Aaron C. Kay focuses on Social psychology, System justification, Status quo, Politics and Control. His study in Social psychology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Developmental psychology, Social cognition and Belief in God. His System justification research incorporates themes from Perception, Prejudice, Legitimacy, Sociocultural evolution and Stereotype.
In his research, Honesty, Lexical decision task, Happiness and Ambivalent sexism is intimately related to Social perception, which falls under the overarching field of Stereotype. His Status quo research focuses on Derogation and how it relates to Affirmative action. His Politics research includes elements of Terror management theory and Psychoanalysis.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, System justification, Perception, Ideology and Status quo. His study looks at the intersection of Social psychology and topics like Social perception with Interpersonal relationship. His study looks at the relationship between System justification and topics such as Social change, which overlap with Resistance.
In Perception, Aaron C. Kay works on issues like Priming, which are connected to Construal level theory. His studies deal with areas such as Phenomenon and Meritocracy as well as Ideology. His work carried out in the field of Status quo brings together such families of science as Ambivalent sexism and Derogation.
His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Compensatory control, Ideology, Perception and Attribution. The concepts of his Social psychology study are interwoven with issues in System justification, Empowerment and Morality. His study in System justification is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Biology and political orientation, Deception, Status quo and Appeal.
His Ideology study combines topics in areas such as Phenomenon, Meritocracy and Scientific skepticism, Skepticism. His Perception study incorporates themes from Cognitive psychology, Goal pursuit and Affect. His Attribution study deals with Passion intersecting with Moderated mediation, Just-world hypothesis, Job satisfaction, Economic Justice and Job description.
Aaron C. Kay mainly focuses on Social psychology, Compensatory control, Perception, Attribution and Ideology. Social psychology connects with themes related to System justification in his study. His Compensatory control research incorporates elements of Perceived control, Order, Political economy and Realm.
His research in Perception intersects with topics in Dehumanization and Morality. His Attribution study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Moderated mediation, Social equality, Empowerment and Appeal. Aaron C. Kay interconnects Passion, Just-world hypothesis, Job satisfaction, Economic Justice and Job description in the investigation of issues within Ideology.
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Complementary justice: effects of "poor but happy" and "poor but honest" stereotype exemplars on system justification and implicit activation of the justice motive.
Aaron C. Kay;John T. Jost.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2003)
Exposure to benevolent sexism and complementary gender stereotypes: consequences for specific and diffuse forms of system justification.
John T. Jost;Aaron C. Kay.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2005)
God and the government: Testing a compensatory control mechanism for the support of external systems.
Aaron C. Kay;Danielle Gaucher;Jamie L. Napier;Mitchell J. Callan.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2008)
Material priming: The influence of mundane physical objects on situational construal and competitive behavioral choice ☆
Aaron C. Kay;S.Christian Wheeler;John A. Bargh;Lee Ross.
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (2004)
Compensatory Control Achieving Order Through the Mind, Our Institutions, and the Heavens
Aaron C. Kay;Jennifer A. Whitson;Danielle Gaucher;Adam D. Galinsky.
Current Directions in Psychological Science (2009)
Inequality, discrimination, and the power of the status quo: Direct evidence for a motivation to see the way things are as the way they should be.
Aaron C. Kay;Danielle Gaucher;Jennifer M. Peach;Kristin Laurin.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2009)
Evidence That Gendered Wording in Job Advertisements Exists and Sustains Gender Inequality
Danielle Gaucher;Justin Friesen;Aaron C. Kay.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2011)
Solution aversion: On the relation between ideology and motivated disbelief.
Troy H. Campbell;Aaron C. Kay.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2014)
Victim Derogation and Victim Enhancement as Alternate Routes to System Justification
Aaron C. Kay;John T. Jost;Sean Young.
Psychological Science (2005)
Social Justice: History, Theory, and Research
John T. Jost;Aaron C. Kay.
Handbook of Social Psychology (2010)
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