Publications

  1. Castano, E., Muñoz Rojas, D., Cehajic-Clancy, S. (in press). Thou shalt not kill: Social Psychological Processes and International Humanitarian Law Among Combatants. Peace and Conflict.
  2. *Wice, M., Goyal, N., Forsyth, N., Noel, K., Castano, E. (in press). The relationship between humane interactions with animals, empathy, and prosocial behavior among children. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin.
  3. *Anjum G., Mudassar, A., & Castano, E. (2019). The Role of Fullbright Program in Building Positive Perception and Ally Image of the U.S. among Pakistani Scholars. Pakistani Journal of Psychological Research, 34(1):1-23. doi: 10.33824/PJPR.2019.34.1.1
  4. *Kidd D. C. & Castano, E. (2018b). Reading Literary Fiction Can Improve Theory of Mind. Nature Human Behaviour. doi:10.1038/s41562-018-0408-2
  5. *Kidd D. C. & Castano, E. (2018a). Reading Literary Fiction and Theory of Mind: Three Pre-registered Replications and Extensions of Kidd and Castano. Social Psychological and Personality Science. doi:1177/1948550618775410
  6. *Kardos, P., *Leidner, B., Castano, E. & Lickel, B. (2018). The Benefits of Collective Responsibility: How Ingroup Reputation Concern Motivates Prosociality in Intergroup Contexts. European Journal of Social Psychology. doi:1002/ejsp.2506.
  7. Goyal, N., *Wice, M., Kinsbourne, M., and Castano, E. (2017). A picture is worth a thousand words: The influence of visuospatial and verbal cognitive styles on empathy and willingness to help. Social Psychology, 48 (372-379). doi:1027/1864-9335/a000318
  8. *Leidner, B, *Kardos, P., Castano, E. (2018). The Effects of Moral and Pragmatic Arguments Against Torture on Demands for Judicial Reform. Political Psychology (39), 143-162. doi:10.1111/pops.12386
  9. *Kidd D. C. & Castano, E. (2017a). Different Stories: How Levels of Familiarity with Literary and Genre Fiction Relate to Mentalizing. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 11(4), 474-486. doi: 10.1037/aca0000069
  10. *Kidd, D.C. & Castano, E. (2017b). Panero et al. (2016): Failure to Replicate Methods Caused the Failure to Replicate Results. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, e1-e4. doi: 10.1037/pspa0000072.
  11. *Monti, E., *Kidd, D.C., Carroll, L.M., & Castano, E. (2017). What’s in a singer’s voice: The effect of attachment, emotions and trauma. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology. Epub Ahead of Print. doi: 10.3109/14015439.2016.1166394
  12. *Kidd D.C., *Ongis, M. & Castano, E. (2016). On Literary Fiction and its Effects on Theory of Mind. Scientific Study of Literature, 6(1), 42–58. doi: 10.1075/ssol.6.1.04kid
  13. *Kardos, P., *Leidner, B. Zsolnai, Z., and Castano, E. (2016). The effect of the belief in free market ideology on redressing corporate injustice. European Journal of Social Psychology, 46(6), 672–686. doi: 10.1002.ejsp.222.
  14. Du, H., Fritsche, I., Talati, Z., Castano, E., Jonas, E. (2016). The Possibility of Self-Determined Death Eliminates Mortality Salience Effects on Cultural Worldview Defense: Cross-Cultural Replications. Psychology, 7(7), 1004-1014. doi:10.4236/psych.2016.77101
  15. Castano, E., *Bonacossa, A., & Gries, P. (2016). National images as integrated schemas: subliminal primes of image attributes shape foreign policy preferences. Political Psychology, 37: 351–366. doi:10.1111/pops.12259
  1. DiLellio, A., & Castano, E. (2015). The danger of “new norms” and the continuing relevance of IHL in the post- 9/11 era. International Review of the Red Cross, 97 (900), 1277–1293. doi:10.1017/S1816383116000138.
  2. Castano, E. (2015). Selling reason: The social science contribution to saving the planet from lethal climate change. Social Research: An International Quarterly, 82(3), 557-559.
  3. *Steele, C., *Kidd, D., & Castano, E. (2015). On social death: Ostracism and the accessibility of death thoughts. Death Studies, 39(1), 19-23. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2013.844746.
  4. Li, M., *Leidner, B., & Castano, E. (2014). Toward a comprehensive taxonomy of dehumanization: Integrating two senses of humanness, mind perception theory, and stereotype content model. Testing, Psychometrisc, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 21(3), 285-300. doi:10.4473/TPM21.3.4.
  1. *Coman, A., Stone, C., Castano, E., & Hirst, W. (2014). Justifying atrocities: The effect of moral disengagement strategies on the socially shared retrieval induced forgetting of justifications. Psychological Science, 25(6), 1281-1285. doi: 1177/0956797614531024.
  2. *Kidd, D.M., & Castano, E. (2013). Reading literary fiction improves theory of mind. Science, 342(6156), 377-380. doi: 10.1126/science.1239918.
  3. Castano, E. (2013). On social connection, helping, and altruism. Social Research, 80(2), 383-386.
  4. *Leidner, B., Castano, E., & Ginges, J. (2013). Dehumanization, retributive and restorative justice, and aggressive versus diplomatic intergroup conflict resolution strategies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(2), 181-192. doi: 10.1177/0146167212472208.
  5. R., Trifiletti, E., Castano, E., & Capozza, D. (2013). Implicit and explicit images of the United States among left-wing and right-wing italians. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 20(1), 81-96. doi: 10.4473/TPM20.1.6
  1. *Leidner, B., & Castano, E. (2012). Morality shifting in the context of intergroup atrocities. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42(1), 82-91. doi: 1002.ejsp.846
  2. *Kardos, P., & Castano, E. (2012). Money doesn’t stink. Or does it? The effect of immorally acquiring money on its spending. Current Psychology, 31(4), 381-385 doi: 10.1007/s12144-012-9154-1.
  1. Castano, E., *Leidner, B., *Bonacossa, A., *Nikkah, J., *Perrulli, R., *Spencer, B. & Humphrey, N. (2011). Ideology, fear of death and death anxiety. Political Psychology, 32(4), 601-621. doi: 1111/j.1467-9221.2011.00822.x
  2. *Leidner, B., Castano, E., Zaiser, E., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2010). Ingroup glorification, moral disengagement, and justice in the context of collective violence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(8), 1115-1129. doi: 1177/0146167210376391
  3. *Gay, R., & Castano, E. (2010). My body or my mind: How self-objectification undermines women’s intellectual performance. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40(5), 695-703. doi: 1002/ejsp.731.
  4. van Leeuwen, E., van den Bosch, M., Castano, E. & Hopman, P. (2010). Dealing with deviants: The effectiveness of rejection, denial, and apologies on protecting the public image of a group. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40(2), 282-299. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.622.
  5. *Fernandez, S., Castano, E., & Singh, I. (2010). Managing death in the burning grounds of Varanasi, India: A terror management investigation. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 41(2), 182-194. doi: 1177/0022022109354376
  6. Giner-Sorolla, R., Kamau, C., & Castano, E. (2010). Guilt and shame through recipients’ eyes: The moderating effect of blame. Social Psychology, 41(2), 88-92. doi: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000013.
  7. Castano, E., & Kofka, M. (2009). Dehumanization: Humanity and its denial. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 12(6), 695-697. doi: 10.1177/1368430209350265
  8. *DeLuca-McLean, D. & Castano, E. (2009). Infra-humanization of ethnic minorities: The moderating role of ideology. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 31(2), 102-108. doi: 10.1080/01973530902880258.
  9. Sacchi, S., Castano, E., & Brauer, M. (2009). Perceiving one’s nation: Entitativity, agency and security in the international arena. International Journal of Psychology, 44(5), 321-332. doi: 1080/00207590802236233.
  10. Rohmann, A., Niedenthal, P., Brauer, M., Castano, E., & Leyens, J. P. (2009). The attribution of primary and secondary emotions to the in-group and to the out-group: The case of equal status countries. Journal of Social Psychology, 149(6), 709-730. doi: 10.1080/00224540903348253.
  11. Castano, E. (2008). On the perils of glorifying the in-group: Intergroup violence, in-group glorification, and moral disengagement. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 1(1), 154-170. doi:10.1111/j.1751-9004.2007.00040.x
  12. Giner-Sorolla, R., Castano, E., Espinosa, P., & Brown, R. J. (2008). Shame expressions reduce the recipient’s insult from outgroup reparations. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 4(3), 519-526. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2007.08.003.
  13. Castano, E., *Leidner, B., & *Slawuta, P. (2008). Social identification processes, group dynamics and the behavior of combatants. International Review of the Red Cross, 90, 259-271.Cehajic, S., Brown, R. J., & Castano, E. (2008). Forgive and forget. Antec
  14. edents and consequences of intergroup forgiveness in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Political Psychology, 29(3), 351-367. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9221.2008.00634.x
  15. *Spencer, B., & Castano, E. (2008). Social class is dead, long live social class! Stereotype threat among low-socioeconomic individuals. Social Justice Research, 20(4), 418-432. doi:10.1007/s11211-007-0047-7
  16. *Allen, R. S., Castano, E., & Allen, P. D. (2007). Conservatism and concern for the environment. Quarterly Journal of Ideology, 3/4, 1-25.
  17. Castano, E. (2007). Internazionalità, qualità e meritocrazia. Psicologia Sociale, 2(1), 21-23.
  18. Castano, E., & Giner-Sorolla, R. (2006). Not quite human: Infra-humanization as a response to collective responsibility for intergroup killing. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90(5), 804-818. doi: 1037/0022-3514.90.5.804.
  19. Castano, E., & Dechesne, M. (2005). On defeating death: Group reification and social identification as strategies for transcendence. In W., Stroebe & M., Hewstone (Eds.), European Review of Social Psychology (pp. 221-255). Chichester, UK: Wiley. doi:10.1080/10463280500436024.
  20. Castano, E. (2004). In case of death, cling to the ingroup. European Journal of Social Psychology, 34(4), 1-10. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.211.
  21. Chappe, B., Brauer, M., & Castano, E. (2004). Advantaged groups are more variable than disadvantaged groups: The case of preferences and habits. Current Psychology of Cognition, 22(4-5), 407-425.
  22. Paladino, M. P., Vaes, J., Castano, E., Demoulin, S., & Leyens, J. P. (2004). Emotional infra-humanization in intergroup relations: The role of national identification in the attribution of primary and secondary emotions to Italians and Germans. Current Psychology of Cognition, 22(4-5), 519-536.
  23. Castano, E., Yzerbyt, V. Y., & Bourguignon, D. (2003). We are one and I like it. The impact of entitativity on social identification. European Journal of Social Psychology, 33(6), 735-754. doi: 1002/ejsp.175\
  24. Castano, E., Sacchi, S., & Gries, P. H. (2003). The perception of “the other” in international relations: Evidence for the polarizing effect of entitativity. Political Psychology, 24(3), 449-468. doi: 1111/0162-895X.00336
  25. Castano, E., Yzerbyt, V. Y., Bourguignon, D., & Seron, E. (2002). Who may enter? The impact of ingroup identification on ingroup-outgroup categorization. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38(3), 315-322. doi: 1006/jesp.2001.1512
  26. Castano, E., Yzerbyt, V. Y., Paladino, M. P., & Sacchi, S. (2002). I belong therefore I exist: Ingroup identification, ingroup entitativity, and ingroup bias. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(2), 135-143. doi: 1177/0146167202282001
  27. Castano, E., Paladino, M.P., Coull., A., & Yzerbyt, V. Y. (2002). Protecting the ingroup stereotype: Ingroup identification and the management of deviant ingroup members. British Journal of Social Psychology, 41(3), 365-385. doi: 1348/014466602760344269
  28. Coull, A., Yzerbyt, V.Y., Castano, E., Paladino, M.P. & Leemans, V. (2001). Protecting the ingroup: Motivated allocation of cognitive resources in the presence of threatening ingroup members. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 4(4), 327-339. doi: 10.1177/1368430201004004003
  29. Sindic, D., Castano, E., & Reicher, S. D. (2001). Les dynamiques identitaires et le processus d’intégration européenne. Etudes Internationales, XXXII, 425-454.
  30. Yzerbyt, V. Y., Castano, E., Leyens, J. P. & Paladino, M.P. (2000). The primacy of the ingroup: The interplay of identification, entitativity and overexclusion. In W. Stroebe, & M. Hewstone (Eds.), European Review of Social Psychology. (Vol. 11, pp. 257-295) Chichester, UK: Wiley. doi: 10.1080/14792772043000059
  31. Castano, E., & Yzerbyt, V.Y. (1998). The high and lows of group homogeneity. Behavioural Processes, 42(2), 219-238. doi: 1016/S0376-6357(97)00078-8

Handbooks

  1. Castano, E., Kidd, D.C. (2018). Antisocial behavior in individuals and groups: An empathy-focused approach. In K., Deaux, & M., Snyder (Eds.) Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology. New York, NY and Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  2. Castano, E. (2012). Antisocial behavior in individuals and groups: An empathy-focused approach. In K., Deaux, & M., Snyder (Eds.) Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology (pp. 419-445). New York, NY and Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Book chapters

  1. *Kidd, D.C. & Castano, E. (2017). L’impact de la fiction sur la cognition sociale. In F. Lavocat, C. Courtet Besson, & A. Viala (Eds.) Violence et passion. Rencontres Recherche et Création du Festival d’Avignon. Paris: Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique Editions.
  2. Giner-Sorolla, R., *Leidner, B., & Castano, E. (2011). Dehumanization, demonization, and morality shifting: Paths to moral certainty in extremist violence. In M. A. Hogg, & D. L. Blaylock (Eds.). Extremism and the psychology of uncertainty. London, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  3. Castano, E. (2011). Moral disengagement and morality shifting in the context of collective violence. In R. M. Kramer, G. J. Leonardelli & R. W. Livingston (Eds.). Social cognition, social identity, and intergroup relations: A festschrift in honor of Marilynn B. Brewer (pp. 319-338). New York, NY: Psychology Press.
  4. Bilewicz, M., Kumagai, T., & Castano, E. (2010). Which emotions are uniquely human? Understanding of emotion words across three cultures. In B. Bokus (Ed.) Studies in the psychology of language and communication, Warsaw, PL: Matrix.
  5. Castano, E., Yzerbyt, V. Y., Paladino, M.P., & Carnaghi, A. (2006). Extending the self in space and time: Social identification and existential concerns. In D. Capozza & R. J. Brown (Eds.), Social identities. motivational, emotional, cultural Influences (pp. 73-90). London, UK: Sage.
  6. Castano, E. (2004). On the advantages of reifying the ingroup. In V. Yzerbyt, C. M. Judd & O. Corneille (Eds.), The psychology of group perception: Perceived variability, entitativity, and essentialism (pp. 381-400). New York, NY: Psychology Press.
  7. Castano, E. (2004). European identity: A social psychological perspective. In, R.H. Herrmann, T. Risse, & M.B. Brewer (Eds.), Transnational identities: Becoming european in the EU (pp. 40-58). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  8. Castano, E., Yzerbyt, V.Y. & Paladino, M.P. (2004). Transcending oneself through social identification. In J. Greenberg, T. Pyszczynski & K. Sander (Eds.), Handbook of experimental existential psychology (pp. 305-321). New York, NY: Guilford.
  9. Castano E. & Tousignant, N. (1999). La Belgique et l’Europe. Un demos sans ethnos? In, G.-F. Dumont (Ed.), Les racines de l’identité européenne (pp. 99-123). Paris, FR: Economica Paris / Thesis Zuri.

Other publications

  1. Castano, E. (2015). Volkswagen’s Moral Failure. Public Seminar. Retrieved from http://www.publicseminar.org/2015/12/volkswagens-moral-failure/
  2. Castano, E. (2013). The Attack on Empathy. Public Seminar. Retrieved from http://www.publicseminar.org/2013/10/the-attack-on-empathy/#.UnJZcZSglic
  3. Castano, E. (2011). L’empatia nella deumanizzazione e cura. Atti del Convegno “Ecce Homo − ma se questo è un uomo,” Universita degli Studi di Padova, 28-29 maggio 2010.
  4. Castano, E. (2003). Ethnos, demos and project. Is it possible to construct a common identity even in the absence of a European “people”? European Synthesis.
  5. Tousignant, N., & Castano, E. (2001). Serons-nous plus européens? Louvain, 124.
  6. Hogenraad, R., Tousignant, N., Castano, E., Bestgen, Y., & Dumoulin, M. (1997). The words that buoy the European impulse. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED443134.