Mark R. Leary

Mark R. Leary

Garonzik Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Florida 1980

  • M.A., University of Florida 1978

  • B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College 1976


Social motivation and emotion, self-reflection, self-relevant thought, self-compassion

Allen, AB, Goldwasser, ER, and Leary, MR. "Self-Compassion and Well-being among Older Adults." Self Identity 11.4 (October 2012): 428-453. Full Text

Toner, KM, Gan, M, and Leary, MR. "The impact of individual and group feedback on environmental intentions and self-beliefs." Environment and Behavior (August 2012). (Academic Article)

Wren, AA, Somers, TJ, Wright, MA, Goetz, MC, Leary, MR, Fras, AM, Huh, BK, Rogers, LL, and Keefe, FJ. "Self-compassion in patients with persistent musculoskeletal pain: relationship of self-compassion to adjustment to persistent pain." J Pain Symptom Manage 43.4 (April 2012): 759-770. Full Text

Shumway, M, Alvidrez, J, Leary, M, Sherwood, D, Woodard, E, Lee, EK, Hall, H, Catalano, RA, and Dilley, JW. "Impact of capacity reductions in acute public-sector inpatient psychiatric services." Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) 63.2 (February 2012): 135-141. Full Text

Gebauer, JE, Leary, MR, and Neberich, W. "Big Two Personality and Big Three Mate Preferences: Similarity Attracts, but Country-Level Mate Preferences Crucially Matter." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 38.12 (2012): 1579-1593. Full Text

Leary, MR. "Interpersonal Rejection." Interpersonal Rejection (2012): 1-346. Full Text

Toner, , Gan, , and Leary, . "The impact of individual and group feedback on environmental attitudes and intentions." Environment & Behavior (2012). (Academic Article) Full Text

Gebauer, JE, Leary, MR, and Neberich, W. "Unfortunate First Names: Effects of Name-Based Relational Devaluation and Interpersonal Neglect." Social Psychological and Personality Science 3.5 (2012): 590-596. Full Text

Rubin, DC, Hoyle, RH, and Leary, MR. "Differential predictability of four dimensions of affect intensity." Cogn Emot 26.1 (2012): 25-41. Full Text Open Access Copy