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Sheikh, S. (in press). Cultural variations in shame’s responses: A dynamic perspective. Personality and Social Psychology Review.

Sheikh, S. & McNamara, M. E. (in press). Two insights from self-blame and victim blaming. Psychological Inquiry.

Sheikh, S. & Janoff-Bulman, R. (2013). Paradoxical consequences of prohibitions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Sheikh, S., Botindari, L. & White, E. (2013). Embodied metaphors and emotions in the moralization of restrained eating practices. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Janoff-Bulman, R., & Sheikh, S. (2011). Unintended consequences of moral “over-regulation.” Emotion Review, 3, 325-327.

Sheikh, S. & Janoff-Bulman, R. (2010). Tracing the self-regulatory bases of moral emotions. Emotion Review, 2(4), 386-396.

Sheikh, S. & Janoff-Bulman, R. (2010). The “shoulds” and “should nots” of moral emotions: A self-regulatory perspective on shame and guilt. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 213-224.

Janoff-Bulman, R., Sheikh, S., Hepp, S. (2009).  Proscriptive versus prescriptive morality: Two faces of moral regulation.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 521-537.

Janoff-Bulman, R., Sheikh, S., & Baldacci, K. (2008).  Protect versus provide:  Moral motives and political orientation.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1091-1099.

Janoff-Bulman, R. & Sheikh, S. (2006). From national trauma to moralizing nation. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Special Issue: In the Era of 9/11: Social Psychology and Security, 28, 325-332.