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Contact Information


Department of Psychology
Box 351525
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-1525
Voice:   206.543.0679
Fax:       206. 685.3157
Email:   jdb@uw.edu


Jonathon D. Brown, Ph.D.

Books

Brown, J. D. (2007). The self. New York: Psychology Press.

Brown, J. D. (2006). Social psychology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

1.    Brown, J. D. (1984). Effects of induced mood on causal attributions for success and failure. Motivation and Emotion, 8, 343-353.

2.    Brown, J. D., & Weiner, B. (1984). Affective consequences of ability versus effort attributions: Controversies, resolutions, and quandaries. Journal of Educational Psychology, 76, 146-158.

3.    Weiner, B., & Brown, J. D. (1984). All's well that ends. Journal of Educational Psychology, 76, 169-171.

4.    Brown, J. D. (1986). Evaluations of self and others: Self-enhancement biases in social judgments. Social Cognition, 4, 353-376.

5.    Brown, J. D., & Lawton, M. (1986). Stress and well-being in adolescence: The moderating role of physical exercise. Journal of Human Stress, 12, 125-131.

6.    Brown, J. D., & Taylor, S. E. (1986). Affect and the processing of personal information: Evidence for mood-activated self-schemata. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 22, 436-452.

7.    Brown, J. D. (1988). Self-directed attention, self-esteem, and causal attributions for valenced outcomes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 14, 252-263.

8.    Brown, J. D., Collins, R. L., & Schmidt, G. W. (1988). Self-esteem and direct versus indirect forms of self-enhancement. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 445-453.

9.    Brown, J. D., Schmidt, G. W., & Collins, R. L. (1988). Personal involvement and the evaluation of group products. European Journal of Social Psychology, 18, 177-179.

10.    Brown, J. D., & Siegel, J. M. (1988a). Attributions for negative life events and depression: The role of perceived control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 316-322.

11.    Brown, J. D., & Siegel, J. M. (1988b). Exercise as a buffer of life stress: A prospective study of adolescent health. Health Psychology, 7, 341-353.

12.    Graham, S., & Brown, J. D. (1988). Attributional mediators of expectancy, affect, and evaluations: A response time analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 873-881.

13.    Siegel, J. M., & Brown, J. D. (1988). A prospective study of stressful circumstances, illness symptoms, and depressed mood among adolescents. Developmental Psychology, 24, 715-721.

14.    Taylor, S. E., & Brown, J. D. (1988). Illusion and well-being: A social psychological perspective on mental health. Psychological Bulletin, 103, 193-210.

15.    Brown, J. D., & McGill, K. L. (1989). The cost of good fortune: When positive life events produce negative health consequences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 57, 1103-1110.

16.    Brown, J. D. (1990). Evaluating one's abilities: Shortcuts and stumbling blocks on the road to self-knowledge. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 26, 149-167.

17.    Swann, W. B., Jr., & Brown, J. D. (1990). From self to health: Self-verification and identity disruption. In B. Sarason, I. Sarason, & G. Pierce (Eds.), Social support: An interactional view (pp. 150-172). New York: Wiley.

18.    Brown, J. D. (1991). Accuracy and bias in self-knowledge. In C. R. Snyder & D. F. Forsyth (Eds.), Handbook of social and clinical psychology: The health perspective (pp. 158-178). New York: Pergamon Press.

19.    Brown, J. D. (1991). Staying fit and staying well: Physical fitness as a moderator of life stress. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 555-561.

20.    Brown, J. D., & Rogers, R. J. (1991). Self-serving attributions: The role of physiological arousal. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 17, 501-506.

21.    Brown, J. D., & Smart, S. A. (1991). The self and social conduct: Linking self-representations to prosocial behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 368-375.

22.    Brown, J. D., & Gallagher, F. M. (1992). Coming to terms with failure: Private self-enhancement and public self-effacement. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 28, 3-22.

23.    Brown, J. D., Novick, N. J., Lord, K. A., & Richards, J. M. (1992). When Gulliver travels: Social context, psychological closeness, and self-appraisals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 717-727.

24.    Brown, J. D. (1993). Motivational conflict and the self: The double-bind of low self-esteem. In R. F. Baumeister (Ed.), Self-esteem: The puzzle of low self-regard (pp. 117-130). New York: Plenum Press.

25.    Brown, J. D. (1993). Coping with stress: The beneficial role of positive illusions. In A. Turnbull, J. Patterson, S. Behr, D. Murphy, J. Marquis, & M. Blue-Banning (Eds.), Cognitive coping, families, and disability (pp. 123-133). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

26.    Brown, J. D. (1993). Self-esteem and self-evaluation: Feeling is believing. In J. Suls (Ed.), Psychological perspectives on the self (Vol. 4, pp. 27-58). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

27.    Brown, J. D., & Mankowski, T. A. (1993). Self-esteem, mood, and self-evaluation: Changes in mood and the way you see you. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64, 421-430.

28.     Taylor, S. E., & Brown, J. D. (1994a). Positive illusions and well-being revisited: Separating fact from fiction. Psychological Bulletin, 116, 21-27.

29.    Taylor, S. E., & Brown, J. D. (1994b). Illusion of mental health does not explain positive illusions. American Psychologist, 49, 972-973.

30.    Brown, J. D., & Dutton, K. A. (1995). The thrill of victory, the complexity of defeat: Self-esteem and people's emotional reactions to success and failure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 68, 712-722.

31.    Brown, J. D., & Dutton, K. A. (1995). Truth and consequences: The costs and benefits of accurate self-knowledge. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 1288-1296.

32.    Brown, J. D. (1997). The myths and realities of self-esteem: Review of Mruk. Contemporary Psychology, 41, 1109.

33.    Dutton, K. A., & Brown, J. D. (1997). Global self-esteem and specific self-views as determinants of people's reactions to success and failure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 139-148.

34.    Brown, J. D., & Marshall, M. A. (1999). You say you want a revolution: (Well, you know, we'd all love to see the plan). Psychological Inquiry, 10, 39-44.

35.    Brown, J. D., & Marshall, M. A. (2001). Great expectations: Optimism and pessimism in achievement settings. In E. C. Chang (Ed.), Optimism and pessimism: Implications for theory, research, and practice (pp. 239-255). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

36.    Brown, J. D., & Marshall, M. A. (2001). Self-esteem and emotion: Some thoughts about feelings. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 575-584.

37.    Brown, J. D., Dutton, K. A., & Cook, K. E. (2001). From the top down: Self-esteem and self-evaluation. Cognition and Emotion, 15, 615-631.

38.    Brown, J. D., Farnham, S. D., & Cook, K. E. (2002). Emotional responses to changing feedback: Is it better to have won and lost than never to have won at all? Journal of Personality, 70, 127-141.

39.    Heimpel, S. A., Wood, J. V., Marshall, M. A., & Brown, J. D. (2002). Do people with low self-esteem really want to feel better? Self-esteem differences in motivation to repair negative moods. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 128-147.

40.    Brown, J. D., & Kobayashi, C. (2002). Self-enhancement in Japan and America. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 5, 145-167.

41.    Bernichon, T., Cook, K. E., & Brown, J. D. (2003). Seeking self-evaluative feedback: The interactive role of global self-esteem and specific self-views. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 194-204.

42.    Brown, J. D. (2003). The self-enhancement motive in collectivistic cultures: The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 34, 603-605.

43.    Brown, J. D., & Kobayashi, C. (2003). Motivation and manifestation: The cross-cultural expression of the self-enhancement motive. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 6, 85-88.

44.    Brown, J. D., & Kobayashi, C. (2003). Introduction: Culture and the self-enhancement motive. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 34, 492-495.

45.    Kobayashi, C., & Brown, J. D. (2003). Self-esteem and self-enhancement in Japan and America. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 34, 567-580.

46.    Brown, J. D. (2004). Motivation and perception: What goes around, comes around. Contemporary Psychology, 49, 480-482.

47.    Marshall, M. A., & Brown, J. D. (2004). Expectations and realizations: The role of expectancies in achievement settings. Motivation and Emotion, 28, 347-361.

48.    Marshall, M. A., & Brown, J. D. (2006). Emotional reactions to achievement outcomes: Is it really best to expect the worst? Cognition and Emotion, 20, 43-63.

49.    Marshall, M. A., & Brown, J. D. (2006). Trait aggressiveness and situational provocation. A test of the 'Traits as situational sensitivities (TASS)' model. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1100-1113.

50.    Brown, J. D., & Marshall, M. A. (2006). The three faces of self-esteem. In M. Kernis (Ed.), Self-esteem: Issues and answers (pp. 4-9). New York: Psychology Press.

51.    Cai, H., Brown, J. D., Deng, C., & Oakes, M. A. (2007). Self-esteem and culture: Differences in cognitive self-evaluations or affective self-regard? Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 10, 162-170.

52.    Marshall, M. A., & Brown, J. D. (2007). On the psychological benefits of self-enhancement. In E. Chang (Ed.), Self-enhancement and self-criticism: Theory, research, and clinical implications (pp. 19-35). New York: American Psychological Association.

53.    Brown, J. D. (2007). Positive illusions. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social psychology (pp. 615-617). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

54.    Oakes, M. A., Brown, J. D., & Cai, H. (2008). Implicit and explicit self-esteem: Measure for measure. Social Cognition, 26, 778-790.

55.    Brown, J. D., & Cai, H. (2009). Thinking and feeling in the People's Republic of China: Testing the generality of the 'laws of emotion'. International Journal of Psychology, 44, 1-11.

56.    Brown, J. D. (2009). Identity. In D. Matsumoto (Ed). Cambridge dictionary of psychology (pp. 244-246). New York: Cambridge.

57.    Brown, J. D. (2009). Self-enhancement. In D. Matsumoto (Ed). Cambridge dictionary of psychology (pp. 470-473). New York: Cambridge.

58.    Brown, J. D., Cai, H., Oakes, M. A., & Deng, C. (2009). Cultural similarities in self-esteem functioning: East is East and West is West, but sometimes the twain do meet. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 40, 140-157.

59.    Cai, H., Wu, Q., & Brown, J. D. (2009). Is self-esteem a universal need? Evidence from the People's Republic of China. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 12, 104-120.

60.    Brown, J. D., & Cai, H. (2009). Self-esteem and trait importance moderate cultural differences in self-evaluations. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 41, 116-122.

61.    Langer, S. L., Brown, J. D., & Syrjala, K. L. (2009). Intra- and inter-personal consequences of protective buffering among cancer patients and spouses. Cancer, 115, 4311-4325.

62.    Brown, J. D. (2010). Positive illusions and positive collusions: How social life abets self-enhancing beliefs. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 32, 514-515.

63.    Brown, J. D. (2010). Across the (not so) Great Divide: Cultural similarities in self-evaluative processes. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 318-330.

64.    Langer, S., Brown, J.D., Hall, S., Herbert, J., Stover, A., & Syrjala, K. (2010). Protective buffering among couples coping with cancer: Motivations and consequences. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 39, s116.

65.    Gaertner, L. A., Sedikides, C., Cai, H., & Brown, J. D. (2010). It's not weird, it's wrong! Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 33, 93-94.

66.    Brown, J. D. (2010). High self-esteem buffers negative feedback: Once more with feeling. Cognition and Emotion, 24, 1389-1404.

67.    Kisselev, P., Brown, M. A., & Brown, J. D. (2010). Gender differences in language acculturation predict marital satisfaction: A dyadic analysis of Russian-speaking immigrant couples in the United States. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 41, 767-782.

68.    Brown, J. D. (2010). Kiss my "TASS". In R. M. Arkin (Ed.), Most underappreciated (pp. 142-145). New York: Oxford.

69.    Song, H., Cai, H., Brown, J. D., & Grimm, K. J. (2011). Detecting and evaluating differential item functioning of the Rosenberg self-esteem scale in the U.S. and China: Measurement bias matters. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 14, 176-188.

70.    Brown, J. D., & Brown, M. A. (2011). Self-reflection and feelings of self-worth: When Rosenberg meets Heisenberg. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1269-1275.

71.    Brown, J. D. (2012). Understanding the "Better than Average" effect: Motives (still) matter. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 209-219.

72.    Brown, J. D.& Han, A. (in press). My better half: Partner enhancement as self-enhancement. Social psychological and personality science.