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Giff Weary

Giff Weary

  • SPN Mentor

Professor Weary's current research interests include control motivated social cognition, the social information processing consequences of depression, person perception, and personality processes. Weary recently served as President of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. She has been an Associate Editor for Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin as well as the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, and has been a member of the editorial boards of Social Psychology Quarterly, Review of Personality and Social Psychology, Contemporary Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Psychological Review. She is currently serving as Associate Editor for Psychological Science, and in 1999 was appointed as an Ohio State University Distinguished Lecturer.

Primary Interests:

  • Causal Attribution
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Person Perception
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Social Cognition

Books:

Journal Articles:

  • Weary, G., Tobin., S. J., & Reich, D. A. (2001). Chronic and temporarily distinct expectancies as comparison standards: Automatic contrast in dispositional judgments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80(3), 365-380.
  • Weary, G., Jacobson, J. A., Edwards, J. A., & Tobin, S. J. (2001). Chronic and temporarily activated causal uncertainty beliefs and stereotype usage. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 206-219.
  • Yost, J. H., & Weary, G. (1996). Depression and the correspondence inference bias. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 192-200.
  • Weary, G., Edwards, J. A., & Jacobson, J. A. (1995). Depression research methodologies in JPSP: A reply. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 68, 885-891.
  • Weary, G., & Edwards, J. A. (1994). Individual differences in causal uncertainty. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 67, 308-318.
  • Edwards, J. A., & Weary, G. (1993). Depression and the impression formation continuum: From piecemeal to category-based processing. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64, 636-645.
  • Gleicher, F. H., & Weary, G. (1991). The effect of depression on the quantity and quality of social inferences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 61, 105-114.
  • Weary, G., & Williams, J. P. (1990). Depressive self-presentation: Beyond self-handicapping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 58, 892-898.
  • Hildebrand-Saints, L., & Weary, G. (1989). Depression and social information gathering. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 15, 150-160.
  • Marsh, K. L., & Weary, G. (1989). Depression and attributional complexity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 15, 150-160.
  • Weary, G., Elbin, S. D., & Hill, M. G. (1987). Attributional and social comparison processes in depression. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52, 605-611.

Other Publications:

  • Weary, G., & Reich, D. A. (1999). Attribution. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology. Washington DC: APA and New York: Oxford University Press.

Giff Weary
Department of Psychology
The Ohio State University
1885 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1222
United States

  • Phone: (614) 292-7456

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