Social Identity

What if Citizens Have Too Much Compassion or an Empathy Deficit? Explaining Political Attitudes and Behaviour with Empathic Ability

Empathy plays a foundational role in morality and some argue that a lack of empathy is to blame for today's toxic political environment. Empathetic reactions emerge early in life and are modulated by interpersonal and contextual factors, especially …

Moaners, Gloaters, and Bystanders: Perceived Fairness of the United Kingdom's 2016 Referendum on the European Union

Referendums divide citizens into winners and losers, and research has shown that winners, losers, and abstainers tend to differ substantially in their evaluation of the fairness of a referendum. However, no study has investigated the nature and …