Biography


Psychologist andResearcher, Stefano De Dominicis was born in Rome, Dec 27th 1984.

He is Psychologist, and Researcher at the Sapienza University of Rome.

He graduated in Work and Organizational Psychology (BS) and in Human Potential and Communication Psychology (MS) at Sapienza University of Rome, where is PhD Candidate in Social and Environmental Psychology, at the Department of Social and Developmental Processes.

He also collaborates with CIRPA - Centro di Ricerca in Psicologia Ambientale, and is a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Psychology at the California State University San Marcos, CA.

Dr. Stefano De Dominicis
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Environmental Psychology and Psychological Consultancy


In our demanding life everyone experiences better moments than others. Each day, people face challenges and perform difficult tasks. The success or failure of those taks may be threats to our psycho-phisical well being. Within changing environments, individuals may experience personal crisis which negatively affects their quality of life.  Using a sicentific based approach the Psychologist will help you to discover your talent and unleash your full potential, to prepare you psychologically for important and demanding events in your life, to manage emotions and to trasform stress into energy and motivation.




Publications


Articles in International Reviews


De Dominicis, S., Crano, W.D., Ganucci Cancellieri, U., Mosco, B., Bonnes, M., Bonaiuto, M., & Hohman, Z. (2014). The Role of Vested Interest in Environmental Risk Communication: Improving Willingness to Cope with Impending Disasters. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, XX, 1-11. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12229


Mysiak, J., Testella, F., Bonaiuto, M., Carrus G., De Dominicis, S., Ganucci Cancellieri, U., Firus, K., Grifoni, P. (2013). Flood risk management in Italy: challenges and opportunities for the implementation of the EU Flood Directive (2007/60/EC). Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13, 2883-2890. doi: 10.5194/nhess-13-2883-2013


Bonaiuto, M., De Dominicis, S., Illia, L., Rodríguez-Cánovas, B., Lizzani, G. (2013). Managing employer brand attributes to attract potential ffuture leaders. Journal of Brand Management, 20, 779-792. doi: 10.1057/bm.2013.18


Bonaiuto, M., Caddeo, P., Carrus, G., De Dominicis, S., Maroni, B., & Bonnes, M. (2012). Food reputation impacts on consumer's food choice. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 17(4), 462 – 482. doi: 10.1108/13563281211274158


Bonaiuto, M., Carrus, G., De Gregorio, E., Maricchiolo, F., De Dominicis, S., & Bonnes, M. (2012). Drivers and barriers to low-carbon practices: Individual and organisational factors. International Journal of Psychology, 47, 355.


O’Sullivan, J. J., Bradford, R. A., Bonaiuto, M., De Dominicis, S., Rotko, P., Aaltonen, J., Waylen, K., & Langan, S. J. (2012). Enhancing flood resilience through improved risk communications. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12, 2271-2282. doi:10.5194/nhess-12-2271-2012


Bradford, R. A., O'Sullivan, J. J., van der Craats, I. M., Krywkow, J., Rotko, P., Aaltonen, J., Bonaiuto, M., De Dominicis, S., Waylen, K., & Schelfaut, K. (2012). Risk perception – issues for flood management in Europe. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12, 2299-2309. doi: 10.5194/nhess-12-2299-2012


De Dominicis S. (2012). Neighbourhood Attachment and Vested Interest: a Field Study on Flood. IAPS Bulletin of People-Environment Studies, 38, 15-17.



Articles in Italian Reviews


Ganucci Cancellieri, U., Muscolo, M., Cafari, M., Castaldo, G., Calabrò, G., De Dominicis, S., Gallo, M., Giordano, F., Impiduglia, G., Mangano, P., Marino, I., Minutolo, F., Montesanti, M., Morabito, S., Patti, L., Sarcone, F., Timpano, F., Zaccone, S., Pitasi, A. (2013). Funzioni metacognitive, stili di attaccamento e dimensioni patologiche. Cognitivismo Clinico, 10 (1), 3-22.


Ganucci Cancellieri, U., Muscolo, M., Cafari, M., Castaldo, G., Calabrò, G., De Dominicis, S., Gallo, M., Giordano, F., Impiduglia, G., Mangano, P., Marino, I., Minutolo, F., Montesanti, M., Morabito, S., Patti, L., Sarcone, F., Timpano, F., Zaccone, S., Pitasi, A. (2012). Metacognizione e stili di attaccamento: uno studio correlazionale. Quaderni di Psicologia Cognitiva, 31, 41-46. doi: 10.3280/QPC2012-031004




Chapters in International Books


Maricchiolo, F., De Dominicis S., Ganucci Cancellieri U., Di Conza, A., Gnisci, A., & Bonaiuto M. (in press). Co-speech gestures: structures and functions. In C. Müller, A. Cienki, E. Fricke, and D. McNeill (Eds.), Body, Language, Communication: An International Handbook (pp. 1461-1473). Berlin – New York: Mouton de Gruyter.


Bonaiuto M., De Dominicis S., & Ganucci Cancellieri U. (in press). Gestures, postures, gaze, and movement in work and organization. In C. Müller, A. Cienki, E. Fricke, and D. McNeill (Eds.), Body, Language, Communication: An International Handbook (pp. 1349-1360). Berlin – New York: Mouton de Gruyter.


Bonaiuto, M., De Dominicis, S., Caddeo, P., & Troffa R. (2012). A mixed method approach to investigate food reputation in young consumers’ choice. In M. Bustreo and V. Russo (Eds.), Proceedings of the Child and Teen Consumption 2012 «Food Consumption, Communication, Life Styles and Fashion». Palermo: Quanat (pp. 711-729). ISBN 978.88.98245.04.8


Bonaiuto, M., De Dominicis, S., Fornara, F., Ganucci Cancellieri, U., & Mosco, B. (2011). Flood risk: the role of neighbourhood attachment. In G. Zenz, R. Hornich (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium UFRIM. Urban Flood Risk Management - Approaches to Enhance Resilience of Communities. Graz: Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz (pp. 547-558). ISBN 978-3-85125-173-9



Chapters in Italian Books


Bonaiuto, M., Bonnes, M., Carrus, G., Fornara, F., Bonaiuto, F., Caddeo, P., Cini, F., De Dominicis, S., & Maroni, B. (2012), La reputazione dei cibi nei processi di decisione di consumo alimentare. In AA.VV., Axìa: Imparare dalla diversità, creare valore per l'Italia. Palermo, Qanat (pp. 121-160). ISBN 978.88.96414.78.1



Manuscripts under review


De Dominicis, S., Fornara, F., Ganucci Cancellieri, U., Twigger-Ross, C., & Bonaiuto, M. (under review). We are at risk, and so what? Place attachment, environmental risk perceptions and preventive coping behaviours. Submitted to Journal of Environmental Psychology, January 2014.


De Dominicis, S., Crano, W. D., Ganucci Cancellieri, U., & Bonaiuto, M. (under review). Vested Interest and Attitude-Behavior Consistency in Environmental Risk Contexts. Submitted to European Journal of Social Psychology, special issue: The Social Psychology of Climate Change, October 2013.


Bonaiuto, M., Carrus, G., De Dominicis, S., Passafaro, P., Perucchini, P., & Bonnes, M. (under review). Evaluating the role of natural protected areas for Environmental Education. Submitted to Society & Natural Resources: an International Journal, July 2013.


Howell, J. L., Koudenburg, N., Loschelder, D. D., Weston, D., Fransen, K., De Dominicis, S., Gallagher, S., & Haslam, S. A. (under review). The Ironic Health Effects of Pursuing Social Ties: Evidence from an Emerging Network. Submitted to European Journal of Social Psychology, May 2013.



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