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Holding Grudges: Developing Theory and Measurement
The aim of this dissertation was to develop a theory of holding grudges and a questionnaire to measure their occurrence. In Part 1 I used semi-structured interviews to identify six underlying components of holding a grudge: ...
The Psychological Study of Gender: Moving Beyond the Binary
Quantitative gender research within Psychology has traditionally been limited and inherently exclusionary of people with non-binary genders. Focusing research on aspects of gender with inclusive methods can allow us to ...
Culture and Baby-Naming in a Multicultural World: Identity and Pragmatic Motivations Predict Choices and Preferences of Baby Names Among Bicultural Individuals
Changes in the repertoire of first names represent a cultural product of multiculturalism. As societies become increasingly diverse, choices of names can be construed and examined in the context of cultural identifications ...
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 ...
Islamophobia and Reactions to Anti-Muslim Hate Crime: The Role of Prototypic Thought and the Ideal Minority Victim
This dissertation explored victim blaming in the context of Islamophobic hate crime, including the role that model victim expectations might play. Study 1 and Study 2 explored the nature, content, and frequency of prototypes ...
Insecure Adult Attachment Predicts Engagement with Narrative Fiction
Individual differences in attachment orientations predict how deeply involved people become in social relationships, but do they also influence the extent to which they become invested in fictional social worlds? In Studies ...