Dr. Xiaofei Xie is now a professor at School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University，China. She has been focusing on decision making, risk analysis for nearly 20 years. At present, she leads the Risk Perception and Decision Making Lab of Peking University, supervising over 20 students and fellows. In recent years, she is mainly interested in altruistic behaviors, maximization, and self-other differences in decision making.
List of Publications
Wang, Y., Ge, J., Zhang, H., Wang, H., Xie, X.*(2020). Altruistic behaviors relieve physical pain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117, 950-958.
Li, H., Yang, Y., Liu, D., & Xie, X.* (accept). Risk Preferences in Self–Other Decisions: The Effect of Payoff Allocation Framing. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making.
Li, H., Song, Y., & Xie, X.* (2020). Selfish or Altruistic? Responses When Safety is Threatened Depend on Childhood Socioeconomic Status. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50, 1001-1016.
Miao, P., Chen, S., Li, J., & Xie, X.* (2020). Decreasing Consumers’ Risk Perception of Food Additives by Knowledge Enhancement in China. Food Quality and Preference, 79, article 103781.
Miao, P., Li, X., & Xie, X.* (2020). Hard to Bear: State Boredom Increases Financial Risk Taking. Social Psychology, 51(3), 157-170.
Wang, Y., Zhang, X., Li, J., & Xie, X.* (2019). Light in darkness: Low self-control promotes altruism in crises. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 41, 1-13.
Lu, J., & Xie, X.* (2019). Self–other differences in change predictions. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 18, 291–300.
Zhu, D.*, Li, X., Yang, S., & Xie, X.* (2019). More accurate or less accurate: How does maximization orientation affect task completion prediction? Personality and Individual Differences, 137, 173-183.
Zhang, H., Wang, H. , Sun, J. , Xie, X.* (2018). advance online publication. Adding insult to injury: perceived inequity modulates pain perception. Journal of Health Psychology.
Lu, J., Duan, H., & Xie, X.* (2018). Eagerness and optimistically biased metaperception: The more eager to learn others’ evaluations, the higher the estimation of others’ evaluations. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 715.
Lu, J., Jia, H., *Xie, X., & Wang, Q. (2016). Missing the best opportunity; who can seize the next one? agents show less inaction inertia than personal decision makers. Journal of Economic Psychology, 54, 100-112.
Chuang, Y., *Xie, X., & Liu, C. (2016). Interdependent orientations increase pro-environmental preferences when facing self-interest conflicts: the mediating role of self-control. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 46, 96-105.
Jia, H., Lu, J., *Xie, X., & Huang, T. (2015). When your strength threatens me: supervisors show less social comparison bias than subordinates. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 89(3), 568-587.
Lu, J., Xie, X.*, Wang, M.*, & Tang, X. (2015). Double reference points: The effects of social and financial reference points on decisions under risk. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 28, 451–463.
Zhu, X., & Xie, X.* (2015). Effects of knowledge on attitude formation and change toward genetically modified foods. Risk Analysis, 35, 790-810.
Lu, X., Xie, X.* & Liu, L. (2015). Inverted U-shaped Model: How Frequent Repetition Affects Perceived Risk. Judgment and Decision Making, 10, 219-224.
Lu, X., Xie, X.* & Xiong, J. (2015). Social Trust and Risk Perception of Genetically Modified Food in Urban Areas of China: The Role of Salient Value Similarity. Journal of Risk Research, 18, 199-214.
Gan, Y., Wen,Y., Wang, J.., Rodriguez, M.A., Gong, X. Xie,X.（2014). Is Expressive Suppression an Effective Coping Strategy? A Study of Chinese Rescue Medical Staff Following an Earthquake. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 17, 264-276.
Lu, S., Au, W.-T., Jiang, F.*, Xie, X., & Yam, P. (2013). Cooperativeness and competitiveness as two distinct constructs: Validating the Cooperative and Competitive Personality Scale in a social dilemma context. International Journal of Psychology, 48, 1135-1147.
Gan, Y., Xie, X.*, Wang, T. Rodriguez, M. A., & Tang, C. S.* (2013). Thriving in the shadow of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake: Two studies on resilience in adolescents. Journal of Health Psychology, 18, 1232-1241.
Hu, T.-Y., Xie, X.*, Han, X.-Y, Ma, X.-Q. (2012). How do passengers influence drivers' propensities for angry driving? Different effects of supervisors versus friends. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 49, 429-438.
Zhu, D., Xie, X.*, & Xie, J. (2012). When do people feel more risk? The effect of ambiguity tolerance and message source on purchasing intention of earthquake insurance. Journal of Risk Research, 15, 951-965.