Symposia: 221/171 - Drivers of seeking or avoiding intergroup contact: From the genetic, to social and multilevel predictors

Friday 7 July
11.10 - 12.50 h.
Picasso
For intergroup contact’s benefits to materialise, intergroup contact must first take place. Unfortunately, in the real world, groups often remain largely segregated. This symposium comprises cutting edge research on why people choose to engage in or avoid intergroup contact.

 

Chair
Fiona Kate Barlow
Social Psychologist. School of Psychology. The University of Queensland. Queensland. Australia.

 

221/17101 Genetic influences on individuals’ tendency to engage in inter-group contact

(1) Barlow, Fiona Kate; (2) Sherlock, James M.; (3) Zietsch, Brendan P.

(1) Social Psychologist, School of Psychology The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia; (2) Evolutionary Psychologist, School of Psychology The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia; (3) Evolutionary Psychologist, School of Psychology The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

221/17102 Predicting interest in contact and integration attitudes: Positive and negative contact among U.S.-Born and Immigrants

(1) Tropp, Linda; (2) Okamoto, Dina; (3) Marrow, Helen; (4) Jones-Correa, Michael

(1) Social Psychologist, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA; (2) Social Psychologist, University of Indiana, USA; (3) Social Psychologist, Tufts University, USA; (4) Social Psychologist, University of Pennsylvania, USA

221/17103 The interaction of positive and negative intergroup contact on outgroup avoidance

(1) Fell, Benjamin; (2) Hewstone, Miles; (3) Lolliot, Simon; (4) Schmid, Katharina; (5) Tausch, Nicole; (6) Voci, Alberto

(1) Social Psychologist, University of Oxford, UK; (2) Social Psychologist, University of Oxford, UK; (3) Social Psychologist, University of British Columbia, Canada; (4) Social Psychologist, University of Oxford, UK; (5) Social Psychologist, University of St Andrews, UK; (6) Social Psychologist, University of Padova, Italy

221/17104 The Belfast Mobility Project: Contact, segregation and the time-geography of residents’ pathways through the city

(1) Dixon, John; (2) Jarman, Neil; (3) Hocking, Bree; (4) Sturgeon, Brendan; (5) Whyatt, Duncan; (6) Bryan, Dominic; (7) Huck, Jonny

(1) Social Psychologist, Open University, UK; (2) Social Psychologist, Institute for Conflict Research and Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland; (3) Social Psychologist, Open University, UK; (4) Social Psychologist, Institute for Conflict Research and Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland; (5) Social Psychologist, Lancaster University, UK; (6) Social Psychologist, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland; (7) Social Psychologist, University of Manchester, UK

221/17105 Approaching and avoiding diversity: A multilevel test of non-Muslims invited to a Muslim hijab stall

(1) Paolini, Stefania; (2) Azam, Fatima; (3) Harwood, Jake; (4) Hewstone, Miles

(1) University of Newcastle. Australia.; (2) Social Psychologist, The University of Newcastle, Australia; (3) Social Psychologist, The University of Arizona, USA; (4) Social Psychologist, The University of Oxford, UK