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Brandon Schmeichel

Areas of Speciality
  • Affective Science
  • Personality Processes
  • Social & Personality Psychology
  • Psychology 278
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Research Interests

  • Self-control/Willpower
  • Emotion and Emotion Regulation
  • Working Memory
  • Ego Defenses

Recent Publications

*Student co-author

*Garrison, K. E., & Schmeichel, B. J. (in press). Effects of emotional content on working memory capacity. Cognition and Emotion.

*Finley, A., Crowell, A., Harmon-Jones, E., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2017). The influence of agreeableness and ego depletion on emotional responding. Journal of Personality, 85, 643-657.

*Garrison, K. E., Crowell, A. L., *Finley, A. J., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2017). Effects of prior mental effort on picture processing: An ERP investigation. Psychophysiology, 54, 1714-1725.

*Maranges, H. M., Schmeichel, B. J., & Baumeister, R. F. (2017). Comparing cognitive load and self-regulatory depletion: Effects on emotions and cognitions. Learning and Instruction, 51, 74-84.

*Crowell, A., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2016). Approach motivation and cognitive resources combine to influence memory for positive emotional stimuli. Cognition and Emotion, 30, 389-397.

*Garrison, K. E., Tang, D., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2016). Embodying power: A preregistered replication and extension of the power pose effect. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 623-630.

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Alberts, H., Anggono, C. O., Batailler, C., Birt, A., …*Crowell, A., … *Finley, A. J., … Schmeichel, B. J., … Zwienenberg, M. (2016).

A multilab preregistered replication of the ego-depletion effect. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 546-573.

*Kelley, N. J., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2016). Noninvasive stimulation over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex facilitates the inhibition of motivated responding. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 1702-1712.

Schmeichel, B. J., *Crowell, A., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2016). Exercising self-control increases relative left frontal cortical activation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 282-288.