Department of Psychology

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David Lane , Ph.D.

 Professor
Waggoner Hall 155
Work: 309/298-1595
Fax: 309/298-2179

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Additional Information

Education:

Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, B.A. in Psychology, 1990; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, M.A. in Higher Education, 1993; Iowa State University, Ames, IA; M.S. in Psychology, 2001; Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Ph.D. in Psychology, 2004. Dissertation: “Social comparison with risk images.”

Teaching:

Research methods (323), Health Psychology (427), Human Social Behavior (250), Modern Theories in Psychology (490).

Research:

My specialty areas are health and social psychology. My primary research interests look at how social psychological processes can predict health behaviors; I have a particular interest in substance use among college students.

Recent Scholarly Activities:

Lane, D.J., Gibbons, F.X., O’Hara, R., & Gerrard, M. (2011). Standing out from the crowd: How comparison with prototypes can decrease health-risk behavior in young adults. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 33(3), 228--238.

Shepherd, J.L., Lane, D.J., Tapscott, R.L., & Gentile, D.A. (2011). Susceptible to social influence: Risky driving in response to peer pressure. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41(4), 773-797.

Lane, D.J., & Ford*, J.N. (May 2011). Using social prototypes to encourage hand washing. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL