New book just released, with collaborator Kristof Dhont, asking why we love but exploit animals, one of the most pressing, interesting, and critical paradoxes of human psychology.
Here we assembled some of the world's most important voices on topics such as human-animal relations, dehumanization, and morality. Click on the image above to order your copy.
Prusaczyk, E., & Hodson, G. (2019). Re-examining left-right differences in abortion opposition: The roles of sexism and shared reality. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 26, 431-445. [LINK]
This paper reviews several of the reasons why those on the political left versus right might differ in supporting or opposing abortion, and introduces new data to weigh in on the issue.
Psychology Today post on how women are "promoted" to positions when companies are failing, or to less winnable political ridings, perpetuating stereotypes and sexism
Pleased to announce that the special issue on human-animal relations is now out!
Dhont, K., Hodson, G., Loughnan, S, & Amiot, C.E. (2019). (Editors). (De)Valuing animals: Intergroup perspectives on human-animal relations (Special issue of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations). Volume 22 (6). [LINK]
Also included are two papers with lab associations, including one led by PhD student Megan Earle (and including former PhD student Cara MacInnis).
Dhont, K., Hodson, G., Loughnan, S., & Amiot, C.E. (2019). Rethinking human-animal relations: The critical role of social psychology. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 22, 769-784. DOI: 10.1177/1368430219864455 [LINK]
Earle, M., Hodson, G., Dhont, K., & MacInnis, C.C. (2019). Eating with our eyes (closed): Effects of visually associating animals with meat on antivegan/vegetarian attitudes and meat consumption willingness. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 22, 818-835. DOI: 10.1177/1368430219861848 [LINK]
New post by Dr. Hodson on how White people, especially White men, have considerable advantages at universities (despite these institutions being regarded as left-leaning relative to many others). Find article here.
Book release anticipated for December 2019. Can pre-order book now by following this link.
New lab paper available (read only) at the journal Sex Roles, led by PhD student Elvira Prusaczyk.
Congrats to Becky Choma, former lab affiliate and current collaborator, for earning fellowship status at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology (SESP). Well done Becky!
In this interview, lab research on attitudes toward refugees are discussed.
Congratulations to Nadia Ganesh, former BA thesis student and current lab manager, for being awarded the David and Carolyn DiBattista Scholarship!
Description: Awarded to a 4th year psychology honours student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and is currently enrolled in PSYC 4F91 – Empirical Research Thesis
Brock Lab of Intergroup Processes