Intragroup social influence and intergroup competition.

  title={Intragroup social influence and intergroup competition.},
  author={Tim Wildschut and Chester A. Insko and Lowell A. Gaertner},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={82 6},
Three experiments examined the role of intragroup social influence in intergroup competition. In the context of a mutual fate control situation, participants in Experiment 1 demonstrated more intergroup competition in the presence than in the absence of social support for shared self-interest. Experiment 2 revealed that, in the context of a Prisoner's Dilemma Game, this social support effect was stronger when noncorrespondence of outcomes between the interacting groups was low than when it was… CONTINUE READING

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