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Caviola, L., Althaus, D., Mogensen, A., & Goodwin, G. P. (2022). Population ethical intuitions. Cognition, 218, 104941.


Sousa, P., Allard, A., Piazza, J., & Goodwin, G. P. (2021). Folk moral objectivism: The case of harmful actions. Frontiers in Psychology, 2776.

Brambilla, M., Sacchi, S., Rusconi, P., & Goodwin, G. P. (2021). The primacy of morality in impression development: Theory, research, and future directions. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 64, pp. 187–262). Academic Press.

Baron, J., & Goodwin, G. P. (2021). Consequences, norms, and inaction: Response to Gawronski et al.  Judgment and Decision Making, 16, 566-595.


Watkins, H. M., & Goodwin, G. P. (2020). Reflecting on sacrifices made by past generations increases a sense of obligation towards future generations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46, 995-1012.

Cusimano, C., & Goodwin, G. P. (2020). People judge others to have more voluntary control over beliefs than they themselves do.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 119, 999-1029.

Sun, J., & Goodwin, G. P. (in press). Do people want to be more moral? Psychological Science, 31, 241-257.

Watkins, H. M., & Goodwin, G. P. (2020). A fundamental asymmetry in judgments of soldiers at war. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149, 419-444.

Baron, J., & Goodwin, G. P. (2020). Consequences norms and inaction: A critical analysis. Judgment and Decision Making, 15, 421-442.


Cusimano, C. & Goodwin, G. P. (2019).  Lay beliefs about the controllability of everyday mental states. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148, 1701-1732.


Goodwin, G. P., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2018). The truth of conditional assertions. Cognitive Science, 42, 2502-2533.

Bhatia, S., Goodwin, G. P., & Walasek, L. (2018). Trait associations for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in news media: A computational analysis. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 9, 123-130.

Goodwin, G. P. (2018). The objectivity of moral beliefs. In K. Gray & J. Graham (Eds.), Atlas of moral psychology (pp. 310-319). New York: Guilford Press.

Landy, J. F., Piazza, J., & Goodwin, G. P. (2018). Morality traits still dominate in forming impressions of others. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, E5636.

Goodwin, G. P. (2018). How does moral objectification lead to correlated interactions?  Comment on ‘The difference between ice cream and Nazis: Moral externalization and the evolution of human cooperation,’ by K. Stanford. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.


Park, D., Tsukayama, E., Goodwin, G. P., Patrick, S., & Duckworth, A. L. (2017). A tripartite taxonomy of character: Evidence for intrapersonal, interpersonal, and intellectual competencies in children. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 48, 16-27.

Goodwin, G. P. (2017). Prosociality is not morality. In W. Sinnott-Armstrong & C. Miller (Eds.), Moral psychology, Volume V: Virtue and character (pp. 465-475). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Goodwin, G. P. (2017). Is morality unified, and does this matter for moral reasoning? In J-F. Bonnefon & B. Tremoliere (Eds.), Moral inferences (pp. 9-36). London: Routledge.


Landy, J. F., Piazza, J. & Goodwin, G. P. (2016). When it's bad to be friendly and smart: The desirability of sociability and competence depends on morality. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 1272-1290.

Gromet, D. M., Goodwin, G. P., & Goodman, R. A. (2016). Pleasure from another’s pain: The influence of a target’s hedonic states on attributions of immorality and evil. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Morris, S. H., Jaffee, S. R., Goodwin, G. P., & Franklin, M. E. (2016). Hoarding in children and adolescents: A review. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 47, 740-750.


Goodwin, G.P., & Benforado, A. (2015). Judging the goring ox: Retribution directed toward animals. Cognitive Science, 39, 619-646.

Goodwin, G.P. (2015). Moral character in person perception. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24, 38-44.

Landy, J. F., & Goodwin, G. P. (2015). Our Conclusions Were Tentative, But Appropriate A Reply to Schnall et al.(2015). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(4), 539–540.

Landy, J., & Goodwin, G.P., (2015). Does incidental disgust amplify moral judgment? A meta-analytic review of experimental evidence. Perspectives on Psychological Sciences, 10, 518-536.

Goodwin, G. P. (2015). Experimental Approaches to Moral Standing. Philosophy Compass, 10(12), 914–926.

Johnson-Laird, P. N., Khemlani, S. S., & Goodwin, G. P. (2015). Response to Baratgin et al.: Mental Models Integrate Probability and Deduction. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19(10), 548–549.

Johnson-Laird, P. N., Khemlani, S. S., & Goodwin, G. P. (2015). Logic, probability, and human reasoning. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19(4), 201–214.

Goodwin, G. P., Piazza, J., & Rozin, P. (2015). Understanding the importance and perceived structure and of moral character.  In C. Miller, R. M. Furr, A. Knobel, & W. Fleeson (Eds.), Character: New directions from philosophy, psychology, and theology (pp. 100-126). New York: Oxford University Press.


Goodwin, G. P., & Gromet, D. M. (2014). Punishment. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 5(5), 561-572.

Goodwin, G.P., & Landy, J.F. (2014). Valuing different human lives. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 778-803.

Goodwin, G.P. (2014). Is the basic conditional probabilistic? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1214-1241.

Goodwin, G.P., Piazza, J. & Rozin, P. (2014). Moral character predominates in person perception and evaluation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 148-168.

Piazza, J., Goodwin, G. P., Rozin, P., & Royzman, E. B. (2014). When a virtue is not a virtue: Conditional virtues in moral evaluation. Social Cognition, 32(6), 528-558.

Piazza, J., Landy, J.F., & Goodwin, G.P. (2014). Cruel nature: Harmfulness as an important, overlooked dimension in judgments of moral standing. Cognition, 108, 108-124.

Royzman, E. B., Landy, J. F., & Goodwin, G. P. (2014). Are good reasoners more incest-friendly? Trait cognitive reflection predicts selective moralization in a sample of American adults. Judgment and Decision Making, 9(3), 176-190.

Goodwin, G. P. (2014).  How complete is the Path Model of blame? Psychological Inquiry, 25, 215-221.  (Invited submission).


Goodwin, G. P., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2013). The acquisition of Boolean concepts. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17(3), 128–133.

Nadelhoffer, T., Gromet, D., Goodwin, G., Nahmias, E., Sripada, C., & Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2013).  The mind, the brain, and the law.  In T. Nadelhoffer (Ed.), The future of punishment (pp. 193-211). Oxford University Press.


Goodwin, G.P., & Darley, J. (2012). Why are some moral beliefs seen as more objective than others? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 250-256.


Fedotova, N. O., Fincher, K. M., Goodwin, G. P., & Rozin, P. (2011). How Much Do Thoughts Count?: Preference for Emotion versus Principle in Judgments of Antisocial and Prosocial Behavior. Emotion Review, 3(3), 316–317.

Goodwin, G. P., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2011). Mental models of Boolean concepts. Cognitive Psychology, 63(1), 34–59.

Royzman, E.B., Goodwin, G.P., & Leeman, R.F. (2011). When sentimental rules collide: "Norms with feelings" in the dilemmatic context. Cognition, 121, 101-114.


Robinson, P. H., Goodwin, G. P., & Reisig, M. D. (2010). Disutility of Injustice, The. NYUL Rev., 85, 1940-2033.

Goodwin, G. P., & Darley, J. M. (2010). The perceived objectivity of ethical beliefs: Psychological findings and implications for public policy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1(2), 161–188.

Goodwin, G.P., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2010). Conceptual illusions. Cognition, 114, 253-265.

Khemlani, S., & Goodwin, G. P. (2010). The function and representation of concepts. Comment on ‘Doing without concepts,’ by E. Machery. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, 216-217.


Zielinski, T. A., Goodwin, G. P., & Halford, G. S. (2010). Complexity of categorical syllogisms: An integration of two metrics. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 22(3), 391–421.

Laham, S. M., Alter, A. L., & Goodwin, G. P. (2009). Easy on the mind, easy on the wrongdoer: Discrepantly fluent violations are deemed less morally wrong. Cognition, 112(3), 462–466.

2008 and earlier

Riis, J., Simmons, J. P., & Goodwin, G. P. (2008). Preferences for enhancement pharmaceuticals: The reluctance to enhance fundamental traits. Journal of Consumer Research, 35(3), 495–508.

Lee, N. Y. L., Goodwin, G. P., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2008). The psychological puzzle of Sudoku. Thinking & Reasoning, 14(4), 342–364.

Goodwin, G.P., & Darley, J.M. (2008). The psychology of meta-ethics: Exploring objectivism. Cognition, 106, 1339-1366.

Goodwin, G. P., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2008). Transitive and pseudo-transitive inferences. Cognition, 108(2), 320–352.

Goodwin, G. P., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2006). Reasoning about the relations between relations. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59(6), 1047–1069.

Goodwin, G.P., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2005). Reasoning about relations. Psychological Review, 112, 468-493.