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Journal Articles

In Press / 2020


Todd, A. R., Cameron, C. D., & Simpson, A. (in press).

The goal-dependence of level-1 and level-2 visual perspective calculation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Scheffer, J. A., Cameron, C. D., McKee, S., Hadjiandreou, E., & Scherer, A. M. (in press).

Stereotypes about compassion across the political spectrum. Emotion.

Ferguson, A. M., Cameron, C. D., & Inzlicht, M. (2020).

Motivational effects on empathic choices. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 90.

Cameron, C. D., & Inzlicht, M. (2020). 

Empathy choice in physicians and non-physicians. British Journal of Social Psychology, 59, 715-732.


Cameron, C. D., Hutcherson, C. A., Ferguson, A., Scheffer, J. A., Hadjiandreou, E., & Inzlicht, M. (2019).

Empathy is hard work: People choose to avoid empathy because of its cognitive costs. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148, 962-976.

Kirby, J. N., Seppala, E., Wilks, M., Cameron, C. D., Tellegen, C. L., Nguyen, D. T. H., Misra, S., Simon-Thomas, E., Feinberg, M., Doty, J. (2019).

Positive and negative attitudes towards compassion predict compassionate outcomes. Current Psychology.

Todd, A., Simpson, A., & Cameron, C. D. (2019).

Time pressure disrupts level-2, but not level-1, visual perspective calculation: A process-dissociation analysis. Cognition, 189, 41-54.

Spring, V. L., Cameron, C. D., McKee, S., & Todd, A. (2019).

Intentional and unintentional empathy for pain among physicians and non-physicians. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10, 440-448.

Spring, V. L., Cameron, C. D., & Cikara, M. (2019).

Asking different questions about outrage: A reply to Brady & Crockett. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23, 80-82.


Spring, V. L., Cameron, C. D., & Cikara, M. (2018).

The upside of outrage. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 1067-1069.

Cameron, C. D. (2018).

Motivating empathy: Three methodological recommendations for mapping empathy. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 12, e12418.

Cameron, C. D., Reber, J., Spring, V. L., & Tranel, D. (2018).

Damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex is associated with impairments in both spontaneous and deliberative moral judgments. Neuropsychologia, 111, 261-268.


Gray, K., Schein, C., & Cameron, C. D. (2017).

How to think about emotions and morality: Circles, not arrows. Current Opinion in Psychology, 17, 41-46.

Cooley, E., Payne, B. K., Cipolli, W., Cameron, C. D., Berger, A., & Gray, K. (2017).

The paradox of group mind: “People in a group” have more mind than “a group of people”. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 691-699.

Cameron, C. D., Spring, V. L., & Todd, A. (2017).

The empathy impulse: A multinomial model of intentional and unintentional empathy for pain. Emotion, 17, 395-411.

Todd, A., Cameron, C. D., & Simpson, A. (2017).

Dissociating processes underlying level-1 visual perspective taking in adults. Cognition, 159, 97-101.

Cameron, C. D., Payne, B. K., Sinnott-Armstrong, W., Scheffer, J. A., & Inzlicht, M. (2017).

Implicit moral evaluations: A multinomial modeling approach. Cognition, 158, 224-241.

Woodward, H., Treat, T., Cameron, C. D., & Yegorova, V. (2017).

Valence and arousal-based affective evaluations of foods. Eating Behaviors, 24, 26-33.


Woodward, H., Cameron, C.D., & Treat, T. (2016).

Enhancing the conceptualization and measurement of implicit and explicit affective evaluations: A case study of disordered eating. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10, 252-264.

Cameron, C.D., Harris, L.T., & Payne, B.K. (2016).

The emotional cost of humanity: Anticipated exhaustion motivates dehumanization of stigmatized targets. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 105-112.


Cameron, C.D., Lindquist, K.A., & Gray, K. (2015).

A constructionist review of morality and emotions: No evidence for specific links between moral content and discrete emotions. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 19, 371-394.

Cameron, C.D., & Fredrickson, B.L. (2015).

Mindfulness facets predict helping behavior and distinct helping-related emotions. Mindfulness, 6, 1211-1218.

2007 - 2013

Payne, B.K., Brown-Iannuzzi, J., Burkley, M., Arbuckle, N., Cooley, E., Cameron, C.D., & Lundberg, K.B. (2013).

Intention invention and the affect misattribution procedure: Reply to Bar-Anan and Nosek (2012). Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 375-386.

Cameron, C.D., Payne, B.K., & Doris, J.M. (2013).

Morality in high definition: Emotion differentiation calibrates the influence of incidental disgust on moral judgments. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 719-725.

Cameron, C.D., Brown-Iannuzzi, J., & Payne, B.K. (2012).

Sequential priming measures of implicit social cognition: A meta-analysis of associations with behaviors and explicit attitudes. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 16, 330-350.

Cameron, C.D., & Payne, B.K. (2012).

The cost of callousness: Regulating compassion influences the moral self-concept. Psychological Science, 23, 225-229.

Cameron, C.D., & Payne, B.K. (2011).

Escaping affect: How motivated emotion regulation creates insensitivity to mass suffering. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 1-15.

Payne, B.K., Hall, D., Cameron, C.D., & Bishara, A. (2010).

A process model of affect misattribution. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1397-1408.

Cameron, C.D., Payne, B.K., & Knobe, J. (2010).

Do theories of implicit race bias change moral judgments? Social Justice Research, 23, 272-289. Winner of the International Society for Justice Research 2010 Morton Deutsch Award

Shean, G., Bell, E., & Cameron, C.D. (2007).

Recognition of nonverbal affect and schizotypy. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 141, 281-292.


Spring, V.L., Cameron, C.D., Gray, K., & Lindquist, K.A. (2o17).

Constructing contempt. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40.


Seppala, E., Doty, J., Worline, M., Simon-Thomas, E., Cameron, C. D., & Brown, S. (2017).

The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science.

Book Chapters

Cameron, C.D., Scheffer, J.A., & Spring, V.L. (2018).

Implicit moral cognition. In K. Gray & J. Graham (Eds.), Atlas of Moral Psychology. Guilford Press.

Cameron, C. D. (2017).

Compassion collapse: Why we are numb to numbers. In E. Seppala, J. Doty, M. Worline, E. Simon-Thomas, C. D. Cameron, & S. Brown (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science. Oxford University Press.

Cameron, C.D., & Rapier, K. (2017).

Compassion is a motivated choice. In W. Sinnott-Armstrong & C. Miller (Eds.), Moral Psychology, Vol 5: Virtues and Character. MIT Press.

Caldwell, B., Cameron, C.D., Strohminger, N., Schaich-Borg, J., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2014).

Implicit moral attitudes. In H. Rusch, Christoph Lutge, & Matthias Uhl (Eds.), Experimental Ethics.

Payne, B.K., & Cameron, C.D. (2014).

Free will worth having and the intentional control of behavior. In W. Sinnott-Armstrong (Ed.), Moral Psychology, Vol. 4: Freedom and Responsibility.

Payne, B.K., & Cameron, C.D. (2014).

Dual process theory from a process dissociation perspective. In J. Sherman, B. Gawronski, & Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual Process Theories of the Social Mind.

Payne, B.K., & Cameron, C.D. (2012).

Implicit social cognition and mental representation. In D. Carlston (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Social Cognition. Oxford University Press.

Payne, B.K., & Cameron, C.D. (2010).

Divided minds, divided morals: How implicit social cognition underpins and undermines our sense of social justice. In B. Gawronski & B.K. Payne (Eds.), Handbook of Implicit Social Cognition. Guilford Press.