Stereotype Activation and Inhibition

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Subject Index

A
Accessibility; see also Activation
of attitudes, 99-105
of social categories, 10-14, 99-105, 196-198
Activation
effects of,
on behavior, 204-205
on information processing strategies, 264
vs. inhibition, 3, 12-13, 181-183
public vs. private, 5
of stereotypes, 3-8, 14-16, 167, 171, 191-198, 234-236
of stereotype components, 181-183
Adjustment vs. discounting processes, 184-186
Affect
effects of, on judgment, 137-140
Assimilation processes
in interpretation of information, 16-18
spontaneous, 16-18
Attention
inhibition of 8-10
self-focused, 27-29, 61-62
Attitudes
accessibility of, 99-105
bolstering of, 132-136
effects of,
on judgments, 134
on social categorization, 100-104
on stereotyping, 132-136
Aversive racism, 22-23

B
Biases; see also Inhibition
avoidance of, 36-40, 119-123, 128-129, 184-186
correction mechanisms, 184-186
in information comprehension, 18-19
in overt responses, 34-40, 119-123
Bolstering of attitudes, 132-136

C
Categorization processes; see also Social categories; Stereotypes and stereotyping of behaviors, 148-149
role of,
in impression formation, 10-14
in stereotyping, 6-16
role of perceived nonnormality in, 217-224
vs. stereotyping, 53-57
Comprehension; see Interpretive processes
Control; see Hierarchical control; Perceived control; Social control

E
Excitatory vs. inhibitory mechanisms; see Activation; Inhibition

H
Hierarchical control; see also Personal control; Social control
in impression formation, 20-29
facilitative processes, 21-23
inhibitory processes, 23-29
mechanisms, 18-20
methods of, 36-38

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