Unformatted text preview: e students exposed to criticism from either
ingroup member or a social-science student.
socialUse negative statements only: Too conformist Weak sense of social conscience Too arrogant.
Measured: Personality evaluations Sensitivity (comments were threatening, disappointing,
irritating, offensive, insulting, hypocritical, judgmental,
arrogant) Agreement Constructiveness (to what extent were comments) Legitimacy (well informed, right, qualified) Conclusions (so far)
of Critic Sensitivity People become defensive when outgroup
members say negative things about the
ingroup, but not so much when an ingroup
member says the same things. Legitimacy
Constructive Group membership cues people in to the
motives of the critic—ingroup critics
assumed to be more constructive and
legitimate than outgroup critics. 3 Is the ISE Ubiquitous...
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- Spring '08
- outgroup, Ingroup, OutGroup Members, intergroup sensitivity effect