Professional Publications

This may not be a comprehensive list of Dr. McElroy’s publications. Please refer to ResearchGate for more information.

*Denotes Graduate Student co-author **Denotes Undergraduate Student co-author

Dickinson, D.L., & McElroy, T.  (In press). Sleep restriction and circadian effects on social decisions.  European Economic Review.

Dickinson D.L., Drummond S.P.A., McElroy T. (2017) The viability of an ecologically valid chronic sleep restriction and circadian timing protocol: An examination of sample attrition, compliance, and effectiveness at impacting sleepiness and mood. PLoS ONE 12: e0174367.

Gamliel, E.,  Kreiner, H., & McElroy, T.  (2017) The Effect of Construal Level on Unethical Behavior.  Journal of Social Psychology, 157, 211-222.

McElroy, T., Dickinson, D.L., Stroh*, N., & Dickinson, C.L. (2016).  The Physical Sacrifice of Thinking: Investigating the Relationship Between Thinking and Physical Activity in Everyday Life.  Journal of Health Psychology, 21, 1750-1757.

Dickinson, D.L., McElroy, T., & Stroh*, N.  (2014). Impact of Glucose on Bayesian versus Heuristic-Based Decision Making.  Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 7, 237–247.

Levin, I.P., McElroy, T., Gaeth, G. J., Hedgcock, W. Denburg N.L. & Tranel, D.  (2014). Studying Decision Processes through Behavioral and Neuroscience Analyses of Framing Effects. Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology Series: Neuroeconomics, Judgment and Decision Making.

Levin, I. P., McElroy, T., Gaeth, G. J., Hedgcock, W. & Denburg N.L.  (2013). Behavioral and Neuroscience Methods for Studying Neuroeconomic Processes: What we can Learn From Framing Effects. In V.F. Reyna and V. Zayas (Eds.) The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

McElroy, T., & Stroh*, N. (2013). Making Estimates and Sensitivity to Anchors: Exploring the Role of Hemispheric Processing. Laterality, 18, 294-302.

Dickinson, D. L., & McElroy, T. (2012). Circadian Effects on Strategic Reasoning. Experimental Economics, 15, 444-459.

McElroy, T., McCormick*, M., Stroh**, N. & Seta, J.J. (2012). An Investigation of Measurement Validity for a Hemispheric Activation Scale. Laterality, 17, 736-740.

McElroy, T., McElroy, J. & Conrad*, J. (2010). American Views on the Irish American: Implications from the Irish stereotype. Irish Journal of Psychology, 31, 43-52.

Dickinson, D. L., & McElroy, T. (2010). Rationality Around the Clock. Sleep and Time-of-day Effects on Guessing Game Responses. Economics Letters, 108, 245-248.

Corbin*, J., McElroy, T., & Black*, C. (2010). Memory Reflected in our Decisions: Higher Working Memory Capacity Predicts Greater Bias in Risky Choice. Judgment and Decision Making, 5, 110-115.

McElroy, T., & Dickinson, D. L. (2010). Thoughtful Days and Valenced Nights: How Much Will You Think About the Problem? Judgment and Decision Making, 5, 516-523.

McElroy, T., & Corbin*, J.  (2010) Affective Imposition Influences Risky-Choice:  Handedness Points to the Hemispheres.  Laterality, 15, 426-438.

Dickinson, D. L., & McElroy, T. (2010). Paper Airplane Producers: Morning Types vs. Evening Types. Annals of Improbable Research, 16, 10-12.

Seta, J. J., McCormick*, M., Gallagher*, P., McElroy, T. & Seta, C. E. (2010). Voice Frequency Impacts Hemispheric Processing of Attribute Frames. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 1089-1092.

McElroy, T., Conrad*, J. & Mascari*, D. (2009). Rationality: The Desire for an Absolute Without a Cause. Cognitive Psychology Research Developments. 261-271

McElroy, T., & Conrad*, J. (2009). Thinking About Product Attributes: Investigating the Role of Unconscious Valence Processing in Attribute Framing. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 12, 157-161.

McCormick**, M., & McElroy, T.  (2009).  Healthy Choices in Context:  How Contextual Cues can Influence the Persuasiveness of Framed Health Messages.  Judgment and Decision Making, 4, 248-255.

Seta, C.E., Seta, J.J., McElroy, T., & Hatz*, J.  (2008).  Regret: The Roles of Consistency-fit and Counterfactual Salience. Social Cognition, 26, 700-719.

McElroy, T., & Dowd**. K. (2007).  Action Orientation, Consistency and Feelings of Regret. Judgment and Decision Making, 2, 333-341.

McElroy, T., Seta, J. J.  (2007).  Framing the Frame:  How Task Goals Determine the Likelihood and Direction of Framing Effects.  Judgment and Decision Making, 2, 251-256.

McElroy, T. (2007).  The Simulation Heuristic.  In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

McElroy, T., Seta, J. J., & Waring, D. (2007).  Reflections of the Self: How Self-esteem Imposes onto Risky-choice Framing Tasks.  Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 20, 223-240.

McElroy, T. (2007). Rational Decision Making, Dual Processes and Framing: Current Thoughts and Perspectives. In: Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies.

McElroy, T. & Mascari*, D.  (2007).   When is it Going to Happen?  How Temporal Distance Influences Processing for Risk-choice Framing Tasks.  Social Cognition, 25, 550-572.

McElroy, T. & Dowd**, K. (2007). Susceptibility to Anchoring Effects: How Openness-to-experience Influences Responses to Anchoring Cues.  Judgment and Decision Making, 2, 48-53.

McElroy, T., & Mosteller, L.  (2006). The Influence of Circadian Type, Time of Day and Class Difficulty on Students’ Grades.  Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 4, 611-622.

McElroy, T., & Seta, J. J.  (2006). Does it Matter if it Involves my Group?  How the Importance of Collective Self-esteem Influences a Group-based Framing Task.  Social Cognition, 24, 319-333.  

Seta, J. J., Seta, C. E., & McElroy, T.  (2006). Better than Better-than-average (or not):  Elevated and Depressed Self-evaluations Following Unfavorable Social Comparisons.  Self and Identity, 5, 51-72.

McElroy, T., & Seta, J. J.  (2004). On the Other Hand am I rational?  Hemispheric Activation and the Framing Effect.  Brain and Cognition, 55, 572-580.          

McElroy, T., & Seta, J. J.  (2003). Framing Effects: An Analytic-holistic Perspective.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 39, 610617.

Seta, J. J., Seta, C. E., & McElroy, T.  (2003). Attributional Biases in the Service of Stereotype Maintenance: A Schema-maintenance Through Compensation Analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 151-163.

Seta, J. J., Seta, C. E., & McElroy, T.  (2002). Strategies for Reducing the Stress of Negative Life Experiences: An Averaging/summation Analysis.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1574-1585.

Seta, J. J., McElroy, T., & Seta, C. E.  (2001). To do or not to do: Desirability and Consistency Mediate Judgments of Regret.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80, 861-870.