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Dr Ryan Boyd

Lecturer in Behavioural Analytics

  1. In Press/Forthcoming
  2. Forthcoming

    Personality Disorder and Verbal Behavior

    Entwistle, C., Marceau, E. & Boyd, R. L., expected on 7/01/2022, (Accepted/In press) Handbook of Language Analysis in Psychology. Dehghani, M. & Boyd, R. L. (eds.). New York: Guilford Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  3. Forthcoming

    Text Analysis for Psychology: Methods, Principles, and Practices

    Kennedy, B., Ashokkumar, A., Boyd, R. L. & Dehghani, M., expected on 7/01/2022, (Accepted/In press) Handbook of Language Analysis in Psychology. Dehghani, M. & Boyd, R. L. (eds.). New York: Guilford Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  4. 2021
  5. Forthcoming

    Changing channels? A comparison of Fox and MSNBC in 2012, 2016, and 2020

    Lanning, K., Wetherell, G., Warfel, E. A. & Boyd, R. L., 14/07/2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP).

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  6. Forthcoming

    Computational personality assessment

    Stachl, C., Boyd, R. L., Horstmann, K. T., Khambatta, P., Matz, S. C. & Harari, G. M., 7/06/2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Personality Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Forthcoming

    Sudden sensorineural hearing loss: What can we learn from examining Reddit posts?

    Manchaiah, V., Deshpande, A. K., Bellon-Harn, M. L. & Boyd, R. L., 2/04/2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Laryngology & Otology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Analyzing Connections Between User Attributes, Images, and Text

    Burdick, L., Mihalcea, R., Boyd, R. & Pennebaker, J. W., 23/03/2021, In: Cognitive Computation. 13, p. 241-260 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    (Not) Lost in Translation: Psychological Adaptation Occurs During Speech Translation

    Meier, T., Boyd, R., Mehl, M. R., Milek, A., Pennebaker, J. W., Martin, M., Wolf, M. & Horn, A. B., 1/01/2021, In: Social Psychological and Personality Science. 12, 1, p. 131-142 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Natural Language Analysis and the Psychology of Verbal Behavior: The Past, Present, and Future States of the Field

    Boyd, R. & Schwartz, H. A., 1/01/2021, In: Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 40, 1, p. 21-41 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  11. 2020
  12. Published

    Stereotyping in the digital age: Male language is “ingenious,” female language is “beautiful” – and popular

    Meier, T., Boyd, R. L., Mehl, M. R., Milek, A., Pennebaker, J. W., Martin, M., Wolf, M. & Horn, A. B., 16/12/2020, In: PLoS ONE. 15, 12, 29 p., e0243637.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Personality and language

    Caplan, J. E., Adams, K. & Boyd, R. L., 1/10/2020, The Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences: Models and Theories. Carducci, B. J. & Nave, C. S. (eds.). John Wiley & Sons, p. 311-316 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  14. Published

    Natural emotion vocabularies as windows on distress and well-being

    Vine, V., Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., 10/09/2020, In: Nature Communications. 11, 9 p., 4525.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Development and validation of the Personal Values Dictionary: A theory-driven tool for investigating references to basic human values in text

    Ponizovskiy, V., Ardag, M. M., Grigoryan, L., Boyd, R., Dobewall, H. & Holtz, P., 1/09/2020, In: European Journal of Personality. 34, 5, p. 885-902 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    The Personality Panorama: Conceptualizing Personality Through Big Behavioural Data

    Boyd, R., Pasca, P. & Lanning, K., 1/09/2020, In: European Journal of Personality. 34, 5, p. 599-612 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    The Narrative Arc: Revealing Core Narrative Structures Through Text Analysis

    Boyd, R., Blackburn, K. & Pennebaker, J. W., 7/08/2020, In: Science Advances. 6, 32, 9 p., eaba2196.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. E-pub ahead of print

    Understanding breast cancer survivors’ information-seeking behaviours and overall experiences: a comparison of themes derived from social media posts and focus groups

    Currin-McCulloch, J., Stanton, A., Boyd, R., Neaves, M. & Jones, B., 13/07/2020, In: Psychology and Health. p. 1-18 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published
  20. Published

    Deep into that Darkness Peering: A Computational Analysis of the Role of Depression in Edgar Allan Poe's Life and Death

    Dean, H. & Boyd, R., 1/04/2020, In: Journal of Affective Disorders. 266, p. 482-491 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    (Not) Lost in Translation: Psychological Adaptation Occurs During Speech Translation

    Meier, T., Boyd, R., Mehl, M. R., Milek, A., Pennebaker, J. W., Martin, M., Wolf, M. & Horn, A. B., 29/02/2020.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Posterpeer-review

  22. Published

    Angels of Death: Social Psychological Trends During World War II

    Metz, G. & Boyd, R., 29/02/2020.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Posterpeer-review

  23. Published

    Sounds Like a Winner, or Does It? Exploring Football Fans' Language after Wins Versus Losses

    Blackburn, K. G., Ashokkumar, A., Pennebaker, J. W., Brody, N. & Boyd, R., 29/02/2020.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Posterpeer-review

  24. 2019
  25. Published

    #sendeanlat (#tellyourstory): Text Analyses of Tweets About Sexual Assault Experiences

    Ikizer, E. G., Ramírez-Esparza, N. & Boyd, R. L., 1/12/2019, In: Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 16, 4, p. 463–475 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    The Psychology of Language

    Boyd, R., 12/09/2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Speech

  27. Published

    The big two dictionaries: Capturing agency and communion in natural language

    Pietraszkiewicz, A., Formanowicz, M., Gustafsson Sendén, M., Boyd, R. L., Sikström, S. & Sczesny, S., 1/08/2019, In: European Journal of Social Psychology. 49, 5, p. 871-887 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  28. Published

    You’re Only Jung Once: Building Generalized Motivational Systems Theories Using Contemporary Research on Language

    Boyd, R., Pasca, P. & Conroy-Beam, D., 1/07/2019, In: Psychological Inquiry. 30, 2, p. 93-98 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  29. Published

    Erratum: Examining long-term trends in politics and culture through language of political leaders and cultural institutions (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2019)116 (3476–3481) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1811987116)

    Jordan, K. N., Sterling, J., Pennebaker, J. W. & Boyd, R. L., 2/04/2019, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 14, p. 7148-7148 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  30. Published

    Heart rate variability biofeedback increases sexual arousal among women with female sexual arousal disorder: Results from a randomized-controlled trial

    Stanton, A. M., Boyd, R. L., Fogarty, J. J. & Meston, C. M., 1/04/2019, In: Behaviour Research and Therapy. 115, p. 90-102 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    How do online learners study? The psychometrics of students’ clicking patterns in online courses

    Tellakat, M., Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., 25/03/2019, In: PLoS ONE. 14, 3, 17 p., e0213863.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  32. Published

    Psychological Profiling and Event Forecasting Using Computational Language Analysis

    Boyd, R. & Kapoor, P., 1/03/2019, CREST Security Review, Spring 2019, 9, p. 6-7 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  33. Published

    Examining long-term trends in politics and culture through language of political leaders and cultural institutions

    Jordan, K. N., Sterling, J., Pennebaker, J. W. & Boyd, R. L., 26/02/2019, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 9, p. 3476-3481 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  34. 2018
  35. Published

    "LIWC auf Deutsch": The Development, Psychometrics, and Introduction of DE-LIWC2015

    Meier, T., Boyd, R., Pennebaker, J. W., Mehl, M. R., Martin, M., Wolf, M. & Horn, A. B., 12/12/2018, Open Science Foundation. 43 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  36. Published

    Characterizing the Internet Research Agency’s Social Media Operations During the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election using Linguistic Analyses

    Boyd, R., Spangher, A., Fourney, A., Nushi, B., Ranade, G., Pennebaker, J. W. & Horvitz, E., 1/10/2018, PsyArXiv. 9 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsOther report

  37. Published

    Identification of Nonconsensual Sexual Experiences and the Sexual Self-Schemas of Women: Implications for Sexual Functioning

    Kilimnik, C. D., Boyd, R. L., Stanton, A. M. & Meston, C. M., 1/08/2018, In: Archives of Sexual Behavior. 47, 6, p. 1633-1647 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Mental profile mapping: A psychological single-candidate authorship attribution method

    Boyd, R. L., 12/07/2018, In: PLoS ONE. 13, 7, 26 p., e0200588.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    A data-mining approach to the Parkour discipline

    Pasca, P., Ciavolino, E. & Boyd, R., 20/06/2018, 49th Scientific meeting of the Italian Statistical Society: Proceedings of SIS2018. p. 665-672 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  40. Published

    Food for thought: Exploring how people think and talk about food online

    Blackburn, K. G., Yilmaz, G. & Boyd, R. L., 1/04/2018, In: Appetite. 123, p. 390-401 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Predicting Recidivism among Internet Child Sex Sting Offenders Using Psychological Language Analysis

    Drouin, M., Boyd, R. L. & Greidanus Romaneli, M., 1/02/2018, In: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 21, 2, p. 78-83 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  42. 2017
  43. Published

    Language-based personality: a new approach to personality in a digital world

    Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., 1/12/2017, In: Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 18, p. 63-68 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Using digital footprints in entrepreneurship research: A Twitter-based personality analysis of superstar entrepreneurs and managers

    Obschonka, M., Fisch, C. & Boyd, R., 1/11/2017, In: Journal of Business Venturing Insights. 8, p. 13-23 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Multimodal analysis and prediction of latent user dimensions

    Wendlandt, L., Mihalcea, R., Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., 15/09/2017, Social Informatics - 9th International Conference, SocInfo 2017, Proceedings. Ciampaglia, G. L., Yasseri, T. & Mashhadi, A. (eds.). Springer-Verlag, p. 323-340 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10539 LNCS).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  46. Published

    The Mind Versus the Body in Political (and Nonpolitical) Discourse: Linguistic Evidence for an Ideological Signature in U.S. Politics

    Robinson, M. D., Boyd, R. L., Fetterman, A. K. & Persich, M. R., 1/09/2017, In: Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 36, 4, p. 438-461 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Political behavior inside and outside the lab: Bringing political research to the real world

    Conway III, L. G., Boyd, R., Dennehy, T. C., Mills, D. J. & Repke, M. A., 09/2017, In: Translational Issues in Psychological Science. 3, 3, p. 227-230 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Linguistic analysis of chat transcripts from child predator undercover sex stings

    Drouin, M., Boyd, R. L., Hancock, J. T. & James, A., 4/07/2017, In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 28, 4, p. 437-457 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Linguistic Evidence for the Failure Mindset as a Predictor of Life Span Longevity

    Penzel, I. B., Persich, M. R., Boyd, R. L. & Robinson, M. D., 1/06/2017, In: Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 51, 3, p. 348-355 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Sexual Self-Schemas in the Real World: Investigating the Ecological Validity of Language-Based Markers of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Stanton, A. M., Meston, C. M. & Boyd, R. L., 1/06/2017, In: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 20, 6, p. 382-388 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. Published

    Such stuff as dreams are made on: Dream language, LIWC norms, and personality correlates

    Hawkins, R. C. & Boyd, R. L., 1/06/2017, In: Dreaming. 27, 2, p. 102-121 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Hablo inglés y español: Cultural self-schemas as a function of language

    Rodríguez-Arauz, G., Ramírez-Esparza, N., Pérez-Brena, N. & Boyd, R. L., 30/05/2017, In: Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 15 p., 885.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Changes in the sexual self-schema of women with a history of childhood sexual abuse following expressive writing treatment.

    Pulverman, C. S., Boyd, R. L., Stanton, A. M. & Meston, C. M., 1/03/2017, In: Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. 9, 2, p. 181-188 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Psychological text analysis in the digital humanities

    Boyd, R., 2017, Data Analytics in Digital Humanities. Hai-Jew, S. (ed.). New York: Springer International Publishing, p. 161–189 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  55. 2016
  56. Published

    Disentangling Topic Models: A Cross-cultural Analysis of Personal Values through Words

    Wilson, S., Mihalcea, R., Boyd, R. & Pennebaker, J. W., 1/11/2016, Proceedings of 2016 EMNLP: Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Computational Social Science. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 143-152 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  57. Published

    Dispositional anger and the resolution of the approach-avoidance conflict

    Robinson, M. D., Boyd, R. L. & Persich, M. R., 1/09/2016, In: Emotion. 16, 6, p. 838-849 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  58. Published

    Cultural influences on the measurement of personal values through words

    Wilson, S. R., Mihalcea, R., Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., 21/03/2016, 2016 AAAI Spring Symposium Series - Collected Papers from the AAAI Spring Symposia. AI Access Foundation, p. 314-317 4 p. (AAAI Spring Symposium - Technical Report; vol. SS-16-01 - 07).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  59. Published

    Building a Personalized College Major Selection Web Page

    Boyd, R. & Pennebaker, J. W., 15/02/2016, In: PsyArXiv. p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. 2015
  61. Published

    Long-term neural and physiological phenotyping of a single human

    Poldrack, R. A., Laumann, T. O., Koyejo, O., Gregory, B., Hover, A., Chen, M. Y., Gorgolewski, K. J., Luci, J., Joo, S. J., Boyd, R. L., Hunicke-Smith, S., Simpson, Z. B., Caven, T., Sochat, V., Shine, J. M., Gordon, E., Snyder, A. Z., Adeyemo, B., Petersen, S. E., Glahn, D. C. & 11 others, Mckay, D. R., Curran, J. E., Göring, H. H. H., Carless, M. A., Blangero, J., Dougherty, R., Leemans, A., Handwerker, D. A., Frick, L., Marcotte, E. M. & Mumford, J. A., 9/12/2015, In: Nature Communications. 6, 15 p., 8885.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  62. Published

    A way with words: Using language for psychological science in the modern era

    Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., 16/09/2015, Consumer Psychology in a Social Media World. Dimofte, C. V. (ed.). Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 222-236 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  63. Published

    Power Versus Affiliation in Political Ideology: Robust Linguistic Evidence for Distinct Motivation-Related Signatures

    Fetterman, A. K., Boyd, R. L. & Robinson, M. D., 4/09/2015, In: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 41, 9, p. 1195-1206 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  64. Published

    Determining women's sexual self-schemas through advanced computerized text analysis

    Stanton, A. M., Boyd, R. L., Pulverman, C. S. & Meston, C. M., 1/08/2015, In: Child Abuse and Neglect. 46, p. 78-88 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  65. Published

    Student Estimates of Public Speaking Competency: The Meaning Extraction Helper and Video Self-evaluation

    LeFebvre, L., LeFebvre, L., Blackburn, K. & Boyd, R., 3/07/2015, In: Communication Education. 64, 3, p. 261-279 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  66. Published

    The politics of time: Conservatives differentially reference the past and liberals differentially reference the future

    Robinson, M. D., Cassidy, D. M., Boyd, R. L. & Fetterman, A. K., 1/07/2015, In: Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 45, 7, p. 391-399 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  67. Published

    Values in words: Using language to evaluate and understand personal values

    Boyd, R. L., Wilson, S. R., Pennebaker, J. W., Kosinski, M., Stillwell, D. J. & Mihalcea, R., 26/05/2015, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2015. AAAI, p. 31-40 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  68. Published

    Did Shakespeare Write Double Falsehood? Identifying Individuals by Creating Psychological Signatures With Text Analysis

    Boyd, R. L. & Pennebaker, J. W., 8/05/2015, In: Psychological Science. 26, 5, p. 570-582 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  69. Published

    Not Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice: Name-Letter Preferences as a Predictor of Daily Hostile Behavior

    Boyd, R. L. & Robinson, M. D., 4/03/2015, In: Self and Identity. 14, 2, p. 147-156 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  70. Published

    Group Discussions and Academic Performance: Exploring the Classroom Factors that Contribute to Student Success

    Boyd, R., Ferrell, J. D., Pennebaker, J. W. & Georgiev, N., 2015, p. 1-8. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paperpeer-review

  71. Published

    The development and psychometric properties of LIWC2015

    Pennebaker, J. W., Boyd, R., Jordan, K. & Blackburn, K., 2015, Austin, TX: University of Texas at Austin. 27 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  72. 2014
  73. Published

    An emotional signature of political ideology: Evidence from two linguistic content-coding studies

    Robinson, M. D., Boyd, R. L. & Fetterman, A. K., 1/12/2014, In: Personality and Individual Differences. 71, p. 98-102 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  74. Published

    The selfs symbolic role in implicit approach/avoidance: Movement time evidence

    Robinson, M. D., Zabelina, D., Boyd, R., Bresin, K. & Ode, S., 1/07/2014, In: Journal of Social Psychology. 154, 4, p. 311-322 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  75. 2013
  76. Published

    Understanding personality and predicting outcomes: The utility of cognitive-behavioral probes of approach and avoidance motivation

    Robinson, M. D., Boyd, R. L. & Liu, T., 1/07/2013, In: Emotion Review. 5, 3, p. 303-307 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  77. Published

    Egocentric perceptions of the environment in primary, but not secondary, psychopathy

    Bresin, K., Boyd, R. L., Ode, S. & Robinson, M. D., 1/04/2013, In: Cognitive Therapy and Research. 37, 2, p. 412-418 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  78. Published

    Cognitive egocentrism differentiates warm and cold people

    Boyd, R. L., Bresin, K., Ode, S. & Robinson, M. D., 1/02/2013, In: Journal of Research in Personality. 47, 1, p. 90-96 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  79. 2012
  80. Published

    The regulatory benefits of high levels of affect perception accuracy: A process analysis of reactions to stressors in daily life

    Robinson, M. D., Moeller, S. K., Buchholz, M. M., Boyd, R. L. & Troop-Gordon, W., 1/08/2012, In: Emotion. 12, 4, p. 785-795 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  81. 2011
  82. Published

    Miller (1944) revisited: Movement times in relation to approach and avoidance conflicts

    Boyd, R. L., Robinson, M. D. & Fetterman, A. K., 1/11/2011, In: Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 47, 6, p. 1192-1197 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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