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Group-Based Dominance and Opposition to Equality Correspond to Different Psychological Motives
Social Dominance Orientation, one of the most popular individual differences measures in the study of generalized prejudice, can be understood as having two components: Opposition to Equality (OEQ)Expand
Valuing thoughts, ignoring behavior: The introspection illusion as a source of the bias blind spot
People see themselves as less susceptible to bias than others. We show that a source of this bias blind spot involves the value that people place, and believe they should place, on introspectiveExpand
Another Look at Moral Foundations Theory: Do Authoritarianism and Social Dominance Orientation Explain Liberal-Conservative Differences in “Moral” Intuitions?
Moral foundations theorists propose that the moral domain should include not only “liberal” ethics of justice and care but also ostensibly “conservative” concerns about the virtues of ingroupExpand
Social Influence on Political Judgments: The Case of Presidential Debates
Four experiments investigated the extent to which judgments of candidate performance in presidential debates could be influenced by the mere knowledge of others’ reactions. In Experiments 1 and 2Expand
People believe they have more free will than others
Four experiments identify a tendency for people to believe that their own lives are more guided by the tenets of free will than are the lives of their peers. These tenets involve the a prioriExpand
Differences in Punitiveness Across Three Cultures: A Test of American Exceptionalism in Justice Attitudes
The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world and a more punitive approach to criminal justice issues than comparable Western democracies. One potential explanation for thisExpand
Still an American? Mortality Salience and Treatment of Suspected Terrorists
In today's post-9/11 world, it is important to consider the psychological factors related to beliefs about the proper treatment of those suspected of terrorist involvement. We report 2 experiments onExpand
The Myth of Fourth Amendment Circularity
The Supreme Court’s decision in Katz v. United States made peoples’ reasonable expectations of privacy the touchstone for determining whether state surveillance amounts to a search under the FourthExpand
Community Perceptions of Theft Seriousness: A Challenge to Model Penal Code and English Theft Act Consolidation
In the middle of the 20th century, criminal law reformers helped pass laws that consolidated previously distinct common-law offenses such as larceny, embezzlement, false pretenses, extortion,Expand
Is Privacy Policy Language Irrelevant to Consumers?
This article reports the results of two experiments in which large, census-weighted samples of Americans read short excerpts from Facebook’s, Yahoo’s, and Google’s privacy policies, which are atExpand