Publications 

Helzer, E. G., & Critcher, C. R. (in press). What do we evaluate when we evaluate moral character? For K. Gray, & J. Graham (Eds.), Atlas of Moral Psychology.

Jung, M. H., & Critcher, C. R. (in press). How encouraging niceness can incentivize nastiness: An unintended consequence of advertising reform. Journal of Marketing Research.

Critcher, C. R., & Ferguson, M. J. (2016). "Whether I like it or not, it's important": Implicit importance of means predicts self-regulatory persistence and success. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 818-839.

Critcher, C. R., & Dunning, D. (2015). Self-affirmations provide a broader perspective on self-threat. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 3-18.

Critcher, C. R., Dunning, D, & Rom, S. (2015). Causal trait theories: A new form of person knowledge that explains egocentric pattern projectionJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 400-416.

Critcher, C. R., & Dunning, D. (2014). Thinking about others vs. another: Three reasons judgments about collectives and individuals differ. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 8, 687-698.

Critcher, C. R., & Ferguson, M. J. (2014). The cost of keeping it hidden: Decomposing concealment reveals what makes it depletingJournal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 721-735.

Critcher, C. R., & Risen, J. L. (2014). If he can do it, so can they: Incidental exposure to counterstereotypically-successful exemplars prompts automatic inferences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 359-379.

Critcher, C. R., & Rosenzweig, E. L. (2014). The performance heuristic: A misguided reliance on past success when predicting prospects for improvementJournal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 480-485.

Critcher, C. R., & Zayas, V. (2014). The involuntary excluder effect: Those included by an excluder are seen as exclusive themselvesJournal of Personality and Social Psychology107, 454-474.

Rosenzweig, E., & Critcher, C. R. (2014). Decomposing forecasting: The salience-assessment-weighting (SAW) model. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 368-373.

Critcher, C. R., & Dunning, D. (2013). Predicting persons' versus a person's goodness: Behavioral forecasts diverge for populations versus individuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 28-44. 

Critcher, C. R., & Inbar, Y. (2013). When does a defendant's impulsivity exculpate vs. incriminate? The Jury Expert, 25(5), 19-24. (invited target article, with commentaries and reply)

Critcher, C. R., Inbar, Y, & Pizarro, D. A. (2013). How quick decisions illuminate moral character. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 308-315. 

Critcher, C. R., & Dunning, D. (2011). No good deed goes unquestioned: Cynical reconstruals maintain belief in the power of self-interestJournal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1207-1213.

Critcher, C. R., & Ferguson, M. J. (2011). Affect in the abstract: Abstract mindsets promote sensitivity to affect. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1185-1191.

Critcher, C. R., Helzer, E. G., & Dunning, D. (2011)Self-Enhancement via redefinition: Defining social concepts to ensure positive views of selfIn M. D. Alicke & C. Sedikides  (Eds.), Handbook of self enhancement and self-protection (pp. 69-91). New York: Guilford Press.

Risen, J. L., & Critcher, C. R. (2011). Visceral fit: While in a visceral state, associated states of the world seem more likelyJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 777-793.

Critcher, C. R., Dunning, D., & Armor, D. A. (2010). When self-affirmations reduce defensiveness: Timing is keyPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 947-959. 

Critcher, C. R., & Gilovich, T. (2010).  Inferring attitudes from mindwandering. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1255-1266.

Critcher, C. R., & Dunning, D. (2009). Egocentric pattern projection: How implicit personality theories recapitulate the geography of the self. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 1-16. 

Critcher, C. R., & Dunning, D. (2009). How chronic self-views influence (and mislead) self-assessments of performance: Self-views shape bottom-up experiences with the task. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 931-945.

Critcher, C. R., Huber, M., Ho, A. K., & Koleva, S. P. (2009). Political orientation and ideological inconsistencies: (Dis)comfort with value tradeoffs. Social Justice Research, 22, 281-305.

Critcher, C. R., & Gilovich, T. (2008). Incidental environmental anchors. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 21, 241-251. 

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.

Critcher, C. R. (2007). Gain-loss framing. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage publications.

 

Manuscripts with invited revisions 

Critcher, C. R., & Lee, C. J. (invited revision). Feeling is believing: Inspiration encourages belief in God.

Perfecto, H., & Critcher, C. R. (invited revision). Volume estimation as simulated judgment.

Manuscripts in Preparation (Draft available)

Critcher, C. R., & Dunning, D. Why I think I'm better than them, but not him.

Critcher, C. R., Helzer, E. G., Tannenbaum, D., & Pizarro, D. A. Moral evaluations depend upon mindreading moral occurrent beliefs.

Critcher, C. R., Mazziotta, A., Dovidio, J. F., & Brown, R. J. Intergroup differences in intergroup anxiety: How majorities’ self-focused anxiety disrupts intergroup contact.

Critcher, C. R., & Rosenzweig, E. L. Attractors: Incidental values that influence forecasts of change

Moon, A., Gan, M., & Critcher, C. R. (under review). The overblown implications effect

Khambatta, P., & Critcher, C. R. (under review). To follow one's heart of the stars? Anticipated ownership length heightens reliance on product ratings.

Reit, E., & Critcher, C. R. (under review). The prevalence heuristic: Mistaking what has been chosen for what will be chosen