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Joint Honours/Intercalated Programme: Advanced Social Psychology, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Russell Hutter
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Lecture 1: Social identity theory (RT)

Ellemers, N., Spears, R., & Doosje, B. (2002). Self and social identity. Annual review of psychology.. 53, 161-186.

Rubin, M., & Hewstone, M. (1998). Social identity theory’s self-esteem hypothesis: A review and some suggestions for clarification. Personality and social psychology review., 2, 40-62.

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Lecture 2: Prejudice (RT)

Cameron, J., Alvarez, J. M., Ruble, D. N., & Fuligni, A. J. (2001). Children's lay theories about ingroups and outgroups: Reconceptualizing research on prejudice. Personality and social psychology review., 5, 118-128.

Greenberg, J., et al. (1990). Evidence for terror management theory II: The effects of mortality salience on reactions to those who threaten or bolster the cultural worldview. Journal of personality and social psychology., 58, 308-318.

Hewstone, M., Rubin, M. & Willis, H. (2002). Intergroup bias. Annual review of psychology., 53, 575-604

Mackie, D. M., Devos, T. & Smith., E. R. (2000). Intergroup emotions: Explaining offensive action tendencies in an intergroup context. Journal of personality and social psychology., 79, 602-616.

Turner, R. N., & Hewstone, M. (in press). To appear in A. Pelinka (Ed.), The handbook of prejudice. Vienna: The Sir Peter Ustinov Institute (on VLE)

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Lecture 3: Prejudice Reduction (RT)

Bigler, R. S. (1999). The use of multicultural curricula and materials to counter racism in children. The journal of social issues., 55, 697-705

Bigler, R.S. & Liben, L.S. (1992). Cognitive mechanisms in children’s gender stereotyping: Theoretical and educational implications of a cognitive-based intervention. Child development., 63, 1351-1363.

Cameron, L., Rutland, A., Brown, R., & Douch, R. C. (2006). Changing Children's Intergroup Attitudes Toward Refugees: Testing Different Models of Extended Contact. Child development., 77, 1208-1219

Stephan & Finlay (1999). The role of empathy in improving intergroup relations. The journal of social issues., 55, 729 – 744.

Turner, R. N., Hewstone, M., Voci, A., Paolini, S., & Christ, O. (2007). Reducing prejudice via direct and extended cross-group friendship. European review of social psychology., 18, 212-255.

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Lecture 4: Language and Communication (RT)

DePaulo, B. M., & Friedman, H. S. (1998). Nonverbal communication. In D. T. Gilbert, S. T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), The handbook of social psychology (4th edn, vol 2, pp. 3-40). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Krauss, R. M., & Chiu, C.-Y. (1998). Language and social behaviour. In D. T. Gilbert, S. T. Fiske, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), The handbook of social psychology (4th edn, vol 2, pp. 41-88). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Noels, K. A., Giles, H., & Le Poire, B. (2003). Language and communication processes. In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage handbook of social psychology (pp. 232-257). London: Sage.

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Lecture 5: Advances in Social Cognition (RH)

Niedenthal, P. M., Barsalou, L., Winkielman, P., Krauth-Gruber, S., & Ric, F. (2005). Embodiment in Attitudes, Social Perception, and Emotion. Personality and social psychology review., 9, 184-211.

Schmader, T., Johns, M., & Forbes, C. (2008). An integrated process model of stereotype threat effects on performance. Psychological review., 115, 336–356.

Strack, F., Martin, L. L., & Stepper, S. (1988). Inhibiting and facilitating conditions of the human smile. Journal of personality and social psychology., 54, 768-777

Stone, J. & McWhinnie, C. (2008). Evidence that blatant versus subtle stereotype threat cues impact performance through dual processes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology., 44, 445-452.

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Lecture 6: Working Memory and Dual Process Theories in Social Perception (RH)

Fiske, S. T. & Neuberg, S. L. (1990). A continuum of impression formation from category based to individuating process: Influences of information and motivation on attention and interpretation. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology.. 23, 1-74.

Hastie, R., Schroeder, C., & Weber, R. (1990). Creating complex social conjunction categories from simple categories. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society., 28, 242-247.

Hutter, R. R. C., & Crisp, R. J. (2006). Implications of cognitive busyness for the perception of category conjunctions. The Journal of Social Psychology., 146, 253-256.

Macrae, C. N., Bodenhausen, G. V., Schloerscheidt, A. M., & Milne, A. B. (1999). Tales of the unexpected: Executive function and person perception. Journal of personality and social psychology., 76, 200-213.

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Lecture 7: Implicit Attitudes

Gawronski, B., & Bodenhausen, G.V. (2006). Associative and propositional processes in evaluation: An integrative review of implicit and explicit attitude change. Psychological bulletin., 132, 692-731.

Greenwald, A. G., Poehlman, T. A., Uhlmann, E., & Banaji, M. R. (2009, in press). Understanding and using the Implicit Association Test: III. Meta-analysis of predictive validity. Journal of personality and social psychology.. Full text available online at

Strack, F. & Deutsch, R. (2004). Reflective and impulsive determinants of social behavior. Personality and social psychology review., 8, 220-247.

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Lecture 8: Aggression

Anderson, C.A. & Bushman, B.J. (2002). Human aggression. Annual review of psychology., 53, 27-51.

Bushman, B.J., & Anderson, C.A. (2001). Media violence and the American public: Scientific facts versus media misinformation. The American psychologist., 56, 477- 489.

Carlson, M., Marcus-Newhall, A., & Miller, N. (1990). Effects of situational aggression cues: A quantitative review. Journal of personality and social psychology., 58, 622-633.

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Lecture 9: Advances in Attitude Research

Ajzen, I. (2001). Nature and operation of attitudes. Annual review of psychology., 52, 27-58.

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Lecture 10: Advances in Attitude Change

Wood, W. (2000). Attitude change: Persuasion and social influence. Annual review of psychology., 51, 539-570.




This list was last updated on 15/12/2009