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Norm theory: Comparing reality to its alternatives
A theory of norms and normality is presented and applied to some phenomena of emotional responses, social judgment, and conversations about causes. Norms are assumed to be constructed ad hoc byExpand
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Disrespect and the experience of injustice.
  • D. Miller
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Annual review of psychology
  • 2001
This review analyzes research and theory pertaining to the psychology of injustice, using as its organizing theme the role that the perception of disrespect plays in the experience of injustice. TheExpand
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Moral credentials and the expression of prejudice.
  • B. Monin, D. Miller
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 July 2001
Three experiments supported the hypothesis that people are more willing to express attitudes that could be viewed as prejudiced when their past behavior has established their credentials asExpand
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The norm of self-interest.
  • D. Miller
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 December 1999
The self-interest motive is singularly powerful according to many of the most influential theories of human behavior and the layperson alike. In the present article the author examines the role theExpand
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Pluralistic ignorance and alcohol use on campus: some consequences of misperceiving the social norm.
  • D. Prentice, D. Miller
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 February 1993
Four studies examined the relation between college students' own attitudes toward alcohol use and their estimates of the attitudes of their peers. All studies found widespread evidence of pluralisticExpand
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Rediscovering Social Innovation
In the spring of 2003, the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business launched the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Our first “Editors’ Note” defined social innovationExpand
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Self-serving biases in the attribution of causality: Fact or fiction?
A review of the evidence for and against the proposition that self-serving biases affect attributions of causality indicated that there is little empirical support for the proposition in its mostExpand
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Asymmetries in Attachments to Groups and to their Members: Distinguishing between Common-Identity and Common-Bond Groups
Two studies sought to validate the distinction between common-identity groups, which are based on direct attachments to the group identity, and common-bond groups, which are based on attachmentsExpand
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