Examining the Effects of Intergroup Contact: Prejudice Reduction and Beyond
Monday, November 14, 2016
University of Massachusetts
Intergroup contact stands as one of the most widely studied approaches to reducing prejudice. Yet contact research has also been criticized for focusing too narrowly on the goal of prejudice reduction. This talk will review basic effects of intergroup contact, key processes underlying its effects, and how contact may impact relations between groups far beyond its effects on prejudice reduction.