Publications

2022 and In Press

Axt, J.R., Atwood, S., Talhelm, T., & Hehman, E. (in press). Asian men and Black women hold weaker race-gender associations: Evidence from the US and China. Social Psychology and Personality Science.

Hester, N., Xie, S.Y., Bertin, J.A., & Hehman, E. (in press). Stereotypes shape response competition when forming impressions. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Hester, N., Axt, J.R., Siemers, N., & Hehman, E. (in press). Evaluating the validity properties of 25 race-related scales. Behavior Research Methods.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Xie, S.Y., Thai, S., & Hehman, E. (in press). Everyday perceiver-context influences on impression formation: No evidence of consistent effects. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Bell, S.B., Farr, R.H., Hehman, E., Ofosu, E., & DeWall, C.N. (in press). Implicit bias predicts less willingness and less frequent adoption of Black children more than explicit bias. The Journal of Social Psychology. 

Calanchini, J., Hehman, E., Ebert, T., Esposito, E., Simon, D., & Wilson, L. (2022). Regional intergroup bias. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 281-337.

Bjornsdottir, R.T., Hehman, E., & Human, L.J. (2022). Consensus enables accurate social judgments. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 13, 1010-1021.

Bjornsdottir, R.T., Hehman, E., Agboh, D., & Rule, N.O. (2022). Parsing the mechanisms underlying ingroup facial resemblance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 48, 782-792.

Greenwald, A.G., … Hehman, E., … & Wiers, R.W. (2022). Best research practices for using the Implicit Association Test. Behavior Research Methods, 54, 1161-1180.

2021

Xie, S.Y., Flake, J.K., Stolier, R.M., Freeman, J.B., & Hehman, E. (2021). Facial impressions are predicted by the structure of group stereotypes. Psychological Science, 32, 1979-1993.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Hester, N., Xie, S.Y., & Hehman, E. (2021). Little between-region and between-country variance when forming impressions of others. Psychological Science, 32, 1907-1917.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Lassetter, B., Hehman, E., & Neel, R. (2021). The Relevance Appraisal Matrix: Evaluating others’ relevance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 121, 842–864.

Hester, N., Jones, B.C., & Hehman, E. (2021). Perceived femininity and masculinity contribute independently to facial impressions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 150, 1147-1164.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Hehman, E., & Xie, S.Y. (2021). Doing better data visualization. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 4, 1-18.

[Data and code]

Hehman, E., Ofosu, E.K., & Calanchini, J. (2021). Using environmental features to maximize prediction of regional intergroup bias. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12, 156-164.

[Supplementary Materials]

Jones, B.C., DeBruine, L.M., Flake, J.K., … Hehman, E., Xie, S.Y., … Chartier, C.R., & Coles, N.A. (2021). To which world regions does the valence–dominance model of social perception apply? Nature Human Behavior, 5, 159-169.

2020

Sutherland, J.E., Cojocariu, A.M., Day, D.M., & Hehman, E. (2020). Youths’ facial appearance distinguishes leaders from followers in group-perpetrated criminal offences and is associated with sentencing outcomes.  Criminal Justice and Behavior, 47, 187-207.

[Data]

Stolier, R.M., Hehman, E., & Freeman, J.B. (2020). Trait knowledge shapes a common structure across social cognition. Nature Human Behavior, 4, 361-371.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

2019

Xie, S.Y., Flake, J.K., & Hehman, E. (2019). Perceiver and target characteristics contribute to impression formation differently across race and gender. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 117, 364-385.

[Supplementary Materials]

Ofosu, E.K., Chambers, M.K., Chen, J.M., & Hehman, E. (2019). Same-sex marriage legalization associated with reduced implicit and explicit anti-gay bias. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116, 8846-8851.

ψGordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Hehman, E., Calanchini, J., Flake, J.K., & Leitner, J.B. (2019). Establishing construct validity evidence for regional measures of explicit and implicit racial bias. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148, 1022-1040.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Hehman, E., Stolier, R.M., Freeman, J.B., Flake, J.K., & Xie, S.Y. (2019). Toward a comprehensive model of impression formation: What we know, what we do not, and paths forward. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, e12431.

2018

Hehman, E., Flake, J.K., & Calanchini, J. (2018). Disproportionate use of lethal force in policing is associated with regional racial biases of residents. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9, 393-401.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Hehman, E., Flake, J.K., & Freeman, J.B. (2018). The faces of group members share physical resemblance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44, 3-15.

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Stolier, R.M., Hehman, E., Keller, M.D., Walker, M., & Freeman, J.B. (2018). The conceptual structure of face impressions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115, 9210-9215.

[Data and Supplementary Materials]

Leitner, J.B., Hehman, E., & Snowden, L.R. (2018). States higher in racial bias spend less on disabled Medicaid enrollees. Social Science & Medicine, 208, 150-157.

Stolier, R.M., Hehman, E., & Freeman, J.B. (2018). A dynamic structure of social trait space. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3, 197-200.

2017

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.

[Supplementary Materials]

Flake, J.K., Pek, J., & Hehman, E. (2017). Construct validation in social and personality research: Current practice and recommendations. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 370-378.

2016

Leitner, J.B., Hehman, E., Ayduk, O., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2016). Racial bias is associated with ingroup death rate for Blacks and Whites: Insights from Project Implicit. Social Science & Medicine, 170, 220-227.

Leitner, J.B., Hehman, E., Ayduk, O., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2016). Blacks’ death rate due to circulatory diseases is positively related to Whites’ explicit racial bias: A nation-wide investigation using Project Implicit. Psychological Science, 27, 1299-1311.

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Carpinella, C. M., Hehman, E., Freeman, J. B., & Johnson, K. L. (2016). The gendered face of partisan politics: Consequences of facial sex-typicality for vote choice. Political Communication, 33, 21-38.

Gaertner, S. L., Guerra, R., Rebelo, M., Dovidio, J. F., Hehman, E., & Deegan, M. P. (2016). The Common Ingroup Identity Model and the development of a functional perspective: A cross-national collaboration. In Vala, J., Calheiros, M., & Waldzus, S. (Eds.), The Social Developmental Construction of Violence and Intergroup Conflict. New York: Cambridge Scholars Press.

2015

Hehman, E., Flake, J.K., & Freeman, J.B. (2015). Static and dynamic facial cues differentially impact the consistency of social evaluations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1123-1134.

Hehman, E., Stolier, R.M., & Freeman, J.B. (2015). Advanced mouse-tracking analytic techniques for enhancing psychological science. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 18, 384-401.

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Hehman, E., Leitner, J.B., Deegan, M.P., & Gaertner, S.L. (2015). Picking teams: When dominant facial structure is preferred. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 59, 51-59.

Deegan, M.P., Hehman, E., Gaertner, S.L., & Dovidio, J.F. (2015). Positive expectations encourage generalization from an intergroup interaction to attitudes towards the group as a whole. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 52-65.

Gaertner, S.L., Dovidio, J.F., Guerra, R., Hehman, E., & Saguy, T. (2015). A common ingroup identity: Categorization, identity, and intergroup relations. In Nelson, T. (Ed.), Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination (2nd Edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2014

Hehman, E., Leitner, J.B., & Freeman, J.B. (2014). The face-time continuum: Lifespan changes in facial width-to-height ratio determine aging-associated perceptions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1624-1636.

Hehman, E., Ingbretsen, Z.A., & Freeman, J.B. (2014). The neural basis of stereotypic impact on multiple social categorization. NeuroImage, 101, 704-711.

Hehman, E., Carpinella, C.M., Johnson, K.L., Leitner, J.B., & Freeman, J.B. (2014). Early processing of gendered facial cues predicts the electoral success of female politicians. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 815-824.

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Hehman, E., Volpert, H.I., & Simons, R.F. (2014). The N400 as an index of racial stereotype accessibility. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 544-552.

Leitner, J.B., Hehman, E., Deegan, M.P., & Jones, J.M. (2014). Adaptive disengagement buffers self-esteem from negative social feedback. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1435-1450.

Leitner, J.B., Hehman, E., Jones, J.M., & Forbes, C.E. (2014). Self-enhancement influences medial frontal cortex alpha power to social rejection feedback. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 2330-2341.

Freeman, J.B., Stolier, R.M., Ingbretsen, Z.A., & Hehman, E. (2014). Amygdala responsivity to high-level social information from unseen faces. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 10573-10581.

2013

Hehman, E., Leitner, J.B., & Gaertner, S.L. (2013). Enhancing static facial features increases intimidation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 747-754.

Hehman, E., Leitner, J.B., Deegan, M.P., & Gaertner, S.L. (2013). Facial structure is indicative of explicit support for prejudicial beliefs. Psychological Science, 24, 289-296.

Leitner, J.B., Jones, J.M., & Hehman, E. (2013). Succeeding in the face of threat: The adaptive role of engagement regulation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 16-26.

2012

Hehman, E., Gaertner, S.L., Dovidio, J.F., Mania, E.W., Guerra, R., Wilson, D.C., & Friel, B.M. (2012). Group status drives majority and minority integration preferences. Psychological Science, 23, 46-52.

Hehman, E., Graber, E.C., Hoffman, L.H., & Gaertner, S.L. (2012). Warmth and competence: A content analysis of photographs depicting American presidents. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1, 46-52.

2011

Hehman, E., Stanley, E.M., Gaertner, S.L., & Simons, R.F. (2011). Multiple group membership influences face-recognition: Recall and neurological evidence. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1262-1268.

Hehman, E., Gaertner, S.L., & Dovidio, J.F. (2011). Evaluations of presidential performance: Race, prejudice, and perceptions of Americanism. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 430-435.

ψAlbert Bandura Graduate Research Award

Dovidio, J.F., Gaertner, S.L., Saguy, T. & Hehman, E. (2011). Obama’s potential to transform the racial attitudes of White Americans. In G.S., Parks, & M., Hughey (Eds.), The Obamas and a Post-Racial America. New York: Oxford University Press.

2010

Hehman, E., Mania, E.W., & Gaertner, S.L. (2010). Where the division lies: Common ingroup identity moderates the cross-race effect. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 445-448.

ψEdwin B. Newman Graduate Research Award
ψOutstanding Research Award

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