We are proud to announce the acceptance of Vicki’s paper into the Journal of Economic Psychology!! The paper highlights that individuating information about people’s personal preferences, such as their favorite animal or a preferred food, can have differential effects for ingroup and outgroup members–it increases prosocial behavior toward outgroup members but leads to a decrease in prosocial behavior toward ingroup members. These results suggest that individuating information can help reduce group biases, but it does so at a cost to ingroup members.
Congratulations once more! You rock!