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ANGEL GOMEZ JIMENEZ

ANGEL GOMEZ JIMENEZ

CATEDRÁTICO DE UNIVERSIDAD

PSICOLOGÍA SOCIAL Y DE LAS ORGANIZACIONES

FACULTAD DE PSICOLOGÍA

agomez@psi.uned.es

(+34) 91398-7747

Academic training

Ph.D. in Social Psychology, December 1998, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid.
B.S. in Psychology, June 1993, Faculté de Psychologie et des Sciences de l’Education, Geneva, Switzerland.
B.S. in Psychology, June 1993, Universidad Complutense, Madrid.

Academic positions held

Full Professor, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), since 2018.
Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), 2003-2018.
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), 1999-2003.

Research activity

  • Prevent violent radicalization and encourage disengagement.
    He has done field and online work with individuals at risk of radicalization, radicals (e.g., terrorists, Latino gangs, organized crime), and ex-terrorists. He is currently the IP of an ERC Advanced Grant (European Research Council).
  • Predictors and mediating mechanisms of willingness to self-sacrifice for a group, for another individual, or for values.
    He has been granted over a dozen Ministry projects and international contracts through which he has co-originated different theories (e.g., identity fusion, sacred values, devoted actor model) to this end.

Professional experience

Full Professor in the Department of Social Psychology and Organizations of the UNED since 2018.

Teaching

Docencia

N.º of recognized sections of teacher evaluation

4

Research

RESEARCH GROUPS

  • Group Director: Social Psychology of intra and intergroup relations and social identity Research group focused on strategies to improve intergroup relations and those processes involved in said improvement. + info
  • Senior Fellow at ARTIS International ARTIS Research & Risk Modeling is a multidisciplinary research institution designed to improve understanding of the cognitive and behavioral sciences related to politically motivated violence through science-based field investigations. + info

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • A Multi-Theory Multi-Method Approach for Preventing and Reducing Radicalization leading to Violence - MULTIPREV. European Research Council (ref.101018172) Project aimed at preventing and reducing violent radicalization. + info
  • Deradicalizing Violent Extremist Offenders in Prison: A Randomized-Control Trial. New York University, Abu Dhabi The objective of this project is to carry out an evaluation of the effectiveness of an intervention project aimed at avoiding radicalization that can lead to violence, and at promoting the disengagement of those groups or beliefs that may be favoring violent behavior.
  • What I learned being in prison. Deepen into the nature of identity fusion, physical and spiritual formidability, and its underlying associated mechanisms – FUSIONFORM. Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation (ref.  PID2021-124617OB-I00) This project aims to delve into the mechanisms that lead to violent radicalization and that can favor disengagement. After having carried out a study in prison with inmates linked to different criminal groups, the objective is to carry out a series of online studies of correlational and experimental design to determine the relationship between variables and determine causal relationships.
  • Evaluation of the Code of Ethics of the Civil Guard: Implications for training and practice. Directorate-General of the Civil Guard, Ministry of Interior This project aims to evaluate the Code of Ethics of the Spanish Civil Guard.

N.º of recognized sections of research activity

3

Publications

  • In press Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., Alba, B., Blanco, L., Chinchilla, J., Chiclana, S. & Swann, W. B. (in press). Feeling Understood Fosters Identity Fusion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. PDF

    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. PDF

  • 2024 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2024.112640. PDF

  • 2023 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 de Instituciones Penitenciarias. PDF

    Gómez, A., Vázquez, A. & Atran, S. (2023). Transcultural pathways to the will to fight. PNAS, 120(24): e2303614120. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2303614120. PDF

    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. https://doi.org/10.1017/SJP.2023.2. PDF

    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. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12668. PDF

    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. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajsp.12574PDF

    Chvaja, R., Chinchilla, J., Goméz, Á., & 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.297.  PDF

    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 Psychologyhttps://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2968. PDF 

    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. Social Psychological and Personality Science. https://doi.org./10.31234/osf.io/5dnt8PDF

    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. (2023). 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). https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12614PDF

    Varmann, A. H., Kruse, L., Bierwiaczonek, K., Gomez, A., Vázquez, A., & Kunst, J. R. (2023). How Identity Fusion Predicts Extreme Pro-Group Orientations: A Meta-Analysis. European Review of Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/prasc. PDF 

    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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2023.104462PDF

    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. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0001118. PDF

  • 2022

    Gómez, Á., 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. PDF 

    Gómez, Á., 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2022.2096254. PDF

    Chinchilla, J., Vázquez, A. & Gómez, Á. (2022). Strongly fused individuals feel viscerally responsible to self-sacrifice. British Journal of Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12526. PDF

    López-Rodríguez, L., Halperin, E., Vázquez, A., Cuadrado, I., Navas, M.S. & Gómez, Á. (2022). Awareness of the Psychological Bias of Naïve Realism Can Increase Acceptance of Cultural Differences. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 48(6), 888–900. https://doi.org/10.1177/01461672211027034. PDF

    Celikkol, G., Mähönen, T., Sortheix, F., Jasinskaja-Lahti, I., Jetten, J., Ariyanto, A., Autin, F., Ayub, N., Badea, C., Besta, T., Butera, F., Costa-Lopes, R., Cui, L., Carole, F., Finchilescu, G., Gaertner, L., Gollwitzer, M., Gómez, Á., Gonzalez, R., … & Wohl, M. (2022). Individual, Group, and Temporal Perspectives on the Link between Wealth and Realistic Threat. Current Research in Ecological and Social Psychology, 3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cresp.2022.100054. PDF

    Dejonckheere, E., Rhee, J. J., Baguma, P. K., Barry, O., Becker, M., Bilewicz, M., Castelain, T., Constantini, G., Dimdins, G., Espinosa, A., Finchilescu, G., Friese, M., Gastardo-Conaco, M. C., Gómez, Á., González, R., Goto, N., Halama, P., Hurtado-Parrado, C., Jiga-Boy, G. M.,… Bastian, B. (2022). Perceiving societal pressure to be happy is linked to poor well-being, especially in happy nations. Scientific Reports, 12, 1514. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-04262-z. PDF

    Enea, V., Eisenbeck, N., Carreno, D. F., Douglas, K. M., Sutton, R. M., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Abakoumin, 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, P. N. (2022). Intentions to be vaccinated against COVID-19: The role of prosociality and conspiracy beliefs across 20 countries. Health Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2021.2018179. PDF

    González-Álvarez, J. L. Santos-Hermoso, J., Gómez, A., López-Novo, J. L., Buquerín, S., Pozuelo, F., Fernández, C. & Chiclana, S. (2022). A theoretical, empirical and methodologically based instrument to assess the risk of violent radicalization in prisons: The DRAVY-3. Terrorism and Political Violencehttps://doi.org/10.1080/09546553.2022.2145194PDF

    Hornsey, M.J., Pearson, S., Kang, J., Sassenberg, K., Jetten, J., Van Lange, P.A.M., Medina, L.G., Amiot, C.E., Ausmees, L., Baruma, P., Barry, O., Becker, M., Bilewicz, M., Castelain, T., Costantini, Gl, Dimdins, G., Espinosa, A., Finchilescu, G., Friese, M., … Bastian, B. (2022). Multinational data show that conspiracy beliefs are associated with the perception (and reality) of poor national economic performance. European Journal of Social Psychology, 00, 1– 12. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2888. PDF

    Keng, S.L., Stanton, M.V., Haskins, L.B., Almenara, C.A., Ickovics, J., Jones, A., Grigsby-Toussaint, D., Agostini, Bélanger, J.J., Gützow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Lemay Jr., E.P., vanDellen, M.R., Abakoumin, G., Khaiyom, J.H.A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Atta, M., Bagci, S.C., Basel, S.,… Leander, P.N. (2022). COVID-19 stressors and health behaviors: A multilevel longitudinal study across 86 countries. Preventive Medicine Reports, 27, 101764. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.101764. PDF

    Kirkland, K., Crimston, C., Jetten, J., Amiot, C., Baguma, P., Barry, O., Becker, M., Bilewicz, M., Boonyasiriwat, W., Castelain, T., Costantini, G., Dimdins, G., Espinosa, A., Finchilescu, G., Fischer, R., Frische, M., Gastardo-Conaco, M., Gonzalez, R., Goto, N., … Bastian, B. (2022). Moral Expansiveness Around the World: The Role of Societal Factors Across 36 Countries. Social Psychological and Personality Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/19485506221101767. PDF

    Kirkland, K., Crimston, C., Jetten, J., Amiot, C., Baguma, P., Barry, O., Becker, M., Bilewicz, M., Boonyasiriwat, W., Castelain, T., Costantini, G., Dimdins, G., Espinosa, A., Finchilescu, G., Fischer, R., Frische, M., Gastardo-Conaco, M., Gonzalez, R., Goto, N., … Bastian, B. (2022). Moral Expansiveness Around the World: The Role of Societal Factors Across 36 Countries. Social Psychological and Personality Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/19485506221101767. PDF

    Kosakowska-Berezecka, N., Bosson, J. K., Jurek, P., Besta, T., Olech, M., Vandello, J. A., Bender, M., Dandy, J., Hoorens, V., Jasinskaja-Lahti, I., Mankowski, E., Venäläinen, S., Abuhamdeh, S., Agyemang, C. B., Akbaş, G., Albayrak-Aydemir, N., Ammirati, S., Anderson, J., Anjum, G., … Żadkowska, M. (2022). Gendered Self-Views across 62 Countries: A Test of Competing Models. Social Psychological and Personality Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/19485506221129687. PDF

    McLamore, Q., Syropoulos, S., Leidner, B., Hirschberger, G., Young, K., Zein, R. A., Baumert, A., Bilewicz, M., Bilgen, A., van Bezouw, M. J., Chatard, A., Chekroun, P., Chinchilla, J., Choi, H. S., Euh, H., Gómez, Á., Kardos, P., Khoo, Y. H., Li, M.,… Burrows, B. (2022). Trust in scientific information mediates associations between conservatism and coronavirus responses in the U.S., but few other nations. Scientific Reports, 12, 3724. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-07508-6. PDF

    Mula, S., Di Santo, D., Resta, E., Bakhtiari, F., Baldner, C., Molinario, E., Pierro, A., Gelfand, M.J., Denison, E., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J.J., Güzkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Abakoumin, G., Khaiyom, J.H.A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S.C.,... Leander, P.N. (2022). Concern with COVID-19 pandemic threat and attitudes towards migrants: The mediating effect of the desire for tightness. Current Research in Ecological and Social Psychology, 3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cresp.2021.100028. PDF

    Schumpe, B. M., Van Lissa, C. J., Bélanger, J. J., Ruggeri, K., Mierau, J., Nisa, C. F., Molinario, E., Gelfand, M. J., Stroebe, W., Agostini, M., Gützkow, B., Jeronimus, B. F., Kreienkamp, J., Kutlaca, M., Lemay Jr, E. P., Reitsema, A. M., vanDellen, M. R., Abakoumin, G., Khaiym, J. H. A.,… Leander, P. N. (2022). Predictors of adherence to public health behaviors for fighting COVID-19 derived from longitudinal data. Scientific Reports, 12, 3824. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-04703-9. PDF

    Tanjitpiyanond, P., Jetten, J., Peters, K., Ashokkumar, A., Barry, O., Billet, M., Becker, M., Booth, R.W., Castro, D., Chinchilla, J., Costantini, G., Dejonckheere, E., Dimdins, G., Erbas, Y., Espinosa, A., Finchilescu, G., Gómez, Á., González, R., Goto, N.,...Yeung, V.W.-L. (2022). A 32-society investigation of the influence of perceived economic inequality on social class stereotyping. European Journal of Social Psychology,1–16. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2908. PDF.

    Tossell, D., Gómez, Á., de Visser, E.J., Vázquez, A., Donadio, B.T., Metcalfe, A., Rogan, C., Davis, R. & Atran, S. (2022). Spiritual over physical formidability determines willingness to fight and sacrifice through loyalty in cross-cultural populations. PNAS, 119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2113076119. PDF

    Van Lissa, C. J., Stroebe, W., vanDellen, M. R., Leander, N. P., Agostini, M., Draws, T., Grygoryshin, A., Gützgow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Vetter, C. S., Abakoumin, G., Khaiyom J. H. A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S., Kida, E. B.,… Bélanger, J. J. (2022). Using machine learning to identify important predictors of COVID-19 infection prevention behaviors during the early phase of the pandemic. Patterns, 3(4), 100482. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patter.2022.100482. PDF 

    Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Gómez, Á., & Brambilla, M. (2022). Verification of ingroup morality promotes willingness to participate in collective action for immigrants’ rights. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 25(1), 174–192. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430220963820 PDF

  • 2021

    Gómez, Á., Bélanger, J. J., Chinchilla, J., Vázquez, A., Schumpe, B. M., Nisa, C. F., & Chiclana, S. (2021). Admiration for Islamist groups encourages self-sacrifice through identity fusion. Humanities & Social Sciences Communications, 8,54. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-021-00734-9. PDF

    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. PDF

    Chinchilla, J., Vázquez, A. & Gómez, Á. (2021). Identity fusion predicts violent pro-group behavior when it is morally justifiable. The Journal of Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224545.2021.1948813. PDF

    Lang, M., Xygalatas, D., Kavanagh, C. M., Boccardi, N., Halberstadt, J., Jackson, C., Martínez, M., Reddish, P., Tong, E. M. W., Vázquez, A., Whitehouse, H., Yamamoto, M. E., Yuki, M., & Gómez, Á. (2021). Outgroup threat and the emergence of cohesive groups: A cross-cultural examination. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. https://doi.org/10.1177/13684302211016961. PDF

    Paolini, S., White, F. A., Tropp, L. R., Turner, R. N., Page-Gould, E., Barlow, F. K., & Gómez, Á. (2021). Intergroup contact research in the 21st century: Lessons learned and forward progress if we remain open. Journal of Social Issues, 77, 11-37. https://doi.org/10.1111/josi.12427. PDF

    Bosson, J., Jurek, P., Vandello, J. A., Kosakowska-Berezecka, N., Olech, M., Besta, T., Bender, M., Hoorens, V., Becker, M., Sevincer, A. T., Best, D. L., Safdar, S., Wlodarczyk, A., Zawisza, M., Zadkowska, M., Abuhmed, S., Agyemang, C. B., Akbas, G., Abayrak-Aydemir, N.,… Zukauskiene, R. (2021). Psychometric properties and correlations of precarious manhood beliefs in 62 nations. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 52(3), 231-258. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022121997997. PDF

    Han, Q., Zheng, B., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Reitsema, A. M., van Breen, J. A., PsyCorona Collaboration & Leander, N. P. (2021). Associations of risk perception of COVID-19 with emotion and mental health during the pandemic. Journal of Affective Disorders, 284, 247-255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.01.049. PDF

    Han, Q., Zheng, B., Cristea, M., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Güzkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Leander, N. P., & PsyCorona Collaboration (2021). Trust in government regarding COVID-19 and its associations with preventive health behaviour during the pandemic: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Psychological Medicine, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291721001306. PDF

    Jin, S., Balliet, D., Romano, A., Spadaro, G., van Lissa, C. J., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Güzkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., & PsyCorona Collaboration (2021). Intergenerational conflicts of interest and prosocial behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. Personality and Individual Differences, 171, 110535. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110535. PDF

    Lima, M. E. O., de Franca, D. X., Jetten, J., Pereira, C. R., Wohl, M. J. A., Jasinskaja-Lahti, I., Hong, Y., Torres, A. R., Costa-Lopes, R., Ariyanto, A., Autin, F., Ayub, N., Badea, C., Besta, T., Butera, F., Fantini-Hauwel, C., Finchilescu, G., Gaertner, L., Golwitzer, M.,… van der Bles, A. M. (2021). Materialist and Post-materialist concerns and the wish for a strong leader in 27 countries. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 9(1), 207-220. https://doi.org/10.5964/jspp.6213. PDF

    Martel, F. A., Buhrmester, M., Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., & Swann, W.B. Jr. (2021). Why True Believers Make the Ultimate Sacrifice: Sacred Values, Moral Convictions, or Identity Fusion? Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 779129. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.779120. PDF

    Nisa, C. F., Bélanger, J. J., Faller, D. G., Buttrick, N. R., Mierau, J. O., Austin, M. M. K., Schumpe, B. M., Sasin, E. M., Agostini, M., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Abakoumin, G., Khaiyom, J. H. A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S.,… Leander, N. P. (2021). Lives versus livelihoods? Perceived economic risk has a stronger association with support for COVID-19 positive measures than perceived health risk. Scientific Reports, 11, 9669. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88314-4. PDF

    Resta, E., Mula, S., Baldner, C., Di Santo, D., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., 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. (2021). ‘We are all in the same boat’: How societal discontent affects intention to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2572. PDF

    Romano, A., Spadaro, G., Joireman, J., Jin, S., Van Lisa, C., Balliet, D., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gutzkow, B., Kreiekamp, J., & PsyCorona Collaboration (2021). Cooperation and trust across societies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 52(7), 622-642. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022120988913. PDF

    Stroebe, W., vanDellen, M. R., Abakoumin, G., Lemay Jr., E. P., Schiavone, W. M., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Reitsema, A. M., 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.,… Leander, N. P. (2021). Politicization of COVID-19 health-protective behaviors in the United States: Longitudinal and cross-national evidence. PLoS ONE, 16(10), e0256740. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256740. PDF

    Van Breen, J. A., Kutlaca, M., Koc, Y., Jeronimus, B. F., Reitsema, A. M., Jovanovic, V., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Abakoumkin, G., Khaiyom, J. H. A., Ahmedi, V., Akkas, H., Almenara, C. A., Atta, M., Bagci, S. C., Basel, S., Kida, E. B.,… Leander, N. P. (2021). Lockdown lives: A longitudinal study of inter-relationships among feelings of loneliness, social contacts, and solidarity during the COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 48(9), 1315-1330. https://doi.org/10.1177/01461672211036602. PDF

    Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Gómez, Á., & Dovidio, J. F. (2021). Ambivalent Effects of Positive Contact between Women and Men on Collective Actions for Women’s Rights. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 47(9), 1358-1373. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167220974162. PDF

  • 2020

    Gómez, Á. (2020). What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger: The COVID-19 pandemic transforms citizens into devoted actors (Lo que no nos mata nos hace más fuertes: La pandemia de COVID-19 transforma a los ciudadanos anónimos en actores devotos). International Journal of Social Psychology, 35(3), 611-617. https://doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2020.1783838. PDF

    Gómez, Á., Cerdan. S., Perez-Laso, C., Ortega, E., Pasaro, E., Fernandez, R., Gomez-Gil, E., Mora, M., Marcos, A., Rodriguez del Cerro, M. C. & Guillamon, A. (2020). Effects of adult male rat feminization treatments on brain morphology and matabolomic profile. Hormones and Behavior, 125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2020.104839. PDF

    Gómez, Á., 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. PDF

    Ashokkumar, A., Talaifar, S., Fraser, W. T., Landabur, R., Buhrmester, M., Gómez, Á., 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. PDF

    Donadio, B. T., Gómez, Á., Atran, S., Novak, J., Wheeler, M., Marquez, C., de Visser, E. J., & Tossell, C. C. (2020). Simulating combat to explore motivations behind why military members make costly sacrifices. 2020 Systems and Information Engineering Symposium (SIEDS), 19670090. https://doi.org/10.1109/SIEDS49339.2020.9106644. PDF

    Kosakowska-Berezecka, N., Besta, T., Bosson, J. K., Jurek, P., Vandello, J. A., Best, D. L., Wlodarczyk, A., Safdar, S., Zawisza, M., Zadkowska, M., Sobiecki, J., Agyemang, C. B., Akbas, G., Ammirati, S., Anderson, J., Anjum, G., Aruta, J. J. B. R., Ashrf, M., Bakaityté, A.,… Zukauskiene, R. (2020). Country-level and individual-level predictors of men’s support for gender equality in 42 countries. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50(6), 1276-1291. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2696. PDF

    Leander, N.P., Lemay Jr., E.P., Jeronimus, B.F., Keller, A.C., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J.J. & PsyCorona Collaboration (2020). Towards a Globally Collaborative Behavioral Science: An Organizational Approach from Pandemic Psychology. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 78(2), 2- 5. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2696. PDF

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

    Rudnev, M., Vauclair, C. M., Aminihajibashi, S., Becker, M., Bilewicz, M., Castellanos-Guevara, J. L., Collier-Baker, E., Crespo, C., Eastwick, P., Fisher, R., Friese, M., Gómez, Á., Guerra, V., Hanke, K., Hooper, N., Huang, L., Karasawa, M., Kuppens, P., Loughnan, S.,… Bastian, B. (2020). Measurement invariance of the moral vitalism scale across 28 cultural groups. PLoS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233989. PDF

    Syropoulos, S., Rivera-Rodriguez, A., Gómez, Á., Baka, A., Cros, S., Martel, F. A. & Rottman, J. (2020). Deadly but protective: Americans’ unique perceptions of weapons. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 27(1), 81-84. https://doi.org/10.1037/pac0000507. PDF

  • 2019

    Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Talaifar, S., Martínez, M., Buhrmester, M. D. & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2019). Why people abandon groups: Degrading relational vs. collective ties uniquely impacts identity fusion and identification. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2019.103853. PDF

    Paredes, B., Santos, D., Briñol, P., & Gómez, Á. (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. PDF

    Vázquez, A., Ordoñana, J. R., Whitehouse, H., & Gómez, Á. (2019). Why die for my sibling? The positive association between identity fusion and imagined loss with endorsement of self-sacrifice (¿Por qué morir por un hermano? La asociación positiva entre la fusión de la identidad y la pérdida imaginada con la disposición al autosacrificio). International Journal of Social Psychology, 34(3), 413-438. https://doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2019.1639343. PDF

    Bastian, B., Vauclair, C. M., Loughnan, S., Bain, P., Ashokkumar, A., Becker, M., Bilewicz, M., Collier-Baker, E., Crespo, C., Eastwick, P. W., Fischer, R., Friese, M., Gómez, Á., Guerra, V. M., Castellanos-Guevara, J. L., Hanke, K., Hooper, N., Huang, L., Junqi, S.,… Swann, W. B. Jr. (2019). Explaining illness with evil: pathogen prevalence fosters moral vitalism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 286, 1914. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1576. PDF

    Hamid, N., Pretus, C., Atran, S., Crockett, M. J., Ginges, J., Sheikh, H., Tobeña, A., Carmona, S., Gómez, Á., Davis, R., & Vilarroya, O. (2019). Neuroimaging 'will to fight' for sacred values: an empirical case study with supporters of an Al Qaeda associate. Royal Society Open Science, 6(6). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181585. PDF

    Pretus, C., Hamid, N., Sheikh, H., Gómez, Á., Ginges, J., Tobeña, A., Davis, R., Vilarroya, O. & Atran, S. (2019). Ventromedial and dorsolateral prefrontal interactions underlie will to fight and die for a cause. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(6), 569-577. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsz034. PDF

    Sprong, S., Jetten, J., Wang, Z., Peters, K., Mols, F., Verkuyten, M., Bastian, B., Ariyanto, A., Autin, F., Ayub, N., Badea, C., Besta, T., Butera, F., Costa-Lopes, R. R., Cui, L., Fantini, C., Finchilescu, G., Gaertner, L., Golwitzer, M.,… Wohl, M. J. A. (2019). “Our country needs a strong leader right now”: Economic inequality enhances the wish for a strong leader. Psychological Science, 30(11), 1625-1637. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797619875472. PDF

  • 2018

    Gómez, Á., Tropp, L., Vázquez, A., Voci, A. & Hewstone, M. (2018). Depersonalized extended contact and injunctive norms about cross-group friendship impact intergroup orientation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, 356-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2018.02.010. PDF

    Atran, S. & Gómez, Á. (2018). What motivates devoted actors to extreme sacrifice, identity fusion, or sacred values? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X18001565. PDF

    Bortolini, T., Newson, M., Natividade, J.C., Vázquez, A., & Gómez, Á. (2018). Identity fusion predicts endorsement of pro-group behaviours targeting nationality, religion, or football in Brazilian samples. British Journal of Social Psychology, 57(2), 346-366. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12235. PDF

    Holbrook, C., López-Rodríguez, L., & Gómez, Á. (2018). Battle of Wits: Warfare Cues and Political Orientation Modulate the Perceived Intellect of Allies Versus Adversaries. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9(3), 319–327. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550617746219. PDF

    Paredes, B., Briñol, P. & Gómez, Á. (2018). Identity fusion leads to willingness to fight and die for the group: The moderating impact of being informed of the reasons behind other members’ sacrifice. Self and Identity, 17(5), 517-530. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2017.1419503. PDF

    Atran, S., Waziri, S., Gómez, Á., Sheikh, H., López-Rodríguez, L., Rogan, C. & Davis, R. (2018). The Islamic State's lingering legacy among young men from the Mosul Area. CTC Sentinel, 11(4), 5-22. PDF

    Klein, R. A., Vianello, M., Hasselman, F., Adams, B. G., Adams, R. B., Alper Jr., S., Aveyard, M., Axt, J. R., Babalola, M. T., Bahník, S., Batra, R., Berkics, M., Bernstein, M. J., Berry, D. R., Bialobrzeska, O., Binan, E. D., Bocian, K., Brandt, M. J., Busching, R.,… Nosek, B. A. (2018). Many Labs 2: Investigating Variation in Replicability Across Samples and Settings. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 443-490. https://doi.org/10.1177/2515245918810225. PDF

    Smeekes, A., Jetten, J., Verkuiten, M., Wohl, M. J. A., Jasinskaja-Lahti, I., Ariyanto, A., Autin, F., Ayub, N., Badea, C., Besta, T., Butera, F., Costa-Lopes, R., Cui, L., Fantini, C., Finchilescu, G., Gaertner, L., Golwitzer, M., Gómez, Á., González, R.,… van der Bles, A. M. (2018). Regaining in-group continuity in times of anxiety about the group’s future. Social Psychology, 49, 311-329. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-9335/a000350. PDF

    Smith, H. J., Ryan, D. A., Jaurique, A., Pettigrew, T. F., Jetten, J., Ariyanto, A., Autin, F., Ayub, N., Badea, C., Besta, T., Butera, F., Costa-Lopes, R., Cui, L., Fantini, C., Finchilescu, G., Gaetner, L., Gollwitzer, M., Gómez, Á., González, R.,… Wohl, M. J. A. (2018). Cultural values moderate the impact of relative deprivation. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(8), 1183-1218. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022118784213. PDF

    Vázquez, A., Gómez, Á., & Swann, W. B. (2018). You just don’t get us! Positive, but non-verifying, evaluations foster prejudice and discrimination. Social Psychology 49(4), 231-242. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-9335/a000346. PDF

  • 2017

    Gómez, Á., López-Rodríguez, L., Sheikh, H., Ginges, J., Wilson, L., Waziri, H., Vázquez, A., Davis, R., & Atran, S. (2017). The devoted actor's will to fight and the spiritual dimension of human conflict. Nature Human Behaviour, 1, 673-679. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0193-3. PDF

    Holbrook, C., López-Rodríguez, L., Fessler, D. M. T., Vázquez, A., & Gómez, Á. (2017). Gulliver’s politics: Conservatives envision potential enemies as readily vanquished and physically small. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(6), 670-678. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550616679238. PDF

    Hornsey, M. J., Schuman, K., Bain, P. G., Blumen, S., Chen, S. X., Gómez, Á., González, R., Guan, Y., Kashima, E., Lebedeva, N., & Wohl, M. J. A. (2017). Conservatives are more reluctant to give and receive apologies than liberals. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(7), 827-835. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550617691096. PDF

    Pérez-Laso, C., Cerdan, S., Junque, C., Gómez, Á., Ortega, E., Mora, M., Avendaño, C., Gomez-Gil, E., Rodriguez del Cerro, M. C., & Guillamon, A. (2017). Effects of adult female rat androgenization on brain morphology and metabolic profile. Cerebral Cortex, 28(8), 2846–2853. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhx163. PDF

    Tornero, E., Sánchez-Romera, J. F., Morosoli, J. J., Vázquez, A., Gómez, Á., & Ordoñana, J. R. (2017). Altruistic behavior among twins. Willingness to fight and self-sacrifice for their closest relatives. Human Nature, 29, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12110-017-9304-0. PDF

    Vázquez, A., Gómez, Á., Ordoñana, J., Swann, W. B. & Whitehouse, H. (2017). Sharing genes fosters Identity Fusion and Altruism. Self and Identity, 16(6), 684-702. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2017.1296887. PDF

    Vázquez, A., Gómez, Á., & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2017). Do historic threats to the group diminish identity fusion and its correlates? Self and Identity, 16(4), 480-503. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2016.1272485. PDF

    Whitehouse, H., Jong, J., Buhrmester, M., Gómez, Á., Bastian, B., Kavanagh, K., Newson, M., Matthews, M., Lanman, J. A., McKay, R. & Gavrilets., S. (2017). The evolution of extreme cooperation via shared dysphoric experiences. Scientific Reports, 7, 44292. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep44292. PDF

  • 2016

    Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Paredes, B., Martínez, M. (2016). Morir y matar por un grupo o unos valores. Estrategias para evitar, reducir y/o erradicar el comportamiento grupal extremista. Anuario de Psicología Jurídica. 26(1), 122-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apj.2016.04.001. PDF

    Vázquez, A., Yzerbit, V., Dovidio, J. F., & Gómez, Á. (2016). How we think they see us? Valence and difficulty of retrieval as moderators of the effect of meta-stereotype activation on intergroup orientations. International Journal of Psychology, 52(S1), 26-34. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12260. PDF

    Sheikh, H., Gómez, Á., & Atran, S. (2016). Empirical evidence for the devoted actor model. Current Anthropology, 57(13), 204-209. https://doi.org/10.1086/686221. PDF

    Teymoori, A., Jetten, J., Bastian, B., Ariyanto, A., Autin, F., Ayub, N., Badea, C., Besta, T., Butera, F., Costa-Lopes, Cui, L., Fantini, C., Finchilescu, G., Gaertner, L., Golwitzer, M., Gómez, Á., González, R., Hong, Y. Y., Jensen, D. H.,… Wohl, M. J. A. (2016). Revisiting the measure of anomie. PLoS ONE, 11(7). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0158370. PDF

  • 2015

    Gómez, Á. & Vázquez, A. (2015). Personal identity and social identity: two different processes or a single one? International Journal of Social Psychology, 30(3), 468-480. https://doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2015.1065091. PDF

    Gómez, Á. & Vázquez, A. (2015). The power of “feeling one” with a group: Identity fusion and extreme pro-group behaviours. International Journal of Social Psychology, 30, 481-511. https://doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2015.1065089. PDF

    Bastian, B., Bain, P., Buhrmester, M. D., Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., Knight, C. G., & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2015). Moral vitalism: Seeing good and evil as real, agentic forces. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 5, 1069–1081. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167215589819. PDF

    Eller, A., Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., & Fernández, S. (2015). Collateral damage for ingroup members having outgroup friends: Effects of normative versus counternormative interactions with an outgroup. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 20(4), 483-500. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430215612222. PDF

    Fredman, L.A., Buhrmester, M. D., Gómez, Á., Fraser, W. T., Talaifar, S., Brannon, S. M., & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2015). Identity fusion, extreme pro-group behavior, and the path to defusion. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 9(9), 468–480. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12193. PDF

    Jiménez, J., Gómez, Á., Buhrmester, M. D., Vázquez, A., Whitehouse, H. & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2015). The dynamic identity fusion index (DIFI): A new continuous measure of identity fusion for Web-based questionnaires. Social Science Computer Review, 34(2).https://doi.org/10.1177/0894439314566178. PDF

    Swann, W. B. Jr., Gómez, Á., Vázquez, A., Guillamón, A., Segovia, S., & Carillo, B. (2015). Fusion with the cross-gender group predicts genital sex reassignment surgery. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44, 1313-1318. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-014-0470-4. PDF

    Vázquez, A., Gómez, Á., Ordoñana, J. R. & Paredes, B. (2015). From interpersonal to extended fusion: relationships between fusion with siblings and fusion with the country. International Journal of Social Psychology, 30(3), 512-530. https://doi.org/ 10.1080/02134748.2015.1093755. PDF

  • 2014

    Gómez, Á., Jetten, J., & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2014). The more prototypical the better? The allure of being seen as one sees oneself. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 17, 221-239. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430213510570. PDF

    Atran, S., Sheikh, H. & Gómez, Á. (2014). Devoted actors sacrifice for close comrades and sacred cause. PNAS, 111(50), 17702-17703. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1420474111. PDF

    Atran, S., Sheikh, H. & Gómez, Á. (2014). For Cause and Comrade: Devoted Actors and Willingness to Fight. Cliodynamics, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.21237/C7clio5124900. PDF

    Besta, T., Gómez, Á. & Vázquez, A. (2014). Readiness to deny group’s wrongdoing and willingness to fight for its members: the role of Poles’ identity fusion with the country and religious group. Current Issues in Personality Psychology, 2, 49-55. https://doi.org/10.5114/cipp.2014.43101. PDF

    Fernández, S., Branscombe, N., Saguy, T., Gómez, Á. & Morales, J. F. (2014). Higher moral obligations of tolerance toward other minorities: An extra burden on stigmatized groups. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 363-376. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167213512208. PDF

    Swann, W. B. Jr., Buhrmester, M. D., Gómez, Á., Jetten, J., Bastian, B., Vázquez, A., Ariyanto, A., Besta, T., Christ, O., Cui, L., Finchilescu, G., González, R., Goto, N., Hornsey, M., Susianto, H., Sharma, S., & Zhang, A. (2014). What makes a group worth dying for? Identity fusion fosters perception of familial ties, promoting self-sacrifice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106(6), 912-926. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0036089. PDF

    Swann, W. B. Jr., Gómez, Á., Buhrmester, M. D., López-Rodríguez, L., Jiménez, J., & Vázquez, A. (2014). Contemplating the Ultimate Sacrifice: Identity Fusion Channels Pro-Group Affect, Cognition, and Moral Decision Making. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 713-727. https://doi.org/10.1037/A0035809. PDF

  • 2013

    Gómez, Á., Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., Fernández, S. & Vázquez, A. (2013). Responses to endorsement of commonality by ingroup and outgroup members: The roles of group representation and threat. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 419-431. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167213475366. PDF

    Gómez, Á., Eller, A. & Vázquez, A. (2013). Verification of ingroup identity as a longitudinal mediator between intergroup contact and outgroup evaluation. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 16, e74, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1017/sjp.2013.66. PDF

  • 2012

    Eller, A., Abrams, D. & Gómez, Á. (2012). When the direct route is blocked: The extended contact pathway to improving intergroup relations. International Journal of Intercultural relations, 36, 637-646. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2012.03.005. PDF

    Buhrmester, M., Gómez, Á., Brooks, M. L., Morales, J. F., Fernández, S., & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2012). My group’s fate is my fate: “Fused” Americans and Spaniards link personal life quality to outcome of 2008 elections. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34, 527-533. https://doi.org/10.1080/01973533.2012.732825. PDF

    Fernández, S., Branscombe, N. R., Gómez, Á., & Morales, J. F. (2012). Influence of the social context on use of surgical-lengthening and group-empowering coping strategies among people with dwarfism. Rehabilitation Psychology, 57(3), 224-235. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0029280. PDF

    Gómez-Gil, E., Gómez, Á., Cañizares, S., Guillamón, A., Rametti, G., Esteva, I., Vázquez, A. & Salamero-Baró, M. (2012). Clinical utility of the Bem Sex Role Inventori (BSRI) in the Spanish transsexual and non transsexual population. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94(3), 304-309. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2011.650302. PDF

    Hewstone, M., Liebkind, K., Lewicka, M., László, J., Voci, A., Contarello, A., Gómez, Á., Hantzi, A., Bilewicz, M., Guinote, A., Kourilova, S. & Prtkova, K. (2012). An evaluation of the impact of the European Association of Social Psychology: A response to Schruijer. History of the Human Sciences, 25(3), 117-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/0952695111434464. PDF

    Rametti, G., Carrillo, B., Gómez-Gil, E., Junqué, C. Zubiarre-Elorza, L., Segovia, S., Gómez, Á. & Guillamón, A. (2012). Effects of androgenization on the white matter microstructure of female to male transsexuals. A diffusion tensor imaging study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37(8), 1261-1269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2011.12.019. PDF

    Swann, W. B. Jr., Jetten, J., Gómez, Á., Whitehouse, H. & Bastian, B. (2012). When group membership gets personal: A theory of identity fusion. Psychological Review, 119(3),441-456. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0028589. PDF

  • 2011

    Gómez, Á., Brooks, M.L., Buhrmester, M., Vázquez, A., Jetten, J. & Swann, W.B. Jr. (2011). On the nature of identity fusion: Insights into the construct and validation of a new measure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 918-33. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0022642. PDF

    Gómez, Á., Morales, J.F., Hart, S, Vázquez, A. & Swann, W.B. Jr. (2011). Rejected and excluded forevermore, but even more devoted: Irrevocable ostracism intensifies loyalty to the group among identity fused persons. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1574-1586. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167211424580. PDF

    Gómez, Á., Tropp. L., & Fernández, S. (2011). When extended contact opens the door to future contact: Testing the effects of extended contact on attitudes and intergroup expectancies in majority and minority groups. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 14(2), 161-173. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430210391119. PDF

    Rametti, G., Carrillo, B., Gómez-Gil, E., Junque, C., Segovia, S., Gómez, Á. & Guillamón, A. (2011). White matter microstructure in female to male transsexuals before cross-sex hormonal treatment. A diffusion tensor imaging study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45, 199-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2010.05.006. PDF

    Rametti, G., Carrillo, B., Gómez-Gil, E., Junque, C., Zubiarre-Elorza, L., Segovia, S., Gómez, Á. & Guillamón, A. (2011). The microstructure of white matter in male to female transsexuals before cross-sex hormonal treatment. A DTI study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45(7), 949-954. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2010.11.007. PDF

  • 2010

    Carrillo, B., Gómez-Gil, E., Rametti, G., Junque, C., Gómez, Á., Karadi, K., Segovia, S. & Guillamón, A. (2010). Cortical activation during mental rotation in male-to-female and female-to-male transsexuals under hormonal treatment. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35(8), 1213-1222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2010.02.010. PDF

    Swann, W. B. Jr., Gómez, Á., Dovidio, J. F. Hart. S. & Jetten, J. (2010). Dying and Killing for One’s Group: Identity Fusion Moderates Responses to Intergroup Versions of the Trolley Problem. Psychological Science, 21, 1176-1183. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797610376656. PDF

    Swann, W.B. Jr., Gómez, Á., Huici, C., Morales, F. & Hixon, J. G. (2010). Identity fusion and self-sacrifice: Arousal as catalyst of pro-group fighting, dying and helping behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 824-841. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0020014. PDF

  • 2009

    Gómez, Á., Seyle, C. D., Huici, C. & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2009). Can self-verification strivings fully trascend the self-other barrier? Seeking verification of ingroup identities. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 1021-1044. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0016358. PDF

    Swann, W. B. Jr., Seyle, C., Gómez, Á., Morales, J. F. & Huici, C. (2009). Identity Fusion: The interplay of personal and social identities in extreme group behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 995-1011. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0013668. PDF

  • 2008

    Gómez, Á., Dovidio, J. F., Cuadrado, I., Huici, C. & Gaertner, S. L. (2008). The other side of We: When outgroup members express common identity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1613-1626. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167208323600. PDF

    Gómez, Á. & Huici, C. (2008). Vicarious Intergroup Contact and the Role of Authorities in Prejudice Reduction. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 11, 103-114. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1138741600004169. PDF

    Huici, C., Gómez, Á. & Bustillos, A. (2008). La identidad comparativa veinte años después: repercusión en el dominio de las relaciones intergrupales. Revista de Psicología Social, 23, 297-313. https://doi.org/10.1174/021347408785843042. PDF

  • 2007

    Gómez, Á. (2007). La violencia en el deporte. Un análisis desde la psicología social. Revista de Psicología Social, 22, 63-87. https://doi.org/10.1174/021347407779697539. PDF

    Gómez, Á., Morales, J. F., Huici, C., Gaviria, C. & Jiménez, J. (2007). When the World Understands Me... And My Alignment with the Group. From Self-verification to Verification of One's Group Identity. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 7, 213-236. PDF

    Morales, J. F. & Gómez, Á. (2007). Introduction to the Series “Towards a More Relational Social Psychology”. Social Psychology is Innovative, Vital. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy 7(2), 141-143. PDF

    Méndez, E., Gómez, Á. & Tropp. L. (2007). When Metaperceptions are Affected by Intergroup Processes. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 7(2), 237-250. PDF

  • 2004

    Gómez, A., Huici, C. & J. F. Morales. (2004). ¡Nos gusta que nos vean...como somos! Implicaciones de la teoría de la auto-verificación a nivel intergrupal (We like others to see us... the way we are! Implications of self-verification theory at a group level). Revista de Psicología Social, 19, 139-157.

    Vega, T. & Gómez, Á. (2004). El efecto del nivel de prejuicio y de la preocupación por ser evaluado en las emociones y el comportamiento hacia las minorías étnicas (The effect of prejudice and evaluativo concern on emotions and behaviour toward ethnic minorities). Encuentros en la Psicología Social, 4, 341-344.

  • 2003

    Gómez, Á., Huici, C. (2003). Los efectos del prejuicio y el meta-estereotipo en las emociones e intenciones de contacto con los inmigrantes (Effects of prejudice and meta-stereotype on emotions and contact intentions toward immigrants). Encuentros en la Psicología Social, 1, 143-146.

  • 2002

    Gómez, Á. (2002). If my group stereotypes others, others stereotype my group…and we know. Concept, research lines and future perspectives of meta-stereotypes. International Journal of Social Psychology, 17(3), 253-282. https://doi.org/10.1174/02134740260372982. PDF