Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10216/91339
Author(s): Dominic Abrams
Adam Rutland
Lindsey Cameron
José M. Marques
Title: The development of subjective group dynamics: when in-group bias gets specific
Issue Date: 2003
Abstract: Children aged 6-7 years and 10-11 years evaluated an in-group or out-group summer school and judged in-group or out-group members whose attitudes towards the summer schools were either normative or anti-normative. According to a subjective group dynamics model of intergroup processes, intergroup differentiation and intragroup differentiation co-occur to bolster the validity of in-group norms. The hypothesis that this process develops later than simple in-group bias was confirmed. All children expressed global in-group bias, but differential reactions to in-group and out-group deviants were stronger among older children. Moreover, the increasing relationship, with age, between in-group bias and evaluative preferences for in-group and out-group members that provide relative support to in-group norms, is mediated by the degree of perceptual differentiation among group members.
Subject: Psicologia
Psychology
Scientific areas: Ciências sociais::Psicologia
Social sciences::Psychology
URI: https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/91339
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
Appears in Collections:FPCEUP - Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional

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