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Social Perception & Attitudes (SPA) Lab


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2011 - 2015

Weisbuch, M., Grunberg, R., Slepian, M., & Ambady, N. (in press). Perceptions of variability in facial emotion influence beliefs about the stability of psychological characteristics. Emotion.

Lamer, S. A., Reeves, S. L., & Weisbuch, M. (2015). The nonverbal environment of self-esteem: Interactive effects of facial-expression and eye-gaze on perceivers' self-evaluations. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 56, 130-138. PDF

Phillips, L. T., Weisbuch, M., & Ambady, N. (2014). People perception: Social vision of groups and consequences for organizing and interacting. Research in Organizational Behavior, 34, 101-127. PDF

Slepian, M. L., Weisbuch, M., Pauker, K., Bastian, B., & Ambady, N. (2014). Fluid movement and fluid social cognition bodily movement influences essentialist thought. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40(1), 111-120. PDF

Nelson, A. J., Adams Jr, R. B., Stevenson, M. T., Weisbuch, M., & Norton, M. I. (2013). Approach-Avoidance Movement Influences the Decoding of Anger and Fear Expressions. Social Cognition, 31, 745-757. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Lamer, S. A., & Ford, B. Q. (2013). Memory for Eye Gaze: Accuracy, Bias, and the Role of Facial Emotion. Social Cognition, 31, 686-695. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Slepian, M. L., Eccleston, C. P., & Ambady, N. (2013). Nonverbal Expressions of Status and System Legitimacy An Interactive Influence on Race Bias. Psychological Science, 24, 2315-2321. PDF

Mauss, I. B., Savino, N. S., Anderson, C. L., Weisbuch, M., Tamir, M., & Laudenslager, M. L. (2012). The pursuit of happiness is lonely. Emotion, 12, 908-912. PDF

Slepian, M., Young, S. G., Rule, N. O., Weisbuch, M., & Ambady, N. (2012). Embodied impression formation: Social judgments and motor cues to approach and avoidance. Social Cognition, 30, 232-240.

Shimizu, M., Seery, M. D., Weisbuch, M., Lupien, S. P., Arnold, K. B. (2011). Trait social anxiety and physiological activation: Cardiovascular threat during social interaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 94-106. PDF

Slepian, M. L., Weisbuch, M., Rule, N. O., & Ambady, N. (2011). Tough and tender: Embodied categorization of gender. Psychological Science, 22, 26-28. PDF

2006 - 2010

Adams, R. B. Jr., Pauker, K., & Weisbuch, M. (2010). Looking the other way: The role of gaze direction in the cross-race memory effect. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 478-481. PDF

Ambady, N. & Weisbuch, M. (2010). Nonverbal behavior. In D. T. Gilbert, S. T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), Handbook of Social Psychology (5th Ed., pp. 464-497). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

Seery, M. D., Weisbuch, M., Hetenyi, M., & Blascovich, J. (2010). Cardiovascular measures independently predict performance in a university course. Psychophysiology, 47, 535-539. PDF

Slepian, M. L., Weisbuch, M., Newman, L. S., Rutchick, A. M., & Ambady, N. (2010). Shedding light on insight: Priming bright ideas. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 696-700. PDF

Weisbuch, M., & Ambady, N. (2010). Thin-slice vision. In R. B. Adams, N. Ambady, K. Nakayama, & S. Shimojo, The science of social vision (pp. 228-247). New York: Oxford University Press.

Weisbuch, M., Ambady, N., Clarke, A. L., Achor, S., & Veenstra-VanderWeele, J. (2010). On being consistent: The role of verbal-nonverbal consistency in first impressions. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 32, 261-268. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Slepian, M. L., Ambady, N., & Jimerson, D. C. (2010). Emotion contagion moderates the relationship between emotionally-negative families and eating behavior. International Journal of Eating Disorders. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Slepian, M. L., Clarke, A., Ambady, N., & Veenstra-Vander Weele, J. (2010). Behavioral stability across time and situations: Nonverbal versus verbal consistency. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 34, 43-56. PDF

Pauker, K. B., Weisbuch, M., Ambady, N., Adams, R., Sommers, S., & Ivcevic, Z. (2009). Not so black and white: Memory for ambiguous group members. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 795-810. PDF

Weisbuch, M., & Ambady, N. (2009). Unspoken cultural influence: Exposure to and influence of nonverbal bias. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 1104-1119. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Ivcevic, Z., & Ambady, N. (2009). On being liked on the web and in the "real world": Consistency in first impressions from personal webpages and spontaneous behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 573-576. PDF

Weisbuch, M. & Mackie, D. M. (2009). False fame, perceptual clarity, or persuasion? Flexible fluency attribution in spokesperson familiarity effects. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 19, 62-72. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Pauker, K., & Ambady, N. (2009). The subtle transmission of race bias via televised nonverbal behavior. Science, 326, 1711-1714. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Seery, M. D., Ambady, N., & Blascovich, J. (2009). The face and the voice of threat: The nonverbal communication of visceral states during nonverbal communication. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 33, 141-148.

Weisbuch, M., Sinclair, S. L., Skorinko, J., & Eccleston, C. P. (2009). Self-esteem depends on the beholder: Effects of a subtle social value cue. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 143-148. PDF

Seery, M. D., West, T. V., Weisbuch, M., & Blascovich, J. (2008). The effects of reflection for defensive pessimists: Dissipation or harnessing of threat? Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 515-520. PDF

Vick, S. B., Seery, M. D., Blascovich, J., & Weisbuch, M. (2008). The effect of gender stereotype activation on challenge and threat motivational states. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 624-630. PDF

Weisbuch, M., & Ambady, N. (2008). Affective divergence: Automatic responses to others' emotions depend on group membership. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1063-1079. PDF

Weisbuch, M., & Ambady, N. (2008). Non-conscious routes to building culture: Nonverbal components of socialization. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 15, 159-183. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Unkelbach, C., & Fiedler, K. (2008). Remnants of the recent past: Influences of priming on first impressions. In N. Ambady & J. J. Skowronski, First Impressions (pp. 289-312). New York: Guilford Press.

Weisbuch, M. (2007). Dual attitudes. In R. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), The encyclopedia of social psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2005 And Before

Weisbuch-Remington, M., Mendes, W. B., Seery, M. D., & Blascovich, J. (2005). The non-conscious influence of religious symbols in motivated performance situations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 1203-1216. 

Blascovich, J., Seery, M. D., Mugridge, C. A., Norris, R. K., & Weisbuch, M (2004). Predicting athletic performance from cardiovascular indexes of challenge and threat. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 683-688. PDF

Seery, M. D, Blascovich, J., Weisbuch, M., & Vick, S. B (2004). The relationship between self-esteem level, self-esteem stability, and cardiovascular reactions to performance feedback. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 133-145. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Mackie, D. M., & Garcia-Marques, T. (2003). Prior source exposure and persuasion: Further evidence for misattributional processes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 691-700. PDF

Bailenson, J. N., Beall, A. C., Blascovich, J., Raimmundo, M., & Weisbuch, M., (2001). Intelligent Agents Who Wear Your Face: Users' Reactions to the Virtual Self. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2190, 86-99. PDF

Weisbuch, M., Beal, D., & O'Neal, E. C. (1999). How masculine ought I be? Masculinity discrepancies and aggression. Sex Roles, 40, 483-492. PDF