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Rodrigo Brito

  • Rodrigo Brito

    PhD., Psychology, Université Libre de Bruxelles (2004) MSc, Social and Organizational Psychology, ISCTE-IUL (1998) Lic., Sociology, ISCTE-IUL (1995) Associate Professor, Faculdade de Psicologia Researcher, CEPCA

    Research Interests:
    Relational Models Theory
    Cross-cultural mapping of relational models use in social relations
    Interaction, embodied psychology, and relational models in ingroup and intergroup relations: experimental effects of
    commensalism, touching, spatial positions and movements; meta-analysis of implicit relational effects in the minimal group paradigm
    Hormonal mediation of group bonding and intergroup relations

    Representative publications:
    Brito, R., Waldzus, S., Sekerdej, M., & Schubert, T. (2011). The contexts and structures of relating to others: How memberships in different types of groups shape the construction of interpersonal relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 28(3): 406-431. Correia, I., Brito, R., Vala, J., & Perez, J.A. (2005). Normes anti-racistes et persistance du racisme flagrant: Analyse comparative des attitudes face aux Tziganes et face aux Noirs au Portugal. [Anti-racist norms and persistence of blatant racism: Comparative analyse of attitudes regarding Gypsies and Blacks in Portugal] Psihologia Sociala, 15: 7-22. Klein, O., Azzi, A. E., Brito, R., & Berckmans, S. (2000). Nationalism and the strategic expression of identity. In T. Postmes, S. Reicher, T. Lea & R. Spears (Eds.) SIDE issues centre stage: Recent developments in studies of de-individuation in groups (pp. 131-141). Amsterdão: Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Vala, J., Brito, R., & Lopes, D. (1999). Expressões dos racismos em Portugal: perspectivas psicossociológicas [Expressions of racisms in Portugal]. Lisboa: Instituto de Ciências Sociais.

    Review Activity:
    European Journal of Social Psychology
    Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
    Journal of Personal and Social Relationships

    Alan Fiske (UCLA)
    Ana Louceiro (ISCTE-IUL)
    António Lopes (ULHT, ITQB)
    Cláudia Simão (ISCTE-IUL)
    Hans Ijzerman (VU Amsterdam)
    Mayuko Onuki (University of Southern California)
    Sven Waldzus (ISCTE-IUL)
    Thomas Schubert (ISCTE-IUL)

    European Association of Social Psychology
    Society for Personality and Social Psychology