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Publications

Journal Articles

Endvelt, K., Halperin, E., & Porat, R. (2024). Zoom out: An intervention on the virtual learning environment improves minority students’ grades in two field experiments in Israel Proceedings of the National Academcy of Sciences, 121(22).

Porat, R., Gantman, A., Green, S., Pezzuto, J.H., & Paluck, E.L. (2024). Preventing sexual violence: A behavioral problem without a behaviorally-informed solutionPsychological Science in the Public Interest.

Porat, R., & Paluck, E.L. (2024). Anger at Work. Frontiers in Social Psyhology (2). 

Karakulak, A., Stogianni, M., Alonso-Arbiol, I., Shukla, S., Bender, M., Yeung, V. W. L., ... & Gkomez, A. (2023). The perceived vulnerability to disease scale: Cross-cultural measurement invariance and associations with fear of COVID-19 across 16 countries. Social and Personality Psychology Compass

Paluck, E.L., Porat, R., Clark, C.S., & Green, D.P. (2021). Prejudice reduction: Progress and challengesAnnual Review of Psychology, 72, 533-560.

Porat, R., Harel, L., Pnueli, V., & Halperin, E. (2020). Developing ReApp: An emotion regulation mobile intervention for intergroup conflictCognition & Emotion

Porat, R., Tamir, M., & Halperin, E. (2020). Group-based emotion regulation: A motivated approachEmotion, 20(1), 16-20.

Tamir, M., Halperin, E., Porat, R., Bigman, Y., & Hasson, S. (2019). Where there's a will, there's a way: Disentangling the effects of goals and means in emotion regulation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116(5), 795-816.

Porat, R., Tamir, M., Wohl, M.J.A., Gur, T., & Halperin, E. (2019). Motivated emotion and rally around the flag effect: Liberals are motivated to feel collective angst (like conservatives) when faced with existential threatCognition & Emotion, 33(3), 480-491. 

Snycer, D., Lopez, S.M.F., Sell, A., Lim, J., Porat, R., Shalvi, S., Halperin, E., Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (2017). Support for redistribution is shaped by compassion, envy, and self-interest, but not a taste for fairnessProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(31), 8420-8425. 

Gutentag, T., Halperin, E., Porat, R., Bigman, Y., & Tamir, M. (2017). Successful emotion regulation enquires both conviction and skill: Beliefs about the controllability of emotions, reappraisal, and regulation success. Cognition & Emotion, 31(6), 1225-1233.

McDonald, M.M., Porat, R., Yarkoney, A., Reifen Tagar, M., Kimel, S., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2017). Intergroup emotional similarity reduces dehumanization and promotes conciliatory attitudes in prolonged conflict. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 20(1), 125-136.

Porat, R., Halperin, E., & Tamir, M. (2016). What we want is what we get: Group-based emotional preferences and conflict resolution. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110(2), 167-190. 

Porat, R., Halperin, E., Mannheim, I., & Tamir, M. (2016). Together we cry: Social motives and preferences for group-based sadnessCognition & Emotion, 30(1), 66-79. 

Hameiri, B., Porat, R., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2016). Moderating attitudes in times of violence through paradoxical thinking intervention: A field experimentProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(10), 2625-2630.

Sznycer, D., Tooby, J., Cosmides, L., Porat, R., Shalvi, S., & Halperin, E. (2016). Shame closely tracks the threat of devaluation by others, even across cultures. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(10), 2625-2630.

Wayne, C., Porat, R., Tamir, M., & Halperin, E. (2016). Rationalizing conflict: The polarising role of accountability in ideological decision makingJournal of Conflict Resolution, 60(8), 1473-1502. 

Vishkin, A., Bigman, Y.E., Porat, R., Solak, N., Halperin, E., & Tamir, M. (2016). God rest our hearts: Religiosity and cognitive reappraisal. Emotion, 16(2), 252-262.

Porat, R., Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2015). The effect of sociopsychological barriers on the processing of new information about peace opportunities. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 59(1), 93-119. 

Hameiri, B., Porat, R.*, Bar-Tal, D., Bieler, A., & Halperin, E. (2014). Paradoxical thinking as a new avenue of intervention to promote peace. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(30), 10996-1101.

*The first two authors contributes equally to this work and are listed in alphabetical order

Cohen-Chen, S., Halperin, E., Porat, R., & Bar-Tal, D. (2014). The differential effects of hope and fear on information processing in intractable conflictsJournal of Social and Political Psychology, 2(1), 11-30. 

Gross, J.J., Halperin, E., & Porat, R. (2013). Emotion regulation in intractable conflictsCurrent Directions in Psychological Science, 22(6), 423-429. 

Halperin, E., Porat, R., & Wohl, M.J.A. (2013). Extinction threat and reciprocal threat reduction: Collective angst predicts willingness to compromise in intractable intergroup conflicts. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 16(6), 797-813.

Halperin, E., Porat, R., Tamir, M., & Gross, J.J. (2013). Can emotion regulation change political attitudes in intractable conflicts? From the laboratory to the field. Psychological Science, 24(1), 106-111. 

Book Chapters

Porat, R., & Saguy, T. (in press). Implementing socio-psychological interventions in the field: Insights from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In Y.G, Acar, M. Moss, & M. Ulug (Eds.), Researching peace and conflict: Field experience and methodological reflections. Springer. 

Dupuis, D., Porat, R., & Wohl, M.J.A. (2015). Collective angst in intractable conflicts: How concerns for the in-group's future vitality shapes adversarial intergroup relation. In: E. Halperin & K. Sharvit (Eds.), The social psychology of intractable conflicts (pp. 131-142). Springer.

Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., Porat, R., & Nets-Zehngut (2012). Intractable conflicts: Why society members tend to support their continuation and resist their peaceful resolution? In: A. Golec de Zavala, & A. Cichocka (Eds.), Social psychology of social problems: The intergroup context (pp. 254-279). Palgrave Macmillan.

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