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John A. Edwards

John A. Edwards

John Edwards is a social psychologist specializing in social cognition and individual differences. His general area of research concerns the motivational and personality factors that influence how people make judgments. One line of research involves how chronic uncertainty about the causes of events influences judgments. A second line of research concerns people's perceptions of situations, with particular emphasis on how people perceive the traits (adjectival qualities) of situations.

Primary Interests:

  • Causal Attribution
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Motivation, Goal Setting
  • Person Perception
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Social Research Methods
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Personality
  • Psychometrics
  • Social Cognition
  • Social Psychology

John A. Edwards
School of Psychological Science
Oregon State University
2550 Southwest Jefferson Way, Reed Lodge
Corvallis, OR 97331-5303
United States

  • Phone: (541) 737-2311
  • Fax: (541) 737-3547

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