Barriers to Sexual Assault Bystander Intervention: Predicting Bystander Behavior, Attitudes, and Efficacy Across Sex

This study was intended to increase our understanding of how barriers to bystander intervention effects student’s likelihood of intervening to stop sexual assault. It was found that men with more barriers to intervention were less likely to step in a stop the risky situation. Additionally, those with less barriers to intervention were more likely toContinue reading “Barriers to Sexual Assault Bystander Intervention: Predicting Bystander Behavior, Attitudes, and Efficacy Across Sex”

Understanding Scientific Evidence in Court: The Moderating Role of Gender Stereotype Threat in Verdict Decisions

With the increase of scientific evidence being used in court cases, it is important that jurors are able to understand that evidence. This also brings up the concern of stereotype threat and how that may impact jurors’ understanding and verdict. Stereotype threat is where, after a person is reminded of a stereotype of a groupContinue reading “Understanding Scientific Evidence in Court: The Moderating Role of Gender Stereotype Threat in Verdict Decisions”

Individual Attitudes and Perceived Efficacy Toward Bystander Intervention Among Childhood Trauma Survivors

Past studies have shown that are many negative effects of child abuse and neglect that last into adulthood (Brietzke et al., 2012; Dube et al., 2003; Sachs-Ericsson, Medley, Kendall-Tackett, & Taylor, 2011). Specifically, women who experienced child sexual abuse tend to view themselves as less capable of success (Diehl & Prout, 2002), and as aContinue reading “Individual Attitudes and Perceived Efficacy Toward Bystander Intervention Among Childhood Trauma Survivors”