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Sandstrom, G.M.*, Schmader, T.*, Croft, A., & Kwok, N. (in press). A Social Identity Threat Perspective on being the Target of Generosity from a Higher Status Other. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

  • *First authorship equal and listed alphabetically
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Boothby, E.J., Cooney, G., Sandstrom, G.M., & Clark, M.S. (2018). The liking gap in conversations: Do people like us more than we think? Psychological Science, 29(11), 1742–1756.

Carter, A.J., Croft, A., Lukas, D., Sandstrom, G.M. (2018). Women’s visibility in academic seminars: women ask fewer questions than men. PLoS ONE.

Lathia, N., Sandstrom, G.M., Mascolo, C., Rentfrow, P.J. (2017). Happy people live active lives: Sensing happiness using smartphone accelerometers. PLos ONE. doi:10.1371/journale.pone.0160589.

Sandstrom, G.M., Lathia, N., Mascolo, C., Rentfrow, P.J. (2017). Putting mood in context: Using smartphones to examine how people feel in different locations. Journal of Research in Personality, 69, 96-101.

Servia-Rodriguez, S., Rachuri, K.K., Mascolo, C., Rentfrow, P.J., Sandstrom, G.M. (2017). Mobile Sensing at the Service of Mental Well-being: a Large-scale Longitudinal Study. Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web. 103-112.

Sandstrom, G.M., Lathia, N., Mascolo, C. & Rentfrow, P.J. (2016). Opportunities for Smartphones in Clinical Care: The Future of Mobile Mood Monitoring. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 77(2).

Sandstrom, G.M., Tseng, V.W-S., Costa, J., Okeke, F., Choudhury, T., Dunn, E.W. (2016). Talking Less during Social Interactions Predicts Enjoyment: A Mobile Sensing Pilot Study. PLos ONE. doi:10.1371/journale.pone.0158834.

Whillans, A.V., Dunn, E.W.,Sandstrom, G.M., Dickerson, S.S., & Madden, K.M. (2016). Spending money on others improves cardiovascular health. Health Psychology, 35(6), 574-583.

Open Science Collaboration (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(6251).

Sandstrom, G.M., & Rawn, C.D. (2015). Embrace chattering students: They are building community and interest in your class. Teaching of Psychology, 42, 227-233.

Sandstrom, G.M., & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Social interactions and well-being: The surprising power of weak ties. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 910-922.

Sandstrom, G.M., & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Is efficiency overrated?: Minimal social interactions lead to belonging and positive affect. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 436-441.

Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., Sandstrom, G.M., & Norton, M. I. (2013). Does social connection turn good deeds into good feelings?: On the value of putting the “social” in prosocial spending. International Journal of Happiness and Development, 1(2), 155-171.

Human, L.J., Sandstrom, G.M., Dunn, E.W., & Biesanz, J.C. (2013). Accurate first impressions leave a lasting impression: The long-term effects of accuracy on relationship development. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(4), 395-402.

Russo, F.A., Vempala, N.N., & Sandstrom, G.M. (2013). Predicting musically induced emotions from physiological inputs: Linear and neural network models. Frontiers in Emotion Science, 4.

Sandstrom, G.M., & Russo, F.A. (2013). Absorption in Music: Development of a scale to identify individuals with strong emotional responses to music. Psychology of Music, 41(2), 216-228.

The Open Science Collaboration (2012). An open, large-scale, collaborative effort to estimate the reproducibility of psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 652-655.

Aknin, L.B.*, Sandstrom, G.M.*, Dunn, E.W. & Norton, M.I. (2011). It’s the recipient that counts: Spending money on strong social ties leads to greater happiness than spending on weak social ties. PLos ONE, 6(2), e17018. doi:10.1371/journale.pone.0017018.

  • *First authorship equal and listed alphabetically

Russo, F.A., Sandstrom, G.M. & Maksimowski, M. (2011). Gaze fixation in perception of singing. Psychomusicology, 21(1-2), 98-107.

Sandstrom, G.M., & Dunn, E.W. (2011). The virtue blind spot: Do affective forecasting errors undermine virtuous behavior?virt Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5(10), 720-733.

Aknin, L.B, Sandstrom, G.M., Dunn, E.W., & Norton, M.I. (2010). Investing in Others: Prosocial Spending for (Pro)Social Change. In R. Biswas-Diener (Ed.), Positive Psychology as Social Change. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Sandstrom, G.M., & Russo, F.A. (2010). Music hath charms: The effects of valence and arousal on recovery following an acute stressor. Music and Medicine, 2(3), 137-143.