Galen Bodenhausen
Galen Bodenhausen

MARKETING
Lawyer Taylor Professor of Psychology and Marketing, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management
Co-Director of the Center on the Science of Diversity

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Galen V. Bodenhausen is Lawyer Taylor Professor of Psychology and Marketing, and co-director of the Center on the Science of Diversity. He is an elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

Professor Bodenhausen studies a wide variety of issues involved in consumer cognition, including: understanding the origins, nature, and consequences of consumer attitudes, including both explicit and implicit (or automatic) attitudes; the role of identity concerns in judgment and behavior; the influence of prejudice and stereotypes on perception, judgment, memory, and behavior; how moods and other kinds of emotional states influence judgment and preference; and the nature and consequences of materialistic mindsets. He is the editor of the Personality and Social Psychology Review, and a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Experimental Psychology, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Cognition, and Social and Personality Psychology Compass.

Bodenhausen teaches theories of social psychology, principles of social cognition, attitudes and attitude change. He received his PhD in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Education
PhD, 1987, Social Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MA, 1984, Social Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
BS, 1982, Psychology, Wright State University, Summa Cum Laude

Academic Positions
Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2007-present
Professor, Weinberg College of Arts of Sciences, Northwestern University, 2001-present
Interim Department Chair, Department of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts of Sciences, Northwestern University, 2005-2006
Associate Professor, Weinberg College of Arts of Sciences, Northwestern University, 1996-2001
Associate Professor, Michigan State University, 1992-1996
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, 1987-1992

Editorial Positions
Editorial Board, Behaviormetrika, 2012-present
Editorial Board, Journal of Marketing Research, 2012-present
Consulting Editor, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 2007-2011
Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 2007-2011
Editorial Board, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 1997-2010
Editorial Board, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1993-2010
Editorial Board, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1998-2010
Editor, Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2005-2010
Editorial Board, Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2007-2010
Consulting Editor, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1993-2009
Editorial Board, Journal of Experiment Social Psychology, 2003-2007
Guest Editor, Putting a Face on Person Perception special issue, Social Cognition, 2006
Associate Editor, Social Cognition, 2002-2005
Associate Editor, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2000-2003
Editorial Board, European Journal of Social Psychology, 1995-2002
Associate Editor, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1994-1998
Guest Editor, Stereotypes: Structure, Function, and Process special issue, British Journal of Social Psychology, 1994
Editorial Board, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1991-1994

 
Print Research
Research Interests
Social attitudes and social cognition; the role of implicit and automatic reactions in judgment and choice; influence of emotion on decision making; the impact of social identities and reference groups on attitudes and behavior; psychological implications of social diversity

Articles
Gawronski, Bert and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2008. Unravelling Processes Underlying Evaluation: Attitudes from the Perspective of the APE Model. Social Cognition. 25: 687-717.
Gawronski, Bert, Galen V. Bodenhausen and Andrew Becker. 2007. I Like it Because I Like Myself: Associative Self-Anchoring and Post-Decisional Change of Implicit Attitudes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 43(2): 221-232.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2007. Editorial. Personality and Social Psychology Review. 11(3)
Gawronski, Bert and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2006. Associative and Propositional Processes in Evaluation: Conceptual, Empirical, and Meta-Theoretical Issues. Psychological Bulletin. 132(5): 745-750.
Gawronski, Bert and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2006. Associative and Propositional Processes in Evaluation: An Integrative Reviewe of Implicit and Explicit Attitude Change. Psychological Bulletin. 132(5): 692-731.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2006. Putting a Face on Person Perception. Social Cognition. 24(5): 511-515.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2006. Associative and Propositional Processes in Evaluation: An integrative review of implicit and explicit attitude change. Psychological Bulletin. 132(5): 745-750.
Hugenberg, Kurt, Galen V. Bodenhausen and Melissa McLain. 2006. Framing Discrimination: Effects of Inclusion Versus Exclusion Mindsets on Stereotypic Judgments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 91(6): 1020-1031.
Gawronski, Bert and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2005. Accessibility Effects on Implicit Social Cognition: The Role of Accessible Content versus Accessibility Experiences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 89: 672-685.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2005. The role of stereotypes in medical decision-making processes. Medical Decision Making. 25(1): 112-118.
Gawronski, Bert, Galen V. Bodenhausen and Rainer Banse. 2005. We are, Therefore They Aren't: Ingroup Construal as a Standard of Comparison for Outgroup Judgments. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 41(5): 515-526.
Perrott, David, Dedre Gentner and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2005. Resistance is Futile: The Unwitting Insertion of Analogical Inferences in Memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 12(4): 696-702.
Hugenberg, Kurt and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2004. Ambiguity in social categorization: The Role of prejudice and facial affect in racial categorization. Psychological Science. 15(5): 342-345.
Hugenberg, Kurt and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2004. Functional Modularity in Stereotype Representation. Journal of Experimental Psychology. 40: 519-527.
Hugenberg, Kurt and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2004. Category Membership moderates the inhibition of social identities. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 40(2): 233-238.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Leonard Newman. 2003. Demonstrating Translational Research for Mental Health Services: An Example from Stigma Research. Mental Health Services Research. 5(2): 79-88.
Hugenberg, Kurt and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2003. Facing Prejudice: Implicit prejudice and the perception of facial threat. Psychological Science. 14(6): 640-643.
Mussweiler, Thomas and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2002. I Know You Are, But What Am I? Self-Evaluative Consequences of Judging in-group and out-group members. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 82(1): 19-32.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2002. The way you make me feel: Integral affective influences on interpersonal behavior. Psychological Inquiry. 13: 84-46.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2002. Creating Memory Illusions: Gist-based recognition and the generation of false memories. Memory. 10(1): 63-80.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2001. Intergroup affect and social judgment: Feelings as inadmissible information. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 4(1): 21-31.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2001. Personalized Versus Generalized Benefits of Stereotype Disconfirmation: Tradeoffs in the evaluation of atypical exemplars and their social groups. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 37(5): 386-397.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2001. Social cognition: Categorical person perception. British Journal of Psychology. 92(1): 239-255.
Mussweiler, Thomas, Shira Gabriel and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2000. Shifting social identities as a strategy for deflecting threatening social comparisons. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 79(3): 398-409.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Shira Gabriel. 2000. Sadness and Susceptibility to judgmental bias: The case of anchoring. Psychological Science. 11(4): 324-327.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2000. Social Cognition: Thinking categorically about others. Annual Review of Psychology. 51(1): 93-120.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2000. When Positive Stereotypes threaten intellectual performance: The psychological hazards of "model minority" status. Psychological Science. 11(5): 399-402.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1999. On disregarding deviants: Exemplar typicality and person perception. Current Psychology. 18(1): 47-70.
Reprinted in:
Validation in Psychology: Research Perspective, edited by H. Ellis and N. Macrae, 59-90. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2000.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1999. Tales of the Unexpected: Executive function and person perception. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 76(2): 200-213.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1999. Seeing more than we can know: Visual attention and category activation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 35(6): 590-602.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1999. Contexts of Cryptomnesia: May the source be with you. Social Cognition. 17(3): 273-297.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1999. Resisting stereotype change: the role of motivation and attentional capacity in defending social beliefs. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 2(1): 5-16.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1998. Saying 'no' to unwanted thoughts: Self-focus and regulation of mental life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 75(3): 578-589.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1998. On Activating Exemplars. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 34(4): 330-354.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1997. On the regulation of recollection: The intentional forgetting of stereotypical memories. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 72(4): 709-719.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1997. On the activation of Social Stereotypes: The moderating role of processing objectives. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 33(5): 471-489.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1997. Advertising's Effect on men's gender role attitudes. Sex Roles. 36(9-10): 551-572.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1996. Family Values and political persuasion: Impact of kin-related rhetoric on reaction to political campaigns. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 26(13): 1119-1137.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1996. On resisting the temptation for simplification: Counterintentional effects of stereotype suppression on social memory. Social Cognition. 14(1): 1-20.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1995. Effects of atypical exemplars on racial beliefs: Enlightened racism or generalized appraisals?. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 31(1): 48-63.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1995. The dissection of selection in person perception: Inhibitory processes in social stereotyping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 69(3): 397-407.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1994. Out of Mind but back in sight: Stereotypes on the rebound. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 67(5): 808-817.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1994. Happiness and Stereotypic thinking in social judgment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 66(4): 621-632.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1994. Negative affect and social perception: The differential impact of anger and sadness. European Journal of Social Psychology. 24(1): 45-62.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1994. Stereotypes as energy-saving devices: A peek inside the cognitive toolbox. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 66(1): 37-47.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 1991. Identity and Cooperative Social Behavior: Pseudospeciation or human integration?. World Futures.: 95-106.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1990. Second-guessing the jury: Stereotypic and hindsight biases in perceptions of court cases. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 20(13): 1112-1121.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1990. Stereotypes as judgmental heuristics: Evidence of circadian variations in discrimination. Psychological Science. 1(5): 319-322.
Reprinted in:
Stereotypes and prejudice: Essential Readings, edited by C Stangor, 254-258. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press, 2000.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1989. On the trait implications of social behaviors. Behavioral Research methods, instruments, and computers. 21: 587-597.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1988. Stereotypic Biases in social decision making and memory: Testing process models of stereotype use. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 55(5): 726-737.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1987. Social Stereotypes and information-processing strategies: The impact of task complexity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 42(1): 871-880.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1985. Event memory: the effects of processing objectives and time delay on memory for social action sequences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 49(2): 301-316.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1985. Event memory: Temporal organization of social action sequences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 49(4): 857-877.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1985. Emotional Communication in close relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 49(5): 1246-1265.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1985. Cognitive mediators of reactions to rape. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 48(2): 324-338.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1985. Effects of stereotypes on decision making and information-processing strategies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 48(2): 267-282.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1984. The Cognitive representation of persons and groups and its effects on recall and recognition memory. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 20(5): 445-469.
Book Chapters
Galinsky, Adam, Kurt Hugenberg, Carla Groom and Galen V. Bodenhausen. Forthcoming. "The reappropriation of stigmatizing labels: Implications for social identity." In Research on Managing Groups and Teams: Identity Issues in Groups, edited by Jeffrey Polzer, vol. 5, 221-256. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.
Gawronski, Bert and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2007. "What Do We Know about Implicit Attitude Measures and What Do We Have to Learn?." In Implicit Measures of Attitudes: Procedures and Controversies, edited by Bernd Wittenbrink, Norbert Schwarz, 265-286. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Kurt Hugenberg. 2003. "Activating and inhibiting social identities." In Foundations of Social Cognition, edited by Galen V. Bodenhausen and Alan J. Lambert, 131-154. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Kurt Hugenberg. 2003. "Social Cognition." In Handbook of Psychology, edited by Irving B. Weiner, vol. 119, 257-282. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2003. "Introduction." In Foundations of Social Cognition: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert S. Wyer, Jr., edited by Galen V. Bodenhausen and Alan J. Lambert, 1-6. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2003. "Social Cognition." In Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, edited by Lynn Nadel, vol. 4, 66-73. London: Nature Publishing Group.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2003. "Stereotyping and impression formation." In Sage Handbook of Social Psychology, edited by MA Hogg & J Cooper, 87-109. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Bodenhausen, Galen V., Thomas Mussweiler and Shira Gabriel. 2001. "Affective influences on stereotyping and intergroup relations." In Handbook of Affect and Social Cognition, edited by J.P. Forgas, 319-343. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2000. "How Do I feel about them? The role of affective reactions in intergroup perception." In The message within: Subjective experience in social cognition and behavior, edited by H Bless and JP Forgas, 283-303. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.
Sherman, Jeffrey W. and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2000. "Attention and Stereotyping: Cognitive constraints on the construction of meaningful social impressions." In European Review of Social Psychology, edited by W. Stroebe and M. Hewstone, vol. 11, 145-175. Chichester, England: Wiley.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Jeffrey W. Sherman. 1999. "On the dialectics of discrimination: Dual processes in social stereotyping." In Dual process models in social psychology, edited by S. Chaiken and Y. Trope, 271-290. New York: Guilford Press.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1998. "Stereotype activation and inhibition." In Stereotype activation and inhibition: Advances in Social Cognition, edited by RS Wyer Jr, vol. 11, 1-52. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1998. "Disregarding social stereotypes: Implications for memory, judgment, and behavior." In Intentional Forgetting: Interdisciplinary Approaches, edited by J.M. Golding and C.M. MacLeod, 349-368. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1998. "Stereotypes in thought and deed: Social-cognitive origins of intergroup discrimination." In Intergroup cognition and intergroup behavior, edited by C Sedikides, J Schopler, CA Insko, 311-335. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1998. "On Social judgment and social justice: Further reflections on stereotyping and its avoidance." In Stereotype activation and inhibition: Advances in Social Cognition, edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr., vol. 11, 243-256. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1996. "The Self-Regulation of intergroup perception: Mechanisms and Consequences of stereotype suppression." In Stereotypes and Stereotyping [edited by CN Macrae, C Stangor, M Hewstone], 227-253. New York: Guilford Press.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1994. "Coherence versus ambivalence in cognitive representation of persons." In Associated systems Theory: Advances in social cognition, edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr., vol. 7, 149-156. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1993. "Emotion, Arousal, and stereotypic judgments: A heuristic model of affect and stereotyping." In Affect, Cognition, and Stereotyping: Interactive processes in group perception, edited by Diane M. Mackie and David L. Hamilton, 13-37. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1992. "Information-processing functions of generic knowledge structures and their role in context effects in social judgment." In Context effects in social and psychological research, edited by N. Schwarz and S. Sudman, New York: Springer-Verlag.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1987. "Cognitive and affective factors in intragroup and intergroup communication." In Review of Personality and Social Psychology, edited by C Hendrick, vol. 9, 137-166. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 1987. "Social cognition and social reality: Information acquisition and use in the laboratory and the real world." In Social information processing and survey methodology, 6-41. New York: Springer-Verlag.
Books
Gawronski, Bert, Fritz Strack and Galen V. Bodenhausen. 2008. Attitudes and Cognitive Consistency: The Role of Associative and Propositional Processes. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Kurt Hugenberg. 2008. Attention, Perception, and Social Cognition. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.
Bodenhausen, Galen V., Andrew Todd and Andrew Becker. 2007. Stereotypes and Stereotyping. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.
Bodenhausen, Galen V. and Monika Bauer. 2007. Social Categorization. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.
Bodenhausen, Galen V., Andrew Todd and Andrew Becker. 2007. Categorizing the Social World: Affect, Motivation, and Self-Regulation. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Ottati, Victor, Galen V. Bodenhausen and Leonard Newman. 2005. Social Psychological Models of Mental Illness Stigma. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Bodenhausen, Galen V.. 2003. Foundations of Social Cognition. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Bodenhausen, Galen V., Andrew Todd and Jennifer Richeson. Controlling Prejudice and Stereotyping: Antecedents, Mechanisms, and Consequences. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

 
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Teaching Interests
Theories of social psychology, principles of social cognition, attitudes and attitude change