Professor and Department Chair
Student Health Center 207
Department of Psychology & Communication Studies
University of Idaho MS 3043
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3043
Todd Thorsteinson is an industrial-organizational psychologist, with research interests in decision making, personnel selection and recruitment.
- Ph.D., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 1998
- M.A., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 1995
- B.A., Psychology, University of Minnesota-Morris, 1993
Todd Thorsteinson joined the University of Idaho after completing his doctorate in industrial-organizational psychology at Bowling Green State University (Ohio).
- Personnel selection and recruitment
- Judgment and decision-making
- Performance appraisals
- Thorsteinson, T. J. (2011). Initiating salary discussions with an extreme request: Anchoring effects on initial salary offers. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 1774-1792.
- Thorsteinson, T. J., and Withrow, S. (2009). Does unconscious thought outperform conscious thought on complex decisions? A further examination. Judgment and Decision Making, 4 , 234-246.
- Thorsteinson, T. J., Breier, J., Atwell, A., Hamilton, C., and Privette, M. (2008). Anchoring effects on performance judgments. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes , 107, 29-40.
- Maynard, D. C., Thorsteinson, T. J., and Parfyonova, N. M. (2006). Reasons for working part-time: Subgroup differences in job attitudes and turnover intentions. Career Development International, 11, 145-162.
- Thorsteinson, T. J. (2006). Framing effects on the setting of critical scores for content valid tests . Human Performance, 19 , 201-217.
- Thorsteinson, T. J., Palmer, E. M., Wulff, C., & Anderson, A. (2004). Too good to be true? Using realism to enhance applicant attraction. Journal of Business and Psychology, 19 , 125-137.