- 社会心理学研究 (ISSN:09161503)
- vol.37, no.3, pp.101-108, 2022-03-31 (Released:2022-04-01)
This study examined whether individual differences in Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG; Różycka-Tran et al., 2015) predicted anti-immigrant attitudes. Esses et al. (1998) indicated that Zero-Sum Beliefs about allocating resources between a host country’s citizens and immigrants predict anti-immigrant attitudes. However, why individual differences in Zero-Sum Beliefs appear and predict anti-immigrant attitudes has not been examined. Two studies demonstrated that the BZSG Scale, which assesses the individual difference in the perception of general resource distribution, predicts anti-immigrant attitudes. This result suggests that perceiving intergroup situations as competitive influences anti-immigrant attitudes.