- Judgement & Decision-Making
- Optimistic Bias
- Affective Forecasting
- Consumer Behavior
My interest broadly examine the impact of emotions on people’s judgement and decision-making, particularly when people have to deal with unexpected events.
Perez, K.A., & Lench, H.C. (In preparation). Exploring affective mechanisms for gender differences in optimistic bias.
Perez, K., & Lench, H. C. (in press). Self-transcendent positive emotions: Wonder & awe. In Monika Wrobel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences.
Lench, H. C., Bench, S. W., & Perez, K. A. (2016). Building a house of sentiment on sand: Epistemological issues with contempt. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.