Professor Tom   Denson
Professor

Professor Tom Denson

Ph.D., Social Psychology, 2007

M.A., Social Psychology, 2004

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

M.A., Research Psychology, 2002

California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

           

              B.A., Psychology and Germanic Languages and Literature, 1997

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Science
School of Psychology

Thomas F. Denson is a Professor in the School of Psychology at UNSW. He is an experimental social-personality psychologist. His primary research focus is on the causes and reduction of anger and aggression. Secondary interests include psychoneuroendocrinology and the psychology of women. Tom received his PhD in 2007 from the University of Southern California, after which he received a lectureship here at the School of Psychology. He has won several awards for his research including the Association for Psychological Science’s ‘Rising Star’ Award, the NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award, and the Society for Australasian Social Psychologists’ Early Career Researcher Award. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science for outstanding contributions to psychological science and a Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Since 2009, he has been lucky enough to have received over $3.5 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). He was an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellow and ARC Future Fellow. He is also an associate editor at Aggressive Behavior and has published over 100 articles and book chapters.

Phone
02 93851305

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Denson TF, 2021, 'Contexts for Men’s Aggression Against Men', in Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer International Publishing, pp. 1342 - 1350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-19650-3_862
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Denson T, 2019, 'Contexts for men’s aggression against men.', in Shackelford TK; Weekes-Shackelford VA (ed.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, edn. 1, Springer, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_862-1
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Beames JR; Schofield TP; Denson TF, 2018, 'A meta-analysis of improving self-control with practice', in Handbook of self-control in health and well-being, Routledge, pp. 405 - 417
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Tom Denson
    Fabiansson EC; Denson TF, 2016, 'Anger, Hostility, and Anger Management', in Encyclopedia of Mental Health: Second Edition, pp. 64 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-397045-9.00200-7
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; schofield ; fabiansson , 2015, 'Aggressive Desires', in The Psychology of Desire, Guilford Publications
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2014, 'Psychological and biological mechanisms underlying control over anger and aggression.', in Forgas JP; Harmon-Jones E (ed.), The control within: Motivation and its regulation, Psychology Press, United States, pp. 193 - 210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781315795263
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2013, 'Encyclopedia of Media Violence', in Eastin MS (ed.), Encyclopedia of Media Violence, SAGE Publications, Incorporated, pp. 22 - 24
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Forgas JP; Tan , 2011, 'Affective influences on the perception, management and resolution of social conflicts', in Forgas JP; Kruglanski AW; Williams KD (ed.), The psychology of social conflict and aggression, Psychology Press, New York USA, pp. 119 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203803813
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2011, 'A Social Neuroscience Perspective on the Neurobiological Bases of Aggression', in Mikulincer M; Shaver PR (ed.), Human Aggression and Violence: Causes, Manifestations, and Consequences, edn. Original, American Psychological Association., Washington DC USA, pp. 105 - 120
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Fabiansson E, 2011, 'The effects of anger and anger regulation on negotiation', in Forgas JP; Kruglanski AW; Williams KD (ed.), The psychology of social conflict and aggression, Psychology Press, New York USA, pp. 139 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203803813
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2009, 'Angry rumination and the self-regulation of aggression', in Forgas JP; Baumeister RF; Tice DM (ed.), Psychology of Self-Regulation, Psychology Press, USA, pp. 233 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203837962
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Fabiansson E; Denson T, 2009, 'Anger regulation in negotiations', in Quin C; Tawse S (ed.), Handbook of Aggressive Behavior Research, edn. 1, Nova Science Pub Inc, United States, pp. 451 - 462
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Pedersen WC; Ronquillo J; Miller N, 2008, 'Trait displaced aggression, physical health, and life satisfaction: A process model.', in Boag S (ed.), Personality down under: Perspectives from Australia, Nova, Hauppauge, NY, pp. 233 - 241
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2008, 'Individual differences in displaced aggression as a risk factor for por cardiovascular health.', in Bhave SY; Saini S (ed.), The AHA-Syndrome and cardiovascular disease, edn. 1, Anshan publishers, New Delhi, pp. 110 - 118
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2008, 'Displaced aggression in children and adolescents.', in Bhave SY; Saini S (ed.), The AHA-Syndrome and cardiovascular disease, edn. 1, Anshan publishers, New Delhi, pp. 43 - 54
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2008, 'Violence prevention.', in Encyclopedia of substance abuse. Prevention,treatment, and recovery., edn. 1, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. 1 - 11
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; O’Dean SM; Lian J; Denson TF, 2021, 'Misogynistic Tweets Correlate With Violence Against Women', Psychological Science, vol. 32, pp. 315 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956797620968529
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF, 2021, 'Breaking the Cycle of Violent Crime and Punishment: The Promise of Neuronormalization', Social Issues and Policy Review, vol. 15, pp. 237 - 276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sipr.12076
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Tom Denson
    Earleywine M; Denson TF; Altman BR, 2021, 'Replicating the Dimensional Structure of Cannabis Problems: A Taxometric Analysis', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 56, pp. 81 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2020.1840589
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Li SH; Denson TF; Graham BM, 2020, 'Women With Generalized Anxiety Disorder Show Increased Repetitive Negative Thinking During the Luteal Phase of the Menstrual Cycle', Clinical Psychological Science, vol. 8, pp. 1037 - 1045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2167702620929635
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Brooks R; Arthur LC; Denson TF, 2020, 'In the context of romantic attraction, beautification can increase assertiveness in women', PLoS ONE, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229162
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Alia-Klein N; Gan G; Gilam G; Bezek J; Bruno A; Denson TF; Hendler T; Lowe L; Mariotti V; Muscatello MR; Palumbo S; Pellegrini S; Pietrini P; Rizzo A; Verona E, 2020, 'The feeling of anger: From brain networks to linguistic expressions', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, vol. 108, pp. 480 - 497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.12.002
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Kelber MS; Lickel B; Denson TF, 2020, 'Temporal focus, emotions, and support for intergroup aggression', Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, vol. 23, pp. 226 - 240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1368430218824403
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Dixson BJW; Tibubos AN; Zhang E; Harmon-Jones E; Kasumovic MM, 2020, 'Violent video game play, gender, and trait aggression influence subjective fighting ability, perceptions of men's toughness, and anger facial recognition', Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 104, pp. 106175 - 106175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.106175
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Kasumovic MM; Hatcher E; Blake KR; Denson TF, 2020, 'Performance in Video Games Affects Self-Perceived Mate Value and Mate Preferences', Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ebs0000231
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Beames JR; Gilam G; Schofield TP; Schira MM; Denson TF, 2020, 'The impact of self-control training on neural responses following anger provocation', Social Neuroscience, vol. 15, pp. 558 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2020.1799860
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Summerell E; Harmon-Jones C; Denson TF; Harmon-Jones E, 2020, 'Humility is associated with less aggressive motivation', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 158, pp. 109837 - 109837, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.109837
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Tom Denson
    Harmon-Jones E; Harmon-Jones C; Denson TF, 2020, 'A novel way of responding to dissonance evoked by belief disconfirmation: making the wrongdoing of an opponent salient', Social Influence, vol. 15, pp. 34 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15534510.2020.1781248
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Tom Denson
    Beames JR; O'Dean SM; Grisham JR; Moulds ML; Denson TF, 2019, 'Anger regulation in interpersonal contexts: Anger experience, aggressive behavior, and cardiovascular reactivity', Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, vol. 36, pp. 1441 - 1458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0265407518819295
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Tom Denson
    Steele RR; Rovenpor DR; Lickel B; Denson TF, 2019, 'Emotion regulation and prejudice reduction following acute terrorist events: The impact of reflection before and after the Boston Marathon bombings', Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, vol. 22, pp. 43 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1368430217706182
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Tom Denson
    Siedlecka E; Denson TF, 2019, 'Experimental Methods for Inducing Basic Emotions: A Qualitative Review', Emotion Review, vol. 11, pp. 87 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1754073917749016
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Tom Denson
    Goulter N; Kimonis ER; Denson TF; Begg DP, 2019, 'Female primary and secondary psychopathic variants show distinct endocrine and psychophysiological profiles', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 104, pp. 7 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.02.011
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Bastian B; Denson TF; Grosjean P; Brooks RC, 2018, 'Income inequality not gender inequality positively covaries with female sexualization on social media', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 115, pp. 8722 - 8727, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1717959115
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Graham BM; Denson TF; Barnett J; Calderwood C; Grisham JR, 2018, 'Sex hormones are associated with rumination and interact with emotion regulation strategy choice to predict negative affect in women following a sad mood induction', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00937
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; O’Dean SM; Blake KR; Beames JR, 2018, 'Aggression in women: Behavior, brain and hormones', Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00081
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Dixson BJW; Blake KR; Denson TF; Gooda-Vossos A; O'Dean SM; Sulikowski D; Rantala MJ; Brooks RC, 2018, 'The role of mating context and fecundability in women's preferences for men's facial masculinity and beardedness', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 93, pp. 90 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.04.007
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    O’donnell M; Nelson LD; Ackermann E; Aczel B; Akhtar A; Aldrovandi S; Alshaif N; Andringa R; Aveyard M; Babincak P; Balatekin N; Baldwin SA; Banik G; Baskin E; Bell R; Bialobrzeska O; Birt AR; Boot WR; Braithwaite SR; Briggs JC; Buchner A; Budd D; Budzik K; Bullens L; Bulley RL; Cannon PR; Cantarero K; Cesario J; Chambers S; Chartier CR; Chekroun P; Chong C; Cleeremans A; Coary SP; Coulthard J; Cramwinckel FM; Denson TF; Díaz-Lago M; Didonato TE; Drummond A; Eberlen J; Ebersbach T; Edlund JE; Finnigan KM; Fisher J; Frankowska N; García-Sánchez E; Golom FD; Graves AJ; Greenberg K; Hanioti M; Hansen HA; Harder JA; Harrell ER; Hartanto A; Inzlicht M; Johnson DJ; Karpinski A; Keller VN; Klein O; Koppel L; Krahmer E; Lantian A; Larson MJ; Le´gal JB; Lucas RE; Lynott D; Magaldino CM; Massar K; McBee MT; McLatchie N; Melia N; Mensink MC; Mieth L; Moore-Berg S; Neeser G; Newell BR; Noordewier MK; Özdogru AA; Pantazi M; Parzuchowski M; Peters K; Philipp MC; Pollmann MMH; Rentzelas P; Rodríguez-Bailón R; Röer JP; Ropovik I; Roque NA; Rueda C; Rutjens BT; Sackett K; Salamon J; Sánchez-Rodríguez Á; Saunders B; Schaafsma J; Schulte-Mecklenbeck M; Shanks DR; Sherman MF; Steele KM, 2018, 'Registered Replication Report: Dijksterhuis and van Knippenberg (1998)', Perspectives on Psychological Science, vol. 13, pp. 268 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1745691618755704
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Blundell KA; Schofield TP; Schira MM; Krämer UM, 2018, 'The neural correlates of alcohol-related aggression', Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 18, pp. 203 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13415-017-0558-0
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Yang Y; Tang C; Qu X; Wang C; Denson TF, 2018, 'Group facial width-to-height ratio predicts intergroup negotiation outcomes', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00214
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Bastian B; Denson TF, 2018, 'Heightened male aggression toward sexualized women following romantic rejection: The mediating role of sex goal activation', Aggressive Behavior, vol. 44, pp. 40 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ab.21722
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Dixson BJW; O'Dean SM; Denson TF, 2017, 'No compelling positive association between ovarian hormones and wearing red clothing when using multinomial analyses', Hormones and Behavior, vol. 90, pp. 129 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2017.03.005
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Bastian B; O'Dean SM; Denson TF, 2017, 'High estradiol and low progesterone are associated with high assertiveness in women', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 75, pp. 91 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.10.008
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Hopkins RE; Sprunger JG; Eckhardt CI; Denson TF, 2017, 'Relationship quality and cognitive reappraisal moderate the effects of negative urgency on behavioral inclinations toward aggression and intimate partner violence', Psychology of Violence, vol. 8, pp. 218 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/vio0000121
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Schofield TP; Unkelbach C; Denson TF, 2017, 'Alcohol consumption increases bias to shoot at Middle Eastern but not White targets', Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, vol. 20, pp. 202 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1368430215603461
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Hirst RB; Enriquez RH; Wickham RE; Gretler J; Sodos LM; Gade SA; Rathke LK; Han CS; Denson TF; Earleywine M, 2017, 'Marijuana stereotypes and the “jay-dar”: Perceptions of cannabis use and memory abilities based upon appearance', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 110, pp. 131 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.12.056
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Schofield TP; Youssef H; Denson TF, 2017, 'Experimental evidence for visual prior entry of angry faces, even when feeling afraid', Emotion, vol. 17, pp. 78 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000205
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Wilkowski BM; DeWall CN; Friese M; Hofmann W; Ferguson EL; Capper MM; Kasumovic MM, 2017, '“Thou Shalt Kill”: Practicing self-control supports adherence to personal values when asked to aggress', Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 69, pp. 71 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2016.09.001
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Tom Denson
    Kasumovic MM; Blake K; Denson TF, 2017, 'Using knowledge from human research to improve understanding of contest theory and contest dynamics', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2182
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Dixson BJW; O'Dean SM; Denson TF, 2016, 'Standardized protocols for characterizing women's fertility: A data-driven approach', Hormones and Behavior, vol. 81, pp. 74 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.03.004
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Tom Denson
    Blake KR; Bastian B; Denson TF, 2016, 'Perceptions of low agency and high sexual openness mediate the relationship between sexualization and sexual aggression', Aggressive Behavior, vol. 42, pp. 483 - 497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ab.21644
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Tom Denson
    Svetieva E; Zadro L; Denson TF; Dale E; O’Moore K; Zheng WY, 2016, 'Anger mediates the effect of ostracism on risk-taking', Journal of Risk Research, vol. 19, pp. 614 - 631, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2014.1003320
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Schofield TP; Creswell JD; Denson TF, 2015, 'Brief mindfulness induction reduces inattentional blindness', Consciousness and Cognition, vol. 37, pp. 63 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2015.08.007
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Kasumovic MM; Blake K; Dixson BJ; Denson TF, 2015, 'Why do people play violent video games? Demographic, status-related, and mating-related correlates in men and women', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 86, pp. 204 - 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2015.06.018
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Siedlecka E; Capper MM; Denson TF, 2015, 'Negative emotional events that people ruminate about feel closer in time', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0117105
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Kalokerinos EK; Greenaway KH; Denson TF, 2015, 'Reappraisal but not suppression downregulates the experience of positive and negative emotion', Emotion (Washington, D.C.), vol. 15, pp. 271 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000025
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Geniole SN; Denson TF; Dixson BJ; Carré JM; McCormick CM, 2015, 'Evidence from meta-analyses of the facial width-to-height ratio as an evolved cue of threat', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0132726
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF, 2015, 'Four promising psychological interventions for reducing reactive aggression', Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, vol. 3, pp. 136 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2015.04.003
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Schofield TP; Deckman T; Garris CP; DeWall CN; Denson TF, 2015, 'Brief report: Evidence of ingroup bias on the shooter task in a Saudi sample', SAGE Open, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2158244015576057
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Harkness EL; Paterson HM; Denson T; Kemp RI; Mullan B; Sainsbury K, 2015, 'Can Ego Depletion and Post-event Discussion Change the Way We Remember a Crime?', Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, vol. 22, pp. 172 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2014.924384
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; schofield ; fabiansson , 2015, 'Evidence of Ingroup Bias on the Shooter Task in a Saudi Sample', SAGE Open, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2158244015576057
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Tom Denson
    Mcdonald RI; Newell BR; Denson TF, 2014, 'Would you rule out going green? The effect of inclusion versus exclusion mindset on pro-environmental willingness', European Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 44, pp. 507 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2040
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Tom Denson
    Yang Y; Read SJ; Denson TF; Xu Y; Zhang J; Pedersen WC, 2014, 'The Key Ingredients of Personality Traits: Situations, Behaviors, and Explanations', Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, vol. 40, pp. 79 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167213505871
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Creswell JD; Terides MD; Blundell K, 2014, 'Cognitive reappraisal increases neuroendocrine reactivity to acute social stress and physical pain', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 49, pp. 69 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.07.003
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Dobson-Stone C; Ronay R; von Hippel W; Schira MM, 2014, 'A functional polymorphism of the MAOA gene is associated with neural responses to induced anger control', Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 26, pp. 1418 - 1427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00592
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Tom Denson
    Krans J; Moulds ML; Grisham J; Lang TJ; Denson TF, 2014, 'Evaluating the effect of metacognitive beliefs about angry rumination on anger with cognitive bias modification.', Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, vol. 5, pp. 259 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.5127/jep.038613
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Bastian B; Denson T; Haslam NO, 2013, 'The Roles of Dehumanization and Moral Outrage in Retributive Justice', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, pp. Article numbere61842, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0061842
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Mehta PH; Ho Tan D, 2013, 'Endogenous testosterone and cortisol jointly influence reactive aggression in women', Psychoneuroendocrinology, vol. 38, pp. 416 - 424, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.07.003
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Creswell JD; Pacilio LE; Denson TF; Satyshur M, 2013, 'The effect of a primary sexual reward manipulation on cortisol responses to psychosocial stress in men', Psychosomatic Medicine, vol. 75, pp. 397 - 403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0b013e31828c4524
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T, 2013, 'The Multiple Systems Model of Angry Rumination', Personality and Social Psychology Review, vol. 17, pp. 103 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1088868312467086
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Schofield TP; Denson T, 2013, 'Alcohol outlet business hours and violent crime in new york state', Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 48, pp. 363 - 369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agt003
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Ronay RD; Von Hippel WH; Schira M, 2013, 'Endogenous testosterone and cortisol modulate neural responses during induced anger control', Social Neuroscience, vol. 8, pp. 165 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2012.655425
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Tom Denson
    Schofield TP; Denson TF, 2013, 'Temporal Alcohol Availability Predicts First-Time Drunk Driving, but Not Repeat Offending', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0071169
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Tom Denson
    Fabiansson E; Denson T, 2012, 'The Effects of Intrapersonal Anger and Its Regulation in Economic Bargaining', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, pp. Art. No. e51595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0051595
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Creswell J; Granville-smith , 2012, 'Self-focus and social evaluative threat increase salivary cortisol responses to acute stress via dissociable psychological pathways in men', Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 35, pp. 624 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10865-011-9393-x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; DeWall CN; Finkel EJ, 2012, 'Self-control and aggression', Current Directions in Psychological Science, vol. 21, pp. 20 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0963721411429451
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Tom Denson
    Fabiansson E; Denson T; Moulds ML; Grisham JR; Schira M, 2012, 'Don't look back in anger: Neural correlates of reappraisal, analytical rumination, and angry rumination during recall of an anger-inducing autobiographical memory', Neuroimage, vol. 59, pp. 2974 - 2981, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.09.078
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Von Hippel WH; Kemp RI; Jacobson MA; Mak T, 2012, 'Caffeine expectancies but not caffeine reduce depletion-induced aggression', Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, vol. 26, pp. 140 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0024725
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Creswell JD; Granville-Smith I, 2012, 'Self-focus and social evaluative threat increase salivary cortisol responses to acute stress in men', Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 35, pp. 624 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10865-011-9393-x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Moulds ML; Grisham JR, 2012, 'The effects of rumination, reappraisal, and distraction on anger experience.', Behavior Therapy, vol. 43, pp. 355 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2011.08.001
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Dewall CN; Finkel EJ; Denson T, 2011, 'Self-control inhibits aggression', Social and Personality Psychology Compass, vol. 5, pp. 458 - 472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-9004.2011.00363.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Capper M; Oaten MJ; Friese M; Schofield T, 2011, 'Self-control training decreases aggression in response to provocation in aggressive individuals', Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 45, pp. 252 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2011.02.001
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Pedersen WC; Friese M; Hahm A; Roberts L, 2011, 'Understanding impulsive aggression: Angry rumination and reduced self-control capacity are mechanisms underlying the provocation-aggression relationship', Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, vol. 37, pp. 850 - 862, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167211401420
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Pedersen WC; Denson T; Goss R; Vasquez E; Kelley N; Miller N, 2011, 'The impact of rumination on aggressive thoughts, feelings, arousal, and behaviour', British Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 50, pp. 281 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/014466610X515696
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Grisham JR; Moulds ML, 2011, 'Cognitive reappraisal increases heart rate variability in response to an anger provocation', Motivation and Emotion, vol. 35, pp. 14 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11031-011-9201-5
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Moulds ML; Grisham JR, 2011, 'The effects of analytical rumination, reappraisal, and distraction on anger experience', Behavior Therapy, vol. 43, pp. 355 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2011.08.001
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Spanovic M; Aviles F; Pollock V; Earleywine M; Miller N, 2011, 'The effects of acute alcohol intoxication and self-focused rumination on triggered displaced aggression', Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, vol. 20, pp. 128 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2011.546750
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Tom Denson
    Spanovic M; Lickel B; Denson T; Petrovic , 2010, 'Fear and anger as predictors of motivation for intergroup aggression: Evidence from Serbia and Republika Srpska', Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, vol. 13, pp. 725 - 739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1368430210374483
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Tom Denson
    Memedovic S; Grisham JR; Denson T; Moulds ML, 2010, 'The effects of trait reappraisal and suppression on anger and blood pressure in response to provocation', Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 44, pp. 540 - 543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2010.05.002
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Von Hippel WH; Kemp RI; Teo L, 2010, 'Glucose consumption decreases impulsive aggression in response to provocation in aggressive individuals', Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 46, pp. 1023 - 1028, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2010.05.023
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Tom Denson
    Garcia P; Restubug S; Denson T, 2010, 'The moderating role of prior exposure to aggressive home culture in the relationship between negative reciprocity beliefs and aggression', Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 44, pp. 380 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2010.04.003
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Iyer R; Lickel B, 2010, 'Racist or racism? Taxometric support for a dimensional latent structure of explicit prejudice', Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, vol. 13, pp. 113 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1368430209343294
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Tom Denson
    Hilliar K; Kemp RI; Denson T, 2010, 'Now everyone looks the same: Alcohol intoxication reduces the own-race bias in face recognition', Law and Human Behavior, vol. 34, pp. 367 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10979-009-9204-x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Spanovic M; Miller N, 2009, 'Cognitive appraisals and emotions predict cortisol and immune responses: A meta-analysis of acute laboratory social stressors and emotion inductions', Psychological Bulletin, vol. 135, pp. 823 - 853, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0016909
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Pedersen WC; Ronquillo J; Nandy A, 2009, 'The angry brain: Neural correlates of anger, angry rumination, and aggressive personality', Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 21, pp. 737 - 744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/jocn.2009.21051
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Fabiansson E; Creswell J; Pedersen WC, 2009, 'Experimental effects of rumination styles on salivary cortisol responses', Motivation and Emotion, vol. 33, pp. 42 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11031-008-9114-0
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; White A; Warburton W, 2009, 'Trait displaced aggression and psychopathy differentially moderate the effects of acute alcohol intoxication and rumination on triggered displaced aggression', Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 43, pp. 673 - 681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2009.04.003
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Spanovic M; Miller N, 2009, 'Stress and Specificity: Reply to Miller (2009)', Psychological Bulletin, vol. 135, pp. 857 - 858, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0017438
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Spanovic M; Miller N, 2009, 'Stress and specificity', Psychological Bulletin, vol. 135, pp. 857 - 858
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Unkelbach C; Forgas JP; Denson T, 2008, 'The turban effect: The influence of Muslim headgear and induced affect on aggressive responses in the shooter bias paradigm', Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 44, pp. 1409 - 1413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2008.04.003
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Earleywine M, 2008, 'Self-reported use of alcohol, marijuana, and hard drugs and aggression: a structural equation modeling analysis of an internet survey of long-term marijuana users.', Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, vol. 16, pp. 164 - 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10926770801921469
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Stenstrom DM; Lickel B; Denson T; Miller N, 2008, 'The roles of ingroup identification and outgroup entitativity in intergroup retribution.', Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, vol. 34, pp. 1570 - 1582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167208322999
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Aviles F; Pollock V; Earleywine M; Vasquez E; Miller N, 2008, 'The effects of alcohol and the salience of aggressive cues on triggered displaced aggression', Aggressive Behavior, vol. 34, pp. 25 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ab.20177
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson T; Marshall G; Schell T; Jaycox L, 2007, 'Predictors of posttraumatic distress 1 year after exposure to community violence: the importance of actue symptom severity', Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 75, pp. 683 - 692, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0022-006X.75.5.683
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Tom Denson
    Ronquillo J; Denson TF; Lickel B; Lu ZL; Nandy A; Maddox KB, 2007, 'The effects of skin tone on race-related amygdala activity: An fMRI investigation', Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, vol. 2, pp. 39 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsl043
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Tom Denson
    Lickel B; Miller N; Stenstrom DM; Denson TF; Schmader T, 2006, 'Vicarious retribution: The role of collective blame in intergroup aggression', Personality and Social Psychology Review, vol. 10, pp. 372 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s15327957pspr1004_6
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Lickel B; Curtis M; Stenstrom DM; Ames DR, 2006, 'The roles of entitativity and essentiality in judgments of collective responsibility', Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, vol. 9, pp. 43 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1368430206059857
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Earleywine M, 2006, 'Decreased depression in marijuana users', Addictive Behaviors, vol. 31, pp. 738 - 742, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2005.05.052
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Pedersen WC; Miller N, 2006, 'The displaced aggression questionnaire', Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 90, pp. 1032 - 1051, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.90.6.1032
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Tom Denson
    Denson TF; Earleywine M, 2006, 'Pothead or pot smoker? A taxometric investigation of cannabis dependence', Substance Abuse: Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1747-597X-1-22
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Tom Denson
    Vasquez EA; Denson TF; Pedersen WC; Stenstrom DM; Miller N, 2005, 'The moderating effect of trigger intensity on triggered displaced aggression', Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 41, pp. 61 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2004.05.007
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Tom Denson
    Sokolski KN; Denson TF, 2003, 'Adjunctive quetiapine in bipolar patients partially responsive to lithium or valproate', Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, vol. 27, pp. 863 - 866, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0278-5846(03)00145-3
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Tom Denson
    Sokolski KN; Denson TF; Lee RT; Reist C, 2003, 'Quetiapine for treatment of refractory symptoms of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder', Military Medicine, vol. 168, pp. 486 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/milmed/168.6.486
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Tom Denson
    Sokolski KN; Denson TF, 2003, 'Exacerbation of Mania Secondary to Right Temporal Lobe Astrocytoma in a Bipolar Patient Previously Stabilized on Valproate', Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, vol. 16, pp. 234 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00146965-200312000-00005
  • Conference Papers | 2009
    Professor Tom Denson
    Vasquez E; Hilliar K; Denson T; Bartholow B, 2009, 'A TWIST OF EXPECTATIONS: THE INTERACTION OF ALCOHOL AND SITUATIONALLY-INDUCED ALCOHOL EXPECTANCIES TO AUGMENT AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR', in Alcoholism : Clinical and Experimental Research, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 249A - 249A, presented at 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research-Society-on-Alcoholism, San Diego, CA, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000266335100952&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Awards

 

2018       Awarded Fellow Status in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology for “longstanding contribution to SPSP and the field of Personality and Social Psychology”.

 

2016       University of New South Wales Postgraduate Supervisor Award, University-wide, student-nominated award.

 

2015       University of New South Wales, Science Faculty Staff Excellence in Teaching Award, AUD$1,500 (Based on student evaluation scores).

 

2015       Elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

 

2012       Winner New South Wales Young Tall Poppy Science Award

 

2012       Society of Australasian Social Psychologists’ Early Career Award

 

2011       Association for Psychological Science “Rising Star”

 

2009       University of New South Wales, Science Faculty Staff Excellence in Research Award, AUD$1,500

 

2009       University of New South Wales, Australian Psychological Society’s Most Outstanding Lecturer in Psychology (UNSW) Award. Voted on by Bachelor of Psychology and Honours students. This was the first year the award was offered.

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