Image by Photoholgic

Empathy &
similarity to self

Implications of empathy and similarity for a variety of outcomes, ranging from technology use to emotion recognition to prosocial behavior

Konrath, S. (2007). Self-expansion theory. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds). Encyclopedia of Social Psychology, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Reference Tracking

Konrath, S., Bushman, B. & Campbell, W. K. (2006). Attenuating the link between threatened egotism and aggression. Psychological Science, 17, 995-1001

Konrath, S., *Novin, S., & *Li, T. (2012) Is the relationship between alexithymia and aggression context-dependent? Impact of group membership and belief similarity. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 329-334

Konrath, S. & *Grynberg, D. (2016) The positive (and negative) psychology of empathy. In Watt, D. & Panksepp, J. (Eds) The Neurobiology and Psychology of Empathy, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, Chapter 3, p. 63-107

Konrath, S. (2017) Warm coffee, sunny days, and prosocial behavior. Commentary in response to Van Lange, Rinderu, & Bushman, Aggression and Violence Around the World: A Model of Climate, Aggression, and Self-control in Humans (CLASH). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, E88. doi:10.1017/S0140525X16001205