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Converse, B. A., Risen, J. L., & Carter, T. J. (2012). Investing in karma: When wanting promotes helping. Psychological Science, 23, 923-930. [copy of record] [personal copy]

Converse, B. A. & Fishbach, A. (2012). Instrumentality boosts gratitude: Helpers are more appreciated while they are useful. Psychological Science, 23, 560-566.  [copy of record] [personal copy]

Sackett, A. M., Meyvis, T., Nelson, L. D., Converse, B. A., & Sackett, A. L. (2010).  You’re having fun when time flies: The hedonic consequences of subjective time progression. Psychological Science, 21, 111-117.

Epley, N., Converse, B. A., Delbosc, A., Monteleone, G., & Cacioppo, J. T. (2009). Believers’ estimates of God’s beliefs are more egocentric than estimates of other people’s beliefs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 21533-21538.

Converse, B. A., Lin, S., Keysar, B., & Epley, N. (2008). In the mood to get over yourself: Mood affects theory-of-mind use. Emotion, 8, 725-730.

Keysar, B., Converse, B. A., Wang, J., & Epley, N. (2008). Reciprocity is not give and take: Asymmetric reciprocity to positive and negative actsPsychological Science, 19, 1280-1286.

Other Publications (click the title to view article)

Converse, B. A. (2012). How social psychology is liberating leadership from the great-person mold. Virginia Policy Review, 5 (2).

Fishbach, A. & Converse, B. A. (2011). Identifying and battling temptation. In K. D. Vohs & R. F. Baumeister (Eds.), Handbook of Self-Regulation: Research, Theory, and Applications, 2nd Edition, (pp. 244-262), Guilford.

Fishbach, A. & Converse, B. A. (2010). Walking the line between goals and temptations: Asymmetric effects of counteractive control.  In R. R. Hassin, K. Ochsner, and Y. Trope (Eds.).  Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain, (pp. 289-407), Oxford University Press.

Converse, B. A. & Epley, N.  (2008). Egocentrism. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology. Sage Publications.

Benjamin A. Converse | Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia; Department of Psychology, University of Virginia.