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University of Guelph Psychology: Articles for Alternative Assignments

These articles are for personal use only and not for commercial use or redistribution. Please contact your instructor or TA for questions about the alternative assignments… I am merely hosting them on my website and I do not know the answer to your question.

Sonnentag, S. (2012). Psychological detachment from work during leisure time: the benefits of mentally disengaging from work. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21(2), 114-118. [LINK]

Holt-Lunstad, J., Smith, T.B., Baker, M., Harris, T., & Stephenson, D. (2015). Loneliness and social isolation as risk factors for mortality: a meta-analytic review. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(2), 227-237. [LINK]

Jackson, J.J., Connolly, J.J., Garrison, S.M., Leveille, M.M., Connolly, S.L. (2015). Your friends know how long you will live: a 75-year study of peer-rated personality traits. Psychological Science, 26(3), 335-340. [LINK]

Oishi, S., & Kesebir, S. (2015). Income inequality explains why economic growth does not always translate to an increase in happiness. Psychological Science, 26(10), 1630-1638. [LINK]

Zaval, L., Markowitz, E.M., & Weber, E.U. (2015). How will I be remembered? Conserving the environment for the sake of one’s legacy. Psychological Science, 26(2), 231-236. [LINK]

Gottwald, J.M., Achermann, S.., Marciszko, C., Lindskog, M., & Gredeback, G. (2016). An embodied account of early executive-motor function development: prospective motor control in infancy is related to inhibition and working memory. Psychological Science, 27(12), 1600-1610. [LINK]

Cho, K., Barnes, C.M., & Guanara, C.L. (2017). Sleepy punishers are harsh punishers: daylight savings time and legal sentences. Psychological Science, 28(2), 242-247. [LINK]

Cooney, G., Gilbert, D.T., & Wilson, T.D. (2017). The novelty penalty: why do people like talking about new experiences but hearing about old ones? Psychological Science, 28(3), 380-394. [LINK]