External intergroup threat as an antecedent to perceptions of in-group and out-group homogeneity.

@article{Rothgerber1997ExternalIT,
  title={External intergroup threat as an antecedent to perceptions of in-group and out-group homogeneity.},
  author={H Rothgerber},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={1206-12}
}
  • H Rothgerber
  • Published 1997 in Journal of personality and social psychology
The present research examined the relationship between external intergroup threat and perceptions of group variability. The first study found that when Texas A&M University students worked on a task in which students from a rival university were allegedly biased against them, they perceived more intragroup similarities versus differences than in an out-group benevolent condition and a control condition, and they also perceived the self as more similar to the in-group and more different from the… CONTINUE READING

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