Of Animals and Objects

@article{Rudman2012OfAA,
  title={Of Animals and Objects},
  author={L. Rudman and Kris Mescher},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={734 - 746}
}
  • L. Rudman, Kris Mescher
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • Although dehumanizing women and male sexual aggression are theoretically aligned, the present research provides the first direct support for this assumption, using the Implicit Association Test to assess two forms of female dehumanization: animalization and objectification. In Study 1, men who automatically associated women more than men with primitive constructs (e.g., animals, instinct, nature) were more willing to rape and sexually harass women, and to report negative attitudes toward female… CONTINUE READING
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