Selected representative publications:
  1. Psychological targeting as an effective approach to digital mass persuasion by S. C. Matz, M. Kosinski, G. Nave, and D. J. Stillwell, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), in press
  2. Deep neural networks are more accurate than humans at detecting sexual orientation from facial images by Y. Wang and M. Kosinski*, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, in press. (Also see author notes; *Wang and Kosinski share the first authorship.)
  3. Facial Width-to-Height Ratio Does Not Predict Self-Reported Behavioral Tendencies by M. Kosinski, Psychological Science, 2017.
  4. Birds of a feather do flock together: behavior-based personality assessment method reveals personality similarity among couples and friends by W. Youyou, A. Schwartz, D. Stillwell, & M. Kosinski*, Psychological Science, 2017. (*Senior authorship.)
  5. Mining Big Data to Extract Patterns and Predict Real-Life Outcomes by M. Kosinski, Y. Wang, H. Lakkaraju, and J. Leskovec, Psychological Methods, 2016.
  6. Computer-based personality judgments are more accurate than those made by humans by W. Youyou, M. Kosinski*, D. Stillwell, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2015. (*Youyou and Kosinski share the first authorship.) The 19th most impactful paper of 2015.
  7. Facebook as a Social Science Research Tool: Opportunities, Challenges, Ethical Considerations and Practical Guidelines by M. Kosinski, S. Matz, S. Gosling, V. Popov, D. Stillwell, American Psychologist, 2015. 
  8. Tracking the Digital Footprints of Personality by R. Lambiotte and M. Kosinski, Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015.
  9. Private traits and attributes are predictable from digital records of human behavior by M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, T. Graepel, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2013. The 3rd most impactful paper of 2013. 
  10. Manifestations Of User Personality In Website Choice And Behaviour On Online Social Networks by M. Kosinski, Y. Bachrach, D. Stillwell, P. Kohli, T. Graepel, Machine Learning Journal (MLJ), 2013. [Erratum with updated results] 
  11. Personality, Gender, and Age in the Language of Social Media: The Open-Vocabulary Approach by A. Schwartz, J. Eichstaedt, M. Kern, L. Dziurzynski, S. Ramones, M. Agrawal, A Shah, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, M.E.P. Seligman, L.H. Ungar, PLoS ONE, 2013. The 10th most impactful paper of 2013.
  12. Crowd IQ: Measuring the Intelligence of Crowdsourcing Platforms by M. Kosinski, Y. Bachrach, G. Kasneci, J. Van Gael, T. Graepel, Proceedings of ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci), 2012. 
  13. Personality and Website Choice by M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, P. Kohli, Y. Bachrach, T. Graepel, Proceedings of ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci), 2012. 

Book Chapters:

  1. Models of Personality by Matz, S., Chan, F., Kosinski, M., in Emotions and Personality in Personalized Systems by Tkalčič M. et al. (2016) 
  2. Are You Satisfied with Life?: Predicting Satisfaction with Life from Facebook by S. Collins, Y. Sun, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, N. Markuzon, in Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction by N. Agarwal, K. Xu, N. Osgood (Eds.) 24-33, Springer International Publishing, 2015. 
  3. Software Tools for Multistage Testing Simulations by K.T. Han and M. Kosinski, in Multistage Testing by D. Yan, C. Lewis, A. von Davier (Eds.), 263-273, Educational Testing Services (ETS), 2013. (2016 AERA Division D Significant Contributions Award)

Journal publications:
  1. Building a profile of subjective well-being for social media users by L. Chen, M. Kosinski, et al. PLOS ONE (in press)
  2. The Language of Religious Affiliation: Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Difference by Yaden, D., Eichstaedt, J., Kern, M., Smith, L., Buffone, A., Stillwell, D., Kosinski, M., Ungar, L., Seligman, M., Schwartz, A., Social Psychological and Personality Science (2017)
  3. In Your Eyes Only? Discrepancies and Agreement Between Self- and Other-Reports of Personality From Age 14 to 29 by Rohrer, J., Egloff, B., Schmukle,  S., Stillwell,  D., & M. Kosinski, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (JPSP), accepted. 
  4. A computer adaptive measure of delay discounting by Mahalingam, V., Palkovic, M., Kosinski, M., & Stillwell, D., Assessment, 2016.
  5. Frankly, we do give a damn: The relationship between profanity and honesty by Feldman G., Lian H., Kosinski M., and Stillwell D., Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2016.
  6. A decade into Facebook: where is psychiatry in the digital age? by Inkster B, Stillwell D, Kosinski M, & Jones PB, The Lancet Psychiatry, 2016.
  7. Women are Warmer but No Less Assertive Than Men: Gender and Language on Facebook by D. Yaden, G. Park, A. Schwartz, M.L. Kern, J.C. Eichstaedt, M. Kosinski, D.J. Stillwell, L.H. Ungar, M.E.P. Seligman, PLOS ONE, 2016.
  8. The Song Is You: Preferential Reactions to Musical Attribute Dimensions Reflect Personality by D. M. Greenberg, M. Kosinski, D. J. Stillwell, B. L. Monteiro, D. J. Levitin, and P. J. Rentfrow, Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2016
  9. Facebook as a Research Tool by M. Kosinski, S. Matz, S. Gosling, V. Popov, D. Stillwell, Monitor on Psychology, 2016.
  10. Age Differences in Social Media: Testing Continuity and Activity Theory among Later Middle-aged and Older Facebook Users by M. Mao, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, D. Good, CHI, 2016.
  11. Predicting Individual Well-Being Through the Language of Social Media by A. Schwartz, M. Sap, M.L. Kern, J.C. Eichstaedt, A. Kapelner, M. Agrawal, E. Blanco, L. Dziurzynski, G. Park, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, M.E.P. Seligman, L.H. Ungar, Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, 2016.
  12. Characterizing a psychiatric symptom dimension related to deficits in goal-directed control by C. M. Gillan, M. Kosinski, R. Whelan, E. A. Phelps and N. D. Daw, eLife, 2016.
  13. Living in the Past, Present, and Future: Measuring Temporal Orientation with Language by G. Park, A. Schwartz, M. Sap, M.L. Kern, E. Weingarten, J.C. Eichstaedt, J. Berger, D.J.. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, L.H. Ungar, M.E.P. Seligman, Journal of Personality, 2015.
  14. Using item response theory to develop measures of acquisitive and protective self-monitoring from the original Self-Monitoring Scale by M.P. Wilmot, J. Kostal, D. Stillwell, & M. Kosinski, Assessment, 2015. 
  15. Personality and Intrinsic Motivational Factors in End-User Programming by S. Aghaee, A. Blackwell, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC), 2015. 
  16. Musical Preferences are Linked to Cognitive Styles by D. M. Greenberg, S. Baron-Cohen, D. J. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, P. J. Rentfrow, PLOS ONE, 2015. 
  17. Do Facebook Status Updates Reflect Subjective Well-being? Valence and Time Matter by P. Liu, W. Tov, M. Kosinski, D.J. Stillwell, L. Qiu, Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 2015. 
  18. Living in the Past, Present, or Future: Extracting Human Temporal Orientation through Facebook by A. Schwartz,G. J. Park, M. Sap, E. Weingarten, J. Eichstaedt, M.L. Kern, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, J. Berger, M. Seligman, L.H. Ungar, Proceedings of North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics Conference (NAACL), 2015. 
  19. Values in words: Using language to evaluate and understand personal values by Boyd, R. L., Wilson, S. R., Pennebaker, J. W., Kosinski, M., Stillwell, D. J., & Mihalcea, R., Proceedings of the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2015. 
  20. Self-Monitoring and the Metatraits by M.P. Wilmot, C.G. DeYoung, D. Stillwell and M. Kosinski, Journal of Personality, 2015. 
  21. Are You Satisfied with Life?: Predicting Satisfaction with Life from Facebook by S. Collins, Y. Sun, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, N. Markuzon, Proceedings of 2015 International Social Computing, Proceedings of Behavioral Modeling and Prediction Conference, 2015. 
  22. Computational Personality Recognition in Social Media by G. Farnadi, G. Sitaraman, S. Sushmita, F. Celli, M.Kosinski, D. Stillwell, S. Davalos, M-F. Moens, M. De Cock, User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction: The Journal of Personalization Research (UMUAI), 2015. 
  23. When a new tool is introduced in different cultural contexts: Individualism-Collectivism and social network on Facebook by J. Na, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2015. 
  24. Developing Age and Gender Predictive Lexica over Social Media by M. Sap, G. Park, J. C. Eichstaedt, M. Kern, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, L. Ungar, and A. Schwartz, Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), 2014. 
  25. Automatic Personality Assessment through Social Media Language by G. Park, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, J. Eichstaedt, A. Schwartz, P. Kern, L. Ungar, M. Seligman, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (JPSP), 2014. 
  26. Participant recruitment and data collection through Facebook: the role of personality factors by S.C. Rife, K. L. Cate, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, International Journal of Social Research Methodology (IJSRM), 2014. 
  27. How are you doing? Emotions and Personality in Facebook by G. Farnadi, G. Sitaraman, M. Rohani, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, M-F. Moens, S. Davalos, M. De Cock, Proceedings of 22nd International Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP), 2014. 
  28. Your Digital Image: Factors Behind Demographic And Psychometric Predictions From Social Network Profiles by Y. Bachrach, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, P. Kohli, T. Graepel , Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), 2014. 
  29. Predicting self-monitoring skills using textual posts on Facebook by Q. He, C. Glas, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, B.P. Veldkamp, Computers in Human Behavior, 2014. 
  30. Who Can Wait for the Future? A Personality Perspective by V. Mahalingam, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, J. Rust, A. Kogan, Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2014. 
  31. Divided We Stand: Three Psychological Regions of the United States and their Political, Economic, Social, and Health Correlates by P.J. Rentfrow, S.D. Gosling, M. Jokela, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, J. Potter, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (JPSP), 2013. 
  32. Toward Personality Insights from Language Exploration in Social Media by A. Schwartz, J. Eichstaedt, L. Dziurzynski, M. Kern, E. Blanco, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, M.E.P. Seligman, L.H. Ungar, AAAI Spring Symposium: Analyzing Microtext, 2013. [Poster
  33. The Online Social Self: An Open Vocabulary Approach to Personality by M. L. Kern, J.C. Eichstaedt, A. Schwartz, L. Dziurzynski, L.H. Ungar, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, S.M. Ramones, M.E.P. Seligman, Assessment. 2013. 
  34. Inferring the Demographics of Search Users by B. Bi, M. Shokouhi, M. Kosinski, T. Graepel, Proceedings of ACM International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW), 2013. 
  35. Workshop on Computational Personality Recognition by F. Celli, F. Pianesi, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, Proceedings of AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2013. 
  36. From "sooo excited!!!" to "so proud": Using Language to Study Development by M. Kern, J. Eichstaedt, A. Schwartz, G. Park, L.H. Ungar, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, L. Dziurzynski, M.E.P. Seligman, Developmental Psychology, 2013. 
  37. The Song Remains the Same: A Replication and Extension of the MUSIC Model by P.J. Rentfrow, L.R. Goldberg, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, S.D. Gosling, D.J. Levitin, Music Perception, 2013. 
  38. Relating Personality Types with User Preferences by I. Cantador, I. Fernandez-Tobias, A. Bellogin, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, Multiple Entertainment Domains In Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services (EMPIRE), 2013. 
  39. Mining Facebook Data for Predictive Personality Modeling by D. Markovikj, S. Gievska, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, Proceedings of AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2013. 
  40. Personality and Patterns of Facebook Usage by Y. Bachrach, M. Kosinski, T. Graepel, P. Kohli, D. Stillwell, ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci), 2012. 
  41. Psychological Aspects of Social Communities by A. Friggeri, R. Lambiotte, M. Kosinski, E. Fleury, Proceedings of ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom), 2012. 
  42. myPersonality project: Example of successful utilization of online social networks for large-scale social research by D. Stillwell and M. Kosinski International Conference on Mobile Systems (MobiSys), 2012. 
  43. Facebook and Privacy: The Balancing Act of Personality, Gender, and Relationship Currency by D. Quercia, D. Las Casas, J.P. Pesce, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, V. Almeida, J. Crowcroft, Proceedings of AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2012. 
  44. Crowd IQ - Aggregating Opinions to Boost Performance by M. Kosinski, Y. Bachrach, T. Graepel, G. Kasneci, J. Van Gael, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), 2012. [view poster
  45. Can well-being be measured using Facebook status updates? Validation of Facebook’s Gross National Happiness Index by N. Wang, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, J. Rust, Social Indicators Research, 2012. 
  46. The Personality of Popular Facebook Users by D. Quercia, R. Lambiotte, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, J. Crowcroft, Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW), 2012. 
  47. Our Twitter Profiles, Our Selves: Predicting Personality with Twitter by D. Quercia, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, J. Crowcroft, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom), 2011.

Other publications:
  1. Psycho-Demographic Analysis of the Facebook Rainbow Campaign by Wang, Lakkaraju, Kosinski, Leskovec, arXiv, 2016.

Dissertations:
  1. Measurement and prediction of individual and group differences in the digital environment by M. Kosinski, Ph.D. Dissertation, 2013.
  2. Application of the dominance and ideal point IRT models to the Extraversion scale from the IPIP Big Five Personality Questionnaire by M. Kosinski MPhil dissertation, Cambridge University, 2009. 
  3. Protocol validity indices in the sample from an on-line personality questionnaire by M. Kosinski Technical Report, Cambridge University, 2009. 
  4. On-line auctions: The influence of the Buy-It-Now price on the auction outcome by M. Kosinski MA dissertation, Warsaw School of Social Sciences (SWPS), 2008.

Posters:
  1. Testing Continuity and Activity Theory among Later Middle-aged and Older Users Using Social Media by Mao Mao, David Stillwell, Michal Kosinski, CSCW, 2017. 
  2. Using The Big Five For Customised Advertising On Facebook by Sandra C. Matz, Vesselin Popov, Michal Kosinski, David Stillwell, Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), 2015 
  3. If tomorrow never came: A survival perspective by Vaishali Mahalingam, Alexandr Kogan, David Stillwell, Michal Kosinski, Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), 2015 
  4. Machines Know You Better Than Your Friends, Spouse, Or Family by Youyou Wu, Michal Kosinski, David Stillwell, Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), 2015 
  5. Musical Preferences Linked to Empathizing-Systemizing Cognitive Styles by D. M. Greenberg, S. Baron-Cohen, D. J. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, & Peter J. Rentfrow, Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), 2015 
  6. Using Big Data in Real-Life Online Marketing: Personality-targeted and tailored advertising on Facebook by Matz, S., Chan, A.F., Popov, V., Stillwell, D. & Kosinski, M. Association for Psychological Science Convention (APS), 2014 
  7. Towards Assessing Changes in Degree of Depression through Facebook by A. Schwartz, J. Eichstaedt, M. Kern, G. Park, M. Sap, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, L. Ungar, Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2014 
  8. Who Can Wait For The Future? A Personality Perspective by V. Mahalingam, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, J. Rust, A. Kogan, The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2014 
  9. The Influence of Culture and Human Development on Personality Measurement by A. Meade, L. Foster Thompson, E.W. Kuo, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2013. 
  10. Facebook Networks and Population Parameters by S.C. Rife, K.D. Mickelson, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, International Association for Relationship Research, 2012. 
  11. Personality and Word Use: Positive and Negative Expressions of the Self Through Social Media by M. Kern, A. Schwartz, J. Eichstaedt, L. Dziurzynski, S.M. Ramones, M. Kosinski, D. Stillwell, L. Ungar, European Positive Psychology Conference, 2012. 
  12. Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the 100-item IPIP measure on a large Facebook dataset by L. Sun, I. Cek, S. Spindler, D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, J. Rust, International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), 2012. 
  13. You are what you like by D. Stillwell, M. Kosinski, R.J. Tunney, Research Showcase finalist, Nottingham University, 2011.

Workshops:
  1. Item Response Theory, Computerized Adaptive Testing, and On-line Testing: 3 day hands-on workshop by M. Kosinski, V. Mahalingam, L. Sun, J. Rust. Delivered in: 
    • IACAT, Cambridge (2015) 
    • Ministry of Defense, Singapore (2014)
    • Tokyo (2014) 
    • Cambridge University (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) 
    • Hogrefe Ltd., Gottingen, Germany (2013) 
    • Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil (2012) 
    • Normal University, Beijing, China (2012) 
    • Webster University, Vienna, Austria (2012) 
    • OS Bulgaria, Sofia (2012) 
    • The Psychological Test Laboratory, Warsaw, Poland (2012) 
    • National R&D Centre in ICT, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2011)
  2. Developing and delivering CAT using open-source software by M. Kosinski, J. Rust, International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), 2013. 
  3. Developing an Adaptive Test with Concerto – an Open-source Adaptive Testing Platform by M. Kosinski International Association for Computerized and Adaptive Testing (IACAT), 2012. 
  4. Computerized Adaptive Testing using Concerto by M. Kosinski. Delivered in: 
    • Benesse Ltd, Tokyo (2014) 
    • Pearson Education, London (2012)