Jo Ann Abe
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Phone: (203) 392-6861
The role of emotions in personality development
Current Teaching Interests:
Personality Psychology, Psychotherapy, and Human Emotions
Publications (Peer-Reviewed Journals):
Abe, J.A. (2016). A longitudinal study of happiness and meaning-making. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11, 489-498.
Abe, J.A. (2015). Introduction: Special Section to honor Carroll Izard. Emotion Review, 7, 101-103.
Abe, J.A. (2015). Differential emotions theory as a theory of personality development. Emotion Review, 7, 126-130.
Abe, J.A. (2012). Cognitive-affective styles associated with position on war. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 31,212-222.
Abe, J.A. (2011). Positive emotions, emotional intelligence, and successful experiential learning. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 817-822.
Abe, J.A. (2011). Changes in Alan Greenspan’s language use across the economic cycle: A text-analysis of his testimonies and speeches. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 30, 212- 223.
Abe, J.A. (2009). Words that predict outstanding performance. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 528-531.
Abe, J.A. (2005) The predictive validity of the five-factor model of personality with preschool age children: A nine year follow-up study. Journal of Research in Personality,39, 395-486.
Abe, J.A. (2004). Shame, guilt, and personality judgment. Journal of Research in Personality, 38, 85-104.
Abe, J.A. (2004). Self-esteem, perception of relationships, and emotional distress: A cross-cultural study. Personal Relationships, 11, 231-247.
Izard, C.E., & Abe, J.A. (2004). Developmental changes in facial expression of emotions in the Strange Situation during the second year of life. Emotion, 4, 251-265.
Abe, J.A., & Izard, C.E. (1999a). A longitudinal study of emotion expression and personality relations in early development. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 77, 566-577.
Abe, J.A., & Izard, C.E. (1999b). The developmental functions of emotions: An analysis in terms of differential emotions theory. Cognition and Emotion, 13, 523-545.
Abe, J.A., & Izard, C.E. (1999). Compliance, noncompliance strategies, and the correlates of compliance in 5-year-old Japanese and American children. Social Development, 8, 1-20.
Schultz, D. Izard, C.E., & Abe, J.A. (2006). Die emotionssysteme und die Entwicklung emotionaler Intelligenz. In R. Schulze, P.A., P.A. Freund, & R.D. Roberts (Eds.), Internationales Handbuch der emotionalen Intelligenz. Gottingen, Germany: Hogrefe. (Note: This is a German translation of the book chapter published in 2005).
Schultz, D., Izard, C.E., & Abe, J.A.(2005). The emotions systems and the development of emotional intelligence. In R. Schulze & R. Roberts (Eds.), Emotional intelligence: An international handbook (pp. 51-68). Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe Press.
Abe, J.A., Beetham, M., & Izard, C.E. (2002). What do smiles mean?: An analysis in terms of differential emotions theory. In M. Abel (Ed.), An empirical reflection on the smile (pp. 83-109). New York: Edwin Mellen Press.
Ackerman, B.P., Abe, J.A., & Izard, C.E. (1998). Differential emotions theory: Mindful of modularity. In M. Mascolo & S. Griffin (Eds.), What develops in emotional development? (pp. 85-106). New York: Plenum Press.
Dougherty, L., Abe, J.A., & Izard, C.E. (1996). Differential emotions theory and emotional development in adulthood and later life. In C. Magai & S. McFadde (Eds.), Handbook of emotion, adult development, and aging (pp. 27-41). Orlando, FL: Academic Press.