Geoffrey L Cohen

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Recursive processes in self-affirmation: intervening to close the minority achievement gap
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Muenzinger Psychology Building, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Science 324:400-3. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Reducing the racial achievement gap: a social-psychological intervention
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Muenzinger Psychology Building, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Science 313:1307-10. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Chronic threat and contingent belonging: protective benefits of values affirmation on identity development
    Jonathan E Cook
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:479-96. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Affirmed yet unaware: exploring the role of awareness in the process of self-affirmation
    David K Sherman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:745-64. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A brief social-belonging intervention improves academic and health outcomes of minority students
    Gregory M Walton
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Science 331:1447-51. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A question of belonging: race, social fit, and achievement
    Gregory M Walton
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:82-96. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Mere belonging: the power of social connections
    Gregory M Walton
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:513-32. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Reducing the gender achievement gap in college science: a classroom study of values affirmation
    Akira Miyake
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA
    Science 330:1234-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Bridging the partisan divide: Self-affirmation reduces ideological closed-mindedness and inflexibility in negotiation
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:415-30. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint "I am us": negative stereotypes as collective threats
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:566-82. 2005

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Recursive processes in self-affirmation: intervening to close the minority achievement gap
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Muenzinger Psychology Building, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Science 324:400-3. 2009
    ..Implications for psychological theory and educational practice are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reducing the racial achievement gap: a social-psychological intervention
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Muenzinger Psychology Building, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Science 313:1307-10. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the racial achievement gap, a major social concern in the United States, could be ameliorated by the use of timely and targeted social-psychological interventions...
  3. doi request reprint Chronic threat and contingent belonging: protective benefits of values affirmation on identity development
    Jonathan E Cook
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:479-96. 2012
    ..The role of identity threat and affirmation in affecting the encoding of social experience, and the corresponding importance of timing treatments to developmentally sensitive periods, are explored...
  4. doi request reprint Affirmed yet unaware: exploring the role of awareness in the process of self-affirmation
    David K Sherman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 9660, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:745-64. 2009
    ..Together, these studies suggest not only that affirmation processes can proceed without awareness but also that increased awareness of the affirmation may diminish its impact...
  5. doi request reprint A brief social-belonging intervention improves academic and health outcomes of minority students
    Gregory M Walton
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Science 331:1447-51. 2011
    ..The results suggest that social belonging is a psychological lever where targeted intervention can have broad consequences that lessen inequalities in achievement and health...
  6. ncbi request reprint A question of belonging: race, social fit, and achievement
    Gregory M Walton
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:82-96. 2007
    ..g., college grades) of Black students but not of White students. Implications for theories of achievement motivation and intervention are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Mere belonging: the power of social connections
    Gregory M Walton
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:513-32. 2012
    ..The results suggest that even minimal cues of social connectedness affect important aspects of self...
  8. doi request reprint Reducing the gender achievement gap in college science: a classroom study of values affirmation
    Akira Miyake
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA
    Science 330:1234-7. 2010
    ..Benefits were strongest for women who tended to endorse the stereotype that men do better than women in physics. A brief psychological intervention may be a promising way to address the gender gap in science performance and learning...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bridging the partisan divide: Self-affirmation reduces ideological closed-mindedness and inflexibility in negotiation
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:415-30. 2007
    ..The theoretical and applied significance of these findings are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint "I am us": negative stereotypes as collective threats
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:566-82. 2005
    ..Results further suggest that group identification plays a role in whether people use an avoidance or challenge strategy in coping with collective threat. Implications for theories of social identity and stigmatization are discussed...
  11. pmc Susceptibility to peer influence: using a performance-based measure to identify adolescent males at heightened risk for deviant peer socialization
    Mitchell J Prinstein
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1167-72. 2011
    ..Findings support the predictive validity of a performance-based susceptibility measure and suggest that adolescents' peer influence susceptibility may generalize across peer contexts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Constructed criteria: redefining merit to justify discrimination
    Ericluis Uhlmann
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:474-80. 2005
    ..Commitment to hiring criteria prior to disclosure of the applicant's gender eliminated discrimination, suggesting that bias in the construction of hiring criteria plays a causal role in discrimination...
  13. ncbi request reprint Peer contagion of aggression and health risk behavior among adolescent males: an experimental investigation of effects on public conduct and private attitudes
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Child Dev 77:967-83. 2006
    ..The role of status-maintenance motivations in aggression and risk behavior, and implications for preventive intervention, are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stereotype threat and the social and scientific contexts of the race achievement gap
    Geoffrey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Am Psychol 60:270-1; discussion 271-2. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Adolescent oral sex, peer popularity, and perceptions of best friends' sexual behavior
    Mitchell J Prinstein
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:243-9. 2003
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