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