Dr Simon Laham
Dr Simon Laham
Social and developmental psychology
Key research questions
How do we make moral judgments?
How do others influence what we do?
Laham, S.M. (2012). The science of sin. New York: Three Rivers
Recent book chapters:
Haslam, N., Bastian, B., Laham, S. M., & Loughnan, S. (2012). Humanness, dehumanization, and moral psychology. In M. Mikulincer & P. Shaver (Eds.), The social psychology of good and evil (pp. 203-218). Washington, DC: APA Press.
Recent peer reviewed journal articles:
Laham, S. M., Kashima, Y., Dix, J., & Wheeler, M. (in press). A meta-analysis of the facilitation of arm flexion and extension movements as a function of stimulus valence. Cognition and Emotion
Simpson A., & Laham, S. M. (in press). Different relational models underlie prototypical left and right positions on social issues. European Journal of Social Psychology.
Kashima, Y., Laham, S. M., Dix, J., Levis, B., Wong, D., & Wheeler, M. (in press). Social Transmission of Cultural Practices and Implicit Attitudes. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
Simpson, A., & Laham, S. M. (2015). Individual Differences in Relational Construal are Associated with Variability in Moral Judgment. Personality and Individual Differences, 74, 49-54.
Peters, S. A., Laham, S. M., Pachter, N., & Winship, I. M. (2014). The future in clinical genetics: Affective forecasting biases in patient and clinician decision making. Clinical Genetics, 85, 312-317.
Laham, S. M., Kashima, Y., Dix, J., Wheeler, M., & Levis, B. (2014). Elaborated contextual framing is necessary for action-based atittude acquisition. Cognition and Emotion, 28, 1119-1126.
Fernando, J., Kashima, Y., & Laham, S. M. (2014). Multiple emotions: A person-centred approach to the relationship between intergroup emotion and action orientation. Emotion, 14, 722-732.
Shin,S.H., Kashima, Y., Laham, S.M., Kim, U., Park, Y.S., Koo, J., & Park, J. (2014). The temporal dimension of national identification: An empirical investigation in South Korea and Australia. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 17, 25-35.
Laham, S. M., & Kashima, Y. (2013). Narratives and Goals: Narrative Structure Increases Goal Priming . Social Psychology, 44, 303-310.
Laham, S. M. (2013). Ease of retrieval and the moral circle. Social Psychology, 44, 33-36.
Koval, P., Laham, S. M., Haslam, N., Bastian, B., & Whelan, J. A. (2012). Our flaws are more human than yours: Ingroup bias in humanizing negative characteristics. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(3), 298-295.
Laham, S. M., Koval, P., & Alter, A. (2012). The name pronunciation effect: Why people like Mr. Smith more than Mr. Colquhoun. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 752-756.
Bastian, B., Laham, S. M., Wilson, S., Haslam, N., & Koval, P. (2011). Moral dimensions of humanness: Blaming, praising and protecting our humanity. British Journal of Social Psychology, 50, 469-483.
Haslam, N., & Laham, S. M. (2010). Quality, quantity and impact in academic publication. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 216-220.
Laham, S. M., Lalljee, M., Tam, T., & Hewstone, M. (2010). Respect for persons in the intergroup context: The mediating roles of intergroup emotions and self-other overlap. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 13, 301-313.
Laham, S. M., Lalljee, M., Chopra, S., & Parkinson, B. (2010). Emotional and behavioural reactions to moral transgressions: Cross-cultural and individual variations in India and Britain. International Journal of Psychology, 45, 64-71.
Whelan, J., Laham, S.M., Peters, K., Boldero, J., & Kashima, Y. (2010). Regulatory focus and attitudes to migrants. International Journal of Psychology, 45, 190-201.
Haslam, N., & Laham, S. M. (2009). Early-career scientific achievement and patterns of authorship: The mixed blessings of publication leadership and collaboration. Research Evaluation, 18, 405-410.
Laham, S. M., Alter, A. L., & Goodwin, G. (2009). Easy on the mind, easy on the wrongdoer: Discreapantly fluent violations are deemed less morally wrong. Cognition, 112, 462-466.
Laham, S. M. (2009). Expanding in the moral circle: Inclusion and exclusion mindsets and the circle of moral regard. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 250-253.
Kashima, Y., Bain, P., Haslam, N., Peters, K., Laham, S.M., Whelan, J., Bastian, B., Loughnan, S., Kaufman, L., & Fernando, J. (2009). Folk theory of social change. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 12, 227-246.
Lalljee, M., Tam, T., Hewstone, M., Laham, S.M., & Lee, J. (2009). Unconditional respect for persons and the prediction of intergroup action tendencies. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 666-683.
Haslam, N., & Laham, S.M. (2009). Ten years on: Does graduate school promise predict later scientific achievement. Current Research in Social Psychology, 14, 143-149.
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Society of Australasian Social Psychology
ARC: Implicit Transmission of Embodied Culture (2010-2012)
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