Articles & Chapters

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

Pearson, A. R., & Ballew, M. T. (in press). Conservation and the environment. In Oxford research encyclopedia of psychology. Oxford University Press.

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.). New York, NY: Psychology Press. PDF

Dovidio, J. F., Pearson, A. R., & Penner, L. A. (2018). 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

Park, J. W., & Pearson, A. R. (2018). Unconscious processes. To appear in B. J. Carducci (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of personality and individual differences Vol. 2: Research methods and techniques of assessment. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

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 H. Von Storch (Ed.), Oxford research encyclopedia of climate science. New York: 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

Psychology of Sustainability: A Multilevel Perspective,” APS, Washington, DC, May 24, 2019

Claremont Graduate University Social Social, Feb. 26, 2019

SPSP Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Pre-Conference, Feb. 7, 2019

Society for Risk Analysis, Presidential Plenary Keynote, Dec 2, 2018

WZB Berlin Social Science Center. Berlin, Germany. Colloquium, Oct. 10, 2018