Elizabeth J. Parks-Stamm

New York University
Social Psychology Program
6 Washington Place, Rm 760
New York, NY 10003


Ph.D. 2009, New York University (Social, Personality, and Organizational Psychology)
M.A. 2006, New York University (Psychology)
B.A. 2001, Dartmouth College (with High Honors in Psychology)

Honors and Awards

APA Dissertation Research Award, 2008
Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, 2008-2009
Douglas H. and Katharine Fryer Thesis Fellowship Award, 2008
National Science Foundation Predoctoral Research Fellowship, 2004-2009
Campbell Travel Award, 2008
Friends of Katzell Summer Research Fellowship, 2007
Society for Personality and Social Psychology Travel Award, 2007
McCracken Award for Graduate Study, New York University, 2003-2008
Honors Thesis awarded High Honors, Dartmouth College, 2001


Kan, I. P., Keane, M. M., Martin, E., Parks-Stamm, E. J., Lewis, L., & Verfaellie, M. (2011). Implicit memory for novel associations between pictures: Effects of stimulus unitization and aging. Memory and Cognition, 39, 778-790.

Parks-Stamm, E. J., Oettingen, G., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2010). Making sense of one's actions in an explanatory vacuum: The interpretation of nonconscious goal striving. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 531-542.

Parks-Stamm, E. J., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Oettingen, G. (2010). Implementation intentions and test anxiety: Shielding academic performance from distraction. Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 30-33.

Parks-Stamm, E. J., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2009). Goal implementation: The benefits and costs of if-then planning. In G. B. Moskowitz & H. Grant (Eds.),The psychology of goals (pp. 362-391). New York: Guilford.

Parks-Stamm, E. J., Heilman, M. E., & Hearns, K. A. (2008). Motivated to penalize: Women's strategic rejection of successful women. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 237-247.

Gollwitzer, P. M., Parks-Stamm, E. J., & Oettingen, G. (2008). Living on the edge: Shifting between nonconscious and conscious goal pursuit. In E. Morsella, J. A. Bargh, & P. M. Gollwitzer (Eds.), The Psychology of Action: Mechanisms of Human Action. (Vol. 2, pp. 603-624). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Parks-Stamm, E. J., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Oettingen, G. (2007). Action control by implementation intentions: Effective cue detection and efficient response initiation. Social Cognition, 25, 247-264.

Gollwitzer, P. M., Parks-Stamm, E. J., Jaudas, A., & Sheeran, P. (2007). Flexible tenacity in goal pursuit. In J. Shah & W. Gardner (Eds.), Handbook of Motivation Science (pp. 325-341). New York: Guilford.

Heilman, M. E., & Parks-Stamm, E. J. (2007). Gender stereotypes in the workplace: Obstacles to women’s career progress. In S. J. Correll (Ed), Social Psychology of Gender: Advances in Group Processes (Vol 24, pp. 47-77). Elsevier Ltd., JAI Press.

Parks-Stamm, E. J., Achtziger, A., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2007). Implementation intentions. In R. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Verfaellie, M., Martin, E., Page, K., Parks, E., & Keane, M. M. (2006). Implicit memory for novel conceptual associations in amnesia. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 6, 91-101.