Category Archives: Openness

The Psychological Value of Being Open to New Information and Experiences

What Open-Mindedness Looks Like – An open-minded individual… strives to develop a better understanding of the world, willing to listen to other people’s beliefs and opinions, to learn from their insights and experience and makes an effort to try new things … Continue reading

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Exposure to Outgroup Members Criticizing their Own Group Facilitates Intergroup Openness

A major barrier to conflict resolution is group members’ tendency to hold on to the ingroup’s narrative of the conflict and reject the outgroup’s perspective. In the current research, we propose that voicing internal criticism to an outgroup crowd can … Continue reading

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