We tested the hypothesis, derived from terror management theory, that mortality salience would increase intergroup bias between minimal groups. After assignment to groups, participants wrote about death or a neutral topic, and rated the personality characteristics of the ingroup and outgroup. Results supported the hypothesis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||European Journal of Social Psychology|
|State||Published - Jul 1 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Psychology