A E Wilson

Summary

Affiliation: Wilfrid Laurier University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint From chump to champ: people's appraisals of their earlier and present selves
    A E Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 80:572-84. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The frequency of temporal-self and social comparisons in people's personal appraisals
    A E Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:928-42. 2000

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint From chump to champ: people's appraisals of their earlier and present selves
    A E Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 80:572-84. 2001
    ..Study 6 provided support for the predicted effects of temporal distance and attribute importance on people's evaluation of past selves...
  2. ncbi request reprint The frequency of temporal-self and social comparisons in people's personal appraisals
    A E Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:928-42. 2000
    ..Social comparisons may be preferred when people are motivated to evaluate themselves accurately. These predictions were supported when self-evaluation and self-enhancement goals were explicitly manipulated (Study 4) or primed (Study 5)...