Underline denotes graduate student author and *asterisk and underline denotes undergraduate student author under Dr. Sin’s supervision

  1. Morstead, T., Zheng, J., Sin, N. L., Rights, J., & DeLongis, A. (in press). Pandemic stressors and depressive symptoms: Examining within- and between-person effects of neuroticism. Personality and Individual Differences, 198, 111827.
  2. Klaiber, P., & Sin, N. L. (in press). Uplifts in daily life. In S. D. Pressman & A. C. Parks (Eds.), Activities for Teaching Positive Psychology, Volume II. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  3. Wen, J. H., & Sin, N. L. (in press). Perceived control and reactivity to acute stressors: Variations by age, race, and facets of control. Stress and Health. [PDF]
  4. Hill, P. L., Klaiber, P., Burrow, A. L., DeLongis, A. & Sin, N. L. (in press). Purposefulness and daily life in a pandemic: Predicting daily affect and physical symptoms during the first weeks of the COVID-19 response. Psychology and Health. [PDF]
  5. Klaiber, P., Wen, J. H., Ong, A. D., Almeida, D. M., & Sin, N. L. (2022). Personality differences in engagement and responsiveness to daily positive events. Journal of Personality, 90, 441– 456. [PDFData | Code]
  6. *Ying, F., Wen, J. H., Klaiber, P., DeLongis, A., Slavish, D. C., & Sin, N. L. (2022). Associations between intraindividual variability in sleep and daily positive affect. Affective Science, 3, 330-340. [Datasets, Code, & Materials]
  7. Morstead, T., Zheng, J., Sin, N. L., King, D. B., & DeLongis, A. (2022). Adherence to recommended preventive behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of empathy and perceived health threat. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 56(4), 381-392.
  8. Hill, P. L., Klaiber, P., Burrow, A. L., DeLongis, A. & Sin, N. L. (2022). Great, purposeful expectations: Predicting daily purposefulness during the COVID-19 response. Journal of Positive Psychology, 17(1), 89-101.
  9. Hill, P. L., Sin, N. L., Almeida, D. M., & Burrow, A. L. (2022). Sense of purpose predicts daily positive events and attenuates their influence on positive affect. Emotion, 22(3), 597-602. [PMC Full Text]
  10. Wen, J. H., Klaiber, P., DeLongis, A., Slavish, D. C., & Sin, N. L. (2021). Day-to-day associations of sleep with health and well-being amid the COVID-19 pandemic in North America. Sleep Health, 7(6), 666-674. [preregistration]
  11. Hill, P. L., Sin, N. L., Edmonds, G. W., & Burrow, A. L. (2021). Associations between everyday discrimination and sleep: Tests of moderation by ethnicity and sense of purpose. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 55(12), 1246-1252. [PMC Full Text]
  12. Sin, N. L., Rush, J., Buxton, O. M., & Almeida, D. M. (2021). Emotional vulnerability to short sleep predicts increases in chronic health conditions across 8 years, 55(12), 1231–1240. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
    — Selected as an Editor’s Choice article at Annals of Behavioral Medicine —
  13. Zheng, J., Morstead, T., Sin, N., Klaiber, P., Umberson, D., Kamble, S., & DeLongis, A. (2021). Psychological distress in North America during COVID-19: The Role of Pandemic-Related Stressors. Social Science and Medicine, 270, 113687.
  14. Sin, N. L., Klaiber, P., Wen, J. H., & DeLongis, A. (2021). Helping amid the pandemic: Daily affective and social implications of COVID-19-related prosocial activities. The Gerontologist, 61(1), 59-70. [preregistration]
  15. Klaiber, P., Wen, J. H., DeLongis, A., & Sin, N. L. (2021). The ups and downs of daily life during COVID-19: Age differences in affect, stress, and positive events. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 76(2), e30–e37.
    — Awarded the Innovative Research on Aging Award (Bronze Award) from the Mather Institute —
  16. Slavish, D.C., Asbee, J., Veeramachaneni, K., Messman, B., Scott, B., Sin, N.L., Taylor, D.J. & Dietch, J.R. (2021). The cycle of daily stress and sleep: Sleep measurement matters. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 55(5), 413-423. [PMC Full Text]
  17. *Chi, K., Almeida, D. M., Charles, S. T., & Sin, N. L. (2021). Daily prosocial activities and well-being: Age moderation in two national studies. Psychology and Aging, 36(1), 83–95. [PMC Full Text]
  18. Sin, N. L., Wen, J. H., Klaiber, P., Buxton, O. M., & Almeida, D. M. (2020). Sleep duration and affective reactivity to stressors and positive events in daily life. Health Psychology, 39(12), 1078–1088. [PMC Full Text]
  19. Jones, D. R., Smyth, J. M., Engeland, C. G., Sliwinski, M. J., Russell, M., Sin, N. L., Almeida, D. M., & Graham-Engeland, J. E. (2020). Affect variability and inflammatory markers in midlife adults. Health Psychology, 39(8), 655–666. [PMC Full Text]
  20. Wen, J. H., Lyubomirsky, S., & Sin, N. L. (2020). Positive activity interventions targeted to improve depressive symptoms. In Donaldson, S. I., Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Nakamura, J. (Eds.), Positive Psychological Science (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge. [PDF]
  21. Graham-Engeland, J. E., Sin, N. L., Smyth, J. M., Jones, D., Knight, E. L., Sliwinski, M. J., Almeida, D. M., Katz, M. J., Lipton, R. B., & Engeland, C.G. (2018). Negative and positive affect as predictors of inflammation: Timing matters. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 74, 222-230. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2018.09.011 [PMC Full Text]
  22. Hill, P. L., Sin, N. L., Turiano, N. A., Burrow, A. L., & Almeida, D. M. (2018). Sense of purpose moderates the associations between daily stressors and daily well-being. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 52, 724-729. DOI: 10.1093/abm/kax039 
  23. Otto, L., Sin, N. L., Almeida, D. M., & Sloan, R. P. (2018). Trait emotion regulation strategies and diurnal cortisol profiles in healthy adults. Health Psychology, 37, 301-305. DOI: 10.1037/hea0000564 [PMC Full Text]
  24. Sin, N. L., & Almeida, D. M. (2018). Daily positive experiences and health: Biobehavioral pathways and resilience to daily stress. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Integrative Health Science. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190676384.013.10 [PDF]
  25. Ong, A. D., Sin, N. L., & Ram, N. (2018). Distinguishing between fragile and enduring positive affect: Implications for health and well-being in midlife. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Integrative Health Science. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190676384.013.35 [PDF]
  26. Sin, N. L., Ong, A. D., Stawski, R. S., & Almeida, D. M. (2017). Daily positive events and diurnal cortisol rhythms: Examination of between-person differences and within-person variation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 83, 91-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.06.001 [PMC Full Text]
  27. Sin, N. L., Almeida, D. M., Crain, T. L., Kossek, E. E., Berkman, L. F., & Buxton, O. M. (2017). Bidirectional, temporal associations of sleep with positive events, emotions, and stressors in daily life across a week. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51(3), 402-415. DOI: 10.1007/s12160-016-9864-y
  28. Sin, N. L. (2016). The protective role of positive well-being in cardiovascular disease: Review of current evidence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. Current Cardiology Reports, 18(11), 106. DOI: 10.1007/s11886-016-0792-z
  29. Sin, N. L., Sloan, R. P., McKinley, P. S., & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Linking daily stress processes and laboratory-based heart rate variability in a national sample of midlife and older adults. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78(5), 573-582. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000306 [PMC Full Text]
  30. Sin, N. L., Kumar, A. D., Gehi, A. K., & Whooley, M. A. (2016). Direction of association between depressive symptoms and lifestyle behaviors among patients with coronary heart disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50(4), 523-532. DOI: 10.1007/s12160-016-9777-9 [PMC Full Text]
  31. Sin, N. L., Graham-Engeland, J. E., Ong, A., D., & Almeida, D. M. (2015). Affective reactivity to daily stressors is associated with elevated inflammation. Health Psychology, 34(12), 1154–1165DOI: 10.1037/hea0000240 [PMC Full Text]
  32. Sin, N. L., Moskowitz, J. T., & Whooley, M. A. (2015). Positive affect and health behaviors across 5 years in patients with coronary heart disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 77(9), 1058-1066. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000238 [PMC Full Text]
  33. Sin, N. L., Graham-Engeland, J. E., & Almeida, D. M. (2015). Daily positive events and inflammation: Findings from the National Study of Daily Experiences. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 43, 130–138. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2014.07.015 [PMC Full Text]
  34. Sin, N. L., Yaffe, K., & Whooley, M. A. (2015). Depressive symptoms, cardiovascular disease severity, and functional status in older adults with coronary heart disease: The Heart and Soul Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(1), 8–15. DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13188 [PMC Full Text]
  35. Jarvie, J. L., Whooley, M. A., Regan, M. C., Sin, N. L., & Cohen, B. E. (2014). Effect of physical activity level on inflammation and insulin resistance in outpatients with coronary heart disease across 5 years: Results from the Heart and Soul Study. American Journal of Cardiology, 114(8), 1192-1197. DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.07.036 [PMC Full Text]
  36. Sin, N. L., & DiMatteo, M. R. (2014). Depression treatment enhances adherence to antiretroviral therapy: A meta-analysis. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 47(3), 259–269. DOI: 10.1007/s12160-013-9559-6 [PMC Full Text]
  37. Wong, J. M., Sin, N. L., & Whooley, M. A. (2014). A comparison of Cook-Medley hostility subscales and mortality in patients with coronary heart disease: Data from the Heart and Soul Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(4), 311–317. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000059 [PDF]
  38. Eberhart, N. K., Sherbourne, C. D., Edelen, M. O., Stucky, B. D., Sin, N. L., & Lara, M. (2014). Development of a measure of asthma-specific quality of life among adults. Quality of Life Research, 23(3), 837–848. DOI: 10.1007/s11136-013-0510-x [PMC Full Text]
  39. DiMatteo, M. R., & Sin, N. L. (2011). Family involvement in health care regimen. In M. Craft-Rosenberg & Shelley-Rae Pehler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of family health. New York: Sage. [PDF]
  40. Sin, N. L., Della Porta, M. D., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2011). Tailoring positive psychology interventions to treat depressed individuals. In Donaldson, S. I., Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Nakamura, J. (Eds.), Applied positive psychology: Improving everyday life, schools, work, health, and society. New York: Routledge. [PDF]
  41. Sin, N. L., Jacobs, K. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2011). House and happiness: A differential diagnosis. In L. L. Martin & T. Cascio (Eds.), House and psychology. New York: Wiley. [PDF]
  42. Sin, N. L., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2009). Enhancing well-being and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychology interventions: A practice-friendly meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65(5), 467–487. DOI: 10.1002/jclp.20593
    Reprinted in: F. Huppert & A. Linley (Eds.), Happiness and well-being: Critical concepts in psychology. New York: Routledge.
  43. Lyubomirsky, S., & Sin, N. L. (2009). Positive affectivity and interpersonal relationships. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships. New York: Sage. [PDF]