Karl Scheibe

Books and Papers


Scheibe, K.E. (1970). Beliefs and values.  New York:  Holt, Rinehart & Winston.


Scheibe, K.E. (1979).  Mirrors, masks, lies, and secrets.  New York:  Praeger.


Allen, V.L. & Scheibe, K.E. (eds.) (1982).The social context of conduct:  Psychological writings of Theodore Sarbin..


Sarbin, T.R. & Scheibe, K.E. (eds.) (1983).  Studies in social identity.  (New York:  Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1995).  Self Studies:  The psychology of self and identity.  New York:  Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (2000).  The drama of everyday life.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press.


Scheibe, K.E. & Frost, D.L. (2013).  A Trinity star in the academic firmament.  Trinity College Reporter.


Scheibe, K.E. (2008).  The drama of the scientific life. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 3, 193-200.


Scheibe, K.E. (2008). Meet and greet.  Review of The Hitler Salute:  On the Meaning of a Gesture, by Tilman Allert.  The Wilson Quarterl, 32, 97-98.


Scheibe, K.E. (2006).  IN MEMORIAM:  Theodore R. Sarbin.  The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 54, 267-269.


Scheibe, K.E. (2006).  Theodore R. Sarbin (1911-2005).  American Psychologist, 61, 249-250.


Scheibe, K.E. (2005).  An obituary for Theodore R. Sarbin.  Psychological Hypnosis, 14, 34-35.


Scheibe, K.E. (2005).  Identity.  In B. Salkind (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Human Development, Vol.2 New York: Sage, 667-669.


Scheibe, K.E. & Comfort, W.W. (2005)  Forming all pairs in a minimal number of steps. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 40, 155-159.


Scheibe, K.E. (2005).  Lessons from relics about self and identity.  In G. Yancey,

Narrative Identities:  Psychologists Engaged in Self Construction.  Jessica Kingsley Press.


Scheibe, K.E. (2004).  The dreadful possibility of depression.  Review of Depression:  Self-Consciousness, Pretending, and Guilt, by Ernest Keen.  Contemporary Psychology, 49,



Scheibe, K.E. (2002). Vicissitudes of consciousness. Review of Individual differences in conscious experience, by Robert G. Kunzendorf & Benjamin Wallace.  Contemporary Psychology, 47, 576-578.


Scheibe, K.E. (2002).  My measure, my guide, and still a mysteryIn R.J. Pellegrini & T.R. Sarbin, (Eds.)  Between fathers and sons: Critical incident narratives in the development of men’s lives.  Binghamton, NY:  Haworth.


Scheibe, K.E. (2002).  Review of Theater of disorder: Patients, doctors and the construction of illness, by Brent Wenegrat.  The Wilson Quarterly, 26. 125-126.


Scheibe, K.E. (2000).  The Drama of Everyday Life.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press.  (Translations have been published in Danish, Portuguese and two editions in Chinese, one in complex characters, one in simplified characters.)


Scheibe, K.E. (1998).  Replicas, imitations, boredom and the question of authenticity.  In J. DeRivera & T.R. Sarbin (Eds.)  Believed-in imaginings.  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychological Association.


Scheibe, K.E. (Ed.) (1997).  A century of psychology at Wesleyan University:  1894-1994.  Centennial Celebration.   Middletown, CT:  Wesleyan University.


Horner, B.R., & Scheibe, K.E. (1997).  Prevalence and implications of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder among adolescents in treatment for substance abuse.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry36, 30-36.


Scheibe, K.E. (1997).  Understanding psychotherapy through understanding America.  Theory and Psychology, 7, 274-276.


Horner, B.R., Scheibe, K.E., & Stine, S. (1996).  Cocaine abuse and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: Implications of adult symptomatology.  Psychology of Addictive Disorders, 10, 55-60.


Goebel, A.E., Scheibe, K.E., Grahlen, S., & Striegel-Moore, R.H. (1995).  Disordered eating in female alcohol dependent inpatients:  Prevalence and associated psychopathology.  Eating Disorders, 3, 37-46.


Scheibe, K.E. (1995).  On a certain emotional blindness in human beings.  Journal of Narrative and Life History, 5, 239-255.


Scheibe, K.E. (1995).  Self studies:  The psychology of self and identity.  Westport, CT:  Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1994).  The temptations of espionage:  Self control and social control.  In Sarbin, Carney, and Eoyang (Eds.), Citizen espionage:  Studies in trust and betrayal.  Westport, CT:  Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1993).  Yet another preacher’s kid finds psychology.  In John Lee (Ed.), Life after story:  Autobiography from a narrative perspective.  New York:  Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1993).  Cocaine careers:  Historical and individual constructions.  In T.R. Sarbin & J. Kitsuse (Eds.), The construction of the social.  New York:  Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1993).  Dramapsych:  Getting serious about context.  In S.C. Hayes, L.J. Hayes, H.W. Reese, and T.R. Sarbin (Eds.), Varieties of scientific contextualism.  Reno, NV:  Context Press.


Scheibe, K.E. (1992).  Forward to J. R. Malufe.  A retórica da ciencia.  São Paulo:  Editora da PUCSP.


Scheibe, K.E. (1991).  Studying lives in the manner of Murray.  Review of Studying persons and lives. A.I. Rabin, R.A. Zucker, R.A. Emmons, and S. Frank (Eds.), Contemporary Psychology, 36, 1102-1103.


Scheibe, K.E. (1991).  Storied lives. Review of D.P. McAdams and R.L. Ochberg (Eds.). Psychobiography and life narratives. Contemporary Psychology, 36, 37-38.


Kroger, R. & Scheibe, K.E. (1990).  A reappraisal of Wundt’s influence on social psychology. Canadian Psychology, 31, 220-228.


Scheibe, K.E.  (1990).  Review of N. Eisenberg, J. Reykowski, and E. Staub (Eds.), Social and moral valuesPsychological Record, 40, 315-316.


Scheibe, K.E. (1989).  Memories, identity, history and the understanding of dementia. In L.E. Thomas (Ed.), Research on adulthood and aging: The human sciences approach. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.


Scheibe, K. E.  (1989).  Review of D. Bar-Tal & A. Kruglanski (Eds.), The social psychology of knowledgePsychological Record, 39, 449.


Scheibe, K.E. (1988).  The drama of being a person. Review of L. Cochran Portrait and story: Dramaturgical approaches to the study of persons. Contemporary Psychology, 33, 242-243.


Scheibe, K.E. (1988).  Metamorphoses of the psychologist’s advantage. In J. Morawski (Ed.), The rise of experimentation in American psychology. New Haven: Yale University Press.


Scheibe, K.E. (1987).  Goffman Redux. An invited review of E. Goffman, Presentation of self in everyday life. Contemporary Psychology, 32, 501-502.


Scheibe, K.E. (1986).  Review of D. C. McClelland, Motives, personality, and society. Psychological Record, 36, 138.


Scheibe, K.E. (1986).  Featured invited review of S. Koch and D. Leary (Eds.). A century of psychology. American Scientist, 74, 193-194.


Scheibe, K.E. (1986).  Self-Narratives and adventure. In T.R. Sarbin (Ed.), Narrative psychology. New York: Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1985).  Historical perspectives on the presented self. In B. Schlenker (Ed.), The self in social life. New York: McGraw-Hill.


Scheibe, K.E. (1984).  Identidade: Prismas. São Paulo: The Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil.


Scheibe, K.E. (1984).  Identity, memory and history. In K.E. Scheibe (Ed.), Identidade: Prismas. São Paulo: The Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil.


Scheibe, K.E. (1983).  The psychology of national identity. In T.R. Sarbin and K.E. Scheibe (Eds.), Studies in social identity. New York: Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1983).  A model of social identity. In T.R. Sarbin and K.E. Scheibe (Eds.), Studies in social identity. New York: Praeger.


Sarbin, T.R. & Scheibe, K.E. (Eds.). (1983).  Studies in social identity. New York: Praeger.


Allen, V.L. & Scheibe, K.E. (Eds). (1982).  The social context of conduct. New York: Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. (1981).  Progressions of conversation and conversational actions. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 364, l60-l68.


Scheibe, K.E. (1981).  Espelhos, mascaras, mentiras, e segredos. Rio de Janiero: Editora Interamericana.


Scheibe, K.E. (1981).  Systemization of role theory: Unmet expectations,. Review of Role theory, by B. J. Biddle. Contemporary Psychology, 26, 33-34.


Scheibe, K.E. (1980).  In defense of lying: On the moral neutrality of misrepresentation. Berkshire Review, l5, l5-24.


Scheibe, K.E. & Sarbin, T.R. (1980).  The transvaluation of social identity.  In C. Bellone (Ed.), Organization theory and the new public administration.  Boston, Allyn & Bacon.


Scheibe, K.E. (1979).  Mirrors, masks, lies and secrets: The limits of predictability. New York: Praeger.


Scheibe, K.E. & Bloom, A. (1979).  An empirical assault in the predictability of sequential binary choices. Psychological Record, 29, 487-500.


Scheibe, K.E. & Erwin, M. (1979).  The computer as alter. The Journal of Social Psychology, 108, 103-109.


Scheibe, K.E. & Erwin, M. (1978).  The war of l9l2: When Philosophy and Psychology split. The Wesleyan University Alumnus, 62, 6-9.


Scheibe, K.E. (1978).  The psychologist’s advantage and its nullification: The limits of human predictability. American Psychologist, 33, 869-88l.


Scheibe, K.E. (1977).  Values and value systems. In International Encyclopedia of Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology (pp. 355-358). New York: Human Sciences Press.


Scheibe, K.E. & Spaccaquerche, M.E. (1976).  The social regulation of responses to moral dilemmas among Brazilian schoolchildren. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology,7, 439-450.


Scheibe, K.E. (1976).  Review of a sociology of belief, by E. Borhek & R. Curtis. American Journal of Sociology, 82, 955-956.


Scheibe, K.E. (1976).  Socialization: The formation of identity. In Seidenberg & Snadowsky (Eds.), Social psychology: A textbook. New York: Free Press.


Scheibe, K.E. (1974).  Legitimized aggression and the assignment of evil. American Scholar, 43, 576-593.


Scheibe, K.E. (1972).  Five views on values and technology. Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronical Engineers, 40, 33l-349.


Scheibe, K.E. & Feldman, R. (1972).  Determinants of dissent in a psychological experiment. Journal of Personality, 40, 33l-349.


Scheibe, K.E. (1970).  Beliefs and values.  New York:  Holt, Rinehart, & Winston.


Scheibe, K.E., Kulik, J., Hersch, P., & LaMacchia, S. (1969). College students on chronic wards.  Community Mental Health Journal,5.


Scheibe, K.E., Kulik, J., & Martin, R. (1969). Effects of mental hospital volunteer work on students’ conceptions of mental illness. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 25, 326-329.


Scheibe, K.E., Dowds, M., & Kulik, J. (1969).  Effect of mental hospital volunteer work on career choice. Psychological Reports, 25, 35-40.


Scheibe, K.E., Kulik, J., & Hersch, P. (1969).  Personal characteristics of college volunteers in mental hospitals. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 33, 30-34.


Scheibe K.E. & Hersch, P.D. (1969).  On the reliability and validity of internal-external control as a personality dimension. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 31, 609-6l3.


Scheibe, K.E., Gray, A., & Keim, S. (1968).  Hypnotically induced deafness and delayed auditory feedback: A comparison of real and simulating subjects. International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis16, l58-l64.


Scheibe, K.E. (1967).  Reflections on loyalty.  Trinity Alumni Magazine, Summer,  l2-l5.


Scheibe, K.E. & Shaver, P.R. (1967).  Transformation of social identity: A study of chronic mental patients and college volunteers in a summer camp setting. Journal of Psychology, 66, l9-37.


Scheibe, K.E., Shaver, P.R., & Carrier, S.C. (1967).  Color association values and response interference on variants of the Stroop test. Acta Psychologica, 26, 286-295.


Sarbin, T.R. & Scheibe K.E. (1965).  Towards a theoretical conceptualization of superstition.  The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 16, l43-l59.


Reprinted in D.R. Moser (1992) Glaube im Abseits. Darmstadt:  Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.


Scheibe, K.E. (1965).  College students spend eight weeks in mental hospital: A case report. Psychotherapy2, ll7-l20.


Scheibe, K.E. (1964).  The effect of value on statements of expectancy under four experimental conditions. Psychological Recordl4, l37-l44.


Orne, M.T. & Scheibe, K.E (1964).  The contribution of nondeprivation factors in the production of sensory deprivation effects: The psychology of the panic button. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology68, 3-l2.


Jarrett, R.F. & Scheibe, K.E. (1963). Association chains and paired-associate learning. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 1, 264-268.