Research interests:

Cultural psychology; the self; motivations; meaning; essentialistic thinking.

Heine, S. J., Dar-Nimrod, I., Cheung, B. Y., & Proulx, T. (in press). Essentially biased: Why people are fatalistic about genes. In J. Olson (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 55.

Randles, D., Heine, S. J., Poulin, M., & Cohen-Silver, R. (in press). Experienced adversity in life is associated with polarized and affirmed political attitudes. Social Psychological and Peronality Science.

Falk, C. F., & Heine, S. J. (2015). What is implicit self-esteem, and does it vary across cultures? Personality and Social Psychological Review, 19, 177-198.

Randles, D., Inzlicht, M., Proulx, T., Tullett., A., & Heine, S. J. (2015). Is dissonance reduction a special case of fluid compensation? Evidence that dissonant cognitions cause compensatory affirmation and abstraction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 697-710.

Cheung, B. Y., & Heine, S. J. (2015). The double-edged sword of genetic accounts of criminality: Causal attributions from genetic ascriptions affect legal decision-making. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1723-1738.

Rutjens, B. T., & Heine, S. J. (2016). The immoral landscape? Scientists are associated with violations of morality. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0152798

Heine, S. J. (2017). DNA is Not Destiny: The Remarkable, Completely Misunderstood Relationship between You and Your Genes. New York: Norton.

Winter 2017

PSYC307 Cultural Psychology Sections

Cultural influences on human thought and behaviour; interactions of culture and self; multicultural experiences; intercultural relations; methodological issues.