Describe the impact of intergroup competition. Use at least three resources (other than your text) to support your content. Post as a word document.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 6:43 am ad1c9bdddf
In order to really understand the concept of "intergroup competition", it is critical that the student researcher understands the meaning of the term "intergroup". Equally important is the ability to differentiate this term from its counterpart "intragroup". So humor me a bit as I do a very elementary compare/contrast exercise before I delve into the meat of this topic.
"Inter" and "intra" are prefixes. According to (Dictionary.com, 2012), inter is used in compound words that mean "between, among, in the midst of, mutualy, reciprocally, together, during". Furthermore, "inter" is often confused with "intra" which is used in compound words that mean "within". Observe the closeness in meaning for both prefixes and in the context of groups, infer that intergroup refers to what happens between groups, whereas intragroup refers to activities within a group.
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In order to really understand the concept of "intergroup competition", it is critical that the student researcher understands the meaning of the term "intergroup". Equally important is the ability to differentiate this term from its counterpart "intragroup".
Article Review: Prejudice from Thin Air
I have questions re: this article:
? What is the purpose of the study?
? What is the problem, theory, and/or research context that gave rise to the study.
? What is the research question(s) and major hypotheses.
? What are the methods used: e.g., subjects, measures, & procedures.
? What are the analyses and findings: statistics (e.g. means, R's, F's, etc.) as appropriate, and reported p values.
? Please summarize the author's discussion.
? Can you please help me evaluate the study concentrating on:
1. worthwhileness of the study;
2. adequacy of methods used;
3. confounding variables and/or limitations on the generalizability of findings;
4. whether or not discussion and conclusions are justified by reported findings;
5. appropriateness of statistical procedures utilized and why; and
6. overall evaluation.