Curriculum Vitae

N Pontus Leander Curriculum Vitae

Background

Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Groningen (2017-Present)

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Groningen (2011-2017)

Postdoctoral Associate, Duke University (2009-2011)
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Duke University (2009)

M.A., Social Psychology, Duke University (2007)

B.A., Psychology, Georgia State University (2001) Cum Laude

Hometown: Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Research in the Media

    Publications

    • Leander, N. P., & Chartrand, T. L. (2017). On thwarted goals and displaced aggression: A compensatory competence model. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 72, 88-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2017.04.010
    • Stroebe, W.*, Leander, N. P.*, & Kruglanski, A. W.* (2017). Is it a dangerous world out there? The motivational bases of American gun ownership. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1-15. doi: 10.1177/0146167217703952. *shared authorship
    • Leander, N. P., Kay, A. C., Chartrand, T. L., & Payne, B. K. (2017). An affect misattribution pathway to perceptions of intrinsic reward. Social Cognition, 35, 163-180. doi: 10.1521/soco.2017.35.2.163
    • Stroebe, W., Leander, N. P., & Kruglanski, A. W. (2017). The impact of the Orlando mass shooting on fear of victimization and gun-purchasing intentions: Not what one might expect. PLoS One, 12(8): e0182408. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182408
    • Leander, N. P., vanDellen, M. R., Rachl., J., Shah, J. Y., Fitzsimons, G. J., & Chartrand, T. L. (2016). Is freedom contagious? On reactance motivation and sensitivity to deviant peers. Motivation Science, 2, 256-267. doi: 10.1037/mot0000042
    • Hogenelst, K., Sarampalis, A., Leander, N. P. Müller, B. C. N., Schoevers, R. Ra., Rot, M. aan het (2016). The effects of acute tryptophan depletion on speech and behavioral mimicry in individuals at familial risk for depression. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 30, 303-311. doi: 10.1177/0269881115625156
    • vanDellen, M. R., Shah, J. Y., Leander, N. P., Delose, J. E., & Bornstein, J. X (2015). In good company: Managing interpersonal resources that support self-regulation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(6), 869-882. doi: 10.1177/0146167215580778
    • Leander, N. P., Shah, J. Y., & Sanders, S. (2014). Indifferent reactions: Regulatory responses to the apathy of others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107(2), 229-247. doi: 10.1037/a0037073
    • Van Yperen, N. W., & Leander, N. P. (2014). The overpowering effect of social comparison information: On the misalignment between mastery-based goals and self-evaluation criteria. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40(5), 676-688. doi: 10.1177/0146167214523475
    • Leander, N. P., & Shah, J. Y. (2013). For whom the goals loom: Context-driven goal contagion. Social Cognition, 31(2), 187-200. doi: 10.1521/soco.2013.31.2.187
    • Leander, N. P., Chartrand, T. L., & Bargh, J. A. (2012). You give me the chills: Embodied reactions to inappropriate amounts of behavioral mimicry. Psychological Science, 23, 772-779. doi: 10.1177/0956797611434535
    • Leander, N. P., Shah, J. Y., & Chartrand, T. L. (2011). The object of my protection: Shielding fundamental motives from the implicit motivational influence of others. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47(6), 1078-1087. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2011.04.016
    • Leander, N. P., Chartrand, T. L., & Wood, W. (2011). Mind your mannerisms: Behavioral mimicry elicits stereotype conformity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47(1), 195-201. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2010.09.002
    • Leander, N. P., & Chartrand, T. L. (2011). Nonconscious battles of will: Implicit reactions against the goals and motives of others. In J. Forgas, A. Kruglanski, & K. Williams (Eds.), Social Conflict and Aggression (pp. 83-102). New York: Psychology Press.
    • Leander, N. P., Shah, J. Y., & Chartrand, T. L. (2009). Moments of weakness: The implicit context-dependencies of temptations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35(7), 853-866. DOI: 10.1177/0146167209334784
    • Leander, N. P., Moore, S. G., & Chartrand, T. L. (2009) Mystery moods: Their origins and consequences. In G. Moskowitz & H. Grant (Eds.) The Psychology of Goals (pp. 480-504). New York: Guilford.
    • Shah, J. Y., Hall, D., & Leander, N. P. (2009). Moments of motivation: Margins of opportunity in managing the efficacy, need, and terms of striving. In G. Moskowitz & H. Grant (Eds.) The Psychology of Goals (pp. 234-254). New York: Guilford.
    • Dabbs, J. M., Jr., Cate, K., Brower, A., Emery, C., Leander, N. P., & Zachary, M. (2003). Testosterone treatment, affect, and appearance: Slight effects in normal subjects. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 31(4), 387-394.