Center for Applied Phenomenological Research at the University of Tennesee
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Thomas, S. P. & Pollio, H. R. (2001). Listening to Patients: A Phenomenological Approach to Nursing Research and Practice. Springer Publishing Company (ISBN - 0826114660)

Pollio, H. R., Henley, T. & Thompson, C. B. (1997). The Phenomenology of Everyday Life.
Cambridge University Press (ISBN - 0521462053)

Journal Articles

Pollio, H., Arfken, M., Graves, R., Fagan, L., & Stoitsova, T. (in press). “The birds are on fire”: Editorial reflections in The New York Times concerning the events of 9/11. American Behavioral Scientist .

Pollio, H., Graves, R., & Arfken, M. (2005). Qualitative research methods. In F. Leong & J. Austin (Eds.), The psychology research handbook: A guide for graduate students and research assistants . Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Pollio, H.R. & Heaps, C. (2004). Themes in the Human Experience of Nature. Psychological Reports, 94(1), 35-47.

Kracker, J., & Pollio, H. R. (2003). The experience of libraries across time: Thematic analysis of undergradutate recollections of library experiences. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 54(12), 1104-1116.

Pollio, H. R., Anderson, J., Levasseur, P. & Thweatt, M. (2003). Cultural Meanings of Nature: An Analysis of Contemporary Motion Pictures. Journal of Psychology, 137(2), 117-132.

Thomas, S. (2003). Men's Anger: A Phenomenological Exploration of Its Meaning in a Middle-Class Sample of American Men. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 4(2), 163-175.

McCurry, A. & Thomas, S. (2002). Spouses' Experiences in Heart Transplantation. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 24(2), 180-194.

Pollio, H. R. (2002). Implicit Double-Function Terms in Shakespeare's Use of Setting: A Brief Meta-Metaphorical Note. Metaphor and Symbol, 17(2), 141-144.

Williamson, W. P., Pollio, H.R., & Hood, R. Jr. (2000). A Phenomenological Analysis of the Anointing Among Religious Serpent Handlers. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 10(4), 221-240.

Corts, D. P. & Pollio, H. R. (1999). Spontaneous Production of Figurative Language and Gesture in College Lectures. Metaphor and Symbol, 14(2), 81-100.

Pollio, H.R. & Swanson, C. (1995). A Behavioral and Phenomenological Analysis of Audience Reactions to Comic Performance. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, 8(1), 5-28.

Golledge, C. & Pollio, H.R. (1995). Themes in the Experience of Language. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 24(2), 79-100.

Thompson, C., Pollio, H.R. & Locander, W. (1994). The Spoken and the Unspoken: A Hermeneutic Approach to Understanding the Cultural Viewpoints that Underlie Consumers' Expressed Meanings. Journal of Consumer Research, 21(3), 432-452.

Ross, L. & Pollio, H.R. (1992). Metaphors of Death: A Thematic Analysis of Personal Meanings. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 23(4), 291-307.

Thompson, C., Locander, W. & Pollio, H.R. (1990). The Lived Meaning of Free Choice: An Existential-Phenomenological Description of Everyday Consumer Experiences of Contemporary Married Women. Journal of Consumer Research, 17(3), 346-361.

Thompson, C., Locander, W. & Pollio, H.R. (1989). Putting Consumer Experience Back Into Consumer Research: The Philosophy and Method of Existential-Phenomenology. Journal of Consumer Research, 16(2), 133-146

Pollio, H.R., Humphreys, W.L. & Milton, O. (1989). Components of Contemporary College Grade Meanings. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 14(1), 77-91