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Cassidy, B. S. & Liebenow, H. A. (in press). Feminine perceptions of Kamala Harris positively relate to evaluations of her candidacy. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. PDF

Cassidy, B. S., Wiley, R. W., Sim, M., Hugenberg, K. (in press). Decoding complex emotions and humanization show related face processing effects. Emotion.

Cassidy, B. S., Hughes, C., Krendl, A. C. (in press). A stronger relationship between reward responsivity and trustworthiness evaluations emerges in healthy aging. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. PDF


Cassidy, B. S., Hughes, C., Krendl, A. C. (2021). Age differences in neural activity related to mentalizing during person perception. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 28(1), 143-160. PDF


Cassidy, B. S. (2020). Valenced appearance-behavior cues affect the extent of impression memory. Memory, 28(5), 642-654. PDF

Cassidy, B. S., Hughes, C., Lanie, S. T., Krendl, A. C. (2020). Effects of executive ability on bias and ingroup perceptions in aging. Psychology & Aging, 25(2), 283-294. PDF

Hughes, C., Faskowitz, J., Cassidy, B. S., Sporns, O., Krendl, A. C. (2020). Aging relates to a disproportionately weaker functional architecture of brain networks during rest and task states. NeuroImage, 209, 116521. PDF


Cassidy, B. S., Harding, S. M., Hsu, K. Y, Krendl, A. C. (2019). Individual differences affect attention to the eyes of White versus Black faces. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 43(4), 435-449. PDF

Cassidy, B. S. & Krendl, A. C. (2019). A crisis of competence: Benevolent sexism affects evaluations of women's competence. Sex Roles, 81(7), 505-520. PDF

Hughes, C.* Cassidy, B. S.,* Faskowitz, J., Avena-Koenigsberger, A., Sporns, O., Krendl, A. C. (2019). Age differences in specific neural connections within the default mode network underlie theory of mind. NeuroImage, 191, 269-277. PDF

*Equal contribution

Cassidy, B. S., Boucher, K. L., Lanie, S. T., Krendl, A. C. (2019). Age effects on trustworthiness activation and trust biases in face perception. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 74(1), 87-92. PDF


Cassidy, B. S. & Krendl, A. C. (2018). Believing is seeing: Arbitrary stigma labels affect the visual representation of faces. Social Cognition, 36(4), 381-410. PDF


Krendl, A. C. & Cassidy, B. S. (2017). Neural response to evaluating depression predicts perceivers’ mental health treatment recommendations. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 17(6), 1084-1097. PDF

Cassidy, B. S., Krendl, A. C., Stanko, K. A., Rydell, R. J., Young, S. G., Hugenberg, K. (2017). Configural face processing impacts race disparities in humanization and trust. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 111-124. PDF

Cassidy, B. S., Sprout, G. T., Freeman, J. B., Krendl, A. C. (2017). Looking the part (to me): Effects of racial prototypicality on race perception vary by prejudice. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 12(4), 685-694. PDF


Cassidy, B. S., Lee, E. J, Krendl, A. C. (2016). Age and executive ability impact the neural correlates of race perception. Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 11(11), 1752-1761. PDF

Paige, L. E., Cassidy, B. S., Schacter, D. L., Gutchess, A. H. (2016). Age differences in hippocampal activation during gist-based false recognition. Neurobiology of Aging, 46, 76-83. PDF

Cassidy, B. S. & Krendl, A. C. (2016). Dynamic neural mechanisms underlie race disparities in social cognition. NeuroImage, 132, 238-246. PDF

Leshikar, E. D., Cassidy, B. S., Gutchess, A. H. (2016). Similarity to the self influences cortical recruitment during impression formation. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16(2), 302-314. PDF

Cassidy, B. S. & Gutchess, A. H. (2016). Age effects in adaptive criterion learning. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 71(6), 1015-1023. PDF


Holt, D. J., Boeke, E. A., Coombs, G., DeCross, S. N., Cassidy, B. S., Stufflebeam, S, Rauch, S. L., Tootell, R. B. H. (2015). Abnormalities in personal space and parietal-frontal function in schizophrenia. NeuroImage: Clinical, 9, 233-243. PDF

Cassidy, B. S. & Gutchess, A. H. (2015). Influences of appearance-behavior congruity on memory and social judgments. Memory, 23(7), 1039-1055. PDF

Cassidy, B. S. & Gutchess, A. H. (2015). Neural responses to appearance-behavior congruity. Social Cognition, 43(3), 211-226. PDF

Cassidy, B. S., Dubé, C., Gutchess, A. H. (2015). Social influences on adaptive criterion learning. Memory & Cognition, 43(5), 695-708. PDF


Holt, D. J., Cassidy, B. S., Yue, X., Rauch, S. L., Boeke, E., Nasr, S., Tootell, R. B. H., Coombs, G. (2014). Neural correlates of personal space intrusion. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(12), 4123-4134. PDF

Cassidy, B. S., Hedden, T., Yoon, C. Y., Gutchess, A. H. (2014). Age differences in medial prefrontal activity for subsequent memory of truth value. Frontiers in Psychology—Emotion Science, 5(87), 1-10. PDF


Cassidy, B. S., Leshikar, E. D., Shih, J. Y., Aizenman, A., Gutchess, A. H. (2013). Valence-based age differences in medial prefrontal activity during impression formation. Social Neuroscience, 8(5), 462-473. PDF


Cassidy, B. S., Zebrowitz, L. A., Gutchess, A. H. (2012). Appearance-based inferences bias source memory. Memory & Cognition, 40(8), 1214-1224. PDF

Cassidy, B. S., Shih, J. Y., Gutchess, A. H. (2012). Age-related changes to the neural correlates of social evaluation. Social Neuroscience, 7(6), 552-564. PDF

Cassidy, B. S. & Gutchess, A. H. (2012). Structural variation within the amygdala and ventromedial prefrontal cortex predicts memory for impressions in older adults. Frontiers in Psychology--Cognition, 3(319), 1-10. PDF

Cassidy, B. S. & Gutchess, A. H. (2012). Social relevance enhances memory for impressions in older adults. Memory, 20(4), 332-345. PDF


Holt, D. J., Cassidy, B. S., Andrews-Hanna J., Lee, S. M., Coombs, G., Goff, D. C., Gabrieli, J. M., Moran, J. M. (2011). An anterior-to-posterior shift in midline cortical activity in schizophrenia during self-reflection. Biological Psychiatry, 69(5), 415-423. PDF

Yue, X., Cassidy, B. S., Devaney, K. J., Holt, D. J., Tootell, R. B. H. (2011). Lower level stimulus features strongly influence responses in the fusiform face area. Cerebral Cortex, 21(1), 35-47. PDF


Holt, D. J., Lebron-Milad, K., Milad, M. R., Rauch, S. L., Pitman, R. K., Orr, S. P., Cassidy, B. S., Walsh, J. P., Goff, D. C. (2009).  Extinction memory is impaired in schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, 65(6), 455-463. PDF