Elementary School (Grades 1-5)

Publications List

39 Publications


McLoughlin, N., & Over, H. (2019). Encouraging children to mentalise about a perceived outgroup increases prosocial behaviour towards outgroup members. Developmental Science, 22, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.12774
Vezzali, L., Birtel, M. D., Di Bernardo, G. A., Stathi, S., Crisp, R. J., Cadamuro, A., & Visintin, E. P. (2019). Don’t hurt my outgroup friend: A multifaceted form of imagined contact promotes intentions to counteract bullying. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 23, 643-663. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430219852404


Vezzali, L., Stathi, S., Crisp, R. J., Giovannini, D., Capozza, D., & Gaertner, S. L. (2015). Imagined intergroup contact and common ingroup identity: An integrative approach. Social Psychology, 46, 265–276. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-9335/a000242
Vezzali, L., Stathi, S., Giovannini, D., Capozza, D., & Trifiletti, E. (2015). The greatest magic of Harry Potter: Reducing prejudice. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 45, 105–121. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12279
Vezzali, L., Stathi, S., Crisp, R. J., & Capozza, D. (2015). Comparing direct and imagined intergroup contact among children: Effects on outgroup stereotypes and helping intentions. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 49, 46–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2015.06.009


Stathi, S., Cameron, L., Hartley, B., & Bradford, S. (2014). Imagined contact as a prejudice-reduction intervention in schools: the underlying role of similarity and attitudes. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44, 536–546. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12245


Vezzali, L., Capozza, D., Giovannini, D., & Stathi, S. (2012). Improving implicit and explicit intergroup attitudes using imagined contact: An experimental intervention with elementary school children. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 15, 203–212. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430211424920
Vezzali, L., Capozza, D., Stathi, S., & Giovannini, D. (2012). Increasing outgroup trust, reducing infrahumanization, and enhancing future contact intentions via imagined intergroup contact. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 437–440. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2011.09.008