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Nostalgia

Publications

Please e-mail Gwen Gordon: gg@soton.ac.uk for publication requests.

 

 2020

Cheung, W.-Y., Hepper, E. G., Reid, C. A., Green, J. D., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2020). Anticipated nostalgia: Looking forward to looking back. Cognition and Emotion, 34(3), 511-525. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2019.1649247

Juhl, J., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Diebel, T., Cheung, W. Y., & Vingerhoets, A. J. (2020). Nostalgia proneness and empathy: Generality, underlying mechanism, and implications for prosocial behavior. Journal of Personality, 88, 485-500. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.1250 

Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2020). The motivational potency of nostalgia: The future is called yesterday. Advances in Motivation Science, 7, 75-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.adms.2019.05.001

2019

Abakoumkin, G., Hepper, E. G., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2019). From nostalgia through social connectedness to self-continuity: Replication and extension. Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 16, 127-144.

Bialobrzeska, O., Elliot, A. J., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2019). Nostalgia counteracts the negative relation between threat appraisals and intrinsic motivation in an educational context. Learning and Individual Differences, 69, 219-224. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2018.04.011

Biskas, M., Cheung, W.-Y., Juhl, J., Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., & Hepper, E. G. (2019). A prologue to nostalgia: Savoring creates nostalgic memories that foster optimism. Cognition and Emotion, 33(3), 417-427. doi:10.1080/02699931.2018.1458705

Luo, Y. L. L. Way, B., Welker, K., DeWall, C. N., Bushman, B. J., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2019). 5HTTLPR polymorphism is associated with nostalgia proneness: The role of neuroticism. Social Neuroscience, 14(2), 183-190. doi:10.1080/17470919.2017.1414717

Sedikides C., & Wildschut, T. (2019). The sociality of personal and collective nostalgia. European Review of Social Psychology, 30(1), 23-173. doi:10.1080/10463283.2019.1630098

Van Dijke, M., Leunissen, J. M., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2019). Nostalgia promotes intrinsic motivation and effort in the presence of low interaction justice. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 150, 46-61. doi:10.1016/j.obhdp.2018.12.003

Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Bruder, M., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Göritz, A. S. (2019). An appraisal profile of nostalgia. Emotion, 19(1), 21-36. doi:10.1037/emo0000417

Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2019). How nostalgia infuses life with meaning: from social connectedness to self-continuity. European Journal of Social Psychology, 49, 521-532. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2519

Zou, X., Lee, M., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2019). Nostalgia increases financial risk-taking. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(5), 907-919. doi:10.1177/0146167218799717

Zhou, X., Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Mei, D., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2019). Hungering for the past: Nostalgic food labels increase purchase intentions and actual consumption. Appetite, 140, 151-158. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2019.05.007

 

Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Alowidy, D. (2019). Hanin: Nostalgia among Syrian refugees. European Journal of Social Psychology, 49(7), 1368-1384. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2590

2018

Cheung, W.-Y., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Autobiographical memory functions of nostalgia in comparison to rumination: Similarity and uniqueness. Memory, 26, 229-237.  doi:10.1080/09658211.2017.1346129

Ismail, S., Christopher, G., Dodd, E., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Ingram, T. A., Jones, R. W., Nooman, K. A., Tingley, D., & Cheston, R. (2018). Psychological and mnemonic benefits of nostalgia for people with dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 65, 1327-1344. doi:10.3233/JAD-180075

Leunissen, J. M., Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., & Cohen, T. R. (2018). Organizational nostalgia lowers turnover intentions by increasing work meaning: The moderating role of burnout. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 23, 44-57. doi:10.1037/ocp0000059

Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2018). Finding meaning in nostalgia. Review of General Psychology, 22(1), 48-61. doi:10.1037/gpr0000109

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., & Stephan, E. (2018). Nostalgia shapes and potentiates the future. In J. P. Forgas & R. F. Baumeister (Eds.), The social psychology of living well (pp. 181-199). New York, NY: Routledge

Turner, R. N., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Fighting ageism through nostalgia. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 196-208. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2317

Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2018). Adverse weather evokes nostalgia. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44, 984-995. doi:10.1177/0146167218756030

Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Nostalgia’s place among self-conscious emotions. Cognition and Emotion, 32, 742-759. doi:10.1080/02699931.2017.1351331

Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Robertson, S. (2018). Sociality and intergenerational transfer of older adults’ nostalgia. Memory, 26, 1030-1041. doi:10.1080/09658211.2018.1470645

Wohl, M. J. A., Kim, H. S., Salmon, M., Santesso, D., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Self-discontinuity-induced nostalgia improves the odd of a self-reported quit attempt among people living with addiction. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 75, 83-94. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2017.11.011

 

Zou, X., Wildschut, T., Cable, D., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Nostalgia for host culture facilitates repatriation success: The role of self-continuity. Self and Identity, 17, 327-342. doi:10.1080/15298868.2017.1378123

2017

Abakoumkin, G., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Bakarou, M. (2017). Nostalgia in response to group-based exclusion: The role of attachment-related avoidance. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47, 373–381. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2235

Cheung, W.-Y., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2017). Nostalgia and prejudice reduction. Personality and Individual Differences, 109, 89-97. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.12.045

Cheung, W.-Y., Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Tausch, N., & Ayanian, A. H. (2017). Collective nostalgia is associated with stronger outgroup-directed anger and participation in ingroup-favoring collective action. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, jspp.psychopen.eu | 2195-3325.

2016

Cheung, W. Y., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2016). Induced nostalgia increases optimism (via social connectedness and self-esteem) among individuals high, but not low, in trait nostalgia. Personality and Individual Differences, 90, 283-288. doi:10.1016/j.paid.20215.11.028

Luo, Y. L. L., Liu, Y., Cai, H., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2016). Nostalgia and self-enhancement: Phenotypic and genetic approaches. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 857-866. doi:10.1177/1948550616660158

Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2016a). Past forward: Nostalgia as a motivational force. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20, 319-321. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2016.01.008

Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2016b). Nostalgia: A bittersweet emotion that confers psychological health benefits. In J. Johnson & A. Wood (Eds.), The handbook of positive clinical psychology (pp. 25-136). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Cheung, W.-Y., Routledge, C., Hepper, E. G., Arndt, J., Vail, K., Zhou, X., Brackstone, K., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2016). Nostalgia fosters self-continuity: Uncovering the mechanism (social connectedness) and the consequence (eudaimonic well-being). Emotion, 16, 524-539. doi:10.1037/emo0000136

2015

Abeyta, A. A., Routledge, C., & Juhl, J. (2015). Looking back to move forward: Nostalgia as a psychological resource for promoting relationship aspirations and overcoming relationship challenges. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 1029-1044. doi:10.1037/pspi0000036
Abeyta, A., Routledge, C., Roylance, C., Wildschut, R. T., & Sedikides, C. (2015). Attachment-related avoidance and the social and agentic content of nostalgic memories. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32, 406-413. doi:10.1177/0265407514533770

Reid, C. A., Green, J. D., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2015). Scent-evoked nostalgia. Memory, 23, 157-166. doi:10.1080/09658211.2013.876048

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Routledge, C., Arndt, J., Hepper, E. G., & Zhou, X. (2015). To nostalgize: Mixing memory with affect and desire. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 51, 189-273. doi:10.1016/bs.aesp.2014.10.001

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Routledge, C., & Arndt, J. (2015). Nostalgia counteracts self-discontinuity and restores self-continuity. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 52-61. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2073

Stephan, E., Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Cheung, W. Y., Routledge, C., & Arndt, J. (2015). Nostalgia-evoked inspiration: Mediating mechanisms and motivational implications. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1395-1410. doi:10.1177/0146167215596985
Tullett, A. M., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Inzlicht, M. (2015). Right-frontal cortical asymmetry predicts increased proneness to nostalgia. Psychophysiology, 52, 990-996. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12438

Van Dijke, M., Wildschut, T., Leunissen, J., & Sedikides, C. (2015). Nostalgia buffers the negative impact of low procedural injustice on cooperation. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 127, 15-29.

Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2015). The mnemonic muse: Nostalgia fosters creativity through openness to experience. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 59, 1-7. doi: 10.1016//j.jesp.2015.02.002

2014

Hepper, E. G., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Ritchie, T. D., Yung, Y.-F., Hansen, N., Abakoumkin, G., Arikan, G., Cisek, S. Z., Demassosso, D. B., Gebauer, J. E., Gerber, J. P., González, R., Kusumi, T., Misra, G., Rusu, M., Ryan, O., Stephan, E., Vingerhoets, A. J. J., & Zhou, X. (2014). Pancultural nostalgia: Prototypical conceptions across cultures. Emotion, 14, 733-747. htpp://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0036790

Lasaleta, J. D., Sedikides, C., & Vohs, K. D. (2014). Nostalgia weakens the desire for money. Journal of Consumer Research, 41, 713-729. doi: 10.1086/677227

Routledge, C., Juhl, J., Abeyta, A., & Roylance, C. (2014). Using the past to promote a peaceful future: Nostalgia proneness mitigates existential threat induced nationalistic self-sacrifice. Social Psychology, 45, 339-346. doi:10.1027/1864-9335/a000172

Stephan, E., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Zhou, X., He, W., Routledge, C., Cheung, W. Y., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2014). The mnemonic mover: Nostalgia regulates avoidance and approach motivation. Emotion, 14, 545-561. doi: 10.1037/a0035673

Wildschut, T., Bruder, M., Robertson, S., Van Tilburg, A. P. W., & Sedikides, C. (2014). Collective nostalgia: A group-level emotion that confers unique benefits on the group. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 844-863. doi: http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/psp/107/5/844/

2013

Cheung, W. Y., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Hepper, E. G., Arndt, J., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2013). Back to the future: Nostalgia increases optimism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 1484-1496.

Juhl, J., & Routledge, C. (2013). Nostalgia bolsters perceptions of a meaningful self in a meaningful world. In J. Hicks & C. Routledge (Eds.), The experience of meaning in life: Perspectives from the psychological sciences (pp. 213-226). New York, NY: Springer Press.

Routledge, C., Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., & Juhl, J. (2013). Finding meaning in the past: Nostalgia as an existential resource. In K. Markman, T. Proulx, & M. Lindberg (Eds.), The psychology of meaning (pp. 297-316). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Routledge, C., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Juhl, J. (2013). Nostalgia as a resource for psychological health and well-being. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7, 808-818.

Seehusen, J., Cordaro, F., Wildschut, T., Sedikides. C., Routledge, C., Blackhart, G. C., & Epstude, K., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2013). Individual differences in nostalgia proneness: The integrating role of the need to belong. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 904-908.

Turner, R. N., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Gheorghiu, M. (2013). Combating the mental health stigma with nostalgia. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 413-422.

Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Igou, E. R., & Sedikides, C. (2013). In search of meaningfulness: Nostalgia as an antidote to boredom. Emotion, 13, 450-461.

2012

Hepper, E. G., Ritchie, T. D., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2012). Odyssey’s end: Lay conceptions of nostalgia reflect its original Homeric meaning. Emotion, 12, 102-119.

Juhl, J., Sand, E., & Routledge, C. (2012). The effects of nostalgia and avoidant attachment on relationship satisfaction and romantic motives. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 29, 661–670.

Routledge, C., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Juhl, J., & Arndt, J. (2012). The power of the past: Nostalgia as a meaning-making resource. Memory, 20, 452-460.

Stephan, E., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2012). Mental travel into the past: Differentiating recollections of nostalgic, ordinary, and positive events. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 290-298.

Turner, R. N., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2012). Dropping the weight stigma: Nostalgia improves attitudes toward persons who are overweight. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 130-137.

 

Vess, M., Arndt, J., Routledge, C., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2012). Nostalgia as a resource for the self. Self and Identity, 3, 273-284.

 

Zhou, X., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Shi, K., & Feng, C. (2012). Nostalgia: The gift that keeps on giving. Journal of Consumer Research, 39, 39-50.

 

Zhou, X., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Chen, X., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2012). Heartwarming memories: Nostalgia maintains physiological comfort. Emotion, 12, 678-684.

 

2011

 

Hart, C. M., Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Arndt, J., Routledge, C., & Vingerhoets, Ad J. J. M. (2011). Nostalgic recollections of high and low narcissists. Journal of Research in Personality, 45, 238-242.

 

Routledge C., Arndt, J., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Hart, C., Juhl, J., Vingerhoets, A. J., & Scholtz, W. (2011). The past makes the present meaningful: Nostalgia as an existential resource. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 638-652.

 

Wildschut, C., Sedikides, C., & Cordaro, F. (2011). Self-regulatory interplay between negative and positive emotions: The case of loneliness and nostalgia. In I. Nyklicek, A. J. J. M. Vingerhoets, & M. Zeelenberg (Eds.), Emotion regulation and well-being (pp. 67-83). New York, NY: Springer.

 

2010

 

Barrett, F. S., Grimm, K. J., Robins, R. W., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Janata, P. (2010). Music-evoked nostalgia: Affect, memory, and personality. Emotion, 10, 390-403.

 

Juhl, J., Routledge, C., Arndt, J., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2010). Fighting the future with the past: On the death-anxiety buffering function of nostalgia. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 309-314.

 

Gebauer, J., & Sedikides, C. (2010). Yearning for yesterday: Dwell on the past— It’s good for you. Scientific American Mind, 23, 30-35. doi:10.1038/scientificamericanmind0710-30

 

Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Routledge, C., Arndt, J., & Cordaro, P. (2010). Nostalgia as a repository of social connectedness: The role of attachment-related avoidance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 573-586.

 

2009

 

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Routledge, C. R, Arndt, J., & Zhou, X. (2009). Buffering acculturative stress and facilitating cultural adaptation: Nostalgias as a psychological resource. In R. S. Wyer, Jr., C.-y. Chiu, & Y.-y. Hong (Eds.), Understanding culture: Theory, research, and application (pp. 361-378). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

 

Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2009). Nostalgia. In H. T. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships (Vol. 2, pp. 1168-1170). Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.

 

2008

 

Routledge, C., Arndt, J., Sedikides, C., & Wildschut, T. (2008). A blast from the past: The terror management function of nostalgia. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 132-140.

 

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Arndt, J., & Routledge, C. (2008). Nostalgia: past, present, and future. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17, 304-307.

 

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Gaertner, L., Routledge, C., & Arndt, J. (2008). Nostalgia as enabler of self-continuity. In F. Sani (Ed.), Self-continuity: Individual and collective perspectives (pp. 227-239). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

 

Zhou, X, Sedikides, C., Wildschut, C., & Gao, D.-G. (2008). Counteracting loneliness: On the restorative function of nostalgia. Psychological Science, 19, 1023-1029.

 

2006

 

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Arndt, J., & Routledge, C. D. (2006). Affect and the self. In J. P. Forgas (Ed.), Affect in social thinking and behavior: Frontiers in social psychology (pp. 197-215). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

 

Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., Arndt, J., & Routledge, C. D. (2006). Nostalgia: Content, triggers, functions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 975-993.

 

2004

 

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., & Baden, D. (2004). Nostalgia: Conceptual issues and existential functions. In J. Greenberg, S. Koole, & T. Pyszczynski (Eds.), Handbook of experimental existential psychology (pp. 200-214). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

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