Publications

Lee, D.S., & Ybarra, O. (2017). Cultivating effective support through abstraction: Reframing social support promotes goal pursuit. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Verduyn, P., Ybarra, O., Résibois, M., Jonides, J., & Kross, E. (In press). Social media and happiness: The Case of Facebook. La Revue Québécoise de Psychologie.

Verduyn, P., Ybarra, O., Jonides, J., & Kross, E. (In press). Do social network sites make us unhappy: A review. Social Issues and Policy Review.

Park, J., Lee, D.S., Shablack, H., Verduyn, P., Ybarra, O, Jonides, J., & Kross, E. (In press). The facebook social support dynamics among people with major depressive disorder: Implications for health and well-being. Journal of Affective Disorders.

Stephan, W.G., Ybarra, O., & Rios, K. (In press). Intergroup threat theory. In T. Nelson (Ed.), Handbook of Prejudice.

Mengfei, H., Chongzeng, B., Ybarra, O. (2015). Common and distinct neural mechanisms of the fundamental dimensions of social cognition. Social Neuroscience, X, 1-14. [pdf]

Zhu, Y., Zhao, Y., Ybarra, O. Stephan, W.G., Yang, Q. (2015). Enhanced memory for both threat and neutral Information under conditions of intergroup threat. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1-9. [pdf]

Dodge HH, Mattek N, Gregor M, Bowman M, Seelye A, Ybarra O, Asgari M, Kaye JA. (2015). Social Markers of Mild Cognitive Impairment: Proportion of Word Counts in Free Conversational Speech. Current Alzheimer Research, 12(6), 513-9. [pdf]

Lee, D.S., Moeller, S.J., Kopelman, S., & Ybarra, O. (2015). Biased perceptions of knowledge in negotiation: Implications for negotiators’ rapport and egocentrism, 8, 85-89. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. [pdf]

Dodge, H.H., Zhu, J., Mattiek, N., Bowman, M., Ybarra, O., Wild, K., Loewenstein, D., & Kaye, J.A. (2015). Web-enabled conversational interactions as a method to improve cognitive functions: Results of a 6-week randomized controlled trial. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, 1, 1-12. [pdf]

Verduyn, P., Lee, D.S., Park, J., Shablack, H., Orvell, A., Ybarra, O., & Jonides, J., & Kross, E. (2015). Passive Facebook usage undermines affective well-being: Experimental and longitudinal evidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 480-488. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. & Kross, E., & Sanchez-Burks, J. (2014). The “Big Idea” that is yet to be: Towards a more motivated, contextual, and dynamic model of emotional intelligence. Academy of Management Perspectives, 28, 93-107. [pdf]

Dodge, H.H., Ybarra, O., & Kaye, J.A. (2014). Tools for advancing research into social networks and cognitive function in older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 26, 533 – 539. [pdf]

Kervyn, N., Chan, E., Malone, C., Korpusik, A., & Ybarra, O. (2014). Not all disasters are equal in the public eye: The negativity effect of warmth in brand perception. Social Cognition, 32, 256-275. [pdf]

Kross, E., Verduyn, P., Demiralp, E., Park, J., Lee, D.S., Lin, N., Shablack, H., Jonides, J., & Ybarra, O. (2013). Facebook use predicts declines in subjective well-being in young adult. PLoS ONE, 8(8): e69841. [pdf]

Rios, K., Ybarra, O., & Sanchez-Burks, J. (2013). Outgroup primes induce unpredictability tendencies in people. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 372-377. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Kross, E., Lee, D.S., Zhao, Y., & Sanchez-Burks, J. (2013). The context, psychology, and flexibility of social-emotional intelligence. In A. Bakker (Ed)., Advances in Positive Organizational Psychology (pp. 167-187). Emerald.

Chongzeng, B., Ybarra, O., & Zhao, Y. (2013). Accentuating your masculine side: Agentic traits generally dominate self-evaluation, even in China. Social Psychology, 44, 103-108. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Lee, S., & Gonzalez, R. (2012). Supportive social connections attenuate the paradox of choice. Psychological Science, 23, 1186-1192. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., & Winkielman, P. (2012). On-line social interactions and executive functions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 1-6. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Park, H., Stanik, C., & Lee, D.S. (2012). Self-judgment and reputation monitoring as a function of the fundamental dimensions, temporal appraisal, and culture. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 200-209. [pdf]

Wang, Y., Zhao, Y., Qiu, J., Ybarra, O., Liu, L., & Huang, Y. (2012). Neural correlates of aggression among individuals from low and high socioeconomic status: An ERP study. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 4, 37-45. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Rees, L., Kross, E. & Sanchez-Burks, J. (2011). Social context and psychology of emotional intelligence: A key to creating positive organizations. In K. Cameron & G. Spreitzer (Eds.) (pp. 201-214), Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship.

Zhao, Y., Tu, S., Lei, M., Qiu, J., Ybarra, O., & Zhang, Q. (2011). The neural basis of breaking mental set: an event-related potential study. Experimental Brain Research, 208, 181-187. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Winkielman, P. Yeh, I., Burnstein, E., & Kavanagh, L. (2011). Friends (and sometimes enemies) with cognitive benefits: Which types of social interactions boost executive functioning? Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 253-261. [pdf]

Rios Morrison, K., Plaut, V.C., & Ybarra, O. (2010). Predicting whether multiculturalism positively or negatively influences White Americans’ intergroup attitudes: The role of ethnic identification. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1648-1661. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Keller, M.C., Chan, E., Garcia, S.M., Sanchez-Burks, J., Rios Morrison, K., & Baron, A.S. (2010). Being unpredictable: Friend or foe matters. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1, 259-267. [pdf]

Stephan, W.G., Ybarra, O., & Rios Morrison, K. (2009). Intergroup threat theory. In T.D. Nelson (Ed.), Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination (pp. 43-60). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [pdf]

Rios Morrison, K., & Ybarra, O. (2009). Symbolic threat and social dominance among liberals and conservatives: SDO reflects conformity to political values. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 1039-1052. [pdf]

Rios Morrison, K., Fast, N., & Ybarra, O. (2009). Group status, perceptions of threat, and support for social inequality. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 204-210. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Chan, E., Park, H., Burnstein, E., Monin, B., & Stanik, C. (2008). Life’s recurring challenges and the fundamental dimensions: An integration and its implications for cultural differences and similarities. European Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 1083-1092. [pdf]

Song, H., & Ybarra, O. (2008). But are you really happy? A negativity effect in the inference of others’ happiness and unhappiness. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 30, 56-65. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. Burnstein, E., Winkielman, P., Keller, M.C., Manis, M., Chan, E., & Rodriguez, J. (2008). Mental exercising through simple socializing: Social interaction promotes general cognitive functioning. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 248-259. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. (2008). Misanthropy. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd. Ed.). Macmillan: USA.

Sanchez-Burks, J., Neuman, E.J., Ybarra, O., Kopelman, S., Park, H., & Goh, K. (2008). American optimism about the consequences of workgroup conflict. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 1, 53-76. [pdf]

Rios Morrison, K., & Ybarra, O. (2008). The effects of realistic threats and group identification on social dominance orientation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 156-163. [pdf]

Garcia, S.M., & Ybarra, O. (2007). People accounting: Numerical imbalances and social-based choice. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 802-809. [pdf]

Rios Morrison, K., & Ybarra, O. (2007). Social dominance orientation. To appear in R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ybarra, O., Keller, M.C., Chan, E., Baron, A.S., Hutsler, J., Garcia, S.M., Sanchez-Burks, J., & Rios Morrison, K. (2007). The social prediction dynamic: A legacy of cognition and mixed-motives. In J.P. Forgas, M.G. Haselton, & B. von Hippel (Eds.), Evolution and the Social Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and Social Cognition (pp. 263-277). Psychology Press: New York.

Chan, E., Ybarra, O., Park, D.C., Rodriguez, J., & Garcia, J. A. (2007). Trusting medical authorities: Some cognitive aging and social vigilance considerations. In D.C. Park and L. L. Liu (Eds.), Social and Cognitive Perspectives on Medical Adherence (pp. 147-165). American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. [pdf]

Sanchez-Burks, Nisbett, R., Lee, F., & Ybarra, O. Cultural training based on a theory of relational ideology. (2007). Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 29, 257-268. [pdf]

Kiefer, A.K., Sanchez, D.T., Kalinka, C.J., & Ybarra, O. (2006). How women’s nonconscious association of sex with submission relates to their ability to orgasm. Sex Roles, 55, 83-94. [pdf]

Sanchez, D.T., Kiefer, A.K., & Ybarra, O. (2006). Sexual submissiveness in women: Costs for autonomy and sexual arousal. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 512-524. [pdf]

Chan, E., Ybarra, O., & Schwarz, N. (2006). Reversing the affective congruity effect: The role of target accessibility. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 32, 365-372. [pdf]

Jayaratne, E.T., Ybarra, O., Sheldon, J.P., Brown, T.N., Feldbaum, M., Pfeffer, C.A., & Petty, E.M. (2006). White Americans’ genetic lay theories of Race Differences and Sexual Orientation: Their relationship with prejudice toward Blacks and Gay men and Lesbians. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 9, 77-94. [pdf]

Keller, M.C., Fredrickson, B.L., & Ybarra, O., Mikels, J., Johnson, K., & Wager, T. (2005). A warm heart and a clear head: Effects of weather on mood and cognition. Psychological Science, 17, 724-731. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., & Ramón, A. (2004). Diagnosing the difficulty of conflict resolution between individuals from the same and different social groups. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 815-822. [pdf]

Chen, S., Ybarra, O., & Kiefer, A. K. (2004). Power and impression formation: The effects of power on the desire for morality and competence information. Social Cognition, 22, 391-421. [pdf]

Ybarra, O, Stephan, W.G., Schaberg, L., & Lawrence, J. (2003). Beliefs about the disconfirmability of stereotypes: The stereotype disconfirmability effect. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33, 2630-2646. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., & Park, D.C. (2002). The disconfirmation of positive person expectations by older and younger Adults: Implications for social vigilance. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 57, 435-443. [pdf]

Chan, E., & Ybarra, O. (2002) Interaction goals and social information processing: Underestimating one’s partners but overestimating one’s opponents. Social Cognition, 20, 409-439. [pdf]

Stephan, W.G., Boniecki, K.A., Ybarra, O., Bettencourt, A., Ervin, K.S., Jackson, L.A., McNatt, P., and Renfro, L. (2002). The role of threats in the racial attitudes of Blacks and Whites. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1242-1254. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. (2002). Naive causal understanding of valenced behaviors and its implications for social information processing. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 421-441. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. (2001). When first impressions don’t last: The role of isolation and adaptation processes in impression revision. Social Cognition, 19, 491-520. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., & Chan, E., & Park. D.C. (2001). Young and old adults’ concerns with morality and competence. Motivation and Emotion, 25, 85-100. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Stephan, W.G., & Schaberg, L.A. (2000). Misanthropic memory for the behavior of group members. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26, 1515-1525. [pdf]

Sanchez-Burks, J., Nisbett, R.E., & Ybarra, O. (2000). Relational schemas, cultural styles and prejudice against outgroups. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 174-189. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., Schaberg, L.A., & Keiper, S.N. (1999). Favorable and unfavorable target expectancies and social information processing. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 77, 698-709. [pdf]

Ybarra, O, & Stephan, W.G. (1999). Attributional orientations and the prediction of behavior: The attribution-prediction bias. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 718-727. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. (1999). Misanthropic person memory when the need to self-enhance is absent. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 261-269. [pdf]

Stephan, W. G., & Ybarra, O, & Bachman, G. (1999). Prejudice toward immigrants. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 2221-2237. [pdf]

Ybarra, O., & Trafimow, D. (1998). How priming the private self or collective self affects the relative weights of attitudes and subjective norms. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24, 362-370. [pdf]

Stephan, W.G., Ybarra, O., Martinez, C.M., Schwarzwald, J., & Tur-Kaspa, M. (1998). Prejudice toward immigrants to Spain and Israel: An integrated threat theory analysis. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 29, 559-576. [pdf]

Gabrielides, C., Stephan, W. G., Ybarra, O., Pearson, V.M.S., & Villareal, L. (1997). Cultural variables and preferred styles of conflict resolution: Mexico and the United States. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 28, 661-677. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. & Stephan, W. G. (1996). Misanthropic person memory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 691-700. [pdf]

Ybarra, O. & Stephan, W. G. (1994). Perceived threat as a predictor of prejudice and stereotypes: Americans’ reactions to Mexican immigrants. Boletin de Psicologia, 42, 39-54. [pdf]