Edward H O'Brien

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Easy to retrieve but hard to believe: metacognitive discounting of the unpleasantly possible
    Ed O'Brien
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:844-51. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The thrill of (absolute) victory: success among many enhances emotional payoffs
    Ed O'Brien
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Emotion 13:366-74. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Empathic concern and perspective taking: linear and quadratic effects of age across the adult life span
    Ed O'Brien
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:168-75. 2013
  4. doi request reprint More than skin deep: visceral states are not projected onto dissimilar others
    Ed O'Brien
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:391-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Time crawls when you're not having fun: feeling entitled makes dull tasks drag on
    Edward H O'Brien
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychology, Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:1287-96. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Changes in dispositional empathy in American college students over time: a meta-analysis
    Sara H Konrath
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48104, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 15:180-98. 2011

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Easy to retrieve but hard to believe: metacognitive discounting of the unpleasantly possible
    Ed O'Brien
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:844-51. 2013
    ..g., easily imagined unpleasant futures). Paradoxically, people's well-being may be maximized when they contemplate some bad moments or just a few good moments...
  2. doi request reprint The thrill of (absolute) victory: success among many enhances emotional payoffs
    Ed O'Brien
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Emotion 13:366-74. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Empathic concern and perspective taking: linear and quadratic effects of age across the adult life span
    Ed O'Brien
    Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:168-75. 2013
    ..We investigated linear and quadratic effects of age on self-reported empathy in three large cross-sectional samples of American adults aged 18-90 years...
  4. doi request reprint More than skin deep: visceral states are not projected onto dissimilar others
    Ed O'Brien
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:391-6. 2012
    ..Our findings reveal the need for a better understanding of how people's internal experiences influence their perceptions of the feelings and experiences of those who may hold values different from their own...
  5. doi request reprint Time crawls when you're not having fun: feeling entitled makes dull tasks drag on
    Edward H O'Brien
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychology, Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:1287-96. 2011
    ..Like most resources, time is a resource valued more by entitled individuals. A time-entitlement link provides novel insight into mechanisms underlying self-focus and prosocial dynamics...
  6. doi request reprint Changes in dispositional empathy in American college students over time: a meta-analysis
    Sara H Konrath
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48104, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 15:180-98. 2011
    ..Additional analyses found that the declines in Perspective Taking and Empathic Concern are relatively recent phenomena and are most pronounced in samples from after 2000...