Nicholas Epley

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. 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...
  2. 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)...
  3. 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
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  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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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  13. 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...
  14. 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
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  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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)...
  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. 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...