Diversity in the person, diversity in the group: Challenges of identity complexity for social perception and social interaction
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 40, No. 1, Pg. 1-16, 2010.
Galen V. Bodenhausen
Social psychological research is increasingly coming to grips with the
complexity of social identity within the individual, both from the
perspective of perceivers trying to form impressions and make judgments
about multiply categorizable targets, as well as from the perspective
of actors using their different self-aspects as a framework for guiding
their interactions with the social world. I review several
contributions to the effort to better understand these issues and then
explore some of their possible implications for understanding the
nature and consequences of diversity within the group.
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