Motivation and Cognitive Science Laboratory

Publications

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Journal Articles

Belding, J. N., Naufel, K. Z., & Fujita, K. (2015). Using high-level construal and perceptions of changeability to promote self-change over self-protection motives in response to negative feedback. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(6), 822-838. [pdf]

Carnevale, J. J., Fujita, K., Han, H. A., & Amit, E. (2015). Immersion vs. transcendence: How pictures and words impact evaluative associations assessed by the Implicit Association Test. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 6, 92-100.

Rim, S., Amit, E., Fujita, K., Trope, Y., Halbeisen, G., & Algom, D. (2015). How words transcend and pictures immerse: On the association between medium and level of construal. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Science, 6, 123-130.

Schley, D. R., & Fujita, K. (in press). Seeing the math in the story: On how abstraction promotes performance on mathematical word problems. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Fujita, K., & Trope, Y. (2014). Structured vs. unstructured regulation: On procedural mindsets and the mechanisms of priming effects. Social Cognition, 32 (Supplement), 68-87. [pdf]

Fujita, K., Trope, Y., Cunningham, W. A., & Liberman, N. (2014). What is control? A conceptual analysis. In J. W. Sherman, B. Gawronski, B., & Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual-process theories of the social mind (pp. 50-68). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Packer, D. J., Fujita, K., & Chasteen, A. (2014). The motivational dynamics of dissent decisions: A goal-conflict approach. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 27-34. [pdf]

Stillman, P. E., Gilovich, T. D., & Fujita, K. (2014). Predicting group outcomes from brief exposures. Social Cognition, 32, 71-82. [pdf]

Fukukura, J., Ferguson, M. J., & Fujita, K. (2013). Psychological distance can improve decision-making under information overload. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 658-665. [pdf]

Fujita, K., Clark, S. L., & Freitas, A. L. (2013). "Think globally, act locally": Construal levels and environmentally relevant decision-making (pp. 87-107). In H. C. M. van Trijp (Ed.), Encouraging Sustainable Behavior. New York: Psychology Press.

Gollwitzer, P. M., Marquardt, M. K., Scherer, M., & Fujita, K. (2013). Identity-goal threats: Engaging in distinct compensatory efforts. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 555-562. [pdf]

Mann, T., de Ridder, D. T. D., & Fujita, K. (2013). Social psychological approaches to self-regulation: Processes of goal setting and goal striving. Health Psychology, 32, 487-489. [pdf]

Packer, D. J., Fujita, K., & Herman, S. (2013). A goal conflict approach to understanding when conscientious people dissent. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 927-932. [pdf]

Fujita, K., & Carnevale, J. J. (2012). Transcending temptation through abstraction: The role of construal level in self-control. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21, 248-252. [pdf]

Fujita, K., & MacGregor, K. E. (2012). Basic goal distinctions. In H. Aarts & A. J. Elliot (Eds.), Goal-oriented behavior (pp. 85-114). New York: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis.

Johnson, I. R., & Fujita, K. (2012). Using perceptions of changeability to promote system-change motives over system-justification motives in information search. Psychological Science, 23, 133-140. [pdf]

Fujita, K., & Sasota, J. A. (2011). The effect of construal levels on asymmetric temptation-goal cognitive associations. Social Cognition, 29, 125-146. [pdf]

Henderson, M. D., Wakslak, C. J., Fujita, K., & Rohrbach, J. (2011). Construal level theory and spatial distance: Implications for mental representation, judgment, and behavior. Social Psychology, 42, 165-173. [pdf]

Eyal, T., Hoover, G. M., Fujita, K., & Nussbaum, S. (2011). The effect of distance-dependent construals on schema-driven impression formation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 278-281 [pdf]

Fujita, K. (2011). On conceptualizing self-control as more than the effortful inhibition of impulses. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 15, 352-366. [pdf]

Darwent, K. M., Fujita, K., & Wakslak, C. J. (2010). On the role of abstraction in global and local processing phenomena. Psychological Inquiry, 21, 198-202. [pdf]

Fujita, K., & Roberts, J. C. (2010). Promoting prospective self-control through abstraction. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 1049-1054. [pdf]

Fujita, K., Trope, Y., & Liberman, N. (2010). Seeing the big picture: A construal level analysis of self-control. In R. R. Hassin, K. N. Ochsner, & Y. Trope (Eds.), Self control in society, mind, and brain (pp. 408-427). New York: Oxford University Press.

Scholer, A. A., Zou, X., Fujita, K., Stroessner, S. J., & Higgins, E. T. (2010). When risk-seeking becomes a motivational necessity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 215-231. [pdf]

Fujita, K., & Han, H. A. (2009). Moving beyond deliberative control of impulses: The effects of construal levels on evaluative associations in self-control. Psychological Science, 20, 799-804. [pdf]

Fujita, K. (2008). Seeing the forest beyond the trees: A construal level approach to self-control. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2, 1475-1496. [pdf]

Fujita, K., Eyal, T., Chaiken, S., Trope, Y., & Liberman, N. (2008). Influencing attitudes toward near and distant objects. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 562-572. [pdf]

Iida, M., Seidman, G., Shrout, P. E., Fujita, K., & Bolger, N. (2008). Modeling support provision in intimate relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 460-478. [pdf]

McCulloch, K. C., Aarts, H., Fujita, K., & Bargh, J. A. (2008). Inhibition in goal systems: Means isolation and suppression. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 857-865.[pdf]

Fujita, K., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Oettingen, G. (2007). Mindsets and pre-conscious open-mindedness to incidental information. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 48-61. [pdf]

Fujita, K., Trope, Y., & Liberman, N. (2007). Temporal construal theory. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social psychology (pp. 971-973). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Fujita, K., Henderson, M., Eng, J., Trope, Y., & Liberman, N. (2006). Spatial distance and mental construal of social events. Psychological Science, 17, 278-282. [pdf]

Fujita, K., Henderson, M. D., Eng, J., Trope, Y., & Liberman, N. (2006). Spatial distance and mental construal of social events. Psychological Science, 17, 278-282.

Fujita, K., Trope, Y., Liberman, N., & Levin-Sagi, M. (2006). Construal levels and self-control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 351-367. [pdf]

Fujita, K., Trope, Y., & Liberman, N. (2006). The role of mental construal in self-control. In D. DeCremer, M. Zeelenberg, & J. K. Murnighan (Eds.), Social psychology and economics (pp. 193-211). New York: Sage Publications.

Henderson, M. D., Fujita, K., Trope, Y., & Liberman, N. (2006). Transcending the "Here": The effects of spatial distance on social judgment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 845-856. [pdf]

Gollwitzer, P. M., Fujita, K., & Oettingen, G. (2004). Planning and the implementation of goals. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds.), Handbook of self-regulation research: Research, theory, and applications (pp. 211-228). Guildford: New York.

Shih, M., Ambady, N., Richeson, J. A., Fujita, K., & Gray, H. M. (2002). Stereotype performance boosts: The impact of self-relevance and the manner of stereotype activation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83(3), 638-647. [pdf]