Kang, Y., Cooper, N., Pandey, P., Scholz, C., O'Donnell, M., Lieberman, M., Taylor, S., Stretcher, V., Cin, S., Konrath, S., Polk, T., Resnicow, K., An, L., & Falk, E. (in press). Effects of Self-Transcendence and Affirmation Priming on Neural Responses to Health Messages and Behavior Change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). PDF ]

Konrath, S. (in press). Empathy, narcissism, and visual arts engagement. Chapter in Designing for Empathy: Perspectives on the Museum Experience, Gokcigdem, E. (Ed). Rowman & Littlefield.. PDF ]

Collins, M., Rum, S., Wheeler, J., Antman, K., Brem, H., Carrese, J., Glennon, M., Kahn, J., Ohman, M., Jagsi, R., Konrath, S., Tovino, S., Wright, S., & Sugarman, J. (in press). Ethical issues and recommendations in grateful patient fundraising and philanthropy. Academic Medicine. PDF ]

Konrath, S., & Tian, Y. (in press). Narcissism and prosocial behavior. Handbook of Trait Narcissism: Key Advances, Research Methods, and Controversies. New York: Springer.. PDF ]


Konrath, S., & Handy, F. (2018). The Development and Validation of the Motives to Donate Scale. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 47, 347-375. PDF ]

Konrath, S., Meier, B., & Bushman, B. J. (2018). Development and validation of a single-item trait measure of empathy (SITES). Journal of Research in Personality, 73, 111-122. PDF | Journal ]

(2018). A Century of Nonprofit Studies: Scaling the Knowledge of the Field. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 29, 1139-1158. PDF ]


Chopik, W., & O'Brien, E. H. (2017). Differences in Empathic Concern and Perspective Taking Across 63 Countries. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48, 23-38. PDF ]

Zarins, S., & Konrath, S. (2017). Changes over time in compassion-related variables in the United States. Handbook of Compassion Science, Oxford University Press.. PDF ]

James, C., Davis, K., Charmaraman, L., Konrath, S., Slovak, P., Weinstein, E., & Yarosh, L. (2017). Digital life and youth well-being, social-connectedness, empathy, and narcissism. Pediatrics.

Bach, R., Defever, A., Chopik, W., & Konrath, S. (2017). Geographic variation in empathy: A state-level analysis. Journal of Research of Personality, 68, 124-130. PDF ]


McDougle, L., Walk, M., Konrath, S., & Handy, F. (2016). Religious and secular coping strategies and mortality risk among older adults. Social Indicators Research, 125, 677-694. PDF ]

Konrath, S., & Bonadonna, J. P. (2016). Narcissism. In The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, Wiley Press. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S. (2016). The joy of giving. In Burlingame, D., Seiler, T., & Temple, G. (Eds) Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 4th edition. PDF ]

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. PDF ]

Kim, E., & Konrath, S. (2016). Volunteering is prospectively associated with healthcare use among older adults. Social Science & Medicine, 149, 122-129. PDF ]

Konrath, S., Ho, M., & Zarins, S. (2016). The strategic helper: Narcissism and prosocial motives and behaviors. Current Psychology, 35, 182-194. PDF ]

Bekkers, R., Konrath, S., & Horton-Smith, D. H. (2016). Physiological correlates of volunteering. In D.H. Smith, R. Stebbins, & J. Grotz, The Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations. PDF ]

Konrath, S. (2016). Warm coffee, sunny days, and prosocial behaviour. Commentary in response to Van Lange, Rinderu, & Bushman, Aggression and Violence Around the World: A Model of Climate, Aggression, and Self-control. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. PDF ]

Chopik, W., & Konrath, S. (2016). Political orientation moderates worldview defense in response to Osama bin Laden’s death. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology.


Konrath, S., Falk, E., Fuhrel-Forbis, A., Liu, M., Swain, J. E., Tolman, R., Cunningham, R., & Walton, M. (2015). Can text messages increase empathy and prosocial behavior? The development and initial validation of Text to Connect. PLOS ONE, 10. Journal ]

Moore, D. J., & Konrath, S. (2015). "I can almost taste it:" Why people with strong positive emotions experience higher levels of food craving, salivation, and eating intentions. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 25, 42-59. PDF ]


Konrath, S. (2014). Positive technology. Using mobile phones for psychosocial interventions. In Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior, Zheng Yan, IGI Global.. PDF ]

Cascio, C. N., Konrath, S., & Falk, E. (2014). Narcissists' social pain seen only in the brain. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S. (2014). Can text messages make people kinder? In Miller, C. Fleeson, W., & Furr, M. (Eds.) New Perspectives on Character, Oxford University Press. PDF ]

Dempsey, A., Fuhrel-Forbis, A., & Konrath, S. (2014). Use of the Carolina HPV Immunization Attitudes and Beliefs Scale (CHIAS) in Young Adult Women. PLoS ONE. PDF ]

Maguire, A., & Konrath, S. (2014). Revolutions, coups, and clashes: Using implicit motivations to predict the severity of intranational political unrest. Journal of Peace Psychology. PDF ]

O'Donnell, M., Falk, E., & Konrath, S. (2014). Big data in the new media environment. Commentary in response to Bentley, O’Brien, & Brock, Mapping Collective Behavior in the Big-data era. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. PDF ]

Konrath, S. (2014). Social (societal) support. In Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness: An A-to-Z Guide, Sage Reference.. PDF ]

Chopik, W., O'Brien, E. H., Konrath, S., & Schwarz, N. (2014). MLK Day and racial attitudes. Liking the group more but its members less. Political Psychology. PDF ]

Ho, S., Konrath, S., Brown, S., & Swain, J. E. (2014). Empathy and stress related neural responses in maternal decision making. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8, 152. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S., Chopik, W., Hsing, C., & O'Brien, E. H. (2014). Changes in Adult Attachment Styles in American College Students Over Time: A Meta-Analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 18. PDF ]

Chopik, W., James,, D., & Konrath, S. (2014). Historical changes in American self-interest: State of the Union addresses 1790 to 2012. Personality and Individual Differences, 66, 128-133. PDF ]

Konrath, S., & Bonadonna, J. P. (2014). Physiological and health-related correlates of the narcissistic personality. In Besser, A. (Ed.) Psychology of Narcissism, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.. PDF ]


Panek, E., Nardis, Y., & Konrath, S. (2013). Mirror or megaphone? How relationships between narcissism and social networking site use differ on Facebook and Twitter. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 2004-2012. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S. (2013). A critical analysis of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index. MedEdPORTAL Directory and Repository of Educational Assessment Measures (DREAM). PDF ]

Swain, J. E., Konrath, S., Dayton, C., Finegood, E., & Ho, S. (2013). Toward a neuroscience of interactive parent-infant dyad empathy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 438-439. PDF ]

McDougle, L., Handy, F., Konrath, S., & Walk, M. (2013). Health outcomes and volunteering. The moderating role of religiosity. Social Indicators Research. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S., Corneille, O., Bushman, B. J., & Luminet, O. (2013). The relationship between narcissistic exploitativeness, dispositional empathy, and emotion recognition abilities. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 38, 129-143. PDF ]

Konrath, S., & Cheung, I. (2013). The fuzzy reality of perceived harms. Commentary in response to McCullough, Kurzban, & Tabak, Cognitive Systems for Revenge and Forgiveness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 26-27. PDF ]

O'Brien, E. H., Konrath, S., Grühn, D., & Hagen, A. L. (2013). Empathic Concern and Perspective Taking: Linear and Quadratic Effects of Age Across the Adult Life Span. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 68, 168-175. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S. (2013). The power of philanthropy and volunteering. In Wellbeing: A complete reference guide. Volume 6: Interventions to create positive organizations and communities, Felicia Huppert and Cary Cooper (E. PDF ]

Konrath, S. (2013). The Empathy Paradox: Increasing disconnection in the age of increasing connection. Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society, Rocci Luppicini (Ed.), IGI Global. PDF ]

Novin, S., Tso, I., & Konrath, S. (2013). Self-related and other-related pathways to subjective well-being in Japan and the United States. Journal of Happiness Studies. PDF ]


Antonucci, T., Ashton-Miller, J., Brant, J., Falk, E., Halter, J., Hamdemir, L., Konrath, S., Lee, J., McCullough, W., Persad, C., Seydel, R., Smith, J., & Webster, N. (2012). The Right to Move: A Multidisciplinary Lifespan Conceptual Framework. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2012, 873937. PDF | Journal ]

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. PDF | Journal ]

Bushman, B. J., Moeller, S., Konrath, S., & Crocker, J. (2012). Investigating the link between liking versus wanting self-esteem in a nationally representative sample of American adults. Journal of Personality, 80, 1453-1469. PDF ]

Schuldt, J. P., Konrath, S., & Schwarz, N. (2012). The right angle: Visual portrayal of products affects observers' impressions of owners. Psychology & Marketing, 29, 705-711. PDF ]

Konrath, S., Au, J., & Ramsey, L. (2012). Cultural differences in face-ism: Male politicians have bigger heads in more gender equal cultures. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 36, 476-487. PDF ]

Konrath, S., & Brown, S. (2012). The effects of giving on givers. Handbook of Health and Social Relationships, Nicole Roberts & Matt Newman (Eds.) APA Books. PDF ]

Konrath, S. (2012). Self-esteem, culturally defined. In Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness: An A-to-Z Guide, Sage Reference. PDF ]

Swain, J. E., Konrath, S., Brown, S., Finegood, E., Akce, L., & Ho, S. (2012). Parenting and beyond: Common neurocircuits underlying parental and altruistic caregiving. Parenting, Science and Practice, 12, 115-123. PDF | Journal ]

Reinhard, D. A., Konrath, S., Lopez, W. D., & Cameron, H. G. (2012). Expensive Egos: Narcissistic Males Have Higher Cortisol. PLoS ONE, 7(1): e30858 (free online access). Journal ]

Konrath, S., & Anderson, P. A. (2012). A century of self-esteem. Handbook on Psychology of Self-Esteem, Stefan De Wals & Katerina Meszaros (Eds.) Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 157-174. Journal ]

Konrath, S., Fuhrel-Forbis, A., Lou, A., & Brown, S. (2012). Motives for volunteering are associated with mortality risk in older adults. Health Psychology, 31, 87-96. PDF | PubMed | Journal ]


Anderson, P. A., & Konrath, S. (2011). Why should we care? What to do about declining student empathy. Chronicle of Higher Education. Journal ]

Lopez, W. D., Konrath, S., & Seng, J. S. (2011). Abuse-related post-traumatic stress, coping, and tobacco use in pregnancy. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 40, 422-431. PDF | Journal ]

Sripada, C. S., & Konrath, S. (2011). Telling more than we can know about intentional action. Mind & Language, 26, 353-380. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S., O'Brien, E. H., & Hsing, C. (2011). Changes in dispositional empathy in American college students over time: a meta-analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 15, 180-198. PDF | PubMed ]

Schuldt, J. P., Konrath, S., & Schwarz, N. (2011). “Global warming” or “climate change”? Whether the planet is warming depends on question wording. Public Opinion Quarterly, 75, 115-124. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S., Grynberg, D., Corneille, O., Hamming, S., & Luminet, O. (2011). On the social cost of interdependence: Alexithymia is enhanced among socially interdependent people. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 135-141. PDF | Journal ]


Rutchick, A. M., Smyth, J. M., & Konrath, S. (2009). Seeing red (and blue): Effects of electoral college depictions on political group perception. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 9, 269-282. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S., Bushman, B. J., & Grove, T. (2009). Seeing my world in a million little pieces: narcissism, self-construal, and cognitive-perceptual style. Journal of Personality, 77, 1197-1228. PDF | PubMed ]

Chandler, J., Konrath, S., & Schwarz, N. (2009). Online and on my mind: Temporary and chronic accessibility influence the assimilation of online characters. Media Psychology, 12, 210-226. PDF | Journal ]


Twenge, J. M., Konrath, S., Campbell, W. K., Foster, J. D., & Bushman, B. J. (2008b). Further evidence of an increase in narcissism among college students. Journal of Personality, 76, 919-928. PDF | Journal ]

Twenge, J. M., Konrath, S., Campbell, W. K., Foster, J. D., & Bushman, B. J. (2008a). Egos inflating over time: a cross-temporal meta-analysis of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory. Journal of Personality, 76, 875-902. PDF | PubMed | Journal ]


Konrath, S., & Schwarz, N. (2007). Do male politicians have big heads? Face-ism in online self-representations of politicians. Media Psychology, 10, 436-448. PDF | Journal ]

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


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


Konrath, S. (2004). “Bush rage” and its consequences. Clio’s Psyche. Psychohistory Forum.


Ross, M., & Konrath, S. (2002). Synergies. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 223-226. PDF ]