Congratulations to PhD student Megan Earle for being awarded the 2017 Social Sciences Graduate Student award for best MA thesis in the entire faculty!
Our department is seeking applications for a tenure track Social position (see https://my.spsp.org/Careers/Job-Search/JBctl/ViewJob/JobID/580)
New paper on whether the common variance among the so-called "Dark Triad" variables are unique or overlap with the low end of Honesty-Humility (from the broader HEXACO personality space).
Hodson, G., Book, A., Visser, B.A., Volk, A.A., Ashton, M.C., & Lee, K. (2018). Is the Dark Triad common factor distinct from low Honesty-Humility? Journal of Research in Personality, 73, 123-129. DOI: 10.1016/j.jrp.2017.11.012 [LINK] FREE ACCESS (until Jan 28, 2018 at this LINK]
New paper accepted for publication on system justification and skin bleaching. Elvira is presently a Masters student in the Brock Lab of Intergroup Processes (see PEOPLE page)
Choma, B. L., & Prusaczyk, E. (in press). The effects of system justifying beliefs on skin-tone surveillance, skin-color dissatisfaction, and skin-bleaching behavior. Psychology of Women Quarterly.
New publication, led by Dr. Becky Choma at Ryerson
Choma, B.L., Jagayat, A., Hodson, G., & Turner, R. (2018). Prejudice in the wake of terrorism: The role of temporal distance, ideology, and intergroup emotions. Personality and Individual Differences, 123, 65-75. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016./j.paid.2017.11.002 [LINK]
FREE ACCESS (until Dec 30, 2017) at this LINK
New article at Psychology Today describing new lab research (Hodson & Earle, 2018, Appetite) on factors predicting why some people return to meat consumption after attempting to quit. Political ideology is a stronger predictor than factors such as sex, education, or age. Read more to learn about WHY political ideology predicts a return to meat eating. Read article here
PhD student Megan Earle recently earned a 2017 Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Certificate of Academic Excellence for her recently completed MA thesis. Congrats Megan!
Hodson, G., & Earle, M. (2018). Conservatism predicts lapses from vegetarian/vegan diets to meat consumption (through lower social justice concerns and social support). Appetite, 120, 75-81. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2017.08.027 [LINK]