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Ambady, N. (in press). Culture, Brain, and Behavior. To appear in Advances in Cultural Psychology, 2.

Ambady, N., Freeman, J. B., Rule, N. O. (in press). Culture and the neural substrates of behavior, perception, and cognition. In J. Decety & J. Cacioppo (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Neuroscience. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ambady, N. & Weisbuch, M., (in press). Facial expressions: Culture and context. To appear in A. J. Calder, G. Rhodes, J. V. Haxby, & M. H. Johnson (Eds.), The Handbook of Face Perception, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Toosi, N. R., & Ambady, N. (in press). Ratings of essentialism for eight religious identities. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion.

Rule, N. O., Freeman, J. B., & Ambady, N. (2011). Brain and behavior in cultural context: Insights from cognition, perception, and emotion. In S. Han & E. Poeppel (Edís.), Culture and identity: Neural frames of social cognition (pp. 109-122). New York: Springer.

Adams, R. B. Jr., Rule, N. O., Franklin, R. G. Jr., Rule, N. O., Freeman, J. B., Kestutis , K., Hadkikani, N., Yoshikawa, S., Ambady, N. (2010). Culture influences the role of gaze in the neural processing of fear expressions: An fMRI Investigation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 340-348. [pdf]

Ozono, H., Watabe, M., Yoshikawa, S., Nakashima, S., Rule, N. O., Ambady, N., & Adams, R. B., Jr. (2010). What's in a Smile?  Cultural Differences in the Effects of Smiling on Judgments of Trustworthiness. Letters on Evolutionary Behavioral Science. 1 (1), 15-18. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Ambady, N., Adams, R. B., Jr., Ozono, H., Nakashima, S., Yoshikawa, S., & Watabe, M. (2010). Polling the face: Prediction and consensus across cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98 (1), 1-15. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Freeman, J. B., Moran, J. M., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Adams, R. B., Jr., & Ambady, N. (2010). Voting behavior is reflected in amygdala response across cultures. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 349-355. [pdf]

Adams, R. B. Jr., Rule, N. O., Franklin, R. G. Jr., Wang, E., Stevenson, M. T., Yoshikawa, S., Nomura, M., Soto, W, Kveraga, K., & Ambady, N. (2009). Cross-cultural reading the mind in the eyes: An fMRI Investigation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (1), 97-108. [pdf]

Ambady, N. & Bharucha, J. (2009). Culture and the brain. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 342-345. [HTML]

Freeman, J. B., Rule, N. O., Adams, R. B., & Ambady, N. (2009). Culture shapes a mesolimbic response to signals of dominance and subordination that associates with behavior. NeuroImage, 47, 353-359. [pdf]

Freeman, J. B., Rule, N. O., & Ambady, N. (2009). The cultural neuroscience of person perception. Progress in Brain Research, 178, 191-201. [pdf]

Rule, N. O., Freeman, J. B., Moran, J. M., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Adams, R. B. Jr., & Ambady, N. (2009). Voting behavior is reflected in amygdala response across cultures. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 1-7. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsp046 [HTML] [pdf]

Wang, E., Toosi, N., & Ambady, N. (2009). Nonverbal dialects: Culture and person perception. In R.S. Wyer, C. Y. Chiu, Y.Y. Hong, & S. Shavitt, (Eds), Understanding Culture: Theory, Research and Application (pp. 289-298). NY: Psychology Press.

Chiao, J. Y., Iidaka, T., Gordon, H. L., Nogawa, J., Bar, M., Aminoff, E., Sadato, N., & Ambady, N. (2008). Cultural specificity in amygdala response to fear faces. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 2167-2174. [pdf]

Marsh, A. A., Elfenbein, H. A., & Ambady, N. (2007). Separated by a common language: Nonverbal accents and cultural stereotypes about Americans and Australians. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 38, 284-301. [pdf]

Chiao, J. Y., Heck, H. E., Nakayama, K., & Ambady, N. (2006). Priming race in biracial observers affects visual search for Black and White faces. Psychological Science, 17, 387-392. [pdf]

Molinsky, A. L., Krabbenhoft. M. A., Ambady, N., & Choi, Y. S. (2005). Cracking the Nonverbal Code: Intercultural competence and the diagnosis of gestures across cultures. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 36, 380-395. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A., Mandal, M. K., Ambady, N., Harizuka, S., & Kumar, S. (2004). Hemifacial differences in the in-group advantage in emotion recognition. Cognition & Emotion, 18, 613-629. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A. , & Ambady, N. (2003). Cultural similarity's consequences: A distance perspective on cross-cultural differences in emotion recognition. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 34, 92-109. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A. , & Ambady, N. (2003). Universals and cultural differences in recognizing emotions of a different cultural group. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 12, 159-164. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A., & Ambady, N. (2003). When familiarity breeds accuracy: Cultural exposure and facial emotion recognition. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 276-290. [pdf]

Marsh, A. A. , Elfenbein, H. A. , & Ambady, N. (2003). Nonverbal "accents": Cultural differences in facial expressions of emotion. Psychological Science, 14, 373-376. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A. & Ambady, N. (2002). Is there an in-group advantage in emotion recognition? Psychological Bulletin, 128, 243-249. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A., & Ambady, N. (2002). On the universality and cultural specificity of emotion recognition: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 203-235. [pdf]

Elfenbein, H. A., Mandal, M. K., Ambady, N., Harizuka, S., & Kumar, S. (2002). Cross-cultural patterns in emotion recognition: Highlighting design and analytical techniques. Emotion, 2, 75-84. [pdf]

Ambady, N., Koo, J., Lee, F., & Rosenthal, R. (1996). More than words: Linguistic and nonlinguistic politeness in two cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 5, 996-1011. [pdf]