Rueben M. Baron

Degree:
Ph.D., New York University
Research Interests:
  • Social perception and social cognition in the context of social interaction
  • Stimulus information as a determinant of personality judgments
  • The role of dynamical systems theory in group processes
Research Synopsis: Research interests include: social perception and social cognition in the context of social interaction, stimulus information as a determinant of personality judgments, and the role of dynamical systems theory in group processes.
Students in Research: This professor is willing to work with UConn students but will not formally advise students in the UConn social psychology graduate program.
News:
  • Co-edited a Festscrift in honor of Herbert C. Kelman. [Link.]
  • See books by Reuben M. Baron
  • 1986 JPSP article (Baron & Kenny, 1986) has been cited more than 4,000 times according to SSCI data by 2003.
  • Named “highly cited” by ISI HighlyCited.com
Recent Publications: Publications since 2010, indexed on Google Scholar
Representative Publications:
  1. Baron, R. M., & Misovich, S. J. (1993). Dispositional knowing from an ecological perspective. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 19, 541-552.
  2. Baron, R. M., Amazeen, P. G., & Beek, P. J. (1994). Local and global dynamics of social relations. In R. R. Vallacher & A. Nowak (Eds.), Dynamical systems in social psychology (pp. 111-138). San Diego: Academic Press.
  3. Caporael, L. R., & Baron, R. M. (1997). Groups as the mind’s natural environment. In J. A. Simpson & D. T. Kenrick (Eds.), Evolutionary social psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum Associates.