Myers, Erin

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Examining sexism through the lens of the Five-Factor Model : a facet level approach 2014 2636 The relationship between personality and generalized prejudice has been an important area of research in social psychology. Early literature posited that those individuals with high levels of right-wing authoritarianism were more likely to display ov...
Role of race and appearance in the dehumanization of women and minorities 2016 1230 Research has indicated a pattern in different forms of dehumanization as they occur for women. When women are presented in a beauty-based manner, they are mechanistically dehumanized, which involves a denial of human nature traits; when women are pre...
Individual variables related to rape myth acceptance and bystander intervention : implications for sexual assault prevention 2016 3361 The present study was conducted to examine whether individual variables (e.g., sexist beliefs, gender-conforming attitudes, and attitudes toward sexuality) can be combined to predict Rape Myth Acceptance (RMA) and Bystander Intervention (BI) attitude...
The effects of nesting on grandparent investment 2016 635 Grandparental investment in grandchildren is a topic of interest within the field of evolutionary psychology. Studies have shown a consistent pattern of differences when it comes to each grandparent’s investment levels (Danielsbacka, Tanskanen, Jokel...
Playing hard to get: attraction, uncertainty, and tinder 2017 7277 Does ‘playing hard to get’ really work in our favor in encounters with potential romantic partners? Research on uncertainty in social interactions may support this adage and help explain why it works. Whitchurch, Wilson, and Gilbert (2011) showed tha...
Gender role conflict and situational context 2017 2486 Gender role conflict (GRC) is thought to occur when men’s adherence to strict male gender roles create conflicts with incompatible situational demands (O’Neil, 2015). GRC has been correlated with various negative outcomes (e.g., anxiety, depression, ...
Workplace backlash toward agentic women: an intersectional approach 2018 781 In order to succeed and advance as professionals in the modern workplace, women must exhibit agentic behavior (i.e., displaying confidence, dominance), due to the traditionally valued characteristics. However, because agentic behavior is a violation ...