Ngo, N, Sanders-Cannon, Isaacowitz, D. (in press) Emotion-Cognition Interface in Aging: Theories and Evidence. Chapter to appear in Handbook of Theories of Aging.

Vicaria, I.M., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (in press). Age-related changes in motivation: Do they influence emotional experience across adulthood and old age? Chapter to appear in T.S. Braver (Ed.), Motivation and cognitive control. New York: Psychology Press.

Murry, M.W.E., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (in press). Emotions and aging. To appear in The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons.

Livingstone, K.M., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (in press). Situation selection and modification for emotion regulation in younger and older adults. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Li, T., Fung, H.H., Isaacowitz, D.M., Lang, F.R. (in press). Attention to negative emotion is related to longitudinal social network change: The moderating effect of interdependent self-construal. Geriatrics & Gerontology International.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Vicaria, I.M., & Murry, M.W.E. (in press). A lifespan developmental perspective on accuracy. To appear in J.A. Hall, M. Schmid Mast & T.V. West (Eds.), The social psychology of perceiving others accurately. Cambridge University Press.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Freund, A.M. (in press). Comment: Emotion, goals and distance: The view from the study of adult development and aging. Emotion Review.

Harris, J.A., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (in press). Emotion in cognition. To appear in International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd edition). Elsevier.

Fung, H.H., Li, T., Zhang. X., Sit, I.M.I., Cheng, S.T., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (in press). Too positive to be true: Exposure to positive portrayals of old age does not always have positive consequences. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences.

Cannon, M.S., Ngo, N., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (in press). The interplay of motivation and emotion: The view from adulthood and old age. Chapter to appear in Handbook of Emotion.

Vicaria, I.M., Bernieri, F.J., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2015). Perceptions of rapport across the life span: Gaze patterns and judgment accuracy. Psychology and Aging, 30, 396-406.

Stanley, J. T., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2015). Caring more and knowing more reduces ages-related differences in emotion perception. Psychology and Aging, 30, 383-395.

Noh, S.R., & Isaacowitz. D.M. (2015). The effects of varying contextual demands on age-related positive gaze preferences. Psychology and Aging, 30, 356-368.

Ngo, N., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2015). Use of context in emotion perception: The role of top-down control, cue type, and perceiver’s age. Emotion, 15, 292-302.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Livingstone, K.M, Harris, J.A., & Marcotte, S.L. (2015). Mobile eye tracking reveals little evidence for age differences in attentional selection for mood regulation. Emotion, 15, 151-161.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Livingstone, K.M. (2015). Emotion in adulthood: What changes and why? Chapter to appear in N.R. Branscombe and K. Reynolds (Eds.), Psychology of Change (pp. 116-132). New York: Psychology Press.

Zhang, X., Fung, H.H., Stanley, J.T., Isaacowitz, D.M., & Zhang, Q. (2014). Thinking more holistically as we grow older? Results from different tasks in two cultures. Culture and Brain, 2(2), 109-121.

Stanley, J.T., Lohani, M., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2014). Age-related differences in judgments of inappropriate behavior are related to humor style preferences. Psychology and Aging, 29, 528-541.

Stanley, J. T. & Isaacowitz, D. M. (2014). Putting emotional aging in context: Contextual influences on age-related changes in emotion regulation and recognition. In P. Verhaeghen and C. Hertzog (Eds.), Emotion, Social Cognition, and Everyday Problem Solving During Adulthood (pp. 99-114). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Lohani, M., Larcom, M. J., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2014). Older and happier? Age-related effects on positive emotion. In Gruber, J. & Moskowitz, J. (Eds.). Positive Emotion: Integrating the Light Sides and Dark Sides (pp. 246-266). Oxford University Press.

Lohani, M., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2014). Age differences in managing response to sadness elicitors using attentional deployment, positive reappraisal, and suppression. Cognition and Emotion, 28,  678-697.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Harris, J.A. (2014). Middle-aged adults facing skin cancer: Fixation, mood, and behavior. Psychology and Aging, 29,  342-350.

Isaacowitz, D.M. (2014). Change in perceptions of personality disorder in late life: The view from socioemotional aging. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28,  166-171.

Freund, A.M., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2014). Aging and social perception: So far, more similarities than differences. Psychology and Aging, 29,  451-453.

Braver, T. S., Krug, M. K., Chiew, K. S., Kool, W., Westbrook, J. A., Clement, N. J., Adcock, R. A., Barch, D. M., Botvinick, M. M., Carver, C. S., Cools, R., Custers, R., Dickinson, A. R., Dweck, C. S., Fishbach, A., Gollwitzer, P. M., Hess, T. M., Isaacowitz, D. M., Mather, M., Murayama, K., Pessoa, L., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Somerville, L. H. (2014). Mechanisms of motivation-cognition interaction: Challenges and opportunities. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 14, 443-472.

Zhang, X., Fung, H.H., Stanley, J.T., Isaacowitz, D.M., & Ho, M.Y. (2013). Perspective taking in older age revisited: A motivational perspective. Developmental Psychology, 49,1848-1858.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Livingstone, K.M. (2015). Emotion in adulthood: What changes and why? Chapter to appear in N.R. Branscombe and K. Reynolds (Eds.), Psychology of Change (pp. 116-132). New York: Psychology Press.

Stanley, J.T., Zhang, X., Fung, H.H., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2013). Cultural differences in gaze and emotion recognition: Americans contrast more than Chinese. Emotion, 13, 36-46.

Rovenpor, D., Skosgberg, N. & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2013). The choices we make: An examination of situation selection in younger and older adults. Psychology and Aging, 28, 365-376.

Noh, S.R., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2013). Aging and the malleability of emotion recognition: The role of context.  Emotion, 13,  238-249.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Gershon, A., Allard, E.S., & Johnson, S.L. (2013). Emotion in aging and mania: Similarities, differences, and lessons for future research.  Emotion Review, 5,  312-320.

Freund, A.M., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2013). Beyond age comparisons: A plea for the use of a modified Brunswikian approach to experimental designs in the study of adult development and aging.  Human Development, 56, 351-371.

Stanley, J.T., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2012). Socioemotional perspectives on adult development. In S.K Whitbourne & M. Sliwinski (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Psychology: Adult Development and Aging (pp. 236-253). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Noh, S.R., Larcom, M.J., Liu, X., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2012). The role of affect in attentional functioning for younger and older adults. Frontiers in Emotion Science.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Choi, Y. (2012). Looking, feeling, and doing: Are there age differences in attention, mood and behavioral responses to skin cancer information? Health Psychology, 31, 650-659.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Blanchard-Fields, F. (2012). Linking process and outcome in the study of emotion and aging. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 3-17.

Isaacowitz, D.M. (2012). Mood regulation in real time: Age differences in the role of looking. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21,  237-242.

Xing, C., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2011). Age differences in attention toward decision-relevant information: Education matters. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 73, 299-312.

Wadlinger, H.A. & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2011). Fixing our focus: Training attention to regulate emotion. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 15,  75-102.

Stanley, J.T., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2011). Age-related differences in profiles of mood-change trajectories. Developmental Psychology, 47,  318-330.

Noh, S.R., Lohani, M., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2011). Deliberate real-time mood regulation in adulthood: The importance of age, fixation and attentional functioning. Cognition and Emotion, 25, 998-1013.

Noh, S.R., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2011). Age differences in the emotional modulation of attention: Effects of emotional cues on attentional engagement and disengagement. The Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23,  709-722.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Stanley, J.T. (2011). Bringing an ecological perspective to the study of aging and emotion recognition: Past, current, and future methods. Invited target article, Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 35, 261-278.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Riediger, M. (2011). Introduction to the Special Section: When Age Matters. Developmental Perspectives on “Cognition and Emotion.” Cognition and Emotion, 25,  957-967.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Noh, S.R. (2011). Does looking at the positive mean feeling good? Age and individual differences matter. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5, 505-517.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Murphy, N.A. (2011). Aging eyes facing an emotional world: The role of motivated gaze. In R. B. Adams, N. Ambady, K. Nakayama, & S. Shimojo (Eds.), The Science of Social Vision (pp. 133-150). New York: Oxford University Press.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Choi, Y. (2011). The malleability of age-related positive gaze preferences: Training to change gaze and mood. Emotion, 11, 90-100.

Piquado, T., Isaacowitz, D.M., & Wingfield, A. (2010). Pupillometry as a measure of cognitive effort in younger and older adults. Psychophysiology, 47,  560-569.

Pearman, A., Andreoletti, C., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2010). Sadness prediction and response: Effects of age and agreeableness. Aging and Mental Health, 14,  355-363.

Murphy, N.A., Lehrfeld, J., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2010). Recognition of posed and spontaneous dynamic smiles in young and older adults. Psychology and Aging, 25,  811-821.

Murphy, N.A., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2010). Age effects and gaze patterns in recognizing emotional expressions: An in-depth look at gaze measures and covariates. Cognition and Emotion, 24, 436-452.

Li, T., Fung, H.H., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2010). The role of dispositional reappraisal in the age-related positivity effect. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 66B, 56–60.

Isaacowitz. D.M., & Fung, H.L. (2010). Motivation across time and place: What gaze can tell us about aging and culture. E. Balcetis & G.D. Lassiter (Eds.), Social Psychology of Sight (pp. 27-49). New York: Psychology Press.

Fung, H.H., Isaacowitz, D.M., & Lu, A.Y., Li, T. (2010). Interdependent self-construal moderates age-related negativity reduction effects in memory.  Psychology and Aging, 25,  321-329.

Allard, E.S., Wadlinger, H.A., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2010). Positive gaze preferences in older adults: Assessing the role of cognitive effort with pupil dilation. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 17,  296-311.

You, J., Fung, H.H., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2009). Age differences in dispositional optimism: A cross-cultural study. European Journal of Aging, 6, 247-252.

Nguyen, H.T., Isaacowitz, D.M., & Rubin, P.A.D. (2009). Age- and fatigue-related markers of human faces: An eye tracking study. Ophthalmology, 115, 355-360.

Larcom, M.J. & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2009). Rapid emotion regulation after mood induction: Age and individual differences. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 64B, 733-741.

Isaacowitz. D.M., Toner, K., & Neupert, S.D. (2009). Use of gaze for real-time mood regulation: Effects of age and attentional functioning. Psychology and Aging, 24, 989-994.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Allard, E., Murphy, N.A., & Schlangel, M. (2009). The time course of age-related preferences towards positive and negative stimuli. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 64B, 188-192.

Ersner-Hershfield, H., Carvel, D.S., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2009). Feeling happy and sad, but only seeing the positive: Poignancy and the positivity effect in attention. Motivation and Emotion, 33, 333-342.

Wadlinger, H.A., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2008). Looking happy: The experimental manipulation of a positive visual attention bias. Emotion, 8, 121-126.

Murphy, N.A., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2008). Preferences for emotional information in older adults: A meta-analysis of memory and attention studies. Psychology and Aging, 23, 263-286.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Toner, K., Goren, D., & Wilson, H.R. (2008). Looking while unhappy: Mood congruent gaze in young adults, positive gaze in older adults. Psychological Science, 19, 848-853.

Fung, H.L., Isaacowitz, D.M., Lu, A.Y., Wadlinger, H.A., Goren, D., & Wilson, H.R. (2008). Age-related positivity enhancement is not universal: Older Chinese look away from positive stimuli. Psychology and Aging, 23,  440-446.

Allard, E.S., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2008). Are preferences in emotional processing affected by distraction? Examining the age-related positivity effect in visual fixation within a dual-task paradigm. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 15,  725-743.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Loeckenhoff, C.,Wright, R., Sechrest, L., Riedel, R., Lane, R.A., & Costa, P.T. (2007). Age differences in recognition of emotion in lexical stimuli and facial expressions. Psychology and Aging, 22, 147-159.

Xing, C., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2006). Aiming at happiness: How motivation affects attention to and memory for emotional images. Motivation and Emotion, 30, 249-256.

Wadlinger, H.A., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2006). Positive mood broadens visual attention to positive stimuli. Motivation and Emotion, 30, 89-101.

Rossi, N., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2006). What is important to me right now? Age differences in domain selectivity depend on the measure. Ageing International,  31, 24-43.

Pruzan, K., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2006). An attentional application of socioemotional selectivity theory in college students. Social Development, 15, 326-338.

Light, J., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2006). The effect of developmental regulation on visual attention: The example of the “Biological Clock.” Cognition and Emotion, 20, 623-645.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Wadlinger, H.A., Goren, D., & Wilson, H.R. (2006). Selective preference in visual fixation away from negative images in old age? An eye tracking study. Psychology and Aging, 21, 40-48.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Wadlinger, H.A., Goren, D., & Wilson, H.R. (2006). Is there an age-related positivity effect in visual attention? A comparison of two methodologies. Emotion, 6, 511-516.

Isaacowitz, D.M. (2006). Understanding individual and age differences in well-being: An experimental, attention-based approach. In A. Ong & M. van Dulmen (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Methods in Positive Psychology (pp. 220-232). New York: Oxford University Press.

Isaacowitz, D.M. (2006). Motivated gaze: The view from the gazer. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 68-72. [Reprinted in S.T. Charles (Ed.). (2009). Current Directions in Adulthood and Aging. Boston: Pearson.]

Xing, C., Luo, J., & Isaacowitz, D.M. (2005). Human strengths, culture and aging. Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies, 6,  27-59.

Isaacowitz, D.M. (2005). The gaze of the optimist. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 407-415.

Isaacowitz, D.M. (2005). Correlates of well-being in adulthood and old age: A tale of two optimisms. Journal of Research in Personality, 39, 224-244.

Isaacowitz, D.M. (2005). An attentional perspective on successful socioemotional aging: Theory and preliminary evidence. Research in Human Development, 2, 115-132.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Vaillant, G.E., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2003). Strengths and satisfaction across the adult lifespan. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 57, 183-203.

Isaacowitz, D.M., Smith, T.B., & Carstensen, L.L. (2003). Socioemotional selectivity and mental health among trauma survivors in old age. Ageing International, 28, 181-199.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Smith, J. (2003). Positive and negative affect in very old age. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 58B, P143-P152.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2002). Cognitive style predictors of affect change in older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 54, 233-253.

Isaacowitz, D.M., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2001). Is pessimistic explanatory style a risk factor for depressive mood among community-dwelling older adults? Behaviour Research and Therapy, 39, 255-272.

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