Publications & Presentations


Publications

Condon, P., & DeSteno, D. (2017). Enhancing compassion: Social psychological perspectives. In E. Seppala, J. Doty, M. Worline, D. Cameron, S. Brown, & E. Simon-Thomas (Eds.), Oxford handbook of compassion science. Oxford University Press.

Condon, P. (2017). Mindfulness, compassion, and prosocial behavior. In J.C. Karremans & E.K. Papies (Eds.), Mindfulness in social psychology (pp. 124-138). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

DeSteno, D., Condon, P., & Dickens, L. (2016). Gratitude and compassion. In L.F. Barrett, J.M. Haviland-Jones, & M. Lewis (Eds.), Handbook of emotion, 4th Ed (pp. 835-846). New York: Guilford Press.

Lim, D.*, Condon, P.*, & DeSteno, D.* (2015). Mindfulness and compassion: A test of mechanism and scalability. PLoS ONE, 10: e0118221.
[*authors contributed equally.]

Condon, P., Wilson-Mendenhall, C.D., & Barrett, L.F. (2014). The psychological construction of positive emotion as a window into well-being. In J. Gruber & J. Moskowitz,  (Eds.), Positive emotion: Integrating the light sides and dark sides (pp. 11-33). New York: Oxford University Press.

Condon, P., Wilson-Mendenhall, C.D., & Barrett, L.F. (2014). What is a positive emotion? The psychological construction of pleasant fear and unpleasant happiness. In M. Tugade, M.N. Shiota, & L.D. Kirby, (Eds.), Handbook of positive emotions (pp. 60-81). New York: Guilford Press.

Condon, P., & Barrett, L.F. (2013). Conceptualizing and experiencing compassion. Emotion, 13, 817-821.

Condon, P., Desbordes, G., Miller, W.B., & DeSteno, D. (2013). Meditation increases compassionate responses to suffering. Psychological Science, 24, 2125-2127.

Bartlett, M.Y., Condon, P., Cruz, J., Baumann, J., & DeSteno, D. (2012). Gratitude: Prompting behaviours that build relationships. Cognition & Emotion, 26, 2-13.

Condon, P., & DeSteno, D. (2011). Compassion for one reduces punishment for another. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 698-701.

Invited Colloquia

Condon, P. (January 2016). How can contemplative practice increase students’ compassion for others? Invited presentation at the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning through Research (CATLR), Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Condon, P. (December 2015). Causes and consequences of compassion: Moral decision-making, relationships, and wellbeing. Invited colloquia at the Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

Condon, P. (July 2014). Cultivating compassion: The effects of meditation on prosocial emotion and action. Invited presentation at the Laboratory for Meditation Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA.

Condon, P. (November 2013). Meditation and compassionate behavior. Invited presentation at the Metro-Area Research Group on Awareness and Meditation, New York University, New York, NY.

Condon, P. (October 2013). Meditation and compassionate behavior. Invited presentation at the Boston Area Moral Cognition Group, Boston University, Boston, MA.

Condon, P. (July 2013). Meditation and compassionate behavior. Invited presentation at the Mind & Life Institute, Hadley, MA.

Conference Presentations

Lavelle, B., Condon, P., Dunne, J., Makransky, J., & Coan, J. (November 2016). Meaning and method: Scientific and contemplative perspectives on compassion. Panel presentation at the International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, San Diego, CA.

Wilson-Mendenhall, C.D., Condon, P., & Dunne, J. (May 2016). Self, desire, and virtue in romantic relationships: A novel integration of Buddhist philosophy and relationship science. Invited presentation at the 1st Self, Motivation, and Virtue conference, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN.

Condon, P., Dunne, J., & Wilson-Mendenhall, C.D. (March 2015). Self and desire as seeds of virtue: A Buddhist-inspired multi-method investigation. Invited presentation at the Interdisciplinary Moral Forum at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

Condon, P., Lim, D., & DeSteno, D. (February 2015). Mindfulness and compassion: Social psychological investigations of ancient claims. Paper presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology 16th Annual Convention, Long Beach, CA.

Davis, J., Condon, P., Desbordes, G., Robbins, E.E., Makransky, J., & Dodson-Lavelle, B. (October 2014). Is compassion good? The science and conception of prosocial behavior. Panel presentation at the International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, Boston, MA.

Condon, P. (February 2014). The effects of mindfulness- and compassion-based meditation on prosocial behavior. Paper presented at the Buddhist Studies Graduate Conference at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Condon, P., Desbordes, G., Miller, W.B., & DeSteno, D. (February 2014). Meditation increases compassionate responses to suffering. Paper presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology 15th Annual Convention, Austin, TX.

DeSteno, D., Condon, P. & Valdesolo, P. (September 2013). Nudging compassion: Two routes to enlightenment and resilience. Paper presented at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology 49th Annual Meeting, Berkeley, CA.

Condon, P., Desbordes, G., Miller, W.B., & DeSteno, D. (June 2013). Meditation and compassionate behavior. Paper presented at the Mind & Life 10th Annual Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY.

Condon, P., & DeSteno, D. (January 2013). The power of incidental compassion in the interpersonal domain. Paper presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology 14th Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Condon, P., & DeSteno, D. (July 2011). Compassion for one reduces punishment for another. Paper presented at the European Association of Social Psychology 16th General Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden.

Condon, P., & DeSteno, D. (June 2011). Compassion for one reduces punishment for another. Paper presented at the Mind & Life 8th Annual Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY.

Condon, P., & DeSteno, D. (May 2011). Compassion for one reduces punishment for another. Paper presented at the Association of Psychological Science 23rd Annual Convention, Washington D.C.