BETTENCOURT, ANN / Medicina / Investigadores

Centro Internacional de Investigación Científica




Professor of Social Psychology;
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution

Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A.

Intergroup processes; stereotype violations; social identity and well-being; women's well-being; meta-analysis and aggression.

Dr. Bettencourt's current research concerns the relationship between social identity and well-being, improving intergroup attitudes through cooperation, effects of stereotype violations, and gender and other individual differences in level of aggression.

Bettencourt, B. A., Molix, L., Talley, A., & Sheldon, K. (2006). Social roles within group memberships: Meeting needs for connectedness and authentic self-expression. In J. Jetten & T. Postmes (Ed.s). Individuality and the Group: Advances Social Identity. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Bettencourt, B. A., Molix, L., Talley, A., & Eubanks, J. (2006). Numerical minority and majority groups: The influence of cross-cut task assignments. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Bettencourt, B. A., Tally A., & Benjamin, A. J.; Jeffery Valentine. (2006). Personality and Aggressive Behavior under Provoking and Neutral Conditions: A Meta-Analytic Review. Psychological Bulletin.

Bartholow, B. D., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., & Bettencourt, B. A. (2001). A psychophysiological analysis of cognitive processing of and affective responses to social expectancy violations. Psychological Science

Bettencourt, B. A., Brewer, M., Croak, M. R., & Miller, N. (1992). Cooperation and the reduction of intergroup bias: The role of reward structure and task orientation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 28, 301-319.

Bettencourt, B. A, Charlton, K, Eubanks, J., Kernahan, C., & Fuller, B. (1999). Development of collective self-esteem among students: Predicting adjustment to college. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 21, 213-222.

Bettencourt, B. A., Charlton, K., & Kernahan, C. (1997). Cooperative interaction and intergroup bias: The interaction between numerical representation and social orientation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 33, 630-659

Bettencourt, B. A., Dill, K. E., Greathouse, S., Charlton, K., & Mullhuland, A. (1997). Evaluations of ingroup and outgroup members: The role of category-based expectancy violation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 33, 244-275.

Bettencourt, B. A., & Dorr, N. (1998). Cooperative interaction and intergroup bias: Effects of representation and cross-cut role assignment. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 24, 1270-1287

Bettencourt, B. A., & Dorr, N. (1997). Collective self-esteem as a mediator of the relationship between allocentrism and subjective well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 963-972.

Bettencourt, B. A., & Hume, D. (1999). The cognitive contents of social-group identity: Values, emotions, and relationships. European of Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 113-121.

Bettencourt, B. A., Miller, N., & Hume, D. (1999). Cooperative interaction among numerical minority and majority groups: Mediators of bias among numerical minorities. British Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 265-267.

Kernahan, C., Bartholow, B., & Bettencourt, B. A. (2000). Effects of category-based expectancy violations: Toward a more comprehensive model. Basic and Applied Social Psychology.

Well-Being within Social Groups. British Journal of Social Psychology.

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