Matthew Hunsinger, PhD

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503-352-7319

Education

BS, University of Mary Washington, 2001, Psychology

MS, Illinois State University, 2005, Cognitive Science

PhD, Experimental Social Psychology, University of Massachusetts, 2010

Roles and Interests

Interests: social cognition, intergroup relations, intergroup bias, meditation (including mindfulness), affect/emotion, pain

Professional Membership

American Pain Society

American Psychological Association

American Psychological Society

Mindfulness-based Therapy and Research Interest Group

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Recent Publications (2008-Present)

Hunsinger, M., Livingston, R., & Isbell, L. (in press). "Spirituality and intergroup harmony: Meditation and racial prejudice" in Mindfulness

Salmoirago-Blotcher, E., Hunsinger, M., Lucas, M., Fischer, D., & Carmody, J. (in press). "Mindfulness-based stress reduction and change in health-related behaviors" in: Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Hunsinger, M., Livingston, R., & Isbell, L. (2013). "The impact of loving-kindness meditation on affective conditioning and cognitive control" in: Mindfulness, 4(3), 275-280

Baer, R., Carmody, J., & Hunsinger, M. (2012). "Weekly changes in mindfulness and perceived stress in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program" in: Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68(7), 755-765

Hunsinger, M., Isbell, L., & Clore, J. (2012). "Sometimes happy people focus on the forest and sad people focus on the trees: Context dependent effects of mood in impression formation" in: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(2), 220-232

Stout, J. G., Dasgupta, N., Hunsinger, M., & McManus, M. (2011). "STEMing the tide: The effect of educational environments on women’s participation in engineering and mathematics" in: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100(2), 255-270

Dasgupta, N., DeSteno, D., Williams, L., & Hunsinger, M. (2009). "Fanning the flames of prejudice: The influence of discrete incidental emotions on implicit prejudice" in: Emotion, 9(4), 585-591

Dasgupta, N., & Hunsinger, M. (2008). "The opposite of a truth is also true: When do student samples help us and when do they harm us?" in: Psychological Inquiry, 19(2), 1-9

Hunsinger, M., Poirier, C., & Feldman, R. (2008). "The roles of personality and class size in student attitudes toward individual response technology" in: Computers in Human Behavior, 24(6), 2792-2798

Jordan, J. S., & Hunsinger, M. R. (2008). "Learned patterns of action-effect anticipation contribute to the spatial displacement of continuously moving stimuli" in: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34(1), 113-124

Conference Presentations (2005-Present)

Hunsinger, M., Livingston, R., & Isbell, L. (2011, May). "Spiritual paths to intergroup harmony: The relationship between meditation and prejudice" paper presented at the American Psychological Society annual meeting, Washington, D.C.

Hunsinger, M., & Dasgupta, N. (2008, June). "The diffuse impact of discrete emotions on implicit intergroup attitudes" paper presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues annual meeting, Chicago, Ill.

Hunsinger, M., & Dasgupta, N. (2007, May). "The effects of discrete emotions on automatic outgroup attitudes" paper presented at the American Psychological Society for their annual meeting, Washington, D.C.

Hunsinger, M., & Isbell, L. M. (2007, May). "The influence of mood awareness on stereotyping" poster presented at the American Psychological Society for their annual meeting, Washington, D.C.

Hunsinger, M., Poirier, C., & Feldman, R. (2007, May). "The role of personality in student attitudes toward using remote technology in the classroom" poster presented at the American Psychological Society for their annual meeting, Washington, D.C.

Hunsinger, M., & Dasgupta, N. (2007, April). "The effects of discrete emotions on automatic outgroup attitudes" poster presented at the Psychology and Social Justice Conference, New York City, N.Y.

Hunsinger, M., & Isbell, L. M.  (2007, January). "The influence of mood awareness on stereotyping" poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology for their annual meeting, Memphis, Tenn.

Hunsinger, M., & Jordan, J. S. (2005, May). "Sensory-motor learning and its impact on spatial perception" paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association for their annual meeting, Chicago, Ill.