The Department of Psychology
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Dr. Jaihyun Park is a professor in the psychology department at Baruch College. He received his BA from Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea, and MS. and PhD in social psychology from Yale University. After receiving his PhD in 1998, Dr. Park worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the National Institute of Health. He joined the psychology department at Baruch in August 2001.
Dr. Park has been interested in several research areas in social psychology. Among others, he has conducted a program of research on (a) stereotyping and prejudice, (b) jury decision-making, and (c) cultural psychology. More specifically, Dr. Park has been interested in investigating the mental process and representations that affect social judgment and behavior, with a focus on the implicit and unconscious ways in which social category information influences human judgment and behavior. He has also conducted research on cognitive, affective, and motivational factors that might affect jurors’ legal decision making in courtroom. Lastly, he is also interested in exploring the impact that culture can have on shaping the self and characterizing its behavior.
Dr. Park has been teaching undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level courses on psychology and law, psychology and culture, statistics, psychometrics, and research methods.
Recent Publications include:
Park, J., & Feigenson, N. (2013). Effects of a visual technology on mock juror decision making. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 27, 235-246.
Kim, S., Park, J., Park, K., & Eom, J. (2013). Judge-jury agreement in criminal cases: The first three years of the Korean jury system: Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 10, 35-53.
Marini, M., Sriram, N., Schnabel, K., Maliszewski, N., Devos, T., Ekehammar, B., Wiers, R., Cai, H., Somogyi, M., Shiomura, K., Schnall, S., Neto, F., Bar-Anan, Y., Vianello, M., Ayala, A., Dorantes, G., Park, J., Kesebir, S., Pereira, A., Tulbure, B., Ortner, T., Stepanikova, I., Greenwald, A. G., & Nosek, B. A. (2013). Overweight people have low levels of implicit weight bias, but overweight nations have high levels of implicit weight bias. PLoS ONE, 8, e83543.
Park, J. (2011). How visual technologies affect mock juror judgments: Empirical findings from a PowerPoint Study. Japanese Journal of Law and Psychology, 10, 74-82.
Park, J. (2010). The jury system and legal psychology. Seoul, Korea: Ore Publishing Co.
Park, J., Malachi, E., Sternin, O., & Tevet, R. (2009). Subtle bias against Muslim job applicants in personnel decisions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39, 2174-2190.
Nosek, B. A., Smyth, F. L., Sriram, N., Lindner, N. M., Devos, T., Ayala, A., Bar-Anan, Y., Bergh, R., Cai, H., Gonsalkorale, K., Kesebir, S., Maliszewski, N., Neto, F., Olli, E., Park, J., Schnabel, K., Shiomura, K., Tulbure, B., Wiers, R.W., Somogyi, M., Akrami, N., Ekehammar, B., Vianello, M., & Banaji, M. R., & Greenwald, A. G. (2009). National differences in gender-science stereotypes predict national sex differences in science and math achievement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 10593-10597.
Park, J., Felix, K., & Lee, G. (2007). Implicit Attitudes toward Arab-Muslims and the moderating effects of social information. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 29, 35-45.
Feigenson, N., & Park, J. (2006). Emotions and attributions of legal responsibility and blame: A research review. Law and Human Behavior, 30, 143-161.
Park, J. (2005). The effect of arousal and retention delay on memory: A meta-analysis. Psychological Reports, 97, 339-355. Bornstein, M. H., Painter, K. M., & Park, J. (2002). Naturalistic language sampling in typically developing children. Journal of Child Language, 29, 687-699.
Feigenson, N., Park, J., & Salovey, P. (2001). The role of emotions in comparative negligence judgments. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31(3), 576-603.
Park, J., & Banaji, M. R. (2000). Mood and heuristics: The influence of happy and sad states on sensitivity and bias in stereotyping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 1005-1023.
Abelson, R. P., Dasgupta, N., Park, J., & Banaji, M. R. (1998). Perception of collective other. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2(4), 243-250.
Feigenson, N., Park, J., & Salovey, P. (1997). Effects of blameworthiness and outcome severity on attributions of responsibility and damage awards in comparative negligence cases. Law and Human Behavior, 21(6), 597-617.
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