Adam M. Croom


Adam's an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Psychology.

link to publications:


Croom, A. M. (2015). An introduction to the special issue on slurs. Language Sciences, 52, 1-2.

Croom, A. M. (2015). Slurs, stereotypes, and in-equality: A critical review of "How Epithets and Stereotypes are Racially Unequal". Language Sciences, 52, 139-154.

Croom, A. M. (2015). Slurs and stereotypes for Italian-Americans: A context-sensitive account of derogation and appropriation. Journal of Pragmatics: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language Studies, 81, 36-51.

Croom, A. M. (2015). Aristotelian moral psychology and the situationist challenge. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 46, 262-277.

Croom, A. M. (2015). The semantics of slurs: A refutation of coreferentialism. Ampersand: An International Journal of General and Applied Linguistics, 2, 30-38.

Croom, A. M. (2015). The importance of poetry, hip-hop, and philosophy for an enlisted aviator in the USAF (2000-2004) flying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 28, 73-97.

Croom, A. M. (2015). The practice of poetry and the psychology of well-being. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 28, 21-41.

Croom, A. M. (2015). An assessment of the negative and positive aspects of stereotypes and the derogatory and non-derogatory uses of slurs. In A. Capone & J. L. Mey (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society (pp. 791-822). Dordrecht: Springer.

Croom, A. M. (2015). Music practice and participation for psychological well-being: A review of how music influences positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment. Musicae Scientiae: The Journal of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, 19, 44-64.

Croom, A. M. (2015). Asian slurs and stereotypes in the USA: A context-sensitive account of derogation and appropriation. Pragmatics and Society, 6, (in press).

Croom, A. M. (2014). Spanish slurs and stereotypes for Mexican-Americans in the USA: A context-sensitive account of derogation and appropriation. Sociocultural Pragmatics, 2, 145-179.

Croom, A. M. (2014). Embodying martial arts for mental health: Cultivating psychological wellbeing with martial arts practice. Archives of Budo Science of Martial Arts and Extreme Sports, 10, 59-70.

Croom, A. M. (2014). Book Review: Auditory Neuroscience: Making Sense of Sound. Musicae Scientiae: The Journal of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, 18, 249-251.

Croom, A. M. (2014). The semantics of slurs: A refutation of pure expressivism. Language Sciences, 41, 227-242.

Croom, A. M. (2014). Remarks on "The semantics of racial slurs". Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations, 13, 11-32.

Croom, A. M. (2014). Vindicating virtue: A critical analysis of the situationist challenge against Aristotelian moral psychology. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 48, 18-47.

Croom, A. M. (2014). Music and the embodied mind: A jam session for theorists on musical improvisation, instrumental self-extension, and the biological and social basis of music and well-being. Frontiers in Psychology, 5.

Croom, A. M. (2013). Racial epithets, characterizations, and slurs. Analysis and Metaphysics, 12, 11-24.

Croom, A. M. (2013). How to do things with slurs: Studies in the way of derogatory words. Language and Communication, 33, 177-204.

Croom, A. M. (2012). Music, neuroscience, and the psychology of well-being: A precis. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 393.

Croom, A. M. (2012). Aesthetic concepts, perceptual learning, and linguistic enculturation: Considerations from Wittgenstein, language, and music. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 46, 90-117.

Croom, A. M. (2011). Slurs. Language Sciences, 33, 343-358.

Croom, A. M. (2010). Thick concepts, non-cognitivism, and Wittgenstein's rule-following considerations. South African Journal of Philosophy, 29, 286-309.

Croom, A. M. (2010). Wittgenstein, Kripke, and the rule following paradox. Dialogue, 52, 103-109.

Croom, A. M. (2008). Racial epithets: What we say and mean by them. Dialogue, 51, 34-45.

Croom, A. M. (revise and resubmit). Slurs, insults, and threats in the campaign for status: Yanomamo and urban-American cultural contexts.

Sheskin, M., Nadal, A., Croom, A. M., Mayer, T., Nissel, J., & Bloom, P. (in press). Some equalities are more equal than others: Quality equality emerges later than numerical equality. Child Development.

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