Psychology Report

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Elijah Dean Quinn edquinn@ncsu.edu (919)796-6803 11-9-06 Report on Research Article For my report on a research article I chose an article from the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. The article is written by Roberto Gonzalez in which he titled it, “Dual Identities in Intergroup Contact: Group Status and Size Moderate the Generalization of Positive Attitude Change.” Roberto Gonzalez’s’ experiment from this article was done to examine the impact of different categorization strategies on intergroup bias (Gonzalez 760). Gonzalez says, “We were interested in bias both within and beyond the contact setting among minority and majority groups of equal status working on a cooperative task.” Throughout my report on Roberto Gonzalez’s article I will describe why this research was done, how it was conducted (describing the methods, participants, materials, and the procedure), and the outcome of the experiment. First, Roberto Gonzalez conducted this experiment to examine the impact of different categorization strategies on intergroup bias. Three categorization strategies (decategorization, recategorization, and dual identity) were compared within the experiment and the bias was measured through symbolic reward allocation to the people
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Cornett during the Winter '08 term at N.C. State.

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