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Fostering Positive Intergroup Interactions

Research Questions

Does the adoption of learning (vs. performance) goals foster positive interaction experiences in challenging interracial interactions? Do learning (vs. performance) goals promote positive interaction experiences in other challenging interaction contexts such as such as interactions between those who have opposing political views?

How do cross-gender interracial interactions shape people’s experiences?

Green, D.J., Wout, D.A., & Murphy, M.C. (2021). Learning Goals Mitigate Identity Threat for Black Individuals in Otherwise Threatening Interracial Interactions. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 27(2), 201–213.