Publications (In Press or Published)

Journal Articles:

23. Shen, M.J., & LaBouff, J. (in press). More than political ideology: Racial prejudice as a predictor of opposition to universal health care. Journal of Social and Political Psychology.

22. Shen, M.J. (in press). Book review [of The Cancer Experience: The doctor, the patient, the journey]. Psycho-Oncology.

21. Brown, A.J., Shen, M.J., Ramondetta, L.M., Giuntoli, R.L., Bodurka, D.C., & Diaz-Montes, T. (2014). Does death anxiety affect end-of-life care discussions? International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/IGC.00000000000000250

20. Badr, H., & Shen, M.J. (in press). Pain catastrophizing, pain intensity, and dyadic adjustment influence patient and partner depression in metastatic breast cancer. Clinical Journal of Pain.

19. Shen, M.J., Redd, W., Winkel, G., & Badr, H. (in press). Associations between pain, pain attitudes, and pain behaviors among metastatic breast cancer patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s10865-013-9529-2

18. Haggard, M.C., Kang, L., Rowatt, W.C., & Shen, M.J. (2014). Associations among religiousness and community volunteerism in national random samples of American adults. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 43(3), XX-XX.

17. Ramsay, J.E., Pang, J.S., Shen, M.J., & Rowatt, W.C. (2014). Rethinking value violation: Priming religion increases prejudice in Singaporean Christians and Buddhists. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 24(1), 1-15. doi: 10.1080/10508619.2012.761525

16. Shen, M.J., Haggard, M.C., Strassburger, D.C., & Rowatt, W.C. (2013). Testing the “love thy neighbor” hypothesis: Religiosity’s association with positive attitudes toward ethnic/racial and value-violating out-groups. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 5(4), 294-303. doi: 10.1037/a0033648

15. Shen, M.J., Yelderman, L. A., Haggard, M., & Rowatt, W.C. (2013). Disentangling the belief in God and cognitive rigidity/flexibility components of religiosity to predict racial and value-violating prejudice: A post-critical belief scale analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 54(3), 389-395. doi: 10.1018/j.paid.2012.10.008

14. Diaz-Montes, T.P., Johnson, M.K., Giuntoli, R.L., & Brown, A.J. (2012). Importance and timing of end-of-life care discussions among gynecologic oncology patients. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 30(1), 59-67. doi: 10.1177/1049909112444156

13. Malavanti, K., Johnson, M.K., Rowatt, W.C., & Weaver III, C.A. (2012). Subtle contextual influences on racial bias in the courtroom. The Jury Expert, 24(3), 1-7.

12. Johnson, M.K., Rowatt, W.C., & LaBouff, J. (2012). Religion and prejudice revisited: In-group favoritism, out-group derogation, or both? Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 4(2), 154-168. doi: 10.1037/a0025107

11. LaBouff, J., Rowatt, W.C., Johnson, M.K., Tsang, J., & McCullough, G. (2012). Humble persons are more helpful than less humble persons: Evidence from three studies. Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(1), 16-19. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2011.626787

10Johnson, H.J., Barnard-Brak, L.M., Saxon, T.F., & Johnson, M.K. (2012). An experimental study of the effects of stereotype threat and stereotype lift on men and women’s performance in mathematics. Journal of Experimental Education, 80(2), 137-149. doi: 10.1080/00220973.2011.567312

9. Johnson, M.K., Rowatt, W.C., LaBouff, J., Patock-Peckham, J., & Carlisle, R.D. (2012). Facets of right-wing authoritarianism mediate the relationship between religious fundamentalism and attitudes toward Arabs and African-Americans. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 51(1), 128-142. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-5906.2011.01622.x

8. LaBouff, J., Rowatt, W.C., Johnson, M.K., & Finkle, C. (2012). Differences in attitudes towards outgroups in a religious or non-religious context in a multi-national sample: A situational context priming study. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 22, 1-9. doi: 10.1080/10508619.2012.634778

7. Peters, A.S., Rowatt, W.C., & Johnson, M.K. (2011). Associations between dispositional humility and social relationship quality. Psychology, 2, 155-161. doi:10.4236/psych.2011.23025

6. Johnson, M.K., Rowatt, W.C., Barnard-Brak, L.M., Patock-Peckham, J.A., LaBouff, J., & Carlisle, R.D. (2011). Mediational analysis of the role of right-wing authoritarianism and religious fundamentalism in the religion-prejudice link. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 851-856. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2011.01.010

5. Johnson, M.K., Rowatt, W.C., & Petrini, L. (2011). A new trait on the market: Humility as a unique predictor for job performance ratings. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 857-862. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2011.01.011

4. LaBouff, J., Rowatt, W.C., Johnson, M.K., Thedford, M., & Tsang, J. (2010). Development and initial validation of an implicit measure of religiousness spirituality. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 49, 439-455. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-5906.2010.01521

3. Johnson, M.K., Rowatt, W.C., & LaBouff, J. (2010). Priming Christian religious concepts increases racial prejudice. Social Psychological and Personality Science 1(2), 119-126. doi: 10.1177/1948550609357246

2. Rowatt, W. C., LaBouff, J. P., Johnson, M.K., Froese, P., & Tsang, J. (2009). Associations among religiousness, social attitudes, and prejudice in a national sample of American adults. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 1, 14-24. doi: 10.1037/a0014989

1. Johnson, M.K. (2007). Examining explicit and implicit measures of religiosity as predictors of nonspontaneous and spontaneous helping behavior. The Pulse, 4, 29-42. (Undergraduate journal of Baylor University). 

Book Chapters:

3. Shen, M.J., & Badr, H. (2014). Incorporating partners and spouses into oncofertility communication. In T. Woodruff, M. Clayman, & K. Timmerman (Eds.). Oncofertility communication: Sharing information and building relationships across disciplines (pp. 73-85). Chicago, IL: Springer.

2. Rowatt, W. C., Shen, M. J., LaBouff, J. P., & Gonzalez, A. (2013).  Religious fundamentalism, right-wing authoritarianism, and prejudice:  Insights from meta-analyses, implicit social cognition, and social neuroscience.  In R. Paloutzian & C. Park (Eds.).  Handbook of Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (2nd Ed.).  Guilford Press.

1. Johnson, M.K., LaBouff, J., Froese, P., & Rowatt, W.C. (2008). Personality: Are we hardwired for God?. In R. Stark (Ed.), What Americans really believe (pp. 101-112). Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.

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