Isidora Benitez Janezic

Université Laval

Department of Information and Communication
Finish: 2018
Supervisor: Penelope Daignault

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Several researchers have suggested that interventions successful at improving intergroup attitudes are the ones that create empathy for discriminated groups (Batson & Ahamd, 2009). There is also evidence for the persuasive impact of an empathic response to media interventions (PSAs). Empathy has usually been induced by instructing participants to either imagine how another person feels or to imagine how they would feel in a similar situation. While this method is effective in generating empathy,