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Title

Moral Exclusion, Negative Words and Schadenfreude Surrounding the COVID-19 Vaccine

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Abstract

Participants on social media rated pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine Americans based on a scale of moral exclusion, a list of negative words, and how entertaining it was for an activist to die from the disease. All three dimensions were higher when the target was the outgroup, compared to the ingroup.

Start Date

12-4-2022 11:00 AM

End Date

12-4-2022 11:50 AM

Faculty Advisor

Helen C. Harton

Department

Department of Psychology

Student Type

Graduate Student

Comments

Graduate Program: Psychology: Social Psychology

This entry was part of the following session:

  • Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
  • Time: 11:00 to 11:50 a.m.
  • Moderator: Kelli Snyder

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Moral Exclusion, Negative Words and Schadenfreude Surrounding the COVID-19 Vaccine

Participants on social media rated pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine Americans based on a scale of moral exclusion, a list of negative words, and how entertaining it was for an activist to die from the disease. All three dimensions were higher when the target was the outgroup, compared to the ingroup.