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Seeing black: race, crime, and visual processing.
Using police officers and undergraduates as participants, the authors investigated the influence of stereotypic associations on visual processing in 5 studies. Study 1 demonstrates that Black facesExpand
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Not yet human: implicit knowledge, historical dehumanization, and contemporary consequences.
Historical representations explicitly depicting Blacks as apelike have largely disappeared in the United States, yet a mental association between Blacks and apes remains. Here, the authorsExpand
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The essence of innocence: consequences of dehumanizing Black children.
The social category "children" defines a group of individuals who are perceived to be distinct, with essential characteristics including innocence and the need for protection (Haslam, Rothschild, &Expand
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Clearing the air: the effect of experimenter race on target's test performance and subjective experience.
According to stereotype threat theory (Steele, 1997), stereotyped targets under-perform on challenging tests, in part because they are worried about being viewed in terms of the negative stereotypeExpand
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The space between us: stereotype threat and distance in interracial contexts.
Four studies investigate the role that stereotype threat plays in producing racial distancing behavior in an anticipated conversation paradigm. It was hypothesized that the threat of appearing racistExpand
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“Ain’t I a Woman?”: Towards an Intersectional Approach to Person Perception and Group-based Harms
Our research examines whether intersecting racial and gender identities affect person perception. Predominantly White undergraduates (292) from a large northeastern U.S. university categorized andExpand
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The Impact of Psychological Science on Policing in the United States
The May 2015 release of the report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing highlighted a fundamental change in the issues dominating discussions about policing in America. That changeExpand
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Concern for the in-group and opposition to affirmative action.
The present experiments suggest that the desire to benefit the in-group drives dominant-group members' policy preferences, independent of concern for out-groups' outcomes. In Experiment 1, the effectExpand
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Justice from within: The relations between a procedurally just organizational climate and police organizational efficiency, endorsement of democratic policing, and officer well-being.
Recent clashes between law enforcement and the public have led to increased attention on policing strategies that build trust and motivate cooperation in communities through the application of fairExpand
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The Costs of Racism for Marriage
The experience of racial or ethnic discrimination is a salient and severe stressor that has been linked to numerous disparities in important outcomes. Yet, the link between perceived discriminationExpand
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