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Us vs Them: Immigration, Empathy and Psychology

May 31, 2017

Ingroups, outgroups and social identity theory. Go to and learn more about how you can better plan for your retirement. SUBSCRIBE to BrainCraft! BrainCraft was created by Vanessa Hill (@nessyhill) and is brought to you by PBS Digital Studios. Talking psychology, neuroscience & why we act the way we do. My Twitter | Instagram Animated, Hosted and Produced by Vanessa Hill ✌️ Written by Teagan Wall And thank YOU for watching. REFERENCES Tajfel, H. (1970). Experiments in intergroup discrimination. Scientific American, 223(5), 96-102. Obituary: Henri Tajfel. Lee, T. L., & Fiske, S. T. (2006). Not an outgroup, not yet an ingroup: Immigrants in the Stereotype Content Model. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 30(6), 751-768. doi:10.1016/j.ijintrel.2006.06.005 Hein, G., Engelmann, J.B., Vollberg, M.C., & Tobler, P.N. (2015). How learning shapes the empathic brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(1), 80-85. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1514539112