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In Press
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Baumeister, R. F., & Bargh, J. A. (in press). Conscious and unconscious: Toward an integrative understanding of human life and action. In J. Sherman (Ed.), Dual process theories of the social mind. New York: Guilford. Link

Harris, J. L., Pierce, M., & Bargh, J. A. (in press). Priming effect of antismoking PSAs on smoking behavior: A pilot study. Tobacco Control. Link

Earp, B. D., Dill, B., Harris, J. L., Ackerman, J. M., & Bargh, J. A. (in press). No sign of quitting: Incidental exposure to no-smoking signs ironically boosts cigarette-approach tendencies in smokers. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Link

2014
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Bargh, J. A. (2014). Our unconscious mind. Scientific American, 30, 30-27. Link

Boothby, E. J., Clark, M. S., & Bargh, J. A. (2014). Shared Experiences Are Amplified. Psychological Science,Link

Huang, J. Y., & Bargh, J. A. (2014). The Selfish Goal: Autonomously operating motivational structures as the proximate cause of human judgment and behavior. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 37(2), 121 - 135. Link

2013
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Gray, J. R., Bargh, J. A., & Morsella, E. (2013). Neural correlates of the essence of conscious conflict: fMRI of sustaining incompatible intentions. Experimental Brain Research. Link

Huang, J. Y., Ackerman, J. M., & Bargh, J. A. (2013). Superman to the rescue: Simulating physical invulnerability attenuates exclusion-related interpersonal biases. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 49, 349 - 354. Link

2012
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Bargh, J. A., Schwader, K. L., Hailey, S. E., Dyer, R. L., & Boothby, E. J. (2012). Automaticity in social-cognitive processes. Trends in Cognitive Science, 16(12), 593-605. Link

Meier, B. P., Schnall, S., Schwarz, N., & Bargh, J. A. (2012). Embodiment in social psychology. Topics in Cognitive Science. Link

Song, H., Vonasch, A., Meier, B., & Bargh, J. A. (2012). Brighten up: Smiles facilitate perceptual judgment of facial lightness. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 450-452. Link

2011
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Bargh, J. A. (2011). Unconscious Thought Theory and its discontents: A critique of the critiques. Social Cognition, 29, 629-647. Link

Bargh, J.A., & Shalev, I. (2011). The substitutibility of physical and social warmth in everyday life. Emotion. Link

Huang, J. Y., & Bargh, J. A. (2011). The selfish goal: Self-deception occurs naturally from autonomous goal operation. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 34, 27-28. Link

Morsella, E., & Bargh, J.A. (2001). Unconscious action tendencies: Sources of 'un-intergrated' action (pp. 335-347). In J. Decety & J.T. Cacioppo (Eds.), Handbook of Social Neuroscience. New York: Oxford University Press. Link

Shalev, I., & Bargh, J. A. (2011). Use of priming-based interventions to facilitate psychological health: Commentary on Kazdin & Blase (2011). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 488-492. Link

2010
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Ackerman, J. M., Nocera, C.C., & Bargh, J.A. (2010). Incidental haptic sensations influence social judgments. Science, 328, 1712-1715. Link

Kang, Y., Williams, L., Clark, M., Gray, J., & Bargh, J. (2010). Physical temperature effects on trust behavior: The role of insula. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 1-9. Link

Morsella, E., & Bargh, J. A. (2010) What is an output? Psychological Inquiry, 21(4), 354-370.Link

Morsella, E., Ben-Zeev, A., Lanska, M., & Bargh, J. A. (2010). The spontaneous thoughts of the night: How future tasks breed intrusive cognitions. Social Cognition, 28, 640-649. Link

Bargh, J. A., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Oettingen, G. (2010). Motivation. In S. T. Fiske, D. T. Gilbert, & G. Lindzey (Eds.),Handbook of Social Psychology (5th ed.). New York: Wiley. Link.

Bargh, J. A., & Morsella, E. (2010). Unconscious behavioral guidance systems. In C. Agnew, D Carlston, W Graziano, & J. Kelly (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research (pp. 89-118). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Link

2009
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Harris, J. L., Brownell, K. B., & Bargh, J. A. (2009). The food marketing defense model: Integrating psychological research to protect youth and inform public policy. Social Issues and Policy Review, 3(1), 211-271. Link

Morsella, E., Krieger, S.C., & Bargh, J.A. (2009). Minimal Neuroanatomy for a conscious brain: Homing in on the networks constituting consciousness. Neural Networks, 23, 14-15. Link

Morsella, E., Wilson, L. E., Berger, C. C., Honhongva, M., Gazzaley, A., & Bargh, J. A. (2009). Subjective aspects of cognitive control at different stages of processing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71(8), 1807-1824. Link

Williams, L. E., Bargh, J. A., Nocera, C. C., & Gray, J. R. (2009). The unconscious regulation of emotion: Nonconscious reappraisal goals modulate emotional reactivity. Emotion,9, 847-854. Link

Morsella, E., Gray, J. R., Krieger, S. C., & Bargh, J. A. (2009). The essence of conscious conflict: Subjective effects of sustaining incompatible intentions. Emotion, 9, 717-728. Link

Hassin, R. R., Bargh, J. A., Engell, A., & McCulloch, K. C. (2009). Implicit working memory. Consciousness and Cognition, 18, 665-678. Link

Williams, L. E., Huang, J. Y., & Bargh, J. A. (2009). The scaffolded mind: Higher mental processes are grounded in early experience of the physical world. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 1257-1267. Link

Harris, J. L., Bargh, J. A., & Brownell, K. D. (2009). Priming effects of television food advertising on eating behavior. Health Psychology, 28, 404-413. Link

Hassin, R. R., Bargh, J. A., & Zimerman, S. (2009). Automatic and flexible: The case of nonconscious goal pursuit. Social Cognition, 27(1), 20-36. Link

Ackerman, J. A., Goldstein, N. J., Shapiro, J. R., & Bargh, J. A. (2009). You wear me out: The vicarious depletion of self-control. Psychological Science, 20, 326-332. Link

Bargh, J. A., & Huang, J. Y. (2009). The selfish goal. In G. B. Moskowitz & H. Grant (Eds.), The psychology of goals (pp. 127-150). New York: Guilford. Link

Uhlmann, E. L., Poehlman, T. A., & Bargh, J. A. (2009). American moral exceptionalism. In J. T. Jost, A. C. Kay, & H. Thorisdottir (Eds.), Social and psychological bases of ideology and system justification (pp. 27-52). New York: Oxford University Press. Link

2008
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Bargh, J. A., Green, M., & Fitzsimons, G. (2008). The selfish goal: Unintended consequences of intended goal pursuits. Social Cognition, 26, 520-540. Link

Williams, L. E., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Experiencing physical warmth promotes interpersonal warmth. Science, 322, 606-607. Link

Smith, P. K., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Nonconscious effects of power on basic approach and avoidance tendencies. Social Cognition, 26, 1-24. Link

Huang, J. Y., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Peak of desire: Activating the mating goal changes life stage preferences across living kinds. Psychological Science, 19, 573-578. Link

Williams, L. E., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Keeping one's distance: The influence of spatial distance cues on affect and evaluation. Psychological Science, 19, 302-308. Link

Uhlmann, E., Poehlman, T. A., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Implicit theism. In R. Sorrentino & S. Yamaguchi (Eds.), Handbook of motivation and cognition within and across cultures (pp. 71-94). San Diego: Academic Press. Link

McCulloch, K. C., Ferguson, M. J., Kawada, C. C. K., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Taking a closer look: On the operation of nonconscious impression formation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 614-623. Link

McCulloch, K. C., Aarts, H., Fujita, K., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Inhibition in goal systems: A retrieval-induced forgetting account. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 857-865. Link

Bargh, J.A., & Morsella, E. (2008). The unconscious mind. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 3, 73-79. Link

Bargh, J.A. (2008). Free will is un-natural. In J. Baer, J. Kaufman, & R. Baumeister (Eds.), Are we free? The psychology of free will. New York: Oxford. Link

2007
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Levine, L. R., Morsella, E., & Bargh, J.A. (2007). The perversity of inanimate objects: Stimulus control by incidental musical notation. Social Cognition, 25, 265-280. Link

Bargh, J.A. (2007). Social psychological approaches to consciousness. In P. Zelazo, M. Moscovitch, & E. Thompson (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of consciousness. New York: Cambridge University Press. Link

Bargh, J.A., & Williams, L.E. (2007). On the nonconscious regulation of emotion. In J. Gross (Ed.), Handbook of emotion regulation (pp. 429-445). New York: Guilford. Link

2006
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Bargh, J.A. (2006). What have we been priming all these years? On the development, mechanisms, and ecology of nonconscious social behavior. European Journal of Social Psychology, 36, 147-168. Link

Bargh, J.A., & Williams, L.E. (2006). The automaticity of social life. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 1-4. Link

Chartrand, T. L., van Baaren, R. B., & Bargh, J. A. (2006). Linking Automatic Evaluation to Mood and Information Processing Style: Consequences for Experienced Affect, Impression Formation, and Stereotyping. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 135, 70-77. Link

2005
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Morsella, E. (2005). The function of phenomenal states: Supramodular interaction theory. Psychological Review, 112, 1000-1021. Link

Ferguson, M.J., Bargh, J.A., & Nayak, D.A. (2005). After-affects: How automatic evaluations influence the interpretation of subsequent, unrelated stimuli. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 41, 182-191. Link

Bargh, J.A. (2005). Bypassing the will: Towards demystifying behavioral priming effects. In R. Hassin, J. Uleman & J. Bargh (Eds.), The new unconscious. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Link

2004
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Bargh, J.A. & McKenna, K.Y.A. (2004). Internet and social life. Annual Review of Psychology, 55, 573-590. Link

Fitzsimons, G. M., & Bargh, J. A. (2004). Automatic self-regulation. In R.F. Baumeister & K.D. Vohs (Eds.), Handbook of self-regulation (pp. 151-170). New York: Guilford. Link

2003
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Bargh, J.A. (2003). Why we thought we could prime social behavior. Psychological Inquiry, 14, 216-218. Link

Fitzsimons, G. M., & Bargh, J. A. (2003). Thinking of you: Nonconscious pursuit of interpersonal goals associated with relationship partners. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 148-163. Link

Bargh, J. A., Fitzsimons, G. M., & McKenna, K. Y. A. (2003). The self, online. In S. J. Spencer, S. Fein, M. P. Zanna, & J. M. Olson (Eds.), Motivated social perception: The Ontario symposium (Vol. 9). Ontario symposium on personality and social psychology (pp. 195-213). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers. Link

2002
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Bargh, J.A. (2002). Losing consciousness: Automatic influences on consumer judgment, behavior and motivation. Journal of Consumer Research, 29, 280-285. Link

Duckworth, K.L., Bargh, J.A., Garcia, M., & Chaiken, S. (2002). The automatic evaluation of novel stimuli. Psychological Science, 6, 515-519. Link

Hassin, R. R., Bargh, J. A., & Uleman, J. S. (2002). Spontaneous causal inferences. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38, 515-522. Link

Todorov, A., & Bargh, J. A. (2002). Automatic sources of aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 7, 53-68. Link

Chartrand, T. & Bargh, J.A. (2002). Nonconscious motivations: Their activation, operation, and consequences. In A. Tesser, D.A. Stapel, & J.W. Wood (Eds.), Self and motivation: Emerging psychological perspectives (pp. 13-41). Washington, D.C.: APA. Link

Ferguson, M. J., & Bargh, J. A. (2002). Sensitivity and flexibility: Exploring the knowledge function of automatic attitudes. In L. F. Barrett, & P. Salovey (Eds.), The wisdom in feeling: Psychological processes in emotional intelligence. Emotions and social behavior (pp. 383-405). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Link

2001
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Bargh, J.A., Gollwitzer, P. M., Lee-Chai, A., Barndollar, K., & Troetschel, R. (2001). The automated will: Nonconscious activation and pursuit of behavioral goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81, 1014-1027. Link

Dijksterhuis, A. & Bargh, J.A. (2001). The perception-behavior expressway: Automatic effects of social perception on social behavior. In M. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 33, pp. 1-40. Link

Chen, S., Lee-Chai, A.Y. & Bargh, J.A. (2001). Relationship orientation as a moderator of the effects of power. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80, 173-187. Link

2000
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Bargh, J.A. & Ferguson, M.J. (2000). Beyond behaviorism: The automaticity of higher mental processes. Psychological Bulletin, 126, 925-945. Link

Bargh, J.A. & Chartrand, T.L., (2000). Studying the mind in the middle: A practical guide to priming and automaticity research. In H.T. Reis and C.M. Judd (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in social and personality psychology, New York: Cambridge University Press. Link

1999
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Bargh, J.A., & Chartrand, T.L. (1999). The unbearable automaticity of being. American Psychologist, 54, 462-479. Link

Chartrand, T.L. & Bargh, J.A. (1999). The chameleon effect: The perception-behavior link and social interaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 893-910. Link

Chen, M., & Bargh, J. A. (1999). Consequences of automatic evaluation: Immediate behavioral predispositions to approach or avoid the stimulus. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 215-224. Link

Bargh, J.A. (1999). The cognitive monster: The case against the controllability of automatic sterotype effects. In Chaiken and Trope (Eds.), Dual-process theories in social psychology, New York: Guilford. Link

1998
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Wegner, D. M. & Bargh, J. A. (1998). Control and automaticity in social life. In D. T. Gilbert, S. T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), The handbook of social psychology, Vols. 1 and 2 (4th ed.) (pp. 446-496). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Link

1997
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Bargh, J. (1997) The automaticity of everyday life. In R.S. Wyer, Ed., Advances in social cognition. Link

Chen, M. & Bargh, J.A. (1997). Nonconscious behavioral confirmation processes: The self-fulfilling consequences of automatic stereotype activation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 33, 541-560. Link

1996
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Bargh, J. A., Chen, M. & Burrows, L. (1996). Automaticity of social behavior: Direct effect of trait construct and sterotype activation on action. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 71, 230-244. Link

Chartrand, T.L. & Bargh, J.A. (1996). Automaticity of impression formation and memorization goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 71, 464-478. Link

Bargh, J. A., & Barndollar, K. (1996). Automaticity in action: The unconscious as repository of chronic goals and motives. In P. M. Gollwitzer, & J. A. Bargh (Eds.), The psychology of action: Linking cognition and motivation to behavior (pp. 457-481). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Link

Bargh, J. A. (1996).Automaticity in social psychology. In E. T. Higgins & A. W. Kruglanski (Eds.), Social psychology: Handbook of basic principles (pp. 169-183). New York: Guilford. Link

Bargh, J. A., Chaiken, S., Raymond, P., & Hymes, C. (1996). The automatic evaluation effect: Unconditional automatic attitude activation with a pronunciation task. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 32, 185-210.Link

1995
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Bargh, J. A., & Raymond, P. (1995). The naive misuse of power: Nonconscious sources of sexual harassment. Journal of Social Issues, 26, 168-185.

1994
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Bargh, J. A., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (1994). Environmental control of goal-directed action: Automatic and strategic contingencies between situations and behavior. In W. D. Spaulding (Ed.), Integrative views of motivation, cognition, and emotion. Nebraska symposium on motivation (Vol. 41) (pp. 71-124). Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Link

Bargh, J. A. (1994). The four horsemen of automaticity: Awareness, intention, efficiency, and control in social cognition. In R. S. Wyer, Jr., & T. K. Srull (Eds.), Handbook of social cognition (2nd ed.) (pp. 1-40). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Link

1993
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Chaiken, S., & Bargh, J. A. (1993). Occurrence versus moderation of automatic attitude activation: Reply to Fazio. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64, 759-764. Link

1992
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Bargh, J. A., Chaiken, S., Govender, R., & Pratto, F. (1992). The generality of the automatic attitude activation effect. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 62, 893-912. Link

Bargh, J. A. (1992). The ecology of automaticity: Toward establishing the conditions needed to produce automatic processing effects. American Journal of Psychology, 105, 181-199. Link

Andersen, S. M., Spielman, L. A., & Bargh, J. A. (1992). Future-event schemas and certainty about the future: Automaticity in depressives' future-event predictions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 63, 711-723. Link

1991
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Pratto, F., & Bargh, J. A. (1991). Stereotyping based on individuating information: Trait and global components of sex stereotypes under attention overload. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 27, 26-47. Link

Zajonc, R. B., Markus, G. B., Berbaum, M. L., Bargh, J. A., & Moreland, R. L. (1991). One justified criticism plus three flawed analyses equals two unwarranted conclusions: A reply to Retherford and Sewell. American Sociological Review, 56, 159-165. Link

1990
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Bargh, J. A. (1990).Auto-motives: Preconscious determinants of social interaction. In E. T. Higgins & R. M. Sorrentino (Eds.), Handbook of motivation and cognition  (Vol. 2, pp. 93-130). New York: Guilford. Link

Bargh, J. A. (1990). Goal ≠ Intention: Goal-directed thought and behavior are often unintentional. Psychological Inquiry, 1, 248-251. Link

Pre-1990
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Bargh, J.A. (1989). Conditional automaticity: Varieties of automatic influence on social perception and cognition. In J. Uleman & J. Bargh (Eds.), Unintended Thought. New York: Guilford. Link

Bargh, J. A., Lombardi, W. J., & Higgins, E. T. (1988). Automaticity of chronically accessible constructs in Person x Situation effects on person perception: It's just a matter of time.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 599-605. Link

Bargh, J. A., & Tota, M. E. (1988). Context-dependent automatic processing in depression: Accessibility of negative constructs with regard to self but not others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 925-939. Link

Spielman, L. A., Pratto, F., & Bargh, J. A. (1988). Automatic affect: Are one's moods, evaluations, and emotions out of control? American Behavioral Scientist, 31, 296-311.

Lombardi, W. J., Higgins, E. T., & Bargh, J. A. (1987). The role of consciousness in priming effects on categorization: Assimilation versus contrast as a function of awareness of the priming task. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 13, 411-429.

Bargh, J. A., & Thein, R. D. (1985). Individual construct accessibility, person memory, and the recall-judgment link: The case of information overload. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 49, 1129-1146.

Bargh, J. A., & Pratto, F. (1986). Individual construct accessibility and perceptual selection. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 22, 293-311.

Bargh, J. A., Bond, R. N., Lombardi, W. J., & Tota, M. E. (1986). The additive nature of chronic and temporary sources of construct accessibility. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 50, 869-878.

Higgins, E. T., Bargh, J. A., & Lombardi, W. J. (1985). Nature of priming effects on categorization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 11, 59-69. Link

Bargh, J.A. (1984). Automatic and controlled processing of social information. In R. S. Wyer, Jr., & T. K. Srull (Eds.), Handbook of social cognition (Vol. 1, pp. 1-41). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Link

Bargh, J. A., & Pietromonaco, P. (1982). Automatic information processing and social perception: The influence of trait information presented outside of conscious awareness on impression formation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 43, 437-449. Link

Bargh, J. A. (1982). Attention and automaticity in the processing of self-relevant information. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 43 425-436. Link

Zajonc, R. B., & Bargh, J. A. (1980). Birth order, family size, and decline of SAT scores. American Psychologist, 35, 662-668. Link

Zajonc, R. B., & Bargh, J. A. (1980). The confluence model: Parameter estimations for six divergent data sets on family factors and intelligence. Intelligence, 4, 349-361 Link

Bargh, J. A., & Cohen, J. L. (1978). Mediating factors in the arousal-performance relationship. Motivation and Emotion, 2, 243-257. Link

Videos (top of page)

O Cerebro Inconsciente (The Unconscious Brain): John Bargh interviewed for Portugese Documentary on the unconscious brain. Link

Unconscious Behavioral Guidance Systems: John Bargh speaks during a lecture series at University of Missouri. Link

What Does the "Free" in "Free Will" Really Mean?" John Bargh speaks during a symposium at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention in Tampa, FL. Link

Lawrence Williams and John Bargh and their research the connection between physical and interpersonal warmth featured in the BBC documentary "How to Make Better Decisions". Link