yoel inbar
Yoel Inbar Photo courtesy of Geoff MacDonald Department of Psychology
University of Toronto
1265 Military Trail
Toronto, Ontario M1C 1A4, Canada

yoel.inbar at utoronto.ca

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About Me

I'm an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Toronto.

My research concerns the interplay between two general mental processes that influence judgment: rational, deliberate analysis, and intuitive, emotional reactions. I am interested in the interaction between these two kinds of thinking and the implications for people’s beliefs, actions, and choices. In my research, I have studied how intuition affects our choices; how our moral beliefs determine our own actions and our judgments of others; and how the emotion of disgust can predict our moral and political attitudes.

New Papers

Inbar, Y. (2016). Association between contextual dependence and replicability in psychology may be spurious. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PDFPDF

Scott, S. E., Inbar, Y., & Rozin, P. (2016). Evidence for absolute moral opposition to genetically modified food in the United States. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 315-324. PDFPDF

Inbar, Y., Westgate, E. C., Pizarro D. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2016). Can a naturally occurring pathogen threat change social attitudes? Evaluations of gay men and lesbians during the 2014 Ebola epidemic. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 420-427. PDFPDF

Inbar, Y., & Pizarro, D. A. (2016). Pathogens and politics: Current research and new questions. Personality and Social Psychology Compass, 10, 365-374. PDFPDF