Publications

Journal Articles

Paluck, E.L., Porat, R., Clark, C.S., & Green, D.P. (2020). Prejudice reduction: Progress and challengesAnnual Review of Psychology

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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