Wayne State University

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Reed Bramble

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Doctoral Candidate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Research Focus

My research focuses on the age-related changes in individual differences (such as motivations, personality traits, etc.) that impact workplace behavior and outcomes.

Courses Taught
Psychology in the Workplace, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychometric Theory
Education

M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University

B.S. in Psychology from Grand Valley State University

Publications

Zabel, K. L., Thrasher, G. R., Bramble, R. J., & Baltes, B. B. (under review). Who is aging successfully at work? A latent profile analysis. Work, Aging, & Retirement.

Thrasher, G. R., Bramble, R. J., & Baltes, B. B. (2016). Performance in later life: The role of changing attitudes and motives. In A. S. Antoniou, R. Burke, & C. Cooper (Eds.), The aging workforce: Individual, organizational, and societal challenges. Bradford, UK: Emerald.

Huang, J. L., & Bramble, R. J. (2016). Trait, state, and task-contingent conscientiousness: Influence on learning and transfer. Personality and Individual Differences.

Huang, J. L., & Bramble, R. J. (2015) Adaptability. In S. K. Whitbourne (Ed.), The encyclopedia of adulthood and aging. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Huang, J. L., Bramble, R. J., Liu, M., Aqwa, J., Ott-Holland, C. J., Ryan, A. M., Lounsbury, J. W., Elizondo, F., & Wadlington, P. L. (2015). Rethinking the association between extraversion and job satisfaction: The role of interpersonal job context. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

 

Presentations

Bramble, R. J., Thrasher, G. R., Tenbrink, A. P., & Baltes, B. B. (April, 2017). The role of measurement bias in the stability of personality ratings. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Thrasher, G. R., Bramble. R. J., Zabel. K. L., Wynne, K. T., & Baltes, B. B. (April, 2017). Who engages in eldercare? A person-centered perspective of eldercare participants. In T. L., Griggs (Chair), Caring for elders while working: Initial findings and future directions. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Bramble, R. J., Thrasher, G. R., & Baltes, B. B. (2016, November). Work values as predictors of job characteristics at retirement age: Implications for well-being. Poster presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Thrasher, G. R., Wynne, K. T., Bramble, R. J., & Baltes, B. B. (November, 2016). Age, work-family conflict, and coping: The moderating role of gender. In N. Muramatsu (Chair), Work and caregiving: Productive aging from the lenses of employers, employees, and public policy. Symposium presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Bramble, R. J. (November, 2015). Health interfering with work: The changing attitudes of older workers with declining work ability. Poster presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of American, Orlando, FL.