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 broadening instructor messages.

  • Eric N Smith
  • ensmith at stanford dot edu

Publications - Published and in Submission

  •  In Submission

    Smith, E.N., Santoro, E., Moraveji, N., Susi, M., & Crum, A. (under review). Integrating Wearables in Stress Management Interventions: Promising Evidence from a Randomized Trial. (pw-protected pdf)

    Crum, A., Santoro, E., Smith, E.N., Salovey, P., & Achor, S. (under review). Evaluation of a Metacognitive Stress Mindset Intervention: A Novel Approach to Changing Mindsets. (pw-protected pdf)

    Smith, E.N., Young, M. D., & Crum, A. (in submission). Stress, Mindsets, and Success in Navy SEALs Special Warfare Training. (pw-protected pdf) (osf)

     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, 1(1), 7-18. (pdf) (doi) (osf) *co-authored

    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, 18(6), 781-788. (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(6), 784-793. (pdf) (doi)

Selected Presentations

  • Smith, E.N. (2019, February 8). Broadening the purpose of office hours increases student investment and grades. Talk to be given at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology: Portland, Oregon.

    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.

    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.

    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

Classes

I am currently teaching Psyc 1 at SJSU. If you are one of my students, you can find the syllabus here.


For those interested in implementing replication projects in the classroom, you can find the relevant article here and the most recent version of the course syllabus at: psych254.stanford.edu

When am I available?

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