Forschung & Publikationen

Forschungsinteressen

  • Interventionen zur Einstellungsverbesserung gegenüber sozialen Minderheiten
  • Gender- und LGBTIQ*-Forschung
  • Stereotype, Vorurteile, Diskriminierung und hate crimes
  • Intergruppenkontakt
  • Implizite und explizite Einstellungsmessungen
  • Einstellungsänderung durch kognitive Dissonanz
  • Effekte von Visualisierungen (u.a. Infografiken)
  • Pro-soziale Kampagnen (anwendungsorientierte Interventionen)

 

Publikationen

Steffens, M. C., & Preuß, S. (in press). Measuring attitudes towards LGBTI* individuals: Theoretical and practical considerations. In D. Haider-Markel & G. Mucciaroni (Eds.), Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy. New York: Oxford University Press.

Preuß, S., & Steffens, M. C. (2020). A video intervention for every straight man: The role of pre-attitudes and emotions in vicarious-contact effects. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. Advanced Online Publication, https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430220910462

Preuß, S., Ottenstein, C., Kachel, S., & Steffens, M. C. (2020). Using scenarios for measuring the affective and behavioral components of attitudes toward lesbians and gay men: Validation of the SABA scale. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 49(5), 1645-1669. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-020-01653-7

Kachel, S., Steffens, M. C., Preuß, S., & Simpson, A. P. (2020). Gender (conformity) matters: Cross-dimensional and cross-modal associations in sexual orientation perception. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 39(1), 40–66. doi:10.1177/0261927X19883902

Steffens, M. C., Preuß, S., & Scheifele, C. (2019). Work-related impression formation: Reviewing parenthood penalties and investigating a “fatherhood penalty” for single fathers. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 41(5), 287–304. doi:10.1080/01973533.2019.1652177 

 

Qualifikationsarbeiten

Preuß, S. (2020). Interventions for Attitude Change: Measuring and Improving Negative Attitudes Toward Gay Men (Doctoral thesis). University of Koblenz-Landau.

Preuß, S. (2015). Can People's Attitudes toward Homosexuals be Influenced? The Impact of Need for Cognition and Amount of Information on the Persuasiveness of Infographics (Unpublished Master thesis). California State University, Chico.

Preuß, S. (2014). A Campaign for Everyone Against Homophobia (Unpublished Master thesis). Université Pierre Mendès-France Grenoble II.

 

Konferenzbeiträge und Vorträge

2019

Preuß, S., Hansen, K., Knab, N., & Steffens, M. C. (2019, Sep). The Role of Emotions in Paradoxical Interventions for Antigay Attitude Change. Paper presented at 17. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie (FGSP), Cologne, Germany.

Preuß, S. & Steffens, M. C. (2019, June). Vicarious contact – Is a video capable of changing heterosexual men’s (strong) antigay attitudes? Poster presented at European Association of Social Psychology’s (EASP) Workshop "Building an LGBT European Social Psychology", Lisbon, Portugal.

2018

Preuß, S., Ottenstein, C., & Steffens, M. C. (2018, Aug). Validating the SABA-Scale Measuring Affective and Behavioral Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men. Poster presented at 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Preuß, S. (2018, May). Warum gleichgeschlechtliche Paare in der Öffentlichkeit selten Händchen halten und was wir dagegen tun können: Sexuelle Minderheiten und Interventionen zur Einstellungsänderung. Eingeladener Vortrag der Ringvorlesung "Entwicklung und Gesundheit" an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany.

Preuß, S., & Steffens, M. C. (2018, Feb). Vicarious contact – Is a video capable of changing heterosexual men’s strong antigay attitudes? Poster presented at 5. Forschungstag “Gender & Diversity”, Landau, Germany.

2017

Preuß, S., Knab, N., & Steffens, M.C. (2017, Sep). Dissonance-Based Interventions To Improve Strong Antigay Attitudes. Poster presented at Aktuelle Herausforderungen der Geschlechterforschung, Cologne, Germany.

Preuß, S., & Steffens, M. C. (2017, Sep). Can Dissonance-Based Interventions Improve Strong Antigay Attitudes? Paper presented at 16. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie (FGSP), (Neu-)Ulm, Germany.

Preuß, S., & Ehrke, F. (2017, Mar). Ask Your Peers: Sharing Issues, Challenges and Expertise of Cross-Cultural Research. Moderated Discussion at Cross-Cultural Psychology, Bonn, Germany.

2016

Preuß, S., Knab, N., & Steffens, M. C. (2016, Nov). Theoretical Framework to Develop a Dissonance-based Intervention Improving Negative Attitudes toward Lesbians and Gay Men. Poster presented at Genderforschungstag, Koblenz, Germany.

Preuß, S., Knab, N., & Steffens, M. C. (2016, Sep). Make Attitude Change Happen: Effects of Paradoxical Interventions on Attitudes toward Lesbians and Gay Men. Poster presented at 50. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Leipzig, Germany.

Preuß, S. (2016, July). Make Change Happen: Paradoxical Interventions to Improve Strong Negative Attitudes toward Lesbians and Gay Men. Presentation at SPSSI/EASP Small Group Meeting - Understanding Hate Crimes: Multidisciplinary Analyses, Storrs, Connecticut.

2015

Preuß, S. (2015, Dec). Impact of Need for Cognition and Design of Infographics on Attitude Change: A Study on Homophobia. Poster presented at 3. Gender- und Diversity-Forschungstag, Landau, Germany.

Preuß, S., Nurra, C., de Vries, E., & Schwartz, N. (2015, Aug). Impact of Need for Cognition and Design of Infographics on Attitude Change: A Study on Homophobia. Poster presented at Biannual Conference of the European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Limassol, Cyprus.