Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles  

  • Brady, W. J., Wills, J. A., Jost, J. T., Tucker, J. A., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2017). Emotion shapes the diffusion of moralized content in social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences114(28), 7313-7318. [PDF] [OSF]
  • Van Bavel, J. J., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Brady, W. J., & Reinero, D. A. (2016). Reply to Inbar: Contextual sensitivity helps explain the reproducibility gap between social and cognitive psychology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America113(34), E4935. [PDF] [OSF]
  • Van Bavel, J.J., Mende-Sedlecki, P., Brady, W.J., & Reinero, D. (2016). Contextual sensitivity in scientific         reproducibility. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(23), 6454-6459. [PDF] [OSF]
  • Sheppes, G, Brady, W.J., & Samson, A. (2014). In (visual) Search for a New Distraction: The Efficiency of a Novel       Attentional Deployment Versus Semantic Meaning Regulation Strategies. Frontiers in Psychology (5)346. [PDF]
  • De Brigard, F. & Brady, W.J. (2013). The effect of what we think may happen on our judgments of responsibility.         Review of Philosophy and Psychology. 1-11. [PDF]

Current Projects

  • Brady, W.J., Wills, J.A., Burkart, D., Jost, J.T., & Van Bavel, J.J. (invited resubmission). Ideological asymmetry in the 'moral contagion' effect: Elite communication and its dissemination through social media. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

  • Brady, W.J., Periera, A., & Van Bavel, J.J. (in prep). The role of social identity in the spread of moralized content online. [OSF pre-registration]

  • Brady, W.J., Gantman, A., & Van Bavel J.J. (in prep). Attention is necessary but not sufficient for the moral contagion effect.

  • Brady, W.J. & Van Bavel, J.J. (in prep) The MAD Model of Moral Contagion: The role of motivation, attention and design in the spread of political content online. 

  • Reinero, D., Wills, J.A., Brady, W.J., Mende-Siedlecki, P., Van Bavel, J.J. (in prep). The effects of ideological slant on reproducibility. [OSF pre-registration]