Persons

Hans Alves

Publications (since 2014)

2020

Alves, H. Högden, F., Gast, A., Aust, F., & Unkelbach, C. 2020.

"Attitudes from mere co-occurrences are guided by differentiation." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Genschow, O. & Alves, H. 2020.

"The submissive chameleon: Third-party inferences from observing mimicry." Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Unkelbach, C., Alves, H., & Koch, A. 2020.

"Negativity bias, positivity bias, and valence asymmetries: Explaining the differential processing of positive and negative information." In: B. Gawronski (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology. Cambridge, MA: Academic Press.
2019

Alves, H., Koch, A. & Unkelbach, C. 2019.

"The Differential Similarity of Positive and Negative Information—An Affect-Induced Processing Outcome?" Cognition and Emotion, 33, 1224-1238.

Alves, H. & Mata, A. 2019.

"The Redundancy in Cumulative Information and How It Biases Impressions." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 117, 1035-1060.
2018

Alves, H., Koch, A. & Unkelbach, C. 2018.

"A Cognitive-Ecological Explanation of Intergroup Biases." Psychological Science, 29(7), 1126-1133.

Alves, H. 2018.

"Sharing Rare Attitudes Attracts." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44(8), 1270-1283.
2017

Alves, H., Koch, A. S. & Unkelbach, C. 2017.

"The "Common Good" Phenomenon - Why Similarities Are Positive and Differences Are Negative." Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146(4), 512-528.

Alves, H., Koch, A. S. & Unkelbach, C. 2017.

"Why Good Is More Alike Than Bad: Processing implications." Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21(2), 72–82.

Alves, H. & Koch, A. 2017.

"The ´Common Good’ Phenomenon: Why Similarities Are Positive and Differences Are Negative." Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146(4), 512-528.
2016

Alves, H., Koch, A. & Unkelbach, C. 2016.

"My Friends Are All Alike – The Relation Between Liking and Perceived Similarity in Person Perception.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 62, 103-117.

Hansen, J., Alves, H. & Trope, Y. 2016.

"Psychological Distance Reduces Literal Imitation: Evidence from an Imitation-Learning Paradigm.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(3), 320-330.

Koch, A., Imhoff, R., Dotsch, R., Unkelbach, C. & Alves, H. 2016.

"The ABC of Stereotypes About Groups: Agency/Socioeconomic Success, Conservative–Progressive Beliefs, and Communion." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110(5), 675–709.

Koch, A. S., Alves, H., Krüger, T. & Unkelbach, C. 2016.

"A General Valence Asymmetry in Similarity: Good Is More Alike Than Bad." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(8), 1171-1192.
2015

Alves, H., Unkelbach, C., Burghardt, J., Koch, A. et al. 2015.

"A Density Explanation of Valence Asymmetries in Recognition Memory." Memory & Cognition, 43(6), 896-909.
2014

Krüger, T., Fiedler, K., Koch, A. S. & Alves, H. 2014.

"Response Category Width as a Psychophysical Manifestation of Construal Level and Distance." Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40(4), 501–512.

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Hans Alves was awarded a Starting Grant of 1.4 million euros by the European Research Council (ERC). This grant sponsors …