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Helion, C., Ward, A. F., & Pizarro, D. A. (under review). Making molehills out of mountains: Removing moral meaning from prior immoral behaviors.

Helion, C., Helzer, E., Kim, S., & Pizarro, D. A. (under review). Asymmetric moral memory for harming versus being harmed.

Helion, C., Helzer, E. G., & Pizarro, D. A. (under review). Is the struggle real? Perceptions of struggle in moral decision-making.

Ruisch, B., Anderson, R., & Pizarro, D.A. (in press) [commentary] The challenge of accounting for individual differences in folk economic beliefs. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 

Everett, J., Pizarro, D., & Crockett, M.J. (2017) Why are we reluctant to trust robots? The Guardian (April 24, 2017). 


Tybur, J. et al  (2016) Parasite stress and pathogen avoidance relate to distinct dimensions of political ideology across 30 nations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113, 12408.

Everett, J.A.C., Pizarro, D. A. & Crockett, M.J., (2016). Inference of Trustworthiness from Intuitive Moral Judgments.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Inbar, Y., Westgate, E. C., Pizarro, D. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2016). Can a Naturally Occurring Pathogen Threat Change Social Attitudes? Evaluations of Gay Men and Lesbians During the 2014 Ebola Epidemic. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 420-427.

Williams, E. F., Pizarro, D., Ariely, D., & Weinberg, J. D. (2016). The Valjean effect: Visceral states and cheating. Emotion, 16, 897.

Inbar, Y., & Pizarro, D. A. (2016). Pathogens and Politics: Current Research and New Questions. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10, 365-374.

Bartels, D. M., Bauman, C.W., Cushman, F.A., Pizarro, D.A., & McGraw, A.P., (2016). Moral judgment and decision making. In G. Keren & G. Wu (Eds.) The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making. Chichester, UK: Wiley. 


Helion, C. & Pizarro, D.A. (2015). Beyond dual-processes: The interplay of reason and emotion in moral judgment. In N. Levy & Clausen, J. (Eds.) Springer Handbook for Neuroethics. 

Pizarro, D. A., & Inbar, Y. (2015). Explaining the Influence of Disgust on Political Judgment. In J.P. Forgas, K. Fiedler, & Crano, W. D. (Eds.) Social Psychology and Politics, Psychology Press.

Uhlmann, E. L., Pizarro, D. A., & Diermeier, D. (2015). A Person-Centered Approach to Moral Judgment. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 72-81.


Inbar, Y., & Pizarro, D. (2014). Disgust, politics, and responses to threat [commentary]. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 315-316.

Pizarro, D. (2014). Androids, Algorithms, and the Attribution of Blame [commentary]. Psychological Inquiry, 25, 234-235.

Pizarro, D.A. (2014). Inter-discipline [commentary] Emotion Review, 6.

Inbar, Y. & Pizarro, D. A. (2014). Pollution and purity in moral and political judgment. In J. C. Wright & H. Sarkissian (Eds.), Advances in Experimental Moral Psychology: Affect, Character, and Commitments. New York: Continuum Press.

Pizarro, D.A. (2014). Moral Psych 101: Listen to TupacScience Rockstars.


Pizarro, D.A., & Baumeister, R. (2013) Superhero comics as moral pornography. In R. Rosenberg (Ed.) Our Superheroes, Ourselves. Oxford University Press.

Inbar, Y. & Pizarro, D.A. (2013) Political psychology. In H. Pashler (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the mind. Sage.

Pizarro, D.A. (2013). Human intuitions will stifle technological progress. [ 2013 World Question Center] 


Critcher, C., Inbar, Y. & Pizarro, D.A. (2012). How quick decisions illuminate moral character. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Inbar, Y., Pizarro, D. A., Gilovich, T., & Ariely, D. (2012). Moral masochism: On the connection between guilt and self-punishment. Emotion, 13, 14-18.

Reynolds, L., Consedine, N., Pizarro, D.A., & Bissett, I. (2012). Disgust and behavioral avoidance in colorectal cancer screening and treatment: A systematic review and research agenda. Cancer Nursing: An international journal for cancer care, 36, 122-130.

DeSteno, D., Breazeal, C., Frank, R. H., Pizarro, D., Baumann, J., Dickens, L, & Lee, J.  (2012).  Detecting the trustworthiness of novel partners in economic exchange. Psychological Science, 23, 1549-1556.

Inbar, Y., Pizarro, D.A., Iyer, R., & Haidt, J. (2012). Disgust sensitivity, political conservatism, and votingSocial Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 537-544. 

Uhlmann, E. L., Zhu, L. L., Pizarro, D.A., & Bloom, P. (2012) Blood is thicker: Moral spillover effects based on kinship. Cognition, 124, 239-243.

Pizarro, D.A., Tannenbaum, D., & Uhlmann, E.L. (2012). Mindless, harmless, and blameworthy. Psychological Inquiry, 23, 185-188

Inbar, Y., Pizarro, D.A., & Cushman, F. (2012). Benefiting from misfortune: When harmless actions are judged to be morally blameworthy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 52-62. 

Inbar, Y., Pizarro, D.A., & Bloom (2012). Disgusting smells cause decreased liking of gay men. Emotion, 12, 23-27.

Pizarro, D. (2012). What is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation?  In J. Brockman (Ed.), This explains everything.  New York: Harper Perennial. 


Pizarro, D.A. (2011). Why neuroscience does not pose a threat to moral responsibility [editorial]. American Journal of Bioethics, Neuroscience, 2, 1-2.

Pizarro, D.A., Inbar, Y., & Helion, C. (2011). On disgust and moral judgmentEmotion Review, 3,  267–268.

Pizarro, D.A. & Tannenbaum, D. (2011). Bringing character back: How the motivation to evaluate character influences judgments of moral blame. In M. Mikulincer & Shaver, P. (Eds) The Social psychology of morality: Exploring the causes of good and evil. APA Press. 

Bartels, D. & Pizarro, D.A. (2011). The mismeasure of morals: Antisocial personality traits predict utilitarian responses to moral dilemmasCognition, 121, 154-161.

Helzer, E. & Pizarro, D.A. (2011). Dirty Liberals!: Reminders of cleanliness promote conservative political and moral attitudesPsychological Science, 22, 517.

Pizarro, D. (January, 2011). Everyday Aphopenia. In J. Brockman (Ed.) This will make you smarter. New York: Harper Perennial. 


Pizarro, D.A. & Helzer, E. (2010). Freedom of the will and stubborn moralism. In Baumeister, R.F., A.R. Mele, and K. D. Vohs (Eds.) Free will and consciousness: How might they work? (pp. 101-120) Oxford University Press.

Liberman, P. & Pizarro, D. (October, 2010). All politics is olfactory. The New York Times (op-ed). 

Pizarro, D.A. (March, 2010). We cannot be emotionless, but we are capable of rational debate. The Globe and Mail (op-ed). 


Uhlmann, E.L., Pizarro, D.A., Tannenbaum, D., & Ditto, P.H. (2009). The motivated use of moral principles. Judgment and Decision Making, 4, 479-491.

Inbar, Y., Pizarro, D.A., Knobe, J., & Bloom, P. (2009). Disgust sensitivity predicts intuitive disapproval of gays. Emotion, 9, 435-439.

Inbar, Y., Pizarro, D.A., & Bloom, P. (2009). Conservatives are more easily disgusted than liberals. Cognition and Emotion, 23, 714-725.

Ditto, P.H., Pizarro, D.A., & Tannenbaum, D. (2009). Motivated Moral Reasoning. In B. H. Ross (Series Ed.) & D. M. Bartels, C. W. Bauman, L. J. Skitka, & D. L. Medin (Eds.), Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 50: Moral Judgment and Decision Making. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Inbar, Y. & Pizarro, D.A. (2009). Grime and Punishment: How disgust influences moral, social, and legal judgments. The Jury Expert, 21, 11-23.


Critcher, C. R., & Pizarro, D. A. (2008). Paying for someone else's mistake: The effect of bystander negligence on perpetrator blame. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1357-1370.

Pizarro, D.A. (2008). The Virtue in Being Morally Wrong. Scientific American Mind, February/March 2008.

Uhlmann, E.L., Pizarro, D.A., & Bloom, P. (2008). Varieties of Unconscious Social Cognition. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 38, 293-322.


Rice, J. A., Levine, L. J., & Pizarro, D. A. (2007). "Just stop thinking about it": Effects of emotional disengagement on children's memory for educational material. Emotion, 7, 812-23.

Uhlmann, E.L., Brescoll, V.L., & Pizarro, D.A. (2007). The motivated use and neglect of base rates [Commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30, 284-285.

Monin, B., Pizarro, D., & Beer, J. (2007). Deciding vs. reacting: Conceptions of moral judgment and the reason-affect debate. Review of General Psychology, 11, 99-111.

Pizarro, D.A., (2007). Entries contributed on Moral cognitionMoral emotionReciprocal altruism. In Baumeister, R. F., & Vohs, K. D. (Eds.). Encyclopedia of social psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Monin, B., Pizarro, D., & Beer, J. (2007). Emotion and reason in moral judgment: Different prototypes lead to different theories. In K.D. Vohs, R.F. Baumeister, & G. Loewenstein (Eds.), Do emotions help or hurt decision making? A hedgefoxian perspective. New York: Russell Sage.

Pizarro, D.A. (2007). Hodgepodge Morality. In J. Brockman (Ed.), What is your dangerous idea? New York: Harper Collins.


Pizarro, D.A., Laney, C., Morris, E., & Loftus, E. (2006). Ripple effects in memory: Judgments of moral blame can distort memory for events. Memory and Cognition, 34, 550-555.

Ditto, P.H., Pizarro, D.A., Epstein, E.B., Jacobson, J.A., MacDonald, T.K. (2006). Motivational myopia: Visceral influences on risk taking behavior. Journal of Behavioral Decision-Making, 19, 99-113.

Levine, L. J. & Pizarro, D.A. (2006). Emotional valence, discrete emotions, and memory. In B. Uttl, N. Ohta, & A. L. Siegenthaler, (Eds.). Memory and Emotion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Blackwell Publishing.

Pizarro, D.A., Detweiler-Bedell, B., & Bloom, P. (2006). The Creativity of Everyday Moral Reasoning: Empathy, Disgust and Moral Persuasion. In J. C. Kaufman & J. Baer (Eds.), Creativity and Reason in Cognitive Development. Cambridge University Press.

Fernández-Berrocal, P., Alcaide, R., Extremera, N., & Pizarro, D. (2006). The role of emotional intelligence in anxiety and depression among adolescents. Individual Differences Research, 4, 16-27.

Bloom, P. & Pizarro, D.A. (2006). Homer’s Soul. In A. Brown & C. Logan (Eds.), The Psychology of The Simpsons. Benbella Books.


Ditto, P.H., Hawkins, N., & Pizarro, D.A. (2005). Imagining the End of Life: On the Psychology of Advance Medical Decision Making. Motivation and Emotion, 29, 475-496.

Pizarro, D.A., & Uhlmann, E. (2005). Do normative standards advance our understanding of moral judgment? [commentary] Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 558-559.

Rivers, S.E., Pizarro, D.A., Schneider, T.R., Pizarro, J., & Salovey. P. (2005). Message framing and pap test utilization among women attending a community health clinic. Journal of Health Psychology, 10, 65-77.

2004 and before

Levine, L. J. & Pizarro, D. A. (2004). Emotion and Memory Research: A Grumpy Overview. Social Cognition, 22, 530-544.

Pizarro, D.A., Uhlmann, E., & Bloom, P. (2003). Causal deviance and the attribution of moral responsibility. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 39, 653-660.

Pizarro, D.A., Uhlmann, E., & Salovey, P. (2003). Asymmetry in judgments of moral blame and praise: The role of perceived metadesires. Psychological Science, 14, 267-272.

Pizarro, D.A., & Bloom, P. (2003). The intelligence of moral intuitions: Comment on Haidt (2001). Psychological Review, 110, 197-198.

Pizarro, D.A., & Salovey, P. (2003). Religious systems as “Emotionally Intelligent” organizations. [commentary] Psychological Inquiry, 13, 220-222.

Salovey, P., & Pizarro, D.A., (2003). The value of emotional intelligence. In R. J. Sternberg, J. Lautrey, & T. Lubart (Eds.), Models of Intelligence: International Perspectives (pp.263-278). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 

Pizarro, D.A., & Salovey, P. (2003). Emotional Genius. The Duke Gifted Letter, 3, 4.

Pizarro, D.A., & Salovey, P. (2002). On being and becoming a good person: The role of emotional intelligence in moral development and behavior. In J. Aronson (Ed.), Improving academic achievement: Impact of psychological factors on education (pp. 247-266). San Diego: Academic Press.

Pizarro, D. (2000). Nothing more than feelings?: The role of emotions in moral judgment. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 30, 355-375.

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