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Sachs, N., Veysey, B., & Rivera, L. M. (in press).  The experimental effect of a salient victimization experience on implicit and explicit self-victim associations. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520922368 PDF

 Kuchynka, S. L, Gates, A., & Rivera, L. M. (in press). The importance of identity development during STEM integration for minority students. Elements in Applied Social Psychology.

Rivera, L. M., & Veysey, B. (in press).  Implicit self-criminal cognition and its relation to criminal behavior. Law and Human Behavior. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/lhb0000300.  PDF

Sachs, N., Veysey, B., & Rivera, L. M. (in press). Implicit social cognitive processes underlying victim self and identity: Evidence with college-aged adults.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517741625.  PDF

Brondolo, E., Beatty-Moody, D., Rivera L. M., & Monge, E. (in press).  Racism, ethnic discrimination and cardiovascular health: Conceptual and measurement issues.  In S. Waldstein, W. Kop, L. Katzel (Eds.), Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine.  New York: Springer.

Villicana, A., Rivera, L. M., & Garcia, D. (in press).  When one’s group is beneficial: The effect of a group-affirmation and subjective group identification on prejudice.  Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.  https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1368430217690907.  PDF

Baćak, V., Thurman, K., Eyer, K., Qureshi, R., Bird, J., Rivera, L. M., & Kim, S. A. (2018). Incarceration and health of sexual and gender minority persons. American Journal of Public Health, 108(8), 994-999. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2018.304500.  PDF

Rivera, L. M., & Dasgupta, N. (2018). The detrimental effect of affirming masculinity on judgments of gay men. Psychology Of Men & Masculinity, 19, 102-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/men0000074. PDF

Veysey, B. M. & Rivera, L. M. (2017). Implicit criminal identity and age: Implications for criminal persistence and desistance. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 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 ingroup 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.