Young children ’ s evaluations of the ingroup and of outgroups : A multi-national study

  title={Young children ’ s evaluations of the ingroup and of outgroups : A multi-national study},
  author={Mark H. Bennett and Martyn},
In investigating intergroup attitudes, previous research in developmental psychology has frequently confounded ingroup favouritism and outgroup derogation. The present study, using unconfounded measures, examines the possibility that ingroup favouritism and outgroup derogation are distinct phenomena. Six-year-old children (n= 594) from five, culturally diverse nations were asked to make various evaluations of the national ingroup and of four national outgroups. The data indicate that although… CONTINUE READING

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