Papers I think a lot about

Goldenberg, A., Abruzzo, J. M., Willer, R., Halperin, E., Gross, J. J. (under review). Homophily and Acrophily as Drivers of Political Segregation. OSF, Pre-print


Main finding: people prefer social ties that are more extreme, compared to more moderate than them (see B). 

Goldenberg, A., Weisz, E., Sweeny, T., Cikara, M., & Gross, J. (2021). The crowd emotion amplification effect. Psychological Science. OSF, Pre-print

Main finding: people tend to overestimate the intensity of crowds' emotions.

Goldenberg, A., Garcia, D., Halperin, E., & Gross, J.J. (2020). Collective emotions. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 29(2), 154-160. pre-print

Main idea: Thinking about emotions at the individual at the collective level (collective emotions) may reveal different patterns of behavior. 

Journal Publications († denotes trainee)

  1. Goldenberg, A., †Schöne, J., Huang, Z., Sweeny, T. D., Ong, D. C., Brady, T. F., Robinson, M. M., Levari, D., Zaki J, & Gross, J. J. (in press). Amplification in the evaluation of emotional expressions over time. Nature Human Behavior. data & codepreprint

  2. Goldenberg, A., †Abruzzo, J. M., Willer, R., Halperin, E., Gross, J. J. (under review). Political homophily and acrophily: Preferences for extreme responses to reports of police brutality. data & codepreprint

  3. Elad-Strenger, J., Goldenberg, A., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (under review). Differentiation from the ideological out-group as reference for the in-group’s emotions in conflict. preprint

  4. Kaveladze, B. T., Morris, R. R., Dimitrova-Gammeltoft, R. V., Goldenberg, A., Gross, J. J., Antin, J., Sandgren, M., & Thomas-Hunt, M. C. (2022). Social interactivity in live video experiences reduces loneliness. Frontiers in Digital Health, 0, 43.

  5. Morrison, A. S., Uusberg, A., Ryan, J., Goldenberg A., Etkin, A., Gross, J. J. (2022). Assessing and improving public mental health literacy concerning rTMS. BMC Psychiatry.

  6. †Schöne, J., Parkinson, Goldenberg, A. (in press). Negativity spreads more than positivity on Twitter after both positive and negative political situations. Affective Science. data & codepreprint

  7. Bellovary, A., Young, N. A., & Goldenberg, A. (in press). Left- and Right-Leaning News Organizations’ Use Negative Emotional Content and Elicit User Engagement Similarly. Affective Science. data & codepreprint

  8. Preece, D., Goldenberg, A., Becerra, R., Boyes, M., Hasking, P., & Gross, J. J. (2021). Loneliness and Emotion Regulation. Personality and Individual Differences

  9. Zmigrod, L., Goldenberg, A. (2021). Cognition and emotion in extreme political action. Current Directions in Psychological Science. preprint

  10. Goldenberg, A., Weisz, E., Sweeny, T., Cikara, M., & Gross, J. (2021). The crowd emotion amplification effect. Psychological Science. data & code, preprint

  11. †Wang, K., Goldenberg, A., Dorison, C., Miller, J. K., Lerner, J. S., & Gross, J. & Psychological Science Accelerator. (2021). A global test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Human Behavior. data & codepreprint

  12. Cohen-Chen, S., Pliskin, R., & Goldenberg, A., (2020). Feel good or do good? A valence / function framework for understanding emotions. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 29(4). 388-393

  13. Enav, Y., Erhard-Weiss, D., Goldenberg, A., Knudston, M., Hardan, A.Y., & Gross, J.J. (2020). Contextual determinants of parental reflective functioning: Children with autism versus their typically developing siblings. Autism. 24(6). 1578-158

  14. Hasan-Aslih, S., Shuman, E., Goldenberg, A., Pliskin, R., van Zomeren, M., & Halperin, E. (2020). The quest for hope: Disadvantaged group members can fulfil their desire to feel hope, but only when they believe in their power. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 11(7). 879-888. data & codepreprint

  15. Goldenberg, A., Gross, J.J. (2020). Digital emotion contagion. Trends in Cognitive Science. 24(4), 316-328. preprint

  16. Goldenberg, A., Garcia, D., Halperin, E., & Gross, J.J. (2020). Collective emotions. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 29(2), 154-160. preprint

  17. Goldenberg, A., Sweeny, T., Spiegel, E., & Gross, J.J. (2019). Is this my group or not? The role of ensemble coding of emotional expressions in group categorization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 143(3), 445-460. data & codepreprint

  18. Goldenberg, A., Garcia, D., Halperin, E., Jaki, J., Kong, D., Golarai, G., & Gross, J.J. (2019). Beyond emotional similarity: The role of situation-specific motives. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149(1), 138–159. data & codepreprint

  19. Milyavsky, M., Webber, D., Fernandez, J. R., Kruglanski, A., Goldenberg, A., Suri, G., & Gross, J. J. (2019). To reappraise or not to reappraise? Emotion regulation choice and cognitive energetics. Emotion, 19(6), 964-981. data & code

  20. Goldenberg, A., Cohen-Chen, S., Goyer, J. P., Dweck, C. S., Gross, J. J., & Halperin, E. (2018). Testing the impact and durability of group malleability intervention in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(4), 696–701.

  21. Formanowicz, M., Goldenberg, A., Saguy, T., Pietraszkiewicz, A., Walker, M. & Gross, J. J. (2018). Understanding dehumanization: The role of agency and communion. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 77, 102–116. data & code

  22. Goldenberg, A., Endevelt, K., Ran, S., Dweck, C. S., Gross, J. J., & Halperin, E. (2017). Making intergroup contact more fruitful: Enhancing cooperation between Palestinian and Jewish Israeli adolescents by fostering beliefs about group malleability. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 8, 3-10.

  23. Čehajić-Clancy, S., Goldenberg, A., Gross, J. J., Halperin, E. (2016). Social-psychological interventions for intergroup reconciliation: An emotion regulation perspective. Psychological Inquiry, 27, 73-88.

  24. Goldenberg, A., Halperin, E., Van-Zomeren, M., & Gross, J. J. (2016). The process model of group-based emotion: Integrating intergroup emotion and emotion regulation perspectives. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 20, 118-141.

  25. Halevy, N., Kreps, T., Weisel, O., & Goldenberg, A. (2015). Morality in intergroup conflict. Current Opinion in Psychology, 6, 10-14.

  26. Saguy, T., Szekeres, H., Nouri, R., Goldenberg, A., Doron, G., Dovidio, J. F, & Halperin, E. (2015). Awareness of intergroup help can re-humanize the outgroup. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 6, 551-558.

  27. Goldenberg, A., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2014). How group-based emotions are shaped by collective emotions: Evidence for emotional burden and emotional transfer. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 581-596.

  28. Halperin, E., Cohen-Chen, S., & Goldenberg, A. (2014). Indirect emotion regulation in intractable conflicts: A new approach to conflict resolution. European Review of Social Psychology, 25, 1-30.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Goldenberg, A., Gross, J. J. & Halperin, E., The group Malleability Intervention: Addressing Intergroup Conflicts by Changing Perceptions of Outgroup Malleability. In G. M. Walton & A. J. Crum (Eds.). Handbook of wise interventions: How Social Psychology can Help People Change. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

  2. Wolf, S. A., Campo, M., & Goldenberg, A.  (2020). Emotions and emotion regulation. In A. S. Haslam, K Fransen, & F. Boen (Eds.). The new psychology of sport & exercise: The social identity approach. London, UK: Sage.

  3. Pliskin, R., Goldenberg, A., Ambar, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2017). Speaking out and breaking the silence. In D. Bar-Tal (Ed.) Self-censorship in context: Theory and research on a barrier to peace. New York, NY: Springer Press

  4. Goldenberg, A. (2015). A city forsaken. Jerusalem, Israel: Keter Publishing House

  5. Goldenberg, A., & Szajnberg, N. (2013). A soldier’s loneliness. In A.K. Richards, L. Spira, & A. Lynch (Eds.) Encounters with loneliness: Only the lonely. (pp. 256-280). New York, NY: International Psychoanalytic Books.