|Not all groups are equal : differential vulnerability of social groups to the prejudice-releasing effects of disparaging humor
||Research has shown that sexist humor allows men to express sexism by replacing nonsexist
norms in a situation with a norm of tolerance of sex discrimination (Ford,
Armstrong, & Edel, 2008). Our study extends those findings by testing the hypothesis...
|Assessing attitude revision in an online sample
||Previous research on attitudes toward homosexuals utilized vignettes presented in a holistic
fashion to participants (Batson, Floyd, Meyer, & Winner, 1999; Bassett et al., 2002; Mak &
Tsang, 2008). In these vignettes, participants learned of a pers...
|The role of identification with a joke target in perceptions of disparaging humor
||In the present research I focus on identifying the variables that affect women’s
perceptions of sexist humor. Previous research and theory have identified attitude toward
women as the critical predictor of amusement with sexist humor; I propose tha...