Research



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Publications

Lawson, M. A., Anand, S., & Kakkar, H. (in press) Tribalism and Tribulations: The Social Costs of Not Sharing Fake News. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.


Lawson, M. A., Larrick, R. P., & Soll, J. B. (2022). When and why people perform mindless math. Judgment and Decision Making, 17(6). paper


Lawson, M. A., & Matz, S. C. (2022). Saying more than we know: How language provides a window into the human psyche. In S. C. Matz (Ed.), The psychology of technology: Social science research in the age of Big Data (pp. 45–85). American Psychological Association.


Lawson, M. A., Martin, A. E., Huda, I., & Matz, S. C. (2022). Hiring women into senior leadership positions is associated with a reduction in gender stereotypes in organizational language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(9). paper


Lawson, M. A., & Kakkar, H. (2022). Of Pandemics, Politics, and Personality: The Role of Conscientiousness and Political Ideology in Sharing of Fake News. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151(5), 1154–1177. paper


Larrick, R. P., & Lawson, M. A. (2021). Judgment and Decision-Making Processes. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. paper


Lawson, M. A., Larrick, R. P., & Soll, J. B. (2020). Comparing fast thinking and slow thinking: The relative benefits of interventions, individual differences, and inferential rules. Judgment and Decision Making, 15(5), 660-684. paper

In review process

Davidai, S., Goya-Tocchetto, D., & Lawson, M. A. 'Economic segregation reduces concern about economic inequality'. (in revision)


Goya-Tocchetto, D., Lawson, M. A., Larrick, R. P., & Payne, B. K. 'Income inequality depresses minimum wage prescriptions'. (under review)*


*Indicates joint first authors.