Distrust of the other Archive

Using the science of group conflict to understand Trump's campaign

In Five Beliefs That Propel Groups Toward Conflict, published in American Psychologist, a pair of researchers lay out the five beliefs that, when transmitted by leaders to their followers, creates a “group conflict” that propels the group forward. The five beliefs are: 1. Confidence in one’s superiority 2. Claims of unjust treatment 3. Fears of vulnerability 4. Distrust …