Under Review (Selected from the Lab)
Don, B. P., Fredrickson, B. L., & Algoe, S. B. (2020). Enjoying the sweet moments: Approach motivation upwardly enhances reactivity to positive interpersonal processes, with spillover to partners.
Chang, Y-P., Dwyer, P. C., & Algoe, S. B. (2020). Better together: An integrative, multi-level, multi-factor analysis of gratitude in everyday life.
Jolink, T. A., Chang, Y-P., & Algoe, S. B. (2020). Perceived partner responsiveness forecasts behavioral intimacy via affectionate touch.
Algoe, S. B. (in press). Developing and maintaining high-quality relationships via emotion. Emotion Review.
Don, B. P., & Algoe, S. B. (in press). Impermanence in relationships: Trait mindfulness attenuates the negative personal consequences of everyday dips in relationship satisfaction. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
McKee, L. G., Algoe, S. B., Faro, A. L., & O’Leary, J. L. (in press). What do daily reports add to the picture? Results from a photography intervention designed to increase positive emotion. Journal of Positive Psychology.
Algoe, S. B., Dwyer, P. C., Younge, A., & Oveis, C. (2019). A new perspective on the social functions of emotions: Gratitude and the witnessing effect. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, online first. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000202
Chang, Y-P., & Algoe, S. B. (2019). On Thanksgiving: Cultural variations in gratitude demonstrations and perceptions between the United States and Taiwan. Emotion, online first. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000662
Dwyer, P. C., Chang, Y-P., Hannay, J., & Algoe, S. B. (2019). When does activism benefit well-being? Evidence from a longitudinal study of Clinton voters in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. PLOS ONE.
Le Nguyen, K. D., Lin, J., Algoe, S. B., Brantley, M. M., Kim, S. L., Brantley, J., Salzberg, S., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2019). Loving-kindness meditation slows biological aging in novices: Evidence from a 12-week randomized controlled trial. Psychoneuroendocrinology. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.05.020
McKee, L. G., Algoe, S. B., Faro, A., O’Leary, J. L, & O’Neal, C. (2019). Picture This! Bringing joy into focus and developing healthy habits of mind: Rationale, design, and implementation of a randomized control trial for emerging adults. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100391
Duprey, E. B., McKee, L. G., O’Neal, C. W., & Algoe, S. B. (2018). Stressful life events and internalizing symptoms in emerging adults: The roles of mindfulness and gratitude. Mental Health & Prevention, 112, p. 1-9.
Adair, K. C., Boulton, A., & Algoe, S. B. (2017). The effect of mindfulness on relationship satisfaction via perceived responsiveness: Findings from a dyadic study of heterosexual romantic partners. Mindfulness, online first 10/13/17. DOI 10.1007/s12671-017-0801-3
Algoe, S. B., Kurtz, L. E., & Grewen, K. (2017). Oxytocin and social bonds: The role of oxytocin in perceptions of romantic partner bonding behavior. Psychological Science, 28(12), 1763-1772.
Clark, J. L., Algoe, S. B., & Green, M. C. (2017). Social network sites and well-being: The role of social connection. Current Directions in Psychological Science, online first.
Fredrickson, B. L., Boulton, A. J., Firestine, A. M., Van Cappellen, P., Algoe, S. B., Brantley, M. M., Kim, S. L., Brantley, J., & Salzberg, S. (2017). Positive emotion correlates of meditation practice: A comparison of mindfulness meditation and loving-kindness meditation. Mindfulness, 8, 1623-1633. DOI 10.1007/s12671-017-0735-9
Isgett, S. F., Kok, B. E., Baczkowski, B., Algoe, S. B., Grewen, K. M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2017). Influences of oxytocin and respiratory sinus arrhythmia on social behavior and emotions in daily life. Emotion, online first.
Kurtz, L. E., & Algoe, S. B. (2017). When sharing a laugh means sharing more: Testing the role of shared laughter on short-term interpersonal consequences. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10919-016-0245-9
Algoe, S. B., Kurtz, L. E., & Hilaire, N. M. (2016). Putting the “you” in “thank you”: Other-praising behavior explains the role of expressed gratitude in social life. Social Psychological and Personality Science, online first. doi: 10.1177/1948550616651681
Chang, Y-P., Algoe, S. B., & Chen, L. (2016). Affective valence signals agency within and between people. Emotion, online first. doi:
Isgett, S. F., Algoe, S. B., Boulton, A. J., Way, B., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2016). Common variant in OXTR predicts growth in positive emotions from loving-kindness training. Psychoneuroendocrinology. doi:
Algoe, S. B., & Zhaoyang, R (2015). Putting expressed gratitude in context: Effects of expressing gratitude in ongoing relationships depend on perceptions of enactor responsiveness. Journal of Positive Psychology, doi: 10.1080/17439760.2015.1117131
Fredrickson, B. L., Grewen, K. M., Algoe, S. B., Firestine, A. M., Arevalo, J. M. G., Ma, J., & Cole, S. W. (2015). Psychological well-being and the human conserved transcriptional response to adversity. PLOS One, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121839
Kurtz, L. E., & Algoe, S. B. (2015). Putting laughter in context: Shared laughter as a behavioral indicator of relationship well-being. Personal Relationships, doi: 10.1111/pere.12095
Algoe, S. B., & Way, B. (2014). Evidence for a role of the oxytocin system, indexed by genetic variation in CD38, in the social bonding effects of expressed gratitude. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi: 10.1093/scan/nst182
Catalino, L. I., Coffey, K. A., Algoe, S. B., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2014). Prioritizing positivity: An effective approach to pursuing happiness? Emotion, doi: 10.1037/a0038029
Algoe, S. B., Fredrickson, B. L., & Gable, S. L. (2013). The social functions of the emotion of gratitude via expression. Emotion, 13(4), 605-609.
Fredrickson, B. L., Grewen, K. M., Coffey, K. A., Algoe, S. B., Firestine, A. M., Arevalo, J. M. G., Ma, J., & Cole, S. W. (2013). A functional genomic perspective on human well-being. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(33), 13684-13689.
Kok, B. E., Coffey, K. A., Cohn, M. A., Catalino, L. I., Vacharkulksemsuk, T., Algoe, S. B., Brantley, M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2013). How positive emotions build physical health: Perceived positive social connections account for the upward spiral between positive emotions and vagal tone. Psychological Science, 24(7), 1123-1132.
Algoe, S. B., & Stanton, A. L. (2012). Gratitude when it is needed most: Social functions of gratitude in women with metastatic breast cancer. Emotion, 12, 163-168.
Algoe, S. B., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2011). Emotional Fitness and the movement of affective science from lab to field. American Psychologist, 66(1), 35-42.
Algoe, S. B., Gable, S. L., & Maisel, N. (2010). It’s the little things: Everyday gratitude as a booster shot for romantic relationships. Personal Relationships, 17, 217-233.
Algoe, S. B., Haidt, J., & Gable, S. L. (2008). Beyond reciprocity: Gratitude and relationships in everyday life. Emotion, 8, 425-429.
Koo, M., Algoe, S. B. , Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2008). It’s a wonderful life: Mentally subtracting positive events improves people’s affective states, contrary to their affective forecasts. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 95 (5), 1217-1224.
Algoe, S. B. , Buswell, B. N., & DeLamater, J. D. (2000). Gender and job status stereotypes as contextual cues for the interpretation of facial expression of emotion. Sex Roles, 42(3/4), 183-208.
PUBLICATIONS IN EDITED VOLUMES
Algoe, S. B., & Jolink, T. (in press). Social bonds: A new look at an old topic. In Van Lange, P. A. M., Higgins, E. T., & Kruglanski, A. [Eds.] Social Psychology: Handbook of Basic Principles.
Wood, A. M., Emmons, R. A., Algoe, S. B., Froh, J. J., Lambert, N. M., & Watkins, P. (in press). A Dark Side of Gratitude? Distinguishing between Beneficial Gratitude and its Harmful Imposters for the Positive Clinical Psychology of Gratitude and Well-Being. In Wood, A. M. & Johnson, J. [Eds.] The Wiley Handbook of Positive Clinical Psychology. Chinchester, UK: Wiley.
Algoe, S. B., Fredrickson, B. L., & Chow, S-M. (2011). Emotions Research. In Sheldon, Kashdan, & Steger (Eds.) Designing the Future of Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward. (pp. 115-132). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Gable, S., & Algoe, S. B. (2010). Being there when things go right: Support processes for positive events. In K. Sullivan & J. Davila (Eds.) Support Processes in Intimate Relationships. (pp. 200-216). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Algoe, S. B., & Stanton, A. L. (2009). Is benefit finding good for individuals with chronic disease? In C. Park, S. Lechner, A. L. Stanton, M. H. Antoni (Eds.) Medical Illness and Positive Life Change: Can Crisis Lead to Personal Transformation? (pp. 173-193). Washington , DC : American Psychological Association.
Campos, B. & Algoe, S. B. (2009). Kindness. In S. Lopez & A. Beauchamp (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology. (pp. 551-557). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Haidt, J. D., & Algoe, S. B. (2004). Elevation, disgust, and attachment to heroes. In J. Greenberg, T. Pyszcynski, & S. Koole (Eds.) Handbook of Experimental Existential Psychology. (pp. 322-335). New York: The Guilford Press.