Ricardo Borges Rodrigues

Ricardo Borges Rodrigues, PhD.

Dr. Ricardo Borges Rodrigues has a PhD in Social Psychology at ISCTE-IUL (2012), is an Invited Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL and researcher at CIS-IUL. His research focuses on the development of intergroup relations in childhood involving racial, ethnic, social class, and age groups. He is specifically interested in the predictors and moderators of prejudice and discrimination, especially (explicit and implicit) group norms. Alongside, his research also aims to uncover the structural and psychological factors underlying the development of group and social norms. He is currently the coordinator of the Master in Psychology of Intercultural Relations and the TEIP3 project that involves consultancy to 18 public school districts.


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University Institute of Lisbon – ISCTE-IUL
Lisboa, Portugal


Rodrigues, R. B., Rutland, A., & Collins, E. (2016). The Multi-Norm Structural Social-Developmental Model of Children's Intergroup Attitudes: Integrating Intergroup-Loyalty and Outgroup Fairness Norms. In Vala, J., Calheiros, M. & Waldzus, S. (Eds.). The Social Developmental Construction of Violence and Intergroup Conflict. Newcastle: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-42726-3 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-42727-0_10

Vauclair, C. M., Rodrigues, R. B., Marques, S., Esteves, C., Cunha, F., & Gerardo, F. (in press). Doddering but Dear… Even in the Eyes of Young Children? Age Stereotyping and Prejudice in Childhood and Adolescence. International Journal of Psychology.

Cunha, F., Marques, S., & Rodrigues, R. B. (2014). GerAções Lx: Pilot project to decrease ageism and promote a positive self-concept in youngsters and seniors. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 12(2). 184-191. DOI: 10.1080/15350770.2014.901018

Marques, S., Vauclair, C.M., Rodrigues, R. B., Mendonça, J., Gerardo, F., Cunha, F., Sena, C & Leitão, E. (2014). imAGES: intervention program to prevent ageism in children. Lisboa: Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa & Leya.

Monteiro, M. B., França, D. X., & Rodrigues, R. (2009). The development of intergroup bias in childhood: How social norms can shape children's racial behaviours. International Journal of Psychology, 44, 29-39. doi:10.1080/00207590802057910