Publications

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in press

 

Vishkin, A., Kitayama, S., Berg, M. K., Diener, E., Gross-Manos, D., Ben-Arieh, A., & Tamir, M. (2022). Adherence to emotion norms is greater in individualist cultures than in collectivist cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000409 View

 

Gutentag, T., Kalokerinos, E. K., & Tamir, M. (in press). Beliefs about the ability to control specific emotions. Motivation and Emotion.​ View

Gutentag, T., & Tamir, M. (in press). Putting effort into emotion regulation: Manipulating desirability and motivational strength. Affective Science. View

Tamir, M. & Hu, D. (in press). Emotion goals. In J.J. Gross & B.Q. Ford (Eds.). Handbook of emotion regulation (3rd edition). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Hasson, Y., Amir, E., Sobol-Sarag, D., Tamir, M., Halperin, E. (in press). Using performance art to promote intergroup prosociality by cultivating the belief that empathy is unlimited. Nature Communications.

Miyamoto, Y., Tamir, M., & Choi, J. H. (in press). Culture and emotion regulation. In J. Dr Leersnyder (ed.), The Socio-Cultural Shaping of Emotion, Cambridge University Press.

Yik, M., Mues, C., Sze, I. N. L., Kuppens, P., Tuerlinckx, F., De Roover, K., Kwok, F. H. C., Schwartz, S. H., Abu-Hilal, M., Adebayo, D. F., Aguilar, P., Al-Bahrani, M., Anderson, M. H., Andrade, L., Bratko, D., Bushina, E., Choi, J. W., Cieciuch, J., Dru, V., . . . Russell, J. A. (in press). On the relationship between valence and arousal in samples across the globe. Emotion. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0001095

López-Pérez, B., Gummerum, M., Jimenez, M., & Tamir, M. (2022). What do I want to feel? Emotion goals in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Child Development. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13845 View

Mizrahi Lakan, S., Millgram, Y., & Tamir, M. (2022). Desired Sadness. Happiness, Fear and Calmness in Depression: The Potential Roles of Valence and Arousal. Emotion. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0001120

2022

Ran, S., Reifen Tagar, M., Tamir, M., & Halperin, E. (2022). The Apple Doesn’t “Feel” Far from the Tree: Mother-Child Socialization of Intergroup Empathy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 49(1), 3-19. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/01461672211047373

Gutentag, T., John, O. P., Gross, J. J., & Tamir, M. (2022). Incremental Theories of Emotion Across Time: Temporal Dynamics and Correlates of Change. Emotion. 22(6), 1137–1147. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000945

Kirby, K. D., Qian, W., Adiguzel, Z., Jahanshahi, A. A., Bakracheva, M., Ballestas, M. C. O., Cruz, J. F. A., Dash, A., Dias, C., Ferreira, M. J., Goosen, J. G., Kamble, S. V., Mihaylov, N. L., Pan, F., Sofia, R., Stallen, M., Tamir, M., van Dijk, W. W., Vitterso, J., & Smith, C. A., (2022). Appraisal and coping predict health and well-being during the covid-19 pandemic: An international approach. International Journal of Psychology, 57(1), 49-62. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12770

2021

Solak N., Tamir M., Sümer, N., Jost, J. T., & Halperin, E. (2021). Expressive suppression as an obstacle to social change: Linking system justification, emotion regulation, and collective action. Motivation and Emotion, 45(5), 661–682. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-021-09883-5

Tamir, M. (2021). Effortful emotion regulation as a unique form of cybernetic control. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 16(1), 94-117. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691620922199 View 

Millgram, Y., Gruber, J., Villanueva, C. M., Rapoport, A., & Tamir, M, (2021). Motivations for Emotions in Bipolar Disorder. Clinical Psychological Science, 9(4), 666-685. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702620979583

 

2020

Millgram, Y., Huppert, J. D., & Tamir, M. (2020). Emotion Goals in Psychopathology: A New Perspective on Dysfunctional Emotion Regulation. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 29(3), 242-247. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721420917713 View

Vishkin, A., Schwartz, S. H., Ben-Nun Bloom, P., Solak, N., & Tamir, M. (2020). Religiosity and desired emotions: Belief maintenance or prosocial facilitation? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46(7), 1090-1106. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167219895140 View

Vishkin, A., & Tamir, M. (2020). Fear not: Religion and emotion regulation in coping with existential concerns. In K. E. Vail III & C. Routledge (Eds.), The Science of Religion, Spirituality, and Existentialism (pp. 325-338). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-817204-9.00023-8 View

Tamir, M., Vishkin, A., & Gutentag, T. (2020). Emotion regulation is motivated. Emotion, 20(1), 115-119. 

https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000635 View

Vishkin, A., Hasson, Y., Millgram, Y., & Tamir, M. (2020). One Size Does Not Fit All: Tailoring Cognitive Reappraisal to Different Emotions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46(3), 469–484. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167219861432View 

 

Porat, R., Tamir, M., & Halperin, E. (2020). Group-Based Emotion Regulation: A Motivated Approach. Emotion, 20(1), 16–20. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000639 View

Garofalo, C., López-Pérez, B., Gummerum, M., Hanoch, Y., & Tamir, M. (2020). Emotion Goals: What do Sexual Offenders Want to Feel? International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 63(15-16), 2611–2629. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X19866114 View

Netzer, L., Halperin, E., & Tamir, M. (2020). Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid! Motivated Intergroup Emotion Regulation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46(11), 1596-1613. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167220910833

2019

 

Vishkin, A., Ben-Nun Bloom, P., Schwartz, S., Solak, N., & Tamir, M. (2019). Religiosity and emotion regulation. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 50(9), 1050–1074. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022119880341 View

 

Benita, M., Kehat, R., Zaba, R., Blumenkrantz, Y., Kessler, G., Bar-Sella, A., & Tamir, M. (2019). Choosing to regulate emotions: Pursuing emotion goals in autonomy supportive and controlling contexts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(12), 1666–1680. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167219838557 View

 

Tamir, M., Halperin, E., Porat, R., Bigman, Y., & Hasson, Y. (2019). When there's a will, there's a way: Disentangling the effects of goals and means in emotion regulation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116(5), 795–816. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000232 View

Vishkin, A., Bloom, P. B. N., & Tamir, M. (2019). Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: Religiosity, Emotion Regulation and Well-Being in a Jewish and Christian Sample. Journal of Happiness Studies, 20, 427-447. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-017-9956-9 View 

Ben-Nun Bloom P., Vishkin, A., Ben-Nun, P., Korenman, M. & Tamir, M. (2019). Religion and Anti-Immigration Sentiments in Context: Field Studies in Jerusalem. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 29(2), 77-93. 

https://doi.org/10.1080/10508619.2019.1568143 View

Porat, R., Tamir, M., Wohl, M., Gur, T & Halperin, E. (2019). Motivated emotion and the rally around the flag effect: Liberals are motivated to feel collective angst (like Conservatives) when faced with existential threat. Cognition and Emotion, 33(3), 480–491. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2018.1460321 View 

Millgram, Y., & Tamir, M. (2019). Positive and Negative Emotion Regulation Goals in Psychopathology. In Gruber, J. (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Positive Emotion and Psychopathology. Oxford University Press. 

Hasan-Aslih, S., Netzer, L., Tamir, M., Saguy, T., Van Zomeren, M., Halperin, E. (2019). When we want them to fear us: the motivation to influence outgroup emotions in collective action. Group Processes & Intergroup relations, 22(5), 724-245.

https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430218769744 View

Millgram, Y., Joormann, J., Huppert, J. D., Lampert, A., & Tamir, M. (2019). Motivations to experience happiness and sadness in depression: Temporal stability and implications for coping with stress. Clinical Psychological Science, 7(1), 143-161. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702618797937 View 

Millgram, Y., Sheppes, G., Kalokerinos, E., Kuppens P., & Tamir, M. (2019). Do the ends dictate the means in emotion regulation? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(1), 80-96. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000477 View 

2018


Schwartz, A., Eyal, T., & Tamir, M. (2018). Emotions and the big picture: The effects of construal level on emotional preferences. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 78, 55-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2018.05.005 View

Salomon, T., Botvinik-Nezer, R., Gutentag, T., Gera, R., Iwanir, R., Tamir, M., & Schonberg, T. (2018). The cue-approach task as a general mechanism for long-term non-reinforced behavioral change. Scientific Reports, 8, 3614. 

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21774-3 View 

Netzer, L., Gutentag, T., Kim, M. Y., Solak, N., & Tamir, M. (2018). Evaluations of emotions: Distinguishing between affective, behavioral and cognitive components. Personality and Individual Differences, 135, 13-24. 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.06.038 View 

Hasson, Y., Tamir, M., Brahms, K.S., Cohrs, J.C., & Halperin, E. (2018). Are liberals and conservatives equally motivated to feel empathy toward others? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44(10), 1449-1459. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167218769867 View 

De Castella, Platow, Tamir, & Gross (2018). Beliefs about emotion: Implications for avoidance-based emotion regulation and psychological health. Cognition and Emotion, 32(4), 773–795. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2017.1353485​ View 

Tamir, M. (2018). Commentary on Jamieson, Hangen, Lee and Yaeager: What Should We Regulate to Promote Adaptive Functioning and How? Emotion Review, 10(1), 65–67. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754073917719328 View

Tamir, M., & Bigman, Y. E. (2018). Expectations Influence How Emotions Shape Behavior. Emotion, 18(1), 15-25. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000351 View 

Ma, X., Tamir, M. & Miyamoto, Y. (2018). A socio-cultural instrumental approach to emotion regulation: Culture and the regulation of positive emotions. Emotion, 18(1), 138-152. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000315 View 

Shoval, N., Schvimer, Y., & Tamir, M. (2018). Real-time measurement of tourists' objective and subjective emotions in time and space. Journal of Travel Research, 57(1), 3-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/0047287517691155 View 

 

2017


Tamir, M., Schwartz, S. H., Oishi, S., & Kim, M. (2017). The secret to happiness: Feeling good or feeling right? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146(10), 1448-1459. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000303 View

Bigman, Y. E., Sheppes, G., & Tamir, M. (2017). Less is more in emotion regulation: The availability of regulation options impairs efficacy. Emotion, 17(6), 993-1006. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000303 View 

Tamir, M., & Gutentag, T. (2017). Desired Emotional States: Their Nature, Causes, and Implications for Emotion Regulation. Current Opinion in Psychology, 17, 84-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.06.014. View 

Markovitch, N., Netzer, L., & Tamir, M. (2017). What You Like is What You Try to Get: Attitudes toward Emotions and Situation Selection. Emotion, 17(4), 728–739. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000272 View

Kalokerinos, E. K., Tamir, M., & Kuppens, p. (2017). Instrumental motives in negative emotion regulation in daily life: Frequency, consistency, and predictors. Emotion, 17(4), 648-657. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000269 View 

Gutentag, T., Halperin, E., Porat, R., Bigman, Y & Tamir, M (2017). Successful emotion regulation requires both conviction and skill: Beliefs about the controllability of emotions, reappraisal, and regulation success. Cognition and Emotion, 31(6), 1225-1233. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2016.1213704 View 

Tamir, M., & Millgram, Y. (2017). Motivated Emotion Regulation: Principles, Lessons, and Implications of a Motivational Analysis of Emotion Regulation. In A. J. Elliot (Ed.), Advances in Motivation Science (pp. 207-247). 

https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.adms.2016.12.001 View

2016


Bigman, Y. E., & Tamir, M. (2016). The Road to Heaven is Paved with Effort: Perceived Effort Amplifies Moral Judgment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(12), 1654–1669. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000230​ View

Bigman, Y., Mauss, I. B., Gross, J. J., & Tamir, M. (2016). Yes I can: Self-efficacy beliefs promote successful emotion regulation. Cognition and Emotion, 30(7), 1380-1387. 

https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2015.1067188 View 

Wayne, C., Porat, R., Tamir, M., & Halperin, E. (2016). Rationalizing conflict: The polarizing role of accountability in ideological decision-making. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 60(8), 1473-1502. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0022002714564431 View 

Tamir, M., Schwartz, S. H., Cieciuch, J., Riediger, M., Torres, C., Scollon, C., Dzokoto, V., Zhou, X., Vishkin, A. (2016). Desired emotions across cultures: A value-based account. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111(1), 67-82. 

https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000072 View 

Tamir, M. (2016). Why do people regulate their emotions? A taxonomy of motives in emotion regulation. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 20(3), 199-222. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088868315586325 View 

Kivity, Y., Tamir, M., & Huppert, J. D. (2016). Self-acceptance of negative emotions: The positive relationship with effective cognitive reappraisal. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 9(4), 279-294. 

https://doi.org/10.1521/ijct_2016_09_10 

Porat, R., Halperin, E., Mannheim, I., & Tamir, M. (2016). Together we cry: Social motives and preferences for group-based sadness. Cognition and Emotion, 30(1), 66-79. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2015.1039495 View 

Markovitch, N., Netzer, L., & Tamir, M. (2016). Will you touch a dirty diaper? Attitudes toward emotions and behavior. Cognition and Emotion, 30(3), 592-602. 
https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2015.1020049 View 

Porat, R., Halperin, E., & Tamir, M. (2016). What we want is what we get: Group-based emotional preferences and conflict resolution. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110(2), 167-190. 

https://doi.org/10.1037/pspa0000043 View 

Vishkin, A., Bigman, Y. E., Porat, R., Solak, N., Halperin, E., & Tamir, M. (2016). God rest our hearts: Religiosity and cognitive reappraisal. Emotion, 16(2), 252–262. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000108 View

 

2015


Millgram, Y., Joormann, J., Huppert, J. D., & Tamir, M. (2015). Sad as a Matter of Choice? Emotion Regulation Goals in Depression. Psychological Science, 26(8), 1216-1228. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797615583295 View 

Ford, B. Q., Dmitrieva, J. O., Heller, D., Chentsova-Dutton, Y., Grossmann, I., Tamir, M., Uchida, Y., Koopmann-Holm, B., Uhrig, M., Floerke, V., Bokhan, T., & Mauss, I. B. (2015). Culture shapes whether the pursuit of happiness predicts higher or lower well-being. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144(6), 1053-1062. 

https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000108 View 

Netzer, L., Van Kleef, G. A., Tamir, M. (2015). Interpersonal Instrumental Emotion Regulation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 58, 124-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2015.01.006 View 

Netzer, L., Igra, L., Bar Anan, Y., & Tamir, M. (2015). When Bad Emotions seem Better: Experience Changes the Automatic Evaluation of Anger. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6(7), 797-804. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550615584198 View 

Kim, M. Y., Ford, B. Q., Mauss, I. B., Tamir, M. (2015). Knowing when to seek anger: Psychological health and context-sensitive emotional preferences. Cognition and Emotion, 29(6),1126-1136. 
https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2014.970519

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Kim, M. Y., Bigman, Y., & Tamir, M. (2015). Emotion regulation. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Ed (pp. 452– 456). Oxford, England: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.25055-1 

Tamir, M., Bigman, Y., Rhodes, E., Salerno, J., & Schreier, J. (2015). An expectancy-value model of emotion regulation: Implications for motivation, emotional experience, and decision-making. Emotion, 15(1), 90–103. 

https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000021 View 

2014


Vishkin, A., Bigman, Y., & Tamir, M. (2014). Religion, emotion regulation, and well-being. In C. Kim-Prieto (Ed.), Positive Psychology of Religion and Spirituality across Cultures (pp. 247-269). New York, NY: Springer. 

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8950-9_13 View 

Tamir, M., & Bigman, Y. (2014). Why might people want to feel bad? Motives in contrahedonic emotion regulation. In W. G. Parrott (Ed.), The Positive Side of Negative Emotions (pp. 201-223). New York, NY: Guilford Press. View 

Mauss, I. B., & Tamir, M. (2014). Emotion goals: How their content, structure, and operation shape emotion regulation. In J. J. Gross (Ed.), The Handbook of Emotion Regulation, 2nd Ed (pp. 361-375). New York, NY: Guilford Press. View 

Ford, B. Q., & Tamir, M. (2014). Preferring Familiar Emotions: As You Want (and Like) It? Cognition and Emotion, 28(2), 311-324. 
https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2013.823381 View

 

2013


Tamir, M., Ford, B. Q., & Gilliam, M. (2013). Evidence for utilitarian motives in emotion regulation. Cognition and Emotion, 27(3), 483-491. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2012.715079 View

Goldstein, T. R., Tamir, M., & Winner, E. (2013). Expressive suppression and acting classes. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 7(2), 191-196. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0030209 View 

Tamir, M., Ford, B. Q., & Ryan, E. (2013). Nonconscious Goals Can Shape What People Want to Feel. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49(2), 292-297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2012.11.009 View 

Halperin, E., Porat, R., Tamir, M., & Gross, J. J. (2013). Can emotion regulation change political attitudes in intractable conflict? From the laboratory to the field. Psychological Science, 24(1), 106-111. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797612452572 View 

2012


Tamir, M., & Ford, B. Q. (2012). Should people pursue feelings that feel good or feelings that do good? Emotional preferences and well-being. Emotion, 12(5), 1061-1070. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0027223 View 

Mauss, I. B., Savino, N. S., Anderson, C. L., Weisbuch, M., Tamir, M., & Laudenslager, M.L. (2012). The pursuit of happiness can be lonely. Emotion, 12(5), 908-912. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0025299 View 

Ford, B. Q. & Tamir, M. (2012). When getting angry is smart: Emotional preferences and emotional intelligence. Emotion, 12(4), 685-689. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0027149 View

Tamir, M., & Ford, B. Q. (2012). When feeling bad is expected to be good: Emotion regulation and outcome expectancies in social conflicts. Emotion, 12(4), 807-816. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024443 View 

Ford, B. Q., Tamir, M., Gagnon, S., Taylor, H., & Brunye, T. (2012). The angry spotlight: Trait anger and selective visual attention to rewards. European Journal of Personality, 26(2), 90-98. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.1840 View

 

 

2011


Mauss, I., B., Tamir, M., Anderson, C. L., & Savino, N. S. (2011). Can seeking happiness make people unhappy? Paradoxical effects of valuing happiness. Emotion, 11(4), 807-815. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0022010 View 

Rusk, N., Ro
thbaum, F., & Tamir, M. (2011). Performance and learning goals for emotion. Motivation and Emotion, 35, 444-460. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-011-9229-6 View


Tamir, M. (2011). The maturing field of emotion regulation. Emotion Review, 3(1), 3–7. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/1754073910388685 View 


Gruber, J., Mauss, I. B., & Tamir, M. (2011). A dark side of happiness? How, when, and why happiness is not always good. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 6(3), 222-233. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691611406927 View

Tamir, M., & Mauss, I. B. (2011). Social cognitive factors in emotion regulation: Implications for well-being. In I. Nyklicek, A. Vingerhoets, M. Zeelenberg, & J. Donellet (Eds.), Emotion regulation and well-being (pp. 31-47). Springer 

 

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6953-8_3 View 

Tamir, M., & Gross, J. J. (2011). Beyond pleasure and pain? Emotion regulation and positive psychology. In K. Sheldon, T. Kashdan, & M. Steger (Eds.), Designing the future of positive psychology: Taking stock and moving forward (pp.89-100). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0006

Robinson, M. D., & Tamir, M. (2011). A task-focused mind is a happy and productive mind: A processing perspective. In K. Sheldon, T. Kashdan, & M. Steger (Eds.), Designing the future of positive psychology: Taking stock and moving forward (pp.160-174). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0011

2010


Ford, B. Q., Tamir, M., Brunye, T. T., Shirer, W. R., Mahoney, C. R., & Taylor, H. A. (2010). Keeping your eyes on the prize: Anger and visual attention to threats and rewards. Psychological Science, 21(8), 1098-1105. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797610375450 View

Holland, A., Kensigner, E. A., & Tamir. M. (2010). The effect of regulation goals on emotional event-specific knowledge. Memory, 18(5), 504-521. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2010.481628 View

Hackenbracht, J. & Tamir. M. (2010).  Preferences for sadness when eliciting help: Instrumental motives in sadness regulation. Motivation and Emotion, 34, 306-315. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-010-9180-y View

 

2009


Tamir, M., & Ford, B. Q. (2009). Choosing to be afraid: Preferences for fear as a function of goal pursuit. Emotion, 9(4), 488-497. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0015882 View

Tamir, M. (2009). What do people want to feel and why? Pleasure and utility in emotion regulation. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18(2), 101-105. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8721.2009.01617.x View

Srivastava, S., Tamir, M., McGonical, K. M., John, O. P., & Gross, J. J. (2009). The social costs of emotional suppression: A prospective study of the transition to college. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96(4), 883-897. 

https://doi.org/10.1037/a0014755 View

Tamir, M. (2009). Differential preferences for happiness; Extraversion and trait-consistent emotion regulation. Journal of Personality, 77(2), 447-470. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6494.2008.00554.x View

Robinson, M. D., Meier, B. P., Tamir, M., Wilowski, B.M., & Ode, S. (2009). Behavioral facilitation: A cognitive model of individual differences in approach motivation. Emotion, 9(1), 70-82. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0014519 View

2008


Tamir, M., & Diener, E. (2008). Approach-avoidance goals and well-being: One size does not fit all. In A. J. Elliot (Ed.), Handbook of approach and avoidance motivation (pp. 415-430). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum View

Tamir, M., Mitchell, C., & Gross, J. J. (2008). Hedonic and instrumental motives in anger regulation. Psychological Science, 19(4), 324-328. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02088.x View

2007


Tamir, M., Chiu, C. Y., & Gross, J. J. (2007). Business or pleasure? Utilitarian versus hedonic considerations in emotion regulation. Emotion, 7(3), 546-554. https://doi.org/10.1037/1528-3542.7.3.546 View

Tamir, M., & Robinson, M. D. (2007). The happy spotlight: Positive mood and selective attention to rewarding information. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33(8), 1124-1136. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167207301030 View

Tamir, M., John, O. P., Srivastava, S., & Gross, J. J. (2007). Implicit theories of emotion: Affective and social outcomes across a major life transition. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(4), 731-744. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.92.4.731 View

 

2006


Tamir, M., Robinson, M. D., & Solberg, E. C. (2006). You may worry, but can you recognize threats when you see them?: Neuroticism, threat identifications, and negative affect. Journal of Personality, 74(5), 1481-1506. 

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6494.2006.00417.x View

Diener, E., Tamir, M., & Scollon, C. N. (2006). Happiness, life satisfaction, and fulfillment: The social psychology of subjective well-being. In P. Van Lange (Ed.), Bridging social psychology (pp. 319-324). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

 

2005


Tamir, M. (2005). Don't worry, be happy? Neuroticism, trait-consistent affect regulation, and performance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89(3), 449-461. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.89.3.449 View

Kim-Prieto, C., Diener, E., Tamir, M., Scollon, C. N., & Diener, M. (2005). Integrating the diverse definitions of happiness: A time-sequential framework of subjective well-being. Journal of Happiness Studies, 6, 261-300. 

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-005-7226-8 View

Robinson, M. D., & Tamir, M. (2005). Neuroticism as mental noise: A relation between neuroticism and reaction time standard deviations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89(1), 107-114. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.89.1.107 View

 

pre-2005


Tamir, M., & Robinson, M. D. (2004). Knowing good from bad: The paradox of neuroticism, negative affect, and evaluative processing. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87(6), 913-925. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.87.6.913 View

Tamir, M., Robinson, M. D., Clore, G. L., Martin, L. L., & Whitaker, D. (2004). Are we puppets on a string?: The contextual meaning of unconscious expressive cues. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(2), 237-249. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167203259934 View

 

Biswas-Diener, R., Diener, E., & Tamir, M. (2004). The psychology of subjective well-being. Daedalus, 133(2), 18-25. https://doi.org/10.1162/001152604323049352

Robinson, M. D., Vargas, P. T., Tamir, M., & Solberg, E. C. (2004). Using and being used by categories: The case of negative evaluations and daily well-being. Psychological Science, 15(8), 521-526. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0956-7976.2004.00713.x

Robinson, M. D., Solberg, E. C., Vargas, P., & Tamir, M. (2003). Trait as default: Extraversion, subjective well-being, and the distinction between neutral and positive events. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85(3), 517-527. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.85.3.517 View

Robinson, M. D., Rokke, P. D., & Tamir, M. (2003). Feeling about thinking: The role(s) of affect in social cognition. Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 48(3), 356-358. https://doi.org/10.1037/000818


Tamir, M., Robinson, M. D., & Clore, G. L. (2002). The epistemic benefits of trait-consistent mood states: An analysis of extraversion and mood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83(3), 663-677. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.83.3.663 View

Clore, G. L., & Tamir, M. (2002). Affect as embodied information. Psychological Inquiry, 13(1), 37-45. View