Phi Beta Kappa Lecture
“The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less”
Barry Schwartz ---- Selected Bibliography
(Photo downloaded from http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/bschwar1/ on 3/15/07)
Barry Schwartz, the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar will deliver a lecture on April 12, entitled “The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less.” He is the Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action in the Psychology Department of Swarthmore College. He is also a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. He has received several National Science Foundation grants as well as a fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation and has published widely.
In conjunction with the event, we have compiled a bibliography consisting of books, book reviews, journal and popular press articles and websites by and about the speaker.
Schwartz, Barry. The battle for human nature: science, morality, and modern life, New York: Norton, c1986. GN365.9 .S38
Schwartz, Barry. The costs of living: how market freedom erodes the best things in life, Philadelphia: Xlibris, c2000. HC110.C6 S39
Schwartz, Barry. The paradox of choice: why more is less, New York: Ecco, c2004. BF611 .S38
Schwartz, Barry. Psychology of learning & behavior, New York: Norton, 1978. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry. Psychology of learning: readings in behavior theory, New York: Norton, 1984. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry. Wu cong xuan ze: wei he duo ji shi shao, Beijing: Zhongguo shang wu chu ban she, 2005. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry, Bustelo, Gabriela & Carretero, Teresa. Por qué más es menos: la tiranía de la abundancia, Madrid: Taurus, 2005. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry & Delamater, Andrew. Instructor's guide and test-item file for Psychology of learning and behavior, New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry & Hyong, Son-ho. Sont`aek ui p`aerodoksu: tasinun huhoe hago sipchi annun idul ul wihan sont`aek ui kisul, Soul-si: Ungjin Datk`om, 2004. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry & Lacey, Hugh. Behaviorism, science, and human nature, New York: Norton, 1982. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry & Reisberg, Daniel. Learning and memory, New York: Norton, 1991. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry, Wasserman, Edward A. & Robbins, Steven J. Psychology of learning and behavior, New York: W.W. Norton, 2002. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Schwartz, Barry, Wassink, Hans & Lokhorst, Nienke. De paradox van keuzes: hoe teveel een probleem kan zijn, Utrecht: Spectrum, 2004. Available through Interlibrary Loan.
Journal and Popular Press Articles & Book Reviews
Appleyard, Bryan. The misery of plenty. New Statesman, 6/7/2004, 133 (4691)
Arndorfer, James B. & MacArthur, Kate. Want a Bud? A Coke? Sorry, you'll have to be more specific. Advertising Age, 2/28/2005, 76 (9)
Block, Sandra. So many choices What to do? What to do? USA Today, 01/16/2006
Caldwell, Christopher. Select all. New Yorker, 3/1/2004, 80 (2)
Chatzky, Jean. How to choose smarter in a world of choice. Money, May2005, 34 (5)
Iyengar, Sheena S., Wells, Rachael E. & Schwartz, Barry. Doing better but feeling worse. Psychological Science, Feb2006, 17 (2)
Klosterman, Chuck. The (other) paradox of choice. Esquire, May2005, 143 (5)
Levinson, Martin H. The paradox of choice. ETC: A Review of General Semantics, Apr2005, 62 (2)
Mathis-Lilley, Ben. Happiness: a user's manual. New York, 7/17/2006, 39 (25)
Monterosso, John, Royzman, Edward B. & Schwartz, Barry. Explaining away responsibility: effects of scientific explanation on perceived culpability.
Ethics & Behavior, Apr2005, 15 (2)
Postrel, Virginia. Consumer vertigo. Reason, Jun2005, 37 (2)
Schwartz, Barry. America's crisis of values: reality and perception. American Journal of Sociology, Jan2006, 111 (4)
Schwartz, Barry. Capitalism, the market, the "underclass," and the future. Society, Nov/Dec99, 37 (1)
Schwartz, Barry. Freedom and tyranny: descriptions and prescriptions. American Psychologist, Jan2001, 56 (1)
Schwartz, Barry, Ward, Andrew, Lyubomirsky, Sonja, Monterosso, John (et al.). Maximizing versus satisficing: happiness Is a matter of choice. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, Nov2002, 83 (5)
Schwartz, Barry. On morals and markets. Criminal Justice Ethics, Summer/Fall94, 13 (2)
Schwartz, Barry. Choice overload burdens daily modern life. USA Today, 01/05/2004
Schwartz, Barry. Self-determination: the tyranny of freedom. American Psychologist, Jan2000, 55 (1)
Schwartz, Barry. The tyranny of choice. Scientific American, Apr2004, 290 (4)
Smith, Anne Kates. Keep it simple. Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Apr2005, 59 (4)
Warner, R. Stephen. Burden of choice. (cover story). Christian Century, 7/13/2004, 121 (14)
Barry Schwartz- photo, curriculum vitae & select recent publications - http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/bschwar1/
Interview by Mark Hurst - http://www.goodexperience.com/blog/archives/000106.php
IT conversations: Barry Schwartz - http://www.itconversations.com/shows/detail252.html
Online NewsHour: Paradox of Choice -- December 26, 2003 - http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/economy/july-dec03/paradox_12-26.html