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In-group relevance facilitates learning across existing and new associations

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Studies have shown that attention prioritizes stimuli associated with the in-group. However, the extent to which this so called ‘in-group favoritism’ is driven by relevance is not clear. Here, we investigated this issue in a group of university rowers using a novel perceptual matching task based on the team label-color associations. Across three Experiments participants showed enhanced performance for the in-group stimulus regardless of its familiarity level. These findings confirmed the rol...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1002/ejsp.2257

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Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Grant:
Advanced Investigator award 323833 (PePe)
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Social Psychology Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
6
Pages:
763–774
Publication date:
2017-05-23
Acceptance date:
2016-09-05
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EISSN:
1099-0992
ISSN:
0046-2772
Pubs id:
pubs:656470
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uri:e123d377-9a1b-4f8e-8dbb-6bd814f9f90c
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uuid:e123d377-9a1b-4f8e-8dbb-6bd814f9f90c
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