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University Park, PA 16802-3106


Sydney Reichin

Email Address
Prior Education
B.A., Psychology, Quinnipiac University 
M.A., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University
Advisor Dr. James LeBreton
Expected Graduation spring 2023

Research Interests

Sydney's research interests center on testing and assessment, psychometrics and personality/individual differences, especially as they relate to personnel selection.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Jackson, A. T., Young, M., Howes, S., Knight, P. & Reichin, S. L. (2019). Examining factors influencing use of a decision aid in personnel selection. Personnel Assessment and Decisions. 5(1), 1 – 36.

Reichin, S. L., Grimaldi, E. M. & LeBreton, J.M. (2019). Critically evaluating the use of dark trait measurement in selection. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. 12(2), 163-166. Doi: 10.1017/iop.2019.32.


Frame, M. C., & Reichin, S. (2019). Emotion and sport performance: Stress, anxiety, arousal, and choking. In M. H. Anshel, T. A. Petrie & J. A. Steinfeldt (Eds.), APA handbook of sport and exercise psychology, volume 1: Sport psychology (vol. 1) (pp. 219-243, Chapter xxiii, 876 Pages) American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. doi:

Other Publications

Jackson, A. T. and Reichin, S. L. (2018). Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner. Superforecasting: The art and science of prediction. New York: Broadway Books, 2015, 340 pages, $17.00 Paperback. Personnel Psychology, 71: 292-295. doi:10.1111/peps.12272

Other Links

Sydney Reichin's Linked In page

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