Publications

2020

Stéphane Côté, Jennifer E. Stellar, Robb Willer, Rachel C. Forbes, Sean R. Martin, and Emily C. Bianchi

The Psychology of Entrenched Privilege: High Socioeconomic Status Individuals From Affluent Backgrounds Are Uniquely High in Entitlement.

The Psychology of Entrenched Privilege: High Socioeconomic Status Individuals From Affluent Backgrounds Are Uniquely High in Entitlement.

2020

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.

Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response.

Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response.

2020

Matthew Feinberg, Robb Willer, and Chloe Kovacheff

The Activist's Dilemma: Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support for Social Movements

The Activist's Dilemma: Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support for Social Movements

PsyArXiv Preprint

Jan Voelkel, Joseph Mernyk, and Robb Willer

Resolving the Progressive Paradox: Conservative Value Framing of Progressive Economic Policies Increases Candidate Support

Resolving the Progressive Paradox: Conservative Value Framing of Progressive Economic Policies Increases Candidate Support

SSRN Working Paper

Robb Willer, Matthew Feinberg, and Rachel Wetts

Threats to Racial Status Promote Tea Party Support Among White Americans

Threats to Racial Status Promote Tea Party Support Among White Americans

2019

Matthew Feinberg and Robb Willer

Moral reframing: A technique for effective and persuasive communication across political divides

Moral reframing: A technique for effective and persuasive communication across political divides

2018

Jan Voelkel and Mark J. Brandt

The Effect of Ideological Identification on the Endorsement of Moral Values Depends on the Target Group

The Effect of Ideological Identification on the Endorsement of Moral Values Depends on the Target Group

2018

Jan Voelkel, Mark J. Brandt, and Matteo Colombo

I Know That I Know Nothing: Can Puncturing the Illusion of Explanatory Depth Overcome the Relationship Between Attitudinal Dissimilarity and Prejudice?

I Know That I Know Nothing: Can Puncturing the Illusion of Explanatory Depth Overcome the Relationship Between Attitudinal Dissimilarity and Prejudice?

2018

Brent Simpson, Robb Willer, and Matthew Feinberg

Does Violent Protest Backfire? Testing a Theory of Public Reactions to Activist Violence

Does Violent Protest Backfire? Testing a Theory of Public Reactions to Activist Violence

2018

Rachel Wetts and Robb Willer

Privilege on the Precipice: Perceived Racial Status Threats Lead White Americans to Oppose Welfare Programs

Privilege on the Precipice: Perceived Racial Status Threats Lead White Americans to Oppose Welfare Programs