Maria Giuseppina Pacilli

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Individuals often hold ambivalent attitudes (i.e., positive and negative attitudes at the same time) toward groups and social categories. The aim of the present research was to examine the differential effects of affective and cognitive dimensions of ambivalence on the (amplification of) responses towards a minority group. We asked 188 students from the(More)
The present research deals with low status group members reacting to a social identity threat. According to previous insights, we proposed and found that expressing an ambivalent evaluation toward the ingroup – an evaluation which contains both positive and negative aspects – may represent a way to manage such a threatening situation, particularly when(More)
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