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Dolores Albarracin

Professor of Business Administration


Recent Publications

Albarracin, D. Forthcoming. The formation and change of attitudes and behaviors.. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates.

Albarracin, D. Forthcoming. The inner speech of behavioral regulation: Intentions and task performance strengthen when you talk to yourself as a you. European Journal of Social Psychology

Albarracin, D. Forthcoming. Neuroticism and attitudes toward action in 19 countries. Journal of Personality

Albarracin, D. Forthcoming. Selection and transmission processes for information in the emerging media environment: Psychological motives and message characteristics. Media Psychology

Albarracin, D. Forthcoming. Dialectical thinking and attitudes toward action/ inaction beyond East Asia. In J. Spencer-Rodgers, & K. Peng (Ed.), The psychological and cultural foundations of dialectical thinking. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Albarracin, D. 2014. How verb tense affects the construal of action: The simple past tense leads people into an abstract mindset. Psicologica, 35: 209-233

Albarracin, D. 2014. Liking more means doing more: Dispositional attitudes predict patterns of general action. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 45: 391-398

Albarracin, D. 2014. Motivational barriers to retention of at-risk young adults in HIV-prevention interventions: Perceived pressure and efficacy. AIDSCARE, 26: 1242-1248

Albarracin, D. 2014. Barriers to accessing HIV-prevention in clinic settings: Higher alcohol use and more sex partners predict decreased exposure to HIV-prevention counseling. Psychology, Health, & Medicine, 20: 87-96

Albarracin, D. 2013. When is retention in health promotion interventions intentional? Predicting return to health promotion interventions as a function of busyness. Acta de investigacion psicologica, 1311-1321

Albarracin, D. 2013. Feasibility of school-based ADHD interventions: A mixed methods study of perceptions of adolescents and adults. Journal of Attention Disorders

Albarracin, D. 2013. Attitudes without objects: Evidence for a dispositional attitudes, its measurement, and its consequences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1060-1076

Albarracin, D. 2013. Complete unconscious control: Using (in)action primes to demonstrate completely unconscious activation of inhibitory control mechanisms.. COGNITION, 128: 271-279

Albarracin, D. 2013. Reducing cultural and psychological barriers to Latino enrollment in HIV-prevention counseling: Initial data on an enrollment meta-intervention.. AIDSCARE, 25: 881-887

Albarracin, D. 2013. Cultural differences in attitudes toward action and inaction: The role of dialecticism. Social Psychological and Personality Science

Service Activities

Editor, Psychological Bulletin, 2014-present
Training Advisory Board, Training program in Social Processes of HIV/AIDS, Center for HIV and Health Intervention Research, 2005-2014

Teaching and Research Interests

Attitudes and social cognition, self-regulation. Motivational processes in attitude and behavior change. Action goals and cognitive processes. Applications of social cognition to disease prevention programs.