Affiliation: New York University
- Wishful seeing: more desired objects are seen as closerEmily Balcetis
Ohio University, USA
Psychol Sci 21:147-52. 2010..We suggest that seeing desirable objects as closer than less desirable objects serves the self-regulatory function of energizing the perceiver to approach objects that fulfill needs and goals...
- Cognitive dissonance and the perception of natural environmentsEmily Balcetis
Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Psychol Sci 18:917-21. 2007..These studies suggest that the impact of motivational states extends from social judgment down into perceptual processes...
- Do collectivists know themselves better than individualists? Cross-cultural studies of the holier than thou phenomenonEmily Balcetis
Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1252-67. 2008..Discussion centers on culturally specific motivations that may bias the accuracy of self-insight and social insight...
- Conceptual set as a top-down constraint on visual object identificationEmily Balcetis
Department of Psychology, 200 Porter Hall, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
Perception 36:581-95. 2007..These results suggest that conceptual set constrains object identification...