2019 and In Press

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

Ofosu, E.K., Chambers, M.K., Chen, J.M., & Hehman, E. (in press). 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.

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

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Jones, B., DeBruine, L., Flake, J.K.,…Hehman, E.,…Xie, S.Y.,…Chartier, C. (in principle acceptance). Social perception of faces around the world: How well does the valence-dominance model generalize across world regions? Nature Human Behavior.

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.


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.

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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.

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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.


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.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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