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Dr Michael Philipp PhD

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Psychology

I am a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. I also direct the Social Cognition Lab at Massey. I conduct research in the areas of social cognition, social psychology, and social neuroscience. I teach on topics related to research methods (e.g., design, analysis).

I am a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. I also direct the Social Cognition Lab at Massey. I conduct research in the areas of social cognition, social psychology, and social neuroscience. I teach on topics related to research methods (e.g., design, analysis).

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 85086
    Location: 3.33, Psychology Building
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Queensland (2012)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Social cognition, mind perception, facial expressions, psychophysiology

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology) (170101): Cognitive Sciences (170200): Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis (170110): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000): Social and Community Psychology (170113)

Keywords

Social Cognition, Psychophysiology, Mind Perception

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 6

Research Outputs

Journal

Nath, EC., Cannon, PR., & Philipp, MC. (2020). The influence of timing, location and social setting on hedonic and emotional evaluations of past eating experiences. British Food Journal. 122(7), 2203-2217
[Journal article]Authored by: Cannon, P., Philipp, M.
Nath, EC., Cannon, PR., & Philipp, MC. (2020). Co-acting strangers but not friends influence subjective liking and facial affective responses to food stimuli. Food Quality and Preference. 82
[Journal article]Authored by: Cannon, P., Philipp, M.
Ruffman, T., Ruffman, C., Hill, S., Turunc, G., Park, N., Du, K., . . . Hunter, JA. (2020). RWAc and SDOc: The measurement of right-wing authoritarianism and social dominance orientation in childhood. Social Development.
[Journal article]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Nath, EC., Cannon, PR., & Philipp, MC. (2020). Facial electromyography and subjective liking data from 70 New Zealand participants in response to food images and chocolate samples. Data in Brief. 29
[Journal article]Authored by: Cannon, P., Philipp, M.
Nath, EC., Cannon, PR., & Philipp, MC. (2019). An unfamiliar social presence reduces facial disgust responses to food stimuli. Food Research International. 126
[Journal article]Authored by: Cannon, P., Philipp, M.
O donnell, M., Nelson, LD., Ackermann, E., Aczel, B., Akhtar, A., Aldrovandi, S., . . . Steele, KM. (2018). Registered Replication Report: Dijksterhuis and van Knippenberg (1998). Perspectives on Psychological Science. 13(2), 268-294
[Journal article]Authored by: Cannon, P., Drummond, A., Philipp, M., Williams, M.
Williams, MN., Bååth, RA., & Philipp, MC. (2017). Using Bayes Factors to Test Hypotheses in Developmental Research. Research in Human Development. 14(4), 321-337
[Journal article]Authored by: Philipp, M., Williams, M.
Philipp, MC., & Lombardo, L. (2017). Hurt feelings and four letter words: Swearing alleviates the pain of social distress. European Journal of Social Psychology. 47(4), 517-523
[Journal article]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Drummond, A., & Philipp, MC. (2017). Commentary: "Misguided effort with elusive implications" and "a multi-lab pre-registered replication of the ego depletion effect". Frontiers in Psychology. 8(FEB)
[Journal article]Authored by: Drummond, A., Philipp, M.
Towers, A., Philipp, M., Dulin, P., & Allen, J. (2018). The "health Benefits" of Moderate Drinking in Older Adults may be Better Explained by Socioeconomic Status. Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 73(4), 649-654
[Journal article]Authored by: Allen, J., Philipp, M., Towers, A.
Towers, A., Williams, MN., Hill, SR., Philipp, MC., & Flett, R. (2016). What makes for the most intense regrets? Comparing the effects of several theoretical predictors of regret intensity. Frontiers in Psychology. 7(DEC)
[Journal article]Authored by: Flett, R., Hill, S., Philipp, M., Towers, A., Williams, M.
Hagger, MS., Chatzisarantis, NLD., Alberts, H., Anggono, CO., Batailler, C., Birt, AR., . . . Zwienenberg, M. (2016). A Multilab Preregistered Replication of the Ego-Depletion Effect. Perspectives on Psychological Science. 11(4), 546-573
[Journal article]Authored by: Cannon, P., Philipp, M.
Bear, T., Philipp, M., Hill, S., & Mündel, T. (2016). A preliminary study on how hypohydration affects pain perception. Psychophysiology. 53(5), 605-610
[Journal article]Authored by: Hill, S., Mundel, T., Philipp, M.
Yeung, P., Towers, A., La Grow, S., Philipp, M., Alpass, F., & Stephens, C. (2015). Mobility, satisfaction with functional capacity and perceived quality of life (PQOL) in older persons with self-reported visual impairment: The pathway between ability to get around and PQOL. Disability and Rehabilitation. 37(2), 113-120
[Journal article]Authored by: Alpass, F., Philipp, M., Stephens, C., Towers, A., Yeung, P.
Greenaway, KH., Storrs, KR., Philipp, MC., Louis, WR., Hornsey, MJ., & Vohs, KD. (2015). Loss of control stimulates approach motivation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 56, 235-241
[Journal article]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., Storrs, KR., & Vanman, EJ. (2012). Sociality of facial expressions in immersive virtual environments: A facial EMG study. Biological Psychology. 91(1), 17-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Pavitt, C., Philipp, M., & Johnson, KK. (2004). Who owns a group’s proposals: The initiator or the group as a whole?. Communication Research Reports. 21(3), 221-230 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08824090409359984
[Journal article]Authored by: Philipp, M.

Book

Vanman, EJ., & Philipp, MC. (2019). Physiological measures. In JE. Edlund, & AL. Nichols (Eds.) Advanced Research Methods for the Social and Behavioral Sciences. (pp. 147 - 167). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Greenaway, KH., Philipp, MC., & Storrs, KR. (2016). The motivation for control: Loss of control promotes energy, effort, and action. In Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World. (pp. 35 - 48).
[Chapter]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Owren, MJ., Philipp, M., Vanman, E., Trivedi, N., Schulman, A., & Bachorowski, J-A. (2013). Understanding spontaneous human laughter: The role of voicing in inducing positive emotion. In E. Altenmüller, S. Schmidt, & E. Zimmermann (Eds.) Evolution of emotional communication: From sounds in oonhuman mammals to speech and music in man. (pp. 175 - 190). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Philipp, M.

Conference

Beaudry, J., & Philipp, M. (2019, July). What do first year psychology students think about (open) science?. Presented at Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science. Rotterdam, NL.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, M., & Williams, M.The Open Science Workshop. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Other]Authored by: Philipp, M., Williams, M.
Philipp, MC. (2017, July). Social exclusion triggers adaptive reciprocation of emotional expressions. Presented at International Society for Research in Emotion (ISRE) 2017 Conference. Saint Louis, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC. (2016, March). Dualistic beliefs effects on health bahaviours: a conceptual replication of Forstmann et al (2012). Presented at SASP Conference 2016. Queensland, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Sievwright, O., Yalcin, BK., Philipp, M., & Kuroda, Y. (2015, August). Healthy body, healthy mind: The effect of dualistic beliefs on health behaviors. Presented at The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) Annual Conference. Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Tairi, T, ., & Philipp, MC. (2014, August). The effect of gender and cognitive errors on depressive symptoms in adolescence. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Nelson, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M., Tairi, T.
Williams, M., Towers, ., Philipp, MC., & Hill, S. (2014, August). Predictably regretful: A comparison of the effects of time, domain, justification, and life rule contradiction on the intensity of regrets. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Ka tū, ka oho - Te matai hinengaro me te ao hou: Psychology in a Changing World. Nelson, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hill, S., Philipp, M., Towers, A., Williams, M.
Philipp, MC., & Bear, T. (2014). Emoticons are processed as genuine expressions of emotion. (pp. 51 - 51). , New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., Bernstein, M., Vanman, EJ., & Johnston, L. (2014). Smiling to Smiles After Exclusion: Social Rejection Enhances Affiliative Signalling. (pp. 50 - 51). , New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., & Lombardo, L. (2014). Verbal swearing attenuates the effects of social pain. Poster session presented at the meeting of 26th APS Annual Convention. San Francisco, United States of America
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Towers, ., Newcombe, D., Sheridan, J., & Philipp, MC. (2013). Exploring the degree of alcohol consumption in the presence of chronic ill health and medication use in older New Zealanders. Drug and Alcohol Review. Vol. 32 (pp. 68 - 68). : Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference 2013
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Philipp, M., Towers, A.
Philipp, MC., & Towers, . (2013). Economic living standard indices mediate the apparent health benefits of alcohol consumption among older adults. Drug and Alcohol Review. Vol. 32 (pp. 58 - 58). : Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference 2013
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Philipp, M., Towers, A.
Philipp, MC., Bernstein, M., Vanman, E., & Johnston, L. (2012, September). Adaptive facial mimicry to social exclusion. Presented at Society for Psychophysiological Research 52nd Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., Vanman, EJ., & Lipp, OV. (2010). The endearing pain: Ostracism elicits liking. Presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Las Vegas, NV.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., & Vanman, EJ. (2009). Say it isn't so: Conflict monitoring by the ACC moderates discrepancies between implicit and explicit prejudice. Presented at Society of Australian Social Psychologists. Melbourne, VIC.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., & Vanman, EJ. (2007). The effects of avatar presence and emotional valence on facial muscle activity in an immersive virtual environment.. Presented at Society for Psychophysiological Research. Savannah, GA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., & Owren, MJ. (2007, October). Voiced laughter elicits more positive affect than unvoiced laughter. Presented at Society for Psychophysiological Research. Savannah, GA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., & Harton, HC. (2006). Sticks, Stones, and Stigmas: Negative Stereotypes Hurt Regardless of Task Difficulty. Presented at Association for Psychological Science. New York, NY.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., & Vanman, EJ. (2006). Psychophysiological Measurements Can Serve As Valid Markers of Affect in Immersive Virtual Environments. Presented at Society for Psychophysiological Research. Vancouver, BC.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC., & Harton, HC. (2005). The Moderating Effects of Social Dominance on Stereotype Threat Phenomena. Presented at Society for Personality and Social Psychology. New Orleans, LA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Philipp, M.

Other

Philipp, M., & Lombardo, L. (2014). Data for "Hurt feelings and four letter words: Swearing alleviates the pain of social distress".
[Dataset]Authored by: Philipp, M.

Thesis

Holley-Boen, WR. (2018). Practising Fiercely: Fulfilment through Stance, Supports and Stamina A participatory narrative inquiry of specialist teachers’ practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W.Edited by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC. (2012). The Endearing Pain: Exclusion Selectively Alters Person Perception. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC. (2005). Sticks, Stones, & Stigmas: A social-cognitive account of stereotype threat mechanisms. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Philipp, M.
Philipp, MC. (2002). The interpersonal effects of disparagement humor: A negotiation simulation. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Philipp, M.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • English
    Last used: today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • German
    Last used: 2011
    Spoken ability: Needs work
    Written ability: Needs work

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 175.203 Introduction to Psychological Research
  • 175.303 The Practice of Psychological Research

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 1 1
Co-supervisor 8 2

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Olivia Sievwright - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    False memories in therapy: Do eye movements increase susceptibility to misinformation?

Co-supervisor of:

  • Morgan Heslop - Doctor of Philosophy
    Development of behavioural methods for the identification of boredom in animals
  • Katie Armstrong - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The development of a needs-based psychosocial intervention that supports siblings of children with serious chronic health conditions in Aōtearoa/New Zealand
  • Mikayla Holman - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    A Temporal Network Analysis of Risk Factors for Suicide
  • Joshua Robinson - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Does video game use impact social cognition and executive functions?
  • Shanika Koreshi - Doctor of Philosophy
    Maximising workforce participation for older New Zealanders: Reconciling work and caregiving
  • Beverly Tan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Effects of hypohydration and menstrual cycle phase on pain
  • Elizabeth Nath - Doctor of Philosophy
    The influence of social context on food-evoked emotion
  • Renee Smith - Doctor of Philosophy
    Tangata Tonui, Tangata Mauri Ora

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Miriam Ketu-McKenzie - Doctor of Philosophy
    The effects of a Mindfulness intervention on the cortisol levels of Maori women exposed to chronic stress and/or trauma

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Katie Knapp - Doctor of Philosophy
    Exploring the Relationship Between Working Memory Capacity and Task Switching
  • 2018 - Wendy Holley-Boen - Doctor of Philosophy
    Practicing Fiercely: Fulfilment through Stance, Supports and Stamina A participatory narrative inquiry of specialist teachers’ practice in Aotearoa

Media and Links

Media

  • 20 Jun 2017 - Radio
    Swearing is good for the soul
    RNZ Nights: Maybe we shouldn't feel so bad for dropping a few swear words when we feel screwed over, or stand on a lego. Link: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/nights/audio/201848241/swea
  • 18 Sep 2017 - Radio
    The Psychology of Psychological Research
    RNZ Nights: Michael Philipp from Massey University is here to talk about research practicises and tonights buzzwords is reproducibility. Link: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/nights/audi
  • 11 Dec 2017 - Radio
    Enough about me. What do you think of me?
    RNZ Nights: Nights' psychologist Michael Philipp talks narcissism and how these stereotypes develop in older generations. LInk: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/nights/audio/2018625034/en
  • 04 Jun 2017 - Newspaper
    Swearing #$%!-ing eases emotional pain
    New York Daily News article covering our study. Link: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/swearing-ing-eases-emotional-pain-study-article-1.3215851
  • 02 Sep 2018 - Television
    The Curious Mind
    Interviewed for episode 2: The Social Brain. LInk: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/the-curious-mind/episodes/s1-e2
  • 01 Apr 2015 - Online
    Swearing - can it ease the pain?
    Research covered in article by Siena Yates on stuff.co.nz. Link: http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/67994778/swearing--can-it-ease-the-pain

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