Rim, S., Min, E. K., Uleman, J. S., Chartrand, T. L., & Carlston, D. E. (in press). Seeing others through rose-colored glasses: An affiliation goal and positivity bias in implicit trait impressions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Hansen, J., Rim, S., & Fiedler, K. (in press). Psychological distance and judgments of causal impact. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Rim, S., Trope, Y., Liberman, N., & Shapira, O. (in press). The highs and lows of mental representation: A construal level perspective on the structure of knowledge. In D. E. Carlston (Ed.), Handbook of Social Cognition, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Rim, S., Hansen, J., & Trope, Y. (2013). What happens why? Psychological distance and focusing on causes versus consequences of events. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 457-472.

Saribay, S. A., Rim, S., & Uleman, J. S. (2012). Culture, self-construals, and their effects on stages of impression formation, Special Issue on “Culture as Process” in Social Psychology, 43, 196-204. * Joint first authorship

Uleman, J. S., Rim, S., Saribay, S. A., & Kressel, L. M. (2012). Controversies, Questions, and Prospects for Spontaneous Social Inferences. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 657-673.

Shapira, O., Liberman, N., Trope, N., & Rim, S. (2012). Levels of mental construal: Separating the primary from the secondary. In S. T. Fiske & C. N. Macrae (Eds.), Sage Handbook of Social Cognition. New York, NY: Sage Publications.

Liberman, N., Trope, Y., & Rim, S. (2011). Prediction: A construal-level theory perspective. In M. Bar (Ed.), Predictions in the Brain: Using Our Past to Generate a Future, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Uleman, J. S., Kressel, L. M., & Rim, S. (2011). Spontaneous trait inferences provide some of the intuitive beliefs on which proper reasoning depends. A commentary on Mercier & Sperber’s “Why do humans reason? Arguments for an argumentative theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 34, 57-111.

Rim, S., Uleman, J. S., Trope, Y. (2009). Spontaneous Trait Inference and Construal Level Theory: Psychological distance increases nonconscious trait thinking. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 1088-1097.


Rim, S., & Summerville, A. (conditionally accepted). How far to the road not taken?: The effect of psychological distance on counterfactual direction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Rim, S., Amit, E., Halbeisen, G., Trope, Y., & Fujita, K. (submitted). How words transcend and pictures immerse: On the association between medium and level of construal.

Amit, E., Rim, S., Halbeisen, G., Algom, D., & Trope, Y. (submitted). Distance-dependent memory for pictures and words.

Min, K., Rim, S., Tanner, R. J., & Chartrand, T. L. (in prep). Think outside the frame: Creativity reduces framing effects.