Dr. Emile Bruneau on NOVA | PBS: Research on the biology of political beliefs provides insight
Dr. Emile Bruneau on Top of Mind: Throughout history humans have justified atrocities by defining victims
After establishing a link between collective blame of Muslims and anti-Muslim attitudes and behavior, we used
Finding Humanity in Alien Eyes What science fiction films can tell us about protecting against genocide
A novel measure of blatant dehumanization reveals that this perception is prevalent in Western societies, and
Empathic failures are common in hostile intergroup contexts; repairing empathy is therefore a major focus of
The question of how group members respond to perceived outgroup dehumanization of their group is both
Dr. Emile Bruneau is a social and cognitive scientist who is director of the Peace and
Bruneau, Szekeres, Kteily, Tropp, & Kende (2019). GPIR: Group Processes & Intergroup Relations.
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The findings have strong implications for the current migrant situation in America. While polls have shown
“High dehumanization and low prejudice is the perfect profile of paternalism,” Emile Bruneau, Ph.D., said in the statement.
Humans are capable of doing some horrific things to each other. Much of this is only
“When people are dehumanizing others, they are mobilizing different brain regions than when they are registering
Dr. Emile Bruneau discusses dehumanization of immigrants on NPR One. Listen to the full story here.
It has long been thought that characterizing people as less than human was an expression of
"When people are dehumanizing others, they are mobilizing different brain regions than when they are registering
“These aren’t people,” President Trump said Wednesday at a White House meeting with California officials. “These
The month following the November 2015 Paris terrorist attack, incidents of hate crimes in the United
Have you ever used social media to try to influence your friends? Did you ever wonder
New research finds that directly hinting at the hypocrisy of an Islamophobic stance can make people
Emile Bruneau: Wafa Idriss was a child living in Palestine during the First Intifada. When she
Reaching the Heart by Changing the Mind: Reducing Anti-Muslim Hostility Through a ‘Wise’ Socratic Activity On
You can’t fight prejudice with name calling. Here’s one strategy that actually works. Full article here.
Bruneau, E., Kteily, N., & Laustsen, L. (In Press). The unique effects of blatant dehumanization on attitudes
New insights into the underpinnings of empathy might help us harness the emotion—just when we need