Feeling Threatened About the Future

  title={Feeling Threatened About the Future},
  author={H. Robert Outten and Michael T. Schmitt and Daniel A. Miller and Amber L. Garcia},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={14 - 25}
In many Western countries, the proportion of the population that is White will drop below 50% within the next century. Two experiments examined how anticipation of these future ethnic demographics affects current intergroup processes. In Study 1, White Americans who viewed actual demographic projections for a time when Whites are no longer a numerical majority felt more angry toward and fearful of ethnic minorities than Whites who did not view future projections. Whites who viewed the future… Expand

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