Connecting personality and ideology as antecedents of group-based empathy and schadenfreude

We examine the relationship between personality, ideology, and emotions, arguing that SDO and RWA will predict reduced empathy and increased schadenfreude but towards different groups.

Empathic and counter-empathic emotions shape social hierarchy based on group positionality

Here, I review two categories of emotional antecedents to hierarchy maintenance – empathic and counter-empathic emotions – which directly impact the cooperative or competitive nature of intergroup relations.