Because of current web publishing laws, the articles linked here have been password protected. For full text, email slaurentpubs [at] and include the word “password” somewhere in the email (e.g., in the subject or body). A password will be automatically emailed to you. 

Laurent, S. M., & Kim, J-Y. (in press). Do injustice or mortality salience impact secondary victimization through the need to believe in a just world? Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Doi: 0.1080/01973533.2023.2175681 [abstract] [full text]

Reich, B. J., & Laurent, S. M. (2023). You ought to know: Why consumers think companies can foresee bad (but not good) side effects. Psychology and Marketing. Doi:10.1002/mar.21747 [abstract] [full text]

Seo, M., Yang, S., & Laurent, S. M. (2022). No one is an island: Awe encourages global citizenship identification. Emotion. Doi:10.1037%2Femo0001160 [abstract] [full text]

Watanabe, S., & Laurent, S. M. (2022). Past its prime? A methodological overview and critique of religious priming research in social psychology. In A. W. Geertz, L. Ambasciano, E. Eidinow, L. H. Martin, K. L. Nielbo, N. P. Roubekas, V. van Mulukom, & D. Xygalatas (Eds.), Studying the religious mind: Methodology in the cognitive science of religion. Equinox Publishing. (Original work published 2021). Doi:10.1558/equinox.43007.

Han, D. E., & Laurent, S. M. (2022). Beautiful seems good, but perhaps not in every way: Linking attractiveness to moral evaluation through perceived vanity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Doi:10.1037/pspa0000317 [abstract] [full text]

Watanabe, S., Weiner D. S., & Laurent, S. M. (2022). Schadenfreude for undeserved misfortunes: The unexpected consequences of endorsing a strong belief in a just world. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2022.104336 [abstract] [full text]

Gupta, S., Watanabe, S., & Laurent, S. M. (2021). Psychological predictors of vaccination intentions among U.S. undergraduates and online panel workers during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic. PLOS ONE. Open access Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0260380

Laurent, S. M., Reich, B. J., & Skorinko, J. L. M. (2021). Understanding side-effect intentionality asymmetries: Meaning, morality, or attitudes and defaults? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Doi:10.1177/0146167220928237 [abstract] [full text]

Watanabe, S., & Laurent, S. M. (2021). Disgust toward interracial couples: Mixed feelings about Black-White race mixing. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Doi:10.1177/1948550620939411 [abstract] [full text]

Watanabe, S., & Laurent, S. M. (2021). Past its prime? A methodological overview and critique of religious priming research in social psychology. Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. Doi:10.1558/jcsr.38411 [abstract] [full text]

Watanabe, S., & Laurent, S. M. (2021). Volition speaks louder than action: Offender atonement, forgivability, and victim valuation in the minds of perceivers. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Doi:10.1177/0146167220953996 [abstract] [full text]

Weiner, D. S., & Laurent, S. M. (2021). The (income-adjusted) price of good behavior: Documenting the counter-intuitive, wealth-based moral judgment gap. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Doi:10.1037/xge0000952 [abstract] [full text]

Watanabe, S., & Laurent, S. M. (2020). Feeling bad and doing good: Forgivability through the lens of uninvolved third parties. Social Psychology. Doi:10.1027/1864-9335/a000390 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, S. M. , & Clark, B. A. M. (2019). What makes hypocrisy? Folk definitions, attitude/behavior combinations, attitude strength, and private/public distinctions. Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Doi: 10.1080/01973533.2018.1556160 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, S. M., Reich, B. J., & Skorinko, J. L. M. (2019). Reconstructing the side-effect effect: A new way of understanding how moral considerations drive intentionality asymmetries. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Doi: 10.1037/xge0000554 [abstract] [full text]

Lozano, E. B., & Laurent, S. M. (2019). The effects of admitting fault versus shifting blame on expectations for others to do the same. PLOS ONE. Open Access Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213276

Nelson, B. W., Laurent, S. M., Bernstein, R., & Laurent, H. K. (2017). Perspective taking influences autonomic attunement between partners during conflict discussion. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 34, 139-165. Doi:10.1177/0265407515626595  [abstract] [full text]

Bernstein, R. E., Laurent, S. M., & Laurent, H. K. (2016). Much ado about your thing: Conflict structure moderates the effect of attachment anxiety on postconflict perceived self-partner overlap. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 5, 168-179. Doi:10.1037/cfp0000064  [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, S. M., Nuñez, N. L., & Schweitzer, K. A. (2016). Unintended, but still blameworthy: The roles of awareness, desire, and anger in negligence, restitution, and punishment. Cognition and Emotion, 30(7), 1271-1288. Doi:10.1080/02699931.2015.1058242 [abstract] [full text]

Wykes, T. L., Lee, A. A., McKibbin, C. L., & Laurent, S. M. (2016). Self-efficacy and A1C among adults with serious mental illness and type 2 diabetes: The roles of cognitive functioning and psychiatric symptom severity. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78(3), 263-270. Doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000295  [abstract] [full text]

Bernstein, R. E., Laurent, S. M., Nelson, B. W., & Laurent, H. K. (2015). Perspective taking induction mitigates the effect of partner attachment avoidance on self-partner overlap. Personal Relationships, 22(2), 356-367. Doi:10.1111/pere.12085 [abstract]   [full text]

Laurent, S. M., Clark, B. A. M., & Schweitzer, K. A. (2015). Why side-effect outcomes do not affect intuitions about intentional action: Properly shifting the focus from intentional outcomes back to intentional actions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108(1), 18-36. Doi:10.1037/pspa0000011 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, S. M., Nuñez, N. L., & Schweitzer, K. A. (2015). The influence of knowledge and desire on perception of each other and related mental states, and different mechanisms for blame. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 27-38. Doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2015.04.009 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, S. M., Clark, B. A. M., Walker, S., & Wiseman, K. D. (2014). Punishing hypocrisy: The roles of hypocrisy and moral emotions in deciding culpability and punishment of criminal and civil moral transgressors. Cognition and Emotion, 28(1), 59-83. Doi:10.1080/02699931.2013.801339 [abstract] [full text]

Lee, A. A., Laurent, S. M., Wykes, T. L., Kitchen, K. A., McConnel, K. M., & Mckibbin, C. L. (2014). Genetic attributions and mental illness diagnosis: Effects on perceptions of danger, social distance, and real helping decisions. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49(5), 781-789. Doi:10.1007/s00127-013-0764-1 [abstract] [full text]

Myers, M. W., Laurent, S. M., & Hodges, S. D. (2014). Perspective taking instructions and self-other overlap: Different motives for helping. Motivation and Emotion, 38(2), 224-234. Doi:10.1007/s11031-013-9377-y [abstract] [full text]

Nuñez, N. L., Laurent, S. M., & Gray, J. M. (2014). Is negligence a first cousin to intentionality? Lay conceptions of negligence and its relationship to intentionality. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28(1), 55-65. Doi:10.1002/acp.2957 [abstract] [full text]

Skorinko, J. L., Laurent, S. M., Bountress, K., Nyein, K. P., & Kuckuck, D. (2014). Effect of perspective taking on courtroom decisions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44(4), 303-318. Doi:10.1111/jasp.12222 [abstract] [full text]

Lewis, K. L., Hodges, S. D., Laurent, S. M., Srivastava, S., & Biancarosa, G. (2012). Reading between the minds: The use of stereotypes in empathic accuracy. Psychological Science, 23(9), 1040-1046. Doi:10.1177/0956797612439719 [abstract]   [full text]

Hodges, S. D., Laurent, S. M., & Lewis, K. L. (2011). Specially motivated, feminine, or just female: Do women have an empathic accuracy advantage? In J. L. Smith, W. Ickes, J.Hall, & S. D. Hodges (Eds.), Managing interpersonal sensitivity: Knowing when – and when not – to understand others. NY: Nova Science Publishers. [purchase] [publisher]

Laurent, S. M., & Myers, M. W. (2011). I know you’re me, but who am I? Perspective taking and seeing the other in the self. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 6, 1316-1319. Doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2011.05.018 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, S. M., & Hodges, S. D. (2009). Gender roles and empathic accuracy: The role of communion in reading minds. Sex Roles, 60(5), 387-398. Doi:10.1007/s11199-008-9544-x [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, S. M., & Simons, A. D. (2009). Sexual dysfunction in depression and anxiety: Conceptualizing sexual dysfunction as part of an internalizing dimension. Clinical Psychology Review, 29(7), 573-585. Doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2009.06.007 [abstract] [full text]

Mindfulness and Stress Publications

Laurent, H. K., Hertz, R., Nelson, B., & Laurent, S. M. (2016). Mindfulness during romantic conflict moderates the impact of negative partner behaviors on cortisol responses. Hormones and Behavior, 79, 45-51. Doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.01.005   [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, H. K., Laurent, S. M., Lightcap, A., & Nelson, B. (2016). How situational mindfulness during conflict stress relates to well-being. Mindfulness, 7(4), 909-915. Doi:10.1007/s12671-016-0529-5  [abstract] [full text]

Hertz, R., Laurent, H. K., Laurent, S. M. (2015). Attachment mediates effects of trait mindfulness on stress responses to conflict. Mindfulness, 6(3), 483-489. Doi:10.1007/s12671-014-0281-7 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, H. K., Laurent, S. M., Nelson. B., Wright, D. B., & De Araujo, M. (2015). Dispositional mindfulness moderates the effect of a brief mindfulness induction on physiological stress responses. Mindfulness, 6(5), 1192-1200. Doi:10.1007/s12671-014-0377-0 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, H. K., Laurent, S. M., & Granger, D. A. (2014). Salivary nerve growth factor response to stress related to resilience. Physiology and Behavior, 129, 120-134. Doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.02.034 [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, H. K., Laurent, S. M., & Granger, D. A. (2013). Salivary nerve growth factor reactivity to acute psychosocial stress: A new frontier for stress research. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75(8), 744-750. Doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182a85ffd [abstract] [full text]

Laurent, H. K., Laurent, S. M., Hertz, R., Egan-Wright, D., & Granger, D. A. (2013). Sex-specific effects of mindfulness on romantic partners’ cortisol responses to conflict and relations with psychological adjustment. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(12), 2905-2913. Doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.07.018 [abstract] [full text]