PROFESSOR

Borja Paredes
Borja Paredes is a social psychologist holding a Tenure Track position at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. His research is mainly focused around three areas, namely; persuasion and attitude change, different forms of social and personal identities, and extreme pro-group behavior.
2022

Stavraki, M., García-Márquez, R., Bajo, M., Callejas-Albiñaña, A., Paredes, B., & Díaz, D. (in press). Psychological Well-being Scales for youths: validity evidence for a single-item per dimension form. Psicothema.

Santos, D., Paredes, B., Briñol, P., & Petty, R. E. (in press). Trait Aggressiveness and Aggressive Behavior: The Simultaneous Influence of Contextual Variables. Psychology of Violence. https://doi.org/10.1037/vio0000446

Horcajo, J., Briñol, P., Petty, R. E., See, Y. H. M., DeMarree, K. G., & Paredes, B. (2022). Polarization of attitudes as a function of mortality salience: A meta-cognitive analysis. Psicothema, 34 (2), 226-232. https://doi.org/10.7334/psicothema2021.334 Download

Espinosa, R., Valiente, C., Contreras, A., Trucharte, A., Paredes, B., & Peinado, V. (2022). Assessing changes associated to wellbeing after a psychological intervention for people with paranoid tendencies: An ESM application in clinical practice. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-02625-3. 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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-06590-0 Download

2021

Gómez, Á., Martínez, M., Martel, F.A., López-Rodríguez, L., Vázquez, A., Chinchilla, J., Paredes, B., Hettiarachchi, M., Hamid, N. & Swann, W.B. (2021). Why People Enter and Embrace Violent Groups. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 614657. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.614657 Download

Paredes, B., Martínez, L., Cuesta, U., Briñol, P., Moreno, L., & Petty, R. E., (2021). The Role of Meta-Cognitive Certainty on the Relationship between a Porn Scale and Subsequent Porn Consumption. Psicothema, 33(3), 442-448. https://doi.org/10.7334/psicothema2021.8 Download

Paredes, B., Cárdaba, M. Á., Cuesta, U., & Martinez, L. (2021). Validity of the Spanish Version of the Vaccination Attitudes Examination Scale. Vaccines, 9(11), 1237. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9111237 Download

Moreno, L., Requero, B., Santos, D., Paredes, B., Briñol, P., & Petty, R. E. (2021). Attitudes and attitude certainty guiding pro-social behavior as a function of perceived elaboration. European Journal of Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2798 Download

2020

Gómez, A., Chinchilla, J., Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Paredes, B., & Martínez, M. (2020). Recent advances, misconceptions, untested assumptions and future research agenda for identity fusion theory. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 14(6), e12531. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12531 Download

Ashokkumar, A., Talaifar, S., Fraser, W. T., Landabur, R., Buhrmester, M., Gómez, A., Paredes, B., & Swann W. B. Jr. (2020). Censoring political opposition online: Who does it and why. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 91, 104031. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2020.104031 Download

Requero, B., Briñol, P., Moreno, L., Paredes, B., & Gandarillas, B. (2020). Promoting healthy eating by enhancing the correspondence between attitudes and behavioral intentions. Psicothema, 32 (1), 60-66. https://doi.org/10.7334/psicothema2019.154 Download

Requero, B., Santos, D., Paredes, B., Briñol, P., & Petty, R. E. (2020). Attitudes toward hiring people with disabilities: A meta-cognitive approach to persuasion. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12658 Download

Cuesta, U., Niño, J. I., Martinez, L., & Paredes, B. (2020). The neurosciences of health communication: an fNIRS analysis of prefrontal cortex and porn consumption in young women for the development of prevention health programs. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2132. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02132 Download

Paredes, B., Briñol, P., Gómez, A. & Petty, R. (2020). Increasing the predictive validity of identity fusion leading to sacrifice by considering the extremity of the situation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 51(12). https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2727. Download

2019

Paredes, B., Santos, D., Briñol, P., & Gómez, A. (2019). The role of meta-cognitive certainty on the relationship between identity fusion and endorsement of extreme pro-group behavior. Self and Identity, 19(7), 804-824. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2019.1681498 Download

Paredes, B., Guyer, J. J., Briñol, P., & Petty, R. E. (2019). Subtle priming of subtraction versus addition: A spill-over effect of math/La inducción sutil de sumar vs. restar: un efecto indirecto de las matemáticas. Revista de Psicología Social34(3), 590-622. [special issue on meta-cognitive processes of thought separation]. https://doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2019.1649890

Paredes, B., Del Olmo, S., Gandarillas, B., Santos, D., & Briñol, P. (2019). The evaluation of candidates in a personnel selection process: Preference for experience over potential in unfavorable contexts. Anales de Psicología. https://doi.org/10.6018/analesps.35.3.354941 Download

Briñol, P., Paredes, B., & Gandarillas, B. (2019). Meta-cognitive processes of thought separation. International Journal of Social Psychology, 34(3), 479-505. [special issue on meta-cognitive processes of thought separation]. https://doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2019.1651023 Download

Horcajo, J., Paredes, B., Higuero, G., Briñol, P., & Petty, R. E. (2019). The effects of overt head movements on physical performance following positive versus negative Self-Talk. Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychology, 41(1), 36-45. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsep.2018-0208 Download