Tag Archives: PhD. Department of Psychology

This is a selection of Elizabeth W. Dunn‘s research about subjective well-being:

Quoidbach, J., Dunn, E.W., Petrides, K. V., & Mikolajczak, M. (in press). Money giveth, money taketh away: The dual effect of wealth on happiness. Psychological Science. ( doc )

Dunn, E.W., Ashton-James, C., Hanson, M. D., & Aknin, L.B. (in press). On the costs of self-interested economic behavior: How does stinginess get under the skin? Journal of Health Psychology. ( pdf )

Huntsinger, J., Sinclair, S., Dunn, E. W., & Clore, G. (in press). Affective regulation of automatic stereotype activation: It’s the (accessible) thought that counts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. ( pdf )

Anik, L., Aknin, L. B., Norton, M. I. & Dunn, E. W. (in press). Feeling good about giving: The benefits (and costs) of self-interested charitable behavior. In D.M. Oppenheimer & C.Y. Olivola (Eds.), Experimental approaches to the study of charitable giving. ( pdf )

Aknin, L., Norton, M. I., & Dunn, E. W. (2009). From wealth to well-being? Money matters, but less than people think. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4, 523-527. ( pdf )

Kawakami, K., Dunn, E. W., Karmali, F., & Dovidio, J. F. (2009). Mispredicting affective and behavioral responses to racism. Science, 323, 276-278. ( pdf )

Dunn, E. W., Huntsinger, J., Lun, J., Sinclair, S. (2008). The gift of similarity: How good and bad gifts influence relationships. Social Cognition, 26, 469-481. ( pdf )

Dunn, E.W., Aknin, L.B., & Norton, M.I. (2008). Spending money on others promotes happiness. Science, 319, 1687-1688. (Datasets: Correlational Study, Longitudinal Study, Experimental Study, Predictions Study) ( pdf ) ( letter )

Dunn, E. W., *Forrin, N. D., & Ashton-James, C. E. (2008). On the excessive rationality of the emotional imagination: A two systems account of affective forecasts and experiences. In K. D. Markman, W. M. P. Klein, & J. A. Suhr (Eds.) The handbook of imagination and mental simulation. New York: Psychology Press. ( pdf )

Dunn. E. W., & Ashton-James, C. (2008). On emotional innumeracy: Predicted and actual affective responses to grand-scale tragedies. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 692-698. ( pdf )

Dunn, E. W., Brackett, M.A., Ashton-James, C., Schneiderman, E., & Salovey, P. (2007). On emotionally intelligent time travel: Individual differences in affective forecasting ability. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 85-93. ( pdf )

Dunn, E. W., & Laham, S. A. (2006). A user’s guide to emotional time travel: Progress on key issues in affective forecasting. To appear in J. Forgas (Ed.), Hearts and minds: Affective influences on social cognition and behavior. (Frontiers of Social Psychology Series). Psychology Press: New York. ( pdf )

Wilson, T. D., & Dunn, E. W. (2004). Self-Knowledge: Its limits, value, and potential for improvement. Annual Review of Psychology, 54, 493-518. ( pdf )

Wilson, T. D., Wheatley, T. Kurtz, J., Dunn, E. W., & Gilbert, D. T. (2004). When to fire: Anticipatory versus post-event reconstrual of uncontrollable events. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 30, 340-351. ( pdf )

This is a selection of media articles about Elizabeth W. Dunn:

Globe and Mail. January 15, 2010. “Got a complaint? Sing it out.” ( Read )

The Globe and Mail. October 22, 2009. “Flirt away, it’s all in the name of healthy jealousy.” ( Read )

National Public Radio. March, 2009. “Money and Happiness.” ( Listen )

CBC. January 8, 2009. “Racism not as strong as we think, study says.” ( Read )

The New York Times. December 25, 2008. “Your friends need money. Do they have references?” ( Read )( Read )

The Wall Street Journal. November 7, 2008. “Do wealth and well-being go hand in hand?.” ( Read )

Maclean’s. May 5, 2008. “It’s official: Money buys happiness.” ( Read )

The New York Times. March 20, 2008. “Yes, money can buy happiness…” ( Read )

Forbes. March 20, 2008. “How to buy happiness.” ( Read )

The Georgia Straight. May 24, 2007. “Getting off your booty never felt so good.” ( pdf )

Global News . May 18, 2007. “Putting Your Best Face Forward .” ( Watch )

The Province. May 17, 2007. “Some enchanted evening, you may meet as strangers…”  ( Read )

Weather Network. June 2006. “Resolutions and Weather.” ( Watch )

CityNews. March 2006. “Affective Responses to Shark Attacks: A Case Study” ;) ( Watch )

ArtsBeat. Fall 2005. “What makes you feel good?” ( Read )

Chronicle of Higher Education. September 3, 2004. “Rising Stars: How to be happy.” ( Read )

Arts & Sciences. July 2004. “The grad life”. ( Read )

A&S Online. May 2004. “Best foot forward.” ( Read )