"The Prime Psychological Suspects of Toxic Political Polarization." Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 2020.

Highlights

  • Reviews the role of ideological differences and affective prejudice on polarization.
  • Reviews the role of dehumanization of political partisans on toxic polarization.
  • Meta-perceptions are more pessimistic than actual perceptions.
  • Meta-perceptions lead to polarization by increasing prejudice and dehumanization.