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Round E Symposia and Posters

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Culture in a Globalizing World
Chair/Speakers: Kaidi Wu, Kaidi Wu, Igor Grossmann, Ying-yi Hong, Ying Lin
Abstract: We developed and validated the West Is The… Best (WIT-B) and East Is The… Best (EIT-B) scales to assess intercultural perception. Across studies, European Americans endorsed WIT-B to a greater extent than EIT-B, but so did Chinese. Findings suggest the transmission and adoption of Western values as integral parts of globalization—a globalizing culture reflects a globalizing Western culture.

Interpersonal Consequences of Existential Threats: Punishment, Unethical Behavior, Religiosity, and Stereotyping
Chair/Speakers: Anyi Ma, Krishna Savani, Yu Ding, Jennifer Whitson, Abdo Elnakouri, Anyi Ma
Abstract: Increased variability is one of the defining features of the 21st century, observed in diverse domains (e.g., temperature, rainfall, stock prices, currency rates). Six experiments found that people exposed to high environmental variability (e.g., in temperature and rainfall) experience a greater sense of societal threat, and are thus more likely to punish others who commit unethical behaviors.

Beyond the Spouse: Support from Nonspousal Relationships in Couples
Chair/Speakers: Lucy Shen, Benjamin Karney, Brooke Feeney, Lara Kammrath, Lucy Shen, Elaine Cheung
Abstract: We identified behaviors responsible for the effects of social relations on health in older adulthood, focusing on spousal support for older adults’ fears about aging and goal strivings (N= 250). Analyses of health outcomes assessed at two annual follow-ups indicated that effective spousal support promotes goal progress and attenuates the negative effects of fears about aging on health.

Beyond Pathogen Avoidance: The Many Facets of Disgust
Chair/Speakers: Hannah Bradshaw, Debra Lieberman, Catherine Molho, Hannah Bradshaw, John Terrizzi
Abstract: Disgust evolved to navigate three separate ancestral challenges: what to eat, what to touch, and with whom to have sex. This model of disgust is new: there is no animal reminder disgust, pathogen disgust is conceived as two separate adaptations, and there is no proper domain of moral disgust. Instead, disgust is proposed to be just one emotion used by moral systems guiding coalitional behaviors.

Challenges and Advances in Research on Intergroup Violence
Chair/Speakers: Mengyao Li, Mina Cikara, Mengyao Li, Rebecca Littman, Roger Giner-Sorolla
Abstract: Numerous experiments indicate that people almost always prefer to avoid harming out-groups if they can benefit their in-group without doing so. We had participants complete a probabilistic decision-making task and used a reinforcement-learning approach to model their latent preferences. Across 3 experiments participants were far less averse to harming out-groups than previous experiments suggest.

New Frontiers in Social Psychoneuroimmunology: Inflammation, Cognition, and Behavior
Chair/Speakers: Sarah Hill, Anastasia Makhanova, Lisa Jaremka, Allison Farrell, Jeff Gassen, Anastasia Makhanova
Abstract: The past 30 years has seen an explosion of research in the field of Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI). However, social psychologists have only recently started integrating ideas from PNI into their own work. The goal of this talk is to introduce the field of PNI to social psychologists, and suggest a variety of novel hypotheses that can be investigated by merging both fields.

The Other Three Dimensions: Accounting for Space in Psychological Research
Chair/Speakers: Joe Hoover, Jesse Graham, Lindsay Graham, Peter Rentfrow, Julia Prims, Joe Hoover
Abstract: In a series of studies aimed at understanding the relationships people have with their daily environments, I will demonstrate how people select and manipulate spaces to best fit their identities and daily goals. I will also highlight methodologies used, challenges and solutions for this type of data collection, and discuss how examining spaces can further understanding of psychological processes.


”Shared Likes Make People Feel More Similar than Shared Dislikes” (Richard Ahl)
”A Self-Knowledge Theory of Social Inference” (Minwoo Ahn)
”The Stereotype Content Model and Mental Disorders: Distinct Perceptions of Warmth and Competence” (Ramona Allstadt Torras)
”Race Over-Perception: Relative Bias in Numeric Estimations of Black and White Targets” (Nicholas Alt)
”Urban-Rural Differences in Happiness in the U.S. and Japan” (Ryosuke Asano)
”Emotion Meaning Mindsets” (Alexandra Babij)
”Stereotypes as Justifications of Prejudice” (Angela Bahns)
”Higher Trait Self-Control Predicts Fewer and Less Frequent Visceral States” (Cassandra Baldwin)
”Does Connected Mean Active?: The Role of Connection to Nature, Biospheric Values, and Environmental Self-Identity in Explaining Pro-Environmental Behavior” (Audra Balundė)
”Heroes, Leaders, and Gender” (Agatha Barnowski)
”Role of Personality Traits in First Impressions: An Investigation of Actual and Perceived Personality Similarity Effects on Social Judgments across Communication Modalities” (Lemi Baruh)
”National Indicators of Uncertainty Predict Purchases of Over-the-Counter Painkiller Drugs” (Rachele Benjamin)
”Developing Selection Tools for Canadian Armed Forces Instructors” (Joseph Berry)
”Can’t Buy Your Way In: How Stereotypes of Materialists Limit Their Employment Opportunities” (Mirae Bouyssou)
”Diversity Beliefs, Mindsets, and System Legitimization in Educational Contexts” (Laura Brady)
”Personality Judgments from Deceptive and Non-Deceptive Communications” (Joshua Braverman)
”Weight Bias Among Clinical Psychology Trainees: Implications for Training” (Paula Brochu)
”Einstein and Darwin Holdovers: Identifying the Stereotypical Who, What, and Why of Physics and Biology” (Megan Bruun)
”Revisiting the Asian American Model Minority Stereotype: More Complex than Competent and Cold?” (Wen Bu)
”Perceived Social Support is Predicted by Text Messaging Preferences” (Tabitha Caley)
”Minimal Classroom Intervention Improves Outcomes for Marginalized Students Months Later” (Mitchell Campbell)
”Perceptual Binding of Attractive Voices to Faces” (Evan Carr)
”Defending Honor? Perceptions of Fans Who Defend vs. Reject Native American Mascots” (Ellen Carroll)
”A Fair Take on Local Opposition” (Timothy Carsel)
”Attitudes Toward Diversity Programs and their Beneficiaries: When Diversity Programs Reinforce Social Change Belief Systems Versus Individual Mobility Belief Systems” (Safiya Castel)
”How Do Racial Minorities Perceive Someone Who Expresses a Colorblind Belief? It Depends” (Karen Chang)
”Luck Attribution Promotes Cancer Screening: The Mediating Role of Health Self-Efficacy” (Ning Chen)
”Personality Judgment Accuracy: The Associations Between Time, Social Context, and Personality on the Accuracy of Interpersonal Judgments” (Robert Cochran)
”Guns in America and Spoken Inductions of Regulatory Focus” (Mark Conley)
”Consensus, Accuracy, and Consequences of Hearsay Reputations” (Cory Costello)
”Lead us Not into Temptation: Development of the Seven Sins Inventory” (Jessica Curtis)
”Does the Intensity of Social Norms Affect the Degree of Conformity to In-Group?: Observations from Field Experiments on Escalators at Train Stations” (Yasuhiro Daiku)
”Fear of Losing a White National Identity Predicts Support for Trump and Brexit” (Felix Danbold)
”Immersion in Virtual Environments” (Mariya Davydenko)
”Could Conflicts in the Self-Concept Impede Minority Students’ Academic Success?: The Role of Self-Discrepancies between Minority Students’ Ethnic Identities and Aspirational Selves” (Regine Debrosse)
”The Effect of Employer Branding on Job Satisfaction” (Laura Dechert)
”Keeping a Low Profile: When Outcome Uncertainty Promotes Behavioral Inhibition” (Xun Deng)
”Personalized Inhibitory Control Training Among Adults Who Experienced Early Adversity” (Krista DeStasio)
”Alcohol Cues, Alcohol Use, and Romantic Jealousy” (Angelo DiBello)
”Social Comparison and Self-Control: Motivational Influences on the Selection of Comparison Standards” (Katharina Diel)
”Anti-Fat and Anti-Thin Attitudes Toward Women” (Courtney Dress)
”Dynamics of Group Negotiation: When Perceived Status Trumps Persuasive Ability” (Oana Dumitru)
”An Attitude of Gratitude: The Effects of Body-Focused Gratitude on Weight Bias Internalization and Body Image” (Jamie Dunaev)
”Are First Impressions of Moral Character Accurate?” (Norhan Elsaadawy)
”Benefiting from Re-experiencing Past Life Events: Mental Transportation Mediating Nostalgia’s Positive Outcomes” (Nicholas Evans)
”Ungrateful or Simply Unable?: Self-Control Depletion Affects Gratitude Expression among Males” (Matthew Findley)
”Depleted Resources or Motivational Shifts?: Self-Control Aftereffects on Emotional Reactivity” (Anna Finley)
”Presentational Payoff: The Behavioral Underpinnings of Making a Desired Impression” (Sara Fiorot)
”Beyond Who You Know: Type of Intergroup Contact and Prejudice toward Different LGBT Groups” (Holly Fitzgerald)
”Not so Scary After All: Reducing Death Anxiety and Anti-Atheist Prejudice” (Patricia Flanagan)
”Exploring Subordinate Personality and Work Behavior as Antecedents of Fair and Unfair Treatment from Supervisors” (Lori Francis)
”Effects of Trait Diagnosticity and Prediction Outcome on Memory” (Andrea Frankenstein)
”Mental Contrasting, Implementation Intention, and Perceived Levels of Stress” (kutsuzawa gaku)
”Effects of Ego Depletion on Attention Control” (Katie Garrison)
”Want to Reduce Gender Inequality in Computer Science? Stop Steering Women Away from Predominately Male Subfields” (Adriana Germano)
”The Linguistic Signaling of Status Characteristics” (Fariba Ghayebi)
”The Impact of Maladaptive Social Media Use on Mental Well-Being” (Autumn Glass)
”Can Inflammatory Language Persuade People to Join a Social Justice Protest? It Depends on Level of Implicit Racial Bias and Race of Speaker” (Peter Goldsmith)
”Optimal Family Structure in Children’s Socioemotional Development: A Literature Review” (Claudia Gonzalez)
”Have I Done Enough?: The Role of Valence Weighting Bias in Progress Appraisals” (Javier Granados Samayoa)
”Validity of the Asexuality Identification Scale (AIS)” (Jacob Highsmith)
”Acknowledging Bias: Self-Affirmation and Defensive Responding to Implicit Association Test Feedback” (Hannah Howell)
”Improving College Students’ Well-Being: Effective Use of Counseling Services” (Morgan Huenergarde)
”The Effect of Stigma on Mental Health Treatment-Seeking Intentions Varies by Construal” (Colleen Hughes)
”Perspective-Taking and Visual Self/Other Mental Representations” (Ryan Hutchings)
”Pet Ownership and Happiness Over Time: Do Pet Owners Adapt to Having a Pet?” (Katherine Jacobs Bao)
”The Role of Uncertainty in Democrats and Republican's Support for Diverse Leadership” (Alexandria Jaurique)
”Associations between Informant Ratings of Personality Disorder Traits and Directly Observed Behavior” (Aleksandra Kaurin)
”Self-Other Discrepant Perceptions in Estimating the Causes and Effects of Facebook Use” (Sunny Jung Kim)
”The Impact of Confronting Online Sexism on Third-Party Beliefs and Behavior” (Lizbeth Kim)
”Hitting the Target but Missing the Point” (Jane Klinger)
”Attribution of Fault to an Assault Victim as a Function of the Respondent's Sex and the Respectability of the Victim” (Yayoi Kojima)
”“I Saw That”: Does the Presence of a Camera Influence the Shooter Bias?” (Sarah Kramer)
”A Novel Measure of Lay Definitions of Happiness” (Julia Krasko)
”Personality Judgment Accuracy and the Role of Psychological Well-Being and Cognitive Functioning” (Sheherezade Krzyzaniak)
”Predicting Intergroup Discrimination Using the Implicit Association Test: Meta-Analysis and Recommendations for Future Research” (Benedek Kurdi)
”Going Beyond Perceived Discrimination: The Role of Stigma Consciousness in Black Americans’ Trust in Physicians and Healthcare Utilization” (Ebony Lambert)
”Rapid Visual Perception of Interracial Crowds: Racial Category Learning from Emotional Segregation” (Sarah Lamer)
”You Look Good for Your Age: Ageism as Microaggression” (Joyia Lanier)
”“How Prepared do I Have to Be?”: Gender Difference in Need for Preparedness and the Role of Organizational Value” (Fiona Lee)
”The Role of Effort in the Sequential Task Experiment Paradigm for Testing the Ego-Depletion Effect” (Nick Lee)
”Implications of Self-Distancing for Discrimination Experiences” (Randy Lee)
”Testing the State and Trait Accuracy Model I: Relationships between Accuracy of Judging Affective States and Accuracy of Judging Personality Traits” (Tera Letzring)
”Practicing Self-Control Does Not Improve Self-Control but Modestly Improves Well-Being” (Hause Lin)
”Preferences Revealed: Classifying Valuation Based on Competing Models of Choice” (Rita Ludwig)
”Chamber of Secrets: Transparency and Trust in Artificial Intelligence Technology” (Yvette Lugo)
”Pregnant on Campus: The Stigma of Undergraduate Pregnancy” (Meagan Magaldi)
”Dimensions of Empathy as Mediators between Social Political Ideology and Homophobia” (Arthur Marsden)
”Cultural Change and the Rise in College Student Anxiety” (Chris Martin)
”Does Hospital Culture Affect Patient Outcomes?” (James Masciale)
”The Effect of Presentation Format (Type vs Dimension) on Perceptions of Personality Tests” (Yanelliz Melchor)
”Increasing Students’ Willingness to Revise Papers While Minimizing Negative Emotions” (Sal Meyers)
”“Freezing” Following Conflict: Poorer-Performing Teams Exhibit Pervasive Inflexible, Low-Arousal Patterns of Interaction Following Heightened Conflict” (Jay Michaels)
”Does Maximizing Good Make People Look Bad?: Reputational Concerns in Effective Charitable Donations” (Andres Montealegre)
”Do Stereotypes of Criminality Predict Disparate Transferring of Black Children to Adult Court?” (Kirsten Morehouse)
”Assumed Similarity and Liking in Personality Judgment” (Paige Murwin)
”Metamotivational Understanding of the Role of Construal Level in Expanding and Contracting Regulatory Scope” (Tina Nguyen)
”Goal Support as a Self-Control Strategy” (Kristian Nielsen)
”Pedestrian and Mobile Device” (Yohei Nishio)
”Making Room in the Closet for All Men: Gender Atypicality and Perceived Male Sexuality” (Harrison Oakes)
”Revealing Gender Biases in First Impressions” (DongWon Oh)
”Maladaptive Perfectionism and Perceived Ineffectiveness across Life Domains Predicts Disordered Eating among College Students” (Zachary Oxford)
”Social Exclusion Instigates Future-Oriented Choice in Temporal Preference Tasks” (Yuka Ozaki)
”Interpersonal Accuracy and Adaptive Leadership: Does Gender Play a Role?” (Tristan Palese)
”Higher Cortisol Levels Predict Better Academic Performance for Black and Hispanic Students” (Hyun Joon Park)
”Race-Crime Congruency Effects Revisited: Do We Take Defendants' Sexual Orientation into Account?” (Christopher Petsko)
”Catch a Lift: The Impact of Physical Activity on Well-Being and Perceived Social Support among Combat-Wounded Veterans” (Ashley Phares)
”The Reciprocal Relationship Between Sleep and Self-Control” (Mindi Price)
”Individuals who Regard Science as Transcendent Have More Meaning in Life” (Lotte Pummerer)
”Perceptual Individuation Training (but not Mere Exposure) Reduces Implicit Racial Bias in Preschool Children” (Miao Qian)
”I Can Do What I Want: The Effects of Self-determination and Self-Efficacy on Health and Well-Being” (Michelle Quist)
”The Benefits of Flow While Awaiting Uncertain News” (Kyla Rankin)
”Structure of Subjective Well-Being in Causal Models” (Danney Rasco)
”Racial Bias in Reactions to the Opioid Epidemic versus the Crack Cocaine Epidemic” (Catherine Record)
”The Emotions of Emotional Eating: Connections between Internalized Weight Stigma and Palatable Food Coping via Emotional Coping Strategies” (Mora Reinka)
”When People Prefer to Be #2” (Emily Reit)
”Strength, Sympathy, and Sexism: Perceptions of “Victim,” “Survivor,” and “Person” Self-Labels” (Rochelle Robinson)
”Obesity: Less Than Human” (Eric Robinson)
”Indians’ Perceptions of Outgroup Nations’ Cultural Status and Morality: An Extension of the Stereotype Content Model” (Chloe Rodman)
”Configural, Metric, and Scalar Invariance of Colquitt’s Organizational Justice Scale across Workers Belonging to Different Industrial Sectors in Chile” (Viviana Rodríguez)
”Inclusive Policy Distain: Investigating the Backlash” (Celina Romano)
”Trust Me, I’m a Doctor: Perceptions of the Use of Deception by Doctors” (Kathryn Sanford)
”Priming Police: Implicit Safety and Fear Construct Activation among Civilians” (Rikki Sargent)
”Dear Diary: The Impact of Daily Tracking of Prejudiced Comments on Confrontation” (Jordana Schiralli)
”Perceptions of Agentic Women in the Workplace: Does Manner of Dress Play a Role?” (Anna Schnerre)
”Does the Contact Hypothesis Extend to the Caregivers of Schizophrenia Patients? Prolonged Real Life Contact Reduces Explicit and Implicit Stereotypes” (Jennifer Schuhl)
”What’s in a Name?: The Impact of Target Race Labels on Situational Attitudes” (Melissa Scircle)
”The Effect of Psychological Distance on Facebook Behavior” (Graham Scott)
”Parents’ Standards and Expectations for their Children in the Race Domain” (Katharine Scott)
”Attributions of Morality and Mind to Artificial Intelligence after Real Life Moral Violations” (Daniel Shank)
”“You Gave Up”: Choosing Palliative Care Increases Negative Stereotypes and Perceptions of Cancer Patients’ Treatment Decisions” (Megan Shen)
”Validation of the Experience with Ambivalent Sexism Scale” (Samantha Shepard)
”When the Powerless Lose Interest in Leading: Individual Differences in the Sense of Power Predict Changes in the Desire to Lead” (Gary Sherman)
”Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Association between Subjective Well-Being and Positive Outcomes” (Jing Han Sim)
”Lock, Load…and Smile? Facial Expressions and Perceptions of the Police” (Rylan Simpson)
”Memory for Impressions of Others Influences Social Distancing Judgments” (Allison Sklenar)
”Judgments of Moral Punishment Do Not Increase With Increased Benefit to the Perpetrator” (Kristopher Smith)
”Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde: The Polarizing (De)humanization of Scientists in Moral Dilemmas” (Nicholas Sosa)
”Purpose in Life and Its Relationship to White Adolescents' Diversity Attitudes” (Rachel Sumner)
”In Their Humble Opinion: How Expressions of Humility Affect Supervisors' Assessment of Leadership Potential in the Military” (Jordon Swain)
”The Role of Group Identification and Sexism on Political Voice and Diverse Leadership” (Lily Syfers)
”Communication and Psychological Safety at the Team Level of Analysis” (Naomi Tabaru)
”Moving Forward: Emerging Research and Future Directions for Advancing the Dynamic Systems Approach to Understanding Team Conflict Dynamics” ((Rae) Yunzi Tan)
”Responsibility Judgments toward Traffic Accidents by Autonomous Cars” (Tetsushi Tanibe)
”Implicit Theories of Health and Healthy Eating Behaviors” (Fanice Thomas)
”Worldview Change Following the Orlando Nightclub Massacre” (Rebecca Thompson)
”Making Others Happy: The Best Route to One’s Own Happiness?” (Milla Titova)
”Rank, Hierarchy Stability, and Rank Change Predict Risk-Taking: Evidence from Experiments and NASCAR” (Christopher To)
”Hiring Games: Do Employees Feel Played When Networks, Discrimination, or Nepotism Affect Hiring Practices?” (Teodora Tomova)
”Trait Self-Control and Emotion Utility in Everyday Situations That Involve Self-Control” (Michelle Tornquist)
”Porous Chambers, Valenced Echoes: A Network Analysis of Online News Coverage Interconnectedness Following a Nationally Polarizing Race-Related Event” (Kate Turetsky)
”Thin Slices of Friendship: Do Non-Verbal Behaviors Predict First Impressions during Getting Acquainted Interactions?” (Betul Urganci)
”Implications of a Desire for Self-Control” (Liad Uziel)
”Ethnic Diversity and Support for Populist Parties: The “Right” Road through Political Cynicism and Mistrust” (Jasper Van Assche)
”The Effects of Depression and Happiness on Situational Choice and Desire” (Michael Vitro)
”Racial Prejudice in Age Perception of Black Adolescent Girls” (Nadia Vossoughi)
”To Share or Not to Share?: The Effects of Sharing Gratitude on Sharers and Targets” (Lisa Walsh)
”Political Skill and Career Outcomes in Social Psychology” (Michael Wang)
”Implicit Attitudes in Chinese-English Bilinguals” (Crystal Wang)
”Quick to Judge?: Response Time and Accuracy of Personality First Impressions” (Amanda Warner)
”Homophobia and the Perception of Psychological Differences” (Andrew White)
”Race and Sexual Orientation Interact in First Impressions of Leadership” (John Paul Wilson)
”Perceptions of Climate and Coping among Black Women Biomedical PhD Students” (Veronica Womack)
”How Socioeconomic Status Impacts Self-Handicapping” (Trent Wondra)
”Personality Expressions and Momentary Happiness” (Rachel Wong)
”Sally Looks Friendly to You but Neutral to Me: Perceiver and Target Characteristics Differently Contribute to Impression Formation across Race and Gender” (Sally Xie)
”Together Alone: Collaboration Framing Enhances Individual Work Experience” (Jaewon Yoon)
”Abortions Due to the Zika Virus versus Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: An Attribution Model-Based Investigation of Willingness to Help” (Isaac Young)
”The Sexual Double Standard in the Real World: Evaluations of Sexually Active Friends and Acquaintances” (Tara Young)
”Using Theory of Planned Behavior to Understand Tobacco-Related Behavioral Intentions” (Jessica Zdinak)

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