I’ve written things about science and some were peer-reviewed and published.

As of 2020-05-12, my papers were cited 387 times and my h-index was 8. (source: Google Scholar)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Uncanny Valley

  • Burleigh, T. J. (2015). A challenge to the study of individual differences in uncanny valley sensitivity: The importance of looking at individual-level response patterns. Interaction Studies, 16(2). [PDF]

  • Ferrey, A., Burleigh, T. J., & Fenske, M. (2015). Stimulus-category competition, inhibition and affective devaluation: A novel account of the Uncanny Valley. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:249. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00249. [PDF]

  • Burleigh, T. J. & Schoenherr, J. R. (2015) A reappraisal of the uncanny valley: Categorical perception or frequency-based sensitization? Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1488. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01488. [PDF]

  • Schoenherr, J. R. & Burleigh, T. J. (2015) Uncanny sociocultural categories. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1456. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01456. [PDF]

  • Burleigh, T. J., Schoenherr, J. R., & Lacroix, G. L. (2013). Does the uncanny valley exist? An empirical test of the relationship between eeriness and the human likeness of digitally created faces. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(3), 759-771. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2012.11.021. [PDF]

Social Cognition

  • Burleigh, T. J., Rubel, A. N. & Meegan, D. V. (2017). Wanting ‘the whole loaf’: Zero-sum thinking about love is associated with prejudice against consensual nonmonogamists. Psychology & Sexuality. doi: 10.1080/19419899.2016.1269020. [PDF]

  • Burleigh, T. J. & Meegan, D. V. (2017). Risky prospects and risk aversion tendencies: Competition in the classroom depends on grading practices and knowledge of peer-status. Social Psychology of Education, 1-13. doi: 10.1007/s11218-017-9414-x. [PDF]

  • Burleigh, T. J., & Meegan, D. V. (2013). Keeping up with the Joneses affects perceptions of distributive justice. Social Justice Research, 26(2), 120-131. doi: 10.1007/s11211-013-0181-3. [PDF]


  • Rubel, A. N. & Burleigh, T. J. (in press). Counting polyamorists who count: Prevalence and definitions of an under-researched form of consensual nonmonogamy. Sexualities. [PDF]

  • Wood, J., Desmarais, S., Burleigh, T., & Milhausen, R. R. (2018). Reasons for sex and relational outcomes in consensually nonmonogamous and monogamous relationships: A self-determination theory approach. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 35(4), 632-654. doi: 10.1177/0265407517743082. [PDF]


  • Sparks, A., Burleigh, T., & Barclay, P. (2015). We can see inside: Accurate prediction of Prisoner’s Dilemma decisions in announced games following a face-to-face interaction. Evolution and Human Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2015.11.003. [PDF]

White Papers (not Peer-Reviewed)

  • Winter, N., Burleigh, T., Kennedy, R. & Clifford, S. (February 1, 2019). A Simplified Protocol to Screen Out VPS and International Respondents Using Qualtrics. Available at SSRN: [PDF]

  • Burleigh, T., Kennedy, R. & Clifford, S. (October 12, 2018). How to Screen Out VPS and International Respondents Using Qualtrics: A Protocol. Available at SSRN: [PDF]

  • Burleigh, T. J. & Glimcher, P. G. (2017). Building the next generation of early warning systems in education. [PDF]

  • Burleigh, T. J. & Glimcher, P. G. (2017). Finding the best fit: Building a novel student-school compatibility tool to improve school choice. [PDF]