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.
Buck, D., Plant, E. A., Ratcliff, J., Zielaskowski, K., & Boerner, P. (2013). Fear of social contagion: Implications for the avoidance of homosexuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Kunstman, J. W.,Plant, E. A., LaCosse, J., & Zielaskowski, K. (2013). Feeling in with the outgroup: Need fulfillment and the internalization of motivation to respond without prejudice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 443-457.
Miller, S.L., Zielaskowski, K., & Plant, E.A. (2012). The Basis of Shooter Biases: Beyond Cultural Stereotypes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1358-1366.
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., 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.
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.
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.
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