Cindy S. Bergeman

Cindy S. Bergeman

Professor

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

  • Developmental

(574) 631-0881

cbergema@nd.edu

122A Haggar Hall
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Adult Development & Aging Lab

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Professor Bergeman will be available to mentor graduate students in the fall

Profile

Cindy Bergeman is a Professor of Psychology and an Associate Vice President for Research. She received her Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in Human Development and Family Studies. Her research investigates the interplay among stress, resilience mechanisms and health and well-being outcomes in young, middle-aged and older adults. The goal of her work is to understand why some individuals age more successfully than others. Her work is funded by multiple research grants from the National Institute of Aging.

 

Recent Publications

(*Denotes Student Author) 

Bergeman, C. S. & Deboeck, P. R. (2014) Trait Stress Resistance and Dynamic Stress Dissipation on Health and Well-being: The Reservoir Model.  For a Special Issue of Research in Human Development: The Promise and Challenges of Integrating Multiple Time Scales in Adult Developmental Inquiry, Denis Gerstorf, Christiane Hoppmann, and Nilam Ram (eds.).   Research in Human Development, 11 (2), 108-125.

Blaxton, J. M., Bergeman, C. S., Whitehead, B., Braun, M., & Payne, J. (2017). Relationship between nightly sleep quality, daily stress, and daily affect. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 72, 363-72. 

Blaxton, J.M., & Bergeman, C. S. (2017) A process-oriented perspective examining the relationships among daily coping, stress, and affect, Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 357-361.

Montpetit, M. A., & Kapp, A., E., & Bergeman, C. S. (in press) Financial Stress, Neighborhood Stress, and Well-Being: Mediational and Moderational Models. Journal of Community Psychology.

Erbacher, M. K., Schmidt, K. M., & Bergeman, C. S. (in press) An idiographic approach using derivatives for studying relationships among longitudinal measurements of positive and negative affect in later life. Psychological Assessment.

Bergeman, C. S. & Deboeck, P. R. (2014) Trait Stress Resistance and Dynamic Stress Dissipation on Health and Well-being: The Reservoir Model. For a Special Issue of Research in Human Development: The Promise and Challenges of Integrating Multiple Time Scales in Adult Developmental Inquiry, Denis Gerstorf, Christiane Hoppmann, and Nilam Ram (eds.). Research in Human Development, 11 (2), 108-125.

Riffin, C., Ong, A. D., & Bergeman, C. S. (2014). Positive emotions and health in adulthood and later life. In P. Verhaeghen & C. Hertzog (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Emotion, Social Cognition, and Problem Solving in Adulthood (pp115-127) New York: Oxford.

Pitzer, L.M., & Bergeman, C.S. (2014). Synchrony in affect among stressed adults: the Notre Dame Widowhood Study. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(1), 29–39, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt026. [PMID: 23685922].

Ong, A. D., Bonanno, G., & Bergeman, C. S., (2014) Positive emotions in the aftermath of loss. (pp. 267-278) In J. Gruber and J. T., Moskowitz (Eds.) The dark and light sides of positive emotions. New York: Oxford.

Scott, S. B., Bergeman, C. S., *Whitehead, B. R., & Pitzer, L. M. (2014). Risk for perceived stress in mid and later life. Chapter in J. J. McArdle (Ed.), Promises and Perils of Exploratory Data Mining in Predicting Risk. (pp. 371-404) New York: Routledge.

Whitehead, B.R., & Bergeman, C.S. (2014). Ups and downs of daily life: age effects on the impact of daily appraisal variability on depressive symptoms. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(3), 387–396, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt019.

Deboeck, P. R., Nicholson, J. S., Bergeman, C. S., & Preacher, K. J. (2013). From modeling long-term growth to short-term fluctuations: Differential equations modeling is the language of change. In R. E. Milsap, L. A. van der Ark, D. M. Bolt, & C. M. Woods (eds.) New Developments in Quantitative Psychology. (pp. 427 - 447 ). New York: Springer.

Scott, S. B., Bergeman, C. S., *Jackson, B., & Pitzer, L., (2013). How Loneliness Influences Our Perceptions of Stress in Midlife, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 68, 464-475 [PMID: 23341437] (NIHMS584750).

Whitehead, B. R. & Bergeman, C. S. (2013) Self-reported health bias: The role of daily affective valence and arousal. Psychology and Health. 28, 784-799 [PMID 23336519].

Deboeck, P. R. & Bergeman, C. S. (2013). The reservoir model: Differential equation model of psychological capacity. Psychological Methods, 18, 237-256 [PMID: 23527605].

Bisconti, T. L., Bergeman, C. S., Scott, S.& Pitzer, L. (2013) Widowhood, Coping with Loss, and Social Support in aging women. In M. Goldman, R. Troisi, & K. Rexrode (Eds.) Women and Health, Elsevier (pp.1503-1514).