Ángel Gómez

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Swann, W. B., Klein, J. W., & Gómez, Á. (in press). Comprehensive Identity fusion theory (CIFT): New insights and a revised theory. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 70. Download


Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., Blanco, L., & Chinchilla, J. (2024). The role of identity fusion in violent extremism. In J. Kunst and M. Obaidi (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Violent Extremism. Cambridge University Press

Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., Alba, B., Blanco, L., Chinchilla, J., Chiclana, S. & Swann, W. B. (2024). Feeling understood fosters identity fusion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication.  Download

Chinchilla, J., & Gómez, Á. (2024). The exclusion-extremism link in non-WEIRD populations. In M. Pfundmair, A. H. Hales, and K. D. Williams, Exclusion and Extremism: A Psychological Perspective. Cambridge University Press.

Syropoulos, S., Leidner, B., Mercado, E., Li, M., Cros, S., Gómez, A., Baka, A., Chekroun, P., & Rottman, J. (2024). How safe are we? Introducing the multidimensional model of perceived personal safety. Personality and Individual Differences, 224, 112640. Download


Gómez, A., Blanco, L., et al. (2023). Proyecto de investigación sobre procesos de radicalización violenta. Fase II. Documentos penitenciarios, 34. Ministerio del Interior, Secretaría General Técnica Download

Gómez, A., Vázquez, A. & Atran, S. (2023). Transcultural pathways to the will to fight. PNAS, 120(24):e2303614120. Download

Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., Chinchilla, J., Blanco, L., Alba, B., Chiclana, S., & González-Álvarez, J. L. (2023). Why is it so difficult to investigate violent radicalization? Spanish Journal of Psychology, 26, e7. Download

Vázquez, A., Dovidio, J. F., & Gómez, Á. (2023). Does the union always make the force? Group status and recategorization influence the perceived physical formidability of potential coalition groups. British Journal of Social Psychology. Download

Abakoumkin, G., Tseliou, E., McCabe, K. O., Lemay Jr., E. P., Stroebe, W., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Kutlaca, M., VanDellen, M. R., Abdul Khaiyom, J. H., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S., Berisha Kida, E., …, & Leander, N. P. (2023). Conceptual replication and extension of health behavior theories' predictions in the context of COVID-19: Evidence across countries and over time. Social and Personality Psychology.   Download

Bain, P., Bongiorno, R., Tinson, K. & Heanue, A., Gómez, A., Guan, Y., Lebedeva, N., Kashima, E., González, R., Chen, S., Blumen, S. & Kashima, Y. (2023). Worldviews about change: Their structure and their implications for understanding responses to sustainability, technology, and political change. Asian Journal of Social Psychology Download

Chvaja, R., Chinchilla, J., Gómez, A., & Lang, M. (2023). Religious costly signal induces more trustworthiness than secular costly signal: A study of pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. European Journal of Social Psychology, 1–15. Download

Douglas, K. M., Sutton, R. M., van Lissa, C. J., Stroebe, W., Kreienkamp, J., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Abakoumkin, G., Khaiyom, J. H. A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S., Kida, E. B., Bernardo, A. B. I., Buttrick, N. R., ..., & Leander, N. P. (2023). Identifying important individual‐ and country‐level predictors of conspiracy theorizing: A machine learning analysis. European Journal of Social Psychology, 53, 1191–1203.  Download

Kirkland, K., van Lange, P., Gorenz, A., Blake, K., Amiot, C., Ausmees, L., Baguma, P., Barry, O., Becker, M., Bilewicz, M., Boonyasiriwat, W., Booth, R.W., Castelain, T., Constantini, G., Dimdins, G., Espinosa, A., Finchilescu, G., Fischer, R., Friese, M., …, & Bastian, B. (2023). High economic inequality is linked to moralistic thinking. PsyArXiv. Download

McLamore, Q., Syropoulos, B., Hirschberger, G., van Bezouw, M.J., Rovenpor, D., Paladino, M.P., Baumert, A., Bilewicz, M., Bilgen, A., Chatard, A., Chekroun, P., Chinchilla, J., Choi, H.S., Euh, H., Gómez, Á., Kardos, P., Khoo, Y.H., Li, M., Légal, J.-B., …, & Zein, R.A. (in press). The distinct associations of ingroup attachment and glorification with responses to the coronavirus pandemic: Evidence from a multilevel investigation in 21 countries. British Journal of Social Psychology 62(2). Download

Varmann, A. H., Kruse, L., Bierwiaczonek, K., Gómez, A., Vázquez, A., & Kunst, J. R. (2023). How Identity Fusion Predicts Extreme Pro-Group Orientations: A Meta-Analysis. European Review of Social Psychology. Download

Vázquez, A., Gómez, Á., López-Rodríguez, L. & Swann, W. B. (2023). Can identity fusion foster social harmony? Strongly fused individuals embrace familiar outgroup members unless threatened. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 107, 104462. Download

Westgate, E., Buttrick, N., Lin, Y., El Helou, G., Agostini, M., Belanger, J., Gutzkow, B., … & Leander, N. P. (2023). Pandemic boredom: Little evidence that lockdown-related boredom affects risky public health behaviors across 116 countries. Emotion. Download


Gómez, A., Atran, S., Chinchilla, J., Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Paredes, B., Martínez, M., Blanco, L., Alba, B., Bautista, H., Fernández, S., Pozuelo-Rubio, F., González-Álvarez, J.L., Chiclana, S., Valladares-Narganes, H., Alonso, M., Ruíz-Alvarado, A., López-Novo, J.L., & Davis, R. (2022). Willingness to sacrifice among convicted Islamist terrorists versus violent gang members and other criminals. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-15. Download

Gómez, A., Chiclana, S., Chinchilla, J., Blanco, L., Alba, B., Bautista, H. & Pozuelo-Rubio, F. (2022). The mirage of the jihad. Disenchantment as the pathway to disengagement of female jihadists. A case study about radicalization in Spanish prisons. International Journal of Social Psychology. Download

Chinchilla, J., Vázquez, A. & Gómez, Á. (2022). Strongly fused individuals feel viscerally responsible to self-sacrifice. British Journal of Social Psychology. Download

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