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Nora A. Murphy - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Nora A. Murphy Nora A. Murphy

Associate Professor of Psychology | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Biography

Dr. Murphy is a social psychologist who studies nonverbal behavior, first impressions, and person perception accuracy. Much of her research involves the use of “thin-slices,” which are brief video clips of social interactions, to investigate how emotions, personality, and nonverbal behavior shape social outcomes. She also has a methodological interest in meta-analysis, which is a statistical modeling technique designed to synthesize data across multiple studies. She is currently serving as Associate Chair of the Psychology Department at LMU and as Associate Editor for the Journal of Nonverbal Behavior.

Education (3)

Northeastern University: Ph.D., Psychology (Social/Personality) 2003

Northeastern University: M.A., Psychology (Social/Personality) 2002

Trinity College (CT): B.Sc., Psychology 1996

Social

Areas of Expertise (9)

Social Psychology Lifespan Development Nonverbal Behavior Nonverbal Communication Emotions Person perception Research Methods Meta-Analysis SPSS

Industry Expertise (2)

Education/Learning Research

Accomplishments (3)

Phi Kappa Phi (professional)

Interdisciplinary National Honor Society

Pi Gamma Mu (professional)

International Honor Society in Social Sciences

Psi Chi (professional)

National Honor Society in Psychology

Affiliations (4)

  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Society of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Courses (5)

General Psychology

General Psychology

Research Methods

Research Methods

Lifespan Development

Lifespan Development

Advanced Research Methods

Advanced Research Methods

Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination seminar

Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination seminar

Articles (6)

Nonverbal self-accuracy: Individual differences in knowing one’s own social interaction behavior Personality and Individual Differences

2016-10-01

Murphy, N. A., Schmid Mast, M., & Hall, J. A. (2016). Nonverbal self-accuracy: Individual differences in knowing one’s own social interaction behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 30-34. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.05.023

What we know and the future of accuracy research The Social Psychology of Perceiving Others Accurately

Murphy, N. A. (2016). What we know and the future of accuracy research. In J. A. Hall, M. Schmid Mast, & West, T. V. (Eds.), The social psychology of perceiving others accurately. Cambridge University Press.

Reliability and validity of nonverbal thin slices in social interactions Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

Murphy, N. A., Hall, J. A., Schmid Mast, M., Ruben, M., Frauendorfer, D., Blanch-Hartigan, D., Roter, D. L., & Nguyen, L. (2015). Reliability and validity of nonverbal thin slices in social interactions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 199-213. doi: 10.1177/0146167214559902

Psychology Island: A case study of interdisciplinary education in a 3D virtual world Virtual Worlds in Online Learning: Cases and Applications

Gilbert, R. L., Dionisio, J. D. N., & Murphy, N. A. (2015). Psychology Island: A case study of interdisciplinary education in a 3D virtual world (pp. 121-134). In S. Gregory, M. J. W. Lee, B. Dalgarno, & B. Tynan (Eds.), Virtual worlds in online learning: Cases and applications. Hauppauge, NY: NOVA Science

Predicting future intelligence and scholastic success with a single item: From early childhood to adulthood Journal of Intelligence

Dunkel, C. S., & Murphy, N. A. (2014). Predicting future intelligence and scholastic success with a single item: From early childhood to adulthood. Journal of Intelligence, 2, 68-81. doi: 10.3390/jintelligence2030068

Nonverbal perception The SAGE Handbook of Social Cognition

Murphy, N. A. (2012). Nonverbal perception. In S. T. Fiske & C. N. Macrae (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of social cognition (pp. 196-215). London: SAGE Publications.

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