Gus Cooney.

my publications

2023 (Under Review)

Cooney, G*, Boothby, E. J.*, & Schweitzer, M. (under review). A New Look at Homophily: People Underestimate the Extent to Which Dissimilar Others Are Interested in Talking to Them.

2023 (Forthcoming)

Cooney, G*., & Wheatley T. (forthcoming). Conversation. In E.Finkel, S. T. Fiske, D. T. Gilbert, & W. Mendes (Eds.). Handbook of Social Psychology, 6th Edition.

Reece, A.,* Cooney, G.,* Bull,P., Chung, C., Dawson, B., Fitzpatrick, C., Glazer, T., Knox D., Liebscher, A., & Marin, S. (2023). The CANDOR corpus: Insights from a large multimodal dataset of naturalistic conversation. Science Advances.

Boothby, E.J.*, Cooney, G.* , Schweitzer, M. (2023) Embracing complexity: A review of negotiation research. Annual Review of Psychology, 74

Sandstrom, G.M.* , Boothby, E.J.* , Cooney, G* (2022). Talking to strangers: A week-long intervention reduces psychological barriers to social connection. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 102, 1044356

Cooney, G* Boothby, E.J.* Lee, M.I. (2021) The thought gap after conversation: underestimating the frequency of others’ thoughts about us. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: General. 151, 1069.

Mastroianni, A., Gibert, D. T., Cooney, G*., & Wilson T. D. (2021) Do conversations end when people want them to? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 118, e2011809118

Mastroianni, A.* , Cooney, G*., Boothby, E. J., Reece, A.G. (2021) The liking gap in groups and teams. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 62, 109-122.

Cooney, G*., Mastroianni, A.*, Abi-Esber, N.* , & Brooks, A.W. (2020). The many minds problem: disclosure in dyadic versus group conversation. Current Opinion in Psychology, 31, 22-27.

Boothby, E. J.*, Cooney, G.*, Sandstrom, G. M., & Clark, M. S. (2018). The liking gap in conversations:do people like us more than we think?Psychological Science,29, 1742-1756.

Cooney, G., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2017). The novelty penalty: why do people like talking about new experiences but hearing about old ones? Psychological Science,28,380-394.

Cooney, G., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2016). When fairness matters less than we expect.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,113, 11168-11171.

Cooney, G., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2014). The unforeseen costs of extraordinary experience. Psychological Science, 25, 2259–2265.

Interests & hobbies

Embarking on adventures through skiing, immersing myself in diverse cultures through rugs and textiles, and finding serenity in the art of surfing – these are the passion that shape my life.