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    • Alcohol and Self-Evaluation: Is a Social Cognition Approach Beneficial? 

      Banaji, Mahzarin R.; Steele, Claude M. (Guilford Publications, 1989)
      Based on psychosocial models, a view of alcohol use and addiction as resulting from a habitual maladaptive means of coping with stress has recently emerged. In this article, we present some critical experiments documenting ...
    • Apparent Universality of Positive Implicit Self-Esteem 

      Yamaguchi, Susumu; Greenwald, Anthony G.; Banaji, Mahzarin; Murakami, Fumio; Chen, Daniel; Shiomura, Kimihiro; Kobayashi, Chihiro; Cai, Huajian; Krendl, Anne (Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
    • Assessment of Self-Injurious Thoughts Using A Behavioral Test 

      Nock, Matthew; Banaji, Mahzarin (American Psychiaric Publishing, 2007)
      OBJECTIVE: The assessment of self-injurious thoughts has been limited by a reliance on what individuals are willing or able to report explicitly. The authors examined a new method that measures self-injurious thoughts by ...
    • Automatic Stereotyping 

      Banaji, Mahzarin R.; Hardin, Curtis D. (SAGE Publications, 1996)
      Two experiments tested a form of automatic stereo-typing Subjects saw primes related to gender (e g, mother, father, nurse, doctor) or neutral with respect to gender (e g, parent, student, person) followed by target pronouns ...
    • The Bankruptcy of Everyday Memory. 

      Banaji, Mahzarin R.; Crowder, Robert G. (American Psychological Association (APA), 1989)
      A new approach to the study of memory has emerged recently, characterized by a preoccupation with natural settings and with the immediate applicability of research findings. In contrast, the laboratory study of memory ...
    • Children and Social Groups: A Developmental Analysis of Implicit Consistency in Hispanic Americans 

      Dunham, Yarrow; Baron, Andrew Scott; Banaji, Mahzarin (Taylor and Francis, 2007)
      We investigated the development of three aspects of implicit social cognition (self-esteem, group identity, and group attitude) and their interrelationships in Hispanic American children (ages 5 to 12) and adults. Hispanic ...
    • Children's Responses to Group-Based Inequalities: Perpetuation and Rectification 

      Olson, Kristina R.; Dweck, Carol S.; Spelke, Elizabeth S.; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (Guilford Press, 2011)
      The current studies investigate whether, and under what conditions, children engage in system-perpetuating and system-attenuating behaviors when allocating resources to different social groups. In three studies, we presented ...
    • A Cognitive Neuroscience of Social Groups 

      Contreras, Juan Manuel (2013-09-30)
      We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate how the human brain processes information about social groups in three domains. Study 1: Semantic knowledge. Participants were scanned while they answered ...
    • Combining Explicit and Implicit Measures of Racial Discrimination in Health Research 

      Krieger, Nancy; Carney, Dana; Lancaster, Katie; Waterman, Pamela D.; Kosheleva, Anna A; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (American Public Health Association, 2010)
      Objectives. To improve measurement of discrimination for health research, we sought to address the concern that explicit self-reports of racial discrimination may not capture unconscious cognition. Methods. We used 2 ...
    • Common Brain Regions with Distinct Patterns of Neural Responses during Mentalizing about Groups and Individuals 

      Contreras, Juan; Schirmer, Jessica; Banaji, Mahzarin R.; Mitchell, Jason Paul (MIT Press - Journals, 2013)
      An individual has a mind; a group does not. Yet humans routinely endow groups with mental states irreducible to any of their members (e.g., “scientists hope to understand every aspect of nature”). But are these mental ...
    • Constraints on the Acquisition of Social Category Concepts 

      Baron, Andrew Scott; Dunham, Yarrow; Banaji, Mahzarin R.; Carey, Susan E. (Informa UK Limited, 2014)
      Determining which dimensions of social classification are culturally significant is a developmental challenge. Some suggest this is accomplished by differentially privileging intrinsic visual cues over nonintrinsic cues ...
    • Cooling the heat of temptation: Mental self-control and the automatic evaluation of tempting stimuli 

      Hofmann, Wilhelm; Deutsch, Roland; Lancaster, Katie; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
      The present research investigated whether mental self-control strategies can reduce the automatic positivity elicited by tempting stimuli. In two studies employing chocolate as the temptation of interest, we found that ...
    • Crime Alert! How Thinking about a Single Suspect Automatically Shifts Stereotypes toward an Entire Group 

      Akalis, Scott; Banaji, Mahzarin; Kosslyn, Stephen (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
      Crime alerts are meant to raise community awareness and identify individual criminal suspects; they are not expected to affect attitudes and beliefs toward the social group to which an individual suspect belongs. However, ...
    • Culture, Cognition, and Collaborative Networks in Organizations 

      Srivastava, Sameer; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (SAGE Publications, 2011)
      This article examines the interplay of culture, cognition, and social networks in organizations with norms that emphasize cross-boundary collaboration. In such settings, social desirability concerns can induce a disparity ...
    • The Dark Side of the Mind 

      Banaji, Mahzarin R. (National Humanities Center, 2011)
    • The Development of Character Judgments From Faces 

      Cogsdill, Emily (2015-03-30)
      First impressions play a central role in human social interaction. In particular, the face is a rich source of information that perceivers use in making both initial and lasting character judgments. Despite the large and ...
    • The Development of Implicit Attitudes: Evidence of Race Evaluations From Ages 6 and 10 and Adulthood 

      Baron, Andrew Scott; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (SAGE Publications, 2006)
      To understand the origin and development of implicit attitudes, we measured race attitudes in White American 6-year-olds, 10-year-olds, and adults by first developing a child-oriented version of the Implicit Association ...
    • The Development of Implicit Intergroup Cognition 

      Banaji, Mahzarin; Baron, Andrew S.; Dunham, Yarrow (Elsevier, 2008)
      Challenging the view that implicit social cognition emerges from protracted social learning, research now suggests that intergroup preferences are present at adultlike levels in early childhood. Specifically, the pattern ...
    • The Development of Reasoning About Beliefs: Fact, Preference, and Ideology 

      Heiphetz, Larisa Alexandra; Spelke, Elizabeth S.; Harris, Paul Lansley; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (Elsevier BV, 2013)
      The beliefs people hold about the social and physical world are central to self-definition and social interaction. The current research analyzes reasoning about three kinds of beliefs: those that concern matters of fact ...
    • Dissociable Neural Correlates of Stereotypes and Other Forms of Semantic Knowledge 

      Contreras, Juan; Banaji, Mahzarin R.; Mitchell, Jason Paul (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2011)
      Semantic knowledge refers to the information that people have about categories of objects and living things. Social psychologists have long debated whether the information that perceivers have about categories of people - ...