Harriet Over is professor of psychology at the University of York. She studies the development of prejudice and inter-group behaviour.
Mind and brain
Why do we make snap judgments based on facial appearance?
Even snap judgments that appear at a very early age can be inculcated by the imagery and messages shared within a culture
by Richard Cook & Harriet Over
Violence and aggression
Recognising our common humanity might not be enough to prevent hatred
The dehumanisation idea is compelling, and efforts to reduce it well-meaning, but it’s a flawed explanation of intergroup harm
by Harriet Over