Russell H. Fazio, Ph.D

Harold E. Burtt Professor of Psychology

Preprints and reprints available for downloading

(in reverse chronological order)

Heylen, J., De Raedt, R., Rocklage, M. D., Fazio, R. H., Vasey, M. W., & Bosmans, G. (2019). From trust in caregivers’ support to exploration: The role of openness to negative affect and self-regulation. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 60, 309-322. [PDF]

Haas, I. J., Jones, C. R., & Fazio, R. H. (2019). Social identity and the use of ideological categorization in political evaluation. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 7, 335-353. [PDF]

Niese, Z. A., Libby, L. K., Fazio, R. H., Eibach, R. P., & Pietri, E. S. (2019).  Does the future look bright?  Processing style determines the impact of valence weighting biases and self-beliefs on expectations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116, 193-214. [PDF]

March, D. S., Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2018). The implicit misattribution model of evaluative conditioning. Social Psychological Bulletin, 13(3), 1-25. [PDF]

Pietri, E. S., Dovidio, J. F., & Fazio, R. H. (2018). Recalibrating valence weighting tendencies as a means of reducing anticipated discomfort with an interracial interaction.  Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 21, 597-614. [PDF]

Rocklage, M. D., & Fazio, R. H. (2018). Attitude accessibility as a function of emotionality. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44, 508-520. [PDF]

Granados Samayoa, J. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2017).  Who starts the wave? Let’s not forget the role of the individual.  Psychological Inquiry, 28, 273-277. [PDF]

Zunick, P. V., Teeny, J. D., & Fazio, R. H. (2017).  Are some attitudes more self-defining than others? Assessing self-related attitude functions and their consequences. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 1136-1149. [PDF]

Rocklage, M. D., Pietri, E. S., & Fazio, R. H. (2017). The weighting of positive vs. negative valence and its impact on the formation of social relationships. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 65-75. [PDF]

Zunick, P. V., Granados Samayoa, J. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2017).  The role of valence weighting in impulse control. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 72, 32-38. [PDF]

Descheemaeker, M., Spruyt, A., Fazio, R. H., & Hermans, D. (2017).  On the generalization of attitude accessibility after repeated attitude expression. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47, 97-104. [PDF]

Pietri, E. S., & Fazio, R. H. (2017). Recalibrating valence weighting biases to promote changes in rejection sensitivity and risk-taking.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 68, 1-10. [PDF]

Bui, E.T., & Fazio, R. H. (2016). Generalization of evaluative conditioning toward foods: Increasing sensitivity to health in eating intentions. Health Psychology, 35, 852-855. [PDF] [Supplement]

Rocklage, M. D., & Fazio, R. H. (2016). On the dominance of attitude emotionality. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 259-270. [PDF]

Pietri, E. S., Vasey, M. W., Grover, M., & Fazio, R. H. (2015).  Predicting changes in depressive symptoms from valence weighting during attitude generalization.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 34, 859-875. [PDF]

Zunick, P. V., Fazio, R. H., & Vasey, M. W. (2015). Directed Abstraction: Encouraging broad, personal generalizations following a success experience.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 1-19. [PDF]

Hardy, T. K., Govorun, O., Schneller, K. A., Fazio, R. H., & Arkin, R. M. (2015).  (In)competence is everywhere: Self-doubt and the accessibility of competence. Self and Identity, 14, 464-481. [PDF]

Ewoldsen, D. R., Rhodes, N., & Fazio, R. H. (2015). The MODE model and its implications for studying the media. Media Psychology, 18, 312-337. [PDF]

Rocklage, M. D., & Fazio, R. H. (2015). The Evaluative Lexicon: Adjective use as a means of assessing and distinguishing attitude valence, extremity, and emotionality. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 56, 214-227. [PDF]

Adler, A. D., Strunk, D. R., & Fazio, R. H. (2015). What changes in cognitive therapy for depression? An examination of cognitive therapy skills and maladaptive beliefs. Behavior Therapy, 46, 96-109. [PDF]

Fazio, R. H., Pietri, E. S., Rocklage, M. D., & Shook, N. J. (2015). Positive versus negative valence: Asymmetries in attitude formation and generalization as fundamental individual differences. In J. M. Olson & M. P. Zanna (Eds.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 51, pp. 97-146).  Burlington: Academic Press. [PDF]

Young, A. I., Ratner, K. G., & Fazio, R. H. (2014). Political attitudes bias the mental representation of a presidential candidate’s face. Psychological Science, 25, 503-510. [PDF]

Rocklage, M. D., & Fazio, R. H. (2014). Individual differences in valence weighting: When, how, and why they matter. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 50, 144-157. [PDF]

Ellithorpe, M. E., Ewoldsen, D. R., & Fazio, R. H. (2014). Socialization of dissonance processes: Reports of parenting style experienced during childhood moderate dissonance reactions. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 84-91.[PDF]

Fazio, R. H., & Olson, M. A. (2014). The MODE model: Attitude-behavior processes as a function of motivation and opportunity. In J. W. Sherman, B. Gawronski, & Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual process theories of the social mind (pp. 155-171). New York: Guilford Press. [PDF]

Jones, C. R., Vilensky, M. R., Vasey, M. W., & Fazio, R. H. (2013). Approach behavior can mitigate predominately univalent negative attitudes: Evidence regarding insects and spiders.  Emotion, 13, 989-996. [PDF]

Pietri, E. S., Fazio, R. H., & Shook, N. J. (2013). Recalibrating positive and negative weighting tendencies in attitude generalization.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 1100-1113. [PDF]

Pietri, E. S., Fazio, R. H., & Shook, N. J. (2013).  Weighting positive versus negative: The fundamental nature of valence asymmetry.   Journal of Personality, 81, 196-208. [PDF]

Young, A. I., & Fazio, R. H. (2013). Attitude accessibility as a determinant of object construal and evaluation.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 404-418. [PDF]

Vasey, M. W., Harbaugh, C. N., Buffington, A. G., Jones, C. R., & Fazio, R. H.  (2012). Predicting return of fear following exposure therapy with an implicit measure of attitudes.  Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50, 767-774. [PDF]

Jones, C. R., Fazio, R. H., Vasey, M. W.  (2012).  Attentional control buffers the effect of public-speaking anxiety on performance.  Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 556-561. [PDF]

Pietri, E. S., Fazio, R. H., & Shook, N. J. (2012).  Valence weighting as a predictor of emotional reactivity to a stressful situation.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31, 746-777. [PDF]

Vasey, M. W., Vilensky, M. R., Heath, J. H., Harbaugh, C. N., Buffington, A. G., & Fazio, R. H.  (2012).  It was as big as my head, I swear!  Biased spider size estimation in spider phobia.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 20-24. [PDF]

Shook, N. J., & Fazio, R. H. (2011).  Social network integration: A comparison of same-race and interracial roommate relationships. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 14, 399-406. [PDF]

Fazio, R. H. (2011).  A fundamental conceptual distinction…Gone unnoticed.  In R. M. Arkin (Ed.), Most underappreciated: 50 prominent social psychologists describe their most unloved work (pp. 72-76).  New York: Oxford University Press. [PDF]

Jones, C. R., & Fazio, R. H.  (2010).  Person categorization and automatic racial stereotyping effects on weapon identification.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1073-1085. [PDF]

Jones, C. R., Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2010).  Evaluative conditioning: The “How” question.  In M. P. Zanna & J. M. Olson (Eds.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 43, pp. 205-255).  San Diego:  Academic Press. [PDF]

Han, H. A., Czellar, S., Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H.  (2010). Malleability of attitudes or malleability of the IAT?  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 286-298. [PDF]

Shook, N. J., & Fazio, R. H. (2009).  Political ideology, exploration of novel stimuli, and attitude formation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 995-998. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., Fazio, R. H., & Han, H. A. (2009). Conceptualizing personal and extrapersonal associations. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 3, 152-170. [PDF]

Johnson, C. S., Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H.  (2009). Getting acquainted in interracial interactions: Avoiding intimacy but approaching race.   Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 557-571. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., Kendrick, R. V., & Fazio, R. H. (2009).  Implicit learning of evaluative vs. non-evaluative covariations: The role of dimension accessibility.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 398-403. [PDF]

Jones, C. R., Fazio, R. H., & Olson, M. A. (2009). Implicit misattribution as a mechanism underlying evaluative conditioning.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 933-948. [PDF]

Eiser, J. R., Stafford, T., & Fazio, R. H. (2009). Prejudiced learning: A connectionist account. British Journal of Psychology, 100, 399-413. [PDF]

Conklin, L. R., Strunk, D. R., & Fazio, R. H. (2009). Attitude formation in depression: Evidence for deficits in forming positive attitudes Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 40, 120-126. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2009). Implicit and explicit measures of attitudes: The perspective of the MODE model. In R. E. Petty, R. H. Fazio, & P. Briñol (Eds.), Attitudes: Insights from the new implicit measures (pp. 19-63). New York, NY: Psychology Press. [PDF]

Petty, R. E., Fazio, R. H., & Briñol, P. (2009).  The new implicit measures:  An overview. In R. E. Petty, R. H. Fazio, & P. Briñol (Eds.), Attitudes: Insights from the new implicit measures (pp. 3-18).  New York, NY:  Psychology Press. [PDF]

Eiser, J. R., Stafford, T., & Fazio, R. H. (2008). Expectancy-confirmation in attitude learning: A connectionist account. European Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 1023-1032. [PDF]

Shook, N. J., & Fazio, R. H. (2008). Roommate relationships: A comparison of interracial and same-race living situations. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 11, 425-437. [PDF]

Shook, N. J., & Fazio, R. H. (2008). Interracial roommate relationships: An experimental field test of the contact hypothesis. Psychological Science,19, 717-723. [PDF]

Jefferis, V. E., & Fazio, R. H. (2008). Accessibility as input: The use of construct accessibility as information to guide behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1144-1150. [PDF]

Deutsch, R., & Fazio, R. H. (2008). How subtyping shapes perception: Predictable exceptions to the rule reduce attention to stereotype-associated dimensions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1020-1034. [PDF]

Jones, C. R., & Fazio, R. H. (2008). Associative strength and consumer choice behavior. In C. P. Haugtvedt, P. M. Herr, & F. R. Kardes (Eds.), Handbook of Consumer Psychology (pp. 437-459). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [PDF]

Eiser, J. R., Shook, N. J., & Fazio, R. H. (2007). Attitude learning through exploration: Advice and strategy appraisals. European Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 1046-1056. [PDF]

Fazio, R. H. (2007). Attitudes as object-evaluation associations of varying strength. Social Cognition, 25, 603-637. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2007). Discordant evaluations of Blacks affect nonverbal behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 1214-1224. [PDF]


Shook, N. J., Fazio, R. H., & Eiser, J. R. (2007). Attitude generalization: Similarity, valence, and extremity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 641-647.[PDF]

Olson, M. A., Fazio, R. H., & Hermann, A. D. (2007). Reporting tendencies underlie discrepancies between implicit and explicit measures of self-esteem. Psychological Science, 18, 287-291. [PDF]

Sanbonmatsu, D. M., Posavac, S. S., Vanous, S., Ho, E. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2007). The deautomatization of accessible attitudes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 365-378. [PDF]

Shook, N. J., Fazio, R. H., & Vasey, M. W. (2007). Negativity bias in attitude learning: A possible indicator of vulnerability to emotional disorders? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 38, 144-155. [PDF]

Towles-Schwen, T., & Fazio, R. H. (2006). Automatically-activated racial attitudes as predictors of the success of interracial roommate relationships. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 698-705. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2006). Reducing automatically-activated racial prejudice through implicit evaluative conditioning. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 421-433 . [PDF]

Han, H. A., Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2006). The influence of experimentally-created extrapersonal associations on the Implicit Association Test. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 259-272. [PDF]

Fazio, R. H., Eiser, J. R., & Shook, N. J. (2004). Attitude formation through exploration: Valence asymmetries. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 293-311. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2004). Reducing the influence of extra-personal associations on the Implicit Association Test: Personalizing the IAT. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86,653-667. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2004). Trait inferences as a function of automatically-activated racial attitudes and motivation to control prejudiced reactions. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 26, 1-11. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2003). Relations between implicit measures of racial prejudice: What are we measuring? Psychological Science, 14, 636-639.[PDF]

Fazio, R. H., & Olson, M. A. (2003). Attitudes: Foundations, functions, and consequences. In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Psychology (pp. 139-160). London: Sage. [PDF]

Eiser, J. R., Fazio, R. H., Stafford, T., & Prescott, T. J. (2003). Connectionist simulation of attitude learning: Asymmetries in the acquisition of positive and negative evaluations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 1221-1235. [PDF]

Towles-Schwen, T., & Fazio, R. H. (2003). Choosing social situations: The relation between automatically- activated racial attitudes and anticipated comfort interacting with African Americans. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 170-182. [PDF]

Fazio, R. H., & Olson, M. A. (2003). Implicit measures in social cognition research: Their meaning and use.Annual Review of Psychology, 54, 297-327. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2002). Implicit acquisition and manifestation of classically conditioned attitudes.Social Cognition, 20, 89-103. [PDF]

Towles-Schwen, T., & Fazio, R. H. (2001). On the origins of racial attitudes: Correlates of childhood experiences. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 162-175. [PDF]

Olson, M. A., & Fazio, R. H. (2001). Implicit attitude formation through classical conditioning. Psychological Science, 12, 413-417. [PDF]

Fazio, R. H., & Hilden, L. E. (2001). Emotional reactions to a seemingly prejudiced response: The role of automatically-activated racial attitudes and motivation to control prejudiced reactions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 538-549[PDF]

Fazio, R. H. (2001). On the automatic activation of associated evaluations: An overview. Cognition and Emotion, 15, 115-141. [PDF]

Fazio, R. H., Williams, C. J., & Powell, M. C. (2000). Measuring associative strength: Category-item associations and their activation from memory. Political Psychology, 21, 7-25. [PDF]