Social identity influences stress appraisals and cardiovascular reactions to acute stress exposure.

@article{Gallagher2014SocialII,
  title={Social identity influences stress appraisals and cardiovascular reactions to acute stress exposure.},
  author={Stephen Gallagher and Sarah Meaney and Orla T. Muldoon},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={566-79}
}
OBJECTIVES This study tested a recent theoretical development in stress research to see whether group membership influenced cardiovascular reactions following exposure to acute stress. METHODS Participants (N = 104) were exposed to a message in which a maths test was described as stressful or challenging by an ingroup member (a student) or outgroup member… CONTINUE READING