Robert E. Thayer, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA 90840
 

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SELECTED PAPERS AND ARTICLES

RECENT SELECTED LECTURES AND SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
 

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RECENT EDITORIAL REVIEWER FOR FOLLOWING SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS
Psychological Review; Psychological Bulletin; Personality and Individual Differences; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; European Journal of Personality; Psychological Reports; Psychopharmacology; Motivation and Emotion; Cognition and Emotion; Encyclopedia of Human Biology; British Journal of Clinical Psychology; Appetite; Anxiety, Stress, and Coping; Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

EDITORIAL BOARDS
Review of Personality and Social Psychology: Emotion (American Psychological Association); Review of Personality and Social Psychology: Emotion and Social Behavior (American Psychological Association); Silver Sports (Advisory Board)

GRANTS AND AWARDS
National Institute of Mental Health Grant (not currently active) Studies of controlled self-reports of activation. (Additionally, many other local grants)

RECENT POPULAR PRESS ATTENTION
Consumer Reports on Health (two issues); Weight Watchers (two issues); Health; New Scientist; USA Today (Front page, two issues); Vogue; Psychology Today (three issues); Physician and Sports Medicine; Prevention Magazine (multiple issues); Los Angeles Times (three issues); UPI and Washington Post News Service (three times); Reader's Digest (three issues); Newsday (two issues); Cosmopolitan (three issues); Men's Health (three issues); Self; Health Action; Allure; Barron's; American Health; Shape (multiple issues); Saturday Evening Post; Glamour (multiple issues); Washington Post (two issues); McCalls (three issues); Family Circle; Women's World; Natural Health; Cooking Light; Brain-Mind Bulletin; Woman's Day; Marie Claire; Walking; Jump; Working Mother; Fitness; USA Weekend (two issues, including: "Most Energetic Couple in America").  (Thayer's scientific theories and research findings were discussed in hundreds of separate newspaper and magazine articles between 1987 and the present.)

See extended description of important elements of Thayer's theories and research in: 
Inside CSULB
http://www.csulb.edu/misc/inside/archives/vol_58_no_4/1.htm
Bottom Line Secrets
http://bottomlinesecrets.com 
San Francisco Chronicle
http://www.sfgate.com
Shape Magazine
http://www.csulb.edu/~psych/deptinfo/faculty/thayer/shape3.htm
Shape (Editor-in-Chief)
http://www.csulb.edu/~thayer/ShapeEditor-in-Chief.pdf
Spiritually & Health
http://www.csulb.edu/~psych/deptinfo/faculty/thayer/spirit.htm
Weight Watchers
http://www.csulb.edu/~psych/deptinfo/faculty/thayer/watchers.htm
MS Focus
http://www.csulb.edu/~thayer/MS_Focus.pdf
Personal Trainer System
http://www.cures4mod.com/energytension.htm
Center for Addiction Management
http://addictionmanagement.org/2010/10/calm-energy-as-an-antidote-to-addiction/

Click here (Factiva search) for a sample of brief excerpts from eighty articles about Robert Thayer from some of the newspapers and magazines that have covered his work.  Each excerpt is taken from a larger article in which the theme is more elaborated.

RECENT RADIO AND TELEVISION
Multiple appearances in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and many other cities. For example, four appearances on National Public Radio; The Osgood File; CBS Health Minute; David Broncochio's Market Place; Voice of America.
(For example, in 1998 Thayer participated in 14 one-hour radio interviews concerning mood on radio stations across the country, a number of which are nationally syndicated.)

WORK IN PROGRESS

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