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Jay Van Bavel

Associate Professor

    20042019
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    Research Output 2004 2019

    2019

    Attentional Capture Helps Explain Why Moral and Emotional Content Go Viral

    Brady, W. J., Gantman, A. P. & Van Bavel, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Media
    Arousal
    Psychology

    Identity leadership: Managing perceptions of conflict for collective action

    Pärnamets, P., Reinero, D. A., Pereira, A. & Van Bavel, J., Aug 13 2019, In : The Behavioral and brain sciences. 42, p. e136

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Crime Victims
    Conflict (Psychology)

    Perceptual contributions to racial bias in pain recognition

    Mende-Siedlecki, P., Qu-Lee, J., Backer, R. & Van Bavel, J., May 1 2019, In : Journal of experimental psychology. General. 148, 5, p. 863-889 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Racism
    Pain
    Masculinity
    Pain Perception
    Pain Threshold

    Rethinking the Nature of Cruelty: The Role of Identity Leadership in the Stanford Prison Experiment

    Haslam, S. A., Reicher, S. D. & Van Bavel, J. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Psychologist.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Prisons
    Poisons
    History
    Research Personnel
    Psychology

    Sudden shifts in social identity swiftly shape implicit evaluation

    Xiao, Y. J. & Van Bavel, J., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 83, p. 55-69 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Identification
    Cues
    evaluation
    Group
    Cognition

    The road to Christchurch: A tale of two leaderships

    Reicher, S., Haslam, A. & Van Bavel, J., Jan 1 2019, In : New Zealand Journal of Psychology. 48, 1, p. 13-15 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    We can be the nation that discovers the cure

    Reicher, S., Haslam, A. & Van Bavel, J., May 1 2019, In : The Psychologist. 33, 5, p. 2-3 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Young Children Police Group Members at Personal Cost

    Yudkin, D. A., Van Bavel, J. & Rhodes, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Punishment
    Police
    Costs and Cost Analysis
    Psychology
    2018

    Amygdala structure and the tendency to regard the social system as legitimate and desirable

    Hannah Nam, H., Jost, J., Kaggen, L., Campbell-Meiklejohn, D. & Van Bavel, J., Feb 1 2018, In : Nature Human Behaviour. 2, 2, p. 133-138 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Amygdala
    Vulnerable Populations
    Prefrontal Cortex
    Neuroimaging
    Extremities

    An Ideological Asymmetry in the Diffusion of Moralized Content on Social Media Among Political Leaders

    Brady, W. J., Wills, J. A., Burkart, D., Jost, J. & Van Bavel, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Media
    Emotions
    Language
    Communication
    Propaganda

    Breaking free from Stanford

    Reicher, S., Haslam, S. A. & Van Bavel, J., Aug 1 2018, In : Psychologist. 31, 8, p. 2-3 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Dissociable contributions of the prefrontal cortex in group-based cooperation

    NYU PROSPEC Collaboration, Apr 1 2018, In : Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 13, 4, p. 349-356 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Prefrontal Cortex
    Intuition
    Amygdala
    Aptitude
    Group Processes

    From groups to grits: Social identity shapes evaluations of food pleasantness

    Hackel, L. M., Coppin, G., Wohl, M. J. A. & Van Bavel, J., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 74, p. 270-280 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Identification
    food
    Food
    evaluation
    Group

    The Partisan Brain: An Identity-Based Model of Political Belief

    Van Bavel, J. & Pereira, A., Mar 1 2018, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 22, 3, p. 213-224 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Democracy
    Mental Processes
    Automatic Data Processing
    Brain
    Research
    2017

    Decoding "Us" and "Them": Neural representations of generalized group concepts

    Cikara, M., Van Bavel, J., Ingbretsen, Z. A. & Lau, T., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 146, 5, p. 621-631 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Gyrus Cinguli
    Cognition
    Psychology
    Brain
    Decoding

    Emotion shapes the diffusion of moralized content in social networks

    Brady, W. J., Wills, J. A., Jost, J., Tucker, J., Van Bavel, J. & Fiske, S. T., Jul 11 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 28, p. 7313-7318 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Support
    Emotions
    Social Media
    Language
    Communication

    In Defense of Tradition: Religiosity, Conservatism, and Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage in North America

    van der Toorn, J., Jost, J., Packer, D. J., Noorbaloochi, S. & Van Bavel, J., Oct 1 2017, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 43, 10, p. 1455-1468 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Politics
    North America
    Marriage
    Canada

    Registered Replication Report: Rand, Greene, and Nowak (2012)

    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. & 36 others, 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., Tinghög, G., Trueblood, J. S., Van Bavel, J., van ‘t Veer, A. E., Västfjäll, D., Warner, M., Wengström, E., Wills, J. & Wollbrant, C. E., May 1 2017, In : Perspectives on Psychological Science. 12, 3, p. 527-542 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Selection Bias
    Economics
    Pressure
    Heuristics

    Social identity shapes social valuation: Evidence from prosocial behavior and vicarious reward

    Hackel, L. M., Zaki, J. & Van Bavel, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 12, 8, p. 1219-1228 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Identification
    Reward
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    The Neural Development of 'Us and Them'

    Guassi Moreira, J. F., Van Bavel, J. & Telzer, E. H., Feb 1 2017, In : Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 12, 2, p. 184-196 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Amygdala
    Prefrontal Cortex
    Peer Group
    Functional Neuroimaging
    Temporal Lobe
    2016

    At the heart of morality lies neuro-visceral integration: Lower cardiac vagal tone predicts utilitarian moral judgment

    Park, G., Kappes, A., Rho, Y. & Van Bavel, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 11, 10, p. 1588-1596 9 p., nsw077.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ethical Theory
    Heart Rate
    Proxy
    Research

    Behavior is multiply determined, and perception has multiple components: The case of moral perception

    Gantman, A. P. & Van Bavel, J., Jan 1 2016, In : The Behavioral and brain sciences. 39, p. e242

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Research

    Brain-to-Brain Synchrony Tracks Real-World Dynamic Group Interactions in the Classroom

    Dikker, S., Wan, L., Davidesco, I., Kaggen, L., Oostrik, M., McClintock, J., Rowland, J., Michalareas, G., Van Bavel, J., Ding, M. & Poeppel, D., Oct 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Current Biology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Brain
    brain
    Students
    students
    neurophysiology

    Clarifying the Role of Perception in Intergroup Relations: Origins of Bias, Components of Perception, and Practical Implications

    Xiao, Y. J., Coppin, G. & Van Bavel, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Psychological Inquiry. 27, 4, p. 358-366 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Contextual sensitivity in scientific reproducibility

    Van Bavel, J., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Brady, W. J. & Reinero, D. A., Jun 7 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 23, p. 6454-6459 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Psychology
    Research
    Research Personnel
    Consensus
    Guidelines

    Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgement effects

    Tierney, W., Schweinsberg, M., Jordan, J., Kennedy, D. M., Qureshi, I., Sommer, S. A., Thornley, N., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Awtrey, E., Zhu, L. L., Diermeier, D., Heinze, J. E., Srinivasan, M., Tannenbaum, D., Bivolaru, E., Dana, J., Davis-Stober, C. P., Du Plessis, C., Gronau, Q. F. & 62 others, Hafenbrack, A. C., Liao, E. Y., Ly, A., Marsman, M., Murase, T., Schaerer, M., 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. A., Cordon, D., Cushman, F., Ditto, P. H., Amell, A., Frick, S. E., Gamez-Djokic, M., Grady, R. H., Graham, J., Gu, J., Hahn, A., Hanson, B. E., Hartwich, N. J., Hein, K., Inbar, Y., Jiang, L., Kellogg, T., 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., Washburn, A. N., Wei, C., Wetter, E., Wilson, C. T., Darroux, S. C. & Uhlmann, E. L., Oct 11 2016, In : Scientific data. 3, 160082.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    moral judgement
    Research laboratories
    Replication
    Pipelines
    online survey

    Exposure to justice diminishes moral perception

    Gantman, A. P. & Van Bavel, J., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 145, 12, p. 1728-1739 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Justice
    Punishment
    Psychology
    Justice
    Moral Perception

    Perceiving the World Through Group-Colored Glasses: A Perceptual Model of Intergroup Relations

    Xiao, Y. J., Coppin, G. & Van Bavel, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Psychological Inquiry. 27, 4, p. 255-274 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Glass
    Social Identification
    Research Personnel
    Psychology
    Research

    Proximity under threat: The role of physical distance in intergroup relations

    Xiao, Y. J., Wohl, M. J. A. & Van Bavel, J., Jul 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 7, e0159792.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mexico
    Fans
    interpersonal relationships
    Emigration and Immigration
    Research

    Reflexive intergroup bias in third-party punishment

    Yudkin, D. A., Rothmund, T., Twardawski, M., Thalla, N. & Van Bavel, J., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 145, 11, p. 1448-1459 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Punishment
    Cognition
    Baseball
    Football
    Social Behavior

    Reply to Inbar: Contextual sensitivity helps explain the reproducibility gap between social and cognitive psychology

    Van Bavel, J., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Brady, W. J. & Reinero, D. A., Aug 23 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 34, p. E4935-E4936

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    See for Yourself: Perception Is Attuned to Morality

    Gantman, A. P. & Van Bavel, J., Feb 1 2016, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 20, 2, p. 76-77 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social groups prioritize selective attention to faces: How social identity shapes distractor interference

    Park, G., Van Bavel, J., Hill, L. B. K., Williams, D. W. P. & Thayer, J. F., Aug 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 8, 0161426.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Identification
    crossover interference
    Experiments
    Racism
    sampling

    Swiss identity smells like chocolate: Social identity shapes olfactory judgments

    Coppin, G., Pool, E., Delplanque, S., Oud, B., Margot, C., Sander, D. & Van Bavel, J., Oct 11 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 34979.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Identification
    Smell
    Switzerland
    Chocolate
    Odorants

    The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory's research pipeline

    Schweinsberg, M., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Sommer, S. A., Jordan, J., Tierney, W., Awtrey, E., Zhu, L. L., Diermeier, D., Heinze, J. E., 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. & 62 others, 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. A., Cordon, D., Cushman, F., Ditto, P. H., Donahue, T., Frick, S. E., Gamez-Djokic, M., Grady, R. H., 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., Maibuecher, 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., Washburn, A. N., Wei, C., Wetter, E., Wilson, C. T., Darroux, S. C. & Uhlmann, E. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 66, p. 55-67 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Publications
    moral judgement
    research approach
    Research
    Group
    2015

    Fairness violations elicit greater punishment on behalf of another than for oneself

    FeldmanHall, O., Sokol-Hessner, P., Van Bavel, J. J. & Phelps, E. A., 2015, In : Nature Communications. 5, 5306.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Punishment
    Social Justice
    Restoration
    restoration
    psychology

    Moral Perception

    Gantman, A. P. & Van Bavel, J., Nov 1 2015, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 19, 11, p. 631-633 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Research

    Seeing the world through group-colored glasses: A perceptual model of intergroup relations

    Xiao, Y. J., Coppin, G. & Van Bavel, J., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychological Inquiry. Accepted/In Press (target article).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The dynamic nature of identity: From the brain to behavior

    Packer, D. J. & Van Bavel, J., 2015, The psychology of change: Life contexts, experiences, and idetities. Branscombe, N. & Reynolds, K. (eds.). Psychology Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The neuroscience of moral cognition: From dual processes to dynamic systems

    Van Bavel, J., FeldmanHall, O. & Mende-Siedlecki, P., Dec 1 2015, In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 6, p. 167-172 6 p., 154.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neurosciences
    Cognition
    Intuition
    Psychology
    Brain

    Valence asymmetries in the human amygdala: Task relevance modulates amygdala responses to positive more than negative affective cues

    Stillman, P. E., Van Bavel, J. & Cunningham, W. A., Apr 6 2015, In : Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 27, 4, p. 842-851 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Amygdala
    asymmetry
    Cues
    stimulus
    Valence
    2014

    Dynamic representations of race: Processing goals shape race decoding in the Fusiform gyri

    Kaul, C., Ratner, K. G. & Van Bavel, J. J., Mar 2014, In : Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 9, 3, p. 326-332 7 p., nss138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Temporal Lobe
    Skin Pigmentation
    Visual Cortex
    Multivariate Analysis
    Social Identification
    outgroup
    collective identity
    group membership
    threat

    Political neuroscience: The beginning of a beautiful friendship

    Jost, J. T., Nam, H. H., Amodio, D. M. & Van Bavel, J. J., Feb 2014, In : Political Psychology. 35, SUPPL.1, p. 3-42 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neurosciences
    neurosciences
    friendship
    Psychology
    Cognition

    Restoring justice: Punishing on behalf of another, but not for oneself

    Feldman Hall, O., Sokol-Hessner, P., Van Bavel, J. & Phelps, E., 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 5306, p. 5306

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The "chicken-and-egg" problem in political neuroscience

    Jost, J. T., Noorbaloochi, S. & Van Bavel, J. J., 2014, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 37, 3, p. 317-318 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neurosciences
    neurosciences
    Ovum
    Chickens
    Psychology

    The Group Mind: The Pervasive Influence of Social Identity on Cognition

    Van Bavel, J. J., Hackel, L. M. & Xiao, Y. J., 2014, In : Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences. 21, 1, p. 41-56 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Identification
    Cognition
    Psychology
    Neurosciences
    Research

    Their pain gives us pleasure: How intergroup dynamics shape empathic failures and counter-empathic responses

    Cikara, M., Bruneau, E., Van Bavel, J. & Saxe, R., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 55, p. 110-125 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pleasure
    empathy
    pain
    outgroup
    Pain

    The moral pop-out effect: enhanced perceptual awareness of morally relevant stimuli

    Gantman, A. P. & Van Bavel, J., Jul 1 2014, In : Cognition. 132, 1, p. 22-29 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stimulus
    Cheese
    Arousal
    Research
    Feces

    The Neuroscience of Intergroup Relations: An Integrative Review

    Cikara, M. & Van Bavel, J. J., 2014, In : Perspectives on Psychological Science. 9, 3, p. 245-274 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Identification
    Neurosciences
    Psychology
    Group Processes
    Biological Factors