Friday
Jun032016

Fiske, Dupree, Nicolas, & Swencionis publish

Their "Status, power, and intergroup relations: The personal is the societal" appears in Current Opinion in Psychology.  Go, team!

Friday
Mar252016

Jill Swencionis hired by the Center for Policing Equity

Her new job as Research Associate, working with Phil Goff, will take her to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.  Congratulations, Jill!

Saturday
Feb132016

We're on Broadway! 

 (OK, the Second Stage Theater.) Lydia Diamond's "Smart People" about four counter-stereotypical 30-something professionals, says "The stereotype content model predicts differentiated variables..." See New York Times coverage here.
Thursday
Jan212016

Gandalf Nicolas Wins MA Thesis Prize

First-year student Gandalf won the prize from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools for his masters thesis at WIlliam and Mary. This is a link to the Award and conference website:

 http://www.csgs.org/awards/masters_thesis.html

 

Tuesday
Jan122016

Jill Swencionis's cross-status paper accepted by JESP

Monday
Dec142015

Lab team publishes on cross-status interactions

Alumni and current lab members' research appears in this overview of how people interact across status divides. 

Fiske, S. T., Bergsieker, H. B., Constantine, V., Dupree, C. H., Holoien, D. S., Kervyn, N., Leslie, L., & Swencionis, J. K. (2015). Talking up and talking down: The power of positive speaking. Lewin Award Address, Journal of Social Issues, 71 (4) 834-846.

Friday
Sep112015

Lab Visitor Alum Vero Sevillano Publishes Animal Stereotypes

In work begun at Princeton, Veronica shows that animals are perceived in clusters that parallel the Sterotype Content Model quadrants: companions (dogs, cats, horses), predators (lions, tigers, bears), vermin (rats, insects, snakes), and prey (cows, sheep) that we eat. Congratulations, Vero!

Sevillano, V., & Fiske, S. T. (in press). Warmth and competence in animals. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Wednesday
Jul222015

Lab Alum Mike North publishes in Psych Bulletin

In "Modern Attitudes Toward Older Adults in the Aging World: A Cross-Cultural Meta-Analysis," Mike shows that (contrary to popular opinion), ageism is not better in East Asia. Instead, rapid rises in population aging worsens attitudes toward older people.  Congratulations, Mike!

Tuesday
Jun302015

Lab Postdoc Alum Marty Day Accepts Job at Memorial University in St. Johns, Newfoundland

Congrats, Marty!

Wednesday
May062015

New Paper on Motivation, Intent, and Harm

Lab Alum Dan Ames and Susan Fiske have published a new paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the mechanisms by which people (mis)perceive harm.

Saturday
Dec202014

Lab alum Mike North takes job at NYU Stern School

Mike's title will be Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations. According to its webpage, "Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels."  Go, Mike!

Saturday
Dec132014

Lab alum Deborah Holoien takes job at Amherst College

According to its webpage, "Amherst College is now widely regarded as one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, enrolling a diverse group of approximately 1,800 young men and women."  You go, girl!

Tuesday
Oct072014

Susan Fiske Receives Distinguished Scientist Award

Susan Fiske recevied the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology.

Saturday
Sep202014

New Paper on Science Communication

Susan Fiske and Cydney Dupree have published a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the importance of trust in science communication.

Congratulations, Cydney!

Wednesday
Aug272014

PNAS Editorial: Human Subjects and Big Data

Susan Fiske and Robert Hauser have published an editorial in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about modernizing IRB oversight. 

Wednesday
Aug272014

Podcast about "The Human Brand"

Susan Fiske was interviewed on the American Psychological Association's "Speaking of Psychology" podcast about the Human Brand. Click here to listen.

Thursday
Jul172014

New Paper on Converting Liberals and Conservatives

Day, M. V., Fiske, S. T., Downing, E. L., & Trail, T. E. (in press). Shifting liberal and conservative attitudes using moral foundations theory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 

Congratulations, Marty, Emily, and Tom!

Wednesday
May212014

Susan Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Susan is one of 33 new members recently elected to the American Philosophical Society. They're the nation's oldest scholarly organization, founded by Benjamin Franklin, spanning the fields of mathematics, physics, biology, the social sciences, arts and humanities. They also award a number of prestigious national prizes each year, including the Franklin Medal, the Jefferson Medal, and the never-yet-conferred Prize for Adequately Explaining Why We're Named "The American Philosophical Society."

Sunday
May042014

Susan Inducted into the National Academy of Sciences

Susan Fiske was inducted into the National Academy of Science (NAS) on April 26. The NAS is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars. Established by an Act of Congress, signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the NAS is charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology.

Sunday
May042014

Dan Ames Defends Dissertation

Dan Ames successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "Intentional Harms are Worse, Even When They're Not."

Congratulations, Dan!