Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS ________________________________________________________

Westlund, J. M. K., Dickens, L., Jeong, S., Harris, P. L., DeSteno, D., & Breazeal, C. L. (in press). Children use non-verbal cues to learn new words from robots as well as people. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction.

Dickens, L. (2017).  Using gratitude to promote positive change: A series of meta-analyses investigating the effectiveness of gratitude interventions. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 39, 193-208.

Vicaria, I.1, & Dickens, L.1 (2016). The positive intra- and interpersonal outcomes of nonconscious mimicry and interpersonal synchrony: A series of meta-analyses. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior.

Dickens, L.1, & DeSteno, D.1 (2016). The grateful are patient: Heightened daily gratitude is associated with attenuated temporal discounting. Emotion, 16, 421-425.

DeSteno, D., Condon, P., & Dickens, L. (2016). Gratitude and compassion. In M. Lewis, J. M. Haviland-Jones, & L. F. Barrett (Eds.), Handbook of emotions (4th ed.). New York: Guilford.

Breazeal, C. B., Harris, P., DeSteno, D., Kory, J., Dickens, L., & Jeong, S. (2016). Young children treat robots as informants. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8, 481-491.

DeSteno, D., Li, Y., Dickens, L., & Lerner, J. S. (2014). Gratitude: A tool for reducing economic impatience. Psychological Science, 25, 1262-1267.

Dickens, L., & DeSteno, D. (2014). Pride attenuates nonconscious mimicry. Emotion, 14, 7-11.

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, 23, 1549-1556.

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.

PRESENTATIONS ___________________________________________________________

Dickens, L. (March 2017). Pride’s role in perceptions of individuals and work partnerships. Poster presented at the 2017 Society for Affective Science Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Botera, V.*, Irgens, M.*, Levkowitz, R.*, & Dickens, L. (2016). Too proud to give in? How pride influences conforming behavior. Poster presented at the New England Psychological Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Dickens, L., & DeSteno, D. (March 2016). The grateful are patient: Heightened daily gratitude is associated with attenuated temporal discounting. Poster presented at the 3rd Society for Affective Science Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Dickens, L., & Vicaria, I. (February 2015). A series of meta-analyses investigating the positive outcomes of gratitude interventions. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, California.

Dickens, L. (November 2014). How pride shapes social interaction. Talk given for the Connecticut College Colloquium Series, New London, Connecticut.

Doyle, L.*, Dickens, L., & DeSteno, D. (April 2014). Influence of status and pride on nonverbal affiliative behavior. Poster presented at the Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Dickens, L., & DeSteno, D. (April 2014). Pride attenuates nonconscious mimicry. Poster presented at the Society for Affective Science Inaugural Conference, Bethesda, Maryland.

Dickens, L., & DeSteno, D. (January 2014). Pride decreases nonconscious mimicry. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, Texas. 3

Dickens, L., DeSteno, D., Brazeal, C., Baummann, J., & Lee, J. J. (January 2013). Detecting the trustworthiness of novel partners in economic exchange. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dickens, L., & DeSteno, D. (January 2012). Gratitude increases nonconscious mimicry behavior. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, California.

Baumann, J., Dickens, L., & DeSteno, D. (January 2011). Non-Conscious mimicry enhances accuracy in predicting economic exchange. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, Texas.

Dickens, L. (April 2009). Induction of gratitude and its effects on mood, well-being, and prosocial behavior. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Connecticut College Psychology Department Conference, New London, Connecticut.

 

1  Both authors contributed equally.

* denotes undergraduate coauthor

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