Department of Psychology

J.D. Jasper

JD Jasper, Ph.D. Chair of The University of Toledo Department of PsychologyPh.D., University of Iowa, 1995
Chair and Professor

Office: UH 5014A
Phone: 419-530-4130
Fax: (419) 530-8479

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

Dr. Jasper will be accepting students for the Fall of 2024.

Dr. Jasper's CV can be viewed here.

Research Interests 

  • judgment and decision making
  • computerized process tracing techniques
  • risk perception
  • attitude and belief formation
  • information integration
  • individual differences
  • health
  • consumer behavior

Selected Publications

Jasper, J.D., Woolf, J., & Christman, S.D. (2014) Responding to framed health messages: Different strokes for different (handedness) folks. Psychology & Health, 29(6), 671-686.

Jasper, J.D., Kunzler, J.S., Prichard, E., & Christman, S.D. (2014) Individual differences in information order effects: The importance of right-hemisphere access in belief updating. Acta Psychologica, 148, 115-122.

Corser, R., & Jasper, J.D. (2014) Enhanced activation of the left hemisphere promotes normative decision making. Laterality, 19(3), 368-382.

Jasper, J.D., Bhattacharya, C., Levin, I.P, Jones, L., & Bossard, E. (2013). Numeracy as a predictor of adaptive risky decision making. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 26(2), 164-173.

Westfall, J., Jasper, J.D., & Christman, S.D. (2012). Inaction inertia, the sunk cost effect, and handedness: Avoiding the losses of past decisions. Brain & Cognition, 80, 192-200.

Rose, J., Jasper, J.D., & Corser, R. (2012). Interhemispheric interaction and egocentrism: The role of handedness in social comparative judgment. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51(1), 111-129.

Last Updated: 7/15/24