Alison Ottenbreit's research while affiliated with Loyola University Maryland and other places

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Discrimination towards members of low-status groups takes a variety of forms, and results in a variety of negative consequences for its victims. Furthermore, discrimination may influence its targets either directly (for instance, when housing discrimination makes insurance, mortgage rates, or rents higher for African Americans than for whites) or i...
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This research examined the association between religiousness and humility. Participants in Studies 1 and 2 completed measures of religiousness, socially desirable responding, and their own and other people’s adherence to biblical commandments. Participants in Study 2 also rated how characteristic nonreligious positive and negative trait terms were...

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... The stressors related with social identity are a unique type, quite different from non-bias-related stressors, and with severe consequences for health (Bey et al., 2019). When bias and prejudice are conceptualized and broadly categorized as racism or homophobia, for example, this may hide important differences between group members since some of them may experience more prejudice and discrimination than others (Stangor et al., 2003). To explain this variability, research has focused on individual, situational, and structural factors. ...
... Finally, the conceptualization and measurement of humility has long been an issue within the literature (Davis et al., 2010;Nielsen & Marrone, 2018;Tangney, 2000). Humility has been defined and measured as a personality trait, a disposition, a relationally-based personality judgment, a cognitive process of self-appraisal, and as a pattern of interpersonal behaviors (Davis et al., 2011;Landrum, 2011;Lee & Ashton, 2004;Owens et al., 2013;Rowatt et al., 2002). There is a need for a clearer, detailed untangling of humility as a multistage relational process that links motives, states, and behaviors (Davis et al., 2010;Nielsen & Marrone, 2018). ...