Now showing items 11-14 of 14
A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Minority and Non-White Majority Children's Implicit Attitudes Toward Racial Outgroups
In this research I aimed to increase our understanding of the early emergence of racial biases by examining the implicit racial attitudes of minority and non-White majority children in two cultures. In Study 1, minority ...
Reflecting and Shaping the Self through Avatars: The Relationship between Avatars, Identity, and Personal Needs
Individuals frequently engage with virtual environments through the use of characters that represent the self, known as avatars. This dissertation focuses on two primary research questions: (1) how do avatars reflect ...
Effects of Self-Distancing and Mindfulness Instructions on Anxiety and Approach Motivation
Two experiments tested the effects of self-distancing and mindfulness instructions on approach motivation and state anxiety. Following Kross and Ayduk (2011), we expected that the self-distancing and mindfulness instructions ...
Intergroup Biases in Person Perception: The Impact of Race and Expansive Poses on Perceived Trait Attributions and Evaluations of Professional and Interpersonal Success
A long history of research demonstrates that when perceiving others, information from bodily cues can inform our impressions, evaluations, and decisions. However, this work has largely focused on perceptions of White ...