PUBLICATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Van Bavel, J. J., Rathje, S., Harris, E., Robertson, C., & Sternisko, A. (in press). How social media shapes polarization. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. [PDF]

*Rathje, S., Van Bavel, J. J., & van der Linden, S. (2021). Out-group animosity drives engagement on social media. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(26). [PDF]

 

Gollwitzer, A., *Martel, C., *Brady, W. J., Parnamets, P., Freedman, I. G., Knowles, E. D., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). Partisan differences in physical distancing are linked to health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. 4, 1186-1197 Nature Human Behavior. [PDF]

 

Finkel, E. J., Bail, C. A., Cikara, M., Ditto, P. H., IIyengar, S., Klar, S., Mason, L., McGrath, M. C., Nyhan, B., Rand, D., Skitka, L., Tucker, J. A., Van Bavel, J.J., Wang, C. S. & Druckman, J. N. (2020). Political sectarianism in America: A poisonous cocktail of othering, aversion, and moralization. Science. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J.,, Baicker, K., Boggio, P. S., Capraro, V., Cichocka, A., Cikara, M., Crockett, M. J., Crum, A. J., Douglas, K. M., Druckman, J. N. Drury, J., Dube, O., Ellemers, N., Finkel, E. J., Fowler, J. H., Gelfand, M., Han, S., Haslam, S. A., Jetten, J., Kitayama, S., Mobbs, D., Napper, L. E., Packer, D. J., Pennycook, G., Peters, E., Petty, R. E., Rand, D. G., Reicher, S. D., Schnall, S., Shariff, A., Skitka, L. J., Smith, S. S., Sunstein, C. R., Tabri, N., Tucker, J. A., van der Linden, S., Van Lange, P. A. M., Weeden, K. A., Wohl, M. J. A., Zaki, J., Zion, S. & Willer, R. (2020). Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. Nature Human Behaviour. [PDF]

Van Bavel, J.J. & Pereira, A. (2018). The partisan brain: An identity-based model of political belief. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 213-224. [PDF]

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Brady, W.J., Wills, J.A., Jost, J.T., Tucker, J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Emotion shapes the diffusion of moralized content in social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1-6. [PDF]

 

Dikker, S., Wan, L., Davidesco, I., Kaggen, L., Oostrik, M., McClintock, J., Rowland, J., Van Bavel, J.J., Ding, M., & Poeppel, D. (2017). Brain-to-brain synchrony tracks real-world dynamic group interactions in the classroom. Current Biology, 27, 1375-1380. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., FeldmanHall, O., & Mende-Siedlecki, P. (2015). The neuroscience of moral cognition: From dual process to dynamic systems. Current Opinion in Psychology, 6, 167-172. [PDF]

 

Cikara, M., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). The neuroscience of intergroup relations: An integrative review. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 245-274. [PDF]
 

Van Bavel, J.J., Packer, D.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2008). The neural substrates of in-group bias: A functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation. Psychological Science, 19, 1131-1139. [PDF]

 
 

ALL PUBLICATIONS

BOOK

Van Bavel, J. J., & Packer, D. J. (2021). The Power of Us: Harnessing Our Shared Identities to Improve Performance, Increase Cooperation, and Promote Social Harmony. [Learn more]

IN PRESS

*Harris, E. A., *Parnamets, P., Brady, W. J., *Robertson, C. E., & Van Bavel, J. J. (in press). The role of generalizability in moral and political psychology. Brain and Behavioral Sciences. [PDF]

 

*Harris, E., *Parnamets, P., *Sternisko, A., *Robertson, C. E., & Van Bavel, J. J. (in press). The psychology and neuroscience of partisanship. In D. Osborne & C. Sibley (Eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Political Psychology. [PDF]

 

*Pereira, A., Harris, E. A., & Van Bavel, J. J. (in press). Identity concerns drive belief: The impact of partisan identity on the belief and dissemination of true and fake news. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. [PDF]

 

*Sternisko, A., & Van Bavel, J. J. (principally approved). Clarifying the Relationship Between Pattern Perception and Conspiracist Ideation: A pre-registered replication and meta-analysis. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Van Bavel, J. J., Rathje, S., Harris, E., Robertson, C., & Sternisko, A. (in press). How social media shapes polarization. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. [PDF]

2021

Bak-Coleman, J. B., Alfano, M., Barfuss, W., Bergstrom, C. T., Centeno, M. A., Couzin, I. Dr., Donges, J. F., Galesic, M., Gersick, A. S., Jacquet, J., Kao, A. B., Patterson, T. S., Romanczuk, P., Rubenstein, D. I., Tombak, K. J., Van Bavel, J., & Weber, E. U. (2021). Stewardship of global collective behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [PDF]

 

Cunningham, W. A., Van Bavel, J. J., Lewis, N. A. Jr., & Gruber, J. (2021). Science relies on constructive criticism. Here’s how to keep it useful and respectful. Science. [Article]

 

*Doell, K. C., *Parnamets, P., *Harris, E. A., Hackel, L. M., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2021). Understanding the effects of partisan identity on climate change. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 42, 54-59. [PDF]

 

Harris, E., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2021). Feeling superior is a bipartisan issue: Extremity (not direction) of political views predicts perceived belief superiority. Psychological Science, 24(12), 2454–2462. [PDF]

Jobin, A., Man, K., Damasio, A., Kaissis, G., Braren,R., Stoyanovich, J., Van Bavel, J. J.,  West, T. V., Miuttelstadt, B., Eshraghian, J., Costa-jussa, M. R., Tzachor, A., Jamjoom, A. A.  B., Taddeo, M., Sinibaldi, E., Hu, Y., & Luengo-Oroz, M. (2021). AI reflections in 2020. Nature  Machine Intelligence, 3, 2-8. [PDF]

 

Krosch, A, R., Jost, J. T., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2021). The neural basis of ideological differences in race categorization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 20200139. [PDF]

 

Nam, H., Meager, M., Jost, J.T., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2021). Toward a neuropsychology of political orientation: Exploring ideology in patients with frontal and midbrain lesions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 20200139. [PDF]

Nødtvedt, K. B., Sjåstad, H., Skard, S. R., Thorbjørnsen, H., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2021). Racial  bias in the sharing economy and the role of trust and self-congruence. Journal of  Experimental Psychology: Applied. [PDF]
 

Packer, D. J., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2021). Why do bystanders fail to intervene when they see  others in pain. Los Angeles Times. [Article]
 

*Rathje, S., Van Bavel, J. J., & van der Linden, S. (2021). Out-group animosity drives engagement on social media. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(26). [PDF]

 

Ray, J.L., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Gantman, A.P., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2021). The role of morality in social cognition. In K. Ochsner & M. Gilead. (Eds.) The Neural Bases of Mentalizing. [PDF]

 

Reinero, D.A., Dikker, S., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2021). Inter-brain synchrony in teams predicts collective performance. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 16 43-57. [PDF]

 

Somerville, L. H., Van Bavel, J.J., Lewis, N. A., Gruber, J. J., & Cunningham, W. A. (2021). Learn when—and how—to say no in your professional life. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Harris, E., Parnamets, P., *Rathje, S., Doell, K. C., & Tucker, J. (2021). Political psychology in the digital (mis)information age: A model of news belief and sharing. Social Issues and Policy Review, 15(1), 84-113. [PDF] [Audio]

Van Bavel, J. J., *Reinero, D. A., *Spring, V., *Harris, E. A., & Duke, A. (2021). Speaking my  truth: Why personal experiences can bridge divides but mislead. Proceedings of the National  Academy of Sciences, 118, e2100280118. [PDF]


Willer, R., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2021). How to convince Republicans to get vaccinated. Los  Angeles Times. [Article]
 

2020

Brady, W.J., Crockett, M. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). The MAD Model of Moral Contagion: The role of motivation, attention and design in the spread of moralized content online. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 15(4), 978-1010. [PDF]

 

Cunningham, W.A., Van Bavel, J.J., & Somerville, L.H. (2020). How to be an ethical scientist. Science. [Article]

 

Finkel, E. J., Bail, C. A., Cikara, M., Ditto, P. H., IIyengar, S., Klar, S., Mason, L., McGrath, M. C., Nyhan, B., Rand, D., Skitka, L., Tucker, J. A., Van Bavel, J.J., Wang, C. S. & Druckman, J. N. (2020). Political sectarianism in America: A poisonous cocktail of othering, aversion, and moralization. Science. [PDF]

 

Gantman, A.P., Devraj-Kizuk, S., Mende-Seidlecki, P., Van Bavel, J.J., & Mathewson, K.E. (2020). The time course of moral perception: An ERP investigation of the moral pop-out effect. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 15(2), 235-246. [PDF]

 

Gantman, A.P., Sternisko, A., Gollwitzer, P. M., Oettingen, G., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). Allocating moral responsibility to multiple agents. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 91, 104027. [PDF]

 

Gollwitzer, A., *Martel, C., *Brady, W. J., Knowles, E. D., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). Partisan differences in physical distancing predict infections and mortality. 104027. [PDF]

 

Gruber, J., Van Bavel, J.J. Cunningham, W. A., Somerville, L. H., & Lewis, N. A. Jr. (2020). Academia needs a reality check: Life is not back to normal. Science. [Article]

Gruber. J., Somerville, L.H., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). A scientist's guide to email etiquette. Science. [Article]

 

Hackel, L.M., Wills, J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). Shifting prosocial intuitions: Neurocognitive evidence for a value based account of group-based cooperation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 15(4), 371-381. [PDF]

 

Landy, J.F., Jia, M., Ding, I.L., Viganola, D., Tierney, W., Dreber, A., ... Van Bavel, J.J., ... Uhlmann, E.L. (2020). Crowdsourcing hypothesis tests: Making transparent how design choices shape research results. Psychological Bulletin, 146(5), 451-479. [PDF]

 

Pärnamets, P., Shuster, A., Reinero, D.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). A value-based framework for understanding cooperation. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 29(3), 227-234. [PDF]

Reicher, S. D., Van Bavel, J.J., & Haslam, S. A. (2020). Debate around leadership in the Stanford Prison Experiment: Reply to Zimbardo and Haney (2020) and Chan et al. (2020). American Psychologist, 75(3), 406-407. [PDF]

 

Reinero, D. A. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). Researcher's Politics Don't Undermine Their Scientific Results. Scientific American. [Article] ​​

 

Reinero, D.A, Wills, J.A., Brady, W.J., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Crawford, J.T., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). Is the political slant of psychology research related to scientific replicability? Perspectives on Psychological Science, 1-19. [PDF]

 

Sternisko, A., Cichocka, A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). The dark side of social movements: Social identity, non-conformity, and the lure of conspiracy theories. Current Opinion in Psychology, 35, 1-6. [PDF]

 

Somerville, L.H., Van Bavel, J.J., Cunningham, W.A., & Lewis Jr., N.A. (2020). How to find a postdoc position that's right for you. Science. [Article]

Stoyanovich, J., Van Bavel, J.J., & West, T.V. (2020). The imperative of interpretable machines. Nature Machine Intelligence, 2, 197-199. [PDF]

Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). My lab group met to chart our response to COVID-19. Here’s what we learned. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). In a pandemic, political polarization could kill people. Washington Post. [Article]

Van Bavel, J.J.,, Baicker, K., Boggio, P. S., Capraro, V., Cichocka, A., Cikara, M., Crockett, M. J., Crum, A. J., Douglas, K. M., Druckman, J. N. Drury, J., Dube, O., Ellemers, N., Finkel, E. J., Fowler, J. H., Gelfand, M., Han, S., Haslam, S. A., Jetten, J., Kitayama, S., Mobbs, D., Napper, L. E., Packer, D. J., Pennycook, G., Peters, E., Petty, R. E., Rand, D. G., Reicher, S. D., Schnall, S., Shariff, A., Skitka, L. J., Smith, S. S., Sunstein, C. R., Tabri, N., Tucker, J. A., van der Linden, S., Van Lange, P. A. M., Weeden, K. A., Wohl, M. J. A., Zaki, J., Zion, S. & Willer, R. (2020). Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. Nature Human Behaviour. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Gruber, J., Somerville, L.H., & Lewis Jr., N.A. (2020). How to write a clear, compelling CV. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Reinero, D.A,, Parnamets, P., Harris, E., & Robertson, C. (2020). Breaking groupthink: Why scientific identity and norms mitigate ideological epistemology. Psychological Inquiry, 31(1), 66-72. [PDF] [Audio]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Sternisko, A., Harris, E., & Robertson, C. (2020). The social function of rationalization: An identity perspective. Brain and Behavioral Sciences. [PDF] 

 

Wills, J.A., Hackel, L., Feldmanhall, O., Pärnamets, P., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2020). The social neuroscience of cooperation. In D. Poeppel, M. Gazzaniga & G. R. Mangun. (Eds.) The Cognitive Neurosciences. 6th Edition. MIT Press. [PDF]

 

Yudkin, D.A., Van Bavel, J.J., & Rhodes, M. (2020). Young children police in-group members at personal cost. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. [PDF]

2019

Brady, W.J., Gantman, A.P., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). Attentional capture helps explain why moral and emotional content go viral. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149(4), 746-756. [PDF]

Brady, W.J., Wills, J.A., Burkart, D., Jost, J.T., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). An ideological asymmetry in the diffusion of moralized content on social media among political leaders. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(10), 1802-1813. [PDF]

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Cunningham, W.A., Gruber, J., Van Bavel, J.J., & Lewis, Jr., N. A. (2019). Conflict in your research group? Here are four strategies for finding a resolution. Science. [Article]

Gruber, J. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). To ace your Ph.D. program interviews, prepare to answer—and ask—these key questions. Science. [Article]

 

Haslam, S.A., Reicher, S.D., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). Rethinking the nature of cruelty: The role of identity leadership in the Stanford Prison Experiment. American Psychologist, 74(7), 809-822. [PDF]

Lewis Jr., N.A., Gruber, J., Van Bavel, J.J., & Somerville, L.H. (2019). Three tips for giving a great research talk. Science. [Article]

Lewis Jr., N.A., Somerville, L.H., Van Bavel, J.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2019). Help funders help you: Five tips for effective funding applications. Science. [Article]

 

Lewis Jr., N.A., Somerville, L.H., Van Bavel, J.J., Gruber, J., & Cunningham, W. (2019). Step back to move forward: Setting new priorities in the new year. Science. [Article]

 

Lewis Jr., N.A., Van Bavel, J.J., Gruber, J., Somerville, L.H. & Cunningham, W.A. (2019). School’s (somewhat) out for summer: Five tips to help academics make the most of the season. Science. [Article]

 

Lewis Jr., N.A., Van Bavel, J.J., & Somerville, L.H. (2019). Tips for easing the service burden on scientists for underrepresented groups. Science. [Article]

 

Mende-Siedlecki, P., Qu, J., Backer, R., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). Perceptual contributions to racial bias in pain recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(5), 863-889. [PDF]

 

Pärnamets, P., Reinero, D.A., Pereira, A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). Identity leadership: Managing perceptions of conflict for collective action. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 42, e136. [PDF]

 

Reicher, S., Haslam, A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). We can be the nation that discovers the cure. The Psychologist, 32, 2. [Article]

 

Reicher, S., Haslam, A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). The road to Christchurch: A tale of two leaderships. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 47, 10-14. [PDF]

 

Somerville, L.H., Cunningham, W. A., Gruber, J., Van Bavel, J.J., & Lewis Jr., N. A. (2019). Three keys to launching your own lab. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2019). Scientific replication in the study of social animals. In J. Aronson and E. Aronson.(Eds.) The Social Animal. 12th Edition. New York: Worth/Freeman. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., & Gruber, J. (2019). Struggling with your academic writing? Try these experiments to get the words flowing. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Gruber, J., Somerville, L.H., & Lewis, Jr., N. A. (2019). Three research-based lessons to improve your mentoring. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Lewis Jr., N. A., & Cunningham, W.A. (2019). In the tough academic job market, two principles can help you maximize your chances. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Somerville, L.H., Cunningham, W.A., & Lewis Jr., N. A. (2019). Ten tips for negotiating job offers. Science. [Article]

 

Xiao, Y. J. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2019). Sudden shifts in social identity swiftly shape implicit evaluation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 83, 55-69. [PDF]

2018

Chalik, L., Van Bavel, J.J. & Rhodes, M. (2018). The Cognitive Processes Underlying Moral Judgment Across Development. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1464-1469. [PDF]

 

Gruber, J., Van Bavel, J.J., Somerville, L.H., Lewis Jr., N. A., & Cunningham, W. (2018). Introducing ‘Letters to Young Scientists,’ a new column from Science Careers. Science. [Article]

 

Hackel, L.M., Coppin, G., Wohl, M.J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2018). From groups to grits: Social identity shapes evaluations of food pleasantness. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 74, 270-280. [PDF]

 

Lewis Jr., N. A., Van Bavel, J.J., Somerville, L.H., & Gruber, J. (2018). A social media survival guide for scientists. Science. [Article]

 

Nam, H.H., Jost, J.T., Kaggen, L., Campbell-Meiklejohn, D., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2018). Amygdala structure and the tendency to regard the social system as legitimate and desirable. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, 133-138. [PDF]

 

Somerville, L. H., Van Bavel, J.J., Cunningham, W.A., & Gruber, J. (2018). How to put your best foot forward in faculty job interviews. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Gruber, J., & Lewis Jr., N. A. (2018). Applying for a Ph.D.? These 10 tips can help you succeed. Science. [Article]

 

Van Bavel, J.J. & Pereira, A. (2018). The partisan brain: An identity-based model of political belief. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 213-224. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Packer, D.J., & Payne, C. (2018). The neuroscience of leading effective teams. Neuroleadership Journal, 7, 1-16. [PDF]

 

Wills, J.A., FeldmanHall, O., Meager, M., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2018). Dissociable contributions of the prefrontal cortex in group-based cooperation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 349–356. [PDF]

2017

Bouwmeester, S., Verkoeijen, P.P.J.L., Aczel, B., Barbosa, F., Bègue, L., Brañas-Garza, P., Chmura, T.G.H., Cornelissen, G., Døssing, F.S., Espín, A.M., Evans, A.M., Ferreira-Santos, F., Fiedler, S., Flegr, J., Ghaffari, M., Glöckner, A., Goeschl, T., Guo, L., Hauser, O.P., Hernan-Gonzalez, R., Herrero, A., Horne, Z., Houdek, P., Johannesson, M., Koppel, L., Kujal, P., Laine, T., Lohse, J., Martins, E.C., Mauro, C., Mischkowski, D., Mukherjee, S., Myrseth, K.O.R., Navarro-Martínez, D., Neal, T.M.S., Novakova, J., Pagà, R., Paiva, T.O., Palfi, B., Piovesan, M., Rahal, R-M., Salomon, E., Srinivasan, N., Srivastava, A., Szaszi, B., Szollosi, A., Thor, K.Ø., Tinghög, G.,Trueblood, J. S., Van Bavel, J.J., van't Veer, A. E., Västfjäll, D., Warner, M., Wengström, E., Wills, J., & Wollbrant, C.E. (2017). Registered replication report: Rand, Greene, and Nowak (2012). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 1-16. [PDF]

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Brady, W.J., Wills, J.A., Jost, J.T., Tucker, J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Emotion shapes the diffusion of moralized content in social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1-6. [PDF]

 

Cikara, M., Van Bavel, J.J., Ingbretsen, Z., & Lau, T. (2017). Decoding "us" and "them": Neural representations of generalized group concepts. Journal of Experimental Psychological: General, 146 (5), 621-631. [PDF]

Dikker, S., Wan, L., Davidesco, I., Kaggen, L., Oostrik, M., McClintock, J., Rowland, J., Van Bavel, J.J., Ding, M., & Poeppel, D. (2017). Brain-to-brain synchrony tracks real-world dynamic group interactions in the classroom. Current Biology, 27, 1375-1380. [PDF]

Gantman, A.P. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Behavior is multiply determined and perception has multiple components: The case of moral perception. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 39, e242. [PDF]

 

Guassi Moreira, J.F., Van Bavel, J.J., Telzer, E.H. (2017). The neural development of 'us and them'. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12 (2), 184-196. [PDF]

Hackel, L.M., Zaki, J., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Social identity shapes social valuation: Evidence from prosocial behavior and vicarious reward. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,1-10. [PDF]

Sip, K. E., Van Bavel, J.J. West, T. V., Davis, J., Rock, D., & Grant, H. (2017). Select Better: How Managers Can Reduce Bias in Hiring. NeuroLeadership Journal, 6, 1-18. [PDF]

 

Van der Toorn, J., Jost, J.T., Packer, D.J., Noorbaloochi, S., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). In defense of tradition: Conservatism, religiosity and opposition to same-sex marriage in North America. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,1-14. [PDF]

2016

Coppin, G., Pool, E., Delplanque, S., Oud, B., Margot, C., Sander, D. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2016). Swiss identity smells like chocolate: Social identity shapes olfactory judgments. Scientific Reports, 6, 34979. [PDF]

 

Gantman, A.P. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2016a). Exposure to justice diminishes moral perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145 (12), 1728-1739. [PDF]

 

Gantman, A.P. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2016b). See for yourself: Perception is attuned to morality. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20 (2), 76-77. [PDF]

 

Park, G., Kappes, A., Rho, Y., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2016). At the heart of morality lies neurovisceral integration: Cardiac vagal tone predicts utilitarian moral judgments. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11 (10), 1588-1596. [PDF]

 

Park, G., Van Bavel, J.J. , Hill, L.K., Williams, D.P. & Thayer, J.F. (2016). Social groups prioritize selective attention to faces: How social identity shapes distractor interference. PLoS ONE, 11 (8), e0161426. [PDF]

 

Schweinsberg, M., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Sommer, S. A., Jordan, J., Tierney, W., Awtrey, E., Zhu, L., Diermeier, D., Heinze, J., Srinivasan, M., Tannenbaum, D., *Bivolaru, E., Dana, J., Davis-Stober, C. P., Du Plessis, C. Gronau, Q. F., Hafenbrack, A. C., Liao, E. Y., Ly, A., Marsman, M., Murase, T., Qureshi, I., Schaerer, M., Thornley, N., Tworek, C. M., Wagenmakers, E-J., Wong, L., Anderson, T., Bauman, C. W., Bedwell, W. L., Brescoll, V., Canavan, A., Chandler, J. J., Cheries, E., Cheryan, S., Cheung, F., Cimpian, A., Clark, M., Cordon, D., Cushman, F., Ditto, P. H., Donahue, T., Frick, S. E., Gamez-Djokic, M., Hofstein Grady, R., Graham, J., Gu, J., Hahn, A., Hanson, B. E., Hartwich, N. J., Hein, K., Inbar, Y., Jiang, L., Kellogg, T., Kennedy, D. M., Legate, N., Luoma, T. P., Maibeucher, H., Meindl, P., Miles, J., Mislin, A., Molden, D. C., Motyl, M., Newman, G., Ngo, H. H., Packham, H., Ramsay, P. S., Ray, J. L., Sackett, A. M., Sellier, A-L., Sokolova, T., Sowden, W., Storage, D., Sun, X., Van Bavel, J.J. , Washburn, A. N., Wei, C., Wetter, E., Wilson, C., Darroux, S-C., & Uhlmann, E. L. (2016). The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory's research pipeline. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 55-67. [PDF]

 

Tierney, W., Schweinsberg, M., Jordan, J., Kennedy, D., Qureshi, I., Sommer, S. A., Thornley, N., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Awtrey, E., Zhu, L., Diermeier, D., Heinze, J., Srinivasan, M., Tannenbaum, D., Bivolaru, E., Dana, J., Davis-Stober, C., Du Plessis, C., Gronau, Q., Hafenbrack, A., Liao, E., Ly, A., Marsman, M., Murase, T., Schaerer, M., Tworek, C., Wagenmakers, E. J., Wong, L., Anderson, T., Bauman, C., Bedwell, W., Brescoll, V., Canavan, A., Chandler, J., Cheries, E., Cheryan, S., Cheung, F>, Cimpian, A., Clark, M., Cordon, D., Cushman, F., Ditto, P., Amell, A., Frick, S., Gamez-Djokic, M., Grady, R., Graham, J., Gu, J., Hahn, A., Hanson, B., Hartwich, N., Hein, K., Inbar, Y., Jiang, L., Kellogg, T., Legate, N., Luoma, T., Maibeucher, H., Meindl, P., Miles, J., Mislin, A., Molden, D., Motyl, M., Newman, G., Huong Ngo H., Packham, H., Ramsay, P. S., Ray, J., Sackett, A., Sellier, A. L., Sokolova, T., Sowden, W., Storage, D., Sun, X., Van Bavel, J.J., Washburn, A., Wei, C., Wetter, E., Wilson, C., Darroux, S. C., & Uhlmann, E. (2016). Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgment effects. Nature: Scientific Data, 3, 160082. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Brady, W.J. & Reinero, D.A. (2016a). Contextual sensitivity in scientific reproducibility. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (23), 6454-6459. [PDF]

Van Bavel, J.J., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Brady, W.J. & Reinero, D.A. (2016b). Reply to Inbar: Contextual sensitivity helps explain the reproducibility gap between social and cognitive psychology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (34), e4935–e4936. [PDF]

Xiao, Y.J., Coppin, G., & Van Bavel, J.J.(2016a). Perceiving the world through group-colored glasses: A perceptual model of intergroup relations. Psychological Inquiry, 27 (4), 255-274. [PDF]

 

Xiao, Y.J., Coppin, G., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2016b). Clarifying the role of perception in intergroup relations: Origins of bias, components of perception, and practical implications. Psychological Inquiry, 27 (4), 358-366. [PDF]

 

Xiao, Y.J., Wohl, M.J.H., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2016). Proximity under threat: The role of physical distance in intergroup relations. PLoS ONE, 11 (7), e0159792. [PDF]

 

Yudkin, D.A., Rothmund, T., Twardawski, M., Thalla, N., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2016). Reflexive intergroup bias in third party punishment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145 (11), 1148-1459. [PDF]

 

2015

Gantman, A.P. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2015). Moral perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19 (11), 631-633. [PDF]

 

Stillman, P.E., Van Bavel, J.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2015). Valence asymmetries in the human amygdala: Task relevance modulates amygdala responses to positive more than negative affective cues. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 842-851. [PDF]

Van Bavel, J.J., FeldmanHall, O., & Mende-Siedlecki, P. (2015). The neuroscience of moral cognition: From dual processes to dynamic systems. Current Opinion in Psychology, 6, 167-172. [PDF]

2014

Cikara, M., Bruneau, E., Van Bavel, J.J., & Saxe,R. (2014). Their pain gives us pleasure: How intergroup dynamics shape empathic failures and counter-empathic responses. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 110-125. [PDF]

Cikara, M., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). The neuroscience of intergroup relations: An integrative review. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 245-274. [PDF]

 

FeldmanHall, O., Sokol-Hessner, P., Van Bavel, J. J., & Phelps, E.A. (2014). Fairness violations elicit greater punishment on behalf of another than for oneself. Nature Communications, 5,1-6. [PDF]

 

Gantman, A.P., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). The moral pop-out effect: Enhanced perceptual awareness of morally relevant stimuli. Cognition, 132, 22-29. [PDF]

 

Hackel, L.M., Looser, C.E., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). Group membership alters the threshold for mind perception: The role of social identity, collective identification, and intergroup threat. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 52, 15-23. [PDF]

Jost, J. T., Nam, H.H., Amodio, D.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). Political neuroscience: The beginning of a beautiful friendship. In H. Lavine (Ed.) Advances in Political Psychology, 37. [PDF] 

 

Jost, J.T., Noobaloochi, S., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). The “chicken-and-egg” problem in political neuroscience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 317-318. [PDF]
 

Kaul, C., Ratner, K.G., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). Dynamic representation of race: Processing goals shape race decoding in the fusiform gyri. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9326-332. [PDF]

 

Packer, D.J. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2014). The dynamic nature of identity: From the brain to behavior. In N. Branscombe & K. Reynolds (Eds.) The Psychology of Change: Life Contexts, Experiences, and Identities. Psychology Press. [PDF]

 

Park, G., Van Bavel, J.J., Vasey, M.W., & Thayer, J.F. (2014). When tonic cardiac vagal tone predicts changes in phasic vagal tone: The role of fear and perceptual load. Psychophysiology, 51, 419-426. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Hackel, L.M., & Xiao, Y.J. (2014). The group mind: The pervasive influence of social identity on cognition. In J. Decety & Y. Christian (Eds.) New Frontiers in Social Neuroscience. Springer. [PDF]

2013

Gill., M.J., Packer, D.J., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2013). More to morality than mutualism: Consistent contributors exist and they can inspire costly generosity in others. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 90. [PDF]

 

Krosch, A.R., Berntsen, L., Amodio, D.M., Jost, J.T., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2013). On the ideology of hypodescent: Political conservatism predicts categorization of racially ambiguous faces as black. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 1196-1203. [PDF]

 

Nam, H., Jost, J.T., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2013). Not for all the tea in China! Political ideology and the avoidance of dissonance-arousing situations. PLoS ONE, 8, e59837.​​ [PDF]

Park, G., Van Bavel, J.J., Vasey, M.W., & Thayer, J.F. (2013). Cardiac vagal tone predicts attentional engagement to and disengagement from fearful faces. Emotion, 13, 645-656. [PDF]

 

Park, G., Vasey, M.W., Van Bavel, J.J., & Thayer, J.F. (2013). Cardiac vagal tone is correlated with selective attention to neutral distractors under load. Psychophysiology, 50, 398-406. [PDF]

 

Ratner, K.G., Kaul, C., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2013). Is race erased? Decoding race from patterns of neural activity when skin color is not diagnostic of group boundaries. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8750-755. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Xiao, Y.J., & Hackel, L.M. (2013). Social identity shapes social perception and evaluation: Using neuroimaging to look inside the social brain. In B. Derks, D. Scheepers & N. Ellemers (Eds.) The Neuroscience of Prejudice and Intergroup Relations, 110. Psychology Press. [PDF]

 

2012

Brosch, T. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2012). The flexibility of emotional attention: Accessible social identities guide rapid attentional orienting. Cognition, 125,309-316. [PDF]

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Cunningham, W.A., Van Bavel, J.J., Arbuckle, N.L., Packer, D.J., & Waggoner, A.S. (2012). Rapid social perception is flexible: Approach and avoidance motivational states shape P100 responses to other-race faces. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 140. [PDF]

 

Park, G.H., Van Bavel, J.J., Vasey, M.W., & Thayer, J.F. (2012a). Cardiac vagal tone predicts inhibited attention to fearful faces. Emotion, 12, 1292-1302. [PDF] ​​

 

Park, G.H., Van Bavel, J.J., Vasey, M.W., Egan, E., & Thayer, J.F. (2012b). From the heart to the mind's eye: Cardiac vagal tone is related to visual perception of fearful faces at high spatial frequency. Biological Psychology, 90, 171-178. [PDF] ​​

 

Van Bavel, J.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2012). A social identity approach to person memory: Group membership, collective identification, and social role shape attention and memory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1566-1578. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Packer, D.J., Haas, I.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2012). The importance of moral construal: moral versus non-moral construal elicits faster, more extreme, universal evaluations of the same actions. PLoS ONE, 7, e48693. 10.1371/journal.pone.0048693. [PDF]

Van Bavel, J.J., Swencionis, J.K., O'Connor, R.C., & Cunningham, W.A. (2012). Motivated social memory: Belonging needs moderate the own-group bias in face recognition. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 707-713. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Xiao, Y.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2012). Evaluation is a dynamic process: Moving beyond dual system models. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 438-454. [PDF]

 

Xiao, Y.J., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2012). See your friends close, and your enemies closer: Social identity and identity threat shape the representation of physical distance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 959-972. [PDF]

 

2011

Van Bavel, J.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2011). A social neuroscience approach to self and social categorisation: A new look at an old issue. European Review of Social Psychology, 21, 237-284. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Packer, D.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2011). Modulation of the Fusiform Face Area following minimal exposure to motivationally relevant faces: Evidence of in-group enhancement (not out-group disregard). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3343-3354. [PDF]

 

Wohl, M.J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2011). Is identifying with a historically victimized group good or bad for your health? Transgenerational post-traumatic stress and collective victimization. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 818-824. [PDF]

2010 And Earlier

Bond, M. H., Leung, K., Au, A., Tong, K. K., de Carrasquel, S. R., Murakami, F., Yamaguchi, S., Bierbrauer, G., Singelis, T. M., Broer, M., Boen, F., Lambert, S. M., Ferreira, M. C., Noels, K. A., Van Bavel, J. J., et al. (2004). Culture-level dimensions of social axioms and their correlates across 41 cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35, 548-570. [PDF]

 

Cunningham, W.A., Packer, D.J., Kesek, A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2009). Implicit measurement of attitudes: A physiological approach. In R. E. Petty, R. H. Fazio, & P. Briñol (Eds.) Attitudes: Insights from the new implicit measures (pp. 485-512). New York: Psychology Press. [PDF]

 

Cunningham, W.A. & Van Bavel, J.J. (2009a). A neural analysis of intergroup perception and evaluation. In G. G. Berntson & J. T. Cacioppo (Eds.) Handbook of neuroscience for the behavioral sciences (Vol I). (pp. 975-984). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [PDF]

 

Cunningham, W.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2009b). Varieties of emotional experience: Differences in object or computation? Emotion Review, 1, 56-57. [PDF]

 

Cunningham, W.A., Van Bavel, J.J., & Johnsen, I.R. (2008). Affective flexibility: Evaluative processing goals shape amygdala activity. Psychological Science, 19, 152-160. [PDF]

 

Cunningham, W.A., Zelazo, P.D., Packer, D.J., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2007). The iterative reprocessing model: A multi-level framework for attitudes and evaluation. Social Cognition, 25, 736-760. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J. J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2009a). A social neuroscience approach to intergroup perception and evaluation. In W. P. Banks (Ed.) Encyclopedia of consciousness (pp. 379-388). New York: Academic Press. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2009b). Self-categorization with a novel mixed-race group moderates automatic social and racial biases. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 321-335. [PDF]

 

Van Bavel, J.J., Packer, D.J., & Cunningham, W.A. (2008). The neural substrates of in-group bias: A functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation. Psychological Science, 19, 1131-1139. [PDF]

 

Other Publications 

Brady, W.J., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). A minority of one: Conformity to group norms. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Brady, W.J., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Inducing emotions. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Brady, W.J., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Persuasion: Motivational factors influencing attitude change. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Brady, W.J., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Using fMRI to dissect moral judgment. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Mende-Siedlecki, P., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Misattribution of arousal and cognitive dissonance. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Mende-Siedlecki, P., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Ostracism: Effects of being ignored over the internet. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Mende-Siedlecki, P., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Thinking too much impairs decision-making. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Reinero, D.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Effects of thinking abstractly or concretely on self-control. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Reinero, D.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Evaluating the accuracy of snap judgments. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Reinero, D.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Nonconscious mimicry occurs when affiliation goals are present. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Wills, J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Analyzing situation in helping behavior. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Wills, J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Creating the minimal group paradigm. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Wills, J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Marginal dishonesty: The additing-to-10 task. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]

 

Wills, J.A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (2017). Implicit association test. Journal of Visualized Experiments. [Access]