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Perceived hatred fuels conflicts between Democrats and Republicans, Israelis and Palestinians


October 20, 2014

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A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by a team of researchers from The New School for Social Research, Northwestern University and Boston College demonstrates how seemingly unsolvable political and ethnic conflicts are fueled by asymmetrical perceptions of opponents' motivations--and that these tensions can be relieved by providing financial incentives to better understand what drives an adversary group. Full Story

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