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Kuru, O., …, & Albarracín, D. (in press). The effects of scientific messages and narratives about vaccination. PLOS One.


White, B.X., Jiang, D., & Albarracín, D. (in press). The limits of defaults: Default effects are trivial when decision time is long. Social Cognition.

Chan, M-p. S., Morales, A., Zlotorzynska, M., Sullivan, P. & Sanchez, T., Zhai, C., & Albarracín, D. (in press). Estimating the influence of twitter on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Use and HIV testing as a function of rates of men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States. AIDS.


Albarracín, D. & Wenhao, D. (in press). Priming effects on behavior and priming behavioral concepts: A commentary on Sherman and Rivers. Psychological Inquiry.


Albarracín, D. & Jung, H. (2021). A research agenda for the post-COVID-19 world: Theory and research in social psychology. Asian Journal of Social Psychology.

Sunderrajan, A. & Albarracín, D. (in press). Are actions better than inactions? Positivity, outcome, and intentionality biases in judgments of action and inaction. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.


Tan, J., Karan, A., & Albarracín, D. (2021). Internal and social sources shape judgments about the mental and physical nature of an experience. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice.


Vohs, K.,…, & Albarracín, D. (in press). A multi-site preregistered paradigmatic test of the ego depletion effect. Psychological Science. 


Fayaz-Farkhad, B., Holtgrave, D., & Albarracín, D. (2021). Positive effect of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansions on HIV diagnoses and pre-exposure prophylaxis use. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.


Barton, A.W., Reinhart, C.A. Campbell, C.C., Smith, D.C. & Albarracín, D. (2021). Opioid use at the transition to emerging adulthood: A latent class analysis of non-medical use of prescriptions opioids and heroin use. Addictive Behaviors, 114, 106767.


Sunderrajan, A., & Albarracín, D. (2021). Naïve definitions of action and inaction: A study of free associations using natural language processing and top-down coding. Psicothema.


Fayaz-Farkhad, B., Holtgrave, D., & Albarracín, D. (2021). Insights on the implications of COVID-19 mitigation measures for mental health. Economics and Human Biology, 40, 100963. 10.1016/j.ehb.2020.100963


Karan, A. & Albarracín, D (2021). Resistance to persuasion. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology.

Lewandowsky, S., Cook, J., Ecker, U. K. H., Albarracín, D., Amazeen, M. A., Kendeou, P., Lombardi, D., Newman, E. J., Pennycook, G., Porter, E. Rand, D. G., Rapp, D. N., Reifler, J., Roozenbeek, J., Schmid, P., Seifert, C. M., Sinatra, G. M., Swire-Thompson, B., van der Linden, S., Vraga, E. K., Wood, T. J., Zaragoza, M. S. (2020). The Debunking Handbook 2020. Available at DOI:10.17910/b7.1182


Jung, H. & Albarracín, D. (2020). Concerns for others increase the likelihood of vaccination against Influenza and COVID-19 more in sparsely, rather than densely populated areas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Gandhi, N., Morales, A., Chan, S.M-P., Albarracín, D. Zhai, C. (2020). Predicting Opioid Overdose Crude Rates with Text-Based Twitter Features (Student Abstract) Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 34(10):13787-13788


Chan, M-P S., Jamieson, K.H., & Albarracín, D. (2020). Prospective associations of regional social media messages with attitudes and actual vaccination: A big data and survey study of the influenza vaccine in the United States. Vaccine.


Stecula, D., Kuru, O., Albarracín, D., & Jamieson, K.H. (2020). Policy views and negative beliefs about vaccines in the United States, 2019. American Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.2105/ajph.2020.305828

Albarracín, D., Sunderrajan, A., McCulloch, K.C., & Jones, C.R. (2020). Mistaking an intention for a behavior: The case of enacting behavioral decisions versus simply intending to enact them. Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin. (Shared first authorship.)

Hall Jamieson, K., & Albarracín, D. (2020). The relation between media consumption and misinformation at the outset of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in the US. The Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review, 1 (2), DOI:

Albarracin, D. (2020). Conspiracy beliefs: Knowledge, ego-defense, and social integration. In R. Greifeneder, M. Jaffé, E. J. Newman, & N. Schwarz (Eds.), The psychology of fake news: Accepting, sharing, and correcting misinformation. London: Routledge.

Lu, H., 2018-2019 APPC ASK Group, Winneg, K., Hall-Jamieson, K., & Albarracin, D. (2020). Intentions to seek information about the influenza vaccine: the role of informational subjective norms, anticipated and experienced affect, and information insufficiency. Risk Analysis.

Aczel, B., Szaszi, B., Sarafoglou, A., Kekecs, Z., Benjamin, D., Fisher, A., … Wagenmakers, E. (2019). A Consensus-Based Transparency Checklist for Social and Behavioural Researchers. Nature Human Behavior, 4, 4-6. doi: 10.1038/s41562-019-0772-6

Lohmann, S., Jones, C.R., & Albarracín, D. (2019). The modulating role of self-posed questions in repeated choice: Integral and incidental questions can increase or decrease behavioral rigidity. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 85, 103840. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2019.103840

Jiang, D. & Albarracín, D. (2019). Acting by a deadline: The interplay between deadline distance and movement induced goals. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 47, 300-311.

Dai, W., Palmer, R., Sunderrajan, A., Durantini, M., Sánchez, F., Glasman, L. R., Chen, F., & Albarracín, D. (2020). More behavioral recommendations produce more change: A meta-analysis of efficacy of multi-behavior recommendations to reduce non-medical substance use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 10.1037/adb0000586

Albarracín, D., Sunderrajan, A., Lohmann, S., Chan, M.C., & Jiang, D. (2019). The psychology of attitudes and persuasion. Albarracín, D., & Johnson, B.T. (Eds.), Handbook of Attitudes: Basic Principles, Second Edition (3-44). New York: Routledge.


Aizen, I., Fishbein, M., Lohmann, S., Albarracín, D. (2019). The influence of attitudes on behaviors. Albarracín, D., & Johnson, B.T. (Eds.), Handbook of Attitudes: Basic Principles, Second Edition (197-255). New York: Routledge.


White, B.X., Chan, S., Repetto, A., &., Gratale, S., Cappella, J., & Albarracín, D. (2019). The role of attitudes in the use of alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis. Albarracín, D., & Johnson, B.T. (Eds.), Handbook of Attitudes: Applications, Second Edition (31-66). New York: Routledge.

Chang, L., Huang, H.Y., Albarracín, D., & Bashir, M. (2019). Who shares what with whom? information sharing preferences in the online and offline worlds. Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-94782-2_15.

Albarracín, D., Sunderrajan, A., Dai, W., & White, B. X. (2019). The social creation of action and inaction: From concepts to goals to behaviors. In J. M. Olson (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology (vol. 60); advances in experimental social psychology (vol. 60) (pp. 223-271, Chapter vii, 271 Pages) Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, CA.


Bae, R. E., Maloney, E. K., Albarracín, D., & Cappella, J. N. (2019). Does interest in smoking affect youth selection of pro-smoking videos? A selective-exposure experiment. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 539–546.

Albarracín, D., Romer, D., Jones, C., Jamieson, K. H., & Jamieson, P. (2018). Misleading claims about tobacco products in youtube videos: Effects of misinformation on unhealthy attitudes toward tobacco use. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(6), e229.

Albarracín, D., Wang, W., & McCulloch, K. C. (2018). Action dominance: The performance effects of multiple action demands and the benefits of an inaction focus. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin 14, 231-241.


Albarracín, D., Sunderrajan, A., Dai, W. (2018). Action, inaction, and actionability: Definitions and implications for communications and interventions to change behaviors. In R. A. Bevins & D. Hope (Eds.), Change and maintaining change. Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. Springer.

Albarracín, D., Cuijpers. P., Eastwick, P., Johnson, B.T., Sinatra, G., & Verhaeghen, P. (2018). Editorial. Psychological Bulletin, 144, 223-226. 

Albarracín, D., & Shavitt, S. (2018). Attitudes and attitude change. Annual Review of Psychology, 69(1), 299–327.

Albarracín, D., Wilson, K., Chan, M. S., Durantini, M., & Sanchez, F. (2018). Action and inaction in multi-behavior recommendations: A meta-analysis of lifestyle interventions. Health Psychology Review, 1–24.

Chan, M. S., Lohmann, S., Morale, A., Zhai, C., Ungar, L. H., Holtgrave, D. R., & Albarracín, D. (2018). An Online Risk Index for the cross-sectional prediction of new HIV, chlamydia, and gonorrhea diagnoses across U.S. counties and across years. AIDS and Behavior. (Supplementary material)

Chan, M. S., Farhadloo, M., Winneg, K., Jamieson, K. H., & Albarracín, D. (2018). Sources affecting knowledge and behavior responses to the Zika virus in U.S. households with current pregnancy, intended pregnancy, and a high probability of unintended pregnancy. Journal of Public Health, 40(4), 776–786.

Chan, M. S., Hawkins, L., Winneg, K., Fardhaloo. M., Jamieson, K. H., & Albarracín, D. (2018). Legacy and social media respectively influence risk perceptions and protective behaviors during emerging health threats: A multi-wave analysis of communications on zika virus cases. Social Science & Medicine, 212, 50-59.

Chan, M. S., Morales, A., Farhadloo, M., Palmer, R. P., & Albarracín, D. (2018). Harvesting and harnessing social media data for psychological research. In H. Blanton & G. D. Webster (Eds.), Social Psychological Research Methods: Social Psychological Measurement.

Farhadloo, M., Winneg, K., Chan, M. S., Jamieson, K. H., & Albarracín, D. (2018). Associations of topics of discussion on Twitter with survey measures of attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors related to Zika: Probabilistic study in the United States. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 4(1), e16.

Lohmann, S., Lourentzou, I., Zhai, C., & Albarracín, D. (2018). Who is saying what on Twitter: An analysis of messages with references to HIV and HIV risk behavior. Psychological Research Reports, 8, 95-100.


Lohmann, S., White, B. X., Zuo, Z., Chan, M.-p. S., Li, B., Zhai, C., & Albarracín, D. (2018). HIV-messaging on Twitter: An analysis of current practice and data-driven recommendations. AIDS, 2799-2805.

Morales, A., Gandhi, N.,  Chan, M-P S., Lohmann, S., Sanchez, T., Ungar, L., Albarracin, D., and Zhai, C. (2018). Multi-attribute topic feature construction for social media-based prediction. Proceedings IEE Big Data.

Shand, L., Li, B., Park, T., & Albarracín, D. (2018). Spatially varying autoregressive models for prediction of new HIV diagnoses. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 67, 1003-1022 (Supplementary material)

Albarracín, D., Jones, C. R., Hepler, J., & Hong Li. (2017). Liking for action and the vertical/horizontal dimension of culture in nineteen nations: Valuing equality over hierarchy promotes positivity towards action. Journal of Interamerican Psychology, 51

Albarracín, D., Jones, C. R., Hepler, J., & Li, H. (2017).  Liking for action and the vertical/horizontal dimension of culture in nineteen nations: Valuing equality over hierarchy promotes positivity towards action. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 51, 335-343.

Albarracín, D., & Shavitt, S. (2017). Attitude change and persuasion. Annual Review of Psychology.

Albarracín, D., Liao, V., Yi, J., & Zhai, C. (2017). Emerging communication systems to promote physical activity. Understanding exposure, attention, and behavior change from psychological and computational perspectives. In Zhu, W. & Owen. C. (Eds.), Sedentary behavior and health, (pp. 333-348). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.


Albarracín, D., Kumkale, T., & del Vento, P. (2017). How people can become persuaded by weak messages presented by credible communicators: Not all sleeper effects are created equal. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 68, 171-180.

Chan, M. S., Jones, C. R., Jamieson, K. H., & Albarracin, D. (2017). Debunking: A meta-analysis of the psychological efficacy of messages countering misinformation. Psychological Science, 1–16. 

Chan, M. S., Jones, C. R., & Albarracín, D. (2017). Countering false beliefs: An analysis of the evidence and recommendations of best practices for the retraction and correction of scientific misinformation. In D. Scheufele, D. Kahan, & K. H. Jamieson (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication (pp. 341–350). New York, NY: Oxford University Press, USA.

Coppock, D., Zambo, D., Moyo, D., Tanthuma, G., Chapman, J., Lo Re III, V., Graziani, A., Lowenthal, E., Hanrahan, N., Littman-Quinn, R., Kovarik, C., Albarracín, D., Holmes, J., & Gross, R. (2017). Development and usability of a smartphone application for tracking antiretroviral medication refill data for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Methods of Information in Medicine. 56(5):351-359. doi: 10.3414/ME17-01-0045

Feldman, G. & Albarracín, D. (2017). Norm theory and the action effect: The role of social norms in regret of action and inaction. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 69, 111-120

Liu, J., Zhao, S., Chen, X., Falk, E., & Albarracín, D. (2017). Peer influence on adolescent smoking initiation and continuation as a function of social closeness and cultural values: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin,143(10), 1082–1115. doi:10.1037/bul0000113.

McDonald, J., McDonald, P., Hughes, C., Albarracin, D. (2017). Recalling and Intending to Enact Health Recommendations: Optimal Number of Prescribed Behaviors in Multi-Behavior Messages. Clinical Psychological Science, 5, 858–865

Zell, E., Su, R., & Albarracín, D. (2017). Dialectical thinking and attitudes toward action/ inaction beyond East Asia. In J. Spencer-Rodgers, & K. Peng (Eds.), The psychological and cultural foundations of dialectical thinking. New York: Oxford University Press.

Xu, J., & Albarracín, D. (2016). Constrained physical space constrains hedonism. Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, 1, 557-568.


Albarracín, D., Wilson, K., Durantini, M.R., Sunderrajan, A., & Livingood, W. (2016). A meta-intervention to increase completion of an HIV-prevention intervention: Results from a randomized controlled trial in the State of Florida. Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, 84, 1052–1065.


Albarracín, D. & Glassman, L. (2016). On taxonomies of behavior changes: Multidimensional targeting for tailoring. Health Psychology Review.


Weingarten, E., Chen, Q., McAdams, M., Yi, J., Hepler, J., Albarracín, D. (2016). On priming action: Conclusions from a meta-analysis of the behavioral effects of incidentally-presented words. Current Opinion in Psychology, 12, 53-57.


Jones, C. R. & Albarracin, D. A. (2016).  Public communication for drug prevention: A synthesis of the meta-analytic evidence.  In C. A. Kopetz & C. Lejuez (Eds.)  Frontiers of Social Psychology: Addiction.


Weingarten, E., Hepler, J., Chen, Q., McAdams, M., Yi, & Albarracín, D. (2016). On priming action: A meta-analysis of the behavioral effects of incidentally presented stimuli. Psychological Bulletin, 142, 5, 472–497.


Earl, A., Crause, C., Vaid, A., & Albarracín, D. (2016). Disparities in attention to HIV prevention
communications. AIDS Care, 28, 79-86.

Albarracín, D. (2015). Editorial. Psychological Bulletin, 141,1-5.


Ireland, M., Schwarz, A., Ungar, L., Zhai, C., & Albarracin, D. (2015). Action Tweets Linked to Reduced County-Level HIV Prevalence in the United States. AIDS and Behavior.


Ireland, M., Chen, B., Schwarz, A., Ungar, L., & Albarracin, D. (2015). Future-oriented tweets predict lower county-level HIV prevalence in the United States. Health Psychology, 1252-1260. doi: 10.1037/hea0000279.


Tannenbaum, M. B., Helper, J., Zimmerman, R. S., Saul, L., Jacobs, S., Wilson, K., Albarracin, D. (2015). Appealing to fear: A Meta-Analysis of Fear Appeal Effectiveness and Theories. Psychological Bulletin, 141(6). 1178-1204.


Cappella, J., Kim, H., Albarracin, D. (2015). Selection and transmission processes for information in the emerging media environment: Psychological motives and message characteristics. Media Psychology. 18(3). 396-424


Earl, A., Nisson, C. A., Albarracin, D. (2015). Stigma Cues Increase Self-Conscious Emotions and Decrease Likelihood of Attention to Information about PReventing Stigmatized Health Issues. Acta de Investigación Psicológica. 5(1), 1860-1871. doi: 10.1016/S2007-4719(15)30006-5


Bussing, R., Koro-Ljungberg, M., Gurnani, T., Garvan, C. W., Mason, D., Noguchi, K., & Albarracin, D. (2015). Willingness to Use ADHD Self-Management: Mixed Methods Study of Perceptions by Adolescents and Parents. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1-12.


Wilson, K., Senay, I., Durantini, M., Sanchez, F., Hennessy, M., Spring, B., Albarracín, D. (2015). When it comes to lifestyle recommendations, more is sometimes less: A meta-analysis of theoretical assumptions underlying the effectiveness of interventions promoting multiple behavior domain change. Psychological Bulletin, 141(2), 474-509.


Wilson, K., & Albarracín, D. (2015) Barriers to accessing HIV-prevention in clinic settings: Higher alcohol use and more sex partners predict decreased exposure to HIV-prevention counseling. Psychology, Health, & Medicine 20.1. 87-96.


Dolcos, S. & Albarracin, D. (2014). The inner speech of behavioral regulation: Intentions and task performance strengthen when you talk to yourself as a You. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 636-642 


Ireland, M., Hepler, J., & Albarracin, D. (2014). Neuroticism and attitudes toward action in 19 countries. Journal of Personality.


Hepler, J., & Albarracin, D. (2014). Liking more means doing more: Dispositional attitudes predict patterns of general action. Social Psychology, 45, 391-398. 


Carrera, P., Munoz, D., Caballero, A., Fernandez, A, Aguilar, P., & Albarracin, D. (2014). How verb tense affects the construal of action: The simple past tense leads people into an abstract mindset. Psicologica, 35, 209-223.


Liu, J., Jones, C., Wilson, K., Durantini, M.R., Livingood, W., & Albarracín, D. (2014) Motivational barriers to retention of at-risk young adults in HIV-prevention interventions: Perceived pressure and efficacy. AIDS Care, 26(10): 1242-8. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2014.896450.


Albarracin, D., Wilson, K., Durantini, M.R., & Livingood, W. (2013). When is retention in health promotion interventions intentional? Predicting return to health promotion interventions as a function of busyness. Acta de investigación psicológica, 3(3), 1311-1321.


Bussing, R., Noguchi, K., Koro-Ljungberg, M.E., Garvan, C., Mason, D.N., Gagnon, J., Albarracin, D. (2013). Feasibility of school-based ADHD interventions: A mixed methods study of perceptions of adolescents and adults. Journal of Attention Disorders.


Hepler, J., & Albarracin, D. (2013). Attitudes without Objects: Evidence for a Dispositional Attitude, its Measurement, and its Consequences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.


Hepler, J., & Albarracin, D. (2013). Complete unconscious control: Using (in)action primes to demonstrate completely unconscious activation of inhibitory control mechanisms. Cognition, 128, 271-279.


Wilson, K., Durantini, M.R., Albarracin, J., Crause, C., & Albarracin, D. (2013) Reducing cultural and psychological barriers to Latino enrollment in HIV-prevention counseling: Initial data on an enrollment meta-intervention. AIDSCare.


Zell, E., Su, R., Li, H., Ho, M., Hong, S., Kumkale, T., Rossier, J, Massoudi,K., Cai, H., Roccas, S., Arce-Michel, J., de Sousa, C., Diaz-Loving, R., Botero, M.M., Mannetti, L., Garcia, C., Carrera, P., Cabalero, A., Ikemi, M., Chan, D., Bernardo, A., Garcia, F., Brechan, I., Maio, G., & Albarracín, D. (2013). Cultural differences in attitudes toward action and inaction: The role of dialecticism. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 521-528. doi: 10.1177/1948550612468774


Albarracin, D. (2012). Contraponiendose al stigma para aumentar la participacion en intervenciones de HIV: Un analisis de disparidades de salud. En Molero, F. Temas actuales en prevencion del VIH.


Albarracin, D., Wallace, H. M., Hart, W., & Brown, R. D. (2012). How judgments change following comparison of current and prior information. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34, 44-55.


Albarracín, J., Wang, W., & Albarracín, D. (2012). Do confident people behave differently? The role of defensive confidence on the political behaviors of party defection, attention to politics, and participation. In J. Aldrich & K. M. McGraw (Eds.), Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies. Princeton University Press


Carrera, P., Munoz, D., Caballero, A., Fernandez, I., & Albarracin, D. (2012). The present projects past behavior into the future while the past projects attitudes into the future: How verb tense moderates predictors of drinking intentions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.


Durantini, M.R. & Albarracin, D. (2012). Men and women have specific needs that facilitate enrollment in HIV-prevention counseling. AIDSCare, 24, 1197-1203. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2012.661834


Hart, W., & Albarracin, D. (2012). Craving activity and losing objectivity: Effects of general action concepts on approach to decision-consistent information. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 55-62.


Hepler, J., Wang, W., & Albarracin, D. (2012). Motivating exercise: The interactive effect of general action goals and past behavior on physical activity. Motivation and Emotion, 42, 365-370.


McCulloch, K. C., Li, H., Hong, S., & Albarracin, D. (2012). Naive definitions of action and inaction: The continuum, spread, and valence of behaviors. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 227-234.


Rietmeijer, K., Catalan, J., Hedge, B., Spire, B., Prince, B., Albarracin, D., & Sherr, L. (2012). AIDS Impact: More than a virus. AIDS Care, 24, 943.


Albarracin, D., & Handley, I. M. (2011). The time for doing is not the time for change: Effects of general action and inaction goals on attitude retrieval and attitude change. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 983-998.


Albarracin, D., & Hart, W. (2011). Positive mood + action = negative mood + inaction: Effects of general action and inaction concepts on decisions and performance as a function of affect. Emotion, 11, 951-957.


Albarracin, D., Hepler, J., & Tannenbaum, M. (2011). General action and inaction goals: Their behavioral, cognitive, and affective origins and influences. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 119-123.


Albarracin, D., Noguchi, K., & Fischler, I. (2011). The syntax of defection and cooperation: The effects of the implicit sentences nice act versus act nice on behavior change. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 298-305.


Hart, W., & Albarracin, D. (2011). Learning about what others were doing: Verb aspect and attributions of mundane and criminal intent for past actions. Psychological Science, 22, 261-266.


Hepler, J., Albarracin, D., McCulloch, K. C., & Noguchi, K. (2011). Being active and impulsive: The role of goals for action and inaction in self-control. Motivation and Emotion, 36, 416-424.


McCulloch, K. C., Fitzsimons, G. M., Chua, S. N., & Albarracin, D. (2011). Vicarious goal satiation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 685-688.


Noguchi, K., Handley, I. M., & Albarracin, D. (2011). Participating in politics resembles physical activity: General action patterns in international archives, United States archives, and experiments. Psychological Science, 22, 235-242.


Tannenbaum, M.B. Hepler, J.J., & Albarracín, D. (2011). General action and inaction goals: Definitions and Effects. In Mind. 12.


Zell, E., Warriner, A. B., & Albarracin, D. (2011) Splitting of the mind: When the you I talk to is me and needs commands. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 549-555.


Albarracin, D., & Durantini, M. R. (2010). Are we going to close social gaps in HIV? Likely effects of behavioral HIV-prevention interventions on health disparities. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 15, 694-719.


Albarracin, D., & Vargas, P. (2010). Attitudes and persuasion: From biology to social responses to persuasive intent. In S. T. Fiske, D. T. Gilbert, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Psychology (pp. 394-427). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.


Albarracin, D., Rothman, A. J., Di Clemente, R., & Rio, C. (2010). Wanted: A theoretical roadmap to research and practice across individual, interpersonal, and structural levels of analysis. AIDS and Behavior, 14, 185-188.


Albarracin, D., Tannenbaum, M. B., Glasman, L. R., & Rothman, A. J. (2010). Modeling structural, dyadic, and individual factors: The inclusion and exclusion model of HIV related behavior. AIDS and Behavior, 14, 239-249.


Cohen, J., Ajzen, I., & Albarracin, D. (2010). In Memoriam Martin Fishbein. Journal of Consumer Research, 36(5).


Kumkale, G. T., Albarracin, D., & Seignourel, P. J. (2010). The effects of source credibility in the presence or absence of prior attitudes: Implications for the design of persuasive communication campaigns. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 1325-1356.


Latkin, C., Weeks, M. R., Glasman, L., Galletly, C., & Albarracin, D. (2010). A dynamic social systems model for considering structural factors in HIV prevention and detection. AIDS and Behavior, 14, 222-238.


Senay, I., Albarracin, D., & Noguchi, K. (2010). Motivating goal-directed behavior through introspective self-talk: The role of the interrogative form of simple future tense. Psychological Science, 21, 499-504.


Albarracin, D., Wang, W., & Leeper, J. (2009). Immediate increase in food intake following exercise messages. Obesity, 17, 1451-1452.


Durantini, M. R., & Albarracin, D. (2009). Material and social incentives to participation in behavioral interventions: A meta-analysis of gender disparities in enrollment and retention in experimental human immunodeficiency virus prevention interventions. Health Psychology, 28, 631-640.


Earl, A., Albarracin, D., Durantini, M. R., Gunnoe, J. B., Leeper, J., & Levitt, J. H. (2009). Participation in counseling programs: High-risk participants are reluctant to accept HIV-prevention counseling. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 668-679.


Handley, I. M., Albarracin, D., Brown, R. D., Li, H., Kumkale, E. C., & Kumkale, G. T. (2009). When the expectations from a message will not be realized: Naïve theories can eliminate expectation-congruent judgments via correction. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 933-939.


Hart, W., Albarracin, D., Eagly, A. H., Brechan, I., Lindberg, M. J., & Merrill, L. (2009). Feeling validated versus being correct: A meta-analysis of selective exposure to information. Psychological Bulletin, 135, 555-588.


Hart, W., & Albarracin, D. (2009). What I was doing versus what I did: Verb aspect influences memory and future actions. Psychological Science, 20, 238-244.


Hart, W., & Albarracin, D. (2009). The effects of chronic achievement motivation and achievement primes on the activation of achievement and fun goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 1129-1141.


Li, H., & Albarracín, D. (2009). Attitude-behavior consistency. In D. Matsumoto (Ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Psychology. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


Li, H., & Albarracín, D. (2009). Implicit attitude. In D. Matsumoto (Ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Psychology. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


Li, H., & Albarracín, D. (2009). Attitude. In D. Matsumoto (Ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Psychology. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


McCulloch, K., & Albarracín, D. (2009). Attitude object. In D. Matsumoto (Ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Psychology. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


Albarracin, D., Handley, I. M., Noguchi, K., McCulloch, K. C., Li, H., Leeper, J., Brown, R. D., Earl, A., & Hart, W. (2008). Increasing and decreasing motor and cognitive output: A model of general action and inaction goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 510-523.


Albarracin, D., Wang, W., Li, H., & Noguchi, K. (2008). Structure of attitudes: Judgments, memory, and implications for change. In W. D. Crano & R. Prislin (Eds.), Attitudes and Attitude Change (pp. 19-40). New York, NY: Psychology Press.


Albarracin, D., Durantini, M. R., Earl, A., Gunnoe, J. B., & Leeper, J. (2008). Beyond the most willing audiences: A meta-intervention to increase exposure to HIV-prevention programs by vulnerable populations. Health Psychology, 27, 638-644.


Albarracin, D., Leeper, J., Earl, A., & Durantini, M. R. (2008). From brochures to videos to counseling: Exposure to HIV-prevention programs. AIDS and Behavior, 12, 354-362.


Albarracin, J., Albarracin, D., & Durantini, M. (2008). Effects of HIV-prevention interventions for samples with higher and lower percents of Latinos and Latin Americans: A meta-analysis of change in condom use and knowledge. AIDS and Behavior, 12, 521-543.


McCulloch, K. C., Albarracin, D., & Durantini, M. (2008). A door to HIV-prevention interventions: How female-targeted materials can enhance female participation. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38, 1211-1229.


Wright, P., Albarracin, D., Brown, R. D., Li, H., He, G., & Liu, Y. (2008). Dissociated responses in the amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex to bottom-up and top-down components of emotional evaluation. Neuroimage, 15, 894-902.


Ajzen, I., & Albarracin, D. (2007). Predicting and changing behavior: A reasoned action approach. In I. Ajzen, D. Albarracin, & R. Hornik (Eds.), Prediction and Change of Health Behavior: Applying the reasoned action approach (pp. 3-21).


Cottrell, C., & Albarracín, D. (2007). A tribute to Allport: Surveying the last fifty years of research on prejudice review of: On the Nature of Prejudice: Fifty Years after Allport (2005), Edited by John F. Dovidio, Peter Glick, and Laurie A. Rudman. American Journal of Psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers. 


Earl, A., & Albarracin, D. (2007). Nature, decay, and spiraling of the effects of fear-inducing arguments and HIV-counseling and testing: A meta-analysis of the short- and long-term outcomes of HIV-prevention interventions. Health Psychology, 26, 496-506.


Noguchi, K., Albarracin, D., Durantini, M. R., & Glasman, L. R. (2007). Who participates in which health promotion programs? A meta-analysis of motivations underlying enrollment and retention in HIV-prevention interventions. Psychological Bulletin, 133, 955-975.


Albarracin, D. (2006). Unrealistic expectations: The ironic effects of expectancy disconfirmation in persuasion. In D. Chadee, & J. R. Young (Eds.), Current Themes and Perspectives in Social Psychology. Trinidad: University of the West Indies Press.


Albarracin, D., & Wang, W. (2006). 2006 ANES Analysis Report. Department of Psychology, University of Florida.


Albarracin, D., Noguchi, K., & Earl, A. (2006). Joyce’s Ulysses and Woolf’s Jacob’s Room as the phenomenology of reasoning: Intentions and control as emergent of language and social interaction. Psychological Inquiry, 17, 236-245.


Albarracin, D., Hart, W., & McCulloch, K. C. (2006). Associating versus proposing or associating what we propose: Comment on Gawronski and Bodenhausen (2006). Psychological Bulletin, 132, 732-735.


Albarracin, D., Durantini, M. R., & Earl, A. (2006). Empirical and theoretical conclusions of an analysis of outcomes of HIV-prevention interventions. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 73-78.


Durantini, M. R., Albarracin, D., Mitchell, A. L., Earl, A., & Gillette, J. C. (2006). Conceptualizing the influence of social agents of behavior change: A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of HIV-prevention interventionists for different groups. Psychological Bulletin, 132, 212-248.


Glasman, L. R., & Albarracin, D. (2006). Forming attitudes that predict future behavior: A meta-analysis of the attitude-behavior relation. Psychological Bulletin, 132, 778-822.


Albarracin, D., & McNatt, P. S. (2005). Maintenance and decay of past behavior influences: Anchoring attitudes on beliefs following inconsistent actions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 719-733.


Albarracin, D., Zanna, M. P., Johnson, B. T., & Kumkale, G. T. (2005). Attitudes: Introduction and scope. In D. Albarracin, B. T. Johnson, & M. P Zanna (Eds.), The Handbook of Attitudes (pp. 3-19). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.


Albarracin, D., Gillette, J. C., Earl, A., Glasman, L. R., Durantini, M. R., & Ho, M-H (2005). A test of major assumptions about behavior change: A comprehensive look at the effects of passive and active HIV-prevention interventions since the beginning of the epidemic. Psychological Bulletin, 131, 856-897.


Brown, R. D., & Albarracin, D. (2005). Attitudes over time: Attitude judgment and change. In A. Strathman, & J. Joireman (Eds.), Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time: Theory, Research, and Application (pp. 187-204). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.


Wyer, R. S., & Albarracin, D. (2005). Belief formation, organization, and change: Cognitive and motivational influences. In D. Albarracin, B. T. Johnson, & M. P Zanna (Eds.), The Handbook of Attitudes (pp. 273-322). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.


Albarracin, D., & Mitchell, A. L. (2004). The role of defensive confidence in preference for proattitudinal information: How believing that one is strong can sometimes be a defensive weakness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1565-1584.


Albarracin, D., Wallace, H. M., & Glasman, L. R. (2004). Survival and change of attitudes and other social judgments: A model of activation and comparison. In M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (pp.251-315). San Diego, CA: Elsevier Academic Press.


Albarracin, D., Kumkale, G. T., & Johnson, B. T. (2004). Influences of social power and normative support on condom use decisions: A research synthesis. AIDS Care, 16, 700-723.


Kumkale, G. T., & Albarracin, D. (2004). The sleeper effect in persuasion: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Bulletin, 130, 143-172. Albarracin, D., & Kumkale, T. G. (2003). Affect as information in persuasion: A model of affect identification and discounting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 453-469.


Albarracin, D., Cohen, J. B., & Kumkale, T. G. (2003). When communications collide with recipients’ actions: Effects of the post-message behavior on intentions to follow the message recommendation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 834-845.


Albarracín, D., & Kumkale, G. T. (2003). Affect as information in persuasion: A model of affect identification and discounting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 453-469. DOI: 10.1037/0022-3514.84.3.453


Albarracin, D., McNatt, P. S., Klein, C. T. F., Ho, R. M., Mitchell, A. L., & Kumkale, G. T. (2003). Persuasive communications to change actions: An analysis of behavioral and cognitive impact in HIV prevention. Health Psychology, 22, 166-177.


Glasman, L. R., & Albarracin, D. (2003). Models of health-related behavior: A study of condom use in two cities of Argentina. AIDS and Behavior, 7, 183-193.


McNatt, P. S., & Albarracín, D. (2003). Graduate school training: Academic psychology in the United States. In J. Villegas & J. A. Toro (Eds.), Critical problems in the academic and professional training of psychologists in the Americas [Problemas centrales para la formación académica y el entrenamiento

profesional del psicólogo en las Américas]. Sociedad Interamericana de Psicología.


Albarracin, D. (2002). Cognition in persuasion: An analysis of information processing in response to persuasive communication. In M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (pp. 61-130). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.


Albarracín, D., & Wallace, H.M. (2002). What we think is what we feel (Review of J. P. Forgas (Ed.). (2001). Handbook of affect and social cognition. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum). Contemporary Psychology: The APA Review of Books.


Seignourel, P., & Albarracin, D. (2002). Calculating effect sizes for designs with between-subjects and within-subjects factors: Methods for partially reported statistics in meta-analysis. Metodologia de las Ciencias del Comportamiento, 42, 273-289.


Albarracin, D., & Wyer, R. S. (2001). Elaborative and nonelaborative processing of a behavior-related communication. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 691-705.


Albarracin, D., Johnson, B. T., Fishbein, M., & Muellerleile, P. (2001). Theories of reasoned action and planned behavior as models of condom use: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 127, 142-161.


Albarracin, D., McNatt, P. S., Williams, W. R., Hoxworth, T., Zenilman, J., Ho, R. M., Rhodes, F., Malotte, C. K., Bolan, G. A., & Iatesta, M. (2000). Structure of outcome beliefs in condom use. Health Psychology, 19, 458-468.


Albarracin, D., & Wyer, R. S. (2000). The cognitive impact of past behavior: Influences on beliefs, attitudes, and future behavioral decisions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 5-22.


Albarracín, D. (1998). Likelihood and desirability associations in the operations of thought systems: A critical review. Interdisciplinaria, 15, 49-58.


Albarracin, D., Fishbein, M., & Middlestadt, S. (1998). Generalizing behavioral findings across times, samples, and measures: A study of condom use. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 28, 657-674.


Acosta, S., Adúriz, F., & Albarracín, D. (1998). Stories of children victimization: A qualitative analysis of the retrospective reconstruction of violent episodes in infancy and adolescence. Journal of Interamerican Psychology, 32, 125-137.


Albarracín, D. (1997). Institutional child abuse: First and second order contributions [Abuso institucional de niños: Contribuciones de primer y segundo grado]. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 31, 203-221.


Albarracin, D., Fishbein, M., & Goldstein de Muchinik, E. (1997). Seeking social support in old age as reasoned action: Structural and volitional determinants in a middle-aged sample of Argentinean women. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 27, 463-476.


Albarracín, D., Albarracín, M., & Repetto, M.J. (1997). Social support in child abuse and neglect: Support sources, functions and contexts. Child Abuse and Neglect, 21, 607-615. doi: 10.1016/S0145-2134(97)00026-4. PMID: 9238544


Glasman, L., Acosta, S., & Albarracín, D. (1997). Counseling messages for HIV-prevention [Comunicaciones psicoeducativas para la prevención del SIDA]. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 31, 91-105.


Albarracín, D. (1996). Problem solving in institutional networks [Resolución de problemas por parte de tramas institucionales]. Interdisciplinaria, 13, 97-109.


Albarracín, M., Albarracín, D., Sacchi, C.J., & Torres, G. (1996). Conflict resolution: Complex models of environmental determination [Resolución de Conflictos: Modelos complejos de determinación ambiental]. Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 30, 15-25.


Albarracín, D. (1996). Toward an integrative theory of children victimization [Hacia una teoría integrativa de la victimización de los niños]. In J. Buendía. (Ed.), Psicopatología Infantil. Murcia, Spain: Siglo XXI.


Albarracín, D. (1995). Research on family: Methods, obstacles and myths [Investigación en temas de familia: Métodos, obstáculos y mitos específicos]. Revista Argentina de Psicología Clínica, 10, 30-45.


Middlestadt, S. E., Fishbein, M., Albarracin, D., Francis, C., Eustace, M. N., Helquist, M., & Schneider, A. (1995). Evaluating the impact of a national AIDS prevention radio campaign in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 25, 21-34.


Albarracin, D. (1994). Predicting condom use in St. Vincent and the Grenadines: a replication and extension. Thesis (M.A.), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Albarracín, D., & Muchinik, E. (1994). Social support networks in the old age [Redes de apoyo social en la vejez]. In J. Buendía. (Ed.), Psicología del envejecimiento. Madrid, Spain: Siglo XXI.


Albarracín, M., & Albarracín, D. (1992). Destructive divorce: Contextual contribution to conflict maintenance [Divorcio destructivo. Contribución del contexto al mantenimiento del conflicto]. La Ley, 204, 1-10.


Muchinik, E., & Albarracín, D. (1992). Social support in women of Buenos Aires City [Apoyo social en mujeres de la ciudad de Buenos Aires]. Boletín Argentino de Psicología, 22, 130-45.


Albarracín, D. (1991). Contextual psychology in Argentina [El Movimiento de la Psicología del Medio Ambiente en la Argentina]. Psicólogo Argentino, 3, 3-5.


Albarracín, D. (1991). Social support in child abuse [Apoyo social en el maltrato de niños]. Actas de la Facultad de Humanidades, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1-30.


Albarracín, M., Berjman, M., & Albarracín, D. (1990). Destructive processes of exclusion in divorce [Proceso destructivo de exclusión en el divorcio]. Anuario de Investigaciones de la Facultad de Psicología, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1, 103-108. [Reprinted in La Ley, 104, 11-15.]





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