Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Faculty

Academics

Fredric Agatstein

Visiting Professor of Psychology
Degrees

B.A., Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham
M.A., Psychology, Boston University, Boston
Ph.D., Psychology, Boston University, Boston (specializations: social psychology and personality)

Main Interests

Social psychology, personality, social congnition, research methods in psychology

Research Interests

  • Impact of awareness of death on social psychological phenomena
  • Social power and cognitive processes
  • Social aspects of memory

Teaching Interests

Social psychology, personality, social cognition, research methods in psychology

Publications

Agatstein, F.C. (1980). Attitude change and death education: A consideration of goals. Death Education, 3, 323-332.

Agatstein, F.C., & Buchanan, D.B. (1984). Public and private self-consciousness and the recall of self-relevant information. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 10, 314-325.

Lavin, M.W., & Agatstein, F.C. (1984). Personal identity and the imagery of place: Psychological issues and literary themes. Journal of Mental Imagery, 8, 51-56.

Malloy, T.E., Agatstein, F., Yarlas, A. & Albright, L. (1997). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 270-280.

Malloy, T.E., Albright, L., Kenney, D.A., Agatstein, F., & Winquist, L. (1997). Interpersonal perception and metaperception in nonoverlapping social groups. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 390-398.

Honors and Awards

  • 1969 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1970-74 NDEA Title IV Fellow