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Research interests

The overarching goal of my research program is to understand how ideological and moral beliefs, such as political ideology, religious fundamentalism, and moral conviction, structuring attitudes and behaviors.


I am currently teaching Social Cognition (Research Masters). 

Current courses

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  • Social Justice
  • Moral Emotions
  • Inequality
  • Political Science
  • Psychology Of Religion
  • Social Stratification
  • Political Psychology
  • Moral Responsibility
  • Social Psychology

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prejudice Social Sciences
Illegitimacy Medicine & Life Sciences
target group Social Sciences
fundamentalism Social Sciences
authoritarianism Social Sciences
political psychology Social Sciences
Individuality Medicine & Life Sciences
Hate Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2018

Attitude moralization: Probably not intuitive or rooted in perceptions of harm

Skitka, L. J., Wisneski, D. C. & Brandt, M. J. 2018 In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 27, 1, p. 9-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Recognition (Psychology)

Belief systems and the perception of reality

Rutjens, B. D. (ed.) & Brandt, M. J. (ed.) 2018 London: Routledge. 182 p. (Current issues in social psychology)

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

social psychology
behavioral science

Disgust sensitivity is primarily associated with purity-based moral judgments

Wagemans, F. M. A., Brandt, M. J. & Zeelenberg, M. 1 Apr 2018 In : Emotion. 18, 2, p. 277-289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


Extremists on the left and right use angry, negative language

Frimer, J. A., Brandt, M. J., Melton, Z. & Motyl, M. Oct 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. p. 1 72 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


How to make replications mainstream

IJzerman, H., Grahe, J. & Brandt, M. J. 2018 In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41, e136

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorScientificpeer-review

Zea mays

Activities 2017 2018

  • 17 Oral presentation

Belief system networks

Brandt, M. (Speaker)
28 Mar 2018

Activity: Oral presentationScientific

Disgust sensitivity and moral judgments of purity transgressions

F.M.A. Wagemans (Speaker), Brandt, M. (Speaker), Zeelenberg, M. (Speaker)
14 Dec 2017

Activity: Oral presentationScientific

Effect vs. brand loyalty: A memory retrieval approach

Spälti, N. (Speaker), Brandt, M. (Speaker), M. Endowment (Speaker)
Jun 2017

Activity: Oral presentationScientific

Belief system networks

Brandt, M. (Speaker)
Oct 2017

Activity: Oral presentationScientific

Prizes / Recognition

Honorable mention for the 2016 Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize

Mark Brandt (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Sage Young Scholar Award

Mark Brandt (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)