N Epley

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perspective taking as egocentric anchoring and adjustment
    Nicholas Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:327-39. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Putting adjustment back in the anchoring and adjustment heuristic: differential processing of self-generated and experimenter-provided anchors
    N Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 12:391-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Empathy neglect: reconciling the spotlight effect and the correspondence bias
    Nicholas Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:300-12. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Are adjustments insufficient?
    Nicholas Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:447-60. 2004
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Do others judge us as harshly as we think? Overestimating the impact of our failures, shortcomings, and mishaps
    K Savitsky
    Department of Psychology, Bronfman Science Center, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:44-56. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Causes and consequences of mind perception
    Adam Waytz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Northwest Science Building Ste 290, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:383-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Explanations versus applications: the explanatory power of valuable beliefs
    Jesse Preston
    Harvard University, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:826-32. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Making sense by making sentient: effectance motivation increases anthropomorphism
    Adam Waytz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:410-35. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The costs and benefits of undoing egocentric responsibility assessments in groups
    Eugene Caruso
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:857-71. 2006

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Perspective taking as egocentric anchoring and adjustment
    Nicholas Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:327-39. 2004
    ..Finally, adjustments tend to be insufficient, in part, because people stop adjusting once a plausible estimate is reached (Study 5)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Putting adjustment back in the anchoring and adjustment heuristic: differential processing of self-generated and experimenter-provided anchors
    N Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 12:391-6. 2001
    ..These results suggest it is time to reintroduce anchoring and adjustment as an explanation for some judgments under uncertainty...
  3. ncbi request reprint Empathy neglect: reconciling the spotlight effect and the correspondence bias
    Nicholas Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:300-12. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Are adjustments insufficient?
    Nicholas Epley
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:447-60. 2004
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do others judge us as harshly as we think? Overestimating the impact of our failures, shortcomings, and mishaps
    K Savitsky
    Department of Psychology, Bronfman Science Center, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:44-56. 2001
    ..Discussion focuses on additional mechanisms that may contribute to overly pessimistic expectations as well as the role of such expectations in producing unnecessary social anxiety...
  7. doi request reprint Causes and consequences of mind perception
    Adam Waytz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Northwest Science Building Ste 290, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:383-8. 2010
    ..Ascribing mind confers an entity moral rights and also makes its actions meaningful. Understanding the causes and consequences of mind perception can explain when this most social of cognitive skills will be used, and why it matters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Explanations versus applications: the explanatory power of valuable beliefs
    Jesse Preston
    Harvard University, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:826-32. 2005
    ..Discussion focuses on the implications of these findings for people's resistance to explaining their own beliefs, for the perceived value of science and religion, and for culture wars between people holding opposing beliefs...
  9. doi request reprint Making sense by making sentient: effectance motivation increases anthropomorphism
    Adam Waytz
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:410-35. 2010
    ..Anthropomorphizing nonhuman agents seems to satisfy the basic motivation to make sense of an otherwise uncertain environment...
  10. ncbi request reprint The costs and benefits of undoing egocentric responsibility assessments in groups
    Eugene Caruso
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:857-71. 2006
    ..Some members who look beyond their own perspective may not like what they see...
  11. doi request reprint Knowing too much: using private knowledge to predict how one is viewed by others
    John R Chambers
    Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:542-8. 2008
    ..This tendency can help explain why people's beliefs about how they are judged by others often diverge from how they are actually judged...
  12. ncbi request reprint Feeling "holier than thou": are self-serving assessments produced by errors in self- or social prediction?
    N Epley
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 7601, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 79:861-75. 2000
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  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Overcoming intuition: metacognitive difficulty activates analytic reasoning
    Adam L Alter
    Psychology Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540 USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:569-76. 2007
    ..Metacognitive experiences of difficulty or disfluency appear to serve as an alarm that activates analytic forms of reasoning that assess and sometimes correct the output of more intuitive forms of reasoning...
  16. 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)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The anchoring-and-adjustment heuristic: why the adjustments are insufficient
    Nicholas Epley
    University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:311-8. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Egocentrism over e-mail: can we communicate as well as we think?
    Justin Kruger
    New York University, Leonard N Stern School of Business, NY 10012, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:925-36. 2005
    ..Because e-mail communicators "hear" a statement differently depending on whether they intend to be, say, sarcastic or funny, it can be difficult to appreciate that their electronic audience may not...