Belief and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and
Published by Oxford University Press.
Go: Here for the table of
contents, and the proofs of the introductory chapter.
Jussim, L., Cain, T., Crawford, J., Harber, K., & Cohen,
F. (2009). The
accuracy of stereotypes. Pp. 199-227 in T. Nelson
(ed.), Handbook of prejudice, stereotyping, and
discrimination. (Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum).
Jussim, L., McCauley, C. R., & Lee, Y. T. (1995). Why
study stereotype accuracy and inaccuracy? In Lee,
Y.T., Jussim, L., McCauley, C. R. (eds.), Stereotype accuracy:
Toward appreciating group differences (pp. 3-28).
Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
PREJUDICE, EXPECTANCIES, BIAS, SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECIES,
ACCURACY SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM
Cohen, F., Jussim, L., Harber, K., & Bhasin, G.
and anti-Israeli Attitudes. Journal of Personality
and Social Psychology, 97, 290-306.
The version available here also includes supplemental material
rejected by JPSP -- modern political cartoons from
mainstream media in the Mideast, Europe, and the U.S.
depicting Israel and Israeli leaders in a vicious and
revolting manner reminiscent of Nazi-era propaganda.
Jussim, L., Harber, K. D., Crawford, J. T., Cain, T. R.,
Cohen, F. (2005). Social
makes the social mind:
Self-fulfilling prophecy, stereotypes, bias, and accuracy.
Interaction Studies: Social Behaviour and Communication in
Biological and Artificial Systems, 6, 85-102.
Jussim, L., Eccles, J., & Madon, S. J.(1996). Social
perception, social stereotypes, and teacher expectations:
Accuracy and the quest for the powerful self-fulfilling
prophecy. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology,
29, 281-388. Part IPart IIPart III
Review of my own and other evidence on
SFPs, bias, and accuracy. Provides evidence of some of
the most powerful self-fulfilling prophecies ever found in
social psychology. But it also provides some of the clearest
evidence that teachers' perceptions of differences between
students from different demographic groups are highly
accurate, and that, sometimes, relying on stereotypes can
increase rather than reduce the accuracy of person
perception judgments (see The Unbearable Accuracy of
Stereotypes for more info on this topic).
Theory integrating the possibility that
people's social beliefs produce self-fulfilling prophecies,
judgmental biases, and can be accurate, plus a review
suggesting that expectations are mostly, though not