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Why can't we just get along? Interpersonal biases and interracial distrust.
The authors review a series of studies that illustrate how one form of contemporary racial bias of Whites, aversive racism, can shape different perspectives of Blacks and Whites in ways that canExpand
Interpersonal Disgust, Ideological Orientations, and Dehumanization as Predictors of Intergroup Attitudes
TLDR
A link between disgust sensitivity and prejudice that is not accounted for by fear of infection, but rather is mediated by ideological orientations and dehumanizing group representations is established. Expand
The role of ''dark personalities" (narcissism, Machiavellianism, psychopathy), Big Five personality factors, and ideology in explaining prejudice
The so-called Dark Triad (narcissism, Machiavellianism, psychopathy) represent correlated subclinical personality traits capturing ‘‘dark personalities”. How might darker personalities contribute toExpand
Interracial prison contact: the pros for (socially dominant) cons.
  • Gordon Hodson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The British journal of social psychology
  • 1 June 2008
TLDR
Individuals high in social dominance orientation (SDO) exhibited significantly less in-group bias when reporting increased contact with Black inmates, when perceiving that favourable contact conditions are institutionally supported, or when experiencing more pleasant personal interactions withBlack inmates. Expand
Do Ideologically Intolerant People Benefit From Intergroup Contact?
The time-tested notion that increased contact improves intergroup attitudes, particularly under optimal conditions, is well established. Yet early theorists doubted whether contact could benefitExpand
Independent benefits of contact and friendship on attitudes toward homosexuals among authoritarians and highly identified heterosexuals
Although intergroup contact is generally associated with positive intergroup attitudes, little is known about whether individual differences moderate these relations, or how contact might operateExpand
The role of intergroup disgust in predicting negative outgroup evaluations
Abstract We introduce intergroup disgust as an individual difference and contextual manipulation. As an individual difference, intergroup disgust sensitivity (ITG-DS) represents affect-ladenExpand
The Association of Cognitive Ability with Right–Wing Ideological Attitudes and Prejudice: A Meta–Analytic Review
The cognitive functioning of individuals with stronger endorsement of right–wing and prejudiced attitudes has elicited much scholarly interest. Whereas many studies investigated cognitive styles,Expand
Processes in Racial Discrimination: Differential Weighting of Conflicting Information
The present research explored how White college students may exhibit response patterns associated with a subtle and rationalizable contemporary bias, aversive racism. In the study, higher and lowerExpand
The person-based nature of prejudice: Individual difference predictors of intergroup negativity
Person-based factors influence a range of meaningful life outcomes, including intergroup processes, and have long been implicated in explaining prejudice. In addition to demonstrating significantExpand
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