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Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Lee Jussim

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book contests the received wisdom in the field of social psychology that suggests that social perception and judgment are generally flawed, biased, and powerfully self-fulfilling. The book ... More


The Science of Social Vision

Reginald B. Adams, Nalini Ambady, Ken Nakayama, and Shinsuke Shimojo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

The human visual system is particularly attuned to and remarkably efficient at processing social cues. We can effectively “read” others' mental and emotional states and make snap judgments about ... More


Are People Special? A Brain’s Eye View

Anthony P. Atkinson, Andrea S. Heberlein, and Ralph Adolphs

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter considers the question of what it means for social perception and cognition to be special, and whether there are psychological processes and neural structures that are specialized for ... More


Accuracy: Historical, Political, and Conceptual Objections

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0037
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews many of the reasons why accuracy is a controversial topic in social psychology. The historical interest in accuracy is briefly reviewed, as are some older reviews from the 1950s ... More


Accuracy: Criteria

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0039
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the theoretical and empirical bases for identifying the criteria appropriate for assessing the accuracy of social beliefs, interpersonal expectancies, and social stereotypes. ... More


Stereotypes and Person Perception: Can Judging Individuals on the Basis of Stereotypes Increase Accuracy?

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0074
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the role of stereotypes in enhancing or reducing the accuracy of person perception. It points out that relying on an inaccurate stereotype will usually reduce accuracy of person ... More


Compound Social Cues in Human Face Processing

Reginald B. Adams, Robert G. Franklin, Anthony J. Nelson, and Michael T. Stevenson

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter describes a rationale for understanding compound social cue processing in the face. This approach comes with a number of assumptions. The first assumption is that facial features ... More


Accuracy: Components and Processes

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Social perception in general, and accuracy in particular, can be viewed as being composed of different components. Several different componential approaches to accuracy (Cronbach’s [1955], Kenny’s ... More


Seeing humans act

PIERRE JACOB and MARC JEANNEROD

in Ways of Seeing: The scope and limits of visual cognition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198509219
eISBN:
9780191584909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509219.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines how the human visual system responds to human actions. Section 1 starts with the examination of the human ‘praxic’ system, i.e. a high-level visual pragmatic processing of ... More


Person (Mis)Perception? On the Biased Representation of the Human Body

Kerri L. Johnson

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A considerable amount of research has shown that observers are attuned to cues in the human body—including its shape and motion—that permit them to successfully categorize others into groups (e.g., ... More


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