Research Interests: Frank T. McAndrew, Ph.D.
Personality
It is difficult to do research in social psychology without also studying personality, at least occasionally.  Here are some studies where there is a strong personality overlap in the variables that were studied.

McAndrew, F. T., Doriscar, J., & Schmidt, N. (RESEARCH IN PROGRESS). Tolerance for ambiguity and the experience of creepiness.

Cagle, M. D., & McAndrew, F. T. (Research in progress). Vocational Self-Concept predicts reactions to negative feedback about career choices.

McAndrew, F. T. (2021, January 19). Why does Tuesday have less "Personality" than other days of the week?
Essay in Out of the Ooze: Navigating the 21st Century with a Stone-Aged Mind, Psychology Today

McAndrew, F. T. (2020, September 18). Is your personality stressing you out? The Minds Journal. Also appears in Psychology Today.

McAndrew, F. T. (2019, September 26). Why Old people Hate New Music. Appeared in dozens of media outlets, including The Conversation, Psychology Today, LiveWire, Quartz, der Freitag, Actively Learn, & The Citizen.

McAndrew, F. T. (2019, August 21). Politicians don't seem to laugh at themsleves as much anymore. Essay published inover two dozen outlets, including The Conversation, Intellectual Takeout, & The Utica College Center of Public Affairs and Election Research.

McAndrew, F. T. (2019, May 23). Could a lack of humility be at the root of what ails America? Essay published in more than three dozen different media outlets, including Newsweek, The Conversation, Pennsylvania Capital-Star, Government Executive, Scroll India, Towle Road, Psychology Today, Alternet, Garn Press, & The Daily Miner.

Bird, A. E., & McAndrew, F. T. (2019). Does namesaking a Child Influence Attachment Style? North American Journal of Psychology, 21, 39-44.
(Also presented as a poster at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, Oregon, February, 2019)

McAndrew, F. T. (2018, October 2). When do personality traits predict behavior? Essay in the blog Out of the Ooze: Navigating the 21st Century with a Stone-Aged Mind, Psychology Today Magazine.

Goranson, A., & McAndrew, F. T. (2013, July).  Does self-monitoring mediate interest in different styles of gossip?  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES), Miami, FL.

McAndrew, F. T., & Perilloux, C. (2011, June).  The Gender and personality Dynamics of Self-Sacrificial "Heroic" Behavior in Mixed-Sex Groups.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Montpellier, France.


McAndrew, F.T.(1998). The Measurement of "Rootedness" and the Prediction of Attachment to Hometowns in College Students. The Journal of Environmental Psychology, 18, 409-417.

Soliman, D.R. & McAndrew, F.T. (1998). Self-Concept in Arabs and Arab-Americans. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 3, 124-126.

McAndrew, F.T., and Thornton, B.G.(1987, April). Approach and avoidance tendencies of screeners and nonscreeners. Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Arlington, VA.

McAndrew, F.T., and Warner, J.E.(1986). Arousal seeking and the maintenance of mutual gaze in same and mixed-sex dyads. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 10, 168-172.

Mitchell, J.L., and McAndrew, F.T.(1984, April). Predicted social drinking and the need for social approval. Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore.

McAndrew, F.T., and Clark, J.D.(1983, April). Situational preferences of individuals differing in arousability. Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia.