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Shevaun Neupert


Department of Psychology

Poe Hall 732A

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Office Hours

  • Tue: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Research Publications

Journal Articles since 2017:

Johnson, B.K., & Neupert, S.D. (2023). Combatting Election Stress: Anticipatory Coping and Daily Self-Reported Physical Health. Psychological Reports. doi: 10.1177/00332941231165444

Dunsmore, V.J. , & Neupert, S.D. (in press). Coping with ‘Scanxiety’: Within-Person Processes in Lung Cancer. Psychological Reports.

Pearman, A., Hughes, M.L., Coblenz, C.W., Smith, E.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2023). A precautionary tale: Decision making in the time of COVID-19. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. doi: 10.3390/ijerph20054597

Hughes, M.L., Neupert, S.D., Smith, E.L., Coblenz, C.W., Macy, S.G., & Pearman, A. (2023). COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: The synergistic effect of anxiety and proactive coping. Public Health Challenges. doi: 10.1002/puh2.70

Neupert, S.D., Smith, E.L., & Schriefer, M.L. (2022). A Coordinated Analysis of Physical Reactivity to Daily Stressors: Age and Proactive Coping Matter. Forecasting, 4, 1004-1018. doi: 10.3390/forecast4040054

Dunsmore, V.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2022). No Pain, No Gain? Personality Associations with Awareness of Aging Depend on Arthritis. Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.863152

Zhu, X., & Neupert, S.D. (2022). Anticipatory Stress during an Election: A Daily Diary Study. International Journal of Psychology. doi: 10.1002/ijop.12852

Early, A.S., Smith, E.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2022). Age, Education, and Political Involvement Differences in Election-Related Stress. Current Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s12144-022-02979-2

Hess, T.M., Neupert, S.D., & Lothary, A.F. (2022). Aging Attitudes and Changes in the Costs of Cognitive Engagement in Adults over Five Years. Psychology and Aging, 37, 456-468. doi: 10.1037/pag0000685

Archibald, J.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2022). “Keeping Up with the Joneses”: Subjective social status predicts proactive coping. Journal of Adult Development. doi: 10.1007/s10804-022-09392-w

Cobler, M.D., Smith, E.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2021). Age and Socioeconomic Differences in Coping with Home Stressors: A Daily Diary Study of Mindfulness and Anticipatory Coping. Personality and Individual Differences.

Diachina, A.K., & Neupert, S.D. (2021). Daily stressor forecasting and anticipatory coping: Within-person processes in age differences in positive emotional reactivity. Aging & Mental Health. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2021.1998353

Pearman, A., Hughes, M.L., Coblenz, C.W., Smith, E.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2021). Experiencing and forecasting COVID-19 daily stress on mental health reactivity across age and race. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences.

Neupert, S.D. (2021). Anticipatory Coping Diversity: Implications for Emotional, Physical, and Cognitive Reactivity to Daily Stressors. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab169

Bellingtier, J.A., Rupprecht, F., Neupert, S.D., & Lang. F.L. (2021). Daily Experiences of Subjective Age Discordance and Well-Being. Psychology and Aging. doi: 10.1037/pag0000621

Smith, E.L., Anglis, E.M., & Neupert, S.D. (2021). Delinquency differences in daily emotional reactivity to mindfulness lapses. Current Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s12144-021-01945-8

Zhu, X. , & Neupert, S.D. (2021). Core Beliefs Disruption in the Context of An Election: Implications for Subjective Well-Being. Psychological Reports. doi: 10.1177/00332941211021347

Neupert, S.D., Growney, C.M., Zhu, X., Sorensen, J.K., Smith, E.L., & Hannig, J. (2021). BFF: Bayesian, Fiducial, and Frequentist Analysis of Cognitive Engagement among Cognitively Impaired Older Adults. Entropy, 23, 428. doi: 10.3390/e23040428

Palgi, Y., Shrira, A., & Neupert, S.D. (2021). Views on aging and health: A multidimensional and multitemporal perspective. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab026

Pearman, A., Neupert, S.D., & Ennis, G.E. (2021). Age and extraversion differences in heart rate reactivity during working memory tasks. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245539

Dubljević, V., & Neupert, S.D. (2021). The complex nature of willpower and conceptual mapping of its normative significance in research on stress, addiction and dementia. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e36.

Zhang, S., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Within- and between- person relationships among health, awareness of aging, and control beliefs: A micro-longitudinal study. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa180

Kim, Y.K., Kim, K., Neupert, S.D., & Boerner, K.. (in press). Changes in Married Older Adults’ Self-Perceptions of Aging: The Role of Gender. Psychology and Aging. doi: 10.1037/pag0000507

Neupert, S.D., & Zhu, X. (2020). Heterogeneity in Aging: The Need for a Tripartite Contextual Approach. The Gerontologist. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnaa127

O’Brien, E.L., Torres, G.E., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Cognitive Interference in the Context of Daily Stressors, Daily Awareness of Age-Related Change, and General Aging Attitudes. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa155

Pearman, A., Hughes, M.L., Smith, E.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Age Differences in Risk and Resilience Factors Predicting COVID-19-Related Stress. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance Online Access. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbaa120

Pearman, A., Hughes, M.L., Smith, E.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Mental health challenges of U.S. healthcare professionals during COVID-19. Frontiers in Psychology: Psychology for Clinical Settings. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02065

Zhu, X.,, & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Dynamic Awareness of Age-Related Losses Predict Concurrent and Subsequent Changes in Daily Inductive Reasoning Performance. British Journal of Developmental Psychology. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1111/bjdp.12344

Ayalon, L., Chasteen, A., Diehl, M., Levy, B., Neupert, S.D., Rothermund, K., Tesch-Römer, C., & Wahl, H.-W. (2020). Aging in times of the COVID-19 pandemic: Avoiding ageism and fostering intergenerational solidarity. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Advance online access.

Bellingtier, J.A., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Feeling young and in control: Daily control beliefs predict younger subjective ages. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 75, e13-e17. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbz015

Zhang, S., Gamaldo, A.A., Neupert, S.D., & Allaire, J.C. (2020). Predicting control beliefs in older adults: A microlongitudinal study. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 75, e1-e12. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbz001

Smith, E.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Daily stressor exposure: Examining interactions of delinquent networks, daily mindfulness and control among emerging adults. Current Psychology. Advance online access.

Polk, M.G., Smith, E.L., Zhang, L.-R., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Thinking ahead and staying in the present: Implications for reactivity to daily stressors. Personality and Individual Differences. Advance online access.

Pearman, A., Neupert, S.D., & Hughes, M.L. (2020). State anxiety is related to cortisol response during cognitive testing for older, but not younger, adults. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine6, 1-10. doi: 10.1177/2333721420914776

Halberstadt, A.G., Cooke, A.N., Garner, P.W., Hughes, S., Oertwig, D., & Neupert, S.D. (2020). Racialized emotion recognition accuracy and anger bias of children’s faces. Emotion. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1037/emo0000756

Neupert, S.D. & Hannig, J. (2020). BFF: Bayesian, Fiducial, Frequentist analysis of age effects in daily diary data. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 75, 67-79. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbz100 (Selected as Editor’s Choice and is permanently available for free)

Yorgason, J., Choi, H., Neupert, S.D., Cichy, K.E., & Hill, M.S. (2020). Microlongitudinal analysis of memory failures, negative affect, and marital interactions. Psychology and Aging, 35(1), 8-19. doi:10.1037/pag0000400.

Zottola, S.Z., Desmarais, S.L., Neupert, S.D., Dong, L., Laber, E., Lowder, E.M., & Van Dorn, R.A. (2019). Results of the Brief Jail Mental Health Screen across repeated jail bookings. Psychiatric Services. doi: 10.1176/

Neupert, S.D., & Bellingtier, J.A. (2019). Daily stressor forecasts and anticipatory coping: Age differences in dynamic, domain-specific processes. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences74, 17-28. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gby043

Neupert, S.D., Neubauer, A.B., Scott, S.B., Hyun, J., & Sliwinski, M.J. (2019). Back to the future: Examining age differences in processes before stressor exposure. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences74, 1-6. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gby074

Hess, T.M., Growney, C.M., O’Brien, E.L., Neupert, S.D., & Sherwood, A. (2018). The role of cognitive costs, attitudes about aging, and intrinsic motivation in predicting engagement in demanding and passive everyday activities. Psychology and Aging. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1037/pag0000289

Bellingtier, J.A., & Neupert, S.D. (2018). Daily subjective age in emerging adults: “Now We’re Stressed Out”. Emerging Adulthood. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1177/2167696818785081

English, A.N., Bellingtier, J.A., & Neupert, S.D. (2018). It’s “the Joneses”: The influence of objective and subjective socioeconomic status on subjective perceptions of aging. European Journal of Ageing. Advance Online Access. doi: 10.1007/s10433-018-0475-2

Neupert, S.D., & Carr, D. (2018). Methodological innovations in gerontology: Advances in psychosocial research. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological and Social Sciences, 73, 1-4. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbx132

Hartsell, E.N., & Neupert, S.D. (2017). Chronic and daily stressors along with negative affect interact to predict daily tiredness. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177.0733464817741684

Lowder, E. M., Desmarais, S. L., Neupert, S. D., & Truelove, M. A. (2017). SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR): Disability application outcomes among homeless adults. Psychiatric Services68, 1189-1192. doi: 10.1176/

Bellingtier, J.A., Neupert, S.D., & Kotter-Grühn, D. (2017). The combined effects of daily stressors and major life events on daily subjective ages. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences72, 613-621. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbv101

Neupert, S.D., & Bellingtier, J.A. (2017). Aging attitudes and daily awareness of age-related change interact to predict negative affect. The Gerontologist57 (S2), S187-S192. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnx055

Neupert, S.D., Desmarais, S.L., Gray, J.S., Cohn, A., Doherty, S., & Knight, K. (2017). Daily stressors as antecedents, correlates, and consequences of alcohol and drug use and cravings in community-based offenders. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/adb0000276

Morgan, J.K., Desmarais, S.L., & Neupert, S.D. (2017). An integrated model of health and happiness among post 9/11 military veterans. Military Behavioral Health5(3), 236-244, doi: 10.1080/21635781.2017.1310681


Ph.D. Family Studies and Human Development University of Arizona 2003


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