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Lutz, P. K., Passmore, H. A., Howell, A. J., Zelenski, J. M., Yang, Y., & Richardson, M. (2023). The continuum of eco- anxiety responses: A preliminary investigation of its nomological network. Collabra: Psychology, 9(1). 67838. [Materials and Data on OSF]

Lutz, P. K., Zelenski, J. M., & Newman, D. B. (2023). Eco-anxiety in daily life: Relationships with well-being and pro- environmental behavior. Current Research in Ecological and Social Psychology, 100110. [Materials, data, & registration of OSF]

Bossom, I. R. L., & Zelenski, J. M. (2022). The impact of trait introversion-extraversion and identity on state authenticity: Debating the benefits of extraversion. Journal of Research in Personality, 97, 104208. [Materials, data, & registration on OSF]

Desrochers, J. E., Bell, A. L., Nisbet, E. K., & Zelenski, J. M. (2022). Does spending time in nature help students cope with the COVID-19 pandemic?. Sustainability, 14(4), 2401. [Materials, data, & registration of OSF]

Desrochers, J. E., & Zelenski, J. M. (2022). Why are males not doing these environmental behaviors?: exploring males’ psychological barriers to environmental action. Current Psychology, 1-19. [Materials, data, & registration on OSF]

Krys, K., Capaldi, C. A., Uchida, Y., Cantarero, K., Torres, C., Işık, İ., … & Zelenski, J. M. (2022). Preference for modernization is universal, but expected modernization trajectories are culturally diversified: A nine-country study of folk theories of societal development. Asian Journal of Social Psychology.

Krys, K., Yeung, J. C., Capaldi, C. A., Lun, V. M. C., Torres, C., van Tilburg, W. A., … & Vignoles, V. L. (2022). Societal emotional environments and cross-cultural differences in life satisfaction: A forty-nine country study. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 17(1), 117-130.

Hepburn, L., Smith, A. C., Zelenski, J., & Fahrig, L. (2021). Bird diversity unconsciously increases people’s satisfaction with where they live. Land, 10(2), 153.

Krys, K., Capaldi, C. A., Zelenski, J. M., Park, J., Nader, M., Kocimska-Zych, A., … & Uchida, Y. (2021). Family well- being is valued more than personal well-being: A four-country study. Current Psychology, 40, 3332-3343.

Mangone, G., Dopko, R. L., & Zelenski, J. M. (2021). Deciphering landscape preferences: Investigating the roles of familiarity and biome types. Landscape and Urban Planning, 214, 104189. [Materials and Data on OSF]

van Allen, Z. M., Walker, D. L., Streiner, T., & Zelenski, J. M. (2021). Enacted extraversion as a well-being enhancing strategy in everyday life: Testing across three, week-long interventions. Collabra: Psychology, 7(1), 29931. [Materials and data on OSF]

Zelenski, J. M., & Desrochers, J. E. (2021). Can positive and self-transcendent emotions promote pro-environmental behavior? Current Opinion in Psychology, 42, 31-35.

Zelenski, J. M., Sobocko, K., & Whelan, D. C. (2021). Introversion, solitude, and happiness. In R. J. Coplan, J. C. Bowker, & L. J. Nelson (Eds.), The Handbook of Solitude: Psychological Perspectives on Social Isolation, Social Withdrawal, and Being Alone, 2nd Edition. (pp. 309-324). Wiley-Blackwell.

Davydenko, M., Zelenski, J. M., Gonzalez, A., & Whelan, D. (2020). Does acting extraverted evoke positive social feedback?. Personality and Individual Differences, 159, 109883.

Wohl, M. J., Tabri, N., & Zelenski, J. M. (2019). The need for open science practices and well-conducted replications in the field of gambling studies. International Gambling Studies, 19(3), 369-376.

Dopko, R. L., Capaldi, C. A., Zelenski, J. M. (2019). The psychological and social benefits of a nature experience for children: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 63, 134-138.

Krys, K., Zelenski, J. M., Capaldi, C. A., Park, J., van Tilburg, W., van Osch, Y., … & Igbokwe, D. O. (2019). Putting the “we” into well‐being: Using collectivism‐themed measures of well‐being attenuates well‐being’s association with individualism. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 22(3), 256-267.

Nisbet, E. K., Zelenski, J. M., Gradpierre, Z. (2019). Mindfulness in nature enhances connectedness and mood. Ecopsychology, 11(2), 81-91. [Materials and data on OSF]

Davis, W. E., Giner-Sorolla, R., Lindsay, D. S., Lougheed, J. P., Makel, M. C., Meier, M. E., … & Zelenski, J. M. (2018). Peer-review guidelines promoting replicability and transparency in psychological science. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 1(4), 556-573.

Klein, R. A., Vianello, M., Hasselman, F., Adams, B. G., Adams Jr, R. B., Alper, S., … & Nosek, B. A. (2018). Many Labs 2: Investigating variation in replicability across samples and settings. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 1(4), 443-490. [Materials, data, etc. on OSF]

Van Allen, Z. M., & Zelenski, J. M. (2018). Testing trait-state isomorphism in a new domain: An exploratory manipulation of openness to experience. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1964.

Ruci, L., van Allen, Z. M., & Zelenski, J. M. (2018). Pro-social personality traits, helping behavior, and ego-depletion: Is helping really easier for the dispositionally pro-social?Personality and Individual Differences120, 32-39.

Howell, G. T., & Zelenski, J. M. (2017). Personality self-concept affects processing of trait adjectives in the self-reference memory paradigmJournal of Research in Personality, 66, 1-13.

Krys, K., Xing, C., Zelenski, J. M., Capaldi, C. A., Lin, Z., & Wojciszke, B. (2017). Punches or punchlines? Honor, face, and dignity cultures shape different reactions to provocation. International Journal of Humor Research, 30, 303-322.

Smallenbroek, O., Zelenski, J. M., & Whelan, D. C. (2017). Authenticity as a eudaimonic construct: The relationships among authenticity, values, and valence. Journal of Positive Psychology, 12, 197-209. [Materials, data, etc. on OSF]

Zelenski, J. M., & Blouin-Hudon, E. M. C. (2017). Broad traits need simple process explanations. European Journal of Personality, 31, 576-577.

Blouin-Hudon, E. M. C., & Zelenski, J. M. (2016). The daydreamer: Exploring the personality underpinnings of daydreaming styles and their implications for well-being. Consciousness and Cognition, 44, 114-129. [Data, syntax, etc. on OSF]

Capaldi, C. A., & Zelenski, J. M. (2016). Seeing and being green? The effect of money priming on willingness to perform sustainable actions, social connectedness, and prosocialityThe Journal of Social Psychology, 156(1) 1-7. [Pre-registration, materials, data, etc. on OSF]

Nealis, L. J., van Allen, Z. M., & Zelenski, J. M. (2016). Positive affect and cognitive restoration: Investigating the role of valence and arousal. PLoS ONE, 11(1): e0147275. [Materials, data, syntax, etc. on OSF]

Capaldi, C. A., Passmore, H. A., Nisbet, E. K., Zelenski, J. M., & Dopko, R. L. (2015). Flourishing in nature: A review of the benefits of connecting with nature and its application as a wellbeing interventionInternational Journal of Wellbeing, 5(4), 1-16.

Sobocko, K., & Zelenski, J. M. (2015). Trait sensory-processing sensitivity and subjective well-being: Distinctive associations for different aspects of sensitivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 83, 44-49.

Zelenski, J. M., Dopko, R. L., & Capaldi, C. A. (2015). Cooperation is in our nature: Nature exposure may promote cooperative and environmentally sustainable behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 42, 24-31.

Dopko, R. L., Zelenski, J. M., & Nisbet, E. K. (2014). Nature salience increases judgments of environmental satisfactionEcopsychology, 6(4), 207-217.

Capaldi, C. A., Dopko, R. L., & Zelenski, J. M. (2014). The relationship between nature connectedness and happiness: A meta-analysisFrontiers in Psychology, 5:976.

Nisbet, E. K., & Zelenski, J. M. (2014). Nature relatedness and subjective well-being. In A. C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research, (pp, 4269-4276). Springer.

Zelenski, J. M., & Nisbet, E. K. (2014). Happiness and feeling connected: The distinct role of nature relatednessEnvironment and Behavior, 46(1), 3-23.

Zelenski, J. M., Sobocko, K., & Whelan, D. C. (2014). Introversion, solitude, and subjective well-being. In R. J. Coplan and J. C. Bowker (Eds.), The Handbook of Solitude: Psychological Perspectives on Social Isolation, Social Withdrawal, and Being Alone. (pp. 184-201). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Nisbet, E. K., & Zelenski, J. M. (2013). The NR-6: A new brief measure of nature relatednessFrontiers in Psychology, 4:813.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00813 [full text & scale via open access title link]

Thake, J., & Zelenski, J. M. (2013). Neuroticism, BIS, and reactivity to discrete negative mood inductionsPersonality and Individual Differences, 54(2), 208-213.

Zelenski, J. M., Whelan, D. C., Nealis, L. J., Besner, C. M., Santoro, M. S., & Wynn, J. E. (2013). Personality and affective forecasting: Trait introverts underpredict the hedonic benefits of acting extravertedJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104(6), 1092-1108.

Cothran, D. L., Larsen, R. J., Zelenski, J. M., & Prizmic, Z. (2012). Do emotion words interfere with processing emotion faces? Stroop-like interference versus automatic vigilance for negative informationImagination, Cognition, and Personality, 32(1), 59-73.

Whelan, D. C., & Zelenski, J. M. (2012). Experimental evidence that positive moods cause sociabilitySocial Psychological and Personality Science 3(4), 430-437.

Zelenski, J. M., Santoro, M. S., & Whelan, D. C. (2012). Would introverts be better off if they acted more like extraverts? Exploring emotional and cognitive consequences of counterdispositional behaviorEmotion, 12(2), 290-303.

Elgar, F. J., Davis, C. G., Wohl, M. J., Trites, S. J., Zelenski, J. M., & Martin, M. S. (2011). Social capital, health, and well-being in 50 countriesHealth and Place, 17(5), 1044-1053.

Nisbet, E. K., & Zelenski, J. M. (2011). Underestimating nearby nature: Affective forecasting errors obscure the happy path to sustainabilityPsychological Science, 22(9), 1101-1106.

Nisbet, E. K., Zelenski, J. M., & Murphy, S. A. (2011). Happiness is in our nature: Exploring nature relatedness as a contributor to subjective well-being. Journal of Happiness Studies, 12, 303-322.

Murphy, S. A., Lupton, N. C., Hine, M. J., & Zelenski, J. M. (2009). Emotion and judgements in virtual environments: A research frameworkJournal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, 7, 21-43.

Nisbet, E. K., Zelenski, J. M., & Murphy, S. A. (2009). The nature relatedness scale: Linking individuals’ connection with nature, environmental concern, and behavior. Environment and Behavior, 41, 715-740. [download the scale here]

Ruci, L., Tomes, J. L. & Zelenski, J. M. (2009). Mood-congruent false memories in the DRM paradigmCognition and Emotion, 23, 1153-1165.

Desjardins, J., Zelenski, J. M., & Coplan, R. J. (2008). An investigation of maternal personality, parenting styles, and subjective well-beingPersonality and Individual Differences, 44, 587-597.

Zelenski, J. M. (2008). The role of personality in emotion, judgment, and decision making. In K. Vohs, R. Baumeister, and G. Loewenstein (Eds.), Do Emotions Help or Hurt Decision Making? A Hedgefoxian Perspective. Russell Sage Foundation Press.

Zelenski, J. M., Murphy, S. A., & Jenkins, D. A. (2008). The happy-productive worker thesis revisitedJournal of Happiness Studies, 9, 521-537.

Nisbet, E. K. L., Zelenski, J. M., & Murphy, S. A. (2007). The human-nature connection: Sustainable development policy implications. In B. Doern (Ed.), Innovation, Science, and Environment: Canada Policies and Performance 2007-2008 (pp. 200-218). McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Zelenski, J. M. (2007). Experimental approaches to individual differences and change: Exploring the causes and consequences of extraversion. In A. D. Ong and M. Van Dulman (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Methods in Positive Psychology (pp. 205-219). Oxford University Press.

Jenkins, D. A., Zelenski, J. M., & Murphy, S. A. (2006). Basic psychological needs: Examining employee well-being and commitment in Canada’s naval reserve. Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services, 4, 125-135.

Coplan, R.J., Wilson, J., Frohlick, S.L., & Zelenski, J. M. (2006). A person-oriented analysis of behavioral inhibition and behavioral activiation in childhoodPersonality and Individual Differences, 41, 917-927.

Kiene, S. M., Barta, W. D., Zelenski, J. M. & Cothran, D. L. (2005). Why are you bringing up condoms now? The effect of message content on framing effects of condom use messagesHealth Psychology, 24(3), 321-326.

Zelenski, J. M., Rusting, C. L., & Larsen, R. J. (2003). Consistency in the time of experiment participation and personality correlates: A methodological notePersonality and Individual Differences, 34(4), 547-558.

Zelenski, J. M., & Larsen, R. J. (2002). Predicting the future: How affect-related personality traits influence likelihood judgments of future eventsPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(7), 1000-1010.

Aviv, A. L., Zelenski, J. M., Rallo, L. & Larsen, R. J. (2002). Who comes when: Personality differences in early and later participation in a university subject poolPersonality and Individual Differences, 33(3), 487-496.

Zelenski, J. M. & Larsen, R. J. (2000). The distribution of basic emotions in everyday life: A state and trait perspective from experience sampling dataJournal of Research in Personality, 34(2), 178-197.

Zelenski, J. M. & Larsen, R. J. (1999). Susceptibility to affect: A comparison of three personality taxonomiesJournal of Personality, 67, 761-791.