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Charlene Bainum, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Office: Davidian Hall 109A

Phone: (707) 965-6545

Faculty Since: 1980-86, 2000

Education:
B.A., Andrews University, 1975
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1979

Biography:
Charlene Bainum, Ph.D., professor of psychology, specializes in developmental psychology– emotional development, prosocial behavior, and humor. She started teaching at PUC as an assistant professor of psychology in 1980. She enjoys reading, jogging, biking, and attending her children's athletic events.
Professional Activities:

Bainum, C. (2004). Parenthood joys and responsibilities. Retrieved June 10, 2008, from Spectrum Magazine.

Bartsch, E., & Bainum, C. (2004). Humor comparisons between institutionalized Romanian orphans and American preschoolers. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 9(1).

Batchelder, H. M., Hidalgo, J. M., III, Martinez, S. N., Min, C. K., Pandjaitan, M. A., & Bainum, C. K. (2013, April). Effect of humorous political advertisements on candidate likeability. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.

Bullock, C., Lewis, C., & Bainum, C. (2005, April). Reflections off the glass ceiling: Women's internalized beliefs and motivations. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Chaviano, S., Chung, D. H., Joseph, M. M., Reid, A. C. S., von Pohle, C. M. D, & Bainum, C. K. (2010, April). To spank or not to spank: Effect of immediacy on selected discipline. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Ching, J., Lee, J., Nelson, L., & Bainum, C. (2005). Hair color preferences in young children. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 10(3).

Dent, K. M., Amponsah, M. C., Adams, A. L., Lee, A. S., Pelev, T., Torres, E. O., & Bainum, C. K. (2013, April). The Obama effect: Race, gender, and children's presidential selections. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.

Fabienne O. Leaf, F. O., Cerda, J. D. R., Dew, L. P., Fondevilla, M. C., Musvosvi, A. T., Bainum, C. K., & von Pohle, C. M. D. (2010, April). Effect of ethnic awareness on job association. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Gary, S. M., Huynh, C., Matute, J. M., & Bainum, C. K. (2008, April). The Paris Hilton effect: Eye color preferences in young children. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

Hagood, D. E., Batchelder, H. M., Dent, K. M., Goymer, P. D., Lee, H. J., & Bainum, C. K. (2012, April). Joke's on you! Preschool boy's preference for aggressive humor. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Lee, J., & Bainum, C. (2006, April). Do clickers depersonalize the classroom? An evaluation by shy students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Palm Springs, CA.

Lee, J., & Bainum, C. (2007, August). Do clickers depersonalize the classroom? An evaluation by shy students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Miranda, P., McCluskey, N. J., Silber, B. J., Malqued, B. P., & Bainum, C. (2007, May). Will adult disapproval of cartoon violence lower children's aggressive play? Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Musvosvi, A. T., Clements, A. B., Hagood, D. E., Ocampo, K. R., Phelps, M. D., Smith, M. R., & Bainum, C. (2011, April). Remembering Michael Jackson: Effect of clicker feedback on memory. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Ocampo, K. R., Apelo, E. A., Cubas, K., Da Silva, C. S., Jr., Maldonado, R. H., Patten, J. M., Weston, A. R. & Bainum, C. K. (2012, April). Is humor contagious? Effect of storyteller expressiveness on children's response. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Opperman, D., Benton, Z. M., Heldt, J. P., Tan, C. N., & Bainum, C. (2007, May). Why dream teams don't always succeed: team cohesion and success. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Raines, J., Brown, M., Buck, J., Meadows, L., Nelson, L., & Bainum, C. (2005, April). Pushing and preening: Gender differences in adolescent flirtatious behavior. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Sanchez, A. N., Gates, S. R., King, C. J., Larson, A. D., Lutz, W. R, Sanker, J.E., Fondevilla, M. C., & Bainum, C. (2011, April). Shooting hoops: Why men's presence negatively affects women's athletic performance. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Tan, C., Chung, C., Fink, L. Nixon, K., & Bainum, C. (2008, April). Naturalistic observation of ethnic differences in school children's play. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

von Pohle, C., Bainum, C., & Hsu, I. (2006, April). Can distinguishing disgust from fear predict one's friendship patterns? Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Palm Springs, CA.

Wade, S., Gary, S., Jenkins, J., Malqued, B., & Bainum, C. (2006, April). MVP prom queens: Effects of extracurricular activities on adolescent self-assessment. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Palm Springs, CA.