Mirella Walker                                                    5046354b2b4952dcf1_l_0c4d3

SNSF Ambizione Fellow at University of Basel


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Selected Publications


Walker, M. & Keller, M. D. (2019). Beyond attractiveness: A multi-method approach to study enhancement in self-recognition on the Big Two personality dimensions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pspa0000157.


Stolier, R. M., Hehman, E., Keller, M. D., Walker, M., & Freeman, J. B. (2018). The conceptual structure of face impressions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. doi: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1807222115 [Preprint] [OSF]


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. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2018.04.003


Walker, M., Schönborn, S., Greifeneder, R., & Vetter, T. (2018). The Basel Face Database: A validated set of photographs reflecting systematic differences in Big Two and Big Five personality dimensions. PloS one, 13(3). doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193190


Walker, M. & Wänke, M. (2017). Caring or daring? Exploring the impact of facial masculinity/femininity and gender category information on first impressions. PLoS ONE, 12(10). doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181306


Funk, F., Walker, M., & Todorov, A. (2017). Modeling perceptions of criminality and remorse from faces using a data-driven computational approach. Cognition and Emotion, 31(7), 1431-1443. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2016.1227305


Rudert, S. C., Reutner, L., Greifeneder, R., & Walker, M. (2017). Faced with exclusion: Perceived facial warmth and competence influence moral judgments of social exclusion. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 68, 101-112. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2016.06.005


Walker, M. & Vetter, T. (2016). Changing the personality of a face: Perceived Big Two and Big Five personality factors modeled in real photographs. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110(4), 609-624. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000064


Vetter, T., & Walker, M. (2011). Computer generated images in face perception. In A. Calder, J. V. Haxby, M. Johnson & G. Rhodes (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Face Perception. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 387-399. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199559053.013.0020


Walker, M., Jiang, F., Vetter, T., & Sczesny, S. (2011). Universals and cultural differences in forming personality trait judgments from faces. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2(6), 609-617. doi:10.1177/1948550611402519


Walker, M. & Vetter, T. (2009). Portraits made to measure: Manipulating social judgments about individuals with a statistical face model. Journal of Vision, 9(11), 1-13. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/9.11.12