Michael Gill

Michael Gill


I have broad interests in morality, including both moral judgment (When will people respond in a non-blaming, compassionate manner to the potentially blameworthy acts of others?) and moral action (When will people act on their moral values?).  Please visit my lab website for more details!

          Morality and Blame Lab: http://blamelab-gill.blogspot.com


Selected Publications

Gill, M. J., Andreychik, M. R., & Getty, P. D. (2013). More than a lack of control: External explanations 
      can evoke compassion for outgroups by increasing perceptions of suffering (independent of
      perceived control). Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 
39(1), 73-87.

Gill, M. J., Packer, D. J., & Van Bavel, J. (2013). More to morality than mutualism: Consistent
      contributors exist and they can inspire costly generosity in others. [Commentary on Baumard
      et al., A Mutualistic Approach to Morality]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36(1), 90.

Moskowitz, G.B. & Gill, M.J. (2013). Interpersonal perception: From snap judgments to the regulation
      of enduring relationships. In D. Reisberg (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology. Oxford:
      Oxford University Press. 

Andreychik, M. R. & Gill, M. J. (2012). Do negative implicit associations indicate negative attitudes?:
      Social explanations moderate whether ostensible "negative" associations are prejudice-based or
      empathy-based. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1082-1093.
Andreychik, M. R . & Gill, M.J.  (2009). Ingroup identity moderates the impact of social explanations on
      intergroup attitudes: External explanations are not inherently prosocial. Personality and Social 
      Psychology Bulletin
, 35, 1632-1645.

Gill, M. J. & Andreychik, M. A. (2009). Getting emotional about explanations: Social explanations and
      social explanatory styles as bases of prosocial emotions and intergroup attitudes. Social and Personality 
      Psychology Compass
, 3(6), 1038-1054.

Gill, M. J. & Andreychik, M. R. (2007). Explanation and intergroup emotion: Social explanations as a
      foundation of prejudice-related compunction. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations [Special
      Issue on Intergroup Emotion], 10, 87-106.

Gill, M.J. (2004). When information does not deter stereotyping: Prescriptive stereotyping can bias
      judgments under conditions that  discourage descriptive stereotyping. Journal of Experimental
      Social Psychology
, 40(5), 619-632.

Gill, M. J. (2003). Biased against "them" more than "him": Stereotype use in group-directed  and
      individual-directed judgment. Social Cognition, 21(3), 321-348.