Richard Petty

Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology

Distinguished University Professor

1885 Neil Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210

United States





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Scholarly Papers (4)


Using Social and Behavioural Science to Support COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Nature Human Behaviour 2020, 4, 460-471
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Aug 2022
New York University (NYU) - Department of Psychology, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Mackenzie Presbyterian University - Social and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Psychology, University of Kent, Harvard University, University of Oxford, Stanford University, University of Kent, University of Rochester - Department of Political Science, University of Sussex, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Leiden - Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Northwestern University - Department of Psychology, UC San Diego Division of Social SciencesUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health, University of Maryland, Peking University - Department of Psychology, University of Queensland, University of Queensland - School of Psychology, Duke University, California Institute of Technology - Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Psychology, Lehigh University, University of Regina, University of Oregon - School of Journalism and Communication, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of St. Andrews, University of Cambridge, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard Law School, Carleton University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, New York University (NYU), University of Cambridge - Department of Psychology, Free University of Amsterdam, Cornell University - Department of Sociology, Carleton University, Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Psychology and Stanford University
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Citation 51



COVID-19, health crisis, behaviour change, social sciences, behavioural sciences, perspective


To Save or Discard? Extend or Hide? What We Believe We Do Drives the Effect of Actions on Thought Usage and Evaluation

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-32
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Jan 2018
Tae Woo Kim, Adam Duhachek, Pablo and Richard Petty
Indiana University, Indiana University Bloomington, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology
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embodiment, attitudes, persuasion, metacognition, validation, confidence


Power Can Increase but also Decrease Cheating Depending on What Thoughts Are Validated

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2023
University of Birmingham, Fundación Instituto de Empresa, S.L. - IE Business School, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, University of Birmingham and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology
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Citation 1



power, cheating, lying, self-validation, meta-cognition


The Elaboration Likelihood Model: A Meta-Theory for Synthesizing Auditor Judgment and Decision Making Research

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Suffolk University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology



auditor judgment and decision making, Elaboration Likelihood Model, literature review, research synthesis