RESEARCH

Preprints

Lees, J., Lam, B., Purinton, S., Wodak, D. Meta-cognitive reasoning, not motivated reasoning, best explains distrust in polls. [Preprint]

Lees, J., McCarter, A., Sarno, D.M. Twitter’s disputed tags are generally ineffective and only reduce fake news sharing among Democrats and Independents. [Preprint]

Lees, J., Tang, S., & Sidanius, J. Anti-egalitarians perceive corporations as less agentic and judge their misconduct less harshly. [Preprint]

Lees, J., Young, L., & Waytz, A. Immoral actors’ meta-perceptions are somewhat accurate but overly positive. [Preprint]

Publications

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. [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]

Select Popular Writing

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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