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Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind | The New School ...

Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind | The New School ... | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Ph.D. candidate David Comer Kidd and his advisor, professor of psychology Emanuele Castano performed five experiments to measure the effect of reading literary fiction on participants' Theory of Mind (ToM), the complex ...
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Staffordshire University lecturer says Christmas jumpers give us social identity - StaffsLive

Staffordshire University lecturer says Christmas jumpers give us social identity StaffsLive Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology Matt Slater, an expert in social identity, encouraged students to celebrate Christmas Jumper Day by donning...
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Christmas and social identity

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Research Opportunity: Social Identity Lab: Research on Prejudice ...

Research Opportunity: Social Identity Lab: Research on Prejudice ... | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Contact Email: garyxia7[at]gmail.com. Department: Psychology. Description: Students will participate in several research projects examining issues related to self, social identity, diversity, prejudice, and current political issues.
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Irony in Our Diets: Stigmatizing Obesity Increases Overeating - Pacific Standard

Irony in Our Diets: Stigmatizing Obesity Increases Overeating - Pacific Standard | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Irony in Our Diets: Stigmatizing Obesity Increases Overeating Pacific Standard If you think of yourself as overweight, and are reminded that people with extra pounds are often stereotyped, chances are you'll experience what researchers call a...
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stereotype threat

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Happier in a crowd? New study may explain why - Medical News Today

Happier in a crowd? New study may explain why - Medical News Today | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Medical News Today
Happier in a crowd? New study may explain why Medical News Today A new study suggests that people who are happier in crowds are able to share a 'social identity' with crowd members and do not see others as an invasion of personal...
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Belonging and *personal* space in crowds

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Social Identity Theory - Applied Social Psychology (ASP)

I am often asked which language I learned first. The truth is, I cannot recall ever not being bilingual. I grew up during the early 80's. My family moved to rural Pennsylvania before I was born. The amount of prejudice and racism ...
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the context sensitivity of social identity

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Social Identity and Our Collective Sense of Home | Bosnia

Social Identity and Our Collective Sense of Home | Bosnia | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Social identity can be, simultaneously, powerful and destructive. I've given this idea a lot of thought this summer. Much of the reason for this is due to a loss and confusion I've felt within myself.
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Very naive view, theoretically flawed but recognises familiar themes of social identity, belonging, multiplicity, context-influence etc.

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Emergence of Social Identity – Social Complexity of Intergroup ...

Emergence of Social Identity – Social Complexity of Intergroup ... | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
So, the social identity is forming already by making a distinction between two groups and giving them names. There doesn't have to be any previous history between the group members. Tajfel saw that when people are ...
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Research Roundup: Foreign Diversification, Social Comparisons and Consumer ... - Knowledge@Wharton

Research Roundup: Foreign Diversification, Social Comparisons and Consumer ... - Knowledge@Wharton | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
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Research Roundup: Foreign Diversification, Social Comparisons and Consumer ...
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How do social comparisons impact the different dimensions of trust that people can have for each other?
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Comparisons and the creation of outgroups etc.

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Science salon explores perception of threat, social identity

Science salon explores perception of threat, social identity | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
The old saying “keep your friends close and your enemies closer” received a psychological twist last night when Jenny Xiao, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in NYU's social psychology program, presented her research titled, ...
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Book review: Psychology and Politics: a Social Identity Perspective ...

Book review: Psychology and Politics: a Social Identity Perspective ... | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Psychology and Politics: a Social Identity Perspective aims to describe the dynamics of group identities and intergroup relations: why do we adhere to a group or to certain values? This short multidisciplinary book links political ...
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An Agent-Based Model of Social Identity Dynamics

An Agent-Based Model of Social Identity Dynamics | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
1.5: To begin to develop such a multi-level theory of social identity, we developed an agent-based model in which agents make social identity decisions (whether to select a particular group membership) based on the social identities of their ...
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Eldis - Effects of gender and education on social identity in chakma ...

Eldis - Effects of gender and education on social identity in chakma ... | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
The present investigation was aimed at exploring the effect of psychosocial factors of social identity in Chakma tribal people living in three hilly districts of Bangladesh. Gender and education were considered as independent ...
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Computers Can Now Automatically Stereotype 'Hipsters' and 'Bikers' - The Atlantic Cities

Computers Can Now Automatically Stereotype 'Hipsters' and 'Bikers' - The Atlantic Cities | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Cities
Computers Can Now Automatically Stereotype 'Hipsters' and 'Bikers'
The Atlantic Cities
But the fact that we often wear our social identity in our accessories speaks to the reality that cities are made up of myriad subcultures.
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search engines and stereotypes

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Ender's Game: Lessons in Transformational Leadership - Baltimore Post-Examiner

Ender's Game: Lessons in Transformational Leadership - Baltimore Post-Examiner | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Baltimore Post-Examiner Ender's Game: Lessons in Transformational Leadership Baltimore Post-Examiner Group leaders are chosen by their followers, according to social identity theory, and in environments like the Battle School where group identity...
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leadership and social identity

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How Perceived Threat Can Impair Memory - PsychCentral.com

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How Perceived Threat Can Impair Memory
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“We are looking to identify the factors that contribute to memory impairment,” write authors Amy N. Dalton, Ph.D., and doctoral student Li Huang.
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threat, memory, stereotype threat, social identity

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How the Christmas consumer crush can actually be pleasurable: Social identity ... - Daily Mail

How the Christmas consumer crush can actually be pleasurable: Social identity ... - Daily Mail | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
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How the Christmas consumer crush can actually be pleasurable: Social identity ...
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... Fatboy Slim gig in Brighton and a protest march against NHS changes.
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Same research reported in national media - Saliency and space

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Social group may be key to fostering creativity - Phys.Org

Social group may be key to fostering creativity - Phys.Org | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Social group may be key to fostering creativity Phys.Org Professor Haslam collaborated on the paper – "The Collective Origins of Valued Originality: A Social Identity Approach to Creativity" – with Dr Inma Adarves-Yorno from the University of...
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Relational view of groups and creativity

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Student-Generated Induction: A Social Identity Approach: A Staff Development Guide: Amazon.co.uk: Nicholas Bowskill: Books

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New book out based on our social identity approach. 

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Competition and Social Identity in the Workplace: Evidence from a ...

Competition and Social Identity in the Workplace: Evidence from a ... | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Social identity theory suggests that individuals derive part of their self-concept from their perceived membership in a social group and behave differently towards in-group versus out-group members. But despite the importance ...
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Recognition that social identity works amongst sub-groups as well as an organisation as a whole. Prejudice/influence context-sensitive etc

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Book review: Psychology and Politics: a Social Identity Perspective ...

Book review: Psychology and Politics: a Social Identity Perspective ... | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Psychology and Politics: a Social Identity Perspective aims to describe the dynamics of group identities and intergroup relations: why do we adhere to a group or to certain values? This short multidisciplinary book links political ...
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social identity and leadership etc. Leadership as social & as social identification etc

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SOCIAL IDENTITY THEORY | Communication Theory

SOCIAL IDENTITY THEORY | Communication Theory | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
INTRODUCTION Social Identity theory says how people sees themselves based on the group in which they are part of. Formulated by Henry Tajfel and John Turner.
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Mind & Market: Social Identity Theory

Mind & Market: Social Identity Theory | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
Social identity theory, developed principally by Henri Tajfel and John Turner (e.g., Tajfel & Turner, 1979; 1986), offers perspective on social psychology by extending previous work on group identification (Tolman, 1943) and ...
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#Youridentity and Social Networks | CSID

#Youridentity and Social Networks | CSID | 'Social Identity' & Learning | Scoop.it
With the rise in social networks, it’s no surprise identity thieves are targeting Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to steal your identity.
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[1212.0141] On the Role of Social Identity and Cohesion in ...

These characteristics can range from common interests to kinship ties and from social values to ethnic backgrounds. In contrast, the social identity approach posits that an individual is likely to join a group based on an intrinsic ...
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