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Pain Offset Reduces Rumination in Response to Evoked Anger and Sadness
Cindy Harmon-Jones, Emily Hinton, Judy Tien, Elizabeth Summerell, Brock Bastian
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Four studies examined whether pain offset reduces rumination in response to anger or sadness. Past research has demonstrated that,..
The relation between positive and negative affect becomes more negative in response to personally relevant events.
Egon Dejonckheere, Merijn Mestdagh, Stijn Verdonck, Ginette Lafit, Eva Ceulemans, Brock Bastian, Elise K Kalokerinos
Journal article | 2019 | Emotion
Can we experience positive (PA) and negative affect (NA) separately (i.e., affective independence), or do these emotional states r..
Explaining illness with evil: pathogen prevalence fosters moral vitalism
Brock Bastian, Christin-Melanie Vauclair, Steve Loughnan, Paul Bain, Ashwini Ashokkumar, Maja Becker, Michal Bilewicz, Emma Collier-Baker, Carla Crespo, Paul W Eastwick, Ronald Fischer, Malte Friese, Angel Gomez, Valeschka M Guerra, Jose Luis Castellanos Guevara, Katja Hanke, Nic Hooper, Li-Li Huang, Junqi Shi, Minoru Karasawa, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Pathogens represent a significant threat to human health leading to the emergence of strategies designed to help manage their nega..
Lest We Forget: The Effect of War Commemorations on Regret, Positive Moral Emotions, and Support for War
Hanne M Watkins, Brock Bastian
Journal article | 2019 | Social Psychological and Personality Science
Why do societies commemorate war? The persistence of war commemorations suggests they serve a purpose in society. We examine one p..
"Our Country Needs a Strong Leader Right Now": Economic Inequality Enhances the Wish for a Strong Leader
Stefanie Sprong, Jolanda Jetten, Zhechen Wang, Kim Peters, Frank Mols, Maykel Verkuyten, Brock Bastian, Amarina Ariyanto, Frederique Autin, Nadia Ayub, Constantina Badea, Tomasz Besta, Fabrizio Butera, Rui Costa-Lopes, Lijuan Cui, Carole Fantini, Gillian Finchilescu, Lowell Gaertner, Mario Gollwitzer, Angel Gomez, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Psychological Science
Societal inequality has been found to harm the mental and physical health of its members and undermine overall social cohesion. He..
Feeling Hurt: Revisiting the Relationship Between Social and Physical Pain
Laura J Ferris, Jolanda Jetten, Matthew J Hornsey, Brock Bastian
Journal article | 2019 | Review of General Psychology
Pain overlap theory has generated decades of controversy and still receives considerable research attention. A major advance has b..
Experiences of weightism among sexual minority men: Relationships with Body Mass Index, body dissatisfaction, and psychological quality of life
Scott Griffiths, Leah Brennan, Beth O'Gorman, William C Goedel, Jeanie Sheffield, Brock Bastian, Fiona Kate Barlow
Journal article | 2018 | Social Science & Medicine
Comparisons of Daily Behavior Across 21 Countries
Erica N Baranski, Gwen Gardiner, Esther Guillaume, Mark Aveyard, Brock Bastian, Igor Bronin, Christina Ivanova, Joey T Cheng, Francois S de Kock, Jaap JA Denissen, David Gallardo-Pujol, Peter Halama, Gyuseog Q Han, Jaechang Bae, Jungsoon Moon, Ryan Y Hong, Martina Hrebickova, Sylvie Graf, Pawel Izdebski, Lars Lundmann, et al.
Journal article | 2017 | Social Psychological and Personality Science
The evolution of extreme cooperation via shared dysphoric experiences!
Harvey Whitehouse, Jonathan Jong, Michael D Buhrmester, Angel Gomez, Brock Bastian, Christopher M Kavanagh, Martha Newson, Miriam Matthews, Jonathan A Lanman, Ryan Mckay, Sergey Gavrilets
Journal article | 2017 | Scientific Reports
The World at 7:00: Comparing the Experience of Situations Across 20 Countries
Esther Guillaume, Erica Baranski, Elysia Todd, Brock Bastian, Igor Bronin, Christina Ivanova, Joey T Cheng, Francois S de Kock, Jaap JA Denissen, David Gallardo-Pujol, Peter Halama, Gyuseog Q Han, Jaechang Bae, Jungsoon Moon, Ryan Y Hong, Martina Hrebickova, Sylvie Graf, Pawel Izdebski, Lars Lundmann, Lars Penke, et al.
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Personality
Revisiting the Measurement of Anomie
Ali Teymoori, Jolanda Jetten, Brock Bastian, Amarina Ariyanto, Frederique Autin, Nadia Ayub, Constantina Badea, Tomasz Besta, Fabrizio Butera, Rui Costa-Lopes, Lijuan Cui, Carole Fantini, Gillian Finchilescu, Lowell Gaertner, Mario Gollwitzer, Angel Gomez, Roberto Gonzalez, Ying Yi Hong, Dorthe Hoj Jensen, Minoru Karasawa, et al.
Journal article | 2016 | PLOS ONE
What Makes a Group Worth Dying for? Identity Fusion Fosters Perception of Familial Ties, Promoting Self-Sacrifice
William B Swann, Michael D Buhrmester, Angel Gomez, Jolanda Jetten, Brock Bastian, Alexandra Vazquez, Amarina Ariyanto, Tomasz Besta, Oliver Christ, Lijuan Cui, Gillian Finchilescu, Roberto Gonzalez, Nobuhiko Goto, Matthew Hornsey, Sushama Sharma, Harry Susianto, Airong Zhang
Journal article | 2014 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Folk theory of social change
Y Kashima, P Bain, N Haslam, K Peters, S Laham, J Whelan, B Bastian, S Loughnan, L Kaufmann, J FERNANDO
Journal article | 2009 | Asian Journal of Social Psychology
People have a folk theory of social change (FTSC). A typical Western FTSC stipulates that as a society becomes more industrialized..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Dan Wegner Theoretical Innovation Award
Early Career Researcher Award
Foundation Research Excellence Award
Early Career Researcher Award
Professor In Psychology
Melbourne School Of Psychological Sciences
University of Melbourne
Post Grad Diploma
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts