Minimal Group Procedures - 1 Running Head: MINIMAL GROUP PROCEDURES An Improved (and Deception-Free) Minimal Group Induction Procedure

Two experiments compared alternative minimal group induction procedures involving (a) memorization of novel in-group names or (b) random categorization to (c) the traditional procedure based on ostensibly meaningful but deception-based categorization. Experiment 1 revealed comparable in-group attitude and identification effects across the three procedures… CONTINUE READING