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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
Despite appreciating the importance of bridging–or perhaps because of it–we must also appreciate the challenges of any micro-macro interplay. Many psychological scientists work on social issues precisely because we are frustrated by the untested and often ...
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
2014
Social comparison pervades our interactions with others, informing us of our standing and motivating improvement, but producing negative emotional and behavioral consequences that can harm relationships and lead to poor health outcomes. Social ...
Susan Fiske
2013
Ageism research tends to lump “older people” together as one group, as do policy matters that conceptualize everyone over 65 as “senior.” This approach is problematic primarily because it often fails to represent accurately a rapidly growing, diverse, and ...