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Improving Intergroup Attitudes through Televised Vicarious Intergroup Contact
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In an experiment, participants exposed to depictions of an intergroup interaction between a border patrolling U.S citizen and an illegal immigrant demonstrated changed attitudes toward illegal immigrants depending on the valence of the portrayal. Expand
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Secondary transfer effects from imagined contact: group similarity affects the generalization gradient.
An experiment examined the effects of imagining contact with an illegal immigrant on attitudes towards illegal immigrants and subsequent effects of that attitude change on feelings about other groupsExpand
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Effects of Past and Present Intergroup Communication on Perceived Fit of an Outgroup Member and Desire for Future Intergroup Contact
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We examine predictors of outgroup partner “fit” (the extent to which an individual is seen as representative of a group), and whether fit determines generalization from a discrete intergroup communication experience to intentions for future contact with the outgroup. Expand
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Intergroup Contact and Communication
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Online Contact, Face-to-Face Contact, and Multilingualism: Young Swedish-Speaking Finns Develop Trilingual Identities
Based on the tenets of the social context model of second language acquisition, the present article examined the combined effect of online and face-to-face contact in developing multilingual skillsExpand
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Context and Identification in Persuasive Mass Communication
  • N. Joyce, J. Harwood
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • J. Media Psychol. Theor. Methods Appl.
  • 2014
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An indirect relationship between media context and persuasive efficacy mediated through subjective evaluations of the message and social identification with the message producers. Expand
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Stereotype reduction through humor and accommodation during imagined communication with older adults
ABSTRACT Ageism can generate conflict and harm well-being. Our paper integrates the Aging Stereotypes in Interaction model with intergroup contact theory to predict how communicative elements mediateExpand
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Military L2 immersion: Language learning motivations among Finnish-speaking conscripts in a Swedish language garrison
The purpose of the present study was to examine some of the motivations and longitudinal consequences of military service in L2 Swedish for L1 Finnish conscripts in Finland’s only Swedish languageExpand
Investigating College Students’ Intentions to Seek Online Counseling Services
ABSTRACT The prevalence and severity of mental health issues among students have been increasingly talked about on campuses in recent years. The Internet has rapidly developed to deliver informationExpand
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The Sweet Spot
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Young adults were exposed to experimentally manipulated stereotypical, counterstereotypical, or extremely counterstetitive media depictions of an older adult driving. Expand