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Cohen-Chen, S., Lang, O., Ran, S., & Halperin, E. (in press). The prevalence of despair in intractable conflicts: Direct messages of hope and despair affect Leftists, but not Rightists. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. View


Shuman, E., Saguy, T., van Zomeren, M., Halperin, E. (in press). Disrupting the system constructively: Testing the effectiveness of nonnormative nonviolent collective action. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Peleg-Koriat, I, Weimann-Saks D, & Halperin E. (in press).The moderating role of psychological distance on the impact of malleability beliefs on public attitudes towards punishment. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. View

Bar-Tal, D., Hameiri, B., & Halperin, E. (in press). Paradoxical thinking as a paradigm of attitude change in the context of intractable conflict. In B. Gawronski (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol. 63). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.


Hasan-Aslih, S., Shuman, E., Pliskin, R., Van Zomeren, M., Saguy, T., Halperin, E. (in press). With or without you: The paradoxical role of identification in predicting joint and ingroup collective action in intergroup Conflict. European Journal of Social Psychology. View


Hasler, B. S., Landau, D., Hasson, Y., Schori-Eyal, N., Giron, J., Levy, J., Halperin, E., & Friedman, D. (in press). Virtual reality-based conflict resolution: The impact of immersive 360° video on changing view points and moral judgment in the context of violent intergroup conflict. New Media & Society.

Porat, R., Erel, L., Pnueli, V., & Halperin, E. (in press). Developing ReApp: An emotion regulation mobile intervention for intergroup conflict. Cognition and Emotion. View

Halperin, E., & Schori-Eyal, N. (in press). Moral Emotions in Intergroup Relations and Intergroup Conflicts. In D.R.  Redlawsk (Ed.) Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making. Oxford University Press. 


Netzer, L., Halperin, E. & Tamir, M. (in press). Be Afraid, Be very afraid! Motivated intergroup emotion regulation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. View

Shulman, D., Halperin, E., Kessler, T., Schori-Eyal, N., Reifen Tagar, M. (in press). Exposure to Analogous Harmdoing Increases Acknowledgment of Ingroup Transgressions in Intergroup Conflicts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. View

​Hasan-Aslih, S., Shuman, E., Goldenberg, A., Pliskin, R., Van Zomeren, M., Halperin, E. (in press). The quest for hope: Disadvantaged group members can fulfill their desire to feel hope, but only when they believe in their power. Social Psychological and Personality Science. View

Endevelt, K., Schori-Eyal, N., & Halperin, E. (in press). Everyone should get the same, but we should get more: Group entitlement and intergroup moral double standard. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. View


Leshem, O.A. & Halperin, E. (2020). Lay theories of peace and their influence on policy preference during violent conflict. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. View

Leshem, O. A., & Halperin, E. (2020). Hope During Conflict. In S. C. van den Heuvel (Ed.), Historical and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Hope (pp. 179–196). Springer International Publishing. View

Halperin, E. & Schori-Eyal, N. (2020). Towards a new framework of personalized psychological interventions to improve intergroup relations and promote peace. Social and Personality Psychology Compass. 14(5), 255-270View


Weiss-Klayman, N., Hameiri, B., & Halperin, E. (2020). Group-based guilt and shame in the context of intergroup conflict: The role of beliefs and meta beliefs about group malleability. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 50(4), 213–227. View

Goldenberg, A., Garcia, D., Halperin, E., & Gross, J.J. (2020). Collective Emotions. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 29(2), 154-160. View


Hameiri, B., Idan, O., Nabet, E., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2020). The paradoxical thinking ‘sweet spot’: The role of recipients’ latitude of rejection in the effectiveness of paradoxical thinking messages targeting
anti-refugee attitudes in Israel. Journal of Social and Political Psychology. 8(1), 266–283. View


Pliskin, R., & Halperin, E. (2020). The promise of adopting an emotional approach to understanding and reducing political intolerance. In E. Borgida, C. Federico, & J. Miller (Eds.). At the forefront of political psychology: Essays in honor of John L. Sullivan. New York: Routledge.

Pliskin, R., Ruhrman, A. & Halperin, E. (2020). Proposing a multi-dimensional, context-sensitive approach to the study of ideological (A)Symmetry in emotion. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 34:75–80. View

Porat, R., Tamir, M., & Halperin, E. (2020). Group-based emotion regulation: A motivated approach. Emotion20(1), 16–20.

Leshem, O. & Halperin, E. (2020). Hoping for peace during protracted conflict: Citizens’ hope is based on inaccurate appraisals of their adversary’s hope for peace. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 64 (1), 3-225. View

Orian Harel, T., Maoz, I., & Halperin, E. (2020). A Conflict within a Conflict: Intragroup Ideological Polarization and Intergroup Intractable Conflict. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 34, 52–57. View


Goldenberg, A., Garcia, D., Halperin, E., Zaki, J., Kong, D., Golarai, G., & Gross, J. J. (2020). Beyond emotional similarity: The role of situation-specific motives. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149(1), 138–159.



Halperin, E. & Nir, N (2019). Intergroup hate in conflict: The case of the Korean conflict. In  J. Park, M. Lee, H. Choi, Y. Kwon, S. Sloman, & E. Halperin (Eds.). 2019 Annual Reports of Attitude of Koreans toward Peace and Reconciliation. Seoul: Korea Institute for National Unification.


Elad-Strenger, J., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2019). Facilitating hope among the hopeless: The role of ideology and moral content in shaping reactions to internal criticism in the context of intractable conflict. Social Science Quarterly, 100(6), 2425-2444. View

Hasson, Y., Schori-Eyal, N., Landau, D., Hasler, B. S., Levy, J., Friedman, D., & Halperin, E. (2019). The enemy’s gaze: Immersive virtual environments enhance peace promoting attitudes and emotions in violent intergroup conflicts. PLoS ONE, 14(9): e0222342. View

Levy, A. Zezelj, I, Brankovic, M., Dusanic, S., van Zomeren, M., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2019). Complex social identities and intergroup relations: Gateway groups in the Western Balkans. Social Psychology, 50(3), 201-206.  View

Alkoby, A., Pliskin, R., Halperin, E., & Levit-Binnun, N. (2019). An eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) workshop increases regulatory choice flexibility. Emotion, 19(4), 593-604. View

Wohl, M. J. A, Tabri, N., & Halperin, E. (2019). Emotional sources of intergroup atrocities. In L. S. Newman (Ed.), Confronting humanity at its worst: The Social Psychology of genocide and extreme intergroup violence. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Cernadas Curotto, P., Halperin, E., Sander, D., & Klimecki, O. (2019). Emotions in attacker-defender conflicts [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 42, e120. View

Szekeres, H., Halperin, E., Kende, A., & Saguy, T. (2019). The effect of moral loss and gain mindset on confronting racism. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 84, 103833. View

Levy, A., Halperin, E., Van Zomeren, M., & Saguy, T. (2019) Inter-racial gateways: The potential of biracials to reduce threat and prejudice in inter racial dynamics. Race and Social Problems,11(2), 119–132.

Levy, A., Zezelj, I., Branković, M., Dusanic, S., van Zomeren, M., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2019). Complex Social Identities and Intergroup Relations. Social Psychology, 50(3), 201–206. View

McDonald, M. M., Brindley, S., Halperin, E., & Saguy, T. (2019). Promoting intergroup openness and support for equality in a new cultural context: Replicating the effects of internal criticism. The Journal of Social Psychology, 15(3), 349-356. View

Hasan-Aslih, S., Netzer, L., Tamir, M., Saguy, T., Van Zomeren, M., Halperin, E. (2019). When we want them to fear us: the motivation to influence outgroup emotions in collective action. Group Processes & Intergroup relations, 22(5), 724–745. View

Halperin, E., & Schori-Eyal, N. (2019). Moral emotions in political decision making. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press. View

Weimann-Saks D, Peleg-Koriat, I, & Halperin E. (2019). The effect of malleability beliefs and emotions on legal decision making. Justice System Journal, 40(1), 21-38. View

Schori-Eyal, N., Halperin, E., & Saguy, T. (2019). Intergroup commonality, political ideology, and tolerance of enemy collateral casualties in intergroup conflicts. Journal of Peace Research, 56(3), 425-439. View

Tamir, M., Halperin, E., Porat, R., Bigman, Y., & Hasson, Y. (2019). When 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. View

Cohen-Chen, S., Van Kleef, G. A., Crisp, R. J., & Halperin, E. (2019). Dealing in hope: Does observing hope expressions increase conciliatory attitudes in intergroup conflict? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 83, 102-111. View

Nir, N & Halperin, E. (2019). Effects of Humor on Intergroup Communication in Intractable Conflicts: Using Humor in an Intergroup Appeal Facilitates Stronger Agreement Between Groups and a Greater Willingness to Compromise. Political Psychology, 40(3), 467-485. View

Zipris, I., Pliskin, R., Canetti, D., & Halperin, E. (2019). Exposure to the 2014 Gaza War and Support for Militancy: The Role of Emotion Dysregulation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(6), 965–977. View

Cohen, R., Pliskin, R., & Halperin, E. (2019). How I learned to stop fearing: Ideological differences in choice of reappraisal content. European Journal of Social Psychology, 49(3), 482-502. View

Hameiri, B., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2019). Paradoxical thinking interventions: A paradigm for societal change. Social Issues and Policy Review, 13(1), 36-62. View

Hasan-Aslih, S., Pliskin, R., Van Zomeren, M., Halperin, E., Saguy, T. (2019). A darker Side of hope: harmony-based hope Ironically decreases collective action intentions among the disadvantaged. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(2) 209–223. View


Malovicki-Yaffe, N., McDonald, M. M., Halperin, E., & Saguy, T. (2018). God, sex, and money among the ultra-Orthodox in Israel: An integrated sociocultural and evolutionary perspective. Evolution and Human Behavior, 39(6), 622-631. View

Fischer, A., Halperin, E., Canetti, D & Jasini, A. (2018). Why we hate. Emotion Review, 10(4), 309-220. View

Shuman, E., Johnson, D., Saguy, T. & Halperin, E. (2018). Threat to the group’s image can motivate high identifiers to take action against ingroup transgressions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44 (11), 1523-1544. View

Shuman, E., Halperin, E., & Reifen Tagar, M. (2018). Anger as a Catalyst for Change? Incremental Beliefs and Anger’s Constructive Effects in Conflict. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 21(17), 1092-1106. View

Idan, O., Halperin, E., Hameiri, B., & Reifen Tagar, M. (2018). A rose by any other name? Subtle linguistic cue impacts anger and corresponding policy support in intractable conflict. Psychological Science, 29(6), 972-983. View

Hasson, Y., Tamir, M., Brahms, K.S., Cohrs, J.C., & Halperin, E. (2018). Are liberals and conservatives equally motivated to feel empathy toward others? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44(10), 1449-1459. View

Yaffe, N., Solak, N., Halperin, E., & Saguy, T. (2018). "Poor is pious": Distinctiveness threat increases glorification of poverty among the poor. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 460–471. View

Anisman‐Razin, M. , Rozen, R. , Halperin, E. and Saguy, T. (2018). Support for Leader's Decisions in Conflict and Negotiation: Women Do Not Benefit From Relevant Expertise While Men Do. Political Psychology, 39, 633-648.  View

Kahn, D., Reifen Tagar, M., Halperin, E., Backstrom, M., Vitriol, J., Liberman, V. (2018). If they can't change why support change?  Implicit Theories about groups, social dominance orientation and political ideology. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 6(1), 151-173. View

Porat, R., Tamir, M., Wohl, M., Gur, T & Halperin, E. (2018). Motivated emotion and the rally around the flag effect: Liberals are motivated to feel collective angst (like Conservatives) when faced with existential threat. Cognition and Emotion, DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2018.1460321. View

Goldenberg, A., Cohen-Chen, S., Goyer, J. P., Dweck, C. S., Gross, J. J., & Halperin, E. (2018). Testing the impact and durability of group malleability intervention in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(4), 696-701. View

Fernández, S., Halperin, E., Gaviria, E., Agudo, R., Saguy, T. (2018). Understanding the role of the perpetrator in triggering humiliation: The effects of hostility and status. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, 1-11. View

Pliskin, R., Halperin, E., Bar-Tal, D., & Sheppes, G. (2018). When ideology meets conflict-related content: Influences on emotion generation and regulation. Emotion,18(2), 159-170. View

McDonald, M., Brindley, S., Halperin, E., & Saguy, T. (2018). Outgroup members’ internal criticism promotes intergroup openness: The role of perceived risk. British Journal of Social Psychology, 57, 95–111. View

Hameiri, B., Nabet, E., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2018). Paradoxical thinking as a conflict resolution intervention: Comparison to alternative interventions and examination of psychological mechanisms. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44(1), 122–139. View


Hameiri, B., Bar-Tal, D. & Halperin, E. (2017). Self-censorship as a socio-psychological barrier to peacemaking. In D. Bar-Tal, R. Nets-Zehngut, & K. Sharvit (Eds.) Self-censorship in contexts of conflict: Theory and research (pp. 61-78). New York, NY: Springer.

Alkoby, A., Halperin, E., Tarrasch, R., & Levit-Binnun, N. (2017). Increased Support for Political Compromise in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Following an 8-Week Mindfulness Workshop. Mindfulness, 8(5), 1345-1353. View

Hameiri, B., Sharvit, K., Bar-Tal., D., Shahar, E., & Halperin, E. (2017). Support for self-censorship among Israelis as a socio-psychological barrier to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Political Psychology, 38(5), 795-813. View

Ron, Y., Solomon, J., Halperin, E. & Saguy, T. (2017). Willingness to engage in intergroup contact: A multi-level approach. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 23(3), 210-218. View

Sznycer, D., Lopez Seal, 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 fairness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(31), 8420-8425. View

Cohen-Chen, S., Crisp, R. J., & Halperin, E. (2017). A new appraisal-based framework underlying hope in conflict resolution. Emotion Review, 9(3), 208-214. View

Goldenberg, A., Enav, Y., Halperin, E., Saguy, T., & Gross, J. (2017). Emotional compensation in parents. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 69, 150-155. View

Halperin, E. & Reifen-Tagar, M. (2017). Emotions in conflicts: Understanding emotional processes sheds light on the nature and potential resolution of intractable conflicts. Current Opinion in Psychology, 17, 94-94. View

Levy, A., Saguy, T., Halperin, E., & Van Zomeren, M. (2017). Bridges or barriers? Conceptualization of the role of multiple identity gateway groups in intergroup relations. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:1097. View

Levy, A., van Zomeren, M., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2017). Intergroup emotions and gateway groups: Introducing multiple social identities into the study of emotions in conflict. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 11(6), 1-15. View

Halperin, E., & Levy, A. (2017). Intractable Conflicts. In F. M. Moghaddam (Ed). The Sage Encyclopedia of Political Behavior, pp. 406-408, Sage. View

Levy, A., Saguy, T., van Zomeren, M., & Halperin, E. (2017). Ingroups, outgroups, and the gateway groups between: The potential of dual identities to improve intergroup relations. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 70, 260-271. View

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

Solak, N. Raifen Tagar, M., Cohen-Chen, S., Saguy, T., & Halperin E. (2017). Disappointment expression increases collective guilt and collective action in intergroup conflict: Moderating role of legitimacy perceptions. Cognition and Emotion, 31(6), 1112-1126. View

Cohen-Chen, S., Crisp, R. J., & Halperin, E. (2017). Hope comes in many forms: Outgroup expressions of hope override low support and promote reconciliation in conflicts. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(2), 153-161. View

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. View

Goldenberg, A., Endevelt, K., Ran, S., Dweck, C. S., Gross, J. J., & Halperin, E. (2017). Making intergroup contact more fruitful: Enhancing cooperation between Palestinian and Jewish Israeli adolescents by fostering beliefs about group malleability. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(1), 3-10. View

Rosler, N., Cohen-Chen, S., & Halperin, E. (2017). The distinctive effects of empathy and hope in intractable conflicts. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 6(1), 114-139. View


Halperin, E., & Ruhrman, A. (2016). Hatred. In  V. Zeigler-Hill, & T. K Shackelford (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Difference (pp. 1-4). Springer. View

Shuman, E., Cohen-Chen, S., Hirsch-Hoefler, S., & Halperin, E. (2016). Explaining normative versus non-normative action: The role of implicit theories. Political Psychology, 27 (6), 835-852. View

Hameiri, B., Porat, R., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2016). Moderating attitudes in times of violence through paradoxical thinking intervention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (43), 12105-12110. View

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

Magal T., Bar-Tal D., & Halperin, E. (2016). "Why is it so difficult to motivate people to support for peace processes?" A case study of the Jewish-Israeli society 2009-2015. POLITIKA. (in Hebrew) View

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. View


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


Čehajić-Clancy, S., Goldenberg, A., Gross. J.J., & Halperin, E. (2016). Social-Psychological Interventions for Intergroup Reconciliation: An Emotion Regulation Perspective. Psychological Inquiry, 27 (2), 73-88. View


Kimel, S.Y., Huesmann, L.R., Kunst, J. & Halperin, E. (2016). Living in a genetic world: How learning about interethnic genetic similarities and differences affects peace and conflict. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42 (5), 688-700. View


Goldenberg, A., Halperin, E., Van-Zomeren, M., & Gross, J.J. (2016). The process model of group-based emotion: Integrating intergroup emotion and emotion regulation perspectives. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 20 (2), 118-141. View


Wohl, M. J. A., Porat, R., & Halperin, E. (2016). Unfreezing cognitions during an intractable conflict: Does an external incentive for negotiating peace and (low levels of) collective angst increase information seeking? British Journal of Social Psychology, 55, 65-87. View


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


Pliskin, R., & Halperin, E. (2016). Emotions and Emotion Regulation in Intractable Conflict and Their Relation to the Ethos of Conflict in Israeli Society. In K. Sharvit & E. Halperin (Eds.) A Social Psychology Perspective on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Springer, 167-184. View


Sharvit, K., Halperin, E. (Eds.). (2016). A Social Psychology Perspective on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Springer. View


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. View


Kahn, D. T., Liberman, V., Halperin, E., & Ross, L. (2016). Intergroup sentiments, political identity, and their influence on responses to potentially ameliorative proposals in the context of an intractable conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 60 (1), 61-88. View


Halperin, E. (2016). Emotions in Conflict : Inhibitors and Facilitators of Peace Making. New York: Routledge. View


Magal, T., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2016). Why it is so difficult to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Israeli Jews? A socio-psychological approach. In E. Ben-Rafael, J. H. Schoeps, Y. Sternberg, & O. Glöckner (pp. 1211-1239). Handbook of Israel: The major debates. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.



Schori-Eyal, N., Reifen Tagar, M., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2015). The benefits of group-based pride: Pride can motivate guilt in intergroup conflicts among high glorifiers. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology,61, 79-83. View


Halperin, E., Sharvit, K. (Eds.). (2015). The Social Psychology of Intractable Conflicts. Springer. View


Cohen-Chen, S., Van-Zomeren, M., & Halperin, E. (2015). Hope(lessness) and Collective (In)action in Intractable Intergroup Conflict. In E. Halperin & K. Sharvit (Eds.) The Social Psychology of Intractable Conflicts. Springer, 89-101.


Hameiri, B., & Halperin, E. (2015). Sociopsychological Barriers to Peacemaking and Overcoming Them: A Review of New Psychological Interventions. In E. Halperin & K. Sharvit (Eds.) The Social Psychology of Intractable Conflicts. Springer, 173-187.


Gubler, J., Halperin, E & Hirschberger, G. (2015). Humanizing the outgroup in contexts of protracted intergroup conflict. Journal of Experimental Political Science, 2(1), 36-46. View


Fernández, S., Saguy, T., & Halperin, E. (2015). The paradox of humiliation: The acceptance of an unjust devaluation of the self. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(7), 976-988. View


Saguy, T., Szekeres, H., Nouri, R., Goldenberg, A., Doron, G., Dovidio, J.F, & Halperin, E. (2015). Awareness of Intergroup Help Can Rehumanize the Outgroup. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 6(5), 551-558. View


Kudish, S., Cohen-Chen, S., & Halperin, E. (2015). Increasing support for concession-making in intractable conflicts: The role of conflict uniqueness. Peace and conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21(2), 248-263. View


Pliskin R., Sheppes, G., & Halperin, E. (2015). Running for your life, in context: Are rightists always less likely to consider fleeing their country when fearing future events? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 59, 90-95. View


Wohl, M., Cohen-Chen, S., Halperin, E., Caouette, J., Hayes, N., & Hornsey, M.J. (2015). Belief in the Malleability of Groups Strengthens the Tenuous Link Between a Collective Apology and Intergroup Forgiveness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 714-725. View


Cohen-Chen, S., Crisp, R & Halperin, E. (2015). Perceptions of changing world induce hope and promote peace in intractable conflicts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(4), 498-512. View


Halperin, E., & Pliskin, R. (2015). Emotions and emotion regulation in intractable conflict: Studying emotional processes within a unique context. Advances in Political Psychology, 36, 119-150. View


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. View




Schori-Eyal, N., Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2014). Three layers of collective victimhood: Effects of multileveled victimhood on intergroup conflicts in the Israeli-Arab context. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44(12), 778-794. View


Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., & Pliskin, R. (2014). Why it is so difficult to resolve intractable conflicts peacefully? A sociopsychological explanation. In M. Galluccio (Ed.), Handbook of international negotiation: Interpersonal, intercultural and diplomatic perspective (pp.73-92). Switzerland: Springer. View


Hameiri, B., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2014). Challenges for peacemakers: How to overcome the socio-psychological barriers. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1, 164-171. View


Pliskin, R., Bar-Tal, D., Sheppes, G., & Haperin, E. (2014). Are leftists more emotion-driven than rightists? The interactive influence of ideology and emotions on support for policies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40 (12), 1681-1697. View


Nasie, M., Bar-Tal, D., Pliskin, R., Nahhas, E., & Halperin, E. (2014). Overcoming the barrier of narrative adherence in conflicts through awareness of the psychological bias of naïve realism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40 (11), 1543-1556. View


Goldenberg, A., Saguy, T & Halperin, E. (2014). How group-based emotions are shaped by collective emotions: Evidence for emotional transfer and emotional burden. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107 (4), 581-596. View


Halperin, E., Pliskin, R., Saguy, T., Liberman, V., & Gross, J. J. (2014). Emotion regulation and the cultivation of political tolerance: Searching for a new track for intervention. Journal of Conflict Resolution, ​58 (6), 1110-1138.   View


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, 10996-11001. View


Halperin, E., Cohen-Chen, S & Goldenberg, A. (2014). Indirect emotion regulation in intractable conflicts: A new approach to conflict resolution. European Review of Social Psychology. 25 (1), 1-31. View


Saguy, T & Halperin, E (2014). Exposure to outgroup members criticizing their own group facilitates intergroup openness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 40 (6), 791-802. View


Bar-Tal, D & Halperin, E. (2014). Societal beliefs and emotions as socio-psychological barriers to peaceful conflict resolution. Palestine Israel Journal. 19 (3), 18-27.


Reifen Tagar, M., Morgan, G. S., Skitka, L., & Halperin, E. (2014). Moral conviction in the context of protracted intergroup conflict: When ideology matters in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. European Journal of Social Psychology. 44 (2), 117-125. View


Cohen-Chen, S., Halperin, E., Saguy, T. & Van Zomeren, M. (2014). Beliefs about the malleability of immoral groups facilitate collective action. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 5 (2), 203-210. View


Bar-Tal, D & Halperin, E. (2014). Socio-Psychological barriers for peace making and ideas to overcome them. Revista de Psicología Social. View


Halperin, E., Gross, J & Dweck, C. (2014). Resolving intractable intergroup conflicts: The role of implicit theories about groups. in M. Deutsch, P. Coleman, & E. Marcus (Eds.)The Handbook of Conflict Resolution. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 384-399.


Halperin, E. (2014). Collective emotions and emotion regulation in intractable conflicts. In C. V. Scheve & M. Salmela (Eds.), Collective Emotions. New York: Oxford University Press, 281-298. View


Cohen-Chen, S., Halperin, E., Porat, R., & Bar-Tal, D. (2014). The Differential effects of hope and fear on information processing in intractable conflict. Journal of Social and Political Psychology. View


Cohen-Chen, S., Halperin, E., Crisp, R.J. & Gross, J.J. (2014). Hope in the Middle East: Malleability beliefs, hope, and the willingness to compromise for peace. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 5 (1), 67-75. View


Halperin, E. (2014). Emotion, emotion regulation, and conflict resolution. Emotion Review. 6 (1), 68-76. View




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


Halperin, E., Porat, R., & Wohl, M. (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. View


Levontin, L., Halperin, E & Dweck, C. (2013). Implicit theories block negative attributions about a longstanding adversary: The case of Israelis and Arabs. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 49 (4), 670-675. View


​Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2013). The nature of socio-psychological barriers for peaceful conflict resolution and ways to overcome them.  Conflict & Communication Online​. 12 (2). View


​​​Halperin, E., Porat, R., Tamir, M & Gross, E. (2013). Can Emotion Regulation Change Political Attitudes in Intractable Conflict? From the Laboratory to the Field. Psychological Science, 24, 106-111.  View

Sulitzeanu-Kenan, R. & Halperin, E & (2013). Making a difference: Political efficacy and policy preferences polarization. British Journal of Political Science. 43 (2), 295-322. View

Bar-Tal, D & Halperin, E. (2013). The Psychology of Intractable Conflicts: Eruption, Escalation and Peacemaking. In L. Huddy, D. O. Sears, & J. S. Levy (Eds.), Oxford handbook of political psychology. New York: Oxford University Press, 923-956. View




Halperin, E., Crisp, R., Husnu, S., Dweck, C., Gross, J. (2012). Promoting intergroup contact by changing Beliefs: Group malleability Intergroup anxiety and contact motivation. Emotion, 12(6), 1192-1195. View


Halperin, E., Canetti, D., & Kimhi, S. (2012). In love with hatred: Rethinking the role hatred plays in shaping political behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42(9), 2231-2256. View.


​​Bar-Tal, D., Sharvit, K., Zafran, A., & Halperin, E. (2012). Ethos of conflict: The concept and its measurement. Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 18(1), 40-61. View

Magal, T., Oren, N., Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2012). Psychological legitimization – Views of the Israeli occupation by Jews in Israel: Data and implications. In D. Bar-Tal & I. Schnell (Eds.), impacts of occupation on occupiers: Lessons from the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Oxford: Oxford University Press. View

Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., Porat, R & Nets-Zehngut, R. (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. Houndmill, England: Palgrave Macmillan.​

Halperin, E. (2012). Review of the book The nature of hate, by: R. J. Sternberg & K. Sternberg. Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 18(1), 101-103. View​




Halperin, E., Russell, A. G., Trzesniewski, K. H., Gross, J. J., & Dweck, C. S. (2011). Promoting the Middle East peace process by changing beliefs about group malleability. Science, 333, 1767-1769. View

Halperin, E. & Bar-Tal D. (2011). Socio-psychological barriers to peace making: An empirical examination within the Israeli Jewish society. Journal of Peace Research, 48, 637-651. View

Čehajić. S., Effron, D., Halperin, E., Liberman, V & Ross, L., (2011). Affirmation, acknowledgment of ingroup responsibility, group-based guilt, and support for reparative measures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101(2), 256-270. View

Halperin, E., Russell, A. G., Dweck, C. S., & Gross, J. J. (2011). Anger, hatred, and the quest for peace: Anger can be constructive in the absence of hatred. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 55(2), 274-291. View

Halperin, E., & Gross, J. (2011). Emotion regulation in violent conflict: Reappraisal, hope, and support for humanitarian aid to the opponent in wartime. Cognition & Emotion, 1-9. View

Halperin, E., & Gross, J. (2011). Intergroup anger in intractable conflict: Long-term sentiments predict anger responses during the Gaza war. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 14 (4), 477-488. View

Reifen, M., Halperin, E., & Frederico, C. (2011). The positive effect of negative emotions in protracted conflict: The case of anger. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 157-163. View

Halperin, E. (2011). Emotional barriers to peace: Emotions and public opinion of Jewish Israelis about the peace process in the Middle East. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 17, 22-45. View

Halperin, E., Sharvit, K., & Gross, J. J. (2011). Emotion and emotion regulation in conflicts. In D, Bar-Tal (Ed.) Intergroup conflicts and their resolution: Social psychological perspective (pp. 83-103). New York: Psychology Press. View

Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2011). Socio-psychological barriers to conflict resolution. In D, Bar-Tal (Ed.) Intergroup conflicts and their resolution: Social psychological perspective (pp. 217-240). New-York: Psychology Press. View

Halperin, E. (2011). Dealing with hatred; bypassing the conflict. Eco of education, (in Hebrew). View

Ubillos, S., Martin-Beristain, C., Garaigordobil, M., & Halperin, E. (2011). Agresion, odio, conflictos intergrupales y violencia colectiva. In D. Paez, C. Martín Beristain, J.L. Gonzalez, N. Basabe & J. De Rivera (Eds.), Overcoming collective violence and building culture of peace. Madrid: Editorial Fundamentos. (pp.15-37) (in Spanish).

Halperin, E. (2011). Intergroup hatred: Psychological dimensions. In D. J. Christie (Ed). The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, pp. 557-561, Wiley-Blackwell.

Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2011). Conflict resolution, socio psychological barriers to. In D. J. Christie (Ed).The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology, pp. 223-228, Wiley-Blackwell.

Bar-Tal, D., & Halperin, E. (2011). Emotional orientation, collective. In D. J. Christie (Ed). The Encyclopedia of

Peace Psychology, pp. 388-392, Wiley-Blackwell.




​Halperin, E., Bar-Tal, D., Sharvit, K., Rosler, N & Raviv, A. (2010). Socio-psychological implications for occupying society: The case of Israel. Journal of Peace Research, 47, No. 1, 59-70. View

Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E & Oren, N. (2010). Socio-psychological barriers to peace making: The case of the Israeli Jewish society. Social Issues and Social Policy Review, 4, 63-109. View

Halperin, E., & Schwartz, D. (2010). Emotions in conflict resolution and post-conflict reconciliation. Cahier Internationaux de Psychologie Sociale, 1, 215-234. View

Halperin, E. (2010). The emotional roots of intergroup violence – The distinct role of anger and hatred. in M. Mikulincer & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Human Aggression and Violence: Causes, Manifestations, and Consequences. The Herzliya Series on Personality and Social Psychology.

Bar-Tal, D., Magal, T., & Halperin, E. (2010). The paradox of security views in Israel. Socio-psychological explanation. In G. Scheffer & O. Barak (Eds.), Exsitential threats and civil security relations. New York: Lexington Books.

Halperin, E., Oren, N., & Bar-Tal, D. (2010). Socio-psychological barriers of the Israeli Jewish society to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In Y. Bar-Siman-Tov (Ed.), Barriers to the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (pp. 27-75). Jerusalem: Institute of Jerusalem.



​Canetti-Nisim, D., Halperin, E., Sharvit, K., Hobfoll, S. (2009). A new stress-based model of political extremism: Personal exposure to terrorism, psychological distress and exclusionist political attitudes. Journal of Conflict

Resolution, 53, 363-389. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D & Hirsch-Hoefler, S. (2009). Emotional antecedents of political intolerance: The central role of group-based hatred. Political Psychology, 30, 93-123. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D., Hobfoll, E. S & Johnson J. R. (2009). Heightened by failure to gain resources in a new society: Terror, resource gains and ethnic intolerance. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 35:6,997-1014. View

Canetti-Nisim, D., Halperin, E., Hobfoll, E. S., Hirsch-Hoefler, S & Shapira, O. (2009). On the Eve of Forced Disengagement: How Religiosity, Authoritarianism, and Threat Perceptions Impact Jewish Settlers’ Exclusionism towards Arabs in Israel International. Journal of Intercultural Relations, 33, 463 – 474. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D., & Pedahzur, A. (2009). On the Central Role of “Threat Perception” in Mediating the Influence of Socio-Economic Factors on Xenophobic Attitudes (pp.121-138). In Majid Al-Haj (Ed.) Multiculturalism in Israel (Temporary name) Germany: Hamburg Publication. View

Hirsch-hoefler, S., Halperin, E & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2009). The Disengagement as an ‘Anti-Democratic Process’ – True Belief in Democratic Values or Public Relations in the Service of the Opposition?” In Lebel, U., Misgav, H and Avgar, T. In the Shadow of the Disengagement.

Halperin, E., Bar-Tal, D., Sharvit, K., Rosler, N & Raviv, A. (2009). Prolonged Occupation: Psychosocial and Moral Aspects of an Occupying Society (pp. 211 – 232). In C, Kinnvall and S, Scuzzarello (Eds) On Behalf of Others : the morality of care in a global world. Oxford: Oxford University Press. View

Bar-Tal, D & Halperin, E (2009). Overcoming psychological barriers to peace making: The influence of mediating beliefs about losses (pp. 431 – 448). in M. Mikulincer & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Prosocial motives, emotions and behavior. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association Press. View

Gayer, C., Tal, S., Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2009). Overcoming psychological barriers to peaceful conflict resolution: The role of arguments about losses. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 53, 951-975. View



​Halperin, E., Bar-Tal, D., Nets-Zehngut, R & Drori, E. (2008). Emotions in Conflict: Correlates of Fear and Hope in the Israeli-Jewish Society. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 14, 233-258. View

Halperin, E., (2008), Group-based Hatred in Intractable Conflict in Israel. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 52, 713-736. View

Canetti-Nisim, D., Arieli, G &. Halperin, E. (2008). Life, pocketbook, or culture: The role of perceived security threats in promoting exclusionist political attitudes toward minorities in Israel. Political Research Quarterly, 61, 90-103. View

Bar-Tal, D & Halperin, E. (2008). The Influence of Prime Minister Ehud Barak on Israeli Public Opinion – July 2000-February 2001. Megamot, 45, 435-463 (in Hebrew). View

Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., Sharvit, K., Rosler, N & Raviv, A. (2008). Prolonged occupation: Socio-psychosocial aspects of an occupying society. Israeli Sociology, 9, 357-386 (in Hebrew). View



​Halperin, E., Pedahzur , A., & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2007). Psycho-Economic Approaches to the Study of Hostile Attitudes towards Minority Groups: A Study among Israeli Jews. Social Science Quarterly, 88, 177-198.  View

Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2007). The fall of the peace camp in Israel. Conflict and Communication Online. 6, 2. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D., & Pedahzur , A.. (2007). Threatened by the uncontrollable: psychological and socio-economic antecedents of social distance towards labor migrants in Israel. International Journal of Inter-Cultural Relations, 31, 459-478. View

Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., & de-Rivera, J. (2007). Collective emotions in conflict situations: Societal implications. Journal of Social Issues, 63, 441-460. View

Ben-Dor, G., Halperin, E., Hirsch-Hoefler, S., & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2007). The Social Aspect of National Security: The Impact of Terror on Israeli Society. Defense Journal.

Ben-Dor, G., Canetti-Nisim, D & Halperin, E. (2007). The social aspect of national security: Israeli public opinion and the second Lebanon war. Haifa: National Security Studies Center.



Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2006). Democratic values and education for democracy in the state of Israel. Democracy and Security, 2, 169-200 (leading article). View

Halperin, E., Hirsch-Hoefler, S., & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2006). The Xenophobic Demon is Already Out of the Bottle: On the Role of Psychological, Social, and Economic Predictors in the Formation of Xenophobic Attitudes towards Foreign Workers. Social Issues in Israel, 1, 89-127. (in Hebrew).

Hirsch-Hoefler, S., & Halperin, E. (2006). Through the Squalls of Hate: Arab-Phobic Attitudes among Extreme Right and Moderate Right in Israel. Palestine Israel Journal. 12, 53-61.

Canetti-Nisim, D., Hobfoll, S., Halperin, E., & Shapira, O. (2006). On the eve of evacuation of Jewish settlers from Gaza strip: The psychological and political effects of the disengagement plan on the settlers. Haifa: National Security Study Center.


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