Converse, B. A., Hancock, P., Klotz, L. E., Clarens, A. F., & Adams, G. S. (2020). If humans design the planet: A call for psychological scientists to engage with climate engineering. Forthcoming at American Psychologist. [Preprint]
Converse, B. A. & Dennis, P. J. (2018). The role of “prominent numbers” in open numerical judgment: Strained decision makers choose from a limited set of accessible numbers. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 147, 94-107. [SOM]
Hennecke, M. & Converse, B. A. (2017). Next week, next month, next year: How perceived temporal boundaries affect initiation expectations. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 918-926. [SOM] [OSF Preprint]
Converse, B. A., & Reinhard, D. A. (2016). On rivalry and goal pursuit: Shared competitive history, legacy concerns, and strategy selection. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 191-213.
Maloney, E. A., Converse, B. A., Gibbs, C. R., Levine, S. C., & Beilock, S. L. (2015). Jump-starting early childhood education at home: Early learning, parent motivation, and public policy. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 727-732.
Converse, B. A., Risen, J. L., & Carter, T. J. (2012). Investing in karma: When wanting promotes helping. Psychological Science, 23, 923-930.
Converse, B. A. & Fishbach, A. (2012). Instrumentality boosts appreciation: Helpers are more appreciated while they are useful. Psychological Science, 23, 560-566.
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 acts. Psychological Science, 19, 1280-1286.
Converse, B. A. & Hennecke, M. (2016). Why we think we can keep those New Year’s resolutions. Scientific American, Mind Guest Blog.
Caruso, E. M., Burns, Z. C., & Converse, B. A. (2016). The problem with slow motion. The New York Times, p. SR10.
Converse, B. A. (2011). How social psychology is liberating leadership from the great-person mold. Virginia Policy Review, V.
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.
Selected Media Coverage
Goal Initiation … | UVa Today |
Slow-Mo … | NPR | Washington Post | LA Times | BBC | UVa Today |
Rivalry … | Wall Street Journal | BPS Digest | UVa Today |
Karma … | Huffington Post | Scientific American | Atlantic |
Time … | NYT | NPR| Scientific American | BBC |
Self Control … | Psychology Today |