• Grossmann, I., Dorman, A., Oakes, H., Vohs, K. D., Santos, H. C., & Scholer, A. A. (2021). Training for wisdom. The distanced self-reflection diary method. Psychological Science, 32(3), 381-394.
  • Dorfman, A., Oakes, H., Santos, H. C., & Grossmann, I. (2021). Self-distancing promotes positive emotional change after adversity: Evidence from a micro-longitudinal field experiment. Journal of Personality, 89(1), 132-144.



  • Grossmann, I., Oakes, H., & Santos, H. C. (2019). Wise reasoning benefits from emodiversity, irrespective of emotional intensity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148, 805-823.



  • Huynh, A. C., Oakes, H., Shay, G. & McGregor, I. (2017). The wisdom in virtue: Pursuit of virtue predicts wise reasoning about personal conflicts. Psychological Science, 28, 1848-1856.


  • Frimer, J. A., Aquino, K., Gebauer, J. E., Zhu, L. & Oakes, H. (2015). A decline in prosocial language helps explain public disapproval of the US Congress. PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, 6591-6594. [pdf]


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in preparation/under review

  • Filice, E., Johnson, C. W., Parry, D. C., & Oakes, H. (2021) “It’s all a little bit smoke and mirrors”: Self-presentation among men seeking men on location-based real-time dating apps. Manuscript under review.
  • Oakes, H., Eibach, R., & Bergsieker, H. B. (2021). Closets breed suspicion: Environments that stigmatize concealable identities raise doubts about claims to contrasting non-stigmatized identities. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Oakes, H., Munds, B. M., Novick, J. R., & Eibach, R. P. (2021). “Have you heard?!” The serial reproduction of men’s sexuality as a function of homophobia in social environments. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Oakes, H., Vo, T., Woodford, M. R., & Coulombe, S. (2021). Critical distress disparities as a function of Canadian university students’ sexuality, gender identity, and experiences of physical, verbal, and sexual victimization. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Coulombe, S., Oakes, H., Woodford, M. R., Gattis, M., Lange, A., & Renn, K. (2021). Understanding academic outcomes among LGBQ college students: A multi-level factor study. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Oakes, H., Hughes, J., & Eibach, R. (2021). “Blessed are the persecuted”: Perceived threat from the U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage predicts evangelical Christians’ increased religious fundamentalism and system-critical attitudes. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Dorfman, A., Oakes, H., & Grossmann, I. (2021). Rejection sensitivity hurts your open mind: Effects of rejection sensitivity and power position for wise reasoning in workplace conflicts. Manuscript in preparation.