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Mark Rubin
Social psychologist who works in the areas of social identity, stereotyping, prejudice, and social exclusion.
Social psychologist who works in the areas of social identity, stereotyping, prejudice, and social exclusion.
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Social and Organisational Psychology Research Group - Some Success Stories
It’s been a busy year for the School’s
Social and Organisational Psychology Research Group. Time to
congratulate a few recent success stories…   STAFF
SUCCESS   Congratulations to A/Prof Stefania
Paolini for her promotion to Associate Professor. Congrats to...

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The Effects of Sexism on Women Miners' Mental Health and Job Satisfaction
In the
mining industry, women make up only 19.4% of the workers in Canada, 16.4% in
Australia, and 13.3% in the USA ( Catalyst,
2015 ). In the present research, we investigated women’s experiences of
sexism in this male-dominated industry and how these expe...

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If Collectivists like Social Groups, and Cities are Social Groups, do Collectivists like Cities?
Do you like the place where you live? Maybe its got great architecture, its clean and crime free, the housing is cheap, and/or the nightlife is good? But maybe your liking for the place is also related to something else - your own tendency to identify with ...

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Lower Social Status Causes Less Social Contact and More Depression in Uni Students
A person’s subjective social status reflects how they rank themselves relative to others in their community. Social status can be considered to be a psychological dimension of social class and socioeconomic status, and it has been shown to be positively rel...

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Lower Social Status Causes Less Social Contact and More Depression in Uni Students
A person’s subjective social status reflects how they rank themselves relative to others in their community. Social status can be considered to be a psychological dimension of social class and socioeconomic status, and it has been shown to be positively rel...

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Older Women, Deeper Learning, and Greater Satisfaction at University

New research published in the APA’s Journal of Diversity in Higher Education finds that older women engage in deeper learning at university and experience greater satisfaction with their degree as a result: http://bit.ly/1exLfKf

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Older Women, Deeper Learning, and Greater Satisfaction at University

“The ‘ideal learner’, from an institutional view, is young, well-resourced and not bound by conflicting family obligations” (Mallman & Lee, 2014, p. 3). However, some recent research published in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education challenges this view. If we consider “ideal learners” to be active, independent, critical, and inquisitive students who go beyond the set curriculum, then older women should be regarded as more ideal than younger women and men of all ages.

http://markrubinsocialpsychologyresearch.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/older-women-deeper-learning-and-greater.html
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Older Women, Deeper Learning, and Greater Satisfaction at University
“The ‘ideal learner’, from an institutional view, is young, well-resourced and not bound by conflicting family obligations” ( Mallman & Lee, 2014, p. 3 ). However, some recent research published in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education challenges thi...
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