Eric N Smith

PhD Student - Psychology

My research focuses on developing social-psychological interventions that improve outcomes in learning environments.
This encompasses research on emotion regulation, stress mindsets, reliability beliefs, and a learning identity.

  • Eric N Smith
  • ensmith at stanford dot edu

Published

  •  In Preparation or Review

    Hawkins, R.X.D.*, Smith, E.N.*, the Psych 254 Students, & Frank, M.C. (under review). Improving the Replicability of Psychological Science Through Pedagogy.

    Smith, E.N., Romero, C., Donovan, B., Paunesku, D., Herter, R., Cohen, G., Dweck, C., & Gross, J. (in prep). Emotion Theories and Adolescent Well-Being: Results of an Online Intervention.

    Crum, A., Santoro, E., Smith, E.N., Salovey, P., & Achor, S. (in prep). Rethinking Stress: Changing Mindsets to Harness the Enhancing Effects of Stress.

     2015

    Paunesku, D., Walton, G. M., Romero, C., Smith, E. N., Yeager, D. S., & Dweck, C. S. (2015). Mind-Set Interventions Are a Scalable Treatment for Academic Underachievement. Psychological Science, 26, 784-793.

Presented

  •  2016

    Smith, E.N., Romero, C., Donovan, B., Lee, I., Paunesku, D., Herter, R., Cohen, G., Dweck, C., & Gross, J. (2016, April 12). A Theories of Emotion Intervention for Adolescents. Talk given at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: Washington DC.

    Smith, E.N., Romero, C., Donovan, B., Lee, I., Paunesku, D., Herter, R., Cohen, G., Dweck, C., & Gross, J. (2016, April 12). Declines in Adaptive Emotion Regulation Beliefs and Strategies across Middle School. Talk given at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: Washington DC.

     2015

    Smith, E.N., Romero, C., Paunesku, D., Walton, G.M., Dweck, C., Boaler, J. (2015, February 26). When Teachers are Excited about Mistakes. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology: Long Beach, California.

     2014

    Smith, E.N., Paunesku, D., & Romero, C. (2014, April 5). Mindsets Matter Most When Classes are Challenging. Talk given at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: Philadel- phia, Pennsylvania.

    Smith, E.N., Romero, C., & Paunesku, D. (2014, February 15). A Growth Mindset is Most Important in Difficult Courses. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology: Austin, Texas.

     2012

    Smith, E. N. & Revelle, W. (2012, May 21). Gender and Occupation: More than Meets the Eye. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition, Northwestern University: Evanston, Illinois.

     2011

    Grabowecky, M., Ortega, L., Nwosu, C., Suzuki, S., Smith, E., & Factor, L. (2011). The Emotional Blink in Novice Meditators. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society Meeting: Naples, Florida. Abstract published in Journal of Vision, 11(11), 114.

Education

  • Stanford UniversityExpected 2019

    Ph.D. Student, Department of Psychology (Social Psychology Area)

  • Northwestern UniversityJune 2012

    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Biology (Neurobiology focus)

    Magna Cum Laude; Departmental Honors in Psychology

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PhD Facts

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Classes

For the 2016-17 year, I am TAing Psych 254 in the Winter and Psych 70 in the Spring.

When am I available?

I do not currently have office hours, but feel free to email me to set up a time. Thanks!
ensmith at stanford dot edu.