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
Professor Paul Rozin will not be considering new graduate students for admission for Fall 2021.
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)