Dr Tamara Rakic


Research Interests

  • Influence of accents on person perception and social categorization
  • Language and culture in social psychology
  • Relations between language and social identity

Foreign-Looking Native-Accented People: More Competent When First Seen Rather Than Heard?
Hansen, K., Rakić, T., Steffens, M.C. 19/09/2017 In: Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Journal article

When appearance does not match accent: neural correlates of ethnicity-related expectancy violations
Hansen, K., Steffens, M.C., Rakić, T., Wiese, H. 03/2017 In: Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 12, 3, p. 507-515. 9 p.
Journal article

Competent and warm?: how mismatching appearance and accent influence first impressions
Hansen, K., Rakić, T., Steffens, M.C. 01/2017 In: Experimental Psychology. 64, 1, p. 27-36. 10 p.
Journal article

Essentialism in language: plagiarizing David Hamilton
Maass, A., Carnaghi, A., Rakić, T. 2015 In: Social perception from individuals to groups. New York : Psychology Press p. 213-229. 17 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Language attitudes: the social determinants and consequences of language variation
Giles, H., Rakić, T. 09/2014 In: The Oxford handbook of language and social psychology. Oxford : Oxford University Press
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The emergent nature of culturally meaningful categorization and language use: a Japanese-Italian comparison of age categories
Karasawa, M., Maass, A., Rakić, T., Kato, A. 04/2014 In: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 45, 3, p. 431-451. 21 p.
Journal article

When actions speak louder than words: preventing discrimination of nonstandard speakers
Hansen, K., Rakić, T., Steffens, M.C. 01/2014 In: Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 33, 1, p. 68-77. 10 p.
Journal article

Language attitudes in Western Europe
Rakić, T., Steffens, M.C. 2013 In: The social meanings of language, dialect, and accent. Peter Lang p. 45-64. 20 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Wirkung des fremdes Akzents [On the influence of foreign accent]
Rakić, T., Stoessel, K. 2013 In: Deutsch als Fremdsprache. 1, p. 11-18. 8 p.
Journal article

When it matters how you pronounce it: the influence of regional accents on job interview outcome
Rakić, T., Steffens, M.C., Mummendey, A. 11/2011 In: British Journal of Psychology. 102, 4, p. 868-883. 16 p.
Journal article

Blinded by the accent!: the minor role of looks in ethnic categorization
Rakić, T., Steffens, M.C., Mummendey, A. 01/2011 In: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 100, 1, p. 16-29. 14 p.
Journal article

Don't just look-listen!: influence of auditory cues on social categorization
Rakić, T., Steffens, M., Mummendey, A. 2008
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