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Hart Blanton

Hart Blanton

My main areas of research are health communication (social influence, social marketing, peer influence, social marketing in virtual reality), research methodology (attitude measurement, measurement of implicit attitude constructs, ethics in science and communication), and attitudes (attitude structure, function and persuasion). My main areas of application are in social health (predicting and influencing health-risk decisions of adolescents and young adults), prejudice and discrimination (workplace strategies for locating and addressing bias) and political behavior (psychological consequences of political conflict and engagement).

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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