Prejudice and stereotyping; intergroup interactions; the role of motivation in the regulation of prejudice; prejudice reduction process.
Current research focuses on the impact of the source of people's motivation to respond without prejudice on their attitudes, affect, and behavior in prejudice-relevant situations. Other related work examines the factors that influence the quality of interracial interactions and the regulation and reduction of prejudice.
Plant, E. A., Goplen, J, & Kunstman, J. W. (2011). Selective responses to threat: The roles of race and gender in decisions to shoot. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1274-1281.
Buck, D. & Plant, E. A. (2011). Interorientation interactions and impressions: Does timing of disclosure of sexual orientation matter? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 333-342.
Plant, E. A., Devine, P.G., & Peruche, B.M. (2010). Regulatory Concerns for Interracial Interactions: Approaching Egalitarianism versus Avoiding Prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1135-1147.
Plant, E. A., & Devine, P.G., (2009). The Active Control of Prejudice: Unpacking the intentions guiding control efforts.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 640-652.
Plant, E. A., Devine, P.G., Cox, W.T., Columb, C.J., Miller, S.L., Goplen, J., & Peruche, B.M. (2009). The Obama Effect: Decreasing Implicit Prejudice and Stereotyping. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 961-964.
Butz, D. A., & Plant, E. A., (2009). Prejudice Control and Interracial Relations: The Role of Motivation to Respond Without Prejudice. Journal of Personality, 77, 1311-1342.
Kunstman, J. W., & Plant, E.A. (2008). Racing to Help: Racial Bias in High Emergency Helping Situations.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1499-1510.
Butz, D.A., & Plant, E.A., (2006). Perceiving Outgroup Members as Unresponsive: Implications for Approach-related Emotions, Intentions, and Behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 1066-1079.
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