Nick Haslam

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychological essentialism and attention allocation: preferences for stereotype-consistent versus stereotype-inconsistent information
    Brock Bastian
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Soc Psychol 147:531-41. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Universal biases in self-perception: better and more human than average
    Steve Loughnan
    University of Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Soc Psychol 49:627-36. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Dehumanization and infrahumanization
    Nick Haslam
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia Email
    Annu Rev Psychol 65:399-423. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The structure of mental health research: networks of influence among psychiatry and clinical psychology journals
    N Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Psychol Med 41:2661-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The psychology of humanness
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Nebr Symp Motiv 60:25-51. 2013
  6. doi request reprint What's so crummy 'bout peace, love, and understanding?
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia
    Behav Brain Sci 35:434-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Categories versus dimensions in personality and psychopathology: a quantitative review of taxometric research
    N Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 42:903-20. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Symptom networks and psychiatric categories
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Department of Psychology, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia
    Behav Brain Sci 33:158-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint More human than you: attributing humanness to self and others
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:937-50. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Essentialist beliefs about homosexuality: structure and implications for prejudice
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:471-85. 2006

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. doi request reprint Psychological essentialism and attention allocation: preferences for stereotype-consistent versus stereotype-inconsistent information
    Brock Bastian
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Soc Psychol 147:531-41. 2007
    ..The authors propose that research on implicit person theories can be placed within an encompassing framework of psychological essentialism...
  2. doi request reprint Universal biases in self-perception: better and more human than average
    Steve Loughnan
    University of Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Soc Psychol 49:627-36. 2010
    ..Self-humanizing was not specific to Western or English-speaking cultures and its magnitude was less cross-culturally variable than self-enhancement. Implications of these findings for research on the self and its biases are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Dehumanization and infrahumanization
    Nick Haslam
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia Email
    Annu Rev Psychol 65:399-423. 2014
    ..Finally, we ask what can be done to reduce dehumanization. We conclude with a discussion of limitations of current scholarship and directions for future research. ..
  4. doi request reprint The structure of mental health research: networks of influence among psychiatry and clinical psychology journals
    N Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Psychol Med 41:2661-8. 2011
    ..Psychiatry and clinical psychology are the two dominant disciplines in mental health research, but the structure of scientific influence and information flow within and between them has never been mapped...
  5. ncbi request reprint The psychology of humanness
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Nebr Symp Motiv 60:25-51. 2013
    ..Humanness emerges as a concept that runs an integrating thread through a variety of research literatures...
  6. doi request reprint What's so crummy 'bout peace, love, and understanding?
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia
    Behav Brain Sci 35:434-5. 2012
    ..I argue that the collective action approach has its own risks and limitations and that standard contact and common identity approaches may complement rather than work against it...
  7. doi request reprint Categories versus dimensions in personality and psychopathology: a quantitative review of taxometric research
    N Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 42:903-20. 2012
    ..This review indicates that most latent variables of interest to psychiatrists and personality and clinical psychologists are dimensional, and that many influential taxonic findings of early taxometric research are likely to be spurious...
  8. doi request reprint Symptom networks and psychiatric categories
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Department of Psychology, Parkville VIC 3010, Australia
    Behav Brain Sci 33:158-9. 2010
    ..Network models misrepresent these categories, and fail to recognize that some comorbidity may represent valid co-occurrence of discrete conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint More human than you: attributing humanness to self and others
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:937-50. 2005
    ..Study 4 replicated the effect experimentally. Thus, people perceive themselves to be more essentially human than others...
  10. ncbi request reprint Essentialist beliefs about homosexuality: structure and implications for prejudice
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:471-85. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Categorical versus dimensional models of mental disorder: the taxometric evidence
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:696-704. 2003
    ..To review studies of the categorical versus dimensional status of mental disorders that employ taxometric methodology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dehumanization: an integrative review
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 10:252-64. 2006
    ..Instead, dehumanization becomes an everyday social phenomenon, rooted in ordinary social-cognitive processes...
  13. ncbi request reprint The latent structure of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a taxometric analysis
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:639-47. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Bias in psychopathology research
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:625-30. 2006
    ..This review provides an overview of recent research on the forms of bias that are commonly examined in the field...
  15. ncbi request reprint Humanizing the self: moderators of the attribution of lesser humanness to others
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Department of Psychology, Parkville, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:57-68. 2007
    ..All findings were distinct from those attributable to self-enhancement. Self-humanizing may reflect a combination of egocentrism, focalism, abstract representation of others, and motivated processes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Essentialist beliefs about personality and their implications
    Nick Haslam
    University of Melbourne, Department of Psychology, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1661-73. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term citation impact of articles in social and personality psychology
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Psychol Rep 106:891-900. 2010
    ..A citation advantage was also enjoyed by authors from the United States of America, Canada, and the United Kingdom. 37% of the variance in the total number of citations was accounted for by the study variables...
  18. ncbi request reprint The implicit structure of positive characteristics
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:529-41. 2004
    ..All three taxonomies were systematically related to this implicit structure, but none captured it satisfactorily on its own. Revisions to positive psychology's classification of strengths are proposed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Categories and continua: a review of taxometric research
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Genet Soc Gen Psychol Monogr 128:271-320. 2002
    ..Moreover, they contend that the research possibilities that it affords have yet to be fully exploited...
  20. doi request reprint Genetic essentialism, neuroessentialism, and stigma: commentary on Dar-Nimrod and Heine (2011)
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Psychol Bull 137:819-24. 2011
    ..The common thread of these essentialisms is their tendency to deepen social divisions and promote forms of social segregation...
  21. doi request reprint Biogenetic explanations and stigma: a meta-analytic review of associations among laypeople
    Erlend P Kvaale
    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:95-103. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, across all analyses, biogenetic explanations were only weakly related to stigma. We conclude that biogenetic explanations for mental disorders confer mixed blessings for stigma. ..
  22. doi request reprint Our flaws are more human than yours: ingroup bias in humanizing negative characteristics
    Peter Koval
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:283-95. 2012
    ..Together, these findings show that people humanize ingroup flaws and preferentially ascribe high HN flaws to the ingroup. These ingroup humanizing biases may serve a group-protective function by mitigating ingroup flaws as "only human."..
  23. doi request reprint The 'side effects' of medicalization: a meta-analytic review of how biogenetic explanations affect stigma
    Erlend P Kvaale
    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:782-94. 2013
    ..Promoting biogenetic explanations to alleviate blame may induce pessimism and set the stage for self-fulfilling prophecies that could hamper recovery from psychological problems. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint The lay concept of childhood mental disorder
    Melita J Giummarra
    National Ageing Research Institute, PO Box 31, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:265-80. 2005
    ..Three dimensions described beliefs about childhood psychopathology: social deviancy, harmful dysfunction, and harmful environment. Harmful dysfunction was related to mental disorder and help seeking judgments...
  25. doi request reprint Humanness beliefs about behavior: an index and comparative human-nonhuman behavior judgments
    Samuel G Wilson
    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 45:372-82. 2013
    ..Taken together, these findings expand our understanding of lay conceptions of humanness and provide researchers of humanness with a wider range of validated stimuli to probe the boundaries of humanity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Testing the latent structure of posttraumatic stress disorder: a taxometric study of combat veterans
    David Forbes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Trauma Stress 18:647-56. 2005
    ..Ruscio, Ruscio, & Keane, 2002). Implications are drawn for the conceptualization, etiology, and assessment of PTSD...
  27. doi request reprint Afterimages of savages: implicit associations between primitives, animals and children
    Annick Saminaden
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Soc Psychol 49:91-105. 2010
    ..They imply that colonial 'images of savages' persist in contemporary western society as a cultural residue...
  28. ncbi request reprint The lay concept of "mental disorder" among American undergraduates
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, New School University
    J Clin Psychol 58:479-85. 2002
    ..83). Lay and DSM-IV understandings of "mental disorder" showed moderate convergence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Animals and androids: implicit associations between social categories and nonhumans
    Stephen Loughnan
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Sci 18:116-21. 2007
    ..Explicit ratings supported these differential associations. Social perception may involve two subtle ways of dehumanizing others...
  30. ncbi request reprint Expressed emotion, attributions, utility beliefs, and distress in parents of young people with first episode psychosis
    Catharine McNab
    School of Behavioral Science, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 151:97-106. 2007
    ..Beliefs about the utility of criticism may play an important role in EE among parents of young people with first episode psychosis, and may provide further direction for interventions designed for this group...
  31. ncbi request reprint The taxon concept is not taxonic: response to Grove (2008)
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia or e mail
    Psychol Rep 104:784-6. 2009
    ..This position does not imply that determining something to be taxonic is arbitrary but suggests that one should not make strong inferences about causation (e.g., specific etiology) on the basis of taxometric research findings...
  32. ncbi request reprint Conceptual beliefs about human values and their implications: human nature beliefs predict value importance, value trade-offs, and responses to value-laden rhetoric
    Paul G Bain
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:351-67. 2006
    ..Human nature beliefs therefore play a central role in the psychology of values...
  33. ncbi request reprint Essentialist thinking about depression: evidence for polarized beliefs
    Nick Haslam
    School of Behavioural Science, Department of Psychology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Psychol Rep 91:1253-4. 2002
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  34. ncbi request reprint The dimensional view of personality disorders: a review of the taxometric evidence
    Nick Haslam
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Parkville, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:75-93. 2003
    ..Analyses of the three PDs investigated to date strongly support taxonic (i.e., categorical or discontinuous) models. Implications for the conceptualization and classification of PDs are drawn...
  35. ncbi request reprint Body image and eating disturbance among south Asian-American women: the role of racial teasing
    Dana Sahi Iyer
    Department of Psychology, New School University, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:142-7. 2003
    ..This study investigated whether being teased about racial or ethnic features might also play a role in these disturbances in minority women...
  36. ncbi request reprint A taxometric study of borderline personality disorder
    Louis Rothschild
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Rhode Island Hospital Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:657-66. 2003
    ..The procedures indicated that BPD does not represent a latent category. Implications are drawn for the conceptualization and etiology of BPD, and for the categorical versus dimensional status of personality disorders in general...
  37. ncbi request reprint Relational tendencies associated with broad personality dimensions
    Dionyssios Caralis
    New School University, USA
    Psychol Psychother 77:397-402. 2004
    ..The interpersonal domain of personality may therefore be somewhat broader than many mainstream personality theorists suppose...
  38. ncbi request reprint Aberrant social relations in the personality disorders
    Nick Haslam
    New School for Social Research, New York, USA
    Psychol Psychother 75:19-31. 2002
    ..Aberrations of authority- and equality-based relationships were central to many PDs, but not captured well by the circumplex. A relational analysis affords a fruitful and largely unexplored perspective on PDs...
  39. ncbi request reprint Are essentialist beliefs associated with prejudice?
    Nick Haslam
    New School for Social Research, New York, USA
    Br J Soc Psychol 41:87-100. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, the powerful association that essence-related beliefs had with anti-gay attitudes was independent of established prejudice-related traits, indicating that they have a significant role to play in the psychology of prejudice...
  40. ncbi request reprint Taxonicity of adolescent melancholia: a categorical or dimensional construct?
    Paul J Ambrosini
    MCP Hahnemann University, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 36:247-56. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that the latent structure of melancholia in adolescents is similar to its previously identified categorical structure in adults. Implications for clinical research are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and changing concepts of mental disorder: Brazilians in the USA
    Viviane Glovsky
    New School University, New York, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 40:50-61. 2003
    ..American acculturation yielded no convergence of distúrbio mental with the concept of disorder embodied in DSM-IV...
  42. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted cognitive rehabilitation reduces negative symptoms in the severely mentally ill
    Dona M Bellucci
    CPC Behavioral Healthcare, High Point Center Way, Morganville, NJ 07751, USA
    Schizophr Res 59:225-32. 2003
    ..Symptom reduction was not mediated by raised self-esteem. CACR's effects may go beyond cognitive remediation to include some of the most disabling and refractory clinical features of schizophrenia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Predisplacement and postdisplacement factors associated with mental health of refugees and internally displaced persons: a meta-analysis
    Matthew Porter
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Department of Pediatric Psychiatry, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 294:602-12. 2005
    ..To date, no empirical synthesis of research on these issues has been undertaken...
  44. ncbi request reprint Humanizing medical practice: the role of empathy
    Nick Haslam
    Med J Aust 187:381-2. 2007