Humans as animals and objects: The psychology of dehumanization

Grant number: DP120102231 | Funding period: 2012 - 2015

Completed

Abstract

This project will clarify how some individuals and groups as perceived as less than human. It will examine how some groups are subtly seen as animal-like and how some media images objectify individuals. It will yield a deeper understanding of how people may be degraded, dismissed, vilified and dehumanised.

University of Melbourne Researchers