Journal Articles

Friesen, J. P., Campbell, T. H., & Kay, A. C. (2015). The psychological advantage of unfalsifiability: The appeal of untestable political and religious ideologies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 515.

Friesen, J. P., Kay, A. C., Eibach, R. P., & Galinsky, A. D. (2014). Seeking structure in social organization: Compensatory control and the psychological advantages of hierarchy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 590-609.

Kay, A.C., & Friesen, J. (2011). On social change and social stability: Understanding when system justification does and does not occurCurrent Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 360-364.

Gaucher, D., Friesen, J., & Kay, A. C. (2011). Evidence that gendered wording in job advertisements exists and sustains gender inequalityJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 109-128.

Friesen, J., & Sinclair, L. (2011). Distrust and simultaneous activation of multiple categoriesSocial Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 112-119.

Kay, A. C., Gaucher, D., Peach, J. M., Laurin, K., Friesen, J., Zanna, M. P., & Spencer, S. J. (2009). The power of the status quo: Direct evidence for a motivation to see the way things are as the way they should beJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 421-434.

Selected Conference Posters & Talks

Friesen, J. P., Kay, A. C., Eibach, R. P., & Galinsky, A. D. (2015, February). The tolerance of inequality: Psychological needs for control and social hierarchies. Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA. Symposium title: The Politics of Inequality and the Inequality of Politics

Friesen, J. P., & Gaucher, D. (2013, September). Positive stereotypes about women's intuition and the perpetuation of traditional gender roles. Talk presented at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Berkeley, CA. Symposium title: The harms of good intentions: Costs to the self, ingroups, and outgroups.

Friesen, J. P., Kay, A. C., Eibach, R. P., & Galinsky, A. G. (2013, January). Compensatory control and the psychological advantage of hierarchy. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA. Symposium title: Explaining the effects of threats on cultural worldview defenses: Common ground among divergent perspectives.

Gaucher, D. & Friesen, J. (2013, January). Women's intuition as system-justifying belief. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Kay, A.C., & Friesen, J. P. (2012, November). The human need for order and control and the allure of extreme political and religious ideologies. Talk presented at the meeting of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society, Ottawa, ON.

Friesen, J. P., Kay, A. C., Eibach, R. P., & Galinsky, A. G. (2012, June). Seeking structure in social organization: Personal control and hierarchies. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Charlotte, NC.

Friesen, J., Gaucher, D., & Kay, A. C. (2012, January). When attempts to recruit women into traditionally male-dominated domains backfire. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Friesen, J., & Kay, A. C. (2011, January). Untestable convictions: The psychological advantages of unfalsifiable religious and system-justifying beliefs. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Friesen, J., Gaucher, D., & Kay, A. C. (2010, August). Ironic effects of attempts to increase women's representation in traditionally male-dominated domains. Talk presented at the meeting of the International Society for Justice Research, Banff, AB.

Friesen, J., Gaucher, D., & Kay, A. C. (2010, February). Women and (dis)interest in government: How the status quo affects attitudes toward female politicians and the desire to participate in politics. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

Friesen, J. P., & Sinclair, L. (2006, June). The impact of trust goals on stereotype activation. Talk presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, AB.