Lara Aknin
TitleCited byYear
Spending money on others promotes happiness
EW Dunn, LB Aknin, MI Norton
Science 319 (5870), 1687-1688, 2008
13192008
Prosocial spending and well-being: Cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal.
LB Aknin, CP Barrington-Leigh, EW Dunn, JF Helliwell, J Burns, ...
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 104 (4), 635, 2013
4492013
Happiness runs in a circular motion: Evidence for a positive feedback loop between prosocial spending and happiness
LB Aknin, EW Dunn, MI Norton
Journal of Happiness Studies 13 (2), 347-355, 2012
2682012
Giving leads to happiness in young children
LB Aknin, JK Hamlin, EW Dunn
PLoS One 7 (6), e39211, 2012
2002012
From wealth to well-being? Money matters, but less than people think
LB Aknin, MI Norton, EW Dunn
The Journal of positive psychology 4 (6), 523-527, 2009
1982009
Prosocial spending and happiness: Using money to benefit others pays off
EW Dunn, LB Aknin, MI Norton
Current Directions in Psychological Science 23 (1), 41-47, 2014
1852014
Feeling good about giving: The benefits (and costs) of self-interested charitable behavior
L Anik, LB Aknin, MI Norton, EW Dunn
Harvard Business School Marketing Unit Working Paper, 2009
1412009
Making a difference matters: Impact unlocks the emotional benefits of prosocial spending
LB Aknin, EW Dunn, AV Whillans, AM Grant, MI Norton
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 88, 90-95, 2013
1202013
It's the recipient that counts: Spending money on strong social ties leads to greater happiness than spending on weak social ties
LB Aknin, GM Sandstrom, EW Dunn, MI Norton
PloS one 6 (2), e17018, 2011
922011
Prosocial bonuses increase employee satisfaction and team performance
L Anik, LB Aknin, MI Norton, EW Dunn, J Quoidbach
PloS one 8 (9), e75509, 2013
732013
Does social connection turn good deeds into good feelings? On the value of putting the'social'in prosocial spending
LB Aknin, E Dunn, G Sandstrom, MI Norton
682013
Prosocial behavior leads to happiness in a small-scale rural society.
LB Aknin, T Broesch, JK Hamlin, JW Van de Vondervoort
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 144 (4), 788, 2015
672015
Income mobility breeds tolerance for income inequality: Cross-national and experimental evidence
AF Shariff, D Wiwad, LB Aknin
Perspectives on Psychological Science 11 (3), 373-380, 2016
532016
On the costs of self-interested economic behavior: How does stinginess get under the skin?
EW Dunn, CE Ashton-James, MD Hanson, LB Aknin
Journal of Health Psychology 15 (4), 627-633, 2010
442010
Positive feelings reward and promote prosocial behavior
LB Aknin, JW Van de Vondervoort, JK Hamlin
Current opinion in psychology 20, 55-59, 2018
222018
Unpacking the relationships between pro-environmental behavior, life satisfaction, and perceived ecological threat
MT Schmitt, LB Aknin, J Axsen, RL Shwom
Ecological economics 143, 130-140, 2018
212018
The emotional toll of Hell: cross-national and experimental evidence for the negative well-being effects of Hell beliefs
AF Shariff, LB Aknin
PloS one 9 (1), e85251, 2014
212014
Give a piece of you: Gifts that reflect givers promote closeness
LB Aknin, LJ Human
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 60, 8-16, 2015
182015
Can third-party observers detect the emotional rewards of generous spending?
LB Aknin, AL Fleerackers, JK Hamlin
The Journal of Positive Psychology 9 (3), 198-203, 2014
172014
Investing in others: Prosocial spending for (pro) social change
LB Aknin, GM Sandstrom, EW Dunn, MI Norton
Positive psychology as social change, 219-234, 2011
162011
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