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Baptiste Barbot

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Psychology - NYC

  • @New York City
    41 Park Row 1323
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New York City


I am Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods in the Department of Psychology. My background is in both Developmental and Differential (Individual Differences) Psychology. I earned my Ph.D. from University Paris Descartes in 2008.


PhD , Paris Descartes University , Paris , 2008

MS , Paris Descartes University , Paris , 2005

MA , Université Bordeaux II , Bordeaux, France , 2004

BA , Université Bordeaux II , Bordeaux, France , 2002


Trub, L. R. & Barbot, B. (2016, November). The paradox of phone attachment: Development and validation of the Young Adult Attachment to Phone Scale (YAPS). Computers in Human Behavior. Vol 64 , pages 663-672. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.07.050

Karwowski, M. & Barbot, B. Creative Self-Beliefs: Their Nature, Development and Correlates. . In J. C. Kaufman & J. Baer (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Creativity and Reason in Cognitive Development. Cambridge University Press.

Barbot, B., Zenasni, F. & Lubart, T. L'école créative de demain : comment évaluer le potentiel créatif ?. La créativité en éducation et en formation. Perspectives théoriques et pratiques. Bruxelles, Belgium: De Boeck.

Barbot, B. Perspectives on Creativity Development. New Direction for Child and Adolescent Development.

Barbot, B., Zenasni, F. & Botella, M. (2015). The socio-emotional characteristics of creative and artistic gifted children. Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children, 2nd Edition. Waco, TX, USA: Prufrock Press. Vol 2 , pages 65-73.

Barbot, B., Lubart, T. I. & Besançon, M. “Peaks, Slumps and Bumps”: Individual differences in the development of Creativity in Children and Adolescents.. New Direction for Child and Adolescent Development..

Barbot, B., Bick, J., Bentley, M. J., Balestracci, K. M., Woolston, J. L., Adnopoz, J. A. & Grigorenko, E. L. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 15). Changes in mental health outcomes with the intensive in-home child and adolescent psychiatric service: a multi-informant, latent consensus approach.. International journal of methods in psychiatric research.

Barbot, B., Krivulskaya, S., Hein, S., Reich, J., Thuma, P. E. & Grigorenko, E. L. (2015, June 2). Identifying learning patterns of children at risk for Specific Reading Disability.. Developmental science.

Lannegrand-Willems, L. & Barbot, B. (2015, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). Challenges of adolescent psychology in the European identity context.. New directions for child and adolescent development. Vol 2015 (Issue 147) , pages 69-76.

Lannegrand-Williams, L. & Barbot, B. (2015, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Forming an European Identity: New Challenges of the 21st Century. New Direction for Child and Adolescent Development. Vol 147 , pages 69-76.

Barbot, B. & Perchec, C. (2015, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). New Directions for the Study of Within-Individual Variability in Development: the Power of 'N=1'. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development. Vol 147 , pages 57-67.

Mandelman, S., Barbot, B. & Grigorenko, E. Predicting academic performance and trajectories from a measure of successful intelligence. Learning and Individual Differences.

Barbot, B. & Tinio, P. (2015, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Where is the "g" in Creativity? A specialization-differentiation hypothesis. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Vol 8 (Issue 1041)

Barbot, B., Besancon, M. & Lubart, T. I. Creative Potential in Educational Settings: Its Nature, Measure, and Nurture. Education.

Barbot, B., Krivulskaya, S., Hein, S., Reich, J., Thuma, P. & Grigorenko, E. L. Identifying Learning Profiles of Children at Risk for Specific Reading Disability. Developmental Science.

Barbot, B., Hein, S., Luthar, S. & Grigorenko, E. (2014). Capturing Age-group Differences and Developmental Change with the BASC Parent Rating Scales. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. Vol 35 , pages 294-303.

Barbot, B. (2014). Creative potential, self-esteem, and self-concept clarity: Domain matters.

Barbot, B., Heinz, S. & Luthar, S. (2014). Parental Reactions to Adolescent Distress (PRAD): Development and Validation of a Brief Measure. Attachment and Human Development. Vol 16 (Issue 1) , pages 1-21.

Barbot, B., Crossman, E., Hunter, S., Grigorenko, E. & Luthar, S. (2014). Reciprocal Influences Between Maternal Parenting and Child Adjustment in a High-risk Population: A Five Year Cross-Lagged Analysis of Bidirectional Effects. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Vol 84 (Issue 5) , pages 567-580.

Mourgues, C., Barbot, B., Tan, M. & Grigorenko, E. The interaction between culture and the development of creativity. Jensen, L.A. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. .

Barbot, B., Crossman, E., Hunter, S. R., Grigorenko, E. L. & Luthar, S. S. (2014, September 1). Reciprocal influences between maternal parenting and child adjustment in a high-risk population: a 5-year cross-lagged analysis of bidirectional effects.. The American journal of orthopsychiatry. Vol 84 (Issue 5) , pages 567-80.

Barbot, B., Heinz, S. L. & Luthar, S. S. (2014, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1). Perceived parental reactions to adolescent distress: development and validation of a brief measure.. Attachment & human development. Vol 16 (Issue 1) , pages 1-21.


Trub, L. R., Richards, J., Curtis, A., O'Hadi, J., Lomidze, A., Slavkin, S., Rafailov, R. & Barbot, B. (2015, March). 2015 Eastern Psychological Association Conference. Why We Text So Much: Psychometric Properties of the Mindful Messaging Questionnaire. Philadelphia

Barbot, B., Miller, A. F., Crawford, A. E. & Curtis, A. M. (2014, August 22). International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA). Creative potential, Self-Esteem, and Self-Concept Clarity: Domain matters..

Barbot, B. (2014, August 7). 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Creative Potential and Identity Development in Adolescence. APA, Washington DC

Barbot, B. & Luthar, S. (2014, July). 17th European Conference on Personality. Reciprocal Influences Between Maternal Pathological Personality Trait Dimensions and Perceived Child Adjustment. Lausanne, Switzerland

Barbot, B. (2014, July 15). 17th European Conference on Personality. Assessing Adolescents' core personality traits with the Brief Big Five. Lausanne, Switzerland

Barbot, B., Rossi, G., Luthar, S., Derksen, J., van Alphen, B., De Weerdt, M. & Debast, I. (2014, July 15). 17th European Conference on Personality. Correlates and Outcomes of Maladaptive Personality Functioning and Traits. Lausanne, Switzerland

Barbot, B. (2014, July 8). 28th International Conference of Applied Psychology. Creativity in the Classroom: Creative Thinking as a Predictor of Academic Achievement. Paris, France

Piering, K. & Barbot, B. (2014, July 7). 11th International Conference on Excellence in Education – the Creativity-Innovation Challenge- ICIE. Parental Support and Creative Potential: The Adolescent's Road to Success.

Barbot, B., Besançon, M. & Lubart, T. I. (2014, July 5). 9th Conference of the International Test Commission. Exploring the Structure of Creative Potential with EPoC. San Sebastian, Spain

Barbot, B., Oubrayrie, N. & Saffont, C. (2014, June). 21eme Journées Internationales de Psychologie Différentielle. Echelle multidimensionnelle de l'estime de soi (EMES) pour Adolescents [Multidimensional Scale of Self-Esteem (EMES) for adolescents]. Paris, France

Barbot, B., Besançon, M. & Lubart, T. I. (2014, June 18). 21eme Journées Internationales de Psychologie Différentielle. Exploration de la Structure du Potentiel Créatif avec l'EPoC [Exploring the Structure of Creative Potential with EPoC]. Paris, France

Barbot, B. & Rossi, G. (2013, September 16). XIII International Congress on the Disorders of Personality. Structural Stability and Intra-Individual Changes of Pathological Personality Trait Dimensions with the MCMI-III.. Copenhagen, Denmark

Lubart, T. I., Besançon, M. & Barbot, B. (2013, June 24). XIVth Biennial International Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology (ICAP). Creative potential in children. Leiden, The Netherlands


Adolescence; Creativity; Creative cognition; Personality; Self & Identity; Juvenile Delinquency; Psychosocial Adjustment and Development; Intervention and Prevention; Psychological Assessment & Psychometrics; Differential Approach to Development; Person-Centered Approach; Longitudinal Modeling.

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Barbot, B. (2015, July 01). “Measurement and Development of Narrative imagination: the use of standardized situations in virtual and simulated environments” .
Imagination Institute , Private , $198,695.00 . Funded,

Myszkowski, N. & Barbot, B. (2015, July). Measurement & Development of Narrative Imagination (NI).
Imagination Institute (funded by John Templeton Fundation) , Private , $198,695.00 . Funded,


  • European Association for Research on Adolescence [Full Member] 2014
  • International Test Comission [Affiliate Member] 2014
  • American Creativity Association [Lifetime Honorary Member] 2011
  • American Psychological Association 2011
  • American Psychology-Law Society [Early Career Member] 2011
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