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Applying acceptance, mindfulness, and values to the reduction of prejudice - A pilot study
Two classroom approaches to reducing racial and ethnic prejudice among college students were compared: a class session based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and an educational lecture drawn from a textbook on ...
Biases in the Perception of Barack Obama's Skin Tone
White Americans higher in prejudice were less likely to vote for Barack Obama than other Americans. Recent research also demonstrated that supporters and opponents of Mr. Obama engaged in skin tone biases, i.e., they ...
Gender Moderates the Impact of Need for Structure on Social Beliefs: Implications for Ethnocentrism and Authoritarianism
The present research examines the interplay between individual differences in need for structure, social beliefs, and gender. It is well documented that need for structure, that is, a preference for structure and simplicity ...
The Effects of Race and Social Dominance Orientation in Simulated Juror Decision Making
Recent mock-jury research often has found no evidence that White jurors are more likely to convict and impose harsher sentences on Black compared to White defendants. Drawing on social dominance theory (Sidanius & Pratto, ...