Sara H. Konrath

 

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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.; 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.; Grynberg, Delphine (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.; Brown, Stephanie (2013)
  • Konrath, Sara H. (2016)
  • Konrath, Sara H.; Meier, Brian P.; Bushman, Brad J. (PLOS, 2014-08-05)
    Main Objectives The narcissistic personality is characterized by grandiosity, entitlement, and low empathy. This paper describes the development and validation of the Single Item Narcissism Scale (SINS). Although the use ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kessler, 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 ...
  • Ho, S. Shaun; Konrath, Sara H.; Brown, Stephanie; Swain, James E. (Frontiers, 2014-06-12)
    Mothers need to make caregiving decisions to meet the needs of children, which may or may not result in positive child feedback. Variations in caregivers' emotional reactivity to unpleasant child-feedback may be partially ...
  • Konrath, Sara H. (Oxford UP, 2014)
    Empathic character is a set of interrelated dispositions, skills, motivations, emotions, and behaviors that involve a habitual responsiveness to others’ needs. It is linked to higher prosocial behavior, lower aggression, ...
  • Bushman, Brad J.; Moeller, Scott J.; Konrath, Sara H.; Crocker, Jennifer (Wiley, 2012-10-01)
    The self-esteem movement has been around since the 1970s, and may have influenced how much value people place on self-esteem. We predicted a negative relationship between age and the amount of value placed on self-esteem ...
  • Bekkers, Rene; Konrath, Sara H.; Smith, David H. (2014-04-08)
    We review the evidence on physiological correlates of volunteering, a neglected but promising field of research. Volunteers are in better health, both self-reported and assessed, and perform better on cognitive tasks. ...

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