Social Emotions Group

Northeastern University

Selected Publications
Condon, P, Desbordes, G., Miller, W., & DeSteno, D. (2013). Meditation increases compassionate responses to sufferring. Psychological Science
DeSteno, D., Breazeal, C., Frank, R. H., Pizarro, D., Baumann, J., Dickens, L., & Lee, J. (2012). Detecting the trustworthiness of novel partners in economic exchange. Psychological Science.
Baumann, J., & DeSteno, D. (2012). Context leads to divergent impacts of anger on risk taking. Emotion, 1196-1199.
Valdesolo, P., & DeSteno, D. (2011). Synchrony and the social tuning of compassion. Emotion, 11, 262-266.
Condon, P., & DeSteno, D. (2011). Compassion for one reduces punishment for another. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 698-701.
Baumann, J., & DeSteno, D. (2010). Emotion-guided threat detection: Expecting guns where there are none. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 595-610.
DeSteno, D., Bartlett, M., Baumann, J., Williams, L., & Dickens, L. (2010). Gratitude as moral sentiment: Emotion-guided cooperation in economic exchange. Emotion, 10, 289-293.
DeSteno, D. (2009). Social emotions and intertemporal choice: “Hot” mechanisms for the building of social and economic capital. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 280-284
Williams, L. A., & DeSteno, D. (2009). Pride: Adaptive social emotion or seventh sin? Psychological Science, 20, 284-288.
Valdesolo, P., & DeSteno, D. (2008). The Duality of Virtue: Deconstructing the Moral Hypocrite. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1334-1338.
Williams, L. A., & DeSteno, D. (2008). Pride and perseverance: The motivational role of pride. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 1007-1017.
Valdesolo, P. & DeSteno, D. (2007). Moral hypocrisy: Social groups and the flexibility of virtue. Psychological Science, 18, 689-690.
Bartlett, M. Y., & DeSteno, D. (2006). Gratitude and prosocial behavior: Helping when it costs you. Psychological Science, 17, 319-325.
DeSteno, D., Valdesolo, P., & Bartlett, M. Y. (2006). Jealousy and the threatened self: Getting to the heart of the green-eyed monster. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 626-641.
Valdesolo, P., & DeSteno, D. (2006). Manipulations of Emotional Context Shape Moral Judgment. Psychological Science, 17, 476-477.
DeSteno, D., Dasgupta, N., Bartlett, M. Y., & Cajdric, A. (2004). Prejudice From Thin Air: The Effect of Emotion on Automatic Intergroup Attitudes. Psychological Science, 15, 319-324.
DeSteno, D., Petty, R. E., Rucker, D. D., Wegener, D. T., & Braverman, J. (2004). Discrete Emotions and Persuasion: The Role of Emotion-Induced Expectancies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 43-56.