Articles & Chapters

Ballew, M. T., Pearson, A. R., Goldberg, M. H., Rosenthal, S. A., & Leiserowitz, A. (in press). Does socioeconomic status moderate the political divide on climate change? The roles of education, income, and individualism. Global Environmental Change. [link]

Song, H., Lewis, N. A., Jr., Ballew, M. T., Bravo, M., Davydova, J., Gao, H. O., Garcia, R., Hiltner, S., Naiman, S. M., Pearson, A. R., Romero-Canyas, R., Schuldt, J. P. (in press). What counts as an “environmental” issue? Differences in issue conceptualization by race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Journal of Environmental Psychology. [link]

Lewis, Jr., N. A., Bravo, M., Naiman, S. M., Pearson, A. R., Romero-Canyas, R., Schuldt, J. P., & Song, H. (in press). The complementarity of qualitative and quantitative methods in environmental psychology. MethodsX.

Twenty Questions About Design Behavior for Sustainability, Report of the International Expert Panel on Behavioral Science for Design, New York, 2019. Nature Sustainability Report.  [Commentary]

Pearson, A. R., & Ballew, M. T. (2019). Conservation and the environment. In Oxford research encyclopedia of psychology. Oxford University Press. [link]

Dovidio, J. F., Pearson, A. R., & Penner, L. A. (2019). Aversive racism, implicit bias, and microaggressions. In C. M. Capodilupo, K. L. Nadal, D. P. Rivera, D. W. Sue, & G. C. Torino (Eds.), Microaggression theory: Influence and implications. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Schellhaas, F. M. H., & Pearson, A. R. (2019). Prejudice. In Oxford Research encyclopedia of psychology. Oxford University Press. [link]

Pearson, A. R., & Schuldt, J. P., Romero-Canyas, R., Ballew, M. T., & Larson-Konar, D. (2018). Diverse segments of the US public underestimate the environmental concerns of minority and low-income Americans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115 (49), 12429-12434. [link] [See commentary by Dietz & Cameron]

Davydova, J., Pearson, A. R., Ballew, M. T., & Schuldt, J. P. (2018). Illuminating the link between perceived threat and control over climate change: The role of attributions for causation and mitigation. Climatic Change, 148, 45-59. PDF

Pearson, A. R., & Schuldt, J. P. (2018). A diversity science approach to climate change. In S. Clayton & C. Manning (Eds.), Psychology and climate change: Human perceptions, impacts, and responses (pp. 95-124). San Diego, CA: Elsevier. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Schellhaas, F. M. H., & Pearson, A. R. (2018). The role of attitudes in intergroup relations. In D. Albarracín, & B. T. Johnson (Eds.), The handbook of attitudes, Vol. 2: Applications (2nd ed.) (pp. 419-454). New York, NY: Routledge. PDF

Pearson, A. R., & Schuldt, J. P. (2018). Climate change and intergroup relations: Psychological insights, synergies, and future prospects. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 21, 373-388. PDF

Pearson, A. R., & van der Linden, S. (2017). When does deprivation motivate future-oriented thinking? The case of climate change. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, 35-36. [link]

Pearson, A. R., Ballew, M. T., Naiman S., & Schuldt, J. P. (2017). Race, class, gender and climate change communication. In Oxford research encyclopedia of climate science. Oxford University Press. (link)

Schuldt, J. P., Pearson, A. R., Romero-Canyas, R., & Larson-Konar, D. (2017). Brief exposure to Pope Francis heightens moral beliefs about climate change. Climatic Change, 141, 167- 177. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., & Pearson, A. R. (2017). Aversive racism and contemporary bias. In C. G. Sibley & F. K. Barlow (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of the psychology of prejudice (pp. 267-294). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. PDF

Pearson, A. R., Schuldt, J. P., & Romero-Canyas, R. (2016). Social climate science: A new vista for psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 632-650. PDF

Schuldt, J. P., & Pearson, A. R. (2016). The role of race and ethnicity in climate change polarization: Evidence from a U.S. national survey experiment. Climatic Change, 136,  495-505. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., & Pearson, A. R. (2016). Racism among the well-intentioned: Bias without awareness. In A. G. Miller’s (Ed.), The social psychology of good and evil (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., Ufkes, E. G., Saguy, T., & Pearson, A. R. (2016). Included but invisible? Subtle bias, common identity, and the darker side of “we”. Social Issues and Policy Review, 10, 6-46. PDF

Pearson, A. R., & Schuldt, J. P. (2015). Bridging climate communication divides: Beyond the partisan gap. Science Communication, 37, 805-812. PDF

Schuldt, J. P., & Pearson, A. R. (2015). Nutrient-centrism and perceived risk of chronic disease. Journal of Health Psychology, 20, 899-906. PDF

Pearson, A. R., & Schuldt, J. P. (2014). Facing the diversity crisis in climate science. Nature Climate Change, 4, 1039-1042. PDF

West, T. V., Pearson, A. R., & Stern, C. (2014). Anxiety perseverance in intergroup interaction: When incidental explanations backfire. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 825-843. PDF

West, T. V., Dovidio, J. F., & Pearson, A. R (2014). Accuracy and bias in perceptions of relationship interest for intergroup and intragroup roommates.  Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 235-242. PDF

West, T. V., Pearson, A. R., Dovidio, J. F., Johnson, B. T., & Phills, C. E. (2014). Racial attitudes and visual cues in political judgments: Support for Obama during the 2008 Presidential Election. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 20, 583-590. PDF

Pearson, A. R., & Dovidio, J. F. (2014). Intergroup fluency: How processing experiences shape intergroup cognition and communication. In J. Forgas, J. Laszlo, & O. Vincze (Eds.), Social cognition and communication (pp. 101-120). New York: Psychology Press. PDF

Pearson, A. R., Dovidio, J. F., Phills, C, E., & Onyeador, I. N. (2013). Attitude-goal correspondence and interracial interaction: Implications for executive function and impression formation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 907-914. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Johnson, J. D., Gaertner, S. L., Pearson, A. R., Saguy, T., & Ashburn-Nardo, L. (2010). Empathy and intergroup relations. In M. Mikulincer & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Prosocial motives, emotion, and behavior (pp. 393-408). Washington, D.C.: APA. PDF

West, T. V., Pearson, A. R., Dovidio, J. F., Shelton, J. N., & Trail, T. E. (2009). Superordinate identity and intergroup roommate friendship development. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 1266-1272. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., Penner, L. A., Pearson, A. R., & Norton, W. E. (2009). Aversive racism – How unconscious bias influences behavior: Implications for legal, employment, and health care contexts. In J. L. Chin (Ed.), Diversity in mind and in action (pp. 21-37). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers. PDF

Pearson, A. R., Dovidio, J. F., & Gaertner, S. L. (2009). The nature of contemporary prejudice: Insights from aversive racism. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 3, 314-338. PDF

Pearson, A. R., West, T. V., Dovidio, J. F., Powers, S. R., Buck, R., & Henning, R. A. (2008). The fragility of intergroup relations: Divergent effects of delayed audiovisual feedback in intergroup and intragroup interaction. Psychological Science, 19, 1272- 1279. PDF

Pratto, F., Pearson, A. R., Lee, I., & Saguy, T. (2008). Power dynamics in an experimental game. Social Justice Research, 21, 377-407. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Pearson, A. R., & Orr, P. (2008). Social psychology and neuroscience: Strange bedfellows or a healthy marriage? Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 11, 247-263. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Pearson, A. R., Gaertner, S. L., & Hodson, G. (2008). On the nature of contemporary prejudice: From subtle bias to severe consequences. In V. M. Esses & R. A. Vernon (Eds.), Explaining the breakdown of ethnic relations: Why neighbors kill (pp. 41-60). Malden, MA: Blackwell. PDF

Pearson, A. R., Dovidio, J. F., & Pratto, F. (2007). Racial prejudice, intergroup hate, and blatant and subtle bias of Whites toward Blacks in legal decision making in the United States. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 7, 145-158.

Smith-McLallen, A., Johnson, B. T., Dovidio, J. F., & Pearson, A. R. (2006). Black and white: The role of color bias in implicit race bias. Social Cognition, 24, 46-73.  PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., & Pearson, A. R. (2005). On the nature of prejudice: The psychological foundations of hate. In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), The psychology of hate (pp. 211-234). Washington, D.C.: APA. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., Pearson, A. R., & Riek, B. M. (2005). Social identities and social context: Social attitudes and personal well-being. In S. R. Thye & E. J. Lawler (Eds.), Advances in group processes: Social identification in groups (pp. 231-260). Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., ten Vergert, M., Stewart, T. L., Gaertner, S. L., Johnson, J. D., Esses, V. M., Riek, B. M., & Pearson, A. R. (2004). Perspective and prejudice: Antecedents and mediating mechanisms. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1537-1549. PDF

 

Recent & Upcoming Talks

UC Irvine, Social Area, March, 2020

Pomona Humanities Studio, “Weird Science,” Colloquium, November 2019

“Are income inequality and climate change competing or complementary issues?: Evidence from national-level surveys,” International Association for Conflict Management, Dublin, Ireland, July, 2019

“Psychology of Sustainability: A Multilevel Perspective,” APS, Washington, DC, May 2019

Claremont Graduate University, Social Social, Feb. 2019

SPSP Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Pre-Conference, Feb. 2019

Society for Risk Analysis, Presidential Plenary Keynote, Dec 2018

WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Berlin, Germany. Colloquium, Oct. 2018