Below I provide a list of current publications.

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Monroe, A. E. & Malle, B. F. (2019). People Systematically Update Moral Judgments of Blame. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116, 215-236.

Monroe, A. E. & Plant, E. A. (2019). The Dark Side of Morality: Prioritizing Sanctity Over Care Motivates Dehumanization and Prejudice Toward Sexual Out-Groups. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148, 342-360.

Makhanovaa, A., Plant, E. A., Monroe, A. E., & Maner, J. K. (2018). Binding together to avoid disease: The behavioral immune system affects moral worldviews. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences.

Monroe, A. E., Dillon, K. D., Guglielmo, S., & Baumeister, R. F. (2018). It's not what you do, but what everyone else does: On the role of descriptive norms and subjectivism in moral judgment. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 77, 1-10.

Monroe A. E., Ainsworth, S., Baumeister, R. F., & Vohs, K. D. (2017). Reminders of the future heighten risk aversion in financial decision making, trust, and moral judgment. Social Cognition, 35, 66-78.

Monroe, A. E. & Malle, B. F. (2017). Two paths to blame: Intentionality directs moral information processing along two distinct tracks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 123-133

Monroe, A. E., Brady, G. & Malle, B. F. (2016). This isn’t the free will worth looking for: General free will beliefs do not influence moral judgments, agent-specific choice ascriptions do. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 191-199.

Monroe, A. E., Vohs, K. D., & Baumeister, R. F. (2016). Free will evolved for morality and culture. In Miller A. (Ed.). The Social Psychology of Good and Evil (2nd ed). (pp. 41-51). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Monroe, A. E., Reeder, G. D., & James, L. (2015). Perceptions of intentionality for goal-related action: Behavioral description matters. PLoS ONE, 10, e0119841. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119841

Baumeister, R.F. & Monroe, A. E. (2014). Recent Research on Free Will: Conceptualizations, Beliefs, and Processes. In Olson, J. M. and Zanna, M. P. (Eds.) Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 50, 1-52.

Malle, B. F., Guglielmo, S., & Monroe, A. E. (2014).  A theory of blame. Psychological Inquiry, 25, 147-186. Target article.

Malle, B. F., Monroe, A. E., & Guglielmo, S. (2014).  Paths to blame and paths to convergence. Psychological Inquiry, 25, 251-260. Reply to commentaries.

Monroe, A. E., Dillon, K. D., & Malle, B. F. (2014). Bringing free will down to earth: People’s psychological concept of free will and its role in moral judgment. Consciousness and Cognition, 27, 100-108.

Monroe A. E. & Malle, B. F. (2014). Free will without metaphysics. In Mele, A. (Ed.), Surrounding free will.  New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Monroe, A. E. & Reeder, G. D. (2014). Observing obedience: How sophisticated are social perceivers? Journal of Social Issues, 70, 554-557.

Malle, B. F., Guglielmo, S., & Monroe, A. E. (2012).  Moral, cognitive, and social: The nature of blame.  In J. Forgas, K. Fiedler, and C. Sedikides (Eds.), Social thinking and interpersonal behaviour. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

Monroe, A. E., Guglielmo, S., & Malle, B. F. (2012). Morality goes beyond mind perception. Commentary on Gray, Waytz & Young, Psychological Inquiry, 23, 179-184.

Pryor, J. B., Reeder, G. D., & Monroe, A. E. (2012).  The infection of bad company: Stigma-by-association. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 224-41.

Monroe, A. E., & Reeder, G. D. (2011). Motive-matching: Perceptions of intentionality for coerced action. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1255-1261.

Monroe, A. E. & Malle, B. F. (2010). From uncaused will to conscious choice: The need to study, not speculate about people’s folk concept of free will. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 9, 211-224.

Guglielmo, S., Monroe, A. E., & Malle, B. F. (2009). At the heart of morality lies folk psychology. Inquiry, 52, 449-466.

Pryor, J.B., Reeder, G.D., Monroe, A. E. & Patel, A (2008). Stigmas and pro-social behavior: Are people reluctant to help stigmatized persons? In S. Stürmer & M. Snyder (Eds.), The psychology of prosocial behavior: Group processes, intergroup relations, and helping (pp 59-80). London: Blackwell Publishers.

Reeder, G. D., Monroe, A. E., Pryor, J. B. (2008). Impressions of Milgram’s obedient teachers: Situational cues inform inferences about motives and traits. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1-17.