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My research interests are in social perception and social cognition. Most of my studies focus on the effects of threats on social perception and moral judgments.

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Recent publications

  1. Poor prospects-Not inequality-Motivate political violence

    Bartusevicius, H., & van Leeuwen, F. (2022). Poor prospects-Not inequality-Motivate political violence. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 66(7-8), 1393-1421.
  2. Disgust sensitivity relates to attitudes toward gay men and lesbian w…

    Van Leeuwen, F., Inbar, Y., Petersen, M. B., Aarøe, L., Barclay, P., Barlow, F. K., De Barra, M., Becker, D. V., Borovoi, L., Choi, J., Consedine, N. S., Conway, J. R., Conway, P., Adoric, V. C., Demirci, E., Fernández, A. M., Ferreira, D. C. S., Ishii, K., Jakšić, I., ... Tybur, J. M. (2022). Disgust sensitivity relates to attitudes toward gay men and lesbian women across 31 nations. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations: GPIR.
  3. Emotions in politics

    van Leeuwen, F., & Petersen, M. B. (Accepted/In press). Emotions in politics. In L. Al-Shawaf, & T. Shackelford (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of evolution and the emotions
  4. Pathogen disgust sensitivity - Individual differences in pathogen per…

    van Leeuwen, F., & Jaeger, B. (2022). Pathogen disgust sensitivity: Individual differences in pathogen perception or pathogen avoidance? Motivation and Emotion, 46(3), 394-403.
  5. The association between threat and politics simultaneously depends on…

    Brandt, M. J., Turner-Zwinkels, F. M., Karapirinler, B., van Leeuwen, F., Bender, M., van Osch, Y. M. J., & Adams, B. G. (2021). The association between threat and politics simultaneously depends on the type of threat, the political domain, and the country. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 47(2), 324-343. ,

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