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The Consequences of Being an Object of Suspicion: Potential Pitfalls of Proactive Police Contact
During the latter half of the 20th century U.S. policing became more professional (Skogan & Frydl 2004) and the rate of violent crime declined dramatically (Blumstein & Wallman 2000). Yet publicExpand
What motivates adherence to medical recommendations? The procedural justice approach to gaining deference in the medical arena
Although it is within their long-term interest, patients often fail to follow health care recommendations made by medical experts. This failure results in the widespread occurrence of preventableExpand
Punishing Collective Entities
This paper argues that, while the legal world treats corporate entities as “people” for legal purposes, this legal framing does not fit well with naive models of assessing responsibility and blame.Expand
Compliance and Legal Authority
This entry addresses the question of how public compliance with the law is cultivated andsustained. Exploring the nature and impact of legal authority, we first consider the empiricalevidence forExpand
Implications of Research Staff Demographics for Psychological Science
How research staff demographics might influence research findings through (a) ingroup versus outgroup effects, (b) stereotype and (implicit) bias effects, and (c) priming and social tuning effects is discussed. Expand
Justice Without Borders
It is hypothesized that increasing psychological distance from justice judgments reduces people’s sensitivity to specific features of targets, thereby minimizing the extent to which applications of justice are influenced by target-specific information. Expand
Rooting for the top dog: How social dominance motives shape group preference in intergroup competition
Abstract Moving beyond prior research establishing people's preference for underdogs, we examined the role of social dominance orientation (SDO) in shaping individuals' preference for underdogsExpand
The psychology of corporate rights: Perception of corporate versus individual rights to religious liberty, privacy, and free speech.
It is found that the desire to protect citizens (compared with businesses) underlies individuals' willingness to grant rights to companies, and shows that people are more appropriate recipients of rights. Expand