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Authors:

  • Leland Jasperse, NYU
  • Benjamin Stillerman, NYU
  • David Amodio, Univ. of Amsterdam
We investigated whether group-based dehumanization occurs even when groups are arbitrary and novel. Participants associated outgroup members with animals to a greater extent than they did ingroup members. This was distinct from well-established ingroup positivity effects, indicating that dehumanization operates separate from, but in tandem with, biased attitudes in basic intergroup contexts.
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