The Ohio State University at Marion

Sawicki, Vanessa

Research Interests:

Dr. Sawicki's research interests are attitudes and attitude strength as predictors of thoughts and behavior. She is particularly interested in the ways individuals will attempt to strengthen their attitudes by reducing conflicted feelings or resolving uncertainty. Specifically, she examines attitudes in the context of information seeking behavior, initial attraction to (dis)agreeing others, close relationship outcomes, and group dynamics. To learn more about her published work, see the listed publications.