Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles                                                                                                                   

Pronin, E., Olivola, C. Y., & Kennedy, K. A. (2008). Doing unto future selves as you would do unto others: Psychological distance and decision making. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 224-236.  (Click here for PDF)

*** Psychology Today

*** KDKA (CBS Pittsburgh)



Olivola, C. Y., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2008). Randomness in retrospect: Exploring the interactions between memory and randomness cognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 991-996.  (Click here for PDF)


 

Machery, E., Olivola, C. Y., & de Blanc, M. (2009). Linguistic and metalinguistic intuitions in the philosophy of language. Analysis, 69, 689-694.  (Click here for PDF)


 

Olivola, C. Y., & Sagara, N. (2009). Distributions of observed death tolls govern sensitivity to human fatalities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 106, 22151–22156.  (Click here for link to paper)

*** UCL Press Release

*** Science Daily

*** ScienceNews Magazine

*** Guardian

*** BBC - The Human Zoo


 

Olivola, C. Y., & Todorov, A. (2010). Fooled by first impressions? Reexamining the diagnostic value of appearance-based inferences. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 315–324.  (Click here for PDF)

*** ScientificBlogging.com

**The New Yorker


   

Olivola, C. Y., & Todorov, A. (2010). Elected in 100 milliseconds: Appearance-based trait inferences and voting. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 34, 83–110.  (Click here for PDF)

*** Radio Nacional de Colombia (Colombian National Radio)

*** Science Daily

*** NRC Handelsblad

*** The Philosophers’ Magazine

*** The Huffington Post  

**Bloomberg

**WNPR

**Yahoo! Beauty

**1 of 10 articles selected to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Journal of Nonverbal Behavior



Sussman, A. B., Olivola, C. Y. (2011). Axe the tax: Taxes are disliked more than equivalent costs. Journal of Marketing Research, 48S91-S101.  (Click here for PDF)

**The Washington Post

**The New Republic



Rezlescu, C., Duchaine, B., Olivola, C. Y., & Chater, N. (2012). Unfakeable facial configurations affect strategic choices in trust games with or without information about past behavior. PLoS-ONE, 7, e34293.  (Click here for link to paper)

**BBC Future

**The Huffington Post

**Science Daily

**Futurity

**BBC China

**De Standaard

**The Atlantic



Kwan, V. S. Y., Wojcik, S. P., Miron-shatz, T., Votruba, A. M., & Olivola, C. Y. (2012). Effects of symptom presentation order on perceived disease risk. Psychological Science23, 381–385.  (Click here for PDF)

**The Huffington Post

**Science Daily

**Fox News

**Newsweek

**MinnPost



Olivola, C. Y., Sussman, A. B., Tsetsos, K., Kang, O. E., & Todorov, A. (2012). Republicans prefer Republican-looking leaders: Political facial stereotypes predict candidate electoral success among right-leaning voters. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 605-613.  (Click here for PDF)

**Miller-McCune

**NBC News

**The Boston Globe

**The Washington Examiner

**The Academic Minute

**Voice of America

**Yahoo! Beauty



Olivola, C. Y., & Shafir, E. (2013). The martyrdom effect: When pain and effort increase prosocial contributions. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 26, 91–105.  (Click here for PDF)

**Chronicle of Philanthropy (1)

**Runner's World

**The Oprah Blog

*** NPR

**The Boston Globe

**The National Post

**The Toronto Star

**Chronicle of Philanthropy (2)

**Nonprofit Quarterly

**CJSR News

**New York Times

**LA Times

**The Chronicle of Philanthropy (3)



Moat, H. S., Preis, T., Olivola, C. Y., Liu, C., & Chater, N. (2014). Using big data to predict collective behavior in the real world. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 92-93.  (Click here for PDF)



Noguchi, T., Stewart, N., Olivola, C. Y.Moat, H. S., & Preis, T. (2014). Characterizing the time-perspective of nations with search engine query data. PLoS-ONE9e95209.  (Click here for link to paper)



Olivola, C. Y., & Sussman, A. B. (2014). Many behavioral tendencies associated with right-leaning (conservative) political ideologies are malleable and unrelated to negativity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 323-324.  (Click here for PDF)



Olivola, C. Y., Eubanks, D. L., & Lovelace, J. B. (2014). The many (distinctive) faces of leadership: Inferring leadership domain from facial appearance. The Leadership Quarterly, 25, 817-834.  (Click here for PDF)

**Financial Times

**Management Issues

**Science.Mic

**APS

**New York Mag.

**Yahoo! Beauty



Olivola, C. Y., & Machery, E. (2014). Is psychological essentialism an inherent feature of human cognition? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 499-499.  (Click here for PDF)



Olivola, C. Y., Funk, F., & Todorov, A. (2014). Social attributions from faces bias human choices. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 566-570.  (Click here for PDF)

*** Media Coverage (by language)



Todorov, A., Funk, F., & Olivola, C. Y. (2015). Response to Bonnefon et al.: Limited ‘kernels of truth’ in facial inferences. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19, 422-423.  (Click here for PDF)



Todorov, A., Olivola, C. Y.Dotsch, R., & Mende-Siedlecki, P. (2015). Social attributions from faces: Determinants, consequences, accuracy, and functional significance. Annual Review of Psychology, 66, 519–545.  (Click here for PDF)

**Bloomberg

**WNPR

**The Atlantic



Olivola, C. Y. (2015). The Cognitive Psychology of Sensitivity to Human Fatalities: Implications for Life-Saving Policies. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2, 141-146.  (Click here for PDF)

*** BBC - The Human Zoo



Moat, H. S., Olivola, C. Y., Preis, T., & Chater, N. (2016). Searching Choices: Quantifying Decision Making Processes Using Search Engine Data. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8, 685-696(Click here for PDF)



Olivola, C. Y. & Wang, S. W. (2016). Patience Auctions: The Impact of Time vs. Money Bidding on Elicited Discount Rates. Experimental Economics, 19, 864-885.  (Click here for PDF)



Read, D., Olivola, C. Y. & Hardisty, D. J. (forthcoming). The Value of Nothing: Asymmetric Attention to Opportunity Costs Drives Intertemporal Decision Making. Management Science.  (Click here for link to paper)



Olivola, C. Y. & Todorov, A. (forthcoming). The Biasing Effects of Appearances Go Beyond Physical Attractiveness and Mating Motives. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.





Books

Oppenheimer, D. M., & Olivola, C. Y. (Eds.) (2010). The Science of Giving: Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity. New York: Taylor and Francis.  (Click here for link to the book's site)

**SmartMoney

**Nonprofit Quarterly

**NPR



Chapters & Encyclopedia Entries

Pronin, E., & Olivola, C. Y. (2006). Egocentrism. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.) Encyclopedia of human development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.  (Click here for PDF)

*** This entry received special positive mention on Amazon.com

 


Olivola, C. Y., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2009). Coincidence. In M. W. Kattan (Ed.) Encyclopedia of medical decision making. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.  (Click here for PDF)

 


Olivola, C. Y. (2010). When noble means hinder noble ends: The benefits and costs of a preference for martyrdom in altruism. In D. M. Oppenheimer & C. Y. Olivola (Eds.) The Science of Giving: Experimental Approaches to the Study of Charity. New York: Taylor and Francis.  (Click here for PDF)

**Chronicle of Philanthropy (1)

**Runner's World

**The Oprah Blog

**NPR

**The Boston Globe

**The National Post

**The Toronto Star

**Chronicle of Philanthropy (2)

**Nonprofit Quarterly

**CJSR News

**New York Times

**LA Times

**The Chronicle of Philanthropy (3)

 

Olivola, C. Y., & Sussman, A. B. (2015). Taxes and Consumer Behavior. In M. I. Norton, D. R. Rucker, & C. Lamberton (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press.  (Click here for PDF)



Olivola, C. Y., & Chater, N. (in press). Decision by Sampling: Connecting Preferences to Real-World Regularities. In M. N. Jones (Ed.) Big Data in Cognitive Science. New York: Taylor and Francis.




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Olivola, C. Y., & Todorov, A. (2009). The look of a winner. Scientific American.  (Link to Article)

**The Atlantic Wire

 

Olivola, C. Y. (2010). Death tolls and our perception of human fatalities. British Academy Review.  (Click here for PDF)


Olivola, C. Y. (2011). The science of giving: What motivates charitable giving? Nexus (Click here for PDF)


Olivola, C. Y. (2014). Open minded? Here’s how much facial stereotyping influences your decisionsThe Conversation.  (Link to Article)