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Mariëtte Berndsen

My research focuses on emotions, in particular on how other persons influence our emotions over and above the emotional stimulus itself. My projects include group-based emotions; perspective taking and intergroup conflicts.

“I Don’t Want To Take The Perspective Of Minority Group Members”: Instructions Enhance Reactance And Non-Compliance

Blatant prejudice against refugees is on the rise in many Western countries1. Can we reduce prejudicial attitudes and promote empathy toward minority group members? Previous research suggests that this is possible, showing promising findings when employing a perspective-taking intervention. Typically, […]