Mary Caroline McGrath

  • 77 Citations
20132019
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Research Interests

Political behavior, using quantitative methods to investigate processes of political and economic decision-making and opinion formation. Her current focus is on how collaboration can influence group identification and shape distributive preferences. She also has research interests in methodology and epistemology, including the role of replication in the scientific process and how scientific information is incorporated into public opinion and public policy.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Yale University

… → 2016

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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 77 Citations
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article

Experimental evidence for a pure collaboration effect

McGrath, M. C. & Gerber, A. S., Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Human Behaviour. 3, 4, p. 354-360 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Motivation
Social Responsibility
Social Justice
Economics
Psychology

The evidence for motivated reasoning in climate change preference formation

Druckman, J. N. & McGrath, M. C., Feb 1 2019, In : Nature Climate Change. 9, 2, p. 111-119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

climate change
citizen
evidence
human activity
communication
5 Citations (Scopus)

Economic behavior and the partisan perceptual screen

McGrath, M. C., Feb 20 2017, In : Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 11, 4, p. 363-383 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economic behavior
presidential election
evidence
election
economics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chocolate scents and product sales: a randomized controlled trial in a Canadian bookstore and café

McGrath, M. C., Aronow, P. M. & Shotwell, V., Dec 1 2016, In : SpringerPlus. 5, 1, 670.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Chocolate
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ideologically Extreme Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1948–2012

Cohen, M., McGrath, M. C., Aronow, P. & Zaller, J., Sep 1 2016, In : Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 667, 1, p. 126-142 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radicalism
presidential election
candidacy
election
evidence