Filipa Madeira is a social psychologist (Ph.D.) and currently a post-Doctoral Researcher in the research project ITB - Scope and meanings of the intergroup time bias in racialized social relations, at the Institute of Social Sciences – University of Lisbon.
Her research focuses on group processes and intergroup relations; racial attitudes; prejudice and stereotypes; social norms and ideologies and more recently on racial biases in medicine and healthcare inequalities.
She holds a Ph.D. in Migrations, with a degree in Social Psychology, from the University of Lisbon – Institute of Social Sciences, and an Integrated Master in Psychology (pre-specialization in Social Psychology) from the University of Coimbra – Faculty of Psychology. In her Ph.D. dissertation, entitled Who Should be Prioritized? The Impact of Meritocracy Norm on Medical Decisions Toward a Low Status Group, she investigated whether (a) social status affects prioritization in medical decisions and (b) whether the salience of meritocracy explains the effect of patient’ social status on those decisions. His research has shown under what conditions intergroup biases can be reinforced and legitimized when the meritocracy is salient.
Filipa Madeira was a Research Visiting Scholar at Intergroup Research Lab, Yale University (2017 and 2019), and at the Social Cognition Lab, Experimental Psychology Department, UCL University (2018).
Keywords: Racial Attitudes; Stereotypes; Discrimination; Health Inequalities; Migration.
Filipa Madeira investigate the relationship between social norms and discrimination towards low-status groups in socially critical decision-making processes. Specifically, her interests focus on the relationship between meritocracy as a social norm and as a legitimizing rhetoric in the context of medical decisions.
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|Priming Meritocracy in Socially Critical Decision-Making towards Low Status Groups||2018 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology||15/07/2018|
|Thinking about meritocracy and killing low status group members||Social Psychology Seminars||29/01/2018|