Superordinate identity and intergroup roommate friendship development

  title={Superordinate identity and intergroup roommate friendship development},
  author={Tessa V. West and Adam R Pearson and John F. Dovidio and J. Nicole Shelton and Thomas E. Trail},
0022-1031/$ see front matter 2009 Elsevier Inc. A doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2009.08.002 * Corresponding author. E-mail address: (T.V. West). A common ingroup identity promotes positive attitudes and behavior toward members of outgroups, but the durability of these effects and generalizability to relationships outside of the laboratory have been questioned. The present research examined how initial perceptions of common ingroup identity among randomly assigned college roommates… CONTINUE READING

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