Rex Wright, PhD
Doctor Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), Universitè de Genève
Postdoctoralte (Health Psych/Psychophysiology), SUNY, Stony Brook
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Univ. of Kansas
M.A., Social Psychology, Univ. of Kansas
B.A., Psychology, Univ. of Texas at Austin
A.A., Del Mar Junior College
Selected Honors and International Experience
- Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
- Fellow, Society of Experimental Social Psychology
- Fulbright Fellow
- German Academic Exchange Service Scholar
- NIMH National Research Service Award Fellow
- People to People Ambassador: Mental Health Delegation to Cuba
- President, Society for the Study of Motivation
- Speaker, San Francisco State University Distinguished Scholar Series
- Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow
Representative Publications (Publications Page):
Gendolla, G. H. E., Wright, R. A., & Richter, M. (2011). Effort intensity: Some answers from the cardiovascular system. Chapter in R. Ryan (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of motivation. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, in press.
Wright, R. A. & Stewart, C. C. (2011). Multifaceted effects of fatigue on effort and associated cardiovascular responses. Chapter in R. A. Wright & G. H. E. Gendolla (Eds.) How motivation affects cardiovascular response: Mechanisms and applications. Washington DC: APA Press, in press.
Wright, R. A. & Barreto, P. (2011). Effort mechanisms linking sex (gender) to cardiovascular response: Toward a comprehensive analysis with relevance for health. Chapter in R. A. Wright & G. H. E. Gendolla (Eds.) How motivation affects cardiovascular response: Mechanisms and applications. Washington DC: APA Press, in press.
Wright, R. A. & Kirby, L. D. (2001). Effort determination of cardiovascular response: An integrative analysis with applications in social psychology. In M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology (vol. 33, pp. 255-307). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Wright, R. A. (1996). Brehm's theory of motivation as a model of effort and cardiovascular response. In P. M. Gollwitzer and J. A. Bargh (Eds.), The psychology of action: Linking cognition and motivation to behavior (pp. 424-453). New York: Guilford.