2022 / In press

Buchanan, E. M., Lewis, S. C., Paris, B., Forscher, P. S., Pavlacic, J. M., Beshears, J., … Bijlstra, G., … Primbs, M. (2022, May 27). PSACR: The Psychological Science Accelerator’s COVID-19 Rapid-Response Dataset.

Primbs, M. A., Rinck, M., Holland, R., Knol, W. M., Nies, A., & Bijlstra, G. (2022). The Effect of Face Masks on the Stereotype Effect in Emotion Perception. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Rinck, M. Primbs, M. A., Verpaalen, I. A. M., & Bijlstra, G. (2022). Face Masks Impair Facial Emotion Recognition and Induce Specific Emotion Confusions. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications.

Dorison, C., Lerner, J. S., Heller, B. H., Rothman, A., Kawachi, I. I., Wang, K., … Bijlstra, G., … Coles, N. A. (2022). In COVID-19 health messaging, loss framing increases anxiety with little-to-no concomitant benefits: Experimental evidence from 84 countries. Affective Science, 

Psychological Science Accelerator Self-Determination Theory Collaboration (2022). A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemicProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI: 10.31234/

Denessen, E, Hornstra, T. E., van den Bergh, L. & Bijlstra, G. (2022). Implicit Measures of Teachers’ Attitudes and Stereotypes, and their Effects on Teacher Practice and Student Outcomes: A Review. Learning and Instruction


Wang K., Goldenberg A., Dorison, C.A., Miller, J.K., Uusberg, A., Lerner, J.S., Gross, J.J., Agesin, B.B., Bernardo, M., Campos, O., Eudave, L., Grzech, K., Ozery, D.H., Jackson, E.A., Luis Garcia, E.O., Drexler, S.M., Jurković, A.P., Rana, K., Wilson, J.P., … Bijlstra, G., … Moshontz, H. (2021). A multi-country test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Human Behavior, 5, 1089-1110.

Bijsterbosch, G., Mobach, L., Verpaalen, I. A. M., Bijlstra, G., Hudson, J. L., Rinck, M., & Klein, A. M. (2021). Validation of the Child Models of the Radboud Faces Database by Children. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 45 (2), 146-152.


Bijlstra, G., Furley, P., & Nieuwenhuys, A (2020). The power of nonverbal behavior: Penalty-takers’ body language influences impression formation and anticipation performance in goalkeepers in a simulated soccer penalty task. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 46.

Lecker, M., Dotsch, R., Bijlstra, G., & Aviezer, H (2020). Bi-directional contextual influence between faces and bodies in emotion perception. Emotion, 20(7), 1154–1164.


Verpaalen, I. A. M., Bijsterbosch, G., Mobach, L., Bijlstra, G., Rinck, M., & Klein, A. M.(2019). Validating the Radboud Faces Database from a child’s perspective. Cognition and Emotion, 33, 1531-1547.

Bijlstra, G., Holland, R. W., Dotsch, R., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2019). Stereotypes and Prejudice Affect the Recognition of Emotional Body Postures. Emotion, 19(2), 189-199.

Bijlstra, G., Kleverwal, D., van Lent, T., & Holland, R. W. (2019). Evaluations versus stereotypes in emotion recognition: A Replication and Extension of Craig and Lipp’s (2018) Study on Facial Age Cues. Cognition and Emotion, 33, 386-389.

Sierksma, J. & Bijlstra, G. (2019). Majority group children expect that ethnic out-group peers feel fewer positive but more negative emotions than in-group peersCognition and Emotion, 33, 1210-1223.


*Frankenhuis, W. E., & *Bijlstra, G. (2018). Does exposure to hostile environments predict enhanced emotion detection? Collabra: Psychology, 4(1), 18. *Equal contributions.

Sierksma, J., Lansu, T. A. M., Karremans, J. C., & Bijlstra, G. (2018). Children’s Helping Behavior in an Ethnic Intergroup Context: Evidence for Outgroup Helping. Developmental Psychology, 54(5), 916-928.


Wouda, J., Bijlstra, G., Frankenhuis, W. E., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2017). The collaborative roots of corruption? A replication of Weisel & Shalvi (2015). Collabra: Psychology, 3(1), 27.


Van den Brule, R., Bijlstra, G., Dotsch, R., Haselager, W. F., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2016). Warning signals for poor performance improve human-robot interaction. Journal of Human Robot Interaction. 5, 69-89.


Bijlstra, G., Holland, R. W., Dotsch, R., Hugenberg, K., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2014). Stereotype associations and emotion recognition. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 567-577. (Additional stimulus information)

Van den Brule, R., Dotsch, R., Bijlstra, G., Wigboldus, D. H. J., & Haselager, W. F. G. (2014). Do robot performance and behavioral style affect human trust? A multi-method approach. International Journal of Social Robotics, 6, 519-531.


Bijlstra, G., Holland, R. W., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2010). The social face of emotion recognition: Evaluations versus stereotypes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 657-663.

Langner, O., Dotsch, R., Bijlstra, G., Wigboldus, D. H. J., Hawk, S., & Van Knippenberg, A. (2010). Presentation and validation of the Radboud Face Database. Cognition and Emotion, 24 (8), 1377-1388.


Holland, R. W., Wennekers, A. M., Bijlstra, G., Jongenelen, M. M., & Van Knippenberg, A. (2009). Self-symbols as implicit motivators. Social Cognition, 27, 581-602.

Conference proceedings

Van den Brule, R., Bijlstra, G., Dotsch, R., Wigboldus, D. H. J., and Haselager, W. F. G. (2013) Signaling Robot Trustworthiness: Effects of Behavioral Cues as Warnings. In Herrmann, G.; Pearson, M.; Lenz, A.; Bremner, P.; Spiers, A.; Leonards, U. (Eds.). LNCS 8239: Social Robotics. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Social Robotics, ICSR 2013, Bristol, UK October 27-29 (pp. 583-584) doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02675-6


Bijlstra, G. (2013). Social categorization and the perception of emotional expressions (Doctoral dissertation). Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Supervisors: Wigboldus, D. H. J., & Holland, R. W.

National (Dutch)

Bijlstra, G., Holland, R. W., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2014). De rol van stereotype verwachtingen in emotieherkenningIn-Mind Magazine Nederland.

Bijlstra, G., Holland, R. W., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2012). De spontane activatie van emotie-sekse associaties. In N. van de Ven, M. Baas, L. van Dillen, D. Lakens, A. M. Lokhorst, & M. Strick (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2011(pp. 33-36). Groningen: ASPO Pers.

Bijlstra, G., Holland, R. W., Dotsch, R. & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2011). De invloed van stereotype associaties op de herkenning van emotionele uitdrukkingen. In B. Derks, R. J. Renes, K. Ruys, N. van de Ven, & M. Vliek (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2010 (pp. 39-46). Groningen: ASPO Pers.

Bijlstra, G., Holland, R. W., & Wigboldus, D. H. J. (2010). De rol van vergelijkingscontext en sociale categorisatie in emotieherkenning. In J.-W. van Prooijen, R.-J. Renes, B. Derks, M. Stel & M. Vliek (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2009 (pp. 39-48). Groningen: ASPO Pers.

Bijlstra*, G., Jongenelen*, M. M., Wennekers*, A. M., Holland, R. W., Smeets, R. C., & Van Knippenberg, A. (2007). Naamletters en consumptiegedrag: Waarom Jack zoveel Jack Daniel’s drinkt. In C. van Laar, R. Ruiter, J. Karremans, W. van Rijswijk & F. van Harreveld (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2006 (pp. 105-113). Groningen: ASPO Pers.

Non peer reviewed

Bijlstra, G., & Dotsch, R. (2011). FaceReader 4 emotion classification performance on images from the Radboud Faces Database. Unpublished manuscript.

* These authors had an equal contribution and are therefore listed alphabetically.

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