Curriculum Vitae

Richard E. Nisbett

 

E-mail: nisbett@umich.edu

Website: http://www.richardnisbett.com

Employment History:

 

The University of Michigan

Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor Emeritus 2017-

Research Professor, Institute for Social Research, 2003-2017

Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor, 1992-2017

Theodore M. Newcomb Professor of Psychology, 1989-1992.

Co-Director, Culture and Cognition Program, 1991-

Director, Research Center for Group Dynamics, 1989-1996.

Director, Cognitive Science Program, 1983‑1984.

Senior Research Scientist, Research Center for Group Dynamics, 1997-2003

Research Scientist, Research Center for Group Dynamics, 1978-1997.

Professor of Psychology, 1976-.

Associate Professor of Psychology, 1971‑1976.

 

Yale University

Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1966‑1971.

 

Columbia University

Instructor, 1965

 

Education:

 

A.B., 1962, Tufts University, Psychology major.

Ph.D., 1966, Columbia University, Department of Social Psychology.

 

Undergraduate Honors:

 

A.B. Summa cum laude, Society of Scholars, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa

Alpha, Psi Chi, Wendell Phillips Prize Fellowship.

 

Graduate Honors:

 

University Fellow, 1962‑1963; President's Fellow, 1963‑1965; John W. Burgess Honorary Fellowship 1964; NSF Fellow, 1965‑1966.

 

Professional Honors:

 

National Science Foundation Fellowship for research and writing, 1969.

Morse Junior Faculty Fellowship from Yale for research and writing, 1969.

Langfeld Lecturer, Princeton University, 1980.

Invited to be a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, 1981.

 

Donald T. Campbell Award for Distinguished Research in Social Psychology, awarded by the American Psychological Association, 1982.

Social Psychology Lecture Series, Peking University, 1982.

Donald Taylor Memorial Lecturer, Yale University, 1984.

Invited Address:  British Psychological Society Meeting, 1985.

William Howard Taft Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, 1989.

Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, American Psychological Association, 1991.

Perspectives in Cognitive Science Series Lectures, Department of Philosophy,

Notre Dame University, 1991.

Ernest Hilgard Lecturer, Stanford University, 1992.

Carl Hovland Lecturer, Yale University, 1992.

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1992.

Invited Address:  French Psychological Society, 1993.

Distinguished Senior Scientist Award, Society for Experimental Social Psychology, 1995

Wei Lun Visiting Professor of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1995.

William James Fellow Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievements,

     American  Psychological Society, 1996.

Invited Address, American Psychological Society, 1997.

Distinguished Research Award, University of Michigan, 1997.

J. McKeen Cattell Fellowship Award, 1998.

Keynote Address, Human Behavior and Evolution Society, 1998.

Master Lecture, American Psychological Association, 2000                                    

Edward E. Jones Memorial Lectures, Princeton University, 2001.

Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar, 2001, 2003

John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 2002

Elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 2002

Ernest R. Hilgard Visiting Professor Lectures, Stanford, December, 2002

Elected to the Society for Experimental Psychology, 2003

American Psychological Association’s William James Book Award for “The Geography of                Thought,” 2004

Invited address, American Psychological Association, 2005

Hovland Memorial Lecturer, Yale University, 2005

Oswald Külpe Award of the University of Würzberg, 2007

Invited address, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2008

Invited address, Association for Psychological Science, 2009

Fiske Lecture, University of Chicago, 2010

Invited address, World Economic Forum, 2010

Henry Russel Lecture, University of Michigan, 2010

Invited address, World Bank, 2011

Fritz Heider Lecture, University of Kansas, 2011

Invited address, Rockefeller University, 2012

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, 2012

Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Prize, 2013

Gold Medal Award for Lifetime Mentorship, Association for Psychological Science, 2014

Featured Speaker, Asian Leadership Conference, Seoul, South Korea, 2015

Workshop on Reasoning for CIA Department Heads on the National Intelligence Council, 2015

Outstanding Achievement Award for Advancing Cultural Psychology, Society for Personality          and Social Psychology, 2016

Culture of Service Award, American Psychological Association, 2017

 

Professional Service:

 

Member, Basic Sociocultural Research Review Committee, National Institute of Health, 1979‑1980.

Member, Committee on Research Support, American Psychological Association, 1981‑1984.

Member, Committee on Tax Compliance of National Research Council, 1984‑1986.

Testimony on the National Science Foundation Budget to the U.S. House of Representatives,  April 27, 1988.

Testimony on the National Science Foundation Budget to the U.S. Senate, May 10, 1988.

Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services on the Subject of USS VINCENNES' Downing of the Iran Air Flight 655, October 6, 1988.

Member, International Advisory Committee, Chinese Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Science, 2001-.

Chair, William James Fellow Award Selection Committee, American Psychological Society, 2001-2004.

Visiting Committee, Harvard University Department of Psychology, 2002

Chair, Membership Committee, Psychology Section, National Academy of Sciences, 2004-5

Member, Advisory Council, Institute of Cognition and Culture at the Queen's University,
Belfast, 2006-.

Member, National Academy of Sciences Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, 2006-2013.

Consultant, U.S. Air Force, 2006-2007.

Member, Global Panel on Decision-Making and Behavioral Science, World Economic Forum, 2009-

Member, Rockefeller University Scientific Advisory Council on Child and Adolescent Health, 2012-

Member, National Research Council Panel on Revision of Institutional Review Board Rules, 2012-2013.

Consultant, Buddhism Installation, Detroit Institute of the Arts, 2016.

Advisor, Templeton Geography of Philosophy Project, 2018-

Member, Food Waste Committee, National Science Foundation, 2019-2020

 

 

Editorial Boards:

 

Acta Psychologia Sinica, 2006-

Psychological Review, 1982‑1989; 1996-2000

Psychological Science, 2007-2010

Cognitive Psychology, 1977-1992

Cognition, 1995-2001

Evolutionary Psychology, 2006-2009

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1969‑1971; 1973‑1977; 1979‑1988.

Journal of Behavioral Decision-Making, 1987-1997.

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1973‑1978.

Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 1979‑1983.

European Journal of Social Psychology, 1982‑1985.

Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive,1993-2002

 

Polish Psychological Bulletin, 1989-2000

Japanese Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1991-1998.

Personality and Social Psychology Review, 1995-2000

Evolution and Human Behavior, 1995-1999.

Journal of Cognition and Culture, 2000-2010

Moral Psychology, 2006-2009

Frontiers in Cultural Psychology, 2010-2016

Consulting Editor, Behavioral Science and Policy, 2012-

Advisory Board, The Psych Report, 2013-

Editorial Board, Current Research in Ecological and Social Psychology, 2020-

 

 

 

Publications:

 

Books:

 

Jones, E. E., Kanouse, D. E., Kelley, H. H., Nisbett, R. E., Valins, S., &  Weiner, B.  (1972).  Attribution:  Perceiving the causes of behavior.  New York:  General Learning Press.

 

Gergen, K., Clapp, G., Nisbett, R. E., & Rosenhan, D. (Eds.).  (1974).  Social psychology:  Explorations in understanding.  Del Mar, CA: CRM Corporation.

 

London, H. S., & Nisbett, R. E. (Eds.).  (1974).  Thought and feeling: Cognitive alteration of feeling states.  Chicago:  Aldine-Atherton.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Ross, L. D.  (1980).  Human inference:  Strategies and shortcomings of social judgment.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.  Translated into Italian and Korean.

 

Holland, J. H., Holyoak, K. J., Nisbett, R. E., & Thagard, P.  (1986).  Induction:  Processes of inference, learning, and discovery.  Cambridge, MA:  Bradford Books/The MIT Press.  Translated into Japanese.

 

Gruneberg, N. E., Nisbett, R. E., Rodin, J., & Singer, J. E. (Eds.).  (1987).  A distinctive approach to psychological research:  The influence of Stanley Schachter.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Ross, L. D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1991).  The person and the situation:  Perspectives of social psychology.  New York:  McGraw-Hill.  Translated into Italian, Russian. 2nd Edition London: Pinter and Martin.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1992).  Rules for reasoning.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Cohen, D. (1996).  Culture of honor:  The psychology of violence in the South.  Denver, CO:  Westview Press. Translated into Japanese.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2003). The geography of thought: How Asians and Westerners think differently…and why. New York: The Free Press. Editions also published for the U. K. and Commonwealth countries, China, Italy, Japan, Korea, Poland, Taiwan, Turkey, Thailand, Russia, Egypt and Vietnam.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2009). Intelligence and how to get it: Why schools and cultures count. New York: Norton. Translated into Japanese, Polish, Chinese, Russian and Korean.

 

Gilovich, T., Keltner, D., & Nisbett, R. E. (2015). Social psychology. New York: Norton. 4th Edition. New York: Norton

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2015). Mindware: Tools for smart thinking. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Other editions published in China, Korea, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Romania, Turkey, Poland, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands, and Azerbaijan. Audio version by Audible.

 

Articles:

 

*Nisbett, R. E., & Schachter, S.  (1966).  Cognitive manipulation of pain. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2, 227‑236.

 

 

*Nisbett, R. E., & Gordon, A.  (1967).  Self-esteem and susceptibility to social influence.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 5, 268‑276.

 

*Nisbett, R. E.  (1968).  Birth order and participation in dangerous sports.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8, 351‑353.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1968).  Taste, deprivation, and weight determinants of eating behavior.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 10, 107‑116.

 

*Nisbett, R. E.  (1968).  Determinants of food intake in obesity.  Science, 159, 1254‑1255.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., & Kanouse, D.  (1969).  Obesity, food deprivation and supermarket shopping behavior.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 12, 289‑294.

 

*Kiesler, C. A., Nisbett, R. E., & Zanna, M. P.  (1969).  On inferring one's beliefs from one's behavior.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 11, 321‑327.

 

*Nisbett, R. E.  (1970).  Girth control:  Review of J. Mayer's Overweight. Contemporary Psychology, 15, 92‑94.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Gurwitz, S.  (1970). Weight, sex, and the eating behavior of human newborns.  Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 73, 245‑253.

 

*Storms, M. D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1970).  Insomnia and the attribution  process.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 16, 319‑328.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Valins, S.  (1971).  Perceiving the causes of one's own behavior.  New York:  General Learning Press.

 

*Jones, E. E., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1971).  The actor and the observer:  Divergent perceptions of the causes of behavior.  New York: General Learning Press.

 

*Valins, S. Nisbett, R. E.  (1971).  Attribution processes in the development and treatment of emotional disorders.  New York: General Learning Press.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1972).  Eating behavior and obesity in men and animals.  In R. Reichsman (Ed.), Hunger and satiety in health and disease, Vol. 7 of Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine, 173‑193.

 

*Nisbett, R. E. (1972).  The hunger of the obese.  Obesity and Bariatric Medicine, 2, 28‑32.

 

*Nisbett, R. E.  (1972).  Hunger, obesity and the ventromedial hypothalamus.  Psychological review, 79, 433‑453.

 

 

*Nisbett, R. E., Caputo, C., Legant, P., & Marecek, J.  (1973). Behavior as seen by the actor and as seen by the observer.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 27, 154‑164.

 

*Lepper, M. R., Greene, D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1973).  Undermining children's intrinsic interest with extrinsic reward:  A test of the overjustification hypothesis.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 28, 129‑137.

 

Nisbett, R. E., Hanson, L. R., Harris, A., & Stair, A.  (1973). Taste responsiveness, weight loss and the ponderostat.  Physiology and Behavior, 11, 641‑645.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Storms, M. D.  (1973). Cognitive and social determinants of food intake.  In H. S. London & R. E. Nisbett (Eds.), Thought and feeling.  Chicago:  Aldine-Atherton.

 

Nisbett, R. E., Braver, A., Jusela, G., & Kezur, D.  (1975). Age and sex differences in behaviors mediated by the ventromedial hypothalamus.  Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 88, 735‑746.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., & Borgida, E.  (1975). Attribution and the psychology of prediction.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 32, 932‑943.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Temoshok, L.  (1976). Is there an "external" cognitive style?  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 33, 36‑47.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., Borgida, E., Crandall, R., & Reed, H.  (1976). Popular induction:  Information is not always informative.  In J. Carroll & J. Payne (Eds.), Cognition and social behavior.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1977). Interactions vs. main effects as goals of personality research.  In D. Magnusson & N. S. Endler (Eds.), Personality at the crossroads:  Current issues in interactional psychology.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Borgida, E., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1977). The differential impact of abstract vs. concrete information on decisions.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 7, 258‑271.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., & Wilson, T. D.  (1977).  Telling more than we can know:  Verbal reports on mental processes.  Psychological Review, 84, 231‑259.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Wilson, T. D.  (1977).  The halo effect:  Evidence for unconscious alteration of judgments.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 35, 250‑256.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., & Bellows, N.  (1977). Verbal reports about causal influences on social judgments:  Private access vs. public theories.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 35, 613‑624.

 

 

Wilson, T. D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1978). The accuracy of verbal reports about the effects of stimuli on evaluations and behavior.  Social Psychology, 41, 118‑131.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1978). A guide for reviewers:  Editorial hardball in the '70s.  American Psychologist, 33, 519‑520.

 

*Stich, S., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1980). Justification and the psychology of human reasoning.  Philosophy of Science, 47, 188‑202.

 

Hamill, R., Wilson, T. D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1980). Insensitivity to sample bias:  Generalizing from atypical cases.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 39, 578‑589.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1980). The trait construct in lay and professional  psychology.  In L. Festinger (Ed.), Retrospections on social psychology.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

 

Nisbett, R. E., Zukier, H., & Lemley, R.  (1981). The dilution effect:  Nondiagnostic information weakens the implications of diagnostic information.  Cognitive Psychology, 13, 248‑277.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1981). Lay arbitration of rules of inference.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4, 349‑350.  (commentary)

 

Pietromonaco, P., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1982). Swimming upstream against the fundamental attribution error:  Subjects' weak generalizations from the Darley and Batson study.  Social Behavior and Personality, 10, l‑4.

 

Abbey, A., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1982). Lay assessment of experimental costs and benefits:  Are laypeople good human subjects' reviewers?  Academic Psychology Bulletin, 4, 495‑502.

 

Thagard, P., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1982). Variability and confirmation.  Philosophical Studies, 50, 250‑267.

 

Thagard, P., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1982). Rationality and charity.  Philosophy of Science, 42, 379‑394.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., Krantz, D. H., Jepson, C., & Fong, G. T.  (1982). Improving inductive inference. In D. Kahneman, P. Slovic, & A. Tversky (Eds.), Judgment under uncertainty:  Heuristics and biases.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Thagard, P.  (1983). Psychology, statistics, and analytical epistemology.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6, 257‑258.  (commentary)

 

Jepson, D., Krantz, D. H., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1983).  Inductive reasoning: Competence or skill?  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6, 494‑501.

 

 

*Nisbett, R. E., Krantz, D. H., Jepson, D., & Kunda, Z.  (1983).  The use of statistical heuristics in everyday reasoning.  Psychological Review, 90, 339‑363.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Kunda, Z.  (1985).  The perception of social distributions.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 48, 297‑311.

 

Kunda, Z., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1986).  The psychometrics of everyday life.  Cognitive Psychology, 18, 195‑224.

 

*Fong, G. T., Krantz, D. H., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1986).  The effects of statistical training on thinking about everyday problems.  Cognitive Psychology, 18, 253‑292.

 

Cheng, P., Holyoak, K. J., Nisbett, R. E., & Oliver, L.  (1986).  Pragmatic versus syntactic approaches to training deductive reasoning. Cognitive Psychology, 18, 293‑328.

 

Kunda, Z., & Nisbett, R. E. (1986).  Prediction and the partial understanding of the law of large numbers.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 22, 339‑354.

 

Holyoak, K. J., Koh, K., & Nisbett, R. E. (1987). Conditioning and learning within rule-based default hierarchies. Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Conference of The Cognitive Science Society.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., Fong, G. T., Lehman, D. R., & Cheng, P. W. (1987).  Teaching reasoning.  Science, 238, 625‑631.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1987).  Lay trait theory: Its nature, origins, and utility.  In N. E. Grunberg, R. E. Nisbett, J. Rodin, & J. E. Singer (Eds.).  A distinctive approach to psychological research:  The influence of Stanley Schachter.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Holyoak, K. J., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1987). Induction. In R. Sternberg & E. E. Smith (Eds.), The psychology of human thought.  New York:  Cambridge University Press.

 

Kunda, Z., & Nisbett, R. E. (1988).  Predicting individual evaluations from group evaluations and vice versa: Different patterns for self and other?  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 14, 326‑334.

 

Holland, J. H., Holyoak, K. J., Nisbett, R. E., & Thagard, P. (1988).  Classifier systems, Q-morphisms, and induction.  In L. Davis (Ed.), Genetic algorithms and simulated annealing. London:  Pitman.

 

Lehman, D. R., Lempert, R. O., and Nisbett, R. E. (1988). The effects of graduate training on     reasoning: Formal discipline and thinking about everyday life events. American Psychologist, 43, 431-443.

 

 

Holyoak, K. J., Koh, K., & Nisbett, R. E. (1989).  A theory of conditioning:  Inductive learning within rule-based default hierarchies.  Psychological Review, 96, 315‑340.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Smith, M.  (1989).  Predicting interpersonal attraction from small samples:  A reanalysis of Newcomb's acquaintance study.  Social Cognition, 7, 67‑73.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (1990).  The anti-creativity letters: Advice from a senior tempter to a junior tempter.  American Psychologist, 45, 1078-1082.

 

Larrick, R. P., Morgan, J. N., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1990). Teaching the use of cost-benefit reasoning in everyday life.  Psychological Science, 1, 362-370.

 

Lehman, D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1990). A longitudinal study of the effects of undergraduate education on reasoning.  Developmental Psychology, 26, 952-960.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1990). Evolutionary psychology, biology, and cultural evolution. Motivation and Emotion, 14, 255-263.

 

Fong, G. T., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1991). Immediate and delayed transfer of training effects in statistical reasoning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 120, 34-45.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1992). How is your reasoning? How do you know? Contemporary Psychology, 37, 417-418.

 

Josephs, R., Larrick, R. P., Steele, C., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1992). Protecting the self in decisions under risk. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 62, 26-37.

 

*Smith, E. E., Langston, C., and Nisbett, R. E.  (1992). The case for rules in reasoning.  Cognitive Science, 16, 1-40.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1992).  Thinking about suboptimal thought.  Contemporary Psychology 37, 417-418.

 

Ross, L. D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1992).  Perspectives on personality and social psychology.  Psychological Inquiry, 3, 99-102.

 

*Morris, M. W., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1992).  Tools of the trade:  Deductive reasoning schemas taught in psychology and philosophy.  In R. E. Nisbett, Rules for reasoning.  Hillsdale, N.J.:  Lawrence Erlbaum.

 

Cheng, P. W., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1992).  Pragmatic constraints on causal deduction.  In R. E. Nisbett, Rules for reasoning.  Hillsdale, N.J.:  Lawrence Erlbaum.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1992).  Why the friendly south is also the violent south.  Atlanta Constitution, December 29, p. A9.

 

 

*Nisbett, R. E.  (1993).  Violence and U. S. regional culture.  American Psychologist, 48, 441-449.

 

*Larrick, R. P., Nisbett, R. E., & Morgan, J. N.  (1993).  Who uses the cost-benefit rules of choice?  Implications for the normative status of microeconomic theory.  Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 56, 331-347.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1993).  Rules, reasoning and choice behavior.  In G. Harmon (Ed.) Conceptions of the human mind:  Essays in honor of George Miller.  Cambridge, MA.:  MIT/Bradford Books.

 

Cohen, D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1994).  Self-protection and the culture of honor:  Explaining southern violence.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 20, 551-567.

 

*Nisbett, R. E.  Blue genes.  New Republic, October 31, 1994.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1994).  Warning!  Dangerous curves ahead.  Newsday, October 23, p. A39.

 

Morris, M. W., Nisbett, R. E., & Peng, K.  (1995).  Causality across domains and cultures.  In D. Sperber, D. Premack, & A. J. Premack (Eds.)  Causal cognition.  New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1995).  Race, IQ, and scientism.  In S. Fraser (Ed.).  The Bell Curve Wars.  New York:  Basic Books.

 

Nisbett, R. E., Polly, G., & Lang, S.  (1995).  Homicide and U. S. regional culture.  In B. Ruback & N. Weiner (Eds.).  Interpersonal violent behavior:  Social and cultural aspects.  New York:  Springer.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1995).  Letter invited by editors in response to article on The Bell Curve by Charles Murray.  Commentary, 100, 17-18.

 

Cohen, D., Nisbett, R. E ., Bowdle, B., & Schwarz, N.  (1996).  Insult, aggression, and the Southern culture of honor:  An "experimental ethnography."  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 945-960.

 

Henderson, E., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1996). Anti-Black prejudice as a function of exposure to the negative behavior of a single black person. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 71, 654-664.

 

 

Choi, I., Nisbett, R. E., & Smith, E. E.  (1997).  Culture, category salience and inductive reasoning. Cognition, 65, 15-32.

 

Cohen, D., & Nisbett, R. E. (1997). Are there differences in fatalism between rural southerners and northerners? Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 23, 1188-1199.

 

Cohen, D., & Nisbett, R. E.  (1997). Field experiments examining the culture of honor:  The role of institutions in perpetuating norms about violence.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 1188-1199.

 

Peng, K., Nisbett, R. E., & Wong, N. (1997).  Validity problems of cross-cultural value comparison and possible solutions. Psychological Methods, 2, 329-341.

 

Fiske, A. P., Kitayama, S., Markus, H., & Nisbett, R. E. (1998).  The cultural matrix of social psychology.  In D. T. Gilbert, S. T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.). Handbook of social psychology, 4th edition (pp. 915-981). Boston: McGraw-Hill.

 

Nisbett, R. E.  (1998). Essence and accident. In J. Darley and J. Cooper (Eds.).  Attribution processes, person perception, and social interaction: The legacy of Ned Jones (pp. 169-200). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (1998). Race, genetics, and IQ. In C. Jencks and M. Phillips (Eds.) Black-white test score differences. Washington, D. C.: Brookings Institution.

     

Nisbett, R. E., & D. Cohen (1999). Men, honor and murder. Scientific American Presents, 10, 16-19.

 

Park, D. C., Nisbett, R. E., & Hedden, T. (1999). Culture, cognition, and aging. Journal of Gerontology, 54B, 75-84.

 

Norenzayan, A., Choi, I. & Nisbett, R. E. (1999). Eastern and western perceptions of causality for social behavior: Lay theories about personalities and social situations. In D. Prentice and D. Miller (Eds.), Cultural divides: Understanding and overcoming group conflict (pp. 239-272). New York: Sage Publications.

 

Choi, I., Nisbett, R. E., & Norenzayan, A. (1999). Causal attribution across cultures: Variation and universality. Psychological Bulletin, 125, 47-63.

 

Peng, K., & Nisbett, R. E. (1999). Culture, dialecticism, and reasoning about contradiction. American Psychologist, 54, 741-754.

 

Ji, L., Schwarz, N., & Nisbett, R. E. (2000) Culture, autobiographical memory, and social comparison: Measurement issues in cross-cultural studies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26, 585-593.

 

*Norenzayan, A., & Nisbett, R. E. (2000). Culture and causal cognition. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 9, 132-135.

 

Sanchez-Burks, J., Nisbett, R. E., & Ybarra, O. (2000). Cultural styles, relationship schemas, and prejudice against outgroups. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 174-189.

 

Ji, L., Peng, K., & Nisbett, R. E. (2000). Culture, control, and perception of relationships in the environment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 943-955.

 

Choi, I., & Nisbett, R. E. (2000). Cultural psychology of surprise: Holistic theories and recognition of contradiction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 890-905.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., Peng, K., Choi, I., & Norenzayan, A. (2001). Culture and systems of thought: Holistic vs. analytic cognition. Psychological Review, 108, 291-310.

 

Masuda, T., & Nisbett, R. E. (2001). Attending holistically versus analytically: Comparing the context sensitivity of Japanese and Americans. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 81, 992-934.

 

Ji, L., Nisbett, R. E., & Su, Y. (2001). Culture, change and prediction. Psychological Science, 12, 450-456.

 

Norenzayan, A., Choi, I., & Nisbett, R. E. (2002). Cultural similarities and differences in social inference: Evidence from behavioral predictions and lay theories of behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 109-120.

 

Hedden, T., Park, D. C., Nisbett, R. E., Ji, L., Jing, Q., & Jiao, S. (2002). Cultural variation in verbal versus spatial neuropsychological function across the lifespan. Neuropsychology, 16, 65-73.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Norenzayan, A. (2002). Culture and cognition. In D. Medin & H. Pashler (Eds.), Stevens' handbook of experimental psychology, Third Edition, Volume Two: Memory and cognitive processes. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

 

Norenzayan, A., Smith, E.E., Kim, B. J. & Nisbett, R. E. (2002). Cultural preferences for formal versus intuitive reasoning. Cognitive Science, 26, 653-684.

 

*Nisbett, R. E., & Masuda, T. (2003). Culture and point of view. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 100, 11163-11175.

 

*Sanchez-Burks, J., Lee, F., Choi, I., Nisbett, R. E., Zhao, S., & Jasook, K. (2003) Conversing across cultures: East-West communication styles in work and non-work contexts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 363-372.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2004). Preface to the Korean edition of The geography of thought: How Asians and Westerners think differently…and why. Seoul: Gimm Young.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2004). Preface to the Japanese edition of The geography of thought: How Asians and Westerners think differently…and why. Tokyo: Diamond, Inc.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2005). The ghosts of cultural psychology. In D. Cohen, J. Olson, R. Sorrentino, & M. P. Zanna. Culture and social behaviour: The tenth Ontario symposium. Hillsdale, N. J.: Erlbaum.

 

Ji, L., Nisbett, R. E., & Zhang, Z. (2005). Is it culture or is it language? Examination of language effects in cross-cultural research on categorization. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 57-65.

 

Chua, H., Leu, J., Nisbett, R. E. (2005). Culture and diverging views of social events. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 925-934.

 

Chua, H. F., Boland, J. E., & Nisbett, R. E. (2005). Cultural variation in eye movements during scene perception. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 12629-12633.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2005). Telling more than we can know. In J. Brockman (Ed.) What is your idea? New York: Harper Perennial.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2005). Heredity, environment and race differences in IQ: A commentary on Rushton and Jensen. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 11, 302-310.

 

Miyamoto, Y., Nisbett, R. E., & Masuda, T. (2006). Culture and physical environment: Holistic versus analytic perceptual affordances. Psychological Science, 17, 113-119.

 

Nisbett, R. E., & Miyamoto, Y. (2006). The influence of culture: Holistic vs. analytic perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 467-473.

 

Masuda, T., & Nisbett, R. E. (2006). Culture and change blindness. Cognitive Science, 30, 381-399.

 

Gutchess, A. H., Yoon, C., Luo, T., Feinberg, F., Hedden, T., Jing, Q., Nisbett, R. E., & Park, D. C. (2006). Categorical organization in free recall across culture and age. Gerontology,  52, 314-323.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2007). Cultural psychology past, present and future. In S. Kitayama and D. Cohen (Eds.). Handbook of cultural psychology. New York: Guilford.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2007). Preface to Chinese edition of The geography of thought. Beijing: CITIC Publishing House/Informedia of China.

 

*Nisbett, R. E. (2007, December 9, 2007). All brains are the same color. New York Times, p. WK11.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2007). Cognition and perception East and West. In Jing, Q. (Ed.). Psychological science around the world Vol. 2. Beijing: International Psychology Press.

 

Knight, N., & Nisbett, R. E. (2007). Culture, class and cognition: Evidence from Italy. Cognition and Culture, 7, 283-291.

 

*Sanchez-Burks, J., Lee, F., Nisbett, R. E., & Ybarra, O. (2007). Cultural training based on a theory of relational ideology. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 29, 257-268.

 

Uskul, A. K., Kitayama, S., & Nisbett, R. E. (2008). Ecocultural basis of cognition: Farmers and fishermen are more holistic than herders. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 8552-8556.

 

Masuda, T., Gonzalez, R., Kwan, L., & Nisbett, R. E. (2008). Culture and esthetic preference: Comparing the attention to context of East Asians and Americans. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1260-1275.

 

Varnum, M., Grossmann, I., Kitayama, S., & Nisbett, R. E. (2008). Holism in a European cultural context. Cognition and Culture, 8, 321-333.

 

Uskul, A. K., Nisbett, R. E., & Kitayama, S. (2008). Ecoculture, social interdependence and holistic cognition: Evidence from farming, fishing and herding communities in Turkey. Communicative and Integrative Biology, 1, 40-4

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2008). Eastern and Western ways of perceiving the world. In Shoda, Y.,  Cervone, D., & Downey, G. (Eds.). Persons in context: Constructing a science of the individual.   New York:  Guilford Press.

 

Boland, J. E., Chua, H., & Nisbett, R. E. (2009). How we see it: Culturally different eye movement patterns over visual scenes. In K. Rayner, D. Shen, X. Bai & G. Yan (Eds.), Cognitive and cultural influences on eye movements. Tianjin, China: People's Press.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2009). Education is all in the mind. Op-ed piece in New York Times, February 8. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/08/opinion/08nisbett.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Boduroglu, A., Shah, P., & Nisbett, R. E. (2009). Cultural differences in allocation of attention in visual information processing. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 40, 349-360.

 

Bowman, N., Kitayama, S., & Nisbett, R. E. (2009). Social class differences in self, attribution, and attention: Socially expansive individualism of middle-class Americans. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2009). Can reasoning be taught? In E. Callan, T. Grotzer, Kagan, J., Nisbett, R. E., Perkins, D. N., & Shulman, L. S. Education and a civil society: Teaching evidence-based decision making. Cambridge, MA: American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

 

Varnum, M., Grossmann, I., Kitayama, S., & Nisbett, R. E. (2010). The origin of cultural differences in cognition: Evidence for the Social Orientation hypothesis. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 9-13.

 

Na, J., Grossmann, I. Varnum, M.E.W, Kitayama, S., Gonzalez, R., & Nisbett, R. E. (2010). Cultural differences are not always reducible to individual differences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 6192-6197.

 

Grossmann, I., Na, J., Varnum, M. E. W., Park, D. C., Kitayama, S., & Nisbett, R. E. (2010). Reasoning about social conflicts improves into old age. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 7246-7250.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2011). The Achievement Gap: Past, present and future. Daedalus, 140, 90-100.

 

Nisbett, R. E., Aronson, J., Blair, C., Dickens, W., Flynn, J. R., Halpern, D. F.,  & Turkheimer, E. (2012). Intelligence: New findings and theoretical developments. American Psychologist. DOI: 10.1037/a0026699

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2012). The tribulations of the new lower class [Review of the book Coming apart: The state of white America, 1960-2010]. PsycCRITIQUES, 58. doi: 10.1037/a0028827

 

Grossmann, I., Karasawa, M., Izumi, S., Na, J., Varnum, M., Kitayama, S, & Nisbett, R. E. (2012). Aging and wisdom: Culture matters. Psychological Science, 23, 1059-1066.

 

Grossmann, I., Na, J., Varnum, M.E. W., Kitayama, S. & Nisbett, R. E. (2012). A route to well-being: Intelligence vs. Wise Reasoning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Online First Publication, August 6, 2012 . doi: 10.1037/a0029560

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2013) Education makes you smarter: What teachers need to know about IQ. American Educator, Spring 10-39.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2015). Cognition East and West: Fundamental Differences in Reasoning and Perception. In L. E. Harrison (Ed.), Culture matters in Russia – and Everywhere. New York: Lexington Books.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2015). Do you think like an economist? Los Angeles Times, September 3, 2015.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2015). Why job interviews are pointless. The Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/nov/22/why-job-interviews-are-pointless?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2015). Thinking for dummies. The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 15. http://chronicle.com/article/Life-Lessons/234158?cid=at&elq=4fcdfe20d71043149fda916c02de19c6&elqCampaignId=1856&elqaid=6912&elqat=1&elqTrackId=6784dbbd802f4428ae07d2156db4df03

 

Nisbett, R. E. (January 21, 2016) The crusade against multiple regression analysis/Interviewer: J. Brockman. Edge. http://edge.org/conversation/richard_nisbett-the-crusade-against-multiple-regression-analysis

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2016). Think again: Concepts to revolutionize decision-making. Emerging Markets Business Review.

 

Nisbett, R. E. & Ross, L. (2017). A 50-Year Conversation. In Borgida, E. & Zweigenhaft, R. (Eds). Collaboration in psychological science: Behind the scenes. New York: Macmillan.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2016). The incredible shrinking conscious mind. In Sternberg, R. J., Fiske, S. (Eds.) Scientists making a difference: One hundred eminent behavioral and brain scientists talk about their most important contributions. New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2016). Tools for smarter thinking. Educational Leadership. March 2016, 26-28.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2017). Mindware: Critical thinking tools for the information age. Coursera. https://www.coursera.org/learn/mindware

 

Shweder, R. A., & Nisbett, R. E. (2017). Long-sought research deregulation is upon us. Don't squander the moment. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://www.chronicle.com/article/Long-Sought-Research/239459

 

Shweder, R. A., & Nisbett, R. E. (2017). Don't let your misunderstanding of the rules hinder your research. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://www.chronicle.com/article/Don-t-Let-Your/239823

 

Turkheimer, E., Harden, K. P., & Nisbett, R. E. (2017). Charles Murray is once again peddling junk science about race and IQ. Vox. Retrieved from https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/5/18/15655638/charles-murray-race-iq-sam-harris-science-free-speech

 

Turkheimer, E., Harden, K. P., & Nisbett, R. E. (2017). There's still no good reason to believe black-white IQ differences are due to genes. Vox. Retrieved from https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/6/15/15797120/race-black-white-iq-response-critics

 

de Oliveira, S., & Nisbett, R. E. (2017). Beyond East and West: Cognitive style in Latin               America. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.  Retrieved from                                     http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0022022117730816

 

de Oliveira, S., & Nisbett, R. E. (2017). Culture changes how we think about thinking: From Human Inference to Geography of Thought. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 782-190.

 

de Oliviera, S., & Nisbett. R. E. (2018). Demographically diverse crowds are not much wiser than homogeneous crowds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/02/08/1717632115.short

 

Nisbett, R. E. (2018). Foreword. In J. Spencer-Rodgers & K. Peng (Eds.). East Asian Cognition. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

De Oliveira, S. & Nisbett, R. E. (in press). How to improve rational thinking? In Knauff, M. & Spohn, W. (Eds.) The handbook of rationality. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (in press). Culture and intelligence. In S. Kitayama & D. Cohen (Eds.). Handbook of Cultural Psychology. New York: Guilford.

 

Na, J., Grossmann, I., Varnum, M. E.W., Karasawa, M., Cho, Y., Kitayama, S., & Nisbett, R. E. Culture and personality revisited: Behavioral profiles and within-person stability in interdependent (vs. independent) social orientation and holistic (vs. analytic) cognitive style. (2019). Journal of Personality. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12536

 

Kitayama, S., Karasawa, M., Matsubara, M., Grossmann, I., Na, J., Varnum, M. E. W., & Nisbett, R. E. (2019). East-West differences in cognitive style and social orientation: Are they real? University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

Nisbett, R. E. (in preparation). Abuses of multiple regression analysis. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.