James Pennebaker, PhD

Executive Director and Special Advisor to the Provost; Professor

1975 …2019
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Research Output 1975 2019

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2016

Expressive writing

Pennebaker, J. W., Aug 11 2016, Scientists Making a Difference: One Hundred Eminent Behavioral and Brain Scientists Talk about their Most Important Contributions. Cambridge University Press, p. 462-465 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015
14 Citations (Scopus)

A way with words: Using language for psychological science in the modern era

Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., Sep 16 2015, Consumer Psychology in a Social Media World. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 222-236 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Psychological
Language
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Emotional expression and health

Slatcher, R. B. & Pennebaker, J. W., Jan 1 2014, Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine, Second Edition. Cambridge University Press, p. 84-87 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Emotions
Health
Psychoneuroimmunology
Psychology
Psychosomatic Medicine
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Can expressive writing change emotions? An oblique answer to the wrong question

Pennebaker, J. & Ferrell, J. D., Dec 1 2013, Changing Emotions. Taylor and Francis, p. 183-186 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Emotions
12 Citations (Scopus)

Counting little words in big data: The psychology of individuals, communities, culture, and history

Pennebaker, J. & Chung, C. K., Jan 1 2013, Social Cognition and Communication. Taylor and Francis, p. 25-42 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

History
Psychology

Social and perceptual factors affecting symptom reporting and mass psychogenic illness

Pennebaker, J., Jan 1 2013, Mass Psychogenic Illness: A Social Psychological Analysis. Taylor and Francis, p. 139-153 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Health
2012
10 Citations (Scopus)

Expressive Writing: Connections to Physical and Mental Health

Pennebaker, J. W. & Chung, C. K., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mental Health
Health
Disclosure
Individuality
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sharing One's Story: On the Benefits of Writing or Talking About Emotional Experience

Niederhoffer, K. G. & Pennebaker, J., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, (2 Ed.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
Research
Psychology
Translating
Deception
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Chapter 6: The expressive writing method

Baddeley, J. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., Jan 1 2011, Research on Writing: Approaches in Mental Health. Sweeney, L. & L'Abate, L. (eds.). Brill Academic Publishers, p. 85-92 8 p. (Studies in Writing; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Expressive
20 Citations (Scopus)

Linguistic inquiry and word count (LIWC): Pronounced "Luke,". and other useful facts

Chung, C. K. & Pennebaker, J., Dec 1 2011, Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution. IGI Global, p. 206-229 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
Social sciences
Glossaries
Health
Processing
289 Citations (Scopus)

The psychological functions of function words

Chung, C. & Pennebaker, J., Jan 1 2011, Social Communication. Taylor and Francis, p. 343-359 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Psychology
11 Citations (Scopus)

Using computerized text analysis to assess threatening communications and behavior

Chung, C. K. & Pennebaker, J. W., Apr 21 2011, Threatening Communications and Behavior: Perspectives on the Pursuit of Public Figures. National Academies Press, p. 3-32 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

text analysis
communications
Communication
2009
13 Citations (Scopus)

Making history: Social and psychological processes underlying collective memory

Pennebaker, J. W. & Gonzales, A. L., Jan 1 2009, Memory in Mind and Culture. Cambridge University Press, p. 171-193 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

History
Psychology
Clinical Psychology
World War II
Personality
9 Citations (Scopus)

The healing powers of expressive writing

Sexton, J. D. & Pennebaker, J., Jan 1 2009, The Psychology of Creative Writing. Cambridge University Press, p. 264-274 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Emotions
Language
Insurance Benefits
Research
Mental Health
26 Citations (Scopus)

The Social, Linguistic, and Health Consequences of Emotional Disclosure

Pennebaker, J. W., Dec 24 2009, Social Psychological Foundations of Health and Illness. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 288-313 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Disclosure
Linguistics
Meta-Analysis
Health
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)

Expressive Writing, Psychological Processes, and Personality

Jones, A. C. & Pennebaker, J., May 13 2008, Handbook of Personality and Health. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, p. 277-298 22 p.

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Personality
Psychology
2007
17 Citations (Scopus)

Expressive writing: An alternative to traditional methods

Kacewicz, E., Slatcher, R. B. & Pennebaker, J., Dec 1 2007, Low-Cost Approaches to Promote Physical and Mental Health: Theory, Research, and Practice. Springer, p. 271-284 14 p.

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Emotions
Costs and Cost Analysis
Mental Health
Language
Research Personnel
4 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of emotional disclosure during bereavement

Zech, E., Rimé, B. & Pennebaker, J. W., Jan 10 2007, The Scope of Social Psychology: Theory and Applications. Psychology Press Taylor & Francis Group, p. 277-294 18 p.

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Bereavement
Disclosure
2003
8 Citations (Scopus)

Telling stories: The health benefits of disclosure

Pennebaker, J. W., Apr 10 2003, Social and Cultural Lives of Immune Systems. Routledge, p. 19-35 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

health