When groups are more competitive than individuals: the domain of the discontinuity effect.

@article{Schopler2001WhenGA,
  title={When groups are more competitive than individuals: the domain of the discontinuity effect.},
  author={John Schopler and Chester A. Insko and Jennifer Wieselquist and Malcolm Pemberton and Brian Witcher and Raffaela Kozar and Chris Roddenberry and Tim Wildschut},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={632-44}
}
The related goals of the research were to delineate the domain of discontinuity, 1st by demonstrating its occurrence in a nonmatrix situation and, 2nd, by establishing the antecedent outcome conditions necessary for producing a discontinuity effect. The 1st goal was met by designing a mixed motive situation involving the production of origami products. Under these conditions, the magnitude of the discontinuity effect did not significantly differ from that in a matrix-only condition. The 2nd… CONTINUE READING

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