Lucía López Rodríguez


Lucía López Rodríguez

Lucía López-Rodríguez is an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology at University of Almería, where she received her Ph.D. in 2013. Her research interests are focused on the underlying psychosocial processes for the improvement of intergroup relations and the factors that favor or hinder social change and extreme behavior.

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Vázquez, A., Gómez, Á., López-Rodríguez, L. & Swann, W. B. (2023). Can identity fusion foster social harmony? Strongly fused individuals embrace familiar outgroup members unless threatened. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 107, 104462. Download


López-Rodríguez, L., Halperin, E., Vázquez, A., Cuadrado, I., Navas, M.S. & Gómez, Á. (2022). Awareness of the Psychological Bias of Naïve Realism Can Increase Acceptance of Cultural Differences. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 48(6), 888–900. Download

López‐Rodríguez, L., Vázquez, A., Constantin, A. A., Bonafonte, M., & Zagefka, H. (2022). The values we share: A multi‐method approach to understanding how perceived outgroup values are related to attitudes towards immigrants. British Journal of Social Psychology. Download

Constantin, A., Cuadrado, I. & López-Rodríguez, L. (2022). El efecto de la valencia del contacto imaginado con inmigrantes sobre el contenido de los estereotipos de los adolescentes: la importancia de la tipicidad percibida. Anales de Psicología, 38, 316-326. Download

Cuadrado, I., López-Rodríguez, L., & Brambilla, M. (2022). Awareness of the psychological bias of naïve realism as a subtle strategy for improving stereotypes towards Moroccan women in Spain. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 88, 77–82. Download

Cuadrado, I., Estevan, L., López-Rodríguez, L., & Constantin, A. (2022). To be or not to be egalitarian, that is the question: Understanding the complexity of ethnic prejudice in the workplace. Current Psychology. Download

Gómez, A., Atran, S., Chinchilla, J., Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Paredes, B., Martínez, M., Blanco, L., Alba, B., Bautista, H., Fernández, S., Pozuelo-Rubio, F., González-Álvarez, J.L., Chiclana, S., Valladares-Narganes, H., Alonso, M., Ruíz-Alvarado, A., López-Novo, J.L., & Davis, R. (2022). Willingness to sacrifice among convicted Islamist terrorists versus violent gang members and other criminals. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-15. Download

Moftizadeh, N., Zagefka, H., López‐Rodríguez, L., Vázquez, A. & Barn, R. (2022). Exploring the intergroup consequences of majority members' perceptions that minority members want majority members to adopt the minority culture. International Journal of Psychology, 57(4), 483–490. Download

Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Gómez, Á., & Brambilla, M. (2022). Verification of ingroup morality promotes willingness to participate in collective action for immigrants’ rights. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 25(1), 174–192. Download

Vázquez, A., Sayans, P., López-Rodríguez, L., & Zagefka, H. (2022). Positive Contact with Working Class People Reduces Personal Contribution to Inequality. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. Download

Zagefka, H., Moftizadeh, N., Lefringhausen, K., López-Rodríguez, L., Urbiola, A., & Vázquez, A. (2022). Blindspots in Acculturation Research: An Agenda for Studying Majority Culture Change. European Review of Social Psychology. Download


Migliucci, D. & López-Rodríguez, L. (Eds.) (2021). El conflicto humano. Orígenes, dinámicas, secuelas y resolución de los conflictos contemporáneos. Sanz y Torres. Download

Cuadrado, I., Brambilla, M., & López-Rodríguez, L. (2021). Unpacking negative attitudes towards Moroccans: The interactive effect of ethnicity and gender on perceived morality. International journal of psychology, 56(6), 961–966. Download

Cuadrado, I., López-Rodríguez, L., Brambilla, M., & Ordoñez-Carrasco, J. (2021). Active and passive facilitation tendencies at work towards sexy and professional women: The role of stereotypes and emotions. Psychological Reports. Download

Cuadrado, I., Ordóñez-Carrasco, J., López-Rodríguez, L., Vázquez, A., & Brambilla, M. (2021). Tolerance towards difference: Adaptation and psychometric properties of the Spanish version of a new measure of tolerance and sex-moderated relations with prejudice. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 84, 220–232. Download

Gómez, Á., Martínez, M., Martel, F.A., López-Rodríguez, L., Vázquez, A., Chinchilla, J., Paredes, B., Hettiarachchi, M., Hamid, N. & Swann, W.B. (2021). Why People Enter and Embrace Violent Groups. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 614657. Download

Urbiola, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Sánchez, M., Navas, M.S., & Cuadrado, I. (2021). The way we see others in intercultural relations: The role of stereotypes in the acculturation preferences of Spanish and Moroccan-origin adolescents. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 610644. Download

Vázquez, A., López-Rodríguez, L., Gómez, Á., & Dovidio, J. F. (2021). Ambivalent Effects of Positive Contact between Women and Men on Collective Actions for Women’s Rights. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 47(9), 1358-1373. Download


López-Rodríguez, L., Vázquez, A., Cuadrado, I., Brambilla, M., Rodrigo, M., & Dovidio, J. F. (2020). Immigration: an invasion or an opportunity to the country. The effect of real news frames of immigration on ethnic attitudes. International Journal of Social Psychology, 35, 452–491. Download

Cuadrado, I., López-Rodríguez, L., & Constantin, A. A. (2020). “A matter of trust”: Perception of morality increases willingness to help through positive emotions. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 23(3), 462–480. Download

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