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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. 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

Service Activities

Editor, Psychological Bulletin, 2014-2015
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.