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Zdravko Marjanovic

Zdravko Marjanovic, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Office: AW 235
Email: zdravko.marjanovic@concordia.ab.ca

Education
Postdoctoral Fellow, Queen’s University (2011-2012)
PhD, York University (2006-2011)
MA, York University (2004-2006)
BA, Concordia University College of Alberta (1999-2003)

Courses Taught 
PSY 104 – Basic Psychological Processes
PSY 105 – Individual and Social Behaviour
PSY 281 – Principles of Behavior Change
PSY 319 – Research Methods
PSY 405 – Special Topics: History and Systems of Psychology
PSY 407 – Special Topics: Economic Psychology
PSY 496 – Field Placement II Seminar

Research Interests
Perceived financial threat and psychological health
Identifying indiscriminate/careless responders in self-report inventory data
Judgements of responsibility and predictors of prosocial behaviour toward victims

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Holden, R. R., & Marjanovic, Z. (2019). Faking on a self-report personality inventory: Indiscriminate, discriminate, or hyper-discriminate responding? Personality and Individual Differences, 109768.

Marjanovic, Z., & Holden, R. R. (2019). Differentiating conscientious from indiscriminate responders in existing NEO-Five Factor Inventory-3 data. Journal of Research in Personality, 81, 127-137.

Marjanovic, Z., Bajkov, L., & MacDonald, J. (2019). The Conscientious Responders Scale helps researchers verify the integrity of personality questionnaire data. Psychological Reports, 122, 1529–1549.

Marjanovic, Z., Fiksenbaum, L., & Greenglass, E. (2018). Financial threat correlates with acute economic hardship and behavioral intentions that can improve one’s personal finances and health. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 77, 151-157.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socec.2018.09.012

Holden, R. R., Marjanovic, Z., & Troister, T. (2018). Indiscriminate responding can increase effect sizes for clinical phenomena in non-clinical populations: A cautionary note. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. DOI: 10.1177/0734282918758809.

Marjanovic, Z. (2017). The fruitless pursuit of nudging healthy behavior: Comment on Lin, Osman, and Ashcroft. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 39, 309-310.

Fiksenbaum, L., Marjanovic, Z., Greenglass, E., & Garcia-Santos, F. (2017). Impact of economic hardship and financial threat on suicide ideation and confusion. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 151, 477-495.

Fiksenbaum, L., Marjanovic, Z., & Greenglass, E. (2017). Financial threat and individuals’ willingness to change financial behavior: Testing a model predicting to psychological distress. Review of Behavioural Finance, 9, 128-147.

Ortner, C. N. M., Briner, E. L., & Marjanovic, Z. (2017). Believing is doing: Emotion regulation beliefs predict emotion regulation choices and subsequent subjective well-being. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 13, 65-74.

Marjanovic, Z., Greenglass, E. R., Fiksenbaum, L., De Witte, H., Garcia-Santos, F., Buchwald, P., Peiró, J. M., & Mañas, M. A. (2015). Further psychometric evaluation of the Financial Threat Scale (FTS) in four European, non-student samples. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 55, 72-80.

Marjanovic, Z., Holden, R., Struthers, W., Cribbie, R., & Greenglass, E. (2015). The Inter-Item Standard Deviation (ISD): An index that discriminates between conscientious and random responders. Personality and Individual Differences, 84, 79-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.08.021

Marjanovic, Z., Struthers, C. W., Cribbie, R. A., & Greenglass, E. R. (2014). The Conscientious Responders Scale: A new tool for discriminating between conscientious and random responders. SAGE Open, 4(3), 1-10.

Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., Khoury, C., Pang, M., Young, R., Marjanovic, Z., Phills, C., Nash, K., & Vasquez, N. A. (2014). The role of victim embarrassment in explaining why apologies affect reported (but not actual) forgiveness. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 517-525.

Marjanovic, Z., Greenglass, E. R., Fiksenbaum, L., & Bell, C. M. (2013). Psychometric evaluation of the Financial Threat Scale (FTS) in the context of the great recession. Journal of Economic Psychology, 36, 1-10.

Marjanovic, Z., Struthers, C. W, & Greenglass, E. R. (2012). Big-picture issues: Research on helping behavior and victims of natural disasters. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 12, 289–295.

Khoury, C., Struthers, C. W., Santelli, A. G., & Marjanovic, Z. (2012). The role of authoritarianism and group membership on the repentance – forgiveness process. Social Influence, 7, 304-326.

Holden, R. R., & Marjanovic, Z. (2012). A putatively general factor of personality (GFP) is not general: A demonstration with the NEO PI-R. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 37-40.

Holden, R. R., Wheeler, S., & Marjanovic, Z. (2012). When does random responding distort self-report personality assessment? An example with the NEO PI-R. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 15-20.

Marjanovic, Z., Struthers, C. W, & Greenglass, E. R. (2012). Who helps natural-disaster victims? Trait and situational predictors. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 12, 245-267.

Holden, R. R., & Marjanovic, Z. (2011). Reaching for the brass ring of psychometric test standards: Commenting on Slaney, Storey, and Barnes. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 10, 1-6.

Marjanovic, Z., Greenglass, E. R., Struthers, C. W., & Faye, C. (2009). Helping following natural disasters: A social-motivational analysis. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39, 2604-2625.

Marjanovic, Z., Greenglass, E. R., & Coffey, S. (2007). The relevance of psychosocial variables and working conditions in predicting nurses’ coping strategies during the SARS crisis: An online questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44, 991-998.

Fiksenbaum, L., Marjanovic, Z., Greenglass, E. R., & Coffey, S. (2006). Emotional exhaustion and state anger in nurses who worked during the SARS outbreak: The role of perceived threat and organizational support. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 25, 89-103.

Reddon, J. R., Hoang, T., Seghal, S., & Marjanovic, Z. (2004). Snoezelen® has immediate physiological and psychological positive treatment effects on adult psychiatric patients and community controls. Current Psychology, 23, 225-237.