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Georgeac, O.& Rattan, A.(in press). As Women Progress in One Domain of Gender Inequality,

Do People Become More or Less Disturbed by Gender Inequality in Another? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.


Georgeac, O.&Rattan, A.(2018). When People See More Women at the Top, They’re Less Concerned About Gender Inequality Elsewhere. Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, March 8. 


Rattan, A. (in press). How lay theories (or mindsets) shape the confrontation of prejudice. In R.K. Mallett & M.J. Monteith (Eds.) Confronting Prejudice and Discrimination: The Science of Changing Minds and Behaviors. Elsevier.


Madan, S., Basu, S., Rattan, A., & Savani, K. (2019). Support for Resettling Refugees: Role of Fixed-Growth Mindsets. Psychological Science.


Georgeac, O.*, Rattan, A.*, & Effron, D. (2018). Did the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Influence Gender Bias in the U.S.? Social Psychological and Personality Science. DOI: 10.1177/1948550618776624


Rattan, A., Savani, S., Komarraju, M., Morrison, M., Boggs, C.L., & Ambady, N. (2018). Meta-lay theories of scientific potential drive STEM sense of belonging. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115, 54-75.


Rattan, A. & Dweck, C.S. (2018). What happens after prejudice in the workplace? How minorities’ mindsets affect their outlook on future social relations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 676-687. 

Wilton, L., Rattan, A., & Sanchez, D. (2017). White’s Perceptions of Biracial Individuals’ Race Shift When Biracials Speak Out Against Bias. Social Personality Psychological Science, 1948550617731497.


Savani, K.*, Rattan, A.*, & Dweck, C. (2017). Is education a fundamental right or a scarce resource? Beliefs about intellectual potential shape people’s positions on education. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 0146167217711935.


Rattan, A., Steele, J., & Ambady, N. (2017). Identical applicant but different outcomes: The impact of gender versus race salience in hiring. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 1368430217722035.


Brands, R.A., Rattan, A., Ibarra, H. (2017). Underrepresentation, social networks, and sense of belonging to organizational leadership domains. Academy of Management Proceedings, 1, 12798.


Rattan, A. & Georgeac, O. (2017). Understanding intergroup relations through the lens of implicit theories (mindsets) of malleability. Social Personality Psychology Compass.


Rattan, A. & Georgeac, O. (2017). Mindsets about malleability and intergroup relations. (pg. 127-156). In C. Zedelius, B. Mueller, J. Schooler (Eds.). The Science of Lay Theories – How Beliefs Shape Our Cognition, Behavior, and Health. Springer.

Rattan, A., Savani, K., Chugh, D., Dweck, C.S. (2015). Leveraging mindsets to promote academic achievement: Policy recommendations. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 721-726.


Rattan, A. & Ambady, N. (2014). How “It gets better”: Effectively communicating support to targets of prejudice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 555-566.


Rattan, A. & Ambady, N. (2013). Diversity ideologies and intergroup relations: An Examination of Colorblindness and Multiculturalism. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 12-21.


Rattan, A.*, Savani, K.*, Naidu, N.V. R., & Dweck, C.S. (2012). Can Everyone Become Intelligent? Belief in a Universal Potential for Intelligence Increases Support for Affirmative Action and Educational Equality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 787-803.


Savani, K.S.* & Rattan, A.* (2012). Explaining Americans' acceptance and maintenance of wealth inequality. Psychological Science, 7, 796-804.

Rattan, A., Levine, C.S., Dweck, C.S., Eberhardt, J.L. (2012). Race and the Fragility of the Legal Distinction between Juveniles and Adults. PLoS ONE, 7, e36680. 


Carr, P.B., Rattan, A., & Dweck, C.S. (2012). Implicit Theories Shape Intergroup Relations. In P. Devine and A. Plant (Eds.) Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 127-165.


Rattan, A., Good, C., & Dweck, C.S. (2012). “It’s ok - not everyone can be good at math:” Instructors with an entity theory comfort (and demotivate) students. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 731-737.


Good, C., Rattan, A., & Dweck, C.S. (2012). Why Do Women Opt Out? Sense of Belonging and Women’s Representation in Mathematics. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 700-717.


London, B., Romero-Canyas, R., Downey, G., Rattan, A., & Tyson, D. (2012). Sensitivity to Gender-Based Rejection: Implications for psychological well-being and coping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 961-979.


Rattan, A. & Dweck, C.S. (2010). Who confronts prejudice? The role of implicit theories in the motivation to confront prejudice. Psychological Science, 21, 952-959.

Rattan, A. & Eberhardt, J.L. (2010). The role of social meaning in inattentional blindness: When the gorillas in our midst do not go unseen. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 1085-1088.

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