- Sommers, R. & Bohns, V. K. The voluntariness of voluntary consent: Consent searches and the psychology of compliance. Forthcoming at the Yale Law Journal.
- Jordan, J. J., Sommers, R., Rand, D. G., & Bloom, P. Why do we hate hypocrites? Evidence for a theory of false signaling. Psychological Science, 28(3), 356-368. [link][pdf]
- Sommers, R. (2016). Will putting cameras on police reduce polarization? Yale Law Journal, 125 (5), 1150-1547. [link] [pdf]
- Sommers, R. (2015). The psychology of punishment and the puzzle of why tortfeasor death defeats liability for punitive damages. Yale Law Journal, 124(4), 1295-1307. [link] [pdf]
- Danis, M., Sommers, R., et al. (2014). Exploring public attitudes toward approaches to discussing costs in the clinical encounter. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(2), 1-7. [pdf]
- Sommers, R., Goold, S. D., McGlynn, E. A., Pearson, S. D., & Danis, M. (2013). Focus groups highlight that many patients object to clinicians’ focusing on costs. Health Affairs, 32(2), 338-346. [pdf]
- Sommers, R., & Miller, F. G. (2013). Forgoing debriefing in deceptive research: Is it ever ethical? Ethics & Behavior, 23(2), 98-116. [pdf]
- Schwartz, B., & Sommers, R. (2013). Affective forecasting and well-being. Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology. [pdf]
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