Dr. Thomas M. Brinthaupt

Professor

Dr. Thomas M. Brinthaupt
615-898-2317
(615) 898-5027
Room 218, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box X034, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Wednesdays & Thursdays 3p – 4:30p

And By Appointment

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, PA (1989)
  • M.A., State Bonaventure University, NY (1984)
  • B.S., SUNY College Oneonta, NY (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")

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...

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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")

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

Publishes/Presents;

Brinthaupt, T. M., Kang, M., & Anshel, M. H. (2010). A delivery model for overcoming psycho-behavioral barriers to exercise. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 259-266.

Brinthaupt, T. M., & Dove, C. T. (2012). Differences in self-talk frequency as a function of age, only-child, and imaginary childhood companion status. Journal of Research in Personality, 46(3), 326–333. ...

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Publishes/Presents;

Brinthaupt, T. M., Kang, M., & Anshel, M. H. (2010). A delivery model for overcoming psycho-behavioral barriers to exercise. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 259-266.

Brinthaupt, T. M., & Dove, C. T. (2012). Differences in self-talk frequency as a function of age, only-child, and imaginary childhood companion status. Journal of Research in Personality, 46(3), 326–333. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.031

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 Behavior, 41(1), 3-26.

Honors & 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)

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