Working Papers

Working Papers

In the spirit of open science, we are making our to-be-published manuscripts available here. Links to OSF projects, code, and public data can be found in manuscripts.

We ask that you respect reasonable limits on the use and propagation of our unpublished manuscripts and data. Please email our lab manager if you plan to use any of these materials (e.g., if you would like to publish an analysis of our open data or cite a working manuscript).

Under Review + In Prep.

Wylie, J., Dhaliwal, N., Sparkman, G., & Young, L. (under review). When are prosocial institutional signals seen as genuine? The role of politics and institutional characteristics.

Szanton, E. C., Lei, R. F., Foster-Hanson, E., Kumar, V., & Young, L. (under review). Free to abandon “Born This Way” narratives? A test of the motivated model of sexual orientation essentialism.

Law, K. F., Syropoulos, S., O’Connor, B. B., & Young, L. (2024, March 12). The probabilistic price of life across time: Generational and probabilistic distance render a life today worth more than ten tomorrow.

Law, K. F., Syropoulos, S., Coleman, M., Gainsburg, I., & O’Connor B. B. Moral future-thinking: Does the moral circle stand the test of time?

Syropoulos, S., Ashraf, S., Yoeli, E., Gomez, O., Lowenstein, F., Tariq, A., Niles, T., Fischer, M., Young, L., & Yoeli, E. Changing community climate change attitudes: Evidence from a community exhibit intervention.

Syropoulos, S.,* & Law, K. F.,* Amorino, P., & Young, L. The Psychology of intergenerational concern: Mapping The personality profiles of longtermists.

Syropoulos, S.,* Law, K. F.,* & Young, L. National Differences in Age and Future-Oriented Indicators Relate to Environmental Performance.

Syropoulos, S.,* Law, K. F.,* & Young, L. Longtermist education interventions increase concern for and action to protect future generations.

Szanton, E. C., Martin, J., McAuliffe, K., & Young, L. (under review). Costliness and Social Context Shape Punishment and Partner Rejection Decisions.

Syropoulos, S., Law, K. F., Coleman, M. B., & Young, L. (2023, September 6). A future beyond ourselves: Can self-oriented prospection bridge responsibility for future generations?

Syropoulos, S., Law, K. F., Kraft-Todd, G., & Young, L. (2023, August 9). The Longtermism beliefs scale: Measuring lay beliefs for protecting humanity’s longterm future.

Loustau, T., McManus, R. M., Syropoulos, S., & Young, L. (under review) How morally good are donors? It depends on who knows about their donation.

Kodipady, A., Young, L., & Sparkman, G. (in prep.). The precursors to and consequences of threat-related motivations to perceive reputation signaling.

Martin, J. W., Young, L., & McAuliffe, K. (in prep.). The impact of group membership on punishment versus partner choice.

Tsoi, L., Hamlin, K., Waytz, A., Baron, A. S., & Young, L. (in prep.). False belief understanding for negative versus positive interactions in children and adults.

Tsoi, L., Lee, Y. S., & Young, L. (in prep.). Categorical perception of race is mediated by distributed patterns of activity in the brain.