Joseph T. Powers

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Email:

jpowers1(at)stanford.edu

Office Location:

CERAS Hall, Office #223

520 Galvez Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Office phone number:

(516) 574-3756

Primary Areas of Focus:

Educational Interventions and Social Psychology

Research Interests: 

Strategic behavior change

Motivation

Implicit Theories

Emergent effects of psychological processes

Values and Identity

Publications:

Powers, J. T., Cook, J. E., Purdie-Vaughns, V., Garcia, J., Apfel, N., & Cohen, G. L. (2016). Changing environments by changing individuals: The emergent effects of psychological intervention. Psychological Science. http://doi.org/10.1177/0956797615614591       [Online Supplement]

Yeager, D. S., Johnson, R., Spitzer, B. J., Trzesniewski, K. H., Powers, J., & Dweck, C. S. (2014). The far-reaching effects of believing people can change: Implicit theories of personality shape stress, health, and achievement during adolescence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106(6), 867–884. http://doi.org/10.1037/a0036335

Yeager, D. S., Miu, A. S., Powers, J., & Dweck, C. S. (2013). Implicit Theories of Personality and Attributions of Hostile Intent: A Meta-Analysis, an Experiment, and a Longitudinal Intervention. Child Development, 84(5), 1651–1667. http://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12062

Media Coverage:

Howard, J. (2016, January 28). Shielding students from stereotypes helps way more than we thought. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/stereotypes-classroom-learning_us_56a90de7e4b0947efb664677

Education:

University of Notre Dame, B.A. 2004

Program of Liberal Studies [The Great Books Program]

Doctoral Candidate at Stanford University

Graduate School of Education

Developmental and Psychological Sciences (DAPS)