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    Wendy Mendes, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    Address3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-476-7409

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      1. Waters SF, West TV, Mendes WB. Stress contagion: physiological covariation between mothers and infants. Psychol Sci. 2014 Apr 1; 25(4):934-42.
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      2. Shenhav A, Mendes WB. Aiming for the stomach and hitting the heart: Dissociable triggers and sources for disgust reactions. Emotion. 2014 Apr; 14(2):301-9.
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      3. Kassam KS, Mendes WB. The effects of measuring emotion: physiological reactions to emotional situations depend on whether someone is asking. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e64959.
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      4. Major B, Mendes WB, Dovidio JF. Intergroup relations and health disparities: a social psychological perspective. Health Psychol. 2013 May; 32(5):514-24.
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      5. Jamieson JP, Koslov K, Nock MK, Mendes WB. Experiencing discrimination increases risk taking. Psychol Sci. 2013 Feb 1; 24(2):131-9.
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      6. Mendes WB, Koslov K. Brittle smiles: positive biases toward stigmatized and outgroup targets. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2013 Aug; 142(3):923-33.
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      7. Sawyer PJ, Major B, Casad BJ, Townsend SS, Mendes WB. Discrimination and the stress response: psychological and physiological consequences of anticipating prejudice in interethnic interactions. Am J Public Health. 2012 May; 102(5):1020-6.
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      8. Kubzansky LD, Mendes WB, Appleton AA, Block J, Adler GK. A heartfelt response: Oxytocin effects on response to social stress in men and women. Biol Psychol. 2012 Apr; 90(1):1-9.
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      9. Akinola M, Mendes WB. Stress-induced cortisol facilitates threat-related decision making among police officers. Behav Neurosci. 2012 Feb; 126(1):167-74.
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      10. Jamieson JP, Nock MK, Mendes WB. Mind over matter: reappraising arousal improves cardiovascular and cognitive responses to stress. J Exp Psychol Gen. 2012 Aug; 141(3):417-22.
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      11. Cushman F, Gray K, Gaffey A, Mendes WB. Simulating murder: the aversion to harmful action. Emotion. 2012 Feb; 12(1):2-7.
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      12. Koslov K, Mendes WB, Pajtas PE, Pizzagalli DA. Asymmetry in resting intracortical activity as a buffer to social threat. Psychol Sci. 2011 May; 22(5):641-9.
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      13. Townsend SS, Major B, Gangi CE, Mendes WB. From "in the air" to "under the skin": cortisol responses to social identity threat. Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2011 Feb; 37(2):151-64.
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      14. Townsend SS, Major B, Sawyer PJ, Mendes WB. Can the absence of prejudice be more threatening than its presence? It depends on one's worldview. J Pers Soc Psychol. 2010 Dec; 99(6):933-47.
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      15. Waugh CE, Panage S, Mendes WB, Gotlib IH. Cardiovascular and affective recovery from anticipatory threat. Biol Psychol. 2010 May; 84(2):169-75.
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      16. Kubzansky LD, Mendes WB, Appleton A, Block J, Adler GK. Protocol for an experimental investigation of the roles of oxytocin and social support in neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, and subjective responses to stress across age and gender. BMC Public Health. 2009; 9:481.
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      17. Kassam KS, Koslov K, Mendes WB. Decisions under distress: stress profiles influence anchoring and adjustment. Psychol Sci. 2009 Nov; 20(11):1394-9.
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      18. Schmader T, Forbes CE, Zhang S, Mendes WB. A metacognitive perspective on the cognitive deficits experienced in intellectually threatening environments. Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2009 May; 35(5):584-96.
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      19. Navarrete CD, Olsson A, Ho AK, Mendes WB, Thomsen L, Sidanius J. Fear extinction to an out-group face: the role of target gender. Psychol Sci. 2009 Feb; 20(2):155-8.
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      20. Gray HM, Mendes WB, Denny-Brown C. An in-group advantage in detecting intergroup anxiety. Psychol Sci. 2008 Dec; 19(12):1233-7.
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      21. Akinola M, Mendes WB. The dark side of creativity: biological vulnerability and negative emotions lead to greater artistic creativity. Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2008 Dec; 34(12):1677-86.
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      22. Mendes WB, Major B, McCoy S, Blascovich J. How attributional ambiguity shapes physiological and emotional responses to social rejection and acceptance. J Pers Soc Psychol. 2008 Feb; 94(2):278-91.
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      23. Nock MK, Mendes WB. Physiological arousal, distress tolerance, and social problem-solving deficits among adolescent self-injurers. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008 Feb; 76(1):28-38.
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      24. Gramzow RH, Willard G, Mendes WB. Big tales and cool heads: academic exaggeration is related to cardiac vagal reactivity. Emotion. 2008 Feb; 8(1):138-44.
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      25. Mendes WB, Gray HM, Mendoza-Denton R, Major B, Epel ES. Why egalitarianism might be good for your health: physiological thriving during stressful intergroup encounters. Psychol Sci. 2007 Nov; 18(11):991-8.
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      26. Mendes WB, Blascovich J, Hunter SB, Lickel B, Jost JT. Threatened by the unexpected: physiological responses during social interactions with expectancy-violating partners. J Pers Soc Psychol. 2007 Apr; 92(4):698-716.
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      27. Epel ES, Lin J, Wilhelm FH, Wolkowitz OM, Cawthon R, Adler NE, Dolbier C, Mendes WB, Blackburn EH. Cell aging in relation to stress arousal and cardiovascular disease risk factors. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2006 Apr; 31(3):277-87.
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      28. Weisbuch-Remington M, Mendes WB, Seery MD, Blascovich J. The nonconscious influence of religious symbols in motivated performance situations. Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2005 Sep; 31(9):1203-16.
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      29. Mendes WB, Reis HT, Seery MD, Blascovich J. Cardiovascular correlates of emotional expression and suppression: do content and gender context matter? J Pers Soc Psychol. 2003 Apr; 84(4):771-92.
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      30. Blascovich J, Mendes WB, Tomaka J, Salomon K, Seery M. The robust nature of the biopsychosocial model challenge and threat: a reply to Wright and Kirby. Pers Soc Psychol Rev. 2003; 7(3):234-43.
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      31. Allen K, Blascovich J, Mendes WB. Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: the truth about cats and dogs. Psychosom Med. 2002 Sep-Oct; 64(5):727-39.
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      32. Blascovich J, Mendes WB, Hunter SB, Lickel B, Kowai-Bell N. Perceiver threat in social interactions with stigmatized others. J Pers Soc Psychol. 2001 Feb; 80(2):253-67.
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      33. Blascovich J, Mendes WB, Hunter SB, Salomon K. Social "facilitation" as challenge and threat. J Pers Soc Psychol. 1999 Jul; 77(1):68-77.
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