Toward a Comprehensive Understanding of Intergroup Contact: Descriptions and Mediators of Positive and Negative Contact Among Majority and Minority Groups.

@article{Hayward2017TowardAC,
  title={Toward a Comprehensive Understanding of Intergroup Contact: Descriptions and Mediators of Positive and Negative Contact Among Majority and Minority Groups.},
  author={Lydia E Hayward and Linda R. Tropp and Matthew J. Hornsey and Fiona Kate Barlow},
  journal={Personality & social psychology bulletin},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={
          347-364
        }
}
Positive contact predicts reduced prejudice, but negative contact may increase prejudice at a stronger rate. The current project builds on this work in four ways: establishing an understanding of contact that is grounded in subjective experience, examining the affective mediators involved in the negative contact-prejudice relationship, extending research on the effects of positive and negative contact to minority groups, and examining the contact asymmetry experimentally. Study 1 introduced… CONTINUE READING
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