Affiliation: University of Padova
- "We are people": ingroup humanization as an existential defenseJeroen Vaes
Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization DPSS, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
J Pers Soc Psychol 98:750-60. 2010..In Study 3, humanizing the ingroup also functioned to reduce the accessibility of death thoughts. Together, these studies provide clear support for terror management theory as an explanatory framework for ingroup humanization...
- Defensive dehumanization in the medical practice: a cross-sectional study from a health care worker's perspectiveJeroen Vaes
University of Padova, Italy
Br J Soc Psychol 52:180-90. 2013..As expected, humanizing a patient's suffering positively predicted symptoms of burnout especially for those participants that had higher levels of direct contact with patients...
- General threat leading to defensive reactions: a field experiment on linguistic featuresJeroen Vaes
Department of Social Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
Br J Soc Psychol 41:271-80. 2002..A dual-motive model that accounts for opening-up versus defensive reactions is proposed...
- The lost e-mail: prosocial reactions induced by uniquely human emotionsJeroen Vaes
Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
Br J Soc Psychol 41:521-34. 2002..As expected, secondary emotion messages, compared to primary emotion messages, provoked stronger intentions to help the sender (Expt 1) and elicited 'nicer' responses (Expt 2). Implications for intergroup relations are discussed...
- On the behavioral consequences of infrahumanization: the implicit role of uniquely human emotions in intergroup relationsJeroen Vaes
Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1016-34. 2003..The role of infrahumanization underlying prejudice and discrimination is discussed...
- The human message in politics: the impact of emotional slogans on subtle conformityJeroen Vaes
Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization, University of Padova, Italy
J Soc Psychol 151:162-79. 2011..Finally, possible applications of the presented findings and new avenues for future research are proposed...
- Self-stereotyping: the central role of an ingroup threatening identityMarcella Latrofa
University of Padova, Dipartimento di Psicologia dello Sviluppo e della Socializzazione, Via Venezia 8, Padova, 35131 Italy
J Soc Psychol 152:92-111. 2012..The findings supported the idea that only low-status group members protected themselves when their group identity was threatened through increased self-stereotyping...
- The cognitive representation of self-stereotypingMarcella Latrofa
University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:911-22. 2010..Implications for research on people's self-construal are discussed...