Yaacov Trope

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Construal-level theory of psychological distance
    Yaacov Trope
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Rev 117:440-63. 2010
  2. pmc The effect of construal level on subjective probability estimates
    Cheryl Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:52-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The use of visual and verbal means of communication across psychological distance
    Elinor Amit
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:43-56. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Body cues, not facial expressions, discriminate between intense positive and negative emotions
    Hillel Aviezer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Science 338:1225-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Holistic person processing: faces with bodies tell the whole story
    Hillel Aviezer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540 1010, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:20-37. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Transcending the "here": the effect of spatial distance on social judgment
    Marlone D Henderson
    Department of Psychology, New York University, NY, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:845-56. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Scale and construal: how larger measurement units shrink length estimates and expand mental horizons
    Sam J Maglio
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, Room 755B, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:165-70. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Seeing the forest when entry is unlikely: probability and the mental representation of events
    Cheryl J Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:641-53. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Distance-dependent processing of pictures and words
    Elinor Amit
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:400-15. 2009
  10. pmc Flexibility now, consistency later: psychological distance and construal shape evaluative responding
    Alison Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:32-51. 2010

Research Grants

  1. TIME DEPENDENT CHANGES IN SOCIAL JUDGEMENT AND CHOICE
    Yaacov Trope; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Temporal Framing and Self-Consistent Choice
    Yaacov Trope; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Temporal Framing and Self-Consistent Choice
    Yaacov Trope; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Construal-level theory of psychological distance
    Yaacov Trope
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Rev 117:440-63. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc The effect of construal level on subjective probability estimates
    Cheryl Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:52-8. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that broad processing variables can exert a widespread influence on probability judgment...
  3. doi request reprint The use of visual and verbal means of communication across psychological distance
    Elinor Amit
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:43-56. 2013
    ..Implications of these findings for construal-level theory, perspective taking, embodied cognition, the development of language, and social skills with children are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Body cues, not facial expressions, discriminate between intense positive and negative emotions
    Hillel Aviezer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Science 338:1225-9. 2012
    ..These findings challenge standard models of emotion expression and highlight the role of the body in expressing and perceiving emotions...
  5. doi request reprint Holistic person processing: faces with bodies tell the whole story
    Hillel Aviezer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540 1010, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:20-37. 2012
    ..These results show that faces and bodies are processed as a single unit and support the notion of a composite person effect analogous to the classic effect described for faces...
  6. ncbi request reprint Transcending the "here": the effect of spatial distance on social judgment
    Marlone D Henderson
    Department of Psychology, New York University, NY, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:845-56. 2006
    ..They were also less likely to extrapolate from specific cases that deviated from general trends when making predictions about more spatially distant events (Study 4). Implications for social judgment are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Scale and construal: how larger measurement units shrink length estimates and expand mental horizons
    Sam J Maglio
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, Room 755B, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:165-70. 2011
    ..Implications for scale and level of mental construal are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seeing the forest when entry is unlikely: probability and the mental representation of events
    Cheryl J Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:641-53. 2006
    ..Implications for probability assessment and choice under uncertainty are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Distance-dependent processing of pictures and words
    Elinor Amit
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:400-15. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Flexibility now, consistency later: psychological distance and construal shape evaluative responding
    Alison Ledgerwood
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:32-51. 2010
    ..Connections to shared reality, conformity, and attitude function are discussed...
  11. pmc Automatic processing of psychological distance: evidence from a Stroop task
    Yoav Bar-Anan
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:610-22. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Construal levels and self-control
    Kentaro Fujita
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:351-67. 2006
    ..These results support a construal-level analysis of self-control...
  13. ncbi request reprint Theory in social psychology: seeing the forest and the trees
    Yaacov Trope
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:193-200. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Temporal construal
    Yaacov Trope
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York 10003, USA
    Psychol Rev 110:403-21. 2003
    ..The authors suggest that construal level underlies a broad range of evaluative and behavioral consequences of psychological distance from events...
  15. pmc Disembodiment: abstract construal attenuates the influence of contextual bodily state in judgment
    Sam J Maglio
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:211-6. 2012
    ..These results suggest that high-level thought allows for consistency by buffering against the effects of transitory situational factors...
  16. doi request reprint What happens why? Psychological distance and focusing on causes versus consequences of events
    Soyon Rim
    Department of Psychology, New York University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:457-72. 2013
    ..Broader implications of the results for moral decision making, power and leadership, and self-regulation are discussed...
  17. pmc Representations of the self in the near and distant future
    Cheryl J Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:757-73. 2008
    ..Implications for understanding both the nature of the self-concept and the way in which distance may influence a range of self-processes are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spatial distance and mental construal of social events
    Kentaro Fujita
    New York University, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:278-82. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that spatially distant events are associated with high-level construals, and that spatial distance can be conceptualized as a dimension of psychological distance...
  19. pmc Negotiation from a near and distant time perspective
    Marlone D Henderson
    Department of Psychology, New York University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:712-29. 2006
    ..Implications for conflict resolution and construal level theory are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Time-dependent gambling: odds now, money later
    Michael D Sagristano
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 131:364-76. 2002
    ..The results were interpreted in terms of a temporal construal process that highlights the desirability of outcomes in the distant future and the feasibility of attaining the outcomes in the near future...
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between psychological distance and construal level: evidence from an implicit association test
    Yoav Bar-Anan
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:609-22. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Walking the tightrope between feeling good and being accurate: mood as a resource in processing persuasive messages
    Rajagopal Raghunathan
    Department of Marketing, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin 78712, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:510-25. 2002
    ..Third, the induction of positive mood enhanced the impact of negative information about caffeine on high (compared with low) caffeine consumers' attitudes and intentions toward caffeine consumption...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predicting the near and distant future
    Shiri Nussbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:152-61. 2006
    ..Individuals feel more confident in predicting the distant future than the near future when the predictions concern outcomes that are implied by relatively abstract information...
  24. ncbi request reprint The pros and cons of temporally near and distant action
    Nira Liberman
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 86:781-95. 2004
    ..This research also examined the limiting conditions and the evaluative consequences of these shifts...
  25. ncbi request reprint Creeping dispositionism: the temporal dynamics of behavior prediction
    Shiri Nussbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:485-97. 2003
    ..The results were interpreted as supporting the assumption of construal level theory that perceivers use more abstract representations (higher level construals) to predict and explain more distant future behaviors...
  26. ncbi request reprint You focus on the forest when you're in charge of the trees: power priming and abstract information processing
    Pamela K Smith
    Social Psychology Program, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:578-96. 2006
    ..Experiment 7 revealed that in line with past neuropsychological research on abstract thinking, priming high power also led to greater relative right-hemispheric activation...

Research Grants9

  1. TIME DEPENDENT CHANGES IN SOCIAL JUDGEMENT AND CHOICE
    Yaacov Trope; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings are expected to identify advantages and disadvantages of decisions at different point in time and, thus, help us understand and improve the way people think, plan, and make choices about their future. ..
  2. Temporal Framing and Self-Consistent Choice
    Yaacov Trope; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The predicted results would suggest that it may be possible to increase the likelihood of such choices by making individuals think of their choice alternatives from a psychologically distant perspective. ..
  3. Temporal Framing and Self-Consistent Choice
    Yaacov Trope; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The predicted results would suggest that it may be possible to increase the likelihood of such choices by making individuals think of their choice alternatives from a psychologically distant perspective. ..