Wednesday, 18th May 2022
14:00 - 15:00
Conference Room - Nuffield College
The Emotional Roots of Affective Polarization in the United States
Dislike and distrust of opposing partisans is a growing concern in most democracies. However, we know little about the emotional roots of affective polarization. I present a pre-analysis plan for a survey experiment that studies the effects of shame, guilt, and pride on empathy towards the outgroup in the United States.