Personnel Assessment and Selection
American University (B.A.)
University of Illinois (M.S. and Ph.D.)
Dr. Wood has published over 40 publications in empirical and theoretical outlets such as Psychological Review, Psychological Science, American Psychologist, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Personality and Social Psychology Review, and Social Psychological and Personality Science, and has contributed chapters to handbooks on the topics of personality trait measurement and development.
Wood, D., & Furr, R.M. (2015). The correlates of similarity estimates are often misleadingly positive: The nature and scope of the problem, and some solutions. Personality and Social Psychology Review.
Wood, D., Tov, W., & Costello, C. (2015). What a _____ thing to do! Formally characterizing actions by their expected effects. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Wood, D., Gardner, M.H., & Harms, P.D. (2015). How functionalist and process approaches to behavior can explain trait covariation. Psychological Review, 122, 84-111.
Leising, D., Ostrovski, O., Lohse, O., Wood, D. (2014). What types of terms do people use when describing an individual’s personality? Psychological Science, 25, 1787-1794.
Harms, P.D., Spain, S.M., & Wood, D. (2014). Mapping personality in dark places. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 7, 114-117.
Sherman, R., & Wood, D. (2014). Estimating the expected replicability of a pattern of correlations and other measures of association. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 49, 17-40.
Wortman, J., & Wood, D. (2011). The personality traits of liked people. Journal of Research in Personality, 45, 519-528.
Jackson, J., Wood, D., Bogg, T., Walton, K., Harms, P., & Roberts, B.W. (2010). What do conscientious people do? Development and validation of the Behavioral Indicators of Conscientiousness (BIC). Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 501-511.
Wood, D., Harms, P., & Vazire, S. (2010). Perceiver effects as projective tests: What your perceptions of others say about you. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 174-190.
Wood, D., Nye, C., & Saucier, G. (2010). Identification and measurement of a more comprehensive set of person-descriptive trait markers from the English lexicon. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 258-272.