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Roland Imhoff

Roland Imhoff

I consider myself primarily a social psychologist who takes great interest in related subdisciplines, like cognitive, personality and legal psychology.

My stronghold is in implicit social cognitive methods that I have explored (Blaison, Imhoff et al., 2012; Imhoff et al., 2010; Imhoff, Schmidt et al., 2011; Imhoff, Schmidt et al., 2012) and employed in fields like prejudice (Imhoff & Banse, 2009; Imhoff & Recker, 2012), self-concept (Dislich, Imhoff et al., 2012; Gerstenberg, Imhoff, et al., 2012; Gerstenberg, Imhoff et al., 2013), romantic relations (Banse & Imhoff, 2013; Banse, Imhoff, et al., 2012; Imhoff & Banse, 2011) and sexual interest (Imhoff et al., 2010; Imhoff, Schmidt et al., 2011; Imhoff, Schmidt et al., 2012), including forensically relevant deviant interest (Schmidt, Banse, & Imhoff, 2013). Together with Ron Dotsch I am working on several project employing the innovative reverser correlation image classification technique to study individuals' visual representation (Imhoff, Dotsch et al., 2011).

I also have a great interest in political ideologies and attitudes, as reflected in my work on the impact of historical representations (Imhoff & Banse, 2009; Imhoff, Bilewicz, & Erb, 2012; Imhoff, Wohl, & Erb, 2013) or individual differences in conspiracy mentality (Imhoff & Bruder, 2013).

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Close Relationships
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Political Psychology
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Sexuality, Sexual Orientation
  • Social Cognition

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Journal Articles:

  • Banse, R., Imhoff, R., Steffens, M., Schramm, N., Rösch, A., Robert, M., & Stangier, U. (in press). Partner-AMP and well-being: Evidence for an implicit secure base script? Personal Relationships.
  • Imhoff, R., Schmidt, A. F., & Gerstenberg, F. (in press). Exploring the interplay of trait self-control and ego depletion: Empirical evidence for ironic effects. European Journal of Personality. doi:10.1002/per.1899
  • Imhoff, R., Bergmann, X., Banse, R., & Schmidt, A. F. (in press). Exploring the automatic undercurrents of sexual narcissism: Individual differences in the sex-aggression link. Archives of Sexual Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10508-012-0065-x
  • Imhoff, R., & Banse, R. (2009). Ongoing victim suffering increases prejudice: The case of secondary antisemitism. Psychological Science, 20, 1443-1447.
  • Imhoff, R., Wohl, M., & Erb, H.-P. (2013). When the past is far from dead: How ongoing consequences of genocides committed by the ingroup impact collective guilt. Journal of Social Issues, 20, 74-91.
  • Imhoff, R., Schmidt, A. F., Weiß, S., Young, A. W., & Banse, R. (2012). Vicarious viewing time: Prolonged response latencies for sexually attractive targets as a function of task- or stimulus-specific processing. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 1389-1402. doi:10.1007/s10508-011-9879-1
  • Blaison, C., Imhoff, R., Hühnel, I., Hess, U., & Banse, R. (2012). The affect misattribution procedure: Hot or not? Emotion, 12, 403-412. doi:10.1037/a0026907
  • Dislich, F. X. R., Imhoff, R., Banse, R., Altstötter-Gleich, C., Zinkernagel, A., & Schmitt, M. (2012). Discrepancies between implicit and explicit self-concepts of intelligence predict performance on tests of intelligence. European Journal of Personality, 26, 212-220. doi:10.1002/per.827
  • Gerstenberg, F., Imhoff, R., Banse, R., Altstötter-Gleich, C., Zinkernagel, A., & Schmitt, A. (in press). How implicit-explicit consistency of the intelligence self-concept moderates reactions to performance feedback. European Journal of Personality. doi:10.1002/per.1900
  • Gerstenberg, F., Imhoff, R., & Schmitt, M. (2012). "Women are bad at math, but I'm not, am I?" Fragile mathematical self-concept predicts vulnerability to a stereotype threat effect on mathematical performance. European Journal of Personality, 26, 588-599. doi:10.1002/per.1836
  • Bilewicz, M.*, Imhoff, R.*, Drogosz, M. (2011). The humanity of what we eat. Conceptions of human uniqueness among vegetarians and omnivores. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 201-209. * equal contribution
  • Imhoff, R., & Banse, R. (2011). Implicit and explicit attitudes towards ex-partners differentially predict breakup adjustment. Personal Relationships, 18, 1583-1590.
  • Imhoff, R.*, Dotsch, R.*, Bianchi, M., Banse, R., & Wigboldus, D. (2011). Facing Europe: Visualizing spontaneous ingroup projection. Psychological Science, 22, 1583-1590. * equal contribution
  • Imhoff, R., Schmidt, A. F., Bernhardt, J., Dierksmeier, A., & Banse, R. (2011). An inkblot for sexual preference: A semantic variant of the Affect Misattribution Procedure. Cognition and Emotion, 25, 676-690.
  • Imhoff, R., Schmidt, A. F., Nordsiek, U., Luzar, C., Young, A. W., & Banse, R. (2010). Viewing Time Revisited: Prolonged response latencies for sexually attractive targets under restricted conditions. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39, 1275-1288.
  • Imhoff, R., & Erb, H.-P. (2009). What motivates nonconformity? Uniqueness seeking blocks majority influence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 309-320.
  • Imhoff, R., & Recker, J. (2012). Differentiating islamophobia: Introducing a new scale to measure islamoprejudice and secular islam critique. Political Psychology, 33, 811-824. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9221.2012.00911.x

Other Publications:

  • Banse, R., & Imhoff, R. (in press). Implicit cognition and relationship processes. In J. A. Simpson and L. Campbell (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Close Relationships. Oxford University Press.

Roland Imhoff
Department of Psychology
University of Cologne
Richard-Strauss-Str. 2
50931 Cologne
Germany

  • Phone: +49 (0) 221 470 1524
  • Fax: +49 (0) 221 470 1216

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