Title of PhD: Goal Source Effects in Social Categorization and Stereotype Activation
Supervisors: Dr Brandon Stewart & Dr Kimberly Quinn
Laura is interested in how goals influence the automaticity of social categorization and stereotype activation. In particular, Laura is interested in the source of our goals (i.e. internally generated vs. externally imposed).
Laura graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2009 with a First Class BSc (Hons) in psychology. Laura started her PhD on goal source effects in stereotype activation and social categorization at the University of Birmingham with Dr Brandon Stewart and Dr Kimberly Quinn in 2010. Laura is due to complete her PhD in 2013.
Goal source; self-regulation; stereotype activation and application; egalitarianism, social categorization; social identity.
Poster Presentation, European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011.