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Susan Fiske
2015
In this interview conducted in June 2013 and translated by Alexis Cukier, Susan Fiske presents her conception of social categorizations, based on her ongoing research: the relationships between stereotypes, social structures and power. Susan Fiske ...
Susan Fiske
2015
This Agenda article first considers whether social psychology is in the best or worst of times and suggests that we are instead in extraordinary times, given exciting agendas and potential policy relevance, if we are careful. The article illustrates with ...
Susan Fiske
2015
In this chapter, we address various forms of stereotyping processes and stereotype content, now well established by 90 years of survey and laboratory research. For present purposes, we define stereotyping as the cognitive component of bias, as category ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Impressions of others, including societal groups, systematically array along two dimensions, warmth (trustworthiness/friendliness) and competence. Social structures of competition and status respectively predict these usually orthogonal dimensions. ...
Susan Fiske
2015
Social psychologists have studied stereotypes since the start of the twentieth century. Investigation proceeded at first descriptively, then in a process-oriented manner that evolved with the broader field into increasingly cognitive explanations, and now ...
Susan Fiske
2015
The Stereotype Content Model (SCM) posits two fundamental dimensions of intergroup perception, warmth and competence, predicted by socio-structural dimensions of competition and status, respectively. However, the SCM has been challenged on claiming ...
Susan Fiske
2014
Social categories both create and reflect inequality. Macro, overarching forces, and individual, perceiver biases each contribute. First, we review perspectives deriving from classic sociological and prevailing psychological social psychology, including ...
Susan Fiske
2014
Twenty-first century intergroup biases are more automatic, ambivalent, and ambiguous than were old fashioned biases such as authoritarianism and overt racism, which overtly expressed intergroup hostility. Beyond traditional self-report measures of ...
Susan Fiske
2014
The negotiation of social order is intimately connected to the capacity to infer and track status relationships. Despite the foundational role of status in social cognition, we know little about how the brain constructs status from social interactions ...
Susan Fiske
2013
People and societies seek to combat harmful events. However, because resources are limited, every wrong righted leaves another wrong left unchecked. Responses must therefore be calibrated to the magnitude of the harm. One underappreciated factor that ...
Susan Fiske
2013
One of us knows someone of multiracial origins whose T-shirt reads, “And what are YOU?” This is a 21st-century dilemma: Globalized, multicultural social interaction goes beyond the homogenized category-based models (I’m an X; you are a Y) that served well ...
Susan Fiske
2013
In Social Cognition: From Brains to Culture 2nd Edition, Fiske and Taylor carefully integrate the many new threads of social cognition research that have emerged in the intervening years since the previous edition, including developments within social ...