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In Press and 2023

 

 

Liu, Z., Kalokerinos, E. K., & Slepian, M. L. (in press). Emotion appraisals and coping with secrets. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

 

Nguyen, C. & Slepian, M. L. (in press). Revealing secrets. Current Opinion in Psychology.

 

Chun, J. S., Sherf, E., & Slepian, M. L. (2023). In it to win it? Comparative evaluation increases zero-sum beliefs. Motivation Science, 9, 31-41.

 

Levy, A., Nguyen, C., Slepian, M. L., Gaither, S. E., Pauker, K., & Dovidio, J. F. (2023). Categorizing a face and facing a category: The constructive impacts of ambiguity and uncertainty in racial categorization. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 49, 910-924.

 

2022

 

 

Salerno, J. M. & Slepian, M. L. (2022). Morality, punishment, and revealing other people's secrets. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 122, 606-633.

 

Slepian, M. L. (2022). A process model of having and keeping secrets. Psychological Review, 129, 542-563.

 

Vishkin, A., Slepian, M. L., & Galinsky, A. D. (2022). The gender-equality paradox and optimal distinctiveness: More gender-equal societies have more gendered names. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 13, 490-499.

* Dig deeper: Vishkin (2023)

2021

 

 

Martin, A. E. & Slepian, M. L. (2021). The primacy of gender: Gendered cognition underlies the Big Two dimensions of social cognition. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 16,1143-1158.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Jacoby-Senghor, D. (2021). Identity threats in everyday life: Distinguishing belonging from inclusion. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12, 392-406.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Koch, A. (2021). Identifying the dimensions of secrets to reduce their harms. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 120, 1431-1456.

 

2020

 

 

McDonald, R. I., Salerno, J. M., Greenaway, K. H., & Slepian, M. L. (2020). Motivated secrecy: Politics, relationships, and regrets. Motivation Science, 6, 61-78.

 

 

Slepian, M. L., Greenaway, K. H., & Masicampo, E. J. (2020). Thinking through secrets: Rethinking the role of thought suppression in secrecy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46, 1411-1427.

 

 

Slepian, M. L., Kirby, J. N., & Kalokerinos, E. K. (2020). Shame, guilt, and secrets on the mind. Emotion, 20, 323-328.

 

 

Sun, K. Q. & Slepian, M. L. (2020). The conversations we seek to avoid. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 160, 87-105.

 

 

Tracy, R., Wilson, J. P., Slepian, M. L., & Young, S. G. (2020). Facial trustworthiness predicts ingroup inclusion decisions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 91, 104047.

 

2019

 

 

Bogart, K. R., Rosa, N. M., & Slepian, M. L. (2019). Born that way or became that way: Stigma toward congenital versus acquired disability. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 22, 594-612.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Carr, E. W. (2019). Facial expressions of authenticity: Emotion variability increases judgments of trustworthiness and leadership. Cognition, 183, 82-98.

 

Slepian, M. L., Halevy, N., & Galinsky, A. D. (2019). The solitude of secrecy: Thinking about secrets evokes motivational conflict and feelings of fatigue. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45, 1129-1151.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Moulton-Tetlock, E. (2019). Confiding secrets and well-being. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10, 472-484.

 

Thorstenson, C. A., Pazda, A. D., Young, S. G., & Slepian, M. L. (2019). Incidental cues to threat and racial categorization. Social Cognition, 37, 389-404.

2018

 

 

Liu, Z. & Slepian, M. L. (2018). Secrecy: Unshared realities. Current Opinion in Psychology, 23, 124-128.

 

Martin, A. E. & Slepian, M. L. (2018). Dehumanizing gender: The de-biasing effects of gendering human-abstracted entities. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44, 1681-1696.

 

Phillips, L. T., Slepian, M. L., & Hughes, B. L. (2018). Perceiving groups: The people perception of diversity and hierarchy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 114, 766-785.

 

Rutchick, A. M., Slepian, M. L., Reyes, M. O., Pleskus, L. N., & Hershfield, H.E. (2018). Future self-continuity is associated with improved health and increased exercise behavior. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 24, 72-80.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Greenaway, K. H. (2018). The benefits and burdens of keeping others' secrets. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 78, 220-232.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Kirby, J. N. (2018). To whom do we confide our secrets? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44, 1008-1023.

2017

 

 

Cho, J., Morris, M. W., Slepian, M. L., & Tadmor, C. T. (2017). Choosing fusion: The effects of diversity ideologies on preference for culturally mixed experiences. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 69, 163-171.

 

Hehman, E., Sutherland, C. A. M, Flake, J. K., & Slepian, M. L. (2017). The unique contributions of perceiver and target characteristics in person perception. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113, 513-529.

 

Martin, A. E. & Slepian, M. L. (2017). The Big Two. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackelford (Eds.) The Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York: Springer.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Bastian, B. (2017). Truth or punishment: Secrecy and punishing the self. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 1596-1611.

 

Slepian, M. L., Chun, J. S., & Mason, M. F. (2017). The experience of secrecy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113, 1-33.

 

Slepian, M. L., Young, S. G. & Harmon-Jones, E. (2017). An approach-avoidance motivational model of trustworthiness judgments. Motivation Science, 3, 91-97.

2016

 

 

Gaither, S. E., Pauker, K., Slepian, M. L., & Sommers, S.R. (2016). Social belonging motivates categorization of racially ambiguous faces. Social Cognition, 34, 97-118.

 

Masicampo, E. J. & Slepian, M. L. (2016). Linking diverse resources to action control. In Hirt, E., Clarkson, J.J., & Jia, L. (Eds.), Self-Regulation and Ego Control. San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Ames. D. R. (2016). Internalized impressions: The link between apparent facial trustworthiness and deceptive behavior is mediated by targets’ expectations of how they will be judged. Psychological Science, 27, 282-288.

 

Slepian, M. L., Masicampo, E. J., & Galinsky, A. D. (2016). The hidden effects of recalling secrets: Assimilation, contrast, and the burdens of secrecy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, e27-e48.

 

Slepian, M. L., & Galinsky, A. D. (2016). The voiced pronunciation of initial phonemes predicts the gender of names. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 509-527.

 

Weisbuch, M., Grunberg, R. L., Slepian, M. L., & Ambady, N. (2016). Perceptions of variability in facial emotion influences beliefs about the stability of psychological characteristics. Emotion, 16, 957-964.

 

2015

 

 

Slepian, M. L., Camp, N. P., & Masicampo, E. J. (2015). Exploring the secrecy burden: Secrets, preoccupation, and perceptual judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, e31-e42.

 

Slepian, M. L., Ferber, S. N., Gold, J. M., & Rutchick, A. M. (2015). The cognitive consequences of formal clothing. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 661-668.

 

Slepian, M. L. (2015). Disentangling multimodal processes in social categorization. Cognition, 136, 396-402.

 

Slepian, M. L., Masicampo, E. J., & Ambady, N. (2015). Cognition from on high and down low: Verticality and construal level. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 1-17.

 

Young, S. G., Slepian, M. L., & Sacco, D. F. (2015). Sensitivity to perceived facial trustworthiness is increased by activating self-protection motives. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 607-613.

 

2014

 

 

Slepian, M. L. & Ambady, N. (2014). Simulating sensorimotor metaphors: Novel metaphors influence sensory judgments. Cognition, 130, 309-314.

* Featured as Editor's Choice, Science (2014), 343, 230-231.

 

Slepian, M. L., Bogart, K. R., & Ambady, N. (2014). Thin slice judgments in the clinical context. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 10, 131-153.

 

Slepian, M. L., Masicampo, E. J., & Ambady, N. (2014). Relieving the burdens of secrecy: Revealing secrets influences judgments of hill slant and distance. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 293-300.

 

Slepian, M. L., Oikawa, M., & Smyth, J. M. (2014). Suppressing thoughts of evaluation while being evaluated. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44, 31-39.

 

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, 111-120.

 

Young, S. G., Slepian, M. L., Wilson, J. P., & Hugenberg, K. (2014). Averted eye-gaze disrupts configural face encoding. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 94-99.

2013

 

 

Rutchick, A. M. & Slepian, M. L. (2013). Handling ibuprofen increases pain tolerance and decreases perceived pain intensity in a cold pressor test. PLoS ONE8, e56175.

 

Slepian, M. L., Young, S. G., Rutchick, A. M., & Ambady, N. (2013). Quality of professional players’ poker hands is perceived accurately from arm motions. Psychological Science, 24, 2335-2338.

 

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.

 

2012

 

 

Rule, N. O., Slepian, M. L., & Ambady, N. (2012). A memory advantage for untrustworthy faces. Cognition, 125, 207-218.

 

Slepian, M. L. & Ambady, N. (2012). Fluid movement and creativity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141, 625-629.

 

Slepian, M. L., Masicampo, E. J., Toosi, N. R., & Ambady, N. (2012). The physical burdens of secrecy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141, 619-624.

 

Slepian, M. L., Rule, N. O., & Ambady, N. (2012). Proprioception and person perception: Politicians and professors. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1621-1628.

 

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

 

2011

 

 

Rule, N. O., Rosen, K. S., Slepian, M. L., & Ambady, N. (2011). Mating interest improves women's accuracy in judging male sexual orientation. Psychological Science, 22, 881-886.

 

Slepian, M. L., Weisbuch, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., & Ambady, N. (2011). Gender moderates the relationship between emotion and perceived gaze. Emotion, 11, 1439-1444.

 

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

 

Weisbuch, M., Ambady, N., Slepian, M. L., & Jimerson, D. C. (2011). Emotion contagion moderates the relationship between emotionally-negative families and abnormal eating behavior. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 44, 716-720.

 

2010

 

 

Rutchick, A. M., Slepian, M. L., & Ferris, B. (2010). The pen is mightier than the word: Object priming of evaluative standards. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 704-708.

 

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

 

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.