May 31, 2019

No reading group

May 24, 2019

Zaki, J. (2019). Integrating empathy and interpersonal emotion regulation. Annual Review of Psychology.

Main, A., Walle, E. A., Kho, C., & Halpern, J. (2017). The interpersonal functions of empathy: A relational perspectiveEmotion Review9(4), 358-366.

May 17, 2019

Paper review exercise. Rainy or Olivia can give you a copy.

May 10, 2019

Lieberman, M. D. (2019). Boo! The consciousness problem in emotionCognition and Emotion33(1), 24-30.

Torre, J. B., & Lieberman, M. D. (2018). Putting feelings into words: Affect labeling as implicit emotion regulationEmotion Review10(2), 116-124.

May 3, 2019

Emotion Regulation V

Grandey, A. A., & Sayre, G. M. (2019). Emotional labor: Regulating emotions for a wageCurrent Directions in Psychological Science.

Chi, N. W., & Grandey, A. A. (2019). Emotional labor predicts service performance depending on activation and inhibition regulatory fitJournal of Management45(2), 673-700.

April 26, 2019

Empathy III

FeldmanHall, O., & Shenhav, A. (2019). Resolving uncertainty in a social world. Nature Human Behavior.

Eyal, T., Steffel, M., & Epley, N. (2018). Perspective mistaking: Accurately understanding the mind of another requires getting perspective, not taking perspectiveJournal of Personality and Social Psychology114(4), 547-571.

April 19, 2019

Emotion Regulation IV

Reeck, C., Ames, D. R., & Ochsner, K. N. (2016). The social regulation of emotion: An integrative, cross-disciplinary modelTrends in cognitive sciences20(1), 47-63.

Kalokerinos, E., Erbas, Y., Ceulemans, E., & Kuppens, P. (2019). Differentiate to regulate: Low negative emotion differentiation is associated with ineffective emotion regulation use, but not strategy selectionPsychological Science.

March 15, 2019

Empathy II: Motivation

Zaki, J. (2014). Empathy: A motivated accountPsychological Bulletin140(6), 1608-1647.

Cameron, C. D., Hutcherson, C., Ferguson, A., Scheffer, J. A., Hadjiandreou, E., & Inzlicht, M. (under revision). Empathy is hard work: People choose to avoid empathy because of its cognitive costs.

Klein, K. J., & Hodges, S. D. (2001). Gender differences, motivation, and empathic accuracy: When it pays to understandPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin27(6), 720-730.

March 1, 2019

Empathy I: Knowing what others are feeling, and feeling what others are feeling

Levenson, R. W., & Ruef, A. M. (1992). Empathy: A physiological substrateJournal of Personality and Social Psychology63(2), 234-246.

Zaki, J., Bolger, N., & Ochsner, K. (2008). It takes two: The interpersonal nature of empathic accuracyPsychological Science19(4), 399-404.

[in addition, read abstract only for replication: Grant, B. J., Fetterman, Z., Weyhaupt, M. B., Kim, M., & Tullett, A. M. (2018). It takes two: A replication. Journal of Research in Personality, 72, 58-63.]

Saxe, R., & Houlihan, S. D. (2017). Formalizing emotion concepts within a Bayesian model of theory of mindCurrent opinion in Psychology17, 15-21.

February 22, 2019

Emotion Regulation III

Jamieson, J. P., Hangen, E. J., Lee, H. Y., & Yeager, D. S. (in press). Capitalizing on appraisal processes to improve affective responses to social stress. Emotion Review.

Brooks, A. W. (2014). Get excited: Reappraising pre-performance anxiety as excitementJournal of Experimental Psychology: General143(3), 1144.

Butler, E. A., Gross, J. J., & Barnard, K. (2014). Testing the effects of suppression and reappraisal on emotional concordance using a multivariate multilevel modelBiological Psychology98, 6-18.

February 1, 2019

Emotion Regulation II

Zaki, J., & Williams, W. C. (2013). Interpersonal emotion regulationEmotion13(5), 803.

Gneezy, U., & Imas, A. (2014). Materazzi effect and the strategic use of anger in competitive interactionsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences111(4), 1334-1337.

Netzer, L., Van Kleef, G. A., & Tamir, M. (2015). Interpersonal instrumental emotion regulationJournal of Experimental Social Psychology58, 124-135.

Emotion Regulation I

Gross, J. (1998). The emerging field of emotion regulation: An integrative reviewReview of General Psychology, 2, 271-299.

Ford, B. Q., & Gross, J. J. (In press). Why beliefs about emotion matter: An emotion regulation perspective. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Millgram, Y., Sheppes, G., Kalokerinos, E., Kuppens, P., & Tamir, M. (in press). Do the ends dictate the means in emotion regulation? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

January 25, 2019

December 3, 2018

Social Functions III

Barsade, S. G., & Gibson, D. E. (2012). Group affect: Its influence on individual and group outcomesCurrent Directions in Psychological Science21(2), 119-123.

Van Kleef, G. A. (2009). How emotions regulate social life: The emotions as social information (EASI) modelCurrent Directions in Psychological Science18(3), 184-188.

Cikara, M., Bruneau, E. G., & Saxe, R. R. (2011). Us and them: Intergroup failures of empathy. Current Directions in Psychological Science20(3), 149-153.

November 19, 2018

Social Functions II

Keltner, D., & Haidt, J. (1999). Social functions of emotion at four levels of analysisCognition and Emotion, 13, 505-521.

Algoe, S. B., Haidt, J., & Gable, S. L. (2008). Beyond reciprocity: Gratitude and relationships in everyday lifeEmotion8(3), 425-429.

Shariff, A. F., & Tracy, J. L. (2011). What are emotion expressions for? Current Directions in Psychological Science20(6), 395-399.

November 5, 2018

Social Functions I

Frank, R. H. (1988). Passions within reason: The strategic role of the emotions. New York: W.W. Norton. [Read Ch. 1, pp. 1-19]

Reed, L., DeScioli, P., & Pinker, S. (2014). The commitment function of angry facial expressions. Psychological Science, 25, 1511-1517. 

Levine, E. E., Barasch, A., Rand, D., Berman, J. Z., & Small, D. A. (2018). Signaling emotion and reason in cooperationJournal of Experimental Psychology: General147(5), 702.

October 29, 2018

Foundations and Issues in Emotion Research

Ekman, P. (1992). An argument for basic emotionsCognition and Emotion, 6, 169-200.

Scherer, K. R. (2005). What are emotions? And how can they be measured? Social Science Information, 44, 695-729. [read 695-712, skim the rest]

Solomon (2008). The philosophy of emotions. In Handbook of Emotions.

November 9, 2017

Keltner, D. (2009). Laughter. From Born to be Good.

November 2, 2017

Coll, M. P., Viding, E., Rütgen, M., Silani, G., Lamm, C., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2017). Are we Really Measuring Empathy? Proposal for a New Measurement Framework. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews.

Patil, I., Calò, M., Fornasier, F., Cushman, F., & Silani, G. (2017). The behavioral and neural basis of empathic blame. Scientific reports, 7.

October 26, 2017

Owren, M. J., & Amoss, R. T. (2014). Spontaneous human laughter. Handbook of positive emotions.

October 12, 2017

Wood, A., Martin, J., & Niedenthal, P. (2017). Towards a social functional account of laughter: Acoustic features convey reward, affiliation, and dominancePloS one12(8), e0183811.

Kurtz, L. E., & Algoe, S. B. (2017). When Sharing a Laugh Means Sharing More: Testing the Role of Shared Laughter on Short-Term Interpersonal ConsequencesJournal of Nonverbal Behavior41(1), 45-65.

Bachorowski, J. A., & Owren, M. J. (2001). Not all laughs are alike: Voiced but not unvoiced laughter readily elicits positive affectPsychological Science12(3), 252-257.

October 5, 2017

Morelli, S. A., Ong, D. C., Makati, R., Jackson, M. O., & Zaki, J. (2017). Empathy and well-being correlate with centrality in different social networksProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences114(37), 9843-9847.

Shu, J., Hassell, S., Weber, J., Ochsner, K. N., & Mobbs, D. (2017). The role of empathy in experiencing vicarious anxietyJournal of Experimental Psychology: General146(8), 1164-1188.

May be coming soon…

Emotion Regulation VI (callback to Millgram et al from Jan 25)

Sheppes, G., Scheibe, S., Suri, G., Radu, P., Blechert, J., & Gross, J. J. (2014). Emotion regulation choice: A conceptual framework and supporting evidenceJournal of Experimental Psychology: General143(1), 163.

Sheppes, G., Scheibe, S., Suri, G., & Gross, J. J. (2011). Emotion-regulation choicePsychological Science22(11), 1391-1396.

Morelli, S. A., Lieberman, M. D., & Zaki, J. (2015). The emerging study of positive empathySocial and Personality Psychology Compass9(2), 57-68.

Ganegoda, D. B., & Bordia, P. (2019). I can be happy for you, but not all the time: A contingency model of envy and positive empathy in the workplaceJournal of Applied Psychology.

Peters, B. J., Reis, H. T., & Gable, S. L. (2018). Making the good even better: A review and theoretical model of interpersonal capitalizationSocial and Personality Psychology Compass12(7), e12407.

Campos, B., Schoebi, D., Gonzaga, G. C., Gable, S. L., & Keltner, D. (2015). Attuned to the positive? Awareness and responsiveness to others’ positive emotion experience and displayMotivation and Emotion39(5), 780-794.

Algoe, S. B. (2019). Positive Interpersonal ProcessesCurrent Directions in Psychological Science

AM Gordon, S Chen (2016). Do you get where I'm coming from?: Perceived understanding buffers against the negative impact of conflict on relationship satisfaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Morelli, S. A., Torre, J. B., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2014). The neural bases of feeling understood and not understoodSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience9(12), 1890-1896.

Goldstein, N. J., Vezich, I. S., & Shapiro, J. R. (2014). Perceived perspective taking: When others walk in our shoesJournal of personality and social psychology106(6), 941.

Kang, O., & Wheatley, T. (2017). Pupil dilation patterns spontaneously synchronize across individuals during shared attentionJournal of Experimental Psychology: General146(4), 569.

Wheatley, T., Kang, O., Parkinson, C., & Looser, C. E. (2012). From mind perception to mental connection: Synchrony as a mechanism for social understandingSocial and Personality Psychology Compass6(8), 589-606.

Mauss, I. B., Levenson, R. W., McCarter, L., Wilhelm, F. H., & Gross, J. J. (2005). The tie that binds: Coherence among emotion experience, behavior, and physiologyEmotion, 5, 175-190.

Brown, C. L., Van Doren, N., Ford, B. Q., Mauss, I. B., Sze, J. W., & Levenson, R. W. (2019). Coherence between subjective experience and physiology in emotion: Individual differences and implications for well-beingEmotion

Clore, G. L., Wyer R. S., Dienes, B., Gasper, K., Gohm, C. L., & Isbell, L. (2001). Affective Feelings as Feedback: Some Cognitive Consequences. In L. L. Martin & G. L. Clore (Eds.). Theories of mood and cognition: A user's guidebook (pp. 27-62). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [read through page 49]

Schwarz, N., & Clore, G. L.  (1983).  Mood, misattribution, and judgments of well-being:  Informative and directive functions of affective statesJournal of Personality and Social Psychology45, 513-523.

Gasper, K. & Clore, G. L. (2002). Attending to the Big Picture: Mood and Global vs. Local Processing of Visual InformationPsychological Science, 13, 34-40.

Bless, H., Clore, G. L., Golisano, V., Rabel, C., & Schwarz, N. (1996). Mood and the use of scripts: Do happy moods really make people mindless? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 71, 665-678.

Lerner, J. S., & Keltner, D. (2000). Beyond valence: Toward a model of emotion-specific influences on judgement and choiceCognition & Emotion14(4), 473-493.

Han, S., Lerner, J. S., & Keltner, D. (2007). Feelings and consumer decision making: The appraisal-tendency frameworkJournal of Consumer Psychology, 17, 158-168.

Lerner, J. S., Small, D. A., & Loewenstein, G. (2004). Heart strings and purse strings: Carryover effects of emotions on economic decisionsPsychological science15(5), 337-341.


Zhou, H., Majka, E. A., & Epley, N. (2017). Inferring perspective versus getting perspective: Underestimating the value of being in another person’s shoesPsychological science28(4), 482-493.

Epley, N., Keysar, B., Van Boven, L., & Gilovich, T. (2004). Perspective taking as egocentric anchoring and adjustmentJournal of personality and social psychology87(3), 327.

Tamir, D. I., & Mitchell, J. P. (2013). Anchoring and adjustment during social inferencesJournal of Experimental Psychology: General142(1), 151.

McAuliffe, W., Carter, E., Berhane, J., Snihur, A., & McCullough, M. (2019). Is empathy the default response to suffering? A meta-analytic evaluation of perspective-taking’s effect on empathic concern.

Clark, M. A., Robertson, M. M., & Young, S. (2019). “I feel your pain”: A critical review of organizational research on empathyJournal of Organizational Behavior40(2), 166-192.

Wondra & Morelli (preprint). Limitations of the Evidence that Perspective Taking Increases Empathy.

Jordan, M. R., Amir, D., & Bloom, P. (2016). Are empathy and concern psychologically distinct? Emotion16(8), 1107-1116.

Sy, T., Côté, S., & Saavedra, R. (2005). The contagious leader: impact of the leader's mood on the mood of group members, group affective tone, and group processesJournal of applied psychology90(2), 295.

Coté, S. (2005). A social interaction model of the effects of emotion regulation on work strainAcademy of management review30(3), 509-530.

Côté, S. (2014). Emotional intelligence in organizationsAnnu. Rev. Organ. Psychol. Organ. Behav.1(1), 459-488.

Dworkin, J. D., Zimmerman, V., Waldinger, R. J., & Schulz, M. S. (2018). Capturing naturally occurring emotional suppression as it unfolds in couple interactionsEmotion.

Greenaway, K. H., & Kalokerinos, E. K. (2019). The intersection of goals to experience and express emotionEmotion Review.

Greenaway, K. H., Kalokerinos, E. K., & Williams, L. A. (2018). Context is everything (in emotion research). Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 12(6), e12393.

Sznycer, D., & Lukaszewski, A. W. (2019). The emotion–valuation constellation: Multiple emotions are governed by a common grammar of social valuationEvolution and Human Behavior.

Hodges, S. D., Kiel, K. J., Kramer, A. D., Veach, D., & Villanueva, B. R. (2010). Giving birth to empathy: The effects of similar experience on empathic accuracy, empathic concern, and perceived empathy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin36(3), 398-409.

Interpersonal emotion regulation:

Zaki, J. (2019). Integrating empathy and interpersonal emotion regulation. Annual Review of Psychology.

Main, A., Walle, E. A., Kho, C., & Halpern, J. (2017). The interpersonal functions of empathy: A relational perspectiveEmotion Review9(4), 358-366.

Reeck, C., Ames, D. R., & Ochsner, K. N. (2016). The social regulation of emotion: An integrative, cross-disciplinary modelTrends in cognitive sciences20(1), 47-63.

Butler, E. A. (2015). Interpersonal affect dynamics: It takes two (and time) to tangoEmotion Review7(4), 336-341.

Zaki, J., & Williams, W. C. (2013). Interpersonal emotion regulationEmotion13(5), 803.

Butler, E. A., & Randall, A. K. (2013). Emotional coregulation in close relationshipsEmotion Review5(2), 202-210.

Beckes, L., & Coan, J. A. (2011). Social baseline theory: The role of social proximity in emotion and economy of actionSocial and Personality Psychology Compass5(12), 976-988.

Campos, J. J., Walle, E. A., Dahl, A., & Main, A. (2011). Reconceptualizing emotion regulationEmotion Review3(1), 26-35.

Coan, J. A., Schaefer, H. S., & Davidson, R. J. (2006). Lending a hand: Social regulation of the neural response to threatPsychological science17(12), 1032-1039.


Williams, W. C., Morelli, S. A., Ong, D. C., & Zaki, J. (2018). Interpersonal emotion regulation: Implications for affiliation, perceived support, relationships, and well-beingJournal of personality and social psychology115(2), 224.


Gable & Boyer

Fausto Gonzalez (extrinsic scale; responses to extrinsic attempts)

Carolyn MacCann

Doré, B. P., Morris, R. R., Burr, D. A., Picard, R. W., & Ochsner, K. N. (2017). Helping others regulate emotion predicts increased regulation of one’s own emotions and decreased symptoms of depressionPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin43(5), 729-739.

Netzer, L., Van Kleef, G. A., & Tamir, M. (2015). Interpersonal instrumental emotion regulationJournal of Experimental Social Psychology58, 124-135.

Lougheed, J. P., Hollenstein, T., Lichtwarck-Aschoff, A., & Granic, I. (2015). Maternal regulation of child affect in externalizing and typically-developing children. Journal of Family Psychology29(1), 10.

Gneezy, U., & Imas, A. (2014). Materazzi effect and the strategic use of anger in competitive interactionsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences111(4), 1334-1337.