Works (31)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 01:28

2023 article

Does time heal all wounds? An investigation of time, grief, and attitudes toward death

Reynolds, C. M., & Gruhn, D. (2023, December 28). DEATH STUDIES.

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: December 29, 2023

2022 article

Preference and Motivations for Solitude in Established Adulthood: Antecedents, Consequences, and Adulthood Phase Differences

Yuan, J., & Gruhn, D. (2022, June 30). JOURNAL OF ADULT DEVELOPMENT.

author keywords: Preference; Motivation; Solitude; Antecedents; Consequences; Established adulthood
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: July 1, 2022

2018 journal article

Before I Die The Impact of Time Horizon and Age on Bucket-List Goals

GEROPSYCH-THE JOURNAL OF GERONTOPSYCHOLOGY AND GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY, 31(3), 151–162.

author keywords: time horizon; socioemotional selectivity theory; psychosocial development theory; life goals; age
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

The limits of a limited future time perspective in explaining age differences in emotional functioning.

Psychology and Aging, 31(6), 583–593.

author keywords: future time perspective; emotional functioning; socioemotional selectivity theory; affect; empathy
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Aging / psychology; Attitude; Emotions / physiology; Empathy / physiology; Female; Forecasting; Health Status; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Predictive Value of Tests; Time Perception / physiology; Young Adult
TL;DR: Age and a limited FTP had opposite effects in predicting subjective well-being, affect, positive emotions, empathy, and attitudes toward emotions, and the findings question the usage of FTP as an explanatory variable for observed age differences in emotional functioning. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: November 29, 2020

2015 journal article

Age Differences in Reactions to Social Rejection: The Role of Cognitive Resources and Appraisals

JOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY SERIES B-PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 70(6), 830–839.

By: Y. Cheng & D. Gruehn

author keywords: Aging; Emotional numbness; Hurt feelings; Social rejection
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Age Factors; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Cognition; Emotions; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Psychological Distance; Young Adult
TL;DR: Age differences in reactions following a direct rejection and the moderating effects of cognitive resources and appraisals are investigated, highlighting the importance of cognitive processes when examining age differences in experiencing social rejection. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

A Self-Correcting Approach to Multiple-Choice Exams Improves Students' Learning

TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY, 41(4), 335–339.

By: D. Gruehn & Y. Cheng n

author keywords: multiple-choice exams; self-correcting; active learning; large classrooms
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Change in Coping and Defense Mechanisms Across Adulthood: Longitudinal Findings in a European American Sample

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 50(2), 634–648.

By: M. Diehl*, H. Chui*, E. Hay*, M. Lumley n, D. Gruehn & G. Labouvie-Vief*

author keywords: coping and defense mechanisms; age-related change; developmental covariates; adult development and aging
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Psychological; Adolescent; Adult; Age Factors; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Aging / psychology; Child; Defense Mechanisms; Ego; Female; Humans; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Middle Aged; Models, Statistical; Personality Development; Psychological Tests; Sex Characteristics; White People / psychology; Young Adult
TL;DR: It is suggested that most individuals showed development in the direction of more adaptive and less maladaptive coping and defense strategies from adolescence until late middle age or early old age, however, in late old age this development was reversed, presenting potential challenges to the adaptive capacity of older adults. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Assessing Dispositional Empathy in Adults: A French Validation of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI)

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE-REVUE CANADIENNE DES SCIENCES DU COMPORTEMENT, 45(1), 42–48.

By: A. Gilet, N. Mella, J. Studer, D. Gruehn & G. Labouvie-Vief

Contributors: A. Gilet, N. Mella, J. Studer, D. Gruehn & G. Labouvie-Vief

author keywords: empathy; Interpersonal Reactivity Index; French validation; adults
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Empathic Concern and Perspective Taking: Linear and Quadratic Effects of Age Across the Adult Life Span

JOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY SERIES B-PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 68(2), 168–175.

Contributors: E. O'Brien*, S. Konrath*, D. Gruehn & A. Hagen*

author keywords: Age differences; Emotional development; Empathic concern; Perspective taking
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Black or African American / psychology; Age Factors; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Aging / psychology; Asian / psychology; Cross-Sectional Studies; Empathy; Female; Hispanic or Latino / psychology; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Psychological Tests; Sex Factors; Young Adult
TL;DR: Evidence for an inverse-U-shaped age pattern is found, in terms of aging versus cohort influences, and how it complements and extends the existing literature on empathy and age is discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Time-Based Indicators of Emotional Complexity: Interrelations and Correlates

EMOTION, 13(2), 226–237.

By: D. Gruehn, M. Lumley, M. Diehl & G. Labouvie-Vief

Contributors: D. Gruehn, M. Lumley, M. Diehl & G. Labouvie-Vief

author keywords: emotional complexity; experience sampling; positive and negative affect; aging
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Psychological; Adult; Affect; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Emotions; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Time Factors; Young Adult
TL;DR: Time-based indicators of emotional complexity displayed a more complex and less beneficial picture than originally thought, and variability in negative affect seems to indicate suboptimal adjustments. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

AGE DIFFERENCES IN EMOTIONAL REACTIONS TO SOCIAL REJECTION

Gerontologist, 52, 411.

By: Y. Cheng & D. Gruehn

Contributors: Y. Cheng & D. Gruehn

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2012 journal article

EMOTIONAL COMPLEXITY IN VERBAL RESPONSES: THE IMPACT OF REJECTION

Gerontologist, 52, 652.

By: D. Gruehn & Y. Cheng

Contributors: D. Gruehn & Y. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2012 journal article

HOW COMPLEX IS EMOTIONAL COMPLEXITY?

Gerontologist, 52, 1.

By: D. Gruehn & M. Diehl

Contributors: D. Gruehn & M. Diehl

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2012 journal article

Information Search and Decision Making: Effects of Age and Complexity on Strategy Use

PSYCHOLOGY AND AGING, 27(4), 817–824.

By: T. Queen*, T. Hess*, G. Ennis*, K. Dowd* & D. Gruehn

Contributors: T. Queen*, T. Hess*, G. Ennis*, K. Dowd* & D. Gruehn

author keywords: decision making; aging; strategy; information search
MeSH headings : Adult; Age Factors; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Choice Behavior; Decision Making; Female; Humans; Information Seeking Behavior; Male; Middle Aged; Psychological Tests
TL;DR: It seems that older adults utilize simpler sets of information primarily reflecting the most valued attributes in making their choice, and that this ability may benefit from accrued knowledge and experience. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

LIFE SATISFACTION, EMOTIONAL SUPPORT, AND HEALTH: THE IMPACT OF RACE-BASED REJECTION

Gerontologist, 52, 524.

By: Y. Cheng & D. Gruehn

Contributors: Y. Cheng & D. Gruehn

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2012 journal article

Valence, arousal, and imagery ratings for 835 French attributes by young, middle-aged, and older adults: The French Emotional Evaluation List (FEEL)

EUROPEAN REVIEW OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY-REVUE EUROPEENNE DE PSYCHOLOGIE APPLIQUEE, 62(3), 173–181.

By: A. Gilet*, D. Gruehn, J. Studer* & G. Labouvie-Vief*

Contributors: A. Gilet*, D. Gruehn, J. Studer* & G. Labouvie-Vief*

author keywords: Ratings; Valence; Arousal; Imagery; Adjectives
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Age-Relevance of Person Characteristics: Persons' Beliefs About Developmental Change Across the Lifespan

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 47(2), 376–387.

By: D. Gruehn, A. Gilet*, J. Studer* & G. Labouvie-Vief*

Contributors: D. Gruehn, A. Gilet*, J. Studer* & G. Labouvie-Vief*

author keywords: age-relevance; personality; attribution; lifespan
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Age Factors; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Aging / psychology; Child; Child, Preschool; Cognition / physiology; Culture; Female; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Male; Middle Aged; Neuropsychological Tests; Personality Development; Personality Inventory; Young Adult
TL;DR: The authors investigated normative beliefs about personality development by determining age-relevance of 835 French adjectives by specifying person characteristics as typical for any age decade from 0 to 99 years. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

AGE DIFFERENCES IN ATTRIBUTION OF POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ATTRIBUTES TO SELF AND OTHERS

Gerontologist, 50, 190–191.

By: A. Gilet, J. Studer, K. Iglesias, D. Gruehn & G. Labouvie-Vief

Contributors: A. Gilet, J. Studer, K. Iglesias, D. Gruehn & G. Labouvie-Vief

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2010 journal article

Discrete affects across the adult lifespan: Evidence for multidimensionality and multidirectionality of affective experiences in young, middle-aged and older adults

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PERSONALITY, 44(4), 492–500.

By: D. Gruehn, D. Kotter-Gruehn & C. Roecke

Contributors: D. Gruehn, D. Kotter-Gruehn & C. Roecke

author keywords: Positive affect; Negative affect; Discrete affect; Age differences; PANAS-X
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

EMOTION SWITCHING AS A PARADIGM FOR EMOTION RESEARCH

Gerontologist, 50, 150.

By: D. Gruehn

Contributors: D. Gruehn

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2010 journal article

EMOTIONAL BIASES IN MEMORY: THE IMPACT OF MATERIAL AND INTERINDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES

Gerontologist, 50, 114.

By: D. Gruehn

Contributors: D. Gruehn

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2010 journal article

PERSON'S BELIEFS ABOUT DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGE

Gerontologist, 50, 464.

By: D. Gruehn & Y. Cheng

Contributors: D. Gruehn & Y. Cheng

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2010 journal article

Predicting one's own death: the relationship between subjective and objective nearness to death in very old age

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF AGEING, 7(4), 293–300.

By: D. Kotter-Gruehn, D. Gruehn & J. Smith*

Contributors: D. Kotter-Gruehn, D. Gruehn & J. Smith*

author keywords: Subjective nearness to death; Future time perspective; Berlin aging study; Mortality
TL;DR: Examination of the predictive and time–dynamic relationship between subjective and objective nearness to death using 16-year longitudinal data from the Berlin Aging Study indicated that very old adults seem to have quite accurate perceptions of their nears to death. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Age-related differences in valence and arousal ratings of pictures from the International Affective Picture System (IAPS): Do ratings become more extreme with age?

BEHAVIOR RESEARCH METHODS, 40(2), 512–521.

Contributors: D. Gruhn* & S. Scheibe*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Affect; Aged; Aging / psychology; Arousal; Humans; Middle Aged; Pattern Recognition, Visual; Photic Stimulation / methods; Psychometrics / standards; Recognition, Psychology; Reference Standards; Reference Values
TL;DR: Both age groups rated positive pictures as less arousing, resulting in a stronger linear association between valence and arousal, than has been found in previous studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2008 journal article

Characteristics for 200 words rated by young and older adults: Age-dependent evaluations of German adjectives (AGE)

BEHAVIOR RESEARCH METHODS, 40(4), 1088–1097.

By: D. Gruhn* & J. Smith*

Contributors: D. Gruhn* & J. Smith*

MeSH headings : Adult; Affect; Age Factors; Aged; Attitude; Female; Germany; Humans; Linguistics; Male; Middle Aged; Speech Perception; Vocabulary
TL;DR: Comparisons of young and older adults’ evaluations revealed similarities but also significant mean-level differences for a large number of adjectives, especially on the valence dimension, which highlights the importance of age in the perception of emotional words. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2008 journal article

Developmental trajectories for ego-development across the adult lifespan: Evidence from a 12-year longitudinal study

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 43(3-4), 392.

By: D. Gruhn, M. Diehl, M. Lumley & G. Labouvie Vief

Contributors: D. Gruhn, M. Diehl, M. Lumley & G. Labouvie Vief

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2008 journal article

Empathy Across the Adult Lifespan: Longitudinal and Experience-Sampling Findings

EMOTION, 8(6), 753–765.

By: D. Gruehn, K. Rebucal, M. Diehl, M. Lumley & G. Labouvie-Vief

Contributors: D. Gruhn, K. Rebucal, M. Diehl, M. Lumley & G. Labouvie Vief

author keywords: empathy; age differences; cohort effect; experience sampling
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Age Factors; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Child; Cohort Studies; Empathy; Humans; Middle Aged; Quality of Life; Young Adult
TL;DR: Self-reported empathy was meaningfully associated with adults' actual social interactions, and the combined pattern suggests that the cross-sectional age-differences reflect a cohort rather than an age effect, with older cohorts reporting lower levels of empathy than younger ones. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Reduced negativity effect in older adults' memory for emotional pictures: The heterogeneity-homogeneity list paradigm.

Psychology and Aging, 22(3), 644–649.

By: D. Grühn*, S. Scheibe & P. Baltes

Contributors: D. Gruhn*, S. Scheibe & P. Baltes

author keywords: age group differences; recognition memory; emotional memory; valence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aging / psychology; Arousal; Attention; Emotions; Female; Humans; Male; Mental Recall; Middle Aged; Motivation; Pattern Recognition, Visual
TL;DR: Using the heterogeneity-homogeneity list paradigm, the authors investigated young adults' and older adults' recognition memory for emotional pictures and found a strong effect of list types: Pictures, particularly neutral ones, were better recognized in homogeneous (blocked) lists than in heterogeneous (mixed) ones. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2021

2005 journal article

Affective dispersion in young and older adults: Correlates with personality, well-being, and cognition

GERONTOLOGIST, 45, 461.

By: D. Gruhn & C. Rocke

Contributors: D. Gruhn & C. Rocke

Source: ORCID
Added: September 22, 2021

2005 journal article

Age Differences in Emotional Reactivity: The Sample Case of Sadness.

Psychology and Aging, 20(1), 47–59.

By: U. Kunzmann & D. Grühn

Contributors: U. Kunzmann & D. Gruhn

MeSH headings : Adult; Affect; Age Factors; Aged; Body Temperature; Female; Fingers; Follow-Up Studies; Galvanic Skin Response / physiology; Heart Rate / physiology; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Sex Factors; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: The evidence suggests that when older people are exposed to stimuli featuring themes that are relevant to their age group, they show greater subjective and physiological reactions than would be expected on the basis of past research. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2021

2005 journal article

No aging bias favoring memory for positive material: Evidence from a heterogeneity-homogeneity list paradigm using emotionally toned words.

Psychology and Aging, 20(4), 579–588.

By: D. Grühn, J. Smith & P. Baltes

Contributors: D. Gruhn, J. Smith & P. Baltes

author keywords: age group differences; emotional memory; free recall; positivity effect; valence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Affect; Aged; Aging / physiology; Female; Humans; Male; Memory; Mental Recall; Vocabulary
TL;DR: Although there was no support for age-specific processing biases in memory for emotionally toned words, the findings are consistent with proposals that negative information receives processing priority in some contexts. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 21, 2021

Employment

Updated: September 24th, 2021 12:11

2008 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associative Professor Psychology

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