• Publications
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Stigma consciousness: the psychological legacy of social stereotypes.
  • E. Pinel
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1999
It is proposed here that targets differ in the extent to which they expect to be stereotyped by others, and the results suggest that the SCQ is a reliable and valid instrument for detecting differences in stigma consciousness.
Immune neglect: a source of durability bias in affective forecasting.
The present experiments suggest that people neglect the psychological immune system when making affective forecasts.
Why do people need self-esteem? Converging evidence that self-esteem serves an anxiety-buffering function.
Converging evidence of an anxiety-buffering function of self-esteem was obtained and success and positive personality feedback reduced Ss' physiological arousal in response to subsequent threat of shock.
Seeing I to I: a pathway to interpersonal connectedness.
The authors introduce the construct of I-sharing--the belief that one shares an identical subjective experience with another person--and the role it plays in liking and highlight the role that feelings of existential isolation and the need for closeness play in people's attraction to I-sharers.
Stigma Consciousness in Intergroup Contexts: The Power of Conviction
Abstract People vary in the extent to which they expect to be stereotyped, and these differences in “stigma consciousness” have cognitive and behavioral consequences that contribute to people's
Effects of Self-Esteem on Vulnerability-Denying Defensive Distortions: Further Evidence of an Anxiety-Buffering Function of Self-Esteem
Abstract Two studies were conducted to assess the proposition that self-esteem serves an anxiety-buffering function. In Study 1, it was hypothesized that raising self-esteem would reduce the need to
You're Just Saying That Because I'm a Woman: Stigma Consciousness and Attributions to Discrimination
This study adds to tests of the construct validity of stigma consciousness by asking if people high in stigma consciousness demonstrate a greater tendency than people low in stigma consciousness to
Stigma Consciousness at Work
Targets of stigma encounter more than their fair share of disrespect from others. Moreover, targets who chronically attend to their stigmatized status exhibit a heightened sensitivity to these