The evolution of intergroup bias: perceptions and attitudes in rhesus macaques.

@article{Mahajan2011TheEO,
  title={The evolution of intergroup bias: perceptions and attitudes in rhesus macaques.},
  author={Neha V. Mahajan and Margaret Martinez and Natashya L Gutierrez and Gil Diesendruck and Mahzarin R. Banaji and Laurie Santos},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={387-405}
}
Social psychologists have learned a great deal about the nature of intergroup conflict and the attitudinal and cognitive processes that enable it. Less is known about where these processes come from in the first place. In particular, do our strategies for dealing with other groups emerge in the absence of human-specific experiences? One profitable way to answer this question has involved administering tests that are conceptual equivalents of those used with adult humans in other species… CONTINUE READING

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