Geoffrey Goodwin

Associate Professor
BA, Psychology, University of Queensland;
Ph.D., Psychology, Princeton University
Office Location: 
Solomon Labs, 3720 Walnut St, Room D16
Research Interests: 
Decision Processes
Social and Cultural Psychology
Specific Research Areas: 

Social cognition, moral psychology, and reasoning

Selected Publications: 

Landy, J., & Goodwin, G.P., (2015). Does incidental disgust amplify moral judgment? A meta-analytic review of experimental evidence. Perspectives on Psychological Sciences, 10, 518-536.

Goodwin, G.P. (2015). Moral character in person perception. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24, 38-44.

Goodwin, G.P., & Benforado, A. (2015). Judging the goring ox: Retribution directed toward animals. Cognitive Science, 39, 619-646.

Goodwin, G.P. (2014). Is the basic conditional probabilistic? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1214-1241.

Goodwin, G.P., & Landy, J.F. (2014). Valuing different human lives. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 778-803. 

Goodwin, G.P., Piazza, J. & Rozin, P. (2014). Moral character predominates in person perception and evaluation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 148-168.

Piazza, J., Landy, J.F., & Goodwin, G.P. (2014). Cruel nature: Harmfulness as an important, overlooked dimension in judgments of moral standing. Cognition, 108, 108-124.

Goodwin, G.P., & Darley, J. (2012). Why are some moral beliefs seen as more objective than others? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 250-256.

Royzman, E.B., Goodwin, G.P., & Leeman, R.F. (2011). When sentimental rules collide: "Norms with feelings" in the dilemmatic context. Cognition, 121, 101-114.

Goodwin, G.P., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2010). Conceptual illusions. Cognition, 114, 253-265.

Goodwin, G.P., & Darley, J.M. (2008). The psychology of meta-ethics: Exploring objectivism. Cognition, 106, 1339-1366.

Goodwin, G.P., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2005). Reasoning about relations. Psychological Reveiw, 112, 468-493.

Courses Taught: 

PSYC 170 Social Psychology
PSYC 470 Seminar in Social Psychology
PSYC 600 (proseminar) Social Psychology


Corey Cusimano [Psychology Graduate Student]