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

Expertise

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

Leary, MR. "Losing perspective: Emotion, ego, and overreactions to undesired events." Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law (2009). (Academic Article)

Leary, MR, Estrada, M-J, and Allen, AB. "The analogue-I and the analogue-Me: The avatars of the self." Self and Identity 8.2-3 (2009): 147-161. Full Text

Leary, MR, Leary, MR, Oermann, MH, and Heinrich, KT. "PrefaceInterpersonal RejectionPreface (PublishedPublishedPublished)." Annual Review of Nursing Education 5 (December 1, 2007).

Leary, MR. "The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life." The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life (September 1, 2007): 1-237. Full Text

Leary, MR, Tate, EB, Adams, CE, Allen, AB, and Hancock, J. "Self-compassion and reactions to unpleasant self-relevant events: the implications of treating oneself kindly." J Pers Soc Psychol 92.5 (May 2007): 887-904. Full Text

Leary, MR. "Motivational and emotional aspects of the self." Annu Rev Psychol 58 (2007): 317-344. Full Text

Leary, MR, and Tate, EB. "The multi-faceted nature of mindfulness." Psychological Inquiry 18.4 (2007): 251-255.

Leary, MR. "Sociometer theory and the pursuit of relational value: Getting to the root of self-esteem." European Review of Social Psychology 16 (2007): 75-111. (Academic Article)

Adams, CE, and Leary, MR. "Promoting self-compassionate attitudes toward eating among restrictive and guilty eaters." Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology 26.10 (2007): 1120-1144. Full Text

Leary, MR, Adams, CE, and Tate, EB. "Hypo-egoic self-regulation: exercising self-control by diminishing the influence of the self." J Pers 74.6 (December 2006): 1803-1831. (Review) Full Text

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