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Hameiri, B., Moore-Berg, S.L., Guillard, C., Falk. E., & Bruneau, E.G. (in press). The search for significance leads to political violence only when it is coupled with a sense of victimhood. Psychology of Violence

Gallardo, R., Moore-Berg, S.L., & Hameiri, B. (2023). Exploring Different Psychological Processes in a Media Intervention That Reduces Dehumanization Towards Muslims. Political Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12905

Pasek, M.H., Ankori-Karlinsky, L. Levy-Vene, A., & Moore-Berg, S.L. (2022). Biased Meta-Perceptions about Out-Partisans’ Support for Democratic Characteristics May Erode Democratic Norms. Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-19616-4

Fourie, M.M. & Moore-Berg, S.L. (2022). We cannot empathize with what we cannot recognize: Perceptions of structural versus interpersonal racismFrontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.838675 

Moore-Berg, S.L., Hameiri, B., & Taylor, L.K. (2022). Putting Science to Work for Peace: A Special Issue in Honor of Emile Bruneau. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. 28(3), 269–273. https://doi.org/10.1037/pac0000632

Hameiri, B.* & Moore-Berg, S.L.* (2022). Intervention Tournaments: An Overview of Concept, Design, and Implementation. Perspectives on Psychological Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/17456916211058090

Fourie, M.M., Deist, M., & Moore-Berg, S.L. (2022). Hierarchies of being human: Intergroup dehumanization and its implication in post-apartheid South Africa. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pac0000616

Moore-Berg, S.L., Hameiri, B., Falk, E., & Bruneau, E.G. (2022). Reducing Islamophobia: An assessment of psychological mechanisms that underlie successful anti-Islamophobia media interventions. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. https://doi.org/10.1177/13684302221085832

Moore-Berg, S.L., Bernstein, K.,* Gallardo, R.,* Hameiri, B.,* Littman, R.,* O’Neil, S.,* & Pasek, M.H.,* (2022). Translating science for peace: Benefits, challenges, and recommendations for conducting translational research. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/pac0000604

Andrews, M., Mattan, B.D., Richards, K., Moore-Berg, S.L., Falk, E. (2022). Using Narrative Messages to Promote Prosocial Beliefs and Behaviors During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Social Science and Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.114870 

Moore-Berg, S.L. & Karpinski, A. (2021). Race and Social Class as Intersecting Social Categories: An analysis of implicit and explicit attitudes. Social Psychology, 52(4), 227–237. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-9335/a000451 

Gallardo, R., Hameiri, B., Moore-Berg, S.L., & Bruneau, E.G. (2021). The Collective Praise Intervention: A brief intervention highlighting prosocial behavior reduces hostility towards Muslims. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. https://doi.org/10.1177/13684302211021665 

Moore-Berg, S.L., Hameiri, B., & Bruneau, E.G. (2021). Empathy, dehumanization, and misperceptions: A media intervention humanizes migrants and increases empathy for their plight, but only if misinformation about migrants is also corrected. Social Psychological and Personality Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/19485506211012793

Moore-Berg, S.L., Parelman, J.M., Lelkes, Y., & Falk, E. (2020). Neural polarization and routes to depolarization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2020107117

Bruneau, E., Hameiri, B., Moore-Berg, S.L., & Kteily, N. (2020). Intergroup contact reduces dehumanization and meta-dehumanization: Cross-sectional, longitudinal and experimental evidence from 17 samples in 5 countries. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167220949004

Moore-Berg, S.L., Ankori-Karlinsky, L., Hameiri, B., & Bruneau, E.G. (2020). Exaggerated meta-perceptions predict intergroup hostility between American political partisans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2001263117 (OSF)

Moore-Berg, S.L., Hameiri, B., & Bruneau, E.G. (2020). The Prime Psychological Suspects of Toxic Political Polarization. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 34, 199-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2020.05.001

Piccirillo, M.L., Burke, T.A., Moore-Berg, S.L., Heimberg, R.G., & Alloy, L.B. (2020). Self-stigma towards non-suicidal self-injury: An examination of implicit and explicit attitudes. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12640

Moore-Berg, S.L., Briggs, J.C., & Karpinski, A. (2019). Predicting incidental and focal food consumption behaviors. British Food Journal. 121(7); 1508-1520.  https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-09-2018-0588 (OSF)

Moore-Berg, S.L. & Karpinski, A. (2018). An intersectional approach to understanding how race and social class affect intergroup processes. Social Psychology and Personality Compass. 2018;e12426. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12426

 Burke, T.A., Piccirillo, M.L., Moore-Berg, S.L., Heimberg, R.G., & Alloy, L.B. (2018). The stigmatization of non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2018; 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1002/22713 

O’Donnell, M., Nelson, L.D. ... Moore-Berg, S. ... Zheng, R., Zrubka, M. (2018). Registered Replication Report: Dijksterhuis & van Knippenberg (1998). Perspectives on Psychological Science. 13(2), 268-294. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691618755704

Moore-Berg, S., Karpinski, A., & Plant, E.A. (2017). Quick to the Draw: How suspect race and socioeconomic status influences shooting decisions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 47(9), 482–491. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12454

Keutmann, M.K., Moore, S.L., Savitt, A., & Gur, R.C. (2015). Generating an item pool for translational social cognition research: Methodology and initial validation. Behavior Research Methods, 47(1), 228-234. https://doi:10.3758/s13428-014-0464-0

Book Chapter

Moore-Berg, S.L. (2023). The power of correcting meta-perceptions for improving intergroup relationships. In E. Halperin, B. Hameiri, & R. Littman (Eds.) Psychological Intergroup Interventions: Where We Are and Where We Go from Here. Routledge. 

Manuscripts Under Review

Voelkel, J.G., Stagnaro, M.N.,… Moore-Berg, S.L. …, Rand, D.G., & Willer, R. (in revision). Megastudy identifying effective interventions to strengthen Americans’ democratic attitudes. 

Moore-Berg, S.L. & Hameiri, B. (in revision). Improving intergroup relations with meta-perceptions correction interventions. 

Nguyen, C., Moore-Berg, S.L., & Hameiri, B. (in revision). Competitive victimhood leads to greater political polarization through dehumanization and prejudice. 

Hebel-Sela, S., Hameiri, B., Tropp, L. R., Moore-Berg, S.L., Halperin, E., Saxe, R., & Bruneau, E. (under review). Building virtual bridges: A large scale field experiment demonstrating the improvement of intergroup relations though online computer mediated contact among Americans and Muslims. 

Ankori-Karlinsky, L., Blair, R., Gottleib, J., & Moore-Berg, S.L. (under review). Content that’s as good as contact? Vicarious intergroup contact and the promise of depolarization at scale. 

Articles for a Popular Audience

Moore-Berg, S.L. (2022, June 29). How We Are Wrong About Undocumented Immigrants. Smerconish.com

Moore-Berg, S.L. (2022, June 7). Narrative: Barrier and Bridge in Immigration Reform. The Center for Growth and Opportunity.

Gallardo, R., Hameiri, B., Moore-Berg, S.L., & Bruneau, E.G. (2021, September 9). The Collective Praise Intervention: A brief intervention highlighting prosocial behavior reduces hostility towards Muslims. The Forward Newsletter: The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

Pasek, M. & Moore-Berg, S.L. (2020, November 23). The Divide Between Political Parties Feels Big. Fortunately, It's Smaller than We Think. Behavioral Scientist.

Beyond Conflict. (2020, June). America’s Divided Mind: Understanding the Psychology that Drives Us Apart. Beyond Conflict.

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