Selected Publications

In Press

Amodio, D. M., & Swencionis, J. K. (in press). Proactive control of implicit bias: A theoretical model and implications for behavior change. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Mandalaywala, T. M., Ranger-Murdock, G., Amodio, D. M., & Rhodes, M. (in press). The nature and consequences of essentialist beliefs about race in early childhood. Child Development.
Schmid, P.C., Hackel, L. M., & Amodio, D. M. (in press). Power effects on instrumental learning: Evidence from the brain and behavior. Motivation Science.
Amodio, D. M., & Berg, J. J. (in press). Toward a multiple memory systems model of attitudes and social cognition. Psychological Inquiry.
Schmid, P. C., Hackel, L. M., Jasperse, L., & Amodio, D. M. (in press). Frontal cortical effects on feedback processing and reinforcement learning: Relation of EEG asymmetry with the feedback-related negativity and behavior. Psychophysiology. PDF
Mandalaywala, T. M., Amodio, D. M., & Rhodes, M. (in press). Essentialism promotes racial prejudice by increasing endorsement of social hierarchies. Social and Personality Psychological Science. PDF
Lemmers-Jansen, I. L. J., Krabbendam, L., Amodio, D. M., Van Doesum, N. J., Veltman, D. J., Van Lange, P. A. M. (in press). Giving others the option of choice: An fMRI study on low-cost cooperation. Neuropsychologia. 
Amodio, D. M., Harmon-Jones, E., & Berkman, E. T. (in press). Neuroscience approaches in social and personality psychology. In M. Snyder & K. Deaux (Eds.), Handbook of social and personality psychology, Vol. 2. New York: Oxford University Press. PDF


Krosch, A. R., Tyler, T., & Amodio, D. M. (2017). Race and recession: The effect of economic scarcity and egalitarian motivation on racial discrimination. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113, 892-909.

Halim, M. L., Ruble, D. N., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Shrout, P. E., & Amodio, D. M. (2017). Gender attitudes in early childhood: Behavioral consequences and cognitive antecedents. Child Development, 88882-899. PDF

Kawakami, K., Amodio, D. M., & Hugenberg, K. (2017). Intergroup perception and cognition: An integrative framework for understanding the causes and consequences of social categorization. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 1-80PDF

Schmid, P. C., & Amodio, D. M. (2017). Power effects on implicit prejudice and stereotyping: The role of intergroup face processing. Social Neuroscience, 12218-231. PDF

Lira, M., Egito, J. H., Dall’Agnol, P. A., Amodio, D. M., Gonçalves, Ó. F., & Boggio, P. S. (2017). The influence of skin colour on the experience of ownership in the rubber hand illusion. Scientific Reports, 7, 15745.

Donate, A. P. G., Marques, L. M., Lapenta, O. M., Asthana, M. K., Amodio, D., & Boggio, P. S. (2017). Ostracism via virtual chat room—Effects on basic needs, anger and pain. PloS One, 12, e0184215.



Kleiman, T., Trope, Y., & Amodio, D. M. (2016). Cognitive control modulates attention to food cues: Support for the control readiness model of self-control. Brain and Cognition, 110, 94-101. PDF


Hackel, L. M., Doll, B. B., & Amodio, D. M. (2015). Instrumental learning of traits versus rewards: Dissociable neural correlates and effects on decision making. Nature Neuroscience, 18, 1233-1235PDF 

[News & Views article on Hackel et al. (2015) by Hsu and Jenkins, in Nature NeurosciencePDF]

Schmid, P. C., Kleiman, T., & Amodio, D. M. (2015). Power effects on cognitive control: Turning conflict into action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 655-663PDF

Schmid, P. C., Kleiman, T., & Amodio, D. M. (2015). Neural mechanisms of proactive and reactive cognitive control in social anxiety. Cortex, 70, 137-145. PDF

Dennis, T. A., Amodio, D. M., O’Toole, L. J. (2015). Associations between parental ideology and neural sensitivity to cognitive conflict in children. Social Neuroscience, 10, 206-217. PDF

Tyler, T., & Amodio, D. M. (2015). Psychology and economics: A clash of methods? In  G. R. Frechette and A. Schotter (Eds.), Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology. New York: Oxford University Press.


Amodio, D. M. (2014). The neuroscience of prejudice and stereotyping. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 15, 670-682PDF

Amodio, D. M. (2014). Dual experiences, multiple processes: Looking beyond dualities for mechanisms of the mind. In J. S. Sherman, B. Gawronski, & Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual process theories of the social mind (pp. 560-576). New York: Guilford Press. PDF

Amodio, D. M., Bartholow, B. D., & Ito, T. A. (2014). Tracking the dynamics of the social brain: ERP approaches for social cognitive & affective neuroscience. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 9, 385-393. PDF

Fourie, M. M., Thomas, K. G. F., Amodio, D. M., Warton, C. M. R., & Meintjes, E. M. (2014). Neural correlates of experienced moral emotion: An fMRI investigation of emotion in response to prejudice feedback. Social Neuroscience, 9, 203-218.  PDF

Jost, J. T., Nam, H. H., Amodio, D. M., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2014). Political Neuroscience: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship. Advances in Political Psychology, 13-42. PDF

Krosch, A. K., & Amodio, D. M. (2014). Economic scarcity alters the perception of race. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 111, 9079-9084PDF   [Study 1 stimuli]

Mendoza, S. M., Lane, S. P., & Amodio, D. M. (2014). For Members Only: Ingroup punishment of fairness norm violations in the Ultimatum Game. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 662-670PDF

Ratner, K. G., Dotsch, R., Wigboldus, D., van Knippenberg, A., & Amodio, D. M. (2014). Visualizing minimal ingroup and outgroup faces: Implications for impressions, attitudes, and behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106,  897-911. PDF

Ofan, R. H., Rubin, N., Amodio, D. M. (2014). Situation-based social anxiety enhances the neural encoding of faces: Evidence from an intergroup context. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 9, 1055-1061. DOI: 10.1093/scan/nst087 PDF


Amodio, D. M. (2013). The social neuroscience of prejudice:  Then, now, and what’s to come. In C. Stangor and C. Crandall (Eds.), Stereotyping and Prejudice (pp. 1-28). New York:  Psychology Press.

Amodio, D. M. (2013). Contributions of neuroscience to the psychology of prejudice. In B. Derks, N. Ellemers, and D. Scheepers, The Neuroscience of Prejudice (pp. 167-189). New York: Psychology Press.

Amodio, D. M., & Ratner, K. G. (2013). The neuroscience of social cognition. In D. Carlston (Ed.) Handbook of social cognition (pp. 702-728). New York: Oxford University Press.

Halim, M. L., Yoshikawa, H., & Amodio, D. M. (2013). Cross-generational effects of discrimination in immigrant mothers: Perceptions of bias predict child’s healthcare visits for illness. Health Psychology, 32, 203-211. PDF

Krosch, A. R., Berntsen, L., Amodio, D. M., Jost, J. T., & Bavel, J. J. V. (2013). On the ideology of hypodescent: Political conservatism predicts categorization of racially ambiguous faces as Black. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 1196-1203. PDF

Ratner, K. G., & Amodio, D. M. (2013). Seeing “us vs. them": Minimal group effects on the neural encoding of faces. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 298-301. PDF

Ratner, K. G., Halim, M. L., & Amodio, D. M. (2013). Perceived stigmatization, ingroup pride, and immune and endocrine activity: Evidence from a Black and Latina community sample. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 82-91. PDF


Amodio, D. M., & Hamilton, H. K. (2012). Intergroup anxiety effects on implicit racial evaluation and stereotyping. Emotion, 12, 1273-1280PDF

Amodio, D. M. & Harmon-Jones, E. (2012). Neuroscience approaches in social and personality psychology. In K. Deaux & M. Snyder (Eds.), Handbook of social and personality psychology (pp. 111-150). New York: Oxford University Press.

Gilbert, S. J., Swencionis, J. K., & Amodio, D. M. (2012). Evaluative vs. trait representation in intergroup social judgments: Distinct roles of anterior temporal lobe and prefrontal cortex. Neuropsychologia, 50, 3600-3611. PDF

Jost, J. T., & Amodio, D. M. (2012). Political Ideology as Motivated Social Cognition:  Behavioral and Neuroscientific Evidence. Motivation and Emotion, 36, 55-64. PDF

Harmon-Jones, E. & Amodio, D. M. (2012). Electroencephalographic methods in psychology. In H. Cooper, P. M. Camic, D. L. Long, A. T. Panter, D. Rindskopf, & K. J. Sher (Eds.), APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology (pp. 503-522). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Harmon-Jones, E., Harmon-Jones, C., & Amodio, D. M. (2012). A neuroscientific perspective on dissonance, guided by the Action-Based Model. In B. Gawronski and F. Strack (Eds.), Cognitive consistency: A fundamental principle in social cognition. New York: Guilford Press.


Amodio, D. M. (2011). Self-regulation in intergroup relations: A social neuroscience framework. In A. Todorov, S. T. Fiske, and D. Prentice (Eds.) Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind (pp. 101-122). New York: Oxford University Press.

Amodio, D. M., & Bartholow, B. D. (2011). Event-related potential methods in social cognition. In A. Voss, C. Stahl, & C. Klauer (Eds.), Cognitive methods in social psychology (pp. 303-339). New York: Guilford Press.

Amodio, D. M. & Harmon-Jones, E. (2011). Trait emotions and affective modulation of the startle eyeblink: On the unique relationship of trait anger. Emotion, 11, 47-51. PDF

Amodio, D. M., & Ratner, K. G. (2011). A memory systems model of implicit social cognition. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 143-148. PDF

Amodio, D. M., & Ratner, K. (2011). Mechanisms for the regulation of intergroup responses:  A social neuroscience analysis. In J. Decety and J. T. Cacioppo (Eds.), Handbook of social neuroscience (pp. 729-741). New York: Oxford University Press.

Gonsalkorale, K., Sherman, J. W., Allen, T. J., Klauer, K. C., & Amodio, D. M. (2011). Accounting for successful control of implicit racial bias: The roles of association activation, response monitoring, and overcoming bias. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1534-1545. PDF

Halim, M.L., Ruble, D.N., & Amodio, D.M. (2011). From Pink Frilly Dresses to "One of the Boys": Developmental Changes in Girls' Gender Identity and Implications for Intergroup Gender Bias. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5, 933-949. PDF

Harmon-Jones, E., Harmon-Jones, C., Amodio, D. M., & Gable, P. A. (2011). Attitudes toward emotions: Conceptualization and measurement of evaluations of specific emotions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 1332-1350. PDF

Ofan, R. H., Rubin, N., Amodio, D. M. (2011). Seeing race: N170 responses to race and their relation to automatic racial attitudes and controlled processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3152-3161. PDF


Amodio, D. M. (2010). Coordinated roles of motivation and perception in the regulation of intergroup responses: Frontal cortical asymmetry effects on the P2 event-related potential and behavior. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 2609-2617. PDF

Amodio, D. M. (2010). Can neuroscience advance social psychological theory? Social neuroscience for the behavioral social psychologist. Social Cognition, 28, 695-716. PDF

Mendoza , S. A., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Amodio, D. M. (2010). Reducing the Expression of Implicit Stereotypes: Reflexive Control through Implementation Intentions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 512-523. PDF

Amodio, D. M. & Devine, P. G. (2010). Regulating behavior in the social world: Control in the context of intergroup bias. In R. R. Hassin, K. N. Ochsner, and Y. Trope (Eds). Self control in society, mind and brain (pp. 49-75). New York: Oxford University Press.

Amodio, D. M., & Mendoza, S. A. (2010). Implicit intergroup bias: Cognitive, affective, and motivational underpinnings. In B. Gawronski and B. K. Payne (Eds.) Handbook of Implicit Social Cognition (pp. 353-374). New York: Guilford. PDF

Amodio, D. M. (2010). The egalitarian brain. In J. Marsh, R. Mendoza-Denton, and J. A. Smith (Eds.), Are we born racist? (pp. 45-53). Boston: Beacon Press.


Amodio, D. M. (2009). Intergroup anxiety effects on the control of racial stereotypes: A psychoneuroendocrine analysis. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 60-67. PDF

Amodio, D.M. & Lieberman, M.D. (2009). Pictures in our heads: Contributions of fMRI to the study of prejudice and stereotyping. In T. Nelson (Ed.) Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination (pp. 347-366).  New York: Erlbaum Press.

Bartholow, B. D., & Amodio, D. M. (2009). Using event-related brain potentials in social psychological research: A brief review and tutorial. In E. Harmon-Jones and J. Beer (Eds). Methods in Social Neuroscience (pp. 198-232). New York: Guilford. PDF

Harmon-Jones, E., Amodio, D. M., & Harmon-Jones, C. (2009). Action-Based Model of Dissonance. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 41, 119-166. PDF

Master, S. L., Amodio, D. M., Stanton, A. L., Yee, C. Y., Hilmert, C. J., & Taylor, S. E. (2009). Neurobiological Correlates of Coping through Emotional Approach. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 23, 27-35. PDF


Amodio, D. M. (2008). The social neuroscience of intergroup relations. European Review of Social Psychology, 19, 1-54. PDF

Amodio, D. M. & Devine, P. G.  (2008). On the functions of implicit prejudice and stereotyping: Insights from social neuroscience. In R. E. Petty, R. H. Fazio, & P. Briñol (Eds.), Attitudes: Insights from the new wave of implicit measures (pp. 193-226). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Amodio, D. M., Devine, P. G., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2008). Individual differences in the regulation of intergroup bias: The role of conflict monitoring and neural signals for control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 60-74. PDF

Amodio, D. M., Master, S. L. Yee, C. M., & Taylor, S. E. (2008). Neurocognitive components of behavioral inhibition and activation systems: Implications for theories of self-regulation. Psychophysiology, 45, 11-19. PDF


Amodio, D. M., Devine, P. G., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2007). A dynamic model of guilt: Implications for motivation and self-regulation in the context of prejudice. Psychological Science, 18, 524-530. PDF

Amodio, D. M., Devine, P. G. & Harmon-Jones, E. (2007). Mechanisms for the regulation of intergroup responses: Insights from a social neuroscience approach.  In E. Harmon-Jones & P. Winkielman (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: Integrating Biological and Psychological Explanations of Social Behavior (pp. 353 - 375). New York: Guilford Press. PDF

Amodio, D. M., Jost, J. T., Master, S. L., & Yee, C. M. (2007). Neurocognitive correlates of liberalism & conservatism. Nature Neuroscience, 10, 1246-1247. PDF [ Online supplement: PDF]

Harmon-Jones, E., Amodio, D. M., & Zinner, L. R.  (2007). Social psychological methods of emotion elicitation. In J. A. Coan & J. J. B. Allen (Eds.), Handbook of Emotion Elicitation and Assessment, (pp. 91 - 105). New York: Oxford University Press. PDF

Robinson, M. D., Ode, S., Wilkowski, B. M., & Amodio, D. M. (2007). Neurotic contentment: A self-regulation view of neuroticism-linked distress. Emotion, 7, 579-591. PDF


Amodio, D. M. & Devine, P. G.  (2006). Stereotyping and evaluation in implicit race bias:  Evidence for independent constructs and unique effects on behavior.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 652-661. PDF

Amodio, D. M., & Frith, C. D. (2006). Meeting of minds: the medial frontal cortex and social cognition. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 7, 268-277. PDF

Amodio, D. M., Kubota, J. T., Harmon-Jones, E., & Devine, P. G. (2006). Alternative mechanisms for regulating racial responses according to internal vs. external cues. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 1, 26-36. PDF


Amodio, D. M. & Devine, P. G.  (2005).  Changing prejudice:  The effects of persuasion on implicit and explicit forms of race bias. In T. C. Brock & M. C. Green (Eds.), Persuasion:  Psychological insights and perspectives (2nd ed., pp. 249-280).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications. PDF

Amodio, D. M., & Showers, C. J. (2005).  “Similarity breeds liking” revisited:  The moderating role of commitment.  Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 22, 817-836. PDF


Amodio, D. M., Harmon-Jones, E., Devine, P. G., Curtin, J. J., Hartley, S. L., & Covert, A. E.  (2004).  Neural signals for the detection of unintentional race bias.  Psychological Science, 15, 88-93.  PDF

Amodio, D. M., Shah, J. Y., Sigelman, J., Brazy, P. C., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2004).  Implicit regulatory focus associated with resting frontal cortical asymmetry.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 225-232. PDF


Amodio, D. M., Harmon-Jones, E., & Devine, P. G. (2003). Individual differences in the activation and control of affective race bias as assessed by startle eyeblink responses and self-report. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 738-753. PDF


Devine, P. G., Plant, E. A., Amodio, D. M., Harmon-Jones, E., & Vance, S. L. (2002).  The regulation of explicit and implicit race bias: The role of motivations to respond without prejudice.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 835-848. PDF