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Denise R. Beike

Denise R. Beike


J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

(PSYC)-Psychological Science

Phone: 479-575-4256

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Autobiographical memory; emotions (regret, missing someone, hate); the self.

Ph.D., Indiana University, 1996 
B.A., Indiana University, 1990

Boals, A., Valentine*, L. M., & Beike, D. R. (2015). Gaining insight into insight: Do insights into stressful life experiences have to be correct to be beneficial? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 34(6), 476-494.

Lampinen, J.M., & Beike, D.R. (2014). Memory 101. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company:

Naufel, K. Z., & Beike, D. R. (2013). The ethical treatment of research assistants: Are we forsaking safety for science? Journal of Research Practice, 9 (2). Article M11 http://jrp.icaap.org/index.php/jrp/article/view/360/318

Beike, D. R. (2013). Cherished memories: Autobiographical memory and the self. In D. Carslton (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of social cognition (pp. 517-533). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 

Crone*, T. S., & Beike, D. R. (2012). Priming the nonconscious goal to self-actualize: Can even the highest order goals be primed nonconsciously? The Humanistic Psychologist, 40 (3), 274-282.

Pattershall*, J. M., Eidelman, S., & Beike, D. R. (2012). Regulatory focus and affective recall. Motivation and Emotion, 36(3), 396-403.

Beike, D. R., & Ransom*, J. W. (2012). Episodic and semantic systems of autobiographical memory. In V. S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of human behavior (2nd edition, pp. 61-67). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Beike, D. R., & Crone*, T. S. (2012). Autobiographical memory and personal meaning: Stable versus flexible meanings of remembered life experiences. In Wong, P.T.P. (Ed.), The human quest for meaning (2nd edition). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Markman, K. D., & Beike, D. R. (2012). Regret, consistency, and choice: An opportunity X mitigation framework. In B. Gawronski & F. Strack (Eds.), Cognitive consistency: A unifying concept in social psychology (pp. 305-325). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Swanner*, J. K., & Beike, D. R. (2010). Incentives increase the rate of true but not false secondary confessions from informants with an allegiance to a suspect. Law and Human Behavior, 34, 418-428

Swanner*, J. K., Beike, D. R., & Cole*, A.T. (2010). Snitching, lies and computer crashes: An experimental investigation of secondary confessions. Law and Human Behavior, 34, 53-65.

Beike, D. R., Adams*, L.P., & Naufel, K.Z. (2010). Closure of autobiographical memories moderates their directive effect on behavior. Memory, 18, 40-48.

Beike, D. R., Markman, K. S., & Karadogan*, F. (2009). What we regret most are lost opportunities: A theory of regret intensity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 385-397.

Naufel*, K. Z., & Beike, D. R. (2009). Abstract thought emphasizes goal performance; concrete thought emphasizes goal completion. North American Journal of Psychology, 11, 97-110.

Beike, D. R. (2007). The unnoticed absence of emotion in autobiographical memory. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 1, 392-408.

Beike, D. R., & Wirth-Beaumont*, E. T. (2005). Psychological closure as a memory phenomenon. Memory, 13, 574-593.

Beike, D. R., Lampinen, J. M., & Behrend, D. A. (2004). The self and memory. New York: Psychology Press.

*Student co-author