Research
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Pink, Sophia L., Michael Stagnaro, James Chu, Joe Mernyk, Jan G. Voelkel, and Robb Willer. 2020. "Five Experimental Tests of the Effects of Short Messages on Compliance with COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines." PsyArXiv Preprint.

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Jan Voelkel, Joseph Mernyk, and Robb Willer. 2020. "Resolving the Progressive Paradox: Conservative Value Framing of Progressive Economic Policies Increases Candidate Support." PsyArXiv Preprint.

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Yuan Chang Leong, Janice Chen, Robb Willer, Jamil Zaki. 2020. "Conservative and liberal attitudes drive polarized neural responses to political content." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Jay van Bavel, ...., Robb Willer. 2020. "Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response." Nature Human Behaviour.

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Nicholas Heiserman, Brent Simpson, and Robb Willer. 2020. “Judgments of Economic Fairness Are Based More on Perceived Economic Mobility Than Perceived Inequality.” Socius.

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Matthew Feinberg, Robb Willer, and Chloe Kovacheff. 2020. "The Activist's Dilemma: Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support for Social Movements." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

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Cote, S., Stellar, J. E., Willer, R., Forbes, R. C., Martin, S. R., & Bianchi, E. C. 2020. "The Psychology of Entrenched Privilege: High Socioeconomic Status Individuals From Affluent Backgrounds Are Uniquely High in Entitlement." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

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Robb Willer, Matthew Feinberg, and Rachel Wetts. 2020. "Threats to Racial Status Promote Tea Party Support Among White Americans." SSRN Working Paper.

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Matthew Feinberg and Robb Willer. 2019. "Moral Reframing: A Technique for Effective and Persuasive Communication across Political Divides." Social Psychology and Personality Compass.

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Rachel Wetts and Robb Willer. 2019. "Who is Called by the Dog Whistle? Experimental Evidence that Racial Resentment and Political Ideology Condition Responses to Racially-Encoded Messages." Socius.

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Andrew Penner and Robb Willer. 2019. "Men's Overpersistence and the Gender Gap in Science and Mathematics." Socius.

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Rachel Wetts and Robb Willer. 2018. "Privilege on the Precipice: Perceived Racial Status Threats Lead White Americans to Oppose Welfare Programs." Social Forces.

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Jennifer Stellar and Robb Willer. 2018 "Unethical and Inept? The Influence of Moral Information on Perceived Competence." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 114: 195-210.

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Brent Simpson, Robb Willer, and Matthew Feinberg. 2018. "Does Violent Protest Backfire? Testing a Theory of Public Reactions to Activist Violence." Socius.

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Brent Simpson, Robb Willer, and Ashley Harrell. 2017. "The Enforcement of Moral Boundaries Promotes Cooperation and Prosocial Behavior in Groups." Nature Scientific Reports.

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Andrei Boutyline and Robb Willer. 2016. "The Social Structure of Political Echo Chambers: Variation in Ideological Homophily in Online Networks." Political Psychology.

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Gavin J. Kilduff, Robb Willer, and Cameron Anderson. 2016. "Hierarchy and its Discontents: Status Disagreement Leads to Withdrawal of Contribution and Lower Group Performance." Organization Science.

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Matthew Feinberg and Robb Willer. 2015. "From Gulf to Bridge: When Moral Arguments Facilitate Political Influence." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.