Jeni L. Burnette is a professor in the department of Psychology at North Carolina State University. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina and completed her Ph.D. in Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Burnette’s research is currently focused on understanding how to best implement growth mindset interventions. She has contributed to more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and her work has been funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the Kauffman Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the John Templeton Foundation, and the Marchionne Foundation. Her work has been featured in national media outlets such as the New York Times and the Huffington Post.

Works (76)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 02:53

2024 article

Exploring the benefits and costs of a growth mindset in a digital app weight management program

Earl, S., Burnette, J. L., & Ho, A. S. (2024, February 5). JOURNAL OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY, Vol. 2.

author keywords: achievement; body shame; mindset; self-efficacy; self-regulation; weight loss
TL;DR: Applications that leverage growth mindsets for optimal behavior change while mitigating costs such as body shame are concluded with applications that leverage growth mindsets for optimal behavior change while mitigating costs such as body shame. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 19, 2024

2023 article

A growth mindset intervention to improve mental health in adolescents during COVID-19

Lipsey, N. P., Burnette, J. L., Becker, W., Baker, L. R., Mccrimmon, J., & Billingsley, J. (2023, October 6). SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY COMPASS, Vol. 10.

author keywords: adolescents; COVID-19; growth mindsets; interventions; mental health
TL;DR: In Study 1, the intervention effectively changed psychological and behavioral processes related to mental health, especially for adolescents experiencing greater COVID‐19 stress, however, in Study 2, the Intervention failed to impact depression rates or symptoms at follow‐up. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 16, 2023

2023 article

Growth mindsets of people can promote interracial contact intentions among White Americans via positive expectations and reduced anxiety

Hoyt, C. L. L., Rafferty, D., Earl, S., & Burnette, J. L. L. (2023, August 10). GROUP PROCESSES & INTERGROUP RELATIONS, Vol. 8.

By: C. Hoyt*, D. Rafferty*, S. Earl n & J. Burnette n

author keywords: anxiety; expectations; intergroup contact; interracial interactions; mindsets
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 article

Mindsets of Mental Illness: What Are the Implications for Stigma?

Babij, A. D., Earl, S., Becker, W., Hoyt, C. L., Burnette, J. L., Marston, A., & Crispin, K. (2023, October 16). STIGMA AND HEALTH, Vol. 10.

By: A. Babij*, S. Earl*, W. Becker*, C. Hoyt, J. Burnette, A. Marston, K. Crispin

author keywords: mindsets; mental illness; stigma; prejudice
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 11, 2023

2023 article

Mindsets of poverty: Implications for redistributive policy support

Hoyt, C. L., Burnette, J. L., Billingsley, J., Becker, W., & Babij, A. D. (2023, September 19). ANALYSES OF SOCIAL ISSUES AND PUBLIC POLICY, Vol. 9.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
10. Reduced Inequalities (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 2, 2023

2023 journal article

Perceptions of relationship value and exploitation risk mediate the effects of transgressors? post-harm communications upon forgiveness

EVOLUTION AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 44(2), 68–79.

author keywords: Forgiveness; Apologies; Relationship value; Exploitation risk; Conciliatory gestures
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 13, 2023

2022 journal article

A systematic review and meta-analysis of growth mindset interventions: For whom, how, and why might such interventions work?

Psychological Bulletin, 10.

By: J. Burnette, J. Billingsley, G. Banks, L. Knouse, C. Hoyt, J. Pollack*, S. Simon

author keywords: mindset intervention; metaregression; meta-analysis; systematic review; heterogeneity
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: October 24, 2022

2022 journal article

A systematic review of growth mindset intervention implementation strategies

Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 17(2).

author keywords: fidelity; health; interventions; implementation; mindsets; systematic review
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 17, 2023

2022 article

Coping in the time of COVID-19: Mindsets and the stories we tell

Becker, W., Burnette, J. L., & Hoyt, C. L. (2022, October 14). JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, Vol. 10.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 24, 2022

2022 article

Harnessing growth mindsets to help individuals flourish

Burnette, J. L., Billingsley, J., & Hoyt, C. L. (2022, January 28). SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY COMPASS, Vol. 16.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, J. Billingsley* & C. Hoyt*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 7, 2022

2022 article

Impact of trauma education and growth mindset messaging on public attitudes about the criminal legal system

McKinsey, E., Desmarais, S. L., Burnette, J. L., & Garrett, B. L. (2022, April 6). JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL CRIMINOLOGY, Vol. 4.

Contributors: E. McKinsey n, S. Desmarais*, J. Burnette n & B. Garrett*

author keywords: Criminal legal system; Growth mindsets; Mass incarceration; Public attitudes; Trauma education
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 18, 2022

2022 article

Mindsets of criminality: predicting punitive and rehabilitative attitudes

Hoyt, C. L., d'Almeida, A., Forsyth, R. B., & Burnette, J. L. (2022, December 8). PSYCHOLOGY CRIME & LAW, Vol. 12.

author keywords: Mindsets; criminality; punishment; rehabilitation; criminal justice
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 9, 2023

2022 article

The implications of mindsets of poverty for stigma against those in poverty

Hoyt, C. L., Billingsley, J., Burnette, J. L., Becker, W., & Babij, A. D. (2022, November 30). JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, Vol. 11.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
10. Reduced Inequalities (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 12, 2022

2021 article

Believing in the American Dream Sustains Negative Attitudes toward Those in Poverty

Hoyt, C. L., Burnette, J. L., Forsyth, R. B., Parry, M., & DeShields, B. H. (2021, July 3). SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY QUARTERLY, Vol. 84.

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette n, R. Forsyth*, M. Parry* & B. DeShields*

author keywords: American Dream; blame; meritocracy; negative attitudes; poverty; prejudice
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
10. Reduced Inequalities (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 19, 2021

2021 journal article

Does a Growth Mindset Enable Successful Aging?

WORK AGING AND RETIREMENT, 7(2), 79–89.

Contributors: P. Heslin*, J. Burnette n & N. Ryu*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Experimental evidence that apologies promote forgiveness by communicating relationship value

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1).

MeSH headings : Adult; Communication; Female; Forgiveness; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Social Perception; Social Values
TL;DR: This work uses a concurrent double-randomization design to test whether apologies cause forgiveness by affecting the same causal pathway as relationship value, and finds that apologies had weaker effects on forgiveness when received from high-value transgressors. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 19, 2021

2021 article

Growth mindsets of anxiety: Do the benefits to individual flourishing come with societal costs?

Hoyt, C. L., Burnette, J. L., Nash, E., Becker, W., & Billingsley, J. (2021, November 29). JOURNAL OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, Vol. 11.

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette n, E. Nash*, W. Becker n & J. Billingsley n

author keywords: Mindsets; anxiety; wellbeing; flourishing; activism; threat appraisal
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Growth mindsets: defining, assessing, and exploring effects on motivation for entrepreneurs and non-entrepreneurs

Current Psychology, 8.

Contributors: J. Billingsley*, N. Lipsey*, J. Burnette n & J. Pollack n

author keywords: Mindsets; Entrepreneur; Motivation; Implicit theories; Expectancy-value
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (Web of Science)
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 23, 2021

2021 article

Well-being in the time of COVID-19: Do metaphors and mindsets matter?

Burnette, J. L., Hoyt, C. L., Buttrick, N., & Auster-Gussman, L. A. (2021, June 4). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, Vol. 57.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, C. Hoyt*, N. Buttrick* & L. Auster-Gussman*

author keywords: COVID-19; Metaphors; Mindsets; Self-efficacy; Well-being; Health behaviours
MeSH headings : COVID-19; Humans; Intention; Metaphor; SARS-CoV-2; Self Efficacy
TL;DR: Growth mindsets predicted intentions to engage in recommended health behaviours and self‐efficacy predicted both well‐being and action, as well as practical applications for developing public health communications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: June 14, 2021

2020 journal article

A Growth Mind-Set Intervention Improves Interest but Not Academic Performance in the Field of Computer Science

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PERSONALITY SCIENCE, 11(1), 107–116.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, C. Hoyt*, V. Russell*, B. Lawson*, C. Dweck* & E. Finkel*

author keywords: growth mindsets; interventions; performance; career interest; computer science
TL;DR: Counter to expectations, the growth mindset intervention worked equally well for women and men, and indirectly improved grades via value. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 27, 2020

2020 journal article

A Growth Mindset Intervention: Enhancing Students' Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and Career Development

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE, 44(5), 878–908.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, J. Pollack n, R. Forsyth*, C. Hoyt*, A. Babij n, F. Thomas n, A. Coy*

author keywords: growth mindset; self-efficacy; entrepreneurship; career development
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 17, 2020

2020 journal article

Failing and feeling bad: how we think about experiencing negative emotions during setbacks

MOTIVATION AND EMOTION, 44(3), 436–452.

Contributors: A. Babij n, J. Burnette n & C. Hoyt*

author keywords: Implicit theories; Emotion; Appraisals; Self-regulation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 18, 2020

2020 journal article

Forgiveness Takes Place on an Attitudinal Continuum From Hostility to Friendliness: Toward a Closer Union of Forgiveness Theory and Measurement

JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 119(4), 861–880.

By: D. Forster, J. Billingsley, V. Russell, T. McCauley, A. Smith, J. Burnette, Y. Ohtsubo, J. Schug, D. Lieberman, M. McCullough

Contributors: D. Forster, J. Billingsley, V. Russell, T. McCauley, A. Smith, J. Burnette*, Y. Ohtsubo, J. Schug, D. Lieberman, M. McCullough

author keywords: forgiveness; TRIM; bifactor model; cross-cultural; reconciliation
MeSH headings : Adult; Attitude; Emotions; Female; Forgiveness; Hostility; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Japan; Male; Motivation; Psychometrics; United States
TL;DR: Evaluating several psychometric models for common measures of forgiveness suggests that forgiveness can be usefully conceptualized as prosocial change along a single attitudinal continuum that ranges from hostility to friendliness. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 5, 2020

2020 journal article

Growth Mindset Messaging in Stigma-Relevant Contexts: Harnessing Benefits Without Costs

Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 7(2), 157–164.

By: C. Hoyt* & J. Burnette n

Contributors: C. Hoyt* & J. Burnette n

Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2020 journal article

Growth Mindsets of Alcoholism Buffer Against Deleterious Effects of Drinking Identity on Problem Drinking Over Time

ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, 44(1), 233–243.

Contributors: K. Lindgren*, J. Burnette n, C. Hoyt*, K. Peterson* & C. Neighbors*

author keywords: Drinking Identity; Growth Mindsets; Hazardous Drinking; Implicit Theories
MeSH headings : Adult; Alcohol Drinking in College / psychology; Alcoholic Intoxication / epidemiology; Alcoholic Intoxication / psychology; Alcoholism / epidemiology; Alcoholism / psychology; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Longitudinal Studies; Male; Thinking / physiology; Time Factors; Young Adult
TL;DR: Growth mindsets of alcoholism appear adaptive for college graduate heavy drinkers with a stronger drinking identity and are amenable to interventions; targeting them may be useful in heavy drinking college graduates. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2020 review

Growth mindsets and psychological distress: A meta-analysis

[Review of ]. CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW, 77.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, L. Knouse*, D. Vavra*, . E. O'Boyle & M. Brooks*

author keywords: Mindsets; Meta-analysis; Psychological distress; Treatment; Coping
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Psychological; Attitude; Human Development; Humans; Psychological Distress; Stress, Psychological / therapy
TL;DR: Meta-analytic results demonstrated that mindsets relate, albeit with minimal effects, to distress, treatment and coping and there is a negative relation between growth mindsets and psychological distress. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: A Mindset Intervention for Obese Youth

JOURNAL OF GENETIC PSYCHOLOGY, 181(6), 443–457.

By: K. Orvidas n, J. Burnette n, J. Schleider*, J. Skelton*, M. Moses* & J. Dunsmore*

Contributors: K. Orvidas n, J. Burnette n, J. Schleider*, J. Skelton*, M. Moses* & J. Dunsmore*

author keywords: Body dissatisfaction; child obesity; growth mindset; intervention; self-efficacy
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Attitude to Health; Body Dissatisfaction; Child; Female; Health Behavior; Humans; Male; Mental Health; Pediatric Obesity / psychology; Pediatric Obesity / therapy; Self Efficacy
TL;DR: Results indicated that growth mindsets of health and cognitions related to health behavior (nutrition and exercise self-efficacy and perceived control) increased significantly, however, despite efforts to mitigate feelings of culpability, blame also increased from pretest to post-test and body dissatisfaction decreased significantly. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 24, 2020

2020 journal article

Randomized Trial of a Single-Session Growth MindSet Intervention for Rural Adolescents' Internalizing and Externalizing Problems

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY, 49(5), 660–672.

Contributors: J. Schleider*, J. Burnette n, L. Widman n, C. Hoyt* & M. Prinstein*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Depression / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Mind-Body Therapies / methods; Problem Behavior / psychology; Self Report; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: A free-of-charge 45-min GM-SSI may help reduce internalizing distress, especially depression—but not conduct problems—in rural female adolescents. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 8, 2019

2020 journal article

Self-regulation mindsets: Relationship to coping, executive functioning, and ADHD

Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 39(2), 101–116.

By: J. Burnette n, A. Babij n, L. Oddo* & L. Knouse*

Contributors: J. Burnette n, A. Babij n, L. Oddo* & L. Knouse*

Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2019 chapter

An evolutionary perspective on forgiveness

In Handbook of Forgiveness (pp. 52–62).

By: J. Billingsley*, J. Burnette n & M. McCullough

Contributors: J. Billingsley*, J. Burnette n & M. McCullough

Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2019 journal article

Mindsets of Addiction: Implications for Treatment Intentions

Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 38(5), 367–394.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, R. Forsyth n, S. Desmarais n & C. Hoyt*

author keywords: mindsets; attributions; treatment choices; addiction; disease model
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: June 4, 2019

2019 journal article

Mindsets of health and healthy eating intentions

JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 49(6), 372–380.

By: F. Thomas n, J. Burnette n & C. Hoyt*

Contributors: F. Thomas n, J. Burnette n & C. Hoyt*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 1, 2019

2019 journal article

Public Health Messages and Weight-Related Beliefs: Implications for Well-Being and Stigma

FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 10.

By: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette n, F. Thomas n & K. Orvidas n

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette n, F. Thomas n & K. Orvidas n

author keywords: implicit theories; mindsets; attributions; health; well-being; weight stigma
TL;DR: A changeable message about the nature of weight, designed to also reduce blame, indirectly decreased eating disorder risk, unhealthy weight control behaviors, body shame, and prejudice through increased offset efficacy and decreased social essentialism is experimentally demonstrated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 13, 2020

2019 journal article

Understanding sexual prejudice: The role of political ideology and strategic essentialism

JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 49(1), 3–14.

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, T. Morgenroth* & J. Burnette n

author keywords: blame; conservatism; essentialism; political ideology; sexual orientation; sexual prejudice; stigma
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 28, 2019

2018 journal article

An online growth mindset intervention in a sample of rural adolescent girls

BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 88(3), 428–445.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, M. Russell n, C. Hoyt*, K. Orvidas n & L. Widman n

author keywords: academic interventions; belonging; efficacy; growth mindsets; learning motivation
MeSH headings : Academic Success; Adolescent; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Intelligence; Learning; Poverty; Psychotherapy / methods; Rural Population; Self Efficacy; Self-Control / psychology; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Social Skills; Southeastern United States; Treatment Outcome
TL;DR: Although the intervention did not have a total effect on academic attitudes or grades, it indirectly increased motivation to learn, learning efficacy and grades via the shifts in growth mindsets. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 journal article

Do you believe happiness can change? An investigation of the relationship between happiness mindsets, well-being, and satisfaction

JOURNAL OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, 13(2), 101–109.

Contributors: D. Van Tongeren* & J. Burnette n

author keywords: Happiness; mindsets; well-being; satisfaction
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Mindsets applied to fitness: Growth beliefs predict exercise efficacy, value and frequency

PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND EXERCISE, 36, 156–161.

By: K. Orvidas n, J. Burnette n & V. Russell*

Contributors: K. Orvidas n, J. Burnette n & V. Russell*

author keywords: Growth mindsets; Efficacy; Exercise; Physical activity; Implicit theories
TL;DR: Initial support is provided for the relationship between stronger growth mindsets of fitness and greater exercise efficacy, value and past exercise frequency, as well as implications for future intervention development. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Sexual Assertiveness Skills and Sexual Decision-Making in Adolescent Girls: Randomized Controlled Trial of an Online Program

American Journal of Public Health, 108(1), 96–102.

Contributors: L. Widman n, C. Golin n, K. Kamke n, J. Burnette n & M. Prinstein n

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Assertiveness; Communication; Condoms / statistics & numerical data; Decision Making; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Health Promotion; Humans; Intention; Motivation; Self Efficacy; Sex Education / methods; Sexual Behavior / psychology; Sexual Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control; Social Norms; Socioeconomic Factors; Southeastern United States
TL;DR: This brief online sexual health program can improve short-term outcomes among adolescent girls and offers an exciting new option in the growing array of digital health interventions available to youths. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: March 31, 2023

2018 journal article

Social dominance orientation moderates the effectiveness of mindset messages

BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 57(2), 448–460.

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, R. B. Forsyth & J. Burnette n

author keywords: implicit theories; mindsets; motivated cognition; social dominance orientation
MeSH headings : Adult; Female; Humans; Intelligence; Male; Middle Aged; Psychological Theory; Social Dominance; Young Adult
TL;DR: It is found that individuals who are high, relative to low, on SDO have more fixed beliefs about the nature of intelligence and show smaller effects of manipulations of mindsets, and there was no evidence that high-SDO participants resisted the growth message that contradicts their ideology more than the fixed one that supports it. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Wealth inequality and activism: Perceiving injustice galvanizes social change but perceptions depend on political ideologies

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 48(1), O81–O90.

By: C. Hoyt*, A. Moss*, J. Burnette n, A. Schieffelin* & A. Goethals*

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, A. Moss*, J. Burnette n, A. Schieffelin* & A. Goethals*

author keywords: wealth inequality; political ideology; procedural justice; distributive justice
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

An Integrative Theoretical Model of Public Support for Ex-Offender Reentry

International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(8), 2131–2152.

By: C. Rade n, S. Desmarais n & J. Burnette n

Contributors: C. Rade n, S. Desmarais n & J. Burnette n

author keywords: mindsets; implicit theory; ex-offender; reentry; public attitudes
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Attitude; Community Integration; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Models, Theoretical; Prisoners; Psychological Theory; Public Opinion; Young Adult
TL;DR: An integrative model applying implicit theory showed that growth mindsets predicted more positive attitudes toward ex-offenders, which, in turn, predicted greater support for reentry, and findings suggest that anti-stigma interventions should targetgrowth mindsets to promote community reintegration. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Incremental theories of weight and healthy eating behavior

JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 47(6), 320–330.

Contributors: J. Ehrlinger*, J. Burnette n, J. Park*, M. Harrold* & K. Orvidas n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
4. Quality Education (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 chapter

Mindsets of body weight

In The Science of Lay Theories: How Beliefs Shape Our Cognition, Behavior, and Health (pp. 319–339).

By: J. Burnette n, C. Hoyt* & K. Orvidas n

Contributors: J. Burnette n, C. Hoyt* & K. Orvidas n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2017 journal article

The obesity stigma asymmetry model: The indirect and divergent effects of blame and changeability beliefs on antifat prejudice.

Stigma and Health, 2(1), 53–65.

By: C. Hoyt, J. Burnette, L. Auster-Gussman, A. Blodorn & B. Major

TL;DR: The results indicated that messages focused on obesity as a disease, relative to those focused on the changeable nature of weight, both decreased blame and via this mechanism, decreased antifat prejudice and increased, or strengthened, the belief in the unchangeablenature of weight. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 7, 2020

2017 journal article

Weight beliefs and messages: Mindsets predict body-shame and anti-fat attitudes via attributions

JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 47(11), 616–624.

Contributors: J. Burnette n, C. Hoyt*, C. Dweck* & L. Auster-Gussman*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Creating a measure of portion control self-efficacy

Eating Behaviors, 16, 23–30.

By: L. Fast*, J. Harman*, J. Maertens*, J. Burnette* & F. Dreith*

Contributors: L. Fast*, J. Harman*, J. Maertens*, J. Burnette* & F. Dreith*

author keywords: Portion control self-efficacy; Eating behaviors; Obesity; Weight loss; Health behaviors; Food consumption
MeSH headings : Adult; Cross-Sectional Studies; Feeding Behavior / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Portion Size; Reproducibility of Results; Self Efficacy; Self-Control / psychology; Surveys and Questionnaires; Young Adult
TL;DR: Findings indicate that the new PCSE measure is reliable and valid, and the need to incorporate PCSE in future research and intervention work targeting weight loss, health, and food consumption is considered. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2021

2015 chapter

Forgiveness and health in nonmarried dyadic relationships

In Forgiveness and Health: Scientific Evidence and Theories Relating Forgiveness to Better Health (pp. 239–254).

By: J. Davis, J. Green, C. Reid, J. Moloney & J. Burnette

Contributors: J. Davis, J. Green, C. Reid, J. Moloney & J. Burnette

Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2015 journal article

Intergroup forgiveness of race-related offenses.

Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62(3), 402–412.

Contributors: D. Davis*, C. DeBlaere*, J. Hook*, J. Burnette*, D. Van Tongeren*, K. Rice*, E. Worthington*

author keywords: forgiveness; racism; justice; social justice; religion
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Cross-Sectional Studies; Ethnicity / ethnology; Ethnicity / psychology; Female; Forgiveness; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Middle Aged; Race Relations / psychology; Racial Groups / ethnology; Racial Groups / psychology; Surveys and Questionnaires; Young Adult
TL;DR: A new intergroup forgiveness measure in the context of identity-related offenses, with a focus on racial conflicts, correlated with appraising greater relationship value as well as appraising lower likelihood of being exploited in the future. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2021

2014 journal article

"Obesity Is a Disease": Examining the Self-Regulatory Impact of This Public-Health Message

Psychological Science, 25(4), 997–1002.

By: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette* & L. Auster-Gussman*

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette* & L. Auster-Gussman*

MeSH headings : Adult; American Medical Association; Attitude to Health; Female; Humans; Male; Obesity / psychology; Public Health; Social Control, Informal; United States; Weight Loss
TL;DR: Although defining obesity as a disease may be beneficial for body image, results from the current work emphasize the negative implications of this message for self-regulation. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2014 journal article

A meta-analysis of intergroup forgiveness

The Journal of Positive Psychology, 9(1), 81–95.

Contributors: D. Van Tongeren*, J. Burnette*, . E. O'Boyle, E. Worthington Jr. & D. Forsyth*

author keywords: intergroup forgiveness; meta-analysis; social identity theory; contact hypothesis
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2014 journal article

Self-Control and Forgiveness: A Meta-Analytic Review

Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5(4), 443–450.

Contributors: J. Burnette*, E. Davisson*, E. Finkel*, D. Van Tongeren*, C. Hui* & R. Hoyle*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2013 journal article

Gender Bias in Leader Evaluations: Merging Implicit Theories and Role Congruity Perspectives

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(10), 1306–1319.

By: C. Hoyt* & J. Burnette*

Contributors: C. Hoyt* & J. Burnette*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Attitude; Female; Humans; Male; Power, Psychological; Sexism / psychology; Sexism / statistics & numerical data; Women; Young Adult
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2013 journal article

Implicit Theories of Work and Job Fit: Implications for Job and Life Satisfaction

Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 35(4), 360–372.

Contributors: J. Burnette* & J. Pollack*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 24, 2020

2013 journal article

Mind-sets matter: A meta-analytic review of implicit theories and self-regulation.

Psychological Bulletin, 139(3), 655–701.

By: J. Burnette, E. O'Boyle, E. VanEpps, J. Pollack* & E. Finkel

Contributors: J. Burnette*, . E.H. O'Boyle, E. VanEpps, J. Pollack* & E. Finkel

author keywords: implicit theories; self-regulation; self-control theory; achievement
MeSH headings : Achievement; Adolescent; Adult; Child; Child, Preschool; Female; Goals; Humans; Male; Motivation; Psychological Theory; Self Concept; Young Adult
TL;DR: Meta-analytic results demonstrated that implicit theories predict distinct self-regulatory processes, which, in turn, predict goal achievement. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

Buffering against weight gain following dieting setbacks: An implicit theory intervention

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(3), 721–725.

Contributors: J. Burnette* & E. Finkel*

author keywords: Implicit theory; Incremental belief; Dieting setback; Intervention
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2012 journal article

Collectivistic Self-Construal and Forgiveness

Counseling and Values, 57(1), 109–124.

By: J. Hook*, E. Worthington*, S. Utsey*, D. Davis* & J. Burnette*

Contributors: J. Hook*, E. Worthington Jr., S. Utsey*, D. Davis* & J. Burnette*

author keywords: forgiveness; culture; collectivism; self-construal
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2012 journal article

Forgiveness Results From Integrating Information About Relationship Value and Exploitation Risk

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(3), 345–356.

By: J. Burnette*, M. McCullough*, D. Tongeren* & D. Davis*

Contributors: J. Burnette*, M. McCullough*, D. Tongeren* & D. Davis*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Conflict, Psychological; Female; Forgiveness; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Middle Aged; Sexual Partners / psychology; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2012 chapter

Forgiveness and the psychology of peace

In Psychology of Peace (pp. 1–42). http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84891981141&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: C. Lavelock, E. Worthington, J. Burnette, D. Van Tongeren, D. Jennings, C. Greer, Y. Lin, M. Ho

Contributors: C. Lavelock, E. Worthington, J. Burnette, D. Van Tongeren, D. Jennings, C. Greer, Y. Lin, M. Ho

Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2012 journal article

I can do that: The impact of implicit theories on leadership role model effectiveness

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(2), 257–268.

By: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette* & A. Innella*

Contributors: C. Hoyt*, J. Burnette* & A. Innella*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Affect; Female; Humans; Leadership; Male; Psychological Theory; Self Concept; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2012 journal article

Self-Efficacy in the Face of Threats to Entrepreneurial Success: Mind-Sets Matter

Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34(3), 287–294.

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 24, 2020

2011 journal article

Against the odds: academic underdogs benefit from incremental theories

Social Psychology of Education, 14(3), 331–346.

By: J. Davis*, J. Burnette*, S. Allison* & H. Stone*

Contributors: J. Davis*, J. Burnette*, S. Allison* & H. Stone*

author keywords: Implicit theories; Underdog; Helplessness; Self-efficacy; Expectancy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2011 journal article

Leadership in extreme contexts: A groupthink analysis of the May 1996 Mount Everest disaster

Journal of Leadership Studies, 4(4), 29–40.

Contributors: J. Burnette*, J. Pollack* & D. Forsyth*

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 24, 2020

2010 journal article

Erratum to “Insecure attachment and depressive symptoms: The mediating role of rumination, empathy and forgiveness” [Personality and Individual Differences 46 (2009) 276–280]

Personality and Individual Differences, 49(7), 832.

By: J. Burnette*, D. Davis*, J. Green*, E. Worthington* & E. Bradfield*

Contributors: J. Burnette*, D. Davis*, J. Green*, E. Worthington* & E. Bradfield*

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2010 journal article

Implicit theories of body weight: Entity beliefs can weigh you down

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(3), 410–422.

By: J. Burnette*

Contributors: J. Burnette*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Avoidance Learning; Body Weight; Diet, Reducing / psychology; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Motivation; Psychological Theory; Self Efficacy; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2010 journal article

Individual differences in implicit theories of leadership ability and self-efficacy: Predicting responses to stereotype threat

Journal of Leadership Studies, 3(4), 46–56.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 24, 2020

2010 journal article

Individual differences in implicit theories of relationships and partner fit: Predicting forgiveness in developing relationships

Personality and Individual Differences, 48(2), 144–148.

By: J. Burnette* & R. Franiuk*

Contributors: J. Burnette* & R. Franiuk*

author keywords: Forgiveness; Implicit theories of relationships; Soulmate; Work-it-out; Partner fit
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2009 chapter

Fairness and Preference for Underdogs and Top Dogs

In Social Decision Making: Social Dilemmas, Social Values, and Ethical Judgments (pp. 291–314).

By: S. Allison & J. Burnette*

Contributors: S. Allison & J. Burnette*

Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2009 chapter

Fairness and preference for underdogs and top dogs

In Social Decision Making: Social Dilemmas, Social Values, and Ethical Judgments (pp. 291–314).

By: S. Allison & J. Burnette

Contributors: S. Allison & J. Burnette

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2009 journal article

Insecure attachment and depressive symptoms: The mediating role of rumination, empathy, and forgiveness

Personality and Individual Differences, 46(3), 276–280.

By: J. Burnette*, D. Davis*, J. Green*, E. Worthington* & E. Bradfield*

Contributors: J. Burnette*, D. Davis*, J. Green*, E. Worthington Jr. & E. Bradfield*

author keywords: Attachment; Forgiveness; Empathy; Rumination; Depression
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2008 journal article

"I didn't do it:" Responsibility biases in open and closed groups.

Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 12(3), 210–222.

By: J. Burnette & D. Forsyth

Contributors: J. Burnette* & D. Forsyth

author keywords: egocentrism; responsibility allocations; unpacking; open groups; closed groups
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2008 journal article

Third-party forgiveness: (Not) forgiving your close other's betrayer

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34(3), 407–418.

By: J. Green*, J. Burnette* & J. Davis*

Contributors: J. Green*, J. Burnette* & J. Davis*

MeSH headings : Adult; Attitude; Deception; Empathy; Female; Humans; Intention; Interpersonal Relations; Love; Male; Trust
TL;DR: Three experiments tested the hypothesis that close friends of victims (third parties) are less forgiving than the victims themselves (first parties) and found that perpetrator apology or amends to the victim increased third-party forgiveness. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2007 journal article

Attachment and trait forgivingness: The mediating role of angry rumination

Personality and Individual Differences, 42(8), 1585–1596.

By: J. Burnette*, K. Taylor*, E. Worthington* & D. Forsyth*

Contributors: J. Burnette*, K. Taylor*, E. Worthington* & D. Forsyth*

author keywords: attachment; forgiveness; forgivingness; rumination
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2007 journal article

Attempting to improve the academic performance of struggling college students by bolstering their self-esteem: An intervention that backfired

Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26(4), 447–459.

By: D. Forsyth, N. Lawrence, J. Burnette* & R. Baumeister

Contributors: D. Forsyth, N. Lawrence, J. Burnette* & R. Baumeister

Source: ORCID
Added: May 8, 2023

2007 journal article

How to Break Murphy's Law: Be an Optimist, but One Who Brings an Umbrella

PsycCRITIQUES, 52(33).

By: J. Burnette

Ed(s): D. Wedding

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2007 journal article

Reaching the Summit Is Only Half of the Goal: When Group Decision Making Goes Bad

PsycCRITIQUES, 52(28).

By: J. Burnette & J. Pollack*

Ed(s): D. Wedding

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2020

2007 journal article

Vengefully ever after: Destiny beliefs, state attachment anxiety, and forgiveness.

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(5), 871–886.

By: E. Finkel*, J. Burnette* & L. Scissors*

Contributors: E. Finkel*, J. Burnette* & L. Scissors*

author keywords: forgiveness; implicit theories of relationships; destiny; attachment anxiety; trust
MeSH headings : Adaptation, Psychological; Adolescent; Adult; Anxiety / psychology; Culture; Female; Humans; Individuality; Interpersonal Relations; Male; Object Attachment; Rejection, Psychology; Self Concept; Set, Psychology; Social Behavior; Trust
TL;DR: Two studies examined how destiny beliefs (that potential relationships are or are not "meant to be") interact with state attachment anxiety to predict forgiveness tendencies, suggesting that this interaction effect was significantly mediated through trust in the partner. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

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