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Dehumanization: An Integrative Review
  • N. Haslam
  • Psychology
    Personality and social psychology review : an…
  • 1 August 2006
TLDR
An expanded sense of dehumanization emerges, in which the phenomenon is not unitary, is not restricted to the intergroup context, and does not occur only under conditions of conflict or extreme negative evaluation.
Predisplacement and postdisplacement factors associated with mental health of refugees and internally displaced persons: a meta-analysis.
TLDR
The extent of compromised mental health among refugees (including internally displaced persons, asylum seekers, and stateless persons) using a worldwide study sample is meta-analytically established.
Essentialist beliefs about social categories.
TLDR
This study examines beliefs about the ontological status of social categories, asking whether their members are understood to share fixed, inhering essences or natures, and finds essentialism illuminates several aspects of social categorization.
Introduction to the Taxometric Method: A Practical Guide
TLDR
Application of the Taxometric Method: Simulating Taxonic and Dimensional Comparison Data and interpreting Interpretational Issues.
Essentialist Beliefs About Homosexuality: Structure and Implications for Prejudice
TLDR
It is demonstrated that essentialist beliefs predict antigay prejudice independently of right-wing authoritarianism, social dominance orientation, and political conservatism, and that essentialists mediate associations between prejudice and gender, ethnicity, and religiosity.
Dehumanization and infrahumanization.
TLDR
This work examines how people are dehumanized, exploring the range of ways in which perceptions of lesser humanness have been conceptualized and demonstrated, and examines the consequences of dehumanization, emphasizing its implications for prosocial and antisocial behavior and for moral judgment.
More human than you: attributing humanness to self and others.
TLDR
People perceive themselves to be more essentially human than others, and propose a corresponding phenomenon in interpersonal comparisons: People attribute greater humanness to themselves than to others, independent of self-enhancement.
Don’t Mind Meat? The Denial of Mind to Animals Used for Human Consumption
TLDR
The role of dissonance reduction in facilitating the practice of meat eating and protecting cultural commitments is highlighted, showing that expectations regarding the immediate consumption of meat increase mind denial and reduces negative affect associated with dissonance.
Are essentialist beliefs associated with prejudice?
TLDR
The powerful association that essence-related beliefs had with anti-gay attitudes was independent of established prejudice-related traits, indicating that they have a significant role to play in the psychology of prejudice.
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