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Shared Identity Is Key to Effective Communication

Greenaway, Katharine H; Wright, Ruth; Willingham, Joanne; Reynolds, Katherine J; Haslam, Shelly Alexander


The ability to communicate with others is one of the most important human social functions, yet communication is not always investigated from a social perspective. This research examined the role that shared social identity plays in communication effectiveness using a minimal group paradigm. In two experiments, participants constructed a model using instructions that were said to be created by an ingroup or an outgroup member. Participants made models of objectively better quality when working...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
DOI: 10.1177/0146167214559709


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