2015 and In Press

*Davidai, S., *Kraus, M. W., & *Nussbaum, A. D. (May 3, 2015). American dream? Or mirage? The New York Times.
Kraus, M. W., & Tan, J. J. X. (2015). Americans overestimate social class mobility. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 58, 101-111.
Tan, J. J. X., & Kraus, M. W. (2015). Lay theories of social class buffer lower-class individuals against poor self-rated health and negative affect. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 446-461.
Kraus, M. W. (in press). The emerging psychology of social class, in Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (eds.) Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn, Hoboken , NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

2014

Kraus, M. W., & Mendes, W. B. (2014). Sartorial symbols of social class elicit class-consistent behavioral and physiological responses: A dyadic approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143 (6), 2330-2340.
Cote, S., & Kraus, M. W. (October 3, 2014). Crossing class lines. The New York Times.
Kraus, M. W., & Park, J. W. (2014). The undervalued self: Social class and self-evaluation. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1404.
Kraus, M. W., Oveis, C., Logli-Allison, M., Young, R., Tauer, J., & Keltner, D. (2014). Teasing, taunting, and the politics of politeness: High sociometric status is associated with expectation-consistent behavior. PLoS ONE., 9, e104737
Kraus, M. W., & Callaghan, B. (2014). Noblesse oblige? Social status and economic inequality maintenance among politicians, PLoS ONE, 9, e85293.
Kraus, M. W., & Chen. S. (2014). Relational self-verification through self-presentation: Implications for one's honesty and authenticity, Self & Identity, 13, 45-57.
Kraus, M. W. (August 11, 2014). The psychology of economic inequality. New Left Project.
Kraus, M. W. (Summer, 2014). How the rich are different from the poor. University of Illinois, Annual Psychology Newsletter.

2013

Kraus, M. W., & Keltner, D. (2013). Social class rank, essentialism, and punitive judgment, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 247-261.
Kraus, M. W., Tan, J. J. X., & Tannenbaum, M. B. (2013). The social ladder: A rank-based perspective on social class, Psychological Inquiry, 24, 81-96.
(Target Article)
Kraus, M. W., Tan, J. J. X., & Tannenbaum, M. B. (2013). Locating the social ladder across cultures and identities, Psychological Inquiry, 24, 131-134.
(Commentary)
Kraus, M. W., Adler, N., & Chen, T. D. (2013). Is the association of subjective SES and self-rated health confounded by negative mood? An experimental approach, Health Psychology, 32, 138-145.
(Winner of the Robert E. Harris Memorial Award for Health Psychology Research)
Kraus, M. W., & Chen, T. D. (2013). A winning smile? Smile intensity, physical dominance, and fighter performance, Emotion, 13, 270-279.
Horberg, E. J., Kraus, M. W., & Keltner, D. (2013). Pride displays communicate self-interest and support for meritocracy, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 24-37.

2012

Kraus, M. W., Piff, P. K, Mendoza-Denton, R., Rheinschmidt, M. L., & Keltner, D. (2012). Social class, solipsism, and contextualism: How the rich are different from the poor, Psychological Review, 119, 546-572.
*Kraus, M. W. & *Stephens, N. M. (2012). A road map for an emerging psychology of social class, Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 642-656.
Anderson, C., Kraus, M. W., Galinksy, A. D., & Keltner, D. (2012). The local ladder effect: Sociometric status and subjective well-being, Psychological Science, 23, 764-771.
Piff, P. K., Stancato, D. M., Martinez, A. G., Kraus, M. W., & Keltner, D. (2012). Class, chaos, and the construction of community, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 949-962.
Stellar, J., Manzo, V., Kraus, M. W., & Keltner, D. (2012). Class and compassion: Socioeconomic factors predict responses to suffering, Emotion, 12, 449-459.
Kraus, M. W., Rheinschmidt, M. L., & Piff, P. K. (2012). The intersection of rank and resources: Signaling social class in face-to-face encounters. In S. T. Fiske & H. R. Markus (Eds.), Facing Social Class (pp. 152-172). New York: Russell Sage.

2011

Kraus, M. W., Horberg, E. J., Goetz, J. L., & Keltner, D. (2011). Social class rank, threat vigilance, and hostile reactivity, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1376-1388.
*Kraus, M. W., *Piff, P. K., & Keltner, D. (2011). Social class as culture: The convergence of resources and rank in the social realm, Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 246-250.
Cote, S., Kraus, M. W., Cheng, B., Oveis, C., van der Lowe, I., Lian, H., & Keltner, D. (2011). Social power facilitates the effect of prosocial orientation on empathic accuracy, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 217-232.
Kraus, M. W., Chen, S, & Keltner, D. (2011). The power to be me: Power elevates self-concept consistency and authenticity, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 974-980.
Chen, S., Boucher, H., & Kraus, M. W. (2011). The relational self: Emerging theory and evidence. In S. J. Schwartz, K. Luyckx, & V. L. Vignoles (Eds.), Handbook of Identity Theory and Research (pp. 149-175). New York: Springer.
Kraus, M. W. (2011). How to elect a good leader, New Scientist, 211, 36-37.

2010

Kraus, M. W., Cote, S., & Keltner, D. (2010). Social class, contextualism, and empathic accuracy, Psychological Science, 21, 1716-1723.
Kraus, M. W., Huang, C., & Keltner, D. (2010). Tactile communication, cooperation, and performance: An ethological study of the NBA, Emotion, 10, 745-749.
*Piff, P. K., *Kraus, M. W., Cote, S., Cheng, B., & Keltner, D. (2010). Having less, giving more: The influence of social class on prosocial behavior, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 771-784.
Kraus, M. W., Chen, S., Lee, V. A., & Straus, L. D. (2010). Transference occurs across group boundaries, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 1067-1073.
Kraus, M. W. & Chen, S. (2010). Facial feature resemblance elicits the transference effect, Psychological Science, 21, 518-522.
Keltner, D., Gruenfeld, D., Galinsky, A. D., & Kraus, M. W. (2010). Paradoxes of power: Dynamics of the acquisition, experience, and social regulation of social power. In A. Guinote & T. K. Vescio (Eds.), The Social Psychology of Power (pp. 177-208). New York: Guilford Press.

2008 and 2009

Kraus, M. W., Piff, P. K., & Keltner, D. (2009). Social class, sense of control, and social explanation, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 992-1004.
Kraus, M. W. & Chen, S. (2009). Striving to be known by significant others: Automatic activation of self-verification goals in relationship contexts, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 58-73.
(Winner of the SPSP Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award)
Kraus, M. W. & Keltner, D. (2009). Signs of socioeconomic status: A thin-slicing approach, Psychological Science, 20, 99-106.
Kraus, M. W. (2009). The difficulties of scientific writing, Observer, 22, 38-39.
Keltner, D., Van Kleef, G. A., Chen, S., & Kraus, M. W. (2008). A reciprocal influence model of social power: Emerging principles and lines of inquiry. In M. A. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 151-192.


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