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Barry Schwartz, Professor (Psychology)

Book

Schwartz, B., and K.E. Sharpe. 2010. Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing. New York: Riverhead Books.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less. New York: Ecco.
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Schwartz, B., E.A. Wasserman, and S.J. Robbins. 2002. Psychology of Learning and Behavior. New York: W.W. Norton.
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Book Chapter

Schwartz, B. 2009. Be Careful what You Wish for: The Dark Side of Freedom. In Handbook of the Uncertain Self, edited by R.M. Arkin, K.C. Oleson, and P.J. Carroll, 62-77. New York: Psychology Press.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. Capitalism, the Market, the "Underclass," and the Future. In Towards a Classless Society: Studies in Literature, History, and Politics in Honor of Thompson Bradley. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
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Schwartz, B., and A. Ward. 2004. Doing Better but Feeling Worse: The Paradox of Choice. In Positive Psychology in Practice, edited by P.A. Linley and S. Joseph, 86-104. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
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Review

Schwartz, B. 2006. Review of America's Crisis of Values: Reality and Perception by W. Baker. American Journal of Sociology 111 (4): 1254-1255.
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Journal

Schwartz, B. 2012. Beyond Pleasure and Pain: How Motivation Works. Science 337 (6100): 1296.
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Roets, A., B. Schwartz, and Y.J. Guan. 2012. The Tyranny of Choice: A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Maximizing-Satisficing Effects on Well-Being. Judgment and Decision Making 7 (6): 689-704.
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Schwartz, B. 2011. A New Veil of Ignorance? Commentary on Norton and Ariely (2011). Perspectives on Psychological Science 6 (1): 19-20.
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Schwartz, B. 2011. Practical Wisdom and Organizations. Research in Organizational Behavior 31: 3-23.
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Grant, A.M., and B. Schwartz. 2011. Too Much of a Good Thing: The Challenge and Opportunity of the Inverted U. Perspectives on Psychological Science 6 (1): 61-76.
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Schwartz, B., Y. Ben-Haim, and C. Dacso. 2011. What makes a Good Decision? Robust Satisficing as a Normative Standard of Rational Decision Making. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 41 (2): 209-227.
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Markus, H.R., and B. Schwartz. 2010. Does Choice Mean Freedom and Well Being?. Journal of Consumer Research 37 (2): 344-355.
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Schwartz, B. 2010. Education and the Metrics of Evaluation. Cardozo Law Review 31 (6): 2083-2087.
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Schwartz, B. 2010. The Limits of Cost-Benefit Calculation: Commentary on Bennis, Medin, and Bartels (2010). Perspectives on Psychological Science 5 (2): 203-205.
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Schwartz, B. 2009. Incentives, Choice, Education and Well-Being. Oxford Review of Education 35 (3): 391-403.
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Dar-Nimrod, I., C.D. Rawn, D.R. Lehman, and B. Schwartz. 2009. The Maximization Paradox: The Costs of Seeking Alternatives. Personality and Individual Differences 46 (5/6): 631-635.
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Nenkov, G.Y., M. Morrin, A. Ward, B. Schwartz, and J. Hulland. 2008. A Short Form of the Maximization Scale: Factor Structure, Reliability and Validity Studies. Judgment and Decision Making 3 (5): 371-388.
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Keys, D.J., and B. Schwartz. 2007. "Leaky" Rationality: How Research on Behavioral Decision Making Challenges Normative Standards of Rationality. Perspectives on Psychological Science 2 (2): 162-180.
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Schwartz, B. 2007. There Must be an Alternative. Psychological Inquiry 18 (1): 48-51.
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Iyengar, S.S., R.E. Wells, and B. Schwartz. 2006. Doing Better but Feeling Worse: Looking for the "Best" Job Undermines Satisfaction. Psychological Science 17 (2): 143-150.
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Schwartz, B. 2006. More Isn't Always Better. Harvard Business Review 84 (6): 22.
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Monterosso, J., E.B. Royzman, and B. Schwartz. 2005. Explaining Away Responsibility: Effects of Scientific Explanation on Perceived Culpability. Ethics and Behavior 15 (2): 139-158.
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Schwartz, B. 2005. Top Colleges should Select Randomly from a Pool of "Good Enough". Chronicle of Higher Education 51 (25): B20-B25.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. Choice Cuts. New Republic Online (August 5).
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Schwartz, B. 2004. The Tyranny of Choice. Scientific American 290 (4): 70-75.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. The Tyranny of Choice. Chronicle of Higher Education 50 (20): B6.
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Kunreuther, H., B. Meyer, R. Zeckhauser, P. Slovic, B. Schwartz, C. Schade, M.F. Luce, S. Lippman, D. Krantz, B. Kahn, and R. Hogarth. 2002. High Stakes Decision Making: Normative, Descriptive and Prescriptive Considerations. Marketing Letters 13 (3): 259-268.
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Schwartz, B., A. Ward, J. Monterosso, S. Lyubomirsky, K. White, and D.R. Lehman. 2002. Maximizing versus Satisficing: Happiness is a Matter of Choice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 83 (5): 1178-1197.
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Schwartz, B. 2001. Freedom and Tyranny: Descriptions and Prescriptions. American Psychologist 56 (1): 80-81.
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Schwartz, B. 2000. Pitfalls on the Road to a Positive Psychology of Hope. Science of Optimism and Hope: Research Essays in Honor of Martin E.P. Seligman 2: 399-412.
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Schwartz, B. 2000. Self-Determination: The Tyranny of Freedom. American Psychologist 55 (1): 79-88.
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Schwartz, B. 1999. Capitalism, the Market, the "Underclass," and the Future. Society 37 (1 ): 33-42.
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Schwartz, B. 1999. Prescribing God. New Republic 221 (9): 4-5.
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Magazine/Newspaper Article

Schwartz, B. 2005. Choose and Lose. New York Times, January 5, 23.
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Schwartz, B. 2005. De paradox van de keuzevrijheid: Meer is niet beter. NRC handelsblad, January 29.
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Schwartz, B. 2005. So Many Choices, Too Much Anxiety. Newsday, January 2, A47.
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Schwartz, B. 2005. Too Many Choices: From Cookies to Cell Phones, Dog Food to Discount Drug Cards, are Americans Finding that More is Less?. AARP Bulletin, April.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. A Nation of Second Guesses. New York Times, January 22, 27.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. Are You (a) Depressed or (b) Depressed?. New York Times, May 28, 20.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. Choice Overload Burdens Daily Life. USA Today, January 5, 13.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. Competing for Welfare: The Idea that Choice will Enhance the NHS is a Myth. The Guardian, June 23, 7.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. Do We Have Too Many Choices?. Parade, January 4, 4-5.
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Schwartz, B. 2004. You Have Choices I Never Had: The New Parenting Problem. Slate, April 29.
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