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Lees, J., Algorithms and professionals may disagree on companies’ reputations. [Preprint]
Lees, J., Cikara, M., Druckman. J.N. Why partisans feel hated: Distinct static and dynamic relationships with animosity meta-perceptions. [Preprint]
Lees, J., Colaizzi, G., Goldberg, M.H., Constantino, S.M. Misperceptions of support for climate policy represent multiple phenomena predicted by different factors across intergroup boundaries[Preprint]
Lees, J., Lam, B., Purinton, S., Wodak, D. Meta-Cognitive reasoning is associated with distrust in polls, independent of motivated reasoning. [Preprint]
Lees, J., Parker V.A.. Hierarchy-enhancing misinformation: Social dominance motives are uniquely associated with republicans’ belief in and sharing of election-related misinformation. [Preprint]
Lees, J., Tang, S., & Sidanius, J. Anti-egalitarians perceive corporations as less agentic and judge their misconduct less harshly. [Preprint]
Parker, V., Kehoe, E.R., Lees, J., Facciani, M., Wilson, A.E. Alluring or alarming? The polarizing effect of forbidden knowledge in political discourse[Preprint]


Stone, D., Lees, J. (2024) Is socially responsible capitalism truly polarizing. Social Science Quarterly. [DOI] [PDF] [Data+Materials]

Vlasceanu, M., Doell, K. C., Bak Coleman, J. B., Todorova, B., Berkebile-Weinberg, M. M., Grayson, S. J., Patel, Y., Goldwert, D., Pei, Y., Chakroff, A., Pronizius, E., van den Broek, K. L., Vlasceanu, D., Constantino, S., Morais, M. J., Schumann, P., Rathje, S., Fang, K., Aglioti, S. M.,  ...Lees, J.,... Van Bavel, J. J. (2024). Addressing climate change with behavioral science: A global intervention tournament in 63 countries. Science Advances, 10, eadj5778. [DOI] [PDF] [Data+Materials

Bogart, S. Lees, J. (2023). Meta-perception and misinformation. Current Opinion in Psychology, 54, 101717[DOI] [PDF]

Caggiano, H., Constantino, S.M., Lees, J., Majumdar, R., Weber, E.U. (2023). Community-engaged research is best positioned to catalyze systemic change. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 46, E152[DOI] [PDF]

Lees, J., Todd, H., & Barranti, M. (2023) Women, the intellectually humble, and liberals write more persuasive political arguments. PNAS Nexus, 2(5), pgad143. [DOI] [PDF] [Data+Materials]

Lees, J., Banas, J., Linvill, D., Meirick, P., Warren, P. (2023). The Spot the Troll Quiz game increases accuracy in discerning between real and inauthentic social media accounts. PNAS Nexus, 2(4), pgad094. [DOI] [PDF] [Data+Materials]

Lees, J., McCarter, A., Sarno, D.M. (2022). Twitter’s disputed tags may be ineffective at reducing belief in fake news and only reduce intentions to share fake news among Democrats and Independents. Journal of Online Trust and Safety, 1(3). [DOI] [PDF] [Data+Materials]

Lees, J., Young, L., & Waytz, A. (2022). Morally questionable actors’ meta-perceptions are accurate but overly positive. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 102, 104371. [DOI] [PDF] [Data+Materials]
Lees, J. (2022). Political violence and inaccurate metaperceptions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(9), e2204045119. [PDF] [DOI]
Lees, J. (2021). Implicit attitudes matter for social judgments of others’ preference, but do not make those judgments more or less accurate. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 97, 104202. [PDF] [Data+Materials] [DOI
Ruggeri, K., Veckalov, B., Bojanic, L., Andersen, T.L., Ashcroft-Jones, S., Ayacaxli, N., Barea Arroyo, P., Berge, M.L., Bjørndal, L., Bursalıoglu, A., Bühler, V., Cadek, M., Çetinçelik, M., Clay, G., Cortijos-Bernabeu, A., Damnjanovic, K., Dugue, T., Esberg, M., Esteban-Serna, C., Felder, E., Friedemann, M., Frontera Villanueva, D., Gale, P., Garcia-Garzon, E., Geiger, S.J., George, L., Girardello, A., Gracheva, A., Gracheva, A., Guillory, M., Hecht, M., Herte, K., Hubená, B., Ingalls, W., Jakob, L., Janssens, M., Jarke, H., Kácha, O., Nikolova Kalinova, K., Karakasheva, R., Khorrami, P., Lep, Ž., Lins, S., Lofthus, I., Mamede, S., Mareva, S., Mascarenhas, M., McGill, L., Morales-Izquierdo, S., Moltrecht, B., Mueller, T., Musetti, M., Nelsson, J., Otto, T., Paul, A., Pavlovic, I., Petrovic, M., Popovic, D., Prinz, G.M., Razum, J., Sakelariev, I., Samuels, V., Sanguino, I., Say, N., Schuck, J., Soysal, I., Todsen, A.L., Tünte, M., Vdovic, M., Vintr, J., Vovko, M., Vranka, M., Wagner, L., Wilkins, L., Willems, M., Wisdom, E., Yosifova, A., Zeng, S., Ahmed, M., Dwarkanath, T., Cikara, M., Lees, J., Folke T. (2021). The general fault in our fault lines. Nature Human Behaviour, 5(10), 1369-1380. [PDF] [Data+Materials] [Altmetric] [DOI]
Lees, J., & Cikara, M. (2021). Understanding and combating misperceived polarization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376(1822), 20200143. [PDF] [Data+Materials] [Altmetric] [DOI]
Lees, J., & Young, L. (2020). A theory of wisdom needs theory of mind. Psychological Inquiry, 31(2), 168-173. [PDF] [DOI]
Lees, J., & Cikara, M. (2020). Inaccurate group meta-perceptions drive negative out-group attributions in competitive contexts. Nature Human Behaviour, 4(3), 279-286. [PDF] [Data+Materials] [Altmetric] [DOI]
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Lees, J., & Gino, F. (2017). Is the moral domain unique? A social influence perspective for the study of moral cognition. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 11(8), e12327. [PDF] [Altmetric] [DOI]

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3 Strategies to Address Political Polarization in the Workplace. Harvard Business Review (July 2021), with Dawn Chow. [Link]

Poorly Run Labs Are a Threat to Behavioral Science, But Democratic Principles Offer a Way Forward. Behavioral Scientist (March 2021). [Link]

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