Dr. Dunn’s research is focussed on happiness; money and spending decisions; self-knowledge; affective forecasting and implicit social cognition. Her research has gained her many media talks, including a TEDx talk looking at the value of time and the problems it can cause. Along with her TEDx talk, she has published multiple journal articles and is the co-author of the successful book Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending.
Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. (2013). Happy Money: The science of smarter spending. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Quoidbach, J., & Dunn, E. W. (in press). Give it up: A strategy for combatting hedonic adaptation. Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Dunn, E. W., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2011). If money doesn’t make you happy, then you probably aren’t 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
PSYC308A Social Psychology - SOCIAL PSYC Sections
Theory and research of individual social behaviour; social motivation; attitudes; group interaction; socialization; prejudice.
One fine body…