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Gregory Fouts

  • Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Representative Publications

Dent, T., & Fouts, G. (2002). Play contexts and assessing senses of self in children with Down syndrome. International Journal of Practical Approaches to Disability, 25(2), 21-27.

Fouts, G., & Vaughan, K. (2002). Locus of control, television viewing, and eating disorder symptomatology in young females. Journal of Adolescence , 25(3), 307-311.

Kostiuk, L M., & Fouts, G. T. (2002). Understanding of emotions and emotion regulation in adolescent females with conduct problems: A qualitative analysis. The Qualitative Report, 7(1), 1-10.

Fouts, G., & Vaughan, K. (2002). Television situation comedies: Male weight, negative references, and audience reactions. Sex Roles, 46(11/12), 439-442.

Schwartz, K., & Fouts, G. (2003). Music preferences, personality style and developmental issues of adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 32 (3), 205-213.

Vaughan, K., & Fouts, G. (2003). Changes in television and magazine exposure and eating disorder symptomatology. Sex Roles, 49(7/8), 313-320.

Quinney, D. M., & Fouts, G. T. (2003). Resilience and divorce adjustment in adults participating in divorce recovery workshops. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 40(1/2), 55-68.

Lawson, A., & Fouts, G. (2004). Mental illness in Disney animated films. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 49 (5), 165-169.

Fouts, G. (2004). Effects of media on adolescent development. In R. Lerner, J. Brown, and C. Kier; Adolescence: Development, diversity, context, and application (p. 277). Toronto: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Deveau, V., & Fouts, G. (2005). Revenge in U. S. and Canadian news magazines post 9/11. Canadian Journal of Communication, 30(1), 99-109.

Sutton, T., & Fouts, G. (2005). Measuring and contextualizing "chemistry" in the movies. Journal of Media Psychology, 10(1), 1-15.

Fouts, G., & Inch, R. (2005). Homosexuality in TV situation comedies: Characters and verbal comments. Journal of Homosexuality, 49(1), 35-39.

Fouts, G. & Burggraf, K. (2006). Television programs debase women. In J. Carroll (Ed.), Television: Opposing Viewpoints (pp. 40-47). Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Fouts, G., Callan, M., Piasentin, K., & Lawson, A. (2006). Demonizing in children?s television cartoons and Disney animated films. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 37(1), 15-23.

Fouts, G. T. (2007). Effects of media on adolescent development. In J. Arnett, C. Kier & J. Brown, Adolescence and emerging adulthood (third edition), Canadian E-pack. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Representative Creative Writings:

Fouts, G. (2002). ?That Sunday afternoon.? In J. Canfield, M. Hansen, J. Matthews, & R. Aaron (Eds.), Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul (pp. 137-140). Deerfield, FL: Health Communications.

Fouts, G. (2004). ?Ce dimanche après-midi-là.? In J. Canfield, M. Hansen, J. Matthews, & R. Aaron (Eds.), Bouillon de poulet pour l?âme canadienne (pp. 133-136). Montreal, QC: Sciences et Culture.

Fouts, G. (2006). ?Coda.? In M. Thomas (Ed.), The right words at the right time, Vol. 2: Your turn! (pp. 390-393). New York, NY: Simon and Shuster/Atria Books.

Representative Conference Presentations:

Fouts, G., & Vaughan, K. (2002, April). TV situation comedies: Male weight, negative references, and audience reactions. Paper presented to the Society for Research on Adolescence, New Orleans.

Fouts, G., & Read, T. (2002, April). Portrayals of relationships in advertising: A comparison of women?s and men?s magazines. Paper presented to the Society for Research on Adolescence, New Orleans.

Weatherill, R., & Fouts, G. (2002, May). Media and reluctance to seek help from professionals. Paper presented to the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver.

Schwartz, K.D., & Fouts, G. T. (2002, May). Adolescent-parent attachment and religious identity. Poster presented at the 2002 Annual Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver.

Craimer, A., & Fouts, G. (2002, May). Exposure to religion on entertainment television and viewer knowledge of characters? religion and religious rituals. Presentation to the Canadian Communications Association, Toronto.

Herrmann, T., & Fouts, G. (2002, May). Police officers watching police contents on television. Presentation to the Canadian Communications Association, Toronto.

Dennis, W. M., Mueller, J. H., Fouts, G. T., & Ellard, J. E. (2002, July). Efficacy, resiliency, and September 11th. Paper presented to Stress and Anxiety Research Society, Melbourne, Australia.

Colley, T., Wardell, R., & Fouts, G. (2002, October). Emotional safety and therapeutic product design. Paper presented to the Joint Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists and Applied Ergonomics, Banff, Alberta.

Coulson, R., & Fouts, G. (2002, November). Returning home from abroad: Resiliency and reverse culture shock. Paper presented to the Canadian Bureau of International Education, Ottawa.

Vaughan, K. K., & Fouts, G. T. (2003, March). Effects of changes in exposure to television and magazines on eating disordered symptomatology. Paper presented to the 2003 Gender Research Symposium, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

Vaughan, K., & Fouts, G. (2003, May). Changes in television and magazine exposure and eating disorder symptomatology. Paper for the Western Psychological Association Annual Conference, 2003, Vancouver.

Schwartz. K.D., & Fouts, G. T. (2003, May). Predicting identity in mid-adolescence: Social provisions from mother, father, and close friend. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Identity Formation, Vancouver, BC.

Lawson, A., & Fouts, G. (2003, June). Verbal references to mental illness and mental deficiency in Disney animated films. Paper for the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference, 2003, Hamilton, Ontario.

Schwartz, K.D., & Fouts, G.T. (2003, August). The contributions of mother, father, and friend social provisions in predicting identity development in a sample of mid-adolescents. Paper presented at the International Child and Youth Care Conference, Victoria, BC.

Bolton, A., & Fouts, G. (2004, April). Video game playing style and personality in university students. Presentation to the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix.

Coulson, R., & Fouts, G. (2004, June). Re-entry shock and resiliency in university students. Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association, St. John?s, Newfoundland.

Fouts, G., & Mottosky, R. (2004, April). Perceptions of resilience by university students. Presentation to the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix.

Fouts, G., & Herrmann, T. (2004, April). Do police watch police on TV? Presentation to the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix.

Lawson, A., & Fouts, G. (2004, June). Stereotypes of environmentalists, media, environmental behavior and policy. Presentation to the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Washington, D.C.

Vaughan, K., & Fouts, G. (2004, April). Predicting the development of eating issues in girls. Presentation to the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix.

Schwartz, K. D., & Fouts, G. T. (2004, March). Adolescents? relationships with mothers, fathers, and friends: A factor analysis using attachment and social provision systems. Poster presented at the Tenth Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Schwartz, K., & Fouts, G. (2004, November). Adolescent religious identity: Parents and friends. Presented a symposium at the Association for Moral Education, Dana Point, CA.

Bolton, A., & Fouts, G. (2005, June). Styles of playing violent video games: An individual differences research methodology. Presentation to the Digital Games Research Association, Vancouver.

Bolton, A., & Fouts, G. (2005, June). Individual differences and the effects of violent video game play. Presentation to the Digital Games Research Association, Vancouver.

Schwartz, K., Fouts, G., & Bukowski, R. (2005, November). Giving and getting: Parent and friend attachment and social provisions in adolescence. Presentation to the National Council of Family Relations, Phoenix

Schwartz, K. D., & Fouts, G. (2006, April). Giving and getting: Associations among and differences in social provisions from parents and friends during adolescence. Presentation to the Society for Research in Adolescence, San Francisco.

Bolton, A., & Fouts, G. (2006, June). Audience effects and violent video game play. Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary.

Coulson, R., & Fouts, G. (2006, June). Resilient self-talk. Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary.

Vaughan, K., & Fouts, G. T. (2006, June). Parental attachment, emotional regulation and binge eating in young females. Presentation to the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary.

Schwartz, K., & Fouts, G. (2006, November). Giving and getting: Parent and friend attachment and social provisions in adolescence. Presentation to the National Council on Family Relations, Minneapolis.

Coulson, R., & Fouts, G. (2007, May). Resilience and self-talk in university students. Presentation to the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver.

Research Interests

Life-Span Social-Emotional Development
Media and Communications Psychology
Resiliency

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