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Dehumanization: An Integrative Review
  • N. Haslam
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and social psychology review : an…
  • 1 August 2006
The concept of dehumanization lacks a systematic theoretical basis, and research that addresses it has yet to be integrated. Manifestations and theories of dehumanization are reviewed, and a newExpand
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Predisplacement and postdisplacement factors associated with mental health of refugees and internally displaced persons: a meta-analysis.
CONTEXT The global refugee crisis requires that researchers, policymakers, and clinicians comprehend the magnitude of the psychological consequences of forced displacement and the factors thatExpand
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Essentialist beliefs about social categories.
This study examines beliefs about the ontological status of social categories, asking whether their members are understood to share fixed, inhering essences or natures. Forty social categories wereExpand
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Introduction to the Taxometric Method: A Practical Guide
Preface. Part 1. Introduction and Background. Introduction. Why Latent Structure Matters. The Classification Problem. Part 2. Taxometric Method. Data Requirements for Taxometrics. TaxometricExpand
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Essentialist Beliefs About Homosexuality: Structure and Implications for Prejudice
The structure of beliefs about the nature of homosexuality, and their association with antigay attitudes, were examined in three studies (Ns = 309, 487, and 216). Contrary to previous research, threeExpand
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Psychological essentialism and stereotype endorsement
Research on implicit person theories shows that people who believe that human attributes are immutable (“entity theorists”) are particularly prone to endorse social stereotypes and to explain themExpand
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Dehumanization and infrahumanization.
We review early and recent psychological theories of dehumanization and survey the burgeoning empirical literature, focusing on six fundamental questions. First, we examine how people areExpand
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Don’t Mind Meat? The Denial of Mind to Animals Used for Human Consumption
Many people like eating meat, but most are reluctant to harm things that have minds. The current three studies show that this dissonance motivates people to deny minds to animals. Study 1Expand
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Objectification leads to depersonalization: The denial of mind and moral concern to objectified others
Department of Development and Socialization, University ofPadova, Padua, ItalyAbstractPhilosophers have argued that when people are objectified they are treated as if they lack the mental states andExpand
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Are essentialist beliefs associated with prejudice?
Gordon Allport (1954) proposed that belief in group essences is one aspect of the prejudiced personality, alongside a rigid, dichotomous and ambiguity-intolerant cognitive style. We examined whetherExpand
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