Franklin, R.G., Adams, R.B. Jr., Steiner, T.G., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2018). Reading the lines: The contribution of angularity and roundness to the perception of facial anger and joy. Emotion, in press.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Boshyan, J., Ward, N., Wolf, J., Hanlin, L. & Hadjikhani, N. (2018). Dietary dopamine depletion blunts reward network sensitivity to face trustworthiness. Journal of Psychopharmacology, in press.

Kaufmann, M. C., Krings, F., Zebrowitz, L.A., & Sczesny, S. (2017).  Age bias in selection decisions:  The role of facial appearance and fitness impressions.  Frontiers in Psychology, published  December 8, 2017,  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02065

Zebrowitz, L.A., Ward, N., Boshyan, J., Gutchess, A., & Hadjikhani, N. (2017).  Older adults’ neural activation in the reward circuit is sensitive to face trustworthiness. Cognitve, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

Palumbo, R.., Adams, R.B., Hess, U., Kleck, R.E, & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2017). Age and gender differences in facial attractiveness, but not emotion resemblance, contribute to age and gender stereotypes. Frontiers in Psychology, section Emotion Science, published September  29, 2017, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01704

Franklin, R.G., Jr. & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2017). Age differences in emotion recognition: Task demands or perceptual dedifferentiation? Experimental Aging Research, Published online: 12 Oct 2017

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2017). First impressions from faces. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26, 237-242.

Zebrowitz, L.A.,  Boshyan, J.,  Ward, N.,  Gutchess, A. Hadjikhani, N. ( (2017). The Older Adult Positivity Effect in Evaluations of Trustworthiness: Emotion Regulation or Cognitive Capacity? PLOS One, published 06 Jan 2017.

Franklin, R.G., Jr. & Zebrowitz, L.A.  (2016b) Aging-related changes in decoding negative complex mental states from faces. Experimental Aging Research, published online October 17, 2016.

Franklin, R.G. Jr. & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2016a). The influence of political candidates' facial appearance on older and younger adults' voting choices and actual electoral success. Cogent OA Psychology. doi: 10.1080/23311908.2016.1151602

Zebrowitz, L.A., Ward, N., Boshyan, J., Gutchess, A. & Hadjikhani, N. (2016). Dedifferentiated face processing in older adults is linked to lower resting state metabolic activity in fusiform face area. Brain Research, 1644, 22-31. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2016.05.007

Ng, S.Y., Zebrowitz, L.A., Franklin, R.G. Jr. (2016). Age differences in the differentiation of trait impressions from faces. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 71, 220-229. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbu113

Zebrowitz, L.A., Franklin, R.G. Jr. & Boshyan, J. (2015). Face shape and behavior: Implications of similarities in infants and adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 312-317.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Franklin, R.G. Jr. & Palumbo, R. (2014). Ailing voters advance attractive congressional candidates. Evolutionary Psychology, 12(5), 1053-1066.

Zebrowitz, L.A. & Franklin, R.G. Jr. (2014). The attractiveness halo effect and the babyface stereotype in older and younger adults: Similarities, own-age accentuation, and OA positivity effects. Journal of Experimental Aging Research, 40(3), 375-393; doi: 10.1080/0361073X.2014.897151

Zebrowitz, L.A., Franklin, R.G. Jr., Boshyan, J., Luevano, V., Agrigoroaei, S., Milosavljevic, B., & Lachman, M.E. (2014). Older and younger adults' accuracy in discerning health and competence in older and younger faces. Psychology and Aging, 29(3), 454-468; doi: 10.1037/a0036255

Franklin, R.G. Jr. & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2013). Older adults' trait impressions of faces are sensitive to subtle resemblance to emotions. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 37(3), 139-151.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Franklin, R.G. Jr., Hillman, S., & Boc, H. (2013). Older and younger adults' first impressions from faces: Similar in agreement but different in positivity. Psychology and Aging, 28, 202–212. doi: 10.1037/a0030927

Boshyan, J., Zebrowitz, L.A., Franklin, R.G. Jr., McCormick, C.M., & Carré, J.M. (2013). Age similarities in recognizing threat from faces and diagnostic cues. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, Advance online publication; doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt054

Franklin, R.G. Jr., Zebrowitz, L.A., Fellous, J-M., & Lee, A. (2013). Human ability and cultural variation in sex-differentiating macaque faces. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49(3): 344-348.

Cassidy, B.S., Zebrowitz, L.A. & Gutchess, A.H. (2012). Appearance-based inferences bias source memory. Memory & Cognition, 40(8): 1214-1224.

Strom M.A., Zebrowitz L.A., Zhang, S., Bronstad, M.P., & Lee, H.K. (2012). Skin and Bones: The Contribution of Skin Tone and Facial Structure to Racial Prototypicality Ratings. PLoS ONE 7(7): e41193.

Undurraga E.A., Zebrowitz L., Eisenberg D.T.A., Reyes-Garcia V., TAPS Bolivia Study Team, & Godoy, R. (2012). The Perceived Benefits of Height: Strength, Dominance, Social Concern, and Knowledge among Bolivian Native Amazonians. PLoS ONE 7(5): e35391.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Wang, R., Bronstad, P.M., Eisenberg, D., Undurraga, E., Reyes-García, V., & Godoy R. (2012). First Impressions From Faces Among U.S. and Culturally Isolated Tsimane' People in the Bolivian Rainforest. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43(1), 119-134.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Zhang, E. (2011). Neural Evidence for Reduced Apprehensiveness of Familiarized Stimuli in a Mere Exposure Paradigm. Social Neuroscience, iFirst, 1-12.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Wadlinger, H., Luevano, V., White, B., Xing, C., & Zhang, E. (2011). Animal Analogies in First Impressions of Faces. Social Cognition, 29, 486-496.

Sparko, A., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2011). Moderating Effects of Facial Expression and Movement on the Babyface Stereotype. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 35, 243-257.

Tickle-Degnan, L., Zebrowitz, L.A., & Ma, H. (2011). Culture, gender, and health care stigma: Practitioners' response to facial masking experienced by people with Parkinson's disease. Social Science & Medicine, 73, 95-102.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Kikuchi, M., & Fellous, J.M.(2010). Facial Resemblance to Emotions: Group Differences, Impression Effects, and Race Stereotypes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(2), 175-189.

Liang, X., Zebrowitz, L. A., & Zhang, Y. (2010). Neural Activation in the 'Reward Circuit' Shows a Nonlinear Response to Facial Attractiveness. Social Neuroscience, 5, 320-334.


Hemmesch, A., Tickle-Degnan, L., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2009). The influence of facial masking and sex on older adults' impressions of individuals with Parkinson's disease. Psychology and Aging, 24, 542-549.

Liang, X., Zebrowitz, L. A., & Aharon, I. (2009). Effective connectivity between amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex differentiates the perception of facial expressions. Social Neuroscience, 4, 185-196.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Luevano, V., Bronstad, M.P., & Aharon, I. (2009). Neural Activation to Babyfaced Men Matches Activation to Babies. Social Neuroscience, 4, 1-10.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Montepare, J.M. (2008). Social Psychological Face Perception: Why Appearance Matters. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2, 1497-1517.

Zebrowitz, L. A., White, B., & Wieneke, K. (2008). Mere exposure and racial prejudice: Exposure to other-race faces increases liking for strangers of that race. Social Cognition, 26, 259-275.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Bronstad, P.M., & Lee, H.K. (2007). The contribution of face familiarity to ingroup favoritism and stereotyping. Social Cognition, 25, 306-338.

Zebrowitz,L.A., Kikuchi, M., & Fellous, J.M.(2007). Are Effects of Emotion Expression on Trait Impressions Mediated by Babyfaceness? Evidence from Connectionist Modeling. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 648-662.

Luevano, V.X., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2007). Do impressions of health, dominance, and warmth explain why masculine faces are preferred more in a short-term mate? Evolutionary Psychology, 5, 15-27.

Koehler, N., Rhodes, G., Simmons, L.W., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2006). Do cyclic changes in women's face preferences target cues to long-term health? Social Cognition, 24, 641-656.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2006). Finally, faces find favor. Social Cognition. 24, 657-701.

Zebrowitz, L.A. & Montepare, J.M. (2005). Appearance DOES matter. Science, 308, 1565-1566.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2004). The origins of first impressions. Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology, 2, 93-108.

Zebrowitz, L.A. & Rhodes, G. (2004). Sensitivity to 'bad genes' and the anomalous face overgeneralization effect: Accuracy, cue validity, and cue utilization in judging intelligence and health. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior. 28, 167-185.

Rhodes, G., Chan, J., Zebrowitz, L.A., & Simmons, L.W. (2003). Does sexual dimorphism in human faces signal health? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B (Suppl.), 270, S93-95.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2003). Aging Stereotypes -- Internalization or Inoculation? A Commentary. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 58B (4), 35-38.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2003). Overgeneralization effects in perceiving nonverbal behavior: Evolutionary and ecological origins. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 27, 133-138.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Fellous, J.M., Mignault, A., & Andreoletti, C. (2003). Trait Impressions as Overgeneralized Responses to Adaptively Significant Facial Qualities: Evidence from Connectionist Modeling. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 7, 194-215.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2002). The affordances of immersive visual environments for studying social affordances. Psychological Inquiry, 13, 143-145.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Hall, J.A., Murphy, N.A., & Rhodes, G. (2002). Looking smart and looking good: Facial cues to intelligence and their origins. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 238-249.

Andreoletti, C., Zebrowitz, L.A., & Lachman, M.E. (2001). Physical appearance and control beliefs in young, middle-aged, and older adults. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 969-981.

Rhodes, G., Zebrowitz, L.A., Clark, A., Kalick, S.M., Hightower, A., & McKay, R. (2001). Do facial averageness and symmetry signal health? Evolution and Human Behavior, 22, 31-46.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Montepare, J.M. (2000b). Integrating social psychology and aging research: Toward a social-developmental theory of behavior. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 22, 257-260.


Zebrowitz, L.A., & Lee, S.Y. (1999). Appearance, stereotype incongruent behavior, and social relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 569-584.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Andreoletti, C., Collins, M.A., Lee, S.Y., & Blumenthal, J. (1998). Bright, bad, babyfaced boys: Appearance stereotypes do not always yield self-fulfilling prophecy effects. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75, 1300-1320.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Collins, M.A., & Dutta, R. (1998). Appearance and personality across the lifespan. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24, 736-749.

Kalick, S.M., Zebrowitz, L.A., Langlois, J.H., & Johnson, R.M. (1998). Does human facial attractiveness honestly advertise health? Longitudinal data on an evolutionary question. Psychological Science, 9, 8-13.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Collins, M.A. (1997). Accurate social perception at zero acquaintance: The affordances of a Gibsonian approach. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 1, 203-222.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Voinescu, L., & Collins, M.A. (1996). 'Wide eyed' and 'crooked-faced': Determinants of perceived and real honesty across the life span. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 1258-1269.

Collins, M. & Zebrowitz, L.A. (1995). The contributions of appearance to occupational outcomes in civilian and military settings. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 25, 129-163.

Peng, Y., Zebrowitz, L.A., & Lee, H.K. (1993). The impact of cultural background and cross-cultural experience on impressions of American and Korean male speakers. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 24, 203-220.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Montepare, J.M., & Lee, H.K. (1993). They don't all look alike: Differentiating same versus other race individuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 85-101.

Montepare, J.M., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (1993). A cross-cultural comparison of impressions created by age-related variations in gait. Journal of Non-verbal Behavior, 17, 55-68.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Olson, K., & Hoffman, K. (1993). Stability of babyfaceness and attractiveness across the lifespan. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64, 453-466.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Brownlow, S.A., & Olson, K. (1992). Baby talk to the babyfaced. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 16, 143-158.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Montepare, J.M. (1992). Impressions of babyfaced males and females across the lifespan. Developmental Psychology, 28, 1143-1152.

Friedman, H., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (1992). The contribution of facial maturity to sex-role stereotypes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 18, 430-438.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Kendall-Tackett, K., & Fafel, J. (1991). The influence of children's facial maturity on parental expectations and punishments. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 52, 221-238.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & McDonald, S. (1991). The impact of litigants' babyfacedness and attractiveness on adjudications in small claims courts. Law and Human Behavior, 15, 603-623.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Tenenbaum, D.R., & Goldstein, L.H. (1991). The impact of job applicants' facial maturity, sex, and academic achievement on hiring recommendations. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 21, 525-548.

Brownlow, S., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (1990). Facial appearance, gender, and credibility in television commercials. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 14, 51-60.


Zebrowitz-McArthur, L., & Montepare, J.M. (1989). Contributions of a babyface and a childlike voice to impressions of moving and talking faces. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 13, 189-203.

Montepare, J.M., & Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1989). Children's perceptions of babyfaced adults. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 69, 467-472.

Schmidt, N., & Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1989). Use of the Macintosh in an Experimental Psychology course. Collegiate Microcomputers, VII, 1-6.

Montepare, J.M., & Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1988). Impressions of people created by age related qualities of their gaits. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 547-556.

Berry, D.S., & Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1988). What's in a face? The impact of facial maturity and defendant intent on the attribution of legal responsibility. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 14, 23-33.

Montepare, J.M., & Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1987). Perceptions of adults with childlike voices in two cultures. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 23, 331-349.

McArthur, L.Z., & Berry, D.S. (1987). Cross-cultural agreement in perceptions of babyfaced adults. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 18, 165-192.

Montepare, J.M., & McArthur, L.Z. (1986). The influence of facial characteristics on children's age perceptions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 42, 303-314.

Lachman, M.E., & McArthur, L.Z. (1986). Adulthood age differences in causal attributions for cognitive, physical, and social performance. Psychology and Aging, 1, 127-132.

Berry, D.S., & McArthur, L.Z. (1986). Perceiving character in faces: The impact of age-related craniofacial changes on social perception. Psychological Bulletin, 100, 3-18.

McArthur, L.Z., & Obrant, S. (1986). Sex biases in comparable worth analyses. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 16, 757-770.

Berry, D.S., & McArthur, L.Z. (1985). Some components and consequences of a babyface. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 48, 312-323.

McArthur, L.Z., & Apatow, K. (1984). Impressions of babyfaced adults. Social Cognition, 2, 315-342.

McArthur, L.Z., & Baron, R.M. (1983). Toward an ecological theory of social perception. Psychological Review, 90, 215-238.

Robinson, J., & McArthur, L.Z. (1982). The impact of salient vocal qualities on causal attributions for a speaker's behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 43, 236-247.

McArthur, L.Z. (1982). Physical distinctiveness and self-attribution. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 8, 460-467.

McArthur, L.Z., & Ginsberg, E. (1981). Causal attribution to salient stimuli: An investigation of visual fixation mediators. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 7, 547-553.

McArthur, L.Z., Crocker, D.Q., & Folino, E. (1981). Individual differences in cue utilization on spatial tasks. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 52, 923-929.

McArthur, L.Z. (1980). Illusory causation and illusory correlation: Two epistemo­logical accounts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 6, 507-519.

McArthur, L.Z., & Friedman, S. (1980). Illusory correlation in impression formation: Variations in the shared distinctiveness effect as a function of the distinctive person's age, race, and sex. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 39, 615-624.

McArthur, L.Z., Solomon, M.R., & Jaffe, R.H. (1980). Weight differences in emotional responsiveness to proprioceptive and pictorial stimuli. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34, 308-319.


Eisen, S.V., & McArthur, L.Z. (1979). Evaluating and sentencing a defendant as a function of his salience and the perceiver's set. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 5, 48-52.

McArthur, L.Z., & Solomon, L.K. (1978). Perceptions of an aggressive encounter as a function of the victim's salience and the perceiver's arousal. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 36, 1278-1290.

DiVitto, B., & McArthur, L.Z. (1978). Developmental differences in the use of distinctiveness, consensus, and consistency information for making causal attributions. Developmental Psychology, 14, 474-483.

McArthur, L.Z., & Post, D.L. (1977). Figural emphasis and person perception. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 13, 520-535. Reprinted in W. Herkner (Ed.), (1981). Attribution-Psychologie Der Kausalitat, Verlag Hans Huber: Bern.

McArthur, L.Z., & Eisen, S.V. (1976). Television and sex-role stereotyping. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 6, 329-351.

McArthur, L.Z. (1976). The lesser influence of consensus than distinctiveness information on causal attribution: A test of the person-thing hypothesis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 33, 733-742.

McArthur, L.Z. (1976). Note on sex differences in causal attribution. Psychological Reports, 38, 29-30.

McArthur, L.Z., & Eisen, S.V. (1976). Achievements of male and female storybook characters as determinants of achievement behavior by boys and girls. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 33, 467-473.

McArthur, L.Z., & Burstein, B. (1975). Field dependent eating and perception as a function of weight and sex. Journal of Personality, 43, 402-420.

McArthur, L.Z., & Resko, B.G. (1975). The portrayal of men and women in American television commercials. Journal of Social Psychology, 209-221.

McArthur, L.Z. (1973). Perceiving the causes of one's own behavior: An unexpected reversal of Kelley's Attribution Theory. Psychological Reports, 32, 983-988.

McArthur, L.Z. (1972). The how and what of why: Some determinants and consequences of causal attribution. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 22, 171-193. (Abstracted with commentary in E. Garfield (Ed.), 1987. Contemporary Classics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. I.S.I. Press: Philadelphia.; Reprinted in L. Berkowitz & D. Aderman (Eds.), Selected Readings in Social Psychology. Dryden Press).

McArthur, L.Z. (1971). Jesters do oft prove prophets (A review of Caroline Bird's Born Female). Contemporary Psychology, 16, 568-569.

McArthur, L.Z. (1970). Luck is alive and well in New Haven: A serendipitous finding on perceived control of reinforcement after the draft lottery. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 16, 316-318.

McArthur, L.Z., & Zigler, E. (1969). Level of satiation on social reinforcers and valence of the reinforcing agent as determinants of social reinforcer effectiveness. Developmental Psychology, 1, 739-746.

McArthur, L.Z., Kiesler, C.A., & Cook, B.P. (1969). Acting on an attitude as a function of self-percept and inequity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 12, 295-302.