Beyond prejudice to prejudices

Mark Schaller, Steven Neuberg

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Different groups, because they are perceived to pose different threats, elicit different prejudices. Collective action by disadvantaged groups can amplify the perception of specific threats, with predictable and potentially counterproductive consequences. It is important to carefully consider the threat-based psychology of prejudice(s) before implementing any strategy intended to promote positive social change.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-446
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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