Publications

Postdoctoral Research

Singh, R. (2018). Attribution of causation and assignment of responsibility: Intuitive prosecution for enjoying freedom but dodging responsibility. Sandhan, A Journal of the Center for Studies in Civilization, accepted.

Singh, R., Bhullar, N., & Sankaran, K. (2018). Leader-versus-member and fair-versus-biased categorisations as safeguards against negative effects of demographic diversity on group attraction. IIMB Management Review, in press.

Singh, R., Lim, H. K., Sankaran, K., & Bhullar, N. (2018). Punishing an ‘unfair” leader: People as pragmatic politicians with in-group but fair-but-biased prosecutors with out-group. IIMB  Management Review, in press.

Singh, R., Teng, J. S. Q., Bhullar, N., & Sankaran, K. (2018). Positive affect as a moderator of liking effects on trust and attraction. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, in press. DOI: 10.1111/ajsp.12192

Singh, R., Tay, Y. Y., & Sankaran, K. (2017). Causal role of trust in interpersonal attraction from attitude similarity. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 34, 717-731. DOI: 10.1177/0265407516656826

Singh, R., Wegener, D. T., Sankaran, K., Bhullar, N., Ang, K. Q. P., Chia, P. J. L., Cheong, X., & Chen, F. (2017). Attitude similarity and attraction: Validation, positive affect, and trust as sequential mediators. Personal Relationships, 24, 203-222. DOI: 10.1111/pere.1278

Sahoo, B., Singh, R., Mishra, B., & Sankaran, K. (2017). Research productivity in management schools of India during 1968-2015: A directional benefit-of-doubt model analysis. Omega,66, 118-139. DOI:org/10.1016/j.omega.2016.02.004

Singh, R., Goh, A., Sankaran, K.., & Bhullar, N. (2016). Similarity and liking effects on interpersonal attraction: A test of the two-dimensional trust-respect model. Psychologia, 59, 1-18.

Singh, R., Wegener, D. T., Singh, S., Sankaran, K., Lin, P. K. F., Seow, M. X.., Teng, J. S. Q., & Shuli (2015). On the importance of trust in interpersonal attraction from attitude similarity. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32, 829-850. DOI: 10.1177/0265407515576993

Singh, R., Chen, F., & Wegener, D. T. (2014). The similarity-attraction link: Sequential versus parallel   multiple-mediator models involving inferred attraction, respect, and positive affect. Basic and  Applied Social Psychology, 36, 281-298. DOI:10.1080/01973533.2014.912583

Singh, R., Bell, P. A., Sinha, R. B. N., Singh, S., & Sankaran, K. (2014). Crime against woman and punishment goals: Social order and country moderate the public protest effect. IIMB Management Review, 26, 82-90. DOI:10.1016/j.iimb.2013.12.005

Singh, R., Ramasamy. M. A., Self, W. T., Simons, J. J. P., & Lin, P. K. F. (2013). Age-moderated effects of consequence and intent information on punishment: An intuitive prosecutorial interpretation. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 174, 1-24. DOI:10.1080/00221325.2011.635913

Singh, R., Simons, J. J. P., Self, W. T., Tetlock, P. E., Zemba, Y., Yamaguchi, S., Osborn, C. Y., Fisher, J. D., May, J., & Kaur, S. (2012). Association, culture, and collective imprisonment: Tests of a causal-moral model. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34, 269-277. DOI: 10.1080/01973533.2012.674763

Singh, R., Simons, J.J P., Self, W. T. Tetlock, P. E., Bell, P. A., May J., Crisp, R. J., Kaur, S., Benfield,A., & Sziemko, W. J. (2012). From wrongdoing to imprisonment: Test of a causal-moral model. IIMB Management Review, 24, 73-78. DOI:10.1016/j.iimb.2012.02.001

Singh, R., Kaur, S., Junid, Z. B., & Self, W. T. (2011). Reacting to headline news: Circumstances  leading to causal explanations versus implicational concerns. International Journal of Psychology, 46, 63-70. DOI: 10.1080/00207594.2010.516829

Singh. R., & Lin, X. (2011). The severity effect on the compensation and imprisonment recommendations: Deterrence as a mediator in Singapore. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 14, 36-49. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-839X.2010.01324.x

Singh, R., & Simons. J. J. P. (2010). Attitudes and attraction: Optimism and weight as explanations for   the similarity-dissimilarity asymmetry. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 1206- 1219. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-9004.2010.00328.x

Tetlock. P. E., Self, W. T., & Singh, R. (2010). The punitiveness paradox: When is external pressure exculpatory and when a signal just to spread blame? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 388-395. DOI:10.1016/j.jesp.2009.11.013

Jia, L., & Singh, R. (2009). Asymmetrical attention allocation to dissimilar and similar attitudes.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 1259-1265. DOI:10.1016/j.jesp.2009.07.012

Singh, R., Simons, J. J. P., Young, D. P. C. Y., Sim, B. S. X., Chai, X. T., Singh, S.,& Choiu, S. Y. (2009). Trust and respect as mediators of the effects of other- and self-profitable trait on interpersonal attraction. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 1021-1038 DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.605

Singh, R., Lin, P. K. F, Tan, H. L., & Ho, L. J. (2008). Evaluations, attitudes, and interpersonal attraction: Testing the hypothesis of weighting interference across responses. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 30, 241-252. DOI: 10.1080/01973530802375052

Singh, R., & Lee, C. Y. (2008). Mediators of the effects of cold-warm communication on attraction toward online service providers. The Journal of Social Psychology, 148, 375-377. DOI: 10.3200/SOCP.148.3.375-378

Singh, R., & Tor, X. L. (2008). The relative effects of competence and likableness on interpersonal attraction. The Journal of Social Psychology, 148, 253-255. DOI: 10.3200/SOCP.148.2.253 256

Singh, R., Ng, R., Ong E. L., & Lin, P. K. F. (2008). Different mediators of the age, sex, and attitude similarity effects on interpersonal attraction. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 30, 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/01973530701665165

Singh, R., Poh, W. Y., & Chang, A. P. M. (2008). Competitive versus cooperative attitude in crossed-categorization effects: Testing the category dominance and equivalence models. The Journal of Social Psychology, 148, 5-20. DOI:10.3200/SOCP.148.1.5-21

Singh, R. Yeo, S. E., Lin, P. K. F. & Tan, L. (2007). Multiple mediators of the attitude similarity-attraction relationship: Dominance of inferred attraction and subtlety of affect. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 29, 61-74. DOI: 10.1080/01973530701331007

Tor, X. L. & Singh, R. (2007). Inferred negative trait in the attitude similarity-attraction relationship.The Journal of Social Psychology, 147, 190-192. DOI: 10.3200/SOCP.147.2.190-192

Singh, R., Ho, L. J., Tan, H. L., & Bell, P. A. (2007). Attitudes, personal evaluations, cognitive evaluation, and interpersonal attraction: On the direct, indirect, and reverse-causal effects. British Journal of Social Psychology, 46, 19-42. DOI: 10.1348/014466606X104417

Tetlock, P. E., Visser, P., Singh, R., Polifroini, M., Scott, A., Elson, B., & Mazzocco, P. (2007). People as intuitive prosecutors: The impact of social-control goals on punitiveness and attributions of responsibility. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 195-209. DOI:10.1016/j.jesp.2006.02.009

Singh, R., & Goh, H. Y. (2006). Gender and group versus individual target as moderators of the models of crossed categorization effects. Psychology and Developing Societies, 18, 139-166. DOI: 10.1177/097133360601800201

Sin, H. P., & Singh, R. (2005). Age and outcome allocation: A new test of the subtractive model. Asian  Journal of Social Psychology, 8, 211-223. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-839X.2005.00168.x

Singh, R., Sharmini, & Choo, I. (2004). Intergroup perception as a compromise between in-group bias and fair-mindedness. The Journal of Social Psychology, 104, 373-387. DOI: 10.3200/SOCP.144.4.373-388

Singh, R., Chong, S. S. K., Leow, H. C., & Tan, R. C. H. (2002). Cognitive and social effects in  allocation behavior: A new view on loci of developmental differences. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 5, 21-47. DOI: 10.1111/1467-839X.00092

Singh, R. & Kaur, S. (2002). Psychology at the National University of Singapore: The first 15 years.  Applied Psychology: An International Review, 51, 191-203. DOI: 10.1111/1464-0597.00086

Singh, R., & Teoh, J. B. P. (2000). Impression formation from intellectual and social traits: Evidence for behavioral adaptation and cognitive processing. British Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 537-554.  DOI: 10.1348/014466600164624

Singh, R., & Ho, S. Y. (2000). Attitudes and attraction: A new test of the attraction, repulsion, and similarity-dissimilarity asymmetry hypotheses. British Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 197-211. DOI: 10.1348/014466600164426

Singh, R., & Teoh, J. B. P. (1999). Attitudes and attraction: A test of two hypotheses about the similarity-dissimilarity asymmetry. British Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 427-443. DOI: 10.1348/014466699164257

Singh, R., Choo, W. M., & Poh, L. L. (1998). In-group bias and fair-mindedness as strategies of self-presentation in intergroup perception. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24, 147-162. DOI: 10.1177/0146167298242004

Singh, R. (1998). Causal analyses in interpersonal relations: On importance of the control condition. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 1, 33-50. DOI: 10.1111/1467-839X.00004

Singh, R. (1997). Group harmony and interpersonal fairness in reward allocation: On the loci of the moderation effect. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 72, 158-183.

Singh, R., Yeoh, B. S. E., Lim, D. I., & Lim, K. K. (1997). Cross categorization effects in intergroup discrimination: Adding versus averaging. British Journal of Social Psychology, 36, 121-138. DOI: 10.1111/j.2044-8309.1997.tb01123.x

Singh, R., Onglatco, M. L., Sriram, N., & Tay, A. G. B. (1997). The warm–cold variable in impression formation: Evidence for the positive-negative asymmetry. British Journal of Social Psychology, 36, 457-477. DOI: 10.1111/j.2044-8309.1997.tb01144.x

Singh, R. (1996) Subtractive versus ratio model of “fair” allocation: Can group level analyses be misleading? Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 68, 123-144.

Tan, D. T. Y., & Singh, R. (1995). Attitudes and attraction: A developmental study of the similarity–attraction and dissimilarity–repulsion hypotheses. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 975-986. DOI:10.1177/0146167295219011

Singh, R. (1995). “Fair” allocations of pay and workload: Tests of a subtractive model with nonlinear judgment function. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 62, 70-78.

Lee, J. W., Yates, J. F., Shinotsuka, H., Yen, N. S., Singh, R., Onglatco, M. L. U., Gupta, M., & Bhatnagar, D. (1995). Cross-national differences in overconfidence. Asian Journal of Psychology, 1, 63-69.

Singh, R., & Huang, A. S. T. (1995). Locus of age effects in “fair” allocations. Asian Journal of Psychology, 1, 36-44.

Singh, R., & Singh, P. (1994). Prediction of performance using motivation and ability information: New light on integrational capacity and weighing strategies. Cognitive Development, 9, 455–496. DOI:10.1016/0885-2014(94)90015-9

Singh, R., & Tan, L. S. C. (1992). Attitudes and attraction: A test of the similarity–attraction and dissimilarity–repulsion hypotheses. British Journal of Social Psychology, 31, 227–238. DOI: 10.1111/j.2044-8309.1992.tb00967.x

Chik, W. Y. L., & Singh, R. (1992). What makes a job attractive to Singaporean students? Singapore Psychologist, 4, 19–32.

Sim, T. N., & Singh, R. (1991). Peer and maternal factors in the manifestation of conduct problems. Psychologia, 34, 164–170.

Norman, K. L., & Singh, R. (1989). Expected performance at human/computer interface as a function of user proficiency and system power. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 2, 179–195.

Srivastava, P., & Singh, R. (1988). Age and task differences in prediction of performance from motivation and ability information. Child Development, 59, 769–781.

Singh, R. (1988). Life Performance ¹ Motivation x Ability x Opportunity: Individual differences in predictive models. Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs, 114, 191–210.

Singh, R., & Mehta, M. (1988). Differences between mothers and fathers in prediction of son’s performance in easy through difficult exams. International Journal of Psychology, 23, 433–447.

Kelley, K., Cheung, F. M., Rodriguez–Carrillo, P., Singh, R., & Wan, C. K. (1986). Chronic self-destructiveness and locus of control in cross-cultural perspective. The Journal of Social Psychology, 126, 573-577.

Dalal, A. K., & Singh, R. (1986). An integration–theoretical analysis of expected job attractiveness and satisfaction. International Journal of Psychology, 21, 555–564.

Singh, R., & Bhargava, S. (1986). Constant–weight versus relative–weight averaging in the prediction of exam performance. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 22, 547–566.

Singh, R., & Bhargava, S. (1985). Motivation, ability, and exam performance: Tests of hypotheses of cultural difference and task difficulty. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 21, 466–479.

Singh, R. (1985). A test of the relative ratio model of reward division with students and managers in India. Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs, 111, 363–384.

Singh, R. (1983). Leadership style and reward allocation: Does least preferred co–worker scale measure task and relation orientation? Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, 32, 178–197.

Gupta, M., & Singh, R. (1981). An integration–theoretical analysis of cultural and developmental differences in attribution of performance. Developmental Psychology, 17, 816–825.

Singh, R., Gupta, M., & Dalal, A. K. (1979). Cultural difference in attribution of performance: An integration–theoretical analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 1342–1351.

Singh, R., Bohra, K. A., & Dalal, A. K. (1979). Favorableness of leadership situations studied with information integration theory. European Journal of Social Psychology, 9, 253–264.

Singh, R. (1978). Disciplinary judgments as information integration. The Journal of Social Psychology, 104, 197–205.

Singh, R., Sidana, U. R., & Saluja, S. K. (1978). Playgroup attractiveness studied with information integration theory. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 25, 429–436.

Singh, R., Sidana, R., & Saluja, S. K. (1978). Integration theory applied to judgments of personal happiness by children. The Journal of Social Psychology, 105, 27–31.

Singh, R., Sidana, U. R., & Srivastava, P. (1978). Averaging processes in children’s judgment of happiness. The Journal of Social Psychology, 104, 123–132.

Singh, R. (1976). Affective style and person perception. The Journal of Social Psychology, 98, 289–290.

Singh, R. (1976). Set–size effect in impression formation as a function of set homogeneity–heterogeneity. Psychologia, 19, 108–113.

Singh, R. (1976). Trait meaning in impression formation as a function of trait variance. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 7, 364–366.

Sidana, U. R., Singh, R., & Srivastava, P. (1976). Social agents in children’s happiness. The Journal of Social Psychology, 99, 289–290.

Singh, R. (1975). Information integration theory applied to expected job attractiveness and satisfaction. Journal of Applied Psychology, 60, 621–623.

Singh, R. (1975). Reinforcement, affect, and interpersonal attraction. Psychologia, 18, 142–148.

Singh, R., & Jack, R. M. (1975). Personal evaluations, laughter, and affective judgments. Journal of Social Psychology, 97, 53–59.

Singh, R., & Brink, J. H. (1975). Regression effect in interpersonal judgment. Journal of Social Psychology, 97, 295–296.

Singh, R., Byrne, D., Gupta, N. C., & Clouser, M. (1974). Informational set–size as a determinant of interpersonal judgment in a between–subjects design. Representative Research in Social Psychology, 5, 17–26.

Singh, R. (1974). Reinforcement and attraction: Specifying the effects of affective states. Journal of Research in Personality, 8, 294–305.

Singh, R., & Memering, M. (1974). Trait repetition and interpersonal judgment. Journal of Social Psychology, 94, 151–152.

Singh, R. (1973). Attraction as a function of similarity in attitudes and personality characteristics. Journal of Social Psychology, 91, 87–95.

Singh, R. (1973). Evaluative response and certainty of its accuracy as a function of proportion of positive information. Psychologia, 16, 218–223.

Capaldi, E. D., & Singh, R. (1973). Percentage body weight and the successive negative contrast effect in rats. Learning and Motivation, 4, 405–416.

Predoctoral Research

De, B., & Singh, R. (1972). A cross–cultural study of the Maudsley personality inventory and the manifest anxiety scale. Behaviorometrics, 2, 40–44.

Singh, R. (1971). Academic motivation as a determinant of school attendance and attainment. Indian  Educational Review, 6(2), 233–237.

Singh, R., & Byrne, D. (1971). Cognitive certainty and affective neutrality as a function of stimulus homogeneity–heterogeneity. Psychonomic Science, 25, 207–208.

De, B., & Singh, R. (1971). Induced goals as determinants of verbal learning. Indian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 5, 32–34.

De, B., Singh, R., & Sinha, P. (1971). A note on family size, birth order, and intelligence. Journal of Psychological Researches, 15, 45–47.

Singh, R. (1971). Incidental and intentional learning of perceptual–motor skill. Indian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 5, 29–31.

De, B., & Singh, R. (1970). Home adjustment as a determinant of academic motivation. Indian Educational Review, 5(2), 52– 58.

De, B., & Singh, R. (1970). A Hindi adaptation of the Aberdeen academic motivation inventory. Indian Educational Review, 5(1), 71–74.

Shanker, U., & Singh, R. (1970). Recall of completed and interrupted tasks as a function of intolerance of ambiguity. Indian Journal of Psychometry and Education, 1, 27–32.

Hazari, A., & Singh, R. (1969). Social maladaptation as a factor in the recall of completed and interrupted tasks. Indian Psychological Review, 5, 122–125.

Roy, B. P., & Singh, R. (1968). Learning and retention of paired–associates as a function of nature of stimulus item. Indian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2, 45–49.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Singh, R. (2011). Imputing values to missing information in social judgment. In R. M. Arkin (Ed.), Most underappreciated: 50 prominent social psychologists describe their most unloved work (pp. 159-164). New York: Oxford University Press.

Singh, R. (2011). Information integration as a basic cognitive process. In G. Mishra (Ed.), Handbook of psychology in India (pp.73-98). New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Singh, R., Simons, J. J. P., Self, W. T., Tetlock, P. E., Bell, P. A., Ong, P., & Kaur, S. (2011). Cultural and developmental differences in norm and meta-norm enforcement: Does collective blame compensate for individual blame? In P. Singh, P. Bain, C. H. Leong, G. Misra, & Y. Ohtsubo (Eds.), Psychological, group, and cultural processes in changing societies: The Progress in Asian social psychology series (Vol. 8, pp. 109-122). New Delhi: MacMillan.

Singh, R. (2010). Religious majority-minority and gender differences in models of crossed categorization effects: Some evidence for social development. In J. Pandey, T. N. Sinha, & A. K. Sinha (Eds.), Dialogues for development (pp. 230-251). New Delhi, India: Concept.

Singh, R. (2006). Gender among multiple categories: Social attraction in women but interpersonal attraction in men. In R. Crisp & M. Hewstone (Eds.), Multiple categories and cross-categorizations: Processes, models, and applications (pp. 189-208). East Sussex: UK: Psychology Press.

Singh, R. (2006). Dealing with norm and meta-norm violators: Cultural differences in thoughts or motivated actions? In Q. Jing, M. R. Rosenzweig, G. d’Ydewalle, H. Zhang, H.C. Chen, & K. Zhang (Eds.), Progress in psychological science around the world (Vol. 2:  Social and applied issue, pp. 261-278). East Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.

Singh, R. (2000). [Psychology in] Southeast Asia. In A. R. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology  (Vol. 7, pp. 403-411). New York: Oxford University Press.

Singh, R. (1991). Two problems in cognitive algebra: Imputations and averaging–versus–multiplying. In N. H. Anderson (Ed.), Contributions to information integration theory (Vol. II, Social, pp. 143–180). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Singh, R. (1988). Attitudes and social cognition. In J. Pandey (Ed.), Psychology in India: The state–of–the–art (Vol. 2, pp. 19–54). New Delhi: Sage.

Singh, R. (1981). Prediction of performance from motivation and ability: An appraisal of the cultural difference hypothesis. In J. Pandey (Ed.), Perspectives on experimental  social psychology in India (pp. 21–53). New Delhi: Concept Learning.

Singh, R. (1981). Experimental social psychology is real and scientific: A reply to Durganand Sinha. In J. Pandey (Ed.), Perspectives on experimental social psychology in India (pp. 229–239). New Delhi: Concept Learning.

Singh, R., Palaniswamy, S. P., & Pradhan, Y. N. (1981). An information integration theory analysis of attractiveness of bus systems. In N. K. Jaiswal (Ed.), Scientific management of transport systems (pp. 335–345). Amsterdam: North Holland.

Singh, R. (1977). Set–size of information and interpersonal judgment: Methodological and theoretical considerations. In B. De & D. Sinha (Eds.), A perspective on psychology in India (pp. 75–101). Allahabad: D. Sinha.

Research Monograph

Singh, R. (1982). Children’s judgments of personal happiness (PSG Monograph 42). Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management.

Book Reviews

B. Minor’s (1992) Industrial–organizational psychology. New York: McGraw–Hill in Vikalpa, 1992, 17, 58–59.

R. Real’s (1989) Super media: A cultural studies approach. Newbury Park: Sage in Media Asia, 1991, 18, 208–209.

P. Campbell, R.L. Daft, & C.L. Hulin’s (1982) What to study: Generating and developing research questions. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Sage in Vikalpa, 1986, 11, 89–90.

B. P. Sinha’s (1980) The nurturant task leader: A model of the effective executive. New Delhi: Concept Learning Press in Psychological Studies, 1981, 26, 133–134.

Krishnan’s (Ed., 1974) Studies in psychology. Mysore: University of Mysore in Indian Journal of Psychology, 1975, 50, 69–70.

Remembrances and Obituaries

 Singh, R. (2016). Obituary: Kwok Leung. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 19, 88-89.DOI: 10.1111/ajsp.12135

Fisher, W. A., Fisher, J. D., Singh, R., & Baron, R. A. (July-August 2015). Obituary: Donn Byrne (1931-2014). American Psychologist, 70, 477. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0039175

Singh, R. (2014, December). Remembering Donn Byrne: December 19, 1931-August 10, 2014. APS Observer, 27(10), 27-28.            http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2014/december-14/remembering-donn-byrne.html

Miscellaneous Publications

Singh, R. (1993, January). Management development in Nepal: A civic perspective. The Social Engineer, 2, 15–18.

Singh, R. (1992, October). Social advertising in Singapore (Japanese). Bulletin of Nikkei Advertising Research Institute, 141, 21–25.

Singh, R. (1991, December). Contemporary ads in Singapore (Japanese). Bulletin of Nikkei Advertising Research Institute, 140, 24–28.

Singh, R. (1987). Towards a better campus recruitment. Vikalpa, 12, 63–65.

Singh, R. (1987). On redesign of application form for better selection decisions. Vikalpa, 12, 67–69.

Singh, R. (1985). Stress–resistant executives: The hardy personality. Vikalpa, 10, 463–465.

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