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E. Ashby Plant

E. Ashby Plant

Current research focuses on the impact of the source of people's motivation to respond without prejudice on their attitudes, affect, and behavior in prejudice-relevant situations. Other related work explores the quality and course of interracial interactions, helping behavior, and the implications of stereotypes for person perception.

Primary Interests:

  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Gender Psychology
  • Helping, Prosocial Behavior
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Motivation, Goal Setting
  • Person Perception
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Social Cognition

Journal Articles:

  • Butz, D. A., & Plant, E. A. (2009). Prejudice control and interracial relations: The role of motivation to respond without prejudice. Journal of Personality, 77, 1311-1342.
  • Devine, P. G., Plant, E. A., Amodio, A. M., Harmon-Jones, E., & Vance, S. L. (2002). The regulation of implicit and explicit race bias: The role of motivations to respond without prejudice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 835-848.
  • Klonis, S. C., Plant, E. A., & Devine, P. G. (2005). Internal and external motivation to respond without sexism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 1237-1249.
  • Plant, E. A. (2004). Responses to interracial interactions over time. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1458-1471.
  • Plant, E. A., & Devine, P.G. (2009). The active control of prejudice: Unpacking the intentions guiding control efforts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 640-652.
  • Plant, E. A., & Devine, P. G., (2003). Antecedents and implications of interracial anxiety. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 790-801.
  • Plant, E. A., & Devine, P. G. (2001). Responses to other-imposed pro-black pressure: Acceptance or backlash? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 37, 486-501.
  • Plant, E. A., & Devine P. G. (1998). Internal and external motivation to respond without prejudice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75, 811-832.
  • Plant, E. A., Devine, P. G., Cox, W. T., Columb, C. J., Miller, S. L., Goplen, J., & Peruche, B. M. (2009). The Obama effect: Decreasing implicit prejudice and stereotyping. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 961-964.
  • Plant, E. A., Devine, P.G., & Peruche, B.M. (2010). Regulatory Concerns for Interracial Interactions: Approaching Egalitarianism versus Avoiding Prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1135-1147.
  • Plant, E. A., Hyde, J. S., Keltner, D., & Devine, P. G. (2000). The gender stereotyping of emotions. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 24, 80-92.
  • Plant, E. A., Kling, K. C., & Smith, G. L. (2004). The Influence of gender and social role on the interpretation of facial expressions. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 51, 187-196.
  • Plant, E. A., & Peruche, B. M. (2005). The consequences of race for police officers' responses to criminal suspects. Psychological Science, 16, 180-183.
  • Plant, E. A., Peruche, B. M., & Butz, D. A. (2005). Eliminating automatic racial bias: Making race non-diagnostic for responses to criminal suspects. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 41, 141-156.

E. Ashby Plant
Department of Psychology
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
United States

  • Phone: (850) 644-5533

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