Professore emerito

Indirizzo: Via Venezia, 8 - Stanza 511

Telefono: 0498276648

Fax: 049 827 6600




In Press

Trifiletti, E., Di Bernardo, G.A., Falvo, R., & Capozza, D. (in press). Patients are not fully human: A nurses' coping response to stress. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.


Brown, R., & Capozza, D. (Eds.) (2013). Social identities: Motivational, emotional, and cultural influences. Howe, UK: Psychology Press.

Capozza, D., Falvo, R., Favara,  I., & Trifiletti, E. (2013). The relationship between direct and indirect cross-group friends and outgroup humanization: Emotional and cognitive mediators. Testing, Psycometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 20, 383–398.

Capozza, D., Trifiletti, E., Vezzali, L., Favara, I. (2013). Can intergroup contact improve humanity attributions? International Journal of Psychology, 48, 527–541.

Durante, F., Fiske, S. T., Kervyn, N., Cuddy, A. J. C., Akande, A., ... Capozza, D., ....Lopes, R. (2013). Nations' income inequality predicts ambivalence in stereotype content: How societies mind the gap. British Journal of Social Psychology, 52, 726–746.

Falco, A., Girardi, D., Kravina, L., Trifiletti, E., Bartolucci. G. B., Capozza, D., & De Carlo, N. A. (2013). The mediating role of psycho-pshisic strain in the relationship between workaholism, iob performance, and sickness absence: A longitudinal study. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55, 1255–1261.

Falvo, R., Trifiletti, E., Castano, E., & Capozza, D. (2013). Implicit and explicit images of the United States among left-wing and right-wing Italians. Testing, Psycometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 20, 81–96.

Falvo, R., Visintin, E. P., Capozza, D., Falco, A., & De Carlo. A. (2013). Proactivity, locomotion, and workhaolism: Their relationship in a work setting. Social  Behavior and Personality, 41, 1557–1569.


Capozza, D., Andrighetto, L., Di Bernardo, G. A., & Falvo, R. (2012). Does status affect intergroup perceptions of humanity? Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 15, 363–377.

Falvo, R., Favara, I., Di Bernardo, G. A., Boccato, G., & Capozza, D. (2012). Attachment styles in organizations: A study performed in a hospital. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 19, 263–279.

Mari, S., Tiozzo, B., Capozza, D., & Ravarotto, L. (2012). Are you cooking your meat enough? The efficacy of the Theory of Planned Behavior in predicting a best practice to prevent salmonellosis. Food Research International, 45, 1175–1183.

Trifiletti, E., Crovato, S., Capozza, D., Visintin, E. P., & Ravarotto, L. (2012). Evaluating the effects of a message on attitude and intention to eat raw meat: Salmonellosis prevention. Journal of Food Protection, 75, 394–399.

Trifiletti, E., Falvo, R., Dazzi, C., & Capozza, D. (2012). Political orientation and images of the United States in Italy. Social Behavior and Personality, 40, 85–91.

Vezzali, L., Capozza, D., Giovannini, D., & Stathi, S. (2012). Improving implicit and explicit intergroup attitudes using imagined contact: An experimental intervention with elementary school children. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 15, 203–212.

Vezzali, L., Capozza, D., Stathi, S., & Giovannini, D. (2012). Increasing outgroup trust, reducing infrahumanization, and enhancing future contact intentions via imagined intergroup contact. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 437–440.

Vezzali, L., Giovannini, D., & Capozza, D. (2012). Social antecedents of children’s implicit prejudice: Direct contact, extended contact, explicit and implicit teachers’ prejudice. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 9, 569–581.


Boccato, G., & Capozza, D. (2011). Attachment styles and social groups: Review of a decade. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 18, 19–30.

Tiozzo, B., Mari, S., Magaudda, P., Arzenton, V., Capozza, D., Neresini, F., & Ravarotto, L. (2011). Development and evaluation of a risk-communication campaign on salmonellosis. Food Control, 22, 109–117.

Trifiletti, E., & Capozza, D. (2011). Group-based trust. A study performed with the investment game. Social Behavior and Personality, 39, 405–410.

Vezzali, L., & Capozza, D. (2011). Reducing explicit and implicit prejudice toward disabled colleagues: Effects of contact and membership salience in the workplace. Life Span and Disability, 14, 139–162.


Capozza, D., Vezzali, L., Falvo, R., Trifiletti, E., & Favara I. (2010). Improving intergroup relationships within and outside the contact situation: The role of common ingroup identity and emotions of anxiety and empathy. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 17, 17–35.

Durante, F., Capozza, D., & Fiske, S.T. (2010). The stereotype content model: The role played by competence in inferring group status. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 17, 187–199.

Vezzali, L., Giovannini, D., & Capozza, D. (2010).Longitudinal effects of contact on intergroup relations: The role of majority and minority group membership and intergroup emotions. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 20, 462–479.


Capozza, D., Boccato, G., Andrighetto, L., & Falvo, R. (2009). Categorization of ambiguous human/ape faces: Protection of ingroup humanity. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 12, 777–787.

Capozza, D., Trifiletti, E., Vezzali, L., & Andrighetto, L. (2009). Americans are barbarians or allies? Images of Americans in the Italian social context. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 31, 60–68.

Trifiletti, E., Capozza, D., Pasin, A., & Falvo, R. (2009). A validation of the proactive personality scale. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 16, 77–93.


Andrighetto, L., Trifiletti, E., Pasin, A., & Capozza, D. (2008). Predictive validity of the host community acculturation scale: The effects of social dominance orientation and the belief in biological determinism. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 15, 91–107.

Boccato, G., Capozza, D., Falvo, R., & Durante, F. (2008). The missing link: Ingroup, outgroup and the human species. Social cognition, 26, 224–234.

Hichy, Z., Mari, S., & Capozza, D. (2008) Pro-norm and anti-norm deviants: A test of the subjective group dynamics model. Journal of Social Psychology, 148, 641–644.