Books and Chapters


Rhodes, G. & Zebrowitz, L.A. (Eds.) (2002). Facial attractiveness: Evolutionary, cognitive, and social perspectives. Westport, CT: Ablex.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (1997). Reading Faces: Window to the Soul?. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
translated into Japanese and published by Taishukan Publishing Co. Ltd., 1999

Zebrowitz, L.A. (1990). Social Perception. Buckingham, England: Open University Press. [also published by Brooks-Cole]


Zebrowitz, L.A. & Franklin, R.G. (2020). Trait impressions from faces demonstrate preserved social intelligence in older adulthood. In R. Sternberg & A. Kostic (Eds). “Social intelligence”: The adaptive advantages of nonverbal communication (pp. 397-426). Palgrave-Macmillan,

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Montepare, J.M. (2014) Faces and first impressions. In John Bargh and Gene Borgida (Eds.). Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 1: Attitudes and Social Cognition. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association

Zebrowitz, L.A., Montepare,J.M., & Strom, M.A. (2013) Face and body physiognomy: Nonverbal cues for trait impressions. In J.A. Hall. & M.L. Knapp (Eds.) Nonverbal Communication, Vol. 2 in the Handbooks of Communication Science (P.J. Schulz & P. Cobley, Eds). De Gruyter: Berlin/Boston

Zebrowitz, L.A. & Franklin, R.G.Jr., (2013) Attraction and Beauty. In R. Biswas-Diener & E. Diener (Eds), Noba textbook series: Psychology. Champaign, IL: DEF Publishers. doi:

Zebrowitz, L.A. & Zhang, Yi. (2011). Origins of Impression Formation in Animal and Infant Face Perception. In J. Decety & J. Cacioppo (Eds.) The Handbook of Social Neuroscience (pp. 434-444). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2011). Ecological and social approaches to face perception. In A. J. Calder, G.Rhodes, J.V. Haxby and Mark H. Johnson (Eds.) The Handbook of Face Perception(pp. 31-50). Oxford University Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A., Bronstad, M.P., & Montepare, J.M. (2011). An ecological theory of face perception. in N. Ambady, R. Adams, K. Nakayama, & S.Shimojo (Eds.), The Science of Social Vision. (pp. 3-30). Oxford University Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2009). Attractiveness. In D. Sander & Klaus Scherer (Eds.) Oxford Companion to the Affective Sciences. Oxford University Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Montepare, J.M. (2008). First impressions from facial appearance cues. In J. Skowronski and N. Ambady (Eds.) First Impressions. (pp. 171-204). Guilford Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2007). Babyfaceness. In R. F. Baumeister, & K. D. Vohs (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Social Psychology, (Volume 1, pp. 97-98). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Montepare, J.M. (2006). The ecological approach to person perception: Evolutionary roots and contemporary offshoots. In M. Schaller, J.A. Simpson, & D.T. Kenrick (Eds.) Evolution and Social Psychology, (pp. 81-113). New York: Psychology Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A. & Rhodes, G. (2002). Nature let a hundred flowers bloom: The multiple ways and wherefores of attractiveness. In G. Rhodes & L.A. Zebrowitz (Eds.). Facial attractiveness: Evolutionary, cognitive, and social perspectives. Westport, CT: Ablex.

Montepare, J.M. & Zebrowitz, L.A. (2002). A social-developmental view of ageism. In T. Nelson (Eds.) Ageism: Stereotyping and Prejudice Against Older Persons. (pp. 77-125). Cambridge: MIT Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (2001). Groping for the elephant of interpersonal sensitivity. In J. Hall & F. Bernieri (Eds.) Interpersonal sensitivity: Theory, measurement, and applications. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum.

Zebrowitz, L.A., & Montepare, J.M. (2000a). Too young, too old: Stigmatizing adolescents and the elderly. (pp. 334-373) In T. Heatherton, R. Kleck, M. Hebl, & J.G. Hull, (Eds.) The social psychology of stigma. NY: Guilford Press.

Montepare, J.M., & Zebrowitz, L.A. (1998). Person perception comes of age: The salience and significance of age in social judgments. In M.P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 30 (pp. 93-163). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (1996). Physical appearance as a basis of stereotyping. In N. MacRae, M. Hewstone, & C. Stangor (Eds.) Foundations of stereotypes and stereotyping (pp. 79-120). New York: Guilford Press.

Kramer, S., Zebrowitz, L.A., San Giovanni, J.P., & Sherak, B. (1995). Infants' preferences for attractiveness and babyfaceness. In B.G. Bardy, R.J. Bootsma, & Y. Guiard (Eds.), Studies in Perception and Action III (pp. 389-392). Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum Associates.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (1994). Facial maturity and political prospects: Persuasive, culpable, and powerful faces. In R.C. Schank & E. Langer (Eds.) Beliefs, reasoning, and decision making. Psycho-logic in honor of Bob Abelson. Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc. Hillsdale, NJ.

Zebrowitz, L.A. (1994). Impression formation, social perception, and other entries. In A.S.R. Manstead & M. Hewstone (Eds.), The Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Social Psychology. London: Basil Blackwell.

Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1988). Person perception in cross-cultural perspective. In M.H. Bond (Ed.), The cross-cultural challenge to social psychology (pp. 245-265). Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, Inc.

Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1988). Where is the stimulus person in impression formation? In T. Srull & R. Wyer (Eds.), Advances in Social Cognition (Vol. 1, pp. 103-110). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Berry, D.S., & Zebrowitz-McArthur, L. (1988). The impact of age-related craniofacial changes on social perception. In T.R. Alley (Ed.), Social and applied aspects of perceiving faces (pp. 63-87). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

McArthur, L.Z. (1985). Social judgment biases in comparable worth analyses. In H.I. Hartmann (Ed.), Comparable Worth: New Directions for Research. (pp. 53-70). Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

McArthur, L.Z. (1985). Judging a book by its cover: Baby faces and bouncy walks. In F.L. Denmark (Ed.), Social/Ecological Psychology and the Psychology of Women. Selected Papers of the XXIII International Congress of Psychology, Vol. 7, (pp. 3-17). Elsevier North Holland, Inc., Amsterdam: The Netherlands.

McArthur, L.Z. (1982). Judging a book by its cover: A cognitive analysis of the relationship between physical appearance and stereotyping. In A. Hastorf & A. Isen (Eds.), Cognitive Social Psychology, New York: Elsevier North Holland, Inc.

McArthur, L.Z. (1981). What grabs you: The role of attention in impression formation and causal attribution. In E.T. Higgins, C.P. Herman, & M.P. Zanna (Eds.), Social Cognition: The Ontario Symposium. Volume 1. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.