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  • Tagat,A., Gupta, N., George, N., & Kapoor, H. (2021). Breaking the Law: Rule Violations as social norms on India’s road. Indian Public Policy Review.

  • Karandikar, S., Kapoor, H., Diwakar, S., & Badiani, F. (2021). She did it her way: An analysis of female rebellion in contemporary Bollywood movies. South Asian Popular Culture. doi: 10.1080/14746689.2021.1940548

  • Puthillam, A., Parekh, A., & Kapoor, H. (2021). Who are you to me? Relational distance to victims and perpetrators affects advising to report rape. Violence against Women. doi: 10.1177/10778012211005565

  • Kapoor, H., Reiter-Palmon, R., & Kaufman, J. C. (2021). Norming the muses: Establishing the psychometric properties of the Kaufman Domains of Creativity Scale. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

  • Kapoor, H., Inamdar, V. & Kaufman, J.C. (2021). I didn’t have time! A qualitative exploration of misbehaviors in academic contexts. Journal of Academic Ethics.

  • Eriksson, K., Strimling, P. Gelfand, M.,…Imada, H., Kapoor, H.,…Van Lange, P. A. M. (2021). Perceptions of the appropriate response to norm violation in 57 societies. Nature Communications, 12, 1481. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-21602-9

  • Kapoor, H. & Tagat, A. (2021). Worry much? Preventive health behaviours related to worry across countries amid COVID-19. Journal of Health Psychology. doi 10.1177/1359105321999090

  • Patston T., Kennedy J.P., Jaeschke W., Kapoor H., Kaufman J.C., Cropley D.H. & Leonard S. (2021) Secondary education in COVID lockdown: More anxious and less creative—maybe not? Frontiers in Psychology, 12:613055. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.613055

  • Parekh, A., Tagat, A., Kapoor, H., & Nadkarni, A. (2021). The effects of husbands’ alcohol consumption and women’s empowerment on intimate partner violence in India. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260521991304

  • Kapoor, H., Ticku, A., Tagat, A., & Karandikar, S. (2021). Innovation in isolation? COVID-19 lockdown stringency and culture-innovation relationships. Frontiers in Psychology, 12:593359. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.593359


  • Kapoor, H. & Kaufman, J. C. (2020). Meaning-making through creativity during COVID-19. Frontiers in Psychology. doi:

  • Karandikar, S., Kapoor, H., & Litman, J. A. (2020). Why so curious? Validation and cross-cultural investigation of the Hindi epistemic curiosity scale. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. doi: 10.1111/ajsp.12425

  • Puthillam, A., Karandikar, S., Kapoor, H., & Parekh, A. (2020). Gratitude blindness: How does the Dark Triad experience gratitude? Personality and Individual Differences. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2020.110309

  • Kapoor, H. & Kaufman, J. C. (2020). Are cheaters common or creative?: Person-situation interactions of resistance in learning contexts. Journal of Academic Ethics. doi: 10.1007/s10805-020-09379-w

  • Tagat A., & Kapoor, H. (2020). Go Corona Go! Cultural beliefs and social norms in India during COVID-19. Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy, 4(COVID-19 Special Issue), 9–15. Retrieved from


  • Tagat, A., Kapoor, H., & Tagat, A. (2019). Giving in: Crowdfunding for musical concerts in India. International Journal of Music Business Research, 8(2), 27–52. Retrieved from

  • Kapoor, H. (2019). Creative resistance in learning environments. Encyclopedia of educational innovation. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-2262-4_58-1

  • Puthillam, A, Karandikar, S., & Kapoor, H. (2019). I see how you feel: How the dark triad recognizes emotions. Current Psychology. doi:10.1007/s12144-019-00359-x

  • Kapoor, H. & Karandikar, S. (2019). Darkness all around: Humor, personality, and creativity. In-Mind Magazine. Retrieved from


  • Tagat, A. & Kapoor, H. (2018). “Sacred nudging” and sanitation decisions in India. India Review, 17 (3), 301–319. doi:10.1080/14736489.2018.1473320

  • Kapoor, H. (2018). Sex differences and similarities in negative creativity. Personality and Individual Differences. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2018.04.043

  • Kapoor, H., & Khan, A. (2018a). Creators and presses: The person-situation interaction in negative creativity. Journal of Creative Behavior. doi:10.1002/jocb.346

  • Kapoor, H., & Khan, A. (2018b). Creativity in context: Presses and task effects in negative creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. doi:10.1037/aca0000183

  • Karandikar, S., Kapoor, H., Fernandes, S., & Jonason, P. K. (2018). Predicting moral decision-making with dark personalities and moral values. Personality and Individual Differences. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2018.03.048


  • Kalahasthi, R., Bhuptani, P. H., & Kapoor, H. (2017). An analysis of thoughts, behaviours, and emotions in daily decision-making. Psychological Studies, 62 (4), 409–420. doi:10.1007/s12646-017-0430-x

  • Tagat, A., & Kapoor, H. (2017). The Trust Broker Game: A three-player trust game with probabilistic returns and information asymmetry. SSRN Electronic Journal. doi:10.2139/ssrn.2970511

  • Fernandes, S., Kapoor, H., & Karandikar, S. (2017). Do we gossip for moral reasons? The intersection of moral foundations and gossip. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 39 (4), 218–230. doi:10.1080/01973533.2017.1336713

  • Das-Friebel, A., Wadhwa, N., Sanil, M., Kapoor, H., & V., S. (2017). Investigating altruism and selfishness through the hypothetical use of superpowers. Journal of Humanistic Psychology. doi:10.1177/0022167817699049

  • Kapoor, H. & Khan, A. (2017). Deceptively yours: Valence-based creativity and deception. Thinking Skills & Creativity, 23 (1), 199–206. doi:10.1016/j.tsc.2016.12.006

2016 and earlier

  • Kapoor, H. & Khan, A. (2016). The measurement of negative creativity: Metrics and relationships. Creativity Research Journal, 28 (4), 407–416. doi:10.1080/10400419.2016.1229977

  • Kulkarni, S., Tagat, A., & Kapoor, H. (2016). An experimental investigation of intra-household resource allocation in rural India. Partnership for Economic Policy Working Paper Series No. 201620. Nairobi, Kenya: PEP. Retrieved from

  • Das-Friebel, A. & Kapoor, H. (2016). Internet addiction: A multi-faceted disorder. Journal of Addictive Behaviours, Therapy & Rehabilitation, 5(1), 1–4. doi:10.4172/2324-9005.1000152

  • Kapoor, H. (2016). Swears in context: The difference between casual and abusive swearing. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45 (2), 259–274. doi:10.1007/s10936-014-9345-z

  • Kapoor, H., Bhuptani, P. H., & Agneswaran, A. (2015). The Bechdel in India: Gendered depictions in contemporary Hindi cinema. Journal of Gender Studies, 1–15. doi:10.1080/09589236.2015.1102128

  • Kapoor, H. (2015). The creative side of the Dark Triad. Creativity Research Journal, 27 (1), 58–67. doi:10.1080/10400419.2014.961775

Conference Proceedings and Book Chapters

  • Kapoor, H. & Tagat, A. (2020). Everything counts: Big Data and creativity science. In F. Reisman (Ed.), 70 years of research into creativity: JP Guildford’s role and today’s focus (pp. 125–143). KIE Conference Publications. Retrieved from

  • Kapoor, H., & Khan, A. (2018c). An investigation of EEG parameters in negative creativity. Accepted for presentation at the 19th World Congress of Psychophysiology at Luca, Italy, September 2018.

  • Kapoor, H., & Tagat, A. (2017). How happy is a creative country? A country-level analysis of creativity and subjective well-being. In F. K. Reisman (Ed.), Creativity, innovation and wellbeing (pp. 165–188). London, UK: KIE Conference Publications. Retrieved from

  • Kapoor, H., Tagat, A., & Cropley, D. H. (2016). Fifty shades of creativity: Case studies of malevolent creativity in art, science, and technology. In F. Reisman (Ed.), Creativity in the arts, science, and technology (pp. 25–44). London, UK: KIE Conference Publications. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.4702.4244

  • Kapoor, H. & Khan, A. (2015). Double negatives: The Dark Triad and negative creativity. In F. Reisman (Ed.), 2015 KIE Handbook of Creativity: Research Papers on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise, Volume III (pp. 98–113). Istanbul, Turkey. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.1809.3925

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