How Former Enemies Can Develop Trust
A simple intervention can help diffuse animosity toward onetime armed foes, a study shows.
Researchers: Emile Bruneau, Andres Casas, Boaz Hameiri and Nour Kteily
August 1, 2022
Why Do Some People See Inequality Where Others Don’t?
A new study helps explain societies’ deeply polarized views on bias and discrimination.
Researchers: Hannah Waldfogel, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Oliver Hauser, Arnold K. Ho and Nour Kteily
June 1, 2021
How a “Hypocrisy Intervention” Could Reduce Hostility toward Muslims
People are often hypocritical in how they assign blame for terrorist attacks. Highlighting this could help change attitudes.
Researchers: Emile Bruneau, Nour Kteily and Ana Urbiola
March 3, 2020
The Psychology Behind Conflict—and When It Can Be Harnessed for Good
A conversation about the role conflict plays in organizations and communities.
Researchers: Brian Uzzi, Nour Kteily and Cynthia S. Wang
January 3, 2020
Take 5: Cultivating Empathy in the Workplace
What to understand about this critical, but surprisingly complex, trait.
Researchers: Maryam Kouchaki, Nour Kteily, Loran Nordgren and Brooke Vuckovic
April 8, 2019
Which Gold Medalists Do We Tweet About? Liberals and Conservatives Differ
New research explores how political ideology can affect whose accomplishments we celebrate.
Researchers: Nour Kteily, Matthew D. Rocklage, Kaylene McClanahan and Arnold K. Ho
January 17, 2019
Podcast: How the Boston Marathon Bombing Created a Rorschach Test for Perceptions of Race
And how a Kellogg professor found himself unexpectedly involved in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Researchers: Nour Kteily, Sarah Cotterill, Jim Sidanius, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington and Robin Bergh
January 17, 2019
How Much Empathy Do You Feel When Powerful People Suffer?
What about less powerful people? Your answers likely depend on how egalitarian you are.
Researchers: Brian Lucas and Nour Kteily
June 4, 2018
What Makes Deceit Such a Hard Habit to Break?
New research gets at the psychology behind serial misconduct.
Researchers: Maryam Kouchaki, Kyle Dobson, Adam Waytz and Nour Kteily
April 2, 2018
When Do People Label Attackers as Terrorists versus Mentally Ill?
New research shows that people’s assumptions go beyond stereotypes.
Researchers: Masi Noor, Nour Kteily, Birte Siem and Agostino Mazziotta
March 1, 2018
How Are Black–White Biracial People Perceived in Terms of Race?
Understanding the answer—and why black and white Americans may percieve biracial people differently—is increasingly important in a multiracial society.
Researchers: Arnold K. Ho, Nour Kteily and J. M. Chen
December 6, 2017
Why Do You See the World as More Fair Than I Do?
The amount of racism or classism you perceive likely depends on how much you favor social hierarchies.
Researchers: Nour Kteily, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington and Arnold K. Ho
June 7, 2016
Podcast: Does What Candidates Say Matter?
Understanding political rhetoric in this heated presidential race.
Researchers: Nour Kteily, Julie Hennessy and Thomas N. Hubbard
March 28, 2016
How Hateful Rhetoric Can Create a Vicious Cycle of Dehumanization
The way we feel perceived can have dangerous consequences.
Researchers: Nour Kteily, Gordon Hodson and Emile Bruneau
January 4, 2016
The Danger of Dehumanizing Others
People who think other groups are less evolved are more likely to support retaliation against them.
Researchers: Nour Kteily, Emile Bruneau, Adam Waytz and Sarah Cotterill
December 8, 2015
Two Distinct Motivations Drive Violence against Americans in the Middle East
Lessons about cultural dominance have implications for the business world.
Researchers: Jim Sidanius, Nour Kteily, Shana Levin, Felicia Pratto and Milan Obaidi
August 3, 2015