Samuel R Sommers

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint "Race salience" in juror decision-making: misconceptions, clarifications, and unanswered questions
    Samuel R Sommers
    Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Department of Psychology, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Behav Sci Law 27:599-609. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint On racial diversity and group decision making: identifying multiple effects of racial composition on jury deliberations
    Samuel R Sommers
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:597-612. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Race-based judgments, race-neutral justifications: experimental examination of peremptory use and the Batson challenge procedure
    Samuel R Sommers
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:261-73. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Race and jury selection: psychological perspectives on the peremptory challenge debate
    Samuel R Sommers
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Am Psychol 63:527-39. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Learning (not) to talk about race: when older children underperform in social categorization
    Evan P Apfelbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1513-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Framing matters: contextual influences on interracial interaction outcomes
    Laura G Babbitt
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:1233-44. 2011
  7. pmc Not so black and white: memory for ambiguous group members
    Kristin Pauker
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02155, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:795-810. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Liberating effects of losing executive control
    Evan P Apfelbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:139-43. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Seeing race and seeming racist? Evaluating strategic colorblindness in social interaction
    Evan P Apfelbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:918-32. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Color blindness and interracial interaction: playing the political correctness game
    Michael I Norton
    Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:949-53. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint "Race salience" in juror decision-making: misconceptions, clarifications, and unanswered questions
    Samuel R Sommers
    Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Department of Psychology, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Behav Sci Law 27:599-609. 2009
    ..The present article seeks to clarify this and other misconceptions regarding "race salience" and jury decision-making, identifying in the process avenues for future research on the biasing influence of defendant race...
  2. ncbi request reprint On racial diversity and group decision making: identifying multiple effects of racial composition on jury deliberations
    Samuel R Sommers
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:597-612. 2006
    ..The influence of jury selection questions extended previous findings that blatant racial issues at trial increase leniency toward a Black defendant...
  3. ncbi request reprint Race-based judgments, race-neutral justifications: experimental examination of peremptory use and the Batson challenge procedure
    Samuel R Sommers
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:261-73. 2007
    ..The psychological processes underlying these tendencies are discussed, as are practical implications for the legal system...
  4. doi request reprint Race and jury selection: psychological perspectives on the peremptory challenge debate
    Samuel R Sommers
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Am Psychol 63:527-39. 2008
    ..The need for additional psychological investigation of race and jury selection is emphasized, and specific avenues for such research are identified...
  5. doi request reprint Learning (not) to talk about race: when older children underperform in social categorization
    Evan P Apfelbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1513-8. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Framing matters: contextual influences on interracial interaction outcomes
    Laura G Babbitt
    Tufts University, Department of Psychology, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:1233-44. 2011
    ..Taken together, these studies illustrate the importance of interaction context for the experiences of both Blacks and Whites...
  7. pmc Not so black and white: memory for ambiguous group members
    Kristin Pauker
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02155, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:795-810. 2009
    ..Thus, memory for biracial individuals seems to involve a flexible person construal process shaped by motivational factors...
  8. doi request reprint Liberating effects of losing executive control
    Evan P Apfelbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:139-43. 2009
    ..Although executive capacity typically sustains optimal functioning, these results indicate that, in some cases, it also can obstruct positive outcomes, not to mention the potential for open dialogue regarding divisive social issues...
  9. doi request reprint Seeing race and seeming racist? Evaluating strategic colorblindness in social interaction
    Evan P Apfelbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:918-32. 2008
    ..Practical and theoretical implications for interracial interaction are considered...
  10. ncbi request reprint Color blindness and interracial interaction: playing the political correctness game
    Michael I Norton
    Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:949-53. 2006
    ..In addition, avoidance of race was associated with Whites making less eye contact with and appearing less friendly toward Black partners...