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Papers & Chapters

Ireland, M. E., Chen, Q., Schwartz, H. A., Ungar, L., & Albarracin, D. (accepted, pending minor revisions). Action Tweets Linked to Reduced County-Level HIV Prevalence in the United States: Online Messages and Structural Determinants. AIDS and Behavior.

Ireland, M. E., Schwartz, H. A., Chen, Q., Ungar, L., & Albarracin, D. (in press). Future-Oriented Tweets Predict Lower County-Level HIV Prevalence in the United States. Health Psychology

Marshall, P., Ireland, M. E., & Dalton, A. (2015). Earliest Memories of Pets Predict Adult Attitudes: Phenomenological, Structural, and Textual Analyses. Human-Animal Interaction.

Ireland, M. E., Hepler, J., Li, H. & Albarracin, D. (2015). Neuroticism and attitudes toward action in 19 countries. Journal of Personality, 83, 243-250. (Science Daily)

Ireland, M. E. & Henderson, M. D. (2014). Language style matching, engagement, and impasse in egoistic negotiations. Negotiations and Conflict Management Research. (email for a copy) (Discover Magazine)

Ireland, M. E. & Mehl, M. R. (2014). Natural language use as a marker of personality. In T. Holtgraves (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Language and Social Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press. (.doc)

Pennebaker, J. W. & Ireland, M. E. (2011). Using literature to understand authors: The case for computerized text analysis. Scientific Study of Literature, 1. (.pdf)

Ireland, M. E., Slatcher, R. B., Eastwick, P. W., Scissors, L. E., Finkel, E. J., & Pennebaker, J. W. (2011). Language style matching predicts relationship initiation and stability. Psychological Science, 22, 39-44. (.pdf) (Science News, Reuters, Discovery News)

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2010). Language style matching in writing: Synchrony in essays, correspondence, and poetry. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 549-571. (.pdf) (The Economist's language blog, New York Times)

Pennebaker, J. W. & Ireland, M. E. (2008). Analyzing Words to Understand Literature. In J. Auracher & W. van Peer (Eds.), New Beginnings in Literary Studies (pp. 24-48).

Pennebaker, J. W., Chung, C. K., Ireland, M. E., Gonzales, A. L., & Booth, R. J. (2007). The development and psychometric properties of LIWC2007. Austin, TX: LIWC.net. (.pdf)

Talks

Ireland, M. E., Dalton, A., & Marshall, P. (2014, May). Who Remembers Pets as Friends? Evidence from Computerized Text Analysis. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Ireland, M. E., Schwartz, H. A., Chen, Q., Ungar, L., & Albarracin, D. (2014, April). Predicting County-Level HIV Rates through Automatic Twitter Analysis. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. *Due to a scheduling conflict, will be presented by Qijia (Brooke) Chen.

Ireland, M. E., Schwartz, H. A., Ungar, L., & Albarracin, D. (2014, April). Linguistic Indicators of Protective and Risky Communities: Predicting HIV Outbreaks Through Twitter. In L. H. Ungar (Chair), Big language analysis: Psychology at web-scale. Symposium to be conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Albarracin, D. A. & Ireland, M. E. (2014, April). The role of perspective in written self-talk and self-control. In E. F. Kross & O. Ayduk, Self-Talk: Towards An Integrative Understanding of a Basic (Often Overlooked) Regulatory Mechanism. Symposium to be conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Ireland, M. E. & Henderson, M. D. (2014, April). Language style matching, impasse, and engagement in thin slices of egoistic negotiations. In M. E. Ireland and J. Gorman (Chairs), Temporal Dynamics of Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior Coordination in Groups. Syposium to be conducted at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychology Association, San Antonio, TX.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2012, May). Men Imitate Life, Women Underestimate It: Sex Differences in the Ability to Capture Linguistic Sex Differences in Fictional Dialog. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Ireland, M. E. (2012, February). Analyzing natural language to understand social cognition and behavior. Paper to be presented at the Social-Personality-Organizational Brownbag, Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2011, October). Language coordination reflects social engagement in close relationships. In S. Abele (Chair), Coordination and Relationships: Interaction, Interdependency, and Impression. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology in Washington, D. C.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2011, May). Language style matching and engagement in romanticrelationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association,Chicago, IL.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2010, July). Sex differences in the genderization of fictional characters. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media (IGEL), Utrecht, the Netherlands. *Best Graduate Student Paper Award

Ireland, M. E. & Henderson, M. D. (2010, January). Language style matching in negotiations. In M. L. Newman & M. D. Henderson (Chairs), The Two Faces of Verbal Mimicry: Does Linguistic Synchrony Predict Positive or Negative Social Outcomes? Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2009, November). Language style matching in negotiation: The hazards of mimicry. Paper presented at the Social and Personality Area Meeting, The University of Texas, Austin, TX.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2009, April). Language style matching as an individual difference. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2007, April). Language style matching in reading and writing. Paper presented at the Social and Personality Area Meeting, The University of Texas, Austin, TX.

Posters

*Vu, N., Ireland, M. E., & Pennebaker, J. W. (2011, May). Language style matching in depression: A reinforcement of negative attentional biases. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

*Vu, N., Ireland, M. E., & Pennebaker, J. W. (2011, January). Maladaptive Effects of Anxiety on Social Support Seeking: A Linguistic Analysis of GAD Forums. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2011, January). Sex differences in scriptwriters' portrayal of linguistic sex differences. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2009, February). Do authors have an ear for the opposite sex? From Jane Austen to Quentin Tarantino. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.

Ireland, M. E., Kacewicz, E., & Pennebaker, J. W. (2008, February). Language style matching and status in a lab group. Poster presented at the Group Processes preconference of the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

Ireland, M. E. & Pennebaker, J. W. (2008, February). LSM between poets: Synchrony in life and work. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

Ireland, M. E. & Flaherty, R. (2006, May). Deviation from ingroup consensus and lowered resistance to persuasion: The effects of nonverbal communication on attitude certainty. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

*Undergraduate coauthors

Acknowledgements

Hepler, J., & Albarracin, D. (2013). Complete unconscious control: Using (in) action primes to demonstrate completely unconscious activation of inhibitory control mechanisms. Cognition, 128, 271-279.

Pennebaker, J. W. (2011). The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us. New York: Bloomsbury Press.

Hatcher, D. L. (2006). Comparing the Ennis-Weir Critical Thinking Essay Test and the California Critical Thinking Skills Test for outcomes assessment. The Journal of General Education, 55, 247-272.

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