The Bright Side of Regret Sources 

 

1. Masters, J. (2016, June 26). Brexit: Do you #Regrexit? Retrieved July 1, 2016, from 

http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/25/politics/uk-referendum-regrexit/

 

2. Fung, B. (2016, June 24). The British are frantically Googling what the E.U. is, hours after 

voting to leave it. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/06/24/the-british-are-

frantically-googling-what-the-eu-is-hours-after-voting-to-leave-it/

 

3. Connolly, T., & Zeelenberg, M. (2002). Regret in decision making. Current Directions in 

Psychological Science, 11, 212-216 and Celuch, K., Saxby, C., & Oeding, J. (2015). The 

influence of counterfactual thinking and regret on ethical decision making. Journal of 

Education for Business, 90, 175-181.   

 

4. Zeelenberg, M. (1999). Anticipated regret, expected feedback, and behavioral decision 

making. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 12, 93-106. 

 

5. Gao, H., Zhang, Y., Wang, F., Xu, Y., Hong, Y.Y., & Jiang, J. (2014). Regret causes ego-

depletion and finding benefits in the regrettable events alleviates ego-depletion. The 

Journal of General Psychology, 141, 169-206. 

 

6. Breugelmans, S.M., Zeelenberg, M., Gilovich, T., Huang, W.H., & Shani,Y. (2014). 

Generality and cultural variation in the experience of regret. Emotion, 14, 1037-1048.

 

7. Contractor, S.H., & Kumar, P. (2013). The effects of personal agency on regret. Journal of 

Behavioral Decision Making, 26, 304-315. 

 

8. Gao, H., Zhang, Y., Wang, F., Xu, Y., Hong, Y.Y., & Jiang, J. (2014). Regret causes ego-

depletion and finding benefits in the regrettable events alleviates ego-depletion. The 

Journal of General Psychology, 141, 169-206.

 

9. McCormack, T., & Feeney, A. (2015). The development of the experience and 

anticipation of regret. Cognition and Emotion, 29, 266-280. 

 

10. Breugelmans, S.M., Zeelenberg, M., Gilovich, T., Huang, W.H., & Shani,Y. (2014). 

Generality and cultural variation in the experience of regret. Emotion, 14, 1037-1048.

 

11. Stern, S. (2015). Regretted online self-presentations: U.S. college students’ recollections 

and reflections. Journal of Children and Media, 9, 248-265. 

 

12. O’Connor, E., McCormack, T., & Feeney, A. (2014). Do children who experience regret 

make better decisions? A developmental study of the behavioral consequences of 

regret. Child Development, 85, 1995-2010. 

 

13. Bjalkebring, P., Vastfjall, D., & Johansson, B. (2013). Regulation of experienced and 

anticipated regret for daily decisions in younger and older adults in a Swedish one-week 

diary study. GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 26, 233-

 

14. Farquhar, J.C., Wrosch, C., Pushkar, D., & Li, K.Z. (2013). The value of adaptive regret 

management in retirement. The International Journal of Aging and Human 

Development, 76, 99-121.  

 

15. Zeelenberg, M. (1999). Anticipated regret, expected feedback, and behavioral decision 

making. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 12, 93-106. 

 

16. Croy, G., Gerrans, P., & Speelman, C.P. (2015). A mediating role for anticipated regret in 

predicting retirement savings intention between groups with (without) past behavior. 

Australian Journal of Psychology, 67, 87-96. 

 

17. Farquhar, J.C., Wrosch, C., Pushkar, D., & Li, K.Z. (2013). The value of adaptive regret 

management in retirement. The International Journal of Aging and Human 

Development, 76, 99-121.  

 

18. Zhang, J.W., & Chen, S. (2016). Self-compassion promotes personal improvement from 

regret experiences via acceptance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 244-

 

19. Gao, H., Zhang, Y., Wang, F., Xu, Y., Hong, Y.Y., & Jiang, J. (2014). Regret causes ego-

depletion and finding benefits in the regrettable events alleviates ego-depletion. The 

Journal of General Psychology, 141, 169-206.

 

20. Bjalkebring, P., Vastfjall, D., Svenson, O., & Slovie, P. (2016). Regulation of experienced 

and anticipated regret in daily decision making. Emotion, 16, 381-386.  

 

21. Farquhar, J.C., Wrosch, C., Pushkar, D., & Li, K.Z. (2013). The value of adaptive regret 

management in retirement. The International Journal of Aging and Human 

Development, 76, 99-121.  

 

22. Bjalkebring, P., Vastfjall, D., Svenson, O., & Slovie, P. (2016). Regulation of experienced 

and anticipated regret in daily decision making. Emotion, 16, 381-386. 

 

23. Farquhar, J.C., Wrosch, C., Pushkar, D., & Li, K.Z. (2013). The value of adaptive regret 

management in retirement. The International Journal of Aging and Human 

Development, 76, 99-121.  

 

24. Farquhar, J.C., Wrosch, C., Pushkar, D., & Li, K.Z. (2013). The value of adaptive regret 

management in retirement. The International Journal of Aging and Human 

Development, 76, 99-121 and Zeelenberg, M. (1999). The use of crying over spilled milk: 

A note on the rationality and functionality of regret. Philosophical Psychology, 12, 325-

 

25. Koch, E.J. (2014). How does anticipated regret influence health and safety decisions? A 

literature review. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 36, 397-412 and Croy, G., 

Gerrans, P., & Speelman, C.P. (2015). A mediating role for anticipated regret in 

predicting retirement savings intention between groups with (without) past behavior. 

Australian Journal of Psychology, 67, 87-96.

 

26. Stern, S. (2015). Regretted online self-presentations: U.S. college students’ recollections 

and reflections. Journal of Children and Media, 9, 248-265.