Elms, A. C. (Ed.) (1969). Role
Playing, Reward, and Attitude Change. New York: Van Nostrand
Elms, A. C. (1972). Social Psychology
and Social Relevance. Boston: Little, Brown.
Elms, A. C. (1976). Attitudes.
Milton Keynes, England: Open University Press.
Elms, A. C. (1976). Personality in
Politics. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Elms, A. C. (1994). Uncovering Lives:
The Uneasy Alliance of Biography and Psychology. New York
and Oxford: Oxford University Press. Paperback reprint, 1997.
Elms, A. C., & Janis, I. L. (1965).
attitudes induced by consonant versus dissonant conditions of
role-playing. Journal of Experimental Research in Personality,
Elms, A. C. (1966). Influence of fantasy ability
on attitude change through role playing. Journal of
Personality and Social Psychology, 4, 36-43.
Elms, A. C., & Milgram, S. (1966).
characteristics associated with obedience and defiance toward
authoritative command. Journal of Experimental Research in
Elms, A. C. (1967). Role playing, incentive, and
dissonance. Psychological Bulletin, 68, 132-148.
Elms, A. C. (1968). The obverse of dissonance is
inconsistency. Psychological Record, 18, 167-170.
Elms, A. C. (1969). Psychological factors in
right-wing extremism. In R. A. Schoenberger (Ed.), The
American Right Wing, pp. 143-163. New York: Holt, Rinehart,
Elms, A. C. (1970). Right wingers in Dallas:
Pathology and politics. Psychology Today, 3(9),
Elms, A. C. (1972). Allport, Freud, and the
clean little boy. Psychoanalytic Review, 59,
Elms, A. C. (1972). Horoscopes and Ardrey. Psychology
Today, 6(5), 36, 38, 44, 126-127.
Luscutoff, S. A., & Elms, A. C. (1975).
Advice in the abortion decision. Journal of Consulting
Psychology, 22, 140-146.
Elms, A. C. (1975). The crisis of confidence in
social psychology. American Psychologist, 30,
Elms, A. C. (1976). Psychological candidates. Human
Behavior, 5(10), 25-28.
Elms, A. C. (1976). The istists. Psychology
Today, 10(6), 22.
Elms, A. C. (1977). Alias Johnny Hooker. Psychology
Today, ~0(9), 17.
Elms, A. C. (1977). "The Three Bears": Four
interpretations. Journal of American Folklore,
Elms, A. C. (1980). Freud, Irma, Martha: Sex and
marriage in the "Dream of Irma's injection." Psychoanalytic
Review, 67, 83-109.
Elms, A. C. (1981). Skinner's dark year and
Walden Two. American Psychologist, 36, 470-479.
Elms, A. C. (1982). Keeping deception honest:
Justifying conditions for social scientific research stratagems. In T.
L. Beauchamp et al. (Eds.), Ethical Issues in Social Science
Research, pp. 232-245. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University
Elms, A. C. (1982). Freud and Minna. Psychology
Today, 16(12), 40-46.
Elms, A. C. (1983). Oz in science fiction film. The
Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz, 27(3), 2-6.
Elms, A. C. (1984). Psychology and political
science. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), Psychology in Relation to
Allied Disciplines, Vol. 2, Psychology and the
Social Sciences, pp. 185-206. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence
Elms, A. C. (1984). The creation of Cordwainer
Smith. Science-Fiction Studies, 11,264-283.
Elms, A. C. (1986). From House to Haig: Private
life and public style in American foreign policy advisers. Journal
of Social Issues, 42(2), 33-53.
Elms, A. C. (1987). The personalities of Henry
A. Murray. Perspectives in Personality, 2, 1-14.
Elms, A. C. (1987). From "Nightfall" to Dawn:
Asimov as acrophobe. Extrapolation, 28, 130-139.
Elms, A. C. (1988). Freud as Leonardo: Why the
first psychobiography went wrong. Journal of Personality,
Elms, A. C. (1988). (a) Psychology in science
fiction. (b) Cordwainer Smith (Paul M. A. Linebarger). In J. Gunn
(Ed.), The New Science Fiction Encyclopedia. New
York: Viking Penguin. (a) pp. 370-372; (b) pp. 422-423.
Elms, A. C. (1989). Cloud, castle, claustrum:
Nabokov as a Freudian in spite of himself. In D. Rancour-Laferriere
(Ed.), Russian Literature and Psychoanalysis.
Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
Elms, A. C. (1989). Darker than he thought: Jack
Williamson's fictionalization of his psychoanalysis. Extrapolation,
Harrison, A. A., & Elms, A. C. (1990).
Psychology and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Behavioral
Science, 35, 207-218.
Elms, A. C. (1991). Origins of the underpeople:
Cats, Kuomintang and Cordwainer Smith. In T. Shippey (Ed.), Fictional
Space: Essays on Contemporary Science Fiction (Essays
and Studies 1990), 166-193. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Atlantic
Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press.
Elms, A. C. (1991.) Cordwainer Smith. In M. J.
Bruccoli (Ed.), Bibliography of American Fiction:
1919-1988, Vol. 2, 461-462. New York: Facts on File.
Elms, A. C. (1993.) Allport's Personality
and Allport's personality. In K. M. Craik, R. T. Hogan, & R. N.
Wolfe (Eds.), Fifty Years of Personality Psychology,
39-55. New York: Plenum.
Heller, B., & Elms, A. C. (1994). Elvis
Presley: Character and charisma. In G. DePaoli (Ed.), Elvis
+ Marilyn: 2 x Immortal, 73-97. New York: Rizzoli.
Elms, A. C. (1995). Introduction to Norstrilia.
In Cordwainer Smith, Norstrilia, corrected
edition, ed. James Mann, vii-xiii. Framingham, MA: NESFA Press.
Elms, A. C. (1995). Obedience in retrospect. Journal
of Social Issues, 51 (3), 21-31. [Available in the "Virtual
Library" section of this website.]
Elms, A. C. (1995). A psychologist investigates
Cordwainer Smith. Alpha Ralpha Boulevard [Tokyo],
Elms, A. C. (1998). Psychohistory and
enlightenment. Clio's Psyche: A Psychohistory Forum Quarterly,
5 (1), 28-29.
Elms, A. C. (1999). Sigmund Freud. In M. Runco
& S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Creativity,
vol. 1, 745-751. San Diego: Academic Press.
Elms, A. C. (2000). Painwise in space: The
of isolation in Cordwainer Smith and James Tiptree, Jr. In G. Westfahl
(Ed.), Space and Beyond: The Frontier Theme in Science
Fiction. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 131-140.
Elms, A. C. (2000). From Canberra to Norstrilia:
The Australian adventures of Cordwainer Smith. Foundation,
29 (whole #78), 44-58.
Elms, A. C. (2000). Literature and psychology.
In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology.
New York: American Psychological Association and Oxford University
Elms, A. C. (2001). Between Mottile and
Ambiloxi: Cordwainer Smith as a Southern writer. Extrapolation,
Elms, A. C. (2001). Apocryphal Freud: Sigmund
Freud's most famous 'quotations' and their actual sources. Annual
of Psychoanalysis, Volume XXIX: Sigmund Freud and His Impact
on the Modern World, pp. 83-104. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.
Elms, A. C. (2002). Responsibilities. In R. J.
Pellegrini & T. R. Sarbin (Eds.), Between Fathers
and Sons: Critical Incident Narratives in the Development of Men's Lives,
pp. 69-76. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.
Elms, A. C. (2002). Psychoanalysis and
biography. In E. Erwin (Ed.), The Freud Encyclopedia.
New York: Routledge.
Elms, A. C. (2002). Behind the jet-propelled
couch: Cordwainer Smith and Kirk Allen. New York Review of
Science Fiction, May.
Elms, A. C. (2002). Cordwainer Smith in Japan. Science
Fiction Studies, 29, p. 529.
Elms, A. C. (2003). Sigmund Freud,
psychohistorian. Annual of Psychoanalysis, vol.
XXXI, Psychoanalysis and History, pp. 65-78. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic
Elms, A. C. (2004). The psychologist who
empathized with rats: James Tiptree, Jr. as Alice B. Sheldon, PhD. Science
Fiction Studies, 31, 81-96.
Elms, A. C. (2005). If the glove fits: Choosing
a theory in psychobiography. In W. T. Schultz (Ed.), The
Handbook of Psychobiography. New York: Oxford University
Elms, A. C., & Heller, B. (2005). Twelve
say 'Lonesome': Assessing error and control in the music of Elvis
Presley. In W. T. Schultz (Ed.), The Handbook of
Psychobiography. New York: Oxford University Press.
Elms, A. C., & Song, A. V. (2005). Alive
and kicking: The problematics of political psychology. In W. T. Schultz
(Ed.), The Handbook of Psychobiography. New York:
Oxford University Press.
Elms, A. C. (2005). Metafiction and
recursiveness (519-521); Psychology (638-640); Norstrilia
by Cordwainer Smith (1186-1188). In G. Westfahl (Ed.), The
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Elms, A. C. (2005). Jung's lives. Journal
of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 41, 331-346.
Elms, A. C. (2005). Introduction to "The Case of
Brew." Journal of Personality, 73, 1109-1110.
Elms, A. C. (2007). The woman we didn't see. Science Fiction Studies, 34, 117-128.
Elms, A. C. (2007). Psychobiography and case study methods. In R. W. Robins, R. C. Fraley, & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Handbook of Research Methods in Personality Psychology. New York: Guilford Press, pp. 97-113.
Elms, A. C. (2007). Erikson, Erik Homburger. In New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Volume 2. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale/Cengage Learning.Elms, A. C. (2008). Twenty-two years in the Karen Fowler Writing Group. SFRA Review, Fall, Issue #286, pp. 5-8.
Elms, A. C. (2009). Obedience lite. American Psychologist, 64, 32-36.
Elms, A. C. (2009). Afterword: "Painful but not fatal." In Chip Kidd, The Learners, revised trade paperback edition, pp. b-i. New York: Harper Perennial.
Elms, A. C. (In press). Personal account of a depression-era log home near Batesville, Arkansas. Ohio Valley Historical Archaeology, 24, xx-xx (6 pp.)
Elms, A. C. (2001). Solar sails in science
Planetary Society Web Page:
Elms, A. C. (2002). Cordwainer Smith Scholarly
The Remarkable Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith Web Page:
Elms, A. C. (2003). Rae Carlson: An exemplary
life. Ulmus.net Web Page: Rae Carlson
Book Reviews by A. C. Elms:
Attitude and Attitude Change,
by H. C. Triandis. American Scientist, 1972,
Persuasion: The Theory and Practice
of Manipulative Communication, by G. N. Gordon. Public
Opinion Quarterly, 1972, 36, 481-482.
Political Alienation and Political
Behavior, by D. C. Schwartz. Psychology Today,
1973, 7(6), 22, 138.
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution,
"edited" by N. Meyer. Psychology Today,
Humanizing Social Psychology,
by M. B. Smith. American Scientist, 1976, 64(1),
Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream,
by D. Kearns. Psychology Today, 1976, 10(4), 88,
The Political Mind and the Political
Environment, by W. L. Bennett. Contemporary
Psychology, 1976, 21, 632-633.
Faces in a Cloud: Subjectivity in
Personality Theory, by R. D. Stolorow & G. E.
Atwood. Contemporary Psychology, 1979, 24,
A History of Psychology in
Autobiography, vol. 7, ed. by G. Lindzey. Review
of Psychoanalytic Books, 1983-84, 2, 616-619.
Michelangelo: A Psychoanalytic Study
of His Life and Images, by R. S. Liebert. Contemporary
Psychology, 1984, 29, 586-587.
Woodrow Wilson: A Medical and
Psychological Biography, by E. A. Weinstein. Review
of Psychoanalytic Books, 1984, 3, 109-113.
Dark Valley Destiny: The Life of
Robert E. Howard, by L. S. decamp et al. Science
Fiction and Fantasy Review, 1984(April), 34.
A Cordwainer Smith Concordance,
by A. R. Lewis. Science-Fiction Studies, 1985,
Freud and His Father, by
M. Krull. Psychology Today, 1986, 20(8), 70-71.
Personality and the Prediction of
Behavior, ed. by R. A. Zucker, J. Aronoff, & A. I.
Rabin. Contemporary Psychology, 1986, 31,282-283.
Introspection in Biography: The
Biographer's Quest for Self-Awareness, ed. by S. H. Baron
& C. Pletsch; The Leader: Psychohistorical Essays,
ed. by C. B. Strozier & D. Offer; and The Structure
of Mind in History: Five Major Figures in Psychohistory, by
P. Pomper. Political Psychology, 1987, 8,
Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story
of L. Ron Hubbard, by R. Miller. New York Review
of Science Fiction, 1988, 2, 16-19.
A Piece of Blue Sky: Scientology,
Dianetics and L. Ron Hubbard Exposed, by J. Atack. Science
Fiction Research Association Newsletter, 1991 (June), 188,
A Cordwainer Smith Checklist,
by M. Bennett. Science Fiction Research Association
Newsletter, 1991 (November), 192, 23.
Robert E. Howard: Selected Letters
1931-1936, ed. by G. Lord, R. Burke, S. T. Joshi, &
S. Behrends. Science Fiction Research Association Newsletter,
1991 (November), 192, 39.
Report on a Writing Man and Other
Reminiscences of Robert E. Howard, by T. C. Smith Jr., and
Robert E. Howard's Fight Magazine #3, by R. E. Howard. Science
Fiction Research Association Review, 1992 (April), 197.
Isaac Asimov, by D.
Hassler. Science-Fiction Studies, 1992, 20,
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete
Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith, ed. J. A. Mann. Extrapolation,
1994, 35 (2), 163-166.
The Charismatic Bond: Political
Behavior in Time of Crisis, by D. Madsen & P. G.
Snow. Political Psychology, 1995, 16, 661-662.
The Complete Stories of Theodore
Sturgeon, Vol. 1: The Ultimate Egoist,
ed. P. Williams. Extrapolation, 1996, 37 (1),
Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family
Dynamics, and Creative Lives, by F. J. Sulloway. Biography,
1998, 21, 58-62.
The Inner Elvis, by P.
Whitmer. Contemporary Psychology, 43, 1998,
The Psychological Assessment of
Presidential Candidates, by S. A. Renshon. Political
Psychology, 20, 222-225.
How We Became Posthuman: Virtual
Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics, by N. K.
Hayles. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences,
36 (2), 192-193.
Meet Me at Infinity, by
J. Tiptree, Jr. Science Fiction Research Association Review,
# 246, 2000.
Identity's Architect: A Biography of
Erik H. Erikson, by L. J. Friedman. Contemporary
The Man Who Shocked the World: The
Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram, by Thomas Blass. PsycCRITIQUES,
October 26, 2004, Vol. 49, Supplement 5.
Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam, and the Purpose of American Psychology, by George Prochnik. PsycCRITIQUES, May 9, 2007, Vol. 52, Release 19, Article 4.
Freud's Wizard: Ernest Jones and the Transformation of Psychoanalysis, by Brenda Maddox. PsycCRITIQUES, August 22, 2007, Vol. 52, Release 34, Article 17.