ERIC Number: EJ292969
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Effects of Reactions to Arguments on Group Outcome: The Case of Group Polarization.
Alderton, Steven M.; Frey, Lawrence R.
Central States Speech Journal, v34 n2 p88-95 Sum 1983
Investigated how majority and minority arguments are positively or negatively responded to by group members and the effects of such responses on the polarization process. Demonstrated that reactions to minority arguments, not the forwarding of minority arguments per se, were significantly correlated with the degree of group polarization. (PD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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