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Dr. John Hunter

Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Psychology
Office Location: Crean Hall 141
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Irvine, Master of Arts
University of California, Irvine, Ph.D.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Hunter, J. F., Jones, N. M., Delgadillo, D., & Kaveladze, B. (2022). The Influence of Technology on the Assessment and Conceptualization of Social Support. In Quantifying Quality of Life (pp. 373-394). Springer, Cham.
Toohey S, Wray A, Hunter J, Waldrop I, Saadat S, Boysen-Osborn M, Sudario G, Smart J, Wiechmann W, Pressman S (2022). Comparing the Psychological Effects of Manikin-Based and Augmented Reality–Based Simulation Training: Within-Subjects Crossover Study JMIR Medical Education;8(3):e36447
Hunter, J.F., Acevedo, A.M., Gago-Masague, S., Jenkins, B.N., Yun, C., Torno, L., & Fortier, M.A. (2020) Preliminary Efficacy of Pain Buddy: A Novel Intervention for the Management of Children’s Cancer-Related Pain. Pediatric Blood & Cancer
Hunter, J.F., Olah, M.S., Williams, A.L., Parks, A.C., & Pressman S.D. (2019) Effects of Brief Biofeedback via a Smartphone Application on Stress Recovery: Randomized Experimental Study. JMIR Serious Games, 7(4):e15974.
Schueller, S. M., Hunter, J. F., Figueroa, C., & Aguilera, A. (2019) Use of Digital Mental Health for Marginalized and Underserved Populations. Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry, 1-13.
Jenkins, B.N., Hunter, J.F., Richardson, M. J., Conner, T.S., Pressman, S.D. (2019). Affect variability and affect predictability: Using recurrence quantification analyses to better understand how predictability in affect relates to health. Emotion
Hunter, J.F., Cross, M. P., & Pressman, S. D. (2018). The associations between positive affect & health: Findings and future directions. In C.R. Snyder, S. J. Lopez, L. M. Edwards, & S. C. Marques (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, 3rd Edition.
Kushlev, K., Hunter, J.F., Proulx, J., Dunn, E., & Pressman, S.D. (2018). Smartphones reduce smiling between strangers. Computers in Human Behavior
Jenkins, B. N., Hunter, J. F., Cross, M. P., Acevedo, A. M., & Pressman, S. D. (2018). When is affect variability bad for health? The association between affect variability and immune response to the influenza vaccination. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 104, 41-47.
Hunter, J.F., Fortier, M.A., & Kain, Z.N. (2018). Pain relief in the palm of your hand: Harnessing mobile health to manage pediatric pain. Pediatric Anesthesia
Hunter, J.F., Hooker, E. D., Rohleder, N., & Pressman, S. D. (2018). The use of smartphones as a digital security blanket: The influence of phone use and availability on psychological and physiological responses to social exclusion. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80, 345-352.
Diener, E. Pressman, S.D., Hunter, J.F. Delgadillo-Chase, D., (2017). If, why and when subjective well-being influences health, and future needed research. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 9, 33-167.