Publications

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* = equal contributions 

Kessler, R.C., Bauer, M., Bishop, T., Demler, O.,  Dobscha, S., Gildea, S, Goulet, J., Karras, E., Kreyenbuhl, J., Landes, S., Liu, H., Luedtke, A., Mair, P., McAuliffe, W.H.B., Nock, M., Petukhova, M., Pigeon, W., Sampson, N., Smoller, J., Weinstock, L., & Bossarte, R. Using administrative data to predict suicide after psychiatric hospitalization. (under review). 

Sanyal, M., McAuliffe, W.H.B., & Curry, O.S. (under review). Gross ethics: Investigating the role of disgust in bioethics.

McAuliffe, W.H.B.*, Moshontz, H.*, McCauley, T.G.,  & McCullough, M.E. (2020). Searching for prosociality in qualitative data: Comparing manual, closed-vocabulary, and open-vocabulary methods. European Journal of Personality. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2240

Pedersen, E.J., McAuliffe, W.H.B., Shah, Y., Tanaka, H., Ohtsubo, Y., & McCullough, M.E. (2020). When and why do third parties punish outside of the lab? A cross-cultural recall study. Social Psychological and Personality Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550619884565

McAuliffe, W.H.B.*, Carter, E.C.*, Berhane, J., Snihur, A.C., & McCullough, M.E. (2020).  Is empathy the default response to suffering? A meta-analytic evaluation of perspective-taking instructions’ effects on empathic concern. Personality and Social Psychology Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088868319887599

McAuliffe, W.H.B., Burton-Chellew, M.N., & McCullough, M.E. (2019). Cooperation and learning in unfamiliar situationsCurrent Directions in Psychological Science28(5) 436–440.

McAuliffe, W.H.B. & McCullough, M.E. (2019). Moral reasoning performance determines epistemic peerdom. Behavioral and Brain Sciences24, e146, 33-34.

McAuliffe, W.H.B., Forster, D.E., Pedersen, E.J., & McCullough, M.E. (2019). Does cooperation in the laboratory reflect the operation of a broad trait? European Journal of Personality, 33, 89-103.

McAuliffe, W.H.B. (2019). Do emotions play an essential role in moral judgments? Thinking & Reasoning, 25(2), 207-230.

McAuliffe, W.H.B., Forster, D.E., Pedersen, E.J., & McCullough, M.E. (2018). Experience with anonymous interactions reduces intuitive cooperationNature Human Behaviour, 12(2), 909-914. 

Pedersen, E.J., McAuliffe, W.H.B., McCullough, M.E. (2018). The unresponsive avenger: More evidence that disinterested third parties do not punish altruisticallyJournal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(4), 514-544. 

McAuliffe, W.H.B., Forster, D.E., Philippe, J., & McCullough, M.E. (2018). Digital Altruists: Resolving key questions about the empathy-altruism hypothesis in an internet sample. Emotion, 18(4), 493-506.

McAuliffe, W.H.B. & McCullough, M.E. (2017). Validation is a Galilean enterprise. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38(3), 279-280.

McAuliffe, W.H.B. (2016). Review of What’s Wrong with Morality? Philosophical Psychology, 29(7), 1083-1086.

McAuliffe, W.H.B. (2015). How did abduction become confused with inference to the best explanation? Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy, 51(3), 300-319.