Leaf Van Boven

I am a psychological scientist who studies the interrelation between judgment, emotion, and decision making. My broad interests concern the consciousness of everyday life -- the subjective experience, or qualia, of thinking, feeling, and acting -- and people's mental representation of psychological experiences in themselves and others. My specific interests lie in three areas.

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Boven, Leaf Van, Campbell, Margaret C., Gilovich, Thomas (2010): Stigmatizing Materialism: On Stereotypes and Impressions of Materialistic and Experiential. In Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30 (4) pp. 551-563.

Boven, Leaf Van (2005): Experientialism, Materialism, and the Pursuit of Happiness. In Review of General Psychology, 9 (2) pp. 132-142.

Boven, Leaf Van, Gilovich, Thomas (2003): To Do or to Have? That Is the Question. In Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85 (6) pp. 1193–1202.