Can Positive Representation Break the Chains of Dehumanization?

Understanding the Roots of Dehumanization. Understanding the Roots of Dehumanization Humans, by nature, form tight-knit groups, often viewing those outside their circle as the 'other.' This tendency, rooted in our tribal instincts, can lead to dehumanization and foster negative perceptions of out-groups. Research indicates that breaking this cycle demands a multifaceted approach involving individuation, education, and combatting the spread of misinformation.. Humans, by nature, form tight-knit groups, often viewing those outside their circle as the 'other.' This tendency, rooted in our tribal instincts, can lead to dehumanization and foster negative perceptions of out-groups. Research indicates that breaking this cycle demands ... [Read More]