Smallman, Rachel individual record
Assistant Professor
overview

I have broad Interests in cognitive and motivational processes in judgment and decision-making, and factors that impact decision-making and categorization. Specifically, the function and dysfunction of counterfactual thinking, and the influence of affect and mindset priming on categorization and everyday judgments.

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Academic Articles15
  • He, Y., Payne, S. C., Yao, X., & Smallman, R. (2020). Improving workplace safety by thinking about what might have been: A first look at the role of counterfactual thinking.. J Safety Res. 72, 153-164.
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  • Fields, S. A., Smallman, R., Hicks, J. A., Lange, K., & Thamotharan, S. (2017). Narrowing of attention following food cue exposure in emerging adults: Does impulsivity matter?. Personality and Individual Differences. 108, 144-148.
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  • Smith, P. K., Smallman, R., & Rucker, D. D (2016). Power and Categorization. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 7(3), 281-289.
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  • Ramos, A. M., Becker, B., Biemer, J. A., Clark, L., Fields, S., & Smallman, R (2016). The Role of Counterfactual Thinking on Attitudes Toward ADHD Medication Use.. Subst Use Misuse. 51(4), 508-516.
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  • Lench, H. C., Smallman, R., & Berg, L. A. (2016). Moving toward a brighter future: The effects of desire on judgments about the likelihood of future events.. Motivation Science. 2(1), 33-48.
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Chapters2
  • Vermillion, S. D., Malak, R. J., Smallman, R., & Fields, S. (2015). Studying the Sunk Cost Effect in Engineering Decision Making with Serious Gaming. Gero, J. S., & Hanna, S. (Eds.), Design Computing and Cognition '14. 571-587. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Baumeister, R., & Vohs, K. (2007). Bogus Pipeline. Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. 123-123. Sage Publications, Inc..
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Conference Papers2
  • Vermillion, S. D., Malak, R. J., Smallman, R., & Fields, S. (2014). SERIOUS GAMING FOR DESIGN AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING RESEARCH. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME INTERNATIONAL DESIGN ENGINEERING TECHNICAL CONFERENCES AND COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION IN ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, 2014, VOL 7. 7,
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  • Vermillion, S. D., Malak, R. J., Smallman, R., & Fields, S. (2014). Linking Normative and Descriptive Research with Serious Gaming. Procedia Computer Science. 28, 204-212.
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Email
rsmallman@tamu.edu
First Name
Rachel
Last Name
Smallman
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Psychology; 4235 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4235
USA