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Girginov, V., Moore, P. J., Olsen, N., Steenekamp, T., & Cooke, F. (in press). Wearable technology-stimulated social interaction for promoting physical activity: A systematic review. In V. Girginov (Senior Editor), P. J. Moore & N. Olsen (Guest Editors), Special Issue of Cogent Social Sciences. Oxfordshire, UK: Taylor & Francis.

Olsen, N., Perry, V. G., & Zin, Z. (under review). Alexa, can you plan my retirement? Robo and human advising within fast-paced, cognitively rich environments.



Zurca, A. D., Olsen, N., & Lucas, R. (2019). Development and Validation of the Pediatric Resuscitation and Escalation of Care Self-Efficacy Scale. Hospital Pediatrics, 9(10) 801-807, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/hpeds.2019-0048 

Baig, K. M., Su, S., Mumford, S., Giuliani, E., Ng, S. S. M., Armstrong, C., Keil, M. F., Vaught, K. C., Olsen, N., Pettiford, E., Burd, I. & Segars, J. H. (2018). Mice deficient in AKAP13 (BRX) develop compulsive-like behavior and increased body weight. Brain Research Bulletin, 140, 72-79. 

Lucas, R. H., Farley, H., Twanmoh, J., Urumov, A., Evans, B., & Olsen, N. (2009). Measuring the opportunity loss of time spent boarding admitted patients in the emergency department: A multi-hospital analysis. Journal of Healthcare Management, 54(2), 117-125.

Lucas, R., Farley, H., Twanmoh, J., Urumov, A., Olsen, N., Evans, B., & Kabiri, H. (2009). Emergency department patient flow: The influence of hospital census variables on emergency department length of stay. Academic Emergency Medicine, 16(7), 597-602. This research explores the impact of decision-making protocols and patient volume on the length of stay of patients in emergency departments within four US hospitals (N=13,185 emergency department visits).

Sedikides, C., Ariely, D., & Olsen, N. (1999). Contextual and procedural determinants of partner selection: Of asymmetric dominance and prominence. Social Cognition, 17, 118-139. This research has been included within chapter 1 of the New York Times Bestseller, Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions (by Dan Ariely, 2009).

Harvey, J. H., Stein, S. K., Olsen, N., Roberts, R. J., Lutgendorf, S. K., & Ho, J. (1995). Narratives of loss and recovery from a natural disaster. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 10, 313-330.


Sedikides, C., Olsen, N., & Reis, H. T. (1993). Relationships as natural categories. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64, 71-82.


Olsen, N., Moore, P. J., Hyde, S., & Fowler, L. (in print). Healthcare treatment seeking and avoidance. In K. Sweeny & M. Robbins (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Health Psychology. New York, NY: Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-119-05783-3

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Perry, V. G., & Jin, Z. (2018). Cognition, distraction, and the financial planning client. In C. R. Chaffin (Ed.), Client Psychology (119-136). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 978-1-119-43626-3.

Girginov, V., & Olsen, N. (2014). LOCOG: A temporary organisation within a high-velocity environment. In V. Girginov (Ed.), Handbook of the London 2012 olympic and paralympic games. Volume two: Celebrating the games (71-83). London, UK: Routledge. 

Rusbult, C. E., Olsen, N., Davis, J. L., & Hannon, P. (2001). Commitment and relationship maintenance mechanisms. In J. H. Harvey & A. E. Wenzel (Eds.), Close romantic relationships: Maintenance and enhancement (87-113). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Harvey, J. H., Stein, S. K., & Olsen, N. (1996). Losses resulting from natural disaster: A study of storytelling. In J. H. Harvey (Ed.), Embracing their memory: Loss and the social psychology of storytelling (152-164). Needham Heights, MA: Simon & Schuster.


Olsen, N. (2007). Game Theory. In S. Clegg & J. Bailey (Eds.), International encyclopedia of organization studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Olsen, N. (2007). Cognitive Dissonance. In S. Clegg & J. Bailey (Eds.), International encyclopedia of organization studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


*Sawczuk, A., Olsen, N., & Davis, E. B. (May 2012). Inter-organizational relationships (IORs): Developing new models of sustainability. In T. D. Golden (Ed.), Proceedings: The Eastern Academy of Management (794-820). Philadelphia, PA.

Grady, V., Davis, E. B., Olsen, N., Duffy, S., & Ciampaglio, T. (May 2008). The power of effect. Panel presentation: Papers on organizational effectiveness. Proceedings: The Eastern Academy of Management, Washington, DC.

Aziz, A., Norris, J., Goldman, H., & Olsen, N. (April 2006). Facets of type A personality and pay increase among the employees of fast food restaurants. Proceedings: The Society for Advancement of Management International Conference, Orlando, FL.


Olsen, N
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