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Prejudice against fat people: ideology and self-interest.
  • C. Crandall
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1994
Fatism appears to behave much like symbolic racism, but with less of the negative social desirability of racism, and three commonalities between antifat attitudes and racism were explored. Expand
A justification-suppression model of the expression and experience of prejudice.
The authors propose a justification-suppression model (JSM), which characterizes the processes that lead to prejudice expression and the experience of one's own prejudice. They suggest that "genuine"Expand
Social norms and the expression and suppression of prejudice: the struggle for internalization.
The authors reconceptualized the source of motivation to suppress prejudice in terms of identifying with new reference groups and adapting oneself to fit new norms, and found that high suppressors are strong norm followers. Expand
Dimensions of Mental Illness Stigma: What About Mental Illness Causes Social Rejection?
Abstract The stigma of mental illness can be as harmful as the symptoms, leading to family discord, job discrimination, and social rejection. The existence of mental illness stigma has been wellExpand
Some Neo-Darwinian Decision Rules for Altruism: Weighing Cues for Inclusive Fitness as a Function of the Biological Importance of the Decision
A neo-Darwinian heuristic for decisions involving altruism is'hypothesized in this article. Following W. Hamilton's (1964) analysis of inclusive fitness, the assumption of this study is thatExpand
Social contagion of binge eating.
  • C. Crandall
  • Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1988
It is argued that there is no great mystery to how bulimia has become such a serious problem for today's women and that Binge eating seems to be an acquired pattern of behavior, perhaps through modeling, and appears to be learned much like any other set of behaviors. Expand
An Attribution-Value Model of Prejudice: Anti-Fat Attitudes in Six Nations
The authors propose an Attribution-Value model of prejudice, which hypothesizes that people are prejudiced against groups that they feel have some negative attribute for which they are heldExpand
Culture, Ideology, and Antifat Attitudes
Research on antifat attitudes in the United States has shown the position of antifat attitudes in an ideological network and the importance of attributions of control to prejudice against fat people.Expand
Stereotype Threat and Arousal: Effects on Women's Math Performance
An experiment tested the hypothesis that telling participants that a math test they are about to take is known to have gender differences would cause stereotype threat in women but not in men, and results were consistent with an arousal-based explanation of stereotype threat effects. Expand
Structural Equation Modeling of Mediation and Moderation With Contextual Factors
Researchers often grapple with the idea that an observed relationship may be part of a more complex chain of effects. These complex relationships are described in terms such as indirect influences,Expand