Research interests:

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

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.

Rutjens, B., Heine, S. J., Sutton, R., & Van Harreveld, F. (in press). Attitudes towards science. In J. Olson (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 56.  Cambridge, MA: Academic Press.

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

Heine, S. J., Dar-Nimrod, I., Cheung, B. Y., & Proulx, T. (2017). Essentially biased: Why people are fatalistic about genes. In J. Olson (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 55, (pp. 137-192).

Randles, D., Kam, J., Heine, S. J., Inzlicht, M., & Handy, T. (2016). Acetaminophen attenuates error evaluation in cortex. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 899-906.

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.

Winter 2018

PSYC307 Cultural Psychology Sections

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

Winter 2018

PSYC525 Attitudes and Social Cognition Sections

To be offered in alternate years only.