Publications

Oishi, S., Choi, H., Liu, A., & Kurtz, J. L. (in press). Experiences associated with psychological richness. European Journal of Personality.

Oishi, S., Choi, H., Galinha, I., Ishii, K., Komiya, A., Koo, M., Luhmann, M., Scollon, C., Shin, J., Suh, E., Vittersø, J., Heintzelman, S., Kushlev, K., Westgate, E.C., Buttrick, N., Tucker, J., Ebersole, C.R., Axt, J., Gilbert, E., Ng, B.W., Kurtz, J., & Besser, L.L. (2020). Happiness, meaning, and psychological richness. Affective Science, 1, 107–115. here

Layous, K., Kurtz, J. L., Chancellor, J., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2017). Reframing the ordinary: Imagining time as scarce increases well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology, 13, 301-308. here

Layous, K., Nelson, S. K., Kurtz J. L. & Lyubomirsky, S. (2016). What triggers prosocial effort? A positive feedback loop between positive activities, kindness, and well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology,  4, 385-398. here

Kurtz, J. L. (2016). Affective forecasting: Teaching an accessible, useful, and humbling topic. Teaching of Psychology, 43, 80-85.

Kurtz, J. L. (2015). Seeing through new eyes: An experimental investigation of the benefits of photography. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 11, 354-358. here

Kurtz, J. L. (2015). Positive psychology. In D. S. Dunn (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Psychology Education. Oxford University Press.

The Many Labs Project (2014). Investigating variation in replicability: A “many labs” replication project. Social Psychology, 45, 142-152. here

Nelson, S. K., Kurtz, J. L. & Lyubomirsky, S. (2014). What psychological science knows about achieving happiness. In S. J. Lynn, W. O’Donohue, and S. Lilienfeld (Eds.). Better, Stronger, Wiser: Psychological Science and Well-Being. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Smith, J. L., Harrison, P. R., Kurtz, J. L., & Bryant, F. B.  (2014). Interventions for enhancing the capacity to savor positive experiences.  In S. Schueller & A.C. Parks (Ed.), Handbook of positive psychological interventions. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kurtz, J. L. & Lyubomirsky, S. (2012). Using mindful photography to increase positive emotion and appreciation. In J. J. Froh & A. C. Parks (Eds.). Positive psychology in higher education: A practical workbook for the classroom. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Kurtz, J. L. (2011). Happiness and self-knowledge: A positive psychology/JDM hybrid course. Journal of Positive Psychology, 6, 463-467. here

Oishi, S., Kurtz, J. L., Miao, F., Park, J. & Whitchurch, E. R. (2011). The role of familiarity in daily well-being: Developmental and cultural variation. Developmental Psychology, 47, 1750-1756. here

Kurtz, J. L. & Lyubomirsky, S. (2011). Positive psychology. In M. Mehl & T. S. Connor (Eds.). Handbook of research methods for studying everyday life. Guilford.

Royal, J. D. & Kurtz, J. L. (2010). I ate what?! The effect of stress and dispositional eating style on food intake and behavioral awareness. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 565-569. here

Oishi, S., Whitchurch, E. R, Miao, F., Kurtz, J. L. & Park, J. (2009). Would I be happier if I moved? Age and cultural variations in the anticipated and actual levels of well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4, 437 – 446.

Kurtz, J. L. (2008). Looking to the future to appreciate the present: The benefits of perceived temporal scarcity. Psychological Science, 19, 1238-1241. here

Kurtz, J. L., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2007). Quantity versus uncertainty: When winning one prize is better than winning two. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 979-985. here

Wilson, T. D., Wheatley, T. P., Kurtz, J. L., Dunn, E. W., & Gilbert, D. T. (2004). Ready to fire: Preemptive rationalization versus rapid reconstrual after positive and negative outcomes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 340-351. here