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Hart Blanton

Hart Blanton

Much of my forthcoming research focuses on social influence processes activated in virtual reality. Of interest are both the antisocial influences of some interactive gaming experiences and positive ways to harness these same processes in social marketing efforts.

Most of my published work pertains to social influence, social comparison , self & identity and research methodology. My main areas of application relate to health risk & health communication and to prejudice & discrimination.

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Communication, Language
  • Culture and Ethnicity
  • Group Processes
  • Health Psychology
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Research Methods, Assessment
  • Self and Identity
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Comparison and Categorization Processes (graduate)
  • Research Methods in Social Psychology (graduate)
  • Self and Society (undergraduate)
  • Social Influence (graduate)
  • Social Psychology (undergraduate)
  • Social Psychology of Self-Esteem (graduate)
  • The Self (graduate)

Hart Blanton
Department of Psychology, Unit 1020
University of Connecticut
406 Babbidge Road
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1020
United States

  • Fax: (860) 486-2760

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