Publications:

o Pesta, B., & Poznanski, P. (2014). Only in America: Cold Winters Theory, race, IQ and well-being. Intelligence, 46, 271-274. downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., & McDaniel, M. (2014). State IQ, well-being and racial composition as predictors of U.S. presidential election outcomes. Intelligence, 42, 107-114. downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., Bertsch, S., McDaniel, M., Mahoney, C., & Poznanski, P. (2012). Differential epidemiology: IQ, neuroticism and chronic disease by the 50 U.S. states. Intelligence, 40, 107-114. downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., & Scherer, R. (2011). The assurance of learning tool as predictor and criterion in business school admissions decisions: New use for an old standard? Journal of Education for Business, 86, 163-170.

o Bommer, W., Pesta, B., & Barnes, S. (2011). Nonverbal emotion recognition and performance: Differences matter differently. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26, 28-41.

o Pesta, B., McDaniel, M., & Bertsch (2010). We can't get no (life) satisfaction: Comment on Oswald and Wu. Intelligence, 38, 361-362. downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., McDaniel, M., & Bertsch, S. (2010). Toward an index of well-being for the 50 U.S. States. Intelligence, 38, 160-168.  downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B. (2009).  Revisiting disparate impact claims under the ADEA: A brief review and statistical primer. Labor Law Journal, 60, 104-110.  

o Bertsch, S., & Pesta, B. (2009). The Wonderlic Personnel Test and elementary cognitive tasks as predictors of religious sectarianism, scriptural acceptance and religious questioning. Intelligence, 37, 231-237.  downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., & Poznanski, J. (2009). The inspection time and over-claiming tasks as predictors of MBA student performance. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 236-240.  downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., Bertsch, S., Poznanski, P., & Bommer, W. (2008). Sex differences on elementary cognitive tasks despite no differences on the Wonderlic Personnel Test. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 429-431. downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., & Poznanski, P. (2008). Black-White differences on IQ and grades: The mediating role of elementary cognitive tasks. Intelligence, 36, 323-329. downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., Dunegan, K., & Hrivnak, M. (2007). Contrast and rater-perspective effects on judgments of sexual harassment severity: What he thinks she thinks, and vice versa. Journal of Business and Psychology, 22, 155-165.

o Bertsch, S., Pesta, B., Wiscott, R., & McDaniel, M. (2007). The generation effect: A meta-analytic review. Memory & Cognition, 35, 201-210.

o Bond, M., Knapp, D., Heshizer, B., & Pesta, B. (2007). Experience with consumer driven health plans: Does the performance of high-deductible health plans match expectations? Compensation & Benefits Review, 39, 60-68.

o Pesta, B., Hrivnak, M., & Dunegan, K. (2007). Parsing work environments along the dimensions of sexual harassment: Drawing lines in office sand. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 19, 45-55.downloaddownload PDF  


o Pesta, B., Kass, D., & Dunegan, K. (2005). Image theory and the appraisal of employee performance: To screen or not to screen? Journal of Business and Psychology, 19, 341-360.

o Kass, D., Kleinman, L., Pesta, B., & Samson, E. (2004). Current developments in sexual harassment case law: Questions and answers. Journal of Employment and Labor Law, 10, 1-17.

o Sanders, R., Murphy, M., Gonzalez, D., Pesta, B., & Bucur, B. (2002). Training variability and the effectiveness of learning: An adult age assessment. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 9, 157-174.

o Pesta, B., Murphy, M., & Sanders, R. (2001). Are emotionally charged lures immune to false memory? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 27, 328-338. downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., Sanders, R., & Murphy, M. (2001). Misguided multiplication: Creating false memories with numbers rather than words. Memory & Cognition, 29, 478-483.downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., & Sanders, R. (2000). Aging and negative priming: Is ignored information inhibited or remembered? Experimental Aging Research, 26, 37-56.

o Pesta, B., Sanders, R., & Murphy, M. (1999). A beautiful day in the neighborhood: What factors determine the generation effect for simple multiplication problems? Memory & Cognition, 27, 106-115.downloaddownload PDF

o Pesta, B., Sanders, R., & Nemec, B. (1996). Older adults┬┐ strategic superiority with mental multiplication: A generation effect assessment. Experimental Aging Research, 93, 155-169.

o Emerson, P., & Pesta, B. (1992). A generalized visual latency explanation of the Pulfrich phenomenon. Perception and Psychophysics, 51, 319-327.

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Book Chapters (Peer reviewed):

o McDaniel, M., Pesta, B., & Banks, G. (in press). Job performance and the aging worker. In J. Hedge & W. Borman (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Work and Aging.

o Palmieri, P., Peterson, L., Pesta, B. & Saettone, D. (in press) Safety culture as a contemporary healthcare construct: theoretical review, research assessment, and translation to human resource management. In T. Savage, N. Khatri, & M. Fottler (Eds.), Advances in Health Care Management.