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Kate A. Ratliff

Kate A. Ratliff

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Our conscious experience gives us pretty good stories about why we think and behave in the ways we do. But, it turns out that the stories we tell ourselves are only part of the tale; there are important influences that are at work in our social lives outside of our conscious awareness. In my lab we study attitudes and stereotypes that operate automatically, that predict unintentional behaviors, and that are measured with indirect measures.

Primary Interests:

  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Person Perception
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Research Methods, Assessment
  • Social Cognition

Journal Articles:

  • LeBel, E. T., Borsboom, D., Giner-Sorolla, R., Hasselman, F., Peters, K. R., Ratliff, K. A., & Smith, C. T. (in press). Grassroot support for reporting standards reform in psychology. Perspectives on Psychological Science.
  • Nosek, B. A., Smyth, F. L., Hansen, J. J., Devos, T., Lindner, N. M., Ratliff (Ranganath), K. A., Smith, C. T., Olson, K. R., Chugh, D., Greenwald, A. G., & Banaji, M. R. (2007). Pervasiveness and correlates of implicit attitudes and stereotypes. European Review of Social Psychology, 18, 36-88.
  • Oishi S., Miao, F. F., Koo, M., Kisling, J., & Ratliff, K. A. (2012). Residential mobility breeds familiarity-seeking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 149-162.
  • Open Science Collaboration. (2013). An open, large-scale, collaborative effort to estimate the reproducibility of psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 657-660.
  • Ratliff (Ranganath), K. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2008). Implicit attitude generalization occurs immediately, explicit attitude generalization takes time. Psychological Science, 19, 249-254.
  • Ratliff (Ranganath), K. A., Smith, C. T., & Nosek, B. A. (2008). Distinguishing automatic and controlled components of attitudes from direct and indirect measurement methods. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 386-396.
  • Ratliff (Ranganath), K. A., Spellman, B. A., & Joy, J. A. (2010). Cognitive “category induction” research and social “persuasion” research are each about what makes arguments believable: A tale of two literatures. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 115-122.
  • Ratliff, K. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2011). Negativity and outgroup biases in attitude formation and transfer. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1692-1703.
  • Ratliff, K. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2010). Creating distinct implicit and explicit attitudes with an illusory correlation paradigm. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 721-728.
  • Ratliff, K. A., & Oishi, S. (in press). Gender differences in implicit self-esteem following a romantic partner’s success or failure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
  • Ratliff, K. A., Swinkels, B. A. P., Klerx, K., & Nosek, B. A. (2012). Does one bad apple(juice) spoil the bunch? Implicit attitudes toward one product transfer to other products by the same brand. Psychology & Marketing, 21, 531-540.
  • Smith, C. T., Ratliff, K. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2012). Rapid assimilation: Automatically integrating new information with existing beliefs. Social Cognition, 30, 199-219.

Courses Taught:

Kate A. Ratliff
Department of Psychology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-2250
United States

  • Phone: (352) 273-2155

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