Publications & Papers

Packer, D. J., Fujita, K., & Herman, S. (in press). Rebels with a cause: A goal conflict approach to understanding when conscientious people dissent.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Packer, D. J., Fujita, K., & Chasteen, A. L. (in press). The motivational dynamics of dissent decisions: A goal-conflict approach. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Packer, D. J. (in press). On not airing our dirty laundry: Intergroup contexts suppress ingroup criticism among strongly identified group members. British Journal of Social Psychology.

Packer, D. J., & Miners, C. T. H. (in press). Tough love: The normative conflict model of dissent. Social Personality and Psychology Compass.   

Gill, M. J., Packer, D. J., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2013). More to morality than mutualism: Consistent contributors exist and they can inspire costly generosity in others. [Commentary on N. Baumard, J. Andre & D. Sperber, ‘A mutualistic approach to morality.’] Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Van Bavel, J. J., Packer, D. J., Haas, I. J., & Cunningham, W. A. (2012).  The importance of moral construal: Moral vs. non-moral construal elicits faster, more extreme and universal evaluations of the same actionsPLoS ONE, 7.

Cunningham, W. A., Van Bavel, J. J., Arbuckle, N. L., Packer, D. J., & Waggoner, A. S. (2012). Rapid social perception is flexible: Approach and avoidance motivational states shape P100 responses to other-race faces. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6.

Packer, D. J., & Miners, C. T. H. (2012). At the first sign of trouble or through thick and thin? When dissent is and is not disengagement from a group. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 316-322.

Packer, D. J. (2012). Obedience and conformity. Invited chapter for V. S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Second Edition.
Packer, D. J., Aoki, J. T., & Frazier, P. A. (2012). On the advantages and disadvantages of a low resolution snapshot.  [Review of Blumberg, H., Kent, M. V., Hare, P. M., & Davies, M. F. (2012). Small group research: Implications of peace psychology and conflict resolution. New York: Springer]. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 18, 201-202.

Van Bavel, J. J., Packer, D. J., & Cunningham, W. A. (2011). Modulation of Fusiform Face Area following minimal exposure to motivationally-relevant faces: Evidence of in-group enhancement (not out-group disregard). Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3343-3354.

Kesek, A., Cunningham, W. A., Packer, D. J., & Zelazo, P. D. (2011). Indirect goal priming is more powerful than explicit instruction in children. Developmental Science, 14, 944-948.

Packer, D. J. (2011). The dissenter’s dilemma and a social identity solution. Invited chapter for J. Jetten & M. Hornsey (Eds.), Rebels in Groups: Dissent, Deviance, Difference, and Defiance. Wiley-Blackwell.

Packer, D. J., Kesek, A., & Cunningham, W. A. (2011). Self-regulation and evaluative processing.  In A. Todorov, S. Fiske, & D. Prentice (Eds.), Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind. Oxford University Press.
Packer, D. J., & Chasteen, A. L. (2010). Loyal deviance: Testing the normative conflict model of dissent in social groups.Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 5-18.

Remedios, J., Chasteen, A. L., & Packer, D. J. (2010). Sunny side up: The reliance on positive age stereotypes in descriptions of future older selves. Self and Identity, 9, 257-275.

Packer, D. J., & Cunningham, W. A. (2009). Neural correlates of reflection on goal states: The role of regulatory focus and temporal distance. Social Neuroscience, 4, 412-425.

Cunningham, W. A., Packer, D. J., Kesek, A., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2009). Implicit measures of attitudes: A physiological approach.  In R. E. Petty, R. H. Fazio, & P. Brinol (Eds.), Attitudes: Insights from the New Implicit Measures (pp. 485-512). New York: Psychology Press.

MacDonald, G., & Packer, D. J. (2009). Persuasion. In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Packer, D. J. (2008). On being both with us and against us: A normative conflict model of dissent in social groups.  Personality and Social Psychology Review, 12, 50-72.

Packer, D. J. (2008). Identifying systematic disobedience in Milgram’s obedience experiments: A meta-analytic review. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 301-304.

Van Bavel, J. J., Packer, D. J., & Cunningham, W. A. (2008). The neural substrates of ingroup bias: An fMRI investigation. Psychological Science, 19, 1131-1139.

Cunningham, W. A., Zelazo, P. D., Packer, D. J., & Van Bavel J. J. (2007). An iterative reprocessing model of evaluation. Social Cognition, 25, 736-760.

Packer, D. J., & Chasteen, A. L. (2006).  Looking to the future: How possible aged selves influence prejudice toward older adults.  Social Cognition, 24, 218-247

Baccus, J. R., Baldwin, M. W., & Packer, D. J. (2004).  Increasing implicit self-esteem throughclassical conditioning.  Psychological Science, 15, 498-502.


Articles Under Review

Packer, D. J., & Kugler, M. B. (2013). Whom can I trust? A cooperative contingencies model of strategic intergroup bias.

Packer, D. J., & Kugler, M. B. (2013). Cooperation-enhancing social institutions reduce strategic intergroup biases.