Sara H. Konrath

 

Recent Submissions

  • Konrath, Sara H.; Tian, Yuan (2017)
    There are many motivations for prosocial behavior, some more altruistic and some more egoistic. We posit that more narcissistic people may perform prosocial acts strategically, for example, to improve their reputations or ...
  • Bach, Rachel; Defever, Andrew M.; Chopik, William J.; Konrath, Sara H. (Elsevier, 2016)
    Empathy is often studied at the individual level, but little is known about variation in empathy across geographic regions and how this variation is associated with important regional-level outcomes. The present study ...
  • Bekkers, René; Konrath, Sara H.; Smith, David H. (2016)
    We review research on physiological correlates of volunteering, a neglected but promising research field. Some of these correlates seem to be causal factors influencing volunteering. Volunteers tend to have better physical ...
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Ho, Meng-Han; Zarins, Sasha (Springer, 2016-06)
    Across three studies, we examined the relationship between narcissism, prosocial behaviors, and the reasons why people engaged in them. Specifically, we examined how narcissistic people engaged in charitable donations, ...
  • Maguire, Alanna; Konrath, Sara H. (2014-08)
    Research has found that war is likely to break out in times when leaders are high in power motives and low in affiliation, however research has been limited to conflicts between Western countries. We examine 4 revolutionary ...
  • O'Donnell, Matthew Brook; Falk, Emily B.; Konrath, Sara H. (2014-02)
    Bentley et al. argue for the social scientific contextualization of “big data” by proposing a four-quadrant model. We suggest extensions of the east–west (i.e., socially motivated versus independently motivated) decision-making ...
  • Konrath, Sara H. (2015)
    This chapter reviews the use of mobile phones in psychosocial interventions. Specifically, it reviews research studies that have used text messages (SMS) or smartphone applications (apps) to improve people’s mental health, ...
  • Swain, James E.; Konrath, Sara H.; Dayton, Carolyn J.; Finegood, Eric D.; Ho, S. Shaun (2013-08)
    In accord with social neuroscience's progression to include interactive experimental paradigms, parents' brains have been activated by emotionally charged infant stimuli - especially of their own infant - including baby ...
  • Schuldt, Jonathon P.; Konrath, Sara H.; Schwarz, Norbert (2012-10-01)
    Consumer products have long been known to influence observers’ impressions of product owners. The angle at which products are visually portrayed in advertisements, however, may be an overlooked factor in these effects. We ...
  • Cascio, Christopher N.; Konrath, Sara H.; Falk, Emily B. (2015-03-10)
    Narcissism is a complex phenomenon, involving a level of defensive self-enhancement. Narcissists have avoidant attachment styles, maintain distance in relationships and claim not to need others. However, they are especially ...
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Cheung, Irene (2013-02)
    We review two subjective (mis)perceptions that influence revenge and forgiveness systems. Individual differences predict more (e.g., narcissism) or less (e.g., empathy) revenge, with the opposite pattern for forgiveness. ...
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Grynberg, Delphine (2013)
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Brown, Stephanie (2013)
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Bonadonna, John P. (2014)
    Narcissism is a personality trait that is characterized by excessively high self-esteem in combination with low empathy. Since the development of sound instruments to measure the narcissistic personality in the 1970s, ...
  • Konrath, Sara H. (2014)
    The purpose of this chapter is to summarize changes in personality traits that have co-occurred with the rise of new social media, and to evaluate the plausibility of the hypothesis that new social media are a partial ...
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Bonadonna, John P. (2014)
    Narcissism is a personality trait that is characterized by excessively positive self-views and low empathy. It is a complex constellation consisting of mostly positive individual correlates and mostly negative social ...
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Anderson, Paul A. (2011)
    Google n-grams can be used by researchers to track changes across time in the use of specific words and phrases. N-grams includes a corpus of approximately 15 million published books (in various languages). In this chapter ...
  • Konrath, Sara H. (2016)
  • Zarins, Sasha; Le, Ava; Mahurin, Emily; McFerran, Michael; Konrath, Sara H. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Empathy is the tendency to perceive and interpret others’ perspectives and feel care and concern for them (Davis, 1983; Hoffman, 1977). However, empathy has been declining in American college students in recent years ...
  • Konrath, Sara H. (2013)
    The IRI measures four different dimensions of dispositional empathy: 1) The Empathic Concern subscale assesses emotional empathy, or feelings of compassion for others in distress (e.g. “I often have tender, concerned ...

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