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

Konrath, S. H. (in press). 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 . Behavioral and Brain Sciences.


Chopik, W., O'Brien, E. H., & Konrath, S. H. (2016). Patterns of empathic responding around the world: Cross-cultural comparison of trait empathy. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. PDF ]

Bach, R., Defever, A., Chopik, W., & Konrath, S. H. (2016). Geographic variation in empathy: A state-level analysis. Journal of Research of Personality. PDF ]

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

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

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


Konrath, S. H., 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. H. (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 ]

Kim, E., & Konrath, S. H. (2015). Volunteering is prospectively associated with healthcare use among older adults. Social Science & Medicine, 149, 122-129. PDF ]


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

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

McDougle, L., Walk, M., Konrath, S. H., & Handy, F. (2014). Religious and secular coping strategies and mortality risk among older adults. Social Indicators Research. PDF ]

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

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

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

O'Donnell, M., Falk, E., & Konrath, S. H. (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 ]

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

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

Ho, S., Konrath, S. H., 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. H., 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., Joshi, D. H., & Konrath, S. H. (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. H., & 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 ]

Bekkers, R., Konrath, S. H., & Horton-Smith, D. H. (2014). Physiological correlates of volunteering. In D.H. Smith, R. Stebbins, & J. Grotz, The Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations. PDF ]

Konrath, S. H., & Bonadonna, J. P. (2014). Narcissism. In The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, Wiley Press. PDF ]

Konrath, S. H., Meier, B., & Bushman, B. J. (2014). Development and validation of the Single Item Narcissism Scale (SINS). PLOS ONE. Journal ]


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

Swain, J. E., Konrath, S. H., 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. H., & Walk, M. (2013). Health outcomes and volunteering. The moderating role of religiosity. Social Indicators Research. PDF | Journal ]

Konrath, S. H., 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. H., & Grynberg, D. (2013). The positive (and negative) psychology of empathy. In Watt, D. & Panksepp, J. (Eds) The Neurobiology and Psychology of Empathy, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. PDF ]

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

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

Swain, J. E., Konrath, S. H., 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. H., 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. H., & 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. PDF | Journal ]

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

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

Konrath, S. H., 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. H., & 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. H., 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. H. (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. H., 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. H., & 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. H., 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 ]

Twenge, J. M., Konrath, S. H., 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 ]


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


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


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


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