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Brandon Schmeichel

APS Fellow
Areas of Speciality
  • Affective Science
  • Personality Processes
  • Social & Personality Psychology
  • (979) 845-9525
  • PSYC 278
Professional Links
Office Hours, Fall 2022
Fridays 1:15-2:15 in PSYC 278
Accepting Students for 2023-2024?

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

Baldwin, C. L., Finley, A. J., Garrison, K. E., Crowell, A. L., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2019). Higher trait self-control is associated with less intense visceral states. Self and Identity, 18, 576-588.

Finley, A. J., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2019). Aftereffects of self-control on positive emotional reactivity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45, 1011-1027.

Finley, A. J., Tang, D., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2019). Sweet nothings: No effects of self-control exertion on blood glucose levels. Social Psychology, 50, 322-331.

Garrison, K. E., Finley, A. J., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2019). Ego depletion reduces attention control: Evidence from two high-powered preregistered experiments. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45, 728-739.

Garrison, K. E., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2019). Effects of emotional content on working memory capacity. Cognition and Emotion, 33, 370-377.

Kelley, N. J., Finley, A. J., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2019). After-effects of self-control: The reward responsivity hypothesis. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 19, 600-618.

Kelley, N. J., Gallucci, A., Riva, P., Romero-Lauro, L. J., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2019). Stimulating self-regulation: A review of non-invasive brain stimulation studies of goal-directed behavior. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00337

Finley, A. J., Crowell, A. L., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2018). Self-affirmation enhances processing of negative stimuli among threat-prone individuals. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 569-577.

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.

Affiliated Research Cluster

Personality Processes & Affective Science. Willpower; emotion regulation; self-control, motivation, and behavior; ego defenses; individual differences in cognitive ability.