Nicholas Epley

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivated mind perception: treating pets as people and people as animals
    Nicholas Epley
    School of Business, University of Chicago, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nebr Symp Motiv 60:127-52. 2013
  2. pmc Believers' estimates of God's beliefs are more egocentric than estimates of other people's beliefs
    Nicholas Epley
    Booth School of Business, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21533-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Creating social connection through inferential reproduction: loneliness and perceived agency in gadgets, gods, and greyhounds
    Nicholas Epley
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:114-20. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Reciprocity is not give and take: asymmetric reciprocity to positive and negative acts
    Boaz Keysar
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 S University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:1280-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Self-centered social exchange: differential use of costs versus benefits in prosocial reciprocity
    Yan Zhang
    Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:796-810. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint When perspective taking increases taking: reactive egoism in social interaction
    Nicholas Epley
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:872-89. 2006
  7. doi request reprint In the mood to get over yourself: mood affects theory-of-mind use
    Benjamin A Converse
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Emotion 8:725-30. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint On seeing human: a three-factor theory of anthropomorphism
    Nicholas Epley
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Rev 114:864-86. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Mirror, mirror on the wall: enhancement in self-recognition
    Nicholas Epley
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:1159-70. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The intentional mind and the hot hand: Perceiving intentions makes streaks seem likely to continue
    Eugene M Caruso
    The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cognition 116:149-53. 2010

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Motivated mind perception: treating pets as people and people as animals
    Nicholas Epley
    School of Business, University of Chicago, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Nebr Symp Motiv 60:127-52. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Believers' estimates of God's beliefs are more egocentric than estimates of other people's beliefs
    Nicholas Epley
    Booth School of Business, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21533-8. 2009
    ..Believers commonly use inferences about God's beliefs as a moral compass, but that compass appears especially dependent on one's own existing beliefs...
  3. doi request reprint Creating social connection through inferential reproduction: loneliness and perceived agency in gadgets, gods, and greyhounds
    Nicholas Epley
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:114-20. 2008
    ..These results have important implications not only for understanding when people are likely to treat nonhuman agents as humanlike (anthropomorphism), but also for understanding when people treat human agents as nonhuman (dehumanization)...
  4. doi request reprint Reciprocity is not give and take: asymmetric reciprocity to positive and negative acts
    Boaz Keysar
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, 5848 S University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:1280-6. 2008
    ..Reciprocity appears to operate on an exchange rate that assigns value to the meaning of events, in a fashion that encourages prosocial exchanges...
  5. doi request reprint Self-centered social exchange: differential use of costs versus benefits in prosocial reciprocity
    Yan Zhang
    Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:796-810. 2009
    ..This research identifies 1 challenge to maintaining a sense of equity in social relations and predicts when people are likely to feel fairly versus unfairly valued in their relationships...
  6. ncbi request reprint When perspective taking increases taking: reactive egoism in social interaction
    Nicholas Epley
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:872-89. 2006
    ..This reactive egoism is attenuated in cooperative contexts. Discussion focuses on the implications of reactive egoism in social interaction and on strategies for alleviating its potentially deleterious effects...
  7. doi request reprint In the mood to get over yourself: mood affects theory-of-mind use
    Benjamin A Converse
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Emotion 8:725-30. 2008
    ..These results provide both theoretical insight into the psychological mechanisms that govern theory of mind as well as practical insight into a common source of variability in its use...
  8. ncbi request reprint On seeing human: a three-factor theory of anthropomorphism
    Nicholas Epley
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Rev 114:864-86. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Mirror, mirror on the wall: enhancement in self-recognition
    Nicholas Epley
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:1159-70. 2008
    ..Such enhancement was correlated with implicit measures of self-worth but not with explicit measures, consistent with this variety of enhancement being a relatively automatic rather than deliberative process...
  10. doi request reprint The intentional mind and the hot hand: Perceiving intentions makes streaks seem likely to continue
    Eugene M Caruso
    The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cognition 116:149-53. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The mixed blessings of self-knowledge in behavioral prediction: enhanced discrimination but exacerbated bias
    Nicholas Epley
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:641-55. 2006
    ..Discussion addresses the costs and benefits of self-knowledge in behavioral prediction and the broader implications of measuring judgmental accuracy of judgment in terms of bias versus discrimination...