Professor Axsom has research interests in social psychology, social-clinical interface, attitudes and social cognition.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Helping, Prosocial Behavior
- Social Cognition
- Blanton, H., Axsom, D., McClive, K. P., & Price, S. (2001). Pessimistic bias in comparative evaluations: A case of perceived vulnerability to the effects of negative life events. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 1627-1636.
- Littleton, H. L., & Axsom, D. (2003). Rape and seduction scripts of university students: Implications for unacknowledged rape. Sex Roles, 49, 465-475.
- Wilson, T. D., Wheatley, T. P., Meyers, J., Gilbert, D. T., & Axsom, D. (2000). Focalism: A source of durability bias in affective forecasting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 821-836.
- Yates, S., Axsom, D., & Tiedeman, K. (1999). The help-seeking process for distress after disasters. In R. Gist & B. Lubin (Eds.), Response to disaster: Psychosocial, community, and ecological approaches (pp. 133-165). Philadelphia, PA: Brunner/Mazel.
- Advanced Social Psychology
- Psychological Perspectives in Social Psychology
- Psychology of Fairness and Justice
- Social Psychology
Department of Psychology
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Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0436
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