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Dominik Mischkowski

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology
Porter Hall 255A
mischkow@ohio.edu
740-593-1707

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, August 2015 - August 2017.

Ph.D. Psychology, The Ohio State University. December 2015.

M.A. Psychology. The Ohio State University. March 2012.

Diploma of Psychology/Master of Science in Psychology, University of Konstanz. December 2008.

Courses Taught

Research

Research Interests

The intersection between psychophysiology and social psychology, specifically how the physical pain system interacts with other systems.

Courses Taught

Fall semester 2012, 2013, & 2014, Graduate student course instructor of Introduction to Social Psychology at The Ohio State University.

Spring semester, 2014 & 2015, Psychology at The Ohio State University

Fall quarter 2011, Graduate student course instructor of Introduction to Social Psychology at The Ohio State University

Summer semester 2006, Undergraduate student course instructor of Introduction to Social Psychology at the University of Konstanz, Germany

Grants and Fellowships

Alumni Grant for Graduate Research and Scholarship – The Ohio State University Graduate School, June 2014 – May 2015

The Ohio State University Thomas M. Ostrom Graduate Research Fellowship 2012, July 2012 – May 2013

Distinguished University Fellowship – The Ohio State University Graduate School, October 2010 – June 2009

College of Social and Behavioral Science Fellowship - The Ohio State University Graduate School, September 2010

Journal Publications

Mischkowski, D., Crocker, J., & Way, B. M. (2016). From painkiller to empathy killer: Acetaminophen (paracetamol) reduces empathy for pain. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Niiya, Y., Crocker, J., & Mischkowski, D. (2013). Compassionate and self-image goals in the United States and Japan. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Burson, A., Crocker, J., & Mischkowski, D. (2012). Two types of value-affirmation: Implications for self-control following social exclusion. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3(4), 510-516.

Mischkowski, D., Kross, E., & Bushman, B. J. (2012). Flies on the wall are less aggressive: Self-distancing “in the heat of the moment” reduces aggressive thoughts, angry feelings and aggressive behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(5), 1187-1191.

Crocker, J., Niiya, Y., & Mischkowski, D. (2008). Why does writing about important values reduce defensiveness? Self-affirmation and the role of positive other-directed feelings. Psychological Science, 19(7), 740-747.

Under Review

Kimel, S., Mischkowski, D., Uchida, Y., & Kitayama, S. (revised and resubmitted). How did you feel when they wouldn’t let you in? Cultural differences in the anger response to ostracism. Submitted to the Journal of Cross-Cultural Research.

Works in Progress

Mischkowski, D., Welker, K. M., Crocker, J., Roberts, I. D., Malarkey, W. B., Lambert, N. M., . . . Dewall, C. N., & Way, B. M., (manuscript in preparation.). Acetaminophen (paracetamol) increases harmful behavior.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J. (manuscript in preparation). Social exclusion decreases working memory capacity.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J. (manuscript in preparation). Broaden-and-build: Compassionate goals predict increased growth goals through increased positive affect.

Mischkowski, D., Palacios-Barrios, E., Banker, L., Dildine, T. C., & Atlas, L. Y. (manuscript in preparation). Beyond objective nociception: Autonomic arousal is related to subjective pain.

Mischkowski, D., Stavish, C., & Atlas, L. Y. (manuscript in preparation). Mindfulness reduces retrospective, but not concurrent pain reports

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations

Mischkowski, D., Dildine, T. C., Palacios-Barrios, E., Banker, L., & Atlas, L. Y. (2017, March). Trait mindfulness is related to retrospective but not current pain. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Mischkowski, D. (2016, May). The role of physical pain in social processes: a “social-pharmacological” approach. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mischkowski, D., Dildine, T. C., Palacios-Barrios, E., Banker, L., & Atlas, L. Y. (2016a, April). Autonomic arousal mediates the effect of stimulus intensity on pain. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.

Mischkowski, D., Dildine, T. C., Palacios-Barrios, E., Banker, L., & Atlas, L. Y. (2016b, April). Autonomic arousal mediates the effect of stimulus intensity on pain. Poster presented at the annual retreat of the National Center of Complementary and Integrative Health, Washington, DC.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J., & Way, B. M. (2016, January). The social side-effects of acetaminophen. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J., & Way, B. M. (2015, April-May). Acetaminophen decreases responsiveness to the pain of others. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J., & Way, B. M. (2015, February). Acetaminophen increases social pain. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Beach, CA.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J. (2014, February). Working memory capacity in social psychology: New directions. Symposium at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J. (2014, February). Working memory capacity explains the effects of social exclusion on reduced cognitive and social functioning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J. (2013, May). Affective and cognitive mechanisms underlying the effects of social exclusion. Symposium at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J. (2013, May). Working memory capacity mediates the effects of social exclusion on reduced cognitive and social task performance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Mischkowski, D., & Crocker, J. (2013, January). Working memory capacity mediates the effects of social exclusion on reduced cognitive and social task performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Mischkowski, D., Crocker, J., Niiya, Y., Canevello, A., & Moeller, S. (2012, January). Benefits of compassionate goals for relationships: Increased academic growth and engagement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Mischkowski, D., Kross, E., & Bushman, B. (2011, January). Stepping back in the heat of the moment: Self-distancing reduces aggressive affect and cognition. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Mischkowski, D., Rosen, E., Niiya, Y., & Crocker, J. (2010, April). The association between compassionate goals and interdependent self-construal differs between U.S. and Japan. Poster presented at the Conference of Cultural Neuroscience, Ann Arbor, MI.

Professional Activities and Associations

Journal review:
Behavior Research Methods
British Journal of Psychology
Frontiers in Psychology
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin

Grant review:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS)

Professional Association Memberships:
Association for Psychological Science (APA)
Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA)
Social & Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS)
Society of Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

Awards and Honors

The Ohio State University Thomas M. Ostrom Graduate Research Award 2012

The Brewer Graduate Research Award 2014

Selected Press Coverage

NPR
CBS News
CNN
Forbes
Fortune
Huffington Post
Washington Post
ABC News
Prevention Magazine
The Wall Street Journal

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