Dr. Thomas M. Brinthaupt

Professor

Dr. Thomas M. Brinthaupt
615-898-2317
(615) 898-5027
Room 155, Academic Classroom Building (ACB)
MTSU Box 87, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

*Spring 2022*

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (VIA EMAIL)

Global Expertise

Countries and/or Territories of Expertise

  • Germany, Iran, China, Poland

Languages Spoken

    Areas of Global Specialization

      Degree Information

      • PHD, University of Pittsburgh (1989)
      • MA, St Bonaventure University (1984)
      • BS, SUNY Oneonta (1980)

      Areas of Expertise

      Personality Psychology

      Psychology of the self (self-concept/self-esteem, development of self, methodological issues in self research, inner speech and "self talk") -- collaboration with colleagues from Poland, Canada, Iran, and China

      Health psychology (self-regulatory processes, obesity prevention, family health processes, , personality psychology (narcissism, optimism, self-monitoring, evolutionary psychology)

      Sport and Exercise Psychology (faculty and staff wellness;...

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      Personality Psychology

      Psychology of the self (self-concept/self-esteem, development of self, methodological issues in self research, inner speech and "self talk") -- collaboration with colleagues from Poland, Canada, Iran, and China

      Health psychology (self-regulatory processes, obesity prevention, family health processes, , personality psychology (narcissism, optimism, self-monitoring, evolutionary psychology)

      Sport and Exercise Psychology (faculty and staff wellness; psychology of sport performance)

      Instructional technology and online pedagogy (costs and benefits related to the use of instructional technologies and online learning, best practices for online teaching, models of course delivery, educational technology decision-making processes, faculty development planning)

      Experience with external funding agencies
      Society for the Teaching of Psychology Small Grants Program
      Hospital Corporation of America
      Tennessee Board of Regents Access and Diversity Research Grants Program

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      Biography

      Honors & Awards:

      Graduate Faculty

      Honors Faculty

      Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology Award (2007)

      College of Education and Behavioral Sciences University Community Award (2007)

      MTSU Foundation “Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology” Award (2014)

      MTSU Foundation "Distinguished Research Award" (2020)

      Publications

      Brinthaupt, T.M., Benson, S., Kang, M., & Moore, Z. (2015). Assessing the accuracy of self-reported self-talk. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science, 6:570. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00570

      Shi, X., Brinthaupt, T. M., & McCree, M. (2017). Understanding the influence of self-critical, self-managing, and social-assessing self-talk on performance outcomes in a public speaking context. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 36(4), 356&n...

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      Brinthaupt, T.M., Benson, S., Kang, M., & Moore, Z. (2015). Assessing the accuracy of self-reported self-talk. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science, 6:570. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00570

      Shi, X., Brinthaupt, T. M., & McCree, M. (2017). Understanding the influence of self-critical, self-managing, and social-assessing self-talk on performance outcomes in a public speaking context. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 36(4), 356–378. doi: 10.1177/0276236617708740

      Brinthaupt, T. M., & Anshel, M. H. (2018). Long-term exercise adherence following participation in a 10-week campus wellness program based on the Disconnected Values Model. Journal of Sport Behavior41(1), 3-26.

      Brinthaupt, T. M. (2019). Individual differences in self-talk frequency: Social isolation and cognitive disruption. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01088

      Brinthaupt, T. M., Robinson, J., & Lipka, R. P. (2019). The middle-level teacher technology guidebook: 20 questions and 260 answers. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

      Brinthaupt, T.M., Cruz, L., Otto, S., & Pinter, M. (2019). A framework for the strategic leveraging of outside resources to enhance CTL effectiveness. To Improve the Academy, 38(1), 82-94. https://doi.org/10.1002/tia2.20089

      Brinthaupt, T. M. (2019). Individual differences in self-talk frequency: Social isolation and cognitive disruption. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science, 10.
      https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01088

      Korstange, R., Rust, D., & Brinthaupt, T. M. (2019). Kickstarting FYE faculty development. Journal of Faculty Development, 33(2), 37-42.

      Adams, C. L., & Brinthaupt, T. M. (2019). Obtaining an exemplary online program endorsement: A case study. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 22(2). Available at: https://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/summer222/adams_brinthaupt222.html

      Xiang, X., Brinthaupt, T. M., Suna, S., & Ren, X. (2019). The Learning-specific Inner Speech Scale (LISS): Development, predictive validity, and age differences. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 35(5). 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000544

      Lafever, H. A., Brinthaupt, T. M., Cottle, F. C., & Asbury, M. B. (2019). Changes in body esteem after viewing a 3D full-body representation of oneself. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 111(4), 24-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.14307/JFCS111.4.24

      Brinthaupt, T. M., & Pennington, J. T. (2019). Conducting experimental research in sport psychology. In M. H. Anshel (Ed.), APA Handbook of Sport and Exercise
      Psychology: Volume 1. Sport Psychology (pp. 41-58). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

      Brinthaupt, T. M., & Morin, A. (2020). Assessment methods for organic self-talk. In A. Latinjak & A. Hatzigeorgiadis (Eds.), Self-talk in sport (pp. 28-50). London: Routledge.

      Brinthaupt, T. M., Robinson, J., Lipka, R. P., & Haupt, S. (2020). Middle level teachers’ educational technology use: Challenges, barriers, and successes. In S. L. Stacki,
      M. M. Caskey, & S. B. Mertens (Eds.), Curriculum, instruction and assessment: Intersecting new needs and new approaches. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

      Brinthaupt, T. M., Smartt, D. D., & Long, K. R. (2020). Schizotypy tendencies are positively associated with self-talk frequency. Psychological Reports, 123(6), 2215-2226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0033294119868808

      Oleś, P. K., Brinthaupt, T. M., Dier, R., & Polak, D. (2020). Functions of self-talk and types of inner dialogues: Comparisons and implications. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science, 10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00227

      Caukin, N., Google, A. N., & Brinthaupt, T. M. (2020). An analysis of teacher candidates’ scientific perspective among different student groups. Electronic Journal for
      Research in Science & Mathematics Education, 24(1), 86-99.

      Korstange, R., Brinthaupt, T. M., & Martin, A. (2020). Academic and social expectations of incoming college students. Journal of College Orientation, Transition, and Retention, 27(1), 1-34. https://doi.org/10.24926/jcotr.v27i1.2334

      Poirier, S. L., Brinthaupt, T. M., Vu, J. K., Remsen, M. A., & Iyer, U. J. (2020). Relationship between materialism, life values, and happiness in a U.S. college sample. International Journal of Home Economics, 13(1), 96-106.

      Brinthaupt, T. M., Morin, A., & Puchalska-Wasyl, M. M. (2020). Editorial: Exploring the nature, content, and frequency of intrapersonal communication. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science, 11. https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.601754

      Raffo, D. M., Brinthaupt, T. M., Fisher, L. S., & Gardner, J. G. (2020). The courage to teach well online. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal, 13(2), 35-45. https://journals.kpu.ca/index.php/td/article/view/357/933

      Lia, S., Ren, X., Schweizer, K., Brinthaupt, T.M., & Wang, T. (2021). Executive functions as predictors of critical thinking: Behavioral and neural evidence. Learning and Instruction, 71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2020.101376

      Shahidi, M., Brinthaupt, T. M., & Shojaee, M. (2021). Predicting self-regulation through inner speech reflexivity modes. Language, Discourse, & Society, 9(1), 65-77.

       

       

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      Awards

      Graduate Faculty Honors Faculty Distinguished Service Award (2007)

      Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology Award (2007)

      University Community Award

      MTSU Foundation “Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology” Award (2014)

      MTSU Foundation "Distinguished Research" Award (2020)

      In the Media

      Interview 2018 “Talking to Myself” – WMOT, Murfreesboro, TN, On The Record radio program (3/27/2018)

      Interview 2019 “It's Easier to Regulate Your Emotions With This Type of Self-Talk.” Article for online site Inverse (8/25/19)

      Interview 2021 “Do some people not talk to themselves?” Interview for Discover Magazine (6/10/21)

       

      Courses

      Fall 2021

      Research In Psychology

      Theories of Personality

      Independent Research in Psychology: General & Experimental

      Thesis Research

      Literature Review & Reading in Psychology: Social