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Reducing the Effects of Stereotype Threat on African American College Students by Shaping Theories of Intelligence
Abstract African American college students tend to obtain lower grades than their White counterparts, even when they enter college with equivalent test scores. Past research suggests that negativeExpand
In-class laptop use and its effects on student learning
  • C. Fried
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Comput. Educ.
  • 1 April 2008
We examine the nature of in-class laptop use in a large lecture course and how that use is related to student learning. Expand
Overcoming denial and increasing the intention to use condoms through the induction of hypocrisy.
Feelings of hypocrisy were induced in college students to increase condom use. Hypocrisy was created by making subjects mindful of their past failure to use condoms and then having them persuadeExpand
Inducing Hypocrisy as a Means of Encouraging Young Adults to Use Condoms
This experiment applied a new twist on cognitive dissonance theory to the problem of AIDS prevention among sexually active young adults. Dissonance was created after a proattitudinal advocacy byExpand
Hypocrisy, Misattribution, and Dissonance Reduction
Recent experiments involving hypocrisy have been theorized to be a form of cognitive dissonance induction. As such, hypocrisy would constitute a new experimental paradigm for dissonance induction.Expand
Bad Rap for Rap: Bias in Reactions to Music Lyrics
This research examines the recent public outcry against violent rap songs such as Ice T's "Cop Killer." It was hypothesized that rap lyrics receive more negative criticism than other types of lyrics,Expand
Hypocrisy and Identification With Transgressions: A Case of Undetected Dissonance
Two studies were conducted to see how changes from the typical hypocrisy paradigm affect dissonance arousal and reduction. The effects of directly and personally identifying participants with theirExpand
Stereotypes of Music Fans: Are Rap and Heavy Metal Fans a Danger to Themselves or Others?
The current study examines the stereotypes that people hold about fans of heavy metal and rap music. Based on pervious research, it was hypothesized that stereotypes of fans of heavy metal wouldExpand
Who's Afraid of Rap: Differential Reactions to Music Lyrics1
This research examines the recent public outcry against violent rap songs. It was hypothesized that rap music receives more negative criticism than do other types of music, regardless of the actualExpand
Sexual and Violent Media's Inhibition of Advertisement Memory: Effect or Artifact?
Research (Bushman, 2005; Bushman & Bonacci, 2002) has claimed to demonstrate that sexual and violent content in television programs inhibits viewers' memory for advertisements. However, that researchExpand