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Phoebe C. Ellsworth

Phoebe C. Ellsworth

Frank Murphy Distinguished University Professor of Law and Psychology Emerita
Member of University of Michigan Law Faculty 1987-



Books

  • Methods of Research in Social Psychology. 2nd ed. E. Aronson, J. M. Carlsmith, and M. H. Gonzales, co-authors. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990.
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  • Person Perception. 2nd ed. D. J. Schneider and A. H. Hastorf, co-authors. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1979. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Methods of Research in Social Psychology. E. Aronson and J. M. Carlsmith, co-authors. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub., 1976. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Emotion in the Human Face: Guidelines for Research and an Integration of Findings. P. Ekman and W. V. Friesen, co-authors. Pergamon General Psychology Series, PGPS-11. New York: Pergamon Press Inc., 1972. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • "Maggots and Morals: Physical Disgust is to Fear as Moral Disgust is to Anger." S. W. S. Lee, co-author. In Components of Emotional Meaning: A Sourcebook, edited by K. R. Scherer and J. R. J. Fontaine, 271-80. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
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  • "False Convictions." S. R. Gross, co-author. In The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy, edited by E. Shafir, 163-80. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2012.
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  • "Legal Reasoning and Scientific Reasoning." In Meador Lectures on Rationality, 45-68. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: University of Alabama School of Law, 2011.
  • "The Rise and Fall of the High-Impact Experiment." In The Scientist and the Humanist: A Festschrift in Honor of Elliot Aronson, edited by M. H. Gonzales, C. Tavris, and A. Aronson, 79-106. New York: Psychology Press, 2010.
  • "Social Science and the Evolving Standards of Death Penalty Law." S. R. Gross, co-author. In Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom, edited by E. Borgida and S. T. Fiske, 237-59. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2008.
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  • "Appraisals, Emotions, and Adaptation." In Evolution and the Social Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and Social Cognition, edited by J. P. Forgas, M. G. Haselton, and W. von Hippel, 71-88. New York: Psychology Press, 2007.
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  • "Legal Reasoning." In The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning, edited by K. J. Holyoak and R. G. Morrison Jr., 685-704. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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  • "Clapping with Both Hands: Numbers, People, and Simultaneous Hypotheses." In Perspectivism in Social Psychology: The Yin and Yang of Scientific Progress, edited by J. T. Jost et al., 261-73. APA Science Series; APA Decade of Behavior Series. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2004.
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  • "Some Steps Between Attitudes and Verdicts." In The Jury Trial in Criminal Justice, edited by D. D. Koski, 301-16. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2003. (Adapted from a chapter of the same title in Inside the Juror: The Psychology of Juror Decision Making, edited by R. Hastie. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.)
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  • "Second Thoughts: Americans' Views on the Death Penalty at the Turn of the Century." S. R. Gross, co-author. In Beyond Repair?: America's Death Penalty, edited by S. P. Garvey, 7-57. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2003.
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  • "Questions and Comparisons: Methods of Research in Social Psychology." R. Gonzalez, co-author. In The Sage Handbook of Social Psychology, edited by M. A. Hogg and J. Cooper, 24-42. London: Sage Publications, 2003.
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  • "Appraisal Processes in Emotion." K. R. Scherer, co-author. In Handbook of Affective Sciences, edited by R. J. Davidson et al, 572-95. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
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  • "The Role of Culture in Appraisal." B. Mesquita, co-author. In Appraisal Processes in Emotion: Theory, Methods, Research, edited by K. R. Scherer et al., 233-48. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
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  • "Psychology and Law." R. Mauro, co-author. In The Handbook of Social Psychology. 4th ed., edited by D. T. Gilbert et al., 684-732. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1998.
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  • "Some Reasons to Expect Universal Antecedents of Emotion." In The Nature of Emotion: Fundamental Questions, edited by P. Ekman and R. J. Davidson, 150-4. Series in Affective Science. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
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  • "Sense, Culture, and Sensibility." In Emotion and Culture: Empirical Studies of Mutual Influence, edited by S. Kitayama and H. R. Markus, 23-50. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Assoc., 1994.
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  • "Levels of Thought and Levels of Emotion." In The Nature of Emotion: Fundamental Questions, edited by P. Ekman and R. J. Davidson, 192-6. Series in Affective Science. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.
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  • "Applying Social Psychology II: Law, Politics, and Business." In Readings in Social Psychology: General, Classic, and Contemporary Selections. 2nd ed., edited by W. A. Lesko, 382-407. Boston, Mass.: Allyn & Bacon, Inc., 1994.
  • "Some Steps between Attitudes and Verdicts." In Inside the Juror: The Psychology of Juror Decision Making, edited by R. Hastie, 42-64. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
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  • "Some Implications of Cognitive Appraisal Theories of Emotion." In International Review of Studies on Emotion, edited by K. T. Strongman, vol. 1, 143-61. New York: Wiley, 1991.
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  • "Eyes." In International Encyclopedia of Communications. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.
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  • "Unpleasant Facts: The Supreme Court's Response to Empirical Research on Capital Punishment." In Adjudicating Death: Moral and Legal Perspectives on Capital Punishment, edited by K. C. Haas and J. Inciardi. San Francisco: Sage, 1988.
  • "Unpleasant Facts: The Supreme Court's Response to Empirical Research on Capital Punishment." In Challenging Capital Punishment: Legal and Social Science Approaches, edited by K. C. Haas and J. A. Inciardi, 177-211. Sage Criminal Justice System Annuals, 24. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1988.
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Journal Articles


Reviews

  • "Enhanced Views." Review of Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me), by C. Tavris and E. Aronson. Times Literary Supplement, no. 5478 (2008): 30.
  • "One Inspiring Jury." Review of Twelve Angry Men, by R. Rose. Mich. L. Rev. 101, no. 6 (2003): 1387-407.
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  • "The Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology: A Toolbox for Serious Researchers." R. Gonzalez, co-author. Review of Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology, by H. T. Reis and C. M. Judd, co-editors. Psychol. Sci. 12, no. 3 (2001): 266-8.
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  • "A Dispassionate Analysis of Some Passionate Arguments." Review of Controversial Issues in Social Research Methods, by J. Greenberg and R. Folger. Contemp. Psychol. 35, no. 4 (1990): 331-2.
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Other Publications

  • E. Aronson and M. H. Gonzales, co-authors. Preface to Methods of Research in Social Psychology. 2nd ed., by E. Aronson et al., co-authors, xv-xviii. New York: McGraw-Hill, (1990).
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  • E. Aronson and J. M. Carlsmith, co-authors. Preface to Methods of Research in Social Psychology, by E. Aronson, P. C. Ellsworth, and J. M. Carlsmith, co-authors, vii-viii. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub., (1976). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • P. Ekman and W. V. Friesen, co-authors. Preface to Emotion in the Human Face: Guidelines for Research and an Integration of Findings, by P. Ekman, W. V. Friesen, and P. Ellsworth, co-authors, ix-x. Pergamon General Psychology Series, PGPS-11. New York: Pergamon Press Inc., (1972). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "Visual Behavior in Social Interaction." L. M. Ludwig, co-author. In Communication Theory. 2nd ed., edited by C. D. Mortenson, 246-72. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2008. (Originally published under the same title in J. Comm. 22, no. 4 (1972): 375-403. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.))
  • "Hardening of the Attitudes: Americans' Views on the Death Penalty." S. R. Gross, co-author. In The Death Penalty in America: Current Controversies, edited by H. A. Bedau, 90-115. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. (Originally published under the same title in J. Soc. Issues 50, no. 2 (1994): 19-52.)
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  • "Hardening of the Attitudes: Americans' Views on the Death Penalty." S. R. Gross, co-author. In Politics, Crime Control and Culture, edited by S. A. Scheingold, 209-42. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 1997. (Originally published under the same title in J. Soc. Issues 50, no. 2 (1994): 19-52.)

Works in Progress & Working Papers

  • Confirmation Bias in Criminal Investigations. B. O'Brien, co-author. University of Texas School of Law, Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper. Working Paper.
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