Recent Research Publications

Intergroup Contact

Under what conditions does contact between social groups reduce intergroup conflict?
Rubin, M., & Stuart, R. (2018). Kill or cure? Different types of social class identification amplify and buffer the relation between social class and mental health. Journal of Social Psychology, 158, 236-251. Publisher’s version  Publisher’s free access    Self-archived version

Badea, C., Tavani, J. -L., Rubin, M., & Meyer, T. (2017). Self-affirmation, political value congruence, and support for refugees. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 47, 355-365.  
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Evans, N. J., Rae, B., Bushmakin, M., Rubin, M., & Brown, S. D. (2017). Need for closure is associated with urgency in perceptual decision-making. Memory & Cognition, 45, 1193-1205.  Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Harwood, J., Joyce, N., Chen, C-Y., Paolini, S., Xiang, J., & Rubin, M. (2017). Effects of past and present intergroup communication on perceived fit of an outgroup member and desire for future intergroup contact. Communication Research, 44, 530-555.
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Owuamalam, C. K., Rubin, M., Spears, R., & Weerabangsa, M. M. (2017). Why do people from low-status groups support class systems that disadvantage them? A test of two mainstream explanations in Malaysia and Australia. Journal of Social Issues, 73, 73-91.  Publisher’s version

Rubin, M. (2017). An evaluation of four solutions to the forking paths problem: Adjusted alpha, preregistration, sensitivity analyses, and abandoning the Neyman-Pearson approach. Review of General Psychology, 21, 321-329. Publisher’s version 

Rubin, M. (2017). Do p values lose their meaning in exploratory analyses? It depends how you define the familywise error rate. Review of General Psychology, 21, 269-275. Publisher’s version     Self-archived version

Rubin, M. (2017). Fear of self-annihilation and existential uncertainty as predictors of worldview defense: Comparing terror management and uncertainty theories. Journal of Social Psychology.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M. (2017). When does HARKing hurt? Identifying when different types of undisclosed post hoc hypothesizing harm scientific progress. Review of General Psychology, 21, 308-320. Publisher’s version 

Rubin, M., Badea, C., Condie, J., Mahfud, Y., Morrison, T., & Peker, M. (2017). Individual differences in collectivism predict city identification and city evaluation in Australian, French, and Turkish cities. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 50, 9-16.   Publisher’s free access version   Self-archived version

Rubin. M., Subasic, E., Giacomini, A., & Paolini, S. (2017). An exploratory study of the relations between women miners’ gender-based workplace issues and their mental health and job satisfaction. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M.,
& Wright, C. L. (2017). Time and money explain social class differences in students’ social integration at university. Studies in Higher Education, 42, 315-330.  
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Vogel, D. L., Strass, H. A., Heath, P. J., Al-Darmaki, F. R., Armstrong, P. I., Baptista, M. N., Brenner, R. E., Gonçalves, M., Lannin, D. G., Liao, H. -Y., Mackenzie, C. S., Mak, W. W. S., Rubin, M., Topkaya, N., Wade, N. G., Wang, Y. -F, & Zlati, A. (2017). Stigma of seeking psychological services: Examining college students across ten countries/regions. The Counseling Psychologist.   Publisher’s version

Wright, C., & Rubin, M. (2017). “Get lucky!” Sexual content in music lyrics, videos and social media and sexual cognitions and risk among emerging adults in the USA and Australia. Sex Education, 17, 41-56.  Publisher’s free access version  Publisher’s version

Madsen, K. R., Damsgaard, M. T., Rubin, M., Jervelund, S. S., Lasgaard, M., Walsh, S., & Holstein, B. E. (2016). Loneliness and ethnic composition of the school class: A nationally random sample of adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 1350-1365.   Publisher’s version

Martiny, S. E., & Rubin, M. (2016). Towards a clearer understanding of social identity theory’s self-esteem hypothesis. In S. McKeown, R. Haji, & N. Ferguson (Eds.), Understanding peace and conflict through social identity theory: Contemporary global perspectives (pp. 19-32). New York: Springer.   Publisher’s version  Self-archived version

McIntyre, K., Paolini, S.,
& Hewstone, M. (2016). Changing people’s views of outgroups through individual-to-group generalisation: meta-analytic reviews and theoretical considerations. European Review of Social Psychology, 27, 63-115. 
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Morrison, T., & Rubin, M. (2016). Do Utopian city designs from the social reform literature of the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries resonate with a modern audience? Journal of Architecture and Urbanism, 40, 35-46. 
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Owuamalam, C. K., Rubin, M., & Issmer, C. (2016). Reactions to group devaluation and social inequity: A comparison of social identity and system justification predictions. Cogent Psychology, 3, 1188442.  Publisher’s free version

Owuamalam, C., Rubin, M., & Spears, R. (2016). The system justification conundrum: Re-examining the cognitive dissonance basis for system justification. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1889.  Publisher’s free version

Owuamalam, C., Weerabangsa, M. M., Karunagharan, J. K., & Rubin, M. (2016). Chip on the shoulder? The hunchback heuristic predicts the attribution of anger to low status groups and calm to high status groups. Cogent Psychology, 3, 1210998.    Publisher’s free version

Owuamalam, C., Wong, K. X., & Rubin, M. (2016). Chubby but cheerful? Investigating the compensatory judgments of high, medium, and low status weight groups in an Asian culture. Cogent Psychology, 3, 118841. 
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Reynolds, K. J., & Subasic E. (2016). '"We see things not as they are but as we are": Social identity, self-categorization and perception. Psychological Inquiry, 27, 348-351.

Reynolds, K. J., Subasic, E., Batalha, L., Jones, B., & Cotan, M. (2016). From prejudice to social change: A social identity perspective. Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Prejudice. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Reynolds, K. J., Subasic, E., Bromhead, D., & Lee E. (2016). The school as a group system: School climate, school identity and school outcomes. The self, social identity and education. Psychology Press, London, UK.

Rubin, M., Evans, O., & Wilkinson, R. B. (2016). A longitudinal study of the relations between university students’ subjective social status, social contact with university friends, and mental health and well-being. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 35, 722-737.   Publisher’s version  Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Milanov, M., & Paolini, S. (2016). Uncovering the diverse cultural bases of social identity: In-group ties predict self-stereotyping amongst individualists but not among collectivists. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 19, 225-234.   Publisher’s version  Publisher’s free version

Wright, C., & Rubin, M. (2016). “Get lucky!” Sexual content in music lyrics, videos and social media and sexual cognitions and risk among emerging adults in the USA and Australia. Sex Education. doi: 10.1080/14681811.2016.1242402   Publisher’s version  Publisher’s free version

Lacey, M., Paolini, S., Hanlon, M.C., Melville, J., Galletly, C. & Campbell, L.E.  (2015). Parents with serious mental illness: Differences in internalised and externalised mental illness stigma and gender stigma between mothers and fathers Psychiatry Research. Psychiatry Research, 225, 723-733.   Publisher’s version 

Morrison, T., & Rubin, M. (2015). Understanding and living the past and the future: 3D modelling and interactive surveys as a research and teaching methodology. In F. Bezzina & V. Cassar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies (p. 307-313). Valletta, Malta.   Publisher’s version

Reynolds, K. J., Subasic, E., Lee, E., & Bromhead, D., & Tindall K. (2015). Does education really transform us? The impact of school-based social processes on the person. Psychology of Change: Life Contexts, Experiences and Identities. Psychology Press, New York.

Reynolds, K. J., Subasic, E., & Tindall, K. (2015). The problem of behaviour change: From social norms to an ingroup focus. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 9, 45-56.

Rubin, M., & Kelly, B. M. (2015). A cross-sectional investigation of parenting style and friendship as mediators of the relation between social class and mental health in a university community. International Journal for Equity in Health, 14:87, 1-11.   Publisher’s open access version

Rubin, M., & Wright, C. L. (2015). Age differences explain social class differences in students’ friendship at university: Implications for transition and retention. Higher Education, 70, 427-439.  Publisher’s version  Self-archived version

Somkittikanon, P., Paolini, S., Teaukul, S., Rubin, M., & Favara, I. (2015). The predictability of child rearing practice and city-rural contact on personality characteristic of Thai and Australian psychology students. Journal of the Royal Thai Army Nurses, 16, 140-146.   Publisher’s version

Turner I., Reynolds, K. J., Lee, E., Subasic, E., & Bromhead, D. (2014). Well-being, school climate, and the social identity process: A latent growth model study of bullying perpetration and peer victimization. School Psychology Quarterly, 29, 320-335.

Zinko, R., & Rubin, M. (2015). Personal reputation and the organization. Journal of Management and Organization, 21, 217-236.    Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Graf, S., Paolini, S., & Rubin, M. (2014). Negative intergroup contact is more influential, but positive intergroup contact is more common: Assessing contact prominence and contact prevalence in five Central European countries. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 536-547.  
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Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2014). Constructing and validating a new measure of ingroup identification. Annuaire de L’Université de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Faculte de Philosophie, 104, 71-94.    Publisher’s version

Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2014). Different types of ingroup identification: A comprehensive review, an integrative model, and implications for future research. Psicologia Sociale, 3, 205-232.    Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Morrison, T., & Rubin, M. (2014). Using visualisation to test historical Utopian cities on a modern audience. In K. Ng, J. P. Bowen, & S. McDaid (Eds.),Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014, pp. 177-183). London, UK. 
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Owuamalam, C. K., & Rubin, M. (2014). When do low status groups help high status groups? The moderating effects of ingroup identification, audience group membership, and perceived reputational benefit. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 2, 289-312.    Publisher’s open access version

Paolini, S., Harwood, J., Rubin, M., Husnu, S., Joyce, N., & Hewstone, M. (2014). Positive and extensive intergroup contact in the past buffers against the disproportionate impact of negative contact in the present. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 548-562.  Publisher’s version    Self-archived version
Rubin, M., Badea, C., & Jetten, J. (2014). Low status groups show in-group favoritism to compensate for their low status and to compete for higher status. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 17, 563-576.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Denson, N., Kilpatrick, S., Matthews, K. E., Stehlik, T., & Zyngier, D. (2014). “I am working-class”: Subjective self-definition as a missing measure of social class and socioeconomic status in higher education research. Educational Researcher, 43, 196-200.   Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., & Morrison, T. (2014). Individual differences in individualism and collectivism predict ratings of virtual cities’ liveability and environmental quality. The Journal of General Psychology, 141, 348-372.   Publisher’s version  Self-archived version

Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2014). Out-group flies in the in-group’s ointment: Evidence of the motivational underpinnings of the in-group overexclusion effect. Social Psychology, 45, 265-273.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Southgate, E. L., Douglas, H., Scevak, J. J., MacQueen, S. E., Rubin, M., & Lindell, C. (2014). The academic outcomes of first-in-family in an Australian university: An exploratory study. International Studies in Widening Participation, 1, 31-45.   Open Access.

Milanov, M.
, Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2013). Adult attachment styles as predictors of different types of ingroup identification. Bulgarian Journal of Psychology, 1-4, 175-186. 
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Rubin, M. (2013). “It wasn’t my idea to come here!”: Ownership of the idea to immigrate as a function of gender, age, and culture. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37, 497-501.  Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Paolini, S., & Crisp, R. J. (2013). Linguistic description moderates the evaluations of counterstereotypical people. Social Psychology, 44, 289-298.   Publisher's version   Self-archived version

Badea, C., Brauer, M., & Rubin, M. (2012). The effects of winning and losing on perceived group variability. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1094-1099.    Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Barlow, F. K., Paolini, S., Pedersen, A., Hornsey, M. J., Radke, H. R. M., Harwood, J., Rubin, M., & Sibley, C. G. (2012). The contact caveat: Negative contact predicts increased prejudice more than positive contact predicts reduced prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1629-1643.   Publisher’s version   Self-archived version

Campbell, L., Hanlon, M-C, Poon, A., Paolini, S., Stone, M., Stain, H., Gallethly, C., & Cohen, M. (2012). The experiences of Australian parents with psychosis: The second Australian national survey of psychosis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46, 890-900.

Milanov, M., Rubin, M., & Paolini, S. (2012). Types of ingroup identification as a function of group type. Annuaire de L’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Faculte de Philosophie, 103, 119-140.   
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Rubin, M. (2012). Group status is related to group prototypicality in the absence of social identity concerns. Journal of Social Psychology, 152, 386–389.   Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Rubin, M. (2012). Social class differences in social integration among students in higher education: A meta-analysis and recommendations for future research. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 5, 22-38.   Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Rubin, M. (2012). Working-class students need more friends at university: A cautionary note for Australia’s higher education equity initiative. Higher Education Research and Development, 31, 431-433.   Publisher’s version    Self-archived version

Rubin, M., & Badea, C. (2012). They’re all the same!...but for several different reasons: A review of the multicausal nature of perceived group variability. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21, 367-372.    Publisher's version   Self-archived version

Rubin, M., Watt, S. E., & Ramelli, M. (2012). Immigrants’ social integration as a function of approach-avoidance orientation and problem-solving style. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36, 498-505.    Publisher’s version    Self-archived version