Ingroup Transgressions Provoke Collective Shame and Ingroup Hostility
Poster Session VIII - Board: VIII-048
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
Three experiments showed that ingroup transgressions induce feelings of collective shame, but not collective guilt, and provoke hostility toward the ingroup. Mediational analyses indicated that collective shame is the mechanism underlying the link between ingroup transgressions and ingroup hostility.