Elementary School (Grades 1-5)

Publications List

44 Publications


Weiss, C. M., Ran, S., & Halperin, E. (2023). Educating for inclusion: Diversity education programs can reduce prejudice toward outgroups in Israel. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 120, e2218621120. (Original work published 2023)


Cocco, V. M., Bisagno, E., & . (2022). Fighting stigma‐based bullying in primary school children: An experimental intervention using vicarious intergroup contact and social norms. Soc. Dev., 31, 782–796. (Original work published 2022)
Oľhová, S., & Lášticová, B. and. (2022). Using fiction to improve intergroup attitudes: Testing indirect contact interventions in a school context. Soc. Psychol. Educ. (Original work published 2022)
Spyropoulou, E., Sourlantzi, A., & . (2022). Longitudinal evaluation of friendship project: A multicultural – antiracist program for elementary school children. Current Psychology: A Journal for Diverse Perspectives on Diverse Psychological Issues, 41, 3111–3123. (Original work published 2022)


Cocco, V. M., Bisagno, E., & Bernardo, D. (2021). Comparing story reading and video watching as two distinct forms of vicarious contact: An experimental intervention among elementary school children. British Journal of Social Psychology, 60, 74–94. (Original work published 2021)


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