Nadav Klein


Post-Doctoral Scholar, The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Ph.D., The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2015)

M.B.A., The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2013)


1. Klein, N. & O'Brien, E. (2017). The power and limits of personal change: When a bad past does (and does not) inspire in the present.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,
in press.View


2. Klein, N. & Epley, N. (2017). Less evil than you: Bounded self-righteousness in character inferences, emotional reactions, and behavioral extremes.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,
in press.


3. O'Brien, E., & Klein, N. (2017). The tipping point of perceived change: Asymmetric thresholds in diagnosing improvement versus decline.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112,
161-185. View


4. Klein, N. (2016, in press). Prosocial behavior increases perceptions of meaning in life.
The Journal of Positive Psychology.


5. Klein, N., & Epley, N. (2016). Maybe holier, but definitely less evil, than you: Bounded self-righteousness in social judgment.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110,
660-674. View


6. Klein, N., & O'Brien, E. (2016). The tipping point of moral change: When do good and bad acts make good and bad actors?
Social Cognition, 34, 149-166. View


7. Klein, N., & Epley, N. (2015). Group discussion improves lie detection.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 7460-7465. View


8. Klein, N., Grossmann, I., Uskul, A., Kraus, A., & Epley, N. (2015). It generally pays to be nice, but not really nice: Asymmetric reputations from prosociality across 7 countries.
Judgment and Decision Making, 10, 355-364. View


9. Klein, N. (2015). Insensitivity to gradations in warmth traits constrains beliefs about others' potential for improvement.
Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 37, 348-361. View


10. Klein, N., & Epley, N. (2014). The topography of generosity: Asymmetric evaluations of prosocial actions.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 2366-2379. View


11. Klein, N., & Fishbach, A. (2014). Feeling good at the right time: Why people value predictability in goal attainment.
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 21-30. View


12. Waytz, A., Klein, N., & Epley, N. (2013). Imagining other minds: Anthropomorphism is hair-triggered but not hare-brained.
The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Imagination. Oxford Library of Psychology.