Ethan Kross

Ethan Kross

  • Professor of Management and Organizations
Education
  • PhD Columbia University 2007
  • BA University of Pennsylvania 2001

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 763-5640
Email
Room
R5461
Research

Ethan Kross is a Professor in the University of Michigan’s Psychology Department and Ross School of Business. He is the director of the Emotion & Self-Control Lab. His research examines how people can control their thoughts, feelings and behaviors to improve their lives. He uses a variety of tools (e.g., behavioral, diary, physiological, neuroscience, social media) to address these issues and focuses on adult, child and clinical populations.

Ethan was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude. After earning his PhD in Psychology from Columbia University, Ethan completed a post-doctoral fellowship in social-affective neuroscience to learn about the neural systems that support self-control. He moved to the University of Michigan in 2008, where he founded the Emotion & Self-Control Lab.

Ethan’s research has been published in Science, The New England Journal of Medicine, and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, among other peer-reviewed journals. He has been interviewed on CBS Evening News, Good Morning America and NPR’s MorningEdition. His research has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Harvard Business Review, USA Today, The Economist, The Atlantic, Forbes, and Time.

Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It

Authors
Ethan Kross
Published Date
2021

Source

New York, NY: Crown
Authors
Berg, M., Kitayama, S., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2021

Source

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Volume: 
95
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
104156

Talking to yourself - you’ve got a friend in you

Authors
Kross, E.
Published Date
01/2021

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The Philadelphia Inquirer
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Authors
Verduyn, P., Nino G., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2021

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World Psychiatry
Volume: 
20
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
133-134
Authors
Verduyn, P., Schulte-Strathaus, J., Kross, E., & Hulsheger, U.
Published Date
2021

Source

Computers in Human Behaviour
Volume: 
114
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
106550

Why being introspective is a double-edged sword

Authors
Kross, E.
Published Date
02/2021

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Los Angeles Times
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Why Venting When You Have Problems Feels Good—and Why It Doesn’t Work

Authors
Kross, E.
Published Date
04/2021

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Education Week
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Distanced self-talk changes how people conceptualize the self.

Authors
Gainsburg, I., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2020

Source

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Volume: 
88
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
103969

Distanced self-talk enhances goal pursuit to eat healthier.

Authors
Furman, C. R., Kross, E., & Gearhardt, A. N.
Published Date
2020

Source

Clinical Psychological Science
Volume: 
8
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
366-373
Authors
Orvell, A., Vickers, B., Drake, B., Verduyn, P., Ayduk, O., Moser, J., Jonides, J., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2020

Source

Clinical Psychological Science
Volume: 
9
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
68-78
Authors
Guevarra, D., Moser, J., Wager, T., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2020

Source

Nature Communications
Volume: 
11
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
3785
Authors
Weidman, A., Sowden, W., Berg, M., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2020

Source

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Volume: 
46
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
693-708
Authors
Fujita, K., Orvell, A., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2020

Source

Policy Insights from Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume: 
7
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
149-156
Authors
Verduyn, P., Gugushvili, N., Massar, K., Taht, K., & Kross, E.
Published Date
2020

Source

Current Opinion in Psychology
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
32-37
Authors
Kross, E., Verduyn, P., Costello, C., Sheppes, G., Jonides, J., & Ybarra, O.
Published Date
2020

Source

Trends in Cognitive Sciences
Volume: 
25
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
55-66

When Facebook and finals collide: Procrastinatory social media usage predicts enhanced anxiety.

Authors
Sternberg, N., Luria, R., Vickers, B., Kross, E., & Sheppes, G
Published Date
2020

Source

Computers in Human Behavior
Volume: 
109
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
106358
Authors
Orvell, A., Kross, E., Gelman, S.
Published Date
2020

Source

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA
Volume: 
117
Issue: 
49
Pages: 
31038-31045

How does social media influence people’s emotional lives?

Authors
Kross, E & Cazaubon, S
Published Date
2020

Source

Routledge
Applications of Social Psychology
J.P. Forgas, W.D. Crano, and K. Fiedler