Research interests:

Dr. Dunn conducts experimental research on happiness, with a current focus on how mobile technology can both support and undermine human well-being. Her work has appeared in top journals, with three papers published in Science, and she has given talks at PopTech! and TEDx.  In 2010, she received a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  Her research has been featured in hundreds of media outlets around the world, including The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, The London Times, Maclean’s, Time, and CNN.

*Kushlev, K., **Proulx, J. D. E. & Dunn, E. W. (2017). Digitally connected, socially disconnected: The effects of relying on technology rather than other people. Computers in Human Behaviour, 76: 68-74.

*Whillans, A. V., Dunn, E. W., Smeets, P., Bekkers, R. & Norton, M. I. (2017). Buying time promotes happiness. PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1706541114.

Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. (2013). Happy Money: The science of smarter spending. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Nelson, S. K., *Kushlev, K., English, T., Carstensen, L. L., Dunn, E. W. & Lyubomirsky, S. (2013). In defence of parenthood: Children are associated with more joy that misery. Psychological Science, 24(1): 3-10.

*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.

Kawakami, K., Dunn, E. W., Karmali, F. & Dovidio, J. F. (2009). Mispredicting affective and behavioural responses to racism. Science, 323: 276-278.

Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L. B., & Norton, M. I. (2008). Spending money on others promotes happiness. Science, 319: 1687-1688.

Winter 2017

PSYC308A Social Psychology - SOCIAL PSYC Sections

Theory and research of individual social behaviour; social motivation; attitudes; group interaction; socialization; prejudice.

Winter 2017

PSYC590 Survey of Social Psychology I Sections