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In Press


Graham, J., Waytz, A., Meindl, P., Iyer, R., & Young, L. (in press). Centripetal and centrifugal forces in the moral circle: Competing constraints on moral learning. Cognition.


Graham, J., & Valdesolo, P. (in press). Morality. In K. Deaux & M. Snyder (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.


Hoover, J., Dehghani, M., Johnson, K., Iliev, R., & Graham, J. (in press). Into the wild: Big data analytics in moral psychology. In K. Gray & J. Graham (Eds.), The Atlas of Moral Psychology: Mapping Good and Evil in the Mind. New York: Guilford.


Koleva, S., Beall, E, & Graham, J. (in press) Moral Foundations Theory: Building value through moral pluralism. In A. J. G. Sison (Ed.), The Handbook of Virtue Ethics in Business and Management. Springer: New York.


Meindl. P., Johnson, K. M., & Graham, J. (in press). The immoral assumption effect: Moralization drives negative trait attributions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. [supplements]


Schweinsberg, M., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Sommer, A., Jordan, J., et al. (in press). The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory’s research pipeline. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.





Dehghani, M., Johnson, K. M., Hoover, J., Sagi, E., Garten, J., Parmar, N. J., Vaisey, S., Iliev, R., & Graham, J. (2016). Purity homophily in social networks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 366-375. [supplements]


Graham, J., Meindl, P., Beall, E., Johnson, K. M., & Zhang, L. (2016). Cultural differences in moral judgment and behavior, across and within societies. Current Opinion in Psychology.


Heddy, B. C., Danielson, R. W., Sinatra, G. M., & Graham, J. (2016). Modifying knowledge, emotions, and attitudes regarding genetically modified foods. Journal of Experimental Education, 1-21.


Valdesolo, P. & Graham, J. (2016). Social Psychology of Political Polarization.New York, NY: Routledge.


Valdesolo, P. & Graham, J. (2016). Ideological divides, in society and in social psychology. In P. Valdesolo & J. Graham (Eds.), Social Psychology of Political Polarization (pp. 1-4). New York, NY: Routledge.


Waytz, A., Iyer, R., Young, L., & Graham, J. (2016). Ideological differences in the expanse of empathy. In Valdesolo, P. & Graham, J., (Eds.), Social Psychology of Political Polarization (pp. 61-77). New York, NY: Routledge.





Beall, E., & Graham, J. (2015). Variation and levels of analysis in religion’s evolutionary origins: Comment on Johnson, Li, & Cohen. Religion, Brain, & Behavior, 5, 231-233.


Graham, J. (2015). Explaining away differences in moral judgment: Comment on Gray & Keeney. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 869-873.


Graham, J., Meindl, P., Koleva, S., Iyer, R., & Johnson, K. M. (2015). When values and behavior conflict: Moral pluralism and intrapersonal moral hypocrisy. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 9, 158-170.


Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349, aac4716.


Scherer, A. M., Windschitl, P. D., & Graham, J. (2015). An ideological house of mirrors: Political stereotypes as exaggerations of motivated social cognition differences. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 201-209.


Wojcik, S., Hovasapian, A., Graham, J., Motyl, M., & Ditto, P. H. (2015). Conservatives report, but liberals display, greater happiness. Science, 347, 1243-1246.


Wojcik, S., Hovasapian, A., Graham, J., Motyl, M., & Ditto, P. H. (2015). Defining the happiness gap – Response. Science, 348, 1216.





Graham, J. (2014). Morality beyond the lab. Science, 345, 1242.


Johnson, K. M., Iyer, R., Wojcik, S. P., Vaisey, S., Miles, A., Chu, V., & Graham, J. (2014). Ideology-specific patterns of moral indifference predict intentions not to vote. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 14, 61-77. [supplements]


Koleva, S., Selterman, D., Iyer, R., Ditto, P. H., & Graham, J. (2014). The moral compass of insecurity: Anxious and avoidant attachment predict moral judgment. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 185-194.


Jost, J. T., Hawkins, C. B., Nosek, B. A., Hennes, E. P., Stern, C., Gosling, S. D., & Graham, J. (2014). Belief in a just God (and a just society): A system justification perspective on religious ideology. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 34, 56-81.


Meindl, P., & Graham, J. (2014). Know thy participant: The trouble with nomothetic assumptions in moral psychology. In H. Sarkissian and J. C. Wright (Eds.), Advances in Experimental Moral Psychology (pp. 233-252). London: Bloomsbury.


Open Science Collaboration. (2014). The Reproducibility Project: A model of large-scale collaboration for empirical research on reproducibility. In V. Stodden, F. Leisch, & R. Peng (Eds.), Implementing Reproducible Computational Research (A Volume in The R Series) (pp. 299-323).  New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.


Smith, I., Aquino, K., Koleva, S., & Graham, J. (2014). The moral ties that bind…even to out-groups: The interactive effect of moral identity and the binding moral foundations. Psychological Science, 25, 1554-1562. [supplements]


Stone, S. J., Johnson, K. M., Bell, E., Meindl, P., Smith, B. J., & Graham, J. (2014). Political psychology. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 5, 373-385.


Valdesolo, P., & Graham, J. (2014). Awe, uncertainty, and agency detection. Psychological Science, 25, 170-178.


Van Leeuwen, F., Koenig, B. L., Graham, J., & Park, J. H. (2014). Moral concerns across the United States: Associations with life-history variables, pathogen prevalence, urbanization, cognitive ability, and social class. Evolution and Human Behavior, 35, 464-471. [supplements]



Dehghani, M., Immordino-Yang, M. H., Graham, J., Marsella, S., Forbus, K., Ginges, J., Tambe, M., & Maheswaran, R. (2013). Computational models of moral perception, conflict, and elevation. In Proceedings of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP) 2013, College Park, MD.


Graham, J. (2013). Mapping the moral maps: From alternate taxonomies to competing predictions. [Commentary on Janoff-Bulman & Carnes]. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17, 237-241.


Graham, J. (2013). Beyond economic games: A mutualistic approach to the rest of moral life. [Commentary on Baumard, André, & Sperber]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 91-92.


Graham, J., Haidt, J., Koleva, S., Motyl, M., Iyer, R., Wojcik, S., & Ditto, P. H. (2013). Moral Foundations Theory: The pragmatic validity of moral pluralism. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 55-130. [website]


Graham, J., Iyer, R., & Meindl, P. (2013). The psychology of economic ideology: Emotion, motivation, and moral intuition. Report for Demos/Rockefeller Foundation project New Economic Paradigms. [website]


Iyer, R., Motyl, M., & Graham, J. (2013). What is freedom – and does wealth cause it? [Commentary on Van de Vliert]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 492-493.


Kim, E., Iyer, R., Graham, J., Chang, Y., & Maheswaran, R. (2013). Moral values from simple game play. In A. M. Greenberg, W. G. Kennedy, & N. D. Bos (Eds.), Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction (pp. 56-64). New York: Springer.


Oishi, S., Graham, J., Kesebir, S., & Galinha, I. C. (2013). Concepts of happiness across time and cultures. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 559-577.





Baumeister, R. F., & Graham, J. (2012). Good and evil, past and future, laboratory and world. In P. Shaver & M. Mikulincer (Eds.), The Social Psychology of Morality: Exploring the Causes of Good and Evil (pp. 401-412). New York: APA Books.

Graham, J., & Haidt, J. (2012). Sacred values and evil adversaries: A moral foundations approach. In P. Shaver & M. Mikulincer (Eds.), The Social Psychology of Morality: Exploring the Causes of Good and Evil (pp. 11-31). New York: APA Books.


Graham, J., & Iyer, R. (2012). The unbearable vagueness of “essence”: Forty-four clarification questions for Gray, Young, & Waytz. Psychological Inquiry, 23, 162-165.


Graham, J., Meindl, P., & Beall, E. (2012). Integrating the streams of morality research: The case of political ideology. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21, 373-377.

Graham, J., Nosek, B. A., & Haidt, J. (2012). The moral stereotypes of liberals and conservatives: Exaggeration of differences across the political spectrum. PLoS ONE, 7, e42366. [supplements]

Iyer, R., & Graham, J. (2012). Leveraging the wisdom of crowds in a data-rich utopia. [Commentary on Nosek & Bar-Anan]. Psychological Inquiry, 23, 271-273.


Iyer, R., Koleva, S., Graham, J., Ditto, P. H., & Haidt, J. (2012). Understanding libertarian morality: The psychological dispositions of self-identified libertarians. PLoS ONE, 7, e42366. [video]

Koleva, S., Graham, J., Haidt, J., Iyer, R., & Ditto, P. H. (2012). Tracing the threads: How five moral concerns (especially Purity) help explain culture war attitudes. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 184-194.


Open Science Collaboration. (2012). An open, large-scale, collaborative effort to estimate the reproducibility of psychological science.  Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 657-660. [website


Van Leeuwen, F., Park, J. H., Koenig, B. L., & Graham, J. (2012). Regional variation in pathogen prevalence predicts endorsement of group-focused moral concerns. Evolution and Human Behavior, 33, 429-437. [supplements]





Graham, J., Koo, M., & Wilson, T. D. (2011). Conserving energy by inducing people to drive less. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 106-118. [energy use calculator]


Graham, J., Nosek, B. A., Haidt, J., Iyer, R., Koleva, S., & Ditto, P. H. (2011). Mapping the moral domain. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 366-385. [supplements] [translations]




Glenn, A. L., Koleva, S., Iyer, R., Graham, J., & Ditto, P. H.. (2010). Moral identity in psychopathy. Judgment and Decision Making, 5, 497-505.

Graham, J., & Haidt, J. (2010). Beyond beliefs: Religions bind individuals into moral communities. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 14, 140-150.


Kesebir, S., Graham, J., & Oishi, S. (2010). A theory of human needs should be human-centered, not animal-centered: Commentary on Kenrick et al. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 315-319.


Iyer, R., Graham, J., Koleva, S., Ditto, P. H., & Haidt, J. (2010). Beyond identity politics: Moral psychology and the 2008 Democratic primary. Analysis of Social Issues and Public Policy, 10, 293-306.


Nosek, B. A., Graham, J., & Hawkins, C. B. (2010). Implicit political cognition. In B. Gawronski & B. K. Payne (Eds.), Handbook of Implicit Social Cognition: Measurement, Theory, and Applications (pp. 548-564). New York: Guilford.

Nosek, B. A., Graham, J., Lindner, N. M., Kesebir, S., Hawkins, C. B., Hahn, C., Schmidt, K., Motyl, M., Joy-Gaba, J., Frazier, R., & Tenney, E. R. (2010). Cumulative and career-stage citation impact of social-personality programs and their members. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1283-1300. [supplements] [impact calculator] [outliers]

Oishi, S., & Graham, J. (2010). Social ecology: Lost and found in psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 356-377.




Glenn, A. L., Iyer, R., Graham, J., Koleva, S., & Haidt, J. (2009). Are all types of morality compromised in psychopathy? Journal of Personality Disorders, 23, 384-398.


Graham, J., Haidt, J., & Nosek, B.A. (2009). Liberals and conservatives rely on different sets of moral foundations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 1029-1046. [supplements] [data]

Haidt, J., & Graham, J. (2009). The planet of the Durkheimians, where community, authority and sacredness are foundations of morality. In J. T. Jost, A. C. Kay, & H. Thorisdottir (Eds.), Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification (pp. 371-401). New York: Oxford University Press.

Haidt, J., Graham, J., & Joseph, C. (2009). Above and below left-right: Ideological narratives and moral foundations. Psychological Inquiry, 20, 110-119.

Joseph, C., Graham, J., & Haidt, J. (2009). The end of equipotentiality: A moral foundations approach to ideology-attitude links and cognitive complexity. Psychological Inquiry, 20, 172-176.


700 BCE - 2008 CE


Graham, J., Haidt, J., & Rimm-Kaufman, S. E. (2008). Ideology and intuition in moral education. European Journal of Developmental Science, 2, 269-286.


Haidt, J., & Graham, J. (2007). When morality opposes justice: Conservatives have moral intuitions that liberals may not recognize. Social Justice Research, 20, 98-116.

Graham, J. (2006). Research summary of the Uncle Dan’s Report Card pilot study. Report for Kansas Governor Sebelius on a possible statewide moral education program.

Graham, J. (2005). From sea battles to string puppets: Leviathan, creation and theodicy in the book of Job. Amalgam: The Virginia Interdisciplinary Review, 1, 15-25.