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Jay Van Bavel

Associate Professor

20042019
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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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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 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

When tonic cardiac vagal tone predicts changes in phasic vagal tone: The role of fear and perceptual load

Park, G., Vasey, M. W., Van Bavel, J. J. & Thayer, J. F., 2014, In : Psychophysiology. 51, 5, p. 419-426 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Fear
Heart Rate
Research
Tonic
2013

Cardiac vagal tone is correlated with selective attention to neutral distractors under load

Park, G., Vasey, M. W., Van Bavel, J. J. & Thayer, J. F., Apr 2013, In : Psychophysiology. 50, 4, p. 398-406 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Rate
Task Performance and Analysis
Distractor
Selective Attention
Letters

Cardiac vagal tone predicts attentional engagement to and disengagement from fearful faces

Park, G., Van Bavel, J. J., Vasey, M. W. & Thayer, J. F., 2013, In : Emotion. 13, 4, p. 645-656 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuality
Heart Rate
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorders

Is race erased? decoding race from patterns of neural activity when skin color is not diagnostic of group boundaries

Ratner, K. G., Kaul, C. & Van Bavel, J. J., Oct 2013, In : Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 8, 7, p. 750-755 6 p., nss063.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skin Pigmentation
Visual Cortex
Temporal Lobe
Multivariate Analysis
Color

More to morality than mutualism: Consistent contributors exist and they can inspire costly generosity in others

Gill, M. J., Packer, D. J. & Van Bavel, J., 2013, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 36, 1, p. 90 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Symbiosis
morality
altruistic behavior
study of economics
Decision Making

"Not for All the Tea in China!" Political Ideology and the Avoidance of Dissonance-Arousing Situations

Nam, H. H., Jost, J. T. & Van Bavel, J. J., Apr 19 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 4, e59837.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive Dissonance
Beverages
Tea
cognition
Cognition

On the ideology of hypodescent: Political conservatism predicts categorization of racially ambiguous faces as Black

Krosch, A. R., Berntsen, L., Amodio, D., Jost, J. & Van Bavel, J., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 49, 6, p. 1196-1203 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conservatism
Politics
ideology
political ideology
liberalism