Professor of Business Administration
Recent PublicationsAlbarracin, D. Forthcoming. The Formation and Change of Attitudes and Behaviors. Philadelphia: Psychology Press.
Albarracin, D., Jiang, D. , Sunderrajan, A., Lohmann, S., Chan, M. Forthcoming. The Psychology of Attitudes and Persuasion. In Albarracin, D., & Johnson, B.T. (Ed.), Handbook of Attitudes, Second Edition. Philadelphia: Psychology Press.
Albarracin, D., Johnson, B. Forthcoming. Handbook of Attitudes. Philadelphia: Psychology Press.
Albarracin, D., Jones, C., Chan, M. Forthcoming. Countering false beliefs: An analysis of the evidence and recommendations of best practices for the retraction and correction of scientific misinformation. In Oxford Handbook of Science Communication
Albarracin, D., Yi, J., Weingarten, E. Forthcoming. On priming action: Conclusions from a meta-analysis of the behavioral effects of incidentally-presented words. In Current Opinion in Psychology
Albarracin, D. Forthcoming. The formation and change of attitudes and behaviors.. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates.
Albarracin, D. 2015. 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. 2015. Selection and transmission processes for information in the emerging media environment: Psychological motives and message characteristics. Media Psychology, 18: 396-424
Albarracin, D. 2015. Future-oriented tweets predict lower county-level HIV prevalence in the United States. Health Psychology, 34: 1252-60
Albarracin, D. 2015. When it comes to lifestyle recommendations, more is sometimes less: A meta-analysis of theoretical assumptions underlying the effectiveness of interventions promoting multiple behavior domain change. Psychological Bulletin, 141: 474-509
Albarracin, D. 2015. Willingness to use ADHD self-management: Mixed methods study of perceptions by adolescents and parents. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25: 1-12
Albarracin, D. 2015. Stigma Cues Increase Self-Conscious Emotions and Decrease Likelihood of Attention to Information about PReventing Stigmatized Health Issues. Acta de Investigacin Psicolgica, 5: 1860-1871
Albarracin, D. 2015. From primed concepts to action: A meta-analysis of the behavioral effects of incidentally-presented words. Psychological Bulletin
Albarracin, D. 2015. Appealing to fear: A meta-analysis of fear appeal effectiveness and theories. Psychological Bulletin, 141: 1178-1204
Albarracin, D. 2015. Action tweets linked to reduced county-level HIV prevalence in the United States. AIDS and Behavior
Albarracin, D. 2015. Disparities in attention to HIV-prevention communications. AIDSCARE, 28: 79-86
Albarracin, D. 2014. The inner speech of behavioral regulation: Intentions and task performance strengthen when you talk to yourself as a you. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44: 636-642
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. Neuroticism and attitudes toward action in 19 countries. Journal of Personality, 83: 243-250
Albarracin, D. 2014. Motivational barriers to retention of at-risk young adults in HIV-prevention interventions: Perceived pressure and efficacy. AIDSCARE, 26: 1242-1248
Honors and AwardsFellow, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014, 2015
Faculty Fellow, Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
Martin Fishbein Chair, University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2014
Service ActivitiesEditor, 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.