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Science of Learning Publications
Benassi, V.A., Overson, C. E., & Hakala, C. (Eds.) (2014). Applying Science of Learning in Education: Infusing psychological science into the curriculum. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/asle2014/index.php
Pyburna, D. T., Pazicni, S., Benassi, V. A., Tappin, E. E. (2014). The testing effect: An intervention on behalf of low-skilled comprehenders in general chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education.
Stiegler-Balfour, J. J., Benassi, V. A., Tatsak, H. & Taatjes. A. (2014). The influence of guiding questions on skilled- and less-skilled readers’ understanding of written discourse. In V.A. Benassi, C.E. Overson, & C.M. Hakala (Eds.). Applying science of learning in education: Infusing psychological science into the curriculum. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/asle2014/index.php
Benassi, V.A., Overson, C. E., Tappin, E., Lee, M.  O'Brien, E., Stiegler-Balfour, J. J. & Hakala, C. (2014). Applying the science of learning: The Cognition Toolbox. In V.A. Benassi, C.E. Overson, & C.M. Hakala (Eds.). Applying science of learning in education: Infusing psychological science into the curriculum. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/asle2014/index.php
Benassi, V.A., Overson, C. E., & Hakala, C. M. (2014). Introduction. In V.A. Benassi, C.E. Overson, & C.M. Hakala (Eds.). Applying science of learning in education: Infusing psychological science into the curriculum. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/asle2014/index.php
Pyburna, D. T., Pazicni, S., Benassi, V. A., Tappin, E. E. (2013). Assessing the relation between language comprehension and performance in general chemistry. Chemistry Education Research and Practice. DOI: 10.1039/C3RP00014A

Science of Learning Presentations
Applying psychological science to teaching and learning in psychology (and other) courses. Friday Night Keynote Address, 48th New England Psychological Association Meeting, October 24, 2008, Springfield, MA (Benassi)
Applying Principles of Cognition to Teaching, Learning, and Assessment. Invited keynote presentation to Arts and Sciences faculty development day, University of New England, May, 2009 (Benassi)
The Cognition Toolbox: Applying and Assessing the Impact of Cognitive Principles in College Courses and Across the Curriculum. Invited session, CHIE Assessment Forum (New England Association of Schools and Colleges), December 2, 2009, Boston, MA (Benassi, moderator and presenter
Applying the Science of Learning in Postsecondary Education: Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Cognition Toolbox. Invited talk, Utah Valley University, March 29, 2010.
Applying the Science of Learning in Postsecondary Education: Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Cognition Toolbox. Invited talk, Westminster College, March 30, 2010.
The Art and Science of Exemplary Teaching. Chairs: Andrew N. Christopher, Jeremy Ashton Houska; Presenters: Victor Benassi, David Copeland, David B. Daniel, Susan A. Nolan, Henry L. Roediger, III, Tracy E. Zinn, Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA, May 28, 2010.
Evidence-Based Pedagogy Goes to College: Infusing the Science of Learning into the Curriculum. Invited session, CIHE Assessment Forum, New England Association of Schools and Colleges. December 2, 2010, Boston, MA.
Meta Cognition: Helping Students Monitor Their Learning. Presenter: Janet A. Metcalfe,.  CIHE Assessment Forum (New England Association of Schools and Colleges. December 2, 2010, Boston, MA). Respondents: Victor Benassi and Jamshed Bharucha.
Infusing the Science of Learning into College and University Curricula: Design, Implementation, and Assessment. 23rd Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching – West, March 11 & 12, 2011, Pomona, CA.
Infusing the Science of Learning into Psychology Curricula: Design, Implementation, and Assessment. Invited talk, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, January 3-6, 2012, St. Petersburg, FL.
Applying Principles of Cognition to Teaching, Learning, and Assessment. Invited talk, University of New England, February 2, 2012, Biddeford, ME.
Teaching and Learning with Multi-Media. Invited talk, Western New England University, February 20, 2012, Springfield, MA.
Applying the Science of Learning in Psychology Curricula: Design, Implementation, and Assessment. Keynote address, Conference on Applying the Science of Learning
in Face-to-face and Online Courses, University of New England, August 20, 2012, Biddeford, ME.
Infusing the Science of Learning into College and University Curricula. Invited presentation, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, May 23, 2012.
Infusing the Science of Learning into College and University Curricula. Invited presentation, Wheaton College, Norton, MA, October 19, 2012.
Applying the Science of Learning in Psychology Curricula: Design, Implementation, and Assessment, 18th Annual Meeting of the Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology. Invited presentation, October 12-13, 2012, Worcester, MA.
Science of Learning: Applying Instructional Tools Effectively in the Classroom and Online. Conference Organizers: University of New Hampshire, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning & Academic Technology (Instructional Development Center), November 16, 2012. Using Cognitive Principles in Your Teaching.
Cognitive Processes Most Conducive to Learning. Invited session, CIHE Assessment Forum (New England Association of Schools and Colleges. December 6, 2012, Boston, MA.) (with Susan Ambrose, Northeastern University; John Girash, Harvard University).
Applying the Science of Learning in Psychology Curricula. Keynote speaker, 27th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas & Innovations (Science of Learning). Tarrytown, NY, April 5, 2013. 
Applying the Science of Learning in Pharmacy and Health Science Education. Keynote Speaker, Faculty Development May Spring Seminar, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA, May 8, 2013.
Applying the Science of Learning in the High School Psychology Course, Keynote Speaker, 2013 APA-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers, Clark University, Worcester MA, July 22, 2013.
Infusing Science of Learning into the Curriculum:  Opportunities and Cautions. Presidential Address, Division 2, American Psychological Association, Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association August 4, 2013, Honolulu, HA.
Implementing and Measuring Innovative Learning Outcomes. (New England Association of Schools and Colleges. December , 2013, Boston, MA.) (with co-presenters Keith Sawyer, Nancy Budwig, Donna Heiland).
New Hampshire Psychological Association Annual Student Convention. Applying the Science of Learning in the High School Psychology Course (April 2014)
Infusing Science of Learning into the Curriculum. Keynote Address. 12th Annual STP Best Practices Conference Best Practices: Research-Based Approaches for Teaching Psychology, Saturday, October 12, 2013, Atlanta, Georgia
Media Tools for Online Teaching and Collaboration. Invited Presentation, 2013 Faculty Instructional Technology Institute, University of New Hampshire, June, 2013, Durham, NH.
Teaching and Learning With Multimedia. , 2014 Academic Technology Institute, University of New Hampshire, May, 2014, Durham, NH (with Catherine Overson and Michael Melville).
Teaching and Learning With Multimedia. Invited Presentation, 2014 Faculty Instructional Technology Institute, University of New Hampshire, June, 2014, Durham, NH (with Catherine Overson and Michael Melville).
Applying Multimedia Principles in Your Course Presentations. 13th Annual STP Annual Conference on Teaching (ACT), Friday, October 10, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia (Catherine Overson and Benassi)
Applications of Psychological Science to Learning Using Technology. Keynote presentation at Learning in a Digital World — 2014 Education Leadership Conference, American Psychological Association, Monday, September 15, 2014, Washington, DC.
Infusing the Science of Learning into College Curricula. Invited presentation and workshop, Husson University, August 25, 2014, Bangor, Maine.
Students' Beliefs About Paranormal Claims: Implications for Teaching Introductory Psychology. Keynote presentation at Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology , Bates College, October 17, 2014, Lewiston, Maine.


College Teaching and Preparing Future Faculty
Overson, C. E., & Benassi, V. A. (In Press). Teaching of psychology. In J. Irons and R. Miller (Eds.),  Academic Advising: A Handbook for Advisors and Students (American Psychological Association, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, STP e-book series; http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/index.php).
Benassi, V. A., & Lee, M. J. (2012). Important Considerations for Online Graduate Training Your Graduate Training in Psychology: Suggestions for Success. Stephen Davis,  Pete Giordano, and Carolyn Licht (Eds.) Sage Publications..
Buskist, W., Benassi, V. A. (Eds.) (2012). Effective College and University Teaching: Strategies and Tactics for the New Professoriate. Sage Publications.
Benassi, V. A., & Goldstein, G. S. (2012).  Course design. In W. Buskist & V. A. Benassi (Eds.), Effective College and University Teaching: Strategies and Tactics for the New Professoriate. Sage Publications.
Benassi, V. A., & Buskist, W. . (2012) GTA Preparation. In W. Buskist & V. A. Benassi (Eds.), Effective College and University Teaching: Strategies and Tactics for the New Professoriate. Sage Publications.
Benassi, V. A. (2011). Becoming a better teacher by helping others become better teachers. Bubb, R., Stowell, J., & Buskist, W. (Eds.). The teaching of psychology in autobiography: Perspectives from exemplary psychology teachers (Vol. 4). E-book on the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2) website. Retrieved from http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/tia2011/index.php
Cox, B., Cullen, K., Buskist, W., & Benassi, V. A. (2010).Helping B.A. Graduates Make the Transition to Graduate School. Best practices for beginnings and endings in the psychology major. Dana S. Dunn, Bernard C. Beins, Maureen A. McCarthy, & G. William Hill, IV (Eds.). Oxford University Press.

Seidel, L.F., Benassi, V.A., Lewis, J. (2008). Teaching to Enhance Learning in Health Administration Education. Journal of Health Administration Education, 63-72.

Seidel, L.F., Benassi, V.A., Richards, H., Lee, M.J. (2006). College Teaching as a Professional Field of Study. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 17, 225-239. 

Benassi, V.A., & Seidel, L.F. (2006) Using student evaluations to improve teaching. In W. Buskist and S. Davis (Eds.). The handbook of the teaching of psychology. Blackwell Publishing. 

Seidel, L.F., & Benassi, V.A. (2005). Faculty productivity as an agenda for faculty development. In J.E. Groccia and J.E. Miller (Eds). On becoming a productive university: Strategies for reducing costs and increasing quality in higher education. Bolton, MA: Anker Publications.

Benassi, V. A., & Fuld, K. (2004). University of New Hampshire’s preparing future psychology faculty program. In W. Buskist and B. Beins (Eds.), Preparing the new psychology professoriate: helping graduate students become competent teachers. Society for the Teaching of Psychology. 

Benassi, V. A., Jordan, E. A., & Harrison, L. (1994). Using teaching modules to train and supervise graduate TAs. In K. G. Lewis (Ed.), The TA experience: Preparing for multiple roles. 183-188. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Benassi, V. A., & Fernald, P. S. (1993). Preparing tomorrow's psychologists for careers. Teaching of Psychology. 20, 149-155.

Social Psychology and Teaching
Goldstein, G. S. & Benassi, V.A. (2006). Students’ and instructors’ beliefs about excellent lecturers and discussion leaders. Research in Higher Education, 47, 685-707.

Benassi, V. A., & Goldstein, G. S. (2006). Students' Beliefs about Paranormal Claims: Implications for Teaching Introductory Psychology. In D. S. Dunn and S. L. Chew (Eds.), Best practices for teaching introductory psychology, Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Goldstein, G., & Benassi, V. A. (1997). Teacher self-disclosure and student classroom participation: Reply to Wambach and Brothen. Teaching of Psychology, 24, 263-265.

Goldstein, G., & Benassi, V.A. (1996). Students’ perceptions of excellent lecturers and discussion leaders. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 7, 81-97.

Goldstein, G., & Benassi, V. A. (1994). The relation between teacher self-disclosure and student classroom participation. Teaching of Psychology, 212-217.


Judgment of Control
Presson, P. K., & Benassi, V. A. (2003). Are depressive symptoms positively or negatively associated with the illusion of control? Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 31, 483-0485.

McGarva, A., & Benassi, V. A. (1997). Judgment of social and nonsocial contingencies. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 12, 433-451.

Presson, P., & Benassi, V. A. (1996). Locus of control orientation and depressive symptomatology: A meta-analysis. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 11, 201-212.

Newman, S.E., & Benassi, V.A. (1989). Putting judgments of control into context: Contrast effects. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 56, 876-889. (Newman and Benassi).

Benassi, V.A., Sweeney, P.D., & Dufour, C. (1988). Is there a relationship between locus of control orientation and depression? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 97, 357-367.

Benassi, V.A., & Mahler, H.I. (1985). Contingency judgments by depressed college students: Sadder but not always wiser. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 49, 1323-1329.

Judgmental Biases and Heuristics
Knoth, R., Benassi, V.A., & Geher, G. (2009). Measurement of the conjunction error: Answer choice versus answer justification.  Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal. 37, 481-490.

Presson, R., Clark, S., & Benassi, V. A. (1997). The Levenson locus of control scales: Confirmatory factor analyses and evaluation. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 25, 93-104.

Clark, S., & Benassi, V. A. (1997). Judgment of contingency: Contrast and assimilation, displacement of judgments, and self-efficacy. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 25, 183-200.

Knoth, R., & Benassi, V.A. (1993). The intractable conjunction fallacy: Statistical sophistication, instructional set, and training. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 8, 83-96.


Psychology of Belief
Benassi, V. A., & Goldstein, G. S. (2006).Students' Beliefs about Paranormal Claims: Implications for Teaching Introductory Psychology.  In D. S. Dunn and S. L. Chew (Eds.), Best practices for teaching introductory psychology, Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Presson, P. K., & Benassi, V. A. (1996). The illusion of control: A meta-analysis. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 1996, 11, 493-510.
Benassi, V. A. (1988). On resisting astrological claims.  Astro-Psychological Problems, 1988, 10-13.
Benassi, V. A. (1987). Believers, nonbelievers and the parapsychology debate.  Commentary for Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 10, 570-571.
Singer, B. F., & Benassi, V. A. (1985). Fooling some of the people all of the time. (1985). Reprinted in K. Frazier, (Ed.) Science confronts the paranormal, Prometheus Press.
Singer, B. F., & Benassi, V. A. (1984). Occult belief.  (1984). Reprinted from American Scientist in Lehman and Myers (Eds.), Magic, witchcraft, and religion:  An anthropological study of the supernatural, Mayfield Publishing Co.
Singer, B. F., & Benassi, V. A. (1983). Le credenze occulte [Occult belief].  (Marzo-Aprile).  Republished from American Scientist, in Astronomia (Italia).
Werner, D., & Singer, B. F., & Benassi, V. A. (1981). Correlates of superstitious belief.  JSAS Catalogue of Selected Documents, August, 1981
Singer, B. F., & Benassi, V. A.  (1981). Occult belief.  American Scientist, January/February, 69, 49-55.
Benassi, V. A. et al. (1981). Perceived control over a chance event.  Replications in Social Psychology, 1, 24-26.
Singer, B. F., & Benassi, V. A (1981). Fooling some of the people all of the time.  Skeptical Inquirer, 5, 17-24 (Singer and Benassi).
Benassi, V. A., Singer, B. F., & Reynolds, C. (1980). Occult Belief:  Seeing is believing.  Journal of Scientific Study of Religion, 19, 337-349
Padgett, V., Benassi, V. A., Singer, B. F. (1980). Belief in ESP among psychologists.  Skeptical Inquirer, fall, Reprinted in Borderlands of the Paranormal.
Benassi, V. A., Sweeney, P. D., & Drevno, G.. (1979). Mind Over Matter:  Perceived success at psychokinesis.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 1377-1386
Sirgy, M. J., & Benassi, V. A. (1979). Measuring extrasensible beliefs.  JSAS Catalogue of Selected Documents, August.