Increasing self-regulatory strength can reduce the depleting effect of suppressing stereotypes.

  title={Increasing self-regulatory strength can reduce the depleting effect of suppressing stereotypes.},
  author={Matthew T. Gailliot and E. Ashby Plant and David A. Butz and Roy F. Baumeister},
  journal={Personality & social psychology bulletin},
  volume={33 2},
Three longitudinal studies and one correlational study tested the hypothesis that increasing self-regulatory strength by regular self-regulatory exercise would reduce the intrapsychic costs of suppressing stereotypes. Participants tried to resist using stereotypes while describing or talking to a stimulus person. Participants whose habitual motivation to suppress stereotypes was low exhibited impaired Stroop and anagram performance after the suppression task, presumably because of self… CONTINUE READING

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