Publications from the Center 2018-2019


This year, the Center has advanced scientific research with 29 journal articles, 26 research manuscripts in progress, and four book publications.

Bereby-Meyer, Y., Hayakawa, S., Shalvi, S., Corey, J. D., Costa, A., and Keysar, B. (2018). Honesty speaks a second language, Topics in Cognitive Science, 1-12. [link]

Berman, M.G​., Kardan, O., Kotabe, H.P., Nusbaum, H.C., & London, S.E. (2019) “The Promise of Environmental Neuroscience” ​Nature Human Behaviour.  [link]

Bershad, A. K., Miller, M. A., Norman, G. J., & de Wit, H. (2018). Effects of opioid-and non-opioid analgesics on responses to psychosocial stress in humans. Hormones and behavior, 102, 41-47. [link]

Boulware, J. N., Huskey, B., Mangelsdorf, H. H., & Nusbaum, H. C. (2019).  The effects of mindfulness training on wisdom in elementary school teachers.  Journal of Education, Society, and Behavioral Science30, 1-10. [link]

Bourrier, S. C., Berman, M. G., & Enns, J. T. (2018). Cognitive strategies and natural environments interact in influencing executive function. Frontiers in psychology9, 1248. [link]

Coburn, A., Kardan, O., Kotabe, H.P., Hout, M.C., MacDonald, J., & ​Berman, M.G. (2019). “Psychological Responses to Natural Patterns in Architecture.” ​Journal of Environmental Psychology​. [link]

Costa, A., Corey, J. D., Hayakawa, S., Aparici, M., Vives, M-L., and Keysar, B. (2019). The role of intentions and outcomes in the foreign language effect on moral judgments. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 8- 17.  [link]

Costa, A., Duñabeitia. J.A. and Keysar, B. (2019). Language context and decision-making: Challenges and advances. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 1-2.  [link]

Hadjichristidis, C., Geipel, J., & Keysar, B. (2019). The influence of native language in shaping judgment and choice. Progress in brain research247, 253-272. [link]

Hayakawa, S., & Keysar, B. (2018). Using a foreign language reduces mental imagery. Cognition, 173, 8-15. [link]

Hayakawa, S., Lau, B, K. Y., Holtzmann, S., Costa, A., and Keysar, B. (2019). On the reliability of the foreign language effect on risk-taking. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 29-40. [link]

Jeste, D. V., Lee, E. E., Cassidy, C., Caspari, R., Gagneux, P., Glorioso, D., ... & Blazer, D. (2019). The New Science of Practical Wisdom. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine62(2), 216-236. [link]

Jung, M., Gradus-Pizlo, I., ​Berman, M. G.​, Moser, D. K., Rogers, J. L., Boyles, M. J., & Pressler, S. J. (2018). Feasibility of a Novel Virtual Reality-based Cognitive Intervention to Improve Attention in People with Heart Failure. ​Journal of Cardiac Failure​, 24(8). [link]

Lev Ari, S., Ho, E. and Keysar, B. (2018). The unforeseen consequences of interacting with non-native speakers. Topics in Cognitive Science, 10, 835-849. [link]

Nusbaum, H. C. (2019). The Breakdown of Civic Virtues and the Problem of Hate Speech: Is There Wisdom in Freedom of Speech?. In Applying Wisdom to Contemporary World Problems (pp. 111-142). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. [link]

Nusbaum, H. C. (2019).  Wisdom develops from experiences that transcend the self.  In J. A. Frey & C. Vogler (Eds.), Self-transcendence and virtue: Perspectives from philosophy, psychology, and theology. New York: Routledge. [link]

Nusbaum, H. C., & Schneider, T. (in press).  Explicit theories of wisdom.  To appear in B. Schwartz, C. Bernacchio, C. Gonzalez-Canton, & A. Robson (Eds.) Handbook of Practical Wisdom in Business and Management. Springer, in press.

Romney, C., Hahn-Holbrook, J., Norman, G. J., Moore, A., & Holt-Lunstad, J. (2019). Where is the love? A double- blind, randomized study of the effects of intranasal oxytocin on stress regulation and aggression. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 136, 15-21. [link]

Schertz, K. E., & Berman, M. G. (2019). Understanding Nature and Its Cognitive Benefits. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 0963721419854100. [link]

Schertz, K. E., Sachdeva, S., Kardan, O., Kotabe, H. P., Wolf, K. L., & Berman, M. G. (2018). A thought in the park: The influence of naturalness and low-level visual features on expressed thoughts. Cognition174, 82-93. [link]

Shaw, A., Barakzai, A., & Keysar, B. (2019). When and Why People Evaluate Negative Reciprocity as More Fair Than Positive Reciprocity. Cognitive science43(8), e12773. [link]

Smith, K. E., Norman, G. J., & Decety, J. (2017). The complexity of empathy during medical school training: evidence for positive changes. Medical Education, 51, 1146-1159. [link]

Sternberg, R. J., Nusbaum, H. C., & Glück, J. (Eds.). (2019). Applying wisdom to contemporary world problems. Springer. [link]

Van Hedger, K., Keedy, S. K., Schertz, K. E., Berman, M. G., & de Wit, H. (2019). Effects of methamphetamine on neural responses to visual stimuli. Psychopharmacology, 1-8. [link]

Van Hedger, S.C., Huang, A., Nusbaum, H.C. & ​Berman M.G.​ (2019). “Predicting Acoustical Preferences in Natural and Manmade Sounds.” ​Cognitive Science​.

Van Hedger, S. C., Nusbaum, H. C., Clohisy, L., Jaeggi, S. M., Buschkuehl, M., & Berman, M. G. (2019). Of cricket chirps and car horns: The effect of nature sounds on cognitive performance. Psychonomic bulletin & review26(2), 522-530. [link]

Van Hedger, S. C., Nusbaum, H. C., Heald, S. L., Huang, A., Kotabe, H. P., & Berman, M. G. (2019). The aesthetic preference for nature sounds depends on sound object recognition. Cognitive science43(5), e12734. [link]