BA, University of Chicago;
Ph.D., Biology and Psychology, Harvard University
Cultural psychology, with a focus on understanding the role of food in human life, positive psychology, the meaning of "natural" and positive and negative memories
Rozin, P., & Nemeroff, C. (2002). Sympathetic magical thinking: the contagion and similarity “heuristics”. In: Gilovich, T., Griffin, D., & Kahneman, D. Heuristics and biases. The psychology of intuitive judgment. (Pp. 201-216). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Rozin, P., Kabnick, K., Pete, E., Fischler, C., & Shields, C. (2003). The ecology of eating: Part of the French paradox results from lower food intake in French than Americans, because of smaller portion sizes. Psychological Science, 14, 450-454.
Rozin, P. (2005). The meaning of “natural”: Process more important than content. Psychological Science, 16, 652-658.
Geier, A. B., Rozin, P., & Doros, G. (2006). Unit bias: A new heuristic that helps explain the effect of portion size on food intake. Psychological Science, 17, 521-525.
Cherfas, L., Rozin, P., Cohen, A. B., Davidson, A., & McCauley, C. R. (2006). The framing of atrocities: Documenting the wide variation in aversion to Germans and German related activities among Holocaust survivors. Peace and Conflict. Journal of Peace Psychology, 12(1), 65-80.
Rode, E., Rozin, P., & Durlach, P. (2007). Experienced and remembered pleasure for meals: Duration neglect but minimal peak-end effects. Appetitie, 49, 18-29.
Rozin, P., Grant, H. Weinberg, S., & Parker, S. (2007). "Head versus heart": Effect of monetary frames on expression of sympathetic magical concerns. Judgment and Decision Making, 2, 217-224.
Rozin, P. (2007). Exploring the landscape of modern academic psychology: Finding and filling the holes. American Psychologist, 62, 754-766.
Rozin, P., & Wolf, S. (2008). Attachment to National and Sacred Land and its relation to personal land attachment and contagion. Judgment and Decision Making, 3, 325-335.
Geier, A., & Rozin, P. (2008). Weighing discomfort in college age American females: Incidence and causes. Appetite, 51, 173-177.
Rozin, P., Haidt, J., & Fincher, K. (2009). From oral to moral: Is moral disgust an elaboration of a food rejection system. Science, 323, 1179-1180.
Rozin, P, Fischler, C, & Chields-Argeles, C. (2009) Additivity dominance: Additives are more potent and more often lexicalized across languages than are "subtractives". Judgment and Decision Making, 5, 475-478
Rozin, P., Berman, L., & Royzman, E.B. (2010) Biases in use of positive and negative words across twenty natural languages. Cognition and Emotion, 24, 536-548.
Hormes, J, & Rozin, P. (2010). Does "Craving" carve nature at the joints? Absence of a synonym for craving in many languages. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 459-463.
PSYC 001 Introduction to Psychology
Other courses taught in some years are an undergraduate senior research seminar on eating, and a graduate course in cultural psychology.
Psychology Graduate Group
- Katrina Fincher [Psychology Graduate Student]
- Xuan Go (Psychology Graduate Student, cosponsored with Martin Seligman)