Jared Piazza is a Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology at Lancaster University. His research focuses on moral decision-making and emotion, particularly as it relates to the treatment of animals.

Google site: https://sites.google.com/site/jaredrpiazza/home

Email: j.piazza@lancaster.ac.uk

Key Publications

  • Piazza, J. (2020). Why people love animals yet continue to eat them. In K. Dhont and G. Hodson, Why people love and exploit animals: Bridging insights from academia and advocacy (pp. 229-244). Abingdon, UK: Routledge
  • Piazza, J., Sousa, P., Rottman, J., & Syropoulos, S. (2019). Which appraisals are foundational to moral judgment? Harm, injustice, and beyond. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10(7), 903-913.
  • Loughnan, S., & Piazza, J. (2018). Thinking morally about animals.In J. Graham & K. Gray (Eds.), The Atlas of Moral Psychology(pp. 165-174)Guilford Press.
  • Piazza, J., & Loughnan, S. (2016). When meat gets personal, animals’ minds matter less: Motivated use of intelligence information in judgments of moral standing. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7(8), 867-874.
  • Piazza, J., Ruby, M. B., Loughnan, S., Luong, M., Kulik, J., Watkins, H. M., & Seigerman, M. (2015). Rationalizing meat consumption: The 4Ns.Appetite, 91, 114-128.
  • Piazza, J., Landy, J. F., & Goodwin, G. P. (2014). Cruel nature: Harmfulness as an important, overlooked dimension in judgments of moral standing. Cognition, 131, 108-124.