Eric N Smith

PhD Student - Psychology

I am passionate about developing social-psychological interventions to increase success & well-being in learning contexts.
This encompasses research on emotion regulation, stress mindsets, mentorship, and instructor responsiveness.

  • Eric N Smith
  • ensmith at stanford dot edu

Publications

  •  2018

    Hawkins, R.X.D.*, Smith, E.N.*, ... & Frank, M.C. (2018). Improving the Replicability of Psychological Science Through Pedagogy. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. (pdf) (doi) (osf)

    Smith, E.N., Romero, C., Donovan, B., Paunesku, D., Herter, R., Cohen, G., Dweck, C., & Gross, J. (2018). Emotion Theories and Adolescent Well-Being: Results of an Online Intervention. Emotion. (pdf) (doi) (osf)


     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. (pdf) (doi)


     In Preparation or Review

    Smith, E.N., Santoro, E., Moraveji, N., Susi, M., & Crum, A. (in prep). Improving Stress Management with Wearable Biosensors: Evidence from a Randomized-Controlled Trial.

    Smith, E.N., Young, M. D., & Crum, A. (in prep). Stress Mindset and Persistence in Navy SEALs Special Warfare Training.

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

Selected Presentations

  •  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.

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

I am not currently TAing any classes. You can find the current version of Psych 254 at: psych254.stanford.edu

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.