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Joseph Cesario

Associate Professor

PhD, Social Psychology, Columbia University, New York, 2006
MA, Psychology, Columbia University, New York, 2003
BA, Philosophy, Magna cum Laude, Outstanding Senior, Loyola University Chicago, 2000
BS, Psychology, Magna cum Laude, Departmental Honors, Loyola University Chicago, 1999

Research Statement

Research Interests: Motivated Cognition; Automaticity/Nonconscious Behavior and Cognition; Police Decision-Making.

Related Programs

Selected Publications

  • Cesario, J.
    Priming, replication, and the hardest science
    2014, Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9:40-48
  • Cesario, J., & Navarrete, C.D.
    Perceptual bias in threat distance: The critical roles of ingroup support and target evaluations in defensive threat regulation
    2014, Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5:12-17
  • Gawronski, B., & Cesario, J.
    Of mice and men: What animal research can tell us about context effects on automatic responses in humans
    2013, Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17:187-215
  • Higgins, E. T., Cesario, J., Hagiwara, N., Spiegel, S., & Pittman, T. S.
    Increasing or decreasing interest in activities: The role of regulatory fit
    2010, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98:559-572
  • Cesario, J., & Higgins, E. T.
    Making message recipients "feel right": How nonverbal cues can increase persuasion
    2008, Psychological Science, 19:415-420
  • Cesario, J., Plaks, J. E., & Higgins, E. T.
    Automatic social behavior as motivated preparation to interact
    2006, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90:893-910
  • Cesario, J., Grant, H., & Higgins, E. T.
    Regulatory fit and persuasion: Transfer from "feeling right."
    2004, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86:388-404
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