Attitudes in the social context: the impact of social network composition on individual-level attitude strength.

@article{Visser2004AttitudesIT,
  title={Attitudes in the social context: the impact of social network composition on individual-level attitude strength.},
  author={Penny S. Visser and Robert R Mirabile},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={87 6},
  pages={779-95}
}
Four studies, using both experimental and correlational designs, explored the implications of being embedded within attitudinally congruent versus attitudinally heterogeneous social networks for individual-level attitude strength. Individuals embedded within congruent social networks (i.e., made up of others with similar views) were more resistant to attitude change than were individuals embedded within heterogeneous social networks (i.e., made up of others with a range of views). Mediational… CONTINUE READING
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