The Effects of Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Group Interaction on Group Processes

  title={The Effects of Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Group Interaction on Group Processes},
  author={Jacqui Taylor and John Macdonald},
  journal={Social Science Computer Review},
  pages={260 - 274}
This article reports a study undertaken to investigate some of the social psychological processes underlying computer-supported group discussion in natural computer-mediated contexts. Based on the concept of deindividuation, it was hypothesized that personal identifiability and group identity would be important factors that affect the perceptions and behavior of members of computer-mediated groups. The degree of personal identifiability and the strength of group identity were manipulated across… Expand
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