Dr. Maddox is a social psychologist specializing in social cognition. His research examines stereotype measurement and stereotype use, mental representations of persons and groups, stereotype threat, and first impression formation. He also directs the Tufts University Social Cognition Laboratory.
- Dixon, T. L., & Maddox, K. B. (2005). Skin tone, crime news, and social reality judgments: Priming the schema of the dark and dangerous Black criminal. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 35, 1555-1570.
- Garcia-Marques, L., Hamilton, D. L., & Maddox, K. B. (2002). Exhaustive and heuristic retrieval processes in person cognition: Further tests of the TRAP model. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 193-207.
- Maddox, K. B. (2004). Perspectives on racial phenotypicality bias. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 8, 383-401.
- Maddox, K. B., & Chase, S. G. (2004). Manipulating subcategory salience: Exploring the link between skin tone and social perception of Blacks. European Journal of Social Psychology, 34, 533-546.
- Maddox, K. B., & Gray, S. (2002). Cognitive representations of African Americans: Re-exploring the role of skin tone. Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin, 28, 250-259.
- Hamilton, D. L., Sherman, S. J., & Maddox, K. B. (1999). Dualities and continua: Implications for understanding perceptions of persons and groups. In S. Chaiken & Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual Process Theories in Social Psychology. New York: Guilford Press.
- Maddox, K. B. (2006). Rethinking racial stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination. Psychological Science Agenda, 20, 3-5.
- Experimental Social Psychology
- Introduction to Social Psychology
- Stereotypes, Prejudice, Discrimination
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