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The Relationship of Stereotypes About Helpers to Help-Seeking Judgments, Preferences, and Behaviors.
December 1, 1998... The impact of helper characteristics on help-seeking behavior has received substantial attention from social psychologists, educators, and health care professionals (for reviews, see Nadler, 1991; Wills & DePaulo, 1991). Both experimental social psychological research and field studies in...
Cooperative Interaction and Intergroup Bias: Effects of Numerical Representation and Cross-Cut Role Assignment.
December 1, 1998... Allport (1954) argued that to increase intergroup acceptance, members of distinct groups (e.g., ethnic groups) should have opportunities to interact with each other. To this end, he specified key structural features that are essential for positive intergroup contact. Among the most...
What if You Can't Get What You Want? Willingness to Compromise Ideal Mate Selection Standards as a Function of Sex, Mate Value, and Relationship Context.
December 1, 1998... Mate selection and interpersonal attraction research reveals a robust preference pattern such that, in general, men and women seek intelligent, honest, and emotionally stable partners who are attractive and who possess a "good" or "exciting" personality (e.g., Buss & Barnes, 1986; Howard,...
The Accuracy and Power of Sex, Social Class, and Ethnic Stereotypes: A Naturalistic Study in Person Perception.
December 1, 1998... Stereotypes have long been thought to create social problems because they are inherently inaccurate and exert powerful influences on person perception. This assumption, however, has recently been the subject of debate. Although the classic emphasis on stereotypes as inaccurate and powerful...
On the Dominance of Moral Categories in Impression Formation.
December 1, 1998... A goal-oriented approach to person perception (Trzebinski, 1985) and personality description (Pervin, 1989) assumes that goals are central both to the scientific assessment and lay perception of personality. This approach distinguishes two general types of goal categories: one that refers...