Bagby and Rector (1992)

IB Psychology: Bagby and Rector (1992)

One aspect of the Social Identity Theory is that we tend to show in-group bias - that is, a preference for people in our own group and a bias against those that are not in our group. The following study by Bagby and Rector used real social identities - Canadian Francophones and Anglophones - in order to test the effect of in-group bias on the behaviour of jurors in a courtroom scenario.The following study may be used...

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