Symposia: 221/47 - How subtle social psychological mechanisms reinforce traditional gender roles and inequality

Thursday 6 July
16.40 - 18.20 h.
Dinner 1
Using various methodologies and examining diverse populations and outcomes (e.g., endorsement of prescriptive beauty norms, help seeking/offering behavior, cognitive performance, and self-objectification/self-sexualization), this symposium presents empirical research that demonstrates how subtle social psychological mechanisms reinforce the traditional gender roles.

 

Chair
Nurit Shnabel
The School of Psychological Sciences. Tel-Aviv University. Tel-Aviv. Israel.

 

221/4701 The beauty myth: Prescriptive norms that women should strive for beauty reflect oppressive motivations

(1) Shnabel, Nurit; (2) Ramati-Tzibar, Leeat; (3) Glick, Peter

(1) The School of Psychological Sciences, Tel-Aviv University. Tel-Aviv, Israel.; (2) The School of Psychological Sciences, Tel-Aviv University. Tel-Aviv, Israel.; (3) Department of Psychology, Lawrence University. Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.

221/4705 The effects of appearance compliments on women's and men's affect and cognitive performance

(1) Kahalon, Rotem; (2) Shnabel, Nurit

(1) School of Psychological Sciences. Tel-Aviv University, Israel.; (2) School of Psychological Sciences. Tel-Aviv University, Israel

221/4702 Benevolent sexism encourages dependency-oriented cross-gender helping relations

(1) Bareket, Orly; (2) Shnabel, Nurit; (3) Bar-Anan, Yoav; (4) Kende, Anna; (5) Lazar, Yael

(1) The School of Psychological Sciences, Tel-Aviv University. Tel-Aviv, Israel.; (2) The School of Psychological Sciences, Tel-Aviv University. Tel-Aviv, Israel.; (3) Psychology Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Beer-Sheva, Israel.; (4) Department of Social Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University. Budapest, Hungary.; (5) Department of Social Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University. Budapest, Hungary.

221/4703 Do sexism and sensitivity to inequality explain cultural differences in self-objectification?

(1) Wollast, Robin; (2) Klein, Olivier; (3) Bernard, Philippe

(1) Unité de Psychologie Sociale, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Brussels, Belgium.; (2) Free University of Bruxelles, Belgium; (3) Unité de Psychologie Sociale, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Brussels, Belgium.

221/4704 Subtle social psychological mechanisms that reinforce traditional gender roles: Theoretical implications and practical applications

(1) Klein, Olivier

(1) Free University of Bruxelles, Belgium