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Unformatted text preview: ., questions/answers Negative behaviors: e.g.,
disagreement/disapproval Attitudes T oward Group
M embership 4.60
Control Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
Discussion Session 1 Verbal Discrimination
Positive ingroup bias =
(within same group) positive-negative acts
positiveNegative outgroup bias =
(in opposite group) negative-positive acts
negativeV.D. = (pos ingroup bias) + (neg outgroup bias)
Total frequency of Verbal interaction Mean Verbal Discrimination
0.00 W eek 1 W eek 2 W eek 3
Discussion Session Mackie (1986) Polarization Categorization Psychological categorization into ingroup and
outgroup leads to verbal discrimination
between groups Unrelated individuals (white noise between speakers)
Unrelated group (different group in study)
Own group (a group that the S would join) i.e., people categorize, and use language to
create a self-fulfilling prophecy
selfWhat about part 2: Cognitive accentuation? Results Issue of standardize...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course COMM 109 taught by Professor Reid,s during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08