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Socioemotional Resources/Positive Illusions

Taylor, S.E., & Broffman, J.I.  (2011).  Psychosocial resources: Functions, origins, and links to mental and physical health.  In J.M. Olson and M.P. Zanna (Eds.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (pp. 1-57).  New York:  Academic Press.

Saphire-Bernstein, S., Way, B.M., Kim, H.S., Sherman, D.K., & Taylor, S.E. (2011). Oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) is related to psychological resources. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 15118-15122. PDF

Moons, W. G., Eisenberger, N. I., & Taylor, S. E. (2010). Anger and fear responses to stress have different biological profiles. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 24, 215-219. PDF 

Way, B. M., & Taylor, S. E. (2010). The serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) is associated with cortisol response to psychosocial stress. Biological Psychiatry, 67, 487-492. PDF

Way, B. M., & Taylor, S. E. (2010). Social influences on health: Is serotonin a critical mediator? Psychosomatic Medicine, 72, 107-112. PDF

Slavich, G. M., Way, B. M., Eisenberger, N. I., & Taylor, S.E. (2010). Neural sensitivity to social rejection is associated with inflammatory responses to social stress. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 14817-14822. PDF

Taylor, S. E., Seeman, T. E., Eisenberger, N. I., Kozanian, T. A., Moore, A. N., & Moons, W. G. (2010). Effects of a supportive or unsupportive audience on biological and psychological responses to stress. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 47-56. PDF

Master, S.L., Amodio, D.M., Stanton, A.L., Yee, C.M., Hilmert, C.J., & Taylor, S.E. (2009). Neurobiological correlates of coping through emotional approach. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 23, 27-35. PDF

Master, S. L., Eisenberger, N. I., Taylor, S. E., Naliboff, B. D., Shirinyan, D., & Lieberman, M. D. (2009). A picture's worth: Partner photographs reduce experimentally induced pain. Psychological Science, 20, 1316-1318. PDF

Way, B. M., Taylor, S. E., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2009). Variation in the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) is associated with dispositional and neural sensitivity to social rejection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 15079-15084. PDF

Amodio, D.M., Master, S.L., Yee, C.M., & Taylor, S.E. (2008). Neurocognitive components of the behavioral inhibition and activation systems: Implications for theories of self-regulation. Psychophysiology, 44, 11-19. PDF

Taylor, S.E. (2008). Fostering a supportive environment at work. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 11, 265-283. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Burklund, L.J., Eisenberger, N.I., Lehman, B.J., Hilmert, C.J., & Lieberman, M.D. (2008). Neural bases of moderation of cortisol stress responses by psychosocial resources. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 197-211. PDF

Taylor, S.E., & Sherman, D.K. (2008). Self-enhancement and self-affirmation: The consequences of positive self-thoughts for motivation and health. In W. Gardner & J. Shah (Eds.), Handbook of Motivation Science. New York, NY: Guilford.

Creswell, J.D., Lam, S., Stanton, A.L, Taylor, S.E., Bower, J.E., & Sherman, D.K. (2007). Does self-affirmation, cognitive processing, or discovery of meaning explain cancer-related health benefits of expressive writing? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 238-250. PDF

Eisenberger, N.I., Taylor, S.E., Gable, S.L., Hilmert, C.J., & Lieberman, M.D. (2007). Neural pathways link social support to attenuated neuroendocrine stress responses. NeuroImage, 35, 1601-1612. PDF

Taylor, S.E., & Stanton, A. (2007). Coping resources, coping processes, and mental health. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 3, 129-153. PDF

Creswell, J.D., Welch, W.T., Taylor, S.E., Sherman, D.K., Gruenewald, T., & Mann, T. (2005). Affirmation of personal values buffers neuroendocrine and psychological stress responses. Psychological Science, 16, 846-851. PDF

Updegraff, J.A., Gable, S.L, & Taylor, S.E. (2004). What makes experiences satisfying? The interaction of dispositional motivations and emotion in cognitive well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 496-504. PDF

Armor, D.A., & Taylor, S.E. (2003). The effects of mindset on behavior: Self-regulation in deliberative and implemental frames of mind. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 86-95. PDF

Bower, J.E., Kemeny, M.E., Taylor, S.E., & Fahey, J.L. (2003). Finding positive meaning and its association with natural killer cell cytotoxicity among participants in a bereavement-related disclosure intervention. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, 146-155. PDF

Taylor, S. E., Lerner, J. S., Sherman, D. K., Sage, R. M., & McDowell, N. K. (2003). Portrait of the self-enhancer: Well-adjusted and well-liked or maladjusted and friendless? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 165-176. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Lerner, J.S., Sherman, D.K., Sage, R.M., & McDowell, N.K. (2003). Are self-enhancing cognitions associated with healthy or unhealthy biological profiles? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 605-615. PDF

Updegraff, J.A., Taylor, S.E., Kemeny, M.E., & Wyatt, G.E. (2002). Positive and negative effects of HIV-infection in women with low socioeconomic resources. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 382-394. PDF

Armor, D.A. & Taylor, S.E. (2002). When predictions fail: The dilemma of unrealistic optimism. In T. Gilovich, D. Griffin, & D. Kahneman (Eds.), Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment (pp. 334-347). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Taylor, S.E. (2001). Positive and negative beliefs affect the course of AIDS. Advances in Mind-Body Medicine, 17, 47-49. PDF

Pham, L.B., Taylor, S.E., & Seeman, T.E. (2001). Effects of environmental predictability and personal mastery on self-regulatory and physiological processes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 611-620. PDF

Updegraff, J.A., & Taylor, S.E. (2000). From vulnerability to growth: The positive and negative effects of stressful life events. In J. Harvey & E. Miller (Eds.), Loss and trauma. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis.

Taylor, S.E., Kemeny, M.E., Reed, G.M., Bower, J.E., & Gruenewald, T.L. (2000). Psychological resources, positive illusions, and health. American Psychologist, 55, 99-109. PDF

Taylor, S.E., & Seeman, T.E. (2000). Psychosocial resources and the SES-health relationship. In N. Adler, M. Marmot, & B. McEwen (Eds.), Socioeconomic status and health in industrial nations: Social, psychological, and biological pathways. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, pp. 210-225.

Reed, G.M., Kemeny, M.E., Taylor, S.E., & Visscher, B.R. (1999). Negative HIV-specific expectancies and AIDS-related bereavement as predictors of symptom onset in asymptomatic HIV-positive gay men. Health Psychology, 18, 354-363. PDF

Bower, J.E., Kemeny, M.E., Taylor, S.E., & Fahey, J.L. (1998). Cognitive processing, discovery of meaning, CD 4 decline, and AIDS-related mortality among bereaved HIV-seropositive men. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66, 979-986. PDF

Segerstrom, S.C., Taylor, S.E., Kemeny, M.E., & Fahey, J.L. (1998). Optimism is associated with mood, coping, and immune change in response to stress. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1646-1655. PDF

Armor, D.A., & Taylor, S.E. (1998). Situated optimism: Specific outcome expectancies and self-regulation. In M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol. 30, pp. 309-379). New York: Academic Press.

Taylor, S.E., & Gollwitzer, P.M. (1995). The effects of mindset on positive illusions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69, 213-226. PDF

Taylor, S.E., & Brown, J.D. (1994). Positive illusions and well-being revisited: Separating fact from fiction. Psychological Bulletin, 116, 21-27. PDF

Reed, G.M., Kemeny, M.E., Taylor, S.E., Wang, H.-Y. J., & Visscher, B.R. (1994). "Realistic acceptance" as a predictor of decreased survival time in gay men with AIDS. Health Psychology, 13, 299-307. PDF

Reed, G.M., Taylor, S.E., & Kemeny, M.E. (1993). Perceived control and psychological adjustment in gay men with AIDS. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 23, 791-824. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Kemeny, M., Aspinwall, L. G., Schneider, S.G., Rodriguez, R., & Herbert, M. (1992). Optimism, coping, psychological distress, and high-risk sexual behavior among men at risk for AIDS. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 63, 460-473. PDF

Taylor, S.E. (1991). Asymmetrical effects of positive and negative events: The mobilization-minimization hypothesis. Psychological Bulletin, 110, 67-85. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Helgeson, V.S., Reed, G.M., & Skokan, L.A. (1991). Self-generated feelings of control and adjustment to physical illness. Journal of Social Issues, 47, 91-109. PDF

Buunk, B.P., Collins, R.L., Taylor, S.E., Van YPeren, N., & Dakof, G. A. (1990). The affective consequences of social comparison: Either direction has its ups and downs. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 59, 1238-1249. PDF

Collins, R.L., Taylor, S.E., & Skokan, L.A. (1990). A better world or a shattered vision?: Changes in perspectives following victimization. Social Cognition, 8, 263-285. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Collins, R.L., Skokan, L.A., & Aspinwall, L.G. (1989). Maintaining positive illusions in the face of negative information:  Getting the facts without letting them get to you. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 8, 114-129. PDF

Taylor, S.E., & Lobel, M. (1989). Social comparison activity under threat: Downward evaluation and upward contacts. Psychological Review, 96, 569-575. PDF

Taylor, S.E., & Brown, J. (1988). Illusion and well-being: A social psychological perspective on mental health. Psychological Bulletin, 103, 193-210. PDF

Wagener, J.J., & Taylor, S.E. (1986). What else could I have done? Patients' responses to failed treatment decisions. Health Psychology, 5, 481-496. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Lichtman, R.R., & Wood, J.V. (1984). Attributions, beliefs about control, and adjustment to breast cancer. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 46, 489-502. PDF

Taylor, S.E. (1983). Adjustment to threatening events: A theory of cognitive adaptation. American           Psychologist, 38, 1161-1173. PDF 

Taylor, S.E., Wood, J.V., & Lichtman, R.R. (1983). It could be worse: Selective evaluation as a response to victimization. Journal of Social Issues, 39, 19-40. PDF

 

Tend and Befriend

Taylor, S. E., Saphire-Bernstein, S., & Seeman, T. E. (2010). Are plasma oxytocin in women and plasma vasopressin in men biomarkers of distressed pair bond relationships? Psychological Science, 21, 3-7. PDF

Eisenberger, N. I., Way, B. M., Taylor, S. E., Welch, W. T., & Lieberman, M. D. (2008). MAOA, gender differences, and social exclusion: Response to Gallardo-Pujol et al. Biological Psychiatry, 63, e11. PDF

Eisenberger, N.I., Way, B.M., Taylor, S.E., Welch, W.T., & Lieberman, M.D. (2007). Understanding genetic risk for aggression: Clues from the brain's response to social exclusion. Biological Psychiatry, 61, 1100-1108.  PDF

Taylor, S.E. & Gonzaga, G. (2007). Affiliative responses to stress: A social neuroscience model. In E. Harmon-Jones and P. Winkielman (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: Integrating Biological and Psychological Explanations of Social Behavior (pp. 454-473). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.  

Taylor, S.E. (2006). Tend and befriend: Biobehavioral bases of affiliation under stress. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 273-277. PDF

Taylor, S.E. & Gonzaga, G. (2006). Evolution, relationships, and health: The social shaping hypothesis.  In M. Schaller, J. Simpson, & D. Kenrick (Eds.), Evolution and Social Psychology (pp.211-236). New York: Psychology Press. 

Taylor, S.E., Gonzaga, G., Klein, L.C., Hu, P., Greendale, G.A., & Seeman S.E. (2006). Relation of oxytocin to psychological stress responses and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis activity in older women. Psychosomatic Medicine, 68, 238-245. PDF

Gurung, R.A.R., Taylor, S.E., & Seeman, T.E. (2003). Accounting for changes in social support among married older adults: Insights from the MacArthur studies of successful aging. Psychology and Aging, 18, 487-496. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Klein, L.C., Gruenewald, T.L., Gurung, R.A.R., & Fernandes-Taylor, S. (2003). Affiliation, social support, and biobehavioral responses to stress. In J. Suls & K. Wallston (Eds.), Social psychological foundations of health and illness. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Taylor, S.E. (2002). The tending instinct: How nurturing is essential to who we are and how we live. New York: Holt.

Taylor, S.E., Dickerson, S.S., and Klein, L.C. (2002). Toward a biology of social support. In C.R. Snyder and S.J. Lopez (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Psychology. London: Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S.E., Klein, L.C., Lewis, B.P., Gruenewald, T.L., Gurung, R.A.R., & Updegraff, J.A. (2000). Biobehavioral responses to stress in females: Tend-and-befriend, not fight-or-flight. Psychological Review,107, 411-429. PDF

 

Risky Families

 

Taylor, S. E., Karlamangla, A. S., Friedman, E. M., & Seeman, T. E.  (2011).  Early environment affects neuroendocrine regulation in adulthood.  Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience, 6, 244-251.PDF

 

Loucks, E. B., Almeida, N. D., Taylor, S. E., & Matthews, K. A. (2011). Childhood family psychosocial environment and coronary heart disease risk Psychosomatic Medicine, 73, 563-571.PDF

 

Taylor, S. E. (2010). Mechanisms linking early life stress to adult health outcomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 8507-8512. PDF

 

Lehman, B. J., Taylor, S. E., Kiefe, C. I., & Seeman, T. E. (2009). Relationship of early life stress and psychological functioning to blood pressure in the CARDIA Study. Health Psychology, 28, 338-346. PDF

Taylor, S.E. (2008). Genetic contributions to sensitive parenting. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 3, 89-90. PDF

Repetti, R.L., Taylor, S.E., & Saxbe, D. (2007). The influence of early socialization experiences on the development of biological systems. In J. Grusec and P. Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of Socialization (pp.124-152). New York, NY: Guilford.

Taylor, S.E., Eisenberger, N.I., Saxbe, D., Lehman, B.J., & Lieberman, M.D. (2006). Neural responses to emotional stimuli are associated with childhood family stress. Biological Psychiatry, 60, 296-301. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Way, B.M., Welch, W.T., Hilmert, C.J., Lehman, B.J., & Eisenberger, N.I. (2006). Early family environment, current adversity, the serotonin transporter polymorphism, and depressive symptomatology. Biological Psychiatry, 60, 671-676. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Lehman, B.J., Kiefe, C.I., & Seeman, T.E. (2006). Relationship of early life stress and psychological functioning to adult C-reactive protein in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study. Biological Psychiatry, 60, 819-824. PDF

Lehman, B.J., Taylor, S.E., Kiefe, C.I., & Seeman, T.E. (2005). Relation of childhood socioeconomic status and family environment to adult metabolic functioning in the CARDIA study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 846-854. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Lerner, J.S., Sage, R.M., Lehman, B. J., & Seeman, T. E. (2004). Early environment, emotions, responses to stress, and health. Journal of Personality, 72, 1365-1393. PDF

Repetti, R.L., Taylor, S.E., & Seeman, T.E. (2002). Risky families: Family social environments and the mental and physical health of offspring. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 330-366. PDF

 

Culture and Coping

Kim, H. S., Sherman, D. K., Taylor, S. E., Sasaki, J. Y., Chu, T. Q., Ryu, C., Suh, E. M., & Xu, J. (2010). Culture, serotonin receptor polymorphism and locus of attention. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 212-218. PDF

Kim, H. J., Sherman, D. K., Sasaki, J. Y., Chu, T. Q., Ryu, C., Suh, E. M., Graham, K., Xu, J, & Taylor, S. E. (2010). Culture, Distress, and Oxytocin Receptor Polymorphism (OXTR) Interact to Influence Emotional Support Seeking. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 15717-15721. PDF

Kim, H. S., Sherman, D. K., & Taylor, S. E. (2009). The irony of cultural psychology research. American Psychologist, 64, 564-565. PDF

Kim, H.S., Sherman, D.K., & Taylor, S.E. (2008). Culture and social support. American Psychologist, 63, 518-526. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Welch, W.T., Kim, H.S., & Sherman, D.K. (2007). Cultural differences in the impact of social support on psychological and biological stress responses. Psychological Science, 18, 831-837. PDF

Kim, H.S., Sherman, D.K., Ko, D., & Taylor, S.E. (2006). Pursuit of comfort and pursuit of harmony: Culture and the effect of group- and self-priming on social support seeking. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1595-1607. PDF

Taylor, S.E., Sherman, D.K., Kim, H.S, Jarcho, J., Takgi, K., & Dunagan, M.S. (2004). Culture and social support: Who seeks it and why? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 354-362. PDF

 

Other Recent Publications

Chiang, J. J., Eisenberger, N. I., Seeman, T. E., & Taylor, S. E. (2012). Negative and competitive social interactions are related to heightened proinflammatory cytokine activity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 1878-1882. PDF

Meyer, M., Spunt, R. P., Berkman, E. T., Taylor, S. E., & Lieberman, M. D. (2012). Evidence for social working memory from a parametric functional MRI study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 1883-1888. PDF

Fiske, S.T., Schachter, D.L., & Taylor, S.E. (Eds.). (2012). Annual Review of Psychology (Vol. 63). Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews.

Saphire-Bernstein, S., Way, B.M., Kim, H.S., Sherman, D.K., & Taylor, S.E. (2011). Oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) is related to psychological resources. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 15118-15122. PDF

Way, B. M., & Taylor, S. E.   (2011).  A polymorphism in the serotonin transporter gene moderates cardiovascular reactivity to psychosocial stress.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 73, 310-317. PDF

Eisenberger, N. I., Master, S. L., Inagaki, T. K., Taylor, S. E., Shirinyan, D., Lieberman, M. D. & Naliboff, B. (2011). Attachment figures activate safety signal-related neural region and reduce pain experience. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 11721-11726. PDF

Taylor, S.E. (2011). The future of social-health psychology: Prospects and predictions. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5, 275-284. PDF

Pluess, M., Belsky, J., Way, B. M., & Taylor, S. E.  (2011).  5-HTTLPR moderates effects of current life events on neuroticism: Differential susceptibility to environmental influences.  Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 34, 1070-1074. PDF

Fiske, S.T., Schachter, D.L., & Taylor, S.E.  (Eds.).  (2011).  Annual Review of Psychology (Vol. 11).  Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews.

Kim, H. S., Sherman, D. K., Mojaverian, T., Sasaki, J. Y., Park, J., Suh, E. M., & Taylor, S. E. (2011). Gene-culture interaction: Oxytocin receptor polymorphism (OXTR) and emotion regulation. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 665-672.PDF

Jeong, E. S., Shi, Y., Baazova, A., Chiu, C., Nahai, A., Moons, W.G., & Taylor, S. E. (2011).  The relation of approach/avoidance motivation and message framing to the effectiveness of charitable appeals. Social Influence, 6, 15-21.PDF

Taylor, S. E.  (2011).  Positive illusions: How ordinary people become extraordinary.  In M. A. Gernsbacher, R. W. Pew, L. M. Hough, and J. R. Pomerantz (Eds.), Psychology and the Real World:  Essays Illustrating Fundamental Contributions to Society (pp. 224-228). New York: Worth Publishers.  

Taylor, S. E.  (2011).  Tend and befriend theory.  In A. M. van Lange, A. W. Kruglanski, and E. T. Higgins (Eds.), Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology. Sage Publications.

Taylor, S. E. (2011).  Affiliation and stress.  In S. Folkman (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Stress, Health, and Coping (pp.86-100).  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S. E. (2011).  Envisioning the future and self-regulation.  In M. Bar (Ed.), Predictions in the Brain: Using Our Past to Prepare for the Future (pp. 134-143). New York:  Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S. E. (2011).How psychosocial resources enhance health and wellbeing.  In S. Donaldson, M. Csikszentmihalyi, and J. Nakamura (Eds.), Applied Positive Psychology. New York:  Routledge.

Way, B. M., & Taylor, S. E. (2011). Genetic factors in social pain.  In G. MacDonald and L. A. Jensen-Campbell (Eds.), Social Pain: A Neuroscientific, Social, Clinical, and Developmental Analysis (pp. 95-119).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Taylor, S. E. (2011). Social support: A review.  In H.S. Friedman (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology. New York, NY:  Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S. E. (2011). Pathways linking early life stress to adult health.  In J. Decety and J. Cacioppo (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Neuroscience (pp. 776-786).  New York: Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S. E., Way, B. M., & Seeman, T. E. (2011).  Early adversity and adult health outcomes.  In D. Cicchetti (Ed.), Development and Psychopathology (pp. 939-954) [Special issue]. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Matthews, K. A., Gallo, L. C., & Taylor, S. E. (2010). Are psychosocial factors mediators of socioeconomic status and health connections?: A progress report and blueprint for the future. In N. Adler and J. Stewart (Eds.), The Biology of Disadvantage: Socioeconomic Status and Health (Volume 1186; pp. 146-173). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Taylor, S. E. (2010). Social support: A review. In H.S. Friedman (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S. E. (2010). Health. In D. Gilbert, S. Fiske, and G. Lindzey (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Psychology (5th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Taylor, S. E., & Master, S. L. (2010). Affiliative responses to stress. In R. J. Contrada and A. Baum (Eds.), Handbook of Stress Science. Springer Publishing.

Taylor, S. E. (2010). Pathways linking early life stress to adult health. In J. Decety and J. Cacioppo (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Neuroscience. New York: Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S. E. (2010). Health psychology. In R. Baumeister and E. J. Finkel (Eds.), Advanced Social Psychology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Taylor, S. E. (2010). The impact of early adversity on health. In A. Steptoe (Ed.), Handbook of Behavioral Medicine Research: Methods and Applications. New York, NY: Springer.

Taylor, S.E. (2009). Publishing in scientific journals: We're not just talking to ourselves anymore. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 38-39. PDF

Taylor, S. E. (2009). Positive illusions. In S. Lopez (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (Volume 2; pp. 727-730). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Taylor, S. E. (2009). Unrealistic optimism can be good for your health. In S. Nolen-Hoeksema, B. Fredrickson, G. Loftus, and W. Wagenaar (Eds.), Introduction to Psychology (15th ed.; p. 533). London: Cengage Learning.

Sherman, D. K., Kim, H. S., & Taylor, S. E. (2009). Culture and social support: Neural bases and biological impact. In J. Y. Chiao (Ed.), Progress in Brain Research (Volume 178; pp. 227-237). The Netherlands: Elsevier.

Taylor, S.E. (2008). Bringing basic and applied research together to address underlying mechanisms. Psychology and Health, 23, 131-134. PDF

Fiske, S.T., & Taylor, S.E. (1984, 1991, 2008). Social Cognition: From Brains to Culture. (1st ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Taylor, S.E. (2008). From social psychology to neuroscience and back. In A. Rodrigues (Ed.), Career Journeys in Social Psychology: Looking Back to Inspire the Future. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Taylor, S. E., & Sherman, D. K. (2008). Self-enhancement and self-affirmation: The consequences of positive self-thoughts for motivation and health. In W. Gardner & J. Shah (Eds.) Handbook of Motivation Science (pp. 57-70). New York, NY: Guilford.

 

Recorded talks

Taylor, S.E. (2011, April). Stress and Health Across the Lifespan. Invited Address at the UCLA Public Lecture Series. Los Angeles, CA.