Regulatory focus moderates the social performance of individuals who conceal a stigmatized identity.

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People often choose to hide a stigmatized identity to avoid bias. However, hiding stigma can disrupt social interactions. We considered whether regulatory focus qualifies the social effects of hiding stigma by examining interactions in which stigmatized participants concealed a devalued identity from non-stigmatized partners. In the Prevention Focus… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/bjso.12107

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@article{Newheiser2015RegulatoryFM, title={Regulatory focus moderates the social performance of individuals who conceal a stigmatized identity.}, author={Anna-Kaisa Newheiser and Manuela Barreto and Naomi Ellemers and Belle Derks and Daan Scheepers}, journal={The British journal of social psychology}, year={2015}, volume={54 4}, pages={787-97} }