Y Jenny Xiao

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Three studies demonstrated that collective identity and identity threat shape representations of the physical world. In Study 1, New York Yankees fans estimated Fenway Park, the stadium of a threatening out-group (but not Camden Yards, the stadium of a neutral out-group) to be closer than did non-Yankees fans. In Study 2, the authors manipulated identity(More)
Over the past few decades, dual attitude ⁄process ⁄ system models have emerged as the dominant framework for understanding a wide range of psychological phenomena. Most of these models characterize the unconscious and conscious mind as being built from discrete processes or systems: one that is reflexive, automatic, fast, affective, associative, and(More)
  • Y. Jenny Xiao, Géraldine Coppin, Jay J. Van Bavel, G eraldine Coppin
  • 2016
Extensive research has investigated societal and behavioral consequences of social group affiliation and identification but has been relatively silent on the role of perception in intergroup relations. We propose the perceptual model of intergroup relations to conceptualize how intergroup relations are grounded in perception. We review the growing(More)
Implicit preferences are malleable, but does that change last? We tested 9 interventions (8 real and 1 sham) to reduce implicit racial preferences over time. In 2 studies with a total of 6,321 participants, all 9 interventions immediately reduced implicit preferences. However, none were effective after a delay of several hours to several days. We also found(More)
Throughout human history, social groups have invested immense amounts of wealth and time to keep threatening out-groups at a distance. In the current research, we explored the relationship between intergroup threat, physical distance, and discrimination. Specifically, we examined how intergroup threat alters estimates of physical distance to out-groups and(More)
Clarifying the Role of Perception in Intergroup Relations: Origins of Bias, Components of Perception, and Practical Implications Y. Jenny Xiao, Géraldine Coppin & Jay J. Van Bavel To cite this article: Y. Jenny Xiao, Géraldine Coppin & Jay J. Van Bavel (2016) Clarifying the Role of Perception in Intergroup Relations: Origins of Bias, Components of(More)
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