Russell H. Fazio, Ph.D

Harold E. Burtt Professor of Psychology

Preprints and reprints available for downloading

(in reverse chronological order)

Rocklage, M. D., & Fazio, R. H. (in press). Attitude accessibility as a function of emotionality. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. [PDF]

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

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