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Internet Identifiability and Beyond: A Model of the Effects of Identifiability on Communicative Behavior

Douglas, Karen, McGarty, Craig (2002) Internet Identifiability and Beyond: A Model of the Effects of Identifiability on Communicative Behavior. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice, 6 (1). pp. 17-26. ISSN 1089-2699. (doi:10.1037//1089-2699.6.1.17)

Abstract

K.M. Douglas and C. McGarty (in press) demonstrated that being identifiable to an ingroup

anonymous outgroup targets in more abstract, or stereotypical ways. Based on these findings,

& T. Postmes, 1995), we aimed to test a model of the effects of identifiability on

two pen/paper, were asked to write responses to controversial messages. In all three studies,

language to describe anonymous outgroup targets. Although Study 1 suggested that this

it may result from more subtle, or implicit communicative processes. These results are

discussed in relation to the revised SIDE model and a final model is proposed.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1037//1089-2699.6.1.17
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Karen Douglas
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2008 15:53 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:01 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4237 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Douglas, Karen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0381-6924
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