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Imagining stereotypes away: the moderation of implicit stereotypes through mental imagery.
Research on implicit stereotypes has raised important questions about an individual's ability to moderate and control stereotypic responses. With few strategies shown to be effective in moderatingExpand
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Different cognitive processes underlie human mate choices and mate preferences
Based on undergraduates' self-reports of mate preferences for various traits and self-perceptions of their own levels on those traits, Buston and Emlen [Buston PM, Emlen ST (2003) Proc Natl Acad SciExpand
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Illusions of gender: Stereotypes evoke false memories
Abstract Two experiments examined whether false memories can arise from indirect stereotype associations, as revealed by the Deese–Roediger–McDermott (DRM) paradigm. As predicted, exposure to eitherExpand
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How self-assessments can guide human mating decisions
From puberty onward, mating becomes a major focus of thought: Whom shall I date? Shall I stay with my current partner, or look for someone else? Can I find someone better? Will she like me? Will heExpand
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Universal Development of Emotion Categories in Natural Language
P. Shaver, J. Schwartz, D. Kirson, and C. O'Connor (1987) found that English emotion words fall into 25 categories of synonyms. To find emotion nomenclature universals, the authors used P. Shaver etExpand
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The reliability of the DRM paradigm as a measure of individual differences in false memories
Despite considerable research on the Deese—Roediger-McDermott (DRM) false memory paradigm, little attention has been paid to the reliability of the paradigm as a measure of individual differences. InExpand
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Trait and State Authenticity Across Cultures
We examined the role of culture in both trait and state authenticity, asking whether the search for and experience of the “true self” is a uniquely Western phenomenon or is relevant cross-culturally.Expand
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Changing her ways: The number of options and mate-standard strength impact mate choice strategy and satisfaction
Researchers know very little about how people choose mates. To remedy this, the present study examined the influence of number of potential mates and mate-standard strength on single women’s choiceExpand
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Cross-sex Friendships: Who has More?
This is the first study to examine the independent, simultaneous, and relative roles of several factors—sex, relationship commitment, perceptions of the benefits vs. costs of cross-sex (vs. same-sex)Expand
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How Humans Cognitively Manage an Abundance of Mate Options
To contribute to researchers’ understanding of how humans choose mates, we examined how the number of mate options influenced the dating decisions made by 1,868 women and 1,870 men across 84Expand
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