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Jeremy Heider

Associate Professor of Psychology

jheider@semo.edu
573-651-2437
Office: Scully  414

Education
  • Ph.D., Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Northern Illinois University
  • M.A., Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Northern Illinois University
  • B.A., Psychology, Augustana College (IL)

Undergraduate Courses Taught
  • Historical Development in Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Lifestyle Enhancement (face-to-face and online)
  • Research Design & Analysis I
  • Research Design & Analysis II
  • Senior Seminar (experiential course conducted at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC)
  • Social Cognition (face-to-face and online)
  • Social Decision Making
  • Social Psychology (face-to-face and online) 

Graduate Courses Taught 
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Introductory Behavioral Statistics
  • Research & Practice in I/O Psychology (weekly seminar)

Social Media
  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jeremy_Heider

Research Interests
  • Implicit and explicit forms of prejudice in the domains of race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and physical stature
  • The influence of stereotypes on social memory
  • Sex differences in reactions to infidelity

Publications 
  • Peer-reviewed journal articles
    • Edlund, J. E., Heider, J. D., Nichols, A. L., McCarthy, R. J., Wood, S. E., Scherer, C. R., Hartnett, J. L., & Walker, W. R. (in press). Sex differences in jealousy: The (lack of) influence of researcher theoretical perspective. Journal of Social Psychology.
    •  Edlund, J. E., Hartnett, J. L., Heider, J. D., Perez, E. J., & Lusk, J. (2014). Experimenter characteristics and word choice: Best practices when administering an informed consent. Ethics and Behavior, 24, 397-407.
    • Edlund, J. E., Nichols, A. L., Okdie, B. M., Guadagno, R. E., Eno, C. A., Heider, J. D., Hansen, E., Sagarin, B. J., Blackhart, G., Cottrell, C. A., & Wilcox, K. T. (2014). The prevalence and prevention of crosstalk: A multi-institutional study. Journal of Social Psychology, 154, 181-185.
    • Heider, J. D., Scherer, C. R., & Edlund, J. E. (2013). Cultural stereotypes and personal beliefs about individuals with dwarfism. Journal of Social Psychology, 153, 80-97.
    •  Scherer, C. R., Heider, J. D., Skowronski, J. J., & Edlund, J. E. (2012). Trait expectancies and stereotype expectancies affect person memory similarly in a jury context. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 613-622.
    • Heider, J. D., & Skowronski, J. J. (2011). Addendum to Heider and Skowronski (2007): Improving the predictive validity of the Implicit Association Test. North American Journal of Psychology, 13, 17-20.
    • Skowronski, J. J., Sedikides, C., Heider, J. D., Wood, S. E., & Scherer, C. R. (2010). On the road to self-perception: Interpretation of self-behaviors can be altered by priming. Journal of Personality, 78, 361-391.
    •  Heider, J. D., & Skowronski, J. J. (2007). Improving the predictive validity of the Implicit Association Test. North American Journal of Psychology, 9, 53-76.
    • Heider, J. D., Scherer, C. R., Skowronski, J. J., Wood, S. E., Edlund, J. E., & Hartnett, J. L. (2007). Trait expectancies and stereotype expectancies have the same effect on person memory. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 265-272.
    • Edlund, J. E., Heider, J. D., Scherer, C. R., Farc, M. M., & Sagarin, B. J. (2006). Sex differences in jealousy in response to actual infidelity. Evolutionary Psychology, 4, 462- 470.
    • Sagarin, B. J., Britt, M. A., Heider, J. D., Wood, S. E., & Lynch, J. E. (2003). Bartering our attention: The distraction and persuasion effects of on-line advertisements. The International Journal of Cognitive Technology, 8, 4-17.
  • Chapters in edited books 
    • Edlund, J. E., & Heider, J. D. (2008). The relationship between modern and implicit prejudice. In T. G. Morrison & M. A. Morrison (Eds.), The psychology of modern prejudice (pp. 77-92). New York: Nova Science Publishers. 
    • Sagarin, B. J., Britt, M. A., Heider, J. D., Wood, S. E., & Lynch, J. E. (2004). Intrusive technology: Bartering and stealing consumer attention. In W. R. Walker & D. J. Herrmann (Eds.), Cognitive technology: Transforming thought and society (pp. 69-88). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc. 

Recent Conference Presentations
  • Heider, J. D., Hartnett, J. L., & Edlund, J. E. (2017, January). Instructional detail and consent form complexity affect participant perceptions of freedom within the experimental situation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
  • Brooks, D. R., & Heider, J. D. (2016, January). The effects of exposure to elderly veterans with and without dementia on the mortality salience of young adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Heider, J. D., Steffel, A. C., Scherer, C. R., & Edlund, J. E. (2016, January). Development of measures of implicit and explicit prejudice toward individuals with dwarfism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Heider, J. D., & Ma, Q. (2015, February). Love and sex in the East and West: A crosscultural approach to sex differences in jealousy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.
  • Francis, L. N., & Heider, J. D. (2014, May). Sexual prejudice after exposure to married couples of differing orientations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Heider, J. D., & Radford, D. R. (2014, February). Strategies for reducing explicit and implicit negativity toward gay men and lesbians. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

Contact

573.651.2132
psychology@semo.edu
Scully 404
Department of Psychology
One University Plaza, MS 5700
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701