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Sandra  Schneider

Sandra Schneider

Sandra Schneider
Professor

Contact

Office: PCD 4139
Phone: 813/974-0928
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Teaching

Highlights: Cognitive Psychology, Decision Making, and Research Methods.

Ph.D. Areas: Cognitive and Neural Sciences

Research

Highlights: Issues of judgment and decision making, including how the way information is described or 'framed' influences decisions and behavior, the influence of framing in such contexts as making risky decisions, and people's metacognitive abilities or their ability to predict how well they perform at a variety of tasks.

Specialty Area

CNS (Cognition)

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
87998PSY 4205002Experimental Design/Analys
3MW9:30am-10:45am

PCD 2121
90310PSY 4931013Judgment and Decision Making
Meets with EXP 7099
3MW2:00pm-3:15pm

PCD 2118
80707PSY 4970001Honors Thesis
Must be accepted into PSY Honors Program
1-3

TBA 100
85533PSY 6917027Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U only.
1-19

TBA 100
84036PSY 6971028Thesis: Master's
Majors Only
2-19

TBA 100
87469EXP 7099009Judgment and Decision Making
Majors Only Meets with PSY 4931
3MW2:00pm-3:15pm

PCD 2118
85420PSY 7918029Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U only.
1-19

TBA 100
85339PSY 7980028Dissertation: Doctoral
Adm to Doc Candidacy Required. Majors Only.
2-19

TBA 100

Presentations

Reese, J., Chisolm, T., Schneider, S., Abrams, H, & Jacobsen, P. (1997). The effects of counseling and treatment approach on the use of hearing aids in elderly veterans. Presented at the 1997 Meeting of the American Academy of Audiology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April.

Schneider, S. L. (1997). Understanding the different types of positive/negative information framing effects. Paper presented at the 1997 Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC, May.

Schneider, S. L., & Wright, R. C. (1997). Cognitive distortions and motivated self-deception in child molesters. Research symposium presented at the Fifth National Colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Miami Beach, June.

Levin, I.P., Gaeth, G. J., Schneider, S. L., Phillips, V. L., & Redalen, K. I. (1998). Explaining attribute framing effects: The half full/half empty phenomenon. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Dallas, Texas, November.

Schneider, S. L. (1997). Risky choice framing effects: The good, the bad and...the risky? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Philadelphia, PA, November.

Schneider, S. L., & Washburne, A. L. (1998). Framing effects in medical treatment choices: Anchoring not risk preference. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Dallas, Texas, November.

Schneider, S. L. (1999). Active learning in large classes: Accentuating personal relevance. Presented at the Seventeenth Annual Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, FL (January).

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (1999, under review). The FoSOD: Reconceptualizing the role of denial in the treatment of child molesters. A workshop submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Orlando, Florida, October. 

Schneider, S. L. (2000). Form and function shape reality: Evidence from the study of framing effects. Invited colloquium at the National Science Foundation’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate, Arlington, Virginia, March.

Schneider, S. L. (2000). Knowledge, evaluation, & realistic optimism: If rational means cold & calculated, you may be better off being irrational. Invited colloquium presentation at the Cognitive Science Seminar, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, September.

Barnes. M. D., Schneider, S. L., & Washburne, A. L. (2000). Framing, risk, and health decisions: The influence of survival outlook. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, New Orleans, Louisiana, November.

Haskell, Johnson, & Schneider; Reitmeyer & Schneider; Reynolds, Drew, & Schneider (2000). Three posters presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, New Orleans, Louisiana, November.

Schneider, S. L. (2000). Framing and reality: Frames are as irrational as goals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, November.

Schneider, S. L. (2001). Risky choice framing: Not one effect but two. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Orlando, Florida, November.

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (2001). Deception, distortion, and denial: Measuring and reducing resistance to treatment progress. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Houston, Texas, November.

Schneider, S. L., & Jackson, A. (2002). Framing effects on outcomes and decision makers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Kansas City, Kansas, November.

Barnes, M. D., Jackson, A., & Schneider, S. L. (2002). Framing and responsibility: Reactions to decision maker involvement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Kansas City, Kansas, November.

Schneider, S. L., & Martin, N. E. (2003). What's in a frame? Cues to social context. A research paper presnted at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, November.

Schneider, S. L. (2003). Communicating the administrative responsibilities of principal investigators. Presented at the fall meeting of the Federal Demonstration Partnership, National Academies, Washington DC, September.

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (2003). Looking in the mirror: Accountability and denial as treatment goals. A research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, St. Louis, Missouri, October.

Martin, N. E., & Schneider, S. L. (2003). Optimism/pessimism and risk taking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Vancouver, British Columbia, November.

Schneider, S. L. (2003). Scholars, not just dollars. Presented as part of the panel on Responding to the changing character of research. Presented at the annual meeting of the Council of Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Orlando, Florida, November.

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (2004). Accountability and denial: A structured procedure to enhance clinical decision-making. Presented at the joint meeting of MASOC and MATSA, Marlborough, Massachusetts, April.

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (2004). Transcending socially desirable responding with a self-report measure: The case of the FoSOD. A research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October.

Schneider, S. L., & Hudspeth, C. (2004). Controlling risks: A new paradigm for understanding risk behavior. A research paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November.

Schneider, S. L., & Hudspeth, C. (accepted). Goal Trajectories and Risk Exposure: Why Reference Dependence Matters. A research paper submitted for the 20th Biennial Conference on Subjective Probability, Utility and Decision Making (SPUDM20) in Stockholm in August 2005.

Recent Teaching-Related Presentations

Schneider, S. L. (1995). Getting women interested in science by making science interesting. An invited showcase presented at the National Science Foundation Conference on Women & Science: Celebrating Achievements, Charting Challenges, Washington, D. C. (December).

Schneider, S. L. (1995). Active learning in large classrooms: The use of index card assignments. Presented at the Second Annual American Psychological Society Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, New York, New York (June).

Schneider, S. L. (1995). The question is the answer: Learning by creating exam questions. Presented at the Seventeenth Annual Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, FL (January).

Recent Publications

Schneider, S. L. (1995). Item difficulty, discrimination, and the confidence-frequency effect in a categorical judgment task. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 61, 148-167.

Marlowe, C. M., Schneider, S. L., & Nelson, C. E. (1996). Gender and attractiveness biases in hiring decisions: Are more experienced managers less biased? Journal of Applied Psychology, 81, 11-21.

Marden, R, E., Schneider, S. L., & Holstrum, G. L. (1996). Instructional case: Using professional judgment in control environment evaluation. Issues in Accounting Education, 11, 419-441.

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (1997). Deviant sexual fantasies as motivated self-deception. (Chapter 8). In B. K. Schwartz & H. R. Cellini (Eds.), The sex offender: New insights, treatment innovations and legal developments. (vol. 2, pp. 8-1 to 8-14). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

Marden, R. E., Holstrum, G. L., & Schneider, S. L. (1997). The effect of changes in control environment conditions on control risk assessments made at the assertion level. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 16, 51-68.

Levin, I. P., Schneider, S. L., & Gaeth, G. J. (1998). All frames are not created equal: A typology of framing effects. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 76, 149-188.

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (1999). Motivated self-deception in child molesters. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 8, 89-111.

Caffray, C. M ., & Schneider, S. L. (2000). Why do they do it?: Affective motivators in adolescents’ decisions to participate in risky behaviors. Cognition and Emotion,14, (Special issue on Emotion, Cognition, and Decision Making), 543-576.

Schneider, S. L., & Shanteau, J., Eds. (2003). Emerging perspectives on judgment and decision research. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Schneider, S. L., & Barnes, M. D. (2003). What do decision makers really want? Goals and context in decision making. In S. L. Schneider & J. Shanteau (Eds.), Emerging perspectives on judgment and decision research. New York: Cambridge University Press. (pp. 394-427).

Schneider, S. L., & Shanteau, J. (2003). Introduction: Where to decision making? In S. L. Schneider & J. Shanteau (Eds.), Emerging perspectives on judgment and decision research. New York: Cambridge University Press. (pp. 1-10).

Wright, R. C., & Schneider, S. L. (2004). Mapping child molester treatment progress with the FoSOD: Denial and Explanations of Accountability. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment , 16, 85-106.

Schneider, S. L., & Wright, R. C. (2004). Understanding denial in sexual offenders: A review of cognitive and motivational processes to avoid responsibility. Trauma, Violence & Abuse: A Review Journal, 5, 3-20.

Barnes, M. D., & Schneider, S. L. (under review). Omission, status quo, and asymmetries in satisfaction and regret: Evidence from a non-hypothetical situation.

Schneider, S. L., Barnes, M. D., Solomonson, A. L., & Laurion, S. K. (In Press ). Incidental Framing Effects and Associative Processes: A Study of Attribute Frames in Broadcast News Stories.

Caffray, C. M. , & Schneider, S. L. (under review). A comparison of affective motivators in adolescent health-threatening and health-enhancing behaviors.

Schneider, S. L., & Shanteau, J., Eds. (under review). Emerging perspectives on decision research.