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Veysey, B. M. & Rivera, L. M. (2017). Implicit Criminal Identity and Age: Implications for Criminal Persistence and Desistance. Criminal Justice and Behavior. PDF

Villicana, A., Rivera, L. M., & Garcia, D. (2017).  When one’s group is beneficial: The effect of a group-affirmation and subjective group identification on prejudice.  Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. PDF

Rivera, L. M., & Dasgupta, N. (2016). The Detrimental Effect of Affirming Masculinity on Judgments of Gay Men. Psychology Of Men & Masculinity, doi:10.1037/men0000074. PDF

Rivera, L. M., & Plant, E. A. (2016). The Psychological Legacy of Barack Obama: The Impact of the First African-American President of the United States on Individuals’ Social Cognition. Social Cognition, 34(6), 495. doi:10.1521/soco.2016.34.6.495. PDF

Rivera, L. M., & Benitez, S. (2016). The Roles of In-Group Exemplars and Ethnic-Racial Identification in Self-Stereotyping. Social Cognition, 34(6), 604. doi:10.1521/soco.2016.34.6.604. PDF

Joseph, C., LoBue, V., Rivera, L. M., Irving, J., Savoy, S., & Shiffrar, M. (2016). An attentional bias for thin bodies and its relation to body dissatisfaction. Body Image, 19, 216-223. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2016.10.006. PDF

Rivera, L. M. & Veysey, B. M. (2015). Criminal Justice System Involvement and Gender Stereotypes: Consequences and Implications for Women’s Implicit and Explicit Criminal Identities. Albany Law Review, 78(3), 1109-1128. PDF

Adams, H. V., Devos, T., Rivera, L. M., Smith, H., & Vega, L. A. (2014). Teaching About Implicit Prejudices and Stereotypes A Pedagogical Demonstration. Teaching of Psychology, 41(3), 204-212. doi:10.1177/0098628314537969. PDF

Rivera, L. M. (2014). Ethnic-Racial Stigma and Health Disparities: From Psychological Theory and Evidence to Public Policy Solutions. The Journal of Social Issues, 70(2), 198-205. doi:10.1111/josi.12055. PDF

Rivera, L. M., & Paredez, S. M. (2014). Stereotypes can “get under the skin”: Testing a self-stereotyping and self-esteem model of overweight and obesity. Journal of Social Issues. Journal of Social Issues, 70(2), 226-240. doi:25221353. PDF

Brondolo, E., Libretti, M., Rivera, L. M., & Walseemann, K. M. (2012). Racism and Social Capital: The Implications for Social and Physical Well-Being. Journal of Social Issues, 68(2), 338-384. PDF

Laws, V., & Rivera, L.M. (2012). The role of self-image concerns in discrepancies between implicit and explicit self-esteem. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(11), 1453-1466. PDF

Dasgupta, N., & Rivera, L. M. (2008). When social context matters: The influence of long-term contact and short-term exposure to admired outgroup members on implicit attitudes and behavioral intentions. Social Cognition, 26, 54-66. PDF

Dasgupta, N., & Rivera, L. M. (2006).  From automatic anti-gay prejudice to behavior: The moderating role of conscious beliefs about gender and behavioral control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 268-280. PDF

Laurenceau, J.-P., Rivera, L. M., Schaffer, A. R., & Pietromonaco, P. R. (2004). Intimacy as an interpersonal process: Current status and future directions. In D. J. Mashek & A. P. Aron (Eds.), Handbook of closeness and intimacy (pp. 61–78). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.