neuroticism and extraversion: A multilevel investigation of the Appraisals in Personality (AIP) model. Journal of Individual Differences, 36, 1-10. (pdf)
    • Hedeker, D., Mermelstein, R.J., Berbaum, M.L., & Campbell, R.T. (2009). Modeling mood variation associated with smoking: An application of a heterogeneous mixed-effects model for analysis of Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) data. Addiction, 104, 297-307. (pdf) (SAS code - Hedeker handout)
  • April, 2015
    • Bradley, M. M., & Lang, P. J (2007). The International Affective Picture System (IAPS) in the study of emotion and attention. In J. A. Coan & J. J. B. Allen (Eds.). Handbook of Emotion Elicitation and Assessment (pp. 29 - 46). New York: Oxford University Press. (pdf)
    • Pe, M. K., Kircanski, K., Thompson, R. J., Bringmann, L. F., Tuerlinckx, F., Mestdagh, M., Mata, J., Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., Jonides, J., Kuppens, P., & Gotlib, I. H. (2015). Emotion-network density in major depression.  Clinical Psychological Science, 3(2), 292-300. (pdf) (Related R code by Sacha Epskamp)
    • Salerno, A., Laran, J., & Janiszewski, C. (2014). Hedonic eating goals and emotion: When sadness decreases the desire to indulge. Journal of Consumer Research, 41, 135-151. (pdf)
    • Wigman, J. T. W., van Os, J., Borsboom, D., Viechtbauer, W.,  Wardenaar, K. J., Myin-Germeys, I., & Wichers, M. (in press). Exploring the underlying structure of mental disorders: cross-diagnostic differences and similarities from a network perspective using both a top-down and a bottom-up approach. Psychological Medicine. (pdf)
  • March, 2015
    • Barrett, L. F., Gross, J., Conner, T., & Benvenuto, M. (2001). Knowing what you’re feeling and knowing what to do about it: Mapping the relation between emotion differentiation and emotion regulationCognition and Emotion15(6)713-724. (pdf)
    • Kashdan, T. B., Barrett, L. F., & McKnight, P. E. (2015). Unpacking emotion differentiation: Transforming unpleasant experience by perceiving distinctions in negativity. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24(1), 10-16. (pdf)
    • Quoidbach, J., Gruber, J., Mikolajczak, M., Kogan, A., Kotsou, I & Norton, M. I. (in press). Emodiversity and the emotional ecosystem. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. (pdf)
  • February, 2015
    • Tugade, M. M., Fredrickson, B. L., & Barrett, L. F. (2004). Psychological resilience and emotional granularity:  Examining the benefits of positive emotions on coping and health.  Journal of Personality, 72, 1161 – 1190. (pdf)
  • January, 2015
    • Topper, M., Molenaar, D., b, Emmelkamp, P. M. G., & Ehring, T. (2014). Are rumination and worry two sides of the same coin? A structural equation modelling approach, Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5(3), 363-381. (pdf)
  • December, 2014
    • Snyder, C. R., Harris, C., Anderson, J. R., Holleran, S. A., Irving, L. M., Sigmon, S. X., Yoshinobu, L., Gibb, J., Langelle, C., & Harney, P. (1991). The will and the ways: Development and validation of an individual-differences measure of hope. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60(4), 570-585. (pdf)
  • November, 2014
    • Fleeson, W., & Jayawickreme, E. (in press). Whole trait theory. Journal of Research in Personality. (pdf)
  • October, 2014
    • Bryant, F. B., & Cvengros, J. A. (2004). Distinguishing hope and optimism: Two sides of a coin, or two separate coins?  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23(2), 273-302. (pdf)
  • September, 2014
    • Robinson-Whelen, S., Kim,C.T., MacCallum,R.C., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. (1997). Distinguishing optimism from pessimism in older adults: Is it more important to be optimistic or not to be pessimistic?. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73(6), 1345-1353. (pdf)
  • MTurk Related Articles 
    • Gosling, S. D., & Vazire, S., Srivastava, S., & John, O. P. (2004). Should we trust Web-based studies? A comparative analysis of six preconceptions about Internet questionnaires. American Psychologist, 59, 93-104. (pdf)
    • Buhrmester, M., Kwang, T., & Gosling, S. D. (2011). Amazon's Mechanical Turk: A new source of inexpensive, yet high-quality data? Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 3-5.   (pdf)
    • Mason, W., & Suri, S. (2011). Conducting behavioral research on Amazon's Mechanical Turk. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 1-23. (pdf)
    • Berinsky, A. J., Huber, G. A., & Lenz, G. S. (2012). Evaluating online labor markets for experimental research: Amazon's Mechanical Turk. Political Analysis.  (pdf)
    • Germine, L., Nakayama, K., Duchaine, B. C., Chabris, C. F., Chatterjee, G., & Wimer, J. B. (2012). Is the Web as good as the lab? Comparable performance from Web and lab in cognitive/perceptual experimentsPsychonomic Bulletin and Review, 19, 847-857. (pdf)
    • Chandler, J., Mueller, P. A., & Paolacci, G. (2013). Nonnaïveté among Amazon Mechanical Turk workers: Consequences and solutions for behavioral researchersBehavior Research Methods, 46, 112-130. (pdf)
    • Shapiro, D. N., Chandler, D., & Mueller, P. A. (2013).  Using Mechanical Turk to study clinical populations. Clinical Psychological Science, 1, 213-220. (pdf)
    • Crump M.J.C., McDonnell, J.V., and Gureckis, T.M. (2013) Evaluating Amazon’s Mechanical Turk as a tool for experimental behavioral research. PLoS ONE 8(3): e57410. (pdf)
  • R Resources
    • Bill Revelle link
    • Bill's short course - Day 1
    • Bill's short course - Day 2
    • Bill's short course - Day 5
  • Articles about Psychological Organizations
    • Benjamin, L. T. (1979). The Midwestern Psychological Association: A history of the organization and its antecedents, 1902-1978. American Psychologist, 34, 201-213. (pdf)
    • Cautlin, R. L. (2009). The founding of the Association for Psychological Science: Part 1: Dialectical tensions with organized psychology. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 211-223. (pdf)
    • Cautlin, R. L. (2009). The founding of the Association for Psychological Science: Part 2: The tipping point and early years. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 224-235. (pdf)


Miller/Gnilka Grant Materials

  • 2015/2016 Grant Intent Letter
  • 2015/2016 Grant Submission 
  • 2015/2016 Grant Evaluation 

 Miller/Jason Grant Materials
  • 2017 Grant Evaluation
 Greenley / Tran / Miller/Buscemi Grant Materials