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Dunn, Elizabeth
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Core Area(s): Social/Personality

Research Interests
happiness; money and spending decisions; self-knowledge

Courses Taught
PSYC 308 Social Psychology

Representative Publications
Dunn, E. W., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2011). If money doesnít make you happy, then you probably arenít spending it right. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 21(2), 115-125.

Quoidbach, J., Dunn, E. W., Petrides, K. V., & Mikolajczak, M. (2010). Money giveth, money taketh away: The dual effect of wealth on happiness. Psychological Science,21, 759-763. (pdf)

Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L. B., & Norton, M. I. (2008). Spending money on others promotes happiness. Science, 319, 1687-1688.

Dunn, E. W., Biesanz, J.C., Human, L. J., & Finn, S. (2007). Misunderstanding the affective consequences of everyday social interactions: The hidden benefits of putting one's best face forward. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92,990-1005.

Wilson, T. D., & Dunn, E. W. (2004). Self-Knowledge: Its limits, value, and potential for improvement. Annual Review of Psychology, 54, 493-518.

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