Stereotyping & Social Interactions (SSI) Lab

STEREOTYPES IN INTERRACIAL INTERACTIONS

RACE RELATIONS IN VIRTUAL REALITY

What makes interracial interactions go well? What causes them to fall apart? Do stereotypical racial group members affect behavior in interracial interactions?

Does interracial interaction anxiety exist in VR? If so, can VR interracial encounters improve interracial comfort? Can racial embodiment improve cross-understanding and empathy?

STEREOTYPE THREAT

COLLABORATIVE

Can negative group stereotypes undermine performance and learning? To what extent do situational cues increase and decrease stereotype threat?

Selves in Contact: Can understanding racial group members’ sociocultural context defuse tense intergroup contact situations? Race and Space: Do negative associations between race and physical space impact beliefs and behavior?

LAB NEws

Dr.Taylor Project Resubmit

10/10/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Valerie Taylor for receiving a revise/resubmit of her stereotype threat multi-site study project at Human Nature Behavior! See the preprint here: https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/6hju9

Welcome New Coders!

09/23/2019

We welcome to our newest VR coders to the SSI Lab Team: Matthew Clarke, Hannah Fabian, Nick Owens, and Swetha Ramesh

Congrats Juan Valladares!

09/10/2019

Big congratulations to graduate student Juan Valladares for his first graduate student award: SPSP Diversity Travel Award for the 2020 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention next Spring (Feb 2020)

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