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Wilson, T. D., Reinhard, D., Westgate, E. C., Gilbert, D. T., Ellerbeck, N., Hahn, C., Brown, C. L., & Shaked, A. (2014). Just think: The challenges of the disengaged mind. Science, 345, 75-77.

Quoidbach, J., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2013). The end of history illusion.  Science, 339, 96-98.

Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2013).  The impact bias is alive and well.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 740-748.

Wilson, T. D. (2002). Strangers to ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Wilson, T. D. (2011). Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change. New York: Little Brown.

Gilbert, D. T., Killingsworth, M. A., Eyre, R. N., & Wilson, T. D. (2009). The surprising power of neighborly advice. Science, 323, 1617-1619

Bar-Anan, Y., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T.  (2009). The feeling of uncertainty intensifies affective reactions. Emotion, 9, 123-127.

Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2008).  Explaining away:  A model of affective adaptation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 370-386.

Koo, M., Algoe, S. B., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2008).  It’s a wonderful life:  Mentally subtracting positive events improves people’s affective states, contrary to their affective forecasts.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1217-1224.

Carlsmith, K. M., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2008). The paradoxical consequences of revenge. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1316-1324.

Wilson, T. D., & Bar-Anan, Y. (2008).  The unseen mind.  Science, 321, 1046-1047.

Mallett, R. K., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T.  (2008).  Expect the unexpected: Failure to anticipate similarities when predicting the quality of an intergroup interaction.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 265-277.

Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2007).  Prospection:  Experiencing the future.  Science, 317, 1351-1354.

Wilson, T. D. (2006). The power of social psychological interventions. Science, 313, 1251-1252.

Kermer, D. A., Driver-Linn, E., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T.  (2006).  Loss aversion is an affective forecasting error.  Psychological Science¸ 17, 649-653.

Wilson, T. D. (2005). The message is the method: Celebrating and exporting the experimental approach. Psychological Inquiry, 16, 185-193.

Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2005). Affective forecasting: Knowing what to want. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 14, 131-134.

Wilson, T. D., Centerbar, D. B., Kermer, D. A., & Gilbert, D. T. (2005). The pleasures of uncertainty: Prolonging positive moods in ways people do not anticipate. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 88, 5-21.

Wilson, T. D., & Dunn, E. (2004). Self-knowledge: Its limits, value, and potential for improvement. Annual Review of Psychology, 55, 493-518.

Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2003). Affective forecasting. In M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol. 35, pp. 345-411). San Diego: Academic Press.

Wilson, T. D., Meyers, J., & Gilbert, D. T. (2003). "How happy was I, anyway?" A retrospective impact bias. Social Cognition, 21, 407-432.

Wilson, T. D., Gilbert, D. T., & Centerbar, D. B. (2003). Making sense: The causes of emotional evanescence. In I. Brocas & J. Carrillo (Eds.), The psychology of economic decisions. Vol. 1: Rationality and well being (pp. 209-233). New York: Oxford University Press.

Dunn, E. W., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2003). Location, Location, Location: The misprediction of satisfaction in housing lotteries. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 1421-1432.

Wilson, T. D. (2003). Knowing when to ask: Introspection and the adaptive unconscious. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 10, 131-140.

Wilson, T. D., Centerbar, D. B., & Brekke, N. (2002). Mental contamination and the debiasing problem. In T. Gilovich, D. W. Griffin, & D. Kahneman (Eds.), The psychology of judgment: Heuristics and biases (pp. 185-200). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Wilson, T. D., Meyers, J. & Gilbert, D. T. (2001). Lessons from the past: Do people learn from experience that emotional reactions are short lived? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 1648-1661.

 Wilson, T. D., Lindsey, S., & Schooler, T. (2000). A model of dual attitudes. Psychological Review, 107, 101-126.

Wilson, T. D., Wheatley, T. P., Meyers, J. M., Gilbert, D. T., & Axsom, D. (2000). Focalism: A Source of durability bias in affective forecasting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 821-836.

Wilson, T. D., & Brekke, N. C. (1994). Mental contamination and mental correction: Unwanted influences on judgments and evaluations. Psychological Bulletin, 116, 117-142.

Wilson, T. D., Dunn, D. S., Kraft, D., & Lisle, D. J. (1989). Introspection, attitude change, and attitude-behavior consistency: The disruptive effects of explaining why we feel the way we do. In L. Berkowitz (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol. 22, pp. 287-343). Orlando, FL: Academic Press.

Wilson, T. D., Damiani, M., & Shelton, N. (2002).   Improving the academic performance of college students with brief attributional interventions.  In J. Aronson (Eds.), Improving academic achievement: Impact of psychological factors on education (pp. 88-108). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.         

Wilson, T. D., & Linville, P. W. (1982).  Improving the academic performance of college freshmen:  Attribution therapy revisited.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 42, 367‑376.

Nisbett, R. E. and Wilson, T. D. (1977). Telling more than we can know: Verbal reports on mental processes. Psychological Review, 84, 231-259.

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