In preparation / In progress

Vlasceanu, M., Reinero, D., Van Bavel, J.J. Misinformation reduction interventions: A comparison across online platforms

Fazio, L., Lewandowsky, S., Rand, D. (..) Vlasceanu, M., et al. Comparing the relative strength of available misinformation reduction interventions

Vlasceanu, M., Coman, A. Changing beliefs in a targeted fashion: Comparing strategies 

Vlasceanu, M., Amodio, D. M. Artificial Intelligence propagated regressive social policy

In review

Vlasceanu, M., Dudik, M., Momennejad, I. (in review) Network structure, gender diversity, and interdisciplinarity predict the centrality of AI organizations. (preprint)

Vlasceanu, M., McMahon, C., Van Bavel, J.J., Coman, A. (in review) Political and non-political belief change elicits behavioral change. (preprint)

Vlasceanu, M., Coman, A. (Revise & Resubmit, International Journal of Data Science and Analytics) Information sources differentially trigger Coronavirus-related belief change (preprint)

Vlasceanu, M., Coman, A. (Revise & Resubmit, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review) The effects of dyadic conversations on Coronavirus-related belief change (preprint)


Vlasceanu, M., Morais, M. J., Coman, A. (in press). Network structure impacts the synchronization of collective beliefs. Journal of Cognition and Culture (preprint)

Van Bavel, J.J., … Vlasceanu, M., …, Boggio, P.S. (in press) National identity predicts public health support during a global pandemic. Nature Communications (preprint) (website)

Vlasceanu, M., Coman, A. (2021) The impact of social norms on health-related belief update. Applied Psychology: Heath and Well-Being, 1-12. (paper)

Vlasceanu, M., Morais, M.J., Coman, A. (2021) The effect of prediction error on belief update across the political spectrum. Psychological Science. 1-18. (paper) (PDF)

Vlasceanu, M. (2021). Cognitive Processes Shaping Individual and Collective Belief Systems. Doctoral Dissertation, Princeton University, ProQuest (PDF)


Aladesuru*, H.B., Cheng*, D., Harris*, D., Mindel*, A., Vlasceanu, M. (2020). To Treat or Not to Treat: The Impact of Hairstyle on Implicit and Explicit Perceptions of African American Women’s Competence. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 8, 13-22. (paper)

Vlasceanu*, M., Tachihara*, K., Goldberg, A., Coman, A. (2020) Lexical associations in a native and non-native language affect retrieval induced forgetting. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (paper)

Vlasceanu, M., Goebel, J., Coman, A. (2020) The emotion-induced belief amplification effect. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (paper)

Vlasceanu, M., Morais, M.J., Duker, A., Coman, A. (2020) The synchronization of collective beliefs: From dyadic interactions to network convergence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 26(3), 453–464. (paper)


Vlasceanu, M., Morais, M.J. (2019) A possible neural mechanism of intentional forgetting. Journal of Neuroscience – Journal Club 39(39): 7642-7644. (commentary)

Vlasceanu, M. (2019) Mnemonic Influence: Memory Impacts Emotion, Reason, and Action. Master’s Thesis, Princeton University. (PDF)


Vlasceanu, M., Coman, A. (2018) Mnemonic accessibility affects statement believability: the effect of listening to others selectively practicing beliefs, Cognition 180, 238-245 (paper)

Vlasceanu, M., Enz, K., Coman, A. (2018) Cognition in a social context: A social-interactionist approach to emergent phenomena. Current Directions in Psychological Sciences 27(5), 369-377 (paper)

Vlasceanu, M., Drach, R., Coman, A. (2018) Suppressing my memories by listening to yours: The effect of socially-triggered context-based prediction error on memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 1-7 (paper)