Melissa J Ferguson

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How social perception can automatically influence behavior
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:33-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Liking is for doing: the effects of goal pursuit on automatic evaluation
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:557-72. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint On the automatic evaluation of end-states
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 7601, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:596-611. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint On the automatic association between America and aggression for news watchers
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1632-47. 2007
  5. pmc On becoming ready to pursue a goal you don't know you have: effects of nonconscious goals on evaluative readiness
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1268-94. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The self-organization of explicit attitudes
    Michael T Wojnowicz
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:1428-35. 2009
  7. pmc Subliminal exposure to national flags affects political thought and behavior
    Ran R Hassin
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19757-61. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint How social perception can automatically influence behavior
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:33-9. 2004
    ..We review findings that suggest that the social knowledge that is incidentally activated while reading words or imagining events subsequently affects participants' behaviors across a range of ostensibly unrelated domains...
  2. ncbi request reprint Liking is for doing: the effects of goal pursuit on automatic evaluation
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:557-72. 2004
    ..g., S. T. Fiske, 1992; W. James, 1890; K. Lewin, 1926) as well as with more recent work on the cognitive mechanics of goal pursuit (e.g., G. B. Moskowitz, 2002; J. Y. Shah & A.W. Kruglanski, 2002)...
  3. ncbi request reprint On the automatic evaluation of end-states
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 7601, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:596-611. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint On the automatic association between America and aggression for news watchers
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1632-47. 2007
    ..Participants' political party orientation (Republican vs. Democratic) does not moderate any of the results. Interpretations and implications of the findings are discussed...
  5. pmc On becoming ready to pursue a goal you don't know you have: effects of nonconscious goals on evaluative readiness
    Melissa J Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1268-94. 2008
    ..Theoretical implications of this type of implicit goal readiness are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint The self-organization of explicit attitudes
    Michael T Wojnowicz
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:1428-35. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Subliminal exposure to national flags affects political thought and behavior
    Ran R Hassin
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19757-61. 2007
    ..The results portray a consistent picture: subtle reminders of one's nationality significantly influence political thought and overt political behavior...

Research Grants2

  1. Automatic Attitudes and the Goal-Relevance of Objects
    Melissa Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., Erdelyi, 1974). ..
  2. Automatic Evaluation as a Mechanism of Self-regulation
    Melissa Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By examining the role of automatic evaluative processes in self-regulation, the proposal aims to identify some of the low-level, cognitive mechanisms that allow people to more successfully attain their goals and regulate their behavior. ..