Repository for Ong, Goodman, & Zaki (2018): "Happier than thou? A self-enhancement bias in emotion attribution"
HTML JavaScript CSS
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Clone or download
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.

Emotion Attribution and Psychological Distance

This Github page (repository) contains materials for the following paper:

Ong, D. C., Goodman, N. D., & Zaki, J. (2018). Happier than thou? A self-enhancement bias in emotion attribution. Emotion, 18(1), 116-126.

This repository is maintained by Desmond Ong. Questions, comments, requests for clarification or replication, etc, should be directed to desmond (dot) ong (at) stanford (dot) edu


The data for the 3 studies presented in the paper are in the /data folder

Analysis code

Analysis code is provided in psychDistance_analysis.Rmd (a R Markdown document). The file contains all the R code necessary to replicate the analyses reported in the paper. The R markdown file can also be neatly formatted into a nice html.

Sample Experiments

A sample of our experiments is also included in the repository. It takes approximately 7 to 12 minutes to finish each experiment. If you do finish an experiment, you'll also see a mockup of the data that would've been collected, had it been running live. The complete experiments can be loaded using the following links: