Selected Bibliography for Ed O'Brien

Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science

Ed O'Brien

Published Works

"Too Much Experience: A Desensitization Bias in Emotional Perspective Taking." Troy Campbell, Ed O’Brien, Leaf Van Boven, Norbert Schwarz and Peter Ubel; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2014, 106(2), pp. 272-85.

Looking Forward: Time, Change, and the Persistently Positive Future.; Edward Hughes O'Brien; Ph.D Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2014.

"Empathic Concern and Perspective Taking: Linear and Quadratic Effects of Age across the Adult Life Span." Ed O’Brien, Sara H. Konrath, Daniel Grühn and Anna Linda Hagen; The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 2013, 68(2), pp. 168-75.

"Easy to Retrieve but Hard to Believe: Metacognitive Discounting of the Unpleasantly Possible." Ed O’Brien; Psychological Science, 2013, 24(6), pp. 844-51.

"The Thrill of (Absolute) Victory: Success among Many Enhances Emotional Payoffs." Ed O’Brien and Linda Hagen; Emotion, 2013, 13(3), pp. 366-74.

"More Than Skin Deep: Visceral States Are Not Projected onto Dissimilar Others." Ed O’Brien and Phoebe C. Ellsworth; Psychological Science, 2012, 23(4), pp. 391-96.

"Saving the Last for Best: A Positivity Bias for End Experiences." Ed O’Brien and Phoebe C. Ellsworth; Psychological Science, 2012, 23(2), pp. 163-65.

"Time Crawls When You’re Not Having Fun: Feeling Entitled Makes Dull Tasks Drag On." Edward H. O’Brien, Phyllis A. Anastasio and Brad J. Bushman; Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2011, 37(10), pp. 1287-96.

"Changes in Dispositional Empathy in American College Students over Time: A Meta-Analysis." Sara H. Konrath, Edward H. O'Brien and Courtney Hsing; Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2011, 15(2), pp. 180-98.

"Individual Differences in the Preferred Neck-Resting Position of Caribbean Flamingos (Phoenicopterus Ruber)." Matthew J. Anderson, Sarah A. Williams and Edward H. O'Brien; Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 2009, 14(1), pp. 66-78.