Kostadin Kushlev

Diener-Oishi Lab



  • Kushev, K., Proulx, J., Dunn, E. W. (2016). “Silence your phones”: Smartphone notifications increase inattention and hyperactivity symptoms. Proceedings of CHI 2016.
  • Chen, L., Zhang, D., Pan, G., Ma, X., Yang, D., Kushlev, K., Zhang, W., & Li, S. (2015). Bike sharing station placement leveraging heterogeneous urban open data. Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing – UbiComp '15.
  • Kushlev, K., Dunn, E. W., & Lucas, R. E., (2015). Higher income is associated with less daily sadness but not more daily happiness. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 483–489.
  • Kushlev, K., & Dunn, E. W. (2015). Checking email less frequently reduces stress. Computers in Human Behavior, 43, 220–228.
  • Lickel, B., Kushlev, K., Savalei, V., Matta, S., & Schmader, T. (2014). Shame and the motivation tchange the self. Emotion, 14, 1049–1061.
  • Nelson, S. K., Kushlev, K., Dunn, E. W., & Lyubomisrky, S. (2014). Parents are slightly happier than nonparents, but causality still cannot be inferred: A reply to Bhargava, Kassam, and Loewenstein. Psychological Science, 25, 303–304
  • Nelson, S. K, Kushlev, K., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2014). The pains and pleasures of parenting: When, why, and how is parenthood associated with more or less well-being? Psychological Bulletin, 140, 846–895.
  • Ashton-James, C., Kushlev, K., & Dunn, E. W. (2013). Parents reap what they sow: Child-centrism and parental well-being. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 4, 635–642.
  • Nelson, S. K., Kushlev, K., English, T., Dunn, E. W., & Lyubomisrky, S. (2013). In defense of parenthood: Children are a source of joy, not misery. Psychological Science, 24, 3–10
  • Kushlev, K., Dunn, E. W., & Ashton-James, C. (2012). Does affluence impoverish the experience of parenting? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1381–1384.
  • Kushlev, K., & Dunn, E. W. (2012). Affective forecasting: Knowing how we will feel in the future. In S. Vazire and T. D.Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of self-knowledge (277–292). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.