Faculty: Shook

Portrait of Professor Natalie Shook

Natalie J. Shook

Associate Professor

P: (860) 486-0913
F: (860) 486-0001

University of Connecticut
School of Nursing
Storrs Hall, Room 113B
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, Connecticut 06269

Curriculum Vitae.pdf

Research Interests

Social Psychology
Behavior and Well-being
Health Disparities

Selected Publications

(* graduate student advisee; † undergraduate student advisee)

Shook, N. J., Fitzgerald, H., Boggs, S., Ford, C. G., Hopkins, P. D., & Silva, N. M. (in press). Sexism, racism, or nationalism: Factors associated with the 2016 U.S. presidential election results? PLOS ONE.

Terrizzi, J. A., & Shook, N. J. (in press). On the origin of shame: Does shame emerge from an evolved disease-avoidance architecture? Frontiers.

*Sevi, B., †Altman, N., *Ford, C. G., & Shook, N. J. (2019). To kneel or not to kneel: Right- wing authoritarianism predicts attitudes toward NFL kneeling protests. Current Psychology.

Shook, N. J., *Delaney, R. K., Strough, J., *Wilson, J., *Sevi, B., & †Altman, N. (2019). Playing it safe: Dispositional mindfulness partially accounts for age differences in health and safety risk-taking propensity. Current Psychology.

Oosterhoff, B., Shook, N. J., & Iyer, R. (2018). Disease avoidance and personality: A meta- analysis. Journal of Research in Personality, 77, 47-56.

Hernandez, P. R., *Hopkins, P. D., †Masters, K., Holland, L., Mei, B. M., Richards-Babb, M., Quedado, K., & Shook, N. J. (2018). Student integration into STEM careers and culture: A longitudinal examination of summer faculty mentors and project ownership. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 17, 1-14.

*Ford, C. G., & Shook, N. J. (2018). Negative cognitive bias and perceived stress: Independent mediators of the relation between mindfulness and emotional distress. Mindfulness.

*Kiken, L. G., Shook, N. J., Robins, J. L., & Clore, J. N. (2018). Association between mindfulness and interoceptive accuracy in patients with diabetes: Preliminary evidence from blood glucose estimates. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 36, 90-92.

*Oosterhoff, B., Shook, N. J., & Metzger, A. (2018). A Matter of fact? Adolescents’ informational assumptions about crime, laws, and authority and their domain-specific beliefs about punishment. Journal of Adolescence, 62, 87-95.

*Costello, A. H., Shook, N. J., *Wallace, N., & McNeil, C. B. (2018). Examining factors associated with elevated Lie Scale responding on the Child Abuse Potential Inventory. Child Abuse & Neglect, 76, 56-64.

*Oosterhoff, B., Shook, N. J., & *Ford, C. G. (2018). Is that disgust I see? Political ideology and biased visual attention. Behavioural Brain Research, 336, 227-235.

Shook, N. J., *Ford, C. G., Strough, J., *Delaney, R., & *Barker, D. (2017). In the moment and feeling good: Age differences in mindfulness and positive affect. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 3, 338-347.

*Hopkins, P. D., & Shook, N. J. (2017). Development of an intergroup anxiety toward Muslims scale. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 61, 7-20.

Shook, N. J., *Ford, C. G., & †Boggs, S. (2017). Dangerous worldview: A mediator of the relation between disgust and social conservatism. Personality and Individual Differences, 119, 252-261.

*Oosterhoff, B., Shook, N. J., Clay, R., & Metzger, A. (2017). Differential and domain-specific associations among right-wing authoritarianism, social dominance, and adolescent delinquency. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 1296-1310.

Shook, N. J., *Oosterhoff, B., *Terrizzi, J. A., & †Brady, K. M. (2017). “Dirty politics”: The role of disgust sensitivity in voting. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 3, 284-297.

*Hopkins, P. D., & Shook, N. J. (2017). A review of sociocultural factors that may underlie differences in African American and European American anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 49, 104-113.

*Oosterhoff, B., & Shook, N. J. (2017). From drug laws to recreational substance use: The adaptationist role of disgust sensitivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 544- 553.

*Hood, K. B., Shook, N. J., & Belgrave, F. (2017). “Jimmy cap before you tap”: Memorable condom use messages for African American women. Journal of Sex Research, 54, 651- 664.

Shook, N. J., *Hopkins, P. D., & †Koech, J. (2016). The effect of intergroup contact on secondary group attitudes and social dominance orientation. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 19, 328-342.

Honors & Awards

Faculty Award for Distinction in Mentoring of Undergraduates in Research, 2017

Outstanding Service Award from the McNair Scholars Program, 2017

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Researcher Award, 2015

Faculty Development Award, West Virginia University, 2012 – 2015

Faculty Senate Travel Award, West Virginia University, 2012 – 2018

Finalist, Edward F. Hayes Research Forum, Ohio State University, 2006

Baumgartner Travel Award, Psychology Department, Ohio State University, 2006

Edward J. Ray Award for Scholarship and Service, Ohio State University, 2005 – 2007

Departmental Fellowship, Psychology, Ohio State University, 2001 – 2005

Distinguished University Fellowship, Ohio State University, 2001 – 2002