Perspective Taking Shapes the Impact of Significant-other Representations

@article{Skorinko2012PerspectiveTS,
  title={Perspective Taking Shapes the Impact of Significant-other Representations},
  author={Jeanine L. M. Skorinko and Stacey Sinclair and Lin Conklin},
  journal={Self and Identity},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={170 - 184}
}
Past research has shown that people's reported beliefs come to correspond with the apparent beliefs of salient significant others (e.g., Andersen & Chen, 2002; Baldwin, 1997). The current research extends this work by examining the degree to which such effects are influenced by perspective taking. In a modification of the classic paradigm used by Baldwin and Holmes (1987), 96 undergraduates (33 males, 62 females, and 1 unreported) were primed to perspective take or given a neutral prime before… 

The Cultural Boundaries of Perspective-Taking: When and Why Perspective-Taking Reduces Stereotyping

Whether and why the effects of perspective-taking on stereotyping differ across cultures is explored, with a focus on relationally mobile environments.

Effects of perspective taking on courtroom decisions

Four experiments examined the hypothesis that perspective taking with a defendant would lead to greater empathy, which would mediate lowered perceptions of culpability, with lowered culpability

Acceleration With Steering

Power is a psychological accelerator, propelling people toward their goals; however, these goals are often egocentrically focused. Perspective-taking is a psychological steering wheel that helps

The Effects Of Perspective Taking, Victim Impact Statements And Race Of The Victim On Jury Decision-Making And Jury Sentencing

Aristotle once said that “law is reason, free from passion” but previous research has shown that perspective taking and racial stereotyping can play a major role in legal decision-making. Past

The effects of task instructor status on prospective memory performance in preschoolers

Abstract The present study applied a 2 × 2 experimental design to assess prospective memory (PM) development across preschool age and to examine the effect of task instructor status (researcher vs.

The Motivations of Social Tuning: Perspective Taking and Affiliative Motivation

Two experiments were conducted to understand the role in perspective taking to social tuning. Experiment 1 focused on if perspective taking led to social tuning, while Experiment 2 focused on how

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 46 REFERENCES

Effect of perspective taking on the cognitive representation of persons: a merging of self and other.

Observers receiving role-taking instructions were more likely to ascribe traits to a novel target that they (observers) had earlier indicated were self-descriptive, however for positively valenced traits.

Perspective-takers behave more stereotypically.

The findings support theorizing that perspective-takers utilize information, including stereotypes, to coordinate their behavior with others and provide key theoretical insights into the processes of both perspective-taking and behavioral priming.

Significant other representations activate stereotypic self-views among women

We predicted and found that the extent to which self-views were consistent with prevailing stereotypes depended on the cognitive accessibility of representations of a significant other. Seventy-nine

Perspective-taking: decreasing stereotype expression, stereotype accessibility, and in-group favoritism.

The role of self-other overlap in producing prosocial outcomes and the separation of the conscious, explicit effects from the nonconscious, implicit effects of perspective-taking are discussed.

Significant Other Primes and Behavior: Motivation to Respond to Social Cues Moderates Pursuit of Prime-Induced Goals

The effects of significant other primes (i.e., mother, roommate) on behavior depend on individual differences in both personal goals and responsiveness to social cues, which means individuals who are motivated to respond toSocial cues assimilate to a goal that their primed significant other has for them, regardless of whether they personally hold the goal.

Salient Private Audiences and Awareness of the Self

University of Waterloo , Ontario CanadaWe used self-awareness and cognitive priming methodologies to test the hypothesis that importantaspects of the experience of self derive from the way one would

Automatic for the people: how representations of significant others implicitly affect goal pursuit.

  • J. Shah
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 2003
Evidence is presented that suggests goals may be primed by one's representation of a significant other and that this priming may be moderated by one'm closeness to this other individual.