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Preprints

Wagemans, F. M. A., Brandt, M. J., & Zeelenberg, M. Disgust sensitivity and moral judgments of purity: The role of transgression weirdness. [PsyArxiv Preprint]

In Press

Brandt, M. J., Crawford, J. C., & Van Tongeren, D. (in press). Worldview conflict in daily life. Social Psychological and Personality Science. [PsyArxiv Preprint]

Brandt, M. J., & Wagemans, F. M. A. (in press). From the political here and now to generalizable knowledge. Translational Issues in Psychological Science. [PsyArxiv Preprint]

Lammers, J., Koch, A., Conway, P., & Brandt, M. J. (in press). The political domain appears simpler to the politically extreme than to political moderates. Social Psychological and Personality Science. [PDF | SOM]

Skitka, L. J., Wisneski, D. C., & Brandt, M. J. (in press). Attitude moralization: Probably not intuitive or rooted in perceptions of harm. Current Directions in Psychological Science. [PDF]

Wagemans, F. M. A., Brandt, M. J., & Zeelenberg, M. (in press). Disgust sensitivity is primarily associated with purity-based moral judgments. Emotion. [PDF | SOM]

2017

Brandt, M. J. (2017). Predicting ideological prejudice. Psychological Science, 28, 712-722. [PDF | SOM | Replication Package]

Brandt, M. J. & Reyna, C. (2017). Individual differences in the resistance to social change and acceptance of inequality predict system legitimacy differently depending on the social structure. European Journal of Personality, 31, 266-278. [PDF | Replication Package]

Brandt, M. J. & Spälti, A. K. (2018). Norms and explanations in social and political psychology. In J. T. Crawford & L. Jussim (Eds.) Frontiers of Social Psychology Series: Politics of Social Psychology (pp 26-43). Psychology Press. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J. & van Tongeren, D. R. (2017). People both high and low on religious fundamentalism are prejudiced towards dissimilar groups. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112, 76-97. [PDF | Replication Package | Coverage by BPS]

Collins, T. P., Crawford, J. T., & Brandt, M. J. (2017). No evidence for ideological asymmetry in dissonance avoidance: Unsuccessful close and conceptual replications of Nam, Jost, and van Bavel (2013). Social Psychology, 48, 123-134. [PDF | SOM]

Crawford, J. T., Brandt, M. J., Inbar, Y., Chambers, J. R., & Motyl, M. (2017). Social and economic ideologies differentially predict prejudice across the political spectrum, but social issues are most divisive. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112, 383-412. [PDF | SOM]

Proulx, T. & Brandt, M. J. (2017). Beyond threat and uncertainty: The underpinnings of conservatism. Social Cognition, 35, 313-323. Introduction to the special issue. [PDF | Special Issue]

Spälti, A. K., Brandt, M. J., & Zeelenberg, M. (2017). Memory retrieval processes help explain the incumbency advantage. Judgment and Decision Making, 12, 173-182. [PDF | SOM | Replication Package]

Suhay, E., Brandt, M. J., & Proulx, T. (2017). Lay belief in biopolitics and political prejudice. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 173-182. [PDF | SOM]

2016

Brandt, M. J., & Crawford, J. T. (2016). Answering unresolved questions about the relationship between cognitive ability and prejudice. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 884-892. [PDF | SOMReplication Package | Coverage by Vice Broadly, iNews, Pacific Standard]

Brandt, M. J., Crawford, M., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2016). Editorial: Special issue on confirmatory research. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 67, 1. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J. & Proulx, T. (2016). Conceptual creep as a human (and scientific) goal [Commentary on Haslam’s target article]. Psychological Inquiry, 27, 18-23. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., Wetherell, G., & Crawford, J. T. (2016). Moralization and intolerance of ideological outgroups. In Joseph P. Forgas, Lee Jussim, & Paul van Lange (Eds.) The Social Psychology of Morality (pp. 239-256). New York: Routledge. [PDF]

Crawford, J. T., Brandt, M. J., Inbar, Y., Mallinas, S. (2016). Right-Wing Authoritarianism Predicts Prejudice Equally Toward “Gay Men and Lesbians” and “Homosexuals.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111, e31-e45. [PDF | Replication Package]

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Alberts, H., Anggono, C. O., Batailler, C., Birt, A., …Brandt, M. J.,… Zwienenberg, M. (2016). A multi-lab pre-registered replication of the ego-depletion effect. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 546-573. [PDF | SOMReplication Package | Sripada et al comment | Baumeister & Vohs comment]

Kay, A. & Brandt, M. J. (2016). Ideology and intergroup inequality: Emerging directions and trends. Current Opinion in Psychology, 11, 110-114. [PDF]

2015

Brandt, M. J., Chambers, J. R., Crawford, J. T., Wetherell, G., & Reyna, C. (2015). Bounded openness: The effect of openness to experience on intolerance is moderated by target group conventionality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 549-568. [PDF | Replication Package]

Brandt, M. J., Evans, A. M., & Crawford, J. T. (2015). The unthinking or confident extremist? Political extremists are more likely to reject experimenter-generated anchors than moderates. Psychological Science, 26, 189-202 [PDF | SOM | Replication Package | Figure 2, Panel A | Coverage in HuffPo]

Brandt, M. J., Henry, P. J., & Wetherell, G. W. (2015). The relationship between authoritarianism and life satisfaction changes depending on stigmatized status. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 6, 219-228. [PDF | SOM | Replication Package]

Brandt, M. J., & Proulx, T. (2015). QTIPs: Questionable theoretical and interpretive practices in social psychology [Commentary on Duarte, Crawford, Stern, Haidt, Jussim, & Tetlock]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38, 19-20. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., Wetherell, G., & Henry, P.J. (2015). Changes in income predict change in social trust: A longitudinal analysis. Political Psychology, 36, 761-768. [PDF | Footnote 1 Results | Replication Package]

Brandt, M. J., Wisneski, D., & Skitka, L. (2015) Moralization and the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election campaign. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 3, 211-237. [PDF | HTML | SOM | Replication Package]

Henry. P. J., Wetherell, G., & Brandt, M. J. (2015). Democracy as a legitimizing ideology. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21, 648-664 [PDF].

Hofmann, W., Wisneski, D. C., Brandt, M. J., & Skitka, L. J. (2015). Response to comment on Morality in everyday life. Science, 348, 767. [PDF]

Open Science Collaboration (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349, aac4716-1-aac4716-8. [PDF | Replication Package | A joint publication of the 250+ authors part of the Reproducibility Project | Coverage in NYT, The Atlantic | One Nature’s Top Science Stories of 2015 | #8 story of 2015 by Discover Magazine | Runner-up Breakthrough of the Year at Science Magazine]

Wetherell, G., Benson, O., Reyna, C., & Brandt, M. J. (2015). Perceived value congruence and attitudes toward international relations and foreign policies. Basic & Applied Social Psychology, 37, 3-18. [PDF]

2014

Brandt, M. J., IJzerman, H., & Blanken, I. (2014). Does recalling moral behavior change the perception of brightness? A replication and meta-analysis of Banerjee, Chatterjee, & Sinha (2012). Social Psychology, 45, 246-252. [PDFReplication Package]

Brandt, M. J., IJzerman, H., Dijksterhuis, A., Farach, F., Geller, J., Giner-Sorolla, R., Grange, J. A., Perugini, M., Spies, J., & van ‘t Veer, A. (2014). The replication recipe: What makes for a convincing replication? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 50, 217-224. [PDF | Word Template of Table 1traduction français, tableau 1, tranduction par Nicolas Morgado | coverage in BPS Research Digest]

Brandt, M. J., & Reyna, C. (2014). To love or hate thy neighbor: The role of core motives in explaining the link between fundamentalism and racial prejudice. Political Psychology, 35, 207-223. [PDF | Replication Package]

Brandt, M. J., Reyna, C., Chambers, J., Crawford, J., & Wetherell, G. (2014). The ideological-conflict hypothesis: Intolerance among both liberals and conservatives. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 27-34. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., Wetherell, G. W., & Reyna, C. (2014). Liberals and conservatives can show similarities in negativity bias [Commentary on Hibbing, Smith, & Alford]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 307-308. [PDF]

Henry, P. J., Butler, S., & Brandt, M. J. (2014). The influence of target group status on the perception of the offensiveness of group-based slurs. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 185-192. [PDF | coverage in BPS Research Digest]

Hofmann, W., Wisneski, D. C., Brandt, M. J., & Skitka, L. J. (2014) Morality in everyday life. Science, 345, 1340-1343. [PDFReplication Package | Coverage in NYT, Wired, Science | a critical commentary & our reply]

IJzerman, H., Blanken, I., Brandt, M. J., Oerlemans, J. M., Van den Hoogenhof, M. M. W., Franken, S. J. M., & Oerlemans, M. W. G. (2014). Sex differences in distress from infidelity in early adulthood and in later life: A replication and meta-analysis of Shackelford et al. (2004). Social Psychology, 45, 202-208. [PDF | Replication Package]

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., …Brandt, M. J.,…& Nosek, B. A. (2014). Data from investigating variation in replicability: A “many labs” replication project. The Journal of Open Psychology Data, 2, e4. [PDF]

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., …Brandt, M. J.,…& Nosek, B. A. (2014). Investigating variation in replicability: A “many labs” replication project. Social Psychology, 45, 142-152. [PDF | Replication Package]

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., …Brandt, M. J.,…& Nosek, B. A. (2014). Theory building through iterative replication: Response to commentaries on the “Many Labs” replication project. Social Psychology, 45, 307-310. [PDF]

Reyna, C., Wetherell, G. W., Brandt, M. J., & Yantis, C. (2014). Attributions for sexual orientation vs. stereotypes: How stereotypes about value violations account for attribution effects on anti-gay discrimination. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44, 289-302. [PDF | coverage in Pacific Standard Magazine]

2013

Brandt, M. J. (2013). Do the disadvantaged legitimize the social system? A large-scale test of the status-legitimacy hypothesis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 765-785. [PDF | Replication Package |Footnote 7 Results | Footnote 9 Results | reanalyses suggested by John Jost | powerlessness, rather than low status?]

Brandt, M. J. (2013). Onset and offset deservingness: The case of home foreclosures. Political Psychology, 34, 221-238. [PDF | Data]

IJzerman, H., Brandt, M. J., & van Wolferen, J. (2013). Rejoice! In replication. European Journal of Personality, 27, 128-129. [PDF]

Wetherell, G., Brandt, M. J., & Reyna, C. (2013) Discrimination across the ideological divide: The role of perceptions of value violations and abstract values in discrimination by liberals and conservatives. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 658-667. [PDF]

2012

Brandt, M. J. (2012). Nasty data can still be real: A reply to Ullrich and Schlüter. Psychological Science, 23, 826-827. [PDF & SOM | response to Ullrich & Schluter]

Brandt, M. J., & Henry, P. J. (2012a). Gender inequality and gender differences in authoritarianism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1301-1315. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., & Henry, P. J. (2012b). Psychological defensiveness as a mechanism explaining the relationship between low socioeconomic status and religiosity. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 22, 321-332. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., & Reyna, C. (2012). The functions of symbolic racism. Social Justice Research, 25, 41-60. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., & Wetherell, G. (2012). What attitudes are moral attitudes? The case for heritability. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 172-179. [PDF]

Open Science Collaboration. (2012). An open, large-scale, collaborative effort to estimate the reproducibility of psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 652-655. [PDF | a joint publication of 72 authors who are a part of the Reproducibility Project]

2009 – 2011

Brandt, M. J. (2011). Sexism and gender inequality across 57 societies. Psychological Science, 22, 1413 – 1418. [PDF | critique by Ullrich & Schluter | my reply & SOM]

Brandt, M. J., & Reyna, C. (2011). The chain of being: A hierarchy of morality. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 428-446. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., & Reyna, C. (2011). Stereotypes as attributions. In E. L. Simon (Ed.) Psychology of Stereotypes. Nova Science Publishers. [PDF]

Brandt, M. J., & Reyna, C. (2010). The role of prejudice and the need for closure in religious fundamentalism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 715-725. [PDF]

Reyna, C., Brandt, M., & Viki, G. T. (2009). Blame it on hip-hop: Anti-rap attitudes as a proxy for prejudice. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 12, 361-380. [PDF]

Other Writings

Brandt, M. J. (2016). Liberal academics are ‘open’ but are they truly tolerant? Aeon.

Brandt, M. J. (2014). Being rational and emotional are not (necessarily) contradictions. In-Mind Blog.

Brandt, M. J. (2014). Does all morality require a victim? SPSP Blog.

Brandt, M. J. & IJzerman, H. (2014). A recipe for replications. SPSP Blog.

Grahe, J., Brandt, M., IJzerman, H., & Cohoon, J. (2014). Replication education. Observer, 27.

Brandt, M. J. (2012). Putting pen to paper. Observer, 25.

Brandt, M. J., & Henry, P. J. (2012). Men, women, and authoritarianism: Across-cultural analysis. SPPS Connections.