Sebastiano Fisicaro

Sebastiano Fisicaro

Associate Professor


313-577-7636 (fax)

Rm. 8204, 5057 Woodward Ave.

Sebastiano Fisicaro

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • My research interests include (a) biases in the┬áselection interview and evaluations of job performance, (b) issues in applied psychological measurement and statistical analysis, and (c) imagery and physical performance.

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • BA, Psychology, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, 1973
  • PhD, Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, 1978

Awards and Grants

  • College of Science Teaching Award, Wayne State University, 1998

Selected Publications

Wurm, L. H., & Fisicaro, S. A. (2014). What residualizing predictors in regression analyses does (and what it does not do). Journal of Memory and Language, 72, 37-48.

Mullennix, J. W., Kilbey, M. M., Fisicaro, S. A., Farnsworth, L. M., & Torrento, R. (2003). The representation of smoking expectancies by single-word adjectives and their relationship to smoking characteristics. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 5 , 681-694.

Kohl, R. M., Fisicaro, S. A., Roenker, D. L., & Turner, M. K. (1998). A note on state individual differences in accuracy of response imagery: Aftereffects and reminiscence. Brain and Cognition, 38, 369-377.

Kohl, R. M., Fisicaro, S. A., Roenker, D. L., White, W. L., & Turner, P. E. (1997). Response imagery: Aftereffects and reminiscence. Brain and Cognition, 33, 357-369.

Kohl, R. M., & Fisicaro, S. A. (1996). Response intention and imagery processes: Locus, interaction, and contribution to motor learning. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19, 760-762.

Lakey, B., McCabe, K. M., Fisicaro, S. A., & Drew, J. B. (1996). Environmental and personal determinants of supportperceptions: Three generalizability studies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 1270-1280.

Currently Teaching

  • PSY 7160, Quantitative Methods in Psychology II