Peer-Reviewed Publications

Maranges, H.M., Chen, S.K., & McManus, R.M. (2022). Making the right turn: The association between political conservatism versus liberalism toward automated vehicles over time. Technology, Mind, and Behavior, 3(1: Spring 2022). [PDF]

McManus, R.M., Mason, J.E., & Young, L. (2021). Re-examining the role of family relationships in structuring perceived helping obligations, and their impact on moral evaluation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 96, 104182. [PDF]

McManus, R.M., Kleiman-Weiner, M., & Young, L. (2020). What we owe to family: The impact of special obligations on moral judgment. Psychological Science, 31(3), 227-242. [PDF] [APS Press Release] [Aeon Psyche]

McManus, R.M., & Rutchick, A.M. (2019). Autonomous vehicles and the attribution of moral responsibility. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10(3), 345-352. [PDF]

Ma, D.S., Koltai, K., McManus, R.M., Bernhardt, A.E., Correll, J., & Wittenbrink, B. (2018). Race signaling features: Identifying markers of racial prototypicality among Asians, Blacks, Latinos, and Whites. Social Cognition, 36(6), 603-625. [PDF]

Rutchick, A.M., McManus, R.M., Barth, D.M., Youmans, R.J., Ainsworth, A.T., & Goukassian, H.J. (2017). Technologically facilitated remoteness increases killing behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 147-150. [PDF]

Manuscripts Under Review

McManus, R.M., Young, L., & Sweetman, J. (invited revision at Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science). Psychology is a feature of persons, not averages or distributions: The group-to-person generalizability problem in experimental psychology. [originally submitted PDF]

McManus, R.M., Mesick, C.C., & Rutchick, A.M. (invited revision at Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin). Distributing blame in autonomous vehicle accidents.

McManus, R.M., Dungan, J., Jiang, K., & Young, L. (under review). How unexpected events are processed in theory of mind regions: A conceptual replication. [PDF]

Manuscripts in Preparation

Sweetman, J., McManus, R.M., & Young, L. (in prep). Reexamining different roles of intent across moral domains: Statistical inference, “real” effects, and replication in moral cognition research.

McManus, R.M., Padilla Fong, H., Kleiman-Weiner, M., & Young, L. (in prep). Clarifying the role of morality in judgments of temptation.

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