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Natalie Wyer

Natalie Wyer

My research focuses on a range of topics relating to social categorization and memory. Current projects investigate (1) the influence of thought suppression on self-construal (including self-perception and behaviour), (2) the effect of construal level on various aspects of event memory, (3) the roles of associative and propositional memory in updating person impressions, (4) the consequences of perceiving social exclusion for how social relationships are represented in memory, and (5) the mechanisms underlying priming effects on behaviour.

Primary Interests:

  • Causal Attribution
  • Motivation, Goal Setting
  • Person Perception
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Social Cognition

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Journal Articles:

  • Wyer, N. A. (2008). Cognitive consequences of perceiving social exclusion. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1003-1012.
  • Wyer, N. A. (2007). Motivational influences on compliance with and consequences of stereotype suppression. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 417-424.
  • Wyer, N. A. (2004). Not all stereotypic biases are created equal: Evidence for a stereotype disconfirmation bias. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 706-720.
  • Wyer, N. A., Judd, C. M., & Sadler, M. (2002). Contrast effects in stereotype formation and change: The role of comparative context. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38, 443-458.

Other Publications:

  • Wyer, N. A. (2003). Value conflicts in intergroup perception: A social cognitive perspective. In G. V. Bodenhausen & A. J. Lambert (Eds.), Foundations of social cognition (pp. 263-289). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Natalie Wyer
School of Psychology
Drake Circus
University of Plymouth
Plymouth PL4 8AA
United Kingdom

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