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Varieties of groups and the perception of group entitativity.
- B. Lickel, D. Hamilton, G. Wieczorkowska, A. Lewis, S. Sherman, A. N. Uhles
- PsychologyJournal of Personality and Social Psychology
- 1 February 2000
Perceptions of the entitativity of groups demonstrated that participants most strongly valued membership in groups that were perceived as high in entitativity, and the properties of groups to which they personally belonged.
The Mental Simulation of Better and Worse Possible Worlds
Counterfactual thinking involves the imagination of non-factual alternatives to reality. We investigated the spontaneous generation of both upward counterfactuals, which improve on reality, and…
On the self-erasing nature of errors of prediction.
- S. Sherman
- 1 August 1980
Perceiving persons and groups.
The model emphasizes the role of differing expectancies of unity and coherence in individual and group targets, which in turn engage different mechanisms for processing information and making judgments.
On the consequences of priming: Assimilation and contrast effects
Imagination inflation: Imagining a childhood event inflates confidence that it occurred
- M. Garry, Charles G. Manning, E. Loftus, S. Sherman
- PsychologyPsychonomic Bulletin & Review
- 1 June 1996
This experiment asks if imagining events from one’s past can affect memory for childhood events, drawing on the social psychology literature showing that imagining a future event increases the subjective likelihood that the event will occur.
The natural history of cigarette smoking from adolescence to adulthood in a midwestern community sample: multiple trajectories and their psychosocial correlates.
Given recent advances in quantitative methods, it is now feasible to consider subgroups of trajectories within an overall longitudinal design, and psychosocial variables from adolescence and young adulthood were significantly distinguished among them.
Changes in peer and parent influence during adolescence: Longitudinal versus cross-sectional perspectives on smoking initiation.
The current study used a longitudinal design to investigate age-related changes in the magnitude of peer and parent influences on adolescent cigarette smoking. Both peer and parent influences were…
Implicit and Explicit Attitudes Toward Cigarette Smoking: the Effects of Context and Motivation
Two studies examined the effects of context and motivational state on two implicit measures of attitudes toward smoking (priming [Fazio, Jackson, Dunton, & Williams, 1996] and the Implicit…