New Affiliation

I’m thrilled to share that I’ve officially started my new postdoc appointment at the Centre for the Experimental-Philosophical study of Discrimination (CEPDISC), Department of Political Sciences, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, as of March 1st, 2024. I’m eager to dive into research and collaborations in this exciting new chapter of my academic journey. Stay tuned for […]

New Article Online:

Moral violations that target more valued victims elicit more anger, but not necessarily more disgust

Moral violations that target more valued victims elicit more anger, but not necessarily more disgust Lei Fan, Catherine Molho, Tom R. Kupfer, Joshua M. Tybur Published on Journal of Experimental Social Psychology https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002210312400009X The same moral violation can give rise to different emotional and behavioral responses in different individuals. The mechanisms that give rise to […]

Conference Talk – EASP 2023

Beyond outrage: Observers anticipate different behaviors from expressors of anger versus disgust The modern world affords unprecedented opportunities for individuals to express themselves. The widespread distribution of one specific type of expression – moral outrage – has consequences for social and political harmony. The current investigation contributes to better understanding these consequences by examining what […]

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Beyond Outrage: Observers Anticipate Different Behaviors From Expressors of Anger Versus Disgust

Beyond Outrage: Observers Anticipate Different Behaviors From Expressors of Anger Versus Disgust Lei Fan, Catherine Molho, Tom R. Kupfer, Disa A. Sauter, Joshua M. Tybur Published on Social Psychological and Personality Science Doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550623117695 The modern world affords unprecedented opportunities for individuals to express moral sentiments. The widespread distribution of one specific type of sentiment […]

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Are people more averse to microbe-sharing contact with ethnic outgroup members? A registered report

Are people more averse to microbe-sharing contact with ethnic outgroup members? A registered report Lei Fan, Joshua M.Tybur, Benedict C.Jones Published on Evolution and Human Behavior Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2022.08.007 Abstract Intergroup biases are widespread across cultures and time. The current study tests an existing hypothesis that has been proposed to explain such biases: the mind has […]

Invited Talk – Social Psychology Talk Series @University of Kent

25th March, 2022, Social Psychology Talk Series at School of Psychology, University of Kent Moral Emotions Communicate Aggressions in Moral Punishment Punishment typically follows from other-condemning moral emotions. Several studies indicated that emotions motivate punishment, with some suggesting that punishment expresses moral emotions, especially anger and moral disgust. Although some work referred to “outrage” as […]