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Daryl Bem (1269)

Personality and social, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
1938, Denver, Colorado, USA
Short Biography
Daryl J. Bem (born June 10, 1938) is a social psychologist and professor emeritus at Cornell University. He is the originator of the self-perception theory of attitude formation and change. He has also researched psi phenomena, group decision making, ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA Reed College, Oregon, 1960
  • PhD University of Michigan, 1964
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Member-at-Large, Division of Behavioral Sciences, National Research Council
  • Council Member, APA Division 9, 1971-3
  • National Academy of Sciences, 1971-4
  • Member, Secretary's Advisory Commission on Women, United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1972-3
  • Fellow, APA, 1976-
  • Personality Editor, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1976-8
  • Consulting Editor, Journal of Personality, 1982-4, Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 1982-5
  • Psychological Review, 1982-
Principal Publications
  • 1962 Group influence on individual risk taking. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 65, 75-86 (with M. A. Wallace and N. Kogan).
  • 1965 A Laboratory Manual for the Control and Analysis of Behavior. Brooks Cole.
  • 1965 An experimental analysis of self-persuasion. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1, 199-218.
  • 1967 Self-perception: An alternative interpretation of cognitive dissonance phenomena. Psychological Review, 74, 183-200.
  • 1970 Beliefs, Attitudes and Human Affairs. Brooks Cole.
  • 1972 Self-perception theory. In L. Berkowitz (ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 6. Academic Press.
  • 1974 Predicting some of the people some of the time: The search for cross-situational consistencies in behavior. Psychological Review, 81, 506-20 (with A. Allen).
  • 1978 Predicting more of the people more of the time: Assessing the personality of situations. Psychological Review, 85, 485-500 (with D. Funder).
  • 1983 Toward a response style theory of persons in situations. In R. A. Dienstbier and M. Page (eds), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation 1982: Personality - Current Theory and Research, vol. 30. University of Nebraska Press.
  • 1989 Continuities and consequences of interactional styles across the life course. Special issue: Long- term stability and change in personality. Journal of Personality, 57, 375-406 (with A. Caspi and G. H. Elder).
  • 1993 The Ganzfeld experiment. Special issue: A tribute to Charles Honorton. Journal of Parapsychology, 57, 101-10.
  • 1994 Does psi exist? Replicable evidence for an anomalous process of information transfer. Psychological Bulletin, 115, 4-18 (with C. Honorton).