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Verlin B. Hinsz

Professor of Psychology

 

Background

B.S. 1978, North Dakota State University
                      Fargo, North Dakota
                      Majors:  Psychology and Sociology 
 

M.A. 1981, University of Illinois,
                     Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
                     Major:   Social Psychology 
 

Ph.D. 1983, University of Illinois,

                     Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

                     Major:   Social-Organizational Psychology

                     Minors:  Cognitive Psychology

                                  Quantitative Methods


Research areas

Social and Organizational Psychology. The Applied Cognition of Groups and Teams; Small Group Processes and Performance; Group and Individual Judgment and Decision Making; Work Motivation; Goal Setting; Organizational Behavior. 


 Lab Activities 

The current activities of my lab are described if you follow the link directly above.


Selected Publications

Hinsz, V.B., & Ladbury, J.L. (2012).  Combinations of contributions for sharing cognitions in teams.  In E. Salas, S.M. Fiore, & M.P. Letsky (Eds.), Theories of team cognition:  Cross-disciplinary perspectives (pp. 245-270). New York:  Routledge. 

Betts, K.R., & Hinsz, V.B. (2013).  Group marginalization:  Extending research on social exclusion to group interactions.  Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17, 355-370.

Park, E.S., Hinsz, V.B., & Nickell, G.S. (in press).  Regulatory fit theory at work:  Prevention focus’ primacy in safe food production.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology.


Courses I Normally Teach

Psychology of Work and Organizations (Psych 221)

Thinking and Making Decisions (Psych 322)

Organizational Psychology (Psych 453)

Managing Work Motivation and Morale (Psych 457)

Social Judgment (Psych 733)


Personal Activities 

Some of my personal activities concerning friends and family as well as travels are described in the material provided in the link directly above.


Verlin Hinsz

North Dakota State University

Psychology Department 2765

PO BOX 6050

Fargo, ND, 58108-6050

 

(701) 231-7082

 

Electronic mail: Verlin.Hinsz@NDSU.edu


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