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Silver, I., & Shaw, A. (2018). No harm, still foul: Concerns about reputation drive dislike of harmless plagiarizers. Cognitive Science, 42, 213 PDF

Silver, I., & Shaw, A. (2018). Pint-sized public relations: The development of reputation management. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 277-279. PDF

Selected press coverage: TIME, CBS News, Science Daily

Strickland, B., Silver, I., & Keil, F. C. (2017). The texture of causal construals: Domain-specific biases shape causal inferences from discourse. Memory & Cognition45, 442-455. PDF

Working Papers

Silver, I., Kelly, B., & Small, D. The prosocial first mover’s advantage: How order of entry signals purity of motive, (Under review at Journal of Consumer Psychology).

Silver, I., Shaw, A. Political Neutrality Aversion: When and why ‘staying out of it’ backfires.

Silver, I. & Silverman, J.* Doing good for (maybe) nothing: Motive inferences when rewards are uncertain.

* Equal first-authorship

Silver, I., Mellers, B., & Tetlock, P. The wisdom of teamwork: Well calibrated groups benefit more from discussion.

Work In Progress

Silver, I. & Small, D. How a choice can be an out: Motivated fairness concerns in charitable giving. Data collection in progress.