Does status affect intergroup perceptions of humanity?

  title={Does status affect intergroup perceptions of humanity?},
  author={D. Capozza and L. Andrighetto and Gian Antonio di Bernardo and R. Falvo},
  journal={Group Processes & Intergroup Relations},
  pages={363 - 377}
  • D. Capozza, L. Andrighetto, +1 author R. Falvo
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Group Processes & Intergroup Relations
  • Across three studies, we examined whether ingroup status may affect intergroup perceptions of humanity. In Studies 1 and 2, we considered real groups: Northern versus Southern Italians; in Study 3, we manipulated the socioeconomic status of two minimal groups. In all studies, members of higher status groups perceived the ingroup as more human than the outgroup, while members of lower status groups did not assign a privileged human status to the ingroup. Such findings were obtained using… CONTINUE READING

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