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“I” Value Freedom, but “We” Value Relationships: Self-Construal Priming Mirrors Cultural Differences in Judgment
The distinction between relatively independent versus interdependent self-construals has been strongly associated with several important cultural differences in social behavior. The current studiesExpand
Are there "his" and "hers" types of interdependence? The implications of gender differences in collective versus relational interdependence for affect, behavior, and cognition.
  • S. Gabriel, W. Gardner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 September 1999
In a recent review, S. E. Cross and L. Madson (1997) forwarded that many gender differences in social experience and behavior may be better understood through consideration of gender differences inExpand
Social surrogacy: How favored television programs provide the experience of belonging
The current research examines the Social Surrogacy Hypothesis: parasocial relationships in favored television programs can provide the experience of belonging. Four studies support the hypothesis.Expand
Affective Influences on Stereotyping and Intergroup Relations
A major theme of recent research on emotion has been the recognition of the intimate connections between feeling and thinking. Emotions have long been conceived of as arising from a functionallyExpand
Shifting social identities as a strategy for deflecting threatening social comparisons.
Results of three studies suggest that the multifaceted nature of identity provides a strategic basis for reducing the threat involved in upward social comparisons. After performing worse than aExpand
When you and I are "we," you are not threatening: the role of self-expansion in social comparison.
Many theories of self-evaluation emphasize the power of social comparison. Simply put, an individual is thought to gain esteem whenever she or he outperforms others and to lose esteem when he or sheExpand
Chicken Soup Really Is Good for the Soul
Theories of social surrogacy and embodied cognition assume that cognitive associations with nonhuman stimuli can be affectively charged. In the current research, we examined whether the “comfort” ofExpand
Sadness and Susceptibility to Judgmental Bias: The Case of Anchoring
In a wide range of empirical paradigms, sadness has been associated with more extensive and detail-oriented thinking than happiness, resulting in reductions in judgmental bias that arise fromExpand
No Man Is an Island: The Need to Belong and Dismissing Avoidant Attachment Style
The need to belong theory proposes that all human beings need social connections. However, dismissive avoidant individuals claim to be comfortable without close relationships and appear to beExpand
Becoming a Vampire Without Being Bitten
We propose the narrative collective-assimilation hypothesis—that experiencing a narrative leads one to psychologically become a part of the collective described within the narrative. In a test ofExpand