Timothy D. Wilson

Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology

Office Address

319 Gilmer Hall

Office Hours:
Tue: 10:30-12:00
Fri: 10:30-12:00


Research Interests

Self-reflection, self-knowledge, social cognition, social psychological interventions, affective forecasting.

Selected Publications

  • Gilbert, D. T., King, G., Pettigrew, S., & Wilson, T. D. (2016. March 4). Comment on “Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science.” Science, 351, 1037. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6277/1037.2
  • Eggleston, C. M., Wilson, T. D., Lee, M., & Gilbert, D. T. (2015). Predicting what we will like: Asking a stranger can be as good as asking a friend. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 128, 1-10.
  • Wilson, T. D., Reinhard, D., Westgate, E. C., Gilbert, D. T., Ellerbeck, N., Hahn, C., Brown, C. L., & Shaked, A. (2014). Just think: The challenges of the disengaged mind. Science, 345, 75-77.
  • Quoidbach, J., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2013). The end of history illusion.  Science, 339, 96-98.
  • Wilson, T. D. (2012). Redirect: The surprising new science of psychological change. New York: Little, Brown.
  • Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2008). Explaining away: A model of affective adaptation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 3, 370-386.
  • Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2007). Prospection: Experiencing the future. Science, 317, 1351-1354.
  • Wilson, T. D. (2002). Strangers to ourselves: Discovering the adaptive unconscious. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.