Publications

Hales, A. H., & Williams, K. D. (in press). Extremism leads to ostracismSocial Psychology.

      (Study Materials; Preregistration).

Rudert, S. C., Keller, M. D., Hales, A. H., Walker, M., & Greifeneder, R. (in press). Who gets ostracized? A personality perspective on risk and protective factors of ostracism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Hales, A. H., Wesselmann, E. D., & Hilgard, J (2019). Improving psychological science through transparency and openness: An overview. Perspectives on Behavior Science, 42, 13-31. doi:10.1007/s406-14-018-00186-8

Hales, A. H., Dvir, M., Wesselmann, E. D., Kruger, D., & Finkenauer, C. (2018). Cellphone-induced ostracism threatens basic needs. The Journal of Social Psychology, 158, 460-473. doi:10.1080/00224545.2018.1439877

      (Materials, Study 2 Preregistration)

Hales, A. H., & Williams, K. D. (2018). Marginalized individuals and extremism: The role of ostracism in openness to extreme groups. Journal of Social Issues, 74, 75-92. doi:10.1111/josi.12257

Hales, A. H. (2018). Death as a metaphor for ostracism: Social invincibility, autopsy, necromancy, and resurrectionMortality, 23, 366-380. doi:10.1080/13576275.2017.1382462

Rudert, S. C., Hales, A. H., Rainer, G., & Williams, K. D. (2017). When silence is not golden: Why acknowledgment matters even when being excluded. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 678-692. doi:10.1177/0146167217695554

 

Hales, A. H. (2016). Does the conclusion follow from the evidence? Recommendations for improving research. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 39-46. doi: 10.1016j.jesp.2015.09.011

 

Hales, A. H., Kassner, M. P., Williams, K. D., & Graziano, W. G. (2016). Disagreeableness as a cause and consequence of ostracism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 782-797.

doi: 10.1177/0146167216643933

Hales, A. H., Wesselmann, E. D., & Williams, K. D. (2016). Prayer, self-affirmation, and distraction improve recovery from short-term ostracism. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 64, 8-20.

doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2016.01.002

 

Hales, A. H., Williams, K. D., & Eckhardt, C. I. (2015). A participant walks into a bar...: Subjective intoxication buffers ostracism’s negative effects. Social Psychology, 46, 157-166. doi:10.1027/1864-9335/a000235

 

Wesselmann, E. D., Williams, K. D., & Hales, A. H. (2013). Vicarious ostracism. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00153

Book Chapters and Other Publications

Hales, A. H. & Williams, K. D. (in press). Social ostracism: Theoretical foundations and basic

principles. In P. A. M. Van Lange, E. T. Higgins, & A. W. Kruglanski (Eds.), Social psychology: Handbook of basic principles. New York: Guilford.

 

Hales, A. H., Wesselmann, E. D., & Williams, K. D. (in press). Social ostracism, religion, and

existential concerns. In K. E. Vail, & Routledge, C. (Eds.), The science of religion, spirituality, and existentialism. Elsevier.

 

Wesselmann, E. D., Williams, K. D., Ren, D., & Hales, A. H. (in press). Ostracism and solitude.

In R. J. Coplan, J. C. Bowker, & L. J. Nelson (Eds.), The handbook of solitude: Psychological perspectives on social isolation, social withdrawal, and being alone (2nd Edition). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

 

Williams, K. D., Hales, A. H. & Michels, C. (2019). Social ostracism as a factor motivating

interest in extreme groups. In S. C. Rudert, R. Greifeneder, & Williams, K. D. (Eds.), Current directions in ostracism, social exclusion and rejection research. Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Hales, A. H., Ren, D., & Williams, K. D. (2017). Protect, correct, and eject: Ostracism as a social influence tool. In S. J. Harkins, J. M. Burger, & K. D. Williams (Eds.), The oxford handbook of social influence. (pp. 205 - 217). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

 

Hales, A. H., Williams, K. D., Rector, J. (2017). Alienating the audience: How abbreviations hamper scientific communication. APS Observer, 30.

Ren, D., & Hales, A. H., & Williams, K. D., (2017). Ostracism: Being Ignored and Excluded. In K. D. Williams & S. A. Nida (Eds.), Handbook of ostracism, exclusion, and rejection (pp. 10 - 28). New York, NY: Routledge.

 

Wesselmann, E. D., Hales, A. H., Ren, D., & Williams, K. D. (2015). Ostracism threatens personal security: A temporal need threat framework. In P. J. Carroll, R. M. Arkin, A. L. Wichman (Eds.), The handbook of personal security (pp. 191–206). New York, NY: Psychological Press.

 

Wesselmann, E. D., Williams, K. D., Ren, D., & Hales, A. H. (2014). Ostracism and solitude. In R. J. Coplan, & J. C. Bowker (Eds.), The handbook of solitude: Psychological perspectives on social isolation, social withdrawal, and being alone (pp. 224-241). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.