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Language use in intergroup contexts: the linguistic intergroup bias.
Three experiments examine how the type of language used to describe in-group and out-group behaviors contributes to the transmission and persistence of social stereotypes. Two experiments tested theExpand
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Socially Situated Cognition: Cognition in its Social Context
Publisher Summary This chapter proposes a new integration of social psychology and situated cognition—that is, socially situated cognition (SSC). This new approach rests directly on recentExpand
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The linguistic category model, its bases, applications and range
A model of interpersonal terms (verbs and adjectives) is reviewed in terms of the research on: (a) the systematic cognitive inferences these terms mediate, and (b) the implications of this model forExpand
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Lie experts' beliefs about nonverbal indicators of deception
Beliefs about behavioral clues to deception were investigated in 212 people, consisting of prisoners, police detectives, patrol police officers, prison guards, customs officers, and college students.Expand
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The Thermometer of Social Relations
“Holding warm feelings toward someone” and “giving someone the cold shoulder” indicate different levels of social proximity. In this article, we show effects of temperature that go beyond theseExpand
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How do we communicate stereotypes? Linguistic bases and inferential consequences.
The linguistic expectancy bias is defined as the tendency to describe expectancy-consistent information at a higher level of abstraction than expectancy-inconsistent information. The communicativeExpand
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Linguistic signatures of regulatory focus: how abstraction fits promotion more than prevention.
In 3 experiments, the authors investigated how strategic inclinations associated with promotion versus prevention orientations--that is, eager approach versus vigilant avoidance, respectively--affectExpand
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Embodiment as a unifying perspective for psychology
Adaptive action is the function of cognition. It is constrained by the properties of evolved brains and bodies. An embodied perspective on social psychology examines how biological constrains giveExpand
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Temperature perceptions as a ground for social proximity
Literature in interpersonal relations has described the sense of intimacy towards others in terms of physical closeness and warmth. Research suggests that these descriptions should be takenExpand
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Agenda 2000: Communication: Language as an implementational device for cognition.
The aim of this paper is to identify the functions of social cognition in a communication context. It is argued that social cognition is for the regulation of adaptive action and makes use ofExpand
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