Converse, B.A., *Hancock, P., Klotz, L., Clarens, A.F., & Adams, G.S. (forthcoming). If humans design the planet: A call for psychological scientists to engage with climate engineering. American Psychologist.

*Raj, M., Wiltermuth, S.S., & Adams, G.S. (forthcoming). The social costs of forgiving following multiple-victim transgressions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.


Adams, G.S. (2016). Asymmetries between victims’ and transgressors’ perspectives following interpersonal transgressions. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10(12), 722-735.


Adams, G.S. & Inesi, M.E. (2016). Impediments to forgiveness: Victim and transgressor attributions of intent and guilt. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111(6), 866-881.


Ten Brinke, L., & Adams, G.S. (2015). Saving face? When emotion displays during public apologies mitigate damage to organizational performance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 130, 1-12. 

        *Republished in Chinese Management Insights (Vol. 4, 2015).


Adams, G.S., Zou, X., Inesi, M.E., & Pillutla, M.M. (2015). Forgiveness is not always divine: When expressing forgiveness makes others want to avoid you. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 126, 130-141.



Adams, G.S. & Mullen, E. (2015). Punishing the perpetrator decreases compensation for victims. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 31-38.



Bryan, C.J., Adams, G.S., & Monin, B. (2013). When cheating would make you a cheater: Implicating the self prevents unethical behavior. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142(4), 1001-1005.


Adams, G.S. & Mullen, E. (2013). Increased voting for candidates who compensate victims rather than punish offenders. Social Justice Research, 26, 168-192.


O’Connor, K.S. & Adams, G.S. (2013). Affective antecedents of revenge [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36(1), 29-30.


Adams, G.S., Flynn, F.J., & Norton, M. (2012). The gifts we keep on giving: Documenting and destigmatizing the regifting taboo. Psychological Science, 23, 1145-1150.


Adams, G.S., & Mullen, E. (2012). The psychological and social costs of punishment [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 35, 15-16.


Flynn, F.J., & Adams, G.S. (2009). “Money can’t buy love”: Asymmetric beliefs about gift price and feelings of appreciation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 404-409.

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