Folk theories of nationality and anti-immigrant attitudes

@article{Rad2018FolkTO,
  title={Folk theories of nationality and anti-immigrant attitudes},
  author={Mostafa Salari Rad and Jeremy Ginges},
  journal={Nature Human Behaviour},
  year={2018},
  volume={2},
  pages={343-347}
}
Nationality governs almost every aspect of our lives, including where we may live and travel, as well as our opportunities for education, healthcare and work. It is a common-sense social category that guides us in making inferences about the social world1–4. Nationalism has been extensively studied within the social5–16 and cognitive sciences17–25, but there has been little empirical investigation into folk theories regarding what determines someone’s nationality. In experiments carried out in… 
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