Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Research Associates

  • Geer photo


James Geer

Visiting Scholar of Psychology


LSP 151F



Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1963 (Psychology)

M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1961 (Psychology)

B.S.. University of Pittsburgh, 1954 (Zoology & Chemistry)


Research Interests

Attractiveness as viewed from an evolutionary perspective.

Gender differences in cognitive factors in human sexuality.



Geer, J. H. (2005). Development of the vaginal photoplethysmograph. International Journal of Impotence Research, 17, 285-287.

Manguno-Mire, G., Constans, J. I. & Geer, J. H. (2005). Anxiety-related differences in  affective categorization of lexical  stimuli. Behaviour Research and Therapy 43(2), 197-213.

Geer, J. H. & Robertson, G. G. (2005).  Implicit attitudes in Sexuality: Gender differences. Archives of Sexual Behavior34, (6), 671-677,

Geer, J.H. & Hicks, J (2007). Cognitive Processes and Gender Differences in Sexuality.   E. Jannsen (Ed.). The Psychophysiology of Sex. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 439-455.

Janssen, E, Prause, N, & Geer, J. H. (2007) . In J. T. Cacioppo, L. G. Tassinary and G. G. Berntson (Eds.), Handbook of  Psychophysiology: Third Edition.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 315-341.