Jeff Stone

University Distinguished Professor Director, Social Psychology of Sport Laboratory Director, Self and Attitudes Laboratory

Jeff Stone

University Distinguished Professor Director, Social Psychology of Sport Laboratory Director, Self and Attitudes Laboratory

Research Interests: 

  • Mechanisms of attitude and behavior change.
  • The role of stereotypes and prejudice on disparities in health, sports, and education.

Updated: 07/06/22

Selected Publications: 

  • Zestcott, C. A., Bean, M. G., & Stone, J.  (2017).  Evidence of negative implicit attitudes toward individuals with a tattoo.  Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 20, 186-201.
  • Focella, E., Stone, J., Fernandez, N.C., Cooper, J., & Hogg, M. (2016).  Vicarious hypocrisy: Bolstering attitudes and taking action after exposure to a hypocritical in-group member.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 62, 89-102.
  • Zestcott, C. A., Blair, I. V., & Stone, J.  (2016).  Examining the presence, consequences, and reduction of implicit bias in health care: A narrative review.  Group Processes and Intergroup Relations: Special Issue on Health Disparities, 19, 528-542 
  • Bean, M. G., Stone, J., Moskowitz, G. B., Badger, T., & Focella, E. (2013).  Evidence of implicit stereotyping of Hispanic patients by nursing and medical students. Nursing Research, 62(5), 362-367.
  • Stone, J., Harrison, C. K., & Mottley, J. (2012).  "Don't call me a student-athlete":  The effect of identity priming on stereotype threat for academically engaged African-American college athletes.  Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34:2, 99-106.
  • Stone, J., & Moskowitz, G. B.  (2011).  Nonconscious racial bias in medical decision-making:  What can be done to reduce it?  Medical Education, 45, 768-776.
  • Stone, J., Whitehead, J., Schmader, T., and Focella, E.  (2011).  Thanks for asking: Self-affirming questions reduce backlash when stigmatized targets confront prejudice.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 589-598.

Courses Taught:

  • PSY 461A - Social Psychology of Attitudes (2021)
  • PSYS 462 - Psychology of Prejudice (2022)
  • PSY 596A - Graduate Seminar in Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition (2019)

Updated: 08/16/22

Degrees

  • B.A. Psychology with Honors, San Jose State University (1985-1988)
  • Ph.D. Social Psychology, University of California at Santa Cruz ( 1988-1993)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, Princeton University (1993-1997)
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