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Helzer, E. G., & Jayawickreme, E. (2015). Control and the "good life": Primary and Secondary Control as distinct indicators of well-being. Social Psychological and Personality Science.


Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., Hawkins, A., Barranti, M., Blackie, L. E. R., & Fleeson, W. (2014). Agreement on the perception of moral character. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1698-1710.

Jayawickreme, E., Meindl, P., Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., & Fleeson, W. (2014). Virtuous states and virtuous traits: How the empirical evidence regarding the existence of broad traits saves virtue ethics from the situationist critique. Theory and Research in Education, 1-26.

Dunning, D., & Helzer, E. G. (2014). Beyond the correlation coefficient in studies of self-assessment accuracy. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 126-130.

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., Jayawickreme, E., Meindl, P., & Helzer, E. G. (2014). Character: The prospects for a personality-based perspective on morality. Personality and Social Psychology Compass, 8, 171-191.


Helzer, E. G., & Dunning, D.; (2014). Context, as well as inputs, shape decisions, but are people aware of it? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 30-31.

Fukukura, J., Helzer, E. G., & Ferguson, M. J. (2013). Prospection by any other name? A response to Seligman et al. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8, 146-150.

Helzer, E. G., & Dunning, D. (2012).Why and when peer prediction is superior to self-prediction: The weight given to future aspiration versus past achievement.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 38-53.

Helzer, E. G., & Gilovich, T. (2012). Whatever is willed will be: A temporal asymmetry in attributions to will. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1235-1246.

**Paper selected for 2013 SPSP Student Publication Award

Helzer, E. G., & Edwards, J. E. (2012). Causal uncertainty prompts abstract construal of behavior. Social Cognition, 30, 519-536.

Helzer, E. G., & Dunning, D. (2012). On motivated reasoning and self-belief. In S. Vazire & T. D. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of self-knowledge (pp. 379-396). New York: Guilford.

Helzer, E. G., & Pizarro, D. A. (2011). Dirty liberals!: Reminders of physical cleanliness influence moral and political attitudes. Psychological Science, 22, 517-522.

Critcher, C. R., Helzer, E. G., & Dunning, D. (2010). Self-enhancement via redefinition: Defining social concepts to ensure positive views of self. In M. Alicke & C. Sedikides (Ed.), Handbook of Self-Enhancement and Self-Protection (pp. 69-91). New York: The Guilford Press.

Pizarro, D. A., & Helzer, E. G. (2010). Stubborn moralism and freedom of the will. In R. F. Baumeister, A. R. Mele, & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Free will and consciousness: How might they work? (pp. 101-120). New York: Oxford University Press.

Helzer, E. G., Connor-Smith, J. K., & Reed, M. A. (2009). Traits, states, and attentional gates: Temperament and threat relevance as predictors of attentional bias to social threat. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal, 22, 57-76.